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Evolutionary history of the OmpR/IIIA family of signal transduction two component systems in Lactobacillaceae and Leuconostocaceae

Manuel Zúñiga1*, Ciara Luna Gómez-Escoín2 and Fernando González-Candelas23

Author Affiliations

1 Departamento de Biotecnología de Alimentos, Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), PO Box 73, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain

2 Instituto Cavanilles de Biodiversidad y Biología Evolutiva, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

3 Area de Genómica y Salud, Centro Superior de Investigación en Salud Pública, Valencia. Spain

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:34  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-34

Published: 1 February 2011

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Additional file 1:

Supplementary tables. Supplementary Tables list the genes encoding TCS identified in each of the 19 genomes included in this study.

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Alignments. A zip file containing the alignments used in this study in either FASTA or Phylip format. Details of the sequences used in this study and the tags used to identify them in the alignment files can be found in the files IIIA-seqs.doc and OmpR-seqs.doc (MS Word). A detailed list of the alignments can be found in the file readme.doc (MS Word).

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Supplementary figures. Fig. S1: likelihood mapping analysis of OmpR and IIIA sequence alignments. Fig. S2: maximum likelihood phylogenetic trees for OmpR and IIIA sequences. Fig. S3: Pho gene clusters of Lactobacillaceae. Fig. S4: likelihood mapping analysis of the sequence alignments of Ycl1 and Ycl2, Pho and 872 RR and Eta and Kin clusters. Fig. S5: likelihood mapping analysis of the sequence alignments of Cro, Eta and Yyc RR and HK encoding genes of Lactobacillaceae.

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