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Nuclear versus mitochondrial DNA: evidence for hybridization in colobine monkeys

Christian Roos12*, Dietmar Zinner3, Laura S Kubatko4, Christiane Schwarz1, Mouyu Yang1, Dirk Meyer5, Stephen D Nash6, Jinchuan Xing7, Mark A Batzer8, Markus Brameier1, Fabian H Leendertz9, Thomas Ziegler5, Dyah Perwitasari-Farajallah10, Tilo Nadler11, Lutz Walter12 and Martin Osterholz112*

Author Affiliations

1 Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

2 Gene Bank of Primates, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

3 Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

4 Departments of Statistics and Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA

5 Reproductive Biology Unit, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

6 Department of Anatomical Sciences, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11794-8081, USA

7 Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah, 15 North 2030 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA

8 Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, 202 Life Sciences Building, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA

9 Research Group Emerging Zoonoses, Robert Koch Institute, Postfach 650261, 13302 Berlin, Germany

10 Primate Research Center and Department of Biology, Bogor Agricultural University, Jl. Lodaya II/5, Bogor 16151, Indonesia

11 Frankfurt Zoological Society, Endangered Primate Rescue Center, Cuc Phuong National Park, Nho Quan District, Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam

12 Stem Cell Biology Unit, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:77  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-77

Published: 24 March 2011

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Additional Table 1. Presence/absence pattern, location, primers and PCR product sizes of mobile elements

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Additional Table 2. Alternative tree topology tests

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Additional Figure 1. Single-locus phylogenetic trees (80% majority rule)

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Additional Figure 2. Nucleotide composition of both mitochondrial and the combined nuclear datasets

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Additional Figure 3. Phylograms based on the mitochondrial and combined nuclear datasets

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Additional Table 3. Divergence ages in mya estimated for each locus separately

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Additional Table 4. Uncorrected pairwise nucleotide differences for each locus

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Additional Table 5. Locus-specific information including alignment length, number of variable sites, selected substitution model and estimated evolutionary rates

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Additional Table 6. Primers and PCR conditions for the amplification of nuclear loci

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Additional Table 7. GenBank accession numbers

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