Open Access Research article

Molecular evolution of urea amidolyase and urea carboxylase in fungi

Pooja K Strope1, Kenneth W Nickerson1, Steven D Harris23 and Etsuko N Moriyama13*

Author Affiliations

1 School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588, USA

2 Department of Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588, USA

3 Center for Plant Science Innovation, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:80  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-80

Published: 29 March 2011

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Sequence sources for the non-fungal eukaryotic sequences used in this study.

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Number of exons in urea amidolyase and related genes and their distance in eukaryotic genomes.

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Distribution of urea amidolyase, urea carboxylase, and amidase proteins in 64 fungal species.

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Sequence sources of the urea amidolyase, urea carboxylase, and amidase from 64 fungal species.

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Sequence sources of the urease, methylcrotonoyl-CoA carboxylase, and propionyl-CoA carboxylase from the selected 27 fungal species.

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Maximum-likelihood phylogeny of the carboxylation-domain sequences from urea carboxylase, urea amidolyase, methylcrotonoyl-CoA carboxylase, propionyl-CoA carboxylase, pyruvate carboxylase, and acetyl-CoA carboxylase.

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Sequence sources of urea amidolyase, urea carboxylase, and amidase in eubacterial genomes.

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Distance between amidase and urea carboxylase genes in eubacterial genomes.

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Minimum-evolution phylogeny of amidase protein sequences.

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Minimum evolution phylogeny of urea carboxylase protein sequences.

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Maximum-likelihood phylogeny of urea carboxylase protein sequences including the two Hydra sequences.

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