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Sex-specific selection for MHC variability in Alpine chamois

Helmut Schaschl1*, Franz Suchentrunk1, David L Morris2, Hichem Ben Slimen13, Steve Smith14 and Walter Arnold1

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1 Department for Integrative Biology and Evolution, Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Savoyenstrasse 1, 1160 Vienna, Austria

2 Divisions of Genetics and Molecular Medicine and Immunology, Infection and Inflammatory Disease, King's College London, London WC2R 2LS, UK

3 Institut Supérieur de Biotechnologie de Béja, Habib Bourguiba Street, Beja 9000, P.O.Box 382, Tunisia

4 School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University in Adelaide, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:20  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-20

Published: 15 February 2012

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Table S1. MHC class II DRB alleles indentified by CE-SSCP and the corresponding nucleotide sequences.

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Table S2. Sampling sites affected by scabies epidemics and areas in which scabies epidemics were never recorded.

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Table S3. Sample sizes of body mass data of genotyped and not genotyped individuals at the different sampling sites.

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