Open Access Research article

Evolutionary study of duplications of the miRNA machinery in aphids associated with striking rate acceleration and changes in expression profiles

Benjamín Ortiz-Rivas1, Stéphanie Jaubert-Possamai12, Sylvie Tanguy1, Jean-Pierre Gauthier1, Denis Tagu1 and Rispe Claude1*

Author Affiliations

1 INRA, UMR 1349 IGEPP, Le Rheu, 35653, France

2 INRA, UMR1355, Institut Sophia Agrobiotech, Sophia Antipolis, 06903, France

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:216  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-216

Published: 12 November 2012

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Figure S3. Test of alternative hypotheses for the phylogeny of dcr-1 in aphids.

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Figure S1. Further duplication of dcr-1 in Acyrthosiphon kondoi and Acyrthosiphon svalbardicum.

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Figure S2. Further duplication of dcr-1 in Acyrthosiphon pisumLSR1.

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Table S1. PCR primers used in this study, ordered in relative positions from 5’ to 3’ of the corresponding gene/region.

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Table S2. PCR primers used for semiquantitative RT-PCRs.

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