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Identification of an intact ParaHox cluster with temporal colinearity but altered spatial colinearity in the hemichordate Ptychodera flava

Tetsuro Ikuta18, Yi-Chih Chen2, Rossella Annunziata3, Hsiu-Chi Ting2, Che-huang Tung2, Ryo Koyanagi1, Kunifumi Tagawa4, Tom Humphreys5, Asao Fujiyama6, Hidetoshi Saiga7, Nori Satoh1, Jr-Kai Yu2, Maria Ina Arnone3 and Yi-Hsien Su2*

Author Affiliations

1 Marine Genomics Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Onna, Okinawa 904-0495, Japan

2 Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan

3 Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Napoli 80121, Italy

4 Marine Biological Laboratory, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 722-0073, Japan

5 Pacific Biomedical Research Center, University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI 96822, USA

6 National Institute of Genetics, Yata 1111, Mishima, Shizuoka 411-8540, Japan

7 Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate Schools of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hachiohji, Tokyo 192-0397, Japan

8 Institute of Biogeoscience, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), 2-15 Natsushima-cho, Yokosuka 237-0061, Japan

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013, 13:129  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-129

Published: 27 June 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Comparison of PfLox1 to other ambulacraria Xlox proteins. Accession number: Ptychodera flava Lox1 (PfLox1), AY436762. Ptychodera flava Lox2 (PfLox2), AY436763. Balanoglossus simodensis Xlox (BsXlox), AB506760. Saccoglossus kowalevskii Xlox (SkXlox), XM_002741106. Strongylocentrotus purpuratus Lox (SpLox), NM_214650.

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