Open Access Research article

A bioinformatic analysis of ribonucleotide reductase genes in phage genomes and metagenomes

Bhakti Dwivedi1, Bingjie Xue1, Daniel Lundin2, Robert A Edwards3 and Mya Breitbart1*

Author Affiliations

1 College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA

2 School of Biotechnology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

3 Department of Computer Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 92182, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013, 13:33  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-33

Published: 7 February 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

List of phages containing RNRs and summary of phage related factors used in this study. Gene order (5’-3’) and strand information is based on the direction the genome was deposited in GenBank.

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Additional file 2: Table S2:

List of representative bacterial hosts and RNR protein GI numbers used in the phylogenetic tree construction.

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Additional file 3: Table S3:

List of total number of sequences and aligned positions with best-fitted amino acid substitution model used for constructing each of the RNR protein trees.

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