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Convergent evolution of heat-inducibility during subfunctionalization of the Hsp70 gene family

Sascha Krenek12*, Martin Schlegel2 and Thomas U Berendonk1

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Hydrobiology, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, 01062, Germany

2 Molecular Evolution and Animal Systematics, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, 04103, Germany

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013, 13:49  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-49

Published: 21 February 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Pairwise evolutionary distances between P. caudatum Hsp70 sequences. (PDF 23 kb)

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Additional file 2: Figure S1:

Paramecium caudatum Hsp70 amino acid alignment with indicated motifs and family signatures.

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Additional file 4: Figure S2:

Uncollapsed Maximum-Likelihood tree of pro- and eukaryotic Hsp70s.

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Additional file 3: Table S2:

Codon-based test of purifying selection for analysis between P. caudatum Hsp70 sequences.

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Additional file 5: Table S3:

List of accession numbers, descriptions and sources used for phylogenetic analyses.

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Additional file 6: Figure S3:

Paramecium caudatum Hsp70 nucleotide sequence alignment with indicated binding sites for primer and MGB™ TaqMan® hydrolysis probes.

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