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Diaspora, a large family of Ty3-gypsy retrotransposons in Glycine max, is an envelope-less member of an endogenous plant retrovirus lineage

Sho T Yano1, Bahman Panbehi2, Arpita Das3 and Howard M Laten4*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 USA

2 Department of Biomolecular Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706 USA

3 Neuronautics, Inc., Evanston, IL 60201 USA

4 Department of Biology, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL 60626 USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2005, 5:30  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-5-30

Published: 5 May 2005

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Additional File 1:

ClustalW alignment of conserved reverse transcriptase domains for selected plant Ty3-gypsy family retroelements. Amino acid sequence alignments generated by ClustalW using the Megalign program from Lasergene 5 were imported into MEGA2 for phylogenetic analysis.

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