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A phylogenomic profile of globins

Serge N Vinogradov1*, David Hoogewijs2, Xavier Bailly3, Raúl Arredondo-Peter4, Julian Gough5, Sylvia Dewilde6, Luc Moens6 and Jacques R Vanfleteren2

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

2 Department of Biology, Ghent University, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium

3 Station Biologique de Roscoff, 29680 Roscoff, France

4 Laboratorio de Biofísica y Biología Molecular, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, 62210 Cuernavaca, Morelos, México

5 RIKEN Genomic Sciences Centre, Yokohama 230-0045, Japan

6 Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Antwerp, 2610 Antwerp, Belgium

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2006, 6:31  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-6-31

Published: 7 April 2006

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Table 1. List of genomes from the three kingdoms of life used in the present study. Table 2. Identified and putative globins in archaeal genomes. Table 3. Phylogenomic distribution of identified and putative globins in bacteria. Table 4. Identified and putative globins in eukaryote genomes. Table 5. The putative globin orthologs of Caenorhabditis briggsae and C. elegans Table 6. Identified and putative globins in fungal genomes.

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Fig. 1. Alignment of selected globin sequences. Fig. 2. Alignment of putative globins from Caenorhabditis briggsae and C. elegans. Fig. 3. Alignment of 175 representative globin sequences used in the construction of the Bayesian phylogenetic tree shown in Fig. 5.

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