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A higher-level MRP supertree of placental mammals

Robin MD Beck123*, Olaf RP Bininda-Emonds45, Marcel Cardillo1, Fu-Guo Robert Liu6 and Andy Purvis1

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park campus, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK

2 Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK

3 School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia

4 Lehrstuhl für Tierzucht, Technical University of Munich, 85354 Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany

5 Institut für Spezielle Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie mit Phyletischem Museum, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, 07743 Jena, Germany

6 Department of Zoology, Box 118525, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-8552, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2006, 6:93  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-6-93

Published: 13 November 2006

Additional files

Additional file 1:

RTF file listing all 315 original references used by Liu et al. [29] and reasons for excluding source trees from some of these references, plus an additional 204 references identified as containing valid source trees.

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Additional file 2:

XLS file giving details of all source trees coded from the references listed in Additional file 1.

Format: XLS Size: 349KB Download file

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Additional file 3:

NEXUS file (can be viewed using a text editor) containing all source trees used in the complete analysis, in parenthetical notation. Weights given to each source tree are also listed.

Format: NEX Size: 144KB Download file

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Additional file 4:

NEXUS file (can be viewed using a text editor) containing semi-rooted MRP pseudocharacter matrix used in the complete analysis, the weighting scheme used and 50% majority-rule consensus (illustrated in Figure 1) following parsimony analysis of this matrix.

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Additional file 5:

NEXUS file (can be viewed using a text editor) containing all source trees used in the subsidiary LEA analysis, in parenthetical notation. Weights given to each source tree are also listed.

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Additional file 6:

NEXUS file (can be viewed using a text editor) containing standard MRP pseudocharacter matrix used in the complete analysis, 4:1 and 1:1 weighting schemes and 50% majority-rule consensuses (for both weighting schemes; 4:1 consensus illustrated in Figure 2) following parsimony analysis of this matrix.

Format: NEX Size: 182KB Download file

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