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Extensive variation in synonymous substitution rates in mitochondrial genes of seed plants

Jeffrey P Mower13, Pascal Touzet2, Julie S Gummow1, Lynda F Delph1 and Jeffrey D Palmer1*

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1 Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 47405, USA

2 Laboratoire de Genetique et Evolution des Populations Vegetales, UMR CNRS 8016, Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille – Lille1, France

3 Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2007, 7:135  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-7-135

Published: 9 August 2007

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Supplementary figures. Supplementary Figure 1 shows the phylogenetic and divergence time analysis for Caryophyllales. Supplementary Figure 2 shows unconstrained analyses of the data sets used for Figures 1, 2, 3. Supplementary Figure 3 shows an unconstrained analysis of the data set used for Figure 4. Supplementary Figures 4-6 show the dS trees in Figures 1, 2, 3 at an expanded scale and with all taxon names included.

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Supplementary tables. Supplementary Table 1 lists the primers used in this study. Supplementary Tables 2-7 list the taxon names and GenBank accession numbers of all sequence used in this study.

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Data sets. Data sets 1–7 are in nexus format and contain sequences used in the analyses of atp1, cox1, matR, 5-Gene combined, SSU rDNA, LSU rDNA, and matK, respectively. These seven data sets are provided as a tar archive compressed with gzip.

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