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Waves of genomic hitchhikers shed light on the evolution of gamebirds (Aves: Galliformes)

Jan Ole Kriegs1*, Andreas Matzke1, Gennady Churakov1, Andrej Kuritzin2, Gerald Mayr3, Jürgen Brosius1 and Jürgen Schmitz1

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1 Institute of Experimental Pathology (ZMBE) University of Münster, Von-Esmarch-Str. 56, D-48149 Münster, Germany

2 Department of Physics and Mathematics, Saint Petersburg State Institute of Technology, 26 Moskovsky av., St.-Petersburg 198013, Russia

3 Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Division of Ornithology, Senckenberganlage 25, D-60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2007, 7:190  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-7-190

Published: 9 October 2007

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contains information about the TinT method: (I) the probabilistic model, (II) the TinT matrix, (III) examples of divergency distributions of CR1 subtypes, (IV) TinT activity distributions for each element on a relative timescale, and (V) a comparison of results obtained by the TinT and divergency analyses.

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Additional file 2:

contains a full presence/absence table of the phylogenetic analyses and a table of the PCR primers used to amplify informative loci.

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