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Annelid phylogeny and the status of Sipuncula and Echiura

Torsten H Struck12*, Nancy Schult3, Tiffany Kusen1, Emily Hickman1, Christoph Bleidorn4, Damhnait McHugh3 and Kenneth M Halanych1

Author Affiliations

1 Auburn University; Life Sciences Department; 101 Rouse Building; Auburn, AL 36849; USA

2 University of Osnabrück; FB05 Biology/Chemistry; AG Zoology; Barbarastr. 11; 49069 Osnabrück; Germany

3 Colgate University; Department of Biology; 204 Olin Hall; Hamilton, NY 13346; USA

4 University of Potsdam; Institute of Biochemistry and Biology; Evolutionary Biology/Systematic Zoology; Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, 14476 Golm; Germany

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2007, 7:57  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-7-57

Published: 5 April 2007

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Additional file 1:

ML tree of 28S rRNA partition. This file contains the result of the phylogenetic reconstruction of the 28S rRNA partition with 81 OTUs.

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ML tree of 18S rRNA partition. This file contains the result of the phylogenetic reconstruction of the 18S rRNA partition with 81 OTUs.

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ML tree of EF1α partition. This file contains the result of the phylogenetic reconstruction of the EF1α partition with 81 OTUs.

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BI tree of the NucMt data set with amino acid partitions. This file contains the result of the phylogenetic reconstruction of the NucMt data set with 10 OTUs and protein-coding genes translated into amino acid sequences using the genetic standard code for EF1α and the mitochondrial invertebrate code for the mitochondrial genes ATP8, COX1-3, CYTB, and NAD6.

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List of taxa. This file contains a list of taxa used in the phylogenetic analyses.

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Detection of saturated positions. This file contains further information on amplification of EF1α, alignment procedures, homogeneity of base frequencies and phylogenetic results of data partitions.

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Substitution models used in analyses. This file contains a list of Models used in Maximum Likelihood and Bayesian Inference analyses.

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