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The genome sequence of the protostome Daphnia pulex encodes respective orthologues of a neurotrophin, a Trk and a p75NTR: Evolution of neurotrophin signaling components and related proteins in the bilateria

Karen HS Wilson

Author Affiliations

University of Gothenburg, The Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences - Kristineberg, S-450 34 Fiskebäckskil, Sweden

BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009, 9:243  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-243

Published: 6 October 2009

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Nucleotide alignment supporting the Spz/neurotrophin tree. The data represents an alignment of nucleotide sequences encoding the Cys knot of neurotrophins and the C-106 of Spz proteins. This alignment was used to compute the phylogenetic tree presented in Figures 1 and 2.

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Nucleotide alignment supporting the RTK tree with full length sequences. The data represents an alignment of nucleotide sequences encoding full RTK proteins. This alignment was used to compute the phylogenetic tree presented in Figure 9A.

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Nucleotide alignment supporting the RTK tree with sequence portions encoding the tyrosine kinase domain only. The data represents an alignment of nucleotide sequences encoding the tyrosine kinase domain of RTK proteins. This alignment was used to compute the phylogenetic tree presented in Figure 9B.

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