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Rodent phylogeny revised: analysis of six nuclear genes from all major rodent clades

Shani Blanga-Kanfi1, Hector Miranda24, Osnat Penn3, Tal Pupko3, Ronald W DeBry2 and Dorothée Huchon1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Zoology, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel

2 Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Box 210006, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45221-0006, USA

3 Department of Cell Research and Immunology, George S Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel

4 Department of Biology, Texas Southern University, 3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009, 9:71  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-71

Published: 2 April 2009

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Accession number table. List of all specimens and accession numbers for each gene sequenced.

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Tissue samples table. Origin of the tissue samples considered and genes amplified.

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DNA sequence alignment. Concatenated DNA sequence alignment (in Nexus format) used to reconstruct the phylogenetic tree present in figure 1.

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Protein sequence alignment. Concatenated protein sequence alignment (in Nexus format) used in the phylogenetic analyses.

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Phylogeny reconstructed under the CAT model. Figure of the phylogenetic trees obtained under the Bayesian CAT model.

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Variation of the CI value as a function of the site specific evolutionary rate. Scatterplot visualizing the variation of the CI value as a function of the site specific evolutionary rate.

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