Evolutionary conservation of candidate genes. Gene order, transcriptional direction and chromosomal localization of the candidate genes in different mammalian species (a). The positions of the transcripts were arbitrarily drawn and the arrowhead indicates transcriptional direction. The % similarity of amino acid sequences of the candidate genes between the mouse and other organisms (b) (HomoloGene Release 64, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/homologene/ webcite.
Mollah and Ishikawa BMC Genetics 2010 11:84 doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-84