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Tunicate mitogenomics and phylogenetics: peculiarities of the Herdmania momus mitochondrial genome and support for the new chordate phylogeny

Tiratha Raj Singh1, Georgia Tsagkogeorga2, Frédéric Delsuc2, Samuel Blanquart3, Noa Shenkar14, Yossi Loya1, Emmanuel JP Douzery2* and Dorothée Huchon1*

Author Affiliations

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

2 Institut des Sciences de l'Evolution (UMR 5554), CNRS-Université Montpellier II, Place Eugène Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier Cedex 05, France

3 Laboratoire d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (UMR 5506), CNRS-Université Montpellier II, 161 rue Ada, 34392 Montpellier Cedex 05, France

4 Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195, USA

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BMC Genomics 2009, 10:534  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-534

Published: 17 November 2009

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Additional file 1:

Species sampling, taxonomy and sequence accession numbers. The table indicates the taxonomy and the species sampling used in the present study with associated sequence Accession Numbers for their complete mitochondrial genomes.

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Additional file 2:

Protein sequence alignment. Concatenated amino-acid sequence alignment of the 13 mitochondrial protein-coding genes (in Nexus format) used in the phylogenetic analyses.

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Additional file 3:

DNA sequence alignment. Concatenated nucleotid sequence alignment of the 13 mitochondrial protein-coding genes (in Nexus format) used in the branch length analysis.

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DNA sequence alignment. Concatenated rRNA sequence alignment (in Nexus format) used in the branch length analysis.

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