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Functional and evolutionary correlates of gene constellations in the Drosophila melanogaster genome that deviate from the stereotypical gene architecture

Shuwei Li, Ching-Hua Shih and Michael H Kohn*

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Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS 170, Houston, Texas 77005, USA

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BMC Genomics 2010, 11:322  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-322

Published: 24 May 2010

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Additional file 1:

Gene list for each constellation. Gene list for each constellation List of genes and their classification as solitary, paired overlapping, and chromatin co-clustering genes following our scheme depicted in Figure 1. Genomic, functional, and evolutionary properties obtained/calculated used for analyses are provided for each gene.

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Gene Ontology analysis. List of Gene Ontology terms and overrepresented gene constellations in functional enrichment analysis.

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The conservation of gene constellations between D. melanogaster and D. pseudoobscura, with (Additional file 3) and without (Additional file 3) duplicate genes.

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The number of genes in each constellation. Sample sizes underlying analysis of functional and evolutionary properties of genes (c.f. Table 2).

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Figures of evolutionary properties relative to recombination rates for gene constellations. (Additional file 5 i.-v.) Prior to the elimination of overrepresented GO terms for the X-chromosome. (Additional file 5 i.-v.) Prior to the elimination of overrepresented GO terms for autosomes.

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