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Insights into metazoan evolution from alvinella pompejana cDNAs

Nicolas Gagnière1, Didier Jollivet23, Isabelle Boutet23, Yann Brélivet1, Didier Busso1, Corinne Da Silva4, Françoise Gaill5, Dominique Higuet6, Stéphane Hourdez23, Bernard Knoops7, François Lallier23, Emmanuelle Leize-Wagner8, Jean Mary23, Dino Moras1, Emmanuel Perrodou1, Jean-François Rees7, Béatrice Segurens4, Bruce Shillito6, Arnaud Tanguy23, Jean-Claude Thierry1, Jean Weissenbach4, Patrick Wincker4, Franck Zal23, Olivier Poch1 and Odile Lecompte1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Structural Biology and Genomics, Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), CERBM F-67400 Illkirch, France; INSERM, U596, F-67400 Illkirch, France; CNRS, UMR7104, F-67400 Illkirch, France; Faculté des Sciences de la Vie, Université de Strasbourg, F-67000 Strasbourg, France

2 CNRS, UMR 7144, Adaptation et Diversité en Milieu Marin, Station Biologique de Roscoff, 29682, Roscoff, France

3 UPMC Université Paris 6, Station Biologique de Roscoff, 29682, Roscoff, France

4 Genoscope - Centre National de Séquençage, 2 rue Gaston Crémieux CP5706 91057 Evry cedex, France

5 CNRS Institut Ecologie et Environnement (INEE), 3 rue Michel-Ange, 75794, Paris cedex 16, France

6 UPMC Université Paris 6, UMR 7138, Systématique, Adaptation et Evolution, Campus de Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France

7 Université Catholique de Louvain, Laboratoire de Biologie Cellulaire, Institut des Sciences de la vie, Croix du sud 5, B-1348, Louvain-la-neuve, Belgium

8 UMR 7177 CNRS-UDS, LDSM2 Institut de Chimie de Strasbourg, 1 rue Blaise Pascal -BP 296 R8, 67008 Strasbourg cedex, France

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BMC Genomics 2010, 11:634  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-634

Published: 16 November 2010

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Figure S1. Size distributions of contigs in the global assembly.

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Figure S2. Distribution of complete protein lengths.

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Figure S3. GC content and expression level of ribosomal genes.

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Figure S4. Example of Alvinella proteins mapped on a KEGG pathway.

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Figure S5. Amino acid composition across model taxa.

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