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Amino acids biosynthesis and nitrogen assimilation pathways: a great genomic deletion during eukaryotes evolution

RLM Guedes1, F Prosdocimi23, GR Fernandes12, LK Moura2, HAL Ribeiro1 and JM Ortega1*

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1 Departamento de Bioquímica e Imunologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, 31270-901, MG, Brazil

2 Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Genômicas e Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica de Brasilia, Brasilia, 70790-160, DF, Brazil

3 Instituto de Bioquímica Médica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, 21941-902, RJ, Brazil

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BMC Genomics 2011, 12(Suppl 4):S2  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-S4-S2

Published: 22 December 2011

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Sequences and genome status distribution. Distribution of UniProtKB sequences among available genomes in three sequencing status groups: Complete, Draft plus In Progress and Incomplete.

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Phylogenetic tree of 5-methyltetrahydropteroyltriglutamate--homocysteine methyltransferase (M7). A phylogenetic tree of one of the four methyltransferases illustrated in Figure 1 for methionine biosynthesis. Red circle represents Chordata and Cnidaria ancestor; Yellow circle Dikarya ancestor and green circle Streptophyta ancestor. Available at [http://www.biodados.icb.ufmg.br/eaa/ webcite].

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Phylogenetic tree of dihydrodipicolinate synthase (K10). A phylogenetic tree of one of the enzymes illustrated in Figure 1 for lysine biosynthesis. Red circle represents Arthropoda; Yellow circle Dikarya ancestor and green circle Streptophyta and Chlorophyta ancestor. Available at [http://www.biodados.icb.ufmg.br/eaa/ webcite].

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List of seed sequences. A detailed list of sequences used as initiators for clustering process with UniProtKB identifier, NCBI taxonomy identifier and Enzyme Commission (EC) number. Available at [http://www.biodados.icb.ufmg.br/eaa/ webcite].

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List of clusters. A detailed list of created clusters for all enzymes with UniProtKB identifier and NCBI taxonomy identifier. Available at [http://www.biodados.icb.ufmg.br/eaa/ webcite].

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