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De novo sequence assembly and characterisation of a partial transcriptome for an evolutionarily distinct reptile, the tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus)

Hilary C Miller1*, Patrick J Biggs2, Claudia Voelckel3 and Nicola J Nelson1

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1 Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, 6140, New Zealand

2 Infectious Disease Research Centre (IDReC), Institute of Veterinary, Animal & Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11-222, Palmerston North, New Zealand

3 Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institute of Molecular BioSciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North, New Zealand

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:439  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-439

Published: 31 August 2012

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Additional file 1:

FASTA file of assembled transcripts (after removal of potentially misassembled transcripts).

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Additional file 2:

Comma-separated file (.csv) of BLAST results. The top BLAST hit against NCBI-NR, and Anolis, zebrafinch and chicken UniGene sets is shown, as is the result of the Full-Lengther analysis. (CSV 8736 kb)

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