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Transcriptome analyses of early cucumber fruit growth identifies distinct gene modules associated with phases of development

Kaori Ando14, Kevin M Carr2 and Rebecca Grumet3*

Author Affiliations

1 Program in Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824, USA

2 Research Technology Support Facility, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824, USA

3 Department of Horticulture and Program in Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824, USA

4 Present address: Department of Crop and Soil Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 99164, USA

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:518  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-518

Published: 2 October 2012

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Table S1. Summary of 454 sequencing results and contig assembly for cucumber fruit libraries 0–16 days post pollination.

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Figure S1. Relationship between number of ESTs per contig, mean contig length, and percent of contigs with homologs in Arabidopsis.

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Figure S2. qRT-PCR verification of gene expression changes.

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Table S2. Genes differentially expressed at 0–4, 8, or 12–16 dpp (top 2.5% at each age group).

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Table S3. Transcripts with homologs in Arabidopsis annotated to include one or more of the following terms: chlorophyll, chloroplast, photosystem, thylakoid.

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Table S4. Gene list for K-means cluster analysis groups.

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Table S5. Primers used for qRT-PCR analysis.

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