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Microarray gene expression profiles from mature gonad tissues of Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus in the Gulf of Mexico

Luke D Gardner1*, Nishad Jayasundara1, Pedro C Castilho12 and Barbara Block1

Author Affiliations

1 Biology Department, Hopkins Marine Station, Pacific Grove, Stanford University, California, 93950, USA

2 Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (UFRPE/UAST), Av. Dom Manoel Medeiros, s/n, Dois Irmãos 52171-900, Recife, PE, Brasil

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:530  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-530

Published: 5 October 2012

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Additional file 1:

Table listing all ESTs represented on the BFT 4X44K microarray detected as significantly differentially over-expressed in T. thynnus female gonad tissue in comparison to male gonad tissue. A total of 737 ESTs are listed. Fold change from the microarray analysis is indicated as well as their putative sequence annotations and accession numbers where available.

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Additional file 2:

Table listing all ESTs represented on the BFT 4X44K microarray detected as significantly differentially over-expressed in T. thynnus male gonad tissue in comparison to female gonad tissue. A total of 536 ESTs are listed. Fold change from the microarray analysis is indicated as well as their putative sequence annotations and accession numbers where available.

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