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The Schistosoma mansoni phylome: using evolutionary genomics to gain insight into a parasite’s biology

Larissa Lopes Silva123, Marina Marcet-Houben45, Laila Alves Nahum126, Adhemar Zerlotini27, Toni Gabaldón45 and Guilherme Oliveira12*

Author Affiliations

1 Grupo de Genômica e Biologia Computacional, Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou. Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia em Doenças Tropicais. Fundação Oswaldo Cruz - FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30190-002, Brazil

2 Centro de Excelência em Bioinformática, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz – FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

3 Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – UFMG, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

4 Bioinformatics and Genomics Programme, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Dr. Aiguader, 88, 08003, Barcelona, Spain

5 Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), 08003, Barcelona, Spain

6 Faculdade Infórium de Tecnologia, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30130-180, Brazil

7 Laboratório Multiusuário de Bioinformática, Embrapa Informática Agropecuária, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:617  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-617

Published: 13 November 2012

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Table S1: Functional prediction for theS. mansoni "seed" proteins. Table S2: Comparison between reviewed proteins with functional annotation at UniProt and GO terms transferred by phylogenomic approach. Table S3: Homologous proteins to the S. mansoni "seed" proteins.

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