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Population and sex differences in Drosophila melanogaster brain gene expression

Ana Catalán, Stephan Hutter and John Parsch*

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Department of Biology II, University of Munich (LMU), Grosshaderner Str. 2, Planegg-Martinsried 82152, Germany

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:654  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-654

Published: 21 November 2012

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Additional file 1:

Expression levels of all genes in all replicates. Table of read counts and relative expression levels of all genes in all replicates, including P-values for comparisons between populations and sexes.

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Sex-biased gene expression in the brain, Table of genes showing significant sex-biased gene expression in the brain and their expression bias in whole flies.

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Transcripts of multiple-transcript genes that differ in expression between the sexes. Table of individual transcripts that show significant sex-biased expression.

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Transcripts of multiple-transcript genes that differ in expression between populations. Table of individual transcripts that show a significant expression difference between the African and European populations.

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Results of qRT-PCR. Figure showing the relative expression of genes in the African and European populations as determined by qRT-PCR.

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PCR assay for theDocelement insertion inCHKov1. Figure showing the results of the PCR assay to detect the presence of the Doc element insertion in CHKov1 in all African and European lines.

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