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Transcriptome analysis of pigeon milk production – role of cornification and triglyceride synthesis genes

Meagan J Gillespie12*, Tamsyn M Crowley13, Volker R Haring1, Susanne L Wilson1, Jennifer A Harper1, Jean S Payne1, Diane Green1, Paul Monaghan1, John A Donald2, Kevin R Nicholas3 and Robert J Moore1

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1 Australian Animal Health Laboratory, CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences, 5 Portarlington Road, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

2 School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, Pigdons Road, Geelong, Victoria 3216, Australia

3 Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria 3216, Australia

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:169  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-169

Published: 13 March 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

All differentially expressed probes in lactating crop compared to control crop. Table S2. Number of probes differentially expressed in female lactating crop compared to male lactating crop at the same lactation timepoint.

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Additional file 2:

Putative pigeon ORFs identified from the draft pigeon genome scaffold. This spreadsheet contains two sheets. The first sheet contains all of the putative pigeon ORFs identified, the corresponding BLAST annotation, ID of the best match and percent amino acid identity. The second sheet contains the IDs of the chicken keratins used to construct the phylogenetic tree of putative pigeon keratins (Figure 4).

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Additional file 3:

Differentially expressed transcripts in the ‘lactating’ crop. This spreadsheet contains all of the annotation information for each microarray probe, and the expression foldchange of differentially expressed probes (p < 0.05) in pigeon crop at each time point, and in laser dissected differentiated crop cells compared to less differentiated crop cells.

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