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Transcriptome of the dead: characterisation of immune genes and marker development from necropsy samples in a free-ranging marine mammal

Joseph I Hoffman1*, Michael AS Thorne2, Philip N Trathan2 and Jaume Forcada2

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1 Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Bielefeld, Postfach 100131, Bielefeld, 33501, Germany

2 British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET, United Kingdom

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:52  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-52

Published: 24 January 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

List of immune-related transcripts identified in the combined assembly with corresponding BLAST hits against the nr database.

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Additional file 2: Table S2:

The ten most commonly expressed sequences (in order of abundance) with associated BLAST matches. Data are presented sequentially for each type of tissue. Contig names correspond to the tissue-specific assemblies. Immune-related transcripts are denoted by an 'X'.

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