Table 1

Tissue samples collected after death from nine adult male Antarctic fur seals
Male ID Approximate time between death and necropsy (hours) Whole RNA concentration (ng/μl)
Testis Heart Spleen Intestine Kidney Lung
Agaz0820 1 900 160 1467 105 550 500
Agaz0821 13 1888 180 1100 650 667 160
Agaz1001 18 578 90 200 34 4 180
Agaz1006 7 432 160 200 115 175 381
Agaz1007 8 500 135 389 160 514 160
Agaz1008 8 1000 75 375 165 446 85
Agaz1009 20 938 115 160 200 408 338
Agaz1010 20 737 120 563 596 534 89
Agaz1011 30 64 737 333 175 115

A testis sample was unavailable from Agaz1011 due to the carcass having been scavenged by giant petrels (Macronectes giganteus and M. halli).

Hoffman et al.

Hoffman et al. BMC Genomics 2013 14:52   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-52

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