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Evidence for inter-specific recombination among the mitochondrial genomes of Fusarium species in the Gibberella fujikuroi complex

Gerda Fourie1*, Nicolaas A van der Merwe2, Brenda D Wingfield2, Mesfin Bogale2, Bettina Tudzynski3, Michael J Wingfield1 and Emma T Steenkamp1

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1 Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

2 Department of Genetics, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

3 University of Munster, Germany

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:605  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-605

Published: 8 September 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Mitochondrial amino acid codon usage and tRNA anti-codon sequences for Fusarium circinatum, F. verticillioides and F. fujikuroi. Table S2. Inverted, direct and dispersed repeats identified in the mitochondrial genomes of Fusarium circinatum, F. verticillioides and F. fujikuroi.Table S3. Intron distribution, type, size, and endonuclease of F. circinatum, F. verticillioides, F. fujikuroi, F. oxysporum, F. graminearum and F. solani. Table S4. Comparison of the alternative trees using the SH test. Figure S1. Physical map and BLAST comparison of the mt genomes of F. circinatum against F. oxysporum, F. verticillioides and F. fujikuroi. Figure S2. Midpoint rooted maximum likelihood phylogenetic tree of the amino acid LAGLIDADG endonuclease domains identified within intron regions of F. circinatum, F. verticillioides, F. fujikuroi, F. oxysporum, F. graminearum and F. solani.Figure S3. Midpoint rooted maximum likelihood phylogenetic tree of the amino acid GIY-YIG endonuclease domains identified within intron regions of F. circinatum, F. verticillioides, F. fujikuroi, F. oxysporum, F. graminearum and F. solani. Figure S4. Maximum likelihood phylogenies for Fusarium based on mitochondrial protein-coding nucleotide sequences. Figure S5. Maximum likelihood phylogenies for Saccharomyces species based on mitochondrial protein-coding nucleotide sequences.

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