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De novo characterization of the gene-rich transcriptomes of two color-polymorphic spiders, Theridion grallator and T. californicum (Araneae: Theridiidae), with special reference to pigment genes

Peter JP Croucher1*, Michael S Brewer1, Christopher J Winchell2, Geoff S Oxford3 and Rosemary G Gillespie1

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1 Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3114, USA

2 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3200, USA

3 Department of Biology (E019), University of York, Wentworth Way, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:862  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-862

Published: 8 December 2013

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Theridion californicum transcriptome.

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Theridion grallator transcriptome.

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