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Evolution of NMDA receptor cytoplasmic interaction domains: implications for organisation of synaptic signalling complexes

Tomás J Ryan1, Richard D Emes12, Seth GN Grant1* and Noboru H Komiyama1

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1 Genes to Cognition Program, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK

2 Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine, School of Medicine, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK

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BMC Neuroscience 2008, 9:6  doi:10.1186/1471-2202-9-6

Published: 15 January 2008

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Additional file 1:

Smith-Waterman Alignment of Mouse NR2B C-terminal Exon Nucleotide Sequence against D. melanogaster C-terminal 2857 Nucleotide Intron. Mouse exon sequence named 'NR2B', D. melanogaster intron sequence named 'intron'.

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FoldIndex Comparison of NR2 C-terminal Domain Folding Propensity. Plot of AA sequence of N-terminus (N) to C-terminus (C) of mouse NR2C and NR2D against probability of folding. Green areas are predicted to be intrinsically folded, red areas are predicted to be intrinsically unfolded.

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Additional file 3:

PSIPRED Secondary Structure Predictions of Mouse NR2C & NR2D C-terminal Domains. Green barrels represent alpha helices while yellow arrows signify beta sheets. Prediction confidence represented by blue bars.

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Unrooted Phylogenetic Tree of NR2 Subunits. Human (Hs), mouse (Mm), rat (Rm), zebrafish (Dr), ciona (Ci), Drosophila (Dm), C. elegans (Ce). Bootstrap values are shown at branch points.

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