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Gene expression in developing fibres of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) was massively altered by domestication

Ryan A Rapp1, Candace H Haigler2, Lex Flagel14, Ran H Hovav3, Joshua A Udall5 and Jonathan F Wendel1*

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1 Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, 251 Bessey Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA

2 Department of Crop Science and Department of Plant Biology, 4405 Williams Hall, Box 7620, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA

3 217 Plant Sciences Institution, Volcani Center, ARO, Bet Dagan, Israel

4 Department of Biology, Box 90338, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27008, USA

5 295 WIDB, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA

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BMC Biology 2010, 8:139  doi:10.1186/1741-7007-8-139

Published: 15 November 2010

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Table S1. Differentially expressed genes between wild and cultivated cotton at 2, 7, 10, 20 and 25 days post anthesis along with gene ontology annotations.

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Table S2. Enriched gene ontology annotations for multiple comparisons of differentially expressed genes. Within accessions, comparisons include 2 versus 7 days post anthesis (DPA), 7 versus 10 DPA, and 20 versus 25 DPA (TM-1 only). Between accessions, comparisons were made at 2, 7, 10, 20 and 25 DPA.

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Table S3. Cotton genes in each block of the transition matrix of Figure 4, along with Arabidopsis homologs and gene ontology annotations.

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Table S4. Over- and under-abundant gene ontology (GO) annotations, corresponding cotton genes and Arabidopsis homologs from blocks of the transition matrix that showed statistically significant differences in GO annotations compared to expected values (Figure 4).

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