Table 1

Phylogenetic relationships of the Ascomycete fungi

Class

Species

P value of increased HI orthologue retention


Saccharomycetes:


Post-WGD yeasts

Saccharomyces cerevisiae

-


Saccharomyces paradoxus

0.002


Saccharomyces bayanus

0.001


Kluyveromyces polysporus

0.01


Saccharomyces castellii

0.009


Pre-WGD yeasts

Saccharomyces kluyveri

0.04


Kluyveromyces waltii

0.004


Ashbya gossypii

0.003


Kluyveromyces lactis

0.001


Candida albicans

0.01


Candida tropicalis

0.001


Candida parapsilosis

0.0004


Lodderomyces elongisporus

0.0006


Candida lusitaniae

0.001


Debaryomyces hansenii

0.006


Candida guilliermondii

0.001


Yarrowia lipolytica

0.02


Eurotiomycetes

Aspergillus nidulans

0.0009


Sordariomycetes

Neurospora crassa

0.0005


Magnaporthe grisea

0.03


Schizosaccharomycetes

Schizosaccharomyces pombe

0.01


Schizosaccharomyces japonicus

0.001


The P value for Saccharomyces cerevisiae haploinsufficient (HI) genes having a greater likelihood of having an orthologue, relative to the genome average, is shown for each species. Ribosomal protein genes were excluded from the analysis (see main text).

WGD = whole-genome duplication.

de Clare et al. BMC Biology 2011 9:15   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-9-15

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