Table 2

Phylogenetic relationships of representative model eukaryotes

Kingdom

Phylum

Species

P value of increased HI orthologue retention


Chromalveolata

Giardia lamblia

0.2


Leishmania major

0.1


Thalassiosira pseudonana

0.1


Cryptosporidium hominus

0.8


Plasmodium falciparum

0.2


Planta

Oryza sativa

0.05


Arabidopsis thaliana

0.02


Amoebazoa

Dictyostelium discoideum

0.2


Fungi

Schizosaccharomyces pombe

0.01


Ashyba gossypii

0.003


Saccharomyces cerevisiae


Animalia

Nematodes

Caenorhabditis elegans

0.05


Caenorhabditis briggsae

0.05


Insects

Drosophila melanogaster

0.05


Anopheles gambiae

0.01


Fish

Takifugu rubripes

0.01


Tetraodon nigroviridis

0.04


Danio rerio

0.01


Birds

Gallus gallus

0.2


Mammals

Mus musculus

0.01


Rattus norvegicus

0.05


Equus caballus

0.05


Bos taurus

0.03


Canis familiaris

0.04


Homo sapiens

0.04


Pan troglodytes

0.04


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.

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

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