Table 1

Comparative protein Blast analysis of pulmonate metallothionein (MT) isoform families*

Score†

E-value†

Identities

Positives


CdMT versus CuMT

Helix pomatia

65.1

8e-17

57%

73%

Cantareus aspersus

59.3

5e-15

52%

68%

Biomphalaria glabrata

65.1

8e-17

57%

73%


CdMT versus Cd/CuMT

H. pomatia

57.8

2e-14

53%

65%

C. aspersus

58.2

1e-14

55%

68%

B.glabrata

56.2

4e-14

55%

67%


CuMT versus Cd/CuMT

H. pomatia

79.3

5e-21

75%

87%

C. aspersus

72.0

7e-19

67%

81%

B. glabrata

75.1

9e-20

73%

84%


*Protein BLAST calculation (blastp algorithm, NCBI tools) for testing similarities between the three pulmonate MT isoform subfamilies, exemplified by CdMT, CuMT and Cd/CuMT from H. pomatia, C. aspersus and B. glabrata.

Palacios et al. BMC Biology 2011 9:4   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-9-4

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