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An annotated cDNA library and microarray for large-scale gene-expression studies in the ant Solenopsis invicta

John Wang1*, Stephanie Jemielity1, Paolo Uva2, Yannick Wurm1, Johannes Gräff3 and Laurent Keller1

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1 Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

2 Istituto di Ricerche di Biologia Molecolare, Merck Research Laboratories, 00040 Pomezia, Rome, Italy

3 Brain Research Institute, University of Zürich/Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 8057 Zürich, Switzerland

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Genome Biology 2007, 8:R9  doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-1-r9

Published: 15 January 2007

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Additional data file 1:

Honey bee sequences similar to fire ant assembled sequences with a non-honey bee best hit

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All fire ant assembled transcripts with a significant blastn hit to the honey bee genome and no other blastx or blastn hit

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GO annotations for all assembled transcripts based on blastx searches

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GO annotations for all assembled transcripts based on Prosite searches

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Honey bee genome regions surrounding the candidate Hymenoptera-specific genes listed in Table 3

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Fire ant assembled sequences similar to D. melanogaster genes with the GO term 'behavior'

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Annotated list of the most abundant transcripts

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PCR results for the cDNA clones deposited onto the microarray

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Fire ant assembled sequences that had at least one cDNA clone with a good (single-band) PCR product

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Details on the microarray analyses performed

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Additional data file 11:

Fire ant clones that are differentially expressed between adults and brood based on a 4-fold cutoff

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Fire ant clones that are differentially expressed between adults and brood based on a t-test (p < 0.001)

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