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Comparative genomics of the social amoebae Dictyostelium discoideum and Dictyostelium purpureum

Richard Sucgang1, Alan Kuo2, Xiangjun Tian3, William Salerno1, Anup Parikh4, Christa L Feasley5, Eileen Dalin2, Hank Tu2, Eryong Huang4, Kerrie Barry2, Erika Lindquist2, Harris Shapiro2, David Bruce2, Jeremy Schmutz2, Asaf Salamov2, Petra Fey6, Pascale Gaudet6, Christophe Anjard7, M Madan Babu8, Siddhartha Basu6, Yulia Bushmanova6, Hanke van der Wel5, Mariko Katoh-Kurasawa4, Christopher Dinh1, Pedro M Coutinho9, Tamao Saito10, Marek Elias11, Pauline Schaap12, Robert R Kay8, Bernard Henrissat9, Ludwig Eichinger13, Francisco Rivero14, Nicholas H Putnam3, Christopher M West5, William F Loomis7, Rex L Chisholm6, Gad Shaulsky34, Joan E Strassmann3, David C Queller3, Adam Kuspa134* and Igor V Grigoriev2

  • * Corresponding author: Adam Kuspa akuspa@bcm.edu

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA

2 US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 9458, USA

3 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, USA

4 Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA

5 Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oklahoma Center for Medical Glycobiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 110 N. Lindsay, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA

6 dictyBase, Center for Genetic Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

7 Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, Division of Biology, University of California, 9500 Gilman Dr, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA

8 Laboratory of Molecular Biology, MRC Centre, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QH, UK

9 Architecture et Fonction des Macromolécules Biologiques, UMR6098, CNRS, Universities of Aix-Marseille I & II, 13288 Marseille, France

10 Department of Materials and Life Sciences, Sophia University 7-1 Kioi-Cho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan

11 Departments of Botany and Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Albertov 6, Prague 128 43, Czech Republic

12 College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dow Street, Dundee, DD15EH, UK

13 Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne, University of Cologne, Joseph-Stelzmann-Str. 52, 50931 Cologne, Germany

14 Centre for Biomedical Research, The Hull York Medical School and Department of Biological Sciences, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, UK

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Genome Biology 2011, 12:R20  doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-2-r20

Published: 28 February 2011

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Supplementary text, figures and tables. Supplementary text, figures and tables that include many details of the genome annotation.

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Supplementary Table S2. A table listing blocks of partially conserved gene order between the D. discoideum and D. purpureum genomes.

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Supplementary Table S4. A table listing the predicted orthologs that are shared between D. discoideum and D. purpureum.

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Supplementary Tables S5. A table listing the predicted paralogs that are shared between D. discoideum and D. purpureum.

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