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Gene functionalities and genome structure in Bathycoccus prasinos reflect cellular specializations at the base of the green lineage

Hervé Moreau12*, Bram Verhelst34, Arnaud Couloux5, Evelyne Derelle12, Stephane Rombauts34, Nigel Grimsley12, Michiel Van Bel34, Julie Poulain5, Michaël Katinka5, Martin F Hohmann-Marriott6, Gwenael Piganeau12, Pierre Rouzé34, Corinne Da Silva5, Patrick Wincker5, Yves Van de Peer34 and Klaas Vandepoele34

Author Affiliations

1 CNRS, UMR 7232, Observatoire Océanologique, Banyuls-sur-Mer, France

2 UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR 7232, Observatoire Océanologique, Banyuls-sur-Mer, France

3 Department of Plant Systems Biology, VIB, Technologiepark 927, B-9052 Ghent, Belgium

4 Department of Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Ghent University, Technologiepark 927, B-9052 Ghent, Belgium

5 Genoscope, CEA, Institut de Génomique, 2 rue Gaston Crémieux CP5706, 91057 Evry cedex, France

6 Department of Biotechnology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 7491 Trondheim, Norway †These two authors contributed equally to this work

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Genome Biology 2012, 13:R74  doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-8-r74

Published: 24 August 2012

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Supplementary materials and methods, figures and tables.

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The 154 single-copy core gene families in the green plant lineage.

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Alignment of 154 single-copy core gene families in the green plant lineage.

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Statistics of the genome shotgun sequencing.

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Additional file 5:

Details of maximum likelihood phylogenetic trees describing B. prasinos RCC1105 HGT genes.

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