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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 630803, 11 pages
Research Article

Dynamic Actin Gene Family Evolution in Primates

1Institute of System Biology, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
2Yangzhou Breeding Biological Agriculture Technology Co. Ltd., Yangzhou 225200, China
3School of Life Sciences, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
4State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China

Received 10 April 2013; Revised 17 May 2013; Accepted 18 May 2013

Academic Editor: Tao Huang

Copyright © 2013 Liucun Zhu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Figure: The whole phylogenetic tree of actin genes in the seven species using nucleotide alignment of actin domain. The tree was built based on the Neighboring-joining method with a Jukes-cantor model.

Supplementary Table 1: The number of actin genes with their CDS length in seven genomes.

Supplementary Table 2: Nucleotide diversity, nonsynonymous and synonymous substitutions of each pair of orthologs or paralogs of actin genes for actin domain within every group.

Supplementary Table 3: Information of location and strand on the chromosome for each pseudogene identified in the seven species.

Supplementary Table 4: List of the corresponding P value for the two tailed t-tests used to determinate if the average variation was significant different between 34 groups and 7 species for each codon.

Supplementary Table 5: The coefficient of variation of the expression level values for actin genes within species and within different groups in all the five tissues.

Supplementary Table 6: Expression level of actin genes from human and chimpanzee genomes in all the five tissues.

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