Reading Assignment for March 25

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This week (originally scheduled for March 11):

N Khaldi & KH Wolfe. 2008. Elusive Origins of the Extra Genes in Aspergillus oryzae
PLoS ONE 3(8): e3036. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003036

Please read the whole paper, and come prepared to present and discuss the section to which you are assigned (see below). If you will not be able to attend on Wednesday at 1:25, please let us know so we can reassign your section.


Introduction TIFFANY
Results: An excess of topology S trees. SHAWN
Results: Topology S trees are unlikely to be artifacts of rate acceleration after gene duplication. OMER
Results: No evidence for ancient WGD in Aspergillus. MARIN
Results: Can the excess of Topology S genes be explained by horizontal Gene Transfer? BRADFORD
Discussion: Functions and physical clustering of AO2 genes with topology A within the A. oryzae genome
Discussion: STEPHEN

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