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Table 5 Genes used in the phylogenetic analysis of Plethodon.

From: What are the consequences of combining nuclear and mitochondrial data for phylogenetic analysis? Lessons from Plethodonsalamanders and 13 other vertebrate clades

Type of locus Locus Length Variable characters Parsimony-informative characters Best-fitting model Partitions Number of taxa sampled Data source
Nuclear introns GAPD 659 221 92 GTR + Γ none 48 this study
  ILF3 281 56 34 HKY none 40 this study
  Mlc2a 257 79 39 GTR + Γ none 55 this study
  RPL12 463 159 90 HKY + Γ none 48 this study
  RHO 224 57 43 HKY + I none 62 this study
  TPI 1938 569 211 GTR + Γ intron/exon 29 [56]
Nuclear exons RAG-1 1467 358 248 GTR + I + Γ codon 60 [56]
  BDNF 707 67 29 GTR + Γ codon 14 [60]
  POMC 481 98 41 GTR + Γ codon 15 [60]
Mitochondrial genes Cyt-b 649 369 313 GTR + I + Γ codon 66 [56]
  ND4 686 409 364 GTR + I + Γ codon 65 [56]
  ND2 1107 741 635 GTR + I + Γ codon, tRNA-TRP 52 [55]