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Table 1 Distribution of OAS related genes in lower Metazoa

From: Origin and development of oligoadenylate synthetase immune system

Latin name Common name OAS Identity to hOAS1 IFN STAT 1/2 JAK IFNR RNaseL TOP I Identity to hTOPI
Geodia cydonium Demosponge ++ 26%  
Tedania ignis Fire sponge ++ 28%  
Amphimedon queenslandica Demosponge ++ 28% + ++ 62%
lubomirskia baicalensis Demosponge ++ 23%  
Acropora digitifera Acropora coral ++ 31% + ++ 70%
Nematostella vectensis Startlet sea anemone ++ 30% + ++ 71%
Orbicella faveolata Mountaius star coral ++ 33% + ++ 68%
Orchesella cincta Springtails ++ 25% + ++ 67%
Crassostrea gigas Pacific oyster ++ 30% + ++ 72%
Lottia gigantea Owl limpet ++ 28% ++ 72%
Lingula anatina Lamp shell ++ 31% + ++ 64%
Saccoglossus kowalevskii Acorn worm ++ 28% + ++ 73%
  1. ++: Nearly complete sequences; +: Fragments; −: No hits found
  2. hOAS1 human OAS1 protein, hTOPI human TOPI protein