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Fig. 4

From: Evolution of vertebrate nicotinic acetylcholine receptors

Fig. 4

Analysis of the evolutionary history of the nAChR family with chromosomal locations of the nAChR genes and their neighboring gene families in human, chicken and spotted gar. Crosses indicate gene loss or gene not yet identified. Chicken and spotted gar illustrations are re-used with permission from Daniel Ocampo Daza, source: www.egosumdaniel.se and the human image is re-used with permission from https://commons.wikimedia.org. The duplication scheme and neighboring gene families for the CHRNA2/CHRNA4 genes. This region of gene families have been analyzed in depth in previous studies from our lab, see Dreborg et al. (2008) and Cardoso et al. (2016). The right panel summarizes chromosomes included. This paralogon is referred to as paralogon 2 in this study

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