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Mixed evolutionary origins of endogenous biomass-depolymerizing enzymes in animals

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Background

Animals are thought to achieve lignocellulose digestion via symbiotic associations with gut microbes; this view leads to significant focus on bacteria and fungi for lignocellulolytic systems. The presence of biomass conversion systems hardwired into animal genomes has not yet been unequivocally demonstrated.

Results

We perform an exhaustive search for glycoside hydrolase (GH) genes from 21 genomes representing major bilaterian (Ecdysozoa, Spiralia, Echi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12864-018-4861-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Human Frontier Science Program More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Genomics Journal website
Volume:
719
Pages:
483
Publication date:
2018-06-20
Acceptance date:
2018-06-11
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EISSN:
1471-2164
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859773
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pubs:859773
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uuid:08932e0a-0910-4fa0-a6b1-6a4e0685620c
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pubs:859773
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2018-06-29

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