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Monodelphis domestica resources

Publications

Reconstructing an ancestral mammalian immune supercomplex from a marsupial MHC

Katherine Belov1, Janine E. Deakin2, Anthony T. Papenfuss3, Michelle L. Baker4, Sandra D. Melman4, Hannah V. Siddle1, Nicolas Gouin5, David L. Goode3, Tobias J. Sargeant3, Mark D. Robinson3, Matthew J. Wakefield3, Shaun Mahony6, Joseph G.R. Cross2, Panayiotis V. Benos7, Paul B. Samollow8, Terence P. Speed3, Jennifer A.M. Graves2, Robert D. Miller4

1 Centre for Advanced Technologies in Animal Genetics and Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, 425 Werombi Rd Camden, NSW 2570, Australia
2 ARC Centre for Kangaroo Genomics, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
3 Division of Bioinformatics, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, 1G Royal Parade, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
4 Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87110 USA
5 Department of Genetics, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, P.O. Box 760549, San Antonio, TX 78245-0549 USA
6 National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland
7 Department of Computational Biology, and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, School of Medicine and Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
8 Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843-4458, USA

PLoS Biology 2006, 4(3): e46.

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040046

Sequence data

Class I region coding sequences

Class II region coding sequences

Class III region coding sequences

Resources

Monodelphis MHC Browser

Full Resolution Figures

Physical map of Opossum MHC (Figure 1 from the paper in pdf format).


In silico identification of opossum cytokine genes suggests the complexity of the marsupial immune system rivals that of eutherian mammals

Emily SW Wong1#, Lauren J Young2#, Anthony T Papenfuss3, Katherine Belov1#*

1 Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 School of Chemical and Biomedical Sciences, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
3 Division of Bioinformatics, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
# Contributed equally.
* Corresponding author.

Immunome Research 2006, 2:4 (doi:10.1186/1745-7580-2-4)

Sequence data

Cytokine sequences


Characterization of the opossum immune genome provides insights into the evolution of the mammalian immune system

Katherine Belov1*, Claire E. Sanderson1, Janine E. Deakin2, Emily S.W. Wong1, Daniel Assange3, Kaighin A. McColl3, Alex Gout3,4, Bernard de Bono5, Terence P. Speed3, John Trowsdale5, Anthony T. Papenfuss3

1 Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2 ARC Centre for Kangaroo Genomics, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
3 Bioinformatics Division, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, Australia
4 Department of Medical Biology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
5 Immunology Division, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Genome Research, 2007 vol. 17 pp. 982-91

Sequence data

Alpha defensin gene prediction: nucleotide and peptide

Beta defensin gene predictions: nucleotide and peptide

Cathelicidins gene predictions: nucleotide and peptide

SIGLEC gene predictions and putative Ig-domain containing ORFs: peptide

NKC gene predictions and putative Ig-domain containing ORFs: nucleotide and peptide

LRC Ig domains: nucleotide, peptide and chained (peptide)

Resources

Monodelphis immunome browser


Additional resources

Monodelphis genome browser