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Figure 6

From: Genome-scale evidence of the nematode-arthropod clade

Figure 6

Removing fast-evolving sequences. Exon sequences of C. elegans showing L Ce = 4.06 represent 15% of the total exon. When these faster exons were removed (above blue line), support for the Coelomata topology was reduced from the original 100% to 85%. Furthermore, when 28% of the faster exons were deleted (red line), Ecdysozoa is recovered with 90% statistical support. This suggests that LBAE is the main problem in obtaining the Ecdysozoa tree. Blue line, = 4.06; red line, = 2.66.

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