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Table 3 Total protein length of gene families described as expanded in other tapeworm species

From: The genome of the sparganosis tapeworm Spirometra erinaceieuropaeiisolated from the biopsy of a migrating brain lesion

Family E. granulosus E. multilocularis T. solium H. microstoma C. sinensis S. mansoni S. erinaceieuropaei Expansion
Heat shock protein, HSP70 22,013 23,205 17,547 2,884 7,460 4,100 4,441 No
Tetraspanin 8,547 9,268 8,253 6,514 2,442 3,683 3,742 No
Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI)-anchored protein, GP50 2,326 8,441 4,604 5,347 0 0 0 No
Antigen B 590 780 329 428 0 0 0 No
EG95 306 626 1,350 0 0 0 0 No
Sporozoite threonine and asparagine-rich protein (STARP)-like antigen 1,519 2,072 2,517 772 1,661 1,783 388 No
Galactosyltransferase 6,685 8,690 5,689 2,937 1,264 2,157 10,296 Yes
Mu class glutathione S transferase 1,142 1,919 2,044 2,044 437 413 1,371 Yes
Fatty acid binding protein 2 799 586 670 1116 125 231 1,016 Yes
  1. Protein family trees containing genes belonging to the tapeworm gene expansions described by Tsai et al. [2] were extracted from the EnsemblCompara GeneTrees database. The cumulative number of codons is described here for each species. The last column notes whether this family is likely to be expanded in all tapeworms.