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Fig. 2

From: Comparison of carnivore, omnivore, and herbivore mammalian genomes with a new leopard assembly

Fig. 2

Gene copy evolution and amino acid changes (AACs) in Felidae and carnivores. a Contracted (UGT1 and UGT2) and expanded (UGT3) UDP-glucuronosyltransferase families in carnivores. The red, violet, blue, and black nodes are UGT family genes in the five cats, non-cat carnivores (polar bear, killer whale, and Tasmanian devil), five herbivores, and five omnivores, respectively. b Convergent AAC found in carnivores. Human embigin (EMB) gene and predicted protein structures are illustrated in the upper part. Amino acids specific to the carnivores (269th residue in human EMB protein, transmembrane region) and felids (309th residue, cytoplasmic region) in EMB protein are shown in red and yellow, respectively. The numbers in parentheses are number of genomes analyzed in this study

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