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Supporting data for "Positive and relaxed selection associated with flight evolution and loss in insect transcriptomes"

Adamowicz, S, J; Fu, J; Liu, S; Meusemann, K; Mitterboeck, T, F; Song, W; Zhang, R; Zhou, X (2017): Supporting data for "Positive and relaxed selection associated with flight evolution and loss in insect transcriptomes" GigaScience Database. http://dx.doi.org/10.5524/100334 RIS BibTeX Text

The evolution of powered flight is a major innovation that has facilitated the success of insects. Previously, studies of birds, bats, and insects have detected molecular signatures of differing selection regimes in energy-related genes associated with flight evolution and/or loss. Here, using DNA sequences from over 1,000 nuclear and mitochondrial protein-coding genes obtained from insect transcriptomes, we conduct a broader test of which gene categories display positive and relaxed selection at the origin of flight as well as with multiple independent losses of flight.
We detected a number of categories of nuclear genes more often under positive selection in the lineage leading to the winged insects (Pterygota), related to catabolic processes such as protease, as well as splicing-related genes. Flight loss was associated with relaxed selection signatures in splicing genes, mirroring the results for flight evolution. Similar to previous studies of flight loss in various animal taxa, we observed consistently higher non-synonymous-to-synonymous substitution ratios in mitochondrial genes of flightless lineages, indicative of relaxed selection in energy-related genes. While oxidative phosphorylation genes were not detected as being under selection with the origin of flight specifically, they were most often detected as being under positive selection in holometabolous insects as compared with other insect lineages.

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Related manuscripts:

doi:10.1093/gigascience/gix073

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BioProject: PRJNA183205

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Keywords:

insect transcriptomes flight flight loss positive selection 1KITE project molecular evolution 

Transcriptomic

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Funding:

  • Funding body - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • Award ID - 386591-2010
  • Awardee - SJ Adamowicz
  • Funding body - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • Award ID - 400479
  • Awardee - J Fu
  • Funding body - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • Comment - Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship
  • Awardee - TF Mitterboeck
  • Funding body - University of Guelph
  • Comment - Integrative Biology PhD Award
  • Awardee - TF Mitterboeck
  • Funding body - University of Guelph
  • Comment - Dean’s Tri-council Scholarship
  • Awardee - TF Mitterboeck
  • Funding body - University of Guelph
  • Comment - Ontario Graduate Fellowship
  • Awardee - TF Mitterboeck
  • Funding body - University of Guelph
  • Comment - Ontario Graduate Fellowship
  • Awardee - TF Mitterboeck
  • Funding body - China Agricultural University
  • Award ID - 2017QC114
  • Awardee - Xin Zhou

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Sample IDTaxonomic IDCommon NameGenbank NameScientific NameSample Attributes
SRS462851417508Pseudomallada prasinus Geographic location (country and/or sea,region):Au...
Authority:U. Aspock, H. Aspock
Collection date:Fri Jun 03 00:00:00 HKT 2011
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SRS462852126247  Epiophlebia superstes Geographic location (country and/or sea,region):Ja...
Authority:H. Yokota, O. Tabata
Collection date:Thu May 05 00:00:00 HKT 2011
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SRS462853173635  Dyseriocrania subpurpurella Geographic location (country and/or sea,region):Ge...
Authority:B. Misof
Collection date:3/30/2011
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SRS462854759921Essigella californica Geographic location (country and/or sea,region):Australia: Labstock, Richard Glatz, The South Australian Research and Development Institute, Adelaide
Authority:R. Glatz
Collection date:Tue Mar 12 00:00:00 HKT 2013
SRS462855516507Euroleon nostras Geographic location (country and/or sea,region):Gr...
Authority:R. Peters
Collection date:Sun Jul 10 00:00:00 HKT 2011
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SRS4628561323562Eurylophella sp. AD-2013 Geographic location (country and/or sea,region):USA: Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, King's Gap State Park
Collection date:Sun Feb 19 00:00:00 HKT 2012
SRS462857158441  Folsomia candida Geographic location (country and/or sea,region):Germany: Labstock Fressnapf, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia
Collection date:Thu Jul 11 00:00:00 HKT 2013
SRS46285813068 European earwigForficula auricularia Geographic location (country and/or sea,region):Germany: North Rhine-Westphalia, Bonn, Poppelsdorf, Kreuzbergallee
Authority:K. Meusemann, R. Peters
Collection date:Tue Jun 07 00:00:00 HKT 2011
SRS462859407008Frankliniella cephalica Geographic location (country and/or sea,region):Ch...
Authority:X. Tong
Collection date:Wed Nov 02 00:00:00 HKT 2011
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SRS462860378494Galloisiana yuasai Geographic location (country and/or sea,region):Japan: Nagano, Ueda, Sugadaira Kogen, Sugadaira Montane Research Center
Authority:R. Machida, Y. Mashimo
Collection date:Fri Aug 05 00:00:00 HKT 2011
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