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Fig. 1 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

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From: Natural selection drove metabolic specialization of the chromatophore in Paulinella chromatophora

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Conservation of functional gene categories in the chromatophore when compared to Synechococcus sp. WH 5701. For each functional category we show in green and red the percentage of gene conservation and lost in the chromatophore, respectively. For instance, if a gene category is completely green, it indicates that all orthologs in Synechococcus sp. WH 5701 are conserved in the chromatophore. As shown, gene loss affects differentially each one of the functional categories in the chromatophore. Functional categories particularly well conserved are indicated with asterisks (p-value < 0.05* or <0.05**, Bonferroni corrected). Statistical significance calculated by using a hypergeometric distribution [63]. Genes were classified following KEGG database (

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