Additional file 10: Figure S8. of Evolutionary origin of type IV classical cadherins in arthropods

Conserved cysteine residues in the EC domains of classical cadherins. Alignments were generated from the EC5-EC6 (A), EC7 (B), EC7-EC8 (C), EC13 (D), EC14 (E) and EC17 (F) regions of type III cadherins and the corresponding regions of other classical cadherins. The cysteine residues are shown in red. The “-” character indicates introduced gaps. The classical cadherins shown are as follows: DE-cadherin (DE, fruit fly); Tc1-cadherin (Tc1, beetle); Am1-cadherin (Am1, honey bee); Ap1-cadherin (Ap1, aphid); Dp1-cadherin (Dp1, water flea); Le1-cadherin (Le1, sea slater); Sm1-cadherin (Sm1, centipede); Sm2-cadherin (Sm2, centipede); Cm-cadherin (Cm, shrimp); Le2-cadherin (Le2, sea slater); Dp2-cadherin (Dp2, water flea); Am2-cadherin (Am2, honey bee); DN-cadherin (DN, fruit fly); Pt1-cadherin (Pt1, spider); Pt2-cadherin (Pt2, spider); Ct-cadherin (Ct, polychaete); Lg-cadherin (Lg, snail); LvG-cadherin (LvG, sea urchin); Bf-cadherin (Bf, amphioxus); Pn-cadherin (Pn, fish); and Mm5-cadherin (Mm5, mouse). (PDF 41 kb)