Perforin evolved from a gene duplication of MPEG1, followed by a complex pattern of gene gain and loss within Euteleostomi
Michael E D'Angelo, Michelle A Dunstone, James C Whisstock, Joseph A Trapani, Phillip I Bird
BMC Evolutionary Biology | BMC | Published : 2012
We thank B.T. Porebski and the Orchard supercomputer at Monash University for computational resources and assistance. This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia and the Australian Research Council. M.E.D. is a recipient of the Australian Postgraduate Award, M.A.D. is an NHMRC Career Development Fellow, J.C.W. is an ARC Federation Fellow and honorary NHMRC Principal Research Fellow.