Table 3.

Complete animal genomes searched for alternative oxidase (AOX) where no sequence was detected

PhylumSpeciesCommon name and description
Nematoda Brugia malayi Parasitic filarial worm causes lymphatic filariasis and elephantiasis in humans
Caenorhabditis briggsae Nematode worm model system
Caenorhabditis elegans Nematode worm model system
Heterodera glycines Soybean cyst nematode
Pristionchus pacificus Free-living nematode
Trichinella spiralis Nematode parasite causing trichnellosis (or trichinosis) in humans
Arthropoda Acyrthosiphon pisum Pea aphid
Aedes aegypti Mosquito vector for dengue and yellow fever
Anopheles gambiae African malaria mosquito
Apis mellifera Honeybee
Bombyx mori Domestic silkworm
Culex quinquefasciatus Southern house mosquito vector for Western Nile Virus
Drosophila melanogaster Fruit fly
Ixodes scapularis Black-legged tick
Nasonia vitripennis Parasitoid wasp
Pediculus humanus corporis Human body louse
Tribolium castaneum Red flour beetle
Chordata Bos taurus Cow
Canis lupus familiaris Dog
Danio rerio Zebrafish
Equus caballus Horse
Felis catus Cat
Gallus gallus Chicken
Homo sapiens Human
Macaca mulatta Rhesus macaque
Monodelphis domestica Opossum
Mus musculus Common mouse
Ornithorhynchus anatinus Duck-billed platypus
Ovis aries Sheep
Pan troglodytes Chimpanzee
Rattus norvegicus Rat
Sus scrofa Pig
Taeniopygia guttata Zebra finch
Takifugu rubripes Japanese pufferfish
Xenopus tropicalis Western clawed frog