Table 1.

Putative toolkit transcription factors shared across all three species

MouseSticklebackBeeFly
Tier 1
Nr4a3ENSGACG00000010788GB49295hr38
Lhx1ENSGACG00000016592GB45975lim3
Nr5a1ENSGACG00000018317GB42142ftz-f1
Irx3ENSGACG00000016682GB55198mirr
Pou3f4ENSGACG00000006709GB53100pdm2
Emx1ENSGACG00000004860GB54518CG18599
Foxg1ENSGACG00000011198GB44229slp2
Tier 2
Gata2ENSGACG00000010218GB50931srp
MycbpENSGACG00000013676GB51617CG17202
Npas4ENSGACG00000004132GB49843dys
Chd5ENSGACG00000003717GB43409Various
Tier 3
Foxp1ENSGACG00000018911GB40150foxP
Klf12ENSGACG00000020841GB52090Various
Klf15ENSGACG00000003717GB43409Various
Meis2ENSGACG00000019665GB48653hth
Nfat5ENSGACG00000016365GB45138nfat
Nr1h3ENSGACG00000004938GB48059ecR
Nr2e1ENSGACG00000017060GB49738hr51
RaxENSGACG00000016453GB52781pph13
Tbx15ENSGACG00000012454GB55445h15
Six6ENSGACG00000019038GB49751optix
BsxENSGACG00000020120GB49332bsh
Rfx3ENSGACG00000007541GB41876rfx
Nkx2-4ENSGACG00000006999GB47400None
OtpENSGACG00000015770GB51584otp
  • “Fly” lists the Drosophila melanogaster ortholog to each honey bee gene (annotated using FlyBase; “Various” indicates more than one ortholog). See Results for descriptions of tiers.