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Supp. Table S1. CSS normalized sequence counts for all annotated viruses

The viral spreadsheet is completed with genome organization information and information about respective hosts. A1M – A4M: aposymbiotic; I1M – I4M = partially populated (after 12 days of infection); S1M – S4M = fully symbiotic (fully infected, after 30 days of infection).

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3343v1/supp-1

Supp. Table S2. Abundance changes of viruses associated with Aiptasia in relation to aposymbiotic, partially populated, and fully symbiotic anemones

Shown are viral taxa tested, ANOVA p-values (significant values in bold), and associated post-hoc Tukey tests, as well as assortment to the ‘increase’ and ‘decrease’ group.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3343v1/supp-2

Supp. Table S3. Aiptasia core virome and viromes associated with aposymbiotic, partially populated, and fully symbiotic anemones of Aiptasia

Only viruses present in 100% of each respective symbiotic state were considered. Viruses present across all samples comprise the core virome. Members of the core virome are highlighted in bold.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3343v1/supp-3

Supp. Data Sheet S1. List of bioinformatics software and commands used

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3343v1/supp-4

Supp. Figure S1. Overview of bioinformatics pipeline

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3343v1/supp-5

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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Jan D Brüwer conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables.

Christian R Voolstra conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.


JDB was funded by a Visiting Student Research Program (VSRP) fellowship awarded by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Additional supported was provided by baseline funds from KAUST to CRV. The funders had no role in the design of the study and collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, and in writing the manuscript.

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