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Genetic Analysis of Variation in Human Meiotic Recombination

  • Reshmi Chowdhury,

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Philippe R. J. Bois,

    Affiliation: The Scripps Research Institute, Genome Plasticity Laboratory, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Eleanor Feingold,

    Affiliation: Departments of Human Genetics and Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Stephanie L. Sherman mail,

    ssherma@emory.edu (SLS); vcheung@mail.med.upenn.edu (VGC)

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Vivian G. Cheung mail

    ssherma@emory.edu (SLS); vcheung@mail.med.upenn.edu (VGC)

    Affiliations: Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: September 18, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000648

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Posted by PLoS_Genetics on 20 Jun 2011 at 09:56 GMT

The number of recombination events per meiosis varies extensively among individuals.
http://plosgenetics.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pgen.1000648#article1.front1.article-meta1.abstract1.p1

Fledel-Alon et al. have written a response to this article, published in PLoS ONE. Please view the response here: http://www.plosone.org/doi/pone.0020321

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