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Research Article

The Secreted Metalloprotease ADAMTS20 Is Required for Melanoblast Survival

  • Debra L. Silver,

    Affiliation: Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Ling Hou,

    Affiliation: Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Robert Somerville,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Foundation-ND20, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Current address: Alba Therapeutics, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Mary E. Young,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Foundation-ND20, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Suneel S. Apte,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Foundation-ND20, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • William J. Pavan mail

    bpavan@mail.nih.gov

    Affiliation: Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: February 29, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000003

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Allele name

Posted by dsilver on 30 Apr 2008 at 23:20 GMT

This allele has now been designated bt9J and is listed at MGI.
http://plosgenetics.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pgen.1000003#article1.body1.sec2.sec1.p1

Adamts20-bt9J allele is listed at MGI as Adamts20-bt2H.