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Research Article

All Paired Up with No Place to Go: Pairing, Synapsis, and DSB Formation in a Balancer Heterozygote

  • Wei J Gong,

    Affiliation: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Kim S McKim,

    Affiliation: Waksman Institute and Department of Genetics, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • R. Scott Hawley mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: RSH@stowers-institute.org

    Affiliations: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Published: November 18, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0010067

About the Authors

Wei J Gong, R. Scott Hawley
Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America
Kim S McKim
Waksman Institute and Department of Genetics, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America
R. Scott Hawley
Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: RSH@stowers-institute.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

WJG, KSM, and RSH conceived and designed the experiments. WJG performed the experiments. WJG, KSM, and RSH analyzed the data. WJG and RSH contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, and wrote the paper.