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Research Article

Overlapping Functions of Argonaute Proteins in Patterning and Morphogenesis of Drosophila Embryos

  • Wibke J Meyer,

    Affiliation: Institut für Genetik, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

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  • Silke Schreiber,

    Affiliation: Institut für Genetik, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

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  • Yi Guo,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

    ¤a Current address: Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Thorsten Volkmann,

    Affiliation: Institut für Genetik, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

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  • Michael A Welte mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: welte@brandeis.edu (MAW); h.j.muller@dundee.ac.uk (HAJM)

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • H. Arno J Müller mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: welte@brandeis.edu (MAW); h.j.muller@dundee.ac.uk (HAJM)

    Affiliation: Institut für Genetik, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

    ¤b Current address: Division of Cell and Developmental Biology, WTB/MSI Complex, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

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  • Published: August 25, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0020134

About the Authors

Wibke J Meyer, Silke Schreiber, Thorsten Volkmann, H. Arno J Müller
Institut für Genetik, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany
Yi Guo, Michael A Welte
Department of Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MAW and HAJM conceived and designed the experiments. WJM, SS, YG, TV, MAW, and HAJM performed the experiments. WJM, SS, MAW, and HAJM analyzed the data. WJM, SS, MAW, and HAJM contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. MAW and HAJM wrote the paper.