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Research Article

Operon Conservation and the Evolution of trans-Splicing in the Phylum Nematoda

  • David B Guiliano,

    Affiliation: Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    ¤ Current address: Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Mark L Blaxter mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: mark.blaxter@ed.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Published: November 24, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0020198

About the Authors

David B Guiliano, Mark L Blaxter
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: mark.blaxter@ed.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DBG and MLB devised the experiments, bioinformatic analyses, and wrote the manuscript together. The wet lab experiments were carried out by DBG.