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Motility Screen Identifies Drosophila IGF-II mRNA-Binding Protein—Zipcode-Binding Protein Acting in Oogenesis and Synaptogenesis

  • Kristin L. M Boylan equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kristin L. M Boylan, Sarah Mische

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Sarah Mische equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kristin L. M Boylan, Sarah Mische

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Mingang Li,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Guillermo Marqués,

    Affiliation: Department of Cell Biology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

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  • Xavier Morin,

    Affiliation: Institut de Biologie du Développement de Marseille-Luminy (IBDML), CNRS UMR6216 INSERM-Université de la Méditerrannée, Marseilles, France

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  • William Chia,

    Affiliation: Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, National University of Singapore, Singapore

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  • Thomas S Hays mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: haysx001@umn.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Published: February 15, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0040036

About the Authors

Kristin L. M Boylan, Sarah Mische, Mingang Li, Thomas S Hays
Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
Guillermo Marqués
Department of Cell Biology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Xavier Morin
Institut de Biologie du Développement de Marseille-Luminy (IBDML), CNRS UMR6216 INSERM-Université de la Méditerrannée, Marseilles, France
William Chia
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Email: haysx001@umn.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

KLMB, SM, ML, GM, and TSH conceived and designed the experiments and analyzed the data. KLMB, SM, ML, and GM performed the experiments. KLMB, SM, ML, GM, XM, WC, and TSH contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. KLMB, SM, and TSH wrote the paper.