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Research Article

Leukocyte Tyrosine Kinase Functions in Pigment Cell Development

  • Susana S. Lopes equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Susana S. Lopes, Xueyan Yang

    Affiliation: Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

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  • Xueyan Yang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Susana S. Lopes, Xueyan Yang

    Affiliation: Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

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  • Jeanette Müller,

    Affiliation: Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

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  • Thomas J. Carney,

    Affiliation: Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

    Max-Planck-Institute for Immunobiology, Freiburg, Germany

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  • Anthony R. McAdow,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Gerd-Jörg Rauch,

    Affiliation: Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie, Tübingen, Germany

    Otto Meyerhof Zentrum/Innere Medizin III, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Arie S. Jacoby,

    Affiliation: Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

    Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Darlinghurst, Australia

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  • Laurence D. Hurst,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

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  • Mariana Delfino-Machín,

    Affiliation: Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

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  • Pascal Haffter,

    Affiliation: Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Robert Geisler,

    Affiliation: Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie, Tübingen, Germany

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  • Stephen L. Johnson,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Andrew Ward,

    Affiliation: Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

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  • Robert N. Kelsh mail

    bssrnk@bath.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 07, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000026

About the Authors

Susana S. Lopes, Xueyan Yang, Jeanette Müller, Thomas J. Carney, Arie S. Jacoby, Mariana Delfino-Machín, Andrew Ward, Robert N. Kelsh
Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom
Anthony R. McAdow, Stephen L. Johnson
Department of Genetics, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Gerd-Jörg Rauch, Pascal Haffter, Robert Geisler
Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie, Tübingen, Germany
Laurence D. Hurst
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: bssrnk@bath.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SL XY TC PH RG SLJ AW RNK. Performed the experiments: SL XY JM TC AA GJR AJ LDH MDM. Analyzed the data: SL XY JM TC AA GJR AJ LDH MDM SLJ RNK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LDH. Wrote the paper: SL XY TC LDH SLJ AW RNK.