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Research Article

Patterns of Positive Selection in Six Mammalian Genomes

  • Carolin Kosiol,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Tomáš Vinař,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Rute R. da Fonseca,

    Affiliation: Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Melissa J. Hubisz,

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Carlos D. Bustamante,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Rasmus Nielsen,

    Affiliation: Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Adam Siepel mail

    acs4@cornell.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: August 01, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000144

About the Authors

Carolin Kosiol, Tomáš Vinař, Carlos D. Bustamante, Adam Siepel
Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Rute R. da Fonseca, Rasmus Nielsen
Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Melissa J. Hubisz
Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: acs4@cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CK TV CDB RN AS. Performed the experiments: CK TV AS. Analyzed the data: CK TV RRdF RN AS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CK TV MJH RN AS. Wrote the paper: CK TV AS.