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Research Article

Analysis of Transposon Interruptions Suggests Selection for L1 Elements on the X Chromosome

  • György Abrusán mail,

    bioinfo@uni-muenster.de

    Affiliations: Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, Icahn Medical Institute, New York, New York, United States of America, Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

    Current address: Institute of Bioinformatics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

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  • Joti Giordano,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, Icahn Medical Institute, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Peter E. Warburton

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, Icahn Medical Institute, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: August 29, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000172

About the Authors

György Abrusán, Joti Giordano, Peter E. Warburton
Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, Icahn Medical Institute, New York, New York, United States of America
György Abrusán
Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Corresponding Author

Email: bioinfo@uni-muenster.de

Competing Interests

The authors declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GA PEW. Analyzed the data: GA JG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GA JG. Wrote the paper: GA.