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Heterochromatic Threads Connect Oscillating Chromosomes during Prometaphase I in Drosophila Oocytes

  • Stacie E. Hughes equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Stacie E. Hughes, William D. Gilliland

    Affiliation: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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  • William D. Gilliland equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Stacie E. Hughes, William D. Gilliland

    Affiliation: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey L. Cotitta,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Satomi Takeo,

    Affiliation: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Kim A. Collins,

    Affiliation: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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  • R. Scott Hawley mail

    rsh@stowers-institute.org

    Affiliations: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Published: January 23, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000348

About the Authors

Stacie E. Hughes, William D. Gilliland, Satomi Takeo, Kim A. Collins, R. Scott Hawley
Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America
Jeffrey L. Cotitta, R. Scott Hawley
Department of Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: rsh@stowers-institute.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SEH WDG RSH. Performed the experiments: SEH WDG JLC ST KAC. Analyzed the data: SEH WDG RSH. Wrote the paper: SEH WDG RSH.