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Research Article

The Pattern of R2 Retrotransposon Activity in Natural Populations of Drosophila simulans Reflects the Dynamic Nature of the rDNA Locus

  • Jun Zhou,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • Thomas H. Eickbush mail

    eick@mail.rochester.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: February 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000386

About the Authors

Jun Zhou, Thomas H. Eickbush
Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: eick@mail.rochester.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JZ THE. Performed the experiments: JZ. Analyzed the data: JZ. Wrote the paper: JZ THE.