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Research Article

Evaluation of Haplotype Inference Using Definitive Haplotype Data Obtained from Complete Hydatidiform Moles, and Its Significance for the Analyses of Positively Selected Regions

  • Koichiro Higasa equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Koichiro Higasa, Yoji Kukita

    Affiliation: Division of Genome Analysis, Research Center for Genetic Information, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

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  • Yoji Kukita equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Koichiro Higasa, Yoji Kukita

    Affiliation: Division of Genome Analysis, Research Center for Genetic Information, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

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  • Kiyoko Kato,

    Affiliation: Division of Molecular and Cell Therapeutics, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

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  • Norio Wake,

    Affiliation: Division of Molecular and Cell Therapeutics, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

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  • Tomoko Tahira,

    Affiliation: Division of Genome Analysis, Research Center for Genetic Information, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

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  • Kenshi Hayashi mail

    khayashi@gen.kyushu-u.ac.jp

    Affiliation: Division of Genome Analysis, Research Center for Genetic Information, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

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  • Published: May 08, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000468

About the Authors

Koichiro Higasa, Yoji Kukita, Tomoko Tahira, Kenshi Hayashi
Division of Genome Analysis, Research Center for Genetic Information, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Kiyoko Kato, Norio Wake
Division of Molecular and Cell Therapeutics, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Corresponding Author

Email: khayashi@gen.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: K Hayashi. Performed the experiments: Y Kukita. Analyzed the data: K Higasa. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: K Kato, N Wake. Wrote the paper: K Higasa, Y Kukita, T Tahira, K Hayashi.