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Research Article

Repair-Mediated Duplication by Capture of Proximal Chromosomal DNA Has Shaped Vertebrate Genome Evolution

  • John K. Pace II,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States of America

    Current address: Section of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

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  • Shurjo K. Sen,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Mark A. Batzer,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Cédric Feschotte mail

    cedric@uta.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: May 08, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000469

About the Authors

John K. Pace II, Cédric Feschotte
Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States of America
Shurjo K. Sen, Mark A. Batzer
Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: cedric@uta.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JKP CF. Performed the experiments: JKP SKS. Analyzed the data: JKP SKS MAB CF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MAB. Wrote the paper: JKP CF.