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The Physical and Genetic Framework of the Maize B73 Genome

  • Fusheng Wei equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Fusheng Wei, Jianwei Zhang

    Affiliation: Arizona Genomics Institute, Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Jianwei Zhang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Fusheng Wei, Jianwei Zhang

    Affiliation: Arizona Genomics Institute, Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Shiguo Zhou,

    Affiliation: Laboratory for Molecular and Computational Genomics, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Ruifeng He,

    Affiliation: Arizona Genomics Institute, Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Mary Schaeffer,

    Affiliation: Plant Genetics Research Unit, USDA-ARS, and Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Kristi Collura,

    Affiliation: Arizona Genomics Institute, Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • David Kudrna,

    Affiliation: Arizona Genomics Institute, Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Ben P. Faga,

    Affiliation: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

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  • Marina Wissotski,

    Affiliation: Arizona Genomics Institute, Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Wolfgang Golser,

    Affiliation: Arizona Genomics Institute, Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Susan M. Rock,

    Affiliation: The Genome Center at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Tina A. Graves,

    Affiliation: The Genome Center at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Robert S. Fulton,

    Affiliation: The Genome Center at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Ed Coe,

    Affiliation: Plant Genetics Research Unit, USDA-ARS, and Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Patrick S. Schnable,

    Affiliation: Center for Plant Genomics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America

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  • David C. Schwartz,

    Affiliation: Laboratory for Molecular and Computational Genomics, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Doreen Ware,

    Affiliation: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

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  • Sandra W. Clifton,

    Affiliation: The Genome Center at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Richard K. Wilson,

    Affiliations: The Genome Center at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Rod A. Wing mail

    rwing@ag.arizona.edu

    Affiliation: Arizona Genomics Institute, Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Published: November 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000715
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Fusheng Wei, Jianwei Zhang, Ruifeng He, Kristi Collura, David Kudrna, Marina Wissotski, Wolfgang Golser, Rod A. Wing
Arizona Genomics Institute, Departments of Plant Sciences and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BIO5 Institute for Collaborative Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Shiguo Zhou, David C. Schwartz
Laboratory for Molecular and Computational Genomics, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
Mary Schaeffer, Ed Coe
Plant Genetics Research Unit, USDA-ARS, and Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America
Ben P. Faga, Doreen Ware
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America
Susan M. Rock, Tina A. Graves, Robert S. Fulton, Sandra W. Clifton, Richard K. Wilson
The Genome Center at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Patrick S. Schnable
Center for Plant Genomics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America
Richard K. Wilson
Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: rwing@ag.arizona.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FW JZ RSF PSS DCS SWC RKW RAW. Performed the experiments: FW JZ RH KC DK MW WG SMR TAG. Analyzed the data: FW JZ SZ MS EC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SZ MS BPF EC DCS DW. Wrote the paper: FW JZ RAW.