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Research Article

Stage-Specific Expression Profiling of Drosophila Spermatogenesis Suggests that Meiotic Sex Chromosome Inactivation Drives Genomic Relocation of Testis-Expressed Genes

  • Maria D. Vibranovski,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Hedibert F. Lopes,

    Affiliation: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Timothy L. Karr,

    Affiliation: The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Manyuan Long mail

    mlong@midway.uchicago.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Published: November 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000731

About the Authors

Maria D. Vibranovski, Manyuan Long
Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Hedibert F. Lopes
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Timothy L. Karr
The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mlong@midway.uchicago.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MDV TLK ML. Performed the experiments: MDV. Analyzed the data: MDV HFL TLK ML. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TLK ML. Wrote the paper: MDV HFL TLK ML. Developed the statistical models: HFL.