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Research Article

U87MG Decoded: The Genomic Sequence of a Cytogenetically Aberrant Human Cancer Cell Line

  • Michael James Clark equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Michael James Clark, Nils Homer, Brian D. O'Connor, Zugen Chen

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Nils Homer equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Michael James Clark, Nils Homer, Brian D. O'Connor, Zugen Chen

    Affiliations: Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Computer Science, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Brian D. O'Connor equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Michael James Clark, Nils Homer, Brian D. O'Connor, Zugen Chen

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Zugen Chen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Michael James Clark, Nils Homer, Brian D. O'Connor, Zugen Chen

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Ascia Eskin,

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Hane Lee,

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Barry Merriman,

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Stanley F. Nelson mail

    snelson@ucla.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Published: January 29, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000832

About the Authors

Michael James Clark, Nils Homer, Brian D. O'Connor, Zugen Chen, Ascia Eskin, Hane Lee, Barry Merriman, Stanley F. Nelson
Department of Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Nils Homer
Department of Computer Science, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: snelson@ucla.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJC NH BDO ZC HL BM SFN. Performed the experiments: MJC BDO ZC HL. Analyzed the data: MJC NH BDO AE HL BM SFN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJC NH BDO ZC HL BM SFN. Wrote the paper: MJC NH BDO ZC AE HL BM SFN.