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Research Article

Analysis of the Basidiomycete Coprinopsis cinerea Reveals Conservation of the Core Meiotic Expression Program over Half a Billion Years of Evolution

  • Claire Burns,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Jason E. Stajich,

    Affiliation: Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America

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  • Andreas Rechtsteiner,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

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  • Lorna Casselton,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Sean E. Hanlon,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Sarah K. Wilke,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Oleksandr P. Savytskyy,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Allen C. Gathman,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Walt W. Lilly,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Jason D. Lieb,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Miriam E. Zolan,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Patricia J. Pukkila mail

    pukkila@bio.unc.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: September 23, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001135

About the Authors

Claire Burns, Oleksandr P. Savytskyy, Miriam E. Zolan
Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America
Jason E. Stajich
Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America
Andreas Rechtsteiner
Department of Biological Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America
Lorna Casselton
Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Sean E. Hanlon, Sarah K. Wilke, Jason D. Lieb, Patricia J. Pukkila
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
Allen C. Gathman, Walt W. Lilly
Department of Biology, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: pukkila@bio.unc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CB JDL MEZ PJP. Performed the experiments: CB LC SKW OPS. Analyzed the data: CB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JES AR SEH ACG WWL. Wrote the paper: CB. Revised the manuscript: PJP JES AR SEH ACG WWL JDL MEZ. Consulted on data analysis: JES AR.