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A Comprehensive Map of Mobile Element Insertion Polymorphisms in Humans

  • Chip Stewart equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chip Stewart, Deniz Kural, Michael P. Strömberg

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Deniz Kural equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chip Stewart, Deniz Kural, Michael P. Strömberg

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Michael P. Strömberg equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Chip Stewart, Deniz Kural, Michael P. Strömberg

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Jerilyn A. Walker,

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

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  • Miriam K. Konkel,

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

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  • Adrian M. Stütz,

    Affiliation: Genome Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Alexander E. Urban,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Fabian Grubert,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Hugo Y. K. Lam,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Wan-Ping Lee,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Michele Busby,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Amit R. Indap,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Erik Garrison,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Chad Huff,

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Jinchuan Xing,

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

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  • Michael P. Snyder,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Lynn B. Jorde,

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 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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  • Jan O. Korbel,

    Affiliation: Genome Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Gabor T. Marth mail,

    marth@bc.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • 1000 Genomes Project

    Membership of the 1000 Genomes Project is listed in Text S1.

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  • Published: August 18, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002236

About the Authors

Chip Stewart, Deniz Kural, Michael P. Strömberg, Wan-Ping Lee, Michele Busby, Amit R. Indap, Erik Garrison, Gabor T. Marth
Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America
Jerilyn A. Walker, Miriam K. Konkel, Mark A. Batzer
Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
Adrian M. Stütz, Jan O. Korbel
Genome Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
Alexander E. Urban, Fabian Grubert, Hugo Y. K. Lam, Michael P. Snyder
Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
Chad Huff, Jinchuan Xing, Lynn B. Jorde
Department of Human Genetics, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: marth@bc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: D Kural, C Stewart, MP Strömberg, GT Marth, MA Batzer, MK Konkel, JO Korbel. Performed the experiments: JA Walker, MK Konkel, AM Stütz, AE Urban, F Grubert, HYK Lam, JO Korbel. Analyzed the data: C Stewart, D Kural, MP Strömberg, MK Konkel, M Busby. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: W-P Lee, MA Batzer, JA Walker, MK Konkel, AR Indap, E Garrison, D Kural, C Huff, J Xing, MP Snyder, LB Jorde. Wrote the paper: C Stewart, GT Marth. Developed the methods: MP Strömberg. Helped prepare the manuscript: MP Strömberg, M Busby, MA Batzer.