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Transcription Is Required to Establish Maternal Imprinting at the Prader-Willi Syndrome and Angelman Syndrome Locus

  • Emily Y. Smith,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Christopher R. Futtner,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Stormy J. Chamberlain,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Karen A. Johnstone,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

    Current address: Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

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  • James L. Resnick mail

    resnick@mgm.ufl.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Published: December 29, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002422

About the Authors

Emily Y. Smith, Christopher R. Futtner, Stormy J. Chamberlain, Karen A. Johnstone, James L. Resnick
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: resnick@mgm.ufl.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KAJ JLR. Performed the experiments: EYS CRF SJC. Analyzed the data: EYS CRF JLR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EYS CRF SJC KAJ JLR. Wrote the paper: EYS JLR.