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Genomic Tools for Evolution and Conservation in the Chimpanzee: Pan troglodytes ellioti Is a Genetically Distinct Population

  • Rory Bowden equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Rory Bowden, Tammie S. MacFie

    Affiliations: Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Tammie S. MacFie equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Rory Bowden, Tammie S. MacFie

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Simon Myers,

    Affiliations: Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Broad Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Garrett Hellenthal,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Eric Nerrienet,

    Affiliation: Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, Yaoundé, Cameroon

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  • Ronald E. Bontrop,

    Affiliation: Biomedical Primate Research Center, Rijswijk, The Netherlands

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  • Colin Freeman,

    Affiliations: Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Peter Donnelly mail,

    peter.donnelly@well.ox.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

    These authors were joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Nicholas I. Mundy

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

    These authors were joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Published: March 01, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002504

About the Authors

Rory Bowden, Simon Myers, Colin Freeman, Peter Donnelly
Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Rory Bowden, Simon Myers, Garrett Hellenthal, Colin Freeman, Peter Donnelly
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Tammie S. MacFie, Nicholas I. Mundy
Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Simon Myers
Broad Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Eric Nerrienet
Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Ronald E. Bontrop
Biomedical Primate Research Center, Rijswijk, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: peter.donnelly@well.ox.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RB NIM PD TSM SM. Performed the experiments: RB TSM. Analyzed the data: RB TSM GH PD NIM SM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NIM REB EN SM CF. Wrote the paper: RB NIM GH PD.