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An Unbiased Assessment of the Role of Imprinted Genes in an Intergenerational Model of Developmental Programming

  • Elizabeth J. Radford,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Elvira Isganaitis,

    Affiliation: Research Division, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Josep Jimenez-Chillaron,

    Affiliation: Research Division, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Joshua Schroeder,

    Affiliation: Research Division, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Michael Molla,

    Affiliation: Research Division, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Simon Andrews,

    Affiliation: Bioinformatics Group, The Babraham Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Nathalie Didier,

    Affiliation: Myology Group-UMR S 787, INSERM and Université Paris VI/Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

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  • Marika Charalambous,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Kirsten McEwen,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Giovanna Marazzi,

    Affiliation: Myology Group-UMR S 787, INSERM and Université Paris VI/Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

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  • David Sassoon,

    Affiliation: Myology Group-UMR S 787, INSERM and Université Paris VI/Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

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  • Mary-Elizabeth Patti mail,

    afsmith@mole.bio.cam.ac.uk (ACF-S); mary.elizabeth.patti@joslin.harvard.edu (M-EP)

    Affiliation: Research Division, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Anne C. Ferguson-Smith mail

    afsmith@mole.bio.cam.ac.uk (ACF-S); mary.elizabeth.patti@joslin.harvard.edu (M-EP)

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: April 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002605

About the Authors

Elizabeth J. Radford, Marika Charalambous, Kirsten McEwen, Anne C. Ferguson-Smith
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Elvira Isganaitis, Josep Jimenez-Chillaron, Joshua Schroeder, Michael Molla, Mary-Elizabeth Patti
Research Division, Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Simon Andrews
Bioinformatics Group, The Babraham Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Nathalie Didier, Giovanna Marazzi, David Sassoon
Myology Group-UMR S 787, INSERM and Université Paris VI/Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Performed the experiments: EJR EI JS JJ-C MM SA ND MC KM GM. Analyzed the data: EJR EI JS SA ND M-EP ACF-S. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DS GM. Wrote the paper: EJR ACF-S EI M-EP. Contributed to writing the manuscript: JJ-C JS MM SA ND MC KM GM DS. Conceived of the experiments: ACF-S. Designed the experiments: M-EP ACF-S EI JJ-C EJR.