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Research Article

SLX-1 Is Required for Maintaining Genomic Integrity and Promoting Meiotic Noncrossovers in the Caenorhabditis elegans Germline

  • Takamune T. Saito equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Takamune T. Saito, Firaz Mohideen

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Firaz Mohideen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Takamune T. Saito, Firaz Mohideen

    Affiliation: Departments of Pathology and Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Katherine Meyer,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • J. Wade Harper,

    Affiliation: Departments of Pathology and Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Monica P. Colaiácovo mail

    mcolaiacovo@genetics.med.harvard.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: August 23, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002888

About the Authors

Takamune T. Saito, Katherine Meyer, Monica P. Colaiácovo
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Firaz Mohideen, J. Wade Harper
Departments of Pathology and Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mcolaiacovo@genetics.med.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TTS FM JWH MPC. Performed the experiments: TTS FM KM. Analyzed the data: TTS FM JWH MPC. Wrote the paper: TTS FM MPC.