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Research Article

RAB-Like 2 Has an Essential Role in Male Fertility, Sperm Intra-Flagellar Transport, and Tail Assembly

  • Jennifer C. Y. Lo,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Duangporn Jamsai,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Anne E. O'Connor,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Claire Borg,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Brett J. Clark,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • James C. Whisstock,

    Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Mark C. Field,

    Affiliation: The Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Vicki Adams,

    Affiliation: Australian Phenomics Facility, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

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  • Tomomoto Ishikawa,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • R. John Aitken,

    Affiliation: School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Belinda Whittle,

    Affiliation: Australian Phenomics Facility, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

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  • Christopher C. Goodnow,

    Affiliation: Australian Phenomics Facility, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

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  • Christopher J. Ormandy,

    Affiliation: The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Moira K. O'Bryan mail

    moira.obryan@monash.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Published: October 04, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002969

About the Authors

Jennifer C. Y. Lo, Duangporn Jamsai, Anne E. O'Connor, Claire Borg, Brett J. Clark, Tomomoto Ishikawa, Moira K. O'Bryan
Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
James C. Whisstock
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mark C. Field
The Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Vicki Adams, Belinda Whittle, Christopher C. Goodnow
Australian Phenomics Facility, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
R. John Aitken
School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
Christopher J. Ormandy
The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: moira.obryan@monash.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JCYL CB MCF BW CCG CJO MKO. Performed the experiments: JCYL DJ AEO CB BJC JCW MCF VA TI BW. Analyzed the data: JCYL DJ CB JCW MCF TI RJA BW CCG CJO MKO. Wrote the paper: JCYL DJ JCW MCF RJA CCG CJO MKO.