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Full-Length Synaptonemal Complex Grows Continuously during Meiotic Prophase in Budding Yeast

  • Karen Voelkel-Meiman equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Karen Voelkel-Meiman, Sarah S. Moustafa

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Sarah S. Moustafa equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Karen Voelkel-Meiman, Sarah S. Moustafa

    Affiliations: Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Philippe Lefrançois,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Anne M. Villeneuve,

    Affiliation: Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Amy J. MacQueen mail

    amacqueen@wesleyan.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Published: October 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002993

About the Authors

Karen Voelkel-Meiman, Sarah S. Moustafa, Amy J. MacQueen
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America
Sarah S. Moustafa, Philippe Lefrançois
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Anne M. Villeneuve
Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: amacqueen@wesleyan.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AJM AMV KV-M SSM. Performed the experiments: KV-M SSM AJM. Analyzed the data: KV-M SSM PL AJM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PL. Wrote the paper: AJM.