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An EAV-HP Insertion in 5′ Flanking Region of SLCO1B3 Causes Blue Eggshell in the Chicken

  • Zhepeng Wang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Zhepeng Wang, Lujiang Qu, Junfeng Yao

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Lujiang Qu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Zhepeng Wang, Lujiang Qu, Junfeng Yao

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Junfeng Yao equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Zhepeng Wang, Lujiang Qu, Junfeng Yao

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Xiaolin Yang,

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Guangqi Li,

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Yuanyuan Zhang,

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Junying Li,

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Xiaotong Wang,

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Jirong Bai,

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Guiyun Xu,

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Xuemei Deng mail,

    deng@cau.edu.cn (XD); nyang@cau.edu.cn (NY)

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Ning Yang mail,

    deng@cau.edu.cn (XD); nyang@cau.edu.cn (NY)

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Changxin Wu

    Affiliation: National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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  • Published: January 24, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003183

About the Authors

Zhepeng Wang, Lujiang Qu, Junfeng Yao, Xiaolin Yang, Guangqi Li, Yuanyuan Zhang, Junying Li, Xiaotong Wang, Jirong Bai, Guiyun Xu, Xuemei Deng, Ning Yang, Changxin Wu
National Engineering Laboratory for Animal Breeding and Key Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding, and Reproduction of the Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NY XD LQ CW. Performed the experiments: ZW JY. Analyzed the data: ZW JY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XY GL YZ JL XW JB GX CW. Wrote the paper: NY LQ XD ZW.