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Research Article

Function and Evolution of DNA Methylation in Nasonia vitripennis

  • Xu Wang,

    Affiliations: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America, Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • David Wheeler,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

    Current address: Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

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  • Amanda Avery,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • Alfredo Rago,

    Affiliation: School of Biosciences, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Jeong-Hyeon Choi,

    Affiliation: Cancer Center, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • John K. Colbourne,

    Affiliation: School of Biosciences, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • Andrew G. Clark mail,

    ac347@cornell.edu (AGC); werr@mail.rochester.edu (JHW)

    Affiliations: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America, Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • John H. Werren mail

    ac347@cornell.edu (AGC); werr@mail.rochester.edu (JHW)

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: October 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003872

About the Authors

Xu Wang, Andrew G. Clark
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Xu Wang, Andrew G. Clark
Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
David Wheeler, Amanda Avery, John H. Werren
Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America
Alfredo Rago, John K. Colbourne
School of Biosciences, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Jeong-Hyeon Choi
Cancer Center, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XW JKC AGC JHW. Performed the experiments: XW AA. Analyzed the data: XW DW AR JHC JKC AGC JHW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JKC AGC JHW. Wrote the paper: XW JKC AGC JHW.