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Genome-Wide Association Mapping in Dogs Enables Identification of the Homeobox Gene, NKX2-8, as a Genetic Component of Neural Tube Defects in Humans

  • Noa Safra mail,

    nsafra@ucdavis.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Alexander G. Bassuk,

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Polly J. Ferguson,

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Miriam Aguilar,

    Affiliation: Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Rochelle L. Coulson,

    Affiliation: Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Genome Center, MIND Institute, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Nicholas Thomas,

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Peta L. Hitchens,

    Affiliation: JD Wheat Veterinary Orthopedic Research Laboratory, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Peter J. Dickinson,

    Affiliation: Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Karen M. Vernau,

    Affiliation: Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Zena T. Wolf,

    Affiliation: Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Danika L. Bannasch

    Affiliation: Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Published: July 18, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003646

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