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Repetitive Element-Mediated Recombination as a Mechanism for New Gene Origination in Drosophila

  • Shuang Yang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Shuang Yang, J. Roman Arguello

    Affiliations: Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)—Max Planck Junior Research Group, Key Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, China, Graduate School of Chinese Academy Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • J. Roman Arguello equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Shuang Yang, J. Roman Arguello

    Affiliation: Committee on Evolutionary Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Xin Li,

    Affiliations: Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)—Max Planck Junior Research Group, Key Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, China, Graduate School of Chinese Academy Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Yun Ding,

    Affiliations: Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)—Max Planck Junior Research Group, Key Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, China, Graduate School of Chinese Academy Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Qi Zhou,

    Affiliations: Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)—Max Planck Junior Research Group, Key Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, China, Graduate School of Chinese Academy Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Ying Chen,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Yue Zhang,

    Affiliation: Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)—Max Planck Junior Research Group, Key Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, China

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  • Ruoping Zhao,

    Affiliation: Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)—Max Planck Junior Research Group, Key Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, China

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  • Frédéric Brunet,

    Affiliation: Committee on Evolutionary Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

    ¤ Current address: Ingénieur de Recherche en Bioinformatique Equipe Génomique Evolutive des Vertébrés, Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon (IGFL)—Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ENSL) 46, Lyon, France

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  • Lixin Peng,

    Affiliation: Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)—Max Planck Junior Research Group, Key Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, China

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  • Manyuan Long mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: mlong@uchicago.edu (ML); wwang@mail.kiz.ac.cn (WW)

    Affiliations: Committee on Evolutionary Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Wen Wang mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: mlong@uchicago.edu (ML); wwang@mail.kiz.ac.cn (WW)

    Affiliation: Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)—Max Planck Junior Research Group, Key Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, China

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  • Published: January 18, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0040003

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