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Accelerated Evolution of the Prdm9 Speciation Gene across Diverse Metazoan Taxa

  • Peter L. Oliver equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Peter L. Oliver, Leo Goodstadt

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council Functional Genomics Unit, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Leo Goodstadt equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Peter L. Oliver, Leo Goodstadt

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council Functional Genomics Unit, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Joshua J. Bayes,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Zoë Birtle,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council Functional Genomics Unit, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Kevin C. Roach,

    Affiliations: Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Nitin Phadnis,

    Affiliation: Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Scott A. Beatson,

    Affiliation: School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Gerton Lunter,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council Functional Genomics Unit, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Harmit S. Malik mail,

    chris.ponting@dpag.ox.ac.uk (CPP); hsmalik@fhcrc.org (HSM)

    Affiliations: Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Chris P. Ponting mail

    chris.ponting@dpag.ox.ac.uk (CPP); hsmalik@fhcrc.org (HSM)

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council Functional Genomics Unit, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Published: December 04, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000753

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