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Variation in Genes Related to Cochlear Biology Is Strongly Associated with Adult-Onset Deafness in Border Collies

  • Jennifer S. Yokoyama equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jennifer S. Yokoyama, Ernest T. Lam

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Ernest T. Lam equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jennifer S. Yokoyama, Ernest T. Lam

    Affiliation: Institute for Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Alison L. Ruhe,

    Affiliations: Neurogenomics Division, The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America, Veterinary Genetics Laboratory, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Carolyn A. Erdman,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Kathryn R. Robertson,

    Affiliation: Veterinary Genetics Laboratory, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Aubrey A. Webb,

    Affiliations: CullenWebb Animal Neurology and Ophthalmology Centre, Riverview, New Brunswick, Canada, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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  • D. Colette Williams,

    Affiliation: School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Melanie L. Chang,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America

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  • Marjo K. Hytönen,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Biosciences and Research Programs Unit, Molecular Medicine, University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Hannes Lohi,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Biosciences and Research Programs Unit, Molecular Medicine, University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Steven P. Hamilton,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Mark W. Neff mail

    mark.neff@vai.org

    Affiliations: Neurogenomics Division, The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America, The Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Published: September 13, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002898

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