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A Sexual Ornament in Chickens Is Affected by Pleiotropic Alleles at HAO1 and BMP2, Selected during Domestication

  • Martin Johnsson,

    Affiliation: IFM Biology, AVIAN Behavioural Genomics and Physiology Group, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

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  • Ida Gustafson,

    Affiliation: IFM Biology, AVIAN Behavioural Genomics and Physiology Group, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

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  • Carl-Johan Rubin,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, BMC, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Anna-Stina Sahlqvist,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Sciences, The Research Group of Autoimmunity, Akademiska Sjukhuset, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Kenneth B. Jonsson,

    Affiliation: Department of Surgical Sciences, Orthopaedics, Akademiska Sjukhuset, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Susanne Kerje,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Sciences, The Research Group of Autoimmunity, Akademiska Sjukhuset, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Olov Ekwall,

    Affiliation: Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, Institute of Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden

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  • Olle Kämpe,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Sciences, The Research Group of Autoimmunity, Akademiska Sjukhuset, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Leif Andersson,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, BMC, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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  • Per Jensen,

    Affiliation: IFM Biology, AVIAN Behavioural Genomics and Physiology Group, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

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  • Dominic Wright mail

    domwright@gmail.com

    Affiliation: IFM Biology, AVIAN Behavioural Genomics and Physiology Group, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

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  • Published: August 30, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002914

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