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Research Article

ReAS: Recovery of Ancestral Sequences for Transposable Elements from the Unassembled Reads of a Whole Genome Shotgun

  • Ruiqiang Li equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ruiqiang Li, Jia Ye, Songgang Li, Jing Wang

    Affiliations: James D. Watson Institute of Genome Sciences of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China

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  • Jia Ye equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ruiqiang Li, Jia Ye, Songgang Li, Jing Wang

    Affiliations: James D. Watson Institute of Genome Sciences of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China

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  • Songgang Li equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ruiqiang Li, Jia Ye, Songgang Li, Jing Wang

    Affiliations: Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China

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  • Jing Wang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ruiqiang Li, Jia Ye, Songgang Li, Jing Wang

    Affiliation: Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China

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  • Yujun Han,

    Affiliation: Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China

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  • Chen Ye,

    Affiliation: Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China

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  • Jian Wang,

    Affiliations: James D. Watson Institute of Genome Sciences of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China

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  • Huanming Yang,

    Affiliations: James D. Watson Institute of Genome Sciences of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China

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  • Jun Yu,

    Affiliations: James D. Watson Institute of Genome Sciences of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China

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  • Gane Ka-Shu Wong mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: gksw@genomics.org.cn (GKW), wangj@genomics.org.cn (JW)

    Affiliations: James D. Watson Institute of Genome Sciences of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China, UW Genome Center, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Jun Wang mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: gksw@genomics.org.cn (GKW), wangj@genomics.org.cn (JW)

    Affiliations: James D. Watson Institute of Genome Sciences of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China, The Institute of Human Genetics, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M, Denmark

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  • Published: September 23, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.0010043

About the Authors

Ruiqiang Li, Jia Ye, Jian Wang, Huanming Yang, Jun Yu, Gane Ka-Shu Wong, Jun Wang
James D. Watson Institute of Genome Sciences of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Ruiqiang Li, Jia Ye, Songgang Li, Jing Wang, Yujun Han, Chen Ye, Jian Wang, Huanming Yang, Jun Yu, Gane Ka-Shu Wong, Jun Wang
Beijing Institute of Genomics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, Beijing, China
Songgang Li
College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
Gane Ka-Shu Wong
UW Genome Center, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Jun Wang
The Institute of Human Genetics, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
Jun Wang
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M, Denmark

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Gane Ka-Shu Wong and Jun Wang conceived and designed the experiments. Ruiqiang Li, Songgang Li, Jing Wang, and Jun Yu performed the experiments. Ruiqiang Li, Jia Ye, Songgang Li, and Yujun Han analyzed the data. Chen Ye, Jian Wang, and Huanming Yang contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. Ruiqiang Li, Gane Ka-Shu Wong, and Jun Wang wrote the paper.