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Research Article

A Macaque's-Eye View of Human Insertions and Deletions: Differences in Mechanisms

  • Erika M Kvikstad,

    Affiliations: Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Svitlana Tyekucheva,

    Affiliations: Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Francesca Chiaromonte,

    Affiliations: Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Kateryna D Makova mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: kdm16@psu.edu

    Affiliations: Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: September 14, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.0030176

About the Authors

Erika M Kvikstad, Svitlana Tyekucheva, Francesca Chiaromonte, Kateryna D Makova
Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Erika M Kvikstad, Kateryna D Makova
Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Svitlana Tyekucheva, Francesca Chiaromonte
Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: kdm16@psu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

EMK, FC, and KDM conceived and designed the experiments and wrote the paper. EMK and ST performed the experiments. EMK, ST, and KDM analyzed the data. EMK, ST, and FC contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.