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Research Article

Prediction of Human Disease Genes by Human-Mouse Conserved Coexpression Analysis

  • Ugo Ala equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ugo Ala, Rosario Michael Piro

    Affiliation: Molecular Biotechnology Center, Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

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  • Rosario Michael Piro equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ugo Ala, Rosario Michael Piro

    Affiliation: Molecular Biotechnology Center, Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

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  • Elena Grassi,

    Affiliation: Molecular Biotechnology Center, Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

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  • Christian Damasco,

    Affiliation: Molecular Biotechnology Center, Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

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  • Lorenzo Silengo,

    Affiliation: Molecular Biotechnology Center, Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

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  • Martin Oti,

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics and Centre for Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Paolo Provero mail,

    paolo.provero@unito.it (PP); ferdinando.dicunto@unito.it (FDC)

    Affiliation: Molecular Biotechnology Center, Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

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  • Ferdinando Di Cunto mail

    paolo.provero@unito.it (PP); ferdinando.dicunto@unito.it (FDC)

    Affiliation: Molecular Biotechnology Center, Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy

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  • Published: March 28, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000043

About the Authors

Ugo Ala, Rosario Michael Piro, Elena Grassi, Christian Damasco, Lorenzo Silengo, Paolo Provero, Ferdinando Di Cunto
Molecular Biotechnology Center, Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Martin Oti
Department of Human Genetics and Centre for Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: UA RMP PP FDC. Analyzed the data: UA RMP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EG CD LS MO. Wrote the paper: PP FDC.