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Gene Expression Noise in Spatial Patterning: hunchback Promoter Structure Affects Noise Amplitude and Distribution in Drosophila Segmentation

  • David M. Holloway mail,

    David_Holloway@bcit.ca

    Affiliations: Mathematics Department, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, Biology Department, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Francisco J. P. Lopes,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Biofisica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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  • Luciano da Fontoura Costa,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Fisica de Sao Carlos, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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  • Bruno A. N. Travençolo,

    Affiliations: Instituto de Fisica de Sao Carlos, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Faculty of Computing, Federal University of Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil

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  • Nina Golyandina,

    Affiliation: Mathematics and Mechanics Faculty, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

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  • Konstantin Usevich,

    Affiliation: Mathematics and Mechanics Faculty, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

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  • Alexander V. Spirov

    Affiliation: Computer Science and Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: February 03, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1001069

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