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Patterns of Intron Gain and Loss in Fungi

  • Cydney B Nielsen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Cydney B Nielsen, Brad Friedman

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, The Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Brad Friedman equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Cydney B Nielsen, Brad Friedman

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Bruce Birren,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Christopher B Burge mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: cburge@mit.edu (CB), Email: jgalag@mit.edu (JG)

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • James E Galagan mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: cburge@mit.edu (CB), Email: jgalag@mit.edu (JG)

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: November 30, 2004
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020422

About the Authors

Cydney B Nielsen, Brad Friedman, Christopher B Burge
Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Cydney B Nielsen, Bruce Birren, James E Galagan
The Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Brad Friedman
Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

CBN, BB, CBB, and JEG conceived and designed the experiments. CBN, BF, and JEG analyzed the data. CBN, BF, and JEG contributed materials/analysis tools. CBN, BF, CBB, and JEG wrote the paper.