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Research Article

Emergence of Young Human Genes after a Burst of Retroposition in Primates

  • Ana Claudia Marques equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ana Claudia Marques, Isabelle Dupanloup

    Affiliation: Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

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  • Isabelle Dupanloup equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ana Claudia Marques, Isabelle Dupanloup

    Affiliation: Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

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  • Nicolas Vinckenbosch,

    Affiliation: Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

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  • Alexandre Reymond,

    Affiliations: Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Henrik Kaessmann mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Henrik.Kaessmann@unil.ch

    Affiliation: Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

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  • Published: October 11, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0030357

About the Authors

Ana Claudia Marques, Isabelle Dupanloup, Nicolas Vinckenbosch, Alexandre Reymond, Henrik Kaessmann
Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Alexandre Reymond
Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: Henrik.Kaessmann@unil.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ACM, ID, NV, and HK conceived and designed the experiments. ACM and NV performed the experiments. ACM, ID, NV, and HK analyzed the data. ID and AR contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. ACM, ID, NV, and HK wrote the paper.