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  • Michael B. Clark,

    Affiliation: Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Paulo P. Amaral equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Paulo P. Amaral, Felix J. Schlesinger

    Affiliation: Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Felix J. Schlesinger equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Paulo P. Amaral, Felix J. Schlesinger

    Affiliation: Watson School of Biological Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

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  • Marcel E. Dinger,

    Affiliation: Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Ryan J. Taft,

    Affiliation: Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • John L. Rinn,

    Affiliation: Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Chris P. Ponting,

    Affiliation: MRC Functional Genomics Unit, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Peter F. Stadler,

    Affiliation: Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Kevin V. Morris,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Antonin Morillon,

    Affiliation: Institut Curie, UMR3244-Pavillon Trouillet Rossignol, Paris, France

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  • Joel S. Rozowsky,

    Affiliation: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Mark B. Gerstein,

    Affiliation: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Claes Wahlestedt,

    Affiliation: University of Miami, Miami, Florida, United States of America

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  • Yoshihide Hayashizaki,

    Affiliation: Omics Science Center, RIKEN Yokohama Institute, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

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  • Piero Carninci,

    Affiliation: Omics Science Center, RIKEN Yokohama Institute, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

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  • Thomas R. Gingeras mail,

    j.mattick@uq.edu.au(JSM); gingeras@cshl.edu (TRG)

    Affiliation: Watson School of Biological Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

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  • John S. Mattick mail

    j.mattick@uq.edu.au(JSM); gingeras@cshl.edu (TRG)

    Affiliation: Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Published: July 12, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000625

About the Authors

Michael B. Clark, Paulo P. Amaral, Marcel E. Dinger, Ryan J. Taft, John S. Mattick
Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Felix J. Schlesinger, Thomas R. Gingeras
Watson School of Biological Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America
John L. Rinn
Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Chris P. Ponting
MRC Functional Genomics Unit, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Peter F. Stadler
Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Kevin V. Morris
Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Antonin Morillon
Institut Curie, UMR3244-Pavillon Trouillet Rossignol, Paris, France
Joel S. Rozowsky, Mark B. Gerstein
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Claes Wahlestedt
University of Miami, Miami, Florida, United States of America
Yoshihide Hayashizaki, Piero Carninci
Omics Science Center, RIKEN Yokohama Institute, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.