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The Case of the Fickle Fingers: How the PRDM9 Zinc Finger Protein Specifies Meiotic Recombination Hotspots in Humans

  • Laure Ségurel mail,

    lsegurel@uchicago.edu (LS); mfp@uchicago.edu (MP)

    Affiliations: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Ellen Miranda Leffler,

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Molly Przeworski mail

    lsegurel@uchicago.edu (LS); mfp@uchicago.edu (MP)

    Affiliations: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Published: December 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001211

About the Authors

Laure Ségurel, Ellen Miranda Leffler, Molly Przeworski
Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Laure Ségurel, Molly Przeworski
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Molly Przeworski
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.