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Revisiting an Old Riddle: What Determines Genetic Diversity Levels within Species?

  • Ellen M. Leffler mail,

    emleffler@uchicago.edu (EML); mfp@uchicago.edu (MP)

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

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  • Kevin Bullaughey equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kevin Bullaughey, Daniel R. Matute, Wynn K. Meyer, Laure Ségurel, Aarti Venkat

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Daniel R. Matute equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kevin Bullaughey, Daniel R. Matute, Wynn K. Meyer, Laure Ségurel, Aarti Venkat

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

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  • Wynn K. Meyer equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kevin Bullaughey, Daniel R. Matute, Wynn K. Meyer, Laure Ségurel, Aarti Venkat

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

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  • Laure Ségurel equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kevin Bullaughey, Daniel R. Matute, Wynn K. Meyer, Laure Ségurel, Aarti Venkat

    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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  • Aarti Venkat equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kevin Bullaughey, Daniel R. Matute, Wynn K. Meyer, Laure Ségurel, Aarti Venkat

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

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  • Peter Andolfatto,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Molly Przeworski mail

    emleffler@uchicago.edu (EML); mfp@uchicago.edu (MP)

    Affiliations: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Ecology and Evolution, 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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  • Published: September 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001388

About the Authors

Ellen M. Leffler, Daniel R. Matute, Wynn K. Meyer, Laure Ségurel, Aarti Venkat, Molly Przeworski
Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Kevin Bullaughey, Molly Przeworski
Department of Ecology and Evolution, 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
Peter Andolfatto
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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