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The Cell Cycle Timing of Centromeric Chromatin Assembly in Drosophila Meiosis Is Distinct from Mitosis Yet Requires CAL1 and CENP-C

  • Elaine M. Dunleavy equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Elaine M. Dunleavy, Nicole L. Beier

    Affiliation: Department of Genome Dynamics, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Nicole L. Beier equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Elaine M. Dunleavy, Nicole L. Beier

    Affiliation: Department of Genome Dynamics, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Walter Gorgescu,

    Affiliation: Department of Cancer and DNA Damage Responses, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Jonathan Tang,

    Affiliation: Department of Cancer and DNA Damage Responses, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Sylvain V. Costes,

    Affiliation: Department of Cancer and DNA Damage Responses, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Gary H. Karpen mail

    karpen@fruitfly.org

    Affiliation: Department of Genome Dynamics, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Published: December 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001460

About the Authors

Elaine M. Dunleavy, Nicole L. Beier, Gary H. Karpen
Department of Genome Dynamics, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Walter Gorgescu, Jonathan Tang, Sylvain V. Costes
Department of Cancer and DNA Damage Responses, Life Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: karpen@fruitfly.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: EMD NLB GHK. Performed the experiments: EMD NLB. Analyzed the data: EMD NLB WG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WG JT SVC. Wrote the paper: EMD NLB GHK.