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Research Article

Unisexual and Heterosexual Meiotic Reproduction Generate Aneuploidy and Phenotypic Diversity De Novo in the Yeast Cryptococcus neoformans

  • Min Ni equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Min Ni, Marianna Feretzaki

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

    Current address: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Tarrytown, New York, United States of America.

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  • Marianna Feretzaki equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Min Ni, Marianna Feretzaki

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Wenjun Li,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

    Current address: Natcher Building, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America.

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  • Anna Floyd-Averette,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Piotr Mieczkowski,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Fred S. Dietrich,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Joseph Heitman mail

    heitm001@duke.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: September 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001653

About the Authors

Min Ni, Marianna Feretzaki, Wenjun Li, Anna Floyd-Averette, Fred S. Dietrich, Joseph Heitman
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
Piotr Mieczkowski
Department of Genetics, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: heitm001@duke.edu

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: MN MF JH. Performed the experiments: MN MF WL AF. Analyzed the data: MN MF WL FSD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PM FSD. Wrote the paper: MN MF JH.