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Research Article

Distinct Mechanisms Determine Transposon Inheritance and Methylation via Small Interfering RNA and Histone Modification

  • Zachary Lippman equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Zachary Lippman, Bruce May

    Affiliation: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

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  • Bruce May equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Zachary Lippman, Bruce May

    Affiliation: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

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  • Cristy Yordan,

    Affiliation: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

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  • Tatjana Singer,

    Affiliation: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

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  • Rob Martienssen mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: martiens@cshl.org

    Affiliation: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: December 22, 2003
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0000067

About the Authors

Zachary Lippman, Bruce May, Cristy Yordan, Tatjana Singer, Rob Martienssen
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: martiens@cshl.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

ZL, BM, and RM conceived and designed the experiments. ZL, BM, and CY performed the experiments. ZL, BM, and CY analyzed the data. ZL, BM, and TS contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. ZL, BM, and RM wrote the paper.