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Iroquois Complex Genes Induce Co-Expression of rhodopsins in Drosophila

  • Esteban O Mazzoni,

    Affiliation: Center for Developmental Genetics, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

    ¤a Current address: Pathology Department, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Arzu Celik,

    Affiliation: Center for Developmental Genetics, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

    ¤b Current address: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

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  • Mathias F Wernet,

    Affiliation: Center for Developmental Genetics, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

    ¤c Current address: Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Daniel Vasiliauskas,

    Affiliation: Center for Developmental Genetics, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Robert J Johnston,

    Affiliation: Center for Developmental Genetics, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Tiffany A Cook,

    Affiliation: Center for Developmental Genetics, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

    ¤d Current address: Developmental Biology/Pediatric Ophthalmology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Franck Pichaud,

    Affiliation: Center for Developmental Genetics, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

    ¤e Current address: Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, Medical Research Council Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology and Cell Biology Unit, University College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Claude Desplan mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: cd38@nyu.edu

    Affiliation: Center for Developmental Genetics, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: April 22, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060097

About the Authors

Esteban O Mazzoni, Arzu Celik, Mathias F Wernet, Daniel Vasiliauskas, Robert J Johnston, Tiffany A Cook, Franck Pichaud, Claude Desplan
Center for Developmental Genetics, Department of Biology, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: cd38@nyu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

EOM, AC, MFW, and CD conceived and designed the experiments. EOM, AC, MFW, and DV performed and analyzed the experiments. RJJ and TAC contributed reagents. TAC and FP made the initial observations. EOM, AC, and CD wrote the paper.