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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

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