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Absence of the TAP2 Human Recombination Hotspot in Chimpanzees

  • Susan E Ptak equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Susan E Ptak, Amy D Roeder

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Amy D Roeder equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Susan E Ptak, Amy D Roeder

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

    ¤1Current address: Biodiversity and Ecological Processes Group, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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  • Matthew Stephens,

    Affiliation: Department of Statistics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Yoav Gilad,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

    ¤2Current address: Department of Genetics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Svante Pääbo,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Molly Przeworski mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Molly_Przeworski@ Brown.edu

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

    ¤3Current address: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Published: June 15, 2004
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020155

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