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Loss of Egg Yolk Genes in Mammals and the Origin of Lactation and Placentation

  • David Brawand,

    Affiliation: Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

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  • Walter Wahli mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: walter.wahli@unil.ch (WW); henrik.kaessmann@unil.ch (HK)

    Affiliations: Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, National Research Center Frontiers in Genetics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

    These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Henrik Kaessmann mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: walter.wahli@unil.ch (WW); henrik.kaessmann@unil.ch (HK)

    Affiliation: Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

    These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Published: March 18, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060063

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