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Exceptional Diversity, Non-Random Distribution, and Rapid Evolution of Retroelements in the B73 Maize Genome

  • Regina S. Baucom equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Regina S. Baucom, James C. Estill

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • James C. Estill equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Regina S. Baucom, James C. Estill

    Affiliation: Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Cristian Chaparro,

    Affiliation: Université de Perpignan, Via Domitia, CNRS UMR5096 LGDP, Perpignan, France

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  • Naadira Upshaw,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Ansuya Jogi,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Jean-Marc Deragon,

    Affiliation: Université de Perpignan, Via Domitia, CNRS UMR5096 LGDP, Perpignan, France

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  • Richard P. Westerman,

    Affiliation: Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Phillip J. SanMiguel,

    Affiliation: Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey L. Bennetzen mail

    maize@uga.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: November 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000732
  • Published in PLOS Genetics

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This article is part of the 2009 PLoS Genetics Maize Genome Collection. To view the whole collection, please visit
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