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Research Article

A Map of Recent Positive Selection in the Human Genome

  • Benjamin F Voight equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Benjamin F Voight, Sridhar Kudaravalli

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Sridhar Kudaravalli equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Benjamin F Voight, Sridhar Kudaravalli

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Xiaoquan Wen,

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Jonathan K Pritchard mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: pritch@uchicago.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Published: March 07, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040072
  • Published in PLOS Biology

About the Authors

Benjamin F Voight, Sridhar Kudaravalli, Xiaoquan Wen, Jonathan K Pritchard
Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: pritch@uchicago.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

BFV, JKP, SK, and XW conceived and designed the statistical methods. BFV, SK, and JKP conceived and designed the project, analyzed the data, and wrote the paper. XW constructed the Java web tool. BFV performed the simulations.