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Research Article

The Evolution of HoxD-11 Expression in the Bird Wing: Insights from Alligator mississippiensis

  • Alexander O. Vargas mail,

    thearchosaur@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    Current address: Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

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  • Tiana Kohlsdorf,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    Current address: Departamento de Biologia, FFCLRP Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • John F. Fallon,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • John VandenBrooks,

    Affiliation: Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

    Current address: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Günter P. Wagner

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Published: October 03, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003325
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Alexander O. Vargas, Tiana Kohlsdorf, Günter P. Wagner
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
John F. Fallon
Department of Anatomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
John VandenBrooks
Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: thearchosaur@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AOV GW. Performed the experiments: AOV TK. Analyzed the data: AOV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JV. Wrote the paper: AOV JFF GW.