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Maize Centromere Structure and Evolution: Sequence Analysis of Centromeres 2 and 5 Reveals Dynamic Loci Shaped Primarily by Retrotransposons

  • Thomas K. Wolfgruber equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Thomas K. Wolfgruber, Anupma Sharma, Kevin L. Schneider

    Affiliation: Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Anupma Sharma equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Thomas K. Wolfgruber, Anupma Sharma, Kevin L. Schneider

    Affiliation: Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Kevin L. Schneider equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Thomas K. Wolfgruber, Anupma Sharma, Kevin L. Schneider

    Affiliation: Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Patrice S. Albert,

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Dal-Hoe Koo,

    Affiliation: Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Jinghua Shi,

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

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  • Zhi Gao,

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Fangpu Han,

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Hyeran Lee,

    Affiliation: Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Ronghui Xu,

    Affiliation: Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Jamie Allison,

    Affiliation: Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • James A. Birchler,

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Jiming Jiang,

    Affiliation: Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • R. Kelly Dawe,

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

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  • Gernot G. Presting mail

    gernot@hawaii.edu

    Affiliation: Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Published: November 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000743
  • Published in PLOS Genetics

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