Widespread duplications in the genomes of laboratory stocks of Dictyostelium discoideum

Gareth Bloomfield, Yoshimasa Tanaka, Jason Skelton, Alasdair Ivens, Robert R Kay

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Abstract

Duplications of stretches of the genome are an important source of individual genetic variation, but their unrecognized presence in laboratory organisms would be a confounding variable for genetic analysis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R75
Number of pages19
JournalGenome Biology
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Apr 2008

Keywords

  • Genetic Variation
  • Gene Duplication
  • Biomedical Research
  • Genome
  • Dictyostelium

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