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Dosage compensation is less effective in birds than in mammals

Yuichiro Itoh1, Esther Melamed1, Xia Yang2, Kathy Kampf1, Susanna Wang2, Nadir Yehya2, Atila Van Nas2, Kirstin Replogle3, Mark R Band4, David F Clayton3, Eric E Schadt5, Aldons J Lusis2 and Arthur P Arnold1*

  • * Corresponding author: Arthur P Arnold arnold@ucla.edu

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Physiological Science, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

2 Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

3 Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

4 W.M. Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

5 Rosetta Inpharmatics, Seattle, WA 98034, USA

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Journal of Biology 2007, 6:2  doi:10.1186/jbiol53

Published: 22 March 2007

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A table of genes with significantly different expression in male vs female chick brain

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A table showing male:female ratios of expression of all genes in zebra finch

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Additional data file 3:

The primer sequences used for quantitative PCR

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