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    • Daijiro Konno
    • , Takeya Kasukawa
    •  & Kosuke Hashimoto

    These authors contributed equally to this work.


  1. Cell Asymmetry, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, 2-2-3 Minatojima-Minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0047, Japan

    • Daijiro Konno
    • , Taeko Suetsugu
    •  & Fumio Matsuzaki
  2. Division of Genomic Technologies, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, RIKEN Yokohama Campus, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan

    • Takeya Kasukawa
    • , Kosuke Hashimoto
    •  & Piero Carninci
  3. Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta-cho, Midori-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 226-8503, Japan

    • Takehiko Itoh
  4. Japan Mouse Clinic, RIKEN BioResource Center, 3-1-1, Koyadai, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 305-0074, Japan

    • Ikuo Miura
    •  & Shigeharu Wakana


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D.K., T.K. and H.H. all contributed equally to this work. D.K. designed and performed PCR analyses of genomic DNA from cell and tissue samples. T.K. and K.H. designed WGS and analysed the data. T.I. performed detailed whole-genome SNP analysis. T.S. histochemically analysed teratoma samples. E.M and S.W. performed TaqMan PCR analyses. P.C. designed and managed WGS and analysis. F.M. designed and organized this investigation, and wrote the manuscript.

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