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300 million years of conserved synteny between chicken Z and human chromosome 9

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Figure 1: Comparative location of orthologous genes on chicken Z and human chromosome 9.
Figure 2: FISH mapping of DMRT1 on chicken Z chromosome.

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We thank W.J. Schneider, V.M. Fowler, G. Dechant and G. Goodwin for providing chicken DNA probes; H.H. Arnold, B. Andree and T. Brand for the chick cDNA library; and C. Möller for help with the preparation of the manuscript. Supported by grants from the Commission of the European Communities (FAIR PL97-3796, BIO4 98-0288) and the German Research Foundation (Ha 1374/5-1). Genome research at the Roslin Institute is supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Biotechnology Sciences Research Council and the Commission of the European Communities.

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Nanda, I., Shan, Z., Schartl, M. et al. 300 million years of conserved synteny between chicken Z and human chromosome 9. Nat Genet 21, 258–259 (1999).

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