Genome sequence of an Australian kangaroo, Macropus eugenii, provides insight into the evolution of mammalian reproduction and development

  • Marilyn B Renfree1, 2Email author,

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    • Anthony T Papenfuss1, 4, 3Email author,

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        • James Lindsay6,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Genome Biology201212:414

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DOI: 10.1186/gb-2011-12-12-414

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Received: 20 December 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Accepted: 21 December 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Published: 5 January 2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Correction

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  While compiling the article describing the genome sequence of the tammar wallaby [1] one of the authors was inadvertently omitted from the author list. This author, Hardip Patel, has been included in the corrected author list above.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Authors’ Affiliations

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Kangaroo Genomics
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bioinformatics Division, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Research School of Biology, The Australian National University
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Center for Applied Genetics and Technology, University of Connecticut
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Institute for Technology Research and Innovation, Deakin University
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RIKEN Institute
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Laboratory of Developmental Genetics and Imprinting, The Babraham Institute
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Department of Molecular Genetics, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam-Rehbruecke
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Department of Medical Biology, The University of Melbourne
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Biosciences Research Division, Department of Primary Industries
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Department of Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  National Institute of Genetics
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Human Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics Baylor College of Medicine
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Australian Genome Research Facility
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Westmead Institute for Cancer Research, University of Sydney
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  National Institute of Informatics
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Department of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the University of Queensland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  References

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Renfree MB, Papenfuss AT, Deakin JE, Lindsay J, Heider T, Belov K, Rens W, Waters PD, Pharo EA, Shaw G, Wong ESW, Lefevre CM, Nicholas KR, Kuroki Y, Wakefield MJ, Zenger KR, Wang C, Ferguson-Smith M, Nicholas FW, Hickford D, Yu H, Short KR, Siddle HV, Frankenberg SR, Chew KY, Menzies BR, Stringer JM, Suzuki S, Hore TA, Delbridge ML, et al.: Genome sequence of an Australian kangaroo, Macropus eugenii, provides insight into the evolution of mammalian reproduction and development. Genome Biology 2011, 12:R81.PubMedView Article

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