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Genome-wide DNA methylation analyses in the brain reveal four differentially methylated regions between humans and non-human primates

Jinkai Wang1, Xiangyu Cao12, Yanfeng Zhang12 and Bing Su1*

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1 State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 32 East Jiao-Chang Road, Kunming, Yunnan, 650223, People's Republic of China

2 Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People's Republic of China

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:144  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-144

Published: 16 August 2012

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Figure S1. Relationship between DNA methylation in regions of different distances to transcriptional start sites and gene expression levels in the human cerebral cortex.

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Table S1. The numbers of DMRs identified by the Batman method when analyzing the 450 peaks identified in either of the two species by the NimbleScan method.

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Table S2. Information and primers of the 150 candidate regions.

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