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Cross-species mapping of bidirectional promoters enables prediction of unannotated 5' UTRs and identification of species-specific transcripts

Helen Piontkivska2, Mary Q Yang1, Denis M Larkin3, Harris A Lewin34, James Reecy5 and Laura Elnitski1*

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1 National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, 20852, USA

2 Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA

3 Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61821 USA

4 Institute for Genome Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61821, USA

5 Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA

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BMC Genomics 2009, 10:189  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-189

Published: 24 April 2009

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Supplemental figure S1. Validation of human bidirectional promoters in cow.

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Supplemental table S1. Conserved motifs enriched in head-to-head regions compared to tail-to-tail regions.

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