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Microgravity simulation by diamagnetic levitation: effects of a strong gradient magnetic field on the transcriptional profile of Drosophila melanogaster

Raul Herranz12*, Oliver J Larkin3, Camelia E Dijkstra3, Richard JA Hill4, Paul Anthony3, Michael R Davey3, Laurence Eaves4, Jack JWA van Loon5, F Javier Medina1 and Roberto Marco2

Author Affiliations

1 Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CSIC), Ramiro de Maeztu 9, E-28040, Madrid, Spain

2 Departamento de Bioquímica, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Arzobispo Morcillo s/n, E-28029, Madrid, Spain

3 School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, LE12 5RD, UK

4 School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

5 Dutch Experiment Support Center, DESC at OCB-ACTA, VU-University and University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:52  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-52

Published: 1 February 2012

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Supplementary online material including additional methods and figures S1 to S6.

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Ten minute-long clip of levitating flies in the 0 g* arena (QuickTime format) also available with a Drosophila walking discussion at [27].

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GEDI analysis files, including each cluster list of probesets and their expression ratio for each condition (zip file).

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