Open Access Research article

Genome-wide analysis of macrosatellite repeat copy number variation in worldwide populations: evidence for differences and commonalities in size distributions and size restrictions

Mireille Schaap1, Richard JLF Lemmers1, Roel Maassen1, Patrick J van der Vliet1, Lennart F Hoogerheide2, Herman K van Dijk3, Nalan Baştürk45, Peter de Knijff1 and Silvère M van der Maarel1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Human Genetics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

2 Department of Econometrics & Tinbergen Institute, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

3 Econometric Institute & Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam & Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

4 Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

5 The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis, Rimini, Italy

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:143  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-143

Published: 4 March 2013

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Additional file 1:

Observed repeat sizes for all MSRs. Additional file containing tables with repeat sizes obtained in this study for every individual for every MSR separately. The file is in .xls format.

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Additional file containing supplementary tables S1-S5 and their legends. The file is in .pdf format.

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Additional file containing supplementary figures S1-S8 and their legends. The file is in .pdf format.

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