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Sequencing the transcriptome of milk production: milk trumps mammary tissue

Danielle G Lemay1*, Russell C Hovey2, Stella R Hartono1, Katie Hinde35, Jennifer T Smilowitz4, Frank Ventimiglia5, Kimberli A Schmidt6, Joyce WS Lee5, Alma Islas-Trejo2, Pedro Ivo Silva1, Ian Korf1, Juan F Medrano2, Peter A Barry6 and J Bruce German4

Author Affiliations

1 Genome Center, University of California Davis, 451 Health Sciences Dr, Davis, CA 95616, USA

2 Department of Animal Science, University of California Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA

3 Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

4 Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA

5 California National Primate Research Center, University of California Davis, Road 98 and Hutchison Drive, Davis, CA, USA

6 Center for Comparative Medicine, University of California Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA

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BMC Genomics 2013, 14:872  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-872

Published: 12 December 2013

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Additional file 1:

Milk processing protocols for human and macaque milk.

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Additional file 2:

An explanation of the algorithm used to quantify globules and crescents by the Globulator software.

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Additional file 3:

FPKM levels for each macaque transcript and each condition.

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Additional file 4:

Complete gene ontology results.

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