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Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) distinguish Indian-origin and Chinese-origin rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Betsy Ferguson12*, Summer L Street12, Hollis Wright1, Carlo Pearson1, Yibing Jia1, Shaun L Thompson3, Patrick Allibone3, Christopher J Dubay1, Eliot Spindel1 and Robert B Norgren3

Author Affiliations

1 Genetics Research and Informatics Program, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Beaverton, OR 97006, USA

2 Washington National Primate Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

3 Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA

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BMC Genomics 2007, 8:43  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-8-43

Published: 7 February 2007

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Additional File 1:

Gene summary. 11 KB in size. The rhesus macaque genes included in this study are listed along with their putative chromosome location. The number of SNPs found in each population, along with the number that were unique to the population, are included. Those genes that are represented in the SNP genotype assay are also indicated.

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Additional File 2:

SNP identity and NCBI accession numbers. 307 KB in size. This file lists the SNPs, and their associated gene, identified in this study. The NCBI STS (reference sequence) and dbSNP (SNP) accession numbers for each are shown.

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