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Functional characterization of piggyBat from the bat Myotis lucifugus unveils an active mammalian DNA transposon, Rupak Mitraa, Xianghong Lia, Aurélie Kapusta, David Mayhew, Robi D. Mitra, Cédric Feschotte, and Nancy L. Craig, Published online before print December 17, 2012, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1217548110
Other authors on the paper are Rupak Mitra, Ph.D., and Xianghong Lia, Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Aurélie Kapusta, Ph.D., and Cédric Feschotte, Ph.D., of the University of Utah School of Medicine; and David Mayhew and Robi D. Mitra, Ph.D., of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
The study was funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (grant number R01DA025744), the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (grant number 1R01NS076993), the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (grant number GM077582) and the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund.
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