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Research Article

Identification and Characterization of MicroRNAs in Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) by Using Solexa Sequencing Technology

  • Zhiqiang Xu equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Zhiqiang Xu, Jiaping Chen

    zhiqiangx@163.com (ZX); xuxiaofeng@njnu.edu.cn (XX)

    Affiliations: College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China, Freshwater Fisheries Research Institute of Jiangsu Province, Nanjing, China

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  • Jiaping Chen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Zhiqiang Xu, Jiaping Chen

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

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  • Xuguang Li,

    Affiliation: Freshwater Fisheries Research Institute of Jiangsu Province, Nanjing, China

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  • Jiachun Ge,

    Affiliation: Freshwater Fisheries Research Institute of Jiangsu Province, Nanjing, China

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  • Jianlin Pan,

    Affiliation: Freshwater Fisheries Research Institute of Jiangsu Province, Nanjing, China

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  • Xiaofeng Xu mail

    zhiqiangx@163.com (ZX); xuxiaofeng@njnu.edu.cn (XX)

    Affiliation: College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China

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  • Published: January 16, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054174

About the Authors

Zhiqiang Xu, Xiaofeng Xu
College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China
Zhiqiang Xu, Xuguang Li, Jiachun Ge, Jianlin Pan
Freshwater Fisheries Research Institute of Jiangsu Province, Nanjing, China
Jiaping Chen
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZX JC XX. Performed the experiments: ZX JC. Analyzed the data: ZX JC XL JG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ZX JP XX. Wrote the paper: ZX JC XX.