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Research Article

The Embryonic Transcriptome of the Red-Eared Slider Turtle (Trachemys scripta)

  • Nicholas J. Kaplinsky mail,

    nkaplin1@swarthmore.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Scott F. Gilbert,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Judith Cebra-Thomas,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Kersti Lilleväli,

    Affiliations: Department of Developmental biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia

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  • Merly Saare,

    Affiliation: Department of Developmental biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia

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  • Eric Y. Chang,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Hannah E. Edelman,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Melissa A. Frick,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Yin Guan,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Rebecca M. Hammond,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Nicholas H. Hampilos,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • David S. B. Opoku,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Karim Sariahmed,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Eric A. Sherman,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Ray Watson

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: June 19, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066357

About the Authors

Nicholas J. Kaplinsky, Scott F. Gilbert, Eric Y. Chang, Hannah E. Edelman, Melissa A. Frick, Yin Guan, Rebecca M. Hammond, Nicholas H. Hampilos, David S. B. Opoku, Karim Sariahmed, Eric A. Sherman, Ray Watson
Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Judith Cebra-Thomas
Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Kersti Lilleväli, Merly Saare
Department of Developmental biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
Kersti Lilleväli
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia

Corresponding Author

Email: nkaplin1@swarthmore.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NJK SFG JC KL MS EYC HEE MAF YG RMH NHH DSO KS EAS RW. Performed the experiments: NJK JC KL MS EYC HEE MAF YG RMH NHH DSO KS EAS RW. Analyzed the data: NJK SFG JC KL MS EYC HEE MAF YG RMH NHH DSO KS EAS RW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NJK JC KL MS. Wrote the paper: NJK SFG JC KL MS EYC HEE MAF YG RMH NHH DSO KS EAS RW.