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A 5-bp Insertion in Mip Causes Recessive Congenital Cataract in KFRS4/Kyo Rats

  • Kei Watanabe equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kei Watanabe, Kenta Wada

    Affiliations: Mammalian Genetics Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo, Japan, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

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  • Kenta Wada equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kei Watanabe, Kenta Wada

    Affiliations: Mammalian Genetics Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo, Japan, Department of Bioproduction, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Abashiri, Japan

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  • Tomoko Ohashi,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioproduction, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Abashiri, Japan

    Current address: Department of Medical Genome Sciences, Research Institute for Frontier Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan

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  • Saki Okubo,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioproduction, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Abashiri, Japan

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  • Kensuke Takekuma,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioproduction, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Abashiri, Japan

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  • Ryoichi Hashizume,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioproduction, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Abashiri, Japan

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  • Jun-Ichi Hayashi,

    Affiliation: Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

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  • Tadao Serikawa,

    Affiliation: Institute of Laboratory Animals, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

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  • Takashi Kuramoto,

    Affiliation: Institute of Laboratory Animals, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

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  • Yoshiaki Kikkawa mail

    kikkawa-ys@igakuken.or.jp

    Affiliation: Mammalian Genetics Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Published: November 30, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050737

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