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Odorant receptor expressed sequence tags demonstrate olfactory expression of over 400 genes, extensive alternate splicing and unequal expression levels

Janet M Young1*, Benjamin M Shykind2, Robert P Lane13, Lori Tonnes-Priddy14, Joseph A Ross1, Megan Walker1, Eleanor M Williams1 and Barbara J Trask1*

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1 Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

2 Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Columbia University, 701 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA

3 Current address: Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Department, Wesleyan University, 237 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459, USA

4 Current address: Epigenomics Inc., 1000 Seneca Street, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

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Genome Biology 2003, 4:R71  doi:10.1186/gb-2003-4-11-r71

Published: 7 October 2003

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Additional data file 1:

A list of the primers used to confirm the expression of olfactory receptor genes by RT-PCR and PCR from cDNA library templates

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Additional data file 2:

The experimental conditions used for real-time PCR

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