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Mapping meiotic breaks: Spo11 oligonucleotides precisely mark the spots

Patty Yi-Hwa Hwang and Neil Hunter*

Author Affiliations

Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Departments of Microbiology, Molecular & Cellular Biology and Cell Biology & Human Anatomy, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA

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Genome Biology 2011, 12:111  doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-4-111

Published: 28 April 2011

Abstract

Initiation sites for meiotic recombination have now been precisely mapped across the budding yeast genome using a widely applicable deep-sequencing approach.