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Recent acquisition of imprinting at the rodent Sfmbt2 locus correlates with insertion of a large block of miRNAs

By Qianwei Wang, Jacqueline Chow, Jenny Hong, Anne Ferguson Smith, Carol Moreno, Peter Seaby, Paul Vrana, Kamelia Miri, Joon Tak, Eu Ddeum Chung, Gabriela Mastromonaco, Isabella Caniggia and Susannah Varmuza
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