About the Authors

Norihiro Maeda

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: rgscerg@gsc.riken.jp

Takeya Kasukawa

¤a Current address: Functional Genomics Subunit, Center for Developmental Biology, RIKEN, Kobe, Japan

Rieko Oyama
Julian Gough
Martin Frith
Pär G Engström
Boris Lenhard
Rajith N Aturaliya
Serge Batalov
Kirk W Beisel
Carol J Bult
Colin F Fletcher
Alistair R. R Forrest
Masaaki Furuno
David Hill
Masayoshi Itoh
Mutsumi Kanamori-Katayama
Shintaro Katayama
Masaru Katoh
Tsugumi Kawashima
John Quackenbush

¤b Current address: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Timothy Ravasi
Brian Z Ring
Kazuhiro Shibata
Koji Sugiura
Yoichi Takenaka
Rohan D Teasdale
Christine A Wells
Yunxia Zhu
Chikatoshi Kai
Jun Kawai
David A Hume
Piero Carninci
Yoshihide Hayashizaki

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

N. Maeda, T. Kasukawa, R. Oyama, J. Gough, M. Frith, P. G. Engström, B. Lenhard, C. J. Bult, M. Furuno, D. Hill, J. Quackenbush, R. D. Teasdale, C. A. Wells, D. A. Hume, P. Carninci, and Y. Hayashizaki conceived and designed the experiments. C. Kai performed the experiments. N. Maeda, T. Kasukawa, R. Oyama, J. Gough, M. Frith, P. G. Engström, B. Lenhard, R. N. Aturaliya, S. Batalov, K. W. Beisel, C. F. Fletcher, A. R. R. Forrest, M. Furuno, M. Itoh, M. Kanamori-Katayama, S. Katayama, M. Katoh, T. Kawashima, T. Ravasi, B. Z. Ring, K. Shibata, K. Sugiura, Y. Takenaka, R. D. Teasdale, C. A. Wells, Y. Zhu, D. A. Hume, and P. Carninci analyzed the data. N. Maeda, T. Kasukawa, R. Oyama, J. Gough, M. Frith, P. G. Engström, B. Lenhard, C. J. Bult, M. Furuno, D. Hill, S. Katayama, J. Quackenbush, C. Kai, J. Kawai, D. A. Hume, P. Carninci, and Y. Hayashizaki contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. N. Maeda, T. Kasukawa, and P. G. Engström wrote the paper.