Canadian Team IDs Expression Signature Linked to Wild Salmon Migration, Spawning Success | GenomeWeb

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Canadian research team has tracked down a gene expression signature that coincides with wild salmon survival during their annual journey to spawning grounds — and spawning success once they arrive. The researchers reported their findings in a paper in today's issue of Science.

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