A study appearing online in Genome Biology spells out the genome sequence for an Indian strain of Anopheles stephensi, a mosquito species known for spreading malaria in India and the Middle East. An international team led by investigators at Virginia Tech used Roche 454, Illumina, and Pacific Biosciences sequencing reads to put together a 221 million base assembly spanning some 92 percent or more of An. stephensi genome.

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