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This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team reports on a genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic study of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas. Sequencing the oyster's genome revealed a number of polymorphisms and repetitive sequences that allow the mollusks to survive environmental stresses.

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