This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team of investigators reports the sequence of the 82-megabase genome of the carnivorous bladderwort plant Utricularia gibba. Despite its small size, the genome accommodates a typical number of genes for a plant, with the main difference between other plant genomes being a reduction in non-genic DNA. The compressed architecture of the U.

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