This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, a multi-national research team reports on the sequencing and analysis of the elephant shark genome, providing insights into bone formation and the immune systems in jawed vertebrates, also known as gnathostomes. These animals can be divided into those with skeletons of bone or of cartilage.

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