This Week in PNAS | GenomeWeb

This Week in PNAS

In a study appearing online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a Japanese team describes findings from a genome sequencing study focused on the Pacific bluefin tuna, Thunnus orientalis. An analysis of the genome revealed more than 26,400 predicted protein-coding genes, including genes coding for rhodopsin and opsin pigments poised to pick up blue, green, red, and UV light.

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