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In this week's Nature, a multi-institute research group presents an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, a major vector of human viral diseases such as dengue and yellow fever. The scientists used a combination of technologies — including long-read Pacific Biosciences sequencing and Hi-C — to produce a fully re-annotated A. aegypti genome assembly, and then demonstrated its use in mosquito science.

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