This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, a University of Edinburgh- and University of Queensland Translational Research Institute-led team presents a gene expression catalog for the domestic sheep, Ovis aries, that spans dozens of adult, juvenile, neonatal, and prenatal tissue types. By sequencing hundreds of new RNA sequence libraries, the researchers documented expression for more than 19,900 protein-coding genes and thousands more non-coding genes.

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