NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Scientists have analyzed the genome of a sea anemone and said their research will offer insights into the ascent of multi-celled animals, according to the study, which appears in this week’s Science.
 
The genome of the starlet sea anemone, or Nematostella vectensis, was sequenced by the Joint Genome Institute and was found to have around 18,000 genes, compared to 20,000 in humans.
 

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