Tunicate Genome Sequence Reveals Genomic Diversity in Chordates | GenomeWeb

By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing online today in Science, an international team reported that it has sequenced the genome of the larvacean tunicate Oikopleura dioica, uncovering a range of genome features — from gene order to intron patterns — not previously reported in other animals.

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