Characterization of the pufferfish (Fugu) genome as a compact model vertebrate genome

Brenner, S.; Elgar, G.; Sandford, R.; Macrae, A.; Venkatesh, B.; Aparicio, S.
November 1993
Nature;11/18/1993, Vol. 366 Issue 6452, p265
Academic Journal
Presents the characteristics of the genome of the tetraodontoid fish, Fugu rubripes. Use of random sequencing approach supported by gene probing; Genome containing 400 megabases (Mb) of DNA; Size of genome compared to the human genome; Model genome for the discovery of human genes.


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