Reptilian-transcriptome v1.0, a glimpse in the brain transcriptome of five divergent Sauropsida lineages and the phylogenetic position of turtles.

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  • 29-09-2011

Tzika AC, Helaers R, Schramm G, Milinkovitch MC. Evodevo 2011 ;2(1):19. 2041-9139-2-19. 10.1186/2041-9139-2-19. PMC3192992.

Reptiles are largely under-represented in comparative genomics despite the fact that they are substantially more diverse in many respects than mammals. Given the high divergence of reptiles from classical model species, next-generation sequencing of their transcriptomes is an approach of choice for gene identification and annotation.

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