Coral Genome Project Finished

By Josh Saul 10 years agoNo Comments

According to a recent article over at Life Scientist, sequencing of the genome for Acropora millepora has been completed by the ARC Center for Excellence for Coral Reef Studies in AU.  This is a major milestone in our understanding of coral biology and reproduction, and also has some importance to our own genetic studies as it was revealed last year that humans share a very large amount of genetic similarity with our cnidarian friends. LINK

  Corals, Technology

 Josh Saul

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Josh Saul is a technology consultant for large global banks. He has been involved in the aquarium hobby for 20 years and has been SCUBA diving for more than 30.

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