Marine Genomics Unit on Worm Genome Evolution in the News
Tuesday, 5. December 2017 - 10:30
Researchers from the Marine Genomics Unit at OIST, in collaboration with Okayama University, have decoded two worm genomes and found that they have several genetic similarities with the vertebrates. In a paper published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, the researchers analysed the genomes of two lophotrochozoan worm species, the nemertean Notospermusgeniculatus, a ribbon worm, and the phoronid Phoronisaustralis, a horseshoe worm.
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