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'Simple' animal's genome proves unexpectedly complex
Pennisi, E. (2008). 'Simple' animal's genome proves unexpectedly complex. Science (Wash.) 321(5892): 1028-1029
In: Science (Washington). American Association for the Advancement of Science: New York, N.Y. ISSN 0036-8075, more
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    Marine

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  • Pennisi, E.

Abstract
    The flat marine organism Trichoplax adhaerens barely qualifies as an animal, yet the 98 million DNA base pairs of its genome include many of the genes responsible for guiding the development of other animals' complex shapes and organs.

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