Genomics and development of Nematostella vectensis and other anthozoans.

@article{Rentzsch2016GenomicsAD,
  title={Genomics and development of Nematostella vectensis and other anthozoans.},
  author={Fabian Rentzsch and Ulrich Technau},
  journal={Current opinion in genetics & development},
  year={2016},
  volume={39},
  pages={
          63-70
        }
}
Due to their rather simple body plan with only few organs and a low number of cell types, cnidarians have long been recognized as an important animal group for evolutionary comparisons of animal body plans. Recent studies have shown, however, that the genomes of cnidarians and their epigenetic and posttranscriptional regulation are more complex than their morphology might suggest. How these complex genomes are deployed during embryonic development is an open question. With a focus on the sea… CONTINUE READING
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