NOVEL DINOFLAGELLATE CLOCK‐RELATED GENES IDENTIFIED THROUGH MICROARRAY ANALYSIS 1

@article{Okamoto2003NOVELDC,
  title={NOVEL DINOFLAGELLATE CLOCK‐RELATED GENES IDENTIFIED THROUGH MICROARRAY ANALYSIS 1},
  author={Oswaldo Keith Okamoto and John Woodland Hastings},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={2003},
  volume={39}
}
In a genome‐wide study of circadian gene expression, we constructed microarrays containing 3500 cDNAs from the dinoflagellate Pyrocystis lunula Schütt and compared the abundance of transcripts at circadian times separated by 12 h. About 3% of the unique genes screened were identified as circadian controlled, more than 50% of which could be identified with diverse known genes. Most were preferentially expressed in either early subjective day or late subjective night. Light exposures at times… 

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