The genome of the model beetle and pest Tribolium castaneum

@article{Richards2008TheGO,
  title={The genome of the model beetle and pest Tribolium castaneum},
  author={S. Richards and R. Gibbs and G. Weinstock and Susan J. Brown and R. Denell and R. Beeman and R. Gibbs and Gregor Bucher and M. Friedrich and C. Grimmelikhuijzen and M. Klingler and M. Lorenzen and S. Roth and R. Schr{\"o}der and D. Tautz and E. Zdobnov and D. Muzny and Tony Attaway and S. Bell and C. Buhay and Mimi N. Chandrabose and Dean Chavez and Kerstin P Clerk-Blankenburg and A. Cree and M. Dao and Clay Davis and J. Chacko and H. Dinh and S. Dugan-Rocha and G. Fowler and Toni T Garner and J. Garnes and A. Gnirke and A. Hawes and Judith Hernandez and S. Hines and M. Holder and J. Hume and S. Jhangiani and V. Joshi and Z. Khan and L. Jackson and C. Kovar and Andrea Kowis and Sandy Lee and L. Lewis and John D. Margolis and M. Morgan and L. Nazareth and N. Nguyen and Geoffrey O. Okwuonu and David Parker and S. Ruiz and J. Santibanez and Jo{\"e}l Savard and S. Scherer and Brian W. Schneider and E. Sodergren and Selina Vattahil and D. Villasana and C. S. White and Rita A. Wright and Yoonseong Park and J. Lord and B. Oppert and Susan J. Brown and L. Wang and G. Weinstock and Yue Liu and K. Worley and C. Elsik and J. Reese and E. Elhaik and Giddy Landan and D. Graur and P. Arensburger and P. Atkinson and J. Beidler and Jeffery P. Demuth and D. W. Drury and Yu-Zhou Du and H. Fujiwara and V. Maselli and M. Osanai and H. Robertson and Z. Tu and Jian-Jun Wang and Suzhi Wang and Henry Song and Lan Zhang and D. Werner and M. Stanke and B. Morgenstern and V. Solovyev and P. Kosarev and G. Brown and Hsiu-Chuan Chen and O. Ermolaeva and W. Hlavina and Y. Kapustin and B. Kiryutin and P. Kitts and D. Maglott and K. Pruitt and V. Sapojnikov and A. Souvorov and A. Mackey and R. Waterhouse and S. Wyder and E. Kriventseva and T. Kadowaki and P. Bork and M. Aranda and R. Bao and A. Beermann and N. Berns and R. Bolognesi and F. Bonneton and D. Bopp and T. Butts and A. Chaumot and R. Denell and D. Ferrier and Cassondra M Gordon and M. Jindra and Q. Lan and H. Michael G. Lattorff and V. Laudet and Cornelia von Levetsow and Zhenyi Liu and R. Lutz and J. Lynch and Rodrigo Nunes da Fonseca and Nico Posnien and R. Reuter and Johannes B Schinko and Christian Schmitt and M. Schoppmeier and T. Shippy and Franck Simonnet and H. Marques-Souza and Y. Tomoyasu and Jochen Trauner and M. van der Zee and M. Vervoort and Nadine Wittkopp and E. Wimmer and Xiaoyun Yang and Andrew K. Jones and D. Sattelle and P. Ebert and David Nelson and Jeffrey G Scott and S. Muthukrishnan and K. Kramer and Y. Arakane and Q. Zhu and D. Hogenkamp and Radhika Dixit and Haobo Jiang and Z. Zou and J. Marshall and E. Elpidina and K. Vinokurov and C. Oppert and Jay D. Evans and Zhiqiang Lu and P. Zhao and Niranji Sumathipala and B. Altincicek and A. Vilcinskas and Michael Williams and D. Hultmark and C. H{\'e}tru and F. Hauser and G. Cazzamali and M. Williamson and B. Li and Yoshiaki Tanaka and R. Predel and S. Neupert and J. Schachtner and P. Verleyen and F. Raible and Kimberly K. O. Walden and S. Angeli and S. For{\^e}t and S. Schuetz and R. Maleszka and S. Miller and Daniela Grossmann},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2008},
  volume={452},
  pages={949-955}
}
Tribolium castaneum is a member of the most species-rich eukaryotic order, a powerful model organism for the study of generalized insect development, and an important pest of stored agricultural products. We describe its genome sequence here. This omnivorous beetle has evolved the ability to interact with a diverse chemical environment, as shown by large expansions in odorant and gustatory receptors, as well as P450 and other detoxification enzymes. Development in Tribolium is more… Expand
[When Tribolium complements the genetics of Drosophila].
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