The genome sequence of the colonial chordate, Botryllus schlosseri


Botryllus schlosseri is a colonial urochordate that follows the chordate plan of development following sexual reproduction, but invokes a stem cell-mediated budding program during subsequent rounds of asexual reproduction. As urochordates are considered to be the closest living invertebrate relatives of vertebrates, they are ideal subjects for whole genome… (More)
DOI: 10.7554/eLife.00569


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@inproceedings{Voskoboynik2013TheGS, title={The genome sequence of the colonial chordate, Botryllus schlosseri}, author={Ayelet Voskoboynik and Norma F. Neff and Debashis Sahoo and Aaron M. Newman and Dmitry Pushkarev and Winston Koh and Benedetto Passarelli and H. Christina Fan and Gary L. Mantalas and Karla J Palmeri and Katherine J. Ishizuka and Carmela Gissi and Francesca Griggio and Rachel Ben-Shlomo and D. Corey and Lolita K. Penland and Richard A. White and Irving L Weissman and Stephen R Quake}, booktitle={eLife}, year={2013} }