The transcriptome of a “sleeping” invader: de novo assembly and annotation of the transcriptome of aestivating Cornu aspersum

Cornu aspersum is a quite intriguing species from the point of view of ecology and evolution and its potential use in medical and environmental applications. It is a species of economic importance since it is farmed and used for culinary purposes. However, the genomic tools that would allow a thorough insight into the ecology, evolution, nutritional and… (More)