What Have We Learned from the First 500 Avian Genomes?

@article{Bravo2021WhatHW,
  title={What Have We Learned from the First 500 Avian Genomes?},
  author={Gustavo A. Bravo and C. Jonathan Schmitt and Scott V. Edwards},
  journal={Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics},
  year={2021}
}
The increased capacity of DNA sequencing has significantly advanced our understanding of the phylogeny of birds and the proximate and ultimate mechanisms molding their genomic diversity. In less than a decade, the number of available avian reference genomes has increased to over 500—approximately 5% of bird diversity—placing birds in a privileged position to advance the fields of phylogenomics and comparative, functional, and population genomics. Whole-genome sequence data, as well as indels… 
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