Aug 2, 2022

The axolotl genome and the evolution of key tissue formation regulators

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, evolution

Circa 2018

Sequencing and assembly of the 32-Gb genome of the Mexican axolotl reveals that it lacks the developmental gene Pax3, which is essential in other vertebrates; the genome sequence could improve our understanding of the evolution of the axolotl’s remarkable regenerative capabilities.

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