Genome of a songbird unveiled
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, 117 Meliora Hall, River Campus, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
Journal of Biology 2010, 9:19 doi:10.1186/jbiol222Published: 1 April 2010
An international collaborative effort has recently uncovered the genome of the zebra finch, a songbird model that has provided unique insights into an array of biological phenomena.
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