A jawless-fish genome untangles the history of vertebrate genome multiplications

11 May 2024 Off By Bambam

Nature, Published online: 10 May 2024; doi:10.1038/d41586-024-00449-2

Clarifying how genome duplication and triplication events shaped early vertebrate genomes has presented a challenge in evolutionary biology. The genome of the jawless hagfish provides a missing piece of this puzzle.