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The genome of a songbird.

Abstract:

The zebra finch is an important model organism in several fields with unique relevance to human neuroscience. Like other songbirds, the zebra finch communicates through learned vocalizations, an ability otherwise documented only in humans and a few other animals and lacking in the chicken-the only bird with a sequenced genome until now. Here we present a structural, functional and comparative analysis of the genome sequence of the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata), which is a songbird belongi...

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10.1038/nature08819

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Warren, WC More by this author
Clayton, DF More by this author
Ellegren, H More by this author
Arnold, AP More by this author
Hillier, LW More by this author
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Journal:
Nature
Volume:
464
Issue:
7289
Pages:
757-762
Publication date:
2010-04-05
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
URN:
uuid:a5537261-c006-4f48-9b53-1a553dac52c2
Source identifiers:
216328
Local pid:
pubs:216328

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