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The genome of the largest bony fish, ocean sunfish (Mola mola), provides insights into its fast growth rate

  • Hailin Pan1, 2,
  • Hao Yu1, 2,
  • Vydianathan Ravi3,
  • Cai Li1, 2,
  • Alison P. Lee3,
  • Michelle M. Lian3,
  • Boon-Hui Tay3,
  • Sydney Brenner3,
  • Jian Wang4, 5,
  • Huanming Yang4, 5,
  • Guojie Zhang1, 2, 6Email author and
  • Byrappa Venkatesh3, 7Email author
Contributed equally

Received: 30 March 2016

Accepted: 4 August 2016

Published: 9 September 2016

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4 Aug 2016 Editorially accepted
9 Sep 2016 Article published 10.1186/s13742-016-0144-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China
China National Genebank, BGI-Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China
Comparative Genomics Laboratory, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR, Biopolis, Singapore, Singapore
BGI-Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China
James D Watson Institute of Genome Sciences, Hangzhou, China
Centre for Social Evolution, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Department of Paediatrics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore