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Department of Biochemistry

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The genome of the centipede has been published in PLOS Biology.


An international team of more than 100 researchers (including Jenny Barna) has published the genome of the centipede Strigamia maritima. The paper "The First Myriapod Genome Sequence Reveals Conservative Arthropod Gene Content and Genome Organisation in the Centipede Strigamia maritima" is the cover story in PLOS Biology, which also includes a commentary. Michael Akam (Zoology) and Frank Jiggins (Genetics) comment in the main University news story.


Jenny Barna

Publication date

25 November 2014