Image of the Day: Tiny but Telling Flea

The recently updated genome sequence of the Daphnia pulex can shed more light on how it adapts to stress, environmental toxins, and warming temperatures.

By | May 9, 2017

A false-color confocal laser scanning micrograph of Daphnia pulex  

JAN MICHELS, FUNCTIONAL MORPHOLOGY AND BIOMECHANICS, CHRISTIAN-ALBRECHTS-UNIVERSITAT ZU KIEL

           (See Z. Ye et al., “A new reference genome assembly for the microcrustacean Daphnia pulex,” G3doi:10.1534/g3.116.038638, 2017.)

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