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.

May 8, 2017
The Scientist Staff

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.)