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N&H TOPLINE: New tool revolutionizes mapping of complete animal genomes

New method, particularly suited to avian species, enables geneticists to assemble a complete chromosome-level genome by using universal probes.

Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and the University of Kent in the U.K. have developed a new cost-effective approach to mapping and assembling genomes using a novel method that is particularly effective for bird species.

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