Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes

John A. St John, Edward L. Braun, Sally R. Isberg, Lee G. Miles, Amanda Y. Chong, Jaime Gongora, Pauline Dalzell, Christopher Moran, Bertrand Bed'Hom, Arkhat Abzhanov, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Todd A. Castoe, Nicholas G. Crawford, Llewellyn D. Densmore, Jennifer C. Drew, Scott V. Edwards, Brant C. Faircloth, Matthew K. Fujita, Matthew J. GreenwoldFederico G. Hoffmann, Jonathan M. Howard, Taisen Iguchi, Daniel E. Janes, Shahid Y. Khan, Satomi Kohno, AP Jason de Koning, Stacey L. Lance, Fiona M. McCarthy, John E. McCormack, Mark E. Merchant, Daniel G. Peterson, David D. Pollock, Nader Pourmand, Brian J. Raney, Kyria A. Roessler, Jeremy R. Sanford, Roger H. Sawyer, Carl J. Schmidt, Eric W. Triplett, Tracey D. Tuberville, Miryam Venegas-Anaya, Jason T. Howard, Erich D. Jarvis, Louis J. Guillette, Travis C. Glenn, Richard E. Green, David A. Ray

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Abstract

The International Crocodilian Genomes Working Group (ICGWG) will sequence and assemble the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis), saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) and Indian gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) genomes. The status of these projects and our planned analyses are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number415
JournalGenome biology
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 31 2012

Keywords

  • Amniote
  • Archosauria
  • Crocodylia
  • Evolution
  • Genomics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

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    St John, J. A., Braun, E. L., Isberg, S. R., Miles, L. G., Chong, A. Y., Gongora, J., Dalzell, P., Moran, C., Bed'Hom, B., Abzhanov, A., Burgess, S. C., Cooksey, A. M., Castoe, T. A., Crawford, N. G., Densmore, L. D., Drew, J. C., Edwards, S. V., Faircloth, B. C., Fujita, M. K., ... Ray, D. A. (2012). Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes. Genome biology, 13(1), [415]. https://doi.org/10.1186/gb-2012-13-1-415