Jump to content
Ornithology Exchange

Big science: local funding supports open access sequencing of the Puerto Rican Parrot genome


PhysOrg

Recommended Posts

The critically endangered Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata) is the only surviving parrot species native to the United States. A genomic sequencing project, funded by community donations, has published today, in BioMed Central and BGI's open access journal GigaScience, the first sequence of A. vittata, the first of the large Neotropical Amazona birds to be studied at the genomic level.

 

Read the full article on phys.org

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

×
×
  • Create New...