chinese alligator :
- n small alligator of the Yangtze valley of China having unwebbed digits
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- Whole-genome sequencing uncovers the mysteries of the endangered Chinese alligator
Scientists have completed the genome sequencing and analysis of the endangered Chinese alligator (Alligator sinensis). This is the first published crocodilian genome, providing a good explanation of how terrestrial-style reptiles adapt to aquatic environments and temperature-dependent sex determination.
Aug. 12, 2013 - Science Daily
- Endangered Chinese Alligator Genome Sequenced By Researchers
The endangered Chinese Alligator genome has been fully mapped by scientists from Zhejiang University and BGI Shenzhen. There are currently less than 10,000 captive Chinese Alligators and an estimated 100 in the wild. The alligators are mostly spread throughout the Zhejiang and Anhui Provinces of China. The accomplishment marks the first time researchers have fully... Read more » Endangered ...
Aug. 11, 2013 - The Inquisitr
- Research Team Sequences Genome Of The Endangered Chinese Alligator
April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from Zhejiang University in China and BGI Shenzhen have completed and analyzed the genomic sequence of the endangered Chinese alligator ( Alligator sinensis ) – the first published crocodilian genome. The findings, published in Cell Research , provide plausible explanations of how terrestrial reptiles adapt to aquatic environments ...
Aug. 10, 2013 - redOrbit