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Locust genome sequence could aid development of new insecticides

A team of scientists, including researchers from the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and BGI have published the whole genome sequence of the most common locust species, Locusta migratoria. They have found that the locust genome is huge - 6.5 gigabytes – making it the largest animal genome sequenced to date. The researchers were particularly interested in identifying...
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