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Organism-Specific Probe Selection and rRNA depletion

As detailed in a previous post, rRNA depletion with Ribo-zero greatly increases the number of usable reads in RNASeq studies, but this one-size-fits-all approach is not appropriate for some researchers. 168 more words

Gene Expression - Molecular Biology

Natural volcanic CO2 seeps reveal future trajectories for host–microbial associations in corals and sponges

Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are rapidly rising causing an increase in the partial pressure of CO2 (pCO2) in the ocean and a reduction in pH known as ocean acidification (OA). 263 more words


Plasticity predicts evolution in a marine alga

Under global change, populations have four possible responses: ‘migrate, acclimate, adapt or die’ (Gienapp et al. 2008 Climate change and evolution: disentangling environmental and genetic response. 242 more words