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A Novel puf-A Gene Predicted from Evolutionary Analysis Is Involved in the Development of Eyes and Primordial Germ-Cells

By Ming-Wei Kuo, Sheng-Hung Wang, Jui-Chin Chang, Chien-Huei Chang, Ling-Jyun Huang, Hsin-Hung Lin, Alice Lin-Tsing Yu, Wen-Hsiung Li and John Yu


Although the human genome project has been completed for some time, the issue of the number of transcribed genes with identifiable biological functions remains unresolved. We used zebrafish as a model organism to study the functions of Ka/Ks-predicted novel human exons, which were identified from a comparative evolutionary genomics analysis

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