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- Vilella, Albert J., et al. Show all 56 Authors
- Cell 2012 v.148 no.4 pp. 780-791
- Metatheria; carnivores; evolution; females; genome; genomics; genotyping; neoplasm cells; neoplasms; population; sequence analysis; somatic mutation; Tasmania
- ... The Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii), the largest marsupial carnivore, is endangered due to a transmissible facial cancer spread by direct transfer of living cancer cells through biting. Here we describe the sequencing, assembly, and annotation of the Tasmanian devil genome and whole-genome sequences for two geographically distant subclones of the cancer. Genomic analysis suggests that the c ...
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