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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)230-238
Number of pages9
JournalComparative and functional genomics
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2004

Abstract

With the development of genomic science and its battery of technologies, polar biology stands on the threshold of a revolution, one that will enable the investigation of important questions of unprecedented scope and with extraordinary depth and precision. The exotic organisms of polar ecosystems are ideal candidates for genomic analysis. Through such analyses, it will be possible to learn not only the novel features that enable polar organisms to survive, and indeed thrive, in their extreme environments, but also fundamental biological principles that are common to most, if not all, organisms. This article aims to review recent developments in Antarctic genomics and to demonstrate the global context of such studies. Copyright (C) 2004 John Wiley Sons, Ltd.

    Research areas

  • Antarctic, genomics, psychrophilic, stenothermal, marine, terrestrial, environment, evolution, SOUTHERN-OCEAN, CLIMATE-CHANGE, NOTOTHENIOID FISHES, PLANKTONIC ARCHAEA, COLD ADAPTATION, TEMPERATURE, EXPRESSION, PENINSULA, PERSPECTIVE, POPULATION

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