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Rob J Kulathinal and Daniel L Hartl*

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Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

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Genome Biology 2005, 6:201  doi:10.1186/gb-2005-6-1-201

Published: 4 January 2005


A second species of fruit fly has just been added to the growing list of organisms with complete and annotated genome sequences. The publication of the Drosophila pseudoobscura sequence provides a snapshot of how genomes have changed over tens of millions of years and sets the stage for the analysis of more fly genomes.