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Correction: Diatom genomes come of age

Assaf Vardi, Kimberlee Thamatrakoln, Kay D Bidle and Paul G Falkowski*

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Environmental Biophysics and Molecular Ecology Program, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08540, USA

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Genome Biology 2010, 11:401  doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-6-401

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Published:4 June 2010

© 2010 BioMed Central Ltd.


After the publication of this minireview [1], we noted errors in the figures given in Table 1 and the text for the percentage of genome that is non-coding. The percentages should be 42% for Thalassiosira pseudonana and 45% for Phaeodactylum tricornutum (see Table 1 a corrected version of Table 1).

Table 1. Comparison of the genome properties of Thalassiosira pseudonana and Phaeodactylum tricornutum genomes*


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