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What makes a jellyfish

Three studies presenting genomes and transcriptomes from different life stages of nearly all major lineages of medusozoans present radically different gene expression profiles between life cycle stages and many medusa-specific genes.

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Fig. 1: Cnidarian genomes and proportions of differentially expressed genes of various medusozoan life cycle stages.


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Schnitzler, C.E. What makes a jellyfish. Nat Ecol Evol 3, 724–725 (2019).

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