Squid enrich their DNA ‘blueprint’ through prolific RNA editing

RNA editing of genomic information was thought to be sparingly used, based on a limited number of studies in mammals and flies. But recently, investigators discovered the most prolific usage yet of RNA editing in the common squid, Doryteuthis pealeii, a behaviorally sophisticated marine organism that has long been prized for studies of the nervous system.

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