Source: Landcare Research – Press Release/Statement:
Headline: New Zealand’s most devastating predators’ genomes sequenced. DNA codes broken for stoat and ship rat
The DNA secrets of the Predator Free 2050 programme’s most wanted species have been revealed.
The complete genome of the stoat is now available to researchers on the US-based National Center
for Biotechnology Information genome database, hard on the heels of the ship rat genome.