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Animal Family Tree Trunk Made of Jelly (3 of 3)

Caption: This image shows Mnemiopsis leidyi, a species of comb jelly. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the 13 Dec., 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Joseph F. Ryan at National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, and colleagues was titled, "The Genome of the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi and Its Implications for Cell Type Evolution."

Credit: [Image courtesy of Bruno Vellutini, Sars International Center for Marine Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Norway]

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