• Ancient and modern genomes unravel the evolutionary history of the rhinoceros family 

      Liu, Shanlin; Westbury, Michael V; Dussex, Nicolas; Mitchell, Kieren J.; Sinding, Mikkel-Holger S.; Heintzman, Peter D.; Duchêne, David A.; Kapp, Joshua D.; von Seth, Johanna; Heiniger, Holly; Sánchez-Barreiro, Fatima; Margaryan, Ashot; André-Olsen, Remi; De Cahsan, Binia; Meng, Guanliang; Yang, Chentao; Chen, Lei; van der Valk, Tom; Moodley, Yoshan; Rookmaaker, Kees; Bruford, Michael W.; Ryder, Oliver; Steiner, Cynthia; Bruins-van Sonsbeek, Linda G. R.; Vartanyan, Sergey; Guo, Chunxue; Cooper, Alan; Kosintsev, Pavel; Kirillova, Irina V.; Lister, Adrian M.; Marques-Bonet, Tomas; Gopalakrishnan, Shyam; Dunn, Robert R.; Lorenzen, Eline D.; Shapiro, Beth; Zhang, Guojie; Antoine, Pierre-Olivier; Dalén, Love; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Only five species of the once-diverse Rhinocerotidae remain, making the reconstruction of their evolutionary history a challenge to biologists since Darwin. We sequenced genomes from five rhinoceros species (three extinct ...
    • A towering genome: Experimentally validated adaptations to high blood pressure and extreme stature in the giraffe 

      Liu, Chang; Gao, Jianbo; Cui, Xinxin; Li, Zhipeng; Chen, Lei; Yuan, Yuan; Zhang, Yaolei; Mei, Liangwei; Zhao, Lan; Cai, Dan; Hu, Mingliang; Zhou, Botong; Li, Zihe; Qin, Tao; Si, Huazhe; Li, Guangyu; Lin, Zeshan; Xu, Yicheng; Zhu, Chenglong; Yin, Yuan; Zhang, Chenzhou; Xu, Wenjie; Li, Qingjie; Wang, Kun; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Heller, Rasmus; Wang, Wen; Huang, Jinghui; Qiu, Qiang (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The suite of adaptations associated with the extreme stature of the giraffe has long interested biologists and physiologists. By generating a high-quality chromosome-level giraffe genome and a comprehensive comparison with ...