Tardigrade comparative genomics

There is now a second Tardigrade genome described in a manuscript (Koutsovoulos et al 2015), only days after the first (Boothby et al 2015– not OA). Koutsovoulos et al¬†however strongly suggests that the widely publicised rampant horizontal gene transfer (HGT) is problematic. This alternate genome¬†comes from Mark Blaxter’s group in Edinburgh, and has in fact…