Through the Community Sequencing Program, a catfish EST sequencing project was carried out through a collaboration between the catfish research community and the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute. Prior to this project, only a limited EST resource from catfish was available for the purpose of SNP identification.
Read more at 7th Space Interactive‘s site. More details about the paper can be found in the journal Genome Biology.
More information about the catfish genome project is available on the DOE JGI’s website.