The International Cooperation to Sequence the Atlantic Salmon Genome


The International Cooperation to Sequence the Atlantic Salmon Genome (ICSASG) project, supported in part by Cermaq ASA, has been completed. Salmon farmers will now be able to use the R&D resource information to identify genes that are resistant to different viruses and to identify genes that are critical for growth. This will help salmon farmers develop better breeding programs and vaccines, and will help to optimize feeding.

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