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Aparicio, S., ...(37 authors)..., Venkatesh, B.,Rokhsar, D. and Brenner, S.
Whole-genome shotgun assembly and analysis of the genome of Fugu rubripes
Science (2002) 297, 1301-1310.

Koh, E.G.L., Lam, K., Christoffels, A., Erdmann, M.V., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Hox gene clusters in the Indonesian coelacanth, Latimeria menadoensis.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (2003) 100, 1084-1088.

Yu, W.P., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Duplication, degeneration and subfunctionalization of the nested synapsin-Timp genes in Fugu.
Trends Genet
. (2003) 19, 180-183.

Venkatesh, B.. 
Evolution and diversity of fish genomes.
Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. (2003) 13, 588-592.

Stapleton, T, Luchman, A., Johnston, J., Browder, L., Brenner,S., Venkatesh, B. and Jirik, F.R.
Compact intergenic regions of the pufferfish genome facilitate isolation of gene promoters: characterization of Fugu 3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phosphosulfate synthase 2 gene promoter function in transgenic Xenopus.
FEBS Lett. (2004) 556, 59-63.

Brinkmann, H., Venkatesh, B.., Brenner, S. and Meyer, A.
Nuclear protein-coding genes support lungfish and not the coelacanth as the closest living relatives of land vertebrates.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA
(2004) 101, 4900-4905.

Christoffels, A., Koh, E.G.L., Chia, J., Brenner, S., Aparicio, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Fugu genome analysis provides evidence for a whole-genome duplication early during the evolution of ray-finned fishes.
Mol. Biol. Evol. (2004) 21, 1146-1151.

Loh, Y.H., Christoffels, A., Brenner, S., Hunziker, W. and Venkatesh, B.
Extensive expansion of the claudin gene family in the teleost fish, Fugu rubripes.
Genome Res. (2004). 14, 1248-1257.

Chou, C.F., Tohari, S., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Erythropoietin gene from a teleost fish, Fugu rubripes.
Blood
(2004) 104:1498-1503.

Yeo, G., Hoon, S., Venkatesh, B. and Burge, C.B.
Variation in sequence and organization of splicing regulatory elements in vertebrate genes.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA
. (2004) 101, 15700-15705.

Venkatesh, B. and Yap, W.H.
Comparative genomics using fugu: a tool for the identification of conserved vertebrate cis-regulatory elements.
BioEssays (2005) 27, 100-107.

Venkatesh, B., Tay, A., Dandona, N., Patil, J.G. and Brenner, S.  
A compact cartilaginous fish model genome.
Curr. Biol. (2005) 15, R82-R83.

Kai, W., Kikuchi, K., Fujita, M., Suetake, H., Yoshiura, Y., Ototake, M., Fujiwara, A., Venkatesh, B., Miyaki, K. and Suzuki, Y.
A genetic linkage map for the tiger pufferfish, Takifugu rubripes.
Genetics
(2005) 171: 227-238.

Yap, W.H., Yeoh, E., Tay, A., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
STAT4
is a target of the hematopoietic zinc-finger transcription factor Ikaros in T cells.
FEBS Lett
(2005) 579: 4470-4478.

Venkatesh, B.., Lu, S.Q., Dandona, N., See, S.L., Brenner, S. and Soong, T.W.
Genetic basis of tetrodotoxin resistance in pufferfishes.
Curr. Biol.
(2005) 15: 2069-2072.

Venkatesh, B., Dandona, N. and Brenner, S.
Fugu genome does not contain mitochondrial pseudogenes.
Genomics (2006) 87, 307-310.

Lee, A. P., Koh, E.G.L., Tay, A., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Highly conserved syntenic blocks at the vertebrate Hox loci and conserved regulatory elements within and outside Hox gene clusters.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. (2006) 103, 6994-6999.

Soong, T.W. and Venkatesh, B.
Adaptive evolution of tetrodotoxin resistance in animals.
Trends Genet.
(2006) 22, 621-626.

Venkatesh, B., Kirkness, E.F., Loh, Y.H., Halpern, A.L., Lee, A.P., Johnson, J., Dandona, N., Viswanathan, L.D., Tay, A., Venter, J.C., Strausberg, R.L. and Brenner, S.
Ancient noncoding elements conserved in the human genome.
Science (2006) 314, 1892.

Yu, W.P., Yew, K., Rajasegaran, V. and Venkatesh, B.
Sequencing and comparative analysis of fugu protocadherin clusters reveal diversity of protocadherin genes among teleosts.
BMC Evol.Biol. (2007) 7:49.

Venkatesh, B., Kirkness, E.F., Loh, Y.H., Halpern, A.L., Lee, A.P., Johnson, J., Dandona, N., Viswanathan, L.D., Tay, A., Venter, J.C., Strausberg, R.L. and Brenner, S.
Survey sequencing and comparative analysis of the elephant shark (Callorhinchus milii) genome. 
PLoS Biol.
(2007) 5(4): e101.

Lee, A.P., Yang, Y.C., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
TFCONES: A database of vertebrate transcription factor-encoding genes and their associated conserved noncoding elements.
BMC Genomics
(2007) 8: 441.

Ruhe, J.E., Streit, S. Hart, S., Wong, C., Specht, K., Knyazev, P., Knyazeva, T., Tay, L.S., Loo, H.L., Foo, P., Wong, W., Pok, S., Lim, S.J., Ong, H., Luo, M., Ho, H.K., Peng, K., Lee, T.C., Bezler, M., Mann, C., Gaertner, S., Hoefler, H., Iacobelli, S., Peter, S., Tay, A., Brenner, S., Venkatesh, B. and Ullrich, A.
Genetic alterations in the tyrosine kinase transcriptome of human cancer cell lines.
Cancer Res. (2007) 67: 11368-11376.

Loh, Y.H., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Investigation of loss and gain of introns in the compact genomes of pufferfishes (fugu and Tetraodon).
Mol.Biol. Evol. (2008)25: 526-535.

Yu, W.P., Rajasegaran, V., Yew, K., Loh, W.,  Tay, B.H., Amemiya, C.T., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Elephant shark sequence reveals unique insights into the evolutionary history of vertebrate genes: a comparative analysis of the protocadherin cluster.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. (2008) 105: 3819-3824.

Gwee, P.C., Amemiya, C.T., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Sequence and organization of coelacanth neurohypophysial hormone genes: evolutionary history of the vertebrate neurohypophysial hormone gene locus.
BMC Evol. Biol. (2008) 8:93.

Venkatesh, B.
Fugu: The Pufferfish Model Genome.
In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. (April 2008).

Lee, A.P. and Venkatesh, B.
Ultraconserved DNA Sequence Elements in the Human Genome.
In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. (April 2008).

Ravi, V. and Venkatesh, B.
Rapidly evolving fish genomes and teleost diversity.
Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. (2008) 18: 544-550.

Larsson, T.A., Tay, B.H., Sundstrom, G., Fredriksson, R., Brenner, S., Larhammar, D. and Venkatesh, B. Neuropeptide Y-family peptides and receptors in the elephant shark, Callorhinchus milii confirm gene duplications before the gnathostome radiation.
Genomics (2009) 93: 254-260.

Wang, J., Lee, A.P., Kodzius, R., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Large number of ultraconserved elements were already present in the jawed vertebrate ancestor.
Mol. Biol. Evol. (2009) 26: 487-490.

Davies, W.L., Carvalho, L.S., Tay, B.H., Brenner, S., Hunt, D.M. and Venkatesh, B.
Into the blue: gene duplication and loss underlie colour vision adaptations in a deep-sea chimaera, the elephant shark Callorhinchus milii.
Genome Res. (2009) 19: 415-426.

Gwee, P.C., Tay, B., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Characterization of the neurohypophysial hormone gene loci in elephant shark and the Japanese lamprey: origin of the vertebrate neurohypophysial hormone genes.
BMC Evol. Biol. (2009) 9: 47.

Bajoghli, B., Aghaallaei, N., Hess, I., Rode, I., Netuschil, N., Tay, B.H., Venkatesh, B., Yu, K.,  Kaltenbach, S.L., Holland, N.D., Diekhoff, D., Happe, C., Schorpp, M. and Boehm, T.
Evolution of genetic networks underlying the emergence of thymopoiesis in vertebrates.
Cell (2009) 138: 186-197.

Ravi, V., Lam, K., Tay, B-H., Tay, A., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Elephant shark (Callorhinchus milii) provides insights into the evolution of Hox gene clusters in gnathostomes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. (2009). 106: 16327-16332.

Jiang, X., Li, S., Ravi, V., Venkatesh, B. and Yu, W-P.
Identification and comparative analysis of the protocadherin cluster in a reptile, the green anole lizard.
PLoS ONE
(2009) 4: e7614.

Genome 10K community of Scientists.
Genome 10K: A proposal to obtain whole-genome sequence for 10,000 vertebrate species.
J. Hered.
(2009) 100: 659-674.

Tan, Y-P., Li, S., Jiang, X-J., Loh, W., Foo, Y.K., Loh, C-B., Xu, Q., Yuen, W-H., Jones, M., Fu, J., Venkatesh, B. and Yu, W-P.
Regulation of protocadherin gene expression by multiple neuron-restrictive silencer elements scattered in the gene cluster.
Nucleic Acids Res. (2010) 38: 4985-4997.

Kulkarni, R.P., Tohari, S., Ho, A., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Characterization of a hypoxia-response element in the Epo locus of the pufferfish, Takifugu rubripes.
Marine Genomics (2010) 3: 63-70.

Inoue, J.G., Miya, M., Lam, K., Tay, B-H., Danks, J.A., Bell, J., Walker, T.I. and Venkatesh, B.
Evolutionary origin and phylogeny of the modern holocephalans (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes): A mitogenome perspective.
Mol. Biol. Evol. (2010) 27: 2576-2586.

Liu, Y., Ibrahim, A.S., Tay, B.-H., Richardson, S.J., Bell, J., Walker, T.I., Brenner, S., Venkatesh, B. and Danks, J.A.
Parathyroid hormone gene family in a cartilaginous fish, the elephant shark (Callorhinchus milii).
J. Bone Miner. Res. (2010) 25: 2337-2347.

Lee, A.P., Kerk, S.Y., Tan, Y.Y., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Ancient vertebrate conserved noncoding elements have been evolving rapidly in teleost fishes.
Mol. Biol. Evol. (2011) 28: 1205-1215.

Lee, A.P., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Mouse transgenesis identifies conserved functional enhancers and cis-regulatory motif in the vertebrate LIM homeobox gene Lhx2 locus.
PLoS ONE (2011) 6: e20088.

Kai, W., Kikuchi, K., Tohari, S., Chew AH, Tay, A., Fujiwara, A., Hosoya, S., Suetake, H., Naruse, K., Brenner, S., Suzuki, Y. and Venkatesh, B.
Integration of the genetic map and genome assembly of fugu facilitates insights into distinct features of genome evolution in teleosts and mammals.
Genome Biol. Evol.(2011) 3: 424-442.

Lane, D.P., Madhumala, A., Lee, A.P., Tay, B-H., Verma, C., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Conservation of all three p53 family members and Mdm2 and Mdm4 in the cartilaginous fish.
Cell Cycle (2011) 10: 4272-4279.

Maeso, I., Irimia, M., Tena, J.T., González-Pérez, E., Tran, D., Ravi, V., Venkatesh, B., Campuzano, S., Gómez-Skarmeta, J.L. and Garcia-Fernàndez, J.
An ancient genomic regulatory block conserved across bilaterians and its dismantling in tetrapods by retrogene replacement.
Genome Res. (2012) 22: 642-655.

Bernardi G, Wiley E.O., Mansour, H., Miller, M.R., Orti, G., Haussler, D., O’Brien, S.J., Ryder, O.A. and Venkatesh, B.
The fishes of Genome 10K.
Marine Genomics (2012). 7: 3-6.

Wong, P.B.Y., Wiley, E.O., Johnson, W.E., Ryder, O.A., O’Brien, S.J., Haussler, D., Koepfli, K., Houck, M.L., Perelman, P., Mastromonaco, G., Bentley, A.C., Venkatesh, B., Zhang, Y., and Murphy, R.W.
Tissue sampling and standards toward initiatives in vertebrate genomics.
GigaScience (2012). 1: 8.

Kamiya, T., Kai, W., Tasumi, S., Oka, A., Matsunaga, T., Mizuno, N., Fujita, M., Suetake, H., Suzuki, S., Hosoya, S., Tohari, S., Brenner, S., Miyadai, T., Venkatesh, B., Suzuki, Y., Kikuchi, K.
A Trans-species missense SNP in Amhr2 is associated with sex determination in the tiger pufferfish, Takifugu rubripes (fugu).
PLoS Genetics (2012) 8(7): e1002798.

Yamaguchi, Y., Kaiya, H., Konno, N., Iwata, E., Miyazato, M., Uchiyama, M., Bell, J.D., Toop, T., Donald, J.A., Brenner, S., Venkatesh, B. and Hyodo, S.
The fifth neurohypophysial hormone receptor is structurally related to the V2-type receptor but functionally similar to V1-type receptors.
Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. (2012) 178:519-528.

Chauhan, S., Zheng, X., Tan, Y.Y., Tay, B., Lim, S., *Venkatesh, B. and *Kaldis, P.
Evolution of the Cdk-activator Speedy/RINGO in vertebrates.
Cell. Mol. Life Sci. (2012). 69: 3835-3850.

Tan, Y.Y., Kodzius, R., Tay, B-H., Tay, A., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Sequencing and analysis of full-length cDNAs, 5’-ESTs and 3’-ESTs from a cartilaginous fish, the elephant shark (Callorhinchus milii).
PLoS ONE (2012) 7(10):e47174.

Davies, W.L., Tay, B-H., Zheng, L. Danks, J.A., Brenner, S., Foster, R.G., Collin, S.P., Hankins, M.W., *Venkatesh, B. *Hunt, D.M.
Evolution and functional characterisation of melanopsins in a deep-sea chimaera (elephant shark, Callorhinchus milii).
PLoS ONE (2012) 7: e51276.

Venkatesh, B., Ravi, V., Lee, A.P., Warren, W.C. and Brenner, S.
Basal vertebrates clarify the evolutionary history of ciliopathy-associated genes Tmem138 and Tmem216.
Mol. Biol. Evol. (2013) 30: 62-65.

Ravi, V., Bhatia, S., Gautier, P., Loosli, F., Tay, B-H., Tay, A., Murdoch, E., Coutinho, P., van Heyningen, V., Brenner, S., *Venkatesh, B. and *Kleinjan, D.A.
Sequencing of Pax6 loci from the elephant shark reveals a family of Pax6 genes in vertebrate genomes, forged by ancient duplications and divergences.
PLoS Genetics (2013) 9(1): e1003177.

Ravi, V. and Venkatesh, B.
Fugu: A Compact Model Vertebrate Genome.
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. (2013). DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0006147.pub3.

Lee, A.P. and Venkatesh, B.
Ultraconserved Elements (UCEs) in the Human Genome.
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. (2013) DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0020842.pub2.

Yang, W., Thein, S., Guo, X., Xu, F., Venkatesh, B., Sugii, S., Radda, G.K. and Han, W.
Seipin differentially regulates lipogenesis and adipogenesis through a conserved core sequence and an evolutionarily acquired C-terminus.
Biochem. J. (2013) 452: 37-44.

Amemiya, C.T., et.al.,
The African coelacanth genome provides insights into tetrapod evolution.
Nature (2013) 496:311-316.

D'Souza, D.G., Rana, K., Milley, K.M., MacLean, H.E.,  Zajac, J.D., Bell, J., Brenner, S., Venkatesh, B., Richardson, S.J. and Danks, J.A.
Expression of Wnt signaling skeletal development genes in the cartilaginous fish, elephant shark
(Callorhinchus milii).
Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. (2013)193:1-9.

Mehta, T.K., Ravi, V., Yamasaki, S., Lee, A.P., Lian, M.M., Tay, B., Tohari, S., Yanai, S., Tay, A., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Evidence for at least six Hox clusters in the Japanese lamprey (Lethenteron japonicum).
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. (2013) 110: 16044-16049.

Castro, L.F., Gonçalves, O., Mazan, S., Tay, B-H., Venkatesh, B. and Wilson, J.M.
Recurrent gene loss correlates with the evolution of stomach phenotypes in gnathostome history.
Proc. R. Soc. B (2014) 281: 20132669.

Venkatesh,B., Lee,A.P., Ravi,V., Maurya, A.K., Lian, M.M., Swann, J.B., Ohta,Y., Flajnik, M.F., Sutoh,Y., Kasahara, M., Hoon, S., Gangu,V., Roy, S.W., Irimia, M., Korzh, V., Kondrychyn, I., Lim, Z.W., Tay, B.-H., Tohari, S., Kong, K.W., Ho, S., Lorente-Galdos, B., Quilez, J., Marques-Bonet, T., Raney, B.J., Ingham, P.W., Tay, A., Hillier, L.W., Minx, P., Boehm, T., Wilson, R.K., Brenner, S. and Warren, W.C.
Elephant shark genome provides unique insights into gnathostome evolution.
Nature (2014) 505, 174-179.

Bhatia, S., Monahan, J., Ravi, V., Gautier, P., Murdoch, E., Brenner, S., van Heyningen, V., Venkatesh, B. and Kleinjan, D.A.
A survey of ancient conserved non-coding elements in the PAX6 locus reveals a landscape of interdigitated cis-regulatory archipelagos.
Dev. Biol. (2014) 387: 214-228.

Nah, G.S., Lim, Z.W., Tay, B., Osato, M. and Venkatesh, B.
Runx family genes in a cartilaginous fish, the elephant shark (Callorhinchus milii).
PLoS ONE (2014) 9(4):e93816.

Jung, H., Mazzoni, E.O., Soshnikova, N., Venkatesh, B., Duboule, D. and Dasen, J.S.
Evolving Hox activity profiles govern diversity in locomotor systems.
Dev Cell (2014) 29: 171-187.

Venkatesh, B., Lee, A.P., Ravi, V., Maurya, A.K., Korzh, V., Lim, Z.W., Ingham, P.W., Boehm, T., Brenner, S. and Warren, W.C.
On the origin of SCPP genes.
Evol. Dev. (2014) 16: 125-126.

Guerette, P.A., Hoon, S., Ding, D., Amini, S., Masic, A., Ravi, V., Venkatesh, B., Weaver, J.C. and Miserez, A.
Nano-confined β-sheets mechanically reinforce the supra-biomolecular network of robust squid sucker ring teeth.
ACS NANO (2014) 8: 7170-7179.

Brawand, D., et al.
The genomic substrate for adaptive radiation in African cichlid fish.
Nature (2014) 513: 375-381.

Nah, G.S., Tay, B., Brenner, S., Osato, M. and Venkatesh, B.
Characterization of the Runx gene family in a jawless vertebrate, the Japanese lamprey (Lethenteron japonicum). PLoS ONE (2014) 9(11):e113445.

You, X. et al.
Mudskipper genomes provide insights into the terrestrial adaptation of amphibious fishes.
Nat. Commun. (2014) 5:5594.

Venkatesh, B. and Ohta, Y.
The shark-family (cartilaginous fish) immunogenome.
In: Immunobiology of the shark. Smith, S.L., Sim, R.M. and Flajnik, M.F. (eds.) CRC Press, 326p, 2014.

Genome 10K Community of Scientists.
The Genome 10K Project: A way forward.
Annu. Rev. Anim. Biosci. (2015) 3: 57-111.

Opazo, J.C., Lee, A.P., Hoffmann, F.G., Toloza-Villalobos, J. Burmester, T. Venkatesh, B. and Storz, J.F.
Ancient duplications and expression divergence in the globin gene superfamily of vertebrates: Insights from the elephant shark genome and transcriptome.
Mol. Biol. Evol. (2015) 32: 1684-1694.

Campanini, E.B., Vandewege, M.W., Pillai, N.E., Tay, B.H., Jones, J.C., Venkatesh, B. and Hoffmann, F.G.
Early evolution of vertebrate Mybs: an integrative perspective combining synteny, phylogenetic, and gene expression analyses.
Genome Biol Evol. (2015) 7: 3009-3012.

Ravi, V., Yu, W., Pillai, N.E., Lian, M.M., Tay, B., Tohari, S., Brenner, S. and Venkatesh, B.
Cyclostomes lack clustered protocadherins.
Mol. Biol. Evol. (2015) 33: 311-315.

Tafakhori, A., Ng, A., Tohari, S., Venkatesh, B., Lee, H., Eskin, A., Nelson, S.F., Bonnard, C., Reversade, B., and Kariminejad, A.
Mutation in TWINKLE in a Large Iranian family with progressive external ophthalmoplegia, myopathy, dysphagia and dysphonia, and behavior change.
Arch. Iran. Med. (2016) 19: 87-91.

Monroig, O., Lopez-Marques, M., Navarro, J.C.,  Hontoria, F., Ruivo, R., Santos, M.M., Venkatesh, B., Tocher, D.R. and Castro, L.F.
Evolutionary functional elaboration of the Elovl2/5 gene family in chordates.
Sci. Rep. (2016) 6: 20510.

Coffill, C.R., Lee, A.P., Siau, J.W., Chee, S.M., Joseph, T.L., Tan, Y.S., Madhumalar, A., Tay, B., Brenner, S., Verma, C.S., Ghadessy, F.J., Venkatesh, B. and Lane, D.P.
The p53-Mdm2 interaction and the E3 ligase activity of Mdm2/Mdm4 are conserved from lamprey to human.
Genes Dev. (2016) 30: 281-292.

Braasch, I. et al.
The spotted gar genome illuminates vertebrate evolution and facilitates human-teleost comparisons.
Nature Genet. (2016) 48:427-437.

Jamuar SS, Kuan JL, Brett M, Tiang Z, Tan WL, Lim JY, Liew WK, Javed A, Liew WK, Law HY, Tan ES, Lai A, Ng I, Teo YY, Venkatesh B, Reversade B, Tan EC and Foo R.
Incidentalome from genomic sequencing: A barrier to personalized medicine?
EBioMedicine (2016) 5: 211-216.

Oud MM, Bonnard C, Mans DA, Altunoglu U, Tohari S, Ng AY, Eskin A, Lee H, Rupar CA, de Wagenaar NP, Wu KM, Lahiry P, Pazour GJ, Nelson SF, Hegele RA, Roepman R, Kayserili H, Venkatesh B, Siu VM, Reversade B and Arts HH.
A novel ICK mutation causes ciliary disruption and lethal endocrine-cerebro-osteodysplasia syndrome.
Cilia (2016) 5:8.

Bian, C., et al.
The Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus) genome provides new insights into the evolution of an early lineage of teleosts.
Sci. Rep. (2016) 6: 24501.

Sun, Y., Huang, Y., Li, X., Baldwin, C.C. Zhou, Z., Yan, Z., Crandall, K.A., Zhang, Y., Zhao, X., Wang, M., Fang, A., Zhang, X., Huang, H., Lopez, J.V., Kilfoyle, K., Zhang, Y., Ortí, G*., Venkatesh, B.* and Shi, Q*.
Fish-T1K (Transcriptomes of 1,000 Fishes) Project: large-scale transcriptome data for fish evolution studies.
GigaScience (2016) 5:18.

Tostivint, H., Dettaï, A., Quan, F.B., Ravi, V., Tay, B-H., Rodicio, M., Mazan, S., Venkatesh, B. and Kenigfest, N.B.
Identification of three somatostatin genes in lampreys.
Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. (2016) 237: 89-97.

Pan, H., Yu, H., Ravi, V., Li, C., Lee, A.P., Lian, M.M., Tay, B-H., Brenner, S., Wang, J., Yang, H., Zhang, G. and Venkatesh, B.
The genome of the largest bony fish, ocean sunfish (Mola mola), provides insights into its fast growth rate.
GigaScience (2016) 5:36.

Lin, Q., Fan, S., Zhang, Y., Xu, M., Zhang, H., Yang, Y., Lee, A.P., Woltering, J.M., Ravi, V., Gunter, H.M., Luo, W., Gao, Z., Lim, Z.W., Qin, G., Schneider, R.F., Wang, X., Xiong, P., Li, G., Wang, K., Min, J., Zhang, C., Qiu, Y., Bai, J., He,W., Bian, C., Zhang, X., Shan, D., Qu, H., Sun, Y., Gao, Q., Huang, L., Shi, Q., Meyer, A. and Venkatesh, B.
The seahorse genome and the evolution of its specialized morphology.
Nature (2016) 540: 395-399.

Li, J., Bian, C., Hu, Y, Mu, X., Shen, X., Ravi, V., Kuznetsova, I.S., , Sun, Y., You, X., Qiu, Y., Zhang, X., Yu, H., Huang, Y., Xu, P., Gu, R., Xu, J., Orbán, L., Venkatesh, B. and Shi, Q.
A chromosome-level genome assembly of the Asian arowana, Scleropages formosus.
Sci. Data (2016) 3:160105.

Fonseca, E., Ruivo, R., Lopes-Marques, M., Zhang, H., Santos, M.M., Venkatesh, B. and Castro, L.F.
LXRa and LXRb nuclear receptors evolved in the common ancestor of gnathostomes.
Genome Biol Evol. (2017) 9: 222-230.

Xu, X., Tay, Y., Sim, B., Yoon, S., Huang, Y., Ooi, J., Utami, K.H., Ziaei, A., Ng, B., Radulescu, C., Low, D., Ng, A.Y.J., Loh, M., Venkatesh, B., Ginhoux, F., Augustine, G.J. and Pouladi, M.A.
Reversal of phenotypic abnormalities by CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene correction in Huntington disease patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells.
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