Anemone genome gives new view of multi-celled ancestors

The first analysis of the genome of the sea anemone shows it to be nearly as complex as the human genome, and researchers say it provides major insights into the common ancestor of not only humans and sea anemones, but of nearly all multi-celled animals.

To read the full article about this research by MCB Professor of Genetics, Genomics & Development Daniel Rokhsar, read the full press release at