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- The Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793) is a marine bivalve belonging to the phylum Mollusca, which contains the largest number of described marine animal species. Crassostrea gigas is one of the best characterized models for biochemical, molecular and genetic studies among the Lophotrochozoa. The C. gigas genome project was completed in 2012, and oyster development was also studied using RNA-seq (49-bp single-end Illumina reads) in developmental samples .
- Common Name: Pacific oyster
- NCBI Taxonomy
Different Developmental Stages
Internal Control Genes
|Gene Symbol||Gene Name||Application Scope||Accession Number||Primers (5'-3')
|Size [bp]||Tm [℃]||Detection|
|RL7||Ribosomal protein L7||
|RS18||Ribosomal protein S18||
- Name: Li Li
- Email: email@example.com
- Institute: Lab of Marine Molluscan Genetics and Breeding, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 7 Nanhai Road, Qingdao, Shandong 266071, China
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- Du Y, Zhang L, Xu F, Huang B, Zhang G, Li L. Validation of housekeeping genes as internal controls for studying gene expression during Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) development by quantitative real-time PCR. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2013 Mar;34(3):939-45. doi: 10.1016/j.fsi.2012.12.007. Epub 2013 Jan 26. PubMed PMID: 23357023.
- Zhang G, Fang X, Guo X, Li L, Luo R, Xu F, et al. The oyster genome reveals stress adaptation and complexity of shell formation. Nature 2012;490: 49e54.