First Anolis carolinensis RNA-Seq data sets released

Anolis carolinensis The transcriptome of embryos of the green anole, Anolis carolinensis

Illumina HiSeq2000 RNA-Seq data sets for A. carolinensis whole embryo (28 and 38 somite-pair stages, approximately at egg laying and 1 day after egg laying) have been uploaded to the NIH NCBI NIH-GEO repository. Links to the data can be found at

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