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Science Advances  29 Apr 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 18, eaba0111
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba0111

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  • Received for publication October 28, 2019
  • Accepted for publication February 3, 2020
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  1. Xiao Fan1,2,3,4,5,*,
  2. Huan Qiu6,*,
  3. Wentao Han1,
  4. Yitao Wang1,
  5. Dong Xu1,
  6. Xiaowen Zhang1,
  7. Debashish Bhattacharya7, and
  8. Naihao Ye1,2,
  1. 1Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, Qingdao, China.
  2. 2Function Laboratory for Marine Fisheries Science and Food Production Processes, Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, Qingdao, China.
  3. 3Key Laboratory of Exploration and Utilization of Aquatic Genetic Resources, Ministry of Education, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai 201306, China.
  4. 4National Demonstration Center for Experimental Fisheries Science Education, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai 201306, China.
  5. 5International Research Center for Marine Biosciences, Ministry of Science and Technology, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai 201306, China.
  6. 6Independent scholar, 121 Goucher Terrace, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, USA.
  7. 7Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rutgers University, 59 Dudley Road, Foran Hall 102, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: d.bhattacharya{at} (D.B.); yenh{at} (N.Y.)
  • * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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