Sequencing the genome of the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

Genome Biol. 2010;11(9):403. doi: 10.1186/gb-2010-11-9-403. Epub 2010 Sep 30.


The International Collaboration to Sequence the Atlantic Salmon Genome (ICSASG) will produce a genome sequence that identifies and physically maps all genes in the Atlantic salmon genome and acts as a reference sequence for other salmonids.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Base Sequence
  • Chromosome Mapping*
  • Databases, Genetic
  • Genetic Linkage
  • Genetic Markers
  • Genome*
  • Genomic Library
  • Genomics
  • Phylogeny
  • Salmo salar / genetics*
  • Sequence Analysis, DNA*


  • Genetic Markers