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Half-plant, half-animal

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The sea anemone is an oddball: half-plant and half-animal, at least when it comes to its genetic code, new research suggests.

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look more like those of animals, but the regulatory code that determines whether those genes are expressed resembles that in plants, according to a study published Tuesday (March 18) in the journal Genome Research.

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