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The Protist Ribosomal Reference database (PR2): a catalog of unicellular eukaryote Small Sub-Unit rRNA sequences with curated taxonomy
The Protist Ribosomal Reference database (PR2, http://ssu-rrna.org/) provides a unique access to eukaryotic small sub-unit ribosomal RNA and DNA sequences, with curated taxonomy. Expand
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Eukaryotic plankton diversity in the sunlit ocean
Marine plankton support global biological and geochemical processes. Surveys of their biodiversity have hitherto been geographically restricted and have not accounted for the full range of planktonExpand
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A molecular time-scale for eukaryote evolution recalibrated with the continuous microfossil record
Recent attempts to establish a molecular time-scale of eukaryote evolution failed to provide a congruent view on the timing of the origin and early diversification of eukaryotes. The majorExpand
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The twilight of Heliozoa and rise of Rhizaria, an emerging supergroup of amoeboid eukaryotes.
Recent molecular phylogenetic studies revealed the extraordinary diversity of single-celled eukaryotes. However, the proper assessment of this diversity and accurate reconstruction of the eukaryoteExpand
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Evolution of Antp-class genes and differential expression of Hydra Hox/paraHox genes in anterior patterning.
The conservation of developmental functions exerted by Antp-class homeoproteins in protostomes and deuterostomes suggested that homologs with related functions are present in diploblastic animals.Expand
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Phylogeny of novel naked Filose and Reticulose Cercozoa: Granofilosea cl. n. and Proteomyxidea revised.
Naked filose and reticulose protozoa were long lumped as proteomyxids or left outside higher groups. We cultivated eight naked filose or reticulose strains, did light microscopy, 18S rDNA sequencingExpand
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Molecular phylogeny and classification of the lobose amoebae.
The lobose amoebae can be defined as presumably asexual amoeboid organisms, producing lobopodia and possessing a simple life cycle, involving only cell division and, in some species, encystment. TheyExpand
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How many novel eukaryotic “kingdoms”? Pitfalls and limitations of environmental DNA surveys
Over the past few years, the use of cultivation-independent techniques to detect eukaryotic diversity has proven to be a powerful approach. Based on small-subunit ribosomal RNA (SSU rRNA) geneExpand
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Higher‐Order Phylogeny of Plasmodial Slime Molds (Myxogastria) Based on Elongation Factor 1‐A and Small Subunit rRNA Gene Sequences
Abstract. The Myxogastria are common soil microorganisms with a life cycle comprised of a plasmodial trophic stage and large fruiting bodies generally visible with the unaided eye. Until now, theirExpand
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Multigene eukaryote phylogeny reveals the likely protozoan ancestors of opisthokonts (animals, fungi, choanozoans) and Amoebozoa.
Animals and fungi independently evolved from the protozoan phylum Choanozoa, these three groups constituting a major branch of the eukaryotic evolutionary tree known as opisthokonts. Opisthokonts andExpand
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