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Broadly sampled multigene analyses yield a well-resolved eukaryotic tree of life.
An accurate reconstruction of the eukaryotic tree of life is essential to identify the innovations underlying the diversity of microbial and macroscopic (e.g., plants and animals) eukaryotes.Expand
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The Diversity of Eukaryotes
  • D. Patterson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The American Naturalist
  • 1 October 1999
The discipline of evolutionary protistology has emerged in the past 30 yr. There is as yet no agreed view of how protists are interrelated or how they should be classified. The foundations of aExpand
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Evaluating Support for the Current Classification of Eukaryotic Diversity
Perspectives on the classification of eukaryotic diversity have changed rapidly in recent years, as the four eukaryotic groups within the five-kingdom classification—plants, animals, fungi, andExpand
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Names are key to the big new biology.
Those who seek answers to big, broad questions about biology, especially questions emphasizing the organism (taxonomy, evolution and ecology), will soon benefit from an emerging names-basedExpand
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Broadly sampled multigene trees of eukaryotes
BackgroundOur understanding of the eukaryotic tree of life and the tremendous diversity of microbial eukaryotes is in flux as additional genes and diverse taxa are sampled for molecular analyses.Expand
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Some free-living flagellates (protista) from anoxic habitats
Abstract Thirty five species of free-living anaerobic flagellates from freshwater and coastal sediments from Danish and Australian sites are reported. These belong to the genera Ancyromonas,Expand
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Data issues in the life sciences
Abstract We review technical and sociological issues facing the Life Sciences as they transform into more data-centric disciplines - the “Big New Biology”. Three major challenges are: 1) lack ofExpand
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Heterotrophic flagellates from coastal marine and hypersaline sediments in Western Australia
Summary The communities of heterotrophic flagellates from four sites of differing salinity (from marine to saturated brine) from the Shark Bay region in Western Australia were examined. A total of 46Expand
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