Shani Tzahor

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Cyanobacteria of the genera Synechococcus and Prochlorococcus are important contributors to photosynthetic productivity in the open ocean. The discovery of genes (psbA, psbD) that encode key photosystem II proteins (D1, D2) in the genomes of phages that infect these cyanobacteria suggests new paradigms for the regulation, function and evolution of(More)
BACKGROUND Cyanobacteria of the genera Synechococcus and Prochlorococcus play a key role in marine photosynthesis, which contributes to the global carbon cycle and to the world oxygen supply. Recently, genes encoding the photosystem II reaction center (psbA and psbD) were found in cyanophage genomes. This phenomenon suggested that the horizontal transfer of(More)
Citation Tzahor, Shani et al. " A supervised learning approach for taxonomic classification of core-photosystem-II genes and transcripts in the marine environment. The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Abstract Background: Cyanobacteria of the genera Synechococcus and(More)
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