Algal Genomics: Exploring the Imprint of Endosymbiosis

@article{Archibald2006AlgalGE,
  title={Algal Genomics: Exploring the Imprint of Endosymbiosis},
  author={John M. Archibald},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={R1033-R1035}
}
The nuclear genomes of photosynthetic eukaryotes are littered with genes derived from the cyanobacterial progenitor of modern-day plastids. A genomic analysis of Cyanophora paradoxa - a deeply diverged unicellular alga - suggests that the abundance and functional diversity of nucleus-encoded genes of cyanobacterial origin differs in plants and algae. 
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