Concepts of the last eukaryotic common ancestor

@article{OMalley2019ConceptsOT,
  title={Concepts of the last eukaryotic common ancestor},
  author={Maureen A. O’Malley and Michelle M. Leger and Jeremy G. Wideman and I{\~n}aki Ruiz-Trillo},
  journal={Nature Ecology \& Evolution},
  year={2019},
  volume={3},
  pages={338-344}
}
Insight into the last eukaryotic common ancestor (LECA) is central to any phylogeny-based reconstruction of early eukaryotic evolution. [] Key Method Here the authors examine four potential forms of LECA: an abstract phylogenetic state, a single cell, a population, and a consortium of organisms.
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