Cyanophora paradoxa Genome Elucidates Origin of Photosynthesis in Algae and Plants

@article{Price2012CyanophoraPG,
  title={Cyanophora paradoxa Genome Elucidates Origin of Photosynthesis in Algae and Plants},
  author={Dana C Price and Cheong Xin Chan and Hwan Su Yoon and Eun Chan Yang and Huan Qiu and Andreas P. M. Weber and Rainer Schwacke and Jeferson Gross and Nicolas A. Blouin and Christopher E. Lane and Adrian Reyes-Prieto and Dion G Durnford and Jonathan A. D. Neilson and B. Franz Lang and Gertraud Burger and J{\"u}rgen M. Steiner and Wolfgang Löffelhardt and Jonathan E. Meuser and Matthew C. Posewitz and Steven G Ball and Maria Cecilia Arias and Bernard Henrissat and Pedro M. Coutinho and Stefan A. Rensing and Aikaterini Symeonidi and Harshavardhan Doddapaneni and Beverley R. Green and Veeran D. Rajah and Jeffrey L. Boore and Debashish Bhattacharya},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={335},
  pages={843 - 847}
}
Plastid Origins The glaucophytes, represented by the alga Cyanophora paradoxa, are the putative sister group of red and green algae and plants, which together comprise the founding group of photosynthetic eukaryotes, the Plantae. In their analysis of the genome of C. paradoxa, Price et al. (p. 843; see the Perspective by Spiegel) demonstrate a unique origin for the plastid in the ancestor of this supergroup, which retains much of the ancestral diversity in genes involved in carbohydrate… Expand
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