DEFINING THE MAJOR LINEAGES OF RED ALGAE (RHODOPHYTA) 1

@article{Yoon2006DEFININGTM,
  title={DEFINING THE MAJOR LINEAGES OF RED ALGAE (RHODOPHYTA) 1},
  author={Hwan Su Yoon and Kirsten M. M{\"u}ller and Robert G. Sheath and Franklyn D. Ott and Debashish Bhattacharya},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={2006},
  volume={42}
}
Previous phylogenetic studies of the Rhodophyta have provided a framework for understanding red algal phylogeny, but there still exists the need for a comprehensive analysis using a broad sampling of taxa and sufficient phylogenetic information to clearly define the major lineages. In this study, we determined 48 sequences of the PSI P700 chl a apoprotein A1 (psaA) and rbcL coding regions and established a robust red algal phylogeny to identify the major clades. The tree included most of the… 

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