Diversity of sponge mitochondrial introns revealed by cox 1 sequences of Tetillidae

@inproceedings{Szitenberg2010DiversityOS,
  title={Diversity of sponge mitochondrial introns revealed by cox 1 sequences of Tetillidae},
  author={Amir Szitenberg and Chagai Rot and Micha Ilan and Doroth{\'e}e Huchon},
  booktitle={BMC Evolutionary Biology},
  year={2010}
}
Animal mitochondrial introns are rare. In sponges and cnidarians they have been found in the cox 1 gene of some spirophorid and homosclerophorid sponges, as well as in the cox 1 and nad 5 genes of some Hexacorallia. Their sporadic distribution has raised a debate as to whether these mobile elements have been vertically or horizontally transmitted among their hosts. The first sponge found to possess a mitochondrial intron was a spirophorid sponge from the Tetillidae family. To better understand… CONTINUE READING

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