Evaluation of atpB nucleotide sequences for phylogenetic studies of ferns and other pteridophytes.

@article{Wolf1997EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of atpB nucleotide sequences for phylogenetic studies of ferns and other pteridophytes.},
  author={P Wolf},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={1997},
  volume={84 10},
  pages={
          1429
        }
}
  • P. Wolf
  • Published 1 October 1997
  • Biology
  • American journal of botany
Inferring basal relationships among vascular plants poses a major challenge to plant systematists. The divergence events that describe these relationships occurred long ago and considerable homoplasy has since accrued for both molecular and morphological characters. A potential solution is to examine phylogenetic analyses from multiple data sets. Here I present a new source of phylogenetic data for ferns and other pteridophytes. I sequenced the chloroplast gene atpB from 23 pteridophyte taxa… 
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