Evolution: Revisiting the Root of the Eukaryote Tree

@article{Roger2009EvolutionRT,
  title={Evolution: Revisiting the Root of the Eukaryote Tree},
  author={A. Roger and A. Simpson},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={R165-R167}
}
  • A. Roger, A. Simpson
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Biology
  • A recent phylogenomic investigation shows that the enigmatic flagellate Breviata is a distinct anaerobic lineage within the eukaryote super-group Amoebozoa and challenges the unikont-bikont rooting of the tree of eukaryotes. 

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