Improved Phylogenomic Taxon Sampling Noticeably Affects Nonbilaterian Relationships

@article{Pick2010ImprovedPT,
  title={Improved Phylogenomic Taxon Sampling Noticeably Affects Nonbilaterian Relationships},
  author={Kerstin Pick and Herv{\'e} Philippe and Fabian Schreiber and Dirk Erpenbeck and Daniel J. Jackson and Petra Wrede and Matthias Wiens and Alexandre Ali{\'e} and Burkhard Morgenstern and Micha{\"e}l Manuel and Gert W{\"o}rheide},
  journal={Molecular Biology and Evolution},
  year={2010},
  volume={27},
  pages={1983 - 1987}
}
Despite expanding data sets and advances in phylogenomic methods, deep-level metazoan relationships remain highly controversial. Recent phylogenomic analyses depart from classical concepts in recovering ctenophores as the earliest branching metazoan taxon and propose a sister-group relationship between sponges and cnidarians (e.g., Dunn CW, Hejnol A, Matus DQ, et al. (18 co-authors). 2008. Broad phylogenomic sampling improves resolution of the animal tree of life. Nature 452:745–749). Here, we… Expand
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