Insights into the diversity of choreotrich and oligotrich ciliates (Class: Spirotrichea) based on genealogical analyses of multiple loci.

@article{SnoeyenbosWest2002InsightsIT,
  title={Insights into the diversity of choreotrich and oligotrich ciliates (Class: Spirotrichea) based on genealogical analyses of multiple loci.},
  author={Oona Snoeyenbos-West and Tovah Salcedo and George B McManus and Laura A. Katz},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={52 Pt 5},
  pages={
          1901-13
        }
}
To examine relationships among spirotrich ciliates using multi-locus sequence analyses and to provide preliminary insights into molecular diversity within species, we sequenced the small subunit rDNA (SSU rDNA), 5.8S rDNA, alpha-tubulin and the internally transcribed spacer regions (ITS1 and ITS2) of the rDNA genes from seven choreotrich (Class: Spirotrichea) and three oligotrich (Class: Spirotrichea) taxa. Genealogies constructed from SSU rDNA and ITS sequences are concordant and broadly… 

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