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MOLECULAR APPROACHES TO STUDY STRESS ADAPTATION, BIOACTIVITY, AND PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN THE PORIFERA

@inproceedings{Schrder2002MOLECULARAT,
  title={MOLECULAR APPROACHES TO STUDY STRESS ADAPTATION, BIOACTIVITY, AND PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN THE PORIFERA},
  author={H. Schr{\"o}der and W. M{\"u}ller},
  year={2002}
}
Motivation: There are two reasons for the increasing interest in sponges (Porifera). First, these simplest multicellular animals are key organisms to understand molecular evolution of Metazoa. Second, sponges are the richest source for bioactive compounds among all metazoan phyla. In addition, these animals turned out to be good bioindicators in environmental monitoring studies. A genome project (expression of functional sponge genome; http://spongebase.unimainz.de/cgi-bin/blast/blastserver.cgi… Expand

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