Mitochondrial genome sequence evolution in Chlamydomonas.

@article{Popescu2007MitochondrialGS,
  title={Mitochondrial genome sequence evolution in Chlamydomonas.},
  author={Cristina E Popescu and Robert W. Lee},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={175 2},
  pages={819-26}
}
The mitochondrial genomes of the Chlorophyta exhibit significant diversity with respect to gene content and genome compactness; however, quantitative data on the rates of nucleotide substitution in mitochondrial DNA, which might help explain the origin of this diversity, are lacking. To gain insight into the evolutionary forces responsible for mitochondrial genome diversification, we sequenced to near completion the mitochondrial genome of the chlorophyte Chlamydomonas incerta, estimated the… CONTINUE READING

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