Non-photosynthetic predators are sister to red algae

@article{Gawryluk2019NonphotosyntheticPA,
  title={Non-photosynthetic predators are sister to red algae},
  author={Ryan M R Gawryluk and Denis V. Tikhonenkov and Elisabeth Hehenberger and Filip Husn{\'i}k and Alexander P. Mylnikov and Patrick J. Keeling},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2019},
  volume={572},
  pages={240-243}
}
Rhodophyta (red algae) is one of three lineages of Archaeplastida1, a supergroup that is united by the primary endosymbiotic origin of plastids in eukaryotes2,3. Red algae are a diverse and species-rich group, members of which are typically photoautotrophic, but are united by a number of highly derived characteristics: they have relatively small intron-poor genomes, reduced metabolism and lack cytoskeletal structures that are associated with motility, flagella and centrioles. This suggests that… Expand
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