Phylogenetic analysis and molecular signatures defining a monophyletic clade of heterocystous cyanobacteria and identifying its closest relatives

@article{HowardAzzeh2014PhylogeneticAA,
  title={Phylogenetic analysis and molecular signatures defining a monophyletic clade of heterocystous cyanobacteria and identifying its closest relatives},
  author={Mohammad Howard-Azzeh and Larissa Shamseer and Herb E. Schellhorn and Radhey S. Gupta},
  journal={Photosynthesis Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={122},
  pages={171-185}
}
Detailed phylogenetic and comparative genomic analyses are reported on 140 genome sequenced cyanobacteria with the main focus on the heterocyst-differentiating cyanobacteria. In a phylogenetic tree for cyanobacteria based upon concatenated sequences for 32 conserved proteins, the available cyanobacteria formed 8–9 strongly supported clades at the highest level, which may correspond to the higher taxonomic clades of this phylum. One of these clades contained all heterocystous cyanobacteria… 
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