Phylogenetic relationships of conifers inferred from partial 28S rRNA gene sequences.

@article{Stefanoviac1998PhylogeneticRO,
  title={Phylogenetic relationships of conifers inferred from partial 28S rRNA gene sequences.},
  author={S Stefanoviac and Muriel Jager and Jean S. Deutsch and Jean Broutin and Monique Masselot},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={1998},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={
          688
        }
}
The conifers, which traditionally comprise seven families, are the largest and most diverse group of living gymnosperms. Efforts to systematize this diversity without a cladistic phylogenetic framework have often resulted in the segregation of certain genera and/or families from the conifers. In order to understand better the relationships between the families, we performed cladistic analyses using a new data set obtained from 28S rRNA gene sequences. These analyses strongly support the… 

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