Phylogenomics invokes the clade housing Cryptista, Archaeplastida, and Microheliella maris

  title={Phylogenomics invokes the clade housing Cryptista, Archaeplastida, and Microheliella maris},
  author={Euki Yazaki and Akinori Yabuki and Ayaka Imaizumi and Keitaro Kume and Tetsuo Hashimoto and Yuji Inagaki},
As-yet-undescribed branches in the tree of eukaryotes are potentially represented by some of “orphan” protists (unicellular micro-eukaryotes), of which phylogenetic affiliations have not been clarified in previous studies. By clarifying the phylogenetic positions of orphan protists, we may fill the previous gaps in the diversity of eukaryotes and further uncover the novel affiliation between two (or more) major lineages in eukaryotes. Microheliella maris was originally described as a member of… 
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