Terminology and nomenclature of the cytoskeletal elements associated with the flagellar/ciliary apparatus in protists

  title={Terminology and nomenclature of the cytoskeletal elements associated with the flagellar/ciliary apparatus in protists},
  author={Robert A. Andersen and D. J. S. Barr and Denis H Lynn and Michael Melkonian and {\O}jvind Moestrup and M. A. Sleigh},
SummaryThe terminology used to describe the cytoskeleton of protists is sometimes redundant and confusing. The independent origins of protistology from studies on algae, fungi, and protozoans led to these problems. Additionally, recent studies indicate that seemingly unrelated taxa form new, monophyletic groups. However, homologous structures that support monophyly are difficult to identify when the literature is published in journals restricted to specific fields or when the terminology is in… 
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