The Phaeodactylum genome reveals the evolutionary history of diatom genomes

  title={The Phaeodactylum genome reveals the evolutionary history of diatom genomes},
  author={Chris Bowler and Andrew Ellis Allen and Jonathan H. Badger and Jane Grimwood and Kamel Jabbari and Alan Kuo and Uma Maheswari and Cindy Martens and Florian Maumus and Robert Otillar and Edda Rayko and Asaf A. Salamov and Klaas Vandepoele and B{\'a}nk Beszteri and Ansgar Gruber and Marc Heijde and Micha{\"e}l Katinka and Thomas Mock and Klaus Ulrich Valentin and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Verret and John A. Berges and Colin Brownlee and Jean-Paul Cadoret and Anthony Chiovitti and Chang Jae Choi and Sacha N. Coesel and Alessandra De Martino and John C. Detter and Colleen A. Durkin and Angela Falciatore and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Fournet and Miyoshi Haruta and Marie J. J. Huysman and Bethany D. Jenkins and Kateřina Jiroutov{\'a} and Richard E. Jorgensen and Yolaine Joubert and Aaron Kaplan and Nils Kr{\"o}ger and Peter G. Kroth and J. Roche and Erica Lindquist and Markus Lommer and V{\'e}ronique Martin‐J{\'e}z{\'e}quel and Pascal Jean Lopez and Susan M. Lucas and Manuela Mangogna and Karen M. McGinnis and Linda K. Medlin and Anton Montsant and M. Secq and Carolyn Napoli and Miroslav Oborn{\'i}k and Micaela S. Parker and Jean‐Louis Petit and Betina M. Porcel and Nicole Poulsen and Matthew Robison and Leszek Rychlewski and Tatiana A. Rynearson and Jeremy Schmutz and Harris Shapiro and Magali Siaut and Michele S. Stanley and Michael R. Sussman and Alison R. Taylor and Assaf Vardi and Peter von Dassow and Wim Vyverman and Anusuya Willis and Lucjan Stanislaw Wyrwicz and Daniel S. Rokhsar and Jean Weissenbach and E. Virginia Armbrust and Beverley R. Green and Yves Van de Peer and Igor V. Grigoriev},
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