The Santa Barbara Basin is a symbiosis oasis

  title={The Santa Barbara Basin is a symbiosis oasis},
  author={Joan M Bernhard and Kurt R. Buck and Mark A. Farmer and Samuel S. Bowser},
It is generally agreed that the origin and initial diversification of Eucarya occurred in the late Archaean or Proterozoic Eons when atmospheric oxygen levels were low and the risk of DNA damage due to ultraviolet radiation was high. Because deep water provides refuge against ultraviolet radiation and early eukaryotes may have been aerotolerant anaerobes, deep-water dysoxic environments are likely settings for primeval eukaryotic diversification. Fossil evidence shows that deep-sea microbial… CONTINUE READING
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