Placozoa

Known as: Placozoas, placozoan 
A phylum of primitive invertebrate animals that exemplify a simple body organization. Trichoplax adhaerens is considered a key species for early… (More)

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2011
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2011
1 Département de Biochimie, Centre Robert-Cedergren, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2 Department of Ecology… (More)
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2009
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2009
The origin of many of the defining features of animal body plans, such as symmetry, nervous system, and the mesoderm, remains… (More)
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2009
2009
Whole-genome sequences from the choanoflagellate Monosiga brevicollis, the placozoan Trichoplax adhaerens and the cnidarian… (More)
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2008
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2008
As arguably the simplest free-living animals, placozoans may represent a primitive metazoan form, yet their biology is poorly… (More)
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2006
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2006
Mitochondrial genomes of multicellular animals are typically 15- to 24-kb circular molecules that encode a nearly identical set… (More)
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2005
2005
Placozoans, the simplest free-living animals, have never been observed to reproduce sexually. Here, we describe molecular… (More)
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2004
2004
More than a century ago, the simplest of all metazoans was discovered and described as Trichoplax adhaerens [1]. These tiny… (More)
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2004
2004
Hox and ParaHox genes are implicated in axial patterning of cnidarians and bilaterians, and are thought to have originated by… (More)
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2003
2003
The phylum Placozoa is represented by a single known species, Trichoplax adhaerens, a tiny marine organism that represents the… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
A phylogenetic framework inferred from comparisons of small subunit ribosomal RNA sequences describes the evolutionary origin and… (More)
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