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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Eukaryotic genome sequencing projects often yield bacterial DNA sequences, data typically considered as microbial contamination… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Metazoa comprises 35–40 phyla that include some 1.3 million described species. Phylogenetic analyses of metazoan… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The origin of many of the defining features of animal body plans, such as symmetry, nervous system, and the mesoderm, remains… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
We describe a structural domain common to proteins related to human calmodulin-regulated spectrin-associated protein1 (CAMSAP1… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
  • Douglas H. Erwin
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 22630108
Whole-genome sequences from the choanoflagellate Monosiga brevicollis, the placozoan Trichoplax adhaerens and the cnidarian… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
As arguably the simplest free-living animals, placozoans may represent a primitive metazoan form, yet their biology is poorly… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Mitochondrial genomes of multicellular animals are typically 15- to 24-kb circular molecules that encode a nearly identical set… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Hox and ParaHox genes are implicated in axial patterning of cnidarians and bilaterians, and are thought to have originated by… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
  • T Cavalier-smith
  • Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical…
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 6557779
A revised six-kingdom system of life is presented, down to the level of infraphylum. As in my 1983 system Bacteria are treated as… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A phylogenetic framework inferred from comparisons of small subunit ribosomal RNA sequences describes the evolutionary origin and… Expand
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