martedì 10 maggio 2016

# s-evol: strange seaweed

<< “People  have  always  assumed  that within  the  green-plant  lineageall  the  early  branches  were  unicellular,”  says Frederik  Leliaert,  an  evolutionary  biologist  at  Ghent  University  in  Belgium“It  is  quite  surprising  that  among those,  a  macroscopic  seaweed  pops  up.” >>

Emma  Marris. Strange  seaweed  rewrites  history  of  green  plants. Ancient  alga  developed  large  size  and  complex  structure  independently  of  other  plants. 09  May  2016.

Frederik Leliaert,  Ana Tronholm, et al. Chloroplast phylogenomic analyses revealthe deepest-branching lineage of the Chlorophyta, Palmophyllophyceae class.nov. Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 25367 (2016) doi:10.1038/srep25367. 09  May 2016

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