Evolution: Steps on the road to eukaryotes

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Nature
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521,
Pages:
169–170
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DOI:
doi:10.1038/nature14522
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A new archaeal phylum represents the closest known relatives of eukaryotes, the group encompassing all organisms that have nucleated cells. The discovery holds promise for a better understanding of eukaryotic origins. See Article p.173

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  1. T. Martin Embley and Tom A. Williams are at the Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK.

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