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Genes in the glass house

Sequence data on a second species of diatom provide abundant insights into the evolution and metabolic capabilities of this group, as well as into mechanisms of gene acquisition and diversification.

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Figure 2: Relationships among the chromalveolates, to which diatoms belong.


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Kiene, R. Genes in the glass house. Nature 456, 179–181 (2008).

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