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How to build a microbial eye

Dissection of the subcellular eye of microorganisms called warnowiid dinoflagellates reveals that this structure is composed of elements of two cellular organelles — the plastid and the mitochondrion. See Letter p.204

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Figure 1: Eyes across the tree of life.

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Richards, T., Gomes, S. How to build a microbial eye. Nature 523, 166–167 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature14630

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