Monthly Archives: May 2015

Complex archaea that bridge the gap between prokaryotes and eukaryotes

Fascinating┬ápaper in Nature this week reporting on a novel archaeal phylum, Lokiarchaeota- a missing link in evolution of eukaryotes. http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature14447.html Abstract The origin of the eukaryotic cell remains one of the most contentious puzzles in modern biology. Recent studies have┬áprovided … Continue reading

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