Saturday, August 21, 2010


Targeted metagenomics and ecology of globally important uncultured eukaryotic phytoplankton in PNAS.

Small (2-3μm) uncultured photosynthetic eukaryotic plankton (picophytoplankton) are a substantial component of the biomass and primary production in the oceans. Pico-prymnesiophytes genomes seem to be a mosaic, with the chloroplast and nuclear genomes from different lineages.

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