BacterioFiles 263: Germ Jettisoned Jellyfish Genes

August 15, 2016

This episode: Microscopic parasites of fish and worms actually came from jellyfish-like animals, after losing most of their genome!

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Show notes:

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Journal Paper:
Chang ES, Neuhof M, Rubinstein ND, Diamant A, Philippe H, Huchon D, Cartwright P. 2015. Genomic insights into the evolutionary origin of Myxozoa within Cnidaria. Proc Natl Acad Sci 112:14912–14917.

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