Monthly Archives: May 2013

Green Algal Photobionts: Trebouxia

Having beaten the phylogeny of symbiotic cyanobacteria into submission in my previous post, I am now tackling the green algae. My plan was to start with a big-picture analysis of 18S ribosomal RNA sequences, but my initial blast search returned … Continue reading

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An In-Depth Look at the Diversity of Symbiotic Nostoc

**Post has been updated with some corrections to the host information in the first phylogeny** Today I am finally going to take a detailed look at the Nostoc phylogeny that I have been working on. But before I can begin, … Continue reading

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Adding new sequences (Mistakes were made)

Looking through the tree produced in my last post, I noticed that several interesting sequences were missing from the tree. There are also less sequences in the tree than I get if I search for “Nostoc rbcX” in Entrez. Turns … Continue reading

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