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The mitochondrial DNA of Xenoturbella bocki: genomic architecture and phylogenetic analysis
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2007 (English)In: Theory in biosciences, ISSN 1431-7613, E-ISSN 1611-7530, Vol. 126, no 1, 35-42 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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The phylogenetic position of Xenoturbella bocki has been a matter of controversy since its description in 1949. We sequenced a second complete mitochondrial genome of this species and performed phylogenetic analyses based on the amino acid sequences of all 13 mitochondrial protein-coding genes and on its gene order. Our results confirm the deuterostome relationship of Xenoturbella. However, in contrast to a recently published study (Bourlat et al. in Nature 444: 85-88, 2006), our data analysis suggests a more basal branching of Xenoturbella within the deuterostomes, rather than a sister-group relationship to the Ambulacraria (Hemichordata and Echinodermata).

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2007. Vol. 126, no 1, 35-42 p.
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Xenoturbella, phylogeny, mitochondrial genome, basal deuterostomes
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-143443DOI: 10.1007/s12064-007-0007-7ISI: 000250209100006PubMedID: 18087755OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-143443DiVA: diva2:390145
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