Charophytes: Evolutionary Giants and Emerging Model Organisms

Volume: 7
Published: Oct 10, 2016
Abstract
Charophytes are the group of green algae whose ancestral lineage gave rise to land plants in what resulted in a profoundly transformative event in the natural history of the planet. Extant charophytes exhibit many features that are similar to those found in land plants and their relatively simple phenotypes make them efficacious organisms for the study of many fundamental biological phenomena. Several taxa including Micrasterias, Penium, Chara,...
Paper Details
Title
Charophytes: Evolutionary Giants and Emerging Model Organisms
Published Date
Oct 10, 2016
Volume
7
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