New Green Genes (JGI)

Sequencing the genomes of unicellular green algae.

Tracing the evolution of the plastome and mitogenome in the chloropicophyceae uncovered convergent tRNA gene losses and a variant plastid genetic code

The tiny green algae belonging to the Chloropicophyceae play a key role in marine phytoplankton communities; this newly erected class of prasinophytes comprises two genera (Chloropicon and Chloroparvula) containing each several species. We sequenced …