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International collaboration finds land plant genes in ancient aquatic alga

20:00 EDT 11 Jul 2018 | AAAS

(University of Maryland) An international team, which included three University of Maryland researchers, sequenced and analyzed the genome of Chara braunii, a freshwater green alga closely related to land plants. By comparing Chara's genome to multiple land plant genomes, the team was able to identify many important genes that originated in a common ancestor shared by Chara and land plants.

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