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Gene Sequences Shed Light on Over One Billion Years of Green Plant Evolution

News   Oct 24, 2019 | Original story from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

 
Gene Sequences Shed Light on Over One Billion Years of Green Plant Evolution

Green alga Lacunastrum gracillimum, female cones of gymnosperm, Gnetum gnemon, and cherry tree flower, Prunus domestica. Genome duplications and the expansion of key gene families has contributed to the evolution of multicellularity and complexity in green plants. Credit: Michael Melkonian and Walter S. Judd

 
 
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