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Title: Lophotrochozoan mitochondrial genomes

Abstract

Progress in both molecular techniques and phylogeneticmethods has challenged many of the interpretations of traditionaltaxonomy. One example is in the recognition of the animal superphylumLophotrochozoa (annelids, mollusks, echiurans, platyhelminthes,brachiopods, and other phyla), although the relationships within thisgroup and the inclusion of some phyla remain uncertain. While much ofthis progress in phylogenetic reconstruction has been based on comparingsingle gene sequences, we are beginning to see the potential of comparinglarge-scale features of genomes, such as the relative order of genes.Even though tremendous progress is being made on the sequencedetermination of whole nuclear genomes, the dataset of choice forgenome-level characters for many animals across a broad taxonomic rangeremains mitochondrial genomes. We review here what is known aboutmitochondrial genomes of the lophotrochozoans and discuss the promisethat this dataset will enable insight into theirrelationships.

Authors:
;
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley NationalLaboratory, Berkeley, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Director, Office of Science; National ScienceFoundation
OSTI Identifier:
901220
Report Number(s):
LBNL-59013
R&D Project: 0; BnR: YN0100000; TRN: US200713%%197
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-05CH11231; NSF:EAR-0342392
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Integrative and Comparative Biology; Journal Volume: 46; Journal Issue: 4; Related Information: Journal Publication Date: 2006
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59; ANIMALS; ANNELIDS; GENES; TAXONOMY; Lophotrochozoa evolution genome mitochondria phylogeny

Citation Formats

Valles, Yvonne, and Boore, Jeffrey L. Lophotrochozoan mitochondrial genomes. United States: N. p., 2005. Web.
Valles, Yvonne, & Boore, Jeffrey L. Lophotrochozoan mitochondrial genomes. United States.
Valles, Yvonne, and Boore, Jeffrey L. Sat . "Lophotrochozoan mitochondrial genomes". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/901220.
@article{osti_901220,
title = {Lophotrochozoan mitochondrial genomes},
author = {Valles, Yvonne and Boore, Jeffrey L.},
abstractNote = {Progress in both molecular techniques and phylogeneticmethods has challenged many of the interpretations of traditionaltaxonomy. One example is in the recognition of the animal superphylumLophotrochozoa (annelids, mollusks, echiurans, platyhelminthes,brachiopods, and other phyla), although the relationships within thisgroup and the inclusion of some phyla remain uncertain. While much ofthis progress in phylogenetic reconstruction has been based on comparingsingle gene sequences, we are beginning to see the potential of comparinglarge-scale features of genomes, such as the relative order of genes.Even though tremendous progress is being made on the sequencedetermination of whole nuclear genomes, the dataset of choice forgenome-level characters for many animals across a broad taxonomic rangeremains mitochondrial genomes. We review here what is known aboutmitochondrial genomes of the lophotrochozoans and discuss the promisethat this dataset will enable insight into theirrelationships.},
doi = {},
journal = {Integrative and Comparative Biology},
number = 4,
volume = 46,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Oct 01 00:00:00 EDT 2005},
month = {Sat Oct 01 00:00:00 EDT 2005}
}