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- Tanabe, Yuuhiko; Watanabe, Makoto M.; Sugiyama, Junta
- Mycological research 2002 v.106 pp. 1380-1391
- Zygomycota, etc ; Chytridiomycota; DNA-directed RNA polymerase; Microsporidia; amino acid deletion; amino acid sequences; eukaryotic cells; fungi; genes; mitochondria; nucleotide sequences; phylogeny; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... Microsporidia are intracellular parasitic microbes, which were once thought to be among early diverging eukaryotes, mainly because they lack mitochondria. However, this evolutionary scheme has been challenged by protein-based molecular phylogenetic studies, which suggest a more recent origin of the Microsporidia which clustered Microsporidia with or within ‘true’ fungal lineages. However, most of ...