Adapting for life in the extreme

Carolin M. Kobras, Daniel Falush

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Abstract

Red algae have adapted to extreme environments by acquiring genes from bacteria and archaea.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere48999
JournaleLife
Volume8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 2019

Keywords

  • Cyanidiales
  • evolution
  • evolutionary biology
  • genome
  • horizontal gene transfer
  • lateral gene transfer
  • red algae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)

Cite this

Kobras, C. M., & Falush, D. (2019). Adapting for life in the extreme. eLife, 8, [e48999]. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.48999