Thermotoga maratima

Mark Siddall mes at zoo.toronto.edu
Sat Dec 2 13:42:52 EST 1995


In article <jeisen-0112951330230001 at bio-pch9.stanford.edu> jeisen at leland.stanford.edu (Jonathan A. Eisen) writes:
>However, there are many reasons why SS-rRNA trees should be good
>including: lack of parology, low likelihood of lateral transfer, the

Lack of parology??????
Are you serious?
In a gene that has so many copies in the genome?
In a gene that is known to be subject to concerted evolution to the 
extreme??

There is (I suspect) much paraology that is cryptic due to the lineage
sorting that homogenization effects.

Mark

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Mark E. Siddall                "I don't mind a parasite...
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