What's in a name? The case of cyanobacteria


Citation
Garcia‐Pichel et al. (2020). Journal of Phycology 56 (1)
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Subjects
Aquatic Science Plant Science
Abstract
A redefinition of the cyanobacterial lineage has been proposed based on phylogenomic analysis of distantly related nonphototrophic lineages. We define Cyanobacteria here as “Organisms in the domain bacteria able to carry out oxygenic photosynthesis with water as an electron donor and to reduce carbon dioxide as a source of carbon, or those secondarily evolved from such organisms.”
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Publication date
2020-02-01
DOI
10.1111/jpy.12934