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Xenacoelomorpha's significance for understanding bilaterian evolution
The Xenacoelomorpha, with its phylogenetic position as sister group of the Nephrozoa (Protostomia + Deuterostomia), plays a key-role in understanding the evolution of bilaterian cell types and organ systems. Current studies ...
Increased taxon sampling reveals thousands of hidden orthologs in flatworms
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2017)
Gains and losses shape the gene complement of animal lineages and are a fundamental aspect of genomic evolution. Acquiring a comprehensive view of the evolution of gene repertoires is limited by the intrinsic limitations ...