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Notes on Systems biology in the ocean: linking community structure with community function, a presentation given by C. Bowler (07/17/09)ΒΆ

  • Evolution of the diatom genome: Bowler et al. (2008, Nature) and Moustafa * et al.* (2009, Science)
  • Genome studies found the presence of a urea cycle in diatoms, a process that is usually associated to animals, not plants
  • 45% of diatom genes have unknown functions