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Phylogenetic representation of asteroid-associated 18S rRNA sequences in purified virus metagenomes.
figureposted on 2021-04-22, 18:35 authored by Ian Hewson, Mary A. Sewell
The tree was constructed by neighbor joining and based on an 689 nucleotide alignment of eukaryotic 18S rRNAs. Shown are close matches by BLAST against the non-redundant database.
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