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Research Article

Strong Genome-Wide Selection Early in the Evolution of Prochlorococcus Resulted in a Reduced Genome through the Loss of a Large Number of Small Effect Genes

  • Zhiyi Sun,

    Affiliation: Graduate Program in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Current address: New England Biolabs Inc., Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey L. Blanchard mail

    jeffb@bio.umass.edu

    Affiliations: Graduate Program in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: March 03, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088837

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