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Steps on the road to eukaryotes

Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor T. Martin Embley FMedSci FRSORCiD, Dr Tom Williams


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A new archaeal phylum represents the closest known relatives of eukaryotes, the group encompassing all organisms that have nucleated cells. The discovery holds promise for a better understanding of eukaryotic origins. SEE ARTICLE P.173

Publication metadata

Author(s): Embley TM, Williams TA

Publication type: Editorial

Publication status: Published

Journal: Nature

Year: 2015

Volume: 521

Issue: 7551

Pages: 169-170

Print publication date: 14/05/2015

Online publication date: 06/05/2015

Acceptance date: 01/01/1900

ISSN (print): 0028-0836

ISSN (electronic): 1476-4687

Publisher: Nature Publishing Group


DOI: 10.1038/nature14522