Phylogeny of Entamoeba Species

(Based on refs. 1, 2 and 3)

Riboprinting Based Tree

riboprinting based tree

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Small Subunit Ribosomal RNA Sequence Based Trees

Entamoeba rDNA sequence based tree

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rDNA sequence based tree

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References

1. Clark, C. G. & Diamond, L. S. 1997. Intraspecific variation and phylogenetic relationships in the genus Entamoeba as revealed by riboprinting. J. Euk. Microbiol. 44:142-154. (Back)

2. Clark, C.G. 1997 Riboprinting: a general tool for the study of genetic diversity in microorganisms. J. Euk. Microbiol. 44: 277--283. (Back)

3. Silberman, J.D., Clark, C.G., Diamond, L.S., Sogin, M.L. 1999 Phylogeny of the genera Entamoeba and Endolimax as deduced from small subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequence analysis. Mol. Biol. Evol. 16: 1740-1751 (Back)


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