Evolution of sex: mating rituals of a pre-metazoan.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Sex is pervasive throughout eukaryotes, yet many species have not been caught in the act. Now, a sexual cycle has been discovered in the choanoflagellate Salpingoeca rosetta, a pre-metazoan evolutionary model, opening a window on metazoan sexual evolution.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Umen, J; Heitman, J

Published Date

  • November 18, 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 22

Start / End Page

  • R1006 - R1008

PubMed ID

  • 24262825

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0445

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cub.2013.10.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England