Chlamydomonas reinhardtii


Overview


Chlamydomonas rheinhartii is a unicellular green algae that has a pair of flagella to make it motile. It ’s now used by JGI as a benchmark for new sequencing technologies to detect low abundant mRNAs using 454 and Solexa sequencers.

Further reading:


Merchant, S.S. et al. The Chlamydomonas genome reveals the evolution of key animal and plant functions.Science 318, 245-50 (2007). [pubmed]


Why Sequence Chlamydomonas?




Source
JGI 3.0
NCBI link
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Mitochondrion
AF008237
Chloroplast
BK000554
 



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