Journal article

Organellar genomics: a useful tool to study evolutionary relationships and molecular evolution in Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyta)

Cintia Iha, Christopher J Grassa, Goia de M Lyra, Charles C Davis, Heroen Verbruggen, Mariana C Oliveira

Journal of Phycology | WILEY | Published : 2018

University of Melbourne Researchers


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Funding Acknowledgements

We are grateful to R. Petti for technical support in the cultivation of Gracilariaceae specimens and to A.G.C. Martins for bioinformatics support. We thank E. Plastino and L. Ayres-Ostrock for collecting the Gracilaria caudata specimen; and Suzanne Fredericq and Frederico Gurgel for providing Gracilaria vermiculophylla and M. intermedia samples. We thank the Core Facility for Scientific Research - University of Sao Paulo (CEFAP-USP/GENIAL) and its staffs, S.I.S. Vancan, T.A. Souza and J. Gaiarsa, for support during DNA library preparation and informatics. We also thank the Human Genome and Stem Cell Research Center - University of Sao Paulo (HUG-CELL) for Illumina sequencing. CI is grateful to CNPq (152939/2014-8) and CAPES (88881.134422/2016-01) for scholarships. GML is thankful for funding from FAPESB (TO INT0001/2016). MCO is thankful for funding from CNPq (301491/2013-5; 406351/2016-3), and Biota-FAPESP (2013/11833-3). We thank SPRINT bilateral grant between FAPESP (2015/50078-1) and the University of Melbourne.