We have determined the T1 oligonucleotide catalog and the complete nucleotide sequence of the gene for the Dictyostelium discoideum small-subunit ribosomal RNA. The gene does not appear to contain an intron and has relatively low homology with other eukaryotic small-subunit rRNAs. The homology data indicate that D. discoideum diverged from the mainstream of eukaryotic descent at the earliest branch yet characterized by molecular phylogeny.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||11|
|State||Published - 1983|
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