The chara genome: Secondary complexity and implications for plant terrestrialization

Tomoaki Nishiyama*, Hidetoshi Sakayama, Jan de Vries, Henrik Buschmann, Denis Saint-Marcoux, Kristian K. Ullrich, Fabian B. Haas, Lisa Vanderstraeten, Dirk Becker, Daniel Lang, Stanislav Vosolsobě, Stephane Rombauts, Per K.I. Wilhelmsson, Philipp Janitza, Ramona Kern, Alexander Heyl, Florian Rümpler, Luz Irina A.Calderón Villalobos, John M. Clay, Roman SkokanAtsushi Toyoda, Yutaka Suzuki, Hiroshi Kagoshima, Elio Schijlen, Navindra Tajeshwar, Bruno Catarino, Alexander J. Hetherington, Assia Saltykova, Clemence Bonnot, Holger Breuninger, Aikaterini Symeonidi, Guru V. Radhakrishnan, Filip Van Nieuwerburgh, Dieter Deforce, Caren Chang, Kenneth G. Karol, Rainer Hedrich, Peter Ulvskov, Gernot Glöckner, Charles F. Delwiche, Jan Petrášek, Yves Van de Peer, Jiri Friml, Mary Beilby, Liam Dolan, Yuji Kohara, Sumio Sugano, Asao Fujiyama, Pierre Marc Delaux, Marcel Quint, Günter Theißen, Martin Hagemann, Jesper Harholt, Christophe Dunand, Sabine Zachgo, Jane Langdale, Florian Maumus, Dominique Van Der Straeten, Sven B. Gould, Stefan A. Rensing

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Abstract

The draft genome of Chara braunii reveals many plant-like features important for colonization of land that evolved in charophytic algae and therefore prior to the earliest land plants.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)448-464.e24
Number of pages17
JournalCell
Volume174
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2018

Keywords

  • Chara
  • charophyte
  • phragmoplast
  • Phragmoplastophyta
  • phytohormones
  • plant evolution
  • reactive oxygen species
  • streptophyte
  • transcriptional regulation

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