Did an ancient chlamydial endosymbiosis facilitate the establishment of primary plastids?
1 Department of Biology, Howell Science Complex, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
2 NASA Astrobiology Institute at Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
3 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, 91 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269-3125, USA
Genome Biology 2007, 8:R99 doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-6-r99Published: 4 June 2007