Molecular Biology

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Plastid-encoded protein families specific for narrow taxonomic groups of algae and protozoa

  • O. A. ZverkovEmail author
  • A. V. Seliverstov
  • V. A. Lyubetsky


Protein clustering is useful for refining protein annotations and searching for proteins by their phylogenetic profile. We have performed the clustering of proteins encoded in the plastoms of Rhodophyta, as well as other plastid-containing species related to the Rhodophyta branch. The corresponding database and cluster search according to protein phylogenetic profile are available at Plastome-encoded proteins specific for small taxonomic groups of algae and protozoa have been found based on this database, and the search for and analysis of RNA polymerase in the nuclear genomes of Apicomplexa has been performed.


algae Apicomplexa plastids Rhodophyta branch protein families protein clusters phylogenetic profile 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. A. Zverkov
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. V. Seliverstov
    • 1
  • V. A. Lyubetsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Kharkevitch Institute for Information Transmission ProblemsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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