Bigelowiella

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Bigelowiella
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
(unranked): Rhizaria
Phylum: Cercozoa
Class: Chlorarachniophyceae
Order: Chlorarachniales
Family: Chlorarachniaceae
Genus: Bigelowiella
Moestrup, 2001

Bigelowiella is a genus of chlorarachniophyte algae, containing a secondary plastid within a reduced cytoplasmic compartment that contains a vestigial nucleomorph.

Genomes[edit]

The Bigelowiella natans nuclear genome was the first to be sequenced from a rhizarian protist, containing 94.7 Mbp encoding 21,708 genes.[1]

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