• The plastid ancestor originated among one of the major cyanobacterial lineages 

      Ochoa de Alda, Jesús A G; Esteban, Rocio; Diago Egaña, María Luz (1); Houmard, Jean (Nature Communications, 2014)
      The primary endosymbiotic origin of chloroplasts is now well established but the identification of the present cyanobacteria most closely related to the plastid ancestor remains debated. We analyse the evolutionary trajectory ...