News Release 07-139
Scientists Sequence Genome of Soil-Dwelling Green Alga
Results have implications for understanding early evolutionary events
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Biologists have sequenced much of the genome of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, a tiny green alga.
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Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is a one-celled green alga that shares many genes with plants and animals.
Credit: U.S. Department of Energy