Lu Fan

Assistant Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology
  • Southern University of Science and Technology
  • China

About Lu Fan

I study microbial ecology and evolution.


Biodiversity Biooceanography Chemical origin of life Coevolution Evolutionary ecology Evolutionary theory Microbial ecology Molecular evolution Phylogenetics Theoretical ecology

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Contributor Nature Ecology and Evolution

A call for super caution in phylogenetic studies on the origin of mitochondria

Systematic taxon sampling and cross-justification provides to-date the most robust phylogenetic support to the hypothesis that mitochondria originated from an ancient alphaproteobacterium.


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