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.


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

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Contributor Nature Eco Evo

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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