Caption: Diatoms (top) with glasslike casings belong in the stramenopile
2005), and more recently various stramenopile
sequences were obtained from 18S rDNA fingerprints, as well as nematode, bryozoan, and fungal sequences (Quinn et al.
The fossil record is of little help in resolving relationships among major stramenopile
lineages although it contributes to an understanding of evolution within the Bacillariophyceae.
Diatoms are single-celled algae (in the stramenopile
supergroup; see Page 22) that live in sunny, wet habitats.
Molecular characterization of the Calvin cycle enzyme phosphoribulokinase in the stramenopile
alga Vaucheria litorea and the plastid hosting mollusc, Elysia chlorotica.
Seven different stramenopile
protists were detected in the lesions.
The BP 3-10-cm fraction consisted mainly of nematode and stramenopile
taxa up to January 2012, at which time it drastically shifted to a predominately annelid community.
Much to everyone's surprise, Blastocystis was shown, by small subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequencing, to be a stramenopile
or heterokont, and its closest relative is Proteromonas, a flagellate (18).
Los oomicetos son clasificados como Stramenopiles
junto con las diatomeas y algas marrones, son formadores de hifas parecidos superficialmente a los hongos.
Within Chromalveolata and Excavata, however, it is nevertheless apparent that some unicellular members of the Stramenopiles
, such as Phytophthora infestans, have rapidly expanded the Glp branch at the expense of Aqps, while members of the Alveolata such as Paramecium tetraurelia and Euglenozoa, including Trypanosoma cruzi, expanded the Aqp branch at the expense of Glps (Abascal et al., 2014).