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Ostreococcus lucimarinus

Lineage Eukaryota → Viridiplantae → Chlorophyta → Prasinophyceae → Mamiellales → Mamiellaceae → Ostreococcus → Ostreococcus lucimarinus
Significance It is the smallest known free-living photosynthetic eukaryote. Previously known as Ostreococcus sp. CCE9901.
Genome Size 12 Mb
Project Ostreococcus sp. CCE9901, Project ID 13045, at DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI)
Collection Information Unknown
Scripps Researcher Brian Palenik
Sequencing Center DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI)
University of California, San Diego