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Molecular phylogeny of choanoflagellates, the sister group to Metazoa
2011 International Choanoflagellate Workshop
Jun 17, 2011 2011 International Choanoflagellate Workshop. Program. Thursday, June 16th: 7: 00 PM – 9:30 PM.
Choanoflagellates, choanocytes, and animal multicellularity
New records of marine choanoflagellates off the Chilean coast
This is the first report of planktonic choanoflagellates from the Chilean coast, The choanoflagellates were identified following morphological type descriptions.

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Your brain chemistry existed before animals did
Choanoflagellates are aquatic organisms found in oceans and rivers around the globe.
Need to feed could have driven single cells to evolve into colonies
The choanoflagellates, possibly the closest living relatives of animals, can do this, creating simple colonies from single cells. So we have a reasonable, if basic, understanding of how multicellular creatures first evolved.

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Choanoflagellate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The choanoflagellates are a group of free-living unicellular and colonial flagellate eukaryotes considered to be the closest living relatives of the animals.
Introduction to the Choanoflagellata
Thawing frozen stocks of choanoflagellates | The King Lab
Aug 14, 2006 Choanoflagellates are free-living, single-cell and colony forming eukaryotes ubiquitous in aquatic environments.
In Choanoflagellates, Clues to the Animal Kingdom's Birth
Dec 13, 2010 Recent studies suggest that choanoflagellates are among the closest living single-celled relatives of animals.

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