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Blog post w/ more background information

Posted by jeisen on 19 Mar 2011 at 15:54 GMT

If there exist any major, but so-far-undiscovered, deeply branching lineages in the tree of life, we suggest that methods such as those described herein currently offer the best way to search for them.

I wrote a post for my blog with more information about the background behind this paper as well as some further discussion of some of the technical and scientific issues. See

Competing interests declared: I am the senior author of the paper