Data from: Specificity in diversity: single origin of a widespread ciliate-bacteria symbiosis

Brandon K.B. Seah, Thomas Schwaha, Jean-Marie Volland, Bruno Huettel, Nicole Dubilier & Harald R. Gruber-Vodicka
Symbioses between eukaryotes and sulfur-oxidizing (thiotrophic) bacteria have convergently evolved multiple times. Although well described in at least eight classes of metazoan animals, almost nothing is known about the evolution of thiotrophic symbioses in microbial eukaryotes (protists). In this study, we characterized the symbioses between mouthless marine ciliates of the genus Kentrophoros, and their thiotrophic bacteria, using comparative sequence analysis and fluorescence in situ hybridization. Ciliate small-subunit rRNA sequences were obtained from 17 morphospecies collected...
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