Evolution: divining the nature of the ancestral vertebrate

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Inferences of the ancestral vertebrate are increasingly complex because the previously understudied cyclostomes have been revealed as simplified and specialised. New research uncovers another ancestral vertebrate character, resolving a century of debate over whether the ancestral vertebrate bore gills.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R277-R279
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number7
Early online date3 Apr 2017
Publication statusPublished - 3 Apr 2017


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