Lateral gene transfer proves that there might have been many last universal common ancestors LUCAs

January 17, 2019, 7:57 am

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Slightly pedantic response: this would mean the last common ancestor would not be the one to fission into distinct germ lines alive today, but the last to carry a gene over that line.

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