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Volume 2013, Article ID 435651, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/435651
Research Article

The Evolutionary Relationship between Microbial Rhodopsins and Metazoan Rhodopsins

State Key Laboratory of Genetic Engineering and Key Laboratory of Contemporary Anthropology of Ministry of Education, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China

Received 15 November 2012; Accepted 16 December 2012

Academic Editors: L. Han, X. Li, Z. Su, and X. Xu

Copyright © 2013 Libing Shen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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