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Wed, 2018-Feb-14 00:58 UTC
Length - 1:28
Welcome to random Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a random Wikipedia page every day.
The random article for Wednesday, 14 February 2018 is Capsaspora.
Capsaspora is a monotypic genus containing the single species Capsaspora owczarzaki. C. owczarzaki is a single-celled eukaryote that occupies a key phylogenetic position to understand the origin of animal multicellularity, as one of its closest unicellular relatives. It is, together with Ministeria vibrans, a member of the Filasterea clade (see “Taxonomy” below). This amoeboid protist has been pivotal to unravel the nature of the unicellular ancestor of animals, which has been proved to be much more complex than previously thought.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 00:58 UTC on Wednesday, 14 February 2018.
For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capsaspora.
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