Cephalochordata


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Noun1.Cephalochordata - lancelets
Chordata, phylum Chordata - comprises true vertebrates and animals having a notochord
cephalochordate - fish-like animals having a notochord rather than a true spinal column
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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Amphioxus or lancelet belongs to the subphylum Cephalochordata, an extant representative of the most basal chordates.
The top BLASTP hits to both the nucleocapsid and reverse transcriptase were annotated as hypothetical protein from Branchiostoma floridae (Cephalochordata) and RT from Aplysia californica, respectively.
Composicion taxonomica y distribucion de los cefalocordados (Cephalochordata: Amphioxiformes) en Mexico
The hypothetical protein BRAFLDRAFT_118903 found by us in the proteome of Branchiostoma floridae (subtype Cephalochordata) is similar to different proteins forming the SC transversal filaments.
These ancestral states cover Arthropoda, Chordata, Hemichordata, Echinodermata, and two subphyla in Chordata--Tunicata (sea squirt) and Cephalochordata (amphioxus).
On Brachiostoma californiense (Cephalochordata) from the Gulf of Nicoya estuary, Costa Rica.