Animals, fungi, and their closest protist relatives comprise the clade Opisthokonta. Although they are comparatively closely related, animals and fungi have diverged greatly from one another. A new study demonstrates that the genomic features that are characteristic of animals and fungi arose even before the origin of these two kingdoms.
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