Wim Vyverman

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Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Historical processes constrain patterns in global diatom diversity
    Wim Vyverman
    Ghent University, Biology Department, Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Ecology 88:1924-31. 2007
  2. doi request reprint In search of new tractable diatoms for experimental biology
    Victor A Chepurnov
    Department of Biology, Gent University, Belgium
    Bioessays 30:692-702. 2008
  3. pmc Genome-wide analysis of the diatom cell cycle unveils a novel type of cyclins involved in environmental signaling
    Marie J J Huysman
    Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Genome Biol 11:R17. 2010
  4. pmc Physiological and transcriptomic evidence for a close coupling between chloroplast ontogeny and cell cycle progression in the pennate diatom Seminavis robusta
    Jeroen Gillard
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology, Ghent University, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Plant Physiol 148:1394-411. 2008
  5. pmc Lack of phylogeographic structure in the freshwater cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa suggests global dispersal
    Ineke van Gremberghe
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 6:e19561. 2011
  6. pmc Hidden levels of phylodiversity in Antarctic green algae: further evidence for the existence of glacial refugia
    Aaike De Wever
    Laboratory for Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Gent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3591-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Molecular evidence for distinct Antarctic lineages in the cosmopolitan terrestrial diatoms Pinnularia borealis and Hantzschia amphioxys
    Caroline Souffreau
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Protist 164:101-15. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Dispersal-mediated trophic interactions can generate apparent patterns of dispersal limitation in aquatic metacommunities
    Dino Verreydt
    Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, K U Leuven, Charles Deberiotstraat 32, Leuven, Belgium
    Ecol Lett 15:218-26. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Strong effects of amoebae grazing on the biomass and genetic structure of a Microcystis bloom (Cyanobacteria)
    Jeroen Van Wichelen
    Research group Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Environ Microbiol 12:2797-813. 2010
  10. doi request reprint A time-calibrated multi-gene phylogeny of the diatom genus Pinnularia
    Caroline Souffreau
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 61:866-79. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Historical processes constrain patterns in global diatom diversity
    Wim Vyverman
    Ghent University, Biology Department, Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Ecology 88:1924-31. 2007
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  2. doi request reprint In search of new tractable diatoms for experimental biology
    Victor A Chepurnov
    Department of Biology, Gent University, Belgium
    Bioessays 30:692-702. 2008
    ..We illustrate the results of our efforts to select and develop experimental systems in diatoms, using species with typical life cycle attributes, which could be used as future model organisms to complement existing ones...
  3. pmc Genome-wide analysis of the diatom cell cycle unveils a novel type of cyclins involved in environmental signaling
    Marie J J Huysman
    Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Genome Biol 11:R17. 2010
    ..The recent genome sequencing of Thalassiosira pseudonana and Phaeodactylum tricornutum allows us to explore the molecular conservation of cell cycle regulation in diatoms...
  4. pmc Physiological and transcriptomic evidence for a close coupling between chloroplast ontogeny and cell cycle progression in the pennate diatom Seminavis robusta
    Jeroen Gillard
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology, Ghent University, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Plant Physiol 148:1394-411. 2008
    ..robusta is tightly regulated...
  5. pmc Lack of phylogeographic structure in the freshwater cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa suggests global dispersal
    Ineke van Gremberghe
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 6:e19561. 2011
    ..Being widely distributed on a global scale but patchily on a regional scale, this prokaryote is an ideal model organism to study microbial dispersal and biogeography...
  6. pmc Hidden levels of phylodiversity in Antarctic green algae: further evidence for the existence of glacial refugia
    Aaike De Wever
    Laboratory for Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Gent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3591-9. 2009
    ..The variation in branch length and estimated age points to several independent but rare colonization events...
  7. doi request reprint Molecular evidence for distinct Antarctic lineages in the cosmopolitan terrestrial diatoms Pinnularia borealis and Hantzschia amphioxys
    Caroline Souffreau
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Protist 164:101-15. 2013
    ..Together, this suggests that many presumed cosmopolitan Antarctic diatom species are in fact species complexes, possibly containing Antarctic endemics with low temperature preferences...
  8. doi request reprint Dispersal-mediated trophic interactions can generate apparent patterns of dispersal limitation in aquatic metacommunities
    Dino Verreydt
    Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, K U Leuven, Charles Deberiotstraat 32, Leuven, Belgium
    Ecol Lett 15:218-26. 2012
    ..Our results indicate that metacommunity patterns emerging from dispersal can cascade through the food web and generate patterns of apparent dispersal limitation in organisms at other trophic levels...
  9. doi request reprint Strong effects of amoebae grazing on the biomass and genetic structure of a Microcystis bloom (Cyanobacteria)
    Jeroen Van Wichelen
    Research group Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Environ Microbiol 12:2797-813. 2010
    ..These findings demonstrate a strong impact of small protozoan grazers on the biomass and genetic structure of Microcystis blooms...
  10. doi request reprint A time-calibrated multi-gene phylogeny of the diatom genus Pinnularia
    Caroline Souffreau
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 61:866-79. 2011
    ..The Pinnularia-Caloneis complex is estimated to have diverged between the Upper Cretaceous and the early Eocene, implying a ghost range of at least 10 million year (Ma) in the fossil record...
  11. doi request reprint Priority effects in experimental populations of the cyanobacterium Microcystis
    Ineke van Gremberghe
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Microbiol 11:2564-73. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that priority effects may have a profound impact on strain composition of Microcystis populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetic divergence and reproductive barriers among morphologically heterogeneous sympatric clones of Eunotia bilunaris sensu lato (Bacillariophyta)
    Pieter Vanormelingen
    Laboratory for Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Biology Department, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Protist 159:73-90. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Natural hybrids in the marine diatom Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Bacillariophyceae): genetic and morphological evidence
    Griet Casteleyn
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Biology Department, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Protist 160:343-54. 2009
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  14. pmc Limits to gene flow in a cosmopolitan marine planktonic diatom
    Griet Casteleyn
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Biology Department, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12952-7. 2010
    ..A better understanding of the factors that control population structuring is thus essential to reveal the role of allopatric speciation in marine microorganisms...
  15. pmc The power of species sorting: local factors drive bacterial community composition over a wide range of spatial scales
    Katleen Van der Gucht
    Section of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology WE11, Universiteit Gent, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:20404-9. 2007
    ..We suggest that the fast population growth rates of bacteria facilitate efficient species sorting along environmental gradients in bacterial communities over a very broad range of dispersal rates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Covariation between zooplankton community composition and cyanobacterial community dynamics in Lake Blaarmeersen (Belgium)
    Ineke van Gremberghe
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, Ghent, Belgium
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 63:222-37. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Characterization of bacterial communities in four freshwater lakes differing in nutrient load and food web structure
    Katleen Van der Gucht
    Department of Biology WE11, Section Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 53:205-20. 2005
    ..Correlating our DGGE data with environmental parameters, using the BIOENV procedure, suggests that differences are partly related to the equilibrium state of the lake...
  18. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of partial bacterial 16S rDNA sequences of tropical grass pasture soil under Acacia tortilis subsp. raddiana in Senegal
    Moudjahidou Demba Diallo
    Laboratorium voor Microbiologie WE10, Universiteit Gent, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Syst Appl Microbiol 27:238-52. 2004
    ..Within the Gammaproteobacteria we found a shift between the dry season and the rainy season from pseudomonads to Acinetobacter and Escherichia related organisms...
  19. pmc Linkage mapping identifies the sex determining region as a single locus in the Pennate diatom Seminavis robusta
    Ives Vanstechelman
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e60132. 2013
    ..The mating type phenotype mapped as a monogenic trait, disclosing the mating type plus as the heterogametic sex. This study provides the first evidence for a genetic sex determining mechanism in a diatom...
  20. pmc Daily bursts of biogenic cyanogen bromide (BrCN) control biofilm formation around a marine benthic diatom
    Bart Vanelslander
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:2412-7. 2012
    ..This strategy is a highly effective means of biofilm control and may provide an explanation for the poorly understood role of volatile halocarbons from marine algae, which contribute significantly to the atmospheric halocarbon budget...
  21. ncbi request reprint Experimental studies on sexual reproduction in diatoms
    Victor A Chepurnov
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int Rev Cytol 237:91-154. 2004
    ..g., for Thalassiosira pseudonana). Problems of culture maintenance and methods for manipulating the life cycle are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Release of dissolved carbohydrates by Emiliania huxleyi and formation of transparent exopolymer particles depend on algal life cycle and bacterial activity
    Nicolas Van Oostende
    Research group Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, B 9000, Gent, Belgium
    Environ Microbiol 15:1514-31. 2013
    ..huxleyi blooms increase the efficiency of export production in the ocean during dissolved phosphate-limited conditions...
  23. doi request reprint Sulphur levels in saliva as an estimation of sulphur status in cattle: a validation study
    Veronique Dermauw
    Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Arch Anim Nutr 66:507-13. 2012
    ..83 (±4.59) x + 0.39 (±4.56) (r = 0.497, p = 0.05), but left too much residual variation to serve as reliable predictor. Further research should investigate this relationship in the search for an S status estimator...
  24. pmc Transcriptional analysis of cell growth and morphogenesis in the unicellular green alga Micrasterias (Streptophyta), with emphasis on the role of expansin
    Katrijn Vannerum
    Laboratory of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Department of Biology, Ghent University, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    BMC Plant Biol 11:128. 2011
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  25. doi request reprint The metabolic blueprint of Phaeodactylum tricornutum reveals a eukaryotic Entner-Doudoroff glycolytic pathway
    Michele Fabris
    Department of Plant Systems Biology, VIB, B 9052 Gent, Belgium
    Plant J 70:1004-14. 2012
    ..We anticipate that DiatomCyc will be key to gaining further understanding of diatom metabolism and, ultimately, will feed metabolic engineering strategies for the industrial valorization of diatoms...
  26. pmc Bacterial community composition in Lake Tanganyika: vertical and horizontal heterogeneity
    Aaike De Wever
    Ghent University, Department Biology, Section Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:5029-37. 2005
    ..The number of bands per sample increased with bacterial production in the epilimnion of the lake, suggesting a positive diversity-productivity relationship...
  27. doi request reprint A single bioavailability model can accurately predict Ni toxicity to green microalgae in soft and hard surface waters
    Nele M E Deleebeeck
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Water Res 43:1935-47. 2009
    ..A single bioavailability model can therefore be used to predict Ni toxicity to green microalgae in soft and hard surface waters as a function of water hardness...
  28. ncbi request reprint Polymerase chain reaction denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis analysis of the N2-fixing bacterial diversity in soil under Acacia tortilis ssp. raddiana and Balanites aegyptiaca in the dryland part of Senegal
    Moudjahidou Demba Diallo
    Laboratorium voor Microbiologie WE10V, Universiteit Gent, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Microbiol 6:400-15. 2004
    ..For both trees, there were also clear differences between the samples taken in the dry and rainy seasons. Only for the samples taken under A. tortilis ssp. raddiana was a significant difference found between the two sampling depths...
  29. pmc Relationship between bacterial community composition and bottom-up versus top-down variables in four eutrophic shallow lakes
    Koenraad Muylaert
    Department of Biology Department of Microbiology, University Ghent, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:4740-50. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that in eutrophic shallow lakes, seasonality of bacterial community structure is dependent on the dominant substrate source as well as on the food web structure...