Gaetan Borgonie

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Refuge from predation, the benefit of living in an extreme acidic environment?
    Gaetan Borgonie
    Ghent University, Department of Biology, Ledeganckstraat 35, Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Bull 219:268-76. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Nematoda from the terrestrial deep subsurface of South Africa
    G Borgonie
    Department of Biology, Nematology Section, Ghent University, Ledeganckstraat 35, B9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Nature 474:79-82. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Different roads to form the same gut in nematodes
    Wouter Houthoofd
    Department of Biology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Evol Dev 8:362-9. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Embryonic origins of hull cells in the flatworm Macrostomum lignano through cell lineage analysis: developmental and phylogenetic implications
    Maxime Willems
    Department of Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Dev Genes Evol 219:409-17. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Ontogeny of the complex sperm in the macrostomid flatworm Macrostomum lignano (Macrostomorpha, Rhabditophora)
    Maxime Willems
    Nematology Section, Department of Biology, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Morphol 270:162-74. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The embryonic cell lineage of the nematode Rhabditophanes sp
    Wouter Houthoofd
    Department of Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Dev Biol 52:963-7. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The free-living flatworm Macrostomum lignano: a new model organism for ageing research
    Stijn Mouton
    Department of Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Exp Gerontol 44:243-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the Tylenchina and evolution of the female gonoduct (Nematoda: Rhabditida)
    Wim Bert
    Nematology Section, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Ledeganckstraat 35, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:728-44. 2008
  9. doi request reprint An endosymbiotic bacterium in a plant-parasitic nematode: member of a new Wolbachia supergroup
    Annelies Haegeman
    Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Parasitol 39:1045-54. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Analysis of the translationally controlled tumour protein in the nematodes Ostertagia ostertagi and Caenorhabditis elegans suggests a pivotal role in egg production
    Yves Meyvis
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, B 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    Int J Parasitol 39:1205-13. 2009

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Refuge from predation, the benefit of living in an extreme acidic environment?
    Gaetan Borgonie
    Ghent University, Department of Biology, Ledeganckstraat 35, Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Bull 219:268-76. 2010
    ..The nematode adaptation to low pH probably protects them against mite predation, for which nematodes are most likely the most important source of carbon in this sulfur-driven ecosystem...
  2. doi request reprint Nematoda from the terrestrial deep subsurface of South Africa
    G Borgonie
    Department of Biology, Nematology Section, Ghent University, Ledeganckstraat 35, B9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Nature 474:79-82. 2011
    ..The discovery of multicellular life in the deep subsurface of the Earth also has important implications for the search for subsurface life on other planets in our Solar System...
  3. ncbi request reprint Different roads to form the same gut in nematodes
    Wouter Houthoofd
    Department of Biology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Evol Dev 8:362-9. 2006
    ..This pattern leads to the same result as in the other nematodes: a bilateral symmetrical intestine with nine rings. This illustrates how conserved body plans can be achieved by different developmental mechanisms...
  4. doi request reprint Embryonic origins of hull cells in the flatworm Macrostomum lignano through cell lineage analysis: developmental and phylogenetic implications
    Maxime Willems
    Department of Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Dev Genes Evol 219:409-17. 2009
    ..We discuss the relation between macrostomid development and the development of other spiralians and the question of whether hull cells are homologous within rhabditophoran flatworms...
  5. doi request reprint Ontogeny of the complex sperm in the macrostomid flatworm Macrostomum lignano (Macrostomorpha, Rhabditophora)
    Maxime Willems
    Nematology Section, Department of Biology, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Morphol 270:162-74. 2009
    ..The implications of the development of this bristle complex on both sperm maturation and the evolution and function of the bristles are discussed. The assumed homology between bristles and flagellae questioned...
  6. doi request reprint The embryonic cell lineage of the nematode Rhabditophanes sp
    Wouter Houthoofd
    Department of Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Dev Biol 52:963-7. 2008
    ..elegans' like polyclonal cell lineage with strong left-right asymmetry. We propose that an early symmetry-breaking event in nematodes of clade IV-V is a major developmental constraint which shapes their asymmetric cell lineage...
  7. doi request reprint The free-living flatworm Macrostomum lignano: a new model organism for ageing research
    Stijn Mouton
    Department of Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Exp Gerontol 44:243-9. 2009
    ..We also give an overview of the available experimental tools that allow a multidisciplinary approach for studying ageing in M. lignano...
  8. doi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the Tylenchina and evolution of the female gonoduct (Nematoda: Rhabditida)
    Wim Bert
    Nematology Section, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Ledeganckstraat 35, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:728-44. 2008
    ..Ancestral state reconstruction further revealed that the gonoduct of the morphologically and ecologically dissimilar tylenchid and cephalobid nematodes evolved from a common ancestor...
  9. doi request reprint An endosymbiotic bacterium in a plant-parasitic nematode: member of a new Wolbachia supergroup
    Annelies Haegeman
    Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Parasitol 39:1045-54. 2009
    ..similis to a new supergroup (supergroup I) rather than considering it as a new species. Although its role remains unknown, the endosymbiont was found in all individuals tested, pointing towards an essential function of the bacteria...
  10. doi request reprint Analysis of the translationally controlled tumour protein in the nematodes Ostertagia ostertagi and Caenorhabditis elegans suggests a pivotal role in egg production
    Yves Meyvis
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, B 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    Int J Parasitol 39:1205-13. 2009
    ..elegans. Knock-down of C. elegans tctp (tct-1) transcription reduced the numbers of eggs laid by the hermaphrodite in the F(0) and F(1) generations by 90% and 72%, respectively, indicating a pivotal role of TCTP in reproduction...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary loss of parasitism by nematodes? Discovery of a free-living filaroid nematode
    Wim Bert
    Department of Biology, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Parasitol 92:645-7. 2006
    ..It is reasonable to assert that nematodes with complex life cycles still have the genetic potential for a reversion from parasitism to a (partial) free-living stage...
  12. doi request reprint Use of freeze-cracking in ontogenetic research in Macrostomum lignano (Macrostomida, Rhabditophora)
    Maxime Willems
    Nematology Section, Department of Biology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Dev Genes Evol 219:273-9. 2009
    ..The advantages of this method are illustrated by results of several immunolocalisation experiments in the macrostomid flatworm Macrostomum lignano. The optimal procedure and crucial steps for this method are discussed...
  13. pmc Demographic analysis reveals gradual senescence in the flatworm Macrostomum lignano
    Stijn Mouton
    Nematology Unit, Department of Biology, Ghent University, Ledeganckstraat 35, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Front Zool 6:15. 2009
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  14. pmc The Caenorhabditis globin gene family reveals extensive nematode-specific radiation and diversification
    David Hoogewijs
    Department of Biology and Center for Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Evol Biol 8:279. 2008
    ..In silico analysis of the genome of Caenorhabditis elegans revealed an unexpectedly high number of globin genes featuring a remarkable diversity in gene structure, amino acid sequence and expression profiles...