John M Archibald

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Proteomics reveals plastid- and periplastid-targeted proteins in the chlorarachniophyte alga Bigelowiella natans
    Julia F Hopkins
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Genome Biol Evol 4:1391-406. 2012
  2. pmc Broad distribution of TPI-GAPDH fusion proteins among eukaryotes: evidence for glycolytic reactions in the mitochondrion?
    Takuro Nakayama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e52340. 2012
  3. pmc Nucleomorph genome sequence of the cryptophyte alga Chroomonas mesostigmatica CCMP1168 reveals lineage-specific gene loss and genome complexity
    Christa E Moore
    Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Genome Biol Evol 4:1162-75. 2012
  4. pmc Eukaryote-to-eukaryote gene transfer gives rise to genome mosaicism in euglenids
    Shinichiro Maruyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 11:105. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Plastid evolution: remnant algal genes in ciliates
    John M Archibald
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1X5, Canada
    Curr Biol 18:R663-R665. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The puzzle of plastid evolution
    John M Archibald
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1X5, Canada
    Curr Biol 19:R81-8. 2009
  7. pmc Genome complexity in a lean, mean photosynthetic machine
    John M Archibald
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 1X5
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:11433-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Endosymbiosis: double-take on plastid origins
    John M Archibald
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1X5, Canada
    Curr Biol 16:R690-2. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Algal genomics: exploring the imprint of endosymbiosis
    John M Archibald
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Curr Biol 16:R1033-5. 2006
  10. pmc Complete sequence and analysis of the mitochondrial genome of Hemiselmis andersenii CCMP644 (Cryptophyceae)
    Eunsoo Kim
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:215. 2008

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Publications60

  1. pmc Proteomics reveals plastid- and periplastid-targeted proteins in the chlorarachniophyte alga Bigelowiella natans
    Julia F Hopkins
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Genome Biol Evol 4:1391-406. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Broad distribution of TPI-GAPDH fusion proteins among eukaryotes: evidence for glycolytic reactions in the mitochondrion?
    Takuro Nakayama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e52340. 2012
    ..These results suggest that part of the glycolytic pathway occurs inside mitochondria in these organisms, broadening our knowledge of the diversity of mitochondrial metabolism of protists...
  3. pmc Nucleomorph genome sequence of the cryptophyte alga Chroomonas mesostigmatica CCMP1168 reveals lineage-specific gene loss and genome complexity
    Christa E Moore
    Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Genome Biol Evol 4:1162-75. 2012
    ..g., proteasome-mediated protein degradation, in the four cryptophyte lineages examined...
  4. pmc Eukaryote-to-eukaryote gene transfer gives rise to genome mosaicism in euglenids
    Shinichiro Maruyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 11:105. 2011
    ..However, the impact of endosymbiosis on the euglenophyte nuclear genome is not fully understood due to its complex nature as a 'hybrid' of a non-photosynthetic host cell and a secondary endosymbiont...
  5. ncbi request reprint Plastid evolution: remnant algal genes in ciliates
    John M Archibald
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1X5, Canada
    Curr Biol 18:R663-R665. 2008
    ..A recent study has uncovered what could be the molecular signature of a photosynthetic ancestry for an important plastid-lacking lineage of microbial eukaryotes--the ciliates...
  6. doi request reprint The puzzle of plastid evolution
    John M Archibald
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1X5, Canada
    Curr Biol 19:R81-8. 2009
    ..Consequently, new models of plastid evolution involving ancient secondary and tertiary endosymbioses are needed to explain the full spectrum of photosynthetic eukaryotes...
  7. pmc Genome complexity in a lean, mean photosynthetic machine
    John M Archibald
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 1X5
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:11433-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Endosymbiosis: double-take on plastid origins
    John M Archibald
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1X5, Canada
    Curr Biol 16:R690-2. 2006
    ..New data reveal that a mysterious unicellular alga acquired its photosynthetic apparatus much more recently than other eukaryotes, affording a second look at the primary endosymbiotic origin of plastids...
  9. ncbi request reprint Algal genomics: exploring the imprint of endosymbiosis
    John M Archibald
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Curr Biol 16:R1033-5. 2006
    ..A genomic analysis of Cyanophora paradoxa - a deeply diverged unicellular alga - suggests that the abundance and functional diversity of nucleus-encoded genes of cyanobacterial origin differs in plants and algae...
  10. pmc Complete sequence and analysis of the mitochondrial genome of Hemiselmis andersenii CCMP644 (Cryptophyceae)
    Eunsoo Kim
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:215. 2008
    ..Thus far, a single complete mitochondrial genome sequence has been determined for the cryptophyte Rhodomonas salina. Here, the second complete mitochondrial genome of the cryptophyte alga Hemiselmis andersenii CCMP644 is presented...
  11. ncbi request reprint Plastid genome sequence of the cryptophyte alga Rhodomonas salina CCMP1319: lateral transfer of putative DNA replication machinery and a test of chromist plastid phylogeny
    Hameed Khan
    Genome Atlantic and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 24:1832-42. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Complete nucleomorph genome sequence of the nonphotosynthetic alga Cryptomonas paramecium reveals a core nucleomorph gene set
    Goro Tanifuji
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Genome Biol Evol 3:44-54. 2011
    ..This result suggests that similar reductive processes have taken place in unrelated lineages of nucleomorph-containing algae...
  13. pmc Nucleomorph genome of Hemiselmis andersenii reveals complete intron loss and compaction as a driver of protein structure and function
    Christopher E Lane
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 1X5
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19908-13. 2007
    ..Nucleomorph proteins have the potential to reveal the minimal functional units required for basic eukaryotic cellular processes...
  14. doi request reprint Algal genomes reveal evolutionary mosaicism and the fate of nucleomorphs
    Bruce A Curtis
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2, Canada
    Nature 492:59-65. 2012
    ..Mitochondrion-to-nucleus gene transfer still occurs in both organisms but plastid-to-nucleus and nucleomorph-to-nucleus transfers do not, which explains why a small residue of essential genes remains locked in each nucleomorph...
  15. doi request reprint Complex array of endobionts in Petalomonas sphagnophila, a large heterotrophic euglenid protist from Sphagnum-dominated peatlands
    Eunsoo Kim
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    ISME J 4:1108-20. 2010
    ..Our study adds significantly to the growing evidence for complex and dynamic protist-bacterial associations in nature...
  16. doi request reprint Going, going, not quite gone: nucleomorphs as a case study in nuclear genome reduction
    John M Archibald
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1X5, Canada
    J Hered 100:582-90. 2009
    ..Such comparisons provide fascinating insight into the evolution of these highly derived organelles and, more generally, the potential causes and consequences of genome reduction in eukaryotes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Proceedings of the SMBE Tri-National Young Investigators' Workshop 2005. Insight into the diversity and evolution of the cryptomonad nucleomorph genome
    Christopher E Lane
    Genome Atlantic and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 23:856-65. 2006
    ..These results provide a glimpse into the genetic diversity of nucleomorph genomes in cryptomonads and set the stage for more comprehensive sequence-based studies in closely and distantly related taxa...
  18. doi request reprint Actin gene family dynamics in cryptomonads and red algae
    Goro Tanifuji
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Mol Evol 71:169-79. 2010
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Novel nucleomorph genome architecture in the cryptomonad genus hemiselmis
    Christopher E Lane
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 1X5, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 53:515-21. 2006
    ..rufescens chromosomes indicate that recombination has been a major factor in shaping the karyotype and genomic structure of cryptomonad nucleomorphs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Retrotransposons and tandem repeat sequences in the nuclear genomes of cryptomonad algae
    Hameed Khan
    Genome Atlantic and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 1X5
    J Mol Evol 64:223-36. 2007
    ..The discovery of chromodomain-containing retroelements in cryptomonads further expands the known distribution of the so-called chromoviruses across the tree of eukaryotes...
  21. ncbi request reprint The eukaryotic tree of life: endosymbiosis takes its TOL
    Christopher E Lane
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:268-75. 2008
    ....
  22. pmc Genomic characterization of Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis (Amoebozoa) and its kinetoplastid endosymbiont
    Goro Tanifuji
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2, Canada
    Eukaryot Cell 10:1143-6. 2011
    ..The genome of this "Ichthyobodo-related organism" was found to be unexpectedly large, with at least 11 chromosomes between 1.0 and 3.5 Mbp and a total genome size of at least 25 Mbp...
  23. ncbi request reprint Actin and ubiquitin protein sequences support a cercozoan/foraminiferan ancestry for the plasmodiophorid plant pathogens
    John M Archibald
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 51:113-8. 2004
    ..Taken together, these results indicate that plasmodiophorids are indeed related to Cercozoa and Foraminifera, although the relationships amongst these groups remain unresolved...
  24. pmc Lateral gene transfer and the evolution of plastid-targeted proteins in the secondary plastid-containing alga Bigelowiella natans
    John M Archibald
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:7678-83. 2003
    ..These results underscore the importance of lateral gene transfer in contributing foreign proteins to eukaryotic cells and their organelles, and also suggest that its impact can vary from lineage to lineage...
  25. pmc Plastid evolution: gene transfer and the maintenance of 'stolen' organelles
    Eunsoo Kim
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3 H 1X5, Canada
    BMC Biol 8:73. 2010
    ..See research article http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/11/366...
  26. ncbi request reprint Jumping genes and shrinking genomes--probing the evolution of eukaryotic photosynthesis with genomics
    John M Archibald
    Genome Atlantic and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    IUBMB Life 57:539-47. 2005
    ..Here I discuss recent advances in our appreciation of the mosaic nature of the eukaryotic nuclear genome, and the ongoing role endosymbiosis plays in shaping its content...
  27. pmc Lateral transfer of introns in the cryptophyte plastid genome
    Hameed Khan
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:3043-53. 2008
    ..e. nested group II/group III introns) in which the internal intron has lost its splicing capability, resulting in an amalgamation with the outer intron...
  28. ncbi request reprint Complex protein targeting to dinoflagellate plastids
    Nicola J Patron
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Mol Biol 348:1015-24. 2005
    ..A four-residue phenylalanine-based motif is also a consistent feature of H. triquetra transit peptides, which is an ancient feature predating red algae and galucophytes that was lost in green plastids...
  29. ncbi request reprint Plastid-targeting peptides from the chlorarachniophyte Bigelowiella natans
    Matthew B Rogers
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 51:529-35. 2004
    ..Consistent with this, the leader sequence from one B. natans protein was tested for function in the apicomplexan parasite, Toxoplasma gondii, and shown to direct the secretion of the protein...
  30. ncbi request reprint Organelle evolution: what's in a name?
    Patrick J Keeling
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Curr Biol 18:R345-7. 2008
    ....
  31. pmc Nucleomorph and plastid genome sequences of the chlorarachniophyte Lotharella oceanica: convergent reductive evolution and frequent recombination in nucleomorph-bearing algae
    Goro Tanifuji
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2, Canada
    BMC Genomics 15:374. 2014
    ..We have sequenced the nucleomorph and plastid genomes of the chlorarachniophyte Lotharella oceanica in order to gain insight into nucleomorph and plastid genome diversity and evolution...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructure and molecular phylogeny of the cryptomonad Goniomonas avonlea sp. nov
    Eunsoo Kim
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2, Canada
    Protist 164:160-82. 2013
    ..Our study adds to a growing body of evidence for the high level of diversity and antiquity of the genus Goniomonas...
  33. ncbi request reprint Insights into the evolutionary origin and genome architecture of the unicellular opisthokonts Capsaspora owczarzaki and Sphaeroforma arctica
    Inaki Ruiz-Trillo
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 1X5
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 53:379-84. 2006
    ..Finally, to begin characterizing the Capsaspora genome, we have performed pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) analyses, which indicate that its genome has at least 12 chromosomes with a total genome size in the range of 22-25 Mb...
  34. ncbi request reprint Nucleomorph genomes: structure, function, origin and evolution
    John M Archibald
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1X5, Canada
    Bioessays 29:392-402. 2007
    ..It is now possible to speculate on the reasons that nucleomorphs persist in cryptomonads and chlorarachniophytes but have been lost in all other algae with plastids of secondary endosymbiotic origin...
  35. pmc Newly identified and diverse plastid-bearing branch on the eukaryotic tree of life
    Eunsoo Kim
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 1X5
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:1496-500. 2011
    ..The rappemonads are unique, widespread, putatively photosynthetic algae that are absent from present-day ecosystem models and current versions of the tree of life...
  36. pmc Evolutionary dynamics of light-independent protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase genes in the secondary plastids of cryptophyte algae
    Anna Fong
    Dalhousie University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 5850 College Street, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Halifax B3H 1X5, Canada
    Eukaryot Cell 7:550-3. 2008
    ..The presence of functional and nonfunctional copies of LIPOR genes in cryptophytes suggests that light-independent chlorophyll biosynthesis is a nonessential pathway in these organisms...
  37. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny and nucleomorph karyotype diversity of chlorarachniophyte algae
    Tia D Silver
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:403-10. 2007
    ..The significance of these phylogenetic and nucleomorph karyotype data is discussed...
  38. pmc The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): Illuminating the Functional Diversity of Eukaryotic Life in the Oceans through Transcriptome Sequencing
    Patrick J Keeling
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Canada
    PLoS Biol 12:e1001889. 2014
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Nucleomorph ribosomal DNA and telomere dynamics in chlorarachniophyte algae
    Tia D Silver
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 57:453-9. 2010
    ..CCMP2014. This feature may represent a useful evolutionary character for inferring the relationships among extant lineages...
  40. doi request reprint Reduced nuclear genomes maintain high gene transcription levels
    Goro Tanifuji
    Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 31:625-35. 2014
    ....
  41. pmc Evolving a photosynthetic organelle
    Takuro Nakayama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Dalhousie University, 5850 College Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Biol 10:35. 2012
    ..The question is how Paulinella can help us to understand the process by which an endosymbiont is converted into an organelle...
  42. ncbi request reprint Recycled plastids: a 'green movement' in eukaryotic evolution
    John M Archibald
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Dept Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Trends Genet 18:577-84. 2002
    ....
  43. pmc Treetrimmer: a method for phylogenetic dataset size reduction
    Shinichiro Maruyama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 6:145. 2013
    ..There is a need for bioinformatic tools with which to objectively carry out such pruning procedures...
  44. doi request reprint Nucleomorph genomes
    Christa E Moore
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1X5, Canada
    Annu Rev Genet 43:251-64. 2009
    ..In this article, we review the current state of knowledge with respect to the structure, function, origin, and evolution of nucleomorph genomes across the known diversity of cryptophyte and chlorarachniophyte algae...
  45. ncbi request reprint Novel ubiquitin fusion proteins: ribosomal protein P1 and actin
    John M Archibald
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Mol Biol 328:771-8. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Complete genome of a nonphotosynthetic cyanobacterium in a diatom reveals recent adaptations to an intracellular lifestyle
    Takuro Nakayama
    Center for Computational Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8577, Japan Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2 National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba 305 8506, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:11407-12. 2014
    ..The diatom-spheroid body endosymbiosis is thus a unique system for investigating the processes underlying the integration of a bacterial endosymbiont into eukaryotic cells. ..
  47. ncbi request reprint Diversity, nomenclature, and taxonomy of protists
    Sina M Adl
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Syst Biol 56:684-9. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint A novel polyubiquitin structure in Cercozoa and Foraminifera: evidence for a new eukaryotic supergroup
    John M Archibald
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 20:62-6. 2003
    ..This character strongly suggests that Cercozoa and Foraminifera are close relatives and form a new "supergroup" of eukaryotes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Gene conversion and the evolution of euryarchaeal chaperonins: a maximum likelihood-based method for detecting conflicting phylogenetic signals
    John M Archibald
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H7
    J Mol Evol 55:232-45. 2002
    ..Our approach is relatively insensitive to the presence of divergent sequences in the alignment, making it ideal for detecting recombination between both closely and distantly related genes...
  50. ncbi request reprint Gene duplication and gene conversion shape the evolution of archaeal chaperonins
    John M Archibald
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4H7 Canada
    J Mol Biol 316:1041-50. 2002
    ....
  51. pmc The Complete Plastid Genome Sequence of the Secondarily Nonphotosynthetic Alga Cryptomonas paramecium: Reduction, Compaction, and Accelerated Evolutionary Rate
    Natalie Donaher
    Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Genome Biol Evol 2009:439-48. 2009
    ....
  52. pmc Being Aquifex aeolicus: Untangling a hyperthermophile's checkered past
    Robert J M Eveleigh
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Genome Biol Evol 5:2478-97. 2013
    ..Both scenarios require massive sharing of genes to explain the history of this enigmatic group, whose history is further complicated by specific affinities of different members of Aquificae to different partner lineages...
  53. pmc Genome sequence of Shigella flexneri serotype 5a strain M90T Sm
    Naoko T Onodera
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Bacteriol 194:3022. 2012
    ..von Seidlein et al., PLoS Med. 3:e353, 2006). We sequenced the genome of Shigella flexneri strain M90T Sm (serotype 5a) and compared it to the published genome sequence of S. flexneri strain 8401 (serotype 5b)...
  54. pmc Gene transfer: anything goes in plant mitochondria
    John M Archibald
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Integrated Microbial Biodiversity, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 1X5, Canada
    BMC Biol 8:147. 2010
    ..A model involving duplicative horizontal gene transfer and differential gene conversion is proposed as a hitherto unrecognized source of genetic diversity...
  55. ncbi request reprint Comment on "The evolution of modern eukaryotic phytoplankton"
    Patrick J Keeling
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 306:2191; author reply 2191. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Foraminifera and Cercozoa share a common origin according to RNA polymerase II phylogenies
    David Longet
    Dept of zoology and animal biology, University of Geneva, Sciences III, 30 Quai Ernest Ansermet, CH 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:1735-9. 2003
    ..Analysis of our data confirms a close relationship between Foraminifera and Cercozoa and points to Gromia as the closest relative of Foraminifera...
  57. ncbi request reprint How do endosymbionts become organelles? Understanding early events in plastid evolution
    Debashish Bhattacharya
    Department of Biological Sciences and the Roy J Carver Center for Comparative Genomics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Bioessays 29:1239-46. 2007
    ..Here we discuss the use of these terms in light of new data in order to highlight the unique aspects of plastids and mitochondria and underscore their central role in eukaryotic evolution...
  58. pmc Widespread distribution of a unique marine protistan lineage
    Marie L Cuvelier
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:1621-34. 2008
    ..Given their broad thermal and geographic distribution, understanding the role these protists play in biogeochemical cycling within different habitats is essential...
  59. ncbi request reprint The chaperonin genes of jakobid and jakobid-like flagellates: implications for eukaryotic evolution
    John M Archibald
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Mol Biol Evol 19:422-31. 2002
    ..In phylogenetic trees constructed from CCTalpha protein sequences, R. americana (but not M. jakobiformis) shows a weak but consistent affinity for the Heterolobosea and Euglenozoa...
  60. ncbi request reprint MKKS/BBS6, a divergent chaperonin-like protein linked to the obesity disorder Bardet-Biedl syndrome, is a novel centrosomal component required for cytokinesis
    Jun Chul Kim
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
    J Cell Sci 118:1007-20. 2005
    ..Our findings provide the first insight into the nature and cellular function of BBS6, and shed light on the potential causes of several ailments, including obesity, retinal degeneration, kidney dysfunction and congenital heart disease...