Eunsoo Kim

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Lateral transfer of tetrahymanol-synthesizing genes has allowed multiple diverse eukaryote lineages to independently adapt to environments without oxygen
    Kiyotaka Takishita
    Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, 237 0061, Japan
    Biol Direct 7:5. 2012
  3. 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
  4. pmc EEF2 analysis challenges the monophyly of Archaeplastida and Chromalveolata
    Eunsoo Kim
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2621. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Ultrastructure and 18S rDNA phylogeny of Apoikia lindahlii comb. nov. (Chrysophyceae) and its epibiontic protists, Filos agilis gen. et sp. nov. (Bicosoecida) and Nanos amicus gen. et sp. nov. (Bicosoecida)
    Eunsoo Kim
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin Madison, 132 Birge Hall, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Protist 161:177-96. 2010
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint A modern descendant of early green algal phagotrophs
    Shinichiro Maruyama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
    Curr Biol 23:1081-4. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary relationships of apusomonads inferred from taxon-rich analyses of 6 nuclear encoded genes
    Eunsoo Kim
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2455-66. 2006
  10. 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

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Publications15

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Lateral transfer of tetrahymanol-synthesizing genes has allowed multiple diverse eukaryote lineages to independently adapt to environments without oxygen
    Kiyotaka Takishita
    Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, 237 0061, Japan
    Biol Direct 7:5. 2012
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. pmc EEF2 analysis challenges the monophyly of Archaeplastida and Chromalveolata
    Eunsoo Kim
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2621. 2008
    ..Although the plastids within members of the Archaeplastida and Chromalveolata share some features, no nucleocytoplasmic synapomorphies supporting these supergroups are currently known...
  5. doi request reprint Ultrastructure and 18S rDNA phylogeny of Apoikia lindahlii comb. nov. (Chrysophyceae) and its epibiontic protists, Filos agilis gen. et sp. nov. (Bicosoecida) and Nanos amicus gen. et sp. nov. (Bicosoecida)
    Eunsoo Kim
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin Madison, 132 Birge Hall, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Protist 161:177-96. 2010
    ..Bacterial cells and material similar to the mucilage of A. lindahlii occurred within the food vacuole of F. agilis and N. amicus. The nature of association between A. lindahlii and its epibiontic bicosoecids is discussed...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint A modern descendant of early green algal phagotrophs
    Shinichiro Maruyama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
    Curr Biol 23:1081-4. 2013
    ..These results provide insight into the key phagocytosis step during the origin of the first photosynthetic eukaryotes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary relationships of apusomonads inferred from taxon-rich analyses of 6 nuclear encoded genes
    Eunsoo Kim
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2455-66. 2006
    ..Together with other information, our data suggest instead that unikonts (=Opisthokonta and Amoebozoa) are not strictly monophyletic and are descended from biflagellate ancestors...
  10. 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...
  11. doi 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...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Intracellular invasion of green algae in a salamander host
    Ryan Kerney
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6497-502. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary and ecophysiological significance of sugar utilization by the peat moss Sphagnum compactum (Sphagnaceae) and the common charophycean associates Cylindrocystis brebissonii and Mougeotia sp. (Zygnemataceae)
    Linda E Graham
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA 53706 1381
    Am J Bot 97:1485-91. 2010
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  15. 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...