B F Lang

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An ancestral mitochondrial DNA resembling a eubacterial genome in miniature
    B F Lang
    Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nature 387:493-7. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparative genomics approach to the evolution of eukaryotes and their mitochondria
    B F Lang
    Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 46:320-6. 1999
  3. pmc The complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of Nephroselmis olivacea and Pedinomonas minor. Two radically different evolutionary patterns within green algae
    M Turmel
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Quebec, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Plant Cell 11:1717-30. 1999
  4. pmc Evolution of monoblepharidalean fungi based on complete mitochondrial genome sequences
    C E Bullerwell
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, 2900 Boulevard Edouard Montpetit, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 31:1614-23. 2003
  5. pmc Genes encoding the same three subunits of respiratory complex II are present in the mitochondrial DNA of two phylogenetically distant eukaryotes
    G Burger
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:2328-32. 1996
  6. ncbi request reprint Early eukaryote evolution based on mitochondrial gene order breakpoints
    D Sankoff
    Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, Universite de Montreal, Quebec
    J Comput Biol 7:521-35. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint The closest unicellular relatives of animals
    B F Lang
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Program in Evolutionary Biology, Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Biol 12:1773-8. 2002
  8. pmc Complete sequence of the mitochondrial DNA of the red alga Porphyra purpurea. Cyanobacterial introns and shared ancestry of red and green algae
    G Burger
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, 180 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z8, Canada
    Plant Cell 11:1675-94. 1999
  9. pmc Interspecific transfer of mitochondrial genes in fungi and creation of a homologous hybrid gene
    B Paquin
    Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:11807-10. 1994
  10. doi request reprint Intra-isolate genome variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi persists in the transcriptome
    E Boon
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC H1X 2B2, Canada
    J Evol Biol 23:1519-27. 2010

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint An ancestral mitochondrial DNA resembling a eubacterial genome in miniature
    B F Lang
    Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nature 387:493-7. 1997
    ..americana mtDNA more closely resembles the ancestral proto-mitochondrial genome than any other mtDNA investigated to date...
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparative genomics approach to the evolution of eukaryotes and their mitochondria
    B F Lang
    Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 46:320-6. 1999
    ..Gene repertoire and gene order comparisons as well as multiple-gene phylogenies support the view of a single endosymbiotic origin of mitochondria, whose closest extant relatives are Rickettsia-type alpha-Proteobacteria...
  3. pmc The complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of Nephroselmis olivacea and Pedinomonas minor. Two radically different evolutionary patterns within green algae
    M Turmel
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Quebec, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Plant Cell 11:1717-30. 1999
    ..Our results confirm the existence of two radically different patterns of mitochondrial genome evolution within the green algae...
  4. pmc Evolution of monoblepharidalean fungi based on complete mitochondrial genome sequences
    C E Bullerwell
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, 2900 Boulevard Edouard Montpetit, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 31:1614-23. 2003
    ..Intriguingly, a similar interaction may also be involved in mitochondrial translation initiation in the sea anemone Metridium senile...
  5. pmc Genes encoding the same three subunits of respiratory complex II are present in the mitochondrial DNA of two phylogenetically distant eukaryotes
    G Burger
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:2328-32. 1996
    ..The data presented here are consistent with the view that mitochondria constitute a monophyletic lineage...
  6. ncbi request reprint Early eukaryote evolution based on mitochondrial gene order breakpoints
    D Sankoff
    Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, Universite de Montreal, Quebec
    J Comput Biol 7:521-35. 2000
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The closest unicellular relatives of animals
    B F Lang
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Program in Evolutionary Biology, Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Biol 12:1773-8. 2002
    ..Our findings provide insight into the nature of the animal ancestor and have broad implications for our understanding of the evolutionary transition from unicellular protists to multicellular animals...
  8. pmc Complete sequence of the mitochondrial DNA of the red alga Porphyra purpurea. Cyanobacterial introns and shared ancestry of red and green algae
    G Burger
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, 180 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z8, Canada
    Plant Cell 11:1675-94. 1999
    ..Finally, phylogenetic analyses provide strong evidence that red algae share a common ancestry with green algae and plants...
  9. pmc Interspecific transfer of mitochondrial genes in fungi and creation of a homologous hybrid gene
    B Paquin
    Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 91:11807-10. 1994
    ..We present evidence that this insertion may have been acquired by interspecific transfer and we discuss the possible role of the endonuclease in this process...
  10. doi request reprint Intra-isolate genome variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi persists in the transcriptome
    E Boon
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC H1X 2B2, Canada
    J Evol Biol 23:1519-27. 2010
    ..This is the first study that investigates AMF intra-isolate variation at the transcriptome level. In conclusion, it is possible that, in AMF, multiple nuclear genomes contribute to a single phenotype...
  11. ncbi request reprint A novel motif for identifying rps3 homologs in fungal mitochondrial genomes
    C E Bullerwell
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, 2900 boul Edouard Montpetit, Montreal, Que, Canada H3T 1J4
    Trends Biochem Sci 25:363-5. 2000
  12. ncbi request reprint FLOSYS--a web-accessible workflow system for protocol-driven biomolecular sequence analysis
    E Badidi
    The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology Département de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, 2900, boul Edouard Montpetit, local G 312, Montreal, QC H3T 1J4, Canada
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 50:785-93. 2004
    ..bcm.umontreal.ca: 8091/anabench. The entire package is available on request to academic groups who wish to have a customized local analysis environment for research or teaching...
  13. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of Allomyces macrogynus: congruency between nuclear ribosomal RNA- and mitochondrial protein-based trees
    B Paquin
    Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    J Mol Evol 41:657-65. 1995
    ..In addition, our trees support a monophyletic origin of mitochondria for the range of analyzed eukaryotes...
  14. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial DNA of Allomyces macrogynus: the complete genomic sequence from an ancestral fungus
    B Paquin
    Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Centre Ville, Canada
    J Mol Biol 255:688-701. 1996
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Intron-encoded open reading frame of the GIY-YIG subclass in a plastid gene
    B Paquin
    Departement de Biochimie, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Curr Genet 28:97-9. 1995
    ..These results suggest that GIY-YIG ORFs have a longer evolutionary history than previously assumed...