M Turmel

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Chloroplast DNA sequence of the green alga Oedogonium cardiacum (Chlorophyceae): unique genome architecture, derived characters shared with the Chaetophorales and novel genes acquired through horizontal transfer
    Jean Simon Brouard
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:290. 2008
  2. pmc The chloroplast genome sequence of the green alga Leptosira terrestris: multiple losses of the inverted repeat and extensive genome rearrangements within the Trebouxiophyceae
    Jean Charles de Cambiaire
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Genomics 8:213. 2007
  3. pmc The complete chloroplast genome sequence of the chlorophycean green alga Scenedesmus obliquus reveals a compact gene organization and a biased distribution of genes on the two DNA strands
    Jean Charles de Cambiaire
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 6:37. 2006
  4. pmc The complete chloroplast DNA sequence of the green alga Oltmannsiellopsis viridis reveals a distinctive quadripartite architecture in the chloroplast genome of early diverging ulvophytes
    Jean Francois Pombert
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Biol 4:3. 2006
  5. pmc A clade uniting the green algae Mesostigma viride and Chlorokybus atmophyticus represents the deepest branch of the Streptophyta in chloroplast genome-based phylogenies
    Claude Lemieux
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, G1K 7P4, Canada
    BMC Biol 5:2. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The chloroplast genomes of the green algae Pyramimonas, Monomastix, and Pycnococcus shed new light on the evolutionary history of prasinophytes and the origin of the secondary chloroplasts of euglenids
    Monique Turmel
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Québec Québec, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 26:631-48. 2009
  7. pmc An unexpectedly large and loosely packed mitochondrial genome in the charophycean green alga Chlorokybus atmophyticus
    Monique Turmel
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    BMC Genomics 8:137. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The chloroplast genome sequence of Chara vulgaris sheds new light into the closest green algal relatives of land plants
    Monique Turmel
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1324-38. 2006
  9. pmc The complete chloroplast DNA sequences of the charophycean green algae Staurastrum and Zygnema reveal that the chloroplast genome underwent extensive changes during the evolution of the Zygnematales
    Monique Turmel
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, G1K 7P4, Canada
    BMC Biol 3:22. 2005
  10. pmc The chloroplast and mitochondrial genome sequences of the charophyte Chaetosphaeridium globosum: insights into the timing of the events that restructured organelle DNAs within the green algal lineage that led to land plants
    Monique Turmel
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, and Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada G1K 7P4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:11275-80. 2002

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  1. pmc Chloroplast DNA sequence of the green alga Oedogonium cardiacum (Chlorophyceae): unique genome architecture, derived characters shared with the Chaetophorales and novel genes acquired through horizontal transfer
    Jean Simon Brouard
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:290. 2008
    ..We describe here the complete cpDNA sequence of Oedogonium cardiacum (Oedogoniales)...
  2. pmc The chloroplast genome sequence of the green alga Leptosira terrestris: multiple losses of the inverted repeat and extensive genome rearrangements within the Trebouxiophyceae
    Jean Charles de Cambiaire
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Genomics 8:213. 2007
    ..To gain insights into the evolutionary trends of the chloroplast genome in the Trebouxiophyceae, we sequenced cpDNA from the filamentous alga Leptosira terrestris (Ctenocladales)...
  3. pmc The complete chloroplast genome sequence of the chlorophycean green alga Scenedesmus obliquus reveals a compact gene organization and a biased distribution of genes on the two DNA strands
    Jean Charles de Cambiaire
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 6:37. 2006
    ..To gain insights into the various changes that underwent the chloroplast genome during the evolution of chlorophycean green algae, we have sequenced the cpDNA of Scenedesmus obliquus, a member of a distinct chlorophycean lineage...
  4. pmc The complete chloroplast DNA sequence of the green alga Oltmannsiellopsis viridis reveals a distinctive quadripartite architecture in the chloroplast genome of early diverging ulvophytes
    Jean Francois Pombert
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Biol 4:3. 2006
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  5. pmc A clade uniting the green algae Mesostigma viride and Chlorokybus atmophyticus represents the deepest branch of the Streptophyta in chloroplast genome-based phylogenies
    Claude Lemieux
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, G1K 7P4, Canada
    BMC Biol 5:2. 2007
    ..Here, we describe the complete chloroplast DNA (cpDNA) sequence of the early-diverging charophycean alga Chlorokybus atmophyticus and present chloroplast genome-based phylogenies with an expanded taxon sampling...
  6. doi request reprint The chloroplast genomes of the green algae Pyramimonas, Monomastix, and Pycnococcus shed new light on the evolutionary history of prasinophytes and the origin of the secondary chloroplasts of euglenids
    Monique Turmel
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Québec Québec, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 26:631-48. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc An unexpectedly large and loosely packed mitochondrial genome in the charophycean green alga Chlorokybus atmophyticus
    Monique Turmel
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    BMC Genomics 8:137. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The chloroplast genome sequence of Chara vulgaris sheds new light into the closest green algal relatives of land plants
    Monique Turmel
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1324-38. 2006
    ..Analyses of genome rearrangements based on inversions predicted no alteration in gene order during the transition from charophycean green algae to land plants...
  9. pmc The complete chloroplast DNA sequences of the charophycean green algae Staurastrum and Zygnema reveal that the chloroplast genome underwent extensive changes during the evolution of the Zygnematales
    Monique Turmel
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, G1K 7P4, Canada
    BMC Biol 3:22. 2005
    ....
  10. pmc The chloroplast and mitochondrial genome sequences of the charophyte Chaetosphaeridium globosum: insights into the timing of the events that restructured organelle DNAs within the green algal lineage that led to land plants
    Monique Turmel
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, and Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada G1K 7P4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:11275-80. 2002
    ..Our results also suggest that the events accounting for the spacious intergenic spacers found in land-plant mtDNAs took place late during the evolution of charophytes or coincided with the transition from charophytes to land plants...
  11. ncbi request reprint The complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of Mesostigma viride identifies this green alga as the earliest green plant divergence and predicts a highly compact mitochondrial genome in the ancestor of all green plants
    Monique Turmel
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Pavillon C E Marchand, Universite Laval, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 19:24-38. 2002
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  12. pmc The complete chloroplast DNA sequence of the green alga Nephroselmis olivacea: insights into the architecture of ancestral chloroplast genomes
    M Turmel
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology and Département de Biochimie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, G1K 7P4, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:10248-53. 1999
    ..Our phylogenetic data also offer insight into the chlorophyte ancestor of euglenophyte chloroplasts...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Genome structure and gene content in protist mitochondrial DNAs
    M W Gray
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Biochemistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4H7, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 26:865-78. 1998
    ..Comparative analysis of protist mtDNAs is providing a new perspective on mtDNA evolution: how the original mitochondrial genome was organized, what genes it contained, and in what ways it must have changed in different eukaryotic phyla...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Evolutionarily conserved and functionally important residues in the I-CeuI homing endonuclease
    M Turmel
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Departement de Biochimie, Faculte des sciences et de genie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 25:2610-9. 1997
    ..Our results not only confirm recent reports indicating that amino acids in the LAGLI-DADG dodecapeptide are functionally critical, but they also suggest that some residues outside this motif directly participate in catalysis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ancestral chloroplast genome in Mesostigma viride reveals an early branch of green plant evolution
    C Lemieux
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Nature 403:649-52. 2000
    ..The structure and gene organization of this genome indicate that chloroplast DNA architecture has been extremely well conserved in the line leading to land plants...
  18. ncbi request reprint Common intervals and symmetric difference in a model-free phylogenomics, with an application to streptophyte evolution
    Zaky Adam
    School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Comput Biol 14:436-45. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Distinctive architecture of the chloroplast genome in the chlorophycean green alga Stigeoclonium helveticum
    Anne Sophie Bélanger
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Pavillon Charles Eugène Marchand, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada G1K 7P4
    Mol Genet Genomics 276:464-77. 2006
    ..By placing our comparative genome analyses in a phylogenetic framework, we inferred an evolutionary scenario of the mutational events that led to changes in genome architecture in the Chlorophyceae...
  20. ncbi request reprint The complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the green alga Oltmannsiellopsis viridis: evolutionary trends of the mitochondrial genome in the Ulvophyceae
    Jean Francois Pombert
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Pavillon Charles Eugène Marchand, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Genet 50:137-47. 2006
    ..Our results also provide strong evidence for the intracellular, interorganellar transfer of a group I intron and for two distinct events of intercellular, horizontal DNA transfer...
  21. pmc The mitochondrial genome of Chara vulgaris: insights into the mitochondrial DNA architecture of the last common ancestor of green algae and land plants
    Monique Turmel
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Plant Cell 15:1888-903. 2003
    ..The group II introns in this ancestral genome appear to have spread to new mtDNA sites during the evolution of bryophytes and charalean green algae, accounting for part of the intron diversity found in Chara and land plant mitochondria...
  22. ncbi request reprint Flexible DNA target site recognition by divergent homing endonuclease isoschizomers I-CreI and I-MsoI
    Brett Chevalier
    Division of Basic Sciences, Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle 98109, USA
    J Mol Biol 329:253-69. 2003
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  23. ncbi request reprint The chloroplast genome sequence of the green alga Pseudendoclonium akinetum (Ulvophyceae) reveals unusual structural features and new insights into the branching order of chlorophyte lineages
    Jean Francois Pombert
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1903-18. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint The complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the green alga Pseudendoclonium akinetum (Ulvophyceae) highlights distinctive evolutionary trends in the chlorophyta and suggests a sister-group relationship between the Ulvophyceae and Chlorophyceae
    Jean Francois Pombert
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 21:922-35. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Metal-dependent DNA cleavage mechanism of the I-CreI LAGLIDADG homing endonuclease
    Brett Chevalier
    Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North A3 025, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Biochemistry 43:14015-26. 2004
    ..Failure to occupy the shared metal site, as observed in the presence of calcium or when the metal-binding side chain from the LAGLIDADG motif (Asp 20) is mutated to asparagine, prevents cleavage by the enzyme...
  26. ncbi request reprint The structure of I-CeuI homing endonuclease: Evolving asymmetric DNA recognition from a symmetric protein scaffold
    P Clint Spiegel
    Graduate Programs in Biomolecular Structure and Design and Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Structure 14:869-80. 2006
    ..The divergence of the sequence, structure, and target recognition behavior of homing endonucleases, as illustrated by this study, leads to the invasion of novel genomic sites by mobile introns during evolution...