Curtis A Suttle

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Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Sequence analysis of marine virus communities reveals that groups of related algal viruses are widely distributed in nature
    Steven M Short
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 6720 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:1290-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Marine viruses--major players in the global ecosystem
    Curtis A Suttle
    University of British Columbia, Departments of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Botany, and Microbiology and Immunology, 1461 BioSciences, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:801-12. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Viruses in the sea
    Curtis A Suttle
    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley and the Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 437:356-61. 2005
  4. pmc Phylogenetic analysis indicates evolutionary diversity and environmental segregation of marine podovirus DNA polymerase gene sequences
    Jessica M Labonté
    Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:3634-40. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Metagenomic analysis of coastal RNA virus communities
    Alexander I Culley
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 312:1795-8. 2006
  6. pmc The complete genomes of three viruses assembled from shotgun libraries of marine RNA virus communities
    Alexander I Culley
    University of British Columbia, Department of Botany, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Virol J 4:69. 2007
  7. pmc Identification of freshwater Phycodnaviridae and their potential phytoplankton hosts, using DNA pol sequence fragments and a genetic-distance analysis
    Jessica L Clasen
    Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:991-7. 2009
  8. pmc Previously unknown and highly divergent ssDNA viruses populate the oceans
    Jessica M Labonté
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    ISME J 7:2169-77. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic richness of vibriophages isolated in a coastal environment
    André M Comeau
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Environ Microbiol 8:1164-76. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Distribution, genetic richness and phage sensitivity of Vibrio spp. from coastal British Columbia
    André M Comeau
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Environ Microbiol 9:1790-800. 2007

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  1. pmc Sequence analysis of marine virus communities reveals that groups of related algal viruses are widely distributed in nature
    Steven M Short
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 6720 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:1290-6. 2002
    ..DGGE is a powerful tool for genetically fingerprinting natural virus communities and may be used to examine how specific components of virus communities respond to experimental manipulations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Marine viruses--major players in the global ecosystem
    Curtis A Suttle
    University of British Columbia, Departments of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Botany, and Microbiology and Immunology, 1461 BioSciences, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:801-12. 2007
    ..Probing this vast reservoir of genetic and biological diversity continues to yield exciting discoveries...
  3. ncbi request reprint Viruses in the sea
    Curtis A Suttle
    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley and the Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 437:356-61. 2005
    ..Our understanding of the effect of viruses on global systems and processes continues to unfold, overthrowing the idea that viruses and virus-mediated processes are sidebars to global processes...
  4. pmc Phylogenetic analysis indicates evolutionary diversity and environmental segregation of marine podovirus DNA polymerase gene sequences
    Jessica M Labonté
    Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:3634-40. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Metagenomic analysis of coastal RNA virus communities
    Alexander I Culley
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 312:1795-8. 2006
    ..Our results show that the oceans are a reservoir of previously unknown RNA viruses...
  6. pmc The complete genomes of three viruses assembled from shotgun libraries of marine RNA virus communities
    Alexander I Culley
    University of British Columbia, Department of Botany, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Virol J 4:69. 2007
    ..The present contribution comparatively analyzes these genomes with respect to representative viruses from established viral taxa...
  7. pmc Identification of freshwater Phycodnaviridae and their potential phytoplankton hosts, using DNA pol sequence fragments and a genetic-distance analysis
    Jessica L Clasen
    Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:991-7. 2009
    ..Monoraphidium sp., and Cyclotella sp. This approach should help to unravel the relationships between viruses in the environment and the phytoplankton hosts they infect...
  8. pmc Previously unknown and highly divergent ssDNA viruses populate the oceans
    Jessica M Labonté
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    ISME J 7:2169-77. 2013
    ..Some of these encoded putative replication and coat proteins that had similarity to sequences from viruses infecting eukaryotes, suggesting that these were likely from viruses infecting eukaryotic phytoplankton and zooplankton. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic richness of vibriophages isolated in a coastal environment
    André M Comeau
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Environ Microbiol 8:1164-76. 2006
    ..Therefore, the VpV population within the Strait of Georgia is a highly diverse mixture of phenotypes and genotypes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Distribution, genetic richness and phage sensitivity of Vibrio spp. from coastal British Columbia
    André M Comeau
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Environ Microbiol 9:1790-800. 2007
    ..were widespread in the areas investigated, the results show that there is segregation of bacterial host strains in different environments, under differing selection pressures, which ultimately will affect in situ phage production...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genome sequence and characterization of a virus (HaRNAV) related to picorna-like viruses that infects the marine toxic bloom-forming alga Heterosigma akashiwo
    Andrew S Lang
    Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Virology 320:206-17. 2004
    ..The combination of genome structure and sequence relationships to other viruses suggests that HaRNAV is the first member of a proposed new virus family (Marnaviridae), related to picorna-like viruses...
  12. pmc Effects of environmental variation and spatial distance on bacteria, archaea and viruses in sub-polar and arctic waters
    Christian Winter
    Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    ISME J 7:1507-18. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Isolation independent methods of characterizing phage communities 1: strain typing using fingerprinting methods
    Clemens Pausz
    Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Methods Mol Biol 502:255-78. 2009
    ..Finger printing techniques are a relatively fast and cheap tool to assess the diversity of environmental viruses. Together, PFGE and DGGE provide useful tools to study viral ecology in natural habitats...
  14. pmc Giant virus with a remarkable complement of genes infects marine zooplankton
    Matthias G Fischer
    Department of Microbiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:19508-13. 2010
    ..CroV is a highly complex marine virus and the only virus studied in genetic detail that infects one of the major groups of predators in the oceans...
  15. pmc A persistent, productive, and seasonally dynamic vibriophage population within Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas)
    André M Comeau
    Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Rm 1461, BioSciences Bldg, 6270 University Blvd, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:5324-31. 2005
    ..parahaemolyticus in oysters and in the water column. Furthermore, seasonal shifts in patterns of host range provide strong evidence that the composition of the virus community changes during winter...
  16. doi request reprint A virophage at the origin of large DNA transposons
    Matthias G Fischer
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, 1365 2350 Health Sciences Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Science 332:231-4. 2011
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint High diversity of unknown picorna-like viruses in the sea
    Alexander I Culley
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Nature 424:1054-7. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint The viriosphere, diversity, and genetic exchange within phage communities
    Emma Hambly
    Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, 1461 Biological Sciences, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Curr Opin Microbiol 8:444-50. 2005
    ..These observations support the idea that a primary role of host populations in phage ecology and evolution is to serve as vectors for genetic exchange...
  19. ncbi request reprint DNA polymerase gene sequences indicate western and forest tent caterpillar viruses form a new taxonomic group within baculoviruses
    Cydney B Nielsen
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, BC, V6T 1Z4, Vancouver, Canada
    J Invertebr Pathol 81:131-47. 2002
    ..7-86.1% nucleotide identity). Both maximum parsimony and maximum likelihood phylogenetic analyses support placement of McplMNPV and MadiMNPV in a clade that is distinct from other groups of baculoviruses...
  20. pmc Accurate estimation of viral abundance by epifluorescence microscopy
    Kevin Wen
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:3862-7. 2004
    ..If protocols outlined in this paper are followed, EFM yields accurate estimates of viral abundance...
  21. ncbi request reprint The use of degenerate-primed random amplification of polymorphic DNA (DP-RAPD) for strain-typing and inferring the genetic similarity among closely related viruses
    André M Comeau
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Virol Methods 118:95-100. 2004
    ..These findings describe a rapid, PCR-based tool for strain-typing viral isolates that allows inferences to be made on genetic relatedness within groups of closely related viruses...
  22. pmc The sensitivity of massively parallel sequencing for detecting candidate infectious agents associated with human tissue
    Richard A Moore
    Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e19838. 2011
    ..With current sequencing platforms approaching outputs of one billion reads per run, this is a highly sensitive method for detecting putative infectious agents associated with human tissues...
  23. pmc The marine viromes of four oceanic regions
    Florent E Angly
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e368. 2006
    ..These results support the idea that viruses are widely dispersed and that local environmental conditions enrich for certain viral types through selective pressure...
  24. doi request reprint Global-scale processes with a nanoscale drive: the role of marine viruses
    Corina P D Brussaard
    Department of Biological Oceanography, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ, Texel, The Netherlands
    ISME J 2:575-8. 2008
  25. ncbi request reprint [T4-type bacteriophages: ubiquitous components of the "dark matter" of the biosphere]
    Jonathan Filee
    Med Sci (Paris) 22:111-2. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Estimation of biologically damaging UV levels in marine surface waters with DNA and viral dosimeters
    Steven W Wilhelm
    Photochem Photobiol 76:268-73. 2002
    ..1% (ca 200-300 dimers Mb(-1) DNA)...
  27. pmc Marine T4-type bacteriophages, a ubiquitous component of the dark matter of the biosphere
    Jonathan Filee
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie et Genetique Moleculaire, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 5100, 31062, Toulouse, Cedex 9, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:12471-6. 2005
    ..These data indicate that the host range of T4-type phages is much broader than previously imagined and that the laboratory isolate T4 belongs to a phage family that is extraordinarily widespread and diverse in the biosphere...
  28. pmc Nearly identical bacteriophage structural gene sequences are widely distributed in both marine and freshwater environments
    Cindy M Short
    Department of Earth and Department of Ocean Sciences, University of British of Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:480-6. 2005
    ..Moreover, the amplification of g20 products from deep in the cyanobacterium-sparse Chuckchi Sea suggests that this primer set targets bacteriophages other than those infecting cyanobacteria...
  29. ncbi request reprint The complete sequence of marine bacteriophage VpV262 infecting vibrio parahaemolyticus indicates that an ancestral component of a T7 viral supergroup is widespread in the marine environment
    Stephen C Hardies
    Department of Biochemistry, MSC 7760, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Virology 310:359-71. 2003
    ..In the early and replicative segments, these phages have participated in extensive interchange with the viral gene pool. VpV262 carries a different replicative module than SIO1 and the T7-like phages...