David Moreira

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are hydrothermal vents oases for parasitic protists?
    David Moreira
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay, France
    Trends Parasitol 19:556-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Global dispersal and ancient cryptic species in the smallest marine eukaryotes
    Jan Slapeta
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    Mol Biol Evol 23:23-9. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Ten reasons to exclude viruses from the tree of life
    David Moreira
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8, 079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Nat Rev Microbiol 7:306-11. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Metagenomic analysis of mesopelagic Antarctic plankton reveals a novel deltaproteobacterial group
    David Moreira
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Microbiology 152:505-17. 2006
  5. pmc Evolutionary relationships of Fusobacterium nucleatum based on phylogenetic analysis and comparative genomics
    Alex Mira
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Division de Microbiologia, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Apartado 18, San Juan 03550, Alicante, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 4:50. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint An updated view of kinetoplastid phylogeny using environmental sequences and a closer outgroup: proposal for a new classification of the class Kinetoplastea
    David Moreira
    UMR CNRS 8079, Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1861-75. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Global eukaryote phylogeny: Combined small- and large-subunit ribosomal DNA trees support monophyly of Rhizaria, Retaria and Excavata
    David Moreira
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:255-66. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Comment on "The 1.2-megabase genome sequence of Mimivirus"
    David Moreira
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Science 308:1114; author reply 1114. 2005
  9. pmc Prokaryotic and eukaryotic community structure in field and cultured microbialites from the alkaline Lake Alchichica (Mexico)
    Estelle Couradeau
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e28767. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of genome fragments of Acidobacteria from deep Mediterranean plankton
    Achim Quaiser
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR8079, Universite Paris Sud 11, 91405 Orsay, France
    Environ Microbiol 10:2704-17. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Are hydrothermal vents oases for parasitic protists?
    David Moreira
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay, France
    Trends Parasitol 19:556-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Global dispersal and ancient cryptic species in the smallest marine eukaryotes
    Jan Slapeta
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    Mol Biol Evol 23:23-9. 2006
    ..On the contrary, we show that the morphospecies concept is untenable because it overlooks a large genetic and species diversity and may lead to incorrect biological assumptions...
  3. doi request reprint Ten reasons to exclude viruses from the tree of life
    David Moreira
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8, 079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Nat Rev Microbiol 7:306-11. 2009
    ..Here, we contend that there is strong evidence against the notion that viruses are alive and represent ancient lineages of the tree of life...
  4. ncbi request reprint Metagenomic analysis of mesopelagic Antarctic plankton reveals a novel deltaproteobacterial group
    David Moreira
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Microbiology 152:505-17. 2006
    ..DeepAnt-32C6 carried some predicted genes involved in metabolic pathways that suggested this organism may be anaerobic and able to ferment and to degrade complex compounds extracellularly...
  5. pmc Evolutionary relationships of Fusobacterium nucleatum based on phylogenetic analysis and comparative genomics
    Alex Mira
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Division de Microbiologia, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Apartado 18, San Juan 03550, Alicante, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 4:50. 2004
    ..Taking advantage of the recent completion of the Fusobacterium nucleatum genome sequence we have examined the evolutionary relationships of Fusobacterium genes by phylogenetic analysis and comparative genomics tools...
  6. ncbi request reprint An updated view of kinetoplastid phylogeny using environmental sequences and a closer outgroup: proposal for a new classification of the class Kinetoplastea
    David Moreira
    UMR CNRS 8079, Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1861-75. 2004
    ..The classification of the species formerly included in the genus Bodo is also revised, with the amendment of this genus and the genus Parabodo and the creation of a new genus, Neobodo...
  7. ncbi request reprint Global eukaryote phylogeny: Combined small- and large-subunit ribosomal DNA trees support monophyly of Rhizaria, Retaria and Excavata
    David Moreira
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:255-66. 2007
    ..Nonetheless, our results suggest that combined SSU+LSU rDNA phylogenies can help to resolve several ambiguous regions of the eukaryotic tree and identify key taxa for subsequent multi-gene analyses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comment on "The 1.2-megabase genome sequence of Mimivirus"
    David Moreira
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Science 308:1114; author reply 1114. 2005
  9. pmc Prokaryotic and eukaryotic community structure in field and cultured microbialites from the alkaline Lake Alchichica (Mexico)
    Estelle Couradeau
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e28767. 2011
    ..The maintenance of highly diverse natural microbialites in laboratory aquaria holds promise to study the role of different metabolisms in the formation of these structures under controlled conditions...
  10. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of genome fragments of Acidobacteria from deep Mediterranean plankton
    Achim Quaiser
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR8079, Universite Paris Sud 11, 91405 Orsay, France
    Environ Microbiol 10:2704-17. 2008
    ..Thus, our results suggest that Acidobacteria are abundant and represent a significant proportion of the microbial community in the deep-sea ecosystem...
  11. ncbi request reprint Archaeal and bacterial community composition of sediment and plankton from a suboxic freshwater pond
    Céline Briée
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Res Microbiol 158:213-27. 2007
    ..The pond is a microbial-based complex ecosystem mainly fueled by the degradation of allochthonous organic matter that maintains tightly coupled carbon and sulfur cycles...
  12. doi request reprint Pan-oceanic distribution of new highly diverse clades of deep-sea diplonemids
    Enrique Lara
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Environ Microbiol 11:47-55. 2009
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  13. pmc Comparative metagenomics of bathypelagic plankton and bottom sediment from the Sea of Marmara
    Achim Quaiser
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR8079, Universite Paris Sud 11, Orsay, France
    ISME J 5:285-304. 2011
    ..The Marmara sediment clustered with the soil metagenome, highlighting the common ecological role of both types of microbial communities in the degradation of organic matter and the completion of biogeochemical cycles...
  14. pmc The extent of protist diversity: insights from molecular ecology of freshwater eukaryotes
    Jan Slapeta
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2073-81. 2005
    ..This suggests that, contrary to current ideas, the diversity of freshwater protists is far from being completely described...
  15. pmc Giant viruses, giant chimeras: the multiple evolutionary histories of Mimivirus genes
    David Moreira
    Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    BMC Evol Biol 8:12. 2008
    ....
  16. doi request reprint The environmental clade LKM11 and Rozella form the deepest branching clade of fungi
    Enrique Lara
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Protist 161:116-21. 2010
    ..This novel clade, called here "Rozellida", is the deepest branch of true fungi so far identified, and appears to be extremely diverse in the environment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Eukaryotic diversity associated with carbonates and fluid-seawater interface in Lost City hydrothermal field
    Purificación López-García
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Environ Microbiol 9:546-54. 2007
    ..Protist lineages identified in this ecosystem likely correspond to grazers, decomposers and parasites, playing key roles in the food web of the Lost City ecosystem...
  18. doi request reprint Tracking microbial biodiversity through molecular and genomic ecology
    Purificación López-García
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Res Microbiol 159:67-73. 2008
    ..Interesting questions relating to mechanisms of speciation and evolutionary trends at the smallest and largest phylogenetic scales are emerging...
  19. pmc Phylogenomic investigation of phospholipid synthesis in archaea
    Jonathan Lombard
    Unité d Ecologie Systématique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Archaea 2012:630910. 2012
    ..These results support that most of these enzymes can be traced back to the last archaeal common ancestor and, in many cases, even to the last common ancestor of all living organisms...
  20. doi request reprint Different biogeographic patterns of prokaryotes and microbial eukaryotes in epilithic biofilms
    Marie Ragon
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Mol Ecol 21:3852-68. 2012
    ..Biological explanations implying a higher dispersal success for bacteria combined with more mobile lifestyles for predatory protists may underlie these different prokaryote versus microbial eukaryote biogeographic patterns...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of a genome fragment of an uncultivated mesopelagic crenarchaeote reveals multiple horizontal gene transfers
    Purificación López-García
    UMR CNRS 8079, Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay, France
    Environ Microbiol 6:19-34. 2004
    ..We hypothesise that the acquisition of genes from mesophilic bacteria and euryarchaeota has played a major role in the adaptation of Group I crenarchaeota to life at lower temperatures...
  22. doi request reprint The early evolution of lipid membranes and the three domains of life
    Jonathan Lombard
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 8079, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay, France
    Nat Rev Microbiol 10:507-15. 2012
    ..Here, we discuss the implications of these recent findings for membrane evolution in archaea and bacteria, and for the origin of the eukaryotic cell...
  23. pmc Early evolution of the biotin-dependent carboxylase family
    Jonathan Lombard
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Univ, Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    BMC Evol Biol 11:232. 2011
    ..This has made difficult the resolution of their evolutionary history up to now...
  24. doi request reprint Signal conflicts in the phylogeny of the primary photosynthetic eukaryotes
    Philippe Deschamps
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud 11, Orsay Cedex, France
    Mol Biol Evol 26:2745-53. 2009
    ..This second possibility would agree with the existence of the subkingdom Biliphyta, joining Glaucophyta and Rhodophyta...
  25. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of eukaryotic thiolases suggests multiple proteobacterial origins
    Juli Peretó
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, Cedex, 91405, France
    J Mol Evol 61:65-74. 2005
    ..Our analysis suggests that these eukaryotic peroxisomal and mitochondrial thiolases may have been acquired from delta-proteobacteria prior to the ancestor of all known eukaryotes...
  26. doi request reprint Eukaryotic diversity and phylogeny using small- and large-subunit ribosomal RNA genes from environmental samples
    William Marande
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Univ Paris Sud 11, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Environ Microbiol 11:3179-88. 2009
    ..These results suggest that this method can be useful, in particular for the analysis of eukaryotic microbial communities rich in phylotypes of difficult phylogenetic ascription...
  27. ncbi request reprint Analysis of a genome fragment of a deep-sea uncultivated Group II euryarchaeote containing 16S rDNA, a spectinomycin-like operon and several energy metabolism genes
    David Moreira
    UMR CNRS 8079, Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Environ Microbiol 6:959-69. 2004
    ..These proteins probably constitute a new succinate dehydrogenase-like oxidoreductase involved in what could be a novel pathway for energy metabolism in Group II euryarchaeota...
  28. doi request reprint Origins and early evolution of the mevalonate pathway of isoprenoid biosynthesis in the three domains of life
    Jonathan Lombard
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Mol Biol Evol 28:87-99. 2011
    ..These findings open the possibility that the cenancestor had membranes containing isoprenoids...
  29. doi request reprint Highly diverse and seasonally dynamic protist community in a pristine peat bog
    Enrique Lara
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Protist 162:14-32. 2011
    ..A few phylotypes (such as a cryptomonad and a perkinsid) were abundant at given sampling times and then almost disappeared, suggesting bloom-like dynamics...
  30. doi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of tintinnid ciliates (Tintinnida, Ciliophora)
    Charles Bachy
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Protist 163:873-87. 2012
    ..Notably, the diversity of freshwater forms suggests multiple marine-freshwater invasions...
  31. pmc Accuracy of protist diversity assessments: morphology compared with cloning and direct pyrosequencing of 18S rRNA genes and ITS regions using the conspicuous tintinnid ciliates as a case study
    Charles Bachy
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    ISME J 7:244-55. 2013
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Reevaluating the green contribution to diatom genomes
    Philippe Deschamps
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Univ Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Genome Biol Evol 4:683-8. 2012
    ..We conclude that, even if some diatom genes still support a putative green algal origin, these are not sufficient to argue for a cryptic green algal secondary endosymbiosis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Phylogenomic Analysis of Kinetoplastids Supports That Trypanosomatids Arose from within Bodonids
    Philippe Deschamps
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Univ Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay, France
    Mol Biol Evol 28:53-8. 2011
    ..Mitochondrial mRNA editing appears to be an ancient phenomenon in kinetoplastids...
  34. pmc Sunlight-exposed biofilm microbial communities are naturally resistant to chernobyl ionizing-radiation levels
    Marie Ragon
    Unité d Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution CNRS UMR8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e21764. 2011
    ..Environments enduring extreme desiccation and UV radiation, such as sunlight exposed biofilms could in principle select for organisms highly resistant to ionizing radiation as well...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bacterial diversity in hydrothermal sediment and epsilonproteobacterial dominance in experimental microcolonizers at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
    Purificación López-García
    UMR CNRS 8079, Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 360, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Environ Microbiol 5:961-76. 2003
    ..This suggests that these cells were metabolizing sulphur in situ...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ancestral lipid biosynthesis and early membrane evolution
    Juli Peretó
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Trends Biochem Sci 29:469-77. 2004
    ..The cenancestor seems likely to have been endowed with membrane lipids whose synthesis was enzymatic but probably non-stereospecific...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bacterial diversity and carbonate precipitation in the giant microbialites from the highly alkaline Lake Van, Turkey
    Purificación López-García
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    Extremophiles 9:263-74. 2005
    ..These heterotrophic bacteria may play a crucial role in the formation of Lake Van microbialites by locally promoting carbonate precipitation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Selective forces for the origin of the eukaryotic nucleus
    Purificación López-García
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR8079, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Bioessays 28:525-33. 2006
    ....
  39. pmc Microbial diversity in the deep-subsurface hydrothermal aquifer feeding the giant gypsum crystal-bearing Naica Mine, Mexico
    Marie Ragon
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Université Paris Sud Orsay, France
    Front Microbiol 4:37. 2013
    ..These organisms are likely thermophilic chemolithoautotrophs adapted to thrive in an extremely energy-limited environment...
  40. doi request reprint An ACP-Independent Fatty Acid Synthesis Pathway in Archaea: Implications for the Origin of Phospholipids
    Jonathan Lombard
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Mol Biol Evol 29:3261-5. 2012
    ..This has not only implications for archaeal physiology but also opens the possibility for the presence of ACP-independent FA synthesis in the cenancestor, which may have been endowed with FA-phospholipid membranes...
  41. pmc Diversity and vertical distribution of microbial eukaryotes in the snow, sea ice and seawater near the north pole at the end of the polar night
    Charles Bachy
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, Université Paris Sud Orsay, France
    Front Microbiol 2:106. 2011
    ..Whereas strict phototrophs were scarce, we identified a variety of likely mixotrophic taxa, which supports the idea that mixotrophy may be important for the survival of diverse protists through the long polar night...
  42. doi request reprint New haptophyte lineages and multiple independent colonizations of freshwater ecosystems
    Marianne Simon
    Unité d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079 Université Paris Sud, 91405, Orsay, France
    Environ Microbiol Rep 5:322-32. 2013
    ..The presence of several sequences of freshwater haptophytes scattered among marine taxa in phylogenetic trees confirms the occurrence of several independent haptophyte transitions between marine and freshwater environments...
  43. ncbi request reprint Macrofilamentous microbial communities in the metal-rich and acidic River Tinto, Spain
    Ana I López-Archilla
    Departamento de Ecologia, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 235:221-8. 2004
    ..Bacteria of the Tinto macrofilaments might be heterotrophic, and could be feeding on the organic matter entrapped in the filamentous structure...
  44. ncbi request reprint Uncultured Archaea in a hydrothermal microbial assemblage: phylogenetic diversity and characterization of a genome fragment from a euryarchaeote
    Hélène Moussard
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie des Environnements Extrêmes, UMR 6197, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, IFREMER, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, Institut Universitaire Europeen de la Mer, Plouzane, France
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 57:452-69. 2006
    ..This study is the first step in using genomics to reveal the physiology of an as yet uncultured group of archaea from deep-sea hydrothermal vents...
  45. ncbi request reprint Present status of the molecular ecology of kathablepharids
    Jan Slapeta
    Protist 157:7-11. 2006
  46. ncbi request reprint Aurigamonas solis n. gen., n. sp., a soil-dwelling predator with unusual helioflagellate organisation and belonging to a novel clade within the Cercozoa
    Keith Vickerman
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Protist 156:335-54. 2005
    ..This conclusion is supported further by the presence of only a single amino acid insertion in the polyubiquitin sequence of Aurigamonas solis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Polyubiquitin insertions and the phylogeny of Cercozoa and Rhizaria
    David Bass
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Protist 156:149-61. 2005
    ..e. that the second insertion took place earlier, in the ancestral filosan, and was followed by three independent reversions to a single amino acid in Chlorarachnea, Metopion and Cercobodo...
  48. ncbi request reprint Toward the monophyly of Haeckel's radiolaria: 18S rRNA environmental data support the sisterhood of polycystinea and acantharea
    Purificación López-García
    Mol Biol Evol 19:118-21. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint Metabolic symbiosis and the birth of the plant kingdom
    Philippe Deschamps
    Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Unité Mixte de Recherches 8576 du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Cite Scientifique, Villeneuve d Ascq, France
    Mol Biol Evol 25:536-48. 2008
    ..We further speculate that the monophyletic origin of plastids may lie in an organism with close relatedness to present-day group V cyanobacteria...
  50. ncbi request reprint Rampant horizontal gene transfer and phospho-donor change in the evolution of the phosphofructokinase
    Eric Bapteste
    Equipe Phylogenie, Bioinformatique et Génome, UMR CNRS 7622, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 9 Quai St Bernard, 75005 Paris, France
    Gene 318:185-91. 2003
    ..These rampant HGT events and flexibility in phospho-donor use illustrate the importance of tinkering in molecular evolution...
  51. ncbi request reprint The molecular ecology of microbial eukaryotes unveils a hidden world
    David Moreira
    Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, UMR 7622, 9, quai St Bernard, 75005 Paris, France
    Trends Microbiol 10:31-8. 2002
    ..For both ecology and evolutionary studies, it is predicted that environmental molecular identification of eukaryotes will have a profound impact in the immediate future...
  52. ncbi request reprint Diversity of functional genes of methanogens, methanotrophs and sulfate reducers in deep-sea hydrothermal environments
    Olivier Nercessian
    UMR 6539, Laboratoire des Sciences de l Environnement Marin, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Universitaire Europeen de la Mer, Technopole Brest Iroise, Place Nicolas Copernic, 29280 Plouzane, France
    Environ Microbiol 7:118-32. 2005
    ..This study provides for the first time an insight into the diversity of several functional genes of deep-sea hydrothermal system microorganisms...
  53. ncbi request reprint Evolution of eukaryotic translation elongation and termination factors: variations of evolutionary rate and genetic code deviations
    David Moreira
    Phylogénie, Bioinformatique et Génome, UMR 7622 CNRS, Paris, France
    Mol Biol Evol 19:189-200. 2002
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Horizontal gene transfer and archaeal origin of deoxyhypusine synthase homologous genes in bacteria
    Celine Brochier
    Equipe Phylogénomique, Université Aix Marseille I, 3 Place Victor Hugo, 13331 Marseille Cedex 3, France
    Gene 330:169-76. 2004
    ..This is exemplified by the fact that, in archaea, the complex evolutionary history of the DHS is not paralleled by that of the IF-5A, indicating that these proteins do not follow a perfect co-evolution...
  55. ncbi request reprint Eubacterial phylogeny based on translational apparatus proteins
    Celine Brochier
    Phylogénie, Bioinformatique et Génome, UMR 7622 CNRS, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 9, quai St Bernard, 75005 Paris, France
    Trends Genet 18:1-5. 2002
    ..Few of the genes studied show evidence for transfer. The phylogeny based on the genes devoid of transfer is very consistent with the ribosomal RNA tree, suggesting that an eubacterial phylogeny does exist...
  56. pmc Autochthonous eukaryotic diversity in hydrothermal sediment and experimental microcolonizers at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
    Purificación López-García
    Biologie Marine, Unite Mixte de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 7622, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 7 quai St Bernard, 75005 Paris, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:697-702. 2003
    ..This finding can boost further studies on deep-sea vent animal biology and biogeography...
  57. ncbi request reprint Wide bacterial diversity associated with tubes of the vent worm Riftia pachyptila
    Purificación López-García
    UMR 7622 CNRS, Laboratoire de Biologie Marine, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 7, quai St Bernard, 75005 Paris, France
    Environ Microbiol 4:204-15. 2002
    ..The bacterial diversity found suggests that complex metabolic interactions, particularly based on sulphur chemistry, may be occurring in different microniches of the R. pachyptila tubes...
  58. ncbi request reprint The nucleolar proteome and the (endosymbiotic) origin of the nucleus
    David Moreira
    Bioessays 26:1144-5; author reply 1145-7. 2004
  59. doi request reprint Hindsight in the relative abundance, metabolic potential and genome dynamics of uncultivated marine archaea from comparative metagenomic analyses of bathypelagic plankton of different oceanic regions
    Ana Belén Martín-Cuadrado
    Division of Microbiology, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Alicante, Spain
    ISME J 2:865-86. 2008
    ..These observations, along with variations in GC content, led us to hypothesize that the two groups of organisms have fundamentally different lifestyles...
  60. pmc Thermophilic lifestyle for an uncultured archaeon from hydrothermal vents: evidence from environmental genomics
    Hélène Moussard
    Laboratoire de Microbiologie des Environnements Extrêmes, UMR 6197, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Ifremer and Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Orsay, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2268-71. 2006
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Phytoplankton diversity and cyanobacterial dominance in a hypereutrophic shallow lake with biologically produced alkaline pH
    Ana Isabel López-Archilla
    Departamento de Ecologia, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Cantoblanco, 28049, Madrid, Spain
    Extremophiles 8:109-15. 2004
    ..Santa Olalla's cyanobacteria are alkaliphilic and/or extremely alkalitolerant and appear to be responsible for the generation and maintenance of stable high-pH conditions in their environment...
  62. doi request reprint A metagenomic analysis of soil bacteria extends the diversity of quorum-quenching lactonases
    Kashif Riaz
    Institut des Sciences du Vegetal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UPR2355, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Environ Microbiol 10:560-70. 2008
    ..coli. Phylogenetic analysis showed that 9 orf out of 20 were related to sequences from members of the Acidobacteria, supporting the hypothesis that the analysed insert might be originated from an organism related to this phylum...