B Schierwater

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Speciation and phylogeography in the cosmopolitan marine moon jelly, Aurelia sp
    Werner Schroth
    Ecology and Evolution, Biology Campus, JW Goethe University, Frankfurt M, D 60054 Frankfurt M, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 2:1. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint My favorite animal, Trichoplax adhaerens
    Bernd Schierwater
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Bioessays 27:1294-302. 2005
  3. pmc Concatenated analysis sheds light on early metazoan evolution and fuels a modern "urmetazoon" hypothesis
    Bernd Schierwater
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    PLoS Biol 7:e20. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint The early evolution of Hox genes: a battle of belief?
    Bernd Schierwater
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, School of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany
    Adv Exp Med Biol 689:81-90. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Current problems with the zootype and the early evolution of Hox genes
    B Schierwater
    Tierärztliche Hochschule ITZ, Division of Ecology and Evolution, Bünteweg 17d, 30599 Hannover, Germany
    J Exp Zool 291:169-74. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Placozoa and the evolution of Metazoa and intrasomatic cell differentiation
    Bernd Schierwater
    Ecology and Evolution, Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, D 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 41:370-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Is the evolution of Cnox-2 Hox/ParaHox genes "multicolored" and "polygenealogical?"
    Bernd Schierwater
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, TiHo Hannover, Bünteweg 17d, D 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 24:374-8. 2002
  8. doi request reprint The phylogeography of the Placozoa suggests a taxon-rich phylum in tropical and subtropical waters
    M Eitel
    Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Hannover, Germany
    Mol Ecol 19:2315-27. 2010
  9. pmc Character-based DNA barcoding allows discrimination of genera, species and populations in Odonata
    J Rach
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, TiHo Hannover, Bünteweg 17d, 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 275:237-47. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The Trichoplax genome and the nature of placozoans
    Mansi Srivastava
    Center for Integrative Genomics and Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 454:955-60. 2008

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Publications23

  1. pmc Speciation and phylogeography in the cosmopolitan marine moon jelly, Aurelia sp
    Werner Schroth
    Ecology and Evolution, Biology Campus, JW Goethe University, Frankfurt M, D 60054 Frankfurt M, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 2:1. 2002
    ..We used molecular data and phenotypic traits to unravel speciation processes and phylogeographic patterns in Aurelia...
  2. ncbi request reprint My favorite animal, Trichoplax adhaerens
    Bernd Schierwater
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Bioessays 27:1294-302. 2005
    ..Trichoplax offers unique potential for understanding the minimal requirements of metazoan animal organization...
  3. pmc Concatenated analysis sheds light on early metazoan evolution and fuels a modern "urmetazoon" hypothesis
    Bernd Schierwater
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    PLoS Biol 7:e20. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The early evolution of Hox genes: a battle of belief?
    Bernd Schierwater
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, School of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany
    Adv Exp Med Biol 689:81-90. 2010
    ..The early split of these two lineages led to the evolution of a Hox system in Bilateria and the presence of Hox-like genes in Cnidaria and Placozoa...
  5. ncbi request reprint Current problems with the zootype and the early evolution of Hox genes
    B Schierwater
    Tierärztliche Hochschule ITZ, Division of Ecology and Evolution, Bünteweg 17d, 30599 Hannover, Germany
    J Exp Zool 291:169-74. 2001
    ..The view presented is compatible with the idea that early Hox gene evolution started with a single proto-Hox (possibly a paraHox) gene. J. Exp. Zool. (Mol. Dev. Evol.) 291:169-174, 2001...
  6. doi request reprint Placozoa and the evolution of Metazoa and intrasomatic cell differentiation
    Bernd Schierwater
    Ecology and Evolution, Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, D 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 41:370-9. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Is the evolution of Cnox-2 Hox/ParaHox genes "multicolored" and "polygenealogical?"
    Bernd Schierwater
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, TiHo Hannover, Bünteweg 17d, D 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 24:374-8. 2002
    ..The existing data on possible gene functions also reveal a quite heterogeneous picture. It seems conceivable that part of the "multicolored" picture relates to a "polygenealogical" origin of the Cnox-2 gene...
  8. doi request reprint The phylogeography of the Placozoa suggests a taxon-rich phylum in tropical and subtropical waters
    M Eitel
    Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Hannover, Germany
    Mol Ecol 19:2315-27. 2010
    ..Haplotypes of different clades differ substantially in their phylogeographic distribution according to latitude. The genetic data also suggest deep phylogenetic branching patterns between clades...
  9. pmc Character-based DNA barcoding allows discrimination of genera, species and populations in Odonata
    J Rach
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, TiHo Hannover, Bünteweg 17d, 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 275:237-47. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The Trichoplax genome and the nature of placozoans
    Mansi Srivastava
    Center for Integrative Genomics and Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 454:955-60. 2008
    ....
  11. pmc Mitochondrial genome of Trichoplax adhaerens supports placozoa as the basal lower metazoan phylum
    Stephen L Dellaporta
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8104, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:8751-6. 2006
    ..Phylogenetic analyses of mitochondrial proteins provide strong support for the placement of the phylum Placozoa at the root of the Metazoa...
  12. ncbi request reprint Expression of a Gsx parahox gene, Cnox-2, in colony ontogeny in Hydractinia (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa)
    Paulyn Cartwright
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 306:460-9. 2006
    ..Differential Cnox-2 expression is, thus, associated with key aspects of patterning of both the colony and the polyp, a finding that is particularly striking given that polyp and colony form are dissociable in the evolution of Hydrozoa...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Trox-2 Hox/ParaHox gene of Trichoplax (Placozoa) marks an epithelial boundary
    Wolfgang Jakob
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, TiHo Hannover, Bünteweg 17d, 30559, Hannover, Germany
    Dev Genes Evol 214:170-5. 2004
    ..We speculate that Trox-2 functions within a hitherto unrecognized population of possibly multipotential peripheral stem cells that contribute to differentiated cells at the epithelial boundary of Trichoplax...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medusozoan phylogeny and character evolution clarified by new large and small subunit rDNA data and an assessment of the utility of phylogenetic mixture models
    Allen G Collins
    NMFS, National Systematics Laboratory, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 153, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC 20013 7012, USA
    Syst Biol 55:97-115. 2006
    ..18S; 28S; Cubozoa; Hydrozoa; medusa; molecular systematics; polyp; Scyphozoa; Staurozoa.]...
  15. ncbi request reprint Placozoa are not derived cnidarians: evidence from molecular morphology
    Andrea Ender
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 20:130-4. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint The Trichoplax PaxB gene: a putative Proto-PaxA/B/C gene predating the origin of nerve and sensory cells
    Thorsten Hadrys
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Hannover, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1569-78. 2005
    ..While PaxB, Pax2/5/8, and Pax6 genes have been linked to nerve cell and sensory system/organ development in virtually all animals investigated so far, our study suggests that Pax genes predate the origin of nerve and sensory cells...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ancient linkage of a POU class 6 and an anterior Hox-like gene in cnidaria: implications for the evolution of homeobox genes
    Kai Kamm
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, TiHo Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 308:777-84. 2007
    ..Hence, the much tighter linkage of a POU class 6 gene to an anterior Hox-like gene in a cnidarian is possibly the evolutionary echo of an ancestral genomic region from which most metazoan homeobox classes emerged...
  18. pmc Solution to the phylogenetic enigma of Tetraplatia, a worm-shaped cnidarian
    Allen G Collins
    NMFS, National Systematics Laboratory, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 153, Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013 7012, USA
    Biol Lett 2:120-4. 2006
    ..The distinctive body plan of Tetraplatia is remarkable because it appears to have a recent origin, in contrast to the prevailing pattern of metazoan history...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ancient complexity of the non-Hox ANTP gene complement in the anthozoan Nematostella vectensis: implications for the evolution of the ANTP superclass
    Kai Kamm
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, TiHo Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 306:589-96. 2006
    ..We conclude that the last cnidarian/bilaterian ancestor already harboured the almost full complement of non-Hox ANTP genes before the Hox system evolved...
  20. ncbi request reprint An automated phylogenetic key for classifying homeoboxes
    I Neil Sarkar
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 24:388-99. 2002
    ..Using a subset of homeobox protein sequences as a test case, we show that our method approximates classification based on full-scale phylogenetic analysis with very high accuracy in a tiny fraction of the time...
  21. ncbi request reprint Molecular biomarkers and adaptation to environmental stress in moon jelly (Aurelia spp.)
    Werner Schroth
    Ecology and Evolution, ITZ, TiHo Hannover, Bünteweg 17d, D 30559, Hannover, Germany
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 7:449-61. 2005
    ..We show that added information on genetic variability can raise the predictive power of molecular biomarkers in studies of individual stress response...
  22. ncbi request reprint Placozoa -- no longer a phylum of one
    Oliver Voigt
    Curr Biol 14:R944-5. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Axial patterning and diversification in the cnidaria predate the Hox system
    Kai Kamm
    ITZ, Ecology and Evolution, Tierarztliche Hochschule Hannover, D 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Curr Biol 16:920-6. 2006
    ....