- Two novel heat-soluble protein families abundantly expressed in an anhydrobiotic tardigradeAyami Yamaguchi
Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
PLoS ONE 7:e44209. 2012..Tardigrades might have evolved novel protein families with a heat-soluble property and this study revealed a novel repertoire of major heat-soluble proteins in these anhydrobiotic animals...
- Loss of genes for DNA recombination and repair in the reductive genome evolution of thioautotrophic symbionts of Calyptogena clamsHirokazu Kuwahara
Marine Biodiversity Research Program, Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology, Natsushima cho, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 237 0061, Japan
BMC Evol Biol 11:285. 2011..To understand how these genes were lost from the symbiont genomes, we surveyed these genes in the genomes from 10 other Calyptogena clam symbionts using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)...