Bettina E Schirrmeister

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  1. pmc Evolution of reproductive mode variation and host associations in a sexual-asexual complex of aphid parasitoids
    Christoph Sandrock
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 11:348. 2011
  2. pmc The origin of multicellularity in cyanobacteria
    Bettina E Schirrmeister
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 11:45. 2011
  3. pmc Evolution of multicellularity coincided with increased diversification of cyanobacteria and the Great Oxidation Event
    Bettina E Schirrmeister
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:1791-6. 2013
  4. pmc Gene copy number variation and its significance in cyanobacterial phylogeny
    Bettina E Schirrmeister
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstr 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Microbiol 12:177. 2012
  5. doi The evolutionary path to terminal differentiation and division of labor in cyanobacteria
    Valentina Rossetti
    Institute of Zoology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Theor Biol 262:23-34. 2010

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Publications5

  1. pmc Evolution of reproductive mode variation and host associations in a sexual-asexual complex of aphid parasitoids
    Christoph Sandrock
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 11:348. 2011
    ..Using a combination of population genetic and phylogenetic approaches, we addressed these issues in a comprehensive sample of parasitoid wasps from across Europe...
  2. pmc The origin of multicellularity in cyanobacteria
    Bettina E Schirrmeister
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 11:45. 2011
    ..Understanding when and how multicellularity evolved in these ancient organisms would provide fundamental information on the early history of life and further our knowledge of complex life forms...
  3. pmc Evolution of multicellularity coincided with increased diversification of cyanobacteria and the Great Oxidation Event
    Bettina E Schirrmeister
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:1791-6. 2013
    ..These results suggest that multicellularity could have played a key role in triggering cyanobacterial evolution around the GOE...
  4. pmc Gene copy number variation and its significance in cyanobacterial phylogeny
    Bettina E Schirrmeister
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstr 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Microbiol 12:177. 2012
    ..We used one of the morphologically most diverse prokaryotic phyla to test whether numbers of gene copies are associated with levels of cell differentiation...
  5. doi The evolutionary path to terminal differentiation and division of labor in cyanobacteria
    Valentina Rossetti
    Institute of Zoology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Theor Biol 262:23-34. 2010
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