Inaki Ruiz-Trillo

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Evolution of the MAGUK protein gene family in premetazoan lineages
    Alex de Mendoza
    Departament de Genetica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 10:93. 2010
  2. doi request reprint A phylogenomic investigation into the origin of metazoa
    Inaki Ruiz-Trillo
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 25:664-72. 2008
  3. pmc New genomes, new taxa and deep questions in the eukaryotic tree of life: a meeting report on the EMBO comparative genomics conference
    Alex de Mendoza
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva UPF CSIC, Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta 37 49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Evodevo 2:22. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint The origins of multicellularity: a multi-taxon genome initiative
    Inaki Ruiz-Trillo
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Trends Genet 23:113-8. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Unexpected repertoire of metazoan transcription factors in the unicellular holozoan Capsaspora owczarzaki
    Arnau Sebé-Pedrós
    Departament de Genètica and Institut de Recerca en Biodiversitat Irbio, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 28:1241-54. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Genomic survey of premetazoans shows deep conservation of cytoplasmic tyrosine kinases and multiple radiations of receptor tyrosine kinases
    Hiroshi Suga
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva UPF CSIC, Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta 37 49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Sci Signal 5:ra35. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The mysterious evolutionary origin for the GNE gene and the root of bilateria
    Alex de Mendoza
    Departament de Genetica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 28:2987-91. 2011
  8. pmc Phylogenetic relationships within the Opisthokonta based on phylogenomic analyses of conserved single-copy protein domains
    Guifré Torruella
    Departament de Genètica and Institut de Recerca en Biodiversitat Irbio, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 29:531-44. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The evolutionary history of lysine biosynthesis pathways within eukaryotes
    Guifré Torruella
    Departament de Genètica and Institut de Recerca en Biodiversitat Irbio, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Mol Evol 69:240-8. 2009
  10. pmc Phylogenomic evidence for a myxococcal contribution to the mitochondrial fatty acid beta-oxidation
    Agatha Schluter
    Neurometabolic Diseases Laboratory, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e21989. 2011

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Publications16

  1. pmc Evolution of the MAGUK protein gene family in premetazoan lineages
    Alex de Mendoza
    Departament de Genetica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 10:93. 2010
    ..To further investigate the evolutionary history of MAGUK, we have undertook a broader search for this gene family using available genomic sequences of different opisthokont taxa...
  2. doi request reprint A phylogenomic investigation into the origin of metazoa
    Inaki Ruiz-Trillo
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 25:664-72. 2008
    ..Understanding the function of "metazoan-specific" proteins we have identified in these protists will clarify the evolutionary steps that led to the emergence of the Metazoa...
  3. pmc New genomes, new taxa and deep questions in the eukaryotic tree of life: a meeting report on the EMBO comparative genomics conference
    Alex de Mendoza
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva UPF CSIC, Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta 37 49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Evodevo 2:22. 2011
    ..ABSTRACT: A report on the meeting Comparative Genomics of Eukaryotic Microorganisms: understanding the complexity of diversity. Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Spain. October 15-20, 2011...
  4. ncbi request reprint The origins of multicellularity: a multi-taxon genome initiative
    Inaki Ruiz-Trillo
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Trends Genet 23:113-8. 2007
    ..Here, we introduce this initiative and the biological questions that underpin it, summarize the rationale guiding the choice of organisms and discuss the anticipated benefits to the broader scientific community...
  5. doi request reprint Unexpected repertoire of metazoan transcription factors in the unicellular holozoan Capsaspora owczarzaki
    Arnau Sebé-Pedrós
    Departament de Genètica and Institut de Recerca en Biodiversitat Irbio, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 28:1241-54. 2011
    ..Nonetheless, TF families whose beginnings antedate the origin of the animal kingdom, such as homeodomain or basic helix-loop-helix, underwent significant expansion and diversification along metazoan and eumetazoan stems...
  6. doi request reprint Genomic survey of premetazoans shows deep conservation of cytoplasmic tyrosine kinases and multiple radiations of receptor tyrosine kinases
    Hiroshi Suga
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva UPF CSIC, Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta 37 49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Sci Signal 5:ra35. 2012
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  7. doi request reprint The mysterious evolutionary origin for the GNE gene and the root of bilateria
    Alex de Mendoza
    Departament de Genetica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 28:2987-91. 2011
    ..However, rather than using GNE as a phylogenetic character, we argue that rare genomic changes such as the one presented here should be used with caution...
  8. pmc Phylogenetic relationships within the Opisthokonta based on phylogenomic analyses of conserved single-copy protein domains
    Guifré Torruella
    Departament de Genètica and Institut de Recerca en Biodiversitat Irbio, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 29:531-44. 2012
    ..These results represent independent tests of previous phylogenetic hypotheses, highlighting the importance of sophisticated approaches for orthology assignment in phylogenomic analyses...
  9. doi request reprint The evolutionary history of lysine biosynthesis pathways within eukaryotes
    Guifré Torruella
    Departament de Genètica and Institut de Recerca en Biodiversitat Irbio, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Mol Evol 69:240-8. 2009
    ..Overall, these observations represent new evidence that the role of LGT in the evolutionary history of eukaryotes may have been more significant than previously thought...
  10. pmc Phylogenomic evidence for a myxococcal contribution to the mitochondrial fatty acid beta-oxidation
    Agatha Schluter
    Neurometabolic Diseases Laboratory, Institut d Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e21989. 2011
    ..The growing availability of microbial genomes offers the possibility of analyzing the ancestry of eukaryotic genomes and testing previous hypotheses on their origins...
  11. pmc Ancient origin of the integrin-mediated adhesion and signaling machinery
    Arnau Sebé-Pedrós
    Departament de Genètica and Institut de Recerca en Biodiversitat, Universitat de Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:10142-7. 2010
    ..This underscores the importance of gene cooption in the unicellular-to-multicellular transition that led to the emergence of the Metazoa...
  12. ncbi request reprint Insights into the evolutionary origin and genome architecture of the unicellular opisthokonts Capsaspora owczarzaki and Sphaeroforma arctica
    Inaki Ruiz-Trillo
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 1X5
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 53:379-84. 2006
    ..Finally, to begin characterizing the Capsaspora genome, we have performed pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) analyses, which indicate that its genome has at least 12 chromosomes with a total genome size in the range of 22-25 Mb...
  13. pmc Premetazoan origin of the hippo signaling pathway
    Arnau Sebé-Pedrós
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva UPF CSIC, Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta 37 49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Cell Rep 1:13-20. 2012
    ..Our findings show that the Hippo pathway evolved well before the origin of Metazoa and highlight the importance of Hippo signaling as a key developmental mechanism predating the origin of Metazoa...
  14. pmc The Capsaspora genome reveals a complex unicellular prehistory of animals
    Hiroshi Suga
    1 Institut de Biologia Evolutiva CSIC Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta 37 49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain 2
    Nat Commun 4:2325. 2013
    ..We propose that the acquisition of these metazoan-specific developmental systems and the co-option of pre-existing genes drove the evolutionary transition from unicellular protists to metazoans. ..
  15. pmc Sawyeria marylandensis (Heterolobosea) has a hydrogenosome with novel metabolic properties
    Maria José Barberà
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Eukaryot Cell 9:1913-24. 2010
    ..Overall, these data suggest that Sawyeria marylandensis possesses a hydrogenosome of mitochondrial origin with a novel combination of biochemical and structural properties...
  16. doi request reprint Development of ichthyosporeans sheds light on the origin of metazoan multicellularity
    Hiroshi Suga
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva CSIC Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta 37 49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Dev Biol 377:284-92. 2013
    ..We believe that further studies on the development of ichthyosporeans by the use of our methodologies will provide novel insights into the origin of metazoan multicellularity...