Thijs J G Ettema

Summary

Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc The semi-phosphorylative Entner-Doudoroff pathway in hyperthermophilic archaea: a re-evaluation
    Hatim Ahmed
    Department of Microbiology, University Duisburg Essen, Campus Essen, Universitätsstr 5, 45117 Essen, Germany
    Biochem J 390:529-40. 2005
  2. doi Comment on "A 3-hydroxypropionate/4-hydroxybutyrate autotrophic carbon dioxide assimilation pathway in Archaea"
    Thijs J G Ettema
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, S 752 36 Sweden
    Science 321:342; author reply 342. 2008
  3. doi An actin-based cytoskeleton in archaea
    Thijs J G Ettema
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18C, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Microbiol 80:1052-61. 2011
  4. doi Independent genome reduction and phylogenetic reclassification of the oceanic SAR11 clade
    Johan Viklund
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 29:599-615. 2012
  5. ncbi Comparative and functional analysis of the archaeal cell cycle
    Rolf Bernander
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Cell Cycle 9:794-806. 2010
  6. doi From archaeon to eukaryote: the evolutionary dark ages of the eukaryotic cell
    Joran Martijn
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, Husargatan 3, SE 75 237, Uppsala, Sweden
    Biochem Soc Trans 41:451-7. 2013
  7. doi The archaeal 'TACK' superphylum and the origin of eukaryotes
    Lionel Guy
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Biomedical Center, Uppsala University, Box 596, SE 751 24, Uppsala, Sweden
    Trends Microbiol 19:580-7. 2011
  8. pmc A phylometagenomic exploration of oceanic alphaproteobacteria reveals mitochondrial relatives unrelated to the SAR11 clade
    Björn Brindefalk
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e24457. 2011
  9. pmc A unique cell division machinery in the Archaea
    Ann Christin Lindås
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18C, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:18942-6. 2008
  10. pmc An archaeal origin for the actin cytoskeleton: Implications for eukaryogenesis
    Rolf Bernander
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University Uppsala, Sweden
    Commun Integr Biol 4:664-7. 2011

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Publications13

  1. pmc The semi-phosphorylative Entner-Doudoroff pathway in hyperthermophilic archaea: a re-evaluation
    Hatim Ahmed
    Department of Microbiology, University Duisburg Essen, Campus Essen, Universitätsstr 5, 45117 Essen, Germany
    Biochem J 390:529-40. 2005
    ..tenax and S. solfataricus. The existence of this branched ED pathway is yet another example of the versatility and flexibility of the central carbohydrate metabolic pathways in the archaeal domain...
  2. doi Comment on "A 3-hydroxypropionate/4-hydroxybutyrate autotrophic carbon dioxide assimilation pathway in Archaea"
    Thijs J G Ettema
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, S 752 36 Sweden
    Science 321:342; author reply 342. 2008
    ..We question the validity of the latter claim...
  3. doi An actin-based cytoskeleton in archaea
    Thijs J G Ettema
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18C, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Microbiol 80:1052-61. 2011
    ..The results support a crenarchaeal origin of the eukaryotic actin cytoskeleton and, as such, have implications for theories concerning the origin of the eukaryotic cell...
  4. doi Independent genome reduction and phylogenetic reclassification of the oceanic SAR11 clade
    Johan Viklund
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 29:599-615. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi Comparative and functional analysis of the archaeal cell cycle
    Rolf Bernander
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Cell Cycle 9:794-806. 2010
    ..Focus is also placed upon regulatory features, including transcription factors and protein kinases inferred to be involved in the execution of specific cell cycle stages, and regulation through metabolic coupling is discussed...
  6. doi From archaeon to eukaryote: the evolutionary dark ages of the eukaryotic cell
    Joran Martijn
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, Husargatan 3, SE 75 237, Uppsala, Sweden
    Biochem Soc Trans 41:451-7. 2013
    ....
  7. doi The archaeal 'TACK' superphylum and the origin of eukaryotes
    Lionel Guy
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Biomedical Center, Uppsala University, Box 596, SE 751 24, Uppsala, Sweden
    Trends Microbiol 19:580-7. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc A phylometagenomic exploration of oceanic alphaproteobacteria reveals mitochondrial relatives unrelated to the SAR11 clade
    Björn Brindefalk
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e24457. 2011
    ..The availability of ocean metagenome data substantially increases the sampling of Alphaproteobacteria inhabiting the oxygen-containing waters of the oceans that likely resemble the originating environment of mitochondria...
  9. pmc A unique cell division machinery in the Archaea
    Ann Christin Lindås
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18C, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:18942-6. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc An archaeal origin for the actin cytoskeleton: Implications for eukaryogenesis
    Rolf Bernander
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University Uppsala, Sweden
    Commun Integr Biol 4:664-7. 2011
    ..Further exploration of uncharacterized archaeal lineages is necessary to find additional missing pieces in the evolutionary trajectory that ultimately gave rise to present-day organisms...
  11. pmc Signature genes as a phylogenomic tool
    Bas E Dutilh
    Center for Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics Nijmegen Center for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Mol Biol Evol 25:1659-67. 2008
    ..Summarizing, signature genes can complement traditional sequence-based methods in addressing taxonomic questions...
  12. ncbi Discovering novel biology by in silico archaeology
    Thijs J G Ettema
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University, 6703 CT Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:859-69. 2005
    ..Combined with experimental verification, bioinformatic analysis contributes to the ongoing discovery of novel metabolic conversions and control mechanisms, and as such to a better understanding of the intriguing biology of the Archaea...
  13. pmc Identification and functional verification of archaeal-type phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase, a missing link in archaeal central carbohydrate metabolism
    Thijs J G Ettema
    Laboratory of Microbiology, Agrotechnology and Food Sciences, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 186:7754-62. 2004
    ..The newly identified atPEPC, with its distinct properties, constitutes yet another example of the versatility of the enzymes of the central carbon metabolic pathways in the archaeal domain...