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. pmc Reconstructing the evolution of the mitochondrial ribosomal proteome
    Paulien Smits
    Nijmegen Center for Mitochondrial Disorders, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Geert Grooteplein zuid 10, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:4686-703. 2007
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc The alpha-proteobacteria: the Darwin finches of the bacterial world
    Thijs J G Ettema
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Biol Lett 5:429-32. 2009
  10. pmc Close encounters of the third domain: the emerging genomic view of archaeal diversity and evolution
    Anja Spang
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, P O Box 596, 75123 Uppsala, Sweden
    Archaea 2013:202358. 2013

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Publications18

  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. pmc Reconstructing the evolution of the mitochondrial ribosomal proteome
    Paulien Smits
    Nijmegen Center for Mitochondrial Disorders, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Geert Grooteplein zuid 10, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:4686-703. 2007
    ..These newly detected MRPs constitute, along with evolutionary conserved MRPs, excellent new screening targets for human patients with unresolved mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation disorders...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. pmc The alpha-proteobacteria: the Darwin finches of the bacterial world
    Thijs J G Ettema
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Biol Lett 5:429-32. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Close encounters of the third domain: the emerging genomic view of archaeal diversity and evolution
    Anja Spang
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, P O Box 596, 75123 Uppsala, Sweden
    Archaea 2013:202358. 2013
    ..Here, we review how the availability of such genomic data has revealed several important insights into the diversity, ecological relevance, metabolic capacity, and the origin and evolution of the archaeal domain of life. ..
  11. 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
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  12. pmc Comparative and phylogenomic evidence that the alphaproteobacterium HIMB59 is not a member of the oceanic SAR11 clade
    Johan Viklund
    Department of Molecular Evolution, Biomedical Centre, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e78858. 2013
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  13. ncbi Rolf Bernander (1956-2014): pioneer of the archaeal cell cycle
    Thijs J G Ettema
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Microbiol 92:903-9. 2014
    ..He will be remembered for his endless enthusiasm for science, his analytical mind, and his quirky sense of humour...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...