Duur K Aanen

Summary

Affiliation: Wageningen University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Recruitment of healthy mitochondria fuels transmissible cancers
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Trends Genet 28:1-6. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The evolution of obligate mutualism: if you can't beat 'em, join 'em
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University and Research Center, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:506-9. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The social evolution of somatic fusion
    Duur K Aanen
    Plant Sciences, Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Netherlands
    Bioessays 30:1193-203. 2008
  4. doi request reprint High symbiont relatedness stabilizes mutualistic cooperation in fungus-growing termites
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, 6700 AH Wageningen, Netherlands
    Science 326:1103-6. 2009
  5. pmc Patterns of interaction specificity of fungus-growing termites and Termitomyces symbionts in South Africa
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Plant Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Center, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Evol Biol 7:115. 2007
  6. pmc As you weed, so shall you reap: on the origin of algaculture in damselfish
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Biol 8:81. 2010
  7. pmc As you reap, so shall you sow: coupling of harvesting and inoculating stabilizes the mutualism between termites and fungi
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Biol Lett 2:209-12. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Biological pest control in beetle agriculture
    Duur K Aanen
    Department of Plant Sciences, Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University and Research Center, 6703BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Trends Microbiol 17:179-82. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Exploring the potential for actinobacteria as defensive symbionts in fungus-growing termites
    Anna A Visser
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Microb Ecol 63:975-85. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Social-insect fungus farming
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University and Research Center, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Curr Biol 16:R1014-6. 2006

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Recruitment of healthy mitochondria fuels transmissible cancers
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Trends Genet 28:1-6. 2012
    ..Studying the dynamics of the horizontal exchange of mtDNA between somatic cells may provide important insight into the evolution of mitochondria during somatic growth and in mitochondrial diseases...
  2. ncbi request reprint The evolution of obligate mutualism: if you can't beat 'em, join 'em
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University and Research Center, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:506-9. 2007
    ..Their proposed mechanism suggests that compensatory evolution in the host to counter the harmful effects of Wolbachia is the basis of this evolutionary transition...
  3. doi request reprint The social evolution of somatic fusion
    Duur K Aanen
    Plant Sciences, Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Netherlands
    Bioessays 30:1193-203. 2008
    ..We discuss experimental data on fungi that are consistent with this hypothesis...
  4. doi request reprint High symbiont relatedness stabilizes mutualistic cooperation in fungus-growing termites
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, 6700 AH Wageningen, Netherlands
    Science 326:1103-6. 2009
    ..Our findings explain why vertical symbiont transmission in fungus-growing termites is rare and evolutionarily derived...
  5. pmc Patterns of interaction specificity of fungus-growing termites and Termitomyces symbionts in South Africa
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Plant Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Center, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Evol Biol 7:115. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc As you weed, so shall you reap: on the origin of algaculture in damselfish
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Biol 8:81. 2010
    ..This fish-algal agriculture may provide insight into the early stages of domestication. See research article http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/10/185...
  7. pmc As you reap, so shall you sow: coupling of harvesting and inoculating stabilizes the mutualism between termites and fungi
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Biol Lett 2:209-12. 2006
    ..This comparison shows that--although common factors for the ultimate evolutionary stability of mutualisms can be identified--the proximate mechanisms can be fundamentally different between different mutualisms...
  8. doi request reprint Biological pest control in beetle agriculture
    Duur K Aanen
    Department of Plant Sciences, Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University and Research Center, 6703BD, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Trends Microbiol 17:179-82. 2009
    ..In addition to highlighting the ecological complexity of bark-beetle-microbial symbioses, this work reveals a potential source of novel antibiotics...
  9. doi request reprint Exploring the potential for actinobacteria as defensive symbionts in fungus-growing termites
    Anna A Visser
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Microb Ecol 63:975-85. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Social-insect fungus farming
    Duur K Aanen
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University and Research Center, Arboretumlaan 4, 6703 BD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Curr Biol 16:R1014-6. 2006
  11. doi request reprint Farming termites determine the genetic population structure of Termitomyces fungal symbionts
    Tania Nobre
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, Radix West, Building 107 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Mol Ecol 20:2023-33. 2011
    ..bellicosus is consistent with predominantly clonal reproduction and only occasional recombination. This implies that the genetic population structure of Termitomyces is controlled by the termite host and not by the Termitomyces symbiont...
  12. pmc Sexual selection in mushroom-forming basidiomycetes
    Bart P S Nieuwenhuis
    Droevendaalsesteeg 1, 6708 PB, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 278:152-7. 2011
    ..However, in other cases the same nucleus won, irrespective of the receiving monokaryon, suggesting that competition between the two nuclei of the donating mycelium (analogous to male-male competition) might also play a role...
  13. doi request reprint Fungal fidelity: nuclear divorce from a dikaryon by mating or monokaryon regeneration
    Bart P S Nieuwenhuis
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 1, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Fungal Biol 117:261-7. 2013
    ..We discuss the complexity of the interactions that occur during di-mon matings with regards to the mating type loci...
  14. doi request reprint On the asymmetry of mating in natural populations of the mushroom fungus Schizophyllum commune
    Bart P S Nieuwenhuis
    Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen University, PO Box 309, 6700 AH, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Fungal Genet Biol 56:25-32. 2013
    ..We conclude that mating in S. commune between same-sized monokaryons with reciprocal migration, as generally described in textbooks, is rare in nature. We discuss the implications of non-symmetric mating for basidiomycete evolution. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Major clades of Agaricales: a multilocus phylogenetic overview
    P Brandon Matheny
    Biology Department, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610, USA
    Mycologia 98:982-95. 2006
    ..A family-based phylogenetic classification is sketched for the Agaricales, in which 30 families, four unplaced tribes and two informally named clades are recognized...
  16. ncbi request reprint Termitomyces sp. associated with the termite Macrotermes natalensis has a heterothallic mating system and multinucleate cells
    Henrik H De Fine Licht
    Department of Population Biology, Biological Institute, University of Copenhagen, DK 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Mycol Res 109:314-8. 2005
    ..This is the first time the mating system of a Termitomnyces species has been studied...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fungus-growing termites originated in African rain forest
    Duur K Aanen
    Department of Population Biology, Biological Institute, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Biol 15:851-5. 2005
    ..Although fungus growing by termites is ecologically most successful under the variable, unfavorable conditions of the savanna, it seems to have evolved under the more constant and favorable conditions of the rain forest...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary ecology: wasp mother's little helpers
    Jacobus J Boomsma
    Institute of Biology, Department of Population Biology, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Biol 15:R163-5. 2005
    ..The medical application of antibiotics dramatically reduced human infant mortality in the previous century. A new study indicates that ground nesting wasps exploit Streptomyces strains that they rear in their antennae for the same purpose...
  19. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships of Termitomyces and related taxa
    Tobias G Frøslev
    Department of Mycology, Botanical Institute, University of Copenhagen, Oster Farimagsgade 2D, DK 1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Mycol Res 107:1277-86. 2003
    ..No sequences were identical between samples from Asia and Africa indicating some geographic differentiation between these continents...
  20. pmc The evolution of fungus-growing termites and their mutualistic fungal symbionts
    Duur K Aanen
    Department of Population Ecology, Zoological Institute, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14887-92. 2002
    ..We hypothesize that biparental colony founding may have constrained the evolution of vertical symbiont transmission in termites but not in ants where males die after mating...
  21. pmc The evolution of non-reciprocal nuclear exchange in mushrooms as a consequence of genomic conflict
    Duur K Aanen
    Department of Population Ecology, Biological Institute of the University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1235-41. 2004
    ..We propose a model where non-reciprocal nuclear exchange is primarily driven by mitochondria inducing male sterility and the evolution of nuclear suppressors...