S L Baldauf

Summary

Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A kingdom-level phylogeny of eukaryotes based on combined protein data
    S L Baldauf
    Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Science 290:972-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Extensive fungal diversity in plant roots
    Philippe Vandenkoornhuyse
    Department of Biology, University of York, Post Office Box 373, York, YO10 5YW, UK
    Science 295:2051. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The deep roots of eukaryotes
    S L Baldauf
    Department of Biology, University of York, Box 373, Heslington, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Science 300:1703-6. 2003
  4. pmc Evolutionary origin of cAMP-based chemoattraction in the social amoebae
    Elisa Alvarez-Curto
    School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:6385-90. 2005
  5. doi request reprint A new genus, Helgoeca gen. nov., for a nudiform choanoflagellate
    Barry S C Leadbeater
    School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Eur J Protistol 44:227-37. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny for the faint of heart: a tutorial
    Sandra L Baldauf
    Department of Biology, University of York, Box 373, York, UK, YO10 5YW
    Trends Genet 19:345-51. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Eusociality and the success of the termites: insights from a supertree of dictyopteran families
    R B Davis
    Department of Biology, University of York, York YO105YW, UK
    J Evol Biol 22:1750-61. 2009
  8. pmc Molecular phylogeny of choanoflagellates, the sister group to Metazoa
    M Carr
    Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:16641-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The response of avian feeding guilds to tropical forest disturbance
    Michael A Gray
    Department of Biology Area 18, University of York, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 21:133-41. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Lateral transfer of an EF-1alpha gene: origin and evolution of the large subunit of ATP sulfurylase in eubacteria
    Yuji Inagaki
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4H7, Canada
    Curr Biol 12:772-6. 2002

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint A kingdom-level phylogeny of eukaryotes based on combined protein data
    S L Baldauf
    Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    Science 290:972-7. 2000
    ..The resulting phylogenetic tree shows a number of striking differences from SSU rRNA phylogeny, including strong support for most major groups and several major supergroups...
  2. ncbi request reprint Extensive fungal diversity in plant roots
    Philippe Vandenkoornhuyse
    Department of Biology, University of York, Post Office Box 373, York, YO10 5YW, UK
    Science 295:2051. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The deep roots of eukaryotes
    S L Baldauf
    Department of Biology, University of York, Box 373, Heslington, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Science 300:1703-6. 2003
    ..Together these data suggest major gaps in our understanding simply of what eukaryotes are or, when it comes to the tree, even which end is up...
  4. pmc Evolutionary origin of cAMP-based chemoattraction in the social amoebae
    Elisa Alvarez-Curto
    School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 5EH, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:6385-90. 2005
    ..This most likely occurred by addition of distal cis-regulatory regions to existing cAMP signaling genes...
  5. doi request reprint A new genus, Helgoeca gen. nov., for a nudiform choanoflagellate
    Barry S C Leadbeater
    School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Eur J Protistol 44:227-37. 2008
    ..The pattern of costae in this species is indistinguishable from that of Acanthocorbis nana Thomsen and for this reason A. nana has been transferred to the new genus Helgoeca gen. nov., as the type species...
  6. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny for the faint of heart: a tutorial
    Sandra L Baldauf
    Department of Biology, University of York, Box 373, York, UK, YO10 5YW
    Trends Genet 19:345-51. 2003
    ..Topics covered include: how to read a tree, assembling a dataset, multiple sequence alignment (how it works and when it does not), phylogenetic methods, bootstrap analysis and long-branch artefacts, and software and resources...
  7. doi request reprint Eusociality and the success of the termites: insights from a supertree of dictyopteran families
    R B Davis
    Department of Biology, University of York, York YO105YW, UK
    J Evol Biol 22:1750-61. 2009
    ..Mechanistic studies of speciation and extinction in eusocial insects are advocated...
  8. pmc Molecular phylogeny of choanoflagellates, the sister group to Metazoa
    M Carr
    Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:16641-6. 2008
    ..Mapping of a complementary matrix of morphological and ecological traits onto the phylogeny allows a reinterpretation of choanoflagellate character evolution and predicts the nature of their last common ancestor...
  9. ncbi request reprint The response of avian feeding guilds to tropical forest disturbance
    Michael A Gray
    Department of Biology Area 18, University of York, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 21:133-41. 2007
    ..Overall, general patterns governed the responses of species to habitat disturbance, and the differential responses of guilds suggested that disturbance affects trophic organization and thus ecosystem functioning...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lateral transfer of an EF-1alpha gene: origin and evolution of the large subunit of ATP sulfurylase in eubacteria
    Yuji Inagaki
    Program in Evolutionary Biology, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4H7, Canada
    Curr Biol 12:772-6. 2002
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first unequivocal case of LGT followed by functional modification to be described; this mechanism could be a potentially important force in establishing genes with novel functions in genomes...
  11. doi request reprint Evolution of dark-spored Myxomycetes (slime-molds): molecules versus morphology
    Anna Maria Fiore-Donno
    University of Geneva, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, 30, quai E Ansermet, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:878-89. 2008
    ..Our study allows the reappraisal of morphological and developmental characters in the light of molecular data and sets foundations for a new classification of Myxomycetes...
  12. pmc Molecular phylogeny and evolution of morphology in the social amoebas
    Pauline Schaap
    School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, DD15EH Dundee, UK
    Science 314:661-3. 2006
    ..Thus, the latter may be controlled by only a few genes, making their underlying mechanisms relatively easy to unravel...
  13. ncbi request reprint The protistan origins of animals and fungi
    Emma T Steenkamp
    Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 23:93-106. 2006
    ..Our results also underline the critical position of these "animal-fungal allies" with respect to the origin and early evolution of animals and fungi...
  14. pmc Plant expansins are a complex multigene family with an ancient evolutionary origin
    Yi Li
    Department of Biology, University of York, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 128:854-64. 2002
    ..Closely related "expansin-like" sequences were also identified in the social amoeba, Dictyostelium discoidium, suggesting that these wall-modifying proteins have a very deep evolutionary origin...
  15. ncbi request reprint higher-order phylogeny of plasmodial slime molds (Myxogastria) based on elongation factor 1-A and small subunit rRNA gene sequences
    Anne Marie Fiore-Donno
    Department of Biology, University of York, Box 373, Heslington, York, YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 52:201-10. 2005
    ..This suggests that spore pigmentation is an evolutionarily conservative character in myxogastrians, and that the simple morphology of echinostelids is not a derived feature...