Bryony A P Williams

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Affiliation: University of Exeter
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Unique physiology of host-parasite interactions in microsporidia infections
    Bryony A P Williams
    Centre for Eukaryotic Evolutionary Microbiology, School of Biosciences, Stocker Road, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon EX4 4QD, UK
    Cell Microbiol 11:1551-60. 2009
  2. pmc Genome sequence surveys of Brachiola algerae and Edhazardia aedis reveal microsporidia with low gene densities
    Bryony A P Williams
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:200. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Alpha- and beta-tubulin phylogenies support a close relationship between the microsporidia Brachiola algerae and Antonospora locustae
    Renny C H Lee
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 55:388-92. 2008
  4. pmc A high frequency of overlapping gene expression in compacted eukaryotic genomes
    Bryony A P Williams
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Botany Department, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10936-41. 2005
  5. pmc A broad distribution of the alternative oxidase in microsporidian parasites
    Bryony A P Williams
    School of Biosciences, Geoffrey Pope Building, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1000761. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint An ADP/ATP-specific mitochondrial carrier protein in the microsporidian Antonospora locustae
    Bryony A P Williams
    Department of Botany, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Mol Biol 375:1249-57. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics of microsporidia
    Patrick J Keeling
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Botany Department, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 52:8-14. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Distinct localization patterns of two putative mitochondrial proteins in the microsporidian Encephalitozoon cuniculi
    Bryony A P Williams
    Department of Botany, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 55:131-3. 2008
  9. pmc Microsporidian mitosomes retain elements of the general mitochondrial targeting system
    Lena Burri
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:15916-20. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Microsporidian mitochondrial proteins: expression in Antonospora locustae spores and identification of genes coding for two further proteins
    Bryony A P Williams
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 52:271-6. 2005

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Unique physiology of host-parasite interactions in microsporidia infections
    Bryony A P Williams
    Centre for Eukaryotic Evolutionary Microbiology, School of Biosciences, Stocker Road, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon EX4 4QD, UK
    Cell Microbiol 11:1551-60. 2009
    ..These traits make microsporidia intriguing model systems for understanding the extremes of reductive parasite evolution and host cell manipulation...
  2. pmc Genome sequence surveys of Brachiola algerae and Edhazardia aedis reveal microsporidia with low gene densities
    Bryony A P Williams
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:200. 2008
    ..The smallest microsporidian genomes have received the most attention, but genomes of different species range in size from 2.3 Mb to 19.5 Mb and the nature of the larger genomes remains unknown...
  3. doi request reprint Alpha- and beta-tubulin phylogenies support a close relationship between the microsporidia Brachiola algerae and Antonospora locustae
    Renny C H Lee
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 55:388-92. 2008
    ..Also, an uncultivated microsporidian that infects cyclopoid copepods is shown to be related to Edhazardia aedis...
  4. pmc A high frequency of overlapping gene expression in compacted eukaryotic genomes
    Bryony A P Williams
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Botany Department, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10936-41. 2005
    ..These findings also point to serious practical difficulties in studying expression in compacted genomes, because many techniques, such as arrays or serial analysis of gene expression will be misleading...
  5. pmc A broad distribution of the alternative oxidase in microsporidian parasites
    Bryony A P Williams
    School of Biosciences, Geoffrey Pope Building, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1000761. 2010
    ..The physiological role of AOX microsporidia may be to reoxidise reducing equivalents produced by glycolysis, in a manner comparable to that observed in trypanosomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint An ADP/ATP-specific mitochondrial carrier protein in the microsporidian Antonospora locustae
    Bryony A P Williams
    Department of Botany, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Mol Biol 375:1249-57. 2008
    ..An ADP/ATP carrier may provide ATP for essential ATP-dependent mitosomal processes such as Hsp70-dependent protein import and export of iron-sulfur clusters to the cytosol...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics of microsporidia
    Patrick J Keeling
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Botany Department, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 52:8-14. 2005
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  8. doi request reprint Distinct localization patterns of two putative mitochondrial proteins in the microsporidian Encephalitozoon cuniculi
    Bryony A P Williams
    Department of Botany, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 55:131-3. 2008
    ..In contrast, localization of mitochondrial glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase suggests a cytoplasmic distribution in E. cuniculi and possible relocalization of this typically mitochondrial protein...
  9. pmc Microsporidian mitosomes retain elements of the general mitochondrial targeting system
    Lena Burri
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:15916-20. 2006
    ..This report provides direct evidence for presequencing processing in mitosomes and also shows how a complex molecular system has continued to degenerate throughout the evolution of microsporidia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Microsporidian mitochondrial proteins: expression in Antonospora locustae spores and identification of genes coding for two further proteins
    Bryony A P Williams
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 52:271-6. 2005
    ..In yeast mitochondria, this protein is part of a trimeric complex that processes proteins targeted to the inner membrane and the intermembrane space, and its substrate in A. locustae is presently unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transfer of Nosema locustae (Microsporidia) to Antonospora locustae n. comb. based on molecular and ultrastructural data
    Claudio H Slamovits
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 51:207-13. 2004
    ..Based on both molecular and morphological evidence, therefore, we propose transferring N. locustae to the genus Antonospora, as Antonospora locustae n. comb...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cryptic organelles in parasitic protists and fungi
    Bryony A P Williams
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Adv Parasitol 54:9-68. 2003
    ..The apicomplexan plastid is now very well characterised and has been shown to function in the biosynthesis of fatty acids, isopentenyl diphosphate and heme, activities also found in photosynthetic plastids...
  13. pmc Bacterial catalase in the microsporidian Nosema locustae: implications for microsporidian metabolism and genome evolution
    Naomi M Fast
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Eukaryot Cell 2:1069-75. 2003
    ..locustae catalase may play some functional role in the spore. There is no evidence that the N. locustae catalase functions in a cryptic peroxisome...