M E Siddall

Summary

Affiliation: American Museum of Natural History
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Diverse molecular data demonstrate that commercially available medicinal leeches are not Hirudo medicinalis
    Mark E Siddall
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1481-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint DNA barcoding of parasitic nematodes: is it kosher?
    Mark E Siddall
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York 10024, USA
    J Parasitol 98:692-4. 2012
  3. pmc Poly-paraphyly of Hirudinidae: many lineages of medicinal leeches
    Anna J Phillips
    Department of Biology, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:246. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Bacterial symbiont and salivary peptide evolution in the context of leech phylogeny
    Mark E Siddall
    Sackler Institute of Comparative Genomics and Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA
    Parasitology 138:1815-27. 2011
  5. pmc Novel role for Aeromonas jandaei as a digestive tract symbiont of the North American medicinal leech
    Mark E Siddall
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:655-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A new species of glossiphoniid leech from Rana pretiosa (Amphibia: Ranidae) in Oregon
    Mark E Siddall
    Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA
    J Parasitol 92:855-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetic evidence of a haplosporidian parasite infecting the polychaete Syllis nipponica (Imajima, 1966)
    Mark E Siddall
    Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Parasitol Res 99:309-12. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Observations on the leech Placobdella ornata feeding from bony tissues of turtles
    Mark E Siddall
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York 10024, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1186-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Validating Livanow: molecular data agree that leeches, Branchiobdellidans, and Acanthobdella peledina form a monophyletic group of oligochaetes
    M E Siddall
    American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York 10024, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 21:346-51. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Leech mycetome endosymbionts are a new lineage of alphaproteobacteria related to the Rhizobiaceae
    Mark E Siddall
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:178-86. 2004

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Diverse molecular data demonstrate that commercially available medicinal leeches are not Hirudo medicinalis
    Mark E Siddall
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1481-7. 2007
    ..Beyond the obvious need for reconsideration of decades of biomedical research on this widely used model organism, these findings impact regulatory statutes and raise concerns for the conservation status of European medicinal leeches...
  2. doi request reprint DNA barcoding of parasitic nematodes: is it kosher?
    Mark E Siddall
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York 10024, USA
    J Parasitol 98:692-4. 2012
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  3. pmc Poly-paraphyly of Hirudinidae: many lineages of medicinal leeches
    Anna J Phillips
    Department of Biology, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:246. 2009
    ..Notorious throughout the world, the quintessential leech family Hirudinidae has been taken for granted to be monophyletic, as has the non-bloodfeeding family Haemopidae...
  4. doi request reprint Bacterial symbiont and salivary peptide evolution in the context of leech phylogeny
    Mark E Siddall
    Sackler Institute of Comparative Genomics and Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA
    Parasitology 138:1815-27. 2011
    ..The combined information content of a well corroborated leech phylogeny and broad taxonomic coverage of expressed proteins leads to a rich understanding of evolution and function in leech history...
  5. pmc Novel role for Aeromonas jandaei as a digestive tract symbiont of the North American medicinal leech
    Mark E Siddall
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:655-8. 2007
    ..In this work we identified a new habitat for A. jandaei, and here we suggest that there is unexpected specificity between leeches and Aeromonas species...
  6. ncbi request reprint A new species of glossiphoniid leech from Rana pretiosa (Amphibia: Ranidae) in Oregon
    Mark E Siddall
    Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA
    J Parasitol 92:855-7. 2006
    ..There is strong evidence of nocturnality and of the potential for parasitizing humans...
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetic evidence of a haplosporidian parasite infecting the polychaete Syllis nipponica (Imajima, 1966)
    Mark E Siddall
    Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Parasitol Res 99:309-12. 2006
    ..These findings also underscore the as-yet unknown life cycles of commercially important parasites. Attempts to visualize spores of the parasite directly with scanning electron microscopy did not succeed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Observations on the leech Placobdella ornata feeding from bony tissues of turtles
    Mark E Siddall
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York 10024, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1186-8. 2004
    ..Evidence of successful feeding included blood upwelling from the point of attachment and gastric ceca of the leeches freshly filled with blood after removal. There was an apparent preference for the sulci between scales of the shell...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validating Livanow: molecular data agree that leeches, Branchiobdellidans, and Acanthobdella peledina form a monophyletic group of oligochaetes
    M E Siddall
    American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York 10024, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 21:346-51. 2001
    ..Results support synonymy of the classes Clitellata and the more commonly used Oligochaeta. Leeches branchiobdellidans, and acanthobdellidans should be regarded as orders equal to their closest relatives, the order Lumbriculida...
  10. ncbi request reprint Leech mycetome endosymbionts are a new lineage of alphaproteobacteria related to the Rhizobiaceae
    Mark E Siddall
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:178-86. 2004
    ..closely related to the nitrogen-fixing, nodule-forming Rhizobiaceae. The three bacterial strains, though different from each other were each other's closest relatives, suggesting a history of close coevolution with their leech hosts...
  11. pmc New gammaproteobacteria associated with blood-feeding leeches and a broad phylogenetic analysis of leech endosymbionts
    Susan L Perkins
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:5219-24. 2005
    ..detected in Hemiclepsis marginata. Combined, these results indicate that blood-feeding leeches have forged bacterial partnerships at least five times during their evolutionary history...
  12. ncbi request reprint Arhynchobdellida (Annelida: Oligochaeta: Hirudinida): phylogenetic relationships and evolution
    Elizabeth Borda
    Department of Biology, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:213-25. 2004
    ..The evolution of dietary and habitat preferences is examined...
  13. ncbi request reprint On the classification, evolution and biogeography of terrestrial haemadipsoid leeches (Hirudinida: Arhynchobdellida: Hirudiniformes)
    Elizabeth Borda
    Department of Biology, City University of New York Graduate School and University Center, New York, NY, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:142-54. 2008
    ..The characters used to define haemadipsoid families are reevaluated. Feeding preferences and biogeographic patterns are also examined...
  14. doi request reprint DNA barcoding reveals Mexican diversity within the freshwater leech genus Helobdella (Annelida: Glossiphoniidae)
    Alejandro Oceguera-Figueroa
    Department of Biology, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    Mitochondrial DNA 21:24-9. 2010
    ..A neighbor-joining tree, as well as identification of diagnostic nucleotides, was used to suggest the presence of seven species of Helobdella in Mexico including potentially two undescribed forms...
  15. doi request reprint Barcoding, types and the Hirudo files: using information content to critically evaluate the identity of DNA barcodes
    Sebastian Kvist
    Division of Invertebrate Zoology, Richard Gilder Graduate School, American Museum of Natural History, New York 10024, USA
    Mitochondrial DNA 21:198-205. 2010
    ..On the basis of data from the first case study, we designate a barcoded neotype of the European medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis, on morphological and geographical grounds...
  16. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Haemogregarina balli from painted turtles to snapping turtles through the leech Placobdella ornata
    M E Siddall
    American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York 10024, USA
    J Parasitol 87:1217-8. 2001
    ..Weekly examination of thin blood films revealed infections of the turtles at 130 days postfeeding. These observations provide support for broad host specificity of hemogregarine parasites of chelonians...
  17. doi request reprint Salivary transcriptome of the North American medicinal leech, Macrobdella decora
    Gi Sik Min
    Department of Biological Sciences, Inha University, YongHyun Dong, Nam Gu, Incheon 402 751, Korea
    J Parasitol 96:1211-21. 2010
    ..The goal of identifying evolutionarily significant residues associated with biomedically significant phenomena implies continued insights from a broader sampling of blood-feeding leech salivary transcriptomes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of Diadophis punctatus: extensive lineage diversity and repeated patterns of historical demography in a trans-continental snake
    Frank M Fontanella
    Department of Biology, 6S 143, College of Staten Island, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:1049-70. 2008
    ..Such long-term persistence of genetic structure may be due to the competitive effects between lineages or ecosystem stability in more southern latitudes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the Haplosporidia based on two independent gene sequences
    Kimberly S Reece
    Department of Environmental and Aquatic Animal Health, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA
    J Parasitol 90:1111-22. 2004
    ..Two recently discovered parasites, one from abalone in New Zealand and another from spot prawns in British Columbia, fell at the base of the Haplosporidia with very strong support, indicating a taxonomic affinity to this group...
  20. pmc Characterization of the digestive-tract microbiota of Hirudo orientalis, a european medicinal leech
    Alison S Laufer
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:6151-4. 2008
    ..Surprisingly, two Aeromonas species, A. veronii and A. jandaei, were cultured. Uncultured Rikenella-like bacteria were most similar to isolates from Hirudo verbana...