Alexandra Z Worden

Summary

Affiliation: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Green evolution and dynamic adaptations revealed by genomes of the marine picoeukaryotes Micromonas
    Alexandra Z Worden
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039 USA
    Science 324:268-72. 2009
  2. doi request reprint The voyage of the microbial eukaryote
    Alexandra Z Worden
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Curr Opin Microbiol 13:652-60. 2010
  3. pmc Genomes of uncultured eukaryotes: sorting FACS from fiction
    Alexandra Z Worden
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Genome Biol 12:117. 2011
  4. pmc Targeted metagenomics and ecology of globally important uncultured eukaryotic phytoplankton
    Marie L Cuvelier
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:14679-84. 2010
  5. pmc Global distribution patterns of distinct clades of the photosynthetic picoeukaryote Ostreococcus
    Elif Demir-Hilton
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA, USA
    ISME J 5:1095-107. 2011
  6. pmc Phosphate transporters in marine phytoplankton and their viruses: cross-domain commonalities in viral-host gene exchanges
    Adam Monier
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Environ Microbiol 14:162-76. 2012
  7. pmc Widespread distribution of a unique marine protistan lineage
    Marie L Cuvelier
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:1621-34. 2008
  8. pmc Gene invasion in distant eukaryotic lineages: discovery of mutually exclusive genetic elements reveals marine biodiversity
    Adam Monier
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute MBARI, Moss Landing, CA, USA
    ISME J 7:1764-74. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Global distribution of a wild alga revealed by targeted metagenomics
    Alexandra Z Worden
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95060, USA
    Curr Biol 22:R675-7. 2012
  10. pmc The mixed lineage nature of nitrogen transport and assimilation in marine eukaryotic phytoplankton: a case study of micromonas
    Sarah M McDonald
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2268-83. 2010

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Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Green evolution and dynamic adaptations revealed by genomes of the marine picoeukaryotes Micromonas
    Alexandra Z Worden
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039 USA
    Science 324:268-72. 2009
    ..Analyses of the Micromonas genomes offer valuable insights into ecological differentiation and the dynamic nature of early plant evolution...
  2. doi request reprint The voyage of the microbial eukaryote
    Alexandra Z Worden
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Curr Opin Microbiol 13:652-60. 2010
    ..Various protists harbor features important in sexuality and multicellularity once believed to have originated in metazoans or other multicellular taxa...
  3. pmc Genomes of uncultured eukaryotes: sorting FACS from fiction
    Alexandra Z Worden
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Genome Biol 12:117. 2011
    ..A recent study explores the genome content of uncultured unicellular marine eukaryotes and provides insights about interactions between uncultured eukaryotes and other biological entities...
  4. pmc Targeted metagenomics and ecology of globally important uncultured eukaryotic phytoplankton
    Marie L Cuvelier
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:14679-84. 2010
    ..Moreover, highly mosaic gene repertoires, although compositionally distinct for each major eukaryotic lineage, now seem to be an underlying facet of successful marine phytoplankton...
  5. pmc Global distribution patterns of distinct clades of the photosynthetic picoeukaryote Ostreococcus
    Elif Demir-Hilton
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA, USA
    ISME J 5:1095-107. 2011
    ..In situ growth rate estimates using these primer-probes and better comprehension of physiology will enhance ecological understanding of Ostreococcus Clades OII and OI which appear to be oceanic and coastal clades, respectively...
  6. pmc Phosphate transporters in marine phytoplankton and their viruses: cross-domain commonalities in viral-host gene exchanges
    Adam Monier
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Environ Microbiol 14:162-76. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that PO(4) -availability may not serve as a simple bottom-up control of marine phytoplankton...
  7. pmc Widespread distribution of a unique marine protistan lineage
    Marie L Cuvelier
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:1621-34. 2008
    ..Given their broad thermal and geographic distribution, understanding the role these protists play in biogeochemical cycling within different habitats is essential...
  8. pmc Gene invasion in distant eukaryotic lineages: discovery of mutually exclusive genetic elements reveals marine biodiversity
    Adam Monier
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute MBARI, Moss Landing, CA, USA
    ISME J 7:1764-74. 2013
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  9. ncbi request reprint Global distribution of a wild alga revealed by targeted metagenomics
    Alexandra Z Worden
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95060, USA
    Curr Biol 22:R675-7. 2012
    ..Here, we present the complete chloroplast genome from an Atlantic picoeukaryote population and discoveries it enabled on the evolution, distribution, and potential carbon sequestration role of a tiny, wild alga...
  10. pmc The mixed lineage nature of nitrogen transport and assimilation in marine eukaryotic phytoplankton: a case study of micromonas
    Sarah M McDonald
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2268-83. 2010
    ..This study provides a springboard for exploring the use and functional diversification of inorganic nitrogen transporters and related genes in eukaryotic phytoplankton...