Mary E Rumpho

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Molecular characterization of the Calvin cycle enzyme phosphoribulokinase in the stramenopile alga Vaucheria litorea and the plastid hosting mollusc Elysia chlorotica
    Mary E Rumpho
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 5735 Hitchner Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Mol Plant 2:1384-96. 2009
  2. pmc Horizontal gene transfer of the algal nuclear gene psbO to the photosynthetic sea slug Elysia chlorotica
    Mary E Rumpho
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17867-71. 2008
  3. pmc The making of a photosynthetic animal
    Mary E Rumpho
    Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, 5735 Hitchner Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    J Exp Biol 214:303-11. 2011

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Publications3

  1. pmc Molecular characterization of the Calvin cycle enzyme phosphoribulokinase in the stramenopile alga Vaucheria litorea and the plastid hosting mollusc Elysia chlorotica
    Mary E Rumpho
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 5735 Hitchner Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Mol Plant 2:1384-96. 2009
    ..These data suggest that PRK is differentially regulated in V. litorea and E. chlorotica and at least a portion of the V. litorea nuclear PRK gene is present in sea slugs that have been starved for several months...
  2. pmc Horizontal gene transfer of the algal nuclear gene psbO to the photosynthetic sea slug Elysia chlorotica
    Mary E Rumpho
    Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17867-71. 2008
    ..We demonstrate that foreign organelle retention generates metabolic novelty ("green animals") and is explained by anastomosis of distinct branches of the tree of life driven by predation and horizontal gene transfer...
  3. pmc The making of a photosynthetic animal
    Mary E Rumpho
    Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, 5735 Hitchner Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    J Exp Biol 214:303-11. 2011
    ..This fascinating 'green animal' provides a unique model to study the evolution of photosynthesis in a multicellular heterotrophic organism...