C R Woese

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A new biology for a new century
    Carl R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois, 601 S Goodwin, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 68:173-86. 2004
  2. pmc Translation: in retrospect and prospect
    C R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61801 3709, USA
    RNA 7:1055-67. 2001
  3. pmc On the evolution of cells
    Carl R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, B103 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory, Urbana, IL 61801 3709, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:8742-7. 2002
  4. pmc Transcription in archaea
    N C Kyrpides
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemistry and Life Sciences, MC 110, 407 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:8545-50. 1999
  5. pmc The RDP (Ribosomal Database Project)
    B L Maidak
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois, B103 C and LSL, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 25:109-11. 1997
  6. pmc Interpreting the universal phylogenetic tree
    C R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory, MC 110, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 3709, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:8392-6. 2000
  7. pmc Default taxonomy: Ernst Mayr's view of the microbial world
    C R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory, MC 110, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:11043-6. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Tetratrico-peptide-repeat proteins in the archaeon Methanococcus jannaschii
    N C Kyrpides
    Dept of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 61801, USA
    Trends Biochem Sci 23:245-7. 1998
  9. pmc Universally conserved translation initiation factors
    N C Kyrpides
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemistry and Life Sciences, MC 110, 407 South Goodwin, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:224-8. 1998
  10. pmc The universal ancestor
    C Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory, MC 110, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:6854-9. 1998

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Publications19

  1. pmc A new biology for a new century
    Carl R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois, 601 S Goodwin, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 68:173-86. 2004
    ..This is a choice between a biology that solely does society's bidding and a biology that is society's teacher...
  2. pmc Translation: in retrospect and prospect
    C R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61801 3709, USA
    RNA 7:1055-67. 2001
    ....
  3. pmc On the evolution of cells
    Carl R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, B103 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory, Urbana, IL 61801 3709, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:8742-7. 2002
    ..This critical point is called the "Darwinian Threshold" for the reasons given...
  4. pmc Transcription in archaea
    N C Kyrpides
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemistry and Life Sciences, MC 110, 407 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:8545-50. 1999
    ..We interpret these results to mean that the archaeal transcription system has retained more ancestral characteristics than have the transcription mechanisms in either of the other two domains...
  5. pmc The RDP (Ribosomal Database Project)
    B L Maidak
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois, B103 C and LSL, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 25:109-11. 1997
    ....
  6. pmc Interpreting the universal phylogenetic tree
    C R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory, MC 110, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 3709, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:8392-6. 2000
    ....
  7. pmc Default taxonomy: Ernst Mayr's view of the microbial world
    C R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory, MC 110, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:11043-6. 1998
    ..At issue here are differing views as to the nature of biological classification, which are underlain by differing views as to what biology is and will be--matters of concern to all biologists...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tetratrico-peptide-repeat proteins in the archaeon Methanococcus jannaschii
    N C Kyrpides
    Dept of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 61801, USA
    Trends Biochem Sci 23:245-7. 1998
  9. pmc Universally conserved translation initiation factors
    N C Kyrpides
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemistry and Life Sciences, MC 110, 407 South Goodwin, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:224-8. 1998
    ..However, significant development and refinement subsequently occurred independently on both the bacterial lineage and on the archaeal/eukaryotic line...
  10. pmc The universal ancestor
    C Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory, MC 110, 601 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:6854-9. 1998
    ..Over time, this ancestor refined into a smaller number of increasingly complex cell types with the ancestors of the three primary groupings of organisms arising as a result...
  11. pmc Archaeal translation initiation revisited: the initiation factor 2 and eukaryotic initiation factor 2B alpha-beta-delta subunit families
    N C Kyrpides
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B103 Chemical and Life Sciences, MC 110, 407 S Goodwin, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:3726-30. 1998
    ..Overall, these data lend further support to the suggestion that the rudiments of translation initiation were present at the Universal Ancestor stage...
  12. ncbi request reprint A possible biochemical missing link among archaebacteria
    L Achenbach-Richter
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    Nature 327:348-9. 1987
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  13. ncbi request reprint The ribosomal gene spacer region in archaebacteria
    L Achenbach-Richter
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    Syst Appl Microbiol 10:211-4. 1988
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The sequence of Methanospirillum hungatei 23S rRNA confirms the specific relationship between the extreme halophiles and the Methanomicrobiales
    S Burggraf
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    Syst Appl Microbiol 14:358-63. 1991
    ..Analysis of the Methanospirillum hungatei 23S rRNA sequence shows the Methanomicrobiales are indeed a sister group of the extreme halophiles, further strengthening the conclusions reached from analysis of 16S rRNA sequences...
  15. pmc Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases, the genetic code, and the evolutionary process
    C R Woese
    Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 64:202-36. 2000
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  16. pmc A collective mechanism for phase variation in biofilms
    Nicholas Chia
    Loomis Laboratory of Physics, and Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:14597-602. 2008
    ..Our approach derives from a more general picture for the emergence of cooperation between microbes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Q & A. Carl R. Woese. [interview]
    Carl R Woese
    Curr Biol 15:R111-2. 2005
  18. pmc The evolutionary history of Cys-tRNACys formation
    Patrick O'Donoghue
    Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:19003-8. 2005
    ..The model of SepCysS is used to suggest a sulfhydrylation reaction mechanism, which is predicted to occur at the interface of a SepCysS dimer...
  19. pmc Molecular signatures of ribosomal evolution
    Elijah Roberts
    Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13953-8. 2008
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