Carl R Woese

Summary

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 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. pmc How the microbial world saved evolution from the scylla of molecular biology and the charybdis of the modern synthesis
    Carl R Woese
    Institute for Genomic Biology and Department of Physics, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 73:14-21. 2009
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Q & A. Carl R. Woese. [interview]
    Carl R Woese
    Curr Biol 15:R111-2. 2005

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Publications10

  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 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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
    ....
  7. pmc How the microbial world saved evolution from the scylla of molecular biology and the charybdis of the modern synthesis
    Carl R Woese
    Institute for Genomic Biology and Department of Physics, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 73:14-21. 2009
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Q & A. Carl R. Woese. [interview]
    Carl R Woese
    Curr Biol 15:R111-2. 2005