Shuhai Xiao

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comment on "Fossilized nuclei and germination structures identify Ediacaran 'animal embryos' as encysting protists"
    Shuhai Xiao
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Science 335:1169; author reply 1169. 2012
  2. doi request reprint On the eve of animal radiation: phylogeny, ecology and evolution of the Ediacara biota
    Shuhai Xiao
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:31-40. 2009
  3. pmc A uniquely preserved Ediacaran fossil with direct evidence for a quilted bodyplan
    Shuhai Xiao
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10227-32. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural and geochemical characterization of Archean-Paleoproterozoic graphite particles: implications for recognizing traces of life in highly metamorphosed rocks
    James D Schiffbauer
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Astrobiology 7:684-704. 2007
  5. pmc Pulsed oxidation and biological evolution in the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation
    Kathleen A McFadden
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:3197-202. 2008
  6. pmc From the Cover: Osmotrophy in modular Ediacara organisms
    Marc Laflamme
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:14438-43. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The Avalon explosion: evolution of Ediacara morphospace
    Bing Shen
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Science 319:81-4. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Palaeontology: undressing and redressing Ediacaran embryos
    Shuhai Xiao
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060, USA
    Nature 446:E9-10; discussion E10-1. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Cellular and subcellular structure of neoproterozoic animal embryos
    James W Hagadorn
    Department of Geology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Science 314:291-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Lichen-like symbiosis 600 million years ago
    Xunlai Yuan
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Nanjing 210008, China
    Science 308:1017-20. 2005

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Comment on "Fossilized nuclei and germination structures identify Ediacaran 'animal embryos' as encysting protists"
    Shuhai Xiao
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Science 335:1169; author reply 1169. 2012
    ..Moreover, the authors may have conflated two different populations; some specimens display a pseudoparenchymatous organization incompatible with a mesomycetozoean comparison...
  2. doi request reprint On the eve of animal radiation: phylogeny, ecology and evolution of the Ediacara biota
    Shuhai Xiao
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:31-40. 2009
    ..Their evolution started with an early morphospace expansion followed by taxonomic diversification within confined morphospace, and concluded by extinction of many taxa at the Ediacaran-Cambrian boundary...
  3. pmc A uniquely preserved Ediacaran fossil with direct evidence for a quilted bodyplan
    Shuhai Xiao
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10227-32. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural and geochemical characterization of Archean-Paleoproterozoic graphite particles: implications for recognizing traces of life in highly metamorphosed rocks
    James D Schiffbauer
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Astrobiology 7:684-704. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Pulsed oxidation and biological evolution in the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation
    Kathleen A McFadden
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:3197-202. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc From the Cover: Osmotrophy in modular Ediacara organisms
    Marc Laflamme
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:14438-43. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The Avalon explosion: evolution of Ediacara morphospace
    Bing Shen
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Science 319:81-4. 2008
    ..The Avalon morphospace expansion mirrors the Cambrian explosion, and both events may reflect similar underlying mechanisms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Palaeontology: undressing and redressing Ediacaran embryos
    Shuhai Xiao
    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060, USA
    Nature 446:E9-10; discussion E10-1. 2007
    ..Here we highlight important observations that significantly weaken the authors' conclusions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cellular and subcellular structure of neoproterozoic animal embryos
    James W Hagadorn
    Department of Geology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Science 314:291-4. 2006
    ..Many of these features are compatible with metazoans, but the absence of epithelialization is consistent only with a stem-metazoan affinity for Doushantuo embryos...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lichen-like symbiosis 600 million years ago
    Xunlai Yuan
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Nanjing 210008, China
    Science 308:1017-20. 2005
    ..These fossils indicate that fungi developed symbiotic partnerships with photoautotrophs before the evolution of vascular plants...
  11. ncbi request reprint High CO2 levels in the Proterozoic atmosphere estimated from analyses of individual microfossils
    Alan J Kaufman
    Geology Department, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742 4211, USA
    Nature 425:279-82. 2003
    ..2 gigayears ago...