Genomes and Genes
Experts and Doctors on phylogeny in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Locale: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Publications156 found, 100 shown here
- McManus D. Current status of the genetics and molecular taxonomy of Echinococcus species. Parasitology. 2013;140:1617-23 pubmed publisher..A revised taxonomy for species in the Echinococcus genus has been proposed that is generally accepted, and is based on the new molecular data and the biological and epidemiological characteristics of host-adapted species and strains. ..
- Verde Arregoitia L, Blomberg S, Fisher D. Phylogenetic correlates of extinction risk in mammals: species in older lineages are not at greater risk. Proc Biol Sci. 2013;280:20131092 pubmed publisher..Their extinction, however, would represent a disproportionate loss of unique evolutionary history. ..
- Petty N, Ben Zakour N, Stanton Cook M, Skippington E, Totsika M, Forde B, et al. Global dissemination of a multidrug resistant Escherichia coli clone. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:5694-9 pubmed publisher..This study confirms the global dispersal of a single E. coli ST131 clone and demonstrates the role of MGEs and recombination in the evolution of this important MDR pathogen. ..
- Schenk G, Guddat L, Ge Y, Carrington L, Hume D, Hamilton S, et al. Identification of mammalian-like purple acid phosphatases in a wide range of plants. Gene. 2000;250:117-25 pubmed..These observations strongly suggest that the cloned cDNA sequences represent a second group of plant PAPs with properties more similar to the mammalian enzymes than to the high molecular weight plant enzymes...
- Bodetti T, Viggers K, Warren K, Swan R, Conaghty S, Sims C, et al. Wide range of Chlamydiales types detected in native Australian mammals. Vet Microbiol. 2003;96:177-87 pubmed..These findings provide further evidence that novel Chlamydiales infections occur in a wide range of hosts and that, in some of these, the chlamydial infections may contribute to clinical disease. ..
- McQualter R, Burns P, Smith G, Dale J, Harding R. Molecular analysis of Fiji disease virus genome segments 5, 6, 8 and 10. Arch Virol. 2004;149:713-21 pubmed publisher..Based on sequence similarities, it is predicted that FDV S8 encodes a minor core protein, while FDV S10 encodes an outer capsid protein. The evolutionary relationships of FDV to other reoviruses are discussed...
- Antonsson A, McMillan N. Papillomavirus in healthy skin of Australian animals. J Gen Virol. 2006;87:3195-200 pubmed..The data extend the range of species infected by papillomaviruses to the most primitive mammals: the monotremes and the marsupials. ..
- Field H, Mackenzie J, Daszak P. Henipaviruses: emerging paramyxoviruses associated with fruit bats. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2007;315:133-59 pubmed..Investigation of the emergence and ecology of henipaviruses warrants a broad, cross-disciplinary ecosystem health approach that recognises the critical linkages between human activity, ecological change, and livestock and human health. ..
- Pope P, Patel B. Metagenomic analysis of a freshwater toxic cyanobacteria bloom. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2008;64:9-27 pubmed publisher..This is the first report on a snapshot analysis of a limited metagenome of a toxic cyanobacterial freshwater bloom. ..
- Denman S, Nicholson M, Brookman J, Theodorou M, McSweeney C. Detection and monitoring of anaerobic rumen fungi using an ARISA method. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2008;47:492-9 pubmed publisher..Through the use of ARISA analysis, a better understanding of the effect of diets on rumen anaerobic fungi populations is provided. ..
- Suddendorf T, Collier Baker E. The evolution of primate visual self-recognition: evidence of absence in lesser apes. Proc Biol Sci. 2009;276:1671-7 pubmed publisher..They also highlight the potential of a comparative approach for identifying the neurological and genetic underpinnings of self-recognition and other higher cognitive faculties...
- Hughes G, Allsopp P, Brumbley S, Woolfit M, McGraw E, O Neill S. Variable infection frequency and high diversity of multiple strains of Wolbachia pipientis in Perkinsiella Planthoppers. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:2165-8 pubmed publisher..These observations add to the growing realization that Wolbachia infections may be extremely common within invertebrates and yet occur infrequently within populations and at low titer within individuals. ..
- Totsika M, Beatson S, Sarkar S, Phan M, Petty N, Bachmann N, et al. Insights into a multidrug resistant Escherichia coli pathogen of the globally disseminated ST131 lineage: genome analysis and virulence mechanisms. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e26578 pubmed publisher..We conclude that E. coli ST131 is a geographically widespread, antibiotic resistant clone that has the capacity to produce numerous virulence factors associated with UTI. ..
- Skippington E, Ragan M. Phylogeny rather than ecology or lifestyle biases the construction of Escherichia coli-Shigella genetic exchange communities. Open Biol. 2012;2:120112 pubmed publisher..Thus, within the E. coli-Shigella clade, intact genes and gene fragments have been disseminated non-uniformly and at appreciable frequency, constructing communities that transgress environmental and lifestyle boundaries...
- Yang W, Yu Z, Anh V. Whole genome/proteome based phylogeny reconstruction for prokaryotes using higher order Markov model and chaos game representation. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2016;96:102-111 pubmed publisher..199.20.25/. The software Phylip and EvolView we used to construct phylogenetic trees can be referred from their websites. ..
- Li J, Zhang W, Loukas A, Lin R, Ito A, Zhang L, et al. Functional expression and characterization of Echinococcus granulosus thioredoxin peroxidase suggests a role in protection against oxidative damage. Gene. 2004;326:157-65 pubmed..Moreover, given that TPx from different parasitic phyla were phylogenetically distant from host TPx molecules, the development of antiparasite TPx inhibitors that do not react with host TPx might be feasible. ..
- Yang Y, Rosenzvit M, Zhang L, Zhang J, McManus D. Molecular study of Echinococcus in west-central China. Parasitology. 2005;131:547-55 pubmed publisher..Such adaptations may also result in different sensitivity to drugs or increased virulence for hosts that will impede control efforts and even affect vaccination strategies against Echinococcus...
- Kim T, Hewavitharana A, Shaw P, Fuerst J. Discovery of a new source of rifamycin antibiotics in marine sponge actinobacteria by phylogenetic prediction. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:2118-25 pubmed..Thus, the Salinispora group of actinobacteria represents a potential new source of rifamycins outside the genus Amycolatopsis and the first recorded source of rifamycins from marine bacteria. ..
- Meadows J, Cemal I, Karaca O, Gootwine E, Kijas J. Five ovine mitochondrial lineages identified from sheep breeds of the near East. Genetics. 2007;175:1371-9 pubmed
- Bialasiewicz S, Whiley D, Lambert S, Wang D, Nissen M, Sloots T. A newly reported human polyomavirus, KI virus, is present in the respiratory tract of Australian children. J Clin Virol. 2007;40:15-8 pubmed..Recently, Allander and co-workers reported the discovery of a new human polyomavirus, KI virus, in respiratory secretions from patients with acute respiratory tract infection (ARTI)...
- Gruber C, Elliott A, Ireland D, Delprete P, Dessein S, Goransson U, et al. Distribution and evolution of circular miniproteins in flowering plants. Plant Cell. 2008;20:2471-83 pubmed publisher..We further predict that the number of cyclotides within the Rubiaceae may exceed tens of thousands, potentially making cyclotides one of the largest protein families in the plant kingdom. ..
- Geering A, Thomas J, Holton T, Hadfield J, Varsani A. Paspalum striate mosaic virus: an Australian mastrevirus from Paspalum dilatatum. Arch Virol. 2012;157:193-7 pubmed publisher..PSMV, BCSMV and Digitaria didactyla striate mosaic virus all contain a similar, small recombinant sequence in the small intergenic region...
- Skippington E, Ragan M. Within-species lateral genetic transfer and the evolution of transcriptional regulation in Escherichia coli and Shigella. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:532 pubmed publisher..The prevalence of recombination breakpoints within regulatory and target gene sets indicates that within-gene transfer has had a significant cumulative effect on the evolution of regulatory interactions in E. coli and Shigella. ..
- da Fonseca G, de Oliveira L, de Morais G, Abdelnor R, Nepomuceno A, Waterhouse P, et al. Unusual RNA plant virus integration in the soybean genome leads to the production of small RNAs. Plant Sci. 2016;246:62-69 pubmed publisher..We described a rare event of non-retroviral RNA virus integration in soybean that leads to the production of a double-stranded RNA in a similar fashion to virus resistance RNAi plants. ..
- Ragan M. Detection of lateral gene transfer among microbial genomes. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2001;11:620-6 pubmed..These complementary approaches sometimes yield inconsistent results. Not only more data but also quantitative models and simulations are needed urgently. ..
- Hugenholtz P. Exploring prokaryotic diversity in the genomic era. Genome Biol. 2002;3:REVIEWS0003 pubmed..This bias is beginning to be rectified by the use of phylogenetically directed isolation strategies and by directly accessing microbial genomes from environmental samples...
- Yu Z, Anh V, Lau K. Chaos game representation of protein sequences based on the detailed HP model and their multifractal and correlation analyses. J Theor Biol. 2004;226:341-8 pubmed..The correlation distance of the difference between the measure based on the CGR of protein sequences and its fractal background is also proposed to construct a more precise phylogenetic tree of bacteria. ..
- Mahony T, McCarthy F, Gravel J, Corney B, Young P, Vilcek S. Genetic analysis of bovine viral diarrhoea viruses from Australia. Vet Microbiol. 2005;106:1-6 pubmed..In addition, the phylogenetic reconstructions indicate that the clustering of Australian BVDV in the phylogenetic trees is not a result of geographic isolation. ..
- Glazov E, Pheasant M, McGraw E, Bejerano G, Mattick J. Ultraconserved elements in insect genomes: a highly conserved intronic sequence implicated in the control of homothorax mRNA splicing. Genome Res. 2005;15:800-8 pubmed
- Simonsen S, Sando L, Ireland D, Colgrave M, Bharathi R, Goransson U, et al. A continent of plant defense peptide diversity: cyclotides in Australian Hybanthus (Violaceae). Plant Cell. 2005;17:3176-89 pubmed..The novel sequences provided substantial insight into the tolerance of the cystine knot framework in cyclotides to amino acid substitutions and will facilitate protein engineering applications of this framework...
- Clark G, Ju X, Tate C, Hart D. The CD300 family of molecules are evolutionarily significant regulators of leukocyte functions. Trends Immunol. 2009;30:209-17 pubmed publisher..Their ability to fine tune leukocyte function and immune responses highlights several potential options to exploit the CD300 molecules as therapeutic targets in chronic inflammatory diseases, allergy and other disease states. ..
- Ong C, Beatson S, Totsika M, Forestier C, McEwan A, Schembri M. Molecular analysis of type 3 fimbrial genes from Escherichia coli, Klebsiella and Citrobacter species. BMC Microbiol. 2010;10:183 pubmed publisher..In this study, we characterised the genes encoding type 3 fimbriae from CAUTI strains of Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Klebsiella oxytoca, Citrobacter koseri and Citrobacter freundii...
- Atkinson S, Jones S, Adlard R, Bartholomew J. Geographical and host distribution patterns of Parvicapsula minibicornis (Myxozoa) small subunit ribosomal RNA genetic types. Parasitology. 2011;138:969-77 pubmed publisher..minibicornis population exhibited strong signals of structuring by both geography and salmonid host species. Particular genotypes may correlate with disease differences seen in salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest...
- Lee P, Swarbrick M, Ho K. Brown adipose tissue in adult humans: a metabolic renaissance. Endocr Rev. 2013;34:413-38 pubmed publisher..They also have implications for the understanding of the pathogenesis and treatment of obesity and its metabolic sequelae. ..
- Bott N, Miller T, Cribb T. Bucephalidae (Platyhelminthes: Digenea) of Plectropomus (Serranidae: Epinephelinae) in the tropical Pacific. Parasitol Res. 2013;112:2561-84 pubmed publisher..The richness of bucephalids in species of Plectropomus appears to be exceptional within the Serranidae relative to that observed in other serranid genera in the tropical Indo-West Pacific. ..
- Drali R, Abi Rached L, Boutellis A, Djossou F, Barker S, Raoult D. Host switching of human lice to new world monkeys in South America. Infect Genet Evol. 2016;39:225-231 pubmed publisher..Because this phylogenetic group forms a separate branch within the clade of lice from humans that were of American origin, this finding indicates that human lice have transferred to New World monkeys. ..
- Afonso C, Amarasinghe G, BÃ¡nyai K, BÃ o Y, Basler C, Bavari S, et al. Taxonomy of the order Mononegavirales: update 2016. Arch Virol. 2016;161:2351-60 pubmed publisher..This article presents the updated taxonomy of the order Mononegavirales as now accepted by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). ..
- Sebé Pedrós A, Degnan B, Ruiz Trillo I. The origin of Metazoa: a unicellular perspective. Nat Rev Genet. 2017;18:498-512 pubmed publisher..Here, we review the results of these investigations and discuss their implications for understanding the earliest stages of animal evolution, including the origin of metazoan genes and genome function. ..
- Spanevello M, Yamamoto H, Patel B. Thermaerobacter subterraneus sp. nov., a novel aerobic bacterium from the Great Artesian Basin of Australia, and emendation of the genus Thermaerobacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2002;52:795-800 pubmed..Based on this evidence, it is proposed that strain C21T be designated Thermaerobacter subterraneus sp. nov. (type strain C21T = ATCC BAA-137T = DSM 13965T). ..
- Leo N, Barker S. Intragenomic variation in ITS2 rDNA in the louse of humans, Pediculus humanus: ITS2 is not a suitable marker for population studies in this species. Insect Mol Biol. 2002;11:651-7 pubmed..A phylogenetic tree of 15 different ITS2 sequences showed that the sequences from individual lice were not monophyletic. We conclude that the ITS2 is not a useful marker of populations for Pediculus humanus. ..
- Cameron S. Taxonomy and phylogeny of endosymbiotic ciliates (Ciliophora: Litostomatea) associated with Australian herbivorous marsupials. Int J Parasitol. 2003;33:347-55 pubmed
- Yang I, Hafner G, Revill P, Dale J, Harding R. Sequence diversity of South Pacific isolates of Taro bacilliform virus and the development of a PCR-based diagnostic test. Arch Virol. 2003;148:1957-68 pubmed..The possibility that this may represent either an integrated sequence or the genome of an additional badnavirus infecting taro is discussed...
- Cribb T, Bray R, Olson P, Littlewood D. Life cycle evolution in the digenea: a new perspective from phylogeny. Adv Parasitol. 2003;54:197-254 pubmed..Diplostomida have no adult stages in fishes except by life cycle abbreviation. We present and test a radical hypothesis that the blood-fluke cycle is plesiomorphic within the Diplostomida. ..
- Yee B, Lafi F, Oakley B, Staley J, Fuerst J. A canonical FtsZ protein in Verrucomicrobium spinosum, a member of the Bacterial phylum Verrucomicrobia that also includes tubulin-producing Prosthecobacter species. BMC Evol Biol. 2007;7:37 pubmed
- Ong C, Ulett G, Mabbett A, Beatson S, Webb R, Monaghan W, et al. Identification of type 3 fimbriae in uropathogenic Escherichia coli reveals a role in biofilm formation. J Bacteriol. 2008;190:1054-63 pubmed..This is the first description of type 3 fimbriae in E. coli, C. koseri, and C. freundii. Our data suggest that type 3 fimbriae may contribute to biofilm formation by different gram-negative nosocomial pathogens...
- Goh S, Mabbett A, Welch J, Hall S, McEwan A. Molecular ecology of a facultative swine waste lagoon. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2009;48:486-92 pubmed publisher..This study provides the first molecular evidence for the existence of a sulfur cycle which is linked to phototrophic sulfide oxidation by purple bacteria and organotrophic sulfate-reduction by SRB. ..
- Adamska M, Larroux C, Adamski M, Green K, Lovas E, Koop D, et al. Structure and expression of conserved Wnt pathway components in the demosponge Amphimedon queenslandica. Evol Dev. 2010;12:494-518 pubmed publisher..Subsequently, gene duplications and a possible increase in complexity of protein interactions have resulted in the precisely regulated Wnt pathway observed in extant bilaterian animals. ..
- de Villemereuil P, Wells J, Edwards R, Blomberg S. Bayesian models for comparative analysis integrating phylogenetic uncertainty. BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:102 pubmed publisher..Code for all models is provided in the BUGS model description language. ..
- Cridland J, Curley E, Wykes M, Schroder K, Sweet M, Roberts T, et al. The mammalian PYHIN gene family: phylogeny, evolution and expression. BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:140 pubmed..Non-genomic DNA can indicate infection, or a mutagenic threat. We hypothesise that defence of the genome against endogenous retroelements has been an additional evolutionary driver for PYHIN proteins. ..
- Kalinna B, McManus D. Cloning and characterization of a ribosomal P protein from Taenia solium, the aetiological agent of human cysticercosis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1996;219:231-7 pubmed..5 kDa arpP2 plus an additional 2 kDa for the N-terminal fusion peptide incorporating the six histidine residues required for purification. ..
- Sly L, Cahill M. Transfer of Blastobacter natatorius (Sly 1985) to the genus Blastomonas gen. nov. as Blastomonas natatoria comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1997;47:566-8 pubmed..9% 16S rRNA sequence similarity. On phylogenetic, phenotypic, and chemotaxonomic grounds a proposal is made to transfer B. natatorius to the genus Blastomonas gen. nov. as Blastomonas natatoria comb. nov. ..
- Flanagan J, Cassady A, Schenk G, Guddat L, Hume D. Identification and molecular modeling of a novel, plant-like, human purple acid phosphatase. Gene. 2006;377:12-20 pubmed..These observations suggest that the sequences identified in this study represent a novel subfamily of plant-like purple acid phosphatases in animals and humans. ..
- Mayfield M, Levine J. Opposing effects of competitive exclusion on the phylogenetic structure of communities. Ecol Lett. 2010;13:1085-93 pubmed publisher..Our argument leads to a reinterpretation of the assembly processes inferred from community phylogenetic structure. ..
- Gu W, An J, Ye P, Zhao K, Antonsson A. Prediction of conserved microRNAs from skin and mucosal human papillomaviruses. Arch Virol. 2011;156:1161-71 pubmed publisher..Potential gene targets of the predicted miRNA that may aid HPV in infection and pathogenesis were also analysed. ..
- Bellis G, Dyce A, Gopurenko D, Yanase T, Garros C, Labuschagne K, et al. Revision of the Culicoides (Avaritia) Imicola complex Khamala & Kettle (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from the Australasian region. Zootaxa. 2014;3768:401-27 pubmed publisher..brevitarsis Kieffer and C. nudipalpis Delfinado and a description of C. asiatica Bellis sp. nov., are presented together with keys for their specific determination and molecular support for their status. ..
- Geering A, Parry J, Thomas J. Complete genome sequence of a novel badnavirus, banana streak IM virus. Arch Virol. 2011;156:733-7 pubmed publisher..A 55-nt repetition in the putative pregenomic RNA promoter was also identified. Phylogenetic analysis suggests that BSIMV is most closely related to banana streak VN virus...
- Bastiani M, Liu L, Hill M, Jedrychowski M, Nixon S, Lo H, et al. MURC/Cavin-4 and cavin family members form tissue-specific caveolar complexes. J Cell Biol. 2009;185:1259-73 pubmed publisher..Cavin-4 is expressed predominantly in muscle, and its distribution is perturbed in human muscle disease associated with Caveolin-3 dysfunction, identifying Cavin-4 as a novel muscle disease candidate caveolar protein. ..
- Marsh J, Kollipara A, Timms P, Polkinghorne A. Novel molecular markers of Chlamydia pecorum genetic diversity in the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus). BMC Microbiol. 2011;11:77 pubmed publisher..pecorum intra-species level. This research has significant implications for future typing studies to understand the phylogeny, genetic diversity, and epidemiology of C. pecorum infections in the koala and other animal species. ..
- Lee K, Webb R, Janssen P, Sangwan P, Romeo T, Staley J, et al. Phylum Verrucomicrobia representatives share a compartmentalized cell plan with members of bacterial phylum Planctomycetes. BMC Microbiol. 2009;9:5 pubmed publisher..The presence of this compartmentalized cell plan in both phylum Planctomycetes and phylum Verrucomicrobia suggest that the last common ancestor of these phyla was also compartmentalized. ..
- Hayward A, Vighnesh G, Delay C, Samian M, Manoli S, Stiller J, et al. Second-generation sequencing for gene discovery in the Brassicaceae. Plant Biotechnol J. 2012;10:750-9 pubmed publisher..We hypothesize that Brassica NSP genes may function in the root in other plant-microbe interaction pathways that were recruited for mycorrhizal and rhizobial symbioses during evolution...
- Poidinger M, Hall R, Mackenzie J. Molecular characterization of the Japanese encephalitis serocomplex of the flavivirus genus. Virology. 1996;218:417-21 pubmed..In addition, the primary sequence data revealed a polymorphic region just downstream of the stop codon in the 3' end of the viral genomes...
- Kanso S, Patel B. Phenylobacterium lituiforme sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic bacterium from a subsurface aquifer, and emended description of the genus Phenylobacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:2141-6 pubmed..nov. in the order Caulobacterales, subclass alpha-Proteobacteria, class Proteobacteria. The type strain is FaiI3(T) (=ATCC BAA-294(T)=DSM 14363(T))...
- Bateson M, Lines R, Revill P, Chaleeprom W, Ha C, Gibbs A, et al. On the evolution and molecular epidemiology of the potyvirus Papaya ringspot virus. J Gen Virol. 2002;83:2575-85 pubmed
- Phillips M, Haouchar D, Pratt R, Gibb G, Bunce M. Inferring kangaroo phylogeny from incongruent nuclear and mitochondrial genes. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e57745 pubmed publisher..However, we caution that the evolutionary dynamics that enhance mitochondria as speciation indicators in the presence of incomplete lineage sorting may also render them especially susceptible to introgression. ..
- Foley D, Russell R, Bryan J. Population structure of the peridomestic mosquito Ochlerotatus notoscriptus in Australia. Med Vet Entomol. 2004;18:180-90 pubmed..notoscriptus and assisted dispersal have helped to homogenize this species geographically but population structure is still detectable on several levels associated with geographical variation of vector competence...
- Jakes K, O Donoghue P, Adlard R. Phylogenetic relationships of Trypanosoma chelodina and Trypanosoma binneyi from Australian tortoises and platypuses inferred from small subunit rRNA analyses. Parasitology. 2001;123:483-7 pubmed..This contra-indicates their co-evolution with their vertebrate hosts but does not exclude co-evolution with different groups of invertebrate vectors, notably insects and leeches. ..
- Chow E, Morrow C, Djordjevic J, Wood I, Fraser J. Microevolution of Cryptococcus neoformans driven by massive tandem gene amplification. Mol Biol Evol. 2012;29:1987-2000 pubmed publisher..More importantly, the ARR3 array will serve as an ideal model for further molecular genetic analyses of how tandem gene duplications arise and expand. ..
- Ksepka D, Parham J, Allman J, Benton M, Carrano M, Cranston K, et al. The Fossil Calibration Database-A New Resource for Divergence Dating. Syst Biol. 2015;64:853-9 pubmed publisher..The associated Fossil Calibration Series, a calibration-themed publication series at Palaeontologia Electronica, will serve as a key pipeline for peer-reviewed calibrations to enter the database. ..
- Mylne J, Chan L, Chanson A, Daly N, Schaefer H, Bailey T, et al. Cyclic peptides arising by evolutionary parallelism via asparaginyl-endopeptidase-mediated biosynthesis. Plant Cell. 2012;24:2765-78 pubmed publisher..We believe this is evolutionary evidence that, in addition to its known roles in proteolysis, AEP is especially suited to performing protein cyclization. ..
- Le T, Humair P, Blair D, Agatsuma T, Littlewood D, McManus D. Mitochondrial gene content, arrangement and composition compared in African and Asian schistosomes. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2001;117:61-71 pubmed..mansoni and the Asian schistosomes is far less (33-66% for amino acids and 54-68% for nucleotides), an observation consistent with the known phylogenetic distance between S. mansoni and the other species. ..
- Ogg C, Patel B. Fervidicola ferrireducens gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic anaerobic bacterium from geothermal waters of the Great Artesian Basin, Australia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:1100-7 pubmed publisher..nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is Y170(T) (=KCTC 5610(T)=JCM 15106(T)=DSM 21121(T)). ..
- Hanger J, Bromham L, McKee J, O Brien T, Robinson W. The nucleotide sequence of koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) retrovirus: a novel type C endogenous virus related to Gibbon ape leukemia virus. J Virol. 2000;74:4264-72 pubmed..The strong similarity between GALV and KoRV suggests that these viruses are closely related and that recent cross-host transmission has occurred. The complete proviral DNA sequence of KoRV is reported...
- Leo N, Barker S. Unravelling the evolution of the head lice and body lice of humans. Parasitol Res. 2005;98:44-7 pubmed..PLoS Biol 2:e340, 2004) proposed that they diverged 1.18 mya and suggested that one of the lineages, the H-only lineage, evolved in the New World on Homo erectus. We discuss this hypothesis in light of our results from ssu rRNA. ..
- Cristino A, Nunes F, Barchuk A, Aguiar Coelho V, Simões Z, Bitondi M. Organization, evolution and transcriptional profile of hexamerin genes of the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Insect Mol Biol. 2010;19 Suppl 1:137-46 pubmed publisher..Temporal and spatial transcriptional profiles of N. vitripennis hexamerins suggest that they have physiological functions other than metamorphosis, which are arguably coupled with its lifestyle. ..
- Wanitchakorn R, Harding R, Dale J. Sequence variability in the coat protein gene of two groups of banana bunchy top isolates. Arch Virol. 2000;145:593-602 pubmed
- Larroux C, Luke G, Koopman P, Rokhsar D, Shimeld S, Degnan B. Genesis and expansion of metazoan transcription factor gene classes. Mol Biol Evol. 2008;25:980-96 pubmed publisher..Transcription factor orthologues present in sponge, cnidarian, and bilaterian genomes may represent part of the core metazoan regulatory network underlying the origin of animal development and multicellularity. ..
- Li D, Lott W, Lowry K, Jones A, Thu H, Aaskov J. Defective interfering viral particles in acute dengue infections. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e19447 pubmed publisher..The internal genomic deletions described here are the most extensive defects observed in DENV and may be part of a much broader disease attenuating process that is mediated by defective viruses...
- Hughes G, Allsopp P, Webb R, Yamada R, Iturbe Ormaetxe I, Brumbley S, et al. Identification of yeast associated with the planthopper, Perkinsiella saccharicida: potential applications for Fiji leaf gall control. Curr Microbiol. 2011;63:392-401 pubmed publisher..If stable transformation can be achieved, then this yeast may be useful as an agent for a paratransgenic control of FLG. ..
- Schluessel V, Bennett M, Bleckmann H, Blomberg S, Collin S. Morphometric and ultrastructural comparison of the olfactory system in elasmobranchs: the significance of structure-function relationships based on phylogeny and ecology. J Morphol. 2008;269:1365-86 pubmed publisher..This is the first comprehensive study comparing olfactory morphology to several aspects of elasmobranch ecology in a phylogenetic context. ..
- Woolfit M, Iturbe Ormaetxe I, McGraw E, O Neill S. An ancient horizontal gene transfer between mosquito and the endosymbiotic bacterium Wolbachia pipientis. Mol Biol Evol. 2009;26:367-74 pubmed publisher..Regardless of the direction of transfer, however, these results demonstrate that interdomain HGT may give rise to functional, persistent, and possibly evolutionarily significant new genes. ..
- Ogg C, Patel B. Caloramator australicus sp. nov., a thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium from the Great Artesian Basin of Australia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:95-101 pubmed publisher..nov. The type strain is RC3T (=JCM 1508T =KCTC 5601T). ..