Jean Michel Claverie

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  1. doi request reprint Giant viruses: The difficult breaking of multiple epistemological barriers
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UMR 7256 IMM FR 3479 CNRS Aix Marseille Université, Luminy campus, Marseille, France Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Marseille, La Timone, 13005, Marseille, France Electronic address
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 59:89-99. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Open questions about giant viruses
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Aix Marseille Universite, CNRS, IGS UMR 7256, Marseille, France
    Adv Virus Res 85:25-56. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Structural genomics of highly conserved microbial genes of unknown function in search of new antibacterial targets
    Chantal Abergel
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UMR 1889 CNRS AVENTIS, 13402 Marseille Cedex 20, France
    J Struct Funct Genomics 4:141-57. 2003
  4. pmc Genome sequence of Rickettsia bellii illuminates the role of amoebae in gene exchanges between intracellular pathogens
    Hiroyuki Ogata
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UPR 2589, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille, France
    PLoS Genet 2:e76. 2006
  5. pmc Thirty-thousand-year-old distant relative of giant icosahedral DNA viruses with a pandoravirus morphology
    Matthieu Legendre
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Unité Mixte de Recherche 7256 Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Aix Marseille Universite, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:4274-9. 2014
  6. pmc The genome sequence of Rickettsia felis identifies the first putative conjugative plasmid in an obligate intracellular parasite
    Hiroyuki Ogata
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UPR 2589, IBSM, CNRS, Marseille Cedex, France
    PLoS Biol 3:e248. 2005
  7. pmc Genome of Phaeocystis globosa virus PgV-16T highlights the common ancestry of the largest known DNA viruses infecting eukaryotes
    Sébastien Santini
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Unité Mixte de Recherche 7256, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Aix Marseille Universite, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:10800-5. 2013
  8. pmc Reductive genome evolution from the mother of Rickettsia
    Guillaume Blanc
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille, France
    PLoS Genet 3:e14. 2007
  9. pmc mRNA deep sequencing reveals 75 new genes and a complex transcriptional landscape in Mimivirus
    Matthieu Legendre
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UPR2589, Mediterranean Institute of Microbiology IFR88, Aix Marseille University, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, FR 13288 Marseille, France
    Genome Res 20:664-74. 2010
  10. pmc Mimivirus TyrRS: preliminary structural and functional characterization of the first amino-acyl tRNA synthetase found in a virus
    Chantal Abergel
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, IBSM, 31 Chemin Joseph Aiguier, 13402 Marseille Cedex 20, France
    Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 61:212-5. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint Giant viruses: The difficult breaking of multiple epistemological barriers
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UMR 7256 IMM FR 3479 CNRS Aix Marseille Université, Luminy campus, Marseille, France Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Marseille, La Timone, 13005, Marseille, France Electronic address
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 59:89-99. 2016
    ..Finally, we propose a new definition for "viruses" that paradoxically emphasize the fact that they do not encode a single universally shared macromolecule or biochemical function. ..
  2. doi request reprint Open questions about giant viruses
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Aix Marseille Universite, CNRS, IGS UMR 7256, Marseille, France
    Adv Virus Res 85:25-56. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Structural genomics of highly conserved microbial genes of unknown function in search of new antibacterial targets
    Chantal Abergel
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UMR 1889 CNRS AVENTIS, 13402 Marseille Cedex 20, France
    J Struct Funct Genomics 4:141-57. 2003
    ....
  4. pmc Genome sequence of Rickettsia bellii illuminates the role of amoebae in gene exchanges between intracellular pathogens
    Hiroyuki Ogata
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UPR 2589, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille, France
    PLoS Genet 2:e76. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Thirty-thousand-year-old distant relative of giant icosahedral DNA viruses with a pandoravirus morphology
    Matthieu Legendre
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Unité Mixte de Recherche 7256 Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Aix Marseille Universite, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:4274-9. 2014
    ....
  6. pmc The genome sequence of Rickettsia felis identifies the first putative conjugative plasmid in an obligate intracellular parasite
    Hiroyuki Ogata
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UPR 2589, IBSM, CNRS, Marseille Cedex, France
    PLoS Biol 3:e248. 2005
    ..Our study demonstrates that complete genome sequencing is the fastest approach to reveal phenotypic characters of recently cultured obligate intracellular bacteria...
  7. pmc Genome of Phaeocystis globosa virus PgV-16T highlights the common ancestry of the largest known DNA viruses infecting eukaryotes
    Sébastien Santini
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Unité Mixte de Recherche 7256, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Aix Marseille Universite, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:10800-5. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Reductive genome evolution from the mother of Rickettsia
    Guillaume Blanc
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille, France
    PLoS Genet 3:e14. 2007
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  9. pmc mRNA deep sequencing reveals 75 new genes and a complex transcriptional landscape in Mimivirus
    Matthieu Legendre
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UPR2589, Mediterranean Institute of Microbiology IFR88, Aix Marseille University, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, FR 13288 Marseille, France
    Genome Res 20:664-74. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Mimivirus TyrRS: preliminary structural and functional characterization of the first amino-acyl tRNA synthetase found in a virus
    Chantal Abergel
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, IBSM, 31 Chemin Joseph Aiguier, 13402 Marseille Cedex 20, France
    Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 61:212-5. 2005
    ..Experimental evidence that Mimivirus tyrosyl tRNA synthetase recombinant gene product does indeed activate tyrosine is also presented...
  11. ncbi request reprint Crystal structure of Escherichia coli DkgA, a broad-specificity aldo-keto reductase
    Sandra Jeudy
    Information Genomique et Structurale, CNRS, Marseille, France
    Proteins 62:302-7. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Genome-based design of a cell-free culture medium for Tropheryma whipplei
    Patricia Renesto
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385, Marseille, France
    Lancet 362:447-9. 2003
    ..Genomic information can, therefore, provide sufficient clues for designing axenic media for fastidious and uncultured pathogens...
  13. pmc Comparative genomics of multidrug resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii
    Pierre Edouard Fournier
    Information Genomique et Structurale, Institute for Structural Biology and Microbiology, IBSM, Marseille, France
    PLoS Genet 2:e7. 2006
    ..Whole-genome sequencing appears to be a fast and efficient approach to the exhaustive identification of resistance genes in epidemic infectious agents of clinical significance...
  14. pmc Mimivirus reveals Mre11/Rad50 fusion proteins with a sporadic distribution in eukaryotes, bacteria, viruses and plasmids
    Takashi Yoshida
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, Aix Marseille University, Mediterranean Institute of Microbiology, 163 Avenue de Luminy, Case 934, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Virol J 8:427. 2011
    ..Here we investigated the amino acid sequence of the Mimivirus R555 gene product, originally annotated as a Rad50 homolog, and later shown to have close homologs in marine microbial metagenomes...
  15. pmc The conserved Candida albicans CA3427 gene product defines a new family of proteins exhibiting the generic periplasmic binding protein structural fold
    Sébastien Santini
    Information Génomique et Structurale CNRS UPR2589, Aix Marseille Universite, Mediterranean Institute of Microbiology, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e18528. 2011
    ..It was then lost by the Saccharomycetales which include Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
  16. pmc Lateral gene transfer between obligate intracellular bacteria: evidence from the Rickettsia massiliae genome
    Guillaume Blanc
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, IFR 88, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Genome Res 17:1657-64. 2007
    ..Further analysis of the genomic sequences identifies additional candidates of LGT between Rickettsia. Our study indicates that recent LGT between obligate intracellular Rickettsia is more common than previously thought...
  17. pmc Marine mimivirus relatives are probably large algal viruses
    Adam Monier
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, IBSM, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, 163 Avenue de Luminy, Case 934, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Virol J 5:12. 2008
    ..The existence of mimivirus relatives was first suggested by the analysis of the Sargasso Sea metagenomic data...
  18. pmc Two new subfamilies of DNA mismatch repair proteins (MutS) specifically abundant in the marine environment
    Hiroyuki Ogata
    Information Genomique et Structurale, CNRS UPR2589, Institut de Microbiologie de la Mediterranee, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille Cedex 9, France
    ISME J 5:1143-51. 2011
    ..Giruses thus seem to represent a major source of the underexplored diversity of the MutS family in the microbial world...
  19. doi request reprint Mimivirus and Mimiviridae: giant viruses with an increasing number of potential hosts, including corals and sponges
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, IFR 88, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Case 934, Marseille, France
    J Invertebr Pathol 101:172-80. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint Pandoraviruses: amoeba viruses with genomes up to 2.5 Mb reaching that of parasitic eukaryotes
    Nadège Philippe
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UMR 7256 CNRS Aix Marseille Université, 163 Avenue de Luminy, Case 934, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Science 341:281-6. 2013
    ..9 megabases, respectively. These viruses are the first members of the proposed "Pandoravirus" genus, a term reflecting their lack of similarity with previously described microorganisms and the surprises expected from their future study. ..
  21. pmc Horizontal gene transfer and nucleotide compositional anomaly in large DNA viruses
    Adam Monier
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, Institute for Structural Biology and Microbiology, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, 163 Avenue de Luminy, FR 13288, Marseille Cedex 09, France
    BMC Genomics 8:456. 2007
    ..We then interpreted their compositional heterogeneity in terms of possible causes, including strand asymmetry, gene function/expression, and horizontal transfer...
  22. pmc In-depth study of Mollivirus sibericum, a new 30,000-y-old giant virus infecting Acanthamoeba
    Matthieu Legendre
    Information Génomique and Structurale, Unité Mixte de Recherche 7256 Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée, FR3479 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Aix Marseille Universite, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:E5327-35. 2015
    ..The fact that two different viruses retain their infectivity in prehistorical permafrost layers should be of concern in a context of global warming. Giant viruses' diversity remains to be fully explored. ..
  23. pmc The genome of the polar eukaryotic microalga Coccomyxa subellipsoidea reveals traits of cold adaptation
    Guillaume Blanc
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UMR7256 CNRS, Aix Marseille University, Mediterranean Institute of Microbiology FR3479, Marseille, FR 13385, France
    Genome Biol 13:R39. 2012
    ..This is the first eukaryotic microorganism from a polar environment to have its genome sequenced...
  24. pmc Reverse transcriptase genes are highly abundant and transcriptionally active in marine plankton assemblages
    Magali Lescot
    Information Genomique et Structurale, UMR7256, CNRS, Aix Marseille Universite, Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée FR3479, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille, France
    ISME J 10:1134-46. 2016
    ..Overall, these observations suggest an active proliferation of various RT-assisted elements, which could be involved in genome evolution or adaptive processes of plankton assemblage. ..
  25. pmc Exploring nucleo-cytoplasmic large DNA viruses in Tara Oceans microbial metagenomes
    Pascal Hingamp
    CNRS, Aix Marseille Universite, Laboratoire Information Génomique et Structurale UMR 7256, Mediterranean Institute of Microbiology FR 3479, Marseille, France
    ISME J 7:1678-95. 2013
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  26. pmc Translation in giant viruses: a unique mixture of bacterial and eukaryotic termination schemes
    Sandra Jeudy
    CNRS, Aix Marseille Universite, IGS UMR7256, Marseille, France
    PLoS Genet 8:e1003122. 2012
    ..Lastly, the perplexing occurrence of a bacterial-like regulatory mechanism in a eukaryotic/archaeal homologous gene is yet another oddity brought about by the study of giant viruses...
  27. pmc Genome analysis of Minibacterium massiliensis highlights the convergent evolution of water-living bacteria
    Stephane Audic
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Institute for Structural Biology and Microbiology, Marseille, France
    PLoS Genet 3:e138. 2007
    ..The M. massiliensis genome analyses strongly suggest that water-living bacteria are a common source for genes involved in heavy-metal resistance, antibiotics resistance, and virulence factors...
  28. pmc Towards defining the chloroviruses: a genomic journey through a genus of large DNA viruses
    Adrien Jeanniard
    Information Génomique and Structurale, IGS UMR7256, CNRS, Aix Marseille Universite, FR 13288, Marseille, France
    BMC Genomics 14:158. 2013
    ..These new data allowed us to analyze the genomic landscape of 41 chloroviruses, which revealed some remarkable features about these viruses...
  29. doi request reprint Microbiology. How to infect a Mimivirus
    Hiroyuki Ogata
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRSUPR 2589, IFR 88, Universite de la Mediterranee, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, FR 13288 Marseille, France
    Science 321:1305-6. 2008
  30. pmc Structure and evolution of the Ivy protein family, unexpected lysozyme inhibitors in Gram-negative bacteria
    Chantal Abergel
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Propre de Recherche 2589, 13288 Marseille, Cedex 9, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:6394-9. 2007
    ..As such, Ivy acts as a virulence factor for a number of Gram-negative bacteria-infecting vertebrates...
  31. pmc Taxonomic distribution of large DNA viruses in the sea
    Adam Monier
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, IFR 88, Université de la Méditerranée Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Avenue de Luminy, FR 13288 Marseille, France
    Genome Biol 9:R106. 2008
    ..In this study, we used a new approach--'phylogenetic mapping'--to obtain a comprehensive picture of the taxonomic distribution of large DNA viruses represented in the Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition metagenomic data set...
  32. pmc Breaking the 1000-gene barrier for Mimivirus using ultra-deep genome and transcriptome sequencing
    Matthieu Legendre
    Structural and genomic Information Laboratory CNRS, UPR2589, Mediterranean Institute of Microbiology, Aix Marseille Universite, 163 Avenue de Luminy, Case 934, FR 13288 Marseille, France
    Virol J 8:99. 2011
    ..Its 1.2 Mb-genome was initially predicted to encode 917 genes. A subsequent RNA-Seq analysis precisely mapped many transcript boundaries and identified 75 new genes...
  33. pmc Virus-encoded aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases: structural and functional characterization of mimivirus TyrRS and MetRS
    Chantal Abergel
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR2589, IBSM IFR88, 163 Avenue de Luminy, Case 934, 13288, Marseille Cedex 9, France
    J Virol 81:12406-17. 2007
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  34. pmc Dissecting the unique nucleotide specificity of mimivirus nucleoside diphosphate kinase
    Sandra Jeudy
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR2589, IFR88, Marseille Cedex 9, France
    J Virol 83:7142-50. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that the mimivirus enzyme progressively evolved from an ancestral NDK under the constraints of optimizing its efficiency for the replication of an AT-rich (73%) viral genome in a thymidine-limited host environment...
  35. ncbi request reprint The insertion of palindromic repeats in the evolution of proteins
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Information Genetique et Structurale, CNRS AVENTIS UMR 1889, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, Marseille, France
    Trends Biochem Sci 28:75-80. 2003
    ..Based on previous results and theories on the coding potential of palindromic elements, we speculate that their insertion and mobility might have played a significant role in the early stages of protein evolution...
  36. doi request reprint Mimivirus: the emerging paradox of quasi-autonomous viruses
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, Aix Marseille University, Mediterranean Institute of Microbiology, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Case 934, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Trends Genet 26:431-7. 2010
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  37. pmc Viruses take center stage in cellular evolution
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR2589, IBSM, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, 163 Avenue de Luminy, Case 934, Marseille 13288, Cedex 9, France
    Genome Biol 7:110. 2006
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  38. pmc BLAST-EXPLORER helps you building datasets for phylogenetic analysis
    Alexis Dereeper
    Information Génomique and Structurale CNRS UPR2589, Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée IFR 88, Marseille, France
    BMC Evol Biol 10:8. 2010
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  39. pmc The Chlorella variabilis NC64A genome reveals adaptation to photosymbiosis, coevolution with viruses, and cryptic sex
    Guillaume Blanc
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laboratoire Information Génomique et Structurale UPR2589, Aix Marseille Universite, Institut de Microbiologie de la Mediterranee, 13009 Marseille, France
    Plant Cell 22:2943-55. 2010
    ..Analysis of the NC64A genome substantially advances our understanding of the green lineage evolution, including the genomic interplay with viruses and symbiosis between eukaryotes...
  40. doi request reprint Mimivirus and its virophage
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, IFR 88, Aix Marseille University, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Case 934, FR 13288 Marseille, France
    Annu Rev Genet 43:49-66. 2009
    ..Post-genomic studies are now in progress, slowly shedding some light on the physiology of the most complex virus isolated to date...
  41. pmc Tentative mapping of transcription-induced interchromosomal interaction using chimeric EST and mRNA data
    Per Unneberg
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS UPR 2589, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, Marseille, France
    PLoS ONE 2:e254. 2007
    ..Due to their higher quality, the mRNA findings are of particular interest and we hope that they may serve as food for thought for specialists in diverse areas of molecular biology...
  42. pmc Giant viruses in the oceans: the 4th Algal Virus Workshop
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UPR 2589, IBSM, CNRS, 31 Chemin Joseph Aiguier, 13402 Marseille Cedex 20, France
    Virol J 2:52. 2005
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  43. pmc Genome analysis of the first Marseilleviridae representative from Australia indicates that most of its genes contribute to virus fitness
    Gabriel Doutre
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UMR 7256 IMM FR 3479, CNRS Aix Marseille Universite, Luminy campus, Marseille, France
    J Virol 88:14340-9. 2014
    ..This conclusion contrasts with the more common view that many of the genes of the usually more diverse large DNA viruses might be (almost) dispensable...
  44. pmc The megavirus chilensis Cu,Zn-superoxide dismutase: the first viral structure of a typical cellular copper chaperone-independent hyperstable dimeric enzyme
    Audrey Lartigue
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, IGS UMR7256, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Aix Marseille Universite, Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée IMM, Marseille, France
    J Virol 89:824-32. 2015
    ..As in poxviruses, the enzyme might be dispensable when the virus infects Acanthamoeba cells but may allow megavirus chilensis to infect a broad range of eukaryotic hosts...
  45. pmc Life-cycle modification in open oceans accounts for genome variability in a cosmopolitan phytoplankton
    Peter von Dassow
    1 Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile 2 UMI 3614, Evolutionary Biology and Ecology of Algae, CNRS, UPMC Sorbonne Universités, PUCCh, UACH, Station Biologique de Roscoff, Roscoff, France 3 Instituto Milenio de Oceanografía, Concepcion, Chile 4 CNRS UMR 7144 and UMPC, Evolution of Pelagic Ecosystems and Protists EPEP, CNRS, UPMC, Station Biologique de Roscoff, Roscoff, France
    ISME J 9:1365-77. 2015
    ..Life-cycle modifications might be common in plankton and cause major functional variability to be hidden from traditional taxonomic or molecular markers. ..
  46. pmc Horizontal gene transfer of an entire metabolic pathway between a eukaryotic alga and its DNA virus
    Adam Monier
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR2589, Mediterranean Institute of Microbiology IFR 88, Universite de la Mediterranee, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille, France
    Genome Res 19:1441-9. 2009
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  47. doi request reprint The rapidly expanding universe of giant viruses: Mimivirus, Pandoravirus, Pithovirus and Mollivirus
    Chantal Abergel
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UMR 7256 IMM FR 3479 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Aix Marseille University, 13288 Marseille, France
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 39:779-96. 2015
    ..Their ongoing analyses are challenging accepted ideas about the diversity, evolution and origin of DNA viruses. ..
  48. pmc mRNA maturation in giant viruses: variation on a theme
    Stephane Priet
    Architecture et Fonction des Macromolecules Biologiques, CNRS UMR 7257, Aix Marseille Universite, 163 Avenue de Luminy, Case 932, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Nucleic Acids Res 43:3776-88. 2015
    ..These findings elucidate how the arm wrestling between hosts and their viruses to access the translation machinery is taking place in Mimiviridae. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Genomic correlates of hyperthermostability, an update
    Karsten Suhre
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, UPR 2589 CNRS, Institute of Structural Biology and Microbiology, CNRS, Marseille, France
    J Biol Chem 278:17198-202. 2003
    ..and Suzuki, M. (2000) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 97, 14257-14262). We show that the CvP-bias is the sole criterion that is able to clearly discriminate hyperthermophile from mesothermophile microorganisms on a global genomic basis...
  50. pmc Mitochondrial Genome Sequence of the Glass Sponge Oopsacas minuta
    Cyril Jourda
    Aix Marseille Universite, CNRS UMR 7256 IMM FR 3479, Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Marseille, France
    Genome Announc 3:. 2015
    ..This 19-kb mitochondrial genome has 24 noncoding genes (22 tRNAs and 2 rRNAs) and 14 protein-encoding genes coding for 11 subunits of respiratory chain complexes and 3 ATP synthase subunits. ..
  51. pmc The polyadenylation site of Mimivirus transcripts obeys a stringent 'hairpin rule'
    Deborah Byrne
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR 2589, IFR 88, Aix Marseille University, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Case 934, 13288 Marseille Cedex 9, France
    Genome Res 19:1233-42. 2009
    ..The precise molecular mechanisms implementing the hairpin rule into the 3'-end processing of Mimivirus pre-mRNAs remain to be elucidated...
  52. pmc The genome of Borrelia recurrentis, the agent of deadly louse-borne relapsing fever, is a degraded subset of tick-borne Borrelia duttonii
    Magali Lescot
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, CNRS UPR2589, IFR88, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille, France
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000185. 2008
    ..The correlation between gene loss and increased virulence of B. recurrentis parallels that of Rickettsia prowazekii, with both species being genomic subsets of less-virulent strains...
  53. doi request reprint [Giant viruses: update, enigmas, controversies and perspectives]
    Jean Michel Claverie
    Information Genomique et Structurale, Aix Marseille Universite, CNRS UMR7256, Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée FR3479, 13000 Marseille, France Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France
    Med Sci (Paris) 32:1087-1096. 2016
    ..Following a quick description of the 4 giant virus families known today, we discuss the enigmas, controversies and perspectives of conceptual revolutions that are brought about by this new and booming area of virology...