algal dna

Summary

Summary: Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of ALGAE.

Top Publications

  1. pmc The Chlamydomonas genome reveals the evolution of key animal and plant functions
    Sabeeha S Merchant
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Science 318:245-50. 2007
  2. ncbi The Phaeodactylum genome reveals the evolutionary history of diatom genomes
    Chris Bowler
    CNRS UMR8186, Department of Biology, Ecole Normale Superieure, 46 rue d Ulm, 75005 Paris, France
    Nature 456:239-44. 2008
  3. ncbi Phytophthora genome sequences uncover evolutionary origins and mechanisms of pathogenesis
    Brett M Tyler
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Science 313:1261-6. 2006
  4. ncbi Large-scale gene discovery in the oomycete Phytophthora infestans reveals likely components of phytopathogenicity shared with true fungi
    Thomas A Randall
    Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 18:229-43. 2005
  5. ncbi The complete chloroplast and mitochondrial DNA sequence of Ostreococcus tauri: organelle genomes of the smallest eukaryote are examples of compaction
    Steven Robbens
    Department of Plant Systems Biology, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology VIB, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Mol Biol Evol 24:956-68. 2007
  6. pmc The mitochondrial and plastid genomes of Volvox carteri: bloated molecules rich in repetitive DNA
    David Roy Smith
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 10:132. 2009
  7. pmc Nucleotide diversity of the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii plastid genome: addressing the mutational-hazard hypothesis
    David Roy Smith
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 9:120. 2009
  8. ncbi Metapopulation Structure in the Planktonic Diatom Ditylum brightwellii (Bacillariophyceae)
    Tatiana A Rynearson
    Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, South Ferry Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882, USA
    Protist 160:111-21. 2009
  9. ncbi Molecular systematics of Volvocales (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on exhaustive 18S rRNA phylogenetic analyses
    Takashi Nakada
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:281-91. 2008
  10. pmc Analysis of the Pythium ultimum transcriptome using Sanger and Pyrosequencing approaches
    Foo Cheung
    The J Craig Venter Institute, 9704 Medical Center Dr, Rockville, MD 20850 USA
    BMC Genomics 9:542. 2008

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Publications155 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The Chlamydomonas genome reveals the evolution of key animal and plant functions
    Sabeeha S Merchant
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Science 318:245-50. 2007
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  2. ncbi The Phaeodactylum genome reveals the evolutionary history of diatom genomes
    Chris Bowler
    CNRS UMR8186, Department of Biology, Ecole Normale Superieure, 46 rue d Ulm, 75005 Paris, France
    Nature 456:239-44. 2008
    ..These findings go a long way towards explaining the incredible diversity and success of the diatoms in contemporary oceans...
  3. ncbi Phytophthora genome sequences uncover evolutionary origins and mechanisms of pathogenesis
    Brett M Tyler
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Science 313:1261-6. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi Large-scale gene discovery in the oomycete Phytophthora infestans reveals likely components of phytopathogenicity shared with true fungi
    Thomas A Randall
    Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 18:229-43. 2005
  5. ncbi The complete chloroplast and mitochondrial DNA sequence of Ostreococcus tauri: organelle genomes of the smallest eukaryote are examples of compaction
    Steven Robbens
    Department of Plant Systems Biology, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology VIB, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Mol Biol Evol 24:956-68. 2007
    ..Phylogenetic analyses based on a concatenated alignment of cp, mt, and nuclear genes confirm the position of O. tauri within the Prasinophyceae, an early branch of the Chlorophyta...
  6. pmc The mitochondrial and plastid genomes of Volvox carteri: bloated molecules rich in repetitive DNA
    David Roy Smith
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 10:132. 2009
    ..carteri draft nuclear genome sequence...
  7. pmc Nucleotide diversity of the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii plastid genome: addressing the mutational-hazard hypothesis
    David Roy Smith
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 9:120. 2009
    ..reinhardtii mitochondrial and nuclear genomes, which are respectively compact and bloated, allow for a complete analysis of nucleotide diversity and genome compactness in all three genetic compartments of this model organism...
  8. ncbi Metapopulation Structure in the Planktonic Diatom Ditylum brightwellii (Bacillariophyceae)
    Tatiana A Rynearson
    Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, South Ferry Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882, USA
    Protist 160:111-21. 2009
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  9. ncbi Molecular systematics of Volvocales (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on exhaustive 18S rRNA phylogenetic analyses
    Takashi Nakada
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:281-91. 2008
    ..Phylogenetic classification following PhyloCode was proposed based on the presented 18S rRNA gene phylogeny along with the results of previous combined 18S and 26S rRNA and chloroplast multigene analyses...
  10. pmc Analysis of the Pythium ultimum transcriptome using Sanger and Pyrosequencing approaches
    Foo Cheung
    The J Craig Venter Institute, 9704 Medical Center Dr, Rockville, MD 20850 USA
    BMC Genomics 9:542. 2008
    ..95) using two high throughput sequencing methods, Sanger-based chain termination sequencing and pyrosequencing-based sequencing-by-synthesis...
  11. ncbi Phylogeny of dinoflagellate plastid genes recently transferred to the nucleus supports a common ancestry with red algal plastid genes
    Yunling Wang
    Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, 4101 Sherbrooke est, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Mol Evol 66:175-84. 2008
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  12. pmc The Rhodomonas salina mitochondrial genome: bacteria-like operons, compact gene arrangement and complex repeat region
    Amy M Hauth
    Departement de Biochimie, Robert Cedergren Research Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Université de Montréal 2900 Boulevard Edouard Montpetit, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1J4
    Nucleic Acids Res 33:4433-42. 2005
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  13. ncbi Ancient origin of elicitin gene clusters in Phytophthora genomes
    Rays H Y Jiang
    Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Mol Biol Evol 23:338-51. 2006
    ..Overall, eli and ell genes are expressed at different levels and in different life cycle stages but those sharing the same phylogenetic clade appear to have similar expression patterns...
  14. ncbi Aurearenophyceae classis nova, a new class of Heterokontophyta based on a new marine unicellular alga Aurearena cruciata gen. et sp. nov. inhabiting sandy beaches
    Atsushi Kai
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Protist 159:435-57. 2008
    ..Molecular phylogenetic trees suggested that this alga was a new and independent member of the clade that included the Phaeophyceae and Xanthophyceae (PX clade). A new class, Aurearenophyceae classis nova was proposed for A. cruciata...
  15. ncbi The two-domain structure of 5'-adenylylsulfate (APS) reductase from Enteromorpha intestinalis is a requirement for efficient APS reductase activity
    Sung Kun Kim
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for Biotechnology and Genomics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 79409 1061, USA
    Biochemistry 46:591-601. 2007
    ..Moreover, the effect of Na2SO4 suggests that a water-ordering component of the reaction milieu is critical for the catalytic function of plant-type APS reductases by promoting the interdomain interaction...
  16. ncbi Phylogeography of the invasive seaweed Asparagopsis (Bonnemaisoniales, Rhodophyta) reveals cryptic diversity
    Nikos Andreakis
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Stazione Zoologica A Dohrn, Villa Comunale, 80121 Naples, Italy
    Mol Ecol 16:2285-99. 2007
    ..taxiformis diverged into two main cryptic species (1 + 2 and 3 + 4) about 3.2-5.5 million years ago (Ma), and that the separation of the mitochondrial lineages 1 and 2 occurred 1-2.3 Ma...
  17. ncbi Isolation of a FAD-GPDH gene encoding a mitochondrial FAD-dependent glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase from Dunaliella salina
    Wanggui Yang
    College of Life Science, Sichuan University, Sichuan Public Experimental Platform of Bioinformatics and Metabolic Engineering, Sichuan, P R China
    J Basic Microbiol 47:266-74. 2007
    ..DQ916107. Results of Real-Time Quantitative PCR and enzymatic assays show that expression of DsFAD-GPDH is enhanced at first by salt treatment, and repressed by oxygen deficiency and cold stress...
  18. ncbi A small cysteine-rich extracellular protein, VCRP, is inducible by the sex-inducer of Volvox carteri and by wounding
    Armin Hallmann
    Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology of Plants, University of Bielefeld, Universitatsstr 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
    Planta 226:719-27. 2007
    ..The characteristics of VCRP suggest a function as a signal transducer molecule, an extracellular second messenger from somatic cells to reproductive cells, or a role within the stress response...
  19. ncbi Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships within the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales) based on plastid DNA sequences
    Heroen Verbruggen
    Phycology Research Group and Center for Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:240-54. 2007
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  20. ncbi Evolution of the cutinase gene family: evidence for lateral gene transfer of a candidate Phytophthora virulence factor
    Lassaad Belbahri
    Laboratory of Applied Genetics, University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland, Jussy, Switzerland
    Gene 408:1-8. 2008
    ..These findings could indeed provide an interesting model system to study acquisition of virulence factors in these important plant pathogens...
  21. ncbi Induction of programmed cell death in aging Prorocentrum donghaiense cells as was evidenced preliminarily by the identification of associated transcripts
    Xiufang Zhang
    College of Marine Life Sciences, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Acta Biol Hung 57:473-83. 2006
    ..donghaiense. The identified included also calmodulin and protein phosphatase, two proteins involved in diverse cell processes including PCD by binding to or modifying others...
  22. ncbi Observations on the diversity and ecology of freshwater Nannochloropsis (Eustigmatophyceae), with descriptions of new taxa
    Karen P Fawley
    School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, University of Arkansas at Monticello, Monticello, AR 71656, USA
    Protist 158:325-36. 2007
    ..These results suggest that Nannochloropsis species may be better adapted to cold water conditions, including temperatures near 0 degrees C and ice cover...
  23. ncbi An assessment of potential diatom "barcode" genes (cox1, rbcL, 18S and ITS rDNA) and their effectiveness in determining relationships in Sellaphora (Bacillariophyta)
    Katharine M Evans
    Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR, UK
    Protist 158:349-64. 2007
    ..The usefulness of cox1 for determining phylogenetic relationships among Sellaphora species was also assessed and compared to rbcL. Tree topologies were very similar, although support values were generally lower for cox1...
  24. pmc Chloroplast DNA sequence of the green alga Oedogonium cardiacum (Chlorophyceae): unique genome architecture, derived characters shared with the Chaetophorales and novel genes acquired through horizontal transfer
    Jean Simon Brouard
    Departement de Biochimie et de Microbiologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:290. 2008
    ..We describe here the complete cpDNA sequence of Oedogonium cardiacum (Oedogoniales)...
  25. pmc Complete sequence and analysis of the mitochondrial genome of Hemiselmis andersenii CCMP644 (Cryptophyceae)
    Eunsoo Kim
    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:215. 2008
    ..Thus far, a single complete mitochondrial genome sequence has been determined for the cryptophyte Rhodomonas salina. Here, the second complete mitochondrial genome of the cryptophyte alga Hemiselmis andersenii CCMP644 is presented...
  26. pmc Chloroplast genome sequencing analysis of Heterosigma akashiwo CCMP452 (West Atlantic) and NIES293 (West Pacific) strains
    Rose Ann Cattolico
    Department of Biology, University of Washington, Box 355325, Seattle, WA 98195 5325, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:211. 2008
    ..The technique has been used to sequence chloroplast DNA of two Heterosigma akashiwo strains. This raphidophyte has served as a model system for studies of stramenopile chloroplast biogenesis and evolution...
  27. pmc Unexpected importance of potential parasites in the composition of the freshwater small-eukaryote community
    Cécile Lepère
    Universite Blaise Pascal, Laboratoire de Biologie des Protistes, UMR CNRS 6023, 63117 Aubiere, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2940-9. 2008
    ..Our results provide information on lacustrine small-eukaryote diversity and structure, adding to the phylogenetic data available for lakes with various trophic types...
  28. pmc Biogeographic and phylogenetic diversity of thermoacidophilic cyanidiales in Yellowstone National Park, Japan, and New Zealand
    J A Toplin
    Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 5289 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 5289, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2822-33. 2008
    ..Some of these Japanese and New Zealand strains probably represent undescribed species that diverged after long-term geographic isolation...
  29. ncbi Annotation and expression profile analysis of cDNas from the Antarctic diatom Chaetoceros neogracile
    Gyeongseo Jung
    Department of Life Science, College ofNatural Science, Hanyang University, Seoul 133 791, Korea
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 17:1330-7. 2007
    ..The abundance of ASP and HSP90 changed substantially in response to different culture conditions, indicating the possible regulation of these genes in C. neogracile...
  30. pmc Nitrate signaling by the regulatory gene NIT2 in Chlamydomonas
    Antonio Camargo
    Departamento de Bioquimica y Biologia Molecular, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Cordoba, Campus de Rabanales, 14071 Cordoba, Spain
    Plant Cell 19:3491-503. 2007
    ..Our data indicate that NIT2 is a central regulatory gene required for nitrate signaling on the Chlamydomonas NIA1 gene promoter and that intracellular nitrate is needed for NIT2 function and to modulate NIA1 transcript levels...
  31. ncbi Molecular diversity of 16S rRNA and gyrB genes in copper mines
    Huaqun Yin
    School of Minerals Processing and Bioengineering, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, 410083, China
    Arch Microbiol 189:101-10. 2008
    ..Moreover, our results also indicated that gyrB sequence analysis may be very useful for differentiating very closely related species in the study of microbial communities...
  32. ncbi Permuted tRNA genes expressed via a circular RNA intermediate in Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Akiko Soma
    Department of Life Science, College of Science, Rikkyo St Paul s University, Toshima, Tokyo 171 8501, Japan
    Science 318:450-3. 2007
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  33. ncbi Mitochondrial haplotype determination in the oomycete plant pathogen Phytophthora ramorum
    Frank N Martin
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Crop Improvement of Protection Research Unit, 1636 E Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905, USA
    Curr Genet 54:23-34. 2008
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  34. ncbi The nitrate reductase gene-switch: a system for regulated expression in transformed cells of Dunaliella salina
    Jie Li
    Laboratory for Cell Biology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhengzhou University, Henan 450052, PR China
    Gene 403:132-42. 2007
    ..The findings of this study demonstrate that the promoter of the D. salina NR gene can be used to control expression of the heterologous genes in transgenic D. salina...
  35. ncbi Synchroma grande spec. nov. (Synchromophyceae class. nov., Heterokontophyta): an amoeboid marine alga with unique plastid complexes
    Susanne Horn
    Institut für Biologie I, Abteilung Pflanzenphysiologie, Universitat Leipzig, Johannisallee 21 23, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Protist 158:277-93. 2007
    ..The discovery of this novel plastid morphology is highly relevant for research on algal evolution and is discussed in terms of the postulated monophyletic origin of Chromista...
  36. pmc Cell cycle-regulated, microtubule-independent organelle division in Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Keiji Nishida
    Department of Life Science, College of Science, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, 171 8501 Japan
    Mol Biol Cell 16:2493-502. 2005
    ..The results indicated that mitochondrial morphology and segregation but not division depend on microtubules and implied that the division processes of the two organelles are regulated at distinct checkpoints...
  37. pmc Subcellular localization and light-regulated expression of protoporphyrinogen IX oxidase and ferrochelatase in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Robert van Lis
    Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Plant Physiol 139:1946-58. 2005
    ..These results indicate that heme synthesis is not directly regulated by the levels of PPO and FeC in C. reinhardtii...
  38. ncbi The Chlamydomonas reinhardtii gtr gene encoding the tetrapyrrole biosynthetic enzyme glutamyl-trna reductase: structure of the gene and properties of the expressed enzyme
    Alaka Srivastava
    Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University, 02912, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 58:643-58. 2005
    ..The expressed proteins were purified by Ni-affinity column chromatography to yield active GTR. Purified mature GTR was not inhibited by heme, but heme inhibition was restored upon addition of C. reinhardtii soluble proteins...
  39. ncbi Expression, purification, and biochemical characterization of the intron-encoded endonuclease, I-CreII
    Hyong Ha Kim
    Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Protein Expr Purif 44:162-72. 2005
    ..This work will facilitate further study of this novel endonuclease, which may also find use in site-specific manipulation of chloroplast DNA...
  40. pmc Characterization of MADS-box genes in charophycean green algae and its implication for the evolution of MADS-box genes
    Yoichi Tanabe
    Department of Multi disciplinary Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 153 8902, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:2436-41. 2005
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  41. ncbi Achlya abortispora, a new oomycete isolated from water samples taken from a water reservoir in Morocco
    El Androusse Amal
    Laboratoire de Botanique, Departement de Biologie, Faculte des Sciences, Universite Mohammed V, Rabat, BP, Maroc
    Curr Microbiol 53:60-7. 2006
    ..Morphologic features of the oomycete and the sequence of the ITS region of its rDNA, as well as their comparison with related species, are discussed. This is the first report of the occurrence of a saprolegniaceous oomycete from Morocco...
  42. ncbi Homologous protein import machineries in chloroplasts and cyanelles
    Jürgen M Steiner
    Max F Perutz Laboratories, University Departments at the Vienna Biocenter, Department of Biochemistry and Ludwig Boltzmann Research Unit for Biochemistry, Dr Bohrgasse 9, 1030 Vienna, Austria
    Plant J 44:646-52. 2005
    ..In chloroplasts, multiple receptors with overlapping and less stringent specificities have evolved, explaining the efficient heterologous import of native precursors from C. paradoxa...
  43. ncbi Structure and expression of the ornithine decarboxylase gene of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Jürgen Voigt
    Physiologisch chemisches Institut der Eberhard Karls Universität, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 4, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Microbiol Res 159:403-17. 2004
    ..As revealed by Northern-blot analyses, expression of the Chlamydomonas ODC gene is neither altered throughout the vegetative cell cycle nor modulated by exogenous polyamines...
  44. ncbi Gene duplication event in family 12 glycosyl hydrolase from Phytophthora spp
    Stefano Costanzo
    Department of Natural Resource Sciences and Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland, College Park, 20742, USA
    Fungal Genet Biol 43:707-14. 2006
    ..This is the first report of family 12 EGLs present in plant pathogenic eukaryotes...
  45. ncbi Employing of the amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) methodology as an efficient population genetic tool for symbiotic cnidarians
    Keren Or Amar
    Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research, Tel Shikmona, Haifa, Israel
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 10:350-7. 2008
    ..time consuming, whereas in the TTEM process, approximately 25% to 18% of the samples are still contaminated by algal DNA. However, algal DNA contaminations in the PCR at 2...
  46. pmc Portrait of a species: Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Thomas Pröschold
    Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Genetics 170:1601-10. 2005
    ..However, variant RFLP patterns characterize strains from each geographic site...
  47. pmc Idaten is a new cold-inducible transposon of Volvox carteri that can be used for tagging developmentally important genes
    Noriko Ueki
    RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Wako Shi, Saitama, 351 0198, Japan
    Genetics 180:1343-53. 2008
    ..This clearly indicates that Idaten is a potentially powerful alternative to Jordan for tagging developmentally important genes in Volvox...
  48. ncbi Molecular phylogeny of the Siphonocladales (Chlorophyta: Cladophorophyceae)
    Frederik Leliaert
    Phycology Research Group and Centre for Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Biology Department, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:1237-56. 2007
    ..Consequently, incongruence with traditional classifications, including non-monophyly in all families and most genera, was shown...
  49. ncbi A multi-locus time-calibrated phylogeny of the brown algae (Heterokonta, Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae): Investigating the evolutionary nature of the "brown algal crown radiation"
    Thomas Silberfeld
    UMR 7138, UPMC, MNHN, CNRS, IRD Systématique, Adaptation, Evolution, Département Systématique and évolution, USM 603, Museum national d histoire naturelle, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:659-74. 2010
    ..Non-molecular characters classically used in ordinal delimitation were mapped on the molecular topology to study their evolutionary history...
  50. ncbi Morphological and molecular characterization of the causal agent of downy mildew on Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa)
    Young Joon Choi
    Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul 136 701, Korea
    Mycopathologia 169:403-12. 2010
    ..The present results indicate that the pathogen responsible for the quinoa downy mildew is identical to Peronospora variabilis and that it should not be lumped with P. farinosa as claimed previously by most studies...
  51. ncbi A secreted effector protein (SNE1) from Phytophthora infestans is a broadly acting suppressor of programmed cell death
    Brendan S Kelley
    Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Plant J 62:357-66. 2010
    ..infestans first suppresses, but then induces, host cell death, thereby providing a highly regulated means to control the transition from biotrophy to necrotrophy...
  52. ncbi Morphological and molecular characterization of an equine isolate of Pythium insidiosum and comparison with the first human isolate from the same geographic region
    Sandra de Moraes Gimenes Bosco
    Departamento de Microbiologia e Imunologia, Instituto de Biociencias de Botucatu, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Med Mycol 46:557-65. 2008
    ..insidiosum from zygomycetes. The rDNA sequencing indicates that, in Brazil, both humans and animals might be infected by a common genotype of the pathogen...
  53. ncbi An experimental test of the symbiosis specificity between the ciliate Paramecium bursaria and strains of the unicellular green alga Chlorella
    Monika Summerer
    Laboratory of Aquatic Photobiology and Plankton Ecology, Institute of Ecology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Environ Microbiol 9:2117-22. 2007
    ..The results indicated that P. bursaria established symbiosis with its native symbiont. We conclude that despite clear preferences for their native Chlorella, the host-symbiont relationship in P. bursaria is flexible...
  54. ncbi The actin gene promoter-driven bar as a dominant selectable marker for nuclear transformation of Dunaliella salina
    Guo Zhong Jiang
    Laboratory for Cell Biology, Zhengzhou University Medical College, Zhengzhou 450052, China
    Yi Chuan Xue Bao 32:424-33. 2005
    ..This work demonstrates that the actin gene promoter-driven expression of the bar gene may be used as a dominant selectable marker for nuclear transformation of D. salina...
  55. ncbi Global diversity and biogeography of Skeletonema species (bacillariophyta)
    Wiebe H C F Kooistra
    Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Villa Comunale, 80121 Naples, Italy
    Protist 159:177-93. 2008
    ..A taxonomic update is provided for Skeletonema strains currently available in several culture collections, which could aid reinterpretation of results obtained in comparative studies using these strains...
  56. ncbi Phytophthora cinnamomi and other fine root pathogens in north temperate pine forests
    Didier Chavarriaga
    Department of Plant and Soil Science, School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 276:67-74. 2007
    ..ultimum and Fusarium sp., or by the Fusarium isolate alone. These nonspecific pathogens may persist on the roots of understorey and herbaceous plants in the pine forests...
  57. pmc Orchestrated transcription of biological processes in the marine picoeukaryote Ostreococcus exposed to light/dark cycles
    Annabelle Monnier
    OUEST genopole R transcriptome platform, IFR 140 GFAS, Faculte de Medecine, 2 Avenue du Pr Leon Bernard, Rennes Cedex, France
    BMC Genomics 11:192. 2010
    ..Despite the accumulation of genomic data, little is known about gene expression in eukaryotic picophytoplankton...
  58. ncbi Origin and distribution of Calvin cycle fructose and sedoheptulose bisphosphatases in plantae and complex algae: a single secondary origin of complex red plastids and subsequent propagation via tertiary endosymbioses
    René Teich
    Institut fur Genetik, Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Spielmannstrasse 7, D 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
    Protist 158:263-76. 2007
    ..In our opinion, a more plausible evolutionary scenario would be the establishment of a unique secondary rhodoplast and its subsequent spread via tertiary endosymbioses...
  59. ncbi A front-end desaturase from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii produces pinolenic and coniferonic acids by omega13 desaturation in methylotrophic yeast and tobacco
    Masataka Kajikawa
    Division of Integrated Life Science, Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:64-73. 2006
    ..PA and CA accumulated in the leaves of transgenic plants. The highest combined yield of PA and CA was 44.7% of total fatty acids, suggesting that PA and CA can be produced in higher plants on a large scale...
  60. ncbi Orthologs and paralogs of regA, a master cell-type regulatory gene in Volvox carteri
    Leonard Duncan
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Curr Genet 50:61-72. 2006
    ..This discovery has opened up a new avenue for exploring how regA and the terminally differentiated state that it controls evolved...
  61. ncbi Cloning, expression and characterization of phycoerythrin gene from Ceramium boydenn
    Xiaowen Zhang
    Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, People s Republic of China
    DNA Seq 17:129-35. 2006
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  62. ncbi Green Alga (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
    Manchikatla V Rajam
    Plant Polyamine and Transgenic Research Laboratory, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, New Delhi 110 021, India
    Methods Mol Biol 344:421-33. 2006
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  63. ncbi Metal-dependent DNA cleavage mechanism of the I-CreI LAGLIDADG homing endonuclease
    Brett Chevalier
    Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue North A3 025, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
    Biochemistry 43:14015-26. 2004
    ..Failure to occupy the shared metal site, as observed in the presence of calcium or when the metal-binding side chain from the LAGLIDADG motif (Asp 20) is mutated to asparagine, prevents cleavage by the enzyme...
  64. ncbi Fine structure and phylogeny of green algal photobionts in the microfilamentous genus Psoroglaena (Verrucariaceae, lichen-forming ascomycetes)
    S Nyati
    Institute of Plant Biology, University of Zurich, Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 9:390-9. 2007
    ....
  65. ncbi Revisiting the phylogenetic position of Synchroma grande
    Vishwanath Patil
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, Norway
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 56:394-6. 2009
    ..was premature, because they did not include data from the closely related C. labyrinthuloides and Picophagus flagellatus species. A revision of these classes should include additional species and most likely multigene phylogenies...
  66. ncbi Phytophthora irrigata, a new species isolated from irrigation reservoirs and rivers in Eastern United States of America
    Chuanxue Hong
    Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed Science, Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia Beach, VA 23455, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 285:203-11. 2008
    ..The optimal temperature for culture growth is above 30 degrees C and the maximum temperature is 40 degrees C. This new species is abundant in irrigation reservoirs and natural waterways in Virginia and was also isolated in Pennsylvania...
  67. ncbi Functional complementation of a nitrate reductase defective mutant of a green alga Dunaliella viridis by introducing the nitrate reductase gene
    Yu Sun
    Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, The Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Gene 377:140-9. 2006
    ..Possible episomal presence of the introduced DNA in D. viridis is discussed...
  68. ncbi The RAB family GTPase Rab1A from Plasmodium falciparum defines a unique paralog shared by chromalveolates and rhizaria
    Marek Elias
    Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 56:348-56. 2009
    ....
  69. ncbi Phylogeographic analyses of the 30 degrees S south-east Pacific biogeographic transition zone establish the occurrence of a sharp genetic discontinuity in the kelp Lessonia nigrescens: vicariance or parapatry?
    Florence Tellier
    UPMC Universite Paris VI, UMR 7144, Equipe Evolution et Génétique des Populations Marines, LIA DIAMS, Station Biologique de Roscoff, B P 74, Place Georges Teissier, 29682 Roscoff, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 53:679-93. 2009
    ..The combined information given by the multilocus approach and by the population analysis suggested the occurrence of a budding speciation, with a northward range expansion...
  70. ncbi Barcoding of diatoms: nuclear encoded ITS revisited
    Mónica B J Moniz
    Biology Department, Mount Allison University, 63B York Street, Sackville, NB E4L 1G7, Canada
    Protist 161:7-34. 2010
    ....
  71. ncbi [Identification of Rad51 protein from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: recombinational characteristics]
    V I Shalguev
    Mol Biol (Mosk) 39:112-9. 2005
    ..The results show that Rad51C protein from lower eukaryote C. reinhardtii is identified as typical representative of the Rad51C-like subfamily of higher eukaryotes...
  72. ncbi Microsatellite markers reveal two admixed genetic groups and an ongoing displacement within the French population of the invasive plant pathogen Phytophthora infestans
    Josselin Montarry
    INRA, UMR1099 BiO3P, F 35653 Le Rheu, France
    Mol Ecol 19:1965-77. 2010
    ..The maintenance of differentiation between the two genetic clusters should result from the low or non-existent contribution of sexual reproduction in French P. infestans populations...
  73. ncbi Another origin of coloniality in volvocaleans: the phylogenetic position of Pyrobotrys arnoldi (Spondylomoraceae, Volvocales)
    Takashi Nakada
    Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University, Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 57:379-82. 2010
    ..The results indicate that colony formation of Spondylomoraceae independently evolved from unicellular volvocaleans. The phylogenetic position of problematic "Pascherina tetras" SAG 159-1 was also analyzed...
  74. pmc Genomic analysis of organismal complexity in the multicellular green alga Volvox carteri
    Simon E Prochnik
    U S Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Science 329:223-6. 2010
    ..Our analysis shows that increases in organismal complexity can be associated with modifications of lineage-specific proteins rather than large-scale invention of protein-coding capacity...
  75. ncbi Structural features and gene-expression profiles of actin homologs in Porphyra yezoensis (Rhodophyta)
    Yukihiro Kitade
    Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate, Japan
    Gene 423:79-84. 2008
    ..The expression levels of PyACT2 and 4, on the other hand, did not change significantly between the matured and vegetative gametophytes. The PyACT3 may serve as a molecular marker for monitoring thallus maturation in this species...
  76. ncbi Picoeukaryotic diversity in an oligotrophic coastal site studied by molecular and culturing approaches
    Ramon Massana
    Departament de Biologia Marina i Oceanografia, Institut de Ciencies del Mar, CMIMA, CSIC, Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta 37 49, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 50:231-43. 2004
    ..These results will aid to focus future research, most likely based on new and imaginative culturing efforts and the design and application of specific molecular probes...
  77. pmc Unstable RNAi effects through epigenetic silencing of an inverted repeat transgene in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Tomohito Yamasaki
    Environmental Research Center, Kansai Electric Power Co, 1 7 Seika cho, Souraku gun, Kyoto 619 0237, Japan
    Genetics 180:1927-44. 2008
    ....
  78. pmc Uncovering the evolutionary origin of plant molecular processes: comparison of Coleochaete (Coleochaetales) and Spirogyra (Zygnematales) transcriptomes
    Ruth E Timme
    Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 10:96. 2010
    ..We used both Sanger sequencing and next generation 454 sequencing to cover as much of the transcriptome as possible...
  79. ncbi Genetics. Genomes highlight plant pathogens' powerful arsenal
    Erik Stokstad
    Science 313:1217. 2006
  80. ncbi [The mechanisms of 232Th and of Ce (III) toxic action on Chlorella vulgaris Beijer. Estimation of 232Th radiation impact contribution into toxic effect induced]
    T I Evseeva
    Radiats Biol Radioecol 48:370-7. 2008
    ..345 micromol/L) that is three times lower than in case of the non-radioactive chemical analog Ce (1.071 micromol/L)...
  81. ncbi Adaptation to the most abundant host genotype in an agricultural plant-pathogen system--potato late blight
    J Montarry
    INRA, Agrocampus Rennes, université Rennes, UMR1099 BiO3P Biology of Organisms and Populations applied to Plant Protection, F 35653 Le Rheu, France
    J Evol Biol 21:1397-407. 2008
    ..The unravelling of adaptive patterns at different spatial scales can be used for a more efficient management of the disease...
  82. pmc Cell death upon H(2)O(2) induction in the unicellular green alga Micrasterias
    A Darehshouri
    Plant Physiology Division, Cell Biology Department, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, Salzburg, Austria
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 10:732-45. 2008
    ..TUNEL positive staining and ladder-like degradation of DNA, both frequently regarded as a hallmark of PCD in higher plants, could only be detected in dead Micrasterias cells...
  83. pmc The Dunaliella salina organelle genomes: large sequences, inflated with intronic and intergenic DNA
    David Roy Smith
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    BMC Plant Biol 10:83. 2010
    ..This study presents the complete mitochondrial and plastid genome sequences of D. salina and compares them with those of the model green algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and Volvox carteri...
  84. ncbi Identification of the cellulose synthase genes from the Oomycete Saprolegnia monoica and effect of cellulose synthesis inhibitors on gene expression and enzyme activity
    Johanna Fugelstad
    Division of Glycoscience, School of Biotechnology, Royal Institute of Technology, AlbaNova University Centre, Stockholm, Sweden
    Fungal Genet Biol 46:759-67. 2009
    ..Altogether, our data strongly suggest a direct involvement of the identified CesA genes in cellulose biosynthesis...
  85. pmc Identification of two GH18 chitinase family genes and their use as targets for detection of the crayfish-plague oomycete Aphanomyces astaci
    Gerald Hochwimmer
    Institute of Bacteriology, Mycology and Hygiene, University of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinaerplatz 1, 1210 Vienna, Austria
    BMC Microbiol 9:184. 2009
    ..We developed an alternative closed-tube assay for A. astaci, which achieves robustness through simultaneous amplification of multiple functionally constrained genes...
  86. ncbi Genetic epidemiology of the sudden oak death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum in California
    S Mascheretti
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, 137 Mulford Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:4577-90. 2009
    ..Using this combined approach, we discuss possible migration routes based on our analyses, and compare them to historical and field observations from several case studies...
  87. ncbi DNA taxonomy in morphologically plastic taxa: algorithmic species delimitation in the Boodlea complex (Chlorophyta: Cladophorales)
    Frederik Leliaert
    Phycology Research Group and Center for Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Biology Department, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S8, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 53:122-33. 2009
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  88. pmc Data mining approach identifies research priorities and data requirements for resolving the red algal tree of life
    Heroen Verbruggen
    Phycology Research Group and Center for Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Evol Biol 10:16. 2010
    ..We aim to locate remaining regions of low support in the topology, evaluate their causes and estimate the amount of data required to resolve them...
  89. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships and species circumscription in Trentepohlia and Printzina (Trentepohliales, Chlorophyta)
    Fabio Rindi
    Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Alabama, P O Box 870345, 425 Scientific Collections Bldg, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0345, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 52:329-39. 2009
    ....
  90. ncbi Evaluation of genotoxic responses of Chaetoceros tenuissimus and Skeletonema costatum to water accommodated fraction of petroleum hydrocarbons as biomarker of exposure
    S R Desai
    Environmental Laboratory, National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa 403004, India
    Water Res 44:2235-44. 2010
    ....
  91. pmc Biofilm bacterial community structure in streams affected by acid mine drainage
    Gavin Lear
    The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:3455-60. 2009
    ..These findings confirm that any restoration activities in such systems must focus on dealing with pH as the first priority...
  92. ncbi Genetic characterization of microbial communities living at the surface of building stones
    M Berdoulay
    Equipe Environnement et Microbiologie, IPREM UMR CNRS 5254, Universite de Pau et des Pays de l Adour, UFR Sciences et Techniques de la Côte Basque, Anglet, France
    Lett Appl Microbiol 49:311-6. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to reveal the microbial genetic diversity of epilithic biofilms using a DNA-based procedure...
  93. ncbi Ancient photosynthetic eukaryote biofilms in an Atacama Desert coastal cave
    A Azúa-Bustos
    Departamento de Genetica Molecular y Microbiologia, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Alameda 340, Santiago, Chile
    Microb Ecol 58:485-96. 2009
    ..distinct from the remaining three other lineages which are all thermo-acidophilic. The cave described in this work may represent an evolutionary island for life in the midst of the Atacama Desert...
  94. pmc The 74-kilodalton immunodominant antigen of the pathogenic oomycete Pythium insidiosum is a putative exo-1,3-beta-glucanase
    Theerapong Krajaejun
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Road, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1203-10. 2010
    ..Further characterization of the putative P. insidiosum glucanase could lead to new diagnostic tests and to antimicrobial agents and vaccines for the prevention and management of the serious and life-threatening disease of pythiosis...
  95. pmc Molecular evidence for a diverse green algal community growing in the hair of sloths and a specific association with Trichophilus welckeri (Chlorophyta, Ulvophyceae)
    Milla Suutari
    Department of Environmental Sciences, P, O, Box 65, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Evol Biol 10:86. 2010
    ..However, this phenomenon has not been explored in any detail and there is little evidence to substantiate this widely held opinion...
  96. ncbi Taxonomic reappraisal of Antithamnion sparsum Tokida (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta)
    Gwang Hoon Kim
    Department of Biology, Kongju National University, Kongju, Chungnam 314 701, Korea
    J Environ Biol 29:547-53. 2008
    ..sparsum first separated from A. defectum through polyploidization and later A. densum evolved. These species may present another example of the narrow species concept in the genus Antithamnion...
  97. ncbi Host-virus shift of the sphingolipid pathway along an Emiliania huxleyi bloom: survival of the fattest
    António Pagarete
    UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR 7144, Equipe EPPO Evolution du Plancton et PaléoOcéans, Station Biologique de Roscoff, 29682 Roscoff, France
    Environ Microbiol 11:2840-8. 2009
    ..This study provides a unique insight into the transcriptional interplay of homologous metabolic pathways between virus and host during temporal progression of oceanic E. huxleyi blooms...
  98. pmc Molecular systematics and the diatom species
    Andrew J Alverson
    Protist 159:339-53. 2008
  99. pmc Enzymes of the heme biosynthetic pathway in the nonphotosynthetic alga Polytomella sp
    Ariane Atteia
    Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 4:2087-97. 2005
    ..The presence of a gene for glutamate-1-semialdehyde aminotransferase suggests that Polytomella sp. uses the five-carbon pathway for synthesis of the heme precursor 5-aminolevulinic acid...
  100. ncbi Ecological niche partitioning in the picoplanktonic green alga Micromonas pusilla: evidence from environmental surveys using phylogenetic probes
    Elodie Foulon
    Station Biologique, UMR 7144 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut National des Sciences de l Univers et Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, Place George Teissier, 29680 Roscoff, France
    Environ Microbiol 10:2433-43. 2008
    ..pusilla. Parameters which can precisely explain the distribution of these cryptic species remain to be elucidated...
  101. ncbi Saprolegnia diclina: another species responsible for the emergent disease 'Saprolegnia infections' in amphibians
    María José Fernández-Benéitez
    Departamento de Biologia Animal, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 279:23-9. 2008
    ..This will be important in order to design strategies to prevent the impact and spread of species (or strains) pathogenic to amphibians...