Publications by authors named "William F Martin"

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Phylogenetic analyses with systematic taxon sampling show that mitochondria branch within Alphaproteobacteria.

Nat Ecol Evol 2020 Sep 13;4(9):1213-1219. Epub 2020 Jul 13.

Department of Bioinformatics, Putuo People's Hospital, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-020-1239-xDOI Listing
September 2020

Older Than Genes: The Acetyl CoA Pathway and Origins.

Authors:
William F Martin

Front Microbiol 2020 4;11:817. Epub 2020 Jun 4.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.00817DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7325901PMC
June 2020

The ambivalent role of water at the origins of life.

FEBS Lett 2020 May 16. Epub 2020 May 16.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/1873-3468.13815DOI Listing
May 2020

Autocatalytic chemical networks at the origin of metabolism.

Proc Biol Sci 2020 03 11;287(1922):20192377. Epub 2020 Mar 11.

Institut für Molekulare Evolution, Heinrich Heine Universität, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.2377DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7126077PMC
March 2020

Bacterial Genes Outnumber Archaeal Genes in Eukaryotic Genomes.

Genome Biol Evol 2020 Apr;12(4):282-292

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evaa047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7151554PMC
April 2020

A hydrogen-dependent geochemical analogue of primordial carbon and energy metabolism.

Nat Ecol Evol 2020 04 2;4(4):534-542. Epub 2020 Mar 2.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-020-1125-6DOI Listing
April 2020

Physiological limits to life in anoxic subseafloor sediment.

FEMS Microbiol Rev 2020 03;44(2):219-231

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsre/fuaa004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7269680PMC
March 2020

Catalysts, autocatalysis and the origin of metabolism.

Interface Focus 2019 Dec 18;9(6):20190072. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsfs.2019.0072DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6802133PMC
December 2019

Nitrogenase Inhibition Limited Oxygenation of Earth's Proterozoic Atmosphere.

Trends Plant Sci 2019 11 22;24(11):1022-1031. Epub 2019 Aug 22.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Duesseldorf, Universitaetsstr. 1, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2019.07.007DOI Listing
November 2019

Currency, Exchange, and Inheritance in the Evolution of Symbiosis.

Trends Microbiol 2019 10 27;27(10):836-849. Epub 2019 Jun 27.

Institute of Microbiology, Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2019.05.010DOI Listing
October 2019

Elusive data underlying debate at the prokaryote-eukaryote divide.

Biol Direct 2018 10 3;13(1):21. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Universitätsstr. 1, 40225, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13062-018-0221-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6888934PMC
October 2018

Carbon-Metal Bonds: Rare and Primordial in Metabolism.

Authors:
William F Martin

Trends Biochem Sci 2019 09;44(9):807-818

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tibs.2019.04.010DOI Listing
September 2019

Archaeal Histone Contributions to the Origin of Eukaryotes.

Trends Microbiol 2019 08 7;27(8):703-714. Epub 2019 May 7.

Institute of Molecular Evolution Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Duesseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2019.04.002DOI Listing
August 2019

Energy metabolism in anaerobic eukaryotes and Earth's late oxygenation.

Free Radic Biol Med 2019 08 29;140:279-294. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University, 40225, Düsseldorf, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2019.03.030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6856725PMC
August 2019

Sediment, methane and energy.

Nat Microbiol 2019 04;4(4):547-549

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41564-019-0417-6DOI Listing
April 2019

Mitigation of Olanzapine-Induced Weight Gain With Samidorphan, an Opioid Antagonist: A Randomized Double-Blind Phase 2 Study in Patients With Schizophrenia.

Am J Psychiatry 2019 06 8;176(6):457-467. Epub 2019 Mar 8.

Alkermes, Inc., Waltham, Mass. (Martin, Weiden, Jiang, Pathak, DiPetrillo, Silverman, Ehrich); and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Hempstead, N.Y., and Zucker Hillside Hospital, Psychiatry, Glen Oaks, N.Y. (Correll).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2018.18030280DOI Listing
June 2019

Enlarged and highly repetitive plastome of Lagarostrobos and plastid phylogenomics of Podocarpaceae.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2019 04 13;133:24-32. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Biodiversity Program, Taiwan International Graduate Program, Academia Sinica and National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei 11529, Taiwan; Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taipei 11529, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.12.012DOI Listing
April 2019

Lipids Are the Preferred Substrate of the Protist Naegleria gruberi, Relative of a Human Brain Pathogen.

Cell Rep 2018 10;25(3):537-543.e3

Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2018.09.055DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6205838PMC
October 2018

Something special about CO-dependent CO fixation.

FEBS J 2018 11 8;285(22):4181-4195. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Institut für Molekulare Evolution, Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/febs.14664DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6282760PMC
November 2018

The last universal common ancestor between ancient Earth chemistry and the onset of genetics.

PLoS Genet 2018 08 16;14(8):e1007518. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6095482PMC
August 2018

An Algal Greening of Land.

Cell 2018 07;174(2):256-258

Research Department of Genetics, Evolution, and Environment, Darwin Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2018.06.034DOI Listing
July 2018

Asking endosymbionts to do an enzyme's job.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2018 05 3;115(20):E4543-E4544. Epub 2018 May 3.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1804397115DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5960332PMC
May 2018

Eukaryote lateral gene transfer is Lamarckian.

Authors:
William F Martin

Nat Ecol Evol 2018 05;2(5):754

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0521-7DOI Listing
May 2018

Native metals, electron bifurcation, and CO reduction in early biochemical evolution.

Curr Opin Microbiol 2018 06 12;43:77-83. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University, Universitätsstr. 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany; Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2780-157 Oeiras, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mib.2017.12.010DOI Listing
June 2018

A physiological perspective on the origin and evolution of photosynthesis.

FEMS Microbiol Rev 2018 03;42(2):205-231

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsre/fux056DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5972617PMC
March 2018

Too Much Eukaryote LGT.

Authors:
William F Martin

Bioessays 2017 Dec 25;39(12). Epub 2017 Oct 25.

University of Düsseldorf, Universitätsstr. 1, Düsseldorf 40225, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.201700115DOI Listing
December 2017

On Being the Right Size as an Animal with Plastids.

Front Plant Sci 2017 17;8:1402. Epub 2017 Aug 17.

Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-UniversityDüsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.01402DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5562673PMC
August 2017

The Physiology of Phagocytosis in the Context of Mitochondrial Origin.

Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 2017 09 14;81(3). Epub 2017 Jun 14.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/MMBR.00008-17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5584316PMC
September 2017

Physiological evolution: Genomic redox footprints.

Nat Plants 2017 05 15;3:17071. Epub 2017 May 15.

Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I and Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2017.71DOI Listing
May 2017

Unmiraculous facultative anaerobes (comment on DOI 10.1002/bies.201600174).

Authors:
William F Martin

Bioessays 2017 06 2;39(6). Epub 2017 May 2.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.201700041DOI Listing
June 2017

Quantifying the Number of Independent Organelle DNA Insertions in Genome Evolution and Human Health.

Genome Biol Evol 2017 05;9(5):1190-1203

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evx078DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5570036PMC
May 2017

The Mitochondrion of Euglena gracilis.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2017 ;979:19-37

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54910-1_2DOI Listing
October 2017

Physiology, phylogeny, and LUCA.

Microb Cell 2016 Nov 25;3(12):582-587. Epub 2016 Nov 25.

Department of Ecogenomics and Systems Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15698/mic2016.12.545DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5348977PMC
November 2016

Energy in Ancient Metabolism.

Cell 2017 03;168(6):953-955

Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, 35043 Marburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2017.02.032DOI Listing
March 2017

Physiology, phylogeny, early evolution, and GAPDH.

Protoplasma 2017 Sep 6;254(5):1823-1834. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Institute of Genetics, Technical University of Braunschweig, Spielmannstr. 7, 38106, Braunschweig, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00709-017-1095-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5610209PMC
September 2017

Late Mitochondrial Origin Is an Artifact.

Genome Biol Evol 2017 02;9(2):373-379

Institute of Microbiology, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evx027DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5516564PMC
February 2017

Physiology, anaerobes, and the origin of mitosing cells 50 years on.

Authors:
William F Martin

J Theor Biol 2017 12 11;434:2-10. Epub 2017 Jan 11.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, Universitätsstr. 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2017.01.004DOI Listing
December 2017

Reply to 'Is LUCA a thermophilic progenote?'

Nat Microbiol 2016 11 25;1:16230. Epub 2016 Nov 25.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Universitätsstraβe 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.230DOI Listing
November 2016

A natural barrier to lateral gene transfer from prokaryotes to eukaryotes revealed from genomes: the 70 % rule.

BMC Biol 2016 10 17;14(1):89. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12915-016-0315-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5067920PMC
October 2016

Lokiarchaeon is hydrogen dependent.

Nat Microbiol 2016 Apr 4;1:16034. Epub 2016 Apr 4.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.34DOI Listing
April 2016

The physiology and habitat of the last universal common ancestor.

Nat Microbiol 2016 Jul 25;1(9):16116. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Universitätsstraße 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/nmicrobiol2016116
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July 2016

Mitochondria, the Cell Cycle, and the Origin of Sex via a Syncytial Eukaryote Common Ancestor.

Genome Biol Evol 2016 07 2;8(6):1950-70. Epub 2016 Jul 2.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf 40225, Germany

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evw136DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5390555PMC
July 2016

Energy for two: New archaeal lineages and the origin of mitochondria.

Bioessays 2016 09 24;38(9):850-6. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.201600089DOI Listing
September 2016

Animals, anoxic environments, and reasons to go deep.

BMC Biol 2016 06 7;14:44. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, 40225, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12915-016-0266-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4895889PMC
June 2016

One step beyond a ribosome: The ancient anaerobic core.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2016 Aug 2;1857(8):1027-1038. Epub 2016 May 2.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Universitätstrasse 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbabio.2016.04.284DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4906156PMC
August 2016

Why Have Organelles Retained Genomes?

Cell Syst 2016 02 24;2(2):70-2. Epub 2016 Feb 24.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cels.2016.02.007DOI Listing
February 2016

The Entner-Doudoroff pathway is an overlooked glycolytic route in cyanobacteria and plants.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 May 25;113(19):5441-6. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

Department of Biology, Botanical Institute, Christian-Albrechts-University, 24118 Kiel, Germany;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1521916113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4868481PMC
May 2016

Bacterial Vesicle Secretion and the Evolutionary Origin of the Eukaryotic Endomembrane System.

Trends Microbiol 2016 07 31;24(7):525-534. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2016.03.005DOI Listing
July 2016

Mitochondria, complexity, and evolutionary deficit spending.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 Feb 25;113(6):E666. Epub 2016 Jan 25.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1522213113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4760804PMC
February 2016

Early Microbial Evolution: The Age of Anaerobes.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2015 Dec 18;8(2):a018127. Epub 2015 Dec 18.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/cshperspect.a018127DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4743081PMC
December 2015

On the Origin of Heterotrophy.

Trends Microbiol 2016 Jan 12;24(1):12-25. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany; Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2780-157 Oeiras, Portugal. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2015.10.003DOI Listing
January 2016

The Origin of a Killer Revealed by Bronze Age Yersinia Genomes.

Cell Host Microbe 2015 Nov;18(5):513-4

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2015.10.016DOI Listing
November 2015

Conservation of Transit Peptide-Independent Protein Import into the Mitochondrial and Hydrogenosomal Matrix.

Genome Biol Evol 2015 Sep 2;7(9):2716-26. Epub 2015 Sep 2.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evv175DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4607531PMC
September 2015

Endosymbiotic theories for eukaryote origin.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2015 Sep;370(1678):20140330

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Universität Düsseldorf, Universitätsstraße 1, Düsseldorf 40225, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2014.0330DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4571569PMC
September 2015

Endosymbiotic origin and differential loss of eukaryotic genes.

Nature 2015 Aug 19;524(7566):427-32. Epub 2015 Aug 19.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature14963DOI Listing
August 2015

Eukaryotes really are special, and mitochondria are why.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Sep 17;112(35):E4823. Epub 2015 Aug 17.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4568246PMC
September 2015

Algal endosymbionts in European Hydra strains reflect multiple origins of the zoochlorella symbiosis.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2015 Dec 26;93:55-62. Epub 2015 Jul 26.

Department of Biology, Division of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, HR-10 000 Zagreb, Croatia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2015.07.014DOI Listing
December 2015

Structure and Evolution of the Archaeal Lipid Synthesis Enzyme sn-Glycerol-1-phosphate Dehydrogenase.

J Biol Chem 2015 Aug 14;290(35):21690-704. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M115.647461DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4571891PMC
August 2015

The Ribofilm as a Concept for Life's Origins.

Cell 2015 Jul;162(1):13-5

Institute for Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf 40225, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2015.06.038DOI Listing
July 2015

Protein import and the origin of red complex plastids.

Curr Biol 2015 Jun;25(12):R515-21

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.04.033DOI Listing
June 2015

Autocatalytic sets in metabolism.

J Syst Chem 2015;6(1). Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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April 2015

Endosymbiotic gene transfer from prokaryotic pangenomes: Inherited chimerism in eukaryotes.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Aug 2;112(33):10139-46. Epub 2015 Mar 2.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany; and

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August 2015

Concatenated alignments and the case of the disappearing tree.

BMC Evol Biol 2014 Dec 30;14:266. Epub 2014 Dec 30.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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December 2014

Origins of major archaeal clades correspond to gene acquisitions from bacteria.

Nature 2015 Jan 15;517(7532):77-80. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

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January 2015

Endosymbiotic theory for organelle origins.

Curr Opin Microbiol 2014 Dec 10;22:38-48. Epub 2014 Oct 10.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University of Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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December 2014

Of early animals, anaerobic mitochondria, and a modern sponge.

Bioessays 2014 Oct 13;36(10):924-32. Epub 2014 Aug 13.

Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Biochemistry, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia.

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October 2014

SMBE Satellite meeting on reticulated microbial evolution 2014--meeting report.

Genome Biol Evol 2014 Aug 12;6(9):2206-9. Epub 2014 Aug 12.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany.

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August 2014

Evolution. Energy at life's origin.

Science 2014 Jun;344(6188):1092-3

Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK.

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June 2014

Biochemical fossils of the ancient transition from geoenergetics to bioenergetics in prokaryotic one carbon compound metabolism.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2014 Jul 7;1837(7):964-81. Epub 2014 Feb 7.

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July 2014

Is ftsH the key to plastid longevity in sacoglossan slugs?

Genome Biol Evol 2013 ;5(12):2540-8

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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August 2014

Subcellular targeting of proteins and pathways during evolution.

New Phytol 2014 Jan;201(1):1-2

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January 2014

Massively convergent evolution for ribosomal protein gene content in plastid and mitochondrial genomes.

Genome Biol Evol 2013 ;5(12):2318-29

LOEWE Centre for Synthetic Microbiology (SYNMIKRO), Philipps-Universität, Marburg, Germany.

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August 2014

Plastid-bearing sea slugs fix CO2 in the light but do not require photosynthesis to survive.

Proc Biol Sci 2014 Jan 20;281(1774):20132493. Epub 2013 Nov 20.

Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Centre for Molecular Biodiversity Research (zmb), , Bonn 53113, Germany, Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine-University Düsseldorf, , Düsseldorf 40225, Germany, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, , Utrecht, The Netherlands, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center, , Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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January 2014

Early bioenergetic evolution.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2013 Jul 10;368(1622):20130088. Epub 2013 Jun 10.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, University of Düsseldorf, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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July 2013

Energy, genes and evolution: introduction to an evolutionary synthesis.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2013 Jul 10;368(1622):20120253. Epub 2013 Jun 10.

Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, London, UK.

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July 2013

Deep sequencing of Trichomonas vaginalis during the early infection of vaginal epithelial cells and amoeboid transition.

Int J Parasitol 2013 Aug 18;43(9):707-19. Epub 2013 May 18.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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August 2013

Extensive in vivo human milk peptidomics reveals specific proteolysis yielding protective antimicrobial peptides.

J Proteome Res 2013 May 24;12(5):2295-304. Epub 2013 Apr 24.

Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA.

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May 2013

The actin-based machinery of Trichomonas vaginalis mediates flagellate-amoeboid transition and migration across host tissue.

Cell Microbiol 2013 Oct 15;15(10):1707-21. Epub 2013 Apr 15.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, 40225, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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October 2013

Knockout of the abundant Trichomonas vaginalis hydrogenosomal membrane protein TvHMP23 increases hydrogenosome size but induces no compensatory up-regulation of paralogous copies.

FEBS Lett 2013 May 13;587(9):1333-9. Epub 2013 Mar 13.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, D-40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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May 2013

The origin of membrane bioenergetics.

Cell 2012 Dec;151(7):1406-16

Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, Darwin Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK.

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December 2012

The N-terminal sequences of four major hydrogenosomal proteins are not essential for import into hydrogenosomes of Trichomonas vaginalis.

J Eukaryot Microbiol 2013 Jan-Feb;60(1):89-97. Epub 2012 Dec 4.

Institute for Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, D-40225, Duesseldorf, Germany.

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June 2013

Acquisition of 1,000 eubacterial genes physiologically transformed a methanogen at the origin of Haloarchaea.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012 Dec 26;109(50):20537-42. Epub 2012 Nov 26.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.

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December 2012

G-NEST: a gene neighborhood scoring tool to identify co-conserved, co-expressed genes.

BMC Bioinformatics 2012 Sep 28;13:253. Epub 2012 Sep 28.

Genome Center, University of California Davis, 451 Health Science Dr, Davis, CA, 95616, United States of America.

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September 2012

Anaerobic energy metabolism in unicellular photosynthetic eukaryotes.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2013 Feb 10;1827(2):210-23. Epub 2012 Aug 10.

Unité de Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines-UMR 7281, CNRS-Aix-Marseille Univ, 31 Chemin Joseph Aiguier, 13402 Marseille, France.

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February 2013

Automated glycopeptide analysis--review of current state and future directions.

Brief Bioinform 2013 May 27;14(3):361-74. Epub 2012 Jul 27.

University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA.

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May 2013

Transformation and conjugal transfer of foreign genes into the filamentous multicellular cyanobacteria (subsection V) Fischerella and Chlorogloeopsis.

Curr Microbiol 2012 Nov 26;65(5):552-60. Epub 2012 Jul 26.

Institute of Genomic Microbiology, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Universitätsstrasse 1, Düsseldorf, Germany.

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November 2012

An evolutionary network of genes present in the eukaryote common ancestor polls genomes on eukaryotic and mitochondrial origin.

Genome Biol Evol 2012 21;4(4):466-85. Epub 2012 Feb 21.

Institute of Molecular Evolution, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany.

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July 2012

A machine learning approach to identify hydrogenosomal proteins in Trichomonas vaginalis.

Eukaryot Cell 2012 Feb 2;11(2):217-28. Epub 2011 Dec 2.

Department of Cell Research and Immunology, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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February 2012