Timeline

Simonetta Gribaldo
Head of Structure
19 Mar 2024
project

Elucidating envelope evolution and the diderm-to-monoderm transition in Bacteria (ENVOL)

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01 Mar 2024
publication

Proteins containing photosynthetic reaction centre domains modulate FtsZ-based archaeal cell division.

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01 Feb 2024
publication

MuDoGeR: Multi-Domain Genome recovery from metagenomes made easy.

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02 Dec 2023
publication

Diversification of division mechanisms in endospore-forming bacteria revealed by analyses of peptidoglycan synthesis in Clostridioides difficile.

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24 Nov 2023
news

Congratulation to Simonetta Gribaldo winner of an Impulscience program of the Fondation Bettencourt-Schueller.

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23 Nov 2023
publication

The Mla system of diderm Firmicute Veillonella parvula reveals an ancestral transenvelope bridge for phospholipid trafficking.

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06 Nov 2023
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Dual function of OmpM as outer membrane tether and nutrient uptake channel in diderm Firmicutes.

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01 Nov 2023
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A compendium of viruses from methanogenic archaea reveals their diversity and adaptations to the gut environment.

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01 Nov 2023
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Components of iron-Sulfur cluster assembly machineries are robust phylogenetic markers to trace the origin of mitochondria and plastids.

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13 Aug 2023
project

ANR/DFG DivA: Exploration of new players in FtsZ-based cell DiVision in Archaea

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13 Aug 2023
project

ANR-FirstFeS: In search of the ancestral machineries for Iron-Sulfur biogenesis

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08 Aug 2023
publication

Analyses of cell wall synthesis in Clostridioides difficile reveal a diversification in cell division mechanisms in endospore-forming bacteria.

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10 Mar 2023
project

Labex GIL: Methanobrevibacter and Veillonella crosstalk with the intestinal mucosa in the context of health and inflammation

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01 Feb 2023
publication

Publisher Correction: Ancient origin and constrained evolution of the division and cell wall gene cluster in Bacteria.

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01 Dec 2022
publication

Ancient origin and constrained evolution of the division and cell wall gene cluster in Bacteria.

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01 Dec 2022
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Cryptosporulation in Kurthia spp. forces a rethinking of asporogenesis in Firmicutes.

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01 Nov 2022
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Growth temperature and chromatinization in archaea.

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01 Nov 2022
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The cell biology of archaea.

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26 Oct 2022
publication

Genetic Screens Identify Additional Genes Implicated in Envelope Remodeling during the Engulfment Stage of Bacillus subtilis Sporulation.

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24 Oct 2022
event

Dept Microbiology | Seminar “Cyclic nucleotide signaling in prokaryotic immune defenceGenome wide identification of functions essential for bypass of PBPs by L,D-transpeptidases in Escherichia coli”

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01 Oct 2022
publication

An early origin of iron-sulfur cluster biosynthesis machineries before Earth oxygenation.

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20 Sep 2022
event

Seminar Dept Microbiology “The evolution of cell division: from archaea to eukaryotes ”

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08 Sep 2022
publication

Diversity and Evolution of Methane-Related Pathways in Archaea.

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01 Jul 2022
publication

Spotlight on FtsZ-based cell division in Archaea.

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01 Jul 2022
publication

Localization and functional characterization of the alternative oxidase in Naegleria.

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10 Jun 2022
publication

Factors shaping the abundance and diversity of the gut archaeome across the animal kingdom.

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06 Apr 2022
event

Microbes and Mitochondria – An international symposium in honor of Fabrizia Stavru

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04 Mar 2022
publication

Cellular assays identify barriers impeding iron-sulfur enzyme activity in a non-native prokaryotic host.

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01 Mar 2022
publication

An ancient divide in outer membrane tethering systems in bacteria suggests a mechanism for the diderm-to-monoderm transition.

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01 Feb 2022
publication

Publisher Correction: A catalogue of 1,167 genomes from the human gut archaeome.

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19 Jan 2022
project

FRM- Human-associated archaea: evolution, adaptation, interactions

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05 Jan 2022
publication

A divide-and-conquer phylogenomic approach based on character supermatrices resolves early steps in the evolution of the Archaea

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01 Jan 2022
publication

A catalogue of 1,167 genomes from the human gut archaeome

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29 Sep 2021
event

Seminar DEPT Microbiology “Bacillus anthracis’ S-layer is a cell envelope load-bearing component” – Dr. Antonella Fioravanti

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28 Sep 2021
project

ANR OM-LipAsy: Outer membrane lipid asymmetry in Veillonella parvula, an atypical diderm Firmicute

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21 Sep 2021
event

Microbiology Dept Seminar “Chromosome segregation and peptidoglycan remodeling are coordinated at a highly stabilized septal pore to maintain bacterial spore development”, Dr. Christopher Rodrigues

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09 Sep 2021
publication

Comparative genomic analysis of Methanimicrococcus blatticola provides insights into host adaptation in archaea and the evolution of methanogenesis

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02 Sep 2021
event

Seminar Dept Microbiology “Orientia tsutsugamushi and the obligate intracellular bacterial lifestyle”, Jeanne Salje

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01 Sep 2021
publication

Comparative genomic analysis of Methanimicrococcus blatticola provides insights into host adaptation in archaea and the evolution of methanogenesis

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01 Sep 2021
publication

Comparative genomic analysis of Methanimicrococcus blatticola provides insights into host adaptation in archaea and the evolution of methanogenesis

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04 Jun 2021
publication

SepF is the FtsZ anchor in archaea, with features of an ancestral cell division system

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19 May 2021
publication

A Comprehensive Evolutionary Scenario of Cell Division and Associated Processes in the Firmicutes.

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30 Apr 2021
publication

A third purine biosynthetic pathway encoded by aminoadenine-based viral DNA genomes

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01 Jan 2021
publication

Resolving phylogenetic and biochemical barriers to functional expression of heterologous iron-sulphur cluster enzymes

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01 Jan 2021
publication

Resolving phylogenetic and biochemical barriers to functional expression of heterologous iron-sulphur cluster enzymes

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01 Jan 2021
publication

Single-Stranded DNA-Binding Proteins in the Archaea

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01 Jan 2021
publication

Author Correction: Roadmap for naming uncultivated Archaea and Bacteria.

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29 Dec 2020
publication

Histone variants in archaea and the evolution of combinatorial chromatin complexity.

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19 Oct 2020
publication

Genome-wide analysis of the Firmicutes illuminates the diderm/monoderm transition

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15 Oct 2020
project

ANR VIROMET: Uncovering the VIRome of archaeal METhanogens

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17 Aug 2020
publication

Autotransporters drive biofilm formation and auto-aggregation in the diderm Firmicute Veillonella parvula

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17 Aug 2020
publication

Autotransporters drive biofilm formation and auto-aggregation in the diderm Firmicute Veillonella parvula

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01 Aug 2020
publication

Roadmap for naming uncultivated Archaea and Bacteria

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20 Jul 2020
publication

The host-associated archaeome

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19 Jun 2020
publication

The rise of diversity in metabolic platforms across the Candidate Phyla Radiation

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01 Apr 2020
publication

Resource availability drives bacterial succession during leaf-litter decomposition in a bromeliad ecosystem.

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23 Jan 2020
publication

One or two membranes? Diderm Firmicutes challenge the Gram-positive/Gram-negative divide

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01 Jan 2020
publication

A dynamic, ring-forming MucB / RseB-like protein influences spore shape in Bacillus subtilis

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01 Jan 2020
publication

Evolutionary relationships between Archaea and eukaryotes

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01 Nov 2019
publication

An archaeal origin of the Wood-Ljungdahl H4MPT branch and the emergence of bacterial methylotrophy

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01 Aug 2019
publication

The SUF system: an ABC ATPase-dependent protein complex with a role in Fe–S cluster biogenesis

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04 Mar 2019
publication

Wide diversity of methane and short-chain alkane metabolisms in uncultured archaea

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25 Feb 2019
publication

Evolutionary placement of Methanonatronarchaeia

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01 May 2018
publication

Simulated drought regimes reveal community resilience and hydrological thresholds for altered decomposition.

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01 Feb 2018
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Evolutionary history of carbon monoxide dehydrogenase/acetyl-CoA synthase, one of the oldest enzymatic complexes

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01 Jan 2017
publication

The growing tree of Archaea: new perspectives on their diversity, evolution and ecology

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01 Jan 2017
publication

Outer Membrane Proteome of Veillonella parvula: A Diderm Firmicute of the Human Microbiome

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19 Dec 2016
project

ANR Fir-OM: Firmicutes with an outer membrane: toward new models to study the diderm/monoderm cell envelope transition

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24 Nov 2016
publication

Genome-wide analyses of chitin synthases identify horizontal gene transfers towards bacteria and allow a robust and unifying classification into fungi

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15 Oct 2016
project

ANR-Arch-Evol: Phylogenomic approaches to investigate the origin and evolution of the Archaea

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27 Sep 2016
project

PTR OmNega: A multi-disciplinary investigation of the Negativicutes: atypical Firmicutes with LPS-outer membranes that inhabit the human gut

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26 Sep 2016
publication

The changing view of eukaryogenesis – fossils, cells, lineages and how they all come together

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31 Aug 2016
publication

Phylogenomic analysis supports the ancestral presence of LPS-outer membranes in the Firmicutes.

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01 Mar 2016
publication

Transcriptional Analysis and Subcellular Protein Localization Reveal Specific Features of the Essential WalKR System in Staphylococcus aureus

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01 Jan 2016
publication

Methanogenesis and the Wood-Ljungdahl Pathway: An Ancient, Versatile, and Fragile Association

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01 Nov 2015
publication

Paenibacillus faecis sp. nov., isolated from human faeces

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25 Sep 2015
publication

Special section on Molecular biology of Archaea

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15 Sep 2015
software

BMGE: Block Mapping and Gathering with Entropy

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28 Jul 2015
publication

The Flagellar Arginine Kinase in Trypanosoma brucei Is Important for Infection in Tsetse Flies

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16 Jul 2015
team

Evolutionary Biology of the Microbial Cell

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11 May 2015
publication

The two-domain tree of life is linked to a new root for the Archaea

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02 Feb 2015
publication

Corrigendum to “unique characteristics of the pyrrolysine system in the 7th order of methanogens: implications for the evolution of a genetic code expansion cassette”

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01 Jan 2015
publication

S-layers at second glance? Altiarchaeal grappling hooks (hami) resemble archaeal S-layer proteins in structure and sequence

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01 Jan 2015
publication

Toward more accurate ancestral protein genotype-phenotype reconstructions with the use of species tree-aware gene trees

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26 Nov 2014
publication

Biology of a widespread uncultivated archaeon that contributes to carbon fixation in the subsurface.

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07 Oct 2014
publication

The TET2 and TET3 aminopeptidases from Pyrococcus horikoshii form a hetero-subunit peptidasome with enhanced peptide destruction properties

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15 Aug 2014
publication

Deciphering the role of the chitin synthase families 1 and 2 in the in vivo and in vitro growth of Aspergillus fumigatus by multiple gene targeting deletion

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13 Aug 2014
publication

Comparative genomics highlights the unique biology of Methanomassiliicoccales, a Thermoplasmatales-related seventh order of methanogenic archaea that encodes pyrrolysine

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18 Jul 2014
publication

Eukaryotic origins: How and when was the mitochondrion acquired?

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27 Jan 2014
publication

Unique characteristics of the pyrrolysine system in the 7th order of methanogens: implications for the evolution of a genetic code expansion cassette

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01 Jan 2014
publication

Comparative analyses of Legionella species identifies genetic features of strains causing Legionnaires’ disease

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01 Jan 2014
publication

Global phylogenomic analysis disentangles the complex evolutionary history of DNA replication in archaea

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01 Oct 2013
publication

Phylogenomic Data Support a Seventh Order of Methylotrophic Methanogens and Provide Insights into the Evolution of Methanogenesis

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11 Jul 2013
publication

Genome Sequence of “Candidatus Methanomassiliicoccus intestinalis” Issoire-Mx1, a Third Thermoplasmatales-Related Methanogenic Archaeon from Human Feces

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01 Mar 2013
publication

A genomic survey of Reb homologs suggests widespread occurrence of R-bodies in proteobacteria

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01 Dec 2012
publication

Genome sequence of “Candidatus Methanomethylophilus alvus” Mx1201, a methanogenic archaeon from the human gut belonging to a seventh order of methanogens

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20 Mar 2012
publication

Time for order in microbial systematics

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10 Nov 2011
publication

Spotlight on the Thaumarchaeota

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01 Nov 2011
publication

Taxonomic and functional prokaryote diversity in mildly arsenic-contaminated sediments

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08 Jul 2011
publication

Crenarchaeal CdvA forms double-helical filaments containing DNA and interacts with ESCRT-III-like CdvB

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07 Jun 2011
publication

Large-scale phylogenomic analyses indicate a deep origin of primary plastids within cyanobacteria

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01 Jun 2011
publication

Phylogeny and evolution of the Archaea: one hundred genomes later

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20 May 2011
publication

Phylogenetic and functional analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus MGTC, a fungal protein homologous to a bacterial virulence factor

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01 Jan 2011
publication

An rpoB signature sequence provides unique resolution for the molecular typing of cyanobacteria

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01 Jan 2011
publication

A thaumarchaeal provirus testifies for an ancient association of tailed viruses with archaea

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10 Dec 2010
publication

Ribonucleotide reduction – horizontal transfer of a required function spans all three domains

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08 Dec 2010
publication

Archaea and the tree of life

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27 Oct 2010
publication

On the last common ancestor and early evolution of eukaryotes: reconstructing the history of mitochondrial ribosomes

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21 Oct 2010
publication

Evidence for a Xer/dif system for chromosome resolution in archaea

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01 Oct 2010
publication

The origin of eukaryotes and their relationship with the Archaea: are we at a phylogenomic impasse?

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25 Aug 2010
publication

Diversity of virus-host systems in hypersaline Lake Retba, Senegal.

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13 Jul 2010
publication

BMGE (Block Mapping and Gathering with Entropy): a new software for selection of phylogenetic informative regions from multiple sequence alignments

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12 Jul 2010
publication

Bacteria with a eukaryotic touch: a glimpse of ancient evolution?

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25 Jun 2010
publication

The evolutionary history of archaeal MCM helicases: a case study of vertical evolution combined with hitchhiking of mobile genetic elements.

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01 Jan 2010
publication

Geographic structuring of the Plasmodium falciparum sarco(endo)plasmic reticulum Ca2+ ATPase (PfSERCA) gene diversity.

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03 Nov 2009
publication

The evolution of histidine biosynthesis in archaea: insights into the his genes structure and organization in LUCA

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10 Sep 2009
publication

Phylogenomics of sterol synthesis: insights into the origin, evolution, and diversity of a key eukaryotic feature

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31 Jul 2009
publication

Evolution of the haem copper oxidases superfamily: a rooting tale

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23 Jul 2009
publication

Phylogeny of prokaryotes: does it exist and why should we care?

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16 Jun 2009
publication

A hidden reservoir of integrative elements is the major source of recently acquired foreign genes and ORFans in archaeal and bacterial genomes

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16 Feb 2009
publication

A horizontal gene transfer at the origin of phenylpropanoid metabolism: a key adaptation of plants to land

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23 Jan 2009
publication

Happy together: genomic insights into the unique Nanoarchaeum/Ignicoccus association

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01 Jan 2009
publication

Phylogenomics of Sterol Synthesis: Insights into the Origin, Evolution, and Diversity of a Key Eukaryotic Feature

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01 Jan 2009
publication

Phylogenomics of Sterol Synthesis: Insights into the Origin, Evolution, and Diversity of a Key Eukaryotic Feature

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23 Dec 2008
publication

A DNA topoisomerase IB in Thaumarchaeota testifies for the presence of this enzyme in the last common ancestor of Archaea and Eucarya

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29 Oct 2008
publication

The multiple evolutionary histories of dioxygen reductases: Implications for the origin and evolution of aerobic respiration

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05 Jun 2008
publication

Highly plastic genome of Microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7806, a ubiquitous toxic freshwater cyanobacterium

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19 Mar 2008
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Erratum

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01 Mar 2008
publication

Mesophilic Crenarchaeota: proposal for a third archaeal phylum, the Thaumarchaeota

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25 Jul 2007
publication

The origin of modern terrestrial life

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02 Jul 2007
publication

Phylogenomics of the archaeal flagellum: rare horizontal gene transfer in a unique motility structure

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01 Jun 2007
publication

Molecular characterization of African orthobunyaviruses

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04 Jan 2007
publication

Origin and evolution of DNA topoisomerases

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01 Nov 2006
publication

Experimental study of phase noise in FBAR resonators

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29 Jun 2006
publication

The origin and evolution of Archaea: a state of the art

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01 Oct 2005
publication

[Luca: the last universal common ancestor]

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02 Jun 2005
publication

An emerging phylogenetic core of Archaea: phylogenies of transcription and translation machineries converge following addition of new genome sequences

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14 Apr 2005
publication

Nanoarchaea: representatives of a novel archaeal phylum or a fast-evolving euryarchaeal lineage related to Thermococcales?

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26 Feb 2004
publication

Archaeal phylogeny based on proteins of the transcription and translation machineries: tackling the Methanopyrus kandleri paradox

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01 Dec 2003
publication

The genome reduction hypothesis and the phylogeny of eukaryotes

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27 Jun 2003
publication

Functional divergence prediction from evolutionary analysis: a case study of vertebrate hemoglobin

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19 May 2003
publication

Identification, purification, and characterization of an eukaryotic-like phosphopantetheine adenylyltransferase (coenzyme A biosynthetic pathway) in the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus abyssi

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01 Jan 2003
publication

Heterotachy and functional shift in protein evolution.

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01 Aug 2002
publication

Updating carbamoylphosphate synthase (CPS) phylogenies: occurrence and phylogenetic identity of archaeal CPS genes

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01 Jun 2002
publication

Ancient phylogenetic relationships

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01 Apr 2000
publication

Phylogenetic depth of the bacterial genera Aquifex and Thermotoga inferred from analysis of ribosomal protein, elongation factor, and RNA polymerase subunit sequences

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01 Jan 1999
publication

Discontinuous occurrence of the hsp70 (dnaK) gene among Archaea and sequence features of HSP70 suggest a novel outlook on phylogenies inferred from this protein

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01 Nov 1998
publication

The root of the universal tree of life inferred from anciently duplicated genes encoding components of the protein-targeting machinery

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01 Jan 1997
publication

Rapid identification by specific PCR of coagulase-negative staphylococcal species important in hospital infection

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01 Mar 1996
publication

Study of a melanic pigment of Proteus mirabilis

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