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Christa E. Moore
Dalhousie University
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Jong Im Kim5
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(Chungnam National University),
Christa E. Moore4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Dalhousie University)
+ 4 AuthorsWoongghi Shin13
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(Chungnam National University)
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Goro Tanifuji5
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(Canadian Institute for Advanced Research),
Naoko T. Onodera13
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(Canadian Institute for Advanced Research)
+ 1 AuthorsJohn M. Archibald36
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(Canadian Institute for Advanced Research)
Reductive genome evolution is seen in organisms living in clo se association with each other, such as in endosymbiosis, symbiosis, and parasitism. The reduced genomes of endosymbionts and parasites often exhibit similar features such as high gene densities and A+ T compositional bias. Little is known about how the regulation of gene expression has been affected in organisms with highly compacted genomes. We studied gene transcription patterns in “nucleomorph” genomes, which are relic nuclear gen...
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Christa E. Moore4
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(Canadian Institute for Advanced Research),
Bruce A. Curtis15
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(Canadian Institute for Advanced Research)
+ 2 AuthorsJohn M. Archibald36
Estimated H-index: 36
(Canadian Institute for Advanced Research)
Cryptophytes are a diverse lineage of marine and freshwater, photosynthetic and secondarily nonphotosynthetic algae that acquired their plastids (chloroplasts) by “secondary” (i.e., eukaryote–eukaryote) endosymbiosis. Consequently, they are among the most genetically complex cells known and have four genomes: a mitochondrial, plastid, “master” nuclear, and residual nuclear genome of secondary endosymbiotic origin, the so-called “nucleomorph” genome. Sequenced nucleomorph genomes are � 1,000-kilo...
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Tia D. Silver3
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(Canadian Institute for Advanced Research),
Christa E. Moore4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Canadian Institute for Advanced Research),
John M. Archibald36
Estimated H-index: 36
(Canadian Institute for Advanced Research)
. Chlorarachniophytes are enigmatic marine unicellular algae that acquired photosynthesis by secondary endosymbiosis. Chlorarachniophytes are unusual in that the nucleus of the engulfed algal cell (a green alga) persists in a miniaturized form, termed a nucleomorph. The nucleomorph genome of the model chlorarachniophyte, Bigelowiella natans CCMP621, is 373 kilobase pairs (kbp) in size, the smallest nuclear genome characterized to date. The B. natans nucleomorph genome is composed of three chromo...
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