Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Evolution

Structure, Taxonomy, and Preservation

Phylogeny and Evolution

Structure, Taxonomy, and Preservation

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Liu MZ, Pan RC (1997). The cytoultrastructure of Nostoc flagelliforme under cultured condition. Acta Bot Sinica 39:505-510 ([Chinese])

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Madhusoodanan PV, Dominic TK (1996). Epiphytic cyanobacteria on mosses from Western Ghats of Kerala. Journal of Economic & Taxonomic Botany 20:355-360

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Pinevich AV, Averina SG, Velichko NV (1997). Another view on the role of photosynthetic pigments in taxonomy of oxygenic-phototrophic bacteria: Proposed rejection of the order Prochlorales Florenzano, Balloni, and Materassi 1986 (Emend. Burger-Wiersma, Stal, and Mur 1989), the family Prochloraceae Florenzano, Balloni, and Materassi 1986, and the family Prochlorotrichaceae Burger-Wiersma, Stal, and Mur 1989. Int J System Bacteriol 47:1264-1267

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Phylogeny and Evolution

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Bustard K, Gupta RS (1997). The sequences of heat shock protein 40 (DnaJ) homologs provide evidence for a close evolutionary relationship between the Deinococcus thermus group and cyanobacteria. J Molec Evol 45:193-205

Daugbjerg N, Andersen RA (1997). Phylogenetic analyses of the rbcL sequences from haptophytes and heterokont algae suggest their chloroplasts are unrelated. Molec Biol Evol 14:1242-1251

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Gruber TM, Bryant DA (1997). Molecular systematic studies of eubacteria, using sigma-70-type sigma factors of group 1 and group 2. J Bacteriol 179:1734-1747

Gupta RS (1997). Protein phylogenies and signature sequences: evolutionary relationships within prokaryotes and between prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Ant v Leeuwenhoek 72:49-61

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Kane M, Maeda H, Fukunaga T, Nishi K (1997). Molecular phylogenetic relationship between strains of cyanobacterial picoplankton in Lake Biwa, Japan. J Mar Biotechnol 5:41-45

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La Roche J, Van Der Staay GWM, Partensky F, Ducret A, Aebersold R, Li R, Golden SS, Hiller RG, Wrench PM, Larkum AWD, Green BR (1996). Independent evolution of the prochlorophyte and green plant chlorophyll a/b light-harvesting proteins. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 93:15244-15248

Liu XQ, Hu Z (1997). A DnaB intein in Rhodothermus marinus: Indication of recent intein homing across remotely related organisms. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 94:7851-7856

Lyra C, Hantula J, Vainio E, Rapala J, Rouhiainen L, Sivonen K (1997). Characterization of cyanobacteria by SDS-PAGE of whole-cell proteins and PCR/RFLP of the 16S rRNA gene. Arch Microbiol 168:176-184

Martin W, Schnarrenberger C (1997). The evolution of the Calvin cycle from prokaryotic to eukaryotic chromosomes: a case study of functional redundancy in ancient pathways through endosymbiosis. [Review] [158 refs]. Curr Genet 32:1-18

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Ohta N, Sato N, Nozaki H, Kuroiwa T (1997). Analysis of the cluster of ribosomal protein genes in the plastid genome of a unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae: translocation of the str cluster as an early event in the rhodophyte-chromophyte lineage of plastid evolution. J Molec Evol 45:688-695

Pichard SL, Campbell L, Paul JH (1997). Diversity of the ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase form I gene (rbcL) in natural phytoplankton communities. Appl Environ Microbiol 63:3600-3606

Romier C, Meyer JEW, Suck D (1997). Slight sequence variations of a common fold explain the substrate specificities of tRNA-guanine transglycosylases from the three kingdoms. FEBS Letters 416:93-98

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Sugita M, Sugishita H, Fujishiro T, Tsuboi M, Sugita C, Endo T, Sugiura M (1997). Organization of a large gene cluster encoding ribosomal proteins in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 6301: comparison of gene clusters among cyanobacteria, eubacteria and chloroplast genomes. Gene 195:73-79

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Valentin K (1997). Phylogeny and expression of the secA gene from a chromophytic alga--implications for the evolution of plastids and sec-dependent protein translocation. Curr Genet 32:300-307

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Walter MR, Desmarais D, Farmer JD, Hinman NW (1996). Lithofacies and biofacies of Mid-Paleozoic thermal spring deposits in the Drummond Basin, Queensland, Australia. Palaios 11:497-518

Xu Y, Zhou P (1996). Phylogeny of molecular chaperone 60 proteins. Weishengwu Xuebao 36:241-249 (Chinese)

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