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Title : Genome Sequence of the Chestnut Blight Fungus Cryphonectria parasitica EP155: A Fundamental Resource for an Archetypical Invasive Plant Pathogen - Crouch_2020_Phytopathology_110_1180
Author(s) : Crouch JA , Dawe A , Aerts A , Barry K , Churchill ACL , Grimwood J , Hillman BI , Milgroom MG , Pangilinan J , Smith M , Salamov A , Schmutz J , Yadav JS , Grigoriev IV , Nuss DL
Ref : Phytopathology , 110 :1180 , 2020
Abstract : Cryphonectria parasitica is the causal agent of chestnut blight, a fungal disease that almost entirely eliminated mature American chestnut from North America over a 50-year period. Here, we formally report the genome of C. parasitica EP155 using a Sanger shotgun sequencing approach. After finishing and integration with simple-sequence repeat markers, the assembly was 43.8 Mb in 26 scaffolds (L(50) = 5; N(50) = 4.0Mb). Eight chromosomes are predicted: five scaffolds have two telomeres and six scaffolds have one telomere sequence. In total, 11,609 gene models were predicted, of which 85% show similarities to other proteins. This genome resource has already increased the utility of a fundamental plant pathogen experimental system through new understanding of the fungal vegetative incompatibility system, with significant implications for enhancing mycovirus-based biological control.
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PubMedSearch : Crouch_2020_Phytopathology_110_1180
PubMedID: 32207662
Gene_locus related to this paper: crypa-a0a9p5chw8

Title : The Sorghum bicolor reference genome: improved assembly, gene annotations, a transcriptome atlas, and signatures of genome organization - McCormick_2018_Plant.J_93_338
Author(s) : McCormick RF , Truong SK , Sreedasyam A , Jenkins J , Shu S , Sims D , Kennedy M , Amirebrahimi M , Weers BD , McKinley B , Mattison A , Morishige DT , Grimwood J , Schmutz J , Mullet JE
Ref : Plant J , 93 :338 , 2018
Abstract : Sorghum bicolor is a drought tolerant C4 grass used for the production of grain, forage, sugar, and lignocellulosic biomass and a genetic model for C4 grasses due to its relatively small genome (approximately 800 Mbp), diploid genetics, diverse germplasm, and colinearity with other C4 grass genomes. In this study, deep sequencing, genetic linkage analysis, and transcriptome data were used to produce and annotate a high-quality reference genome sequence. Reference genome sequence order was improved, 29.6 Mbp of additional sequence was incorporated, the number of genes annotated increased 24% to 34 211, average gene length and N50 increased, and error frequency was reduced 10-fold to 1 per 100 kbp. Subtelomeric repeats with characteristics of Tandem Repeats in Miniature (TRIM) elements were identified at the termini of most chromosomes. Nucleosome occupancy predictions identified nucleosomes positioned immediately downstream of transcription start sites and at different densities across chromosomes. Alignment of more than 50 resequenced genomes from diverse sorghum genotypes to the reference genome identified approximately 7.4 M single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and 1.9 M indels. Large-scale variant features in euchromatin were identified with periodicities of approximately 25 kbp. A transcriptome atlas of gene expression was constructed from 47 RNA-seq profiles of growing and developed tissues of the major plant organs (roots, leaves, stems, panicles, and seed) collected during the juvenile, vegetative and reproductive phases. Analysis of the transcriptome data indicated that tissue type and protein kinase expression had large influences on transcriptional profile clustering. The updated assembly, annotation, and transcriptome data represent a resource for C4 grass research and crop improvement.
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PubMedSearch : McCormick_2018_Plant.J_93_338
PubMedID: 29161754
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Title : The Physcomitrella patens chromosome-scale assembly reveals moss genome structure and evolution - Lang_2018_Plant.J_93_515
Author(s) : Lang D , Ullrich KK , Murat F , Fuchs J , Jenkins J , Haas FB , Piednoel M , Gundlach H , Van Bel M , Meyberg R , Vives C , Morata J , Symeonidi A , Hiss M , Muchero W , Kamisugi Y , Saleh O , Blanc G , Decker EL , van Gessel N , Grimwood J , Hayes RD , Graham SW , Gunter LE , McDaniel SF , Hoernstein SNW , Larsson A , Li FW , Perroud PF , Phillips J , Ranjan P , Rokshar DS , Rothfels CJ , Schneider L , Shu S , Stevenson DW , Thummler F , Tillich M , Villarreal Aguilar JC , Widiez T , Wong GK , Wymore A , Zhang Y , Zimmer AD , Quatrano RS , Mayer KFX , Goodstein D , Casacuberta JM , Vandepoele K , Reski R , Cuming AC , Tuskan GA , Maumus F , Salse J , Schmutz J , Rensing SA
Ref : Plant J , 93 :515 , 2018
Abstract : The draft genome of the moss model, Physcomitrella patens, comprised approximately 2000 unordered scaffolds. In order to enable analyses of genome structure and evolution we generated a chromosome-scale genome assembly using genetic linkage as well as (end) sequencing of long DNA fragments. We find that 57% of the genome comprises transposable elements (TEs), some of which may be actively transposing during the life cycle. Unlike in flowering plant genomes, gene- and TE-rich regions show an overall even distribution along the chromosomes. However, the chromosomes are mono-centric with peaks of a class of Copia elements potentially coinciding with centromeres. Gene body methylation is evident in 5.7% of the protein-coding genes, typically coinciding with low GC and low expression. Some giant virus insertions are transcriptionally active and might protect gametes from viral infection via siRNA mediated silencing. Structure-based detection methods show that the genome evolved via two rounds of whole genome duplications (WGDs), apparently common in mosses but not in liverworts and hornworts. Several hundred genes are present in colinear regions conserved since the last common ancestor of plants. These syntenic regions are enriched for functions related to plant-specific cell growth and tissue organization. The P. patens genome lacks the TE-rich pericentromeric and gene-rich distal regions typical for most flowering plant genomes. More non-seed plant genomes are needed to unravel how plant genomes evolve, and to understand whether the P. patens genome structure is typical for mosses or bryophytes.
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Title : Genome evolution in the allotetraploid frog Xenopus laevis - Session_2016_Nature_538_336
Author(s) : Session AM , Uno Y , Kwon T , Chapman JA , Toyoda A , Takahashi S , Fukui A , Hikosaka A , Suzuki A , Kondo M , van Heeringen SJ , Quigley I , Heinz S , Ogino H , Ochi H , Hellsten U , Lyons JB , Simakov O , Putnam N , Stites J , Kuroki Y , Tanaka T , Michiue T , Watanabe M , Bogdanovic O , Lister R , Georgiou G , Paranjpe SS , van Kruijsbergen I , Shu S , Carlson J , Kinoshita T , Ohta Y , Mawaribuchi S , Jenkins J , Grimwood J , Schmutz J , Mitros T , Mozaffari SV , Suzuki Y , Haramoto Y , Yamamoto TS , Takagi C , Heald R , Miller K , Haudenschild C , Kitzman J , Nakayama T , Izutsu Y , Robert J , Fortriede J , Burns K , Lotay V , Karimi K , Yasuoka Y , Dichmann DS , Flajnik MF , Houston DW , Shendure J , DuPasquier L , Vize PD , Zorn AM , Ito M , Marcotte EM , Wallingford JB , Ito Y , Asashima M , Ueno N , Matsuda Y , Veenstra GJ , Fujiyama A , Harland RM , Taira M , Rokhsar DS
Ref : Nature , 538 :336 , 2016
Abstract : To explore the origins and consequences of tetraploidy in the African clawed frog, we sequenced the Xenopus laevis genome and compared it to the related diploid X. tropicalis genome. We characterize the allotetraploid origin of X. laevis by partitioning its genome into two homoeologous subgenomes, marked by distinct families of 'fossil' transposable elements. On the basis of the activity of these elements and the age of hundreds of unitary pseudogenes, we estimate that the two diploid progenitor species diverged around 34 million years ago (Ma) and combined to form an allotetraploid around 17-18 Ma. More than 56% of all genes were retained in two homoeologous copies. Protein function, gene expression, and the amount of conserved flanking sequence all correlate with retention rates. The subgenomes have evolved asymmetrically, with one chromosome set more often preserving the ancestral state and the other experiencing more gene loss, deletion, rearrangement, and reduced gene expression.
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Title : The genome of the seagrass Zostera marina reveals angiosperm adaptation to the sea - Olsen_2016_Nature_530_331
Author(s) : Olsen JL , Rouze P , Verhelst B , Lin YC , Bayer T , Collen J , Dattolo E , De Paoli E , Dittami S , Maumus F , Michel G , Kersting A , Lauritano C , Lohaus R , Topel M , Tonon T , Vanneste K , Amirebrahimi M , Brakel J , Bostrom C , Chovatia M , Grimwood J , Jenkins JW , Jueterbock A , Mraz A , Stam WT , Tice H , Bornberg-Bauer E , Green PJ , Pearson GA , Procaccini G , Duarte CM , Schmutz J , Reusch TB , Van de Peer Y
Ref : Nature , 530 :331 , 2016
Abstract : Seagrasses colonized the sea on at least three independent occasions to form the basis of one of the most productive and widespread coastal ecosystems on the planet. Here we report the genome of Zostera marina (L.), the first, to our knowledge, marine angiosperm to be fully sequenced. This reveals unique insights into the genomic losses and gains involved in achieving the structural and physiological adaptations required for its marine lifestyle, arguably the most severe habitat shift ever accomplished by flowering plants. Key angiosperm innovations that were lost include the entire repertoire of stomatal genes, genes involved in the synthesis of terpenoids and ethylene signalling, and genes for ultraviolet protection and phytochromes for far-red sensing. Seagrasses have also regained functions enabling them to adjust to full salinity. Their cell walls contain all of the polysaccharides typical of land plants, but also contain polyanionic, low-methylated pectins and sulfated galactans, a feature shared with the cell walls of all macroalgae and that is important for ion homoeostasis, nutrient uptake and O2/CO2 exchange through leaf epidermal cells. The Z. marina genome resource will markedly advance a wide range of functional ecological studies from adaptation of marine ecosystems under climate warming, to unravelling the mechanisms of osmoregulation under high salinities that may further inform our understanding of the evolution of salt tolerance in crop plants.
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PubMedID: 26814964
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Title : The genome of Eucalyptus grandis - Myburg_2014_Nature_510_356
Author(s) : Myburg AA , Grattapaglia D , Tuskan GA , Hellsten U , Hayes RD , Grimwood J , Jenkins J , Lindquist E , Tice H , Bauer D , Goodstein DM , Dubchak I , Poliakov A , Mizrachi E , Kullan AR , Hussey SG , Pinard D , van der Merwe K , Singh P , van Jaarsveld I , Silva-Junior OB , Togawa RC , Pappas MR , Faria DA , Sansaloni CP , Petroli CD , Yang X , Ranjan P , Tschaplinski TJ , Ye CY , Li T , Sterck L , Vanneste K , Murat F , Soler M , Clemente HS , Saidi N , Cassan-Wang H , Dunand C , Hefer CA , Bornberg-Bauer E , Kersting AR , Vining K , Amarasinghe V , Ranik M , Naithani S , Elser J , Boyd AE , Liston A , Spatafora JW , Dharmwardhana P , Raja R , Sullivan C , Romanel E , Alves-Ferreira M , Kulheim C , Foley W , Carocha V , Paiva J , Kudrna D , Brommonschenkel SH , Pasquali G , Byrne M , Rigault P , Tibbits J , Spokevicius A , Jones RC , Steane DA , Vaillancourt RE , Potts BM , Joubert F , Barry K , Pappas GJ , Strauss SH , Jaiswal P , Grima-Pettenati J , Salse J , Van de Peer Y , Rokhsar DS , Schmutz J
Ref : Nature , 510 :356 , 2014
Abstract : Eucalypts are the world's most widely planted hardwood trees. Their outstanding diversity, adaptability and growth have made them a global renewable resource of fibre and energy. We sequenced and assembled >94% of the 640-megabase genome of Eucalyptus grandis. Of 36,376 predicted protein-coding genes, 34% occur in tandem duplications, the largest proportion thus far in plant genomes. Eucalyptus also shows the highest diversity of genes for specialized metabolites such as terpenes that act as chemical defence and provide unique pharmaceutical oils. Genome sequencing of the E. grandis sister species E. globulus and a set of inbred E. grandis tree genomes reveals dynamic genome evolution and hotspots of inbreeding depression. The E. grandis genome is the first reference for the eudicot order Myrtales and is placed here sister to the eurosids. This resource expands our understanding of the unique biology of large woody perennials and provides a powerful tool to accelerate comparative biology, breeding and biotechnology.
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PubMedID: 24919147
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Title : A reference genome for common bean and genome-wide analysis of dual domestications - Schmutz_2014_Nat.Genet_46_707
Author(s) : Schmutz J , McClean PE , Mamidi S , Wu GA , Cannon SB , Grimwood J , Jenkins J , Shu S , Song Q , Chavarro C , Torres-Torres M , Geffroy V , Moghaddam SM , Gao D , Abernathy B , Barry K , Blair M , Brick MA , Chovatia M , Gepts P , Goodstein DM , Gonzales M , Hellsten U , Hyten DL , Jia G , Kelly JD , Kudrna D , Lee R , Richard MM , Miklas PN , Osorno JM , Rodrigues J , Thareau V , Urrea CA , Wang M , Yu Y , Zhang M , Wing RA , Cregan PB , Rokhsar DS , Jackson SA
Ref : Nat Genet , 46 :707 , 2014
Abstract : Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is the most important grain legume for human consumption and has a role in sustainable agriculture owing to its ability to fix atmospheric nitrogen. We assembled 473 Mb of the 587-Mb genome and genetically anchored 98% of this sequence in 11 chromosome-scale pseudomolecules. We compared the genome for the common bean against the soybean genome to find changes in soybean resulting from polyploidy. Using resequencing of 60 wild individuals and 100 landraces from the genetically differentiated Mesoamerican and Andean gene pools, we confirmed 2 independent domestications from genetic pools that diverged before human colonization. Less than 10% of the 74 Mb of sequence putatively involved in domestication was shared by the two domestication events. We identified a set of genes linked with increased leaf and seed size and combined these results with quantitative trait locus data from Mesoamerican cultivars. Genes affected by domestication may be useful for genomics-enabled crop improvement.
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PubMedID: 24908249
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Title : Comparative genome structure, secondary metabolite, and effector coding capacity across Cochliobolus pathogens - Condon_2013_PLoS.Genet_9_e1003233
Author(s) : Condon BJ , Leng Y , Wu D , Bushley KE , Ohm RA , Otillar R , Martin J , Schackwitz W , Grimwood J , MohdZainudin N , Xue C , Wang R , Manning VA , Dhillon B , Tu ZJ , Steffenson BJ , Salamov A , Sun H , Lowry S , LaButti K , Han J , Copeland A , Lindquist E , Barry K , Schmutz J , Baker SE , Ciuffetti LM , Grigoriev IV , Zhong S , Turgeon BG
Ref : PLoS Genet , 9 :e1003233 , 2013
Abstract : The genomes of five Cochliobolus heterostrophus strains, two Cochliobolus sativus strains, three additional Cochliobolus species (Cochliobolus victoriae, Cochliobolus carbonum, Cochliobolus miyabeanus), and closely related Setosphaeria turcica were sequenced at the Joint Genome Institute (JGI). The datasets were used to identify SNPs between strains and species, unique genomic regions, core secondary metabolism genes, and small secreted protein (SSP) candidate effector encoding genes with a view towards pinpointing structural elements and gene content associated with specificity of these closely related fungi to different cereal hosts. Whole-genome alignment shows that three to five percent of each genome differs between strains of the same species, while a quarter of each genome differs between species. On average, SNP counts among field isolates of the same C. heterostrophus species are more than 25x higher than those between inbred lines and 50x lower than SNPs between Cochliobolus species. The suites of nonribosomal peptide synthetase (NRPS), polyketide synthase (PKS), and SSP-encoding genes are astoundingly diverse among species but remarkably conserved among isolates of the same species, whether inbred or field strains, except for defining examples that map to unique genomic regions. Functional analysis of several strain-unique PKSs and NRPSs reveal a strong correlation with a role in virulence.
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Title : The Reference Genome of the Halophytic Plant Eutrema salsugineum - Yang_2013_Front.Plant.Sci_4_46
Author(s) : Yang R , Jarvis DE , Chen H , Beilstein MA , Grimwood J , Jenkins J , Shu S , Prochnik S , Xin M , Ma C , Schmutz J , Wing RA , Mitchell-Olds T , Schumaker KS , Wang X
Ref : Front Plant Sci , 4 :46 , 2013
Abstract : Halophytes are plants that can naturally tolerate high concentrations of salt in the soil, and their tolerance to salt stress may occur through various evolutionary and molecular mechanisms. Eutrema salsugineum is a halophytic species in the Brassicaceae that can naturally tolerate multiple types of abiotic stresses that typically limit crop productivity, including extreme salinity and cold. It has been widely used as a laboratorial model for stress biology research in plants. Here, we present the reference genome sequence (241 Mb) of E. salsugineum at 8x coverage sequenced using the traditional Sanger sequencing-based approach with comparison to its close relative Arabidopsis thaliana. The E. salsugineum genome contains 26,531 protein-coding genes and 51.4% of its genome is composed of repetitive sequences that mostly reside in pericentromeric regions. Comparative analyses of the genome structures, protein-coding genes, microRNAs, stress-related pathways, and estimated translation efficiency of proteins between E. salsugineum and A. thaliana suggest that halophyte adaptation to environmental stresses may occur via a global network adjustment of multiple regulatory mechanisms. The E. salsugineum genome provides a resource to identify naturally occurring genetic alterations contributing to the adaptation of halophytic plants to salinity and that might be bioengineered in related crop species.
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PubMedID: 23518688
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Title : Insights into bilaterian evolution from three spiralian genomes - Simakov_2013_Nature_493_526
Author(s) : Simakov O , Marletaz F , Cho SJ , Edsinger-Gonzales E , Havlak P , Hellsten U , Kuo DH , Larsson T , Lv J , Arendt D , Savage R , Osoegawa K , de Jong P , Grimwood J , Chapman JA , Shapiro H , Aerts A , Otillar RP , Terry AY , Boore JL , Grigoriev IV , Lindberg DR , Seaver EC , Weisblat DA , Putnam NH , Rokhsar DS
Ref : Nature , 493 :526 , 2013
Abstract : Current genomic perspectives on animal diversity neglect two prominent phyla, the molluscs and annelids, that together account for nearly one-third of known marine species and are important both ecologically and as experimental systems in classical embryology. Here we describe the draft genomes of the owl limpet (Lottia gigantea), a marine polychaete (Capitella teleta) and a freshwater leech (Helobdella robusta), and compare them with other animal genomes to investigate the origin and diversification of bilaterians from a genomic perspective. We find that the genome organization, gene structure and functional content of these species are more similar to those of some invertebrate deuterostome genomes (for example, amphioxus and sea urchin) than those of other protostomes that have been sequenced to date (flies, nematodes and flatworms). The conservation of these genomic features enables us to expand the inventory of genes present in the last common bilaterian ancestor, establish the tripartite diversification of bilaterians using multiple genomic characteristics and identify ancient conserved long- and short-range genetic linkages across metazoans. Superimposed on this broadly conserved pan-bilaterian background we find examples of lineage-specific genome evolution, including varying rates of rearrangement, intron gain and loss, expansions and contractions of gene families, and the evolution of clade-specific genes that produce the unique content of each genome.
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PubMedSearch : Simakov_2013_Nature_493_526
PubMedID: 23254933
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Title : The Capsella rubella genome and the genomic consequences of rapid mating system evolution - Slotte_2013_Nat.Genet_45_831
Author(s) : Slotte T , Hazzouri KM , Agren JA , Koenig D , Maumus F , Guo YL , Steige K , Platts AE , Escobar JS , Newman LK , Wang W , Mandakova T , Vello E , Smith LM , Henz SR , Steffen J , Takuno S , Brandvain Y , Coop G , Andolfatto P , Hu TT , Blanchette M , Clark RM , Quesneville H , Nordborg M , Gaut BS , Lysak MA , Jenkins J , Grimwood J , Chapman J , Prochnik S , Shu S , Rokhsar D , Schmutz J , Weigel D , Wright SI
Ref : Nat Genet , 45 :831 , 2013
Abstract : The shift from outcrossing to selfing is common in flowering plants, but the genomic consequences and the speed at which they emerge remain poorly understood. An excellent model for understanding the evolution of self fertilization is provided by Capsella rubella, which became self compatible <200,000 years ago. We report a C. rubella reference genome sequence and compare RNA expression and polymorphism patterns between C. rubella and its outcrossing progenitor Capsella grandiflora. We found a clear shift in the expression of genes associated with flowering phenotypes, similar to that seen in Arabidopsis, in which self fertilization evolved about 1 million years ago. Comparisons of the two Capsella species showed evidence of rapid genome-wide relaxation of purifying selection in C. rubella without a concomitant change in transposable element abundance. Overall we document that the transition to selfing may be typified by parallel shifts in gene expression, along with a measurable reduction of purifying selection.
ESTHER : Slotte_2013_Nat.Genet_45_831
PubMedSearch : Slotte_2013_Nat.Genet_45_831
PubMedID: 23749190
Gene_locus related to this paper: arath-CGEP , 9bras-r0h1k6 , 9bras-r0gvg3 , 9bras-r0gv62 , 9bras-r0g5k5 , 9bras-r0f1u1 , 9bras-r0guy4 , 9bras-r0ien7 , 9bras-r0i2r7 , 9bras-r0fbh7 , 9bras-r0fnq1 , 9bras-r0hae6 , 9bras-r0gwt8 , 9bras-r0ewe4 , 9bras-r0gsz7 , 9bras-r0ij26 , 9bras-r0h783 , 9bras-r0i5w1 , 9bras-r0fgs3 , 9bras-r0h1e1 , 9bras-r0fme4 , 9bras-r0ieh8 , 9bras-r0f5l9 , 9bras-r0ffy6

Title : The high-quality draft genome of peach (Prunus persica) identifies unique patterns of genetic diversity, domestication and genome evolution - Verde_2013_Nat.Genet_45_487
Author(s) : Verde I , Abbott AG , Scalabrin S , Jung S , Shu S , Marroni F , Zhebentyayeva T , Dettori MT , Grimwood J , Cattonaro F , Zuccolo A , Rossini L , Jenkins J , Vendramin E , Meisel LA , Decroocq V , Sosinski B , Prochnik S , Mitros T , Policriti A , Cipriani G , Dondini L , Ficklin S , Goodstein DM , Xuan P , Del Fabbro C , Aramini V , Copetti D , Gonzalez S , Horner DS , Falchi R , Lucas S , Mica E , Maldonado J , Lazzari B , Bielenberg D , Pirona R , Miculan M , Barakat A , Testolin R , Stella A , Tartarini S , Tonutti P , Arus P , Orellana A , Wells C , Main D , Vizzotto G , Silva H , Salamini F , Schmutz J , Morgante M , Rokhsar DS
Ref : Nat Genet , 45 :487 , 2013
Abstract : Rosaceae is the most important fruit-producing clade, and its key commercially relevant genera (Fragaria, Rosa, Rubus and Prunus) show broadly diverse growth habits, fruit types and compact diploid genomes. Peach, a diploid Prunus species, is one of the best genetically characterized deciduous trees. Here we describe the high-quality genome sequence of peach obtained from a completely homozygous genotype. We obtained a complete chromosome-scale assembly using Sanger whole-genome shotgun methods. We predicted 27,852 protein-coding genes, as well as noncoding RNAs. We investigated the path of peach domestication through whole-genome resequencing of 14 Prunus accessions. The analyses suggest major genetic bottlenecks that have substantially shaped peach genome diversity. Furthermore, comparative analyses showed that peach has not undergone recent whole-genome duplication, and even though the ancestral triplicated blocks in peach are fragmentary compared to those in grape, all seven paleosets of paralogs from the putative paleoancestor are detectable.
ESTHER : Verde_2013_Nat.Genet_45_487
PubMedSearch : Verde_2013_Nat.Genet_45_487
PubMedID: 23525075
Gene_locus related to this paper: prupe-a0a251pfr7 , prupe-a0a251r634 , prupe-m5x0p5 , prupe-m5xkg4 , prupe-m5x0q4 , prupe-m5vqa7 , prupe-m5wiw5 , prupe-a0a0u2wu32 , prupe-a0a251mtk1 , prupe-m5vl29 , prupe-m5vn82 , prupe-m5vq88 , prupe-m5y2s7 , prupe-m5wye7 , prupe-m5wxm4 , prupe-m5xqp6 , prupe-m5x4q4 , prupe-m5x4m1 , prupe-m5x6b3 , prupe-m5vlb6 , prupe-m5w4h3 , prupe-m5vlu4 , prupe-m5vln3 , prupe-a0a251myy7 , prupe-a0a251mws4 , prupe-m5vi18 , prupe-m5vh66 , prupe-m5xd54 , prupe-m5xqn2 , prupe-m5xr64 , prupe-m5vrm7 , prupe-m5vrk6 , prupe-m5vqp6 , prupe-a0a251nbb1 , prupe-a0a251nbd3 , prupe-a0a251nbb3 , prupe-a0a251nba0 , prupe-a0a251ndd4 , prupe-a0a251nbb6 , prupe-m5w315 , prupe-a0a251mwh1 , prupe-a0a251qn57 , prupe-m5vzh8 , prupe-m5xpz7 , prupe-m5xrp5 , prupe-m5wsr5 , prupe-m5xs20 , prupe-m5vl10 , prupe-a0a251nay9 , prupe-a0a251ndz1 , prupe-a0a251puf0 , prupe-m5wr61 , prupe-a0a251nyu6 , prupe-m5vl63

Title : Reference genome sequence of the model plant Setaria - Bennetzen_2012_Nat.Biotechnol_30_555
Author(s) : Bennetzen JL , Schmutz J , Wang H , Percifield R , Hawkins J , Pontaroli AC , Estep M , Feng L , Vaughn JN , Grimwood J , Jenkins J , Barry K , Lindquist E , Hellsten U , Deshpande S , Wang X , Wu X , Mitros T , Triplett J , Yang X , Ye CY , Mauro-Herrera M , Wang L , Li P , Sharma M , Sharma R , Ronald PC , Panaud O , Kellogg EA , Brutnell TP , Doust AN , Tuskan GA , Rokhsar D , Devos KM
Ref : Nat Biotechnol , 30 :555 , 2012
Abstract : We generated a high-quality reference genome sequence for foxtail millet (Setaria italica). The approximately 400-Mb assembly covers approximately 80% of the genome and >95% of the gene space. The assembly was anchored to a 992-locus genetic map and was annotated by comparison with >1.3 million expressed sequence tag reads. We produced more than 580 million RNA-Seq reads to facilitate expression analyses. We also sequenced Setaria viridis, the ancestral wild relative of S. italica, and identified regions of differential single-nucleotide polymorphism density, distribution of transposable elements, small RNA content, chromosomal rearrangement and segregation distortion. The genus Setaria includes natural and cultivated species that demonstrate a wide capacity for adaptation. The genetic basis of this adaptation was investigated by comparing five sequenced grass genomes. We also used the diploid Setaria genome to evaluate the ongoing genome assembly of a related polyploid, switchgrass (Panicum virgatum).
ESTHER : Bennetzen_2012_Nat.Biotechnol_30_555
PubMedSearch : Bennetzen_2012_Nat.Biotechnol_30_555
PubMedID: 22580951
Gene_locus related to this paper: setit-k3xwe0 , setit-k3xfs7 , setit-k3yh36 , setit-k3zes3 , setit-k3zlj8 , setvi-a0a4u6wd58 , setit-a0a368qif6 , setit-a0a368sru6 , setit-a0a368q9x4 , setit-k3zri0 , setit-k3ysv0 , setit-k3xj49 , setit-k4ac30

Title : Algal genomes reveal evolutionary mosaicism and the fate of nucleomorphs - Curtis_2012_Nature_492_59
Author(s) : Curtis BA , Tanifuji G , Burki F , Gruber A , Irimia M , Maruyama S , Arias MC , Ball SG , Gile GH , Hirakawa Y , Hopkins JF , Kuo A , Rensing SA , Schmutz J , Symeonidi A , Elias M , Eveleigh RJ , Herman EK , Klute MJ , Nakayama T , Obornik M , Reyes-Prieto A , Armbrust EV , Aves SJ , Beiko RG , Coutinho P , Dacks JB , Durnford DG , Fast NM , Green BR , Grisdale CJ , Hempel F , Henrissat B , Hoppner MP , Ishida K , Kim E , Koreny L , Kroth PG , Liu Y , Malik SB , Maier UG , McRose D , Mock T , Neilson JA , Onodera NT , Poole AM , Pritham EJ , Richards TA , Rocap G , Roy SW , Sarai C , Schaack S , Shirato S , Slamovits CH , Spencer DF , Suzuki S , Worden AZ , Zauner S , Barry K , Bell C , Bharti AK , Crow JA , Grimwood J , Kramer R , Lindquist E , Lucas S , Salamov A , McFadden GI , Lane CE , Keeling PJ , Gray MW , Grigoriev IV , Archibald JM
Ref : Nature , 492 :59 , 2012
Abstract : Cryptophyte and chlorarachniophyte algae are transitional forms in the widespread secondary endosymbiotic acquisition of photosynthesis by engulfment of eukaryotic algae. Unlike most secondary plastid-bearing algae, miniaturized versions of the endosymbiont nuclei (nucleomorphs) persist in cryptophytes and chlorarachniophytes. To determine why, and to address other fundamental questions about eukaryote-eukaryote endosymbiosis, we sequenced the nuclear genomes of the cryptophyte Guillardia theta and the chlorarachniophyte Bigelowiella natans. Both genomes have >21,000 protein genes and are intron rich, and B. natans exhibits unprecedented alternative splicing for a single-celled organism. Phylogenomic analyses and subcellular targeting predictions reveal extensive genetic and biochemical mosaicism, with both host- and endosymbiont-derived genes servicing the mitochondrion, the host cell cytosol, the plastid and the remnant endosymbiont cytosol of both algae. Mitochondrion-to-nucleus gene transfer still occurs in both organisms but plastid-to-nucleus and nucleomorph-to-nucleus transfers do not, which explains why a small residue of essential genes remains locked in each nucleomorph.
ESTHER : Curtis_2012_Nature_492_59
PubMedSearch : Curtis_2012_Nature_492_59
PubMedID: 23201678
Gene_locus related to this paper: guith-l1i9i5 , guith-l1k167 , guitc-l1jmn9

Title : Genome sequence of the button mushroom Agaricus bisporus reveals mechanisms governing adaptation to a humic-rich ecological niche - Morin_2012_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_109_17501
Author(s) : Morin E , Kohler A , Baker AR , Foulongne-Oriol M , Lombard V , Nagy LG , Ohm RA , Patyshakuliyeva A , Brun A , Aerts AL , Bailey AM , Billette C , Coutinho PM , Deakin G , Doddapaneni H , Floudas D , Grimwood J , Hilden K , Kues U , LaButti KM , Lapidus A , Lindquist EA , Lucas SM , Murat C , Riley RW , Salamov AA , Schmutz J , Subramanian V , Wosten HA , Xu J , Eastwood DC , Foster GD , Sonnenberg AS , Cullen D , de Vries RP , Lundell T , Hibbett DS , Henrissat B , Burton KS , Kerrigan RW , Challen MP , Grigoriev IV , Martin F
Ref : Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A , 109 :17501 , 2012
Abstract : Agaricus bisporus is the model fungus for the adaptation, persistence, and growth in the humic-rich leaf-litter environment. Aside from its ecological role, A. bisporus has been an important component of the human diet for over 200 y and worldwide cultivation of the "button mushroom" forms a multibillion dollar industry. We present two A. bisporus genomes, their gene repertoires and transcript profiles on compost and during mushroom formation. The genomes encode a full repertoire of polysaccharide-degrading enzymes similar to that of wood-decayers. Comparative transcriptomics of mycelium grown on defined medium, casing-soil, and compost revealed genes encoding enzymes involved in xylan, cellulose, pectin, and protein degradation are more highly expressed in compost. The striking expansion of heme-thiolate peroxidases and beta-etherases is distinctive from Agaricomycotina wood-decayers and suggests a broad attack on decaying lignin and related metabolites found in humic acid-rich environment. Similarly, up-regulation of these genes together with a lignolytic manganese peroxidase, multiple copper radical oxidases, and cytochrome P450s is consistent with challenges posed by complex humic-rich substrates. The gene repertoire and expression of hydrolytic enzymes in A. bisporus is substantially different from the taxonomically related ectomycorrhizal symbiont Laccaria bicolor. A common promoter motif was also identified in genes very highly expressed in humic-rich substrates. These observations reveal genetic and enzymatic mechanisms governing adaptation to the humic-rich ecological niche formed during plant degradation, further defining the critical role such fungi contribute to soil structure and carbon sequestration in terrestrial ecosystems. Genome sequence will expedite mushroom breeding for improved agronomic characteristics.
ESTHER : Morin_2012_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_109_17501
PubMedSearch : Morin_2012_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_109_17501
PubMedID: 23045686
Gene_locus related to this paper: agabu-k5x1b4 , agabu-k5x521 , agabu-k5w389 , agabu-k5wbk9 , agabu-k5wrh0 , agabu-k5ws85 , agabu-k5wsf9 , agabu-k5wxv1 , agabu-k5x0d9 , agabu-k5x588 , agabu-k5x5x2 , agabu-k5xd51 , agabu-k5xh54 , agabu-k5xsm1 , agabu-k5xsp8 , agabu-k5xtc1 , agabu-k5y2v2 , agabb-k9i3g9 , agabb-k9hnv7 , agabb-k9hr46 , agabu-k5wys0

Title : Repeated polyploidization of Gossypium genomes and the evolution of spinnable cotton fibres - Paterson_2012_Nature_492_423
Author(s) : Paterson AH , Wendel JF , Gundlach H , Guo H , Jenkins J , Jin D , Llewellyn D , Showmaker KC , Shu S , Udall J , Yoo MJ , Byers R , Chen W , Doron-Faigenboim A , Duke MV , Gong L , Grimwood J , Grover C , Grupp K , Hu G , Lee TH , Li J , Lin L , Liu T , Marler BS , Page JT , Roberts AW , Romanel E , Sanders WS , Szadkowski E , Tan X , Tang H , Xu C , Wang J , Wang Z , Zhang D , Zhang L , Ashrafi H , Bedon F , Bowers JE , Brubaker CL , Chee PW , Das S , Gingle AR , Haigler CH , Harker D , Hoffmann LV , Hovav R , Jones DC , Lemke C , Mansoor S , ur Rahman M , Rainville LN , Rambani A , Reddy UK , Rong JK , Saranga Y , Scheffler BE , Scheffler JA , Stelly DM , Triplett BA , Van Deynze A , Vaslin MF , Waghmare VN , Walford SA , Wright RJ , Zaki EA , Zhang T , Dennis ES , Mayer KF , Peterson DG , Rokhsar DS , Wang X , Schmutz J
Ref : Nature , 492 :423 , 2012
Abstract : Polyploidy often confers emergent properties, such as the higher fibre productivity and quality of tetraploid cottons than diploid cottons bred for the same environments. Here we show that an abrupt five- to sixfold ploidy increase approximately 60 million years (Myr) ago, and allopolyploidy reuniting divergent Gossypium genomes approximately 1-2 Myr ago, conferred about 30-36-fold duplication of ancestral angiosperm (flowering plant) genes in elite cottons (Gossypium hirsutum and Gossypium barbadense), genetic complexity equalled only by Brassica among sequenced angiosperms. Nascent fibre evolution, before allopolyploidy, is elucidated by comparison of spinnable-fibred Gossypium herbaceum A and non-spinnable Gossypium longicalyx F genomes to one another and the outgroup D genome of non-spinnable Gossypium raimondii. The sequence of a G. hirsutum A(t)D(t) (in which 't' indicates tetraploid) cultivar reveals many non-reciprocal DNA exchanges between subgenomes that may have contributed to phenotypic innovation and/or other emergent properties such as ecological adaptation by polyploids. Most DNA-level novelty in G. hirsutum recombines alleles from the D-genome progenitor native to its New World habitat and the Old World A-genome progenitor in which spinnable fibre evolved. Coordinated expression changes in proximal groups of functionally distinct genes, including a nuclear mitochondrial DNA block, may account for clusters of cotton-fibre quantitative trait loci affecting diverse traits. Opportunities abound for dissecting emergent properties of other polyploids, particularly angiosperms, by comparison to diploid progenitors and outgroups.
ESTHER : Paterson_2012_Nature_492_423
PubMedSearch : Paterson_2012_Nature_492_423
PubMedID: 23257886
Gene_locus related to this paper: gosra-a0a0d2qg22 , gosra-a0a0d2w3z1 , gosra-a0a0d2uuz7 , gosra-a0a0d2rxs2 , gosra-a0a0d2sdk0 , gosra-a0a0d2tng2 , gosra-a0a0d2twz7 , gosra-a0a0d2vdc5 , gosra-a0a0d2vj24 , gosra-a0a0d2sr31 , goshi-a0a1u8knd1 , goshi-a0a1u8nhw9 , goshi-a0a1u8kis4 , gosra-a0a0d2pul0 , gosra-a0a0d2p3f2 , gosra-a0a0d2ril5 , gosra-a0a0d2s7d5 , gosra-a0a0d2t9b3 , gosra-a0a0d2tw88 , gosra-a0a0d2umz5 , gosra-a0a0d2pzd7 , gosra-a0a0d2scu7 , gosra-a0a0d2vcx6

Title : The genome of the polar eukaryotic microalga Coccomyxa subellipsoidea reveals traits of cold adaptation - Blanc_2012_Genome.Biol_13_R39
Author(s) : Blanc G , Agarkova I , Grimwood J , Kuo A , Brueggeman A , Dunigan DD , Gurnon J , Ladunga I , Lindquist E , Lucas S , Pangilinan J , Proschold T , Salamov A , Schmutz J , Weeks D , Yamada T , Lomsadze A , Borodovsky M , Claverie JM , Grigoriev IV , Van Etten JL
Ref : Genome Biol , 13 :R39 , 2012
Abstract : BACKGROUND: Little is known about the mechanisms of adaptation of life to the extreme environmental conditions encountered in polar regions. Here we present the genome sequence of a unicellular green alga from the division chlorophyta, Coccomyxa subellipsoidea C-169, which we will hereafter refer to as C-169. This is the first eukaryotic microorganism from a polar environment to have its genome sequenced.
RESULTS: The 48.8 Mb genome contained in 20 chromosomes exhibits significant synteny conservation with the chromosomes of its relatives Chlorella variabilis and Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The order of the genes is highly reshuffled within synteny blocks, suggesting that intra-chromosomal rearrangements were more prevalent than inter-chromosomal rearrangements. Remarkably, Zepp retrotransposons occur in clusters of nested elements with strictly one cluster per chromosome probably residing at the centromere. Several protein families overrepresented in C. subellipsoidae include proteins involved in lipid metabolism, transporters, cellulose synthases and short alcohol dehydrogenases. Conversely, C-169 lacks proteins that exist in all other sequenced chlorophytes, including components of the glycosyl phosphatidyl inositol anchoring system, pyruvate phosphate dikinase and the photosystem 1 reaction center subunit N (PsaN).
CONCLUSIONS: We suggest that some of these gene losses and gains could have contributed to adaptation to low temperatures. Comparison of these genomic features with the adaptive strategies of psychrophilic microbes suggests that prokaryotes and eukaryotes followed comparable evolutionary routes to adapt to cold environments.
ESTHER : Blanc_2012_Genome.Biol_13_R39
PubMedSearch : Blanc_2012_Genome.Biol_13_R39
PubMedID: 22630137
Gene_locus related to this paper: 9chlo-i0z4k0 , 9chlo-i0ylt0 , cocsc-i0ytb9 , cocsc-i0yin5

Title : Insight into trade-off between wood decay and parasitism from the genome of a fungal forest pathogen - Olson_2012_New.Phytol_194_1001
Author(s) : Olson A , Aerts A , Asiegbu F , Belbahri L , Bouzid O , Broberg A , Canback B , Coutinho PM , Cullen D , Dalman K , Deflorio G , van Diepen LT , Dunand C , Duplessis S , Durling M , Gonthier P , Grimwood J , Fossdal CG , Hansson D , Henrissat B , Hietala A , Himmelstrand K , Hoffmeister D , Hogberg N , James TY , Karlsson M , Kohler A , Kues U , Lee YH , Lin YC , Lind M , Lindquist E , Lombard V , Lucas S , Lunden K , Morin E , Murat C , Park J , Raffaello T , Rouze P , Salamov A , Schmutz J , Solheim H , Stahlberg J , Velez H , de Vries RP , Wiebenga A , Woodward S , Yakovlev I , Garbelotto M , Martin F , Grigoriev IV , Stenlid J
Ref : New Phytol , 194 :1001 , 2012
Abstract : Parasitism and saprotrophic wood decay are two fungal strategies fundamental for succession and nutrient cycling in forest ecosystems. An opportunity to assess the trade-off between these strategies is provided by the forest pathogen and wood decayer Heterobasidion annosum sensu lato. We report the annotated genome sequence and transcript profiling, as well as the quantitative trait loci mapping, of one member of the species complex: H. irregulare. Quantitative trait loci critical for pathogenicity, and rich in transposable elements, orphan and secreted genes, were identified. A wide range of cellulose-degrading enzymes are expressed during wood decay. By contrast, pathogenic interaction between H. irregulare and pine engages fewer carbohydrate-active enzymes, but involves an increase in pectinolytic enzymes, transcription modules for oxidative stress and secondary metabolite production. Our results show a trade-off in terms of constrained carbohydrate decomposition and membrane transport capacity during interaction with living hosts. Our findings establish that saprotrophic wood decay and necrotrophic parasitism involve two distinct, yet overlapping, processes.
ESTHER : Olson_2012_New.Phytol_194_1001
PubMedSearch : Olson_2012_New.Phytol_194_1001
PubMedID: 22463738
Gene_locus related to this paper: 9homo-w4jrb9 , 9homo-w4jsg4 , 9homo-w4kds7 , 9homo-w4jwl9 , 9homo-w4kjy2 , 9homo-w4jw43 , 9homo-w4ka20 , 9homo-w4k8t3 , 9homo-w4jz43 , 9homo-w4k8q2 , 9homo-w4k910 , 9homo-w4k6f5 , 9homo-w4k6j3 , 9homo-w4k8n2 , 9homo-w4jrf3 , 9homo-w4ke07 , 9homo-w4k3i8 , 9homo-w4jqh1 , 9agam-w4k203 , 9agam-w4jpy3 , 9agam-w4jn81 , 9agam-w4jmz2

Title : Finished genome of the fungal wheat pathogen Mycosphaerella graminicola reveals dispensome structure, chromosome plasticity, and stealth pathogenesis - Goodwin_2011_PLoS.Genet_7_e1002070
Author(s) : Goodwin SB , M'Barek S B , Dhillon B , Wittenberg AH , Crane CF , Hane JK , Foster AJ , Van der Lee TA , Grimwood J , Aerts A , Antoniw J , Bailey A , Bluhm B , Bowler J , Bristow J , van der Burgt A , Canto-Canche B , Churchill AC , Conde-Ferraez L , Cools HJ , Coutinho PM , Csukai M , Dehal P , De Wit P , Donzelli B , van de Geest HC , van Ham RC , Hammond-Kosack KE , Henrissat B , Kilian A , Kobayashi AK , Koopmann E , Kourmpetis Y , Kuzniar A , Lindquist E , Lombard V , Maliepaard C , Martins N , Mehrabi R , Nap JP , Ponomarenko A , Rudd JJ , Salamov A , Schmutz J , Schouten HJ , Shapiro H , Stergiopoulos I , Torriani SF , Tu H , de Vries RP , Waalwijk C , Ware SB , Wiebenga A , Zwiers LH , Oliver RP , Grigoriev IV , Kema GH
Ref : PLoS Genet , 7 :e1002070 , 2011
Abstract : The plant-pathogenic fungus Mycosphaerella graminicola (asexual stage: Septoria tritici) causes septoria tritici blotch, a disease that greatly reduces the yield and quality of wheat. This disease is economically important in most wheat-growing areas worldwide and threatens global food production. Control of the disease has been hampered by a limited understanding of the genetic and biochemical bases of pathogenicity, including mechanisms of infection and of resistance in the host. Unlike most other plant pathogens, M. graminicola has a long latent period during which it evades host defenses. Although this type of stealth pathogenicity occurs commonly in Mycosphaerella and other Dothideomycetes, the largest class of plant-pathogenic fungi, its genetic basis is not known. To address this problem, the genome of M. graminicola was sequenced completely. The finished genome contains 21 chromosomes, eight of which could be lost with no visible effect on the fungus and thus are dispensable. This eight-chromosome dispensome is dynamic in field and progeny isolates, is different from the core genome in gene and repeat content, and appears to have originated by ancient horizontal transfer from an unknown donor. Synteny plots of the M. graminicola chromosomes versus those of the only other sequenced Dothideomycete, Stagonospora nodorum, revealed conservation of gene content but not order or orientation, suggesting a high rate of intra-chromosomal rearrangement in one or both species. This observed "mesosynteny" is very different from synteny seen between other organisms. A surprising feature of the M. graminicola genome compared to other sequenced plant pathogens was that it contained very few genes for enzymes that break down plant cell walls, which was more similar to endophytes than to pathogens. The stealth pathogenesis of M. graminicola probably involves degradation of proteins rather than carbohydrates to evade host defenses during the biotrophic stage of infection and may have evolved from endophytic ancestors.
ESTHER : Goodwin_2011_PLoS.Genet_7_e1002070
PubMedSearch : Goodwin_2011_PLoS.Genet_7_e1002070
PubMedID: 21695235
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Title : Comparative genomics of citric-acid-producing Aspergillus niger ATCC 1015 versus enzyme-producing CBS 513.88 - Andersen_2011_Genome.Res_21_885
Author(s) : Andersen MR , Salazar MP , Schaap PJ , van de Vondervoort PJ , Culley D , Thykaer J , Frisvad JC , Nielsen KF , Albang R , Albermann K , Berka RM , Braus GH , Braus-Stromeyer SA , Corrochano LM , Dai Z , van Dijck PW , Hofmann G , Lasure LL , Magnuson JK , Menke H , Meijer M , Meijer SL , Nielsen JB , Nielsen ML , van Ooyen AJ , Pel HJ , Poulsen L , Samson RA , Stam H , Tsang A , van den Brink JM , Atkins A , Aerts A , Shapiro H , Pangilinan J , Salamov A , Lou Y , Lindquist E , Lucas S , Grimwood J , Grigoriev IV , Kubicek CP , Martinez D , van Peij NN , Roubos JA , Nielsen J , Baker SE
Ref : Genome Res , 21 :885 , 2011
Abstract : The filamentous fungus Aspergillus niger exhibits great diversity in its phenotype. It is found globally, both as marine and terrestrial strains, produces both organic acids and hydrolytic enzymes in high amounts, and some isolates exhibit pathogenicity. Although the genome of an industrial enzyme-producing A. niger strain (CBS 513.88) has already been sequenced, the versatility and diversity of this species compel additional exploration. We therefore undertook whole-genome sequencing of the acidogenic A. niger wild-type strain (ATCC 1015) and produced a genome sequence of very high quality. Only 15 gaps are present in the sequence, and half the telomeric regions have been elucidated. Moreover, sequence information from ATCC 1015 was used to improve the genome sequence of CBS 513.88. Chromosome-level comparisons uncovered several genome rearrangements, deletions, a clear case of strain-specific horizontal gene transfer, and identification of 0.8 Mb of novel sequence. Single nucleotide polymorphisms per kilobase (SNPs/kb) between the two strains were found to be exceptionally high (average: 7.8, maximum: 160 SNPs/kb). High variation within the species was confirmed with exo-metabolite profiling and phylogenetics. Detailed lists of alleles were generated, and genotypic differences were observed to accumulate in metabolic pathways essential to acid production and protein synthesis. A transcriptome analysis supported up-regulation of genes associated with biosynthesis of amino acids that are abundant in glucoamylase A, tRNA-synthases, and protein transporters in the protein producing CBS 513.88 strain. Our results and data sets from this integrative systems biology analysis resulted in a snapshot of fungal evolution and will support further optimization of cell factories based on filamentous fungi.
ESTHER : Andersen_2011_Genome.Res_21_885
PubMedSearch : Andersen_2011_Genome.Res_21_885
PubMedID: 21543515
Gene_locus related to this paper: aspna-g3y4g9 , aspna-g3yal2 , aspna-g3ycq2 , aspnc-a2qbh3 , aspnc-a2qe77 , aspnc-a2qf54 , aspnc-a2qfe9 , aspnc-a2qg33 , aspnc-a2qh76 , aspnc-a2qhe2 , aspnc-a2qi32 , aspnc-a2ql89 , aspnc-a2ql90 , aspnc-a2qla0 , aspnc-a2qmk5 , aspnc-a2qn56 , aspnc-a2qs22 , aspnc-a2qti9 , aspnc-a2qtz0 , aspnc-a2quc1 , aspnc-a2qx92 , aspnc-a2qyf0 , aspnc-a2qys7 , aspnc-a2qz72 , aspnc-a2qzn6 , aspnc-a2qzr0 , aspnc-a2qzx0 , aspnc-a2qzx4 , aspnc-a2r0p4 , aspnc-a2r1r5 , aspnc-a2r2i5 , aspnc-a2r5r4 , aspnc-a2r6h5 , aspnc-a2r8r3 , aspnc-a2r8z3 , aspnc-a2r273 , aspnc-a2r496 , aspnc-a2r502 , aspnc-a5abe5 , aspnc-a5abe8 , aspnc-a5abh9 , aspnc-a5abk1 , aspnc-axe1 , aspnc-cuti1 , aspnc-cuti2 , aspng-a2qs46 , aspng-a2qv27 , aspni-EstA , aspkw-g7y0v7 , aspnc-a2qt47 , aspnc-a2qt66 , aspna-g3xpq9 , aspnc-a2qqa1 , aspna-g3xsl3 , aspna-g3y5a6 , aspna-g3xpw9 , aspaw-a0a401kpx5 , aspnc-a2qw57 , aspaw-a0a401kcz4 , aspna-alba , aspna-azac

Title : The Arabidopsis lyrata genome sequence and the basis of rapid genome size change - Hu_2011_Nat.Genet_43_476
Author(s) : Hu TT , Pattyn P , Bakker EG , Cao J , Cheng JF , Clark RM , Fahlgren N , Fawcett JA , Grimwood J , Gundlach H , Haberer G , Hollister JD , Ossowski S , Ottilar RP , Salamov AA , Schneeberger K , Spannagl M , Wang X , Yang L , Nasrallah ME , Bergelson J , Carrington JC , Gaut BS , Schmutz J , Mayer KF , Van de Peer Y , Grigoriev IV , Nordborg M , Weigel D , Guo YL
Ref : Nat Genet , 43 :476 , 2011
Abstract : We report the 207-Mb genome sequence of the North American Arabidopsis lyrata strain MN47 based on 8.3x dideoxy sequence coverage. We predict 32,670 genes in this outcrossing species compared to the 27,025 genes in the selfing species Arabidopsis thaliana. The much smaller 125-Mb genome of A. thaliana, which diverged from A. lyrata 10 million years ago, likely constitutes the derived state for the family. We found evidence for DNA loss from large-scale rearrangements, but most of the difference in genome size can be attributed to hundreds of thousands of small deletions, mostly in noncoding DNA and transposons. Analysis of deletions and insertions still segregating in A. thaliana indicates that the process of DNA loss is ongoing, suggesting pervasive selection for a smaller genome. The high-quality reference genome sequence for A. lyrata will be an important resource for functional, evolutionary and ecological studies in the genus Arabidopsis.
ESTHER : Hu_2011_Nat.Genet_43_476
PubMedSearch : Hu_2011_Nat.Genet_43_476
PubMedID: 21478890
Gene_locus related to this paper: arall-d7kc59 , arall-d7kfz1 , arall-d7kjk9 , arall-d7kk58 , arall-d7kuj1 , arall-d7kwx5 , arall-d7kzq8 , arall-d7laf7 , arall-D7LAK6 , arall-d7ltj2 , arall-d7lu11 , arall-d7ly06 , arall-d7lyn6 , arall-d7m1k0 , arall-d7m1k1 , arall-d7m1k3 , arall-d7m1l4 , arall-d7m814 , arall-d7mbk0 , arall-d7mbn8 , arall-d7mgs1 , arall-d7mi04 , arall-d7mld7 , arall-d7mpg7 , arall-d7mul9 , arath-At2g45610 , arath-At1g05790 , arath-At1g09980 , arath-At1g18360 , arath-AT1G29120 , arath-AT1G73920 , arath-AT1G76140 , arath-AT2G05260 , arath-At2g15230 , arath-At2g24280 , arath-AT2G42690 , arath-At2g47630 , arath-AT3G12150 , arath-At3g61680 , arath-AT3g62590 , arath-AT4G00500 , arath-AT4G25770 , arath-AT4g30610 , arath-At5g11650 , arath-At5g13640 , arath-AT5G19050 , arath-AT5G20060 , arath-AT5G20520 , arath-AT5G27320 , arath-At5g42930 , arath-At5g47330 , arath-CGEP , arath-clh1 , arath-clh2 , arath-F1N13.220 , arath-F2G14.100 , arath-F12A4.4 , arath-F14O10.2 , arath-SCP27 , arath-HNL , arath-GID1B , arath-LIP2 , arath-At5g17670 , arath-pip , arath-PLA11 , arath-PLA12 , arath-PLA13 , arath-PLA15 , arath-PLA17 , arath-Q8LPF5 , arath-Q9FFZ1 , arath-Q9FJ29 , arath-Q9FKP9 , arath-Q9FNF6 , arath-q9lhe8 , arath-Q9SFF6 , arath-q84w08 , arath-SCP7 , arath-SCP8 , arath-SCP26 , arath-SCP28 , arath-SCP33 , arath-SCP40 , arath-SCPL34 , arath-At4g12230 , arath-MES14 , arath-T19F11.2 , arath-MES10 , arath-At5g11790 , arath-T26B15.8 , arath-ZW18 , arall-d7l971 , arall-d7lfd3 , arall-d7lg04 , arall-d7lg05 , arall-d7lg06 , arall-d7lg07 , arall-d7mb17 , arall-d7mb18 , arall-d7l7v2 , arall-d7l7v3 , arall-d7lst0 , arall-d7lfw9 , arall-d7mgs6 , arall-d7mur3 , arall-d7kjr5 , arall-d7l7v1 , arall-d7ls88 , arall-d7kzg6 , arall-d7kcm6 , arall-d7krm0 , arall-d7kwe4 , arall-d7lri7 , arall-d7kq26

Title : Comparative genomic analysis of the thermophilic biomass-degrading fungi Myceliophthora thermophila and Thielavia terrestris - Berka_2011_Nat.Biotechnol_29_922
Author(s) : Berka RM , Grigoriev IV , Otillar R , Salamov A , Grimwood J , Reid I , Ishmael N , John T , Darmond C , Moisan MC , Henrissat B , Coutinho PM , Lombard V , Natvig DO , Lindquist E , Schmutz J , Lucas S , Harris P , Powlowski J , Bellemare A , Taylor D , Butler G , de Vries RP , Allijn IE , van den Brink J , Ushinsky S , Storms R , Powell AJ , Paulsen IT , Elbourne LD , Baker SE , Magnuson J , Laboissiere S , Clutterbuck AJ , Martinez D , Wogulis M , de Leon AL , Rey MW , Tsang A
Ref : Nat Biotechnol , 29 :922 , 2011
Abstract : Thermostable enzymes and thermophilic cell factories may afford economic advantages in the production of many chemicals and biomass-based fuels. Here we describe and compare the genomes of two thermophilic fungi, Myceliophthora thermophila and Thielavia terrestris. To our knowledge, these genomes are the first described for thermophilic eukaryotes and the first complete telomere-to-telomere genomes for filamentous fungi. Genome analyses and experimental data suggest that both thermophiles are capable of hydrolyzing all major polysaccharides found in biomass. Examination of transcriptome data and secreted proteins suggests that the two fungi use shared approaches in the hydrolysis of cellulose and xylan but distinct mechanisms in pectin degradation. Characterization of the biomass-hydrolyzing activity of recombinant enzymes suggests that these organisms are highly efficient in biomass decomposition at both moderate and high temperatures. Furthermore, we present evidence suggesting that aside from representing a potential reservoir of thermostable enzymes, thermophilic fungi are amenable to manipulation using classical and molecular genetics.
ESTHER : Berka_2011_Nat.Biotechnol_29_922
PubMedSearch : Berka_2011_Nat.Biotechnol_29_922
PubMedID: 21964414
Gene_locus related to this paper: thiha-cip2 , thite-g2r8b5 , thite-g2rcm8 , thite-g2r192 , thiha-g2qdy2 , thiha-g2qh51 , thite-g2rae6 , thite-g2r5h0 , thiha-g2qj94 , thiha-g2qnb2 , thite-g2rg14 , myctt-g2q973 , thite-g2qtu3 , myctt-g2qpr0 , thite-g2rhm0 , 9pezi-a0a3s4b069 , myctt-g2qmb4 , thett-g2qur2

Title : The genome of the Western clawed frog Xenopus tropicalis - Hellsten_2010_Science_328_633
Author(s) : Hellsten U , Harland RM , Gilchrist MJ , Hendrix D , Jurka J , Kapitonov V , Ovcharenko I , Putnam NH , Shu S , Taher L , Blitz IL , Blumberg B , Dichmann DS , Dubchak I , Amaya E , Detter JC , Fletcher R , Gerhard DS , Goodstein D , Graves T , Grigoriev IV , Grimwood J , Kawashima T , Lindquist E , Lucas SM , Mead PE , Mitros T , Ogino H , Ohta Y , Poliakov AV , Pollet N , Robert J , Salamov A , Sater AK , Schmutz J , Terry A , Vize PD , Warren WC , Wells D , Wills A , Wilson RK , Zimmerman LB , Zorn AM , Grainger R , Grammer T , Khokha MK , Richardson PM , Rokhsar DS
Ref : Science , 328 :633 , 2010
Abstract : The western clawed frog Xenopus tropicalis is an important model for vertebrate development that combines experimental advantages of the African clawed frog Xenopus laevis with more tractable genetics. Here we present a draft genome sequence assembly of X. tropicalis. This genome encodes more than 20,000 protein-coding genes, including orthologs of at least 1700 human disease genes. Over 1 million expressed sequence tags validated the annotation. More than one-third of the genome consists of transposable elements, with unusually prevalent DNA transposons. Like that of other tetrapods, the genome of X. tropicalis contains gene deserts enriched for conserved noncoding elements. The genome exhibits substantial shared synteny with human and chicken over major parts of large chromosomes, broken by lineage-specific chromosome fusions and fissions, mainly in the mammalian lineage.
ESTHER : Hellsten_2010_Science_328_633
PubMedSearch : Hellsten_2010_Science_328_633
PubMedID: 20431018
Gene_locus related to this paper: xenla-q6pcj9 , xentr-a9umk0 , xentr-abhdb , xentr-ACHE , xentr-b0bm77 , xentr-b1h0y7 , xentr-b2guc4 , xentr-b7zt03 , xentr-b7ztj4 , xentr-BCHE1 , xentr-BCHE2 , xentr-cxest2 , xentr-d2x2k4 , xentr-d2x2k6 , xentr-f6rff6 , xentr-f6v0g3 , xentr-f6v2j6 , xentr-f6v3z1 , xentr-f6y4c8 , xentr-f6yve5 , xentr-f7a4y9 , xentr-f7acc5 , xentr-f7e2e2 , xentr-LOC394897 , xentr-ndrg1 , xentr-q0vfb6 , xentr-f7cpl7 , xentr-f6yj44 , xentr-f7ejk4 , xentr-f6q8j8 , xentr-f6z8f0 , xentr-f7d709 , xentr-b0bmb8 , xentr-f7af63 , xentr-a0a1b8y2w9 , xentr-f7d4k9 , xentr-f6r032 , xentr-f6yvq3 , xentr-a0a1b8y2z3 , xentr-f7afg4 , xentr-f6xb15 , xentr-f7e1r2 , xentr-a4ihf1 , xentr-f7eue5 , xentr-f6u7u3 , xentr-f172a , xentr-f7equ8 , xentr-f7dd89 , xentr-a9jtx5

Title : Genomic analysis of organismal complexity in the multicellular green alga Volvox carteri - Prochnik_2010_Science_329_223
Author(s) : Prochnik SE , Umen J , Nedelcu AM , Hallmann A , Miller SM , Nishii I , Ferris P , Kuo A , Mitros T , Fritz-Laylin LK , Hellsten U , Chapman J , Simakov O , Rensing SA , Terry A , Pangilinan J , Kapitonov V , Jurka J , Salamov A , Shapiro H , Schmutz J , Grimwood J , Lindquist E , Lucas S , Grigoriev IV , Schmitt R , Kirk D , Rokhsar DS
Ref : Science , 329 :223 , 2010
Abstract : The multicellular green alga Volvox carteri and its morphologically diverse close relatives (the volvocine algae) are well suited for the investigation of the evolution of multicellularity and development. We sequenced the 138-mega-base pair genome of V. carteri and compared its approximately 14,500 predicted proteins to those of its unicellular relative Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Despite fundamental differences in organismal complexity and life history, the two species have similar protein-coding potentials and few species-specific protein-coding gene predictions. Volvox is enriched in volvocine-algal-specific proteins, including those associated with an expanded and highly compartmentalized extracellular matrix. 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.
ESTHER : Prochnik_2010_Science_329_223
PubMedSearch : Prochnik_2010_Science_329_223
PubMedID: 20616280
Gene_locus related to this paper: volca-d8tmz1 , volca-d8tne9 , volca-d8tnn6 , volca-d8tns6 , volca-d8tr92 , volca-d8u2d3 , volca-d8u5r0 , volca-d8u7s7 , volca-d8u7s8 , volca-d8u9w4 , volca-d8u460 , volca-d8uab7 , volca-d8uai0 , volca-d8uev0 , volca-d8uhi9 , volca-d8uiw9 , volca-d8ujv0 , volca-d8uf23 , volca-d8tmz9 , volca-d8u6e0

Title : Genome sequencing and analysis of the model grass Brachypodium distachyon. -
Author(s) : Vogel JP , Garvin DF , Mockler TC , Schmutz J , Rokhsar D , Bevan MW , Barry K , Lucas S , Harmon-Smith M , Lail K , Tice H , Grimwood J , McKenzie N , Huo N , Gu YQ , Lazo GR , Anderson OD , You FM , Luo MC , Dvorak J , Wright J , Febrer M , Idziak D , Hasterok R , Lindquist E , Wang M , Fox SE , Priest HD , Filichkin SA , Givan SA , Bryant DW , Chang JH , Wu H , Wu W , Hsia AP , Schnable PS , Kalyanaraman A , Barbazuk B , Michael TP , Hazen SP , Bragg JN , Laudencia-Chingcuanco D , Weng Y , Haberer G , Spannagl M , Mayer K , Rattei T , Mitros T , Lee SJ , Rose JK , Mueller LA , York TL , Wicker T , Buchmann JP , Tanskanen J , Schulman AH , Gundlach H , Bevan M , de Oliveira AC , Maia Lda C , Belknap W , Jiang N , Lai J , Zhu L , Ma J , Sun C , Pritham E , Salse J , Murat F , Abrouk M , Bruggmann R , Messing J , Fahlgren N , Sullivan CM , Carrington JC , Chapman EJ , May GD , Zhai J , Ganssmann M , Gurazada SG , German M , Meyers BC , Green PJ , Tyler L , Wu J , Thomson J , Chen S , Scheller HV , Harholt J , Ulvskov P , Kimbrel JA , Bartley LE , Cao P , Jung KH , Sharma MK , Vega-Sanchez M , Ronald P , Dardick CD , De Bodt S , Verelst W , Inz D , Heese M , Schnittger A , Yang X , Kalluri UC , Tuskan GA , Hua Z , Vierstra RD , Cui Y , Ouyang S , Sun Q , Liu Z , Yilmaz A , Grotewold E , Sibout R , Hematy K , Mouille G , Hofte H , Michael T , Pelloux J , O'Connor D , Schnable J , Rowe S , Harmon F , Cass CL , Sedbrook JC , Byrne ME , Walsh S , Higgins J , Li P , Brutnell T , Unver T , Budak H , Belcram H , Charles M , Chalhoub B , Baxter I
Ref : Nature , 463 :763 , 2010
PubMedID: 20148030
Gene_locus related to this paper: bradi-i1grm0 , bradi-i1gx82 , bradi-i1hb80 , bradi-i1hkv6 , bradi-i1hpu6 , bradi-i1i3e4 , bradi-i1i9i0 , bradi-i1i435 , bradi-i1ix93 , bradi-i1gsk6 , bradi-i1hk44 , bradi-i1hk45 , bradi-i1hnk7 , bradi-i1hsd5 , bradi-i1huy4 , bradi-i1huy9 , bradi-i1huz0 , bradi-i1gxx9 , bradi-i1hl25 , bradi-i1hcw7 , bradi-i1hyv6 , bradi-i1hyb5 , bradi-i1hvr8 , bradi-i1hmu2 , bradi-i1hf05 , bradi-i1gry7 , bradi-i1hf06 , bradi-i1i5z8 , bradi-i1icy3 , bradi-i1j1h3 , bradi-i1h1e3 , bradi-i1hvr9 , bradi-a0a0q3r7i7 , bradi-i1i377 , bradi-i1hjg5 , bradi-i1h3i9 , bradi-i1gsg5 , bradi-a0a0q3mph9 , bradi-i1h682 , bradi-a0a0q3lc91 , bradi-i1gx49 , bradi-i1i839 , bradi-a0a2k2dsp5 , bradi-i1gsb5

Title : Genome sequence of the palaeopolyploid soybean - Schmutz_2010_Nature_463_178
Author(s) : Schmutz J , Cannon SB , Schlueter J , Ma J , Mitros T , Nelson W , Hyten DL , Song Q , Thelen JJ , Cheng J , Xu D , Hellsten U , May GD , Yu Y , Sakurai T , Umezawa T , Bhattacharyya MK , Sandhu D , Valliyodan B , Lindquist E , Peto M , Grant D , Shu S , Goodstein D , Barry K , Futrell-Griggs M , Abernathy B , Du J , Tian Z , Zhu L , Gill N , Joshi T , Libault M , Sethuraman A , Zhang XC , Shinozaki K , Nguyen HT , Wing RA , Cregan P , Specht J , Grimwood J , Rokhsar D , Stacey G , Shoemaker RC , Jackson SA
Ref : Nature , 463 :178 , 2010
Abstract : Soybean (Glycine max) is one of the most important crop plants for seed protein and oil content, and for its capacity to fix atmospheric nitrogen through symbioses with soil-borne microorganisms. We sequenced the 1.1-gigabase genome by a whole-genome shotgun approach and integrated it with physical and high-density genetic maps to create a chromosome-scale draft sequence assembly. We predict 46,430 protein-coding genes, 70% more than Arabidopsis and similar to the poplar genome which, like soybean, is an ancient polyploid (palaeopolyploid). About 78% of the predicted genes occur in chromosome ends, which comprise less than one-half of the genome but account for nearly all of the genetic recombination. Genome duplications occurred at approximately 59 and 13 million years ago, resulting in a highly duplicated genome with nearly 75% of the genes present in multiple copies. The two duplication events were followed by gene diversification and loss, and numerous chromosome rearrangements. An accurate soybean genome sequence will facilitate the identification of the genetic basis of many soybean traits, and accelerate the creation of improved soybean varieties.
ESTHER : Schmutz_2010_Nature_463_178
PubMedSearch : Schmutz_2010_Nature_463_178
PubMedID: 20075913
Gene_locus related to this paper: soybn-c6t4m5 , soybn-c6t4p4 , soybn-c6tav4 , soybn-c6tdf9 , soybn-c6tiz7 , soybn-c6tmg3 , soybn-i1jgq5 , soybn-i1kpj2 , soybn-i1kwe7 , soybn-i1l7e3 , soybn-i1l497 , soybn-i1ll09 , soybn-i1lpi4 , soybn-i1jcw2 , soybn-i1jcw3 , soybn-i1jcw4 , soybn-i1jcw7 , soybn-i1k217 , soybn-i1kfz3 , soybn-i1lhi0 , soybn-k7k6s4 , soybn-i1jtw1 , soybn-c6tas4 , soybn-i1m910 , soybn-c6t7k8 , soybn-i1k636 , soybn-i1kju7 , soybn-i1j4c6 , soybn-i1lbk2 , soybn-i1jqy5 , soybn-i1nbj8 , soybn-i1j855 , soybn-i1l5a3 , soybn-k7mt28 , soybn-i1lau7 , soybn-i1lay0 , soybn-i1net3 , soybn-i1jr09 , soybn-i1ms08 , soybn-i1mmh5 , soybn-i1mly5 , soybn-i1mmh3 , soybn-i1mmh4 , soybn-i1ngu7 , soybn-k7ll20 , soybn-i1mly4 , soybn-a0a0r0i9y7 , soybn-a0a0r0j241 , soybn-i1les8 , soybn-k7n313 , soybn-i1kfj1 , soybn-a0a0r0k7x4 , soybn-i1ly30 , soybn-i1mwr8 , soybn-i1kfg5 , soybn-i1kly2 , soybn-a0a0r0ixi2 , soybn-i1jew0 , glyso-a0a445l5n1 , soybn-i1kfz9 , soybn-i1jqs1 , soybn-i1nbc7 , soybn-k7mm57 , soybn-a0a0r0fec7 , soybn-a0a0r0hcn9 , soybn-i1jx17 , soybn-k7kvv2 , soybn-i1kcl6 , soybn-i1kcl7 , soybn-i1jrc3 , soybn-i1nbz1 , soybn-a0a0r0euk2 , soybn-a0a0r0fx16 , soybn-a0a0r0k3t3 , soybn-i1kuc7 , soybn-i1lvy4

Title : Green evolution and dynamic adaptations revealed by genomes of the marine picoeukaryotes Micromonas - Worden_2009_Science_324_268
Author(s) : Worden AZ , Lee JH , Mock T , Rouze P , Simmons MP , Aerts AL , Allen AE , Cuvelier ML , Derelle E , Everett MV , Foulon E , Grimwood J , Gundlach H , Henrissat B , Napoli C , McDonald SM , Parker MS , Rombauts S , Salamov A , von Dassow P , Badger JH , Coutinho PM , Demir E , Dubchak I , Gentemann C , Eikrem W , Gready JE , John U , Lanier W , Lindquist EA , Lucas S , Mayer KF , Moreau H , Not F , Otillar R , Panaud O , Pangilinan J , Paulsen I , Piegu B , Poliakov A , Robbens S , Schmutz J , Toulza E , Wyss T , Zelensky A , Zhou K , Armbrust EV , Bhattacharya D , Goodenough UW , Van de Peer Y , Grigoriev IV
Ref : Science , 324 :268 , 2009
Abstract : Picoeukaryotes are a taxonomically diverse group of organisms less than 2 micrometers in diameter. Photosynthetic marine picoeukaryotes in the genus Micromonas thrive in ecosystems ranging from tropical to polar and could serve as sentinel organisms for biogeochemical fluxes of modern oceans during climate change. These broadly distributed primary producers belong to an anciently diverged sister clade to land plants. Although Micromonas isolates have high 18S ribosomal RNA gene identity, we found that genomes from two isolates shared only 90% of their predicted genes. Their independent evolutionary paths were emphasized by distinct riboswitch arrangements as well as the discovery of intronic repeat elements in one isolate, and in metagenomic data, but not in other genomes. Divergence appears to have been facilitated by selection and acquisition processes that actively shape the repertoire of genes that are mutually exclusive between the two isolates differently than the core genes. Analyses of the Micromonas genomes offer valuable insights into ecological differentiation and the dynamic nature of early plant evolution.
ESTHER : Worden_2009_Science_324_268
PubMedSearch : Worden_2009_Science_324_268
PubMedID: 19359590
Gene_locus related to this paper: 9chlo-c1e363 , 9chlo-c1ehp8 , 9chlo-c1fhv2 , 9chlo-c1mis3 , 9chlo-c1na62 , micpc-c1mh04 , micpc-c1mhj0 , micpc-c1mie7 , micpc-c1mj20 , micpc-c1mjh0 , micpc-c1mny7 , micpc-c1mpb2 , micpc-c1mrl2 , micpc-c1msr1 , micpc-c1mvk4 , micpc-c1mvx4 , micpc-c1n5d2 , micpc-c1n6i2 , micpc-c1n842 , micsr-c1dzu1 , micsr-c1e0v8 , micsr-c1e2u5 , micsr-c1e4q6 , micsr-c1e6z5 , micsr-c1e046 , micsr-c1e286 , micsr-c1eap0 , micsr-c1ec00 , micsr-c1edy4 , micsr-c1efl2 , micsr-c1eh15 , micsr-c1ei44 , micsr-c1eii9 , micsr-c1eiz1 , micsr-c1fft1 , micsr-c1fi89 , micsr-c1fj57 , micsr-c1e9f6 , micsr-c1e9u2 , micsr-c1fgg8 , micpc-c1mie3 , micpc-c1ms20 , micpc-c1n640 , miccc-c1e278 , micpc-c1mpa6

Title : The Sorghum bicolor genome and the diversification of grasses - Paterson_2009_Nature_457_551
Author(s) : Paterson AH , Bowers JE , Bruggmann R , Dubchak I , Grimwood J , Gundlach H , Haberer G , Hellsten U , Mitros T , Poliakov A , Schmutz J , Spannagl M , Tang H , Wang X , Wicker T , Bharti AK , Chapman J , Feltus FA , Gowik U , Grigoriev IV , Lyons E , Maher CA , Martis M , Narechania A , Otillar RP , Penning BW , Salamov AA , Wang Y , Zhang L , Carpita NC , Freeling M , Gingle AR , Hash CT , Keller B , Klein P , Kresovich S , McCann MC , Ming R , Peterson DG , Mehboob ur R , Ware D , Westhoff P , Mayer KF , Messing J , Rokhsar DS
Ref : Nature , 457 :551 , 2009
Abstract : Sorghum, an African grass related to sugar cane and maize, is grown for food, feed, fibre and fuel. We present an initial analysis of the approximately 730-megabase Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench genome, placing approximately 98% of genes in their chromosomal context using whole-genome shotgun sequence validated by genetic, physical and syntenic information. Genetic recombination is largely confined to about one-third of the sorghum genome with gene order and density similar to those of rice. Retrotransposon accumulation in recombinationally recalcitrant heterochromatin explains the approximately 75% larger genome size of sorghum compared with rice. Although gene and repetitive DNA distributions have been preserved since palaeopolyploidization approximately 70 million years ago, most duplicated gene sets lost one member before the sorghum-rice divergence. Concerted evolution makes one duplicated chromosomal segment appear to be only a few million years old. About 24% of genes are grass-specific and 7% are sorghum-specific. Recent gene and microRNA duplications may contribute to sorghum's drought tolerance.
ESTHER : Paterson_2009_Nature_457_551
PubMedSearch : Paterson_2009_Nature_457_551
PubMedID: 19189423
Gene_locus related to this paper: sorbi-b3vtb2 , sorbi-c5wp75 , sorbi-c5wts6 , sorbi-c5wu07 , sorbi-c5wvl7 , sorbi-c5ww85 , sorbi-c5ww86 , sorbi-c5wxa4 , sorbi-c5x1f6 , sorbi-c5x2x9 , sorbi-c5x5z9 , sorbi-c5x6q0 , sorbi-c5x230 , sorbi-c5x290 , sorbi-c5x345 , sorbi-c5x399 , sorbi-c5x610 , sorbi-c5xbm4 , sorbi-c5xct0 , sorbi-c5xdv0 , sorbi-c5xe87 , sorbi-c5xf40 , sorbi-c5xfu9 , sorbi-c5xh40 , sorbi-c5xh41 , sorbi-c5xh42 , sorbi-c5xh43 , sorbi-c5xh44 , sorbi-c5xh46 , sorbi-c5xhr2 , sorbi-c5xiw7 , sorbi-c5xjf0 , sorbi-c5xky2 , sorbi-c5xm54 , sorbi-c5xmb9 , sorbi-c5xmz5 , sorbi-c5xp10 , sorbi-c5xpm6 , sorbi-c5xr91 , sorbi-c5xr92 , sorbi-c5xs33 , sorbi-c5xtz0 , sorbi-c5xwd3 , sorbi-c5y0d2 , sorbi-c5y0h4 , sorbi-c5y3i5 , sorbi-c5y7x0 , sorbi-c5y517 , sorbi-c5y545 , sorbi-c5ydr3 , sorbi-c5yec0 , sorbi-c5yf71 , sorbi-c5yi32 , sorbi-c5yih2 , sorbi-c5ylw6 , sorbi-c5yn66 , sorbi-c5ynp8 , sorbi-c5yt11 , sorbi-c5yur5 , sorbi-c5ywz3 , sorbi-c5ywz4 , sorbi-c5yx73 , sorbi-c5yyn0 , sorbi-c5z2m6 , sorbi-c5z6a9 , sorbi-c5z6j1 , sorbi-c5z6s5 , sorbi-c5z177 , sorbi-Q9XE80 , sorbi-c5xyg4 , sorbi-c5z4q0 , sorbi-c5xly4 , sorbi-c5z4u8 , sorbi-c5xxg5 , sorbi-c5z9b9 , sorbi-a0a1z5r970 , sorbi-c5xhf9 , sorbi-c5yxt7 , sorbi-c5yxt6 , sorbi-c5y1m2 , sorbi-c5xdy6 , sorbi-a0a194ysf6 , sorbi-a0a1b6pnr2 , sorbi-a0a1b6qcb9 , sorbi-c5xx30 , sorbi-a0a1b6psg4 , sorbi-a0a1z5rj80 , sorbi-a0a1b6qfm2 , sorbi-a0a1b6qmu5 , sorbi-c6jru0

Title : The genome of Nectria haematococca: contribution of supernumerary chromosomes to gene expansion - Coleman_2009_PLoS.Genet_5_e1000618
Author(s) : Coleman JJ , Rounsley SD , Rodriguez-Carres M , Kuo A , Wasmann CC , Grimwood J , Schmutz J , Taga M , White GJ , Zhou S , Schwartz DC , Freitag M , Ma LJ , Danchin EG , Henrissat B , Coutinho PM , Nelson DR , Straney D , Napoli CA , Barker BM , Gribskov M , Rep M , Kroken S , Molnar I , Rensing C , Kennell JC , Zamora J , Farman ML , Selker EU , Salamov A , Shapiro H , Pangilinan J , Lindquist E , Lamers C , Grigoriev IV , Geiser DM , Covert SF , Temporini E , Vanetten HD
Ref : PLoS Genet , 5 :e1000618 , 2009
Abstract : The ascomycetous fungus Nectria haematococca, (asexual name Fusarium solani), is a member of a group of >50 species known as the "Fusarium solani species complex". Members of this complex have diverse biological properties including the ability to cause disease on >100 genera of plants and opportunistic infections in humans. The current research analyzed the most extensively studied member of this complex, N. haematococca mating population VI (MPVI). Several genes controlling the ability of individual isolates of this species to colonize specific habitats are located on supernumerary chromosomes. Optical mapping revealed that the sequenced isolate has 17 chromosomes ranging from 530 kb to 6.52 Mb and that the physical size of the genome, 54.43 Mb, and the number of predicted genes, 15,707, are among the largest reported for ascomycetes. Two classes of genes have contributed to gene expansion: specific genes that are not found in other fungi including its closest sequenced relative, Fusarium graminearum; and genes that commonly occur as single copies in other fungi but are present as multiple copies in N. haematococca MPVI. Some of these additional genes appear to have resulted from gene duplication events, while others may have been acquired through horizontal gene transfer. The supernumerary nature of three chromosomes, 14, 15, and 17, was confirmed by their absence in pulsed field gel electrophoresis experiments of some isolates and by demonstrating that these isolates lacked chromosome-specific sequences found on the ends of these chromosomes. These supernumerary chromosomes contain more repeat sequences, are enriched in unique and duplicated genes, and have a lower G+C content in comparison to the other chromosomes. Although the origin(s) of the extra genes and the supernumerary chromosomes is not known, the gene expansion and its large genome size are consistent with this species' diverse range of habitats. Furthermore, the presence of unique genes on supernumerary chromosomes might account for individual isolates having different environmental niches.
ESTHER : Coleman_2009_PLoS.Genet_5_e1000618
PubMedSearch : Coleman_2009_PLoS.Genet_5_e1000618
PubMedID: 19714214
Gene_locus related to this paper: fusso-cutas , nech7-c7yh18 , nech7-c7yir8 , nech7-c7yiz6 , nech7-c7yjl4 , nech7-c7yjp7 , nech7-c7yjq0 , nech7-c7ymg9 , nech7-c7ymv6 , nech7-c7yna5 , nech7-c7ynt6 , nech7-c7yq59 , nech7-c7yq86 , nech7-c7yqb0 , nech7-c7yqx3 , nech7-c7ysz7 , nech7-c7ysz8 , nech7-c7ytb2 , nech7-c7yum7 , nech7-c7yvb1 , nech7-c7yvb8 , nech7-c7yvf1 , nech7-c7yvq8 , nech7-c7yw21 , nech7-c7yx47 , nech7-c7yx92 , nech7-c7yxe7 , nech7-c7yxq5 , nech7-c7yxz4 , nech7-c7yy47 , nech7-c7yyj7 , nech7-c7yym7 , nech7-c7z0d7 , nech7-c7z0s1 , nech7-c7z1g9 , nech7-c7z1k9 , nech7-c7z2k4 , nech7-c7z2m9 , nech7-c7z2z2 , nech7-c7z3z3 , nech7-c7z4a4 , nech7-c7z5n1 , nech7-c7z5y2 , nech7-c7z6g5 , nech7-c7z7d0 , nech7-c7z7w8 , nech7-c7z8q7 , nech7-c7z9e7 , nech7-c7z073 , nech7-c7z354 , nech7-c7z389 , nech7-c7z688 , nech7-c7z855 , nech7-c7z987 , nech7-c7za94 , nech7-c7zah0 , nech7-c7zb79 , nech7-c7zbr8 , nech7-c7zcd1 , nech7-c7zdx8 , nech7-c7ze42 , nech7-c7ze84 , nech7-c7zed8 , nech7-c7zeh0 , nech7-c7zes2 , nech7-c7zgw2 , nech7-c7zha0 , nech7-c7zhy2 , nech7-c7zi55 , nech7-c7zig4 , nech7-c7zjg0 , nech7-c7zjv2 , nech7-c7zk96 , nech7-c7zkb5 , nech7-c7zkh4 , nech7-c7zla9 , nech7-c7zld2 , nech7-c7zlz1 , nech7-c7zm00 , nech7-c7zmn4 , nech7-c7zmu6 , nech7-c7zp06 , nech7-c7zp78 , nech7-c7zq58 , nech7-c7zq86 , nech7-c7zqb5 , nech7-c7zqk4 , nech7-c7zqp9 , nech7-c7zr59 , nech7-c7zrh2 , nech7-c7zrh3 , nech7-dapb , nech7-kex1 , nech7-c7zgl9 , nech7-c7z935 , nech7-c7znc0 , nech7-c7yiq8 , nech7-c7yiq7 , nech7-c7zhu0 , nech7-c7yw61 , nech7-c7yqd3 , nech7-c7zkb6 , nech7-c7z3b4 , nech7-c7ytr4 , nech7-c7zgf7 , 9hypo-a0a3m2s2j6 , nech7-c7yq54 , fusv7-cbpya

Title : The genome of Laccaria bicolor provides insights into mycorrhizal symbiosis - Martin_2008_Nature_452_88
Author(s) : Martin F , Aerts A , Ahren D , Brun A , Danchin EG , Duchaussoy F , Gibon J , Kohler A , Lindquist E , Pereda V , Salamov A , Shapiro HJ , Wuyts J , Blaudez D , Buee M , Brokstein P , Canback B , Cohen D , Courty PE , Coutinho PM , Delaruelle C , Detter JC , Deveau A , Difazio S , Duplessis S , Fraissinet-Tachet L , Lucic E , Frey-Klett P , Fourrey C , Feussner I , Gay G , Grimwood J , Hoegger PJ , Jain P , Kilaru S , Labbe J , Lin YC , Legue V , Le Tacon F , Marmeisse R , Melayah D , Montanini B , Muratet M , Nehls U , Niculita-Hirzel H , Oudot-Le Secq MP , Peter M , Quesneville H , Rajashekar B , Reich M , Rouhier N , Schmutz J , Yin T , Chalot M , Henrissat B , Kues U , Lucas S , Van de Peer Y , Podila GK , Polle A , Pukkila PJ , Richardson PM , Rouze P , Sanders IR , Stajich JE , Tunlid A , Tuskan G , Grigoriev IV
Ref : Nature , 452 :88 , 2008
Abstract : Mycorrhizal symbioses--the union of roots and soil fungi--are universal in terrestrial ecosystems and may have been fundamental to land colonization by plants. Boreal, temperate and montane forests all depend on ectomycorrhizae. Identification of the primary factors that regulate symbiotic development and metabolic activity will therefore open the door to understanding the role of ectomycorrhizae in plant development and physiology, allowing the full ecological significance of this symbiosis to be explored. Here we report the genome sequence of the ectomycorrhizal basidiomycete Laccaria bicolor (Fig. 1) and highlight gene sets involved in rhizosphere colonization and symbiosis. This 65-megabase genome assembly contains approximately 20,000 predicted protein-encoding genes and a very large number of transposons and repeated sequences. We detected unexpected genomic features, most notably a battery of effector-type small secreted proteins (SSPs) with unknown function, several of which are only expressed in symbiotic tissues. The most highly expressed SSP accumulates in the proliferating hyphae colonizing the host root. The ectomycorrhizae-specific SSPs probably have a decisive role in the establishment of the symbiosis. The unexpected observation that the genome of L. bicolor lacks carbohydrate-active enzymes involved in degradation of plant cell walls, but maintains the ability to degrade non-plant cell wall polysaccharides, reveals the dual saprotrophic and biotrophic lifestyle of the mycorrhizal fungus that enables it to grow within both soil and living plant roots. The predicted gene inventory of the L. bicolor genome, therefore, points to previously unknown mechanisms of symbiosis operating in biotrophic mycorrhizal fungi. The availability of this genome provides an unparalleled opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the processes by which symbionts interact with plants within their ecosystem to perform vital functions in the carbon and nitrogen cycles that are fundamental to sustainable plant productivity.
ESTHER : Martin_2008_Nature_452_88
PubMedSearch : Martin_2008_Nature_452_88
PubMedID: 18322534
Gene_locus related to this paper: lacbs-b0cns1 , lacbs-b0cpl4 , lacbs-b0cr62 , lacbs-b0cr66 , lacbs-b0csq9 , lacbs-b0ct56 , lacbs-b0ctt5 , lacbs-b0cuw1 , lacbs-b0cv23 , lacbs-b0cxm7 , lacbs-b0cz37 , lacbs-b0czx3 , lacbs-b0d0z5 , lacbs-b0d4i0 , lacbs-b0d4j3 , lacbs-b0d5n6 , lacbs-b0d8k0 , lacbs-b0d263 , lacbs-b0dhh1 , lacbs-b0dkp6 , lacbs-b0dmr2 , lacbs-b0dmt4 , lacbs-b0dsx5 , lacbs-b0dt05 , lacbs-b0dtw4 , lacbs-b0du88 , lacbs-b0dsl6

Title : The Phaeodactylum genome reveals the evolutionary history of diatom genomes - Bowler_2008_Nature_456_239
Author(s) : Bowler C , Allen AE , Badger JH , Grimwood J , Jabbari K , Kuo A , Maheswari U , Martens C , Maumus F , Otillar RP , Rayko E , Salamov A , Vandepoele K , Beszteri B , Gruber A , Heijde M , Katinka M , Mock T , Valentin K , Verret F , Berges JA , Brownlee C , Cadoret JP , Chiovitti A , Choi CJ , Coesel S , De Martino A , Detter JC , Durkin C , Falciatore A , Fournet J , Haruta M , Huysman MJ , Jenkins BD , Jiroutova K , Jorgensen RE , Joubert Y , Kaplan A , Kroger N , Kroth PG , La Roche J , Lindquist E , Lommer M , Martin-Jezequel V , Lopez PJ , Lucas S , Mangogna M , McGinnis K , Medlin LK , Montsant A , Oudot-Le Secq MP , Napoli C , Obornik M , Parker MS , Petit JL , Porcel BM , Poulsen N , Robison M , Rychlewski L , Rynearson TA , Schmutz J , Shapiro H , Siaut M , Stanley M , Sussman MR , Taylor AR , Vardi A , von Dassow P , Vyverman W , Willis A , Wyrwicz LS , Rokhsar DS , Weissenbach J , Armbrust EV , Green BR , Van de Peer Y , Grigoriev IV
Ref : Nature , 456 :239 , 2008
Abstract : Diatoms are photosynthetic secondary endosymbionts found throughout marine and freshwater environments, and are believed to be responsible for around one-fifth of the primary productivity on Earth. The genome sequence of the marine centric diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana was recently reported, revealing a wealth of information about diatom biology. Here we report the complete genome sequence of the pennate diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum and compare it with that of T. pseudonana to clarify evolutionary origins, functional significance and ubiquity of these features throughout diatoms. In spite of the fact that the pennate and centric lineages have only been diverging for 90 million years, their genome structures are dramatically different and a substantial fraction of genes ( approximately 40%) are not shared by these representatives of the two lineages. Analysis of molecular divergence compared with yeasts and metazoans reveals rapid rates of gene diversification in diatoms. Contributing factors include selective gene family expansions, differential losses and gains of genes and introns, and differential mobilization of transposable elements. Most significantly, we document the presence of hundreds of genes from bacteria. More than 300 of these gene transfers are found in both diatoms, attesting to their ancient origins, and many are likely to provide novel possibilities for metabolite management and for perception of environmental signals. These findings go a long way towards explaining the incredible diversity and success of the diatoms in contemporary oceans.
ESTHER : Bowler_2008_Nature_456_239
PubMedSearch : Bowler_2008_Nature_456_239
PubMedID: 18923393
Gene_locus related to this paper: phatc-b7fp91 , phatc-b7fqd3 , phatc-b7frf9 , phatc-b7fry8 , phatc-b7ftw8 , phatc-b7fv70 , phatc-b7fw66 , phatc-b7g2b2 , phatc-b7g5z5 , phatc-b7g6f1 , phatc-b7g6r8 , phatc-b7g957 , phatc-b7ga73 , phatc-b7gb22 , phatc-b7gc60 , phatc-b7gdm3 , phatc-b7gdq6 , phatc-b7ge82 , phatc-b7gee0 , phatr-b7frs5 , phatr-b7g1k3 , phatr-b7s4a4 , thaps-b8bsy4 , thaps-b8cfn8 , phatc-b7g635 , phatc-b7gaj3 , thaps-b8c079

Title : The Trichoplax genome and the nature of placozoans - Srivastava_2008_Nature_454_955
Author(s) : Srivastava M , Begovic E , Chapman J , Putnam NH , Hellsten U , Kawashima T , Kuo A , Mitros T , Salamov A , Carpenter ML , Signorovitch AY , Moreno MA , Kamm K , Grimwood J , Schmutz J , Shapiro H , Grigoriev IV , Buss LW , Schierwater B , Dellaporta SL , Rokhsar DS
Ref : Nature , 454 :955 , 2008
Abstract : As arguably the simplest free-living animals, placozoans may represent a primitive metazoan form, yet their biology is poorly understood. Here we report the sequencing and analysis of the approximately 98 million base pair nuclear genome of the placozoan Trichoplax adhaerens. Whole-genome phylogenetic analysis suggests that placozoans belong to a 'eumetazoan' clade that includes cnidarians and bilaterians, with sponges as the earliest diverging animals. The compact genome shows conserved gene content, gene structure and synteny in relation to the human and other complex eumetazoan genomes. Despite the apparent cellular and organismal simplicity of Trichoplax, its genome encodes a rich array of transcription factor and signalling pathway genes that are typically associated with diverse cell types and developmental processes in eumetazoans, motivating further searches for cryptic cellular complexity and/or as yet unobserved life history stages.
ESTHER : Srivastava_2008_Nature_454_955
PubMedSearch : Srivastava_2008_Nature_454_955
PubMedID: 18719581
Gene_locus related to this paper: triad-b3rka6 , triad-b3rkc3 , triad-b3rkc4 , triad-b3rkc5 , triad-b3rkr2 , triad-b3rks9 , triad-b3rkt0 , triad-b3rl14 , triad-b3rls2 , triad-b3rnj7 , triad-b3rnw5 , triad-b3rrr2 , triad-b3rsh1 , triad-b3rsh3 , triad-b3rty7 , triad-b3ru11 , triad-b3rur2 , triad-b3rut0 , triad-b3rvc1 , triad-b3rw12 , triad-b3rwp0 , triad-b3rwr4 , triad-b3rxn2 , triad-b3ry59 , triad-b3s1y9 , triad-b3s3d8 , triad-b3s3e9 , triad-b3s8a0 , triad-b3s9x4 , triad-b3s445 , triad-b3s449 , triad-b3s478 , triad-b3s705 , triad-b3s706 , triad-b3s898 , triad-b3s899 , triad-b3s949 , triad-b3s950 , triad-b3sa20 , triad-b3sa22 , triad-b3sa23 , triad-b3sa24 , triad-b3sa25 , triad-b3sa26 , triad-b3sa27 , triad-b3sa28 , triad-b3sa29 , triad-b3sa31 , triad-b3sa33 , triad-b3sa34 , triad-b3sa36 , triad-b3sb39 , triad-b3scd3 , triad-b3scg3 , triad-b3scg4 , triad-b3scr3 , triad-b3seb0 , triad-b3seb1 , triad-b3seu9 , triad-b3sf12 , triad-b3rt61 , triad-b3rt62 , triad-b3rj15 , triad-b3sdi1

Title : The tiny eukaryote Ostreococcus provides genomic insights into the paradox of plankton speciation - Palenik_2007_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_104_7705
Author(s) : Palenik B , Grimwood J , Aerts A , Rouze P , Salamov A , Putnam N , Dupont C , Jorgensen R , Derelle E , Rombauts S , Zhou K , Otillar R , Merchant SS , Podell S , Gaasterland T , Napoli C , Gendler K , Manuell A , Tai V , Vallon O , Piganeau G , Jancek S , Heijde M , Jabbari K , Bowler C , Lohr M , Robbens S , Werner G , Dubchak I , Pazour GJ , Ren Q , Paulsen I , Delwiche C , Schmutz J , Rokhsar D , Van de Peer Y , Moreau H , Grigoriev IV
Ref : Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A , 104 :7705 , 2007
Abstract : The smallest known eukaryotes, at approximately 1-mum diameter, are Ostreococcus tauri and related species of marine phytoplankton. The genome of Ostreococcus lucimarinus has been completed and compared with that of O. tauri. This comparison reveals surprising differences across orthologous chromosomes in the two species from highly syntenic chromosomes in most cases to chromosomes with almost no similarity. Species divergence in these phytoplankton is occurring through multiple mechanisms acting differently on different chromosomes and likely including acquisition of new genes through horizontal gene transfer. We speculate that this latter process may be involved in altering the cell-surface characteristics of each species. In addition, the genome of O. lucimarinus provides insights into the unique metal metabolism of these organisms, which are predicted to have a large number of selenocysteine-containing proteins. Selenoenzymes are more catalytically active than similar enzymes lacking selenium, and thus the cell may require less of that protein. As reported here, selenoenzymes, novel fusion proteins, and loss of some major protein families including ones associated with chromatin are likely important adaptations for achieving a small cell size.
ESTHER : Palenik_2007_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_104_7705
PubMedSearch : Palenik_2007_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_104_7705
PubMedID: 17460045
Gene_locus related to this paper: ostlu-a4rrl5 , ostlu-a4ruh2 , ostlu-a4rut7 , ostlu-a4ruy3 , ostlu-a4rxn1 , ostlu-a4ry37 , ostlu-a4s2e6 , ostlu-a4s2y4 , ostlu-a4s3d7 , ostlu-a4s4v4 , ostlu-a4s5e4 , ostlu-a4s5y6 , ostlu-a4s7a8 , ostlu-a4s7z5 , ostlu-a4s8g3 , ostlu-a4s8n8 , ostlu-a4s8s1 , ostlu-a4s958 , ostlu-a4sac2 , ostlu-a4saz3 , ostlu-a4sbb7 , ostlu-a4s6q5 , ostlu-a4s1q9 , ostlu-a4s8b2 , ostlu-a4s262

Title : The Chlamydomonas genome reveals the evolution of key animal and plant functions - Merchant_2007_Science_318_245
Author(s) : Merchant SS , Prochnik SE , Vallon O , Harris EH , Karpowicz SJ , Witman GB , Terry A , Salamov A , Fritz-Laylin LK , Marechal-Drouard L , Marshall WF , Qu LH , Nelson DR , Sanderfoot AA , Spalding MH , Kapitonov VV , Ren Q , Ferris P , Lindquist E , Shapiro H , Lucas SM , Grimwood J , Schmutz J , Cardol P , Cerutti H , Chanfreau G , Chen CL , Cognat V , Croft MT , Dent R , Dutcher S , Fernandez E , Fukuzawa H , Gonzalez-Ballester D , Gonzalez-Halphen D , Hallmann A , Hanikenne M , Hippler M , Inwood W , Jabbari K , Kalanon M , Kuras R , Lefebvre PA , Lemaire SD , Lobanov AV , Lohr M , Manuell A , Meier I , Mets L , Mittag M , Mittelmeier T , Moroney JV , Moseley J , Napoli C , Nedelcu AM , Niyogi K , Novoselov SV , Paulsen IT , Pazour G , Purton S , Ral JP , Riano-Pachon DM , Riekhof W , Rymarquis L , Schroda M , Stern D , Umen J , Willows R , Wilson N , Zimmer SL , Allmer J , Balk J , Bisova K , Chen CJ , Elias M , Gendler K , Hauser C , Lamb MR , Ledford H , Long JC , Minagawa J , Page MD , Pan J , Pootakham W , Roje S , Rose A , Stahlberg E , Terauchi AM , Yang P , Ball S , Bowler C , Dieckmann CL , Gladyshev VN , Green P , Jorgensen R , Mayfield S , Mueller-Roeber B , Rajamani S , Sayre RT , Brokstein P , Dubchak I , Goodstein D , Hornick L , Huang YW , Jhaveri J , Luo Y , Martinez D , Ngau WC , Otillar B , Poliakov A , Porter A , Szajkowski L , Werner G , Zhou K , Grigoriev IV , Rokhsar DS , Grossman AR
Ref : Science , 318 :245 , 2007
Abstract : Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is a unicellular green alga whose lineage diverged from land plants over 1 billion years ago. It is a model system for studying chloroplast-based photosynthesis, as well as the structure, assembly, and function of eukaryotic flagella (cilia), which were inherited from the common ancestor of plants and animals, but lost in land plants. We sequenced the approximately 120-megabase nuclear genome of Chlamydomonas and performed comparative phylogenomic analyses, identifying genes encoding uncharacterized proteins that are likely associated with the function and biogenesis of chloroplasts or eukaryotic flagella. Analyses of the Chlamydomonas genome advance our understanding of the ancestral eukaryotic cell, reveal previously unknown genes associated with photosynthetic and flagellar functions, and establish links between ciliopathy and the composition and function of flagella.
ESTHER : Merchant_2007_Science_318_245
PubMedSearch : Merchant_2007_Science_318_245
PubMedID: 17932292
Gene_locus related to this paper: chlre-a0a2k3e2k6 , chlre-a8hmd4 , chlre-a8hqa9 , chlre-a8htq0 , chlre-a8hus6.1 , chlre-a8hus6.2 , chlre-a8icg4 , chlre-a8iwm0 , chlre-a8ize5 , chlre-a8j2s9 , chlre-a8j5w6 , chlre-a8j7f8 , chlre-a8j8u9 , chlre-a8j8v0 , chlre-a8j9u6 , chlre-a8j143 , chlre-a8j248 , chlre-a8jd32 , chlre-a8jd42 , chlre-a8jgj2 , chlre-a8jhc8 , chlre-a8jhe5 , chlre-a8iwj1 , chlre-a8j7d5 , chlre-a0a2k3dii0

Title : Genome sequence of the lignocellulose-bioconverting and xylose-fermenting yeast Pichia stipitis - Jeffries_2007_Nat.Biotechnol_25_319
Author(s) : Jeffries TW , Grigoriev IV , Grimwood J , Laplaza JM , Aerts A , Salamov A , Schmutz J , Lindquist E , Dehal P , Shapiro H , Jin YS , Passoth V , Richardson PM
Ref : Nat Biotechnol , 25 :319 , 2007
Abstract : Xylose is a major constituent of plant lignocellulose, and its fermentation is important for the bioconversion of plant biomass to fuels and chemicals. Pichia stipitis is a well-studied, native xylose-fermenting yeast. The mechanism and regulation of xylose metabolism in P. stipitis have been characterized and genes from P. stipitis have been used to engineer xylose metabolism in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. We have sequenced and assembled the complete genome of P. stipitis. The sequence data have revealed unusual aspects of genome organization, numerous genes for bioconversion, a preliminary insight into regulation of central metabolic pathways and several examples of colocalized genes with related functions. The genome sequence provides insight into how P. stipitis regulates its redox balance while very efficiently fermenting xylose under microaerobic conditions.
ESTHER : Jeffries_2007_Nat.Biotechnol_25_319
PubMedSearch : Jeffries_2007_Nat.Biotechnol_25_319
PubMedID: 17334359
Gene_locus related to this paper: picst-a3geu9 , picst-a3gfu2 , picst-a3ggh9 , picst-a3gha8 , picst-a3ghe3 , picst-a3gi73 , picst-a3lmu3 , picst-a3ln06 , picst-a3ln59 , picst-a3lnv8 , picst-a3lp77 , picst-a3lqt4 , picst-a3lrt0 , picst-a3ls15 , picst-a3lsj8 , picst-a3lu11 , picst-a3luu0 , picst-a3lv87 , picst-a3lvi5 , picst-a3lvu9 , picst-a3lvv2 , picst-a3lwa4 , picst-a3lxl2 , picst-a3lxs8 , picst-a3lyi3 , picst-atg15 , picst-bna7 , picst-a3lyh1 , picst-a3lnc5 , picst-a3lr32

Title : The genome of black cottonwood, Populus trichocarpa (Torr. &\; Gray) - Tuskan_2006_Science_313_1596
Author(s) : Tuskan GA , Difazio S , Jansson S , Bohlmann J , Grigoriev I , Hellsten U , Putnam N , Ralph S , Rombauts S , Salamov A , Schein J , Sterck L , Aerts A , Bhalerao RR , Bhalerao RP , Blaudez D , Boerjan W , Brun A , Brunner A , Busov V , Campbell M , Carlson J , Chalot M , Chapman J , Chen GL , Cooper D , Coutinho PM , Couturier J , Covert S , Cronk Q , Cunningham R , Davis J , Degroeve S , Dejardin A , dePamphilis C , Detter J , Dirks B , Dubchak I , Duplessis S , Ehlting J , Ellis B , Gendler K , Goodstein D , Gribskov M , Grimwood J , Groover A , Gunter L , Hamberger B , Heinze B , Helariutta Y , Henrissat B , Holligan D , Holt R , Huang W , Islam-Faridi N , Jones S , Jones-Rhoades M , Jorgensen R , Joshi C , Kangasjarvi J , Karlsson J , Kelleher C , Kirkpatrick R , Kirst M , Kohler A , Kalluri U , Larimer F , Leebens-Mack J , Leple JC , Locascio P , Lou Y , Lucas S , Martin F , Montanini B , Napoli C , Nelson DR , Nelson C , Nieminen K , Nilsson O , Pereda V , Peter G , Philippe R , Pilate G , Poliakov A , Razumovskaya J , Richardson P , Rinaldi C , Ritland K , Rouze P , Ryaboy D , Schmutz J , Schrader J , Segerman B , Shin H , Siddiqui A , Sterky F , Terry A , Tsai CJ , Uberbacher E , Unneberg P , Vahala J , Wall K , Wessler S , Yang G , Yin T , Douglas C , Marra M , Sandberg G , Van de Peer Y , Rokhsar D
Ref : Science , 313 :1596 , 2006
Abstract : We report the draft genome of the black cottonwood tree, Populus trichocarpa. Integration of shotgun sequence assembly with genetic mapping enabled chromosome-scale reconstruction of the genome. More than 45,000 putative protein-coding genes were identified. Analysis of the assembled genome revealed a whole-genome duplication event; about 8000 pairs of duplicated genes from that event survived in the Populus genome. A second, older duplication event is indistinguishably coincident with the divergence of the Populus and Arabidopsis lineages. Nucleotide substitution, tandem gene duplication, and gross chromosomal rearrangement appear to proceed substantially more slowly in Populus than in Arabidopsis. Populus has more protein-coding genes than Arabidopsis, ranging on average from 1.4 to 1.6 putative Populus homologs for each Arabidopsis gene. However, the relative frequency of protein domains in the two genomes is similar. Overrepresented exceptions in Populus include genes associated with lignocellulosic wall biosynthesis, meristem development, disease resistance, and metabolite transport.
ESTHER : Tuskan_2006_Science_313_1596
PubMedSearch : Tuskan_2006_Science_313_1596
PubMedID: 16973872
Gene_locus related to this paper: burvg-a4jw31 , delas-a9c1v9 , poptr-a9pfp5 , poptr-a9ph43 , poptr-a9ph71 , poptr-a9pha7 , poptr-b9giq0 , poptr-b9gjs0 , poptr-b9gl72 , poptr-b9gmx8 , poptr-b9gnp9 , poptr-b9gny4 , poptr-b9grg2 , poptr-b9gsc2 , poptr-b9gvp3 , poptr-b9gvs3 , poptr-b9gwn9 , poptr-b9gy32 , poptr-b9gyq1 , poptr-b9gys8 , poptr-b9h0h0 , poptr-b9h4j2 , poptr-b9h6c2 , poptr-b9h6c5 , poptr-b9h6l8 , poptr-b9h8c9 , poptr-b9h301 , poptr-b9h579 , poptr-b9hbl2 , poptr-b9hbw5 , poptr-b9hcn9 , poptr-b9hee0 , poptr-b9hee2 , poptr-b9hee5 , poptr-b9hee6 , poptr-b9hef3 , poptr-b9hfa7 , poptr-b9hfd3 , poptr-b9hfi6 , poptr-b9hft8 , poptr-b9hg83 , poptr-b9hif5 , poptr-b9hll5 , poptr-b9hmd0 , poptr-b9hnv3 , poptr-b9hqr6 , poptr-b9hqr7 , poptr-b9hrv7 , poptr-b9hs66 , poptr-b9huf0 , poptr-b9hur3 , poptr-b9hux1 , poptr-b9hwp2 , poptr-b9hxr7 , poptr-b9hyk8 , poptr-b9hyx2 , poptr-b9i2q8 , poptr-b9i5b8 , poptr-b9i5j8 , poptr-b9i5j9 , poptr-b9i5k0 , poptr-b9i6b6 , poptr-b9i7b7 , poptr-b9i9p8 , poptr-b9i484 , poptr-b9i994 , poptr-b9ial3 , poptr-b9ial4 , poptr-b9ib28 , poptr-b9ibr8 , poptr-b9id97 , poptr-b9idr4 , poptr-b9iid9 , poptr-b9iip0 , poptr-b9ik80 , poptr-b9ik90 , poptr-b9il63 , poptr-b9ink7 , poptr-b9iqa0 , poptr-b9iqd5 , poptr-b9mwf1 , poptr-b9mwi8 , poptr-b9n0c6 , poptr-b9n0n1 , poptr-b9n0n4 , poptr-b9n0z5 , poptr-b9n1t8 , poptr-b9n1z3 , poptr-b9n3m7 , poptr-b9n233 , poptr-b9n236 , poptr-b9n395 , poptr-b9nd33 , poptr-b9nd34 , poptr-b9ndi6 , poptr-b9ndj5 , poptr-b9p9i8 , poptr-a9pfa7 , poptr-b9hdp2 , poptr-b9inj0 , poptr-b9n5g7 , poptr-b9i8q4 , poptr-u5g0r4 , poptr-u5gf59 , poptr-u7e1l9 , poptr-b9hj61 , poptr-b9hwd0 , poptr-u5fz17 , poptr-a0a2k2brq1 , poptr-a0a2k2b9i6 , poptr-a0a2k1x9y8 , poptr-a9pch4 , poptr-a0a2k1wwt1 , poptr-a0a2k1wv10 , poptr-a0a2k2a850 , poptr-a0a2k2asj6 , poptr-a0a2k1x6k1 , poptr-u5fv96 , poptr-a0a2k2blg2 , poptr-a0a2k1xpi3 , poptr-a0a2k1xpj0 , poptr-a0a2k2b331 , poptr-a0a2k2byl7 , poptr-b9iek5 , poptr-a9pfg4 , poptr-a0a2k1xzs5 , poptr-b9gga9 , poptr-b9guw6 , poptr-b9hff2

Title : The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC) - Gerhard_2004_Genome.Res_14_2121
Author(s) : Gerhard DS , Wagner L , Feingold EA , Shenmen CM , Grouse LH , Schuler G , Klein SL , Old S , Rasooly R , Good P , Guyer M , Peck AM , Derge JG , Lipman D , Collins FS , Jang W , Sherry S , Feolo M , Misquitta L , Lee E , Rotmistrovsky K , Greenhut SF , Schaefer CF , Buetow K , Bonner TI , Haussler D , Kent J , Kiekhaus M , Furey T , Brent M , Prange C , Schreiber K , Shapiro N , Bhat NK , Hopkins RF , Hsie F , Driscoll T , Soares MB , Casavant TL , Scheetz TE , Brown-stein MJ , Usdin TB , Toshiyuki S , Carninci P , Piao Y , Dudekula DB , Ko MS , Kawakami K , Suzuki Y , Sugano S , Gruber CE , Smith MR , Simmons B , Moore T , Waterman R , Johnson SL , Ruan Y , Wei CL , Mathavan S , Gunaratne PH , Wu J , Garcia AM , Hulyk SW , Fuh E , Yuan Y , Sneed A , Kowis C , Hodgson A , Muzny DM , McPherson J , Gibbs RA , Fahey J , Helton E , Ketteman M , Madan A , Rodrigues S , Sanchez A , Whiting M , Madari A , Young AC , Wetherby KD , Granite SJ , Kwong PN , Brinkley CP , Pearson RL , Bouffard GG , Blakesly RW , Green ED , Dickson MC , Rodriguez AC , Grimwood J , Schmutz J , Myers RM , Butterfield YS , Griffith M , Griffith OL , Krzywinski MI , Liao N , Morin R , Palmquist D , Petrescu AS , Skalska U , Smailus DE , Stott JM , Schnerch A , Schein JE , Jones SJ , Holt RA , Baross A , Marra MA , Clifton S , Makowski KA , Bosak S , Malek J
Ref : Genome Res , 14 :2121 , 2004
Abstract : The National Institutes of Health's Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC) project was designed to generate and sequence a publicly accessible cDNA resource containing a complete open reading frame (ORF) for every human and mouse gene. The project initially used a random strategy to select clones from a large number of cDNA libraries from diverse tissues. Candidate clones were chosen based on 5'-EST sequences, and then fully sequenced to high accuracy and analyzed by algorithms developed for this project. Currently, more than 11,000 human and 10,000 mouse genes are represented in MGC by at least one clone with a full ORF. The random selection approach is now reaching a saturation point, and a transition to protocols targeted at the missing transcripts is now required to complete the mouse and human collections. Comparison of the sequence of the MGC clones to reference genome sequences reveals that most cDNA clones are of very high sequence quality, although it is likely that some cDNAs may carry missense variants as a consequence of experimental artifact, such as PCR, cloning, or reverse transcriptase errors. Recently, a rat cDNA component was added to the project, and ongoing frog (Xenopus) and zebrafish (Danio) cDNA projects were expanded to take advantage of the high-throughput MGC pipeline.
ESTHER : Gerhard_2004_Genome.Res_14_2121
PubMedSearch : Gerhard_2004_Genome.Res_14_2121
PubMedID: 15489334
Gene_locus related to this paper: human-AFMID , human-CES4A , human-CES5A , human-NOTUM , human-SERAC1 , human-SERHL2 , human-TMEM53 , mouse-acot1 , mouse-adcl4 , mouse-Ces2f , mouse-Ces4a , mouse-notum , mouse-q6wqj1 , mouse-Q9DAI6 , mouse-rbbp9 , mouse-SERHL , mouse-srac1 , mouse-tmm53 , rat-abhd6 , rat-abhda , rat-abhea , rat-abheb , rat-Ldah , rat-cd029 , rat-estd , rat-Kansl3 , rat-nceh1 , ratno-acph , ratno-CMBL , mouse-b2rwd2 , rat-b5den3 , rat-ab17c

Title : The DNA sequence and biology of human chromosome 19 - Grimwood_2004_Nature_428_529
Author(s) : Grimwood J , Gordon LA , Olsen A , Terry A , Schmutz J , Lamerdin J , Hellsten U , Goodstein D , Couronne O , Tran-Gyamfi M , Aerts A , Altherr M , Ashworth L , Bajorek E , Black S , Branscomb E , Caenepeel S , Carrano A , Caoile C , Chan YM , Christensen M , Cleland CA , Copeland A , Dalin E , Dehal P , Denys M , Detter JC , Escobar J , Flowers D , Fotopulos D , Garcia C , Georgescu AM , Glavina T , Gomez M , Gonzales E , Groza M , Hammon N , Hawkins T , Haydu L , Ho I , Huang W , Israni S , Jett J , Kadner K , Kimball H , Kobayashi A , Larionov V , Leem SH , Lopez F , Lou Y , Lowry S , Malfatti S , Martinez D , McCready P , Medina C , Morgan J , Nelson K , Nolan M , Ovcharenko I , Pitluck S , Pollard M , Popkie AP , Predki P , Quan G , Ramirez L , Rash S , Retterer J , Rodriguez A , Rogers S , Salamov A , Salazar A , She X , Smith D , Slezak T , Solovyev V , Thayer N , Tice H , Tsai M , Ustaszewska A , Vo N , Wagner M , Wheeler J , Wu K , Xie G , Yang J , Dubchak I , Furey TS , DeJong P , Dickson M , Gordon D , Eichler EE , Pennacchio LA , Richardson P , Stubbs L , Rokhsar DS , Myers RM , Rubin EM , Lucas SM
Ref : Nature , 428 :529 , 2004
Abstract : Chromosome 19 has the highest gene density of all human chromosomes, more than double the genome-wide average. The large clustered gene families, corresponding high G + C content, CpG islands and density of repetitive DNA indicate a chromosome rich in biological and evolutionary significance. Here we describe 55.8 million base pairs of highly accurate finished sequence representing 99.9% of the euchromatin portion of the chromosome. Manual curation of gene loci reveals 1,461 protein-coding genes and 321 pseudogenes. Among these are genes directly implicated in mendelian disorders, including familial hypercholesterolaemia and insulin-resistant diabetes. Nearly one-quarter of these genes belong to tandemly arranged families, encompassing more than 25% of the chromosome. Comparative analyses show a fascinating picture of conservation and divergence, revealing large blocks of gene orthology with rodents, scattered regions with more recent gene family expansions and deletions, and segments of coding and non-coding conservation with the distant fish species Takifugu.
ESTHER : Grimwood_2004_Nature_428_529
PubMedSearch : Grimwood_2004_Nature_428_529
PubMedID: 15057824

Title : The sequence and analysis of duplication-rich human chromosome 16 - Martin_2004_Nature_432_988
Author(s) : Martin J , Han C , Gordon LA , Terry A , Prabhakar S , She X , Xie G , Hellsten U , Chan YM , Altherr M , Couronne O , Aerts A , Bajorek E , Black S , Blumer H , Branscomb E , Brown NC , Bruno WJ , Buckingham JM , Callen DF , Campbell CS , Campbell ML , Campbell EW , Caoile C , Challacombe JF , Chasteen LA , Chertkov O , Chi HC , Christensen M , Clark LM , Cohn JD , Denys M , Detter JC , Dickson M , Dimitrijevic-Bussod M , Escobar J , Fawcett JJ , Flowers D , Fotopulos D , Glavina T , Gomez M , Gonzales E , Goodstein D , Goodwin LA , Grady DL , Grigoriev I , Groza M , Hammon N , Hawkins T , Haydu L , Hildebrand CE , Huang W , Israni S , Jett J , Jewett PB , Kadner K , Kimball H , Kobayashi A , Krawczyk MC , Leyba T , Longmire JL , Lopez F , Lou Y , Lowry S , Ludeman T , Manohar CF , Mark GA , McMurray KL , Meincke LJ , Morgan J , Moyzis RK , Mundt MO , Munk AC , Nandkeshwar RD , Pitluck S , Pollard M , Predki P , Parson-Quintana B , Ramirez L , Rash S , Retterer J , Ricke DO , Robinson DL , Rodriguez A , Salamov A , Saunders EH , Scott D , Shough T , Stallings RL , Stalvey M , Sutherland RD , Tapia R , Tesmer JG , Thayer N , Thompson LS , Tice H , Torney DC , Tran-Gyamfi M , Tsai M , Ulanovsky LE , Ustaszewska A , Vo N , White PS , Williams AL , Wills PL , Wu JR , Wu K , Yang J , DeJong P , Bruce D , Doggett NA , Deaven L , Schmutz J , Grimwood J , Richardson P , Rokhsar DS , Eichler EE , Gilna P , Lucas SM , Myers RM , Rubin EM , Pennacchio LA
Ref : Nature , 432 :988 , 2004
Abstract : Human chromosome 16 features one of the highest levels of segmentally duplicated sequence among the human autosomes. We report here the 78,884,754 base pairs of finished chromosome 16 sequence, representing over 99.9% of its euchromatin. Manual annotation revealed 880 protein-coding genes confirmed by 1,670 aligned transcripts, 19 transfer RNA genes, 341 pseudogenes and three RNA pseudogenes. These genes include metallothionein, cadherin and iroquois gene families, as well as the disease genes for polycystic kidney disease and acute myelomonocytic leukaemia. Several large-scale structural polymorphisms spanning hundreds of kilobase pairs were identified and result in gene content differences among humans. Whereas the segmental duplications of chromosome 16 are enriched in the relatively gene-poor pericentromere of the p arm, some are involved in recent gene duplication and conversion events that are likely to have had an impact on the evolution of primates and human disease susceptibility.
ESTHER : Martin_2004_Nature_432_988
PubMedSearch : Martin_2004_Nature_432_988
PubMedID: 15616553
Gene_locus related to this paper: human-CES1 , human-CES2 , human-CES3 , human-CES4A , human-CES5A

Title : Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences - Strausberg_2002_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_99_16899
Author(s) : Strausberg RL , Feingold EA , Grouse LH , Derge JG , Klausner RD , Collins FS , Wagner L , Shenmen CM , Schuler GD , Altschul SF , Zeeberg B , Buetow KH , Schaefer CF , Bhat NK , Hopkins RF , Jordan H , Moore T , Max SI , Wang J , Hsieh F , Diatchenko L , Marusina K , Farmer AA , Rubin GM , Hong L , Stapleton M , Soares MB , Bonaldo MF , Casavant TL , Scheetz TE , Brownstein MJ , Usdin TB , Toshiyuki S , Carninci P , Prange C , Raha SS , Loquellano NA , Peters GJ , Abramson RD , Mullahy SJ , Bosak SA , McEwan PJ , McKernan KJ , Malek JA , Gunaratne PH , Richards S , Worley KC , Hale S , Garcia AM , Gay LJ , Hulyk SW , Villalon DK , Muzny DM , Sodergren EJ , Lu X , Gibbs RA , Fahey J , Helton E , Ketteman M , Madan A , Rodrigues S , Sanchez A , Whiting M , Young AC , Shevchenko Y , Bouffard GG , Blakesley RW , Touchman JW , Green ED , Dickson MC , Rodriguez AC , Grimwood J , Schmutz J , Myers RM , Butterfield YS , Krzywinski MI , Skalska U , Smailus DE , Schnerch A , Schein JE , Jones SJ , Marra MA
Ref : Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A , 99 :16899 , 2002
Abstract : The National Institutes of Health Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC) Program is a multiinstitutional effort to identify and sequence a cDNA clone containing a complete ORF for each human and mouse gene. ESTs were generated from libraries enriched for full-length cDNAs and analyzed to identify candidate full-ORF clones, which then were sequenced to high accuracy. The MGC has currently sequenced and verified the full ORF for a nonredundant set of >9,000 human and >6,000 mouse genes. Candidate full-ORF clones for an additional 7,800 human and 3,500 mouse genes also have been identified. All MGC sequences and clones are available without restriction through public databases and clone distribution networks (see http:mgc.nci.nih.gov).
ESTHER : Strausberg_2002_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_99_16899
PubMedSearch : Strausberg_2002_Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A_99_16899
PubMedID: 12477932
Gene_locus related to this paper: bovin-q3zcj6 , danre-OVCA2 , danre-q4qrh4 , danre-q4v960 , danre-q32ls6 , danre-q503e2 , ratno-CPVL , ratno-q3mhs0 , ratno-q4qr68 , ratno-q5fvr5 , ratno-q32q55 , xenla-a2bd54 , xenla-q2tap9 , xenla-q3kq37 , xenla-q3kq76 , xenla-q4klb6 , xenla-q32n48 , xenla-q32ns5 , xenla-q52l41 , xentr-q4va73 , danre-a7mbu9

Title : Comparative genomes of Chlamydia pneumoniae and C. trachomatis - Kalman_1999_Nat.Genet_21_385
Author(s) : Kalman S , Mitchell W , Marathe R , Lammel C , Fan J , Hyman RW , Olinger L , Grimwood J , Davis RW , Stephens RS
Ref : Nat Genet , 21 :385 , 1999
Abstract : Chlamydia are obligate intracellular eubacteria that are phylogenetically separated from other bacterial divisions. C. trachomatis and C. pneumoniae are both pathogens of humans but differ in their tissue tropism and spectrum of diseases. C. pneumoniae is a newly recognized species of Chlamydia that is a natural pathogen of humans, and causes pneumonia and bronchitis. In the United States, approximately 10% of pneumonia cases and 5% of bronchitis cases are attributed to C. pneumoniae infection. Chronic disease may result following respiratory-acquired infection, such as reactive airway disease, adult-onset asthma and potentially lung cancer. In addition, C. pneumoniae infection has been associated with atherosclerosis. C. trachomatis infection causes trachoma, an ocular infection that leads to blindness, and sexually transmitted diseases such as pelvic inflammatory disease, chronic pelvic pain, ectopic pregnancy and epididymitis. Although relatively little is known about C. trachomatis biology, even less is known concerning C. pneumoniae. Comparison of the C. pneumoniae genome with the C. trachomatis genome will provide an understanding of the common biological processes required for infection and survival in mammalian cells. Genomic differences are implicated in the unique properties that differentiate the two species in disease spectrum. Analysis of the 1,230,230-nt C. pneumoniae genome revealed 214 protein-coding sequences not found in C. trachomatis, most without homologues to other known sequences. Prominent comparative findings include expansion of a novel family of 21 sequence-variant outer-membrane proteins, conservation of a type-III secretion virulence system, three serine/threonine protein kinases and a pair of parologous phospholipase-D-like proteins, additional purine and biotin biosynthetic capability, a homologue for aromatic amino acid (tryptophan) hydroxylase and the loss of tryptophan biosynthesis genes.
ESTHER : Kalman_1999_Nat.Genet_21_385
PubMedSearch : Kalman_1999_Nat.Genet_21_385
PubMedID: 10192388
Gene_locus related to this paper: chlpn-CPN0161 , chlpn-CPN0271 , chlpn-q9k1u7 , chlpn-q9z6x7 , chlpn-q9z6x9 , chlpn-q9z7z1