Publications

 

2017.1. de Vries, J., de Vries, S., Slamovits, C.H., Rose, L., and Archibald, J.M. 2017. How Embryophytic is the Biosynthesis of Phenylpropanoids and their Derivatives in Streptophyte Algae? Plant and Cell Physiology. In press.
2017.Muñoz-Gómez, S.A., Wideman, J.G., Roger, A.J. and Slamovits, C.H. 2017. The origin of mitochondrial cristae from alphaproteobacteria.Molecular Biology and Evolution, msw298. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msw298
2017.Alarcón, M.E., Jara-F, A., Briones, R.C., Dubey, A.K. and C. H. Slamovits. 2017. Gregarine infection accelerates larval development of the cat flea Ctenocephalides felis (Bouché). Parasitology. pp. 1–7. doi: 10.1017/S0031182016002122
2016.Muñoz-Gómez, S.A., Slamovits, C.H., Dacks, J.B., and Wideman, J.G. 2016. Evolutionary origins of rhizarian parasites. Communicative and Integrative Biology, 8(6)-5pp.
2016.Sierra, R., Cañas-Duarte, S.J., Burki, F., Schwelm, A., Fogelqvist, J., Dixelius, C., González-García, L.N., Gile, G.H., Slamovits, C.H., Klopp, C., Restrepo, S., Arzul, I. and Pawlowski, J. 2016. The evolution of MICOS: ancestral and derived functions and interactions. Molecular Biology and Evolution, doi: 10.1093/molbev/msv340
2015.Gile, G.H., Moog, D., Slamovits, C.H., Maier, U.G. and Archibald, J.M. 2015. Dual organellar targeting of aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases in diatoms and cryptophytes. Genome Biology and Evolution, in press.
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2015.Muñoz-Gómez, S.A., Slamovits, C.H., Dacks, J.B., Baier, K.A., Spencer, K.D. and Wideman, J.G. 2015. Ancient homology of the mitochondrial contact site and cristae organizing system points to an endosymbiotic origin of mitochondrial cristae. Current Biology 25, 1–7.
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2014.Keeling, P.J. et al. (81 authors) 2014. The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): illuminating the functional diversity of eukaryotic life in the oceans through transcriptome sequencing. Community Page. PLOS Biology, 12(6):e1001889. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001889
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2014.Gile, G. and Slamovits CH. 2014. Transcriptomic Analysis Reveals Evidence for a Cryptic Plastid in the Colpodellid Voromonas pontica, a Close Relative of Chromerids and Apicomplexan Parasites PLOS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096258
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2014.Lee, R., Lai, H., Malik, SB., Saldarriaga, JF, Keeling, PJ and Slamovits CH. 2014. Analysis of EST data of the marine protist Oxyrrhis marina, an emerging model for alveolate biology and evolution BMC Genomics, 15:122.
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2014.Maselli, GA, Slamovits CH, Bianchi JI, Vilarrasa-Blasi J, Caño-Delgado AI and Mora-García S. 2014. Revisiting the evolutionary history and roles of protein phosphatases with Kelch-like domains in plants. Plant Physiology, In Press.
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2013. Book chapter. Slamovits, C.H. and Reyes-Prieto, A. Lateral gene transfer and the evolution of photosynthesis in eukaryotes. In Lateral Gene Transfer in Evolution. Gophna U, Editor. Springer Science, NY. 
2013. Book chapter. Slamovits, C.H. Extreme Genome Reduction in Microbial Parasites. In book: Comparative Genomics in Neglected Human Parasites. Editors: Mario César López-Camarillo, Laurence A. Marchat. Nova Publishers.
2012. Curtis, B. et al. Algal genomes reveal evolutionary mosaicism and the fate of nucleomorphs. Nature. 492(7427):59-65. Article – Open Access
2012. Gile, G. and Slamovits, C.H. Phylogenetic position of Lophomonas striata Bütschli (Parabasalia) from the hindgut of the cockroach Periplaneta americana. Protist. 163(2):274-283. Article
2011. Sébastien Halary, Shehre-Banoo Malik, Levannia Lildhar, Claudio H. Slamovits, Mohamed Hijri and Nicolas Corradi. Conserved meiotic machinery in Glomus spp., a putatively ancient asexual fungal lineage. Genome Biology & Evolution 3:950-958. Article
Nature Comms. Rhodopsin cover 2011. Slamovits, C.H., Okamoto, N., Burri, L. James, E. and Keeling, P.J.
A bacterial proteorhodopsin proton pump in marine eukaryotes.
Nature Communications doi:10.1038/ncomms1188
Briefings in Functional Genomics Cover 2011. Corradi, N. and Slamovits, C.H.
The intriguing nature of microsporidian genomes
Briefings in Functional Genomics doi: 10.1093/bfgp/elq032
J. Plankton Res. Oxyrrhis issue 2011. Lowe, C.D., Keeling, P.J., Martin, L.E., Slamovits, C.H., Watts, P.C. and Montagnes, D.J.S.,
Who is Oxyrrhis marina? Morphological and phylogenetic studies on an unusual dinoflagellate.
Journal of Plankton Research doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbq110
J. Plankton Res. Oxyrrhis issue 2011. Slamovits, C.H. and Keeling, P.J.Contributions of Oxyrrhis marina to molecular biology, genomics and organelle evolution of dinoflagellates
Journal of Plankton Research doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbq153:
PNAS Cover Nephromyces 2010. Saffo, M.B., McCoy, A.M., Rieken, C. and Slamovits, C.H.
Nephromyces, a beneficial apicomplexan symbiont in marine animals
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107 (37):16190-16195
MBE cover 2009 2009. Slamovits, C.H. and Keeling, P.J.
Evolution of ultrasmall spliceosomal introns in highly reduced nuclear genomes.
Mol. Biol. Evol. 26 (8):1699-705
2008. McEwan, M., Humayun, R., Slamovits, C.H. and Keeling, P.J.
Nuclear Genome Sequence Survey of the Dinoflagellate Heterocapsa triquetra.
J. Eukaryotic Microbiology. 55(6):530-535
2008. Slamovits, C.H. and Keeling, P.J.
Widespread recycling of processed cDNAs in dinoflagellate genomes.
Current Biology, 18(3):R550-R552
Mol biol evol cover 2008 2008. Slamovits, C.H. and Keeling, P.J.
Plastid-derived genes in the non-photosynthetic alveolate Oxyrrhis marina.
Molecular Biology and Evolution. 25(7):1297-1306
2007. Slamovits, C.H., Saldarriaga, J.F., Larocque, A. and Keeling, P.J.
The Highly Reduced and Fragmented Mitochondrial Genome of the Early-branching Dinoflagellate Oxyrrhis marina Shares Characteristics with both Apicomplexan and Dinoflagellate Mitochondrial Genomes.
J. Mol. Biol. 372:356-368
2007. Ellingsen, A., Slamovits, C. H. and Rossi, M. S.
Sequence evolution of the major satellite DNA in the genus Ctenomys (Rodentia, Octodontidae).
Gene. 392(1-2):283-290
2007. Breglia, S. A., Slamovits, C. H. and Leander, B. S.
Phylogeny of phagotrophic euglenids (Euglenozoa) as inferred from hsp90 gene sequences.
J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 54(1):86-92
Nucleomorph PNAS cover 2006. Gilson, P., Su, V., Slamovits, C. H., Reith, M., Keeling, P.J., McFadden, G.I.
Complete nucleotide sequence of the chlorarachniophyte nucleomorph: Nature’s smallest nucleus.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 103:9566-9571.
2006. Waller, R.F., Slamovits, C.H. and Keeling, P.J.
Lateral gene transfer of a multi-gene region from cyanobacteria to dinoflagellates resulting in a novel plastid-targeted fusion protein.
Mol. Biol. Evol. 23:1437-1443
2006. Slamovits, C.H. and Keeling, P.J.
A high density of ancient spliceosomal introns in oxymonad excavates.
BMC Evol. Biol. 6(1):34.
2006. Slamovits, C. H. and Keeling, P.J.
Pyruvate-phosphate dikinase in the protist Streblomastix strix and the evolution of pyrophosphate-dependent glycolysis in anaerobic eukaryotes.
Eukaryotic Cell 5(1): 148-154.
2005. Keeling, P. J. and Slamovits, C. H.
Causes and effects of nuclear genome reduction.
Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev.15(6):601-608.
Overlapping transcripts PNAS cover 2005. Williams, B. A. P., Slamovits, C. H., Patron, N. J., Fast, N. M., and Keeling, P. J.
A high frequency of overlapping gene expression in compacted eukaryotic genomes.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102, 10936-10941
2005. Keeling, P. J., Williams, B. A. P., Law, J., Fast, N. M., and Slamovits, C. H.
Comparative genomics of microsporidia.
Folia Parasitol. 52, 8-14.
2004. Keeling, P. J. and Slamovits, C. H.
Simplicity and complexity of microsporidian genomes.
Eukaryotic Cell 3, 1363-1369.
2004. Slamovits, C. H. and Keeling, P. J.
Class II photolyase in a microsporidian intracellular parasite.
J. Mol. Biol. 341, 713-721.
2004. Slamovits, C. H., Fast, N. M., Law, J. S. and Keeling, P. J.
Genome compaction and stability in microsporidian intracellular parasites.
Curr. Biol. 14, 891-896.
2004. Slamovits, C. H., Williams, B. A. P., and Keeling, P. J.
Transfer of Nosema locustae (Microsporidia) to Antonospora locustae n. com. based on molecular and ultrastructural data.
J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 51, 207-213.
2002. Slamovits, C. H. and Rossi, M. S.
Satellite DNA: Agent of chromosomal evolution in mammals. A review.
J. Neotrop. Mammal. 9(2):297-308.
2001. Slamovits, C. H., Cook, J. A., Lessa, E. P., and Rossi, M.S.
Recurrent amplifications and deletions of satellite DNA accompanied chromosomal diversification in South American tuco-tucos (genus Ctenomys, Rodentia: Octodontidae): a phylogenetic approach.
Mol. Biol. Evol. 18(9):1708-19.