#ISEPpapers 15: January, February, and March 2022

Your fifteenth digest of papers and preprints published by members of the International Society for Evolutionary Protistology is here. Do you like your #ISEPpapers as fresh as possible? Join our Facebook group or follow us on Twitter. Enjoy!



High quality genome assembly of the amitochondriate eukaryote Monocercomonoides exilis. Sebastian Cristian Treitli, Priscila Peña-Diaz, Paweł Hałakuc, Anna Karnkowska, Vladimír Hampl. Read.











Systematic evaluation of horizontal gene transfer between eukaryotes and viruses. Nicholas A. T. Irwin, Alexandros A. Pittis, Thomas A. Richards & Patrick J. Keeling. Read.














Exploring the protist microbiome: The diversity of bacterial communities associated with Arcella spp. (Tubulina: Amoebozoa). Fatma Gomaa, Daniel R.Utter, Wesley Loo, Daniel J. G. Lahr, Colleen M. Cavanaugh. Read.











Rel/NF-κB Transcription Factors Emerged at the Onset of Opisthokonts. Michelle M Leger, Núria Ros-Rocher, Sebastián R Najle, Iñaki Ruiz-Trillo. Read.










Site-and-branch-heterogeneous analyses of an expanded dataset favour mitochondria as sister to known Alphaproteobacteria. Sergio A. Muñoz-Gómez, Edward Susko, Kelsey Williamson, Laura Eme, Claudio H. Slamovits, David Moreira, Purificación López-García & Andrew J. Roger. Read.




Hydrogen metabolism: A eukaryote taps into the electron sink. Karla Iveth Aguilera-Campos, Courtney W. Stairs. Read.











Paradigm shift in eukaryotic biocrystallization. Jana Pilátová, Tomáš Pánek, Miroslav Oborník, Ivan Čepička, Peter Mojzeš. Read.
















A Phosphoinositide-Binding Protein Acts in the Trafficking Pathway of Hemoglobin in the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Angana Mukherjee , Marie-Ève Crochetière, Audrey Sergerie, Souad Amiar, L. Alexa Thompson, Zeinab Ebrahimzadeh, Dominic Gagnon, Florian Lauruol, Alexandra Bourgeois, Thomas Galaup, Stéphanie Roucheray, Stéphanie Hallée, Prasad K. Padmanabhan, Robert V. Stahelin, Joel B. Dacks, Dave Richard. Read.




Single-cell Microbiomics Unveils Distribution and Patterns of Microbial Symbioses in the Natural Environment. Vittorio Boscaro, Vittoria Manassero, Patrick J. Keeling & Claudia Vannini. Read.














Morphology and phylogeny of two anaerobic freshwater ciliates: Brachonella comma sp. nov. and the widely distributed but little-known caenomorphid, Ludio parvulus Penard, 1922. William Bourland, Ondřej Pomahač, Ivan Čepička. Read.










The origin of animals: an ancestral reconstruction of the unicellular-to-multicellular transition. Núria Ros-Rocher, Alberto Pérez-Posada, Michelle M. Leger and Iñaki Ruiz-Trillo. Read.












The response of Naegleria gruberi to oxidative stress. Ronald Malych, Zoltán Füssy, Kateřina Ženíšková, Dominik Arbon, Vladimír Hampl, Ivan Hrdý, Robert Sutak. Read.








Distribution of membrane trafficking system components across ciliate diversity highlights heterogenous organelle-associated machinery. Elisabeth Richardson, Joel B. Dacks. Read.








Mitochondrial genomes in Perkinsus decode conserved frameshifts in all genes. Sebastian G. Gornik, Victor Flores, Franziska Reinhardt, Lieselotte Erber, Olga Douvropoulou, Imen Lassadi, Elin Einarsson, Mario Mörl, Anna Git, Peter F. Stadler, Arnab Pain, Ross F. Waller. Read.




Soil compartments (bulk soil, litter, root and rhizosphere) as main drivers of soil protistan communities distribution in forests with different nitrogen deposition. Anna Maria Fiore-Donno, Zander R. Human, Martina Štursová, Sunil Mundra, Luis Morgado, Håvard Kauserud, Petr Baldrian, Michael Bonkowski. Read.

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