#ISEPpapers 2: Autumn 2018

Updated: Mar 10

Your second 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!



Revisions to the Classification, Nomenclature, and Diversity of Eukaryotes. Sina M. Adl, David Bass, Christopher E. Lane, Julius Lukeš, Conrad L. Schoch, Alexey Smirnov Sabine Agatha, Cedric Berney, Matthew W. Brown, Fabien Burki, Paco Cárdenas, Ivan Čepička Ludmila Chistyakova, Javier del Campo, Micah Dunthorn, Bente Edvardsen, Yana Eglit, Laure Guillou Vladimír Hampl, Aaron A. Heiss, Mona Hoppenrath, Timothy Y. James, Sergey Karpov, Eunsoo Kim, Martin Kolisko, Alexander Kudryavtsev, Daniel J. G. Lahr, Enrique Lara, Line Le Gall, Denis H. Lynn David G. Mann, Ramon Massana i Molera, Edward A. D. Mitchell, Christine Morrow, Jong Soo Park Jan W. Pawlowski, Martha J. Powell, Daniel J. Richter, Sonja Rueckert, Lora Shadwick, Satoshi Shimano Frederick W. Spiegel, Guifré Torruella i Cortes, Noha Youssef, Vasily Zlatogursky, Qianqian Zhang. Read.



A Single Tim Translocase in the Mitosomes of Giardia intestinalis Illustrates Convergence of Protein Import Machines in Anaerobic Eukaryotes. Eva Pyrihová, Alžběta Motyčková, Luboš Voleman, Natalia Wandyszewska, Radovan Fišer Gabriela Seydlová, Andrew Roger, Martin Kolísko, Pavel Doležal. Read.





The eukaryotic ancestor shapes up. Laura Eme & Thijs J. G. Ettema. Read.








The Human Gut Colonizer Blastocystis Respires Using Complex II and Alternative Oxidase to Buffer Transient Oxygen Fluctuations in the Gut. Anastasios D. Tsaousis, Karleigh A. Hamblin, Catherine R. Elliott, Luke Young, Alicia Rosell-Hidalgo, Campbell W. Gourlay, Anthony L. Moore, and Mark van der Giezen. Read.





Massive mitochondrial DNA content in diplonemid and kinetoplastid protists. Julius Lukeš, Richard Wheeler, Dagmar Jirsová, Vojtěch David, John M. Archibald. Read.











Molecular Evolution and Phylogeny of Leishmania. Gabriele Schönian, Julius Lukeš, Olivia Stark, James A. Cotton. Read.











Phylogenomics supports the monophyly of the Cercozoa. Nicholas A.T. Irwin, Denis V. Tikhonenkova, Elisabeth Hehenberger, Alexander P. Mylnikov, Fabien Burkia, Patrick J. Keelinga. Read.





Perfection of eccentricity: Mitochondrial genomes of diplonemids. Gertraud Burger, & Matus Valach. Read.








A Non‐Flagellated Member of the Myxogastria and Expansion of the Echinosteliida. Anna Maria Fiore‐Donno, Alexander K. Tice, & Matthew W. Brown. Read.















RNA Viruses in Blechomonas (Trypanosomatidae) and Evolution of Leishmaniavirus. Danyil Grybchuk, Alexei Y. Kostygov, Diego H. Macedo, Jan Votýpka, Julius Lukeš, Vyacheslav Yurchenko. Read.




Branched late-steps of the cytosolic iron-sulphur cluster assembly machinery of Trypanosoma brucei. Maiko Luis Tonini, Priscila Peña-Diaz, Alexander C. Haindrich, Somsuvro Basu, Eva Kriegová, Antonio J. Pierik, Roland Lill, Stuart A. MacNeill, Terry K. Smith, Julius Lukeš. Read.







The Diverged Trypanosome MICOS Complex as a Hub for Mitochondrial Cristae Shaping and Protein Import. Iosif Kaurov, Marie Vancová, Bernd Schimanski, Lawrence Rudy Cadena, Jiří Heller, Tomáš Bílý, David Potěšil, Claudia Eichenberger, Hannah Bruce, Silke Oeljeklaus, Bettina Warscheid, Zbyněk Zdráhal, André Schneider, Julius Lukeš, Hassan Hashimi. Read.







Comparative Genomics Supports Sex and Meiosis in Diverse Amoebozoa. Paulo G. Hofstatter, Matthew W. Brown, Daniel J. G. Lahr. Read.









Two New Marine Species of Placopus (Vampyrellida, Rhizaria) That Perforate the Theca of Tetraselmis (Chlorodendrales, Viridiplantae). Kira More, Alastair G. B. Simpson, Sebastian Hess. Read.













Dynamic evolution of inverted repeats in Euglenophyta plastid genomes. Anna Karnkowska, Matthew S. Bennett, & Richard E. Triemer. Read.









Topological assessment of metabolic networks reveals evolutionary information. Jeaneth Machicao, Humberto A. Filho, Daniel J. G. Lahr, Marcos Buckeridge, & Odemir M. Bruno. Read.





Functional Conservation, Structural Divergence, and Surprising Convergence in the MICOS Complex of Trypanosomes. Jeremy G. Wideman, Sergio A. Muñoz-Gómez. Read.









An updated phylogeny of the Alphaproteobacteria reveals that the Rickettsiales and Holosporales have independent origins. Sergio Muñoz-Gómez, Sebastian Hess, Gertraud Burger, B. Franz Lang, Edward Susko, Claudio H. Slamovits, Andrew J. Roger. Read.




Hemimastigophora is a novel supra-kingdom-level lineage of eukaryotes. Gordon Lax, Yana Eglit, Laura Eme, Erin M. Bertrand, Andrew J. Roger, & Alastair G. B. Simpson. Read.











Morphology and molecular systematic of marine gregarines (Apicomplexa) from Southwestern Atlantic spionid polychaetes. S. Rueckert, N. Glasinovich, M. E. Diez, F. Cremont, N. Vázquez. Read.








Peculiar features of the plastids of the colourless alga Euglena longa and photosynthetic euglenophytes unveiled by transcriptome analyses. Kristína Záhonová, Zoltán Füssy, Erik Birčák, Anna M. G. Novák Vanclová, Vladimír Klimeš, Matej Vesteg, Juraj Krajčovič, Miroslav Oborník, & Marek Eliáš. Read.





Was the Mitochondrion Necessary to Start Eukaryogenesis? Vladimír Hampl, Ivan Čepička, Marek Eliáš. Read.








Phylogeny, Evidence for a Cryptic Plastid, and Distribution of Chytriodinium Parasites (Dinophyceae) Infecting Copepods. Jürgen F.H. Strassert, Elisabeth Hehenberger, Javier del Campo, Noriko Okamoto, Martin Kolisko, Thomas A. Richards, Alexandra Z. Worden, Alyson E. Santoro, Patrick J. Keeling. Read.



Nuclear genome sequence of the plastid-lacking cryptomonad Goniomonas avonlea provides insights into the evolution of secondary plastids. Ugo Cenci, Shannon J. Sibbald, Bruce A. Curtis, Ryoma Kamikawa, Laura Eme, Daniel Moog, Bernard Henrissat, Eric Maréchal, Malika Chabi, Christophe Djemiel, Andrew J. Roger, Eunsoo Kim, and John M. Archibald. Read.









Past and future trends of Cryptosporidium in vitro research. Alexander J. Bones, Lyne Jossé, Charlotte More, Christopher N. Miller, Martin Michaelis, Anastasios D. Tsaousis. Read.






A universal set of primers to study animal associated microeukaryotic communities. Javier del Campo, Maria J Pons, Maria Herranz, Kevin C Wakeman, Juana del Valle, Mark JA Vermeij, Patrick J Keeling. Read.






Symbiont replacement between bacteria of different classes reveals additional layers of complexity in the evolution of symbiosis in the ciliate Euplotes. Vittorio Boscaro, Sergei I. Fokina, Giulio Petronia, Franco Verni, Patrick J. Keeling, Claudia Vannini. Read.





A new framework for the study of apicomplexan diversity across environments. Javier del Campo, Thierry Heger, Raquel Rodríguez-Martínez, Alexandra Z. Worden, Thomas A. Richards, Ramon Massana, Patrick J. Keeling. Read.












Molecular phylogenetics supports a clade of red algal parasites retaining native plastids: taxonomy and terminology revised. Eric D. Salomaki, Christopher E. Lane. Read.


High Prevalence and Endemism of Trypanosomatids on a Small Caribbean Island. Jan Votýpka, Petr Kment, Eva Kriegová, Mark J. A. Vermeij, Patrick J. Keeling, Vyacheslav Yurchenko, Julius Lukeš. Read.


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