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Neoparamoeba branchiphila n. sp., and related species of the genus Neoparamoeba Page, 1987: morphological and molecular characterization of selected strains.
A total of 18 Neoparamoeba strains were characterized both morphologically and using the SSU rRNA gene sequences as molecular markers, revealing a new species, N. branchiphila n. Expand
Phylogenetic analysis of freshwater fish trypanosomes from Europe using ssu rRNA gene sequences and random amplification of polymorphic DNA
A collection of 22 cloned trypanosome isolates from 14 species of European freshwater fish and 1 species of African freshwater fish were examined by molecular phylogenetic analysis, showing 3 groups, which are congruent with the groups identified in the ssu rRNA gene phylogeny. Expand
Amoebae of the genera Vannella Bovee, 1965 and Platyamoeba isolated from fish and their phylogeny inferred from SSU rRNA gene and ITS sequences
Sequence-based phylogenetic analyses of SSU rRNA genes from a data set representing a total of 29 strains of flattened amoebae strongly indicated that morphological features discriminating between these genera do not reflect phylogenetic relationships of representative strains. Expand
Morphology and phylogeny of two new species of Sphaeromyxa Thélohan, 1892 (Cnidaria: Myxozoa) from marine fish (Clinidae and Trachichthyidae)
A survey of marine fish from South Africa and Indonesia revealed the presence of two new myxosporean species of the genus Sphaeromyxa for which morphological and sequence data are provided. Expand
Identity of Naegleria strains isolated from organs of freshwater fishes.
Eighteen Naegleria strains were isolated from organs of freshwater fishes belonging to 5 species and, based on the SSU rRNA sequences and riboprints, RFLP-PCR patterns appeared in phylogenetic trees to be closely related to Naeglersia clarki. Expand
Morphology and SSU rDNA-based phylogeny of a new strain of Saccamoeba sp. [Saccamoeba Frenzel, 1892, Amoebozoa]
Light- and electron-microscopic data on a new strain of free-living amoeba isolated from dead aquarium fish are supplemented with its SSU rDNA sequence, and sequences of NTSHR strain should be considered representative of the genus Saccamoeba instead of sequences of ATCC 30942 strain. Expand
Fish Trypanosomes: Their Position in Kinetoplastid Phylogeny and Variability as Determined from 12S rRNA Kinetoplast Sequences
  • F. Figueroa, W. Mayer, +4 authors JAN KLEIN
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology
  • 1 September 1999
Comparisons of genetic distances yielded a wide range of continuous variation with no indication of any discontinuities attributable to barriers to gene flow, and revealed that the fish trypanosomes form a monophyletic group with Trypanosoma brucei as a sister group. Expand
Phylogeny of Flabellulidae (Amoebozoa: Leptomyxida) inferred from SSU rDNA sequences of the type strain of Flabellula citata Schaeffer, 1926 and newly isolated strains of marine amoebae.
Results of phylogenetic analysis confirmed doubts of previous authors regarding generic assignment of several Rhizanmoeba and Ripidomnyxa strains and clearly evidenced mutual phylogenetic relationships within the assemblage of strains as well as their affiliation to the Leptomyxida. Expand
Three New Species of the Amoebozoan Genus Vexillifera Schaeffer, 1926
Five amoeba strains isolated from organs of fish were selected by morphology as possible members of the genus Vexillifera Schaeffer, 1926. Phylogenetic analyses of SSU rDNA sequences revealed thatExpand
Hidden diversity and evolutionary trends in malacosporean parasites (Cnidaria: Myxozoa) identified using molecular phylogenetics.
A high prevalence and diversity of malacosporeans in several fish hosts in European freshwater habitats is revealed by adding five new species of Buddenbrockia and Tetracapsuloides from cyprinid and perciform fishes. Expand