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The New Higher Level Classification of Eukaryotes with Emphasis on the Taxonomy of Protists
This revision of the classification of unicellular eukaryotes updates that of Levine et al. (1980) for the protozoa and expands it to include other protists, and proposes a scheme that is based on nameless ranked systematics. Expand
The Revised Classification of Eukaryotes
This revision of the classification of eukaryotes retains an emphasis on the protists and incorporates changes since 2005 that have resolved nodes and branches in phylogenetic trees. Expand
CBOL Protist Working Group: Barcoding Eukaryotic Richness beyond the Animal, Plant, and Fungal Kingdoms
A group of protist experts proposes a two-step DNA barcoding approach, comprising a universal eukaryotic pre-barcode followed by group-specific barcodes, to unveil the hidden biodiversity ofExpand
Analysis and modeling of the primary cilium bending response to fluid shear.
Comparison of theoretical profiles to the experimental bending responses of cilia established the validity of the "heavy elastica" model and was used to predict primary cilium bending behavior under representative conditions in the rat nephron. Expand
Kinetochores capture astral microtubules during chromosome attachment to the mitotic spindle: direct visualization in live newt lung cells
Observations on living mitotic cells directly demonstrate, for the first time, that chromosome attachment results from an interaction between astral microtubules and the kinetochore. Expand
The Santa Barbara Basin is a symbiosis oasis
Compared with nearby aerated sites, the Santa Barbara Basin is a ‘symbiosis oasis’ offering a new source of organisms for testing symbiosis hypotheses of eukaryogenesis, most members of which harbour prokaryotic symbionts. Expand
Diversity, nomenclature, and taxonomy of protists.
Evaluating placental inter-ordinal phylogenies with novel sequences including RAG1, γ -fibrinogen, ND6, and mt-tRNA, plus MCMC-driven nucleotide, amino acid, and codon models, plus a phylogenetic foundation for comparative mammalian genomics is evaluated. Expand
Magnetococcus marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine, magnetotactic bacterium that represents a novel lineage (Magnetococcaceae fam. nov., Magnetococcales ord. nov.) at the base of the
Strain MC-1(T), a member of this group, was isolated from water collected from the oxic-anoxic interface of the Pettaquamscutt Estuary in Rhode Island, USA, and cultivated in axenic culture and has a single chain of magnetite crystals per cell. Expand
Benthic foraminifera of dysoxic sediments: chloroplast sequestration and functional morphology
The literature contains examples of at least eight Elphidium species and one species from each of three other foraminiferal genera that are known to sequester chloroplasts, and potential uses for these morphological features in interpreting the fossil record are discussed. Expand
Ultrastructural, tomographic and confocal imaging of the chondrocyte primary cilium in situ
It is concluded that mechanical forces transmitted through these matrix macromolecules bend the primary cilium, identifying it as a potential mechanosensor involved in skeletal patterning and growth. Expand