Gene Transfer, Horizontal

Known as: Gene Transfers, Lateral, Horizontal Gene Transfer, Lateral Gene Transfers 
The naturally occurring transmission of genetic information between organisms, related or unrelated, circumventing parent-to-offspring transmission… (More)
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2009
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2009
Bacterial genomes evolve through mutations, rearrangements or horizontal gene transfer. Besides the core genes encoding essential… (More)
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2008
Review
2008
Horizontal gene transfer (HGT; also known as lateral gene transfer) has had an important role in eukaryotic genome evolution, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Horizontal gene transfer (HGT) in bacteria and archaea occurs through phage transduction, transformation, or conjugation, and the… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
To what extent is the tree of life the best representation of the evolutionary history of microorganisms? Recent work has shown… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Numerous studies have considered the emergence of metabolic pathways, but the modes of recent evolution of metabolic networks are… (More)
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2003
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2003
It has been suggested that horizontal gene transfer (HGT) is the "essence of phylogeny." In contrast, much data suggest that this… (More)
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2001
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2001
Comparative analysis of bacterial, archaeal, and eukaryotic genomes indicates that a significant fraction of the genes in the… (More)
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2000
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2000
In bacteria, horizontal gene transfer (HGT) is widely recognized as the mechanism responsible for the widespread distribution of… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
There is growing evidence that horizontal gene transfer is a potent evolutionary force in prokaryotes, although exactly how… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Increasingly, studies of genes and genomes are indicating that considerable horizontal transfer has occurred between prokaryotes… (More)
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