Volvox

A genus of GREEN ALGAE in the family Volvocaceae. They form spherical colonies of hundreds or thousands of bi-flagellated cells in a semi-transparent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The multicellular green alga Volvox carteri and its morphologically diverse close relatives (the volvocine algae) are well suited… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Although dimorphic sexes have evolved repeatedly in multicellular eukaryotes, their origins are unknown. The mating locus (MT) of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The spherical alga Volvox swims by means of flagella on thousands of surface somatic cells. This geometry and its large size make… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The introduction of two microbial opsin–based tools, channelrhodopsin-2 (ChR2) and halorhodopsin (NpHR), to neuroscience has… (More)
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2008
2008
The magnitude of noncoding DNA in organelle genomes can vary significantly; it is argued that much of this variation is… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Volvox carteri is a spherical green alga with a predominantly asexual mode of reproduction and a complete germ-soma division of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Stable nuclear transformation of Volvox carteri was achieved using the cloned V. carteri nitA+ gene (which encodes nitrate… (More)
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1994
1994
Proof that plants possess homologs of animal adhesion proteins is lacking. In this paper we describe the generation of monoclonal… (More)
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1993
1993
In Volvox carteri development, visibly asymmetric cleavage divisions set apart large embryonic cells that will become asexual… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Transposable genetic elements are assumed to be a feature of all eukaryotic genomes. Their identification, however, has largely… (More)
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