Reference : Insights into the Evolution of Multicellularity from the Sea Lettuce Genome.
Scientific journals : Article
Life sciences : Phytobiology (plant sciences, forestry, mycology...)
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/230716
Insights into the Evolution of Multicellularity from the Sea Lettuce Genome.
English
De Clerck, Olivier [> >]
Kao, Shu-Min [> >]
Bogaert, Kenny A. [> >]
Blomme, Jonas [> >]
Foflonker, Fatima [> >]
Kwantes, Michiel [> >]
Vancaester, Emmelien [> >]
Vanderstraeten, Lisa [> >]
Aydogdu, Eylem [> >]
Boesger, Jens [> >]
Califano, Gianmaria [> >]
Charrier, Benedicte [> >]
Clewes, Rachel [> >]
Del Cortona, Andrea [> >]
D'Hondt, Sofie [> >]
Fernandez-Pozo, Noe [> >]
Gachon, Claire M. [> >]
Hanikenne, Marc mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Département des sciences de la vie > Génomique fonctionnelle et imagerie moléculaire végétale >]
Lattermann, Linda [> >]
Leliaert, Frederik [> >]
Liu, Xiaojie [> >]
Maggs, Christine A. [> >]
Popper, Zoe A. [> >]
Raven, John A. [> >]
Van Bel, Michiel [> >]
Wilhelmsson, Per K. I. [> >]
Bhattacharya, Debashish [> >]
Coates, Juliet C. [> >]
Rensing, Stefan A. [> >]
Van Der Straeten, Dominique [> >]
Vardi, Assaf [> >]
Sterck, Lieven [> >]
Vandepoele, Klaas [> >]
Van de Peer, Yves [> >]
Wichard, Thomas [> >]
Bothwell, John H. [> >]
2018
Current Biology
28
18
2921-2933.e5
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0960-9822
1879-0445
United Kingdom
[en] DMS ; DMSP ; Ulva ; green seaweeds ; multicellularity ; phytohormones
[en] We report here the 98.5 Mbp haploid genome (12,924 protein coding genes) of Ulva mutabilis, a ubiquitous and iconic representative of the Ulvophyceae or green seaweeds. Ulva's rapid and abundant growth makes it a key contributor to coastal biogeochemical cycles; its role in marine sulfur cycles is particularly important because it produces high levels of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP), the main precursor of volatile dimethyl sulfide (DMS). Rapid growth makes Ulva attractive biomass feedstock but also increasingly a driver of nuisance "green tides." Ulvophytes are key to understanding the evolution of multicellularity in the green lineage, and Ulva morphogenesis is dependent on bacterial signals, making it an important species with which to study cross-kingdom communication. Our sequenced genome informs these aspects of ulvophyte cell biology, physiology, and ecology. Gene family expansions associated with multicellularity are distinct from those of freshwater algae. Candidate genes, including some that arose following horizontal gene transfer from chromalveolates, are present for the transport and metabolism of DMSP. The Ulva genome offers, therefore, new opportunities to understand coastal and marine ecosystems and the fundamental evolution of the green lineage.
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/230716
10.1016/j.cub.2018.08.015
Copyright (c) 2018 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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