References and publications (contributions from OGMP labs in bold)

See also Reviews on Organellar Origins, Evolution and Gene Expression

Reclinomonas americana

Lang BF, Burger G, O'Kelly CJ, Cedergren RJ, Golding B, Lemieux C, Sankoff S, Turmel M and Gray MW (1997). An ancestral mitochondrial DNA resembling a eubacterial genome in miniature.
Nature 387:493-497 (Abstract);
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Lang BF, Goff LJ, Gray MW. 1996. A 5S rRNA gene is present in the mitochondrial genome of the protist Reclinomonas americana but is absent from red algal mitochondrial DNA. J Mol Biol 261: 607-613. Abstract

Burger G, Lang BF, Reith M, Gray MW. 1996. Genes encoding the same three subunits of respiratory complex II are present in the mitochondrial DNA of two phylogenetically distant eukaryotes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 93: 2328-2332. Abstract

Flavin MA, Nerad TA. 1993. Reclinomonas americana n.g., n.sp., a new freshwater heterotrophic flagellate. J Euk Microbiol 40: 172-179. Abstract

O'Kelly CJ. 1993. The jakobid flagellates: structural features of Jakoba, Reclinomonas and Histiona and implications for the early diversification of eukaryotes. J Euk Microbiol 40: 627-636. Abstract (local)

O'Kelly C.J. 1997. Ultrastructure of trophozoites, zoospores and cysts of Reclinomonas americana Flavin & Nerad, 1993 (Protista incertae sedis: Histionidae). European Journal of Protistology 33: 337-348. Abstract (local)

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