Tetrahymena pyriformis

References and publications (contributions from OGMP labs in bold)

See also Reviews on Organellar Origins, Evolution and Gene Expression

Allen NE, Suyama Y. 1972. Protein synthesis in vitro with Tetrahymena mitochondrial ribosomes. Biochim Biophys Acta 259: 369-377.

Arnberg AC, van Bruggen EFJ, Borst P, Clegg RA, Schutgens RBH, Weijers PJ, Goldbach RW. 1975. Mitochondrial DNA of Tetrahymena pyriformis strain ST contains a long terminal duplication-inversion. Biochim Biophys Acta 383: 359-369.

Chi JCH, Suyama Y. 1970. Comparative studies on mitochondrial and cytoplasmic ribosomes of Tetrahymena pyriformis. J Mol Biol 53: 531-556.

Cowan AE, Young PG. 1978. The formation of several mitochondrial enzymes during the cell cycle in heat-synchronized Tetrahymena pyriformis ST. Exp Cell Res 112: 79-87.

Cummings DJ. 1992. Mitochondrial genomes of the ciliates. Int Rev Cytol 141: 1-54.

Curgy J-J, Ledoigt G, Stevens BJ, André J. 1974. Mitochondrial and cytoplasmic ribosomes from Tetrahymena pyriformis. J Cell Biol 60: 628-640.

Curgy J-J, Perasso R, Boissonneau E, Iftode F, Stelly N, Andre J. 1981. The mitoribosomes of a chloramphenicol- resistant cytoplasmic mutant of Tetrahymena pyriformis differ from those of the wild strain. Curr Genet 4: 121-130.

Flavell RA, Jones IG. 1970. Mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid from Tetrahymena pyriformis and its kinetic complexity. Biochem J 116: 811-817.

Flavell RA, Jones IG. 1971. Base sequence distribution in Tetrahymena mitochondrial DNA. FEBS Lett 14: 354-356.

Goldbach RW, Arnberg AC, van Bruggen EFJ, Defize J, Borst P. 1977. The structure of Tetrahymena pyriformis mitochondrial DNA. I. Strain differences and occurrences of inverted repetitions. Biochim Biophys Acta 477: 37-50.

Goldbach RW, Borst P, Bollen-De Boer JE, Van Bruggen EFJ. 1978. The organization of ribosomal RNA genes in the mitochondrial DNA of Tetrahymena pyriformis strain ST. Biochim Biophys Acta 521: 169-186.

Golbach RW, Bollen-De Boer JE, Van Bruggen EFJ, Borst P. 1978. Conservation of the sequence and position of the ribosomal RNA genes in Tetrahymena pyriformis mitochondrial DNA. Biochim Biophys Acta 521: 187-197.

Heinonen TYK, Schnare MN, Gray MW. 1990. Sequence heterogeneity in the duplicate large subunit ribosomal RNA genes of Tetrahymena pyriformis mitochondrial DNA. J Biol Chem 265: 22336-22341.

Heinonen TYK, Schnare MN, Young PG, Gray MW. 1987. Rearranged coding segments, separated by a transfer RNA gene, specify the two parts of a discontinuous large subunit ribosomal RNA in Tetrahymena pyriformis. J Biol Chem 262: 2879-2887.

Hekele A, Beier, H. 1991. Nucleotide sequence and functional characterization of a mitochondrial tRNATrp from Tetrahymena thermophila. Nucleic Acids Res 19: 1941.

Labriola J, Weiss I, Zapatero J, Suyama Y. 1987. Unexpectedly long 14S ribosomal RNA gene in Tetrahymena mitochondria. Curr Genet 11: 529-536.

Millis AJT, Suyama Y. 1972. Effects of chloramphenicol and cycloheximide on the biosynthesis of mitochondrial ribosomes in Tetrahymena. J Biol Chem 247: 4063-4073.

Morin GB, Cech TR. 1986. The telomeres of the linear mitochondrial DNA of Tetrahymena thermophila consist of 53 bp tandem repeats. Cell 46: 873-883.

Morin GB, Cech TR. 1988. Mitochondrial telomeres: surprising diversity of repeated telomeric DNA sequences among six species of Tetrahymena. Cell 52: 367-374.

Morin GB, Cech TR. 1988. Phylogenetic relationships and altered genome structures among Tetrahymena mitochondrial DNAs. Nucleic Acids Res. 16: 327-346.

Schnare MN, Greenwood SJ, Gray MW. 1995. Primary sequence and post-transcriptional modification pattern of an unusual mitochondrial tRNAMet from Tetrahymena pyriformis. FEBS Lett. 362: 24-28.

Schnare MN, Heinonen TYK, Young PG, Gray MW. 1985. Phenylalanine and tyrosine transfer RNAs encoded by Tetrahymena pyriformis mitochondrial DNA: primary sequence, post- transcriptional modifications, and gene localization. Curr Genet 9: 389-393.

Schnare MN, Heinonen TYK, Young PG, Gray MW. 1986. A discontinuous small subunit ribosomal RNA in Tetrahymena pyriformis mitochondria. J Biol Chem 261: 5187- 5193.

Schutgens RBH, Reijnders L, Hoekstra SP, Borst P. 1973. Transcription of Tetrahymena mitochondrial DNA in vivo. Biochim Biophys Acta 308: 372-380.

Suyama Y. 1967. The origins of mitochondrial ribonucleic acids in Tetrahymena pyriformis. Biochemistry 6: 2829-2839.

Suyama Y. 1985. Nucleotide sequences of three tRNA genes encoded in Tetrahymena mitochondrial DNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: 3273-3284.

Suyama Y. 1986. Two dimensional polyacrylamide gelelectrophoresis analysis of Tetrahymena mitochondrial tRNA. Curr. Genet 10: 411-420.

Suyama Y, Jenney F. 1989. The tRNAglu (anticodon TTU) gene and its upstream sequence coding for a homolog of the E.coli large ribosome-subunit protein L14 in the Tetrahymena mitochondrial genome. Nucleic Acids Res. 17: 803.
NOTE: should read "anticodon TTC"]

Suyama Y, Miura K. 1968. Size and structural variations of mitochondrial DNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 60: 235-242.

Suyama Y, Fukuhara H, Sor F. 1985. A fine restriction map of the linear mitochondrial DNA of Tetrahymena pyriformis: genome size, map locations of rRNA and tRNA genes, terminal inversion repeat, and restriction site polymorphism. Curr Genet 9: 479- 493.

Suyama Y, Jenney F, Okawa N. 1987. Two transfer RNA sequences abut the large ribosomal RNA gene in Tetrahymena mitochondrial DNA: tRNAleu (anticodon UAA) and tRNAmet (anticodon CAU). Curr Genet 11: 327-330.

Ziaie Z, Suyama Y. 1987. The cytochrome oxidase subunit I gene of Tetrahymena: a 57 amino acid NH2-terminal extension and a 108 amino acid insert. Curr Genet 12: 357-368.

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