recent references

Elizabeth Harris chlamy at
Tue Jan 27 16:38:11 EST 1998

New papers, November 1997-early January 1998:

Akama, K., A. Nass, V. Junker and H. Beier (1997).
Characterization of nuclear tRNATyr introns:  their evolution from
red algae to higher plants.  FEBS Lett. 417, 213-218.

Avilan, L., B. Gontero, S. Lebreton and J. Ricard (1997).
Information transfer in multienzyme complexes .2. The role of
Arg64 of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii phosphoribulokinase in the
information transfer between glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate
dehydrogenase and phosphoribulokinase.  Eur. J. Biochem. 250, 296-

Benet, H., E.A. Gall, A. Asensi and B. Kloareg (1997).  Protoplast
regeneration from gametophytes and sporophytes of some species in
the order Laminariales (Phaeophyceae).  Protoplasma 199, 39-48.

Boudreau, E., Y. Takahashi, C. Lemieux, M. Turmel and J.D. Rochaix
(1997).  The chloroplast ycf3 and ycf4 open reading frames of
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii are required for the accumulation of the
photosystem I complex.  EMBO J. 16, 6095-6104.

Buchheim, M.A., J.A. Buchheim and R.L. Chapman (1997).  Phylogeny
of the VLE-14 Chlamydomonas (Chlorophyceae) group: a study of 18S
rRNA gene sequences.  J. Phycol. 33, 1024-1030.

Buleon, A., D.J. Gallant, B. Bouchet, C. Mouille, C. D'Hulst, J.
Kossmann and S. Ball (1997).  Starches from A to C -
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii as a model microbial system to
investigate the biosynthesis of the plant amylopectin crystal.
Plant Physiol. 115, 949-957.

Caceres, E.J., L.R. Hoffman, and P.I. Leonardi (1997).  Fine
structure of the male and female gametes of Atractomorpha porcata
(Sphaeropleaceae, Chlorophyta) with emphasis on the development
and absolute configuration of the flagellar apparatus.  J. Phycol.
33, 948-959.

Chitlaru, E., R. Seger and U. Pick (1997).  Activation of a 74 kDa
plasma membrane protein kinase by hyperosmotic shocks in the
halotolerant alga Dunaliella salina.  J. Plant Physiol. 151, 429-

Christensen, S.T., V. Leick, L. Rasmussen and D.N. Wheatley
(1998).  Signaling in unicellular eukaryotes.  Int. Rev. Cytol.
177, 181-253.

Costa, M., J.M. Fontaine, S. Loiseaux-de Goer and F. Michel
(1997).  A group II self-splicing intron from the brown alga
Pylaiella littoralis is active at unusually low magnesium
concentrations and forms populations of molecules with a uniform
conformation.  J. Mol. Biol. 274, 353-364.

Cournac, L., K. Redding, P. Bennoun and G. Peltier (1997).
Limited photosynthetic electron flow but no CO2 fixation in
Chlamydomonas mutants lacking photosystem I.  FEBS Lett. 416, 65-

Daugbjerg, N. and R.A. Andersen (1997).  Phylogenetic analyses of
the rbcL sequences from haptophytes and heterokont algae suggest
their chloroplasts are unrelated.  Mol. Biol. Evol. 14, 1242-1251.

Dawson, H.N., R. Burlingame and A.C. Cannons (1997).  Stable
transformation of Chlorella:  Rescue of nitrate reductase-
deficient mutants with the nitrate reductase gene.  Curr.
Microbiol. 35, 356-362.

Doran, E. and R.A. Cattolico (1997).  Photoregulation of
chloroplast gene transcription in the chromophytic alga
Heterosigma carterae.  Plant Physiol. 115, 773-781.

Durnford, D.G. and P.G. Falkowski (1997).  Chloroplast redox
regulation of nuclear gene transcription during photoacclimation.
Photosynth. Res. 53, 229-241.

Falkowski, P.G. (1997).  Photosynthesis:  The paradox carbon
dioxide efflux.  Curr. Biol. 7, R637-R639.

Forster, B., P.B. Heifetz, A. Lardans, J.E. Boynton and N.W.
Gillham (1997).  Herbicide resistance and growth of D1 Ala251
mutants in Chlamydomonas.  Z. Naturforsch. 52, 654-664.

Franklin, L.A. and A.W.D. Larkum (1997).  Multiple strategies for
a high light existence in a tropical marine macroalga.
Photosynth. Res. 53, 149-159.

Fridlyand, L.E. (1997).  Models of CO2 concentrating mechanisms in
microalgae taking into account cell and chloroplast structure.
BioSystems 44, 41-57.

Garcia-Sanchez, M.I., C. Gotor, J.P. Jacquot, M. Stein, A. Suzuki
and J.M. Vega (1997).  Critical residues of Chlamydomonas
reinhardtii ferredoxin for interaction with nitrite reductase and
glutamate synthase revealed by site-directed mutagenesis.  Eur. J.
Biochem. 250, 364-368.

Giordano, M. and G. Bowes (1997).  Gas exchange and C allocation
in Dunaliella salina cells in response to the N source and CO2
concentration used for growth.  Plant Physiol. 115, 1049-1056.

Gloeckner, G. and C.F. Beck (1997).  Cloning and characterization
of LRG5, a gene involved in blue light signaling in Chlamydomonas
gametogenesis.  Plant J. 12, 677-683.

Goldschmidt-Clermont, M. (1998).  Coordination of nuclear and
chloroplast gene expression in plant cells.  Int. Rev. Cytol. 177,

Govorunova, E.G., O.A. Sineshchekov and P. Hegemann (1997).
Desensitization and dark recovery of the photoreceptor current in
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.  Plant Physiol. 115, 633-642.

Grasser, K.D., C. Ritt, M. Krieg, S. Fernandez, J.C. Alonso and R.
Grimm (1997).  The recombinant product of the Chryptomonas Phi
plastid gene hlpA is an architectural HU-like protein that
promotes the assembly of complex nucleoprotein structures.  Eur.
J. Biochem. 249, 70-76.

Grolig, F. (1998).  Nuclear centering in Spirogyra:  force
integration by microfilaments along microtubules.  Planta 204, 54-

Hayashi-Ishimaru, Y., M. Ehara, Y. Inagaki and T. Ohama (1997).  A
deviant mitochondrial genetic code in prymnesiophytes (yellow-
algae):.  Curr. Genet. 32, 296-299.

Hegemann, P. (1997).  Vision in microalgae.  Planta 203, 265-274.

Holzinger, A., I. Mittermann, S. Laffer, R. Valenta and U. Meindl
(1997).  Microinjection of profilins from different sources into
the green alga Micrasterias causes transient inhibition of cell
growth.  Protoplasma 199, 124-134.

Holzinger, A. and U. Meindl (1997).  Jasplakinolide, a novel actin
targeting peptide, inhibits cell growth and induces actin filament
polymerization in the green alga Micrasterias.  Cell Motil.
Cytoskeleton 38, 365-372.

Hoops, H.J. (1997).  Motility in the colonial and multicellular
Volvocales:  structure, function, and evolution.  Protoplasma 199,

Iglesias-Prieto, R. and R.K. Trench (1997).  Acclimation and
adaptation to irradiance in symbiotic dinoflagellates. photon-flux
densities.  Marine Biol. 130, 23-32.

Inoue, K., B.W. Dreyfuss, K.L. Kindle, D.B. Stern, S. Merchant and
O.A. Sodeinde (1997).  Ccs1, a nuclear gene required for the post-
translational assembly of chloroplast c-type cytochromes.  J.
Biol. Chem. 272, 31747-31754.

Jakab, G., A. Mougin, M. Kis, T. Pollak, M. Antal, C. Branlant and
F. Solymosy (1997).  Chlamydomonas U2, U4 and U6 snRNAs.  An
evolutionary conserved putative third interaction between U4 and
U6 snRNAs which has a counterpart in the U4atac-U6atac snRNA
duplex.  Biochimie 79, 387-395.

Kang, T.J. and M.W. Fawley (1997).  Variable (CA/GT)n simple
sequence repeat DNA in the alga Chlamydomonas.  Plant Mol. Biol.
35, 943-948.

Karyophyllis, D., B. Galatis and C. Katsaros (1997).  Centrosome
and microtubule dynamics in apical cells of Sphacelaria rigidula
(Phaeophyceae) treated with nocodazole.  Protoplasma 199, 161-172.

Keusgen, M., J.M. Curtis, P. Thibault, J.A. Walter, A. Windust and
S.W. Ayer (1997).  Sulfoquinovosyl diacylglycerols from the alga
Heterosigma carterae.  Lipids 32, 1101-1112.

Kim, J.M. and S.P. Mayfield (1997).  Protein disulfide isomerase
as a regulator of chloroplast translational activation.  Science
278, 1954-1957.

Kobayashi, M., T. Kakizono, N. Nishio, S. Nagai, Y. Kurimura and
Y. Tsuji (1997).  Antioxidant role of astaxanthin in the green
alga Haematococcus pluvialis.  Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 48,

Kropat, J., U. Oster, W. Ruediger and C.F. Beck (1997).
Chlorophyll precursors are signals of chloroplast origin involved
in light induction of nuclear heat-shock genes.  Proc. Natl. Acad.
Sci. USA 94, 14168-14172.

Kurvari, V. (1997).  Cell wall biogenesis in Chlamydomonas:
molecular characterization of a novel protein whose expression is
up-regulated during matrix formation.  Mol. Gen. Genet. 256, 572-

Lebreton, S., B. Gontero, L. Avilan and J. Ricard (1997).
Information transfer in multienzyme complexes .1. Thermodynamics
of conformational constraints and memory effects in the bienzyme
complex of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii chloroplasts.  Eur. J.
Biochem. 250, 286-295.

Malanga, G., G. Calmanovici and S. Puntarulo (1997).  Oxidative
damage to chloroplasts from Chlorella vulgaris exposed to
ultraviolet-B radiation.  Physiol. Plant. 101, 455-462.

Mittag, M. and H. Waltenberger (1997).  In vitro mutagenesis of
binding site elements for the clock-controlled proteins CCTR and
Chlamy 1.  Biol. Chem. Hoppe Seyler 378, 1167-1170.

Murakami, A. (1997).  Quantitative analysis of 77K fluorescence
emission spectra in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6714 and Chlamydomonas
reinhardtii with variable PS I/PS II stoichiometries.  Photosynth.
Res. 53, 141-148.

Niyogi, K.K., O. Bjorkman and A.R. Grossman (1997).  The roles of
specific xanthophylls in photoprotection.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.
USA 94, 14162-14167.

Nozaki, H., M. Ito, H. Uchida, M.M. Watanabe, and T. Kuroiwa
(1997).  Phylogenetic analysis of Eudorina species (Volvocaceae,
Chlorophyta) based on rbcL gene sequences.  J. Phycol. 33, 859-

Nozaki, H., M. Ito, M.M. Watanabe, H. Takano, and T. Kuroiwa
(1997).  Phylogenetic analysis of morphological species of
Carteria (Volvocales, Chlorophyta) based on rbcL gene sequences.
J. Phycol. 33, 864-867.

Nurani, G., M. Eriksson, C. Knorpp, E. Glaser and L.G. Franzen
(1997).  Homologous and heterologous protein import into
mitochondria isolated from the green alga Chlamydomonas
reinhardtii.  Plant Mol. Biol. 35, 973-980.

Pan, J.M., M.A. Haring and C.F. Beck (1997).  Characterization of
blue light signal transduction chains that control development and
maintenance of sexual competence in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
Plant Physiol. 115, 1241-1249.

Porterfield, D.M. (1997).  Orientation of motile unicellular algae
to oxygen:  Oxytaxis in Euglena.  Biol. Bull. 193, 229-230.

Prieto, J.L., J.R. Perez-Castineira and J.M. Vega (1997).
Thiosulfate reductase from Chlamydomonas.  J. Plant Physiol. 151,

Richaud, C. and G. Zabulon (1997).  The heme oxygenase gene (pbsA)
in the red alga Rhodella violacea is discontinuous and
transcriptionally activated during iron limitation.  Proc. Natl.
Acad. Sci. USA 94, 11736-11741.

Rolland, N., A.J. Dorne, G. Amoroso, D.F. Sueltemeyer, J. Joyard
and J.D. Rochaix (1997).  Disruption of the plastid ycf10 open
reading frame affects uptake of inorganic carbon in the
chloroplast of Chlamydomonas.  EMBO J. 16, 6713-6726.

Sato, N., S. Fujiwara, A. Kawaguchi and M. Tsuzuki (1997).
Cloning of a gene for chloroplast omega6 desaturase of a green
alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.  J. Biochem. 122, 1224-1232.

Seligman, L.M., K.M. Stephens, J.H. Savage and R.J. Monnat Jr.
(1997).  Genetic analysis of the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii I-CreI
mobile intron homing system in Escherichia coli.  Genetics 147,

Stevens, D.R., and S. Purton (1997).  Genetic engineering of
eukaryotic algae: progress and prospects.  J. Phycol. 33, 713-722.

Tan, S., A. Ducret, R. Aebersold and E. Gantt (1997).  Red algal
LHC I genes have similarities with both Chl a/b- and a/c-binding
proteins:  A 21 kDa polypeptide encoded by LhcaR2 is one of the
six LHC I polypeptides.  Photosynth. Res. 53, 129-140.

Valentin, K. (1997).  Phylogeny and expression of the secA gene
from a chromophytic alga -  Implications for the evolution of
plastids and sec-dependent protein translocation.  Curr. Genet.
32, 300-307.

Wee, J.L. (1997).  Scale biogenesis in synurophycean protists:
Phylogenetic implications.  Crit. Rev. Plant Sci. 16, 497-534.

Wu, S.H., M.T. McDowell and J.C. Lagarias (1997).  Phycocyanobilin
is the natural precursor of the phytochrome chromophore in the
green alga Mesotaenium caldariorum.  J. Biol. Chem. 272, 25700-

Wu, L.P., P.K. Hepler and P.C.L. John (1997).  The met1 mutation
in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii causes arrest at mitotic metaphase
with persisting p34cdc2-like H1 histone kinase activity that can
promote mitosis when injected into higher-plant cells.
Protoplasma 199, 135-150.

Xiong, J., R.S. Hutchison, R.T. Sayre and Govindjee (1997).
Modification of the photosystem II acceptor side function in a D1
mutant (arginine-269-glycine) of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
Biochim. Biophys. Acta Bio Energetics 1322, 60-76.

Yu, N.J. and L.L. Spremulli (1997).  Structural and mechanistic
studies on chloroplast translational initiation factor 3 from
Euglena gracilis.  Biochemistry 36, 14827-14835.

Zhang, L.P., K.K. Niyogi, I. Baroli, J.A. Nemson, A.R. Grossman
and A. Melis (1997).  DNA insertional mutagenesis for the
elucidation of a Photosystem II repair process in the green alga
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.  Photosynth. Res. 53, 173-184.

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