Search for dissertations about: "Asgard"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Asgard.

  1. 1. Genomic and evolutionary exploration of Asgard archaea

    Author : Eva F. Caceres; Thijs J. G. Ettema; Simonetta Gribaldo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : archaea; Asgard; eukaryogenesis; metagenomics; genome binning; phylogenetics; phylogenomics; comparative genomics; gene tree-species tree reconciliation; ancestral reconstruction; long-read metagenomics;

    Abstract : Current evolutionary theories postulate that eukaryotes emerged from the symbiosis of an archaeal host with, at least, one bacterial symbiont. However, our limited grasp of microbial diversity hampers insights into the features of the prokaryotic ancestors of eukaryotes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Divisive structures : Two billions years of biofilament evolution

    Author : Fredrik Hurtig; Ann-Christin Lindås; Lionel Guy; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Evolution; Archaea; Eukaryogenesis; ESCRT-III; Actin; Profilin; Gelsolin; Asgard; TACK; Sulfolobus; Cell division; Cytokinesis; Cytoskeleton; Heimdallarchaeota; Actin-binding protein; molekylär biovetenskap; Molecular Bioscience;

    Abstract : Our understanding of the functional and regulatory complexity that existed in the eukaryotic progenitor is poor, and investigations have been hindered by our nebulous understanding of where eukaryotes stem from. Recently discovered archaeal lineages with hitherto unseen homology to eukaryotic systems suggest archaea can further our understanding of the eukaryotic cell’s ancestry. READ MORE