Hypotrichia

Summary

Alias: Hypotrichida, hypotrichs

Top Publications

  1. doi Morphology, ontogeny and molecular phylogeny of a novel saline soil ciliate, Urosomoida paragiliformis n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Jingyi Wang
    The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an 710049, China
    Eur J Protistol 56:79-89. 2016
  2. doi Morphology and morphogenesis of Apoholosticha sinica n. g., n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia), with consideration of its systematic position among urostylids
    Yangbo Fan
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Eur J Protistol 50:78-88. 2014
  3. doi Morphology, morphogenesis, and molecular phylogeny of Paraparentocirrus sibillinensis n. gen., n. sp., a "Stylonychine Oxytrichidae" (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) without transverse cirri
    Santosh Kumar
    School of Environmental Science, University of Camerino, Via Gentile III da Varano, 62032, Camerino MC, Italy Ciliate Biology Laboratory, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi, 110007, India
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 61:247-59. 2014
  4. pmc Morphology and ontogenesis of Psilotrichides hawaiiensis nov. gen., nov. spec. and molecular phylogeny of the Psilotrichidae (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Domingo Heber
    Department of Organismic Biology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunner Strasse 34, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 61:260-77. 2014
  5. doi Phylogenetic analyses of cyclidiids (Protista, Ciliophora, Scuticociliatia) based on multiple genes suggest their close relationship with thigmotrichids
    Feng Gao
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 75:219-26. 2014
  6. pmc Description and phylogeny of Tetrakeronopsis silvanetoi gen. nov., sp. nov. (Hypotricha, Pseudokeronopsidae), a new benthic marine ciliate from Brazil
    Thiago da Silva Paiva
    Laboratório de Protistologia, Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil Laboratório de Biologia Molecular Francisco Mauro Salzano, Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal do Para, Belem, PA, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 9:e88954. 2014
  7. pmc Molecular phylogeny and ontogeny of a new ciliate genus, Paracladotricha salina n. g., n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Chen Shao
    The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, 710049, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 61:371-80. 2014
  8. doi Morphology and phylogenetic analysis of two oxytrichid soil ciliates from China, Oxytricha paragranulifera n. sp. and Oxytricha granulifera Foissner and Adam, 1983 (Protista, Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Chen Shao
    The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an 710049, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:3016-27. 2014
  9. doi Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Apoterritricha lutea n. g., n. sp. (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea, Hypotrichia): a putative missing link connecting Cyrtohymena and Afrokeronopsis
    Ji Hye Kim
    Department of Biological Science, College of Natural Sciences, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, 680 749, South Korea
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 61:520-36. 2014
  10. doi Evolution of the germline actin gene in hypotrichous ciliates: multiple nonscrambled IESs at extremely conserved locations in two urostylids
    Tianbing Chen
    Laboratory of Protozoology, School of Life Science, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, 510631, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 62:188-95. 2015

Research Grants

  1. HYPOTRICH GENOME IN DEVELOPMENT AND EVOLUTION
    David Prescott; Fiscal Year: 2001

Scientific Experts

  • David Prescott
  • Wilhelm Foissner
  • Seema Makhija
  • Kuidong Xu
  • Ying Zhi Ning
  • P Eigner
  • Peter Vd'ačný
  • Thiago da Silva Paiva
  • Renu Gupta
  • Denis H Lynn
  • Rosalba Banchetti
  • Hans P Duerr
  • E Villalobo
  • Claudia Vannini
  • Chen Shao
  • Weibo Song
  • Khaled A S AL-Rasheid
  • Alan Warren
  • Saleh A Al-Farraj
  • Xumiao Chen
  • Miao Miao
  • Liqiong Li
  • Jie Huang
  • Xiaozhong Hu
  • Feng Gao
  • Xiaofeng Lin
  • Jiamei Jiang
  • Yangbo Fan
  • Zhenzhen Yi
  • Lifang Li
  • Lingyun Chen
  • Jun Gong
  • Peter Vdačný
  • Xiangrui Chen
  • Xiaotian Luo
  • Helmut Berger
  • Shan Gao
  • Santosh Kumar
  • Mann Kyoon Shin
  • Thorsten Stoeck
  • Zigui Chen
  • Simona Benčaťová
  • Jingyi Wang
  • Xiaolu Zhao
  • Tianbing Chen
  • Jae Ho Jung
  • Zhao Lv
  • Qianqian Zhang
  • Ji Hye Kim
  • Domingo Heber
  • Daode Ji
  • Honggang Ma
  • Eva Tirjaková
  • Fernando Bautista-Reyes
  • Yuan Xu
  • Paulo Roberto Bressan Buosi
  • Khaled A Al-Rasheid
  • Zhao Liu
  • Komal Kamra
  • Saleh A Al-Quraishy
  • M V Julian Schwarz
  • Jiqiu Li
  • N Ricci
  • V V Khlebovich
  • William A Bourland
  • Zhao Lyu
  • Dapeng Xu
  • Ping Sun
  • Feng Wang
  • Elizabeth A Hewitt
  • Gi Sik Min
  • Kyung Min Park
  • Silvia Marinsalti
  • Ying Pan
  • Emilio Insom
  • Shahed Uddin Ahmed Shazib
  • Pu Wang
  • Yanli Lei
  • Antonietta La Terza
  • Daizy Bharti
  • Laura A Katz
  • Yi Xing
  • Xuming Pan
  • Xihan Liu
  • Yan Ding
  • Weiwei Liu
  • John C Clamp
  • An Liu
  • Miroslav Macek
  • G F Esteban

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. doi Morphology, ontogeny and molecular phylogeny of a novel saline soil ciliate, Urosomoida paragiliformis n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Jingyi Wang
    The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an 710049, China
    Eur J Protistol 56:79-89. 2016
    ..paragiliformis n. sp. and Paraurosomoida indiensis. A new combination is made: Oxytrichella subtropica (Fan et al., 2015) comb. nov. (basionym Urosomoida subtropica)...
  2. doi Morphology and morphogenesis of Apoholosticha sinica n. g., n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia), with consideration of its systematic position among urostylids
    Yangbo Fan
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Eur J Protistol 50:78-88. 2014
    ..comb. (basionym: Pseudokeronopsis sepetibensis Wanick and Silva-Neto, 2004)...
  3. doi Morphology, morphogenesis, and molecular phylogeny of Paraparentocirrus sibillinensis n. gen., n. sp., a "Stylonychine Oxytrichidae" (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) without transverse cirri
    Santosh Kumar
    School of Environmental Science, University of Camerino, Via Gentile III da Varano, 62032, Camerino MC, Italy Ciliate Biology Laboratory, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi, 110007, India
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 61:247-59. 2014
    ..Phylogenetic analyses based on the SSU rDNA sequences support the classification of this new genus in the stylonychines. ..
  4. pmc Morphology and ontogenesis of Psilotrichides hawaiiensis nov. gen., nov. spec. and molecular phylogeny of the Psilotrichidae (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Domingo Heber
    Department of Organismic Biology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunner Strasse 34, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 61:260-77. 2014
    The Psilotrichidae are a family of middle-sized hypotrichs with unique morphological and ontogenetic features (e.g. the oral primordium develops in a deep pouch) that, however, did not provide a definite phylogenetic signal...
  5. doi Phylogenetic analyses of cyclidiids (Protista, Ciliophora, Scuticociliatia) based on multiple genes suggest their close relationship with thigmotrichids
    Feng Gao
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 75:219-26. 2014
    ..Compared to other groups (e.g. hypotrichs and oligotrichs), the scuticociliates have received relatively little attention and their phylogenetic ..
  6. pmc Description and phylogeny of Tetrakeronopsis silvanetoi gen. nov., sp. nov. (Hypotricha, Pseudokeronopsidae), a new benthic marine ciliate from Brazil
    Thiago da Silva Paiva
    Laboratório de Protistologia, Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil Laboratório de Biologia Molecular Francisco Mauro Salzano, Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal do Para, Belem, PA, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 9:e88954. 2014
    ..In the present study, Tetrakeronopsis silvanetoi, a new genus and species of marine pseudokeronopsid hypotrichs is described from samples of water with bottom sediment collected from the coast of São Paulo state...
  7. pmc Molecular phylogeny and ontogeny of a new ciliate genus, Paracladotricha salina n. g., n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Chen Shao
    The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, 710049, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 61:371-80. 2014
    ..However, since molecular data of the type species of these higher taxa are lacking, their validity and relationships remain obscure. ..
  8. doi Morphology and phylogenetic analysis of two oxytrichid soil ciliates from China, Oxytricha paragranulifera n. sp. and Oxytricha granulifera Foissner and Adam, 1983 (Protista, Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Chen Shao
    The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an 710049, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 64:3016-27. 2014
    ..1 %). Phylogenetic analyses based on SSU rRNA gene sequence data suggest a close relationship within the Oxytrichidae assemblage between O. paragranulifera n. sp. and O. granulifera. ..
  9. doi Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Apoterritricha lutea n. g., n. sp. (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea, Hypotrichia): a putative missing link connecting Cyrtohymena and Afrokeronopsis
    Ji Hye Kim
    Department of Biological Science, College of Natural Sciences, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, 680 749, South Korea
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 61:520-36. 2014
    ....
  10. doi Evolution of the germline actin gene in hypotrichous ciliates: multiple nonscrambled IESs at extremely conserved locations in two urostylids
    Tianbing Chen
    Laboratory of Protozoology, School of Life Science, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, 510631, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 62:188-95. 2015
    ..Our results show that (1) the gain/loss of IES happens frequently in the subclass Hypotrichia (formerly Stichotrichia), and high fragmentation of germline genes does not imply for gene scrambling; and (2) ..
  11. doi Morphology and Molecular Phylogeny of Pseudocyrtohymena koreana n. g., n. sp. and Antarctic Neokeronopsis asiatica Foissner et al., 2010 (Ciliophora, Sporadotrichida), with a Brief Discussion of the Cyrtohymena Undulating Membranes Pattern
    Jae Ho Jung
    Department of Biological Sciences, Inha University, Incheon, 402 751, South Korea
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 62:280-97. 2015
    ..Our 18S rRNA gene tree supports the hypothesis that the Cyrtohymena UM pattern might have evolved several times in hypotrichs (e.g., Neokeronopsidae, Oxytrichinae, and Stylonychinae).
  12. doi Lithium-induced developmental anomalies in the spirotrich ciliate Stylonychia lemnae (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida)
    Seema Makhija
    Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India Electronic address
    Eur J Protistol 51:290-8. 2015
    ..The results point to the extremely complex and heterogeneous organization of the cellular cortex (plasma membrane and cytoskeleton) which is capable of exerting autonomous control over the phenotype and cortical pattern. ..
  13. doi Morphology and morphogenesis of a novel mangrove ciliate, Sterkiella subtropica sp. nov. (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Hypotrichia), with phylogenetic analyses based on small-subunit rDNA sequence data
    Xumiao Chen
    1Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, PR China 2Laboratory of Protozoology, Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 65:2292-303. 2015
    ....
  14. doi Multigene-based phylogeny of the ciliate families Amphisiellidae and Trachelostylidae (Protozoa: Ciliophora: Hypotrichia)
    Jie Huang
    Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 101:101-10. 2016
    ....
  15. doi Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of two novel ciliates, with establishment of a new genus, Pseudogastrostyla n. g. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia, Oxytrichidae)
    Yangbo Fan
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Eur J Protistol 51:374-85. 2015
    ..sp. clusters with Oxytricha elegans rather than the type species, U. agilis. Nodal support values are, however, too low to draw any conclusions about the molecular systematics of the genus Urosomoida. ..
  16. doi Morphology, Cell Division, and Phylogeny of Uroleptus longicaudatus (Ciliophora, Hypotricha), a Species of the Uroleptus limnetis Complex
    Lingyun Chen
    Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, 266003, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 63:349-62. 2016
    ..For the objective determination of the tail length of hypotrichs, we propose the "1/3-method", which says that the tail commences at that body width which corresponds one-third ..
  17. doi Resting cysts of Parentocirrus hortualis Voß, 1997 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia), with preliminary notes on encystation and various types of excystation
    Simona Benčaťová
    Department of Zoology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava, Ilkovičova 6, Mlynska dolina B 1, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Eur J Protistol 53:45-60. 2016
    ..This is the first report of division in resting cysts of oxytrichids, but reproduction in division cysts was already described in keronopsids. ..
  18. doi Morphology, Ontogeny, and Molecular Phylogeny of Two Freshwater Species of Deviata (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia) from Southern China
    Xiaotian Luo
    Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, 266003, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 63:771-785. 2016
    ..abbrevescens. In addition, the SSU rRNA gene was first sequenced for both species. Molecular phylogenetic analyses suggest that the genus Deviata is non-monophyletic and has a close relationship with Perisincirra paucicirrata...
  19. pmc The All-Data-Based Evolutionary Hypothesis of Ciliated Protists with a Revised Classification of the Phylum Ciliophora (Eukaryota, Alveolata)
    Feng Gao
    Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Sci Rep 6:24874. 2016
    ..is revealed to be a sister clade to the euplotids, strongly suggesting the separation of discocephalids from the hypotrichs; (4) the separation of mobilids from the peritrichs is not supported; (5) Loxocephalida is basal to the main ..
  20. doi Description of two marine amphisiellid ciliates, Amphisiella milnei (Kahl, 1932) Horváth, 1950 and A. sinica sp. nov. (Ciliophora: Hypotrichia), with notes on their ontogenesis and SSU rDNA-based phylogeny
    Liqiong Li
    Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China School of Ocean, Yantai Academy, China Agricultural University, Yantai 264670, China
    Eur J Protistol 54:59-73. 2016
    ..The molecular information indicates that both organisms belong to two separate clades and confirms that the genus Amphisiella might be polyphyletic. ..
  21. ncbi Morphology and infraciliature of a new marine ciliate Euplotidium smalli n. sp. with description of a new genus, Paraeuplotidium n. g. (Ciliophora, Euplotida)
    Yanli Lei
    Department of Oceanography, Inha University, Inchon, Korea
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 49:402-6. 2002
    ..improved generic diagnosis of Euplotidium is suggested based on morphology and infraciliature characters: marine hypotrichs with a funnel-shaped buccal cavity; with frontoventral and transverse cirri; neither left marginal cirrus nor ..
  22. doi Morphology and molecular phylogeny of a new marine hypotrichous ciliate, Hypotrichidium paraconicum n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Lingyun Chen
    The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an, 710049, China Laboratory of Protozoology, Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, 266003, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 60:588-600. 2013
    ..paraconicum n. sp. is rather poorly resolved, providing some indication of a relationship with Neokeronopsis aurea and Rubrioxytricha ferruginea, which fall into the assemblage of oxytrichids (s.l.). ..
  23. ncbi Phylogenetic position of the marine ciliate, Certesia quadrinucleata (Ciliophora; Hypotrichia; Hypotrichida) inferred from the complete small subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequence
    Lifang Li
    Laboratory of Protozoology, KLM, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
    Eur J Protistol 42:55-61. 2006
    ..placed in the family Uronychiidae, branch earlier and share a closer relationship to each other than to other hypotrichs; (2) taxa in Gastrocirrhidae, represented by Euplotidium arenarium, might be an "ancestral" group ..
  24. ncbi Polynucleobacter bacteria in the brackish-water species Euplotes harpa (Ciliata Hypotrichia)
    Claudia Vannini
    Universita di Pisa, dip Etologia, Ecologia, Evoluzione via A Volta 4 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 52:116-22. 2005
    ..Antibiotic experiments showed that the elimination of the bacteria stops the reproductive cycle in E. harpa, as has been shown for the freshwater Euplotes species...
  25. ncbi Mechanism of defensive morph formation in Euplites aediculatus (Ciliate, Hypotrichida)
    V V Khlebovich
    Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab 1, St Petersburg, 199034 Russia
    Dokl Biol Sci 392:445-6. 2003
  26. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships among 28 spirotrichous ciliates documented by rDNA
    Elizabeth A Hewitt
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0347, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 29:258-67. 2003
    ..approximately 1370 bp at the 5(') end of the LSU rDNA was determined in 25 stichotrichs, one oligotrich, and two hypotrichs. Maximum parsimony, neighbor-joining, and quartet-puzzling analyses were used to construct individual ..
  27. doi Two new marine ciliates, Caryotricha rariseta n. sp. and Discocephalus pararotatorius n. sp. (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), with phylogenetic analyses inferred from the small subunit rRNA gene sequences
    Jiamei Jiang
    College of Life Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, No 19A YuQuan Road, Beijing 100049, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 60:388-98. 2013
    ..The two Caryotricha species cluster with Kiitricha marina in the well-supported Protohypotrichia clade that is basal to the main spirotrich assemblage. The two discocephalids form a clade that is sister to the Hypotrichia.
  28. doi Morphology, morphogenesis and small-subunit rRNA gene sequence of the novel brackish-water ciliate Strongylidium orientale sp. nov. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Xumiao Chen
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63:1155-64. 2013
    ..Based on small-subunit rRNA gene sequences, phylogenetic analyses showed a close relationship with its congener Strongylidium pseudocrassum and with the genus Pseudouroleptus...
  29. doi Morphology and phylogenies of two hypotrichous brackish-water ciliates from China, Neourostylopsis orientalis n. sp. and Protogastrostyla sterkii (Wallengren, 1900) n. comb., with establishment of a new genus Neourostylopsis n. gen. (Protista, Ciliophora,
    Xiangrui Chen
    School of Marine Science, Ningbo University, Ningbo 315211, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63:1197-209. 2013
    ..Based on the present studies, we conclude that the estuarine population of P. pulchra collected by J. Gong and others [Gong et al., J Eukaryot Microbiol (2007) 54, 468-478] is a population of P. sterkii...
  30. doi Morphology and molecular phylogeny of two new brackish-water species of Amphisiella (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia), with notes on morphogenesis
    Xumiao Chen
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Institution of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Eur J Protistol 49:453-66. 2013
    ..and included in a phylogenetic analysis with all data available from nominal species of Amphisiella and related hypotrichs. Both new species are diagnosed by an elongate body shape, yellow-brown/grey-brown cell color, one kind of ..
  31. pmc Species of Gonostomum and Paragonostomum (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida, Oxytrichidae) from the Valley of Flowers, India, with descriptions of Gonostomum singhii sp nov, Paragonostomum ghangriai sp nov and Paragonostomum minuta sp nov
    Komal Kamra
    Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi, 110007 India
    Indian J Microbiol 48:372-88. 2008
    ..This single factor has possibly played an important role in species diversification of this group of hypotrichs in this isolated habitat.
  32. doi A redescription of the oxytrichid Tetmemena pustulata (Müller, 1786) Eigner, 1999 and notes on morphogenesis in the marine urostylid Metaurostylopsis salina Lei et al., 2005 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Chen Shao
    The Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an 710049, China
    Eur J Protistol 49:272-82. 2013
    ....
  33. doi Morphology, ontogeny, and molecular phylogeny of two novel bakuellid-like hypotrichs (Ciliophora: Hypotrichia), with establishment of two new genera
    Jiamei Jiang
    College of Fishery and Life Science, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai 201306, China
    Eur J Protistol 49:78-92. 2013
    ..morphological characteristics and the SSU rRNA gene sequences suggest that it is incertae sedis among the basal hypotrichs. Further investigation of key taxa with additional molecular markers is required to reveal a better ..
  34. doi Establishment of a new hypotrichous genus, Heterotachysoma n. gen. and notes on the morphogenesis of Hemigastrostyla enigmatica (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    Chen Shao
    Key Laboratory of Biomedical Information Engineering, Ministry of Education, School of Life Science and Technology, Xi an Jiaotong University, Xi an 710049, China
    Eur J Protistol 49:93-105. 2013
    ..enigmatica and H. elongata (vs. present in H. paraenigmatica). These findings suggest that morphogenesis is not uniform among members of the genus Hemigastrostyla...
  35. doi Ciliate food vacuole content and bacterial community composition in the warm-monomictic crater Lake Alchichica, México
    Fernando Bautista-Reyes
    Posgrado en Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, FES Iztacala, Tlalnepantla, Estado de Mexico, Mexico
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 79:85-97. 2012
    ..The ciliate assemblage was dominated by scuticociliates, haptorids, and hypotrichs. Comparing ciliates' food vacuole content and in situ HPP composition, a high preference for Alphaproteobacteria ..
  36. doi Ciliate community associated with aquatic macrophyte roots: effects of nutrient enrichment on the community composition and species richness
    Paulo Roberto Bressan Buosi
    Nupelia, Postgraduate Course in Ecology of Continental Aquatic Environments, Universidade Estadual de Maringa, Parana, Brazil
    Eur J Protistol 47:86-102. 2011
    ..We found a relative high number of ciliate species (85 species) and a predominance of hypotrichs. Among the recorded species, about 25% occurred exclusively in the fertilized treatment...
  37. doi [Response of the soil ciliate community to ecological restoration in Huajialing, Dingxi, Gansu]
    Ying Zhi Ning
    College of Life Science, Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou, China
    Dongwuxue Yanjiu 32:223-31. 2011
    ..Colpodida was the dominant group in sampling site I and site II, whereas Hypotrichida was the dominant group in the late recovery sampling sites...
  38. doi Morphology and small subunit (SSU) rRNA gene sequence of the new brackish water ciliate Neobakuella flava n. g., n. sp. (Ciliophora, Spirotricha, Bakuellidae) and SSU rRNA gene sequences of six additional hypotrichs from Korea
    Liqiong Li
    Department of Biology, University of Ulsan, Ulsan 680 749, Korea
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 58:339-51. 2011
    ..Sterkiella cavicola, type of Sterkiella, clusters within the stylonychines and is obviously closely related with S. histriomuscorum...
  39. doi Evolution of discocephalid ciliates: molecular, morphological and ontogenetic data support a sister group of discocephalids and pseudoamphisiellids (Protozoa, Ciliophora) with establishment of a new suborder Pseudoamphisiellina subord. n
    Miao Miao
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, 266003, China
    Sci China Life Sci 54:634-41. 2011
    ..to euplotids while the latter, in the absence of molecular data, were mostly assigned to the urostylid-like hypotrichs. In the present work, the small subunit rRNA genes of several rarely observed discocephalid and ..
  40. doi Morphological and phylogenetical studies on a new soil hypotrich ciliate: Kahliella matisi spec. nov. (Hypotrichia, Kahliellidae)
    Peter Vdačný
    Department of Zoology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Mlynska dolina B 1, SK 84215 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Eur J Protistol 46:319-33. 2010
    ..In our molecular phylogenies, the family Kahliellidae is polyphyletic and the position of K. matisi is rather poorly resolved, indicating a relationship with oxytrichids...
  41. ncbi Divisional morphogenesis in Uroleptus caudatus (Stokes, 1886), and the relationship between the Urostylidae and the Parakahliellidae, Oxytrichidae, and Orthoamphisiellidae on the basis of morphogenetic processes (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida)
    P Eigner
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 48:70-9. 2001
    ..All 68 detailed descriptions of divisional morphogenesis in species of the Hypotrichida are analyzed now in this and two former papers...
  42. ncbi A bacterium belonging to the Rickettsiaceae family inhabits the cytoplasm of the marine ciliate Diophrys appendiculata (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia)
    C Vannini
    Dipartimento di Etologia Ecologia Evoluzione, Universita di Pisa, Italy
    Microb Ecol 49:434-42. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi Identification of the bacterial endosymbionts of the marine ciliate Euplotes magnicirratus (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia) and proposal of 'Candidatus Devosia euplotis'
    Claudia Vannini
    Dipartimento di Etologia, Ecologia, Evoluzione dell Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1151-6. 2004
    ..The species- and group-specific probes designed in this study could represent convenient tools for the detection of 'Candidatus Devosia euplotis' and Devosia-like bacteria in the environment...
  44. ncbi Modeling senescence in hypotrichous ciliates
    Hans Peter Duerr
    Institut fur Medizinische Biometrie, Universitat Tubingen, Westbahnhofstr 55, D 72070 Tubingen, Germany
    Protist 155:45-52. 2004
    ..It is generally accepted that the genetic elements in the macronucleus of hypotrichs segregate randomly, a process which potentially can lead to aneuploid imbalances in the distribution of gene ..
  45. ncbi The locomotion of living organisms. Some hints for an evolutionistic reconsideration of biology's "foregone" topics
    Rosalba Banchetti
    Universita di Pisa, Dipartimento di Etologia, Ecologia, Evoluzione, Pisa
    Riv Biol 96:441-55. 2003
    From the analysis of the behaviour it is evidenced that the biological peculiarities of the Hypotrichs depend on the close linking between the adaptive strategies they have found to environmental problems...
  46. ncbi Phylogenetic position of Licnophora, Lechriopyla, and Schizocaryum, three unusual ciliates (phylum Ciliophora) endosymbiotic in echinoderms (phylum Echinodermata)
    Denis H Lynn
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 49:460-8. 2002
    ..1) Licnophora is a spirotrich ciliate, clearly related to the hypotrichs and stichotrichs; this is corroborated by its possession of macronuclear replication bands...
  47. ncbi Coding properties of macronuclear DNA molecules in Sterkiella nova (Oxytricha nova)
    David M Prescott
    University of Colorado, Department of MCD Biology, Boulder 80309 0347, USA
    Protist 153:71-7. 2002
    ..to approximately 130 different sized macronuclear molecules in various stichotrichs (12 in Sterkiella nova) and hypotrichs, suggesting that each of the -24,500 different sized molecules encodes a different gene...
  48. ncbi Searching for excystment-regulated genes in Sterkiella histriomuscorum (Ciliophora, Oxytrichidae): a mRNA differential display analysis of gene expression in excysting cells
    E Villalobo
    Laboratoire de Biologie Cellulaire 4 CNRS, UPRESA 8080, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 48:382-90. 2001
    ..We discuss their possible role during excystment and we show that the combination of differential display and inverse PCR constitutes a powerful approach to isolate excystment-regulated genes in hypotrichs.
  49. ncbi Redescription of Psilotricha acuminata Stein, 1859 and revisions of the genera Psilotricha and Urospinula (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida)
    G F Esteban
    CEH Windermere, The Ferry House, Ambleside, Cumbria, United Kingdom
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 48:280-92. 2001
    ..Psilotricha viridis sensu Kahl, 1932 and Psilotricha dragescoi Grolière, 1975 are considered incertae sedis...
  50. ncbi Morphology and cell division of the oxytrichids Architricha indica nov. gen., nov. sp., and Histriculus histrio (Müller, 1773), Corliss, 1960 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida)
    Renu Gupta
    Department of Zoology, Miranda House, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
    Eur J Protistol 42:29-48. 2006
    ..1999. Monograph of the Oxytrichidae (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London].
  51. ncbi Cold microgradients elicit adaptive behavior in isotropically cooled, inert populations of Oxytricha bifaria (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida)
    F Barbanera
    Dipartimento di Etologia, Ecologia ed Evoluzione, Pisa, Italy
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 47:359-67. 2000
    ..This is similar to their behavior in the symmetric warm attracting thermal gradient...
  52. pmc A unique pattern of intrastrand anomalies in base composition of the DNA in hypotrichs
    D M Prescott
    University of Colorado, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Boulder, CO 80309 0347, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 28:4679-88. 2000
    ..These islands may serve as signals for the excision of macronuclear molecules during macronuclear development. We have found no published reports of coding or non-coding native DNA with such anomalous base composition...
  53. ncbi The behavior of the doublet of Oxytricha bifaria (Ciliata, Hypotrichida): a contribution to the understanding of this enigmatic form
    N Ricci
    Dipartimento di Etologia, Ecologia ed Evoluzione, Universià di Pisa, Italy
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 47:156-60. 2000
    ..bifaria is a dispersal form suggests that the doublet might well represent a special fourth differentiation state of this species in addition to pairs, giants, and cysts...
  54. ncbi Invention and mystery in hypotrich DNA
    D M Prescott
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder 80309 0347, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 45:575-81. 1998
    b>Hypotrichs have evolved extraordinary ways of organizing, manipulating, and replicating the DNA in their micronuclear and macronuclear genomes...
  55. ncbi Internal eliminated segments (IESs) of Oxytrichidae
    D M Prescott
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder 80309 0347, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 43:432-41. 1996
    ..A comparison of the nonscrambled gene encoding beta-telomere binding protein in three species of hypotrichs shows that even in the same gene IESs are not conserved in sequence, length, position, or number from species to ..
  56. pmc Macronuclear gene-sized molecules of hypotrichs
    D C Hoffman
    University of Colorado, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Boulder 80309 0347, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 23:1279-83. 1995
    ..have been identified in the 5' nor in the 3' non-translated regions, suggesting that promoter function in hypotrichs may differ from other eukaryotes...
  57. ncbi Non-coding DNA in macronuclear chromosomes of hypotrichous ciliates
    G Herrick
    Department of Cellular, Viral and Molecular Biology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84132
    J Protozool 39:309-12. 1992
    ..7 kbp chromosome. Very little is known about transcriptional control in hypotrichs; identification of conserved non-coding sequences of orthologous hypotrich genes promises to provide clues to ..
  58. doi Systematic position of Discocephalus-like ciliates (Ciliophora: Spirotrichea) inferred from SSU rDNA and ontogenetic information
    Chen Shao
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:2962-72. 2008
    ..ciliates, or discocephalines, are cephalized organisms that are traditionally considered to be hypotrichs (sensu lato) but whose precise systematic position has long been uncertain...
  59. pmc Cotterillia bromelicola nov. gen., nov. spec., a gonostomatid ciliate (Ciliophora, Hypotricha) from tank bromeliads (Bromeliaceae) with de novo originating dorsal kineties
    Wilhelm Foissner
    Universitat Salzburg, FB Organismische Biologie, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Eur J Protistol 47:29-50. 2011
    ..body and adoral zone of membranelles, while the dense ciliature and the neokinetal waves resemble kahliellid hypotrichs. However, the de novo origin of anlage 1 and the molecular analyses show convincingly that Cotterillia belongs ..
  60. ncbi Redescription of Phacodinium metchnikoffi (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida): general morphology and taxonomic position
    D Fernández-Galiano
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    J Protozool 39:443-8. 1992
    ..We propose that P. metchnikoffi is a primitive hypotrich and, consequently, we present a new classification system for hypotrichs.
  61. doi Some ultrastructural observations of the vegetative, resting and excysting ciliate, urostyla grandis (urostylidae, hypotrichida)
    Zhao Liu
    School of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200062, China
    Biol Res 42:395-401. 2009
    ....
  62. doi Morphogenesis of Kiitricha marina Nozawa, 1941 (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), a possible model for the ancestor of hypotrichs s. l
    Chen Shao
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
    Eur J Protistol 45:292-304. 2009
    ..show an extremely unusual developmental pattern compared with all other known forms in the class Spirotrichea or hypotrichs s. l. (i) The differentiation of the ciliary structures from the primordia occurs after cell division...
  63. doi Parabirojimia multinucleata spec. nov. and Anteholosticha scutellum (Cohn, 1866) Berger, 2003, marine ciliates (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) from tropical waters in southern China, with notes on their small-subunit rRNA gene sequences
    Xiangrui Chen
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:234-43. 2010
    ..In the present work, two hypotrichs, Parabirojimia multinucleata spec. nov...
  64. ncbi Comparative phylogenetic study of Stichotrichia (Alveolata: Ciliophora: Spirotrichea) based on 18S-rDNA sequences
    T S Paiva
    Departamento de Zoologia, Laboratório de Protistologia, Instituto de Biologia, CCS, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Genet Mol Res 8:223-46. 2009
    ..the internal phylogeny of 18S-rDNA from 53 morphological species of stichotrichs and their relationships with Hypotrichia and Oligotrichia using parsimony and neighbor-joining methods, including new data from Pseudouroleptus caudatus ..
  65. doi Does Kiitricha (Protista, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea) belong to Euplotida or represent a primordial spirotrichous taxon? With suggestion to establish a new subclass Protohypotrichia
    Lifang Li
    Laboratory of Protozoology, KLM, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:439-46. 2009
    ..In order to evaluate the phylogenetic position of Kiitricha within the Hypotrichia, we sequenced the small-subunit rRNA gene and the alpha-tubulin gene for a Qingdao population of Kiitricha ..
  66. doi Caryotricha minuta (Xu et al., 2008) nov. comb., a unique marine ciliate (Protista, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea), with phylogenetic analysis of the ambiguous genus Caryotricha inferred from the small-subunit rRNA gene sequence
    Miao Miao
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, PR China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:430-8. 2009
    ..the distinct separation of the Kiitricha-Caryotricha clade, which always branches basal to the Stichotrichia-Hypotrichia-Oligotrichia-Choreotrichia assemblage...
  67. doi Taxonomy, ontogeny and molecular phylogeny of Anteholosticha marimonilata spec. nov. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) from the Yellow Sea, China
    Yuan Xu
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Institute of Evolution and Marine Biodiversity, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61:2000-14. 2011
    ..Molecular phylogenetic analyses demonstrated, with high statistical support, that A. marimonilata branched as a sister lineage to the Nothoholosticha-Pseudokeronopsis clade and hence belongs to the core part of the order Urostylida...
  68. doi Morphology and infraciliature of two new marine urostylid ciliates: Metaurostylopsis struederkypkeae n. sp. and Thigmokeronopsis stoecki n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) from China
    Chen Shao
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 55:289-96. 2008
    ..The thigmotactic ciliature is conspicuous: 11-14 rows of densely arranged cirri occupy the most postoral area. Keys are provided for all the known species in both genera...
  69. doi Kiitricha minuta n. sp., a peculiar hypotrichous ciliate (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea) from the Yellow Sea
    Kuidong Xu
    Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 55:201-6. 2008
    ..Kiitricha minuta represents a third member of the rarely known order Kiitrichida. It is unique in the subclass Hypotrichia in having many rows of small uniform cirri along the right side of the body and the dorsal kineties composed of ..
  70. doi Morphology and morphogenesis of a new marine ciliate, Apokeronopsis bergeri nov. spec. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida), from the Yellow Sea, China
    Liqiong Li
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266003, China
    Eur J Protistol 44:208-19. 2008
    ..The close relationship of A. bergeri with A. crassa, and the more distant relationship with three Pseudokeronopsis species, is supported by a comparison of the sequences of their ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 rDNA regions...
  71. pmc A comparative fine structural and phylogenetic analysis of resting cysts in oligotrich and hypotrich Spirotrichea (Ciliophora)
    Wilhelm Foissner
    Universitat Salzburg, FB Organismische Biologie, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, A 5020, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur J Protistol 43:295-314. 2007
    ..The Hypotrichida and Oligotrichida are united by a very strong synapomorphy, viz...
  72. ncbi Morphological redescription and neotypification of the marine ciliate, Amphisiella marioni Gourret & Roeser, 1888 (Ciliophora: Hypotrichida), a poorly known form misidentified for a long time
    Jiqiu Li
    Laboratory of Protozoology, College of Life Science, South China Normal University, Guangzhou 510631, China
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:364-70. 2007
    ..To clarify the taxonomic status of this species, the population from the northern Chinese coast of the Yellow Sea is designated as a neotype...
  73. ncbi Morphology, ultrastructure, molecular phylogeny, and autecology of Euplotes elegans Kahl, 1932 (Hypotrichida; Euplotidae) isolated from the anoxic Mariager Fjord, Denmark
    M V Julian Schwarz
    TU Kaiserslautern, School of Biology, Erwin Schroedinger Strasse 14, D 67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:125-36. 2007
    ..The molecular data cluster E. elegans with Euplotes raikovi, a member of the Euplotopsis group. The data suggest that the E. elegans-E. raikovi clade represents an isolated and deep branch at the base of the Euplotes tree...
  74. ncbi A new investigation of the marine ciliate, Trachelostyla pediculiformis (Cohn, 1866) Borror, 1972 (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida), with establishment of a new genus, Spirotrachelostyla nov. gen
    Jun Gong
    Laboratory of Protozoology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, PR China
    Eur J Protistol 42:63-73. 2006
    ..tani (Hu & Song, 2002) nov. comb. [basionym: T. tani Hu & Song, 2002] and S. simplex (Kahl, 1932) nov. comb. [basionym: Stichotricha simplex Kahl, 1932]...

Research Grants1

  1. HYPOTRICH GENOME IN DEVELOPMENT AND EVOLUTION
    David Prescott; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The experiments deal with the general problem of how an organism can manipulate its own DNA. ..