Mies, Undine S.


Publications
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Genome reduction and horizontal gene transfer in the evolution of Endomicrobia—rise and fall of an intracellular symbiosis with termite gut flagellates

Citation
Mies et al. (2024). mBio
Names
“Ruminimicrobium bovinum” “Ruminimicrobiellum ovillum” “Endomicrobiellum” “Ectomicrobium” “Parendomicrobium” “Ectomicrobium neotermitis” “Parendomicrobium porotermitis” “Parendomicrobium reticulitermitis” “Ruminimicrobiellum bubulum” “Ruminimicrobiellum caprinum” “Ruminimicrobiellum tauri” “Praeruminimicrobium” “Proruminimicrobium” “Ruminimicrobium” “Ruminimicrobiellum” “Endomicrobiellum devescovinae” “Proruminimicrobium quisquiliarum” “Praeruminimicrobium purgamenti” “Endomicrobiellum agilis” “Endomicrobiellum siamense” “Endomicrobiellum basalitermitum” “Endomicrobiellum guadaloupense” “Endomicrobiellum meruensis” “Proendomicrobium guianensium” “Endomicrobium embiratermitis” “Endomicrobium labiotermitis” “Endomicrobium neocapritermitis” “Endomicrobium macrotermitis” “Endomicrobium procryptotermitis” “Endomicrobiellum dinenymphae” “Endomicrobiellum trichonymphae” “Endomicrobiellum pyrsonymphae” “Endomicrobiellum neotermitis” “Endomicrobiellum mastotermitis” “Endomicrobiellum calonymphae” “Endomicrobiellum glyptotermitis” “Endomicrobiellum cryptotermitis” “Endomicrobiellum roisinitermitis” “Endomicrobiellum incisitermitis” “Endomicrobiellum porotermitis” “Endomicrobiellum cubanum” “Endomicrobiellum africanum” “Proendomicrobium”
Abstract
ABSTRACT Bacterial endosymbionts of eukaryotic hosts typically experience massive genome reduction, but the underlying evolutionary processes are often obscured by the lack of free-living relatives. Endomicrobia, a family-level lineage of host-associated bacteria in the phylum Elusimicrobiota that comprises both free-living representatives and endosymbionts of termite gut flagellates, are an excellent model to study e

Diversity and taxonomic revision of methanogens and other archaea in the intestinal tract of terrestrial arthropods

Citation
Protasov et al. (2023). Frontiers in Microbiology 14
Names
“Bathycorpusculaceae” “Methanimicrococcus labiotermitis” “Methanoplasma cognatum” “Methanofrustulum fimipullorum” “Methanofilum” “Methanolapillus” “Methanomicula” “Methanomicula labiotermitis” “Bathycorpusculum acetigenes” “Bathycorpusculum acidaminoxidans” “Bathycorpusculum grumuli” “Bathycorpusculum terrae” “Methanolapillus millepedarum” “Methanolapillus africanus” “Methanimicrococcus stummii” “Methanimicrococcus odontotermitis” “Methanimicrococcus hongohii” “Methanimicrococcus hacksteinii” “Methanoplasma reticulitermitis” “Methanoplasma porotermitis” “Methanoplasma glyptotermitis” “Methanofrustulum” “Bathycorpusculum fermentans” “Bathycorpusculum termitum” “Methanorbis” “Methanorbis rubei” “Methanorbis furvi” “Methanorbis basalitermitum” “Methanacia” “Methanacia filiformis” “Methanarmilla” “Bathycorpusculum” “Bathycorpusculum soli” “Methanofilum arcanum” “Methanocatella” “Methanocatella smithii” “Methanocatella gottschalkii” “Methanocatella millerae” “Methanocatella oralis” “Methanocatella thaueri” “Methanocatella woesei” “Methanarmilla wolinii” “Methanarmilla boviskoreani” “Methanobinarius” “Methanobinarius arboriphilus” “Methanobinarius endosymbioticus” “Methanobaculum” “Methanobaculum cuticularis” “Methanoflexus” “Methanoflexus curvatus” “Methanoflexus mossambicus” “Methanorudis” “Methanovirga” “Methanovirga aequatorialis” “Methanovirga australis” “Methanovirga basalitermitum” “Methanovirga meridionalis” “Methanovirga procula” “Methanolapillus ohkumae” “Bathycorpusculum hydrogenotrophicum” “Methanorudis spinitermitis” Methanomethylophilus alvi T
Abstract
Methane emission by terrestrial invertebrates is restricted to millipedes, termites, cockroaches, and scarab beetles. The arthropod-associated archaea known to date belong to the orders Methanobacteriales, Methanomassiliicoccales, Methanomicrobiales, and Methanosarcinales, and in a few cases also to non-methanogenic Nitrososphaerales and Bathyarchaeales. However, all major host groups are severely undersampled, and the taxonomy of existing lineages is not well developed. Full-length 16S rRNA gen