Advertisement

Journal of Molecular Evolution

, Volume 39, Issue 5, pp 541–543 | Cite as

Which is the most conserved group of proteins? Homology-orthology, paralogy, xenology, and the fusion of independent lineages

  • J. Peter Gogarten
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Independent Lineage 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Benachenhous-Lafha N, Forterre P, Labedan B (1993) Evolution of glutamate dehydrogenase genes: evidence for two paralogous protein families and unusual branching patterns of the archaebacteria in the universal tree of life. J Mol Evol 36:335–346Google Scholar
  2. Fitch WS (1970) Distinguishing homologous from analogous proteins. Syst Zool 19:99–113Google Scholar
  3. Forterre P, Benachenhous-Lafha N, Confalonieri F, Duguet M, Elie C, Labedan B (1992) The nature of the last universal ancestor and the root of the tree of life, still open questions. Biosystems 28:15–32Google Scholar
  4. Gogarten JP, Kibak H, Dittrich P, Taiz L, Bowman EJ, Bowman BJ, Manolson MF, Poole RJ, Date T, Oshima T, Konishi J, Denda K, Yoshida M (1989) Evolution of the vacuolar H+-ATPase: Implications for the origin of eukaryotes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 86:6661–6665Google Scholar
  5. Gray GS, Fitch WS (1983) Evolution of antibiotic resistance genes: the DNA sequence of a kanamycin resistance gene from Staphylococcus aureus. Mol Biol Evol 1:57–66Google Scholar
  6. Gupta RH, Golding GB (1993) Evolution of HSP70 gene and its implications regarding relationships between archaebacteria, eubacteria and eukaryotes. J Mol Evol 37:573–582Google Scholar
  7. Hein J (1990) Unified approach to alignment and phylogenies. Methods Enzymol 183:626–645Google Scholar
  8. Hilario E, Gogarten JP (1993) Horizontal transfer of ATPase genes—the tree of life becomes a net of life. Biosystems 31:111–119Google Scholar
  9. Iwabe N, Kuma K-I, Hasegawa M, Osawa S, Miyata T (1989) Evolutionary relationships of archaebacteria, eubacteria and eukaryotes inferred from phylogenetic trees of duplicated genes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 86:9355–9359Google Scholar
  10. Kane PM, Yamashiro CT, Wolczyk DF, Neff N, Goebl M, Stevens TH (1990) Protein splicing converts the yeast TFPl gene product to the 69-kD subunit of the vacuolar adenosine triphosphatase. Science 250:651–657Google Scholar
  11. Kumada Y, Benson DR, Hillemann D, Hosted TJ, Rochford DA, Thompson CJ, Wohlleben W, Tateno Y (1993) Evolution of the glutamine synthase gene, one of the oldest existing and functioning genes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 90:3009–3013Google Scholar
  12. Sumi M, Sato MH, Denda K, Date T, Yoshida M (1992) A DNA fragment homologous to F1-ATPase beta subunit was amplified from genomic DNA of Methanosarcina barkeri. Indication of an archaebacterial F-type ATPase. FEBS Lett 314:207–210Google Scholar
  13. Tiboni O, Cammarano P, Sanangelantoni AM (1993) Cloning and sequencing of the gene encoding glutamine synthase I from the archaeum Pyrococcus woesei: anomalous phylogenies inferred from analysis of archaeal and bacterial glutamine synthase I sequences. J Bacteriol 175:2961–2969Google Scholar
  14. Vogler PA, Homma M, Irikura VM, MacNab RM (1991) Salmonella typhimurium mutants defective in flagellar filament regrowth and sequence similarity of FliI to FoFI, vacuolar and archaebacterial ATPase subunits. J Bacteriol 173:3564–3572Google Scholar
  15. Woese CR (1987) Bacterial evolution. Microbiol Rev 51:221–271PubMedGoogle Scholar
  16. Zillig W, Palm P, Klenk H-P (1992) A model of the early evolution of organisms: The arisal of the three domains of life from the common ancestor. In: H Hartman, K Matsuno (eds) The origin and evolution of the cell. (World Scientific, Singapore) pp 163–182.Google Scholar
  17. Zimniak L, Dittrich P, Gogarten JP, Kibak H, Taiz L (1988) The cDNA sequence of the 69kDa subunit of the carrot vacuolar H+-ATPase: homology to the beta-chain of FoF1-ATPases. J Biol Chem 263:9102–9112Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York Inc 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Peter Gogarten
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular and Cell BiologyUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA

Personalised recommendations