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Tran, H.-D., Ong, B.-N., Ngo, V.-T., Tran, D.-L., Nguyen, T.-C., Tran-Thi, B.-H., Do, T.-T., Nguyen, T.M.-L., Nguyen, X.-H., Melkonian, M. (2022): New Angled Twin–Layer Porous Substrate Photobioreactors for Cultivation of Nannochloropsis oculata.
Protist 173, 125914.


Xu, Y., Wang, H., Sahu, S.K., Li, L., Liang, H., Günther, G., Wong, G.K.-S., Melkonian, B., Melkonian, M., Liu, H., Wang, S. (2022): Chromosome-level genome of Pedinomonas minor (Chlorophyta) unveils adaptations to abiotic stress in a rapidly fluctuating environment.
New Phytol, 235: 1409-1425.


Durán, P., Flores-Uribe, J., Wippel, K., Zhang, P., Guan, R., Melkonian, B., Melkonian, M., Garrido-Oter, R. (2022): Shared features and reciprocal complementation of the Chlamydomonas and Arabidopsis microbiota.
Nature Communications 13, 406


Di Franco, A., Baurain, D., Glöckner, G., Melkonian, M., Philippe, H. (2022): Lower statistical support with larger datasets: insights from the Ochrophyta radiation.
Mol Biol Evol 39: msab300


Govorunova, E.G., Sineshchekov, O.A., Li, H., Wang, Y., Brown, L.S., Palmateer, A., Melkonian, M., Cheng, S., Carpenter, E., Patterson, J., Wong, G.K.-S., Spudich, J.L. (2021):
Cation and anion channelrhodopsins: Sequence motifs and taxonomic distribution.
mBio 12:e01656-21


González, I., Ekelhof, A., Herrero, N., Sile, J.A., Podola, B., Chica, A.F., Martín, M.Á., Melkonian, M., Izquierdo, C.G., Gómez, J.M. (2020): Wastewater nutrient recovery using twin-layer microalgae technology for biofertilizer production.
Water Science and Technology 82: 1044–1061
doi: 10.2166/wst.2020.372


Do, T.-T., Tran-Thi, B.-H., Ong, B.-N, Le, T.-L., Nguyen, T.-C., Quan, Q.-D., Le, T.-C., Tran, D.-L., Melkonian, M., Tran, H.-D. (2021): Effects of red and blue light emitting diodes on biomass and astaxanthin of Haematococcus pluvialis in pilot-scale angled twin-layer porous substrate photo-bioreactors.
Vietnam J. Sci. Technol. Eng. 63: 81-88


Wang, S., Liang, H., Xu,Y., Li, L., Wang, H., Nandini Sahu, D., Petersen, M., Melkonian, M., Kumar Sahu, S., Liu, H. (2021): Genome-wide analyses across Viridiplantae reveal the origin and diversification of small RNA pathway-related genes.
Communications Biology 4: 412


Do, T.-T., Ong, B.-N., Le, T.-L., Nguyen, T.-C., Tran-Thi, B.-H., Hien, B.T.T., Melkonian, M., Tran, H.-D. (2021): Growth of Haematococcus pluvialis on a Small-Scale Angled Porous Substrate Photobioreactor for Green Stage Biomass.
Appl. Sci. 11: 1788


Cheng, S., Wong, G. K.-S., Melkonian, M. (2021): Giant DNA viruses make big strides in eukaryote evolution.
Cell Host & Microbe 21: 152-154. Preview


Carbone, D.A., Olivieri, G., Pollio, A., Melkonian, M. (2020): Comparison of Galdieria growth and photosynthetic activity in different culture systems.
AMB Expr 10:170

Martignier, A., De Respinis, S., Filella, M., Segovia, I., Marin, B., Günther, G., Barja, F., Tonolla, M., Jaquet, J.-M., Melkonian, M., Ariztegui, D. (2020): Biomineralization capacities of Chlorodendrophyceae: correlation between chloroplast morphology and the distribution of micropearls in the cell
Protist 171:125760
Liang, H., Xu, Y., Li, L., Wang, H., Melkonian, B., Lorenz, M., Friedl, T., Kumar Sahu, S., Yu, J., Liu, H., Melkonian, M., Wang, S. (2020): The draft genome of Coelastrum proboscideum (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyta).
Protist 171:125758
Li, L., Wang, S., Wang, H., Sahu, S.K., Marin, B., Li, H., Xu, Y., Liang, H., Li, Z., Cheng, S., Reder, T., Çebi, Z., Wittek, S., Peterson, M., Melkonian, B., Du, H., Yang, H., Wang, J., Wong, G. K.-S., Xu, X., Liu, X., van de Peer, Y., Melkonian, M., Liu, H. (2020): The genome of Prasinoderma coloniale unveils the existence of a third phylum within green plants.
Nature Ecol. Evol. 4:1220-1231


Goudet, M.M.M., Orr, D.J., Melkonian, M., Müller, K.H., Meyer, M.T., Carmo-Silva, E., Griffiths, H.(2020): Rubisco and carbon concentrating mechanism co-evolution across chlorophyte and streptophyte green algae.
New Phytol 227: 810-823


Wong, G.K.-S., Soltis, D.E., Leebens-Mack, J., Wickett, N.J., Barker, M.S., Van de Peer, Y., Graham, S.W., Melkonian M. (2020): Sequencing and analyzing the transcriptomes of a thousand species across the tree of life for green plants.
Annu. Rev. Plant Biol. 71: 741–65

Tsirigoti A., Tzovenis I., Koutsaviti A., Economou-Amilli A., Ioannou E., Melkonian M. (2020):
Biofilm cultivation of marine dinoflagellates under different temperatures and nitrogen regimes enhances DHA productivity.
J Appl. Phycol. 32:865-880
Sineshchekov, O.A., Govorunova, E.G., Li H, Wang, Y., Melkonian, M., Wong, G.K.-S., Brown, L.S., Spudich, J.L. (2020): Conductance mechanisms of rapidly desensitizing cation channelrhodopsins from cryptophyte algae.
mBio 11:e00657-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00657-20
Carbone, D.A., Olivieri, G., Pollio, A., Melkonian, M. (2020): Biomass and phycobiliprotein production of Galdieria sulphuraria, immobilized on a twin-layer porous substrate photobioreactor.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 104: 3109–3119. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-020-10383-8


Wang, S., Li, L., Li, H., Sahu, S.K., Wang, H., Xu, Y., Xian, W., Song, B., Liang, H., Cheng, S., Chang, Y., Song, Y., Çebi, Z., Wittek, S., Reder, T., Petersen, M., Yang, H., Wang, J., Melkonian, B., Van de Peer, Y., Xu, X., Wong, G.K.-S., Melkonian, M., Liu, H., Liu, X. (2020): Genomes of early-diverging streptophyte algae shed light on plant terrestrialization.
Nature Plants 6: 95–106. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-019-0560-3


Wang, S., Li, L., Xu, Y., Melkonian, B., Lorenz, M., Friedl, T., Petersen, M., Sahu, S.K., Melkonian, M., Liu, H. (2019): The Draft Genome of the Small, Spineless Green Alga Desmodesmus costato-granulatus (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyta).
Protist 170: 125697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.protis.2019.125697


Xu, Y., Li, L., Liang, H. Melkonian, B., Lorenz, M., Friedl, T., Petersen, M., Liu, H., Melkonian, M., Wang, S. (2019): The Draft Genome of Hariotina reticulata (Sphaeropleales) Provides Insight into the Evolution of Scenedesmaceae.
Protist 170: 125684. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.protis.2019.125684


Cheng, S., Xian, W., Fu, Y., Marin, B., Keller, J., Sun, W., Li, X., Xu, Y., Zhang, Y., Wittek, S., Reder, T., Günther, G., Gontcharov, A., Wang, S., Li, L., Liu, X., Wang, J., Yang, H., Xu, X., Delaux, P.-M., Melkonian, B., Wong, G.K., Melkonian, M. (2019):
Genomes of subaerial Zygnematophyceae provide insights into land plant evolution.
Cell 179: 1057 - 1067. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2019.10.019


Leebens-Mack, J.H., Barker, M.S., Carpenter, E.J., Deyholos, M.K., Gitzendanner, M.A., Graham, S.W., Grosse, I., Li, Z., Melkonian, M., Mirarab, S., Porsch, M., et al. (2019): One thousand plant transcriptomes and the phylogenomics of green plants.
Nature 574: 679–685. https://doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1693-2


Do, T.-T., Ong, B.-N., Nguyen Tran , M.-L., Nguyen, D., Melkonian, M., Tran, H.-D., (2019): Biomass and Astaxanthin Productivities of Haematococcus pluvialis in an Angled Twin-Layer Porous Substrate Photobioreactor: Effect of Inoculum Density and Storage Time.
Biology 8: 68. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology8030068

Tran, H.-D., Do, T.-T., Le, T.-L., Tran Nguyen, M.-L., Pham, C.-H., Melkonian, M. (2019): Cultivation of Haematococcus pluvialis for astaxanthin production on angled bench-scale and large-scale biofilm-based photobioreactors.
Vietnam Journal of Science, Technology and Engineering 61: 61-70.
Xu, Y., Wang, S., Li, L., Kumar Sahu, S., Petersen, M., Liu, X., Melkonian, M., Zhang, G., Liu, H. (2019): Molecular evidence for origin, diversification and ancient gene duplication of plant subtilases (SBTs).
Scientific Reports 9:12485 | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-48664-6
Goh, F.Q.Y., Jeyakani, J., Tipthara, P., Cazenave-Gassiot, A., Ghosh, R., Bogard, N., Yeo, Z., Wong, G.K.-S., Melkonian, M., Wenk, M.R., Clarke, N.D. (2019): Gains and losses of metabolic function inferred from a phylotranscriptomic analysis of algae.
Scientific Reports 9:10482 | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-46869-3
Liang, H., Wei, T., Xu, Y., Li, L., Kumar Sahu, S., Wang, H., Li, H., Fu, X., Zhang, G., Melkonian, M., Liu, X.; Wang, S., Liu, H. (2019): Phylogenomics Provides New Insights into Gains and Losses of Selenoproteins among Archaeplastida.
Int. J. Mol. Sci. 20: 3020.
Zhao C., Wang Y, Chan K. X., Marchant B.,  Franks P. J. , Randall D., Tee E., Chen G.,  Ramesh S. A., Phua S. Y., Zhang B., Hills A., Dai F.,  Xue D.,  Gilliham M., Tyerman S., Nevo E., Wu F., Zhang G., Wong G. K-S., Leebens-Mack J. H., Melkonian M, Blatt M. R., Soltis P. S., Soltis D. E., Pogson B. J.,  Chen Z.-h.(2019): Evolution of chloroplast retrograde signaling facilitates green plant adaptation to land.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA doi/10,1073/pnas.1812092116
Li, T., Podola, B., Schultze, L.K.P., Melkonian, M. (2019): Design scenario analysis for porous photobioreactor assemblies.
Journal of Applied Phycology 31: 1623-1636. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-018-1700-2
Martignier, A., Filella, M., Pollok, K., Melkonian, M., Bensimon, M., Barja, F., Langenhorst, F., Jaquet, J.-M., Ariztegui, D. (2018): Marine and freshwater micropearls: Biomineralization producing strontium-rich amorphous calcium carbonate inclusions is widespread in the genus Tetraselmis (Chlorophyta).
Biogeosciences 15: 6591-6605. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2018-202
Govorunova, E.G., Sineshchekov, O.A., Hemmati, R., Janz, R., Morelle, O., Melkonian, M., Wong, G. K.-S., Spudich, J.L. (2018): Extending the Time Domain of Neuronal Silencing with Cryptophyte Anion Channelrhodopsins.
eNEURO.0174-18.2018. doi.org/10.1523/ENEURO.0174-18.2018
Caisová, L., Melkonian, M. (2018):The Chaetophorales (Chlorophyceae) - a taxonomic revision at family level.
European Journal of Phycology 53: 381-392. doi.org/10.1080/09670262.2018.1453090
Langenbach, D., Melkonian, M. (2019):Optimising biomass and peridinin accumulation in the dinoflagellate Symbiodinium voratum using a twin-layer porous substrate bioreactor.
Journal of Applied Phycology 31: 21-28. doi.org/10.1007/s10811-018-1513-3
Mutte, S.K., Kato, H., Rothfels, C., Melkonian, M., Wong, G.K.-S., Weijers, D. (2018): Origin and evolution of the nuclear auxin response system.
eLife 2018;7:e33399. doi: 10.7554/eLife.33399
Cheng, S., Melkonian, M., Smith, S.A., Brockington, S., Archibald, J.M., Delaux, P.-M., Li, F.-w., Melkonian, B., Mavrodiev, E.V., Fu, W.S.Y., Yang, H., Soltis, D.E., Graham, S.W., Soltis, P.S., Liu, X., Xu, X., Wong, G.K.-S. (2018): 10KP: A Phylodiverse Genome Sequencing Plan.
GigaScience 7: 1-9. doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/giy013
Krüger Jensen, J., Busse-Wicher, M., Poulsen, C.P., Fangel, J.U., Smith, P.J., Yang, J.-Y., Peña, M.-J., Hessellund Dinesen, M., Martens, H.J., Melkonian, M., Wong, G.K.-S., Moremen, K.W., Wilkerson, C.G., Scheller, H.V., Dupree, P., Ulskov, P., Urbanowicz, B.R., Harholt, J. (2018): Identification of an algal xylan synthase indicates that there is functional orthology between algal and plant cell wall biosynthesis.
New Phytologist 218: 1049-1060. doi.10.1111/nph.15050
Han, K.Y., Graf, L., Reyes, C.P., Melkonian, B., Andersen, R.A., Yoon, H.S., Melkonian, M. (2018): A Re-investigation of Sarcinochrysis marina (Sarcinochrysidales, Pelagophyceae) from its Type Locality and the Description of Arachnochrysis, Pelagospilus, Sargassococcus and Sungminbooa genera nov.
Protist 169: 79-106. doi.org/10.1016/j.protis.2017.12.004
Sausen, N., Malavasi, V., Melkonian, M. (2018): Molecular phylogeny, systematics and revision of the type species of Lobomonas, L. francei, (Volvocales, Chlorophyta) and closely related taxa.
Journal of Phycology 54: 198-214. doi.10.1111/jpy.12615
Ekelhof, A., Melkonian, M. (2017): Enhanced extracellular polysaccharide production and growth by microalga Netrium digitus in a porous substrate bioreactor.
Algal Research 28: 184-191. doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2017.11.003
Li, T., Strous, M., Melkonian, M. (2017): Biofilm-based photobioreactors: Their design and improving productivity through efficient supply of dissolved inorganic carbon.
FEMS Microbiology Letters 364, fnx218. doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnx218
Carbone, D.A., Olivieri, G., Pollio, A., Pinto, G., Melkonian, M. (2017): Growth and biomass productivity of Scenedesmus vacuolatus on a twin layer system and a comparison with other types of cultivations.
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 101: 8321-8329. doi: 10.1007/s00253-017-8515-y
Piltz, B., Melkonian, M. (2018): Immobilized microalgae for nutrient recovery from source-separated human urine.
Journal of Applied Phycology 30: 421-429. doi.org/10.1007/s10811-017-1266-4
Johnson, K.L., Cassin, A.M., Lonsdale, A., Wong, G.K.-S., Soltis, D., Miles, N.W., Melkonian, M., Melkonian, B., Deyholos, M.K., Leebens-Mack, J., Rothfels, C.J., Stevenson, D.W., Graham, S.W., Wang, X., Wu, S., Pires, J.C., Edger, P.P., Carpenter, E.J., Bacic, A., Doblin, M.S., Schultz, C.J. (2017): Insights into the evolution of hydroxyproline rich glycoproteins from 1000 plant transcriptomes.
Plant Physiol 174: 904-921. doi:10.1104/pp.17.00295
Govorunova, E.G., Sineshchekov, O.A., Rodarte, E.M., Janz, R., Morelle, O., Melkonian, M., Wong, G.K.-S., Spudich, J.L. (2017): The Expanding Family of Natural Anion Channelrhodopsins Reveals Large Variations in Kinetics, Conductance, and Spectral Sensitivity.
Scientific Reports 7: 43358. doi: 10.1038/srep43358
Ekelhof, A., Melkonian, M. (2017): Microalgal cultivation in porous substrate bioreactor for extracellular polysaccharide production.
J. Appl. Phycol. 29: 1115-1122. doi: 10.1007/s10811-016-1038-6
Kiperstok, A.C., Sebestyén, P., Podola, B., Melkonian, M. (2017): Biofilm cultivation of Haematococcus pluvialis enables a highly productive one-phase process for astaxanthin production using high light intensities.
Algal Research 21: 213-222. doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2016.10.025
Bourque, S., Jeandroz, S., Grandperret, V., Lehotai, N., Aimé, S., Soltis, D.E., Miles, N.W., Melkonian, M., Deyholos, M.K., Leebens-Mack, J.H., Chase, M.W., Rothfels, C.J., Stevenson, D.W., Graham, S.W., Wang, X., Wu, S., Pires, J.C., Edger, P.P., Yan, Z., Xie, Y., Carpenter, E.J., Wong, G.K.S., Wendehenne, D., Nicolas-Francès, V. (2016): The Evolution of HD2 Proteins in Green Plants.
Trends in Plant Science 21: 1008-1016. doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2016.10.001
Nowack, E.C.M., Price, D.C., Bhattacharya, D., Singer, A., Melkonian, M., Grossman, A.R. (2016): Gene transfers from diverse bacteria compensate for reductive genome evolution in the chromatophore of Paulinella chromatophora.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113: 12214-12219. doi:10.1073/pnas.1608016113
Bothe, H., Melkonian, M. (2016a): Obituary: Eberhard Schnepf (April 4, 1931 − April 10, 2016).
Protist 167: 460-463. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2016.08.004
Podola, B., Li, T., Melkonian M. (2017): Porous Substrate Bioreactors: A Paradigm Shift in Microalgal Biotechnology?
Trends in Biotechnology 35: 121-132. doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2016.06.004
Aude Maugarny-Calès, A., Gonçalves, B., Jouannic, S., Melkonian, M., Wong, G.K.-S., Laufs, P. (2016): Apparition of the NAC transcription factors predates the emergence of land plants.
Molecular Plant 9: 1345-1348. doi:10.1016/j.molp.2016.05.016
Lane, T.S., Rempe, C.S., Davitt, J., Staton, M.E., Peng, Y., Soltis, D.E., Melkonian, M., Deyholos, M., Leebens-Mack, J.H., Chase, M., Rothfels, C.J., Stevenson, D., Graham, S.W., Yu, J., Liu, T., Pires, J.C., Edger, P.P., Yong Zhang, Y., Xie, Y., Zhu, Y., Carpenter, E., Wong, G.K.-S., Stewart Jr., C.N. (2016): Diversity of ABC transporter genes across the plant kingdom and their potential utility in biotechnology.
BMC Biotechnology 16: 47. doi:10.1186/s12896-016-0277-6
Stevenson, S.R., Kamisugi, Y., Trinh, C.H., Schmutz, J., Jenkins, J.W., Grimwood, J., Muchero, W., Tuskan, G.A., Rensing, S.A., Lang, D., Reski, R., Melkonian, M., Rothfels, C.J., Li, F.-W., Larsson, A., Wong, G.K.-S., Edwards, T.A., Cuming, A.C. (2016): Genetic analysis of Physcomitrella patens identifies ABSCISIC ACID NON-RESPONSIVE (ANR), a regulator of ABA responses unique to basal land plants and required for desiccation tolerance.
Plant Cell 28: 1310-1327. doi:10.1105/tpc.16.00091
Jeandroz, S., Wipf, D., Stuehr, D.J., Lamattina, L., Melkonian, M., Tian, Z., Zhu, Y., Carpenter, E. J., Wong, G. K.-S., Wendehenne, D. (2016): Occurrence , structure , and evolution of nitric oxide synthase–like proteins in the plant kingdom.
Science Signalling 9: pp. re2. doi:10.1126/scisignal.aad4403
Glantz, S. T., Carpenter, E. J., Melkonian, M., Gardner, K. H., Boyden, E. S., Wong, G. K.-S., Chow, B. Y. (2016): Functional and topological diversity of LOV domain photoreceptors, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 113 (11) E1442-E1451. doi:10.1073/pnas.1509428113
Li, T., Podola, B., Melkonian, M. (2016): Investigating dynamic processes in a porous substrate biofilm photobioreactor - A modeling approach.
Algal Research 13: 30-40. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2015.11.006
Hess, S., Suthaus, A., Melkonian, M. (2016): Characterisation of "Candidatus Finniella" (Rickettsiales, Alphaproteobacteria), Novel Endosymbionts of Viridiraptorid Amoeboflagellates (Cercozoa, Rhizaria).
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82: 659-670. doi:10.1128/AEM.02680-15
Li, T., Piltz, B., Podola, B., Dron, A., de Beer, D., Melkonian, M. (2016): Microscale profiling of photosynthesis-related variables in a highly productive biofilm photobioreactor.
Biotechnology and Bioengineering 113: 1046-1055. doi:10.1002/bit.25867
Delaux, P.-M., Radhakrishnan, G. V., Jayaraman, D., Cheema, J., Malbreil, M., Volkening, J. D., Sekimoto, H., Nishiyama, T., Melkonian, M., Pokorny, L., Rothfels, C. J., Sederoff, H., Stevenson, D. W., Surek, B., Zhang, Y., Sussman, M. R., Dunand, C., Morris. R. J., Roux, C., Wong, G. K.-S., Oldroyd, G. E. D., Ané, J.-M. (2015): Algal ancestor of land plants was preadapted for symbiosis.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 112: 13390-13395. doi:10.1073/pnas.1515426112
Caisová, L., Pérez Reyes, C., Cruz Álamo, V., Martel Quintana, A., Surek, B., Melkonian, M. (2015): Barrancaceae - a new green algal lineage with structural and behavioral adaptations to a fluctuating environment.
Am. J. Bot. 102: 1482-1492. doi:10.3732/ajb.1500199
Li, T., Podola, B., de Beer, D., Melkonian, M. (2015): A method to determine photosynthetic activity from oxygen microsensor data in biofilms subjected to evaporation.
J Microbiol Methods 117: 100-107.  doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2015.07.022
Li, F.-W., Rothfels, C.J., Melkonian, M., Villarreal, J.C., Stevenson, D.W., Graham, S.W., Wong, G. K.-S., Mathews, S., Pryer, K.M. (2015): The origin and evolution of phototropins.
Front. Plant Sci. 6: 637. doi:10.3389/fpls.2015.00637
Li, F.-W., Melkonian, M., Rothfels, C.J., Villarreal, J.C., Stevenson, D.W., Graham, S.W., Wong, G. K.-S., Pryer, K.M., Mathews, S. (2015): Phytochrome diversity in green plants and the origin of canonical plant phytochromes.
Nature Commun. 6: 7852 doi:10.1038/ncomms8852
Becker, B., Doan, J.-M.,Wustman, B., Carpenter, E.J., Chen, L., Zhang, Y., Gane K.-S. Wong, G. K.-S., Melkonian, M., (2015): The origin and evolution of the plant cell surface: Algal integrin-associated proteins and a new family of integrin-like cytoskeleton-ECM linker proteins.
Genome Biology and Evolution 7: 1580-1589. doi:10.1093/gbe/evv089
Li, T., Lin, G., Podola, B., Melkonian, M., (2015): Continuous removal of zinc from wastewater and mine dump leachate by a microalgal biofilm PSBR.
Journal of Hazardous Materials 297C: 112-118. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.04.080
Brockington, S.F., Moyroud, E., Sayou, C., Monniaux, M., Nanao, M.H., Thévenon, E., Chahtane, H., Warthmann, N., Melkonian, M. Zhang, Y., Wong, G.K.-S., Weigel, D., Dumas, R., Parcy, F., (2015): Response to Comment on “A promiscuous intermediate underlies the evolution of LEAFY DNA binding specificity”.
Science 347: 621. doi:10.1126/science.1256011
Schultze, L.K.P., Simon, M.-V., Li, T., Langenbach, D., Podola, B., Melkonian, M., (2015): High light and carbon dioxide optimize surface productivity in a Twin-Layer biofilm photobioreactor.
Algal Research 8C: 37–44. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2015.01.007
Matasci, N., Hung, L.-H., Yan, Z., Carpenter, E.J., Wickett, N.J., Mirarab, S., Nguyen, N., Warnow, T., Ayyampalayam, S., Barker, M., Burleigh, J., Gitzendanner, M. a, Wafula, E., Der, J.P., dePamphilis, C.W., Roure, B., Philippe, H., Ruhfel, B.R., Miles, N.W., Graham, S.W., Mathews, S., Surek, B., Melkonian, M., Soltis, D.E., Soltis, P.S., Rothfels, C., Pokorny, L., Shaw, J. a, DeGironimo, L., Stevenson, D.W., Villarreal, J., Chen, T., Kutchan, T.M., Rolf, M., Baucom, R.S., Deyholos, M.K., Samudrala, R., Tian, Z., Wu, X., Sun, X., Zhang, Y., Wang, J., Leebens-Mack, J., Wong, G.K.-S., (2014): Data access for the 1,000 Plants (1KP) project.
Gigascience 3, 17. doi:10.1186/2047-217X-3-17
Wickett, N.J., Mirarab, S., Nguyen, N., Warnow, T., Carpenter, E., Matasci, N., Ayyampalayam, S., Barker, M.S., Burleigh, J.G., Gitzendanner, M. a., Ruhfel, B.R., Wafula, E., Der, J.P., Graham, S.W., Mathews, S., Melkonian, M., Soltis, D.E., Soltis, P.S., Miles, N.W., Rothfels, C.J., Pokorny, L., Shaw, a. J., DeGironimo, L., Stevenson, D.W., Surek, B., Villarreal, J.C., Roure, B., Philippe, H., dePamphilis, C.W., Chen, T., Deyholos, M.K., Baucom, R.S., Kutchan, T.M., Augustin, M.M., Wang, J., Zhang, Y., Tian, Z., Yan, Z., Wu, X., Sun, X., Wong, G.K.-S., Leebens-Mack, J., (2014): Phylotranscriptomic analysis of the origin and early diversification of land plants.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111: E4859-E4868. doi:10.1073/pnas.1323926111
Hess, S., Melkonian, M. (2014): Ultrastructure of the Algivorous Amoeboflagellate Viridiraptor invadens (Glissomonadida, Cercozoa).
Protist 165: 605-635. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2014.07.004
Hochbaum, D.R., Zhao, Y., Farhi, S.L., Klapoetke, N., Werley, C.A., Kapoor, V., Zou, P., Kralj, J.M., Maclaurin,D., Smedemark-Margulies, N., Saulnier, J.L., Boulting, G.L., Straub, C., Cho, Y.K., Melkonian, M., Wong, G.K.-S., Harrison, D.J., Murthy, V.N., Sabatini, B.L., Boyden, E.S., Campbell, R.E., Cohen A.E. (2014): All-optical electrophysiology in mammalian neurons using engineered microbial rhodopsins.
Nature Methods 11: 825-833. doi:10.1038/nmeth.3000
Benstein, R.M., Cebi, Z., Podola, B., Melkonian, M. (2014): Immobilized Growth of the Peridinin-Producing Marine Dinoflagellate Symbiodinium in a Simple Biofilm Photobioreactor.
Marine Biotechnology 16: 621-628 doi: 10.1007/s10126-014-9581-0
Caisová, L., Melkonian, M. (2014): Evolution of Helix Formation in the Ribosomal Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 (ITS2) and Its Significance for RNA Secondary Structures.
Journal of Molecular Evolution 78: 324-337. doi: 10.1007/s00239-014-9625-0
Tanifuji, G., Onodera, N.T., Brown, M.W., Curtis, B.A., Roger, A.J., Wong G.K.-S., Melkonian, M., Archibald, J.M. (2014): Nucleomorph and plastid genome sequences of the chlorarachniophyte Lotharella oceanica: convergent reductive evolution and frequent recombination in nucleomorph-bearing algae.
BMC Genomics 2014, 15: 374. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-374
Li, F.-W., Villarreal, J.C., Kelly, S., Rothfels, C.J., Melkonian, M., Frangedakis, E., Ruhsam, M., Sigel, E.M., Der, J.P., Pittermann, J., Burge, D.O., Pokorny, L., Larsson, A., Chen, T., Weststrand, S., Thomas, P., Carpenter, E., Zhang, Y., Tian, Z., Chen, L., Yan, Z., Zhu, Y.,
Sun, X., Wang, J., Stevenson, D.W., Crandall-Stotler, B.J., Shaw, A.J., Deyholos, M.K., Soltis, D.E., Graham, S.W., Windham, M.D., Langdale, J.A., Wong, G.K.-S., Mathews, S., Pryer K.M. (2014): Horizontal transfer of an adaptive chimeric photoreceptor from bryophytes to ferns.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111: 6672-6677. doi:10.1073/pnas.1319929111
Klapoetke, N.C., Murata, Y., Kim, S.S., Pulver, S.R., Birdsey-Benson, A., Cho, Y.K., Morimoto, T.K., Chuong, A.S., Carpenter, E.J., Tian, Z., Wang, J., Xie, Y., Yan, Z., Zhang, Y., Chow, B.Y., Surek, B., Melkonian, M., Jayaraman, V., Constantine-Paton, M., Wong, Gane K.-S., Boyden, E.S. (2014): Independent optical excitation of distinct neural populations.
Nature Methods 11: 338-346. doi:10.1038/nmeth.2836
Sayou C., Monniaux M., Nanao M.H. Moyroud E., Brockington S. F.,Thévenon
E., Chahtane H., Warthmann N., Melkonian M., Zhang Y., Wong G. K.-S.,
Weigel D, Parcy F., Dumas R. (2014): A promiscuous intermediate underlies
the evolution of LEAFY DNA binding specificity.
Science 343: 645-648. doi:10.1126/science.1248229
Shi, J., Podola, B., Melkonian, M. (2014): Application of a prototype-scale Twin-Layer photobioreactor for effective N and P removal from different process stages of municipal wastewater by immobilized microalgae.
Bioresource Technology 154: 260-266. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2013.11.100
Naumann, T., Cebi, Z., Podola, B., Melkonian, M. (2013): Growing microalgae as aquaculture feeds on twin-layers: a novel solid-state photobioreactor.
Journal of Applied Phycology 25: 1413-1420. doi:10.1007/s10811-012-9962-6
Hess, S., Melkonian, M. (2013): The Mystery of Clade X: Orciraptor gen. nov. and Viridiraptor gen. nov. are Highly Specialised, Algivorous Amoeboflagellates (Glissomonadida, Cercozoa).
Protist 164: 706-747. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2013.07.003
Caisová, L., Marin, B., Melkonian, M. (2013): A Consensus Secondary Structure of ITS2 in the Chlorophyta Identified by Phylogenetic Reconstruction.
Protist 164: 482-496. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2013.04.005
Seenivasan, R., Sausen, N., Medlin, L.K., Melkonian, M. (2013): Picomonas judraskeda Gen. Et Sp. Nov.: The First Identified Member of the Picozoa Phylum Nov., a Widespread Group of Picoeukaryotes, Formerly Known as ‘Picobiliphytes’.
PLoS ONE 8: e59565. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059565
Johnson, M.T.J, Carpenter, E.J., Tian, Z., Bruskiewich, R., Burris, J.N., Carrigan, C.T., Chase, M.W., Clarke, N.D., Covshoff, S., Depamphilis, C.W., Edger, P.P., Goh, F., Graham, S., Greiner, S., Hibberd, J.M., Jordon-Thaden, I., Kutchan, T.M., Leebens-Mack, J., Melkonian, M., Miles, N., Myburg, H., Patterson, J., Pires, J.C., Ralph, P., Rolf, M., Sage, R.F., Soltis, D., Soltis, P., Stevenson, D., Stewart, C.N., Surek, B., Thomsen, C.J.M., Villarreal, J.C., Wu, X., Zhang, Y., Deyholos, M.K., Wong, G. K.-S. (2012) Evaluating Methods for Isolating Total RNA and Predicting the Success of Sequencing Phylogenetically Diverse Plant Transcriptomes.
PLoS ONE 7: e50226. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050226
Hess, S., Sausen, N., Melkonian, M. (2012): Shedding Light on Vampires: The Phylogeny of Vampyrellid Amoebae Revisited.
PLoS ONE 7: e31165. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031165
Podola, B., Melkonian, M. (2012): Genetic Programming as a tool for identification of analyte-specificity from complex response patterns using a non-specific whole-cell biosensor.
Biosens. Bioelectron. 33: 254-259. doi:10.1016/j.bios.2012.01.015
Caisova, L., Marin, B., Melkonian, M. (2011): A close-up view on ITS2 evolution and speciation - a case study in the Ulvophyceae (Chlorophyta, Viridiplantae).
BMC Evol. Biol. 11: 262. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-262
Wodniok, S., Brinkmann, H., Glöckner, G., Heidel, A.J., Philippe, H., Melkonian, M., Becker, B. (2011): Origin of land plants: Do conjugating green algae hold the key?
BMC Evol. Biol. 11: 104
Caisová, L., Marin, B., Sausen, N., Pröschold, T., Melkonian, M. (2011): Polyphyly of Chaetophora and Stigeoclonium within the Chaetophorales (Chlorophyceae), revealed by Sequence Comparisons of Nuclear-Encoded SSU rRNA Genes.
Journal of Phycology 47: 164–177. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2010.00949.x
Nowack, E.C.M., Vogel, H., Groth, M., Grossman, A.R., Melkonian, M., Glöckner G. (2011):
Endosymbiotic Gene Transfer and Transcriptional Regulation of Transferred Genes in Paulinella chromatophora.
Molecular Biology and Evolution 28: 407-422
Gontcharov, A.A., Melkonian, M. (2011): A Study of Conflict between Molecular Phylogeny and Taxonomy in the Desmidiaceae (Streptophyta, Viridiplantae): Analyses of 291 rbcL Sequences.
Protist 162: 253-267 doi:10.1016/j.protis.2010.08.003
Gontcharov, A.A., Melkonian, M. (2010): Molecular Phylogeny and Revision of the Genus Netrium (Zygnematophyceae, Streptophyta): Nucleotaenium gen. nov.
J. Phycol. 46: 346-362
Marin, B., Melkonian, M. (2010): Molecular Phylogeny and Classification of the Mamiellophyceae class. nov. (Chlorophyta) based on Sequence Comparisons of the Nuclear- and Plastid-encoded rRNA Operons.
Protist 161: 304-336
Nowack, E.C.M., Melkonian, M. (2010): Endosymbiotic associations within protists.
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 365: 699-712
Melkonian, M., Surek, B. (2009): Famous algal isolates from the Spessart forest (Germany): the legacy of Dieter Mollenhauer.
Algological Studies
129: 1-23
Gontcharov, A.A., Melkonian, M. (2008): In search of monophyletic taxa in the family Desmidiaceae (Zygnematophyceae, Viridiplantae): the genus /Cosmarium /Corda ex Ralfs.
Am. J. Bot. 95: 1079-1095
Becker B., Hoef-Emden K., Melkonian M. (2008): Chlamydial genes shed light on the evolution of photoautotrophic eukaryotes.
BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:203 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-203
Nowack E.C.M., Melkonian M., Glöckner G. (2008): Chromatophore Genome Sequence of Paulinella Sheds Light on Acquisition of Photosynthesis by Eukaryotes. Current Biology 18, 410–418
Shi J., Podola B., Melkonian M. (2007): Removal of nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater using microalgae immobilized on twin layers: an experimental study.
J. Appl. Phycol. 19, 417-423 DOI 10.1007/s10811-006-9148-1
Marin B., Nowack E.C.M., Glockner G., Melkonian M. (2007): The ancestor of the Paulinella chromatophore obtained a carboxysomal operon by horizontal gene transfer from a Nitrococcus-like gamma-proteobacterium.
BMC Evolutionary Biology 7:85 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-7-85
Rodríguez-Ezpeleta, N., Philippe, H., Brinkmann, H., Becker, B., Melkonian, M. (2007): Phylogenetic analyses of nuclear, mitochondrial, and plastid multigene data sets support the placement of Mesostigma in the Streptophyta.
Mol. Biol. Evol. 24, 723-731
Yoon, H.S., Reyes-Prieto, A., Melkonian, M. and Bhattacharya, D. (2006): Minimal plastid genome evolution in the Paulinella endosymbiont.
Current Biology 16, R670-R672
Simon, A., Glockner, G., Felder, M., Melkonian, M., Becker, B. (2006): EST analysis of the scaly green flagellate Mesostigma viride (Streptophyta): Implications for the evolution of green plants (Viridiplantae).
BMC Plant Biology 6:2 doi:10.1186/1471-2229-6-2
204 Jöbgen, A.M., Melkonian, M. (2005): Seerestaurierung durch Biofilme.
In: Der Fühlinger See - Beiträge zur Erhaltung der ökologischen Qualität. Band 1 der Serie: Ökologie und nachhaltige Entwicklung von Sport- und Freizeitseen (Große, W., Sanden, D., Haeming, H., Hrsg.), pp. 71-76. Münster: mv-Verlag
Marin, B., Nowack, E. C. M., Melkonian M. (2005): A Plastid in the Making: Evidence for a Second Primary Endosymbiosis.
Protist 156, 425-432
Hoef-Emden, K., Tran, H.D., Melkonian, M. (2005): Lineage-specific variations of congruent evolution among DNA sequences from three genomes, and relaxed selective constraints on rbcL in Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae).
BMC Evolutionary Biology 2005, 5, 56
Podola, B., Melkonian, M. (2005): Selective real-time herbicide monitoring by an array chip biosensor employing diverse microalgae.
J. Appl. Phycol. 17, 261-271
Nowack, E.C.M., Podola, B., Melkonian, M. (2005): The 96-Well Twin-Layer System: A novel approach in the cultivation of microalgae.
Protist 156, 239-251


Hoef-Emden K, Shrestha RP, Lapidot M, Weinstein Y, Melkonian M, Arad S (2005). Actin phylogeny and intron distribution in bangiophyte red algae (Rhodoplantae).
J. Mol. Evol. 61: 360-371
Gontcharov, A.A., Melkonian, M.(2005): Molecular phylogeny of Staurastrum Meyen ex Ralfs and related genera (Zygnematophyceae, Streptophyta) based on coding and noncoding rDNA sequence comparisons.
J. Phycol. 41 , 887-899
Geimer, S., Melkonian, M. (2005): Centrin scaffold in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii revealed by immunoelectron microscopy.
Eukaryot. Cell 4, 1253-1263
Melkonian, M., Mollenhauer, D. (2005): Robert Lauterborn (1869 - 1952) and his Paulinella chromatophora.
Protist 156, 253-262
Jöbgen, A.M., Palm, A., Melkonian, M. (2004): Phosphorous removal from eutrophic lakes using periphyton on submerged artificial substrata.
Hydrobiologia 528, 123-142
194 Wustman, B.A., Melkonian, M., Becker, B. (2004): A study of cell wall and flagella formation during cell division in the scaly green alga, Scherffelia dubia (Chlorophyta).
J. Phycol. 40, 895-910
193 Surek, B., Melkonian, M. (2004): CCAC - Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Cologne : A new collection of axenic algae with emphasis on flagellates.
Nova Hedwigia 79, 77-91
192 Geimer, S., Melkonian, M. (2004): The ultrastructure of the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii basal apparatus: identification of an early marker of radial asymmetry inherent to the basal body.
J. Cell Sci. 117, 2663-2674
Podola, B., Nowack, E.C.M., Melkonian, M. (2004): The use of multiple-strain algal sensor chips for the detection and identification of volatile organic compounds.
Biosens. Bioelectron. 19, 1253-1260
190 Gontcharov, A.A., Marin, B., Melkonian, M. (2004): Are combined analyses better than single gene phylogenies? A case study using SSU rDNA and rbcL sequence comparisons in the Zygnematophyceae (Streptophyta).
Mol. Biol. Evol. 21, 612-624
189 Gontcharov, A.A., Melkonian, M. (2004): Unusual position of the genus Spirotaenia (Zygnematophyceae) among streptophytes revealed by SSU rDNA and rbcL sequence comparisons.
Phycologia 43, 105-113
Podola, B., Melkonian, M. (2003): A long-term operating algal biosensor for the rapid detection of volatile toxic compounds.
J. Appl. Phycol. 15, 415-424
187 Marin, B., Palm, A., Klingberg, M., Melkonian, M. (2003): Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of plastid-containing Euglenophytes based on SSU rDNA sequence comparisons and synapomorphic signatures in the SSU rRNA secondary structure.
Protist 154, 99-145
186 Hoef-Emden, K., Melkonian M. (2003): Revision of the genus Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae): a combination of molecular phylogeny and morphology provides insights into a long-hidden dimorphism.
Protist 154, 371-409
185 Gontcharov, A.A., Marin, B., Melkonian, M. (2003): Molecular phylogeny of conjugating green algae (Zygnemophyceae, Streptophyta) inferred from SSU rDNA sequence comparisons.
J. Mol. Evol. 56, 89-104
184 Melkonian, M. (2003): Was sind Algen und was wissen wir über ihre Evolution? Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vorträge N 457, pp. 5-20. Paderborn: Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh
183 Ruiz-Binder, N.E., Geimer, S., Melkonian, M. (2002): In vivo localization of centrin in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
Cell Motil.
Cytoskeleton 52, 43-55
182 Hoef-Emden, K., Marin, B., Melkonian, M. (2002): Nuclear and nucleomorph SSU rDNA phylogeny in the Cryptophyta and the evolution of cryptophyte diversity.
J. Mol. Evol. 55, 161-179
181 Melkonian, M., Preisig, H.R. (2002): Order Volvocida Francé, 1894.
In: Illustrated Guide to the Protozoa, 2nd ed., Vol. 1 (Lee, J.J., Leedale, G.F., Bradbury, P., eds.), pp. 148-189.
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180 Zink, K.-G., Leythaeuser, D., Melkonian, M., Schwark, L. (2001): Temperature dependency of long-chain alkenone distributions in recent to fossil limnic sediments and in lake waters.
Geochim. Cosmochim. Ac. 65, 253-265
179 Pröschold, T., Marin, B., Schlösser, U.G., Melkonian, M. (2001): Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of Chlamydomonas (Chlorophyta). I. Emendation of Chlamydomonas Ehrenberg and Chloromonas Gobi, and description of Oogamochlamys gen. nov. and Lobochlamys gen. nov. Protist 152, 265-300
178 Becker, B., Feja, N., Melkonian, M. (2001): Analysis of expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from the scaly green flagellate Scherffelia dubia Pascher emend. Melkonian et Preisig.
Protist 152, 139-147
177 Melkonian, M. (2001): Systematics and evolution of the algae. I. Genomics meets phylogeny.
In: Progress in Botany, Vol. 62 (Esser, K., Lüttge, U., Kadereit, J.W., Beyschlag, W., eds.), pp. 340-382.
Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag
176 Perasso, L., Grunow, A., Brüntrup, I.M., Bölinger, B., Melkonian, M., Becker, B. (2000): The Golgi apparatus of the scaly green flagellate Scherffelia dubia: uncoupling of glycoprotein and polysaccharide synthesis during flagellar regeneration.
Planta 210, 551-562
175 Kristoffersen, P., Brzobohaty, B., Höhfeld, I. , Bako, L., Melkonian, M., Palme, K. (2000): Developmental regulation of the maize Zm-p60.1 gene encoding a β-glucosidase located to plastids.
Planta 210, 407-415
174 Gödel, S., Becker, B., Melkonian, M. (2000): Flagellar membrane proteins of Tetraselmis striata Butcher (Chlorophyta).
Protist 151, 147-159
173 Marin, B., Melkonian, M. (1999): Mesostigmatophyceae, a new class of streptophyte green algae revealed by SSU rRNA sequence comparisons.
Protist 150, 399-417
172 Grunow, A., Rüsing, M., Becker, B., Melkonian, M. (1999): V-ATPase is a major component of the Golgi complex in the scaly green flagellate Scherffelia dubia.
Protist 150, 265-281
171 Melkonian, M. (1999): What is a Protist?
Protist 150, 1
170 Nakayama, T., Marin, B., Kranz, H. D., Surek, B., Huss, V.A.R., Inouye, I, Melkonian, M. (1998): The basal position of scaly green flagellates among the green algae (Chlorophyta) is revealed by analyses of nuclear-encoded SSU rRNA sequences.
Protist 149, 367-380
169 Marin, B., Klingberg, M., Melkonian, M. (1998): Phylogenetic relationships among the Cryptophyta: analyses of nuclear-encoded SSU rRNA sequences support the monophyly of extant plastid-containing lineages.
Protist 149, 265-276
168 Lechtreck, K.-F., Melkonian, M. (1998): SF-Assemblin, striated fibers, and segmented coiled coil proteins.
Cell Motil. Cytoskeleton 41, 289-296
167 Höhfeld, I., Melkonian, M. (1998): Lifting the curtain? The microtubular cytoskeleton of Oxyrrhis marina (Dinophyceae) and its rearrangement during phagocytosis.
Protist 149, 75-88
166 Geimer, S., Lechtreck, K.-F., Melkonian, M. (1998): A novel basal apparatus protein of 90 kD (BAp90) from the flagellate green alga Spermatozopsis similis is a component of the proximal plates and identifies the d-(dexter)surface of the basal body.
Protist 149, 173-184
165 Geimer, S., Clees, J., Melkonian, M., Lechtreck, K.-F. (1998): A novel 95-kD protein is located in a linker between cytoplasmic microtubules and basal bodies in a green flagellate and forms striated filaments in vitro.
J. Cell Biol. 140, 1149-1158
164 Becker, B., Melkonian, M., Kamerling, J.P. (1998): The cell wall (theca) of Tetraselmis striata (Chlorophyta): Macromolecular composition and structural elements of the complex polysaccharides.
J. Phycol. 34, 779-787
163 Melkonian, M., Geimer, S., Steinkötter, J., Lechtreck, K.-F. (1998): Towards a molecular map of the algal basal apparatus.
In: Progress in Botanical Research. Proceedings of the 1st Balkan Botanical Congress (Tsekos, I., Moustakas, M., eds.), pp. 391-398, Dordrecht: Kluwer academic publishers
162 Melkonian, M. (1998): Traffic and Granular Flow: A Cell Biologist’s Perspective.
In: Workshop on Traffic and Granular Flow '97, Gerhard-Mercator-Universität Duisburg, Germany, October 6-8, 1997 (Schreckenberg, M., Wolf, D.E., eds.), pp. 51-55, Singapore: Springer
161 Motomura, T., Ichimura, T., Melkonian, M. (1997): Coordinative nuclear and chloroplast division in unilocular sporangia of Laminaria angustata (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae).
J. Phycol. 33, 266-271
160 Lechtreck, K.-F., Reize, I. B., Melkonian, M. (1997): The cytoskeleton of the naked green flagellate Spermatozopsis similis (Chlorophyta): flagellar and basal body developmental cycle.
J. Phycol. 33, 254-265
159 Heimann, K., Becker, B., Harnisch, H., Mukherjee, K. D., Melkonian, M. (1997): Biochemical characterization of plasma membrane vesicles of Cyanophora paradoxa.
Bot. Acta 110, 401-410
158 Geimer, S., Lechtreck, K.-F., Melkonian, M. (1997): The cytoskeleton of the naked green flagellate Spermatozopsis similis (Chlorophyta): analysis of isolated basal apparatuses in the parallel configuration.
J. Phycol. 33, 241-253
157 Wiech, H., Geier, B.M., Paschke, T., Spang, A., Grein, K., Steinkötter, J., Melkonian, M., Schiebel, E. (1996): Characterization of green alga, yeast, and human centrins. Specific subdomain features determine functional diversity.
J. Biol. Chem. 271, 22453-22461
156 Steinkötter, J., Melkonian, M. (1996): Centrin.
In: Guidebook on Calcium Binding-Proteins (M.R. Celio, Ed.), pp. 49-51. Oxford: Oxford University Press:
155 Santos , L.M.A., Melkonian, M., Kreimer, G. (1996): A combined reflection confocal laser scanning, electron and fluorescence microscopy analysis of the eyespot in zoospores of Vischeria spp. (Eustigmatales, Eustigmatophyceae).
Phycologia 35, 299-307
154 Norton, T.A., Melkonian, M., Andersen, R.A. (1996): Algal biodiversity.
Phycologia 35, 308-326
153 Marin, B., Hoef-Emden, K., Melkonian, M. (1996): Light and electron microscope observations on Tetraselmis desikacharyi sp. nov. (Chlorodendrales, Chlorophyta).
Beih. Nova Hedwigia 112, 461-475
152 Lechtreck, K.-F., Frins, S., Bilski, J., Teltenkötter, A., Weber, K., Melkonian, M. (1996): The cruciated microtubule-associated fibers of the green alga Dunaliella bioculata consist of a 31 kDa SF-assemblin.
J. Cell Sci. 109, 827-835
151 Bhattacharya, D., Damberger, S., Surek, B., Melkonian, M. (1996): Primary and secondary structure analyses of the rDNA group-I introns of the Zygnematales (Charophyta).
Curr. Genet. 29, 282-286
150 Becker, B., Perasso, L., Kammann, A., Salzburg, M., Melkonian, M. (1996): Scale-associated glycoproteins of Scherffelia dubia (Chlorophyta) form high-molecular-weight complexes between the scale layers and the flagellar membrane.
Planta 199, 503-510
149 Becker, B., Melkonian, M. (1996): The secretory pathway of protists: spatial and functional organization and evolution.
Microbiol. Rev. 60, 697-721
148 Melkonian, M. (1996): Phylogeny of photosynthetic protists and their plastids.
Verh. Dtsch. Zool. Ges. 89, 71-96
147 Melkonian, M. (1996): Systematics and evolution of the algae: endocytobiosis and evolution of the major algal lineages.
In: Progress in Botany, Vol. 57 (Behnke, H.-D., Lüttge, U., Esser, K., Kadereit, J. W., Runge, M., eds.), pp. 281-311. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag
146 Merten, P., Lechtreck, K.-F., Melkonian, M. (1995): Nucleus basal body connector of Dunaliella: threshold concentration of calcium necessary for in vitro contraction.
Bot. Acta 108, 2-6
145 Lechtreck, K.-F., Melkonian, M. (1995): Preparation and reactivation of Spermatozopsis cytoskeletons.
In: Methods in Cell Biology, Vol. 47 Cilia and Flagella (Dentler, W., Witman, G., eds.), pp. 335-340, San Diego: Academic Press
144 Höhfeld, I., Melkonian, M. (1995): Ultrastructure of the flagellar apparatus of Noctiluca miliaris Suriray swarmers (Dinophyceae).
Phycologia 34, 508-513
143 Helmchen, T.A., Bhattacharya, D., Melkonian, M. (1995): Analyses of ribosomal RNA sequences from Glaucocystophyte cyanelles provide new insights into the evolutionary relationships of plastids.
J. Mol. Evol. 41, 203-210
142 Bremerich, A., Lechtreck, K.-F., Melkonian, M. (1995): Purification of SF-Assemblin.
In: Methods in Cell Biology, Vol. 47 Cilia and Flagella (Dentler, W., Witman, G., eds.), pp. 315-321, San Diego: Academic Press
141 Bhattacharya, D., Helmchen, T., Melkonian, M. (1995): Molecular evolutionary analyses of nuclear-encoded small subunit ribosomal RNA identify an independent rhizopod lineage containing the Euglyphina and the Chlorarachniophyta.
J. Euk. Microbiol. 42 , 65-69
140 Bhattacharya, D., Helmchen, T., Bibeau, C., Melkonian, M. (1995): Comparisons of nuclear-encoded small-subunit ribosomal RNAs reveal the evolutionary position of the Glaucocystophyta.
Mol. Biol. Evol. 12, 415-420
139 Becker, B., Lommerse, J.P.M., Melkonian, M., Kamerling, J.P., Vliegenthart, J.F.G. (1995): The structure of an acidic trisaccharide component from a cell wall polysaccharide preparation of the green alga Tetraselmis striata Butcher.
Carbohydr. Res. 267, 313-321
138 Becker, B., Grunow, A., Perasso, L., Rüsing, M., Melkonian, M. (1995): The secretory pathway of Scherffelia dubia. In: Protistological Actualities (Brugerolle, G., Mignot, J.-P., eds), 163-165. Clermont-Ferrand: Proceedings of the Second European Congress of Protistology.
137 Becker, B., Dreschers, S., Melkonian, M. (1995): Lectin binding of flagellar scale-associated glycoproteins in different strains of Tetraselmis (Chlorophyta).
Eur. J. Phycol. 30, 307-312
136 Becker, B., Bölinger, B., Melkonian, M. (1995): Anterograde transport of algal scales through the Golgi complex is not mediated by vesicles.
Trends in Cell Biology 5 , 305-306
135 Becker, B., Melkonian, M. (1995): Intra-Golgi transport mediated by vesicles?
Bot. Acta 108, 172-173
134 Melkonian, M., Viguès, B. (1995): Filamentous cytoskeletal systems in protists.
In: Protistological Actualities (Brugerolle, G., Mignot, J.-P., eds.), pp. 136-147. Clermont-Ferrand: Proceedings of the Second European Congress of Protistology.
133 Melkonian, M., Surek, B. (1995): Phylogeny of the Chlorophyta: congruence between ultrastructural and molecular evidence.
Bull. Soc. zool. Fr. 120, 191-208
132 Melkonian, M., Marin, B., Surek, B. (1995): Phylogeny and Evolution of the Algae.
In: Biodiversity and Evolution (Arai, R., Kato, M., Doi, Y., eds.), pp. 153-176.
Tokyo: The National Science Museum Foundation.
131 Melkonian, M. (1995): Introduction.
In: Algae, Environment and Human Affairs (Wiessner, W., Schnepf, E., Starr, R.C., eds.), pp. xi-xiii.
Bristol: Biopress Ltd.
130 Surek, B., Beemelmanns, U., Melkonian, M., Bhattacharya, D. (1994): Ribosomal RNA sequence comparisons demonstrate an evolutionary relationship between Zygnematales and charophytes.
Pl. Syst. Evol. 191, 171-181
129 Steinkötter, J., Bhattacharya, D., Semmelroth, I., Bibeau, C., Melkonian, M. (1994): Prasinophytes form independent lineages within the Chlorophyta: evidence from ribosomal RNA sequence comparisons.
J. Phycol. 30, 340-345
128 Marin, B., Melkonian, M. (1994): Flagellar hairs in prasinophytes (Chlorophyta): ultrastructure and distribution on the flagellar surface.
J. Phycol. 30, 659-678
127 Höhfeld, I., Beech, P.L., Melkonian, M. (1994): Immunolocalization of centrin in Oxyrrhis marina (Dinophyceae).
J. Phycol. 30, 474-489
126 Grung, M., Kreimer, G., Calenberg, M., Melkonian, M., Liaaen-Jensen, S. (1994): Carotenoids in the eyespot apparatus of the flagellate green alga Spermatozopsis similis: adaptation to the retinal-based photoreceptor.
Planta 193, 38-43
125 Bhattacharya, D., Surek, B., Rüsing, M., Damberger, S., Melkonian, M. (1994): Group I introns are inherited through common ancestry in the nuclear-encoded rRNA of Zygnematales (Charophyceae).
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 91, 9916-9920
124 Becker, B., Marin, B., Melkonian, M. (1994): Structure, composition, and biogenesis of prasinophyte cell coverings.
Protoplasma 181, 233-244
123 Allen, R.D., Fok, A.K., Melkonian, M., Peck, R.K., Stockem, W. (1994): Intracellular traffic.
In: Progress in Protozoology. Proceedings of the IX International Congress of Protozoology, Berlin 1993 (Hausmann, K., Hülsmann, N., eds.), pp. 105-111.
Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer Verlag
122 Melkonian, M. (1994): Obituary: Elisabeth Peveling.
Symbiosis 16, 1-6
121 Weber, K., Geisler, N., Plessmann, U., Bremerich, A., Lechtreck, K.-F., Melkonian, M. (1993): SF-assemblin, the structural protein of the 2-nm filaments from striated microtubule associated fibers of algal flagellar roots, forms a segmented coiled coil.
J. Cell Biol. 121, 837-845
120 Sensen, C.W., Heimann, K., Melkonian, M. (1993): The production of clonal and axenic cultures of microalgae using fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS).
Eur. J. Phycol. 28, 93-97
119 Marin, B., Matzke, C., Melkonian, M. (1993): Flagellar hairs of Tetraselmis (Prasinophyceae): ultrastructural types and intrageneric variation.
Phycologia 32, 213-222
118 Katsaros, Chr.I., Maier, I., Melkonian, M. (1993): Immunolocalization of centrin in the flagellar apparatus of male gametes of Ectocarpus siliculosus (Phaeophyceae) and other brown algal motile cells.
J. Phycol. 29, 787-797
117 Hesse, T., Garbers, C., Brzobohaty, B., Kreimer, G., Söll, D., Melkonian, M., Schell, J., Palme, K. (1993): Two members of the ERabp gene family are expressed differentially in reproductive organs but to similar levels in the coleoptile of maize.
Plant Mol. Biol. 23, 57-66
116 Grunow, A., Becker, B., Melkonian, M. (1993): Isolation and characterization of the Golgi apparatus from a flagellate scaly green alga.
Eur. J. Cell Biol. 61, 10-20
115 Bhattacharya, D., Steinkötter, J., Melkonian, M. (1993): Molecular cloning and evolutionary analysis of the calcium-modulated contractile protein, centrin, in green algae and land plants.
Plant Mol. Biol. 23, 1243-1254
114 Beech, P.L., Melkonian, M. (1993): The basal apparatus of the quadriflagellate Spermatozopsis exsultans (Chlorophyceae): numbering of basal body triplets reveals triplet individuality and developmental modifications.
J. Phycol. 29, 191-202
113 Becker, B., Salzburg, M., Melkonian, M. (1993): Blot analysis of glycoconjugates using digoxigenin-labeled lectins: an optimized procedure.
BioTechniques 15, 232-235
112 Patel, H., Lechtreck, K.-F., Melkonian, M., Mandelkow, E. (1992): Structure of striated microtubule-associated fibers of flagellar roots. Comparison of native and reconstituted states.
J. Mol. Biol. 227, 698-710
111 Kreimer, G., Overländer, C., Sineshchekov, O.A., Stolzis, H., Nultsch, W., Melkonian, M. (1992): Functional analysis of the eyespot in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii mutant ey 627 mt-.
Planta 188, 513-521
110 Höhfeld, I., Melkonian, M. (1992): Amphiesmal ultrastructure of dinoflagellates: a reevaluation of pellicle formation.
J. Phycol. 28, 82-89
109 Betsche, T., Schaller, D., Melkonian, M. (1992): Identification and characterization of glycolate oxidase and related enzymes from the endocyanotic alga Cyanophora paradoxa and from pea leaves.
Plant Physiol. 98, 887-893
108 Betsche, T., Melkonian, M. (1992): Photorespiratory enzymes in Cyanophora paradoxa: phylogenetic implications.
In: Phylogenetic Changes in Peroxisomes of Algae - Phylogeny of Plant Peroxisomes (Stabenau, H., Ed.), pp. 169-186.
Oldenburg: Universität
107 Becker, D., Melkonian, M. (1992): N-linked glycoproteins associated with flagellar scales in a flagellate green alga: characterization of interactions.
Eur. J. Cell Biol. 57, 109-116
106 Melkonian, M., Beech, P.L., Katsaros, C., Schulze, D. (1992): Centrin-mediated cell motility in algae.
In: Algal Cell Motility (Melkonian, M., Ed.), pp. 179-221. New York & London: Chapman & Hall
105 Lechtreck, K.-F., Melkonian, M. (1991): Striated microtubule-associated fibers: identification of assemblin, a novel 34-kD protein that forms paracrystals of 2-nm filaments in vitro.
J. Cell Biol. 115, 705-716
104 Lechtreck, K.-F., Melkonian, M. (1991): An update on fibrous flagellar roots in green algae.
Protoplasma 164, 38-44
103 Kreimer, G., Kawai, H., Müller, D.G., Melkonian, M. (1991): Reflective properties of the stigma in male gametes of Ectocarpus siliculosus (Phaeophyceae) studied by confocal laser scanning microscopy.
J. Phycol. 27, 268-276
102 Kreimer, G., Marner, F.-J., Brohsonn, U., Melkonian, M. (1991): Identification of 11-cis- and all-trans retinal in the photoreceptive organelle of a flagellate green alga.
FEBS Lett. 293, 49-52
101 Kreimer, G., Brohsonn, U., Melkonian, M. (1991): Isolation and partial characterization of the photoreceptive organelle for phototaxis of a flagellate green alga.
Eur. J. Cell Biol. 55, 318-327
100 Katsaros, Chr., Kreimer, G., Melkonian, M. (1991): Localization of tubulin and a centrin-homologue in vegetative cells and developing gametangia of Ectocarpus siliculosus (Dillw.) Lyngb. (Phaeophyceae, Ectocarpales). A combined immunofluorescence and confocal laser scanning microscope study.
Bot. Acta 104, 87-92
99 Beech, P.L., Heimann, K., Melkonian, M. (1991): Development of the flagellar apparatus during the cell cycle in unicellular algae.
Protoplasma 164, 23-37
98 Becker, B., Becker, D., Kamerling, J.P., Melkonian, M. (1991): 2-Keto-sugar acids in green flagellates: a chemical marker for prasinophycean scales.
J. Phycol. 27, 498-504
97 Andersen, R.A., Barr, D.J.S., Lynn, D.H., Melkonian, M., Moestrup, Ø., Sleigh, M.A. (1991): Terminology and nomenclature of the cytoskeletal elements associated with the flagellar/ciliary apparatus in protists.
Protoplasma 164, 1-8
96 Melkonian, M., Becker, B., Becker, D. (1991): Scale formation in algae.
J. Electr. Microsc. Techn. 17, 165-178
95 Melkonian, M. (1991): Systematics and evolution of the algae.
In: Progress in Botany, Vol. 52 (Behnke, H.-D., Esser, K., Kubitzki, K., Runge, M., Ziegler, H., eds.), pp. 271-307. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag
94 Schnepf, E., Melkonian, M. (1990): Bacteriophage-like particles in endocytic bacteria of Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae).
Phycologia 29, 338-343
93 Kreimer, G., Melkonian, M. (1990): Reflection confocal laser scanning microscopy of eyespots in flagellated green algae.
Eur. J. Cell Biol. 53, 101-111
92 Madey, P., Melkonian, M. (1990): Flagellar development during the cell cycle in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
Bot. Acta 103, 97-102
91 Becker, D., Becker, B., Satir, P., Melkonian, M. (1990): Isolation, purification, and characterization of flagellar scales from the green flagellate Tetraselmis striata (Prasinophyceae).
Protoplasma 156, 103-112
90 Melkonian, M. (1990e): Chlorophyte orders of uncertain affinities. Order Microthamniales.
In: Handbook of Protoctista (Margulis, L., Corliss, J.O., Melkonian, M., Chapman, D.J., eds.), pp. 652-654.
Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publ.
89 Melkonian, M. (1990d): Chlorophyte orders of uncertain affinities. Order Pedinomonadales.
In: Handbook of Protoctista (Margulis, L., Corliss, J.O., Melkonian, M., Chapman, D.J,. eds.), pp. 649-651.
Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publ.
88 Melkonian, M. (1990c): Phylum Chlorophyta. Class Chlorophyceae.
In: Handbook of Protoctista (Margulis, L., Corliss, J.O., Melkonian, M., Chapman, D.J., eds.), pp. 608-616. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publ.
87 Melkonian, M. (1990b): Phylum Chlorophyta. Class Prasinophyceae.
In: Handbook of Protoctista (Margulis, L., Corliss, J.O., Melkonian, M., Chapman, D.J., eds.), pp. 600-607. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publ.
86 Melkonian, M. (1990a): Phylum Chlorophyta: Introduction to the Chlorophyta.
In: Handbook of Protoctista (Margulis, L., Corliss, J.O., Melkonian, M., Chapman, D.J., eds.), pp. 597-599.
Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publ.
85 Reize, I.B., Melkonian, M. (1989): A new way to investigate living flagellated/ciliated cells in the light microscope: immobilization of cells in agarose.
Bot. Acta 102, 145-151
84 Lechtreck, K.-F., McFadden, G.I., Melkonian, M. (1989): The cytoskeleton of the naked green flagellate Spermatozopsis similis: isolation, whole mount electron microscopy, and preliminary biochemical and immunological characterization.
Cell Motil. Cytoskeleton 14, 552-561
83 Heimann, K., Benting, J., Timmermann, S., Melkonian, M. (1989): The flagellar developmental cycle in algae: two types of flagellar development in uniflagellated algae.
Protoplasma 153, 14-23
82 Heimann, K., Reize, I.B., Melkonian, M. (1989): The flagellar developmental cycle in algae: flagellar transformation in Cyanophora paradoxa (Glaucocystophyceae).
Protoplasma 148, 106-110
81 Becker, B., Hård, K., Melkonian, M., Kamerling, J.P., Vliegenthart, J.F.G. (1989): Identification of 3-deoxy-manno-2-octulosonic acid , 3-deoxy-5-O-methyl-manno-2-octulosonic acid and 3-deoxy-lyxo-2-heptulosaric acid in the cell wall (theca) of the green alga Tetraselmis striata Butcher (Prasinophyceae).
Eur. J. Biochem. 182, 153-160
80 Melkonian, M. (1989c): Systematics and evolution of the algae.
In: Progress in Botany, Vol. 50 (Behnke, H.-D., Esser, K., Kubitzki, K., Runge, M., Ziegler, H., eds.), pp. 214-245. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag
79 Melkonian, M. (1989b): Centrin-mediated motility: A novel cell motility mechanism in eukaryotic cells.
Bot. Acta 102, 3-4
78 Melkonian, M. (1989a): Flagellar apparatus ultrastructure in Mesostigma viride (Prasinophyceae).
Pl. Syst. Evol. 164, 93-122
77 Reize, I.B., Melkonian, M. (1988): Absolute orientations of basal bodies in green algae evaluated by light microscopy.
Bot. Acta 101, 192-195
76 McFadden, G.I., Reize, I.B., Melkonian, M. (1988): Regeneration of flagella by green flagellates after experimental amputation.
In: Experimental Phycology. A Laboratory Manual (Lobban, C.S., Chapman, D.J., Kremer, B.P., eds.), pp. 272-281.
Cambridge: University Press
75 Kreimer, G., Melkonian, M., Holtum, J.A.M., Latzko, E. (1988): Stromal free calcium concentration and light-mediated activation of chloroplast fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase.
Plant Physiol. 86, 423-428
74 Höhfeld, I., Otten, J., Melkonian, M. (1988): Contractile eukaryotic flagella: centrin is involved.
Protoplasma 147, 16-24
73 Melkonian, M., Schulze, D., McFadden, G.I., Robenek, H. (1988): A polyclonal antibody (anticentrin) distinguishes between two types of fibrous flagellar roots in green algae.
Protoplasma 144, 56-61
72 Melkonian, M., Peveling, E. (1988): Zoospore ultrastructure in species of Trebouxia and Pseudotrebouxia (Chlorophyta).
Pl. Syst. Evol. 158, 183-210
71 Melkonian, M., Höhfeld, I. (1988): Amphiesmal ultrastructure in Noctiluca miliaris Suriray (Dinophyceae).
Helgol. Meeresunters. 42, 601-612
70 Melkonian, M., Becker, D., McFadden, G.I., Reize, I.B. (1988): Experimental analysis of membrane traffic during secretion of scales in green algae.
In: Cell-Free Analysis of Membrane Traffic (Morré, J., Howell, K.E., Cook, J.M.W., Evans, W.H., eds.), pp. 297-301.
New York: Alan R. Liss Inc.
69 Surek, B., Kreimer, G., Melkonian, M., Latzko, E. (1987): Spinach ferredoxin is a calcium-binding protein.
Planta 171, 565-568
68 Schulze, D., Robenek, H., McFadden, G.I., Melkonian, M. (1987): Immunolocalization of a Ca2+-modulated contractile protein in the flagellar apparatus of green algae: the nucleus-basal body connector.
Eur. J. Cell Biol. 45, 51-61
67 Reize, I.B., Melkonian, M. (1987): Flagellar regeneration in the scaly green flagellate Tetraselmis striata (Prasinophyceae): regeneration kinetics and effect of inhibitors.
Helgol. Meerersunters. 41, 149-164
66 Patterson, D.J., Surek, B., Melkonian, M. (1987): The ultrastructure of Vampyrellidium perforans Surek & Melkonian and its taxonomic position among the naked filose amoebae.
J. Protozool. 34, 63-67
65 McFadden, G.I., Schulze, D., Surek, B., Salisbury, J.L., Melkonian, M. (1987): Basal body reorientation mediated by a Ca2+-modulated contractile protein.
J. Cell Biol. 105, 903-912
64 Kreimer, G., Surek, B., Heimann, K., Burchert, M., Lukow, L., Holtum, J.A.M., Woodrow, I.E., Melkonian, M., Latzko, E. (1987): Calcium metabolism in chloroplasts and protoplasts.
In: Progress in Photosynthesis Research, Vol. III (Biggins, J., ed.), pp. 345-357. Dordrecht: M. Nijhoff Publ.
63 Heimann, K., Kreimer, G., Melkonian, M., Latzko, E. (1987): Light-induced Ca2+ influx into spinach protoplasts.
Z. Naturforsch. 42c, 283-287
62 Melkonian, M., Reize, I.B., Preisig, H.R. (1987): Maturation of a flagellum/basal body requires more than one cell cycle in algal flagellates: studies on Nephroselmis olivacea (Prasinophyceae).
In: Algal Development. Molecular and Cellular Aspects (Wiessner, W., Robinson, D.G., Starr, R.C., eds.), pp. 102-113.
Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag
61 Melkonian, M., McFadden, G.I., Reize, I.B., Preisig, H.R. (1987): A light and electron microscopic study of the quadriflagellate green alga Spermatozopsis exsultans.
Pl. Syst. Evol. 158, 47-61
60 Surek, B., Melkonian, M. (1986): A cryptic cytostome is present in Euglena.
Protoplasma 133, 39-49
59 Steup, M., Schächtele, C., Melkonian, M. (1986): Light-mediated changes in the plastidic phosphorylase patterns in shoots of Pisum sativum
Plant. 66, 234-244
58 McFadden, G.I., Preisig, H.R., Melkonian, M. (1986): Golgi Apparatus activity and membrane flow during scale biogenesis in the green flagellate Scherffelia dubia (Prasinophyceae) II. Cell wall secretion and assembly.
Protoplasma 131, 174-184
57 McFadden, G.I., Melkonian, M. (1986b): Use of Hepes buffer for microalgal culture media and fixation for electron microscopy.
Phycologia 25, 551-557
56 McFadden, G.I., Melkonian, M. (1986a): Golgi Apparatus activity and membrane flow during scale biogenesis in the green flagellate Scherffelia dubia (Prasinophyceae) I. flagellar regeneration.
Protoplasma 130, 186-198
55 Melkonian, M., Preisig, H.R. (1986): A light and electron microscopic study of Scherffelia dubia, a new member of the scaly green flagellates (Prasinophyceae).
Nord. J. Bot. 6, 235-256
54 Melkonian, M., Meinicke-Liebelt, M., Häder, D.-P. (1986): Photokinesis and photophobic responses in the gliding flagellate, Euglena mutabilis.
Plant Cell Physiol.
27, 505-513
53 Melkonian, M., McFadden, G.I., Reize, I.B., Becker, D. (1986): Secretion of organic scales in green algae: secretory products are transported through the Golgi apparatus by cisternal progression.
Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 99, 263-280
52 Melkonian, M. (1986): Systematics and evolution of the algae.
In: Progress in Botany, Vol. 48 (Behnke, H.-D., Esser, K., Kubitzki, K., Runge, M., Ziegler, H., eds.), pp. 266-293. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag
51 Kreimer, G., Melkonian, M., Holtum, J.A.M., Latzko, E. (1985): Characterization of calcium fluxes across the envelope of intact spinach chloroplasts.
Planta 166, 515-523
50 Kreimer, G., Melkonian, M., Latzko, E. (1985): An electrogenic uniport mediates light-dependent Ca2+ influx into intact spinach chloroplasts.
FEBS Lett. 180, 253-258
49 Salisbury, J.L., Baron, A., Surek, B., Melkonian, M. (1984): Striated flagellar roots: isolation and partial characterization of a calcium-modulated contractile organelle.
J. Cell Biol. 99, 962-970
48 Preisig, H.R., Melkonian, M. (1984): A light and electron microscopical study of the green flagellate Spermatozopsis similis spec. nova.
Pl. Syst. Evol. 146, 57-74
47 Melkonian, M., Robenek, H. (1984): The eyespot apparatus of flagellated green algae: a critical review.
Progr. Phycol. Res. 3, 193-268
46 Melkonian, M., Preisig, H.R. (1984b): Ultrastructure of the flagellar apparatus in the green flagellate Spermatozopsis similis.
Pl. Syst. Evol. 146, 145-162
45 Melkonian, M., Preisig, H.R. (1984a): An ultrastructural comparison between Spermatozopsis and Dunaliella (Chlorophyceae).
Pl. Syst. Evol. 146, 31-46
44 Melkonian, M. (1984d): Ein Modellsystem der Zellbiologie: Der Geißelapparat von Grünalgen.
Jahrb. Akad. Wiss. Göttingen 1984, 37-40
43 Melkonian, M. (1984c): Flagellar apparatus ultrastructure in relation to green algal classification.
In: Systematics of the Green Algae (Irvine, D.E.G., John, D.M., eds.), pp. 73-120.
London/Orlando: Academic Press
42 Melkonian, M. (1984b): Systematics and evolution of the algae.
In: Progress in Botany, Vol. 46 (Esser, K., Kubitzki, K., Runge, M., Schnepf, E., Ziegler, H., eds.), pp. 248-273. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag
41 Melkonian, M. (1984a): Flagellar root-mediated interactions between the flagellar apparatus and cell organelles in green algae.
In: Compartments in Algal Cells and their Interaction (Wiessner, W., Robinson, D., Starr, R.C., eds.), pp. 96-108.
Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag
40 Surek, B., Melkonian, M. (1983): Intracellular bacteria in the Euglenophyceae: prolonged axenic culture of an algal-bacterial system.
In: Endocytobiology II (Schenk, H.E.A., Schwemmler,W., eds.), pp. 475-486. Berlin-New York: De Gruyter
39 Steup, M., Robenek, H., Melkonian, M. (1983): In-vitro degradation of starch granules isolated from spinach chloroplasts.
Planta 158, 428-436
38 Robenek, H., Melkonian, M. (1983): Structural specialization of the paraflagellar body membrane of Euglena.
Protoplasma 117, 154-157
37 Häder, D.-P., Melkonian, M. (1983): Phototaxis in the gliding flagellate, Euglena mutabilis.
Arch. Microbiol. 135, 25-29
36 Melkonian, M., Berns, B. (1983): Zoospore ultrastructure in the green alga Friedmannia israelensis: an absolute configuration analysis.
Protoplasma 114, 67-84
35 Melkonian, M. (1983b): Evolution of green algae in relation to endosymbiosis.
In: Endocytobiology II (Schenk, H.E.A., Schwemmler, W., eds.), pp. 1003-1007. Berlin-New York: De Gruyter
34 Melkonian, M. (1983a): Functional and phylogenetic aspects of the basal apparatus in algal cells.
J. Submicrosc. Cytol. 15, 121-125
33 Melkonian, M., Robenek, H., Rassat, J. (1982): Flagellar membrane specializations and their relationship to mastigonemes and microtubules in Euglena gracilis.
J. Cell Sci. 55, 115-135
32 Melkonian, M., Preisig, H.R. (1982): Twist of central pair microtubules in the flagellum of the green flagellate Scourfieldia caeca.
Cell Biol. Int. Rep. 6, 269-277
31 Melkonian, M., Ichimura, T. (1982): Chlorophyceae: introduction and bibliography.
In: Selected Papers in Phycology II (Rosowski, J.R., Parker, B.C., eds.), pp. 747-753.
Lawrence: Phycol. Soc. America Inc.
30 Melkonian, M. (1982e): Systematics and evolution of the algae.
In: Progress in Botany, Vol. 44 (Ellenberg, H., Esser, K., Kubitzki, K., Schnepf, E., Ziegler, H., eds.), pp. 315-344. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag
29 Melkonian, M. (1982d): Effect of divalent cations on flagellar scales in the green flagellate Tetraselmis cordiformis.
Protoplasma 111, 221-233
28 Melkonian, M. (1982c): Virus-like particles in the scaly green flagellate Mesostigma viride.
Br. phycol. J. 17, 63-68
27 Melkonian, M. (1982b): The functional analysis of the flagellar apparatus in green algae.
In: Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Flagella (Amos, W.B., Duckett, J.G., eds.), pp. 591-608.
Cambridge: University Press
26 Melkonian, M. (1982a): Structural and evolutionary aspects of the flagellar apparatus in green algae and land plants.
Taxon 31, 255-265
25 Steup, M., Melkonian, M. (1981): a -1,4-glucan phosphorylase forms in the green alga Eremosphaera viridis.
Physiol. Plantarum 51, 343-348
24 Robenek, H., Melkonian, M. (1981b): Sterol-deficient domains correlate with intra-membrane particle arrays in the plasmamembrane of Chlamydomonas reinhardii.
Eur. J. Cell Biol. 25, 258-264
23 Robenek, H., Melkonian, M. (1981a): Comparative ultrastructure of eyespot membranes in gametes and zoospores of the green alga Ulva lactuca (Ulvales).
J. Cell Sci. 50, 149-164
22 Melkonian, M., Robenek, H., Rassat, J., Marx, M. (1981): Experimental studies on cell surface-associated organic scales in some green algae.
In: Cell Walls 81 (Robinson, D.G., Quader, H., eds.) pp. 261-272.
Stuttgart: Wiss. Verlagsges.
21 Melkonian, M., Robenek, H., Steup, M. (1981): Occurrence and distribution of filipin-sterol complexes in chloroplast envelope membranes of algae and higher plants as visualized by freeze-fracture.
Protoplasma 109, 349-358
20 Melkonian, M., Robenek, H. (1981): Comparative ultrastructure of underlayer scales in four species of the green flagellate Pyramimonas: a freeze-fracture and thin section study.
Phycologia 20, 365-376
19 Melkonian, M. (1981c): The flagellar apparatus of the scaly green flagellate Pyramimonas obovata: absolute configuration.
Protoplasma 108, 341-355
18 Melkonian, M. (1981b): Structure and significance of cruciate flagellar root systems in green algae: female gametes of Bryopsis lyngbyei (Bryopsidales).
Helgol. Meeresunters. 34, 355-369
17 Melkonian, M. (1981a): Fate of eyespot lipid globules after zoospore settlement in the green alga Pleurastrum terrestre Fritsch et John.
Br. phycol.
J. 16, 247-255
16 Surek, B., Melkonian, M. (1980): The filose amoeba Vampyrellidium perforans nov. sp. (Vampyrellidae, Aconchulinida): axenic culture, feeding behaviour and host range specificity.
Arch. Protistenkd. 123, 166-191
15 Melkonian, M., Kröger, K.-H., Marquardt, K.-G. (1980): Cell shape and microtubules in zoospores of the green alga Chlorosarcinopsis gelatinosa (Chlorosarcinales): effects of low temperature.
Protoplasma 104, 283-293
14 Melkonian, M., Robenek, H. (1980b): Eyespot membranes in newly released zoospores of the green alga Chlorosarcinopsis gelatinosa (Chlorosarcinales) and their fate during zoospore settlement.
Protoplasma 104, 129-140
13 Melkonian, M., Robenek, H. (1980a): Eyespot membranes of Chlamydomonas reinhardii: a freeze-fracture study.
J. Ultrastruct. Res. 72, 90-102
12 Melkonian, M. (1980b): Flagellar roots, mating structure and gametic fusion in the green alga Ulva lactuca (Ulvales).
J. Cell Sci. 46, 149-169
11 Melkonian, M. (1980a): Ultrastructural aspects of basal body associated fibrous structures in green algae: a critical review.
BioSystems 12, 85-104
10 Robenek, H., Melkonian, M. (1979): Rhizoplast-membrane associations in the flagellate Tetraselmis cordiformis Stein (Chlorophyceae) revealed by freeze-fracture and thin sections.
Arch. Protistenkd. 122, 340-351
9 Melkonian, M., Robenek, H. (1979): The eyespot of the flagellate Tetraselmis cordiformis Stein (Chlorophyceae): structural specialization of the outer chloroplast membrane and its possible significance in phototaxis of green algae.
Protoplasma 100, 183-197
8 Melkonian, M. (1979c): Structure and significance of cruciate flagellar root systems in green algae: zoospores of Ulva lactuca L. (Ulvales, Chlorophyceae).
Helgol. wiss. Meeresunters. 32, 425-435
7 Melkonian, M. (1979b): Release of dissolved organic substances by the green alga Fritschiella tuberosa Iyeng. (Chaetophorineae) during different growth phases.
Z. Pflanzenphysiol. 94, 125-133
6 Melkonian, M. (1979a): An ultrastructural study of the flagellate Tetraselmis cordiformis Stein (Chlorophyceae) with emphasis on the flagellar apparatus.
Protoplasma 98, 139-151
5 Weber, A., Melkonian, M., Lorch, D.W., Wettern, M. (1978): Accumulation of lead by several green algae.
Mitt. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 21, 254-260
4 Melkonian, M. (1978): Structure and significance of cruciate flagellar root systems in green algae: comparative investigations in species of Chlorosarcinopsis (Chlorosarcinales).
Pl. Syst. Evol. 130, 265-292
3 Melkonian, M. (1977): The flagellar root system of zoospores of the green alga Chlorosarcinopsis (Chlorosarcinales) as compared with Chlamydomonas (Volvocales).
Pl. Syst. Evol. 128, 79-88
Melkonian, M., Weber, A. (1975): Einfluß von Kinetin auf das Wachstum von Fritschiella tuberosa Iyeng. (Chaetophorineae, Chlorophyceae) in axenischer Massenkultur.
Z. Pflanzenphysiol. 76, 120-129
1 Melkonian, M. (1975): The fine structure of the zoospores of Fritschiella tuberosa Iyeng. (Chaetophorineae, Chlorophyceae) with special reference to the flagellar apparatus.
Protoplasma 86, 391-404