Publications

 

Carrell, AC, Carper, DL, and Frank, AC (2016). Subalpine conifers in different geographical locations host highly similar foliar bacterial endophyte communities. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 92:8 [PubMed].

Rua, MR, Wilson, EC,  Steele, S, Munters, AR,  Hoeksema, JD, and Frank, AC (2016).  Associations between ectomycorrhizal fungi and bacterial needle endophytes in Pinus radiata: implications for biotic selection of microbial communities. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7:399 [PubMed].

Moyes, AB, Kueppers, LM, Pett-Ridge J, Carper, DL, Vandehey, N, O’Neil, J and Frank, AC (2016). Evidence for foliar endophytic nitrogen-fixation in a widely distributed subalpine conifer. New Phytologist, 210: 657-668 [PubMed]. Commentary by Nina Wurzburg.

Carrell, AA  and Frank, AC (2015). Bacterial endophyte communities in the foliage of coast redwood and giant sequoia. Frontiers in Microbiology, section Plant Biotic Interactions. 6:1008 [PubMed]

Koskimäki, JJ, Pirttilä, AM, Ihantola, AM, Halonen, O and Frank, AC (2015). The intracellular Scots pine shoot symbiont Methylobacterium extorquens DSM13060 aggregates around the host nucleus and encodes eukaryote-like proteins. mBio, 6: mBio.00039-15 [PubMed]

Carrell, AA and Frank, AC. Pinus flexilis and Picea engelmannii share a simple and consistent needle endophyte microbiota with a potential role in nitrogen fixation (2014). Frontiers in Microbiology.  5:333  [PubMed]

Berglund EA and Frank AC. Horizontal gene transfer of host-adaptability genes. In Horizontal gene transfer in microorganisms (Ed Francino MP, Horizon Scientific Press, 2012).

Pirttilä AM and Frank AC. Endophytes of forest trees: biology and applications (Springer 2011). [Book]

Frank, AC. The genomes of endophytic bacteria. In Endophytes of forest trees: biology and applications (eds Pirttilä and Frank, Springer 2011).

Frank, AC and Wolfe, KH (2009). Evolutionary capture of viral and plasmid DNA by yeast nuclear chromosomes. Eukaryotic Cell 8:1521-31. [PubMed]

Berglund, EA, Frank AC, Alexandra Calteau, A, Vinnere Pettersson O, Eriksson, AS, Kristina Näslund, K, Holmberg, M, Lindroos, H, Andersson, SG (2009). Run-off replication of host-adaptability genes is associated with gene transfer agents in the genome of mouse-infecting Bartonella grahamii. PLoS Genetics 5:e1000546. [PubMed]

Nystedt B, Frank AC, Thollesson M, Andersson SG. Diversifying selection and concerted evolution of a Type IV secretion system in Bartonella (2008). Molecular Biology and Evolution 25:287-300. [PubMed]

Scannell DR, Frank AC, Conant GC, Byrne KP, Woolfit M, Wolfe KH (2007). Independent sorting-out of thousands of duplicated gene pairs in two yeast species descended from a whole-genome duplication. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:8397-402. [PubMed]

Frank AC, Alsmark CM, Thollesson M, Andersson SG (2005). Functional divergence and horizontal transfer of type IV secretion systems. Molecular Biology and Evolution 22:1325-36. [PubMed]

Frank AC, Berglund E, Andersson SG: The genomes of pathogenic Bartonella species. In Pathogenomics (eds Hacker J and Dobrint U, Wiley-WGM 2005).

Bossau B, Karlberg EO, Frank AC, Legault BA, Andersson SG (2004). Computational inference of scenarious for alpha-proteobacterial genome evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101:9722-7. [PubMed]

Alsmark CM, Frank AC, Karlberg EO, Legault BA, Ardell DH, Canbäck B, Eriksson AS, Näslund AK, Handley SA, Huvet M, La Scola B, Holmberg M, Andersson SG (2004). The louse-borne human pathogen Bartonella quintana is a genomic derivative of the zoonotic agent Bartonella henselae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101:9716-21. [PubMed]

Frank AC, Amiri H, Andersson SG (2002). Genome deterioration: loss of repeated sequences and accumulation of junk DNA. Genetica 115:1-12. [PubMed]

Frank AC, Lobry JR (2000). Oriloc: prediction of replication boundaries in unannotated bacterial chromosomes. Bioinformatics 16:560-1. [PubMed]

Frank AC, Lobry JR (1999). Asymmetric substitution patterns: a review of possible underlying mutational or selective mechanisms. Gene 238:65-77. [PubMed]