BCCM/DCG Diatoms Collection


Michail Syrpas, Ewout Ruysbergh, Lander Blommaert, Bart Vanelslander, Koen Sabbe, Wim Vyverman, Norbert De Kimpe and Sven Mangelinckx (2014). Haloperoxidase Mediated Quorum Quenching by Nitzschia cf pellucida: Study of the Metabolization of N-Acyl Homoserine Lactones by a Benthic Diatom. Marine Drugs 12, 3, p. 352-367. PubMed PMID 24445305.



Jeroen Gillard, Johannes Frenkel, Valerie Devos, Koen Sabbe, Carsten Paul, Martin Rempt, Dirk Inzé, Georg Pohnert, Marnik Vuylsteke, Wim Vyverman (2013). Metabolomics enables the structure elucidation of a diatom sex pheromone. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 52(3):854-857. PubMed PMID 23315901.

Vanormelingen, P., Vanelslander, B., Sato, S., Gillard, J., Trobajo, R., Sabbe, K., Vyverman, W. (2013). Heterothallic sexual reproduction in the model diatom Cylindrotheca. European Journal of Phycology 48(1):93-105.

Souffreau, C., Vanormelingen, P., Sabbe, K., Vyverman, W. (2013). Tolerance of resting cells of freshwater and terrestrial benthic diatoms to experimental desiccation and freezing is habitat-dependent. Phycologia 52(3):246-255.

Ives Vanstechelman, Koen Sabbe, Wim Vyverman, Pieter Vanormelingen, Marnik Vuylsteke (2013). Linkage Mapping Identifies the Sex Determining Region as a Single Locus in the Pennate Diatom Seminavis robusta. PLOS ONE 8(3): 1-9



Vanelslander, Bart; Paul, Carsten; Grueneberg, Jan; Prince, Emily K.; Gillard, Jeroen; Sabbe, Koen; Pohnert, Georg; Vyverman, Wim (2012). Daily bursts of biogenic cyanogen bromide (BrCN) control biofilm formation around a marine benthic diatom. PNAS PubMed PMID 22308324



Caroline Souffreau, Heroen Verbruggen, Alexander P. Wolfe, Pieter Vanormelingen, Peter A. Siver, Eileen J. Cox, David G. Mann, Bart Van de Vijver, Koen Sabbe, Wim Vyverman, (2011). A time-calibrated multi-gene phylogeny of the diatom genus Pinnularia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61:866-879



Trobajo, R., Mann, D.G., Clavero, E., Evans, K.M., Vanormelingen, P., Mcgregor, R.C. (2010). The use of partial cox1, rbcL and LSU rDNA sequences for phylogenetics and species identification within the Nitzschia palea species complex (Bacillariophyceae). European Journal of Phycology 45(4):413-425.



Trobajo, R., Clavero, E., Chepurnov, V.A., Sabbe, K., Mann, D.G., Ishihara, S., Cox E.J. (2009). Morphological, genetic and mating diversity within the widespread bioindicator Nitzschia palea (Bacillariophyceae). Phycologia 48(6):443-459

Mann, D.G., Evans, K.M., Chepurnov, V.A., Nagai, S. (2009). Morphology and formal description of Sellaphora bisexualis sp. nov. (Bacillariophyta). Fottea 9(2):199-209

Evans, K.M., Chepurnov, V.A., Mann, D.G. (2009). Ten microsatellite markers for the freshwater diatom Sellaphora capitata. Molecular Ecology Resources 9:216–218

Evans, K.M., Chepurnov V.A., Sluiman, H.J., Thomas, S.J., Spears, B.M., Mann, D.G. (2009). Highly differentiated populations of the freshwater diatom Sellaphora capitata suggest limited dispersal and opportunities for allopatric speciation. Protist 160(3):386–396.



Vanormelingen, P., Chepurnov, V.A., Mann, D.G., Sabbe, K., Vyverman, W. (2008). Genetic divergence and reproductive barriers among morphologically heterogeneous sympatric clones of Eunotia bilunaris sensu lato (Bacillariophyta).
Protist 159:73-90.

Gillard, G., Devos, V., Huysman, M., De Veylder, L., D’Hondt, S., Vanormelingen, P., Vannerum, K., Sabbe, K., Chepurnov, V.A., Inzé, D., Vuylsteke, M., Vyverman, W. (2008). Physiological and transcriptomic evidence for a close coupling between plastidome ontogeny and cell cycle progression in the pennate diatom Seminavis robusta. Plant Physiology 148:1394-1411.

Chepurnov, V. A., Mann, D.G., von Dassow, P., Vanormelingen, P., Inzé, D., Sabbe, K., Vyverman, W. (2008). In search of new tractable diatoms for experimental biology. BioEssays 30(7):692-702.



Trobajo, R., Mann, D.G., Chepurnov, V.A., Clavero, E., Cox, E.J. (2006).
Taxonomy, life cycle, and auxosporulation of Nitzschia fonticola (Bacillariophyta).
Journal of Phycology 42:1353-1372

De Troch, M., Chepurnov, V.A., Gheerardyn, H., Vanreusel, A., Ólafsson, E. (2006). Is diatom size selection by harpacticoid copepods related to grazer body size? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 332:1-11.

De Troch, M., Houthoofd, L., Chepurnov, V.A., Vanreusel, A. (2006). Does sediment grain affect diatom grazing by harpacticoid copepods? Marine Environmental Research 61:265-277.



Chepurnov, V.A., Mann, D.G., Sabbe, K., Vyverman, W. (2004). Experimental studies on sexual reproduction in diatoms. International Review of Cytology 237:91-154.

Sabbe, K., Chepurnov, V.A., Vyverman, W., Mann, D.G. (2004). Apomixis in Achnanthes (Bacillariophyceae); development of a model system for diatom reproductive biology. European Journal of Phycology 39:327-341.



Chepurnov, V.A., Mann, D.G., Vyverman, W., Sabbe, K., Danielidis, D.B. (2002). Sexual reproduction, mating system and protoplast dynamics of Seminavis (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 38(5):1004-1019.