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Naito, M. A. Desirò, J.B. Gonzalez, G. Tao, J.B. Morton, P. Bonfante, and T.E. Pawlowska. 2017. ‘Candidatus Moeniiplasma glomeromycotorum, an endobacterium of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 67: 11771184, 10.1099/ijsem.0.001785. Abstract

Lastovetsky, O.A., M.L. Gaspar, S.J. Mondo, K.M. LaButti, L. Sandor, I.V. Grigoriev, S.A. Henry, and T.E. Pawlowska. 2016. Lipid metabolic changes in an early divergent fungus govern the establishment of a mutualistic symbiosis with endobacteria. PNAS 113(52): 15102-15107, 10.1073/pnas.1615148113. Abstract
Olsson S., P. Bonfante and T.E. Pawlowska. 2017. Ecology and evolution of fungal-bacterial interactions. In The Fungal Community: its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem. Eds. J. Dighton & J.F. White. Fourth Ed. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL. pp. 563-583.
Naito, M., and T.E. Pawlowska. 2016. Defying Muller’s ratchet:  Heritable endobacteria escape extinction through recombination and genome plasticity. mBio 7: e02057-15, 10.1128/mBio.02057-15. Abstract
Mondo, S. J., A. Salvioli, P. Bonfante, J.B. Morton and T. E. Pawlowska. 2016. Nondegenerative evolution in ancient heritable bacterial endosymbionts of fungi. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33(9): 22162231, 10.1093/molbev/msw086. Abstract
Naito, M. and T.E. Pawlowska. 2016. The role of mobile genetic elements in evolutionary longevity of heritable endobacteria. Mobile Genetic Elements 6 (1): e1136375. doi: 10.1080/2159256X.2015.1136375. Abstract

Pawlowska T.E. 2016. Evolution in heritable bacterial-fungal endosymbioses. In The Mycota IV: Environmental and Microbial Relationships. Eds. I.S. Druzhinina and C.P. Kubicek. Third Ed. Springer International Publishing. Switzerland. pp. 151-160.

Naito, M., J.B. Morton, and T.E. Pawlowska. 2015. Minimal genomes of mycoplasma-related endobacteria are plastic and contain host-derived genes for sustained life within Glomeromycota.  PNAS 112(25): 7791-7796, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1501676112. Abstract. Commentary by Chih-Horng Kuo.

Toomer, K.H.*,  X. Chen, M. Naito, S.J. Mondo, H.C. den Bakker, N.W. VanKuren*, Y. Lekberg, J.B. Morton and T.E. Pawlowska. 2015. Molecular evolution patterns reveal life history features of mycoplasma-related endobacteria associated with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Molecular Ecology 24(13): 3485-3500. doi: 10.1111/mec.13250. Abstract
Desirò, A., A. Salvioli, E.L. Ngonkeu, S.J. Mondo, S. Epis, A. Faccio, A. Kaech, T.E. Pawlowska and P. Bonfante.  2014.  Detection of a novel intracellular microbiome hosted in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.  ISME Journal 8: 257–270. Abstract
VanKuren, N.W.*, H.C. den Bakker, J.B. Morton and T.E. Pawlowska. 2013. Ribosomal RNA gene diversity, effective population size, and evolutionary longevity in asexual Glomeromycota. Evolution 67(1): 207–224. Abstract

Moebius-Clune, D.J., Z.U. Anderson* and T.E. Pawlowska. 2013. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with a single agronomic plant host across the landscape: The structure of an assemblage. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 64: 181-190. Abstract

Moebius-Clune, D.J., B.N. Moebius-Clune, H.M. van Es and T.E. Pawlowska. 2013. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with a single agronomic plant host across the landscape: Community differentiation along a soil textural gradient. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 64: 191-199. Abstract

Mondo, S.J., K.H. Toomer*, J.B. Morton, Y. Lekberg and T.E. Pawlowska. 2012. Evolutionary stability in a 400-million-year-old heritable facultative mutualism. Evolution 66: 2564-2576. Abstract

Fahey, C.*, R.A. York, and T.E. Pawlowska. 2012. Arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization of giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in response to restoration practices. Mycologia 104: 988-997. Abstract

den Bakker H.C., N.W. VanKuren*, J.B. Morton and T.E. Pawlowska. 2010. Clonality and recombination in the life history of an asexual arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27(11): 2474-2486. Abstract

Jany J.-L. and T.E. Pawlowska. 2010. Multinucleate spores contribute to evolutionary longevity of asexual Glomeromycota. American Naturalist 175: 424–435. Abstract. Nature Research Highlights.

Pawlowska T.E. 2010. Population genetics of fungal mutualists of plants. In Microbial Population Genetics. Ed. J. Xu. Horizon Scientific Press.

Castillo, D.M.* and T.E. Pawlowska. 2010. Molecular evolution in bacterial endosymbionts of fungi. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27(3): 622–636. Abstract

Pawlowska T.E.  2007.  How the genome is organized in the Glomeromycota. In Sex in Fungi: Molecular Determination and Evolutionary Implications. Eds. J. Heitman, J.W. Kronstad, J.W. Taylor and L.A. Casselton. ASM Press. Washington, D.C. pp. 419-430.

Pawlowska, T.E. 2005. Genetic processes in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Minireview. FEMS Microbiology Letters 251: 185-192. PDF
Pawlowska, T.E. & J.W. Taylor. 2005. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: Hyphal fusion and multigenomic structure (reply). Nature 433: E4 (doi: 10.1038/nature03295). PDF
Pawlowska, T.E. & J.W. Taylor. 2004. Organization of genetic variation in individuals of arbuscular mycorhizal fungi. Nature 427: 733-737. PDF Supplementary Information
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