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See detailLes orientations stratégiques de la Coopération Universitaire au Développement
Marchal, Jean ULg

(2002, November 28)

Chargée, dès 1997, à préparer et à mettre en œuvre les responsabilités nouvelles des universités francophones de Belgique dans le cadre de la coopération universitaire au développement, la C.U.D. n’a ... [more ▼]

Chargée, dès 1997, à préparer et à mettre en œuvre les responsabilités nouvelles des universités francophones de Belgique dans le cadre de la coopération universitaire au développement, la C.U.D. n’a cessé d’identifier, de définir, d’adapter, d’affiner ses orientations stratégiques. Ce processus a été celui d’un apprentissage continu : de nombreuses évaluations internes à la C.U.D., et à ses groupes de travail, une concertation continue avec les autorités publiques, le relais des institutions universitaires du sud, ont permis à la C.U.D. de consolider, tout au long de l’actuel plan quinquennal 1998-2002, les orientations stratégiques qui guident ses programmes et qui constitueront la base des travaux du prochain plan quinquennal. Dans la présente contribution, sont décrites très brièvement les principales orientations stratégiques qui servent de lignes directrices à la C.U.D. [less ▲]

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See detailLes orifices branchiaux externes des Ascidiens et la formation du cloaque chez Phallusia scabroïdes, nov. Sp.
Van Beneden, Édouard ULg; Julin, Charles

in Bulletins de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique (1884), 8(7), 631-646

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See detailOrigin and distribution of Calvin cycle fructose and sedoheptulose bisphosphatases in Plantae and complex algae: A single secondary origin of complex red plastids and subsequent propagation via tertiary endosymbioses
Teich, René; Zauner, Stefan; Baurain, Denis ULg et al

in Protist (2007), 158(3), 263-276

Sedoheptulose-1,7-bisphosphatase (SBPase) and fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase (FBPase) are essential nuclear-encoded enzymes involved in land plant Calvin cycle and gluconeogenesis. In this study, we cloned ... [more ▼]

Sedoheptulose-1,7-bisphosphatase (SBPase) and fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase (FBPase) are essential nuclear-encoded enzymes involved in land plant Calvin cycle and gluconeogenesis. In this study, we cloned seven SBP and seven FBP cDNAs/genes and established sequences from all lineages of photosynthetic eukaryotes, in order to investigate their origin and evolution. Our data are best explained by a single recruitment of plastid-targeted SBP in Plantae after primary endosymbiosis and a further distribution to algae with complex plastids. While SBP is universally found in photosynthetic lineages, its presence in apicomplexa, ciliates, trypanosomes, and ascomycetes is surprising given that no metabolic function beyond the one in the plastid Calvin cycle is described so far. Sequences of haptophytes, cryptophytes, diatoms, and peridinin-containing dinoflagellates (complex red lineage) strongly group together in the SBP tree and the same assemblage is recovered for plastid-targeted FBP sequences, although this is less supported. Both SBP and plastid-targeted FBP are most likely of red algal origin. Including phosphoribulokinase, fructose bisphosphate aldolase, and glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase, a total of five independent plastid-related nuclear-encoded markers support a common origin of all complex rhodoplasts via a single secondary endosymbiosis event. However, plastid phylogenies are incongruent with those of the host cell, as illustrated by the cytosolic FBP isoenzyme. These results are discussed in the context of Cavalier-Smith's far-reaching chromalveolate hypothesis. In our opinion, a more plausible evolutionary scenario would be the establishment of a unique secondary rhodoplast and its subsequent spread via tertiary endosymbioses. (c) 2007 Elsevier GmbH. All rights reserved. [less ▲]

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See detailOrigin and early evolution of life
Javaux, Emmanuelle ULg

Conference (2009)

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See detailOrigin and evolution of Dorlodotia (Rugosa)
Denayer, Julien ULg; Poty, Edouard

in Kölner Forum für Geologie und Paläontologie (2011), 19

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See detailOrigin and evolution of metal P-type ATPases in Plantae (Archaeplastida)
Hanikenne, Marc ULg; Baurain, Denis ULg

in Frontiers in Plant Science (2014), 4

Metal ATPases are a subfamily of P-type ATPases involved in the transport of metal cations across biological membranes. They all share an architecture featuring eight transmembrane domains in pairs of two ... [more ▼]

Metal ATPases are a subfamily of P-type ATPases involved in the transport of metal cations across biological membranes. They all share an architecture featuring eight transmembrane domains in pairs of two and are found in prokaryotes as well as in a variety of Eukaryotes. In Arabidopsis thaliana, eight metal P-type ATPases have been described, four being specific to copper transport and four displaying a broader metal specificity, including zinc, cadmium and possibly copper and calcium. So far, few efforts have been devoted to elucidating the origin and evolution of these proteins in Eukaryotes. In this work, we use large-scale phylogenetics to show that metal P-type ATPases form a homogenous group among P-type ATPases and that their specialisation into either monovalent (Cu) or divalent (Zn, Cd…) metal transport stems from a gene duplication that took place early in the evolution of Life. Then, we demonstrate that the four subgroups of plant metal ATPases all have a different evolutionary origin and a specific taxonomic distribution, only one tracing back to the cyanobacterial progenitor of the chloroplast. Finally, we examine the subsequent evolution of these proteins in green plants and conclude that the genes thoroughly characterised in model organisms are often the result of lineage-specific gene duplications, which calls for caution when attempting to infer function from sequence similarity alone in non-model organisms. [less ▲]

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See detailOrigin and evolution of monzonorites related to anorthosites
Duchesne, Jean-Clair ULg

in Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen = Bulletin Suisse de Minéralogie et Pétrographie (1990), 70

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See detailOrigin and evolution of Precambrian Anorogenic Magmatism
Vander Auwera, Jacqueline ULg; Martin, Hervé; Rämö, Tapani

in Precambrian Research (2003), 124(2-4), 105-344

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See detailOrigin and evolution of Proterozoic Anorogenic Magmatism
Vander Auwera, Jacqueline ULg; Martin, Hervé; Rämö, Tapani

in Vander Auwera, Jacqueline; Martin, Hervé; Rämö, Tapani (Eds.) Lithos (2003)

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See detailOrigin and evolution of SR proteins in Eukaryotes
Califice, Sophie ULg; Baurain, Denis ULg; Hanikenne, Marc ULg et al

Poster (2009, February 05)

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See detailOrigin and evolution of the early land plants in Argentina and South America through the palynological record
Rubinstein, C.V.; Garcia Muro; Steemans, Philippe ULg

Conference (2014)

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See detailORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE DISJUNCTION IN THE MOSS GENUS HOMALOTHECIUM (BRACHYTHECIACEAE)
Huttunen, Sanna; Hedenäs, Lars; Ignatov, Misha et al

in American Journal of Botany (2008)

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See detailOrigin and fate of the single island endemic moss Orthotrichum handiense
Patino Llorente, Jairo ULg; Medina, R; Vanderpoorten, Alain ULg et al

in Journal of Biogeography (2013), 40

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See detailOrigin and Pulsation of Hot Subdwarfs
Randall, Suzanna K; Fontaine, Gilles; Charpinet, Stéphane et al

in Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union (2014, February), 301

We briefly introduce hot subdwarfs and their evolutionary status before discussing the different types of known pulsators in more detail. Currently, at least six apparently distinct types of variable are ... [more ▼]

We briefly introduce hot subdwarfs and their evolutionary status before discussing the different types of known pulsators in more detail. Currently, at least six apparently distinct types of variable are known among hot subdwarfs, encompassing p- as well as g-mode pulsators and objects in the Galactic field as well as in globular clusters. Most of the oscillations detected can be explained in terms of an iron opacity mechanism, and quantitative asteroseismology has been very successful for some of the pulsators. In addition to helping constrain possible evolutionary scenarios, studies focussing on stellar pulsations have also been used to infer planets and characterize the rotation of the host star. [less ▲]

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See detailOrigin and radiation of the earliest vascular land plants
Steemans, Philippe ULg; Le Herisse, A.; Melvin, J. et al

in Science (2009), 324

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See detailThe origin of Annex IV of the Regulation 428/2009
Michel, Quentin ULg

Conference (2011, May 04)

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See detailThe origin of catecholaminergic inputs to the song control nucleus RA in canaries
Appeltants, D.; Ball, G. F.; Balthazart, Jacques ULg

in Neuroreport (2002), 13(5), 649-653

Song control nuclei in oscines receive dense catecholaminergic inputs but their anatomical origin is poorly understood. We analyzed catecholaminergic inputs to the nucleus robustus archistriatalis (RA) in ... [more ▼]

Song control nuclei in oscines receive dense catecholaminergic inputs but their anatomical origin is poorly understood. We analyzed catecholaminergic inputs to the nucleus robustus archistriatalis (RA) in canaries by retrograde tract-tracing combined with immunocytochemistry for tyrosine hydroxylase. In both sexes, dopaminergic inputs to RA come mostly from the A1 1 (mesencephalic central gray) and A10 (area ventralis of Tsai) cell groups but the locus coeruleus and subcoeruleus (A6) also send noradrenergic projections to RA. No input originates in the hypothalamic and in the A5 to A1 catecholaminergic groups. These findings and previous work on the high vocal center (HVc) indicate that the two major nuclei of the motor pathway controlling song production (RA and HVc) receive catecholaminergic inputs of similar origins. [less ▲]

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