• Jimenez-Gonzalez, Alejandro; Xu, Feifei; Andersson, Jan O.

    Lateral Acquisitions Repeatedly Remodel the Oxygen Detoxification Pathway in Diplomonads and Relatives

    Part of Genome Biology and Evolution, p. 2542-2556, 2019.

  • Leger, Michelle M.; Kolisko, Martin; Kamikawa, Ryoma; Stairs, Courtney W. et al.

    Organelles that illuminate the origins of Trichomonas hydrogenosomes and Giardia mitosomes


  • Einarsson, Elin; Ástvaldsson, Ásgeir; Hultenby, Kjell; Andersson, Jan O. et al.

    Comparative cell biology and evolution of Annexins in Diplomonads

    Part of MSphere, 2016.

  • Xu, Feifei; Jerlström-Hultqvist, Jon; Kolisko, Martin; Simpson, Alastair G. B. et al.

    On the reversibility of parasitism: adaptation to a free-living lifestyle via gene acquisitions in the diplomonad Trepomonas sp PC1

    Part of BMC Biology, 2016.

    Open access
  • Ankarklev, Johan; Franzen, Oscar; Peirasmaki, Dimitra; Jerlstrom-Hultqvist, Jon et al.

    Comparative genomic analyses of freshly isolated Giardia intestinalis assemblage A isolates

    Part of BMC Genomics, 2015.

    Open access
  • Xu, Feifei; Jerlström-Hultqvist, Jon; Einarsson, Elin; Astvaldsson, Asgeir et al.

    The genome of Spironucleus salmonicida highlights a fish pathogen adapted to fluctuating environments

    Part of PLoS Genetics, p. e1004053-, 2014.

    Open access
  • Andersson, Jan O

    Gene Transfer and the Chimeric Nature of Eukaryotic Genomes

    Part of Lateral Gene Transfer in Evolution, p. 181-197, 2013.

  • Jerlström-Hultqvist, Jon; Einarsson, Elin; Xu, Feifei; Hjort, Karin et al.

    Hydrogenosomes in the diplomonad Spironucleus salmonicida

    Part of Nature Communications, p. 2493-, 2013.

    Open access
  • Ankarklev, Johan; Hestvik, Elin; Lebbad, Marianne; Lindh, Johan et al.

    Common Coinfections of Giardia intestinalis and Helicobacter pylori in Non-Symptomatic Ugandan Children

    Part of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, p. e1780-, 2012.

    Open access
  • Andersson, Jan O

    Double peaks reveal rare diplomonad sex

    Part of Trends in Parasitology, p. 46-52, 2012.

  • Xu, Feifei; Jerlström-Hultqvist, Jon; Andersson, Jan O

    Genome-Wide Analyses of Recombination Suggest That Giardia intestinalis Assemblages Represent Different Species

    Part of Molecular biology and evolution, p. 2895-2898, 2012.

  • Andersson, Jan O

    Phylogenomic approaches underestimate eukaryotic gene transfer

    Part of Mobile Genetic Elements, p. 59-62, 2012.

  • Andersson, Jan O

    Evolution of Patchily Distributed Proteins Shared between Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes: Dictyostelium as a Case Study

    Part of Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, p. 83-95, 2011.

  • Lebbad, Marianne; Petersson, Ingvor; Karlsson, Lillemor; Botero-Kleiven, Silvia et al.

    Multilocus Genotyping of Human Giardia Isolates Suggests Limited Zoonotic Transmission and Association between Assemblage B and Flatulence in Children

    Part of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, p. e1262 e1262-, 2011.

  • Andersson, Jan O.

    The New Foundations of Evolution: On the Tree of Life

    Part of Systematic Biology, p. 114-115, 2011.

  • Lebbad, Marianne; Mattsson, Jens G; Christensson, Bodil; Ljungström, Bitte et al.

    From mouse to moose: multilocus genotyping of Giardia isolates from various animal species.

    Part of Veterinary parasitology, p. 231-239, 2010.

  • Jerlström-Hultqvist, Jon; Franzen, Oscar; Ankarklev, Johan; Xu, Feifei et al.

    Genome analysis and comparative genomics of a Giardia intestinalis assemblage E isolate.

    Part of BMC Genomics, p. 543-, 2010.

  • Roxström-Lindquist, Katarina; Jerlström-Hultqvist, Jon; Jörgensen, Anders; Troell, Karin et al.

    Large genomic differences between the morphologically indistinguishable diplomonads Spironucleus barkhanus and Spironucleus salmonicida.

    Part of BMC Genomics, p. 258-, 2010.

  • Andersson, Jan O.; Jerlström-Hultqvist, Jon; Svärd, Staffan G.

    The genome of Giardia and other diplomonads

    Part of Anaerobic Parasitic Protozoa: Genomics and Molecular Biology, p. 23-44, 2010.

  • Franzen, Oscar; Jerlström-Hultqvist, Jon; Castro, Elsie; Sherwood, Ellen et al.

    Draft genome sequencing of Giardia intestinalis assemblage B isolate GS: is human giardiasis caused by two different species?

    Part of PLoS Pathogens, p. e1000560-, 2009.

  • Andersson, Jan O.

    Gene Transfer and Diversification of Microbial Eukaryotes

    Part of Annual Review of Microbiology, p. 177-193, 2009.

  • Andersson, Jan O.

    Horizontal gene transfer between microbial eukaryotes.

    Part of Methods in Molecular Biology, p. 473-487, 2009.

  • Lebbad, Marianne; Ankarklev, Johan; Tellez, Aleyda; Leiva, Byron et al.

    Dominance of Giardia assemblage B in León, Nicaragua.

    Part of Acta Tropica, p. 44-53, 2008.

  • Andersson, Jan O.

    Eukaryotic gene transfer: adaptation and replacements

    Part of Horizontal Gene Transfer in the Evolution of Pathogenesis, p. 293-316, 2008.

  • Belbahri, Lassaad; Calmin, Gautier; Mauch, Felix; Andersson, Jan O

    Evolution of the cutinase gene family: Evidence for lateral gene transfer of a candidate Phytophthora virulence factor

    Part of Gene, p. 1-8, 2008.

  • Reiner, David S.; Ankarklev, Johan; Troell, Karin; Palm, Daniel et al.

    Synchronisation of Giardia lamblia: identification of cell cycle stage-specific genes and a differentiation restriction point

    Part of International Journal of Parasitology, p. 935-944, 2008.

  • Andersson, Jan O.; Sjögren, Åsa M.; Horner, David S.; Murphy, Colleen A. et al.

    A genomic survey of the fish parasite Spironucleus salmonicida indicates genomic plasticity among diplomonads and significant lateral gene transfer in eukaryote genome evolution

    Part of BMC Genomics, p. 51-, 2007.

  • Andersson, Jan O

    A review of "Microbial Phylogeny and Evolution: Concepts and Controversies"

    Part of Systematic Biology, p. 359-361, 2006.

  • Andersson, Jan O

    Convergent evolution: gene sharing by eukaryotic plant pathogens.

    Part of Curr Biol, p. R804-6, 2006.

  • Andersson, Jan O.; Hirt, Robert P.; Foster, Peter G.; Roger, Andrew J.

    Evolution of four gene families with patchy phylogenetic distributions: influx of genes into protist genomes

    Part of BMC Evolutionary Biology, 2006.

    Open access
  • Andersson, Jan O

    Genome evolution of anaerobic protists: metabolic adaptation via gene acquisition.

    Part of Genomics and Evolution of Microbial Eukaryotes, p. 109-122, 2006.

  • Andersson, Jan O; Sarchfield, Stewart W; Roger, Andrew J

    Gene transfers from nanoarchaeota to an ancestor of diplomonads and parabasalids.

    Part of Mol Biol Evol, p. 85-90, 2005.

  • Andersson, Jan O

    Lateral gene transfer in eukaryotes.

    Part of Cell Mol Life Sci, p. 1182-97, 2005.

  • Andersson, Jan O

    Bacterial DNA in the human genome

    Part of Encyclopedia of the Human Genome, 2003.

  • Dacks, JB; Davis, LAM; Sjögren, ÅM; Andersson, Jan O. et al.

    Evidence for cryptic Golgi in putatively ‘Golgi-lacking’ lineages

    Part of Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, p. S168-71, 2003.

  • Andersson, Jan O.; Roger, Andrew J.

    Evolution of glutamate dehydrogenase genes: evidence for lateral gene transfer within and between prokaryotes and eukaryotes

    Part of BMC Evolutionary Biology, p. 14-, 2003.

  • Doolittle, W F; Boucher, Y; Nesbø, C L; Douady, C J et al.

    How big is the iceberg of which organellar genes in nuclear genomes are but the tip?

    Part of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, p. 39-58; discussion 57, 2003.

    Open access
  • Andersson, Jan O; Sjögren, Åsa M; Davis, Lesley A M; Embley, T Martin et al.

    Phylogenetic analyses of diplomonad genes reveal frequent lateral gene transfers affecting eukaryotes

    Part of Current Biology, p. 94-104, 2003.

  • Andersson, Jan O; Roger, Andrew J

    A cyanobacterial gene in nonphotosynthetic protists: an early chloroplast acquisition in eukaryotes?

    Part of Current Biology, p. 115-119, 2002.

    Open access
  • Andersson, Jan O; Roger, Andrew J

    Evolutionary analyses of the small subunit of glutamate synthase: gene order conservation, gene fusions, and prokaryote-to-eukaryote lateral gene transfers

    Part of Eukaryotic Cell, p. 304-310, 2002.

    Open access
  • Andersson, Jan O; Doolittle, W Ford; Nesbø, Camilla L

    Genomics. Are there bugs in our genome?

    Part of Science, p. 1848-1850, 2001.

    Open access
  • Andersson, Jan O; Andersson, Siv GE

    Pseudogenes, junk DNA, and the dynamics of Rickettsia genomes

    Part of Molecular biology and evolution, p. 829-839, 2001.

  • Andersson, Jan O; Andersson, Siv GE

    A century of typhus, lice and Rickettsia

    Part of Research in Microbiology, p. 143-150, 2000.

  • Andersson, Jan O

    Evolutionary genomics: is Buchnera a bacterium or an organelle?

    Part of Current Biology, p. R866-R868, 2000.

    Open access
  • Andersson, Jan O; Andersson, Siv GE

    Genome degradation is an ongoing process in Rickettsia

    Part of Molecular biology and evolution, p. 1178-1191, 1999.

  • Andersson, Jan O; Andersson, Siv GE

    Insights into the evolutionary process of genome degradation

    Part of Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, p. 664-671, 1999.

  • Andersson, Jan O.

    Molecular evolutionary studies of genome degradation in bacteria


  • Andersson, Siv GE; Zomorodipour, A; Andersson, Jan O; Sicheritz-Ponten, T et al.

    The genome sequence of Rickettsia prowazekii and the origin of mitochondria

    Part of Nature, p. 133-140, 1998.

  • Andersson, Jan O; Andersson, Siv GE

    Genomic rearrangements during evolution of the obligate intracellular parasite Rickettsia prowazekii as inferred from an analysis of 52015 bp nucleotide sequence

    Part of Microbiology, p. 2783-2795, 1997.