Nancy A. Moran, Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
Integrative Biology University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, U.S.A. 
Area:
Symbiosis; Genomics; Evolutionary Biology; metagenomics; metabolism
Website:
http://web.biosci.utexas.edu/moran/

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2019 Li Y, Park H, Smith TE, Moran NA. Gene Family Evolution in the Pea Aphid Based on Chromosome-level Genome Assembly. Molecular Biology and Evolution. PMID 31173104 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz138  0.44
2019 Chong RA, Park H, Moran NA. Genome evolution of the obligate endosymbiont Buchnera aphidicola. Molecular Biology and Evolution. PMID 30989224 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz082  0.44
2019 Raymann K, Coon KL, Shaffer Z, Salisbury S, Moran NA. Correction for Raymann et al., "Pathogenicity of Serratia marcescens Strains in Honey Bees". Mbio. 10. PMID 30723134 DOI: 10.1128/mBio.02855-18  0.36
2018 Zheng H, Steele MI, Leonard SP, Motta EVS, Moran NA. Honey bees as models for gut microbiota research. Lab Animal. 47: 317-325. PMID 30353179 DOI: 10.1038/s41684-018-0173-x  0.32
2018 Raymann K, Coon KL, Shaffer Z, Salisbury S, Moran NA. Pathogenicity of Serratia marcescens Strains in Honey Bees. Mbio. 9. PMID 30301854 DOI: 10.1128/mBio.01649-18  0.36
2018 Motta EVS, Raymann K, Moran NA. Glyphosate perturbs the gut microbiota of honey bees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115: 10305-10310. PMID 30249635 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1803880115  0.36
2018 Powell JE, Eiri D, Moran NA, Rangel J. Modulation of the honey bee queen microbiota: Effects of early social contact. Plos One. 13: e0200527. PMID 30001407 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200527  0.68
2018 Kwong WK, Zheng H, Moran NA. Author Correction: Convergent evolution of a modified, acetate-driven TCA cycle in bacteria. Nature Microbiology. PMID 29950695 DOI: 10.1038/s41564-018-0195-6  0.68
2018 Raymann K, Moran NA. The role of the gut microbiome in health and disease of adult honey bee workers. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 26: 97-104. PMID 29764668 DOI: 10.1016/j.cois.2018.02.012  0.36
2018 Raymann K, Motta EVS, Girard C, Riddington IM, Dinser JA, Moran NA. Imidacloprid decreases honey bee survival but does not affect the gut microbiome. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. PMID 29678920 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00545-18  0.36
2018 Kwong WK, Steele MI, Moran NA. Genome sequences of Apibacter spp., gut symbionts of Asian honey bees. Genome Biology and Evolution. PMID 29635372 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evy076  0.68
2018 Leonard SP, Perutka J, Powell JE, Geng P, Richhart D, Byrom M, Kar S, Davies BW, Ellington AD, Moran N, Barrick JE. Genetic engineering of bee gut microbiome bacteria with a toolkit for modular assembly of broad-host-range plasmids. Acs Synthetic Biology. PMID 29608282 DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.7b00399  0.68
2018 Mockler BK, Kwong WK, Moran NA, Koch H. Microbiome structure influences infection by the parasite Crithidia bombi in bumble bees. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. PMID 29374030 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02335-17  0.68
2017 Steele MI, Kwong WK, Whiteley M, Moran NA. Diversification of Type VI Secretion System Toxins Reveals Ancient Antagonism among Bee Gut Microbes. Mbio. 8. PMID 29233893 DOI: 10.1128/mBio.01630-17  0.68
2017 Raymann K, Bobay LM, Moran NA. Antibiotics reduce genetic diversity of core species in the honeybee gut microbiome. Molecular Ecology. PMID 29164717 DOI: 10.1111/mec.14434  0.36
2017 Martinson VG, Carpinteyro-Ponce J, Moran NA, Markow TA. A distinctive and host-restricted gut microbiota in populations of a cactophilic Drosophila species. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. PMID 28939605 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01551-17  0.88
2017 Kwong WK, Zheng H, Moran NA. Convergent evolution of a modified, acetate-driven TCA cycle in bacteria. Nature Microbiology. 2: 17067. PMID 28452983 DOI: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2017.67  0.68
2017 Kwong WK, Medina LA, Koch H, Sing KW, Soh EJY, Ascher JS, Jaffé R, Moran NA. Dynamic microbiome evolution in social bees. Science Advances. 3: e1600513. PMID 28435856 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600513  0.68
2017 Zheng H, Powell JE, Steele MI, Dietrich C, Moran NA. Honeybee gut microbiota promotes host weight gain via bacterial metabolism and hormonal signaling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 28420790 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1701819114  0.68
2017 Kwong WK, Mancenido AL, Moran NA. Immune system stimulation by the native gut microbiota of honey bees. Royal Society Open Science. 4: 170003. PMID 28386455 DOI: 10.1098/rsos.170003  0.68
2017 Raymann K, Shaffer Z, Moran NA. Antibiotic exposure perturbs the gut microbiota and elevates mortality in honeybees. Plos Biology. 15: e2001861. PMID 28291793 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2001861  0.36
2016 Powell JE, Leonard SP, Kwong WK, Engel P, Moran NA. Genome-wide screen identifies host colonization determinants in a bacterial gut symbiont. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 27849596 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1610856113  1
2016 Zheng H, Nishida A, Kwong WK, Koch H, Engel P, Steele MI, Moran NA. Metabolism of Toxic Sugars by Strains of the Bee Gut Symbiont Gilliamella apicola. Mbio. 7. PMID 27803186 DOI: 10.1128/mBio.01326-16  1
2016 Schwarz RS, Moran NA, Evans JD. Early gut colonizers shape parasite susceptibility and microbiota composition in honey bee workers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 27482088 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1606631113  1
2016 Kwong WK, Moran NA. Gut microbial communities of social bees. Nature Reviews. Microbiology. PMID 27140688 DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro.2016.43  1
2016 Kwong WK, Moran NA. Apibacter adventoris gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes isolated from honey bees. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. PMID 26743158 DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.000882  1
2015 Moran NA, Sloan DB. The Hologenome Concept: Helpful or Hollow? Plos Biology. 13: e1002311. PMID 26636661 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002311  1
2015 Bennett GM, McCutcheon JP, Mcdonald BR, Moran NA. Lineage-specific patterns of genome deterioration in obligate symbionts of sharpshooter leafhoppers. Genome Biology and Evolution. PMID 26260652 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evv159  1
2015 Li J, Powell JE, Guo J, Evans JD, Wu J, Williams P, Lin Q, Moran NA, Zhang Z. Two gut community enterotypes recur in diverse bumblebee species. Current Biology : Cb. 25: R652-R653. PMID 26241138 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.06.031  1
2015 Moran NA. Genomics of the honey bee microbiome. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 10: 22-28. PMID 26140264 DOI: 10.1016/j.cois.2015.04.003  1
2015 Kwong WK, Moran NA. Evolution of host specialization in gut microbes: the bee gut as a model. Gut Microbes. 6: 214-20. PMID 26011669 DOI: 10.1080/19490976.2015.1047129  1
2015 Engel P, Bartlett KD, Moran NA. The Bacterium Frischella perrara Causes Scab Formation in the Gut of its Honeybee Host. Mbio. 6: e00193-15. PMID 25991680 DOI: 10.1128/mBio.00193-15  1
2015 Bennett GM, Moran NA. Heritable symbiosis: The advantages and perils of an evolutionary rabbit hole. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 25713367 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1421388112  1
2015 Moran NA, Yun Y. Experimental replacement of an obligate insect symbiont. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: 2093-6. PMID 25561531 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1420037112  1
2014 Kwong WK, Mancenido AL, Moran NA. Genome Sequences of Lactobacillus sp. Strains wkB8 and wkB10, Members of the Firm-5 Clade, from Honey Bee Guts. Genome Announcements. 2. PMID 25395644 DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01176-14  0.68
2014 Bennett GM, McCutcheon JP, MacDonald BR, Romanovicz D, Moran NA. Differential genome evolution between companion symbionts in an insect-bacterial symbiosis. Mbio. 5: e01697-14. PMID 25271287 DOI: 10.1128/mBio.01697-14  1
2014 Powell JE, Martinson VG, Urban-Mead K, Moran NA. Routes of Acquisition of the Gut Microbiota of the Honey Bee Apis mellifera. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80: 7378-87. PMID 25239900 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01861-14  1
2014 Engel P, Stepanauskas R, Moran NA. Hidden diversity in honey bee gut symbionts detected by single-cell genomics. Plos Genetics. 10: e1004596. PMID 25210772 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004596  1
2014 Kwong WK, Engel P, Koch H, Moran NA. Genomics and host specialization of honey bee and bumble bee gut symbionts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 11509-14. PMID 25053814 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1405838111  1
2014 Moran NA, Bennett GM. The tiniest tiny genomes. Annual Review of Microbiology. 68: 195-215. PMID 24995872 DOI: 10.1146/annurev-micro-091213-112901  1
2014 Cariveau DP, Elijah Powell J, Koch H, Winfree R, Moran NA. Variation in gut microbial communities and its association with pathogen infection in wild bumble bees (Bombus). The Isme Journal. 8: 2369-79. PMID 24763369 DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2014.68  1
2014 Martinson VG, Magoc T, Koch H, Salzberg SL, Moran NA. Genomic features of a bumble bee symbiont reflect its host environment. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80: 3793-803. PMID 24747890 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00322-14  1
2014 Sabree ZL, Moran NA. Host-specific assemblages typify gut microbial communities of related insect species. Springerplus. 3: 138. PMID 24741474 DOI: 10.1186/2193-1801-3-138  1
2014 Koga R, Moran NA. Swapping symbionts in spittlebugs: evolutionary replacement of a reduced genome symbiont. The Isme Journal. 8: 1237-46. PMID 24401857 DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2013.235  1
2014 Sloan DB, Nakabachi A, Richards S, Qu J, Murali SC, Gibbs RA, Moran NA. Parallel histories of horizontal gene transfer facilitated extreme reduction of endosymbiont genomes in sap-feeding insects. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 31: 857-71. PMID 24398322 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msu004  1
2014 Hansen AK, Moran NA. The impact of microbial symbionts on host plant utilization by herbivorous insects. Molecular Ecology. 23: 1473-96. PMID 23952067 DOI: 10.1111/mec.12421  1
2014 Moran NA. Evolution: The complexity chronicles Nature. 510: 338-339. DOI: 10.1038/510338a  1
2013 Garrity GM, Banfield J, Eisen J, van der Lelie N, McMahon T, Rusch D, Delong E, Moran MA, Currie C, Furhman J, Hallam S, Hugenholtz P, Moran N, Nelson K, Roberts R, et al. Prokaryotic Super Program Advisory Committee DOE Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA, March 27, 2013. Standards in Genomic Sciences. 8: 561-70. PMID 24501639 DOI: 10.4056/sigs.4638348  1
2013 Bennett GM, Moran NA. Small, smaller, smallest: the origins and evolution of ancient dual symbioses in a Phloem-feeding insect. Genome Biology and Evolution. 5: 1675-88. PMID 23918810 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evt118  1
2013 Engel P, Moran NA. The gut microbiota of insects - diversity in structure and function. Fems Microbiology Reviews. 37: 699-735. PMID 23692388 DOI: 10.1111/1574-6976.12025  1
2013 Engel P, Kwong WK, Moran NA. Frischella perrara gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from the gut of the honeybee, Apis mellifera. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63: 3646-51. PMID 23606484 DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.049569-0  1
2013 Koga R, Bennett GM, Cryan JR, Moran NA. Evolutionary replacement of obligate symbionts in an ancient and diverse insect lineage. Environmental Microbiology. 15: 2073-81. PMID 23574391 DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12121  1
2013 Vogel KJ, Moran NA. Functional and evolutionary analysis of the genome of an obligate fungal symbiont. Genome Biology and Evolution. 5: 891-904. PMID 23563967 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evt054  1
2013 Sloan DB, Moran NA. The evolution of genomic instability in the obligate endosymbionts of whiteflies. Genome Biology and Evolution. 5: 783-93. PMID 23542079 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evt044  1
2013 Nováková E, HypÅ¡a V, Klein J, Foottit RG, von Dohlen CD, Moran NA. Reconstructing the phylogeny of aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) using DNA of the obligate symbiont Buchnera aphidicola. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 68: 42-54. PMID 23542003 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2013.03.016  1
2013 Sabree ZL, Huang CY, Okusu A, Moran NA, Normark BB. The nutrient supplying capabilities of Uzinura, an endosymbiont of armoured scale insects. Environmental Microbiology. 15: 1988-99. PMID 23279075 DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12058  1
2013 Engel P, Moran NA. Functional and evolutionary insights into the simple yet specific gut microbiota of the honey bee from metagenomic analysis. Gut Microbes. 4: 60-5. PMID 23060052 DOI: 10.4161/gmic.22517  1
2013 Kwong WK, Moran NA. Cultivation and characterization of the gut symbionts of honey bees and bumble bees: description of Snodgrassella alvi gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Neisseriaceae of the Betaproteobacteria, and Gilliamella apicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of Orbaceae fam. nov., Orbales ord. nov., a sister taxon to the order 'Enterobacteriales' of the Gammaproteobacteria. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63: 2008-18. PMID 23041637 DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.044875-0  1
2013 Engel P, James RR, Koga R, Kwong WK, McFrederick QS, Moran NA. Standard methods for research on Apis mellifera gut symbionts Journal of Apicultural Research. 52. DOI: 10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.07  1
2013 Engel P, James RR, Koga R, Kwong WK, McFrederick QS, Moran NA. Standard methods for research on Apis mellifera gut symbionts Journal of Apicultural Research. 52. DOI: 10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.07  1
2013 Baumann P, Moran NA, Baumann LC. Bacteriocyte-associated endosymbionts of insects The Prokaryotes: Prokaryotic Biology and Symbiotic Associations. 465-496. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30194-0_19  1
2013 Baumann P, Moran NA, Baumann LC. Bacteriocyte-associated endosymbionts of insects The Prokaryotes: Prokaryotic Biology and Symbiotic Associations. 465-496. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30194-0_19  0.48
2013 Engel P, Moran NA. Functional and evolutionary insights into the simple yet specific gut microbiota of the honey bee from metagenomic analysis Gut Microbes. 4.  1
2012 Tian B, Fadhil NH, Powell JE, Kwong WK, Moran NA. Long-term exposure to antibiotics has caused accumulation of resistance determinants in the gut microbiota of honeybees. Mbio. 3. PMID 23111871 DOI: 10.1128/mBio.00377-12  1
2012 Sloan DB, Moran NA. Endosymbiotic bacteria as a source of carotenoids in whiteflies. Biology Letters. 8: 986-9. PMID 22977066 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0664  1
2012 Huang CY, Sabree ZL, Moran NA. Genome sequence of Blattabacterium sp. strain BGIGA, endosymbiont of the Blaberus giganteus cockroach. Journal of Bacteriology. 194: 4450-1. PMID 22843586 DOI: 10.1128/JB.00789-12  1
2012 Sabree ZL, Hansen AK, Moran NA. Independent studies using deep sequencing resolve the same set of core bacterial species dominating gut communities of honey bees. Plos One. 7: e41250. PMID 22829932 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041250  1
2012 Sloan DB, Moran NA. Genome reduction and co-evolution between the primary and secondary bacterial symbionts of psyllids. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29: 3781-92. PMID 22821013 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/mss180  1
2012 Engel P, Martinson VG, Moran NA. Functional diversity within the simple gut microbiota of the honey bee. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 11002-7. PMID 22711827 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1202970109  1
2012 Hansen AK, Moran NA. Altered tRNA characteristics and 3' maturation in bacterial symbionts with reduced genomes. Nucleic Acids Research. 40: 7870-84. PMID 22689638 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gks503  1
2012 Moran NA, Hansen AK, Powell JE, Sabree ZL. Distinctive gut microbiota of honey bees assessed using deep sampling from individual worker bees. Plos One. 7: e36393. PMID 22558460 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036393  1
2012 Martinson VG, Moy J, Moran NA. Establishment of characteristic gut bacteria during development of the honeybee worker. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78: 2830-40. PMID 22307297 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.07810-11  1
2012 McCutcheon JP, Moran NA. Extreme genome reduction in symbiotic bacteria. Nature Reviews. Microbiology. 10: 13-26. PMID 22064560 DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro2670  1
2012 Sabree ZL, Huang CY, Arakawa G, Tokuda G, Lo N, Watanabe H, Moran NA. Genome shrinkage and loss of nutrient-providing potential in the obligate symbiont of the primitive termite Mastotermes darwiniensis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78: 204-10. PMID 22020505 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.06540-11  1
2012 Hansen AK, Vorburger C, Moran NA. Genomic basis of endosymbiont-conferred protection against an insect parasitoid. Genome Research. 22: 106-14. PMID 21948522 DOI: 10.1101/gr.125351.111  1
2012 Nováková E, Moran NA. Diversification of genes for carotenoid biosynthesis in aphids following an ancient transfer from a fungus. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29: 313-23. PMID 21878683 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msr206  1
2011 Vogel KJ, Moran NA. Effect of Host Genotype on Symbiont Titer in the Aphid-Buchnera Symbiosis. Insects. 2: 423-34. PMID 26467737 DOI: 10.3390/insects2030423  0.92
2011 Degnan PH, Ochman H, Moran NA. Sequence conservation and functional constraint on intergenic spacers in reduced genomes of the obligate symbiont Buchnera. Plos Genetics. 7: e1002252. PMID 21912528 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002252  1
2011 Burke GR, Moran NA. Responses of the pea aphid transcriptome to infection by facultative symbionts. Insect Molecular Biology. 20: 357-65. PMID 21382108 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2583.2011.01070.x  1
2011 Degnan PH, Bittleston LS, Hansen AK, Sabree ZL, Moran NA, Almeida RP. Origin and examination of a leafhopper facultative endosymbiont. Current Microbiology. 62: 1565-72. PMID 21336565 DOI: 10.1007/s00284-011-9893-5  1
2011 Hansen AK, Moran NA. Aphid genome expression reveals host-symbiont cooperation in the production of amino acids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 2849-54. PMID 21282658 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1013465108  1
2011 Burke GR, Moran NA. Massive genomic decay in Serratia symbiotica, a recently evolved symbiont of aphids. Genome Biology and Evolution. 3: 195-208. PMID 21266540 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evr002  1
2011 Martinson VG, Danforth BN, Minckley RL, Rueppell O, Tingek S, Moran NA. A simple and distinctive microbiota associated with honey bees and bumble bees. Molecular Ecology. 20: 619-28. PMID 21175905 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04959.x  1
2011 Vogel KJ, Moran NA. Sources of variation in dietary requirements in an obligate nutritional symbiosis. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 278: 115-21. PMID 20667882 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1304  1
2011 Vogel KJ, Moran NA. Effect of host genotype on symbiont titer in the aphid-Buchnera symbiosis Insects. 2: 423-434. DOI: 10.3390/insects2030423  1
2011 Vogel KJ, Moran NA. Effect of host genotype on symbiont titer in the aphid-Buchnera symbiosis Insects. 2: 423-434. DOI: 10.3390/insects2030423  0.92
2010 Degnan PH, Leonardo TE, Cass BN, Hurwitz B, Stern D, Gibbs RA, Richards S, Moran NA. Dynamics of genome evolution in facultative symbionts of aphids. Environmental Microbiology. 12: 2060-9. PMID 21966902 DOI: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2009.02085.x  1
2010 McCutcheon JP, Moran NA. Functional convergence in reduced genomes of bacterial symbionts spanning 200 My of evolution. Genome Biology and Evolution. 2: 708-18. PMID 20829280 DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evq055  1
2010 Burke GR, McLaughlin HJ, Simon JC, Moran NA. Dynamics of a recurrent Buchnera mutation that affects thermal tolerance of pea aphid hosts. Genetics. 186: 367-72. PMID 20610410 DOI: 10.1534/genetics.110.117440  1
2010 Moran NA, Jarvik T. Lateral transfer of genes from fungi underlies carotenoid production in aphids. Science (New York, N.Y.). 328: 624-7. PMID 20431015 DOI: 10.1126/science.1187113  1
2010 Woyke T, Tighe D, Mavromatis K, Clum A, Copeland A, Schackwitz W, Lapidus A, Wu D, McCutcheon JP, McDonald BR, Moran NA, Bristow J, Cheng JF. One bacterial cell, one complete genome. Plos One. 5: e10314. PMID 20428247 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010314  1
2010 Sabree ZL, Degnan PH, Moran NA. Chromosome stability and gene loss in cockroach endosymbionts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76: 4076-9. PMID 20418442 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00291-10  1
2010 Nikoh N, McCutcheon JP, Kudo T, Miyagishima SY, Moran NA, Nakabachi A. Bacterial genes in the aphid genome: absence of functional gene transfer from Buchnera to its host. Plos Genetics. 6: e1000827. PMID 20195500 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000827  1
2010 Burke G, Fiehn O, Moran N. Effects of facultative symbionts and heat stress on the metabolome of pea aphids Isme Journal. 4: 242-252. PMID 19907504 DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2009.114  1
2010 Oliver KM, Degnan PH, Burke GR, Moran NA. Facultative symbionts in aphids and the horizontal transfer of ecologically important traits. Annual Review of Entomology. 55: 247-66. PMID 19728837 DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ento-112408-085305  1
2010 Richards S, Gibbs RA, Gerardo NM, Moran N, Nakabachi A, Stern D, Tagu D, Wilson ACC, Muzny D, Kovar C, Cree A, Chacko J, Chandrabose MN, Dao MD, Dinh HH, et al. Genome sequence of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum Plos Biology. 8. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000313  1
2009 Sabree ZL, Kambhampati S, Moran NA. Nitrogen recycling and nutritional provisioning by Blattabacterium, the cockroach endosymbiont. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 19521-6. PMID 19880743 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0907504106  1
2009 Peccoud J, Simon JC, McLaughlin HJ, Moran NA. Post-Pleistocene radiation of the pea aphid complex revealed by rapidly evolving endosymbionts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 16315-20. PMID 19805299 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0905129106  1
2009 McCutcheon JP, McDonald BR, Moran NA. Convergent evolution of metabolic roles in bacterial co-symbionts of insects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 15394-9. PMID 19706397 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0906424106  1
2009 Oliver KM, Degnan PH, Hunter MS, Moran NA. Bacteriophages encode factors required for protection in a symbiotic mutualism. Science (New York, N.Y.). 325: 992-4. PMID 19696350 DOI: 10.1126/science.1174463  1
2009 Nováková E, Hypsa V, Moran NA. Arsenophonus, an emerging clade of intracellular symbionts with a broad host distribution. Bmc Microbiology. 9: 143. PMID 19619300 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-9-143  1
2009 McCutcheon JP, McDonald BR, Moran NA. Origin of an alternative genetic code in the extremely small and GC-rich genome of a bacterial symbiont. Plos Genetics. 5: e1000565. PMID 19609354 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000565  1
2009 Burke GR, Normark BB, Favret C, Moran NA. Evolution and diversity of facultative symbionts from the aphid subfamily Lachninae. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75: 5328-35. PMID 19542349 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00717-09  1
2009 Kuo CH, Moran NA, Ochman H. The consequences of genetic drift for bacterial genome complexity. Genome Research. 19: 1450-4. PMID 19502381 DOI: 10.1101/gr.091785.109  1
2009 Watts T, Haselkorn TS, Moran NA, Markow TA. Variable incidence of Spiroplasma infections in natural populations of Drosophila species. Plos One. 4: e5703. PMID 19492088 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005703  1
2009 Degnan PH, Yu Y, Sisneros N, Wing RA, Moran NA. Hamiltonella defensa, genome evolution of protective bacterial endosymbiont from pathogenic ancestors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 9063-8. PMID 19451630 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0900194106  1
2009 Harmon JP, Moran NA, Ives AR. Species response to environmental change: impacts of food web interactions and evolution. Science (New York, N.Y.). 323: 1347-50. PMID 19265021 DOI: 10.1126/science.1167396  1
2009 Haselkorn TS, Markow TA, Moran NA. Multiple introductions of the Spiroplasma bacterial endosymbiont into Drosophila. Molecular Ecology. 18: 1294-305. PMID 19226322 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04085.x  1
2009 Moran NA, McLaughlin HJ, Sorek R. The dynamics and time scale of ongoing genomic erosion in symbiotic bacteria. Science (New York, N.Y.). 323: 379-82. PMID 19150844 DOI: 10.1126/science.1167140  1
2008 Moran NA, McCutcheon JP, Nakabachi A. Genomics and evolution of heritable bacterial symbionts. Annual Review of Genetics. 42: 165-90. PMID 18983256 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.genet.41.110306.130119  1
2008 Degnan PH, Moran NA. Diverse phage-encoded toxins in a protective insect endosymbiont. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74: 6782-91. PMID 18791000 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01285-08  1
2008 Degnan PH, Moran NA. Evolutionary genetics of a defensive facultative symbiont of insects: exchange of toxin-encoding bacteriophage. Molecular Ecology. 17: 916-29. PMID 18179430 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03616.x  1
2008 Oliver KM, Campos J, Moran NA, Hunter MS. Population dynamics of defensive symbionts in aphids. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 275: 293-9. PMID 18029301 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2007.1192  1
2008 Plague GR, Dunbar HE, Tran PL, Moran NA. Extensive proliferation of transposable elements in heritable bacterial symbionts. Journal of Bacteriology. 190: 777-9. PMID 17981967 DOI: 10.1128/JB.01082-07  1
2008 Cox-Foster D, Conlan S, Holmes EC, Palacios G, Kalkstein A, Evans JD, Moran NA, Quan PL, Geiser D, Briese T, Hornig M, Hui J, Vanengelsdorp D, Pettis JS, Lipkin WI. Response [3] Science. 319: 725. DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5864.725  1
2007 McCutcheon JP, Moran NA. Parallel genomic evolution and metabolic interdependence in an ancient symbiosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 19392-7. PMID 18048332 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0708855104  1
2007 Cox-Foster DL, Conlan S, Holmes EC, Palacios G, Evans JD, Moran NA, Quan PL, Briese T, Hornig M, Geiser DM, Martinson V, vanEngelsdorp D, Kalkstein AL, Drysdale A, Hui J, et al. A metagenomic survey of microbes in honey bee colony collapse disorder. Science (New York, N.Y.). 318: 283-7. PMID 17823314 DOI: 10.1126/science.1146498  1
2007 Moran NA. Symbiosis as an adaptive process and source of phenotypic complexity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 8627-33. PMID 17494762 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0611659104  1
2007 Dunbar HE, Wilson AC, Ferguson NR, Moran NA. Aphid thermal tolerance is governed by a point mutation in bacterial symbionts. Plos Biology. 5: e96. PMID 17425405 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050096  1
2006 Moran NA. Symbiosis. Current Biology : Cb. 16: R866-71. PMID 17055966 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.09.019  1
2006 Takiya DM, Tran PL, Dietrich CH, Moran NA. Co-cladogenesis spanning three phyla: leafhoppers (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) and their dual bacterial symbionts. Molecular Ecology. 15: 4175-91. PMID 17054511 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.03071.x  1
2006 Nakabachi A, Yamashita A, Toh H, Ishikawa H, Dunbar HE, Moran NA, Hattori M. The 160-kilobase genome of the bacterial endosymbiont Carsonella. Science (New York, N.Y.). 314: 267. PMID 17038615 DOI: 10.1126/science.1134196  1
2006 Moran NA, Dunbar HE. Sexual acquisition of beneficial symbionts in aphids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103: 12803-6. PMID 16908834 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0605772103  1
2006 Dale C, Moran NA. Molecular interactions between bacterial symbionts and their hosts. Cell. 126: 453-65. PMID 16901780 DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2006.07.014  1
2006 Mateos M, Castrezana SJ, Nankivell BJ, Estes AM, Markow TA, Moran NA. Heritable endosymbionts of Drosophila. Genetics. 174: 363-76. PMID 16783009 DOI: 10.1534/genetics.106.058818  1
2006 Wu D, Daugherty SC, Van Aken SE, Pai GH, Watkins KL, Khouri H, Tallon LJ, Zaborsky JM, Dunbar HE, Tran PL, Moran NA, Eisen JA. Metabolic complementarity and genomics of the dual bacterial symbiosis of sharpshooters. Plos Biology. 4: e188. PMID 16729848 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040188  1
2006 Oliver KM, Moran NA, Hunter MS. Costs and benefits of a superinfection of facultative symbionts in aphids. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 273: 1273-80. PMID 16720402 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3436  1
2006 Moran NA, Degnan PH. Functional genomics of Buchnera and the ecology of aphid hosts. Molecular Ecology. 15: 1251-61. PMID 16626452 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02744.x  1
2006 Russell JA, Moran NA. Costs and benefits of symbiont infection in aphids: variation among symbionts and across temperatures. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 273: 603-10. PMID 16537132 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3348  1
2006 Wilson AC, Dunbar HE, Davis GK, Hunter WB, Stern DL, Moran NA. A dual-genome microarray for the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, and its obligate bacterial symbiont, Buchnera aphidicola. Bmc Genomics. 7: 50. PMID 16536873 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-7-50  1
2005 Moran NA, Tran P, Gerardo NM. Symbiosis and insect diversification: an ancient symbiont of sap-feeding insects from the bacterial phylum Bacteroidetes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71: 8802-10. PMID 16332876 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.71.12.8802-8810.2005  1
2005 Russell JA, Moran NA. Horizontal transfer of bacterial symbionts: heritability and fitness effects in a novel aphid host. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71: 7987-94. PMID 16332777 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.71.12.7987-7994.2005  1
2005 Dale C, Dunbar H, Moran NA, Ochman H. Extracting single genomes from heterogenous DNA samples: a test case with Carsonella ruddii, the bacterial symbiont of psyllids (Insecta). Journal of Insect Science (Online). 5: 3. PMID 16299593  1
2005 Moran NA, Degnan PH, Santos SR, Dunbar HE, Ochman H. The players in a mutualistic symbiosis: insects, bacteria, viruses, and virulence genes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102: 16919-26. PMID 16195380 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0507029102  1
2005 Oliver KM, Moran NA, Hunter MS. Variation in resistance to parasitism in aphids is due to symbionts not host genotype. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102: 12795-800. PMID 16120675 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0506131102  1
2005 Moran NA, Dunbar HE, Wilcox JL. Regulation of transcription in a reduced bacterial genome: nutrient-provisioning genes of the obligate symbiont Buchnera aphidicola. Journal of Bacteriology. 187: 4229-37. PMID 15937185 DOI: 10.1128/JB.187.12.4229-4237.2005  1
2005 Moran NA, Russell JA, Koga R, Fukatsu T. Evolutionary relationships of three new species of Enterobacteriaceae living as symbionts of aphids and other insects. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71: 3302-10. PMID 15933033 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.71.6.3302-3310.2005  1
2005 Lerat E, Daubin V, Ochman H, Moran NA. Evolutionary origins of genomic repertoires in bacteria. Plos Biology. 3: e130. PMID 15799709 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0030130  1
2004 Moran NA, Plague GR. Genomic changes following host restriction in bacteria. Current Opinion in Genetics & Development. 14: 627-33. PMID 15531157 DOI: 10.1016/j.gde.2004.09.003  1
2004 Daubin V, Moran NA. Comment on "The origins of genome complexity". Science (New York, N.Y.). 306: 978; author reply 97. PMID 15528429 DOI: 10.1126/science.1098469  1
2004 Lerat E, Moran NA. The evolutionary history of quorum-sensing systems in bacteria. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 21: 903-13. PMID 15014168 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msh097  1
2003 Moran NA. Tracing the evolution of gene loss in obligate bacterial symbionts. Current Opinion in Microbiology. 6: 512-8. PMID 14572545 DOI: 10.1016/j.mib.2003.08.001  1
2003 Moran NA, Plague GR, Sandström JP, Wilcox JL. A genomic perspective on nutrient provisioning by bacterial symbionts of insects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100: 14543-8. PMID 14527994 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2135345100  1
2003 Lerat E, Daubin V, Moran NA. From gene trees to organismal phylogeny in prokaryotes: the case of the gamma-Proteobacteria. Plos Biology. 1: E19. PMID 12975657 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0000019  1
2003 Daubin V, Moran NA, Ochman H. Phylogenetics and the cohesion of bacterial genomes. Science (New York, N.Y.). 301: 829-32. PMID 12907801 DOI: 10.1126/science.1086568  1
2003 Wilcox JL, Dunbar HE, Wolfinger RD, Moran NA. Consequences of reductive evolution for gene expression in an obligate endosymbiont. Molecular Microbiology. 48: 1491-500. PMID 12791133 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2958.2003.03522.x  1
2003 Plague GR, Dale C, Moran NA. Low and homogeneous copy number of plasmid-borne symbiont genes affecting host nutrition in Buchnera aphidicola of the aphid Uroleucon ambrosiae. Molecular Ecology. 12: 1095-100. PMID 12753227 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.01782.x  1
2003 Russell JA, Latorre A, Sabater-Muñoz B, Moya A, Moran NA. Side-stepping secondary symbionts: widespread horizontal transfer across and beyond the Aphidoidea. Molecular Ecology. 12: 1061-75. PMID 12753224 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.01780.x  1
2003 Oliver KM, Russell JA, Moran NA, Hunter MS. Facultative bacterial symbionts in aphids confer resistance to parasitic wasps. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100: 1803-7. PMID 12563031 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0335320100  0.84
2003 Moran NA, Dale C, Dunbar H, Smith WA, Ochman H. Intracellular symbionts of sharpshooters (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cicadellinae) form a distinct clade with a small genome. Environmental Microbiology. 5: 116-26. PMID 12558594 DOI: 10.1046/j.1462-2920.2003.00391.x  1
2003 Normark BB, Judson OP, Moran NA. Genomic signatures of ancient asexual lineages Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 79: 69-84. DOI: 10.1046/j.1095-8312.2003.00182.x  1
2002 Moran NA. The ubiquitous and varied role of infection in the lives of animals and plants. The American Naturalist. 160: S1-8. PMID 18707449 DOI: 10.1086/342113  1
2002 Abbot P, Moran NA. Extremely low levels of genetic polymorphism in endosymbionts (Buchnera) of aphids (Pemphigus). Molecular Ecology. 11: 2649-60. PMID 12453247 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2002.01646.x  1
2002 Dale C, Plague GR, Wang B, Ochman H, Moran NA. Type III secretion systems and the evolution of mutualistic endosymbiosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 12397-402. PMID 12213957 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.182213299  1
2002 Tamas I, Klasson L, Canbäck B, Näslund AK, Eriksson AS, Wernegreen JJ, Sandström JP, Moran NA, Andersson SG. 50 million years of genomic stasis in endosymbiotic bacteria. Science (New York, N.Y.). 296: 2376-9. PMID 12089438 DOI: 10.1126/science.1071278  1
2002 Mira A, Moran NA. Estimating population size and transmission bottlenecks in maternally transmitted endosymbiotic bacteria. Microbial Ecology. 44: 137-43. PMID 12087426 DOI: 10.1007/s00248-002-0012-9  1
2002 Moran NA. Microbial minimalism: genome reduction in bacterial pathogens. Cell. 108: 583-6. PMID 11893328 DOI: 10.1016/S0092-8674(02)00665-7  1
2001 Moran NA, Mira A. The process of genome shrinkage in the obligate symbiont Buchnera aphidicola. Genome Biology. 2: RESEARCH0054. PMID 11790257  1
2001 Mira A, Ochman H, Moran NA. Deletional bias and the evolution of bacterial genomes. Trends in Genetics : Tig. 17: 589-96. PMID 11585665 DOI: 10.1016/S0168-9525(01)02447-7  1
2001 Abbot P, Withgott JH, Moran NA. Genetic conflict and conditional altruism in social aphid colonies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98: 12068-71. PMID 11562469 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.201212698  1
2001 Wernegreen JJ, Richardson AO, Moran NA. Parallel acceleration of evolutionary rates in symbiont genes underlying host nutrition. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 19: 479-85. PMID 11399154 DOI: 10.1006/mpev.2001.0929  1
2001 Thao ML, Clark MA, Burckhardt DH, Moran NA, Baumann P. Phylogenetic analysis of vertically transmitted psyllid endosymbionts (Candidatus Carsonella ruddii) based on atpAGD and rpoC: comparisons with 16S-23S rDNA-derived phylogeny. Current Microbiology. 42: 419-21. PMID 11381334 DOI: 10.1007/s002840010240  1
2001 Ochman H, Moran NA. Genes lost and genes found: evolution of bacterial pathogenesis and symbiosis. Science (New York, N.Y.). 292: 1096-9. PMID 11352062 DOI: 10.1126/science.1058543  1
2001 Sandström JP, Russell JA, White JP, Moran NA. Independent origins and horizontal transfer of bacterial symbionts of aphids. Molecular Ecology. 10: 217-28. PMID 11251800 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2001.01189.x  1
2001 Clark MA, Baumann L, Thao ML, Moran NA, Baumann P. Degenerative minimalism in the genome of a psyllid endosymbiont. Journal of Bacteriology. 183: 1853-61. PMID 11222582 DOI: 10.1128/JB.183.6.1853-1861.2001  1
2001 Moran NA. Bacterial menageries inside insects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98: 1338-40. PMID 11171951 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.98.4.1338  1
2001 Funk DJ, Wernegreen JJ, Moran NA. Intraspecific variation in symbiont genomes: bottlenecks and the aphid-buchnera association. Genetics. 157: 477-89. PMID 11156972  1
2001 Wernegreen JJ, Moran NA. Vertical transmission of biosynthetic plasmids in aphid endosymbionts (Buchnera). Journal of Bacteriology. 183: 785-90. PMID 11133977 DOI: 10.1128/JB.183.2.785-790.2001  1
2001 Sandström JP, Moran NA. Amino acid budgets in three aphid species using the same host plant Physiological Entomology. 26: 202-211. DOI: 10.1046/j.0307-6962.2001.00235.x  1
2001 Moran NA. The coevolution of bacterial endosymbionts and phloem-feeding insects Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 88: 35-44.  1
2000 Rispe C, Moran NA. Accumulation of Deleterious Mutations in Endosymbionts: Muller's Ratchet with Two Levels of Selection. The American Naturalist. 156: 425-441. PMID 29592135 DOI: 10.1086/303396  1
2000 Sandström J, Telang A, Moran NA. Nutritional enhancement of host plants by aphids - a comparison of three aphid species on grasses. Journal of Insect Physiology. 46: 33-40. PMID 12770256 DOI: 10.1016/S0022-1910(99)00098-0  1
2000 Funk DJ, Helbling L, Wernegreen JJ, Moran NA. Intraspecific phylogenetic congruence among multiple symbiont genomes. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 267: 2517-21. PMID 11197128 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2000.1314  1
2000 Wernegreen JJ, Moran NA. Decay of mutualistic potential in aphid endosymbionts through silencing of biosynthetic loci: Buchnera of Diuraphis. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 267: 1423-31. PMID 10983826 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2000.1159  1
2000 Thao ML, Clark MA, Baumann L, Brennan EB, Moran NA, Baumann P. Secondary endosymbionts of psyllids have been acquired multiple times. Current Microbiology. 41: 300-4. PMID 10977900 DOI: 10.1007/s002840010138  1
2000 Clark MA, Moran NA, Baumann P, Wernegreen JJ. Cospeciation between bacterial endosymbionts (Buchnera) and a recent radiation of aphids (Uroleucon) and pitfalls of testing for phylogenetic congruence. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 54: 517-25. PMID 10937228  1
2000 Bernays EA, Funk DJ, Moran NA. Intraspecific differences in olfactory sensilla in relation to diet breadth in Uroleucon ambrosiae (Homoptera: Aphididae). Journal of Morphology. 245: 99-109. PMID 10906745 DOI: 10.1002/1097-4687(200008)245:2<99::AID-JMOR2>3.0.CO;2-O  1
2000 Moran NA, Wernegreen JJ. Lifestyle evolution in symbiotic bacteria: insights from genomics. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 15: 321-326. PMID 10884696  1
2000 Thao ML, Moran NA, Abbot P, Brennan EB, Burckhardt DH, Baumann P. Cospeciation of psyllids and their primary prokaryotic endosymbionts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 66: 2898-905. PMID 10877784 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.66.7.2898-2905.2000  1
2000 Moran NA, Baumann P. Bacterial endosymbionts in animals. Current Opinion in Microbiology. 3: 270-5. PMID 10851160 DOI: 10.1016/S1369-5274(00)00088-6  1
2000 Wernegreen JJ, Ochman H, Jones IB, Moran NA. Decoupling of genome size and sequence divergence in a symbiotic bacterium. Journal of Bacteriology. 182: 3867-9. PMID 10851009 DOI: 10.1128/JB.182.13.3867-3869.2000  1
2000 Rispe C, Moran NA. Accumulation of deleterious mutations in endosymbionts: Muller's ratchet with two levels of selection American Naturalist. 156: 425-441. DOI: 10.1086/303396  1
2000 Moran NA, Wernegreen JJ. Lifestyle evolution in symbiotic bacteria: Insights from genomics Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 15: 321-326. DOI: 10.1016/S0169-5347(00)01902-9  1
2000 Von Dohlen CD, Moran NA. Molecular data support a rapid radiation of aphids in the Cretaceous and multiple origins of host alternation Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 71: 689-717. DOI: 10.1006/bijl.2000.0470  1
2000 Normark BB, Moran NA. Testing for the accumulation of deleterious mutations in asexual eukaryote genomes using molecular sequences Journal of Natural History. 34: 1719-1729.  1
1999 Clark MA, Moran NA, Baumann P. Sequence evolution in bacterial endosymbionts having extreme base compositions. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 16: 1586-98. PMID 10555290  1
1999 Ochman H, Elwyn S, Moran NA. Calibrating bacterial evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 96: 12638-43. PMID 10535975 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.96.22.12638  1
1999 Wernegreen JJ, Moran NA. Evidence for genetic drift in endosymbionts (Buchnera): analyses of protein-coding genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 16: 83-97. PMID 10331254  1
1999 Baumann L, Baumann P, Moran NA, Sandström J, Thao ML. Genetic characterization of plasmids containing genes encoding enzymes of leucine biosynthesis in endosymbionts (Buchnera) of aphids. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 48: 77-85. PMID 9873079 DOI: 10.1007/PL00006447  1
1999 Telang A, Sandström J, Dyreson E, Moran NA. Feeding damage by Diuraphis noxia results in a nutritionally enhanced phioem diet Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata. 91: 403-412. DOI: 10.1023/A:1003617523820  1
1999 Clark MA, Baumann P, Moran NA. Buchnera plasmid-associated trpEG probably originated from a chromosomal location between hsIU and fpr Current Microbiology. 38: 309-311. DOI: 10.1007/PL00006807  1
1999 Moran NA, Kaplan ME, Gelsey MJ, Murphy TG, Scholes EA. Phylogenetics and evolution of the aphid genus Uroleucon based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences Systematic Entomology. 24: 85-93.  1
1998 Baumann L, Baumann P, Moran NA. The endosymbiont (Buchnera) of the aphid Diuraphis noxia contains all the genes of the tryptophan biosynthetic pathway. Current Microbiology. 37: 58-9. PMID 9625791 DOI: 10.1007/s002849900337  1
1998 Brynnel EU, Kurland CG, Moran NA, Andersson SG. Evolutionary rates for tuf genes in endosymbionts of aphids. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 15: 574-82. PMID 9580987  1
1998 Lambert JD, Moran NA. Deleterious mutations destabilize ribosomal RNA in endosymbiotic bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 95: 4458-62. PMID 9539759 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.95.8.4458  1
1998 Thao ML, Baumann L, Baumann P, Moran NA. Endosymbionts (Buchnera) from the aphids Schizaphis graminum and Diuraphis noxia have different copy numbers of the plasmid containing the leucine biosynthetic genes. Current Microbiology. 36: 238-40. PMID 9504992 DOI: 10.1007/s002849900301  1
1998 Moran NA, Telang A. Bacteriocyte-Associated symbiotic of insects: A variety of insect groups harbor ancient prokaryotic endosymbionts Bioscience. 48: 295-304.  1
1997 Rouhbakhsh D, Clark MA, Baumann L, Moran NA, Baumann P. Evolution of the tryptophan biosynthetic pathway in Buchnera (aphid endosymbionts): studies of plasmid-associated trpEG within the genus Uroleucon. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 8: 167-76. PMID 9299222 DOI: 10.1006/mpev.1997.0419  1
1997 Baumann P, Moran NA. Non-cultivable microorganisms from symbiotic associations of insects and other hosts. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 72: 39-48. PMID 9296262 DOI: 10.1023/A:1000239108771  1
1997 Withgott JH, Kilpatrick Abbot D, Moran NA. Maternal death relaxes developmental inhibition in nymphal aphid defenders Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 264: 1197-1202. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1997.0165  1
1997 Baumann L, Clark MA, Rouhbakhsh D, Baumann P, Moran NA, Voegtlin DJ. Endosymbionts (Buchnera) of the aphid Uroleucon sonchi contain plasmids with trpEG and remnants of trpE pseudogenes Current Microbiology. 35: 18-21. DOI: 10.1007/s002849900204  1
1997 Baumann P, Moran NA, Baumann L. The evolution and genetics of aphid endosymbionts Bioscience. 47: 12-20.  1
1996 Rouhbakhsh D, Lai CY, von Dohlen CD, Clark MA, Baumann L, Baumann P, Moran NA, Voegtlin DJ. The tryptophan biosynthetic pathway of aphid endosymbionts (Buchnera): genetics and evolution of plasmid-associated anthranilate synthase (trpEG) within the aphididae. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 42: 414-21. PMID 8642610 DOI: 10.1007/BF02498635  1
1996 Moran NA. Accelerated evolution and Muller's rachet in endosymbiotic bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 93: 2873-8. PMID 8610134 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.93.7.2873  1
1996 Seger J, Moran NA. Snapping social swimmers Nature. 381: 473-474. DOI: 10.1038/381473a0  1
1995 Baumann P, Lai C, Baumann L, Rouhbakhsh D, Moran NA, Clark MA. Mutualistic associations of aphids and prokaryotes: biology of the genus buchnera. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 61: 1-7. PMID 16534896  1
1995 Baumann P, Baumann L, Lai CY, Rouhbakhsh D, Moran NA, Clark MA. Genetics, physiology, and evolutionary relationships of the genus Buchnera: intracellular symbionts of aphids. Annual Review of Microbiology. 49: 55-94. PMID 8561471 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.mi.49.100195.000415  1
1995 Lai CY, Baumann P, Moran NA. Genetics of the tryptophan biosynthetic pathway of the prokaryotic endosymbiont (Buchnera) of the aphid Schlechtendalia chinensis. Insect Molecular Biology. 4: 47-59. PMID 7742976  1
1995 von Dohlen CD, Moran NA. Molecular phylogeny of the Homoptera: a paraphyletic taxon. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 41: 211-23. PMID 7666451 DOI: 10.1007/BF00170675  1
1995 Moran NA, Von Dohlen CD, Baumann P. Faster evolutionary rates in endosymbiotic bacteria than in cospeciating insect hosts Journal of Molecular Evolution. 41: 727-731. DOI: 10.1007/BF00173152  1
1994 Rouhbakhsh D, Moran NA, Baumann L, Voegtlin DJ, Baumann P. Detection of Buchnera, the primary prokaryotic endosymbiont of aphids, using the polymerase chain reaction. Insect Molecular Biology. 3: 213-7. PMID 7535631 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2583.1994.tb00169.x  1
1994 Moran NA. Adaptation and constraint in the complex life cycles of animals Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics. 25: 573-600.  1
1993 Moran NA. Defenders in the North American aphid Pemphigus obesinymphae Insectes Sociaux. 40: 391-402. DOI: 10.1007/BF01253902  1
1992 Munson MA, Baumann P, Moran NA. Phylogenetic relationships of the endosymbionts of mealybugs (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) based on 16S rDNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 1: 26-30. PMID 1342920  0.48
1991 Munson MA, Baumann P, Clark MA, Baumann L, Moran NA, Voegtlin DJ, Campbell BC. Evidence for the establishment of aphid-eubacterium endosymbiosis in an ancestor of four aphid families. Journal of Bacteriology. 173: 6321-4. PMID 1917864  1
1988 Moran NA, Whitham TG. EVOLUTIONARY REDUCTION OF COMPLEX LIFE CYCLES: LOSS OF HOST-ALTERNATION IN PEMPHIGUS (HOMOPTERA: APHIDIDAE). Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 42: 717-728. PMID 28563871 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.1988.tb02490.x  1
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