New publication by Rodrigues et al in Nature

21.12.2022

"Actin cytoskeleton and complex cell architecture in an Asgard archaeon"

 

Congratulations to Thiago Rodrigues-Oliveira, Florian Wollweber, Rafael I. Ponce-Toledo, Jingwei Xu, Simon K.-M. R. Rittmann, Andreas Klingl, Martin Pilhofer & Christa Schleper on their new publication in nature:

 

"Actin cytoskeleton and complex cell architecture in an Asgard archaeon"

 

A special thank you for the great collaboratin to Florian Wollweber (ETH Zürich), Andreas Klingl (LMU Munich), and Martin Pilhofer (ETH Zürich)!

 

Read the full article here: Actin cytoskeleton and complex cell architecture in an Asgard archaeon | Nature

 

Press coverage:

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Read the full article here: Actin cytoskeleton and complex cell architecture in an Asgard archaeon | Nature

Or download below.

© Rodrigues-Oliveira et al. 2022, Nature. SEM imaging of fixed ‘Ca. L. ossiferum’. Scale bars, 500 nm.

© Rodrigues-Oliveira et al. 2022, Nature. Fig. 4: Complex and variable architecture of ‘Ca. L. ossiferum’ cells.

Thiago Rodrigues-Oliveira

Christa Schleper

Rafael I. Ponce-Toledo

Simon K.-M. R. Rittmann