Jonathan Lombard
Microbial evolution and phylogeny


Publications in peer-reviewed journals

downloadEme L., Spang A., Lombard J. Stairs C.W., and Ettema T.J.G. 2017. Archaea and the origin of eukaryotes. Nature Reviews Microbiology. 15:711-723.

downloadLombard J. 2016. Early evolution of polyisoprenol biosynthesis and the origin of cell walls. PeerJ. 4:e2626.

downloadLombard J. 2016. The multiple evolutionary origins of the eukaryotic N-glycosylation pathway. Biology Direct. 11:36.

downloadLombard J. 2014. Once upon a time the cell membranes: 175 years of cell boundary research. Biology Direct. 9:32.

downloadLombard J., López-García P., and Moreira D. 2012. Phylogenomic investigation of phospholipid biosynthesis in Archaea. Archaea. Volume 2012, Article ID 630910

contact-meLombard J., López-García P., and Moreira D. 2012. The early evolution of lipid membranes and the three domains of life. Nature Reviews Microbiology 10:507-515.

contact-meLombard J., López-García P., and Moreira D. 2012. An ACP-independent fatty acid synthesis pathway in archaea? Implications for the origin of phospholipids. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29(11):3261-5.

downloadLombard J., and Moreira D. 2011. Early evolution of the biotin-dependent carboxylase family. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:232.
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contact-meLombard J., and Moreira D. 2011. Origins and early evolution of the mevalonate pathway of isoprenoid biosynthesis in the three domains of life. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28:87-99.

Book contribution

contact-me López-García P, Moreira D, Benzerara K, Boiteau L, Briones C, Derelle R, Lombard J, Martin, H, Pascal R, Ruiz-Trillo I & Selsis F; 2016 chapter coordinated by López-García P & Moreira D. Origine et Histoire de la Vie in “Biologie Évolutive” Ed. Thomas F, Lefèvre T & Raymond M. Publisher: De Boeck.

downloadLombard J., López-García P, Moreira D. Lipid membranes in the cenancestor: did they exist and how were they? in “LUCA: The Last Universal Cellular Ancestor of life” Ed. Koonin, EV. Unfortunately, the edition of this book was cancelled. But the content is still interesting...

PhD dissertation (in French)

downloadOrigins and evolution of the phospholipid biosythesis pathways in the three domains of life. Implications for the nature of the cenancestral membranes