Ahmed Moustafa

Assistant Professor
American University in Cairo

Publications

  • Evolution and functional diversification of fructose bisphosphate aldolase genes in photosynthetic marine diatoms DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msr223
  • Unique prokaryotic consortia in geochemically distinct sediments from red sea Atlantis II and discovery deep brine pools DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042872
  • Sea slug kleptoplasty and plastid maintenance in a metazoan DOI: 10.1104/pp.111.174078
  • The making of a photosynthetic animal DOI: 10.1242/jeb.046540
  • Differential gene retention in plastids of common recent origin DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msq032
  • Transcriptome profiling of a toxic dinoflagellate reveals a gene-rich protist and a potential impact on gene expression due to bacterial presence DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0009688
  • iTree: A high-throughput phylogenomic pipeline DOI: 10.1109/CIBEC.2010.5716071
  • Genomic footprints of a cryptic plastid endosymbiosis in diatoms DOI: 10.1126/science.1172983
  • Origin of saxitoxin biosynthetic genes in cyanobacteria DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005758
  • A phylogenomic approach for studying plastid endosymbiosis.
  • Chlamydiae has contributed at least 55 genes to plantae with predominantly plastid functions DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002205
  • EST analysis of Ostreococcus lucimarinus, the most compact eukaryotic genome, shows an excess of introns in highly expressed genes DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002171
  • Genomic insights into evolutionary relationships among heterokont lineages emphasizing the phaeophyceae DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2007.00435.x
  • Horizontal gene transfer of the algal nuclear gene psbO to the photosynthetic sea slug Elysia chlorotica DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0804968105
  • Multiple Genes of Apparent Algal Origin Suggest Ciliates May Once Have Been Photosynthetic DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.05.042
  • PhyloSort: A user-friendly phylogenetic sorting tool and its application to estimating the cyanobacterial contribution to the nuclear genome of Chlamydomonas DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-8-6
  • Genome structure and metabolic features in the red seaweed Chondrus crispus shed light on evolution of the Archaeplastida DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1221259110
  • Metabolic effectors secreted by bacterial pathogens: Essential facilitators of plastid endosymbiosis? DOI: 10.1105/tpc.112.101329
  • Evolution and functional diversification of fructose bisphosphate aldolase genes in photosynthetic marine diatoms DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msr223
  • Plastid-localized amino acid biosynthetic pathways of Plantae are predominantly composed of non-cyanobacterial enzymes DOI: 10.1038/srep00955
  • The Chromalveolate Hypothesis DOI: 10.6084/M9.FIGSHARE.97283
  • Differential gene retention in plastids of common recent origin DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msq032
  • Genomic footprints of a cryptic plastid endosymbiosis in diatoms DOI: 10.1126/science.1172983
  • Origin of saxitoxin biosynthetic genes in cyanobacteria DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005758
  • A phylogenomic approach for studying plastid endosymbiosis.
  • Chlamydiae has contributed at least 55 genes to plantae with predominantly plastid functions DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002205
  • EST analysis of Ostreococcus lucimarinus, the most compact eukaryotic genome, shows an excess of introns in highly expressed genes DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002171
  • Genomic insights into evolutionary relationships among heterokont lineages emphasizing the phaeophyceae DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2007.00435.x
  • Horizontal gene transfer of the algal nuclear gene psbO to the photosynthetic sea slug Elysia chlorotica DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0804968105
  • Multiple Genes of Apparent Algal Origin Suggest Ciliates May Once Have Been Photosynthetic DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.05.042
  • PhyloSort: A user-friendly phylogenetic sorting tool and its application to estimating the cyanobacterial contribution to the nuclear genome of Chlamydomonas DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-8-6