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A “Developmental Hourglass” in Fungi

Xuanjin Cheng, Jerome Ho Lam Hui, Yung Yung Lee, Patrick Tik Wan Law and Hoi Shan Kwan.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

June 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6303 words.

The “developmental hourglass” concept suggests that intermediate developmental stages are most resistant to evolutionary changes and that differences between species arise through...

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A “Long Indel” Model For Evolutionary Sequence Alignment

I. Miklós, G. A. Lunter and I. Holmes.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8035 words.

We present a new probabilistic model of sequence evolution, allowing indels of arbitrary length, and give sequence alignment algorithms for our model. Previously implemented evolutionary...

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A 15-Myr-Old Genetic Bottleneck

Timothy Paape, Boris Igic, Stacey D. Smith, Richard Olmstead, Lynn Bohs and Joshua R. Kohn.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

April 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6276 words.

Balancing selection preserves variation at the self-incompatibility locus (S-locus) of flowering plants for tens of millions of years, making it possible to detect demographic events that...

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A 39-kb Sequence Around a Blackbird <i>Mhc</i> Class II Gene: Ghost of Selection Past and Songbird Genome Architecture

Scott V. Edwards, Joe Gasper, Daniel Garrigan, Duane Martindale and Ben F. Koop.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 9014 words.

To gain an understanding of the evolution and genomic context of avian major histocompatibility complex (Mhc) genes, we sequenced a 38.8-kb Mhc-bearing cosmid insert from a red-winged...

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A 3D Architectural and Process-based Model of Maize Development

C. FOURNIER and B. ANDRIEU.

in Annals of Botany

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

A 3D architectural and process-based model of maize development was implemented on the basis of the L-system software Graphtal, interfaced with physical models computing microclimate...

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: A Practical Approach to the Study of Bonebeds

David A. Eberth, Raymond R. Rogers and Anthony R. Fiorillo.

in Bonebeds

January 2008; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 23641 words.

Every bonebed preserved in the stratigraphic record reflects the interplay of complex physical, chemical, and biological phenomena. Rocks provide the overall context for bonebeds preserved...

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: A Summary of Fossilized Species in Porcupine Cave

Anthony D. Barnosky.

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene

February 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 6403 words.

This chapter presents a summary of fossilized species lists for each locality in Porcupine Cave, and provides estimates of number of identifiable specimens (NISP) and minimum numbers of...

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ABA Increases the Desiccation Tolerance of Photosynthesis in the Afromontane Understorey Moss <i>Atrichum androgynum</i>

Nosisa Mayaba, Richard P. Beckett, Zsolt Csintalan and Zoltán Tuba.

in Annals of Botany

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 11 words.

The effect of pretreatment with abscisic acid (ABA) on the physiology of the moss Atrichum androgynum during a desiccation–rehydration cycle was examined. During rehydration following...

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ABA Inhibits Embryo Cell Expansion and Early Cell Division Events During Coffee (<i>Coffea arabica</i> ‘Rubi’) Seed Germination

E. A. Amaral Da Silva, Peter E. Toorop, André A. M. Van Lammeren and Henk W. M. Hilhorst.

in Annals of Botany

September 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6156 words.

Background and Aims

Coffee seed germination represents an interplay between the embryo and the surrounding endosperm. A sequence of events in both parts of...

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An ABC Method for Estimating the Rate and Distribution of Effects of Beneficial Mutations

Jorge A. Moura de Sousa, Paulo R.A. Campos and Isabel Gordo.

in Genome Biology and Evolution

January 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 7289 words.

Determining the distribution of adaptive mutations available to natural selection is a difficult task. These are rare events and most of them are lost by chance. Some theoretical works...

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