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Massive Habitat-Specific Genomic Response in D. melanogaster Populations during Experimental Evolution in Hot and Cold Environments

Ray Tobler, Susanne U. Franssen, Robert Kofler, Pablo Orozco-terWengel, Viola Nolte, Joachim Hermisson and Christian Schlötterer.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

February 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8344 words.

Experimental evolution in combination with whole-genome sequencing (evolve and resequence [E&R]) is a promising approach to define the genotype–phenotype map and to understand adaptation in...

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Artificial Selection Response due to Polygenic Adaptation from a Multilocus, Multiallelic Genetic Architecture

Yanjun Zan, Zheya Sheng, Mette Lillie, Lars Rönnegård, Christa F. Honaker, Paul B. Siegel and Örjan Carlborg.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

October 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 9488 words.

Abstract

The ability of a population to adapt to changes in their living conditions, whether in nature or captivity, often depends on polymorphisms in multiple...

Selection on cis-Regulatory Variation at B4galnt2 and Its Influence on von Willebrand Factor in House Mice

Jill M. Johnsen, Meike Teschke, Pavlos Pavlidis, Beth M. McGee, Diethard Tautz, David Ginsburg and John F. Baines.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

March 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7795 words.

The RIIIS/J inbred mouse strain is a model for type 1 von Willebrand disease (VWD), a common human bleeding disorder. Low von Willebrand factor (VWF) levels in RIIIS/J are due to a...

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The Northeast Indian Passageway: A Barrier or Corridor for Human Migrations?

Richard Cordaux, Gunter Weiss, Nilmani Saha and Mark Stoneking.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6415 words.

The northeast Indian passageway connecting the Indian subcontinent to East/Southeast Asia is thought to have been a major corridor for human migrations. Because it is also an important...

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Evolution of the Rho Family of Ras-Like GTPases in Eukaryotes

Anthony Boureux, Emmanuel Vignal, Sandrine Faure and Philippe Fort.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

January 2007; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7244 words.

GTPases of the Rho family are molecular switches that play important roles in converting and amplifying external signals into cellular effects. Originally demonstrated to control the...

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Evolution of the AID/APOBEC Family of Polynucleotide (Deoxy)cytidine Deaminases

Silvestro G. Conticello, Cornelia J. F. Thomas, Svend K. Petersen-Mahrt and Michael S. Neuberger.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

February 2005; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7405 words.

The AID/APOBEC family (comprising AID, APOBEC1, APOBEC2, and APOBEC3 subgroups) contains members that can deaminate cytidine in RNA and/or DNA and exhibit diverse physiological functions...

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Bacterial Genetic Signatures of Human Social Phenomena among M. tuberculosis from an Aboriginal Canadian Population

Caitlin Pepperell, Vernon H. Hoeppner, Mikhail Lipatov, Wendy Wobeser, Gary K. Schoolnik and Marcus W. Feldman.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

February 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 9473 words.

Despite a widespread global distribution and highly variable disease phenotype, there is little DNA sequence diversity among isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In addition, many...

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Bayesian Inference of the Demographic History of Chimpanzees

Daniel Wegmann and Laurent Excoffier.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

June 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 6874 words.

Due to an almost complete absence of fossil record, the evolutionary history of chimpanzees has only been studied recently on the basis of genetic data. Although the general topology of the...

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Evolutionary and Molecular Facts Link the WWC Protein Family to Hippo Signaling

Dirk Oliver Wennmann, Jürgen Schmitz, Michael C. Wehr, Michael P. Krahn, Nora Koschmal, Sascha Gromnitza, Ulf Schulze, Thomas Weide, Anil Chekuri, Boris V. Skryabin, Volker Gerke, Hermann Pavenstädt, Kerstin Duning and Joachim Kremerskothen.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

July 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8215 words.

The scaffolding protein KIBRA (also called WWC1) is involved in the regulation of important intracellular transport processes and the establishment of cell polarity. Furthermore, KIBRA/WWC1...

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Human Genetic Data Reveal Contrasting Demographic Patterns between Sedentary and Nomadic Populations That Predate the Emergence of Farming

Carla Aimé, Guillaume Laval, Etienne Patin, Paul Verdu, Laure Ségurel, Raphaëlle Chaix, Tatyana Hegay, Lluis Quintana-Murci, Evelyne Heyer and Frédéric Austerlitz.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

December 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 9672 words.

Demographic changes are known to leave footprints on genetic polymorphism. Together with the increased availability of large polymorphism data sets, coalescent-based methods allow inferring...

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Bridging Near and Remote Oceania: mtDNA and NRY Variation in the Solomon Islands

Frederick Delfin, Sean Myles, Ying Choi, David Hughes, Robert Illek, Mannis van Oven, Brigitte Pakendorf, Manfred Kayser and Mark Stoneking.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

February 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 12536 words.

Although genetic studies have contributed greatly to our understanding of the colonization of Near and Remote Oceania, important gaps still exist. One such gap is the Solomon Islands, which...

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Evidence for Very Recent Positive Selection in Mongolians

Kazuhiro Nakayama, Jun Ohashi, Kazuhisa Watanabe, Lkagvasuren Munkhtulga and Sadahiko Iwamoto.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

August 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7258 words.

Abstract

Mongols, the founders of the largest continental empire in history, successfully adapted to the harsh environments of Inner Asia through nomadic...

The Gateway from Near into Remote Oceania: New Insights from Genome-Wide Data

Irina Pugach, Ana T Duggan, D Andrew Merriwether, Françoise R Friedlaender, Jonathan S Friedlaender and Mark Stoneking.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 10971 words.

Abstract

A widely accepted two-wave scenario of human settlement of Oceania involves the first out-of-Africa migration circa 50,000 years ago (ya), and the...

Y-Chromosomal Variation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Insights Into the History of Niger-Congo Groups

Cesare de Filippo, Chiara Barbieri, Mark Whitten, Sununguko Wata Mpoloka, Ellen Drofn Gunnarsdóttir, Koen Bostoen, Terry Nyambe, Klaus Beyer, Henning Schreiber, Peter de Knijff, Donata Luiselli, Mark Stoneking and Brigitte Pakendorf.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

March 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 9111 words.

Technological and cultural innovations as well as climate changes are thought to have influenced the diffusion of major language phyla in sub-Saharan Africa. The most widespread and the...

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Social transmission of maladaptive information in the guppy

Kevin N. Laland and Kerry Williams.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

Many animals are capable of learning from others, a process referred to as social learning. There is little doubt that a capacity for social learning is an adaptation and that it typically...

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Home range size and overlap in female root voles: effects of season and density

Katrine S. Hoset, Jean-François Le Galliard, Gry Gundersen and Harald Steen.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5364 words.

In small mammals living in highly seasonal environments, observational studies show that female home range size and exclusiveness are smaller in the nonbreeding winter season than in the...

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Population genetic structure of Biomphalaria glabrata in a schistosomiasis-endemic region in Brazil

A. R. Wethington, M. Zavodna, M. K. Smith, G. Oliveira, F. Lewis and D. J. Minchella.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

February 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5541 words.

ABSTRACT

The population genetic structure of the freshwater snail, Biomphalaria glabrata, was assessed in the municipality of Virgem das Graças (Minas...

Matrilineal kin clusters and their effect on reproductive success in the field vole Microtus agrestis

J. Pasenhu, J. Viitala, T. Marienberg and S. Ritvanen.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

Kin dusters of philopatric females are thought to form the basic social organization of breeding females in various vole species. The spatial association between young breeding females and...

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Inhibition of optimal behavior by social transmission in the guppy depends on shoaling

Lucy Bates and Jackie Chappell.

in Behavioral Ecology

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4348 words.

Previous research has suggested social learning of foraging behavior can inhibit learning of the optimal behavior pattern. Based on their transmission chain design, we used small groups...

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Genetic Diversity of Hibiscus tiliaceus (Malvaceae) in China Assessed using AFLP Markers

TIAN TANG, YANG ZHONG, SHUGUANG JIAN and SUHUA SHI.

in Annals of Botany

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3615 words.

Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers were used to investigate the genetic variations within and among nine natural populations of Hibiscus tiliaceus in China....