Sergio L Pereira

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular architecture and rates of DNA substitutions of the mitochondrial control region of cracid birds
    Sergio L Pereira
    Departamento de Biologia, Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Genome 47:535-45. 2004
  2. pmc Low number of mitochondrial pseudogenes in the chicken (Gallus gallus) nuclear genome: implications for molecular inference of population history and phylogenetics
    Sergio L Pereira
    Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Biology Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C6 Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 4:17. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A molecular timescale for galliform birds accounting for uncertainty in time estimates and heterogeneity of rates of DNA substitutions across lineages and sites
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 2C6
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:499-509. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint A mitogenomic timescale for birds detects variable phylogenetic rates of molecular evolution and refutes the standard molecular clock
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1731-40. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences support a Cretaceous origin of Columbiformes and a dispersal-driven radiation in the Paleocene
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Syst Biol 56:656-72. 2007
  6. doi request reprint DNA evidence for a Paleocene origin of the Alcidae (Aves: Charadriiformes) in the Pacific and multiple dispersals across northern oceans
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park Crescent, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 2C6
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:430-45. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Combined nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences resolve generic relationships within the Cracidae (Galliformes, Aves)
    Sergio L Pereira
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Rua do Matão 277, Brazil 05508 900
    Syst Biol 51:946-58. 2002
  8. pmc Phylogenetic relationships and divergence times of Charadriiformes genera: multigene evidence for the Cretaceous origin of at least 14 clades of shorebirds
    Allan J Baker
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2C6
    Biol Lett 3:205-9. 2007
  9. pmc The enigmatic monotypic crab plover Dromas ardeola is closely related to pratincoles and coursers (Aves, Charadriiformes, Glareolidae)
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON Canada
    Genet Mol Biol 33:583-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular architecture and rates of DNA substitutions of the mitochondrial control region of cracid birds
    Sergio L Pereira
    Departamento de Biologia, Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Genome 47:535-45. 2004
    ..14%-0.3%; ND2, 0.37%-0.47%; and cytochrome b, 0.29%-0.35% per site per million years within genera). Within CR domains, rates within genera ranged from 0.05% to 0.8% per site per million years...
  2. pmc Low number of mitochondrial pseudogenes in the chicken (Gallus gallus) nuclear genome: implications for molecular inference of population history and phylogenetics
    Sergio L Pereira
    Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Biology Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON, M5S 2C6 Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 4:17. 2004
    ..Louis provided an opportunity to search this first avian genome for the frequency and characteristics of Numts relative to those in human and plants...
  3. ncbi request reprint A molecular timescale for galliform birds accounting for uncertainty in time estimates and heterogeneity of rates of DNA substitutions across lineages and sites
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 2C6
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:499-509. 2006
    ..We also point out that galliform fossils may not be as useful for point calibrations as was previously suggested, but instead may be better employed as priors for the estimation of node ages under a Bayesian approach...
  4. ncbi request reprint A mitogenomic timescale for birds detects variable phylogenetic rates of molecular evolution and refutes the standard molecular clock
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1731-40. 2006
    ..Our analysis advances knowledge of rates of DNA evolution across birds and other vertebrates and will, therefore, aid comparative biology studies that seek to infer the origin and timing of major adaptive shifts in vertebrates...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences support a Cretaceous origin of Columbiformes and a dispersal-driven radiation in the Paleocene
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Syst Biol 56:656-72. 2007
    ..Multiple dispersals of more derived Columbiformes between Australasian and Afro-Eurasian regions are required to explain current distributions...
  6. doi request reprint DNA evidence for a Paleocene origin of the Alcidae (Aves: Charadriiformes) in the Pacific and multiple dispersals across northern oceans
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park Crescent, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 2C6
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:430-45. 2008
    ..Hence, warmer tropical waters are now a barrier for the dispersal of auks into the Southern Hemisphere, as it is for penguins in the opposite direction...
  7. ncbi request reprint Combined nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences resolve generic relationships within the Cracidae (Galliformes, Aves)
    Sergio L Pereira
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Rua do Matão 277, Brazil 05508 900
    Syst Biol 51:946-58. 2002
    ..Diversification of the genera occurred approximately 41-3 MYA, corresponding with periods of global climate change and other Earth history events that likely promoted divergences of higher level taxa...
  8. pmc Phylogenetic relationships and divergence times of Charadriiformes genera: multigene evidence for the Cretaceous origin of at least 14 clades of shorebirds
    Allan J Baker
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park Crescent, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2C6
    Biol Lett 3:205-9. 2007
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  9. pmc The enigmatic monotypic crab plover Dromas ardeola is closely related to pratincoles and coursers (Aves, Charadriiformes, Glareolidae)
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON Canada
    Genet Mol Biol 33:583-6. 2010
    ....