Jun Yuan Chen

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Affiliation: Nanjing University
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc An Early Cambrian problematic fossil: Vetustovermis and its possible affinities
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2003-7. 2005
  2. doi request reprint The sudden appearance of diverse animal body plansduring the Cambrian explosion
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Institute of Evo Developmental Biology, Nanjing University, China
    Int J Dev Biol 53:733-51. 2009
  3. pmc Identification and characterization of novel amphioxus microRNAs by Solexa sequencing
    Xi Chen
    Jiangsu Diabetes Center, State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, Nanjing University, Hankou Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210093, PR China
    Genome Biol 10:R78. 2009
  4. pmc Raman spectra of a Lower Cambrian ctenophore embryo from southwestern Shaanxi, China
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Institute of Evo Developmental Biology, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:6289-92. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Phosphatized polar lobe-forming embryos from the Precambrian of southwest China
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Institute of Evo Developmental Biology, and State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
    Science 312:1644-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Precambrian animal life: probable developmental and adult cnidarian forms from Southwest China
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Nanjing 210008, China
    Dev Biol 248:182-96. 2002
  7. pmc Complex embryos displaying bilaterian characters from Precambrian Doushantuo phosphate deposits, Weng'an, Guizhou, China
    Jun Yuan Chen
    LPS of Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Institute of Evo Developmental Biology, State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:19056-60. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Small bilaterian fossils from 40 to 55 million years before the cambrian
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Nanjing 210008, China
    Science 305:218-22. 2004
  9. pmc The first tunicate from the Early Cambrian of South China
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Nanjing 210008, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:8314-8. 2003
  10. pmc Early Cambrian sipunculan worms from southwest China
    Di Ying Huang
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1671-6. 2004

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Publications13

  1. pmc An Early Cambrian problematic fossil: Vetustovermis and its possible affinities
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2003-7. 2005
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  2. doi request reprint The sudden appearance of diverse animal body plansduring the Cambrian explosion
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Institute of Evo Developmental Biology, Nanjing University, China
    Int J Dev Biol 53:733-51. 2009
    ..The anatomy of Early Cambrian crest animals, including Haikouella and Yunnanozoon, contributes to novel understanding and discussion for the origins of the vertebrate brain, neural crest cells, branchial system and vertebrae...
  3. pmc Identification and characterization of novel amphioxus microRNAs by Solexa sequencing
    Xi Chen
    Jiangsu Diabetes Center, State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, Nanjing University, Hankou Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210093, PR China
    Genome Biol 10:R78. 2009
    ..While the number of known human and murine miRNAs is continuously increasing, information regarding miRNAs from other species such as amphioxus remains limited...
  4. pmc Raman spectra of a Lower Cambrian ctenophore embryo from southwestern Shaanxi, China
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Institute of Evo Developmental Biology, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:6289-92. 2007
    ..The oldest ctenophore and the only embryonic comb jelly known from the fossil record, this exceptionally well preserved specimen provides important clues about the early evolution of the phylum Ctenophora and of metazoans in general...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phosphatized polar lobe-forming embryos from the Precambrian of southwest China
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Institute of Evo Developmental Biology, and State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
    Science 312:1644-6. 2006
    ..These data imply that lobe formation is an evolutionarily ancient process of embryonic specification...
  6. ncbi request reprint Precambrian animal life: probable developmental and adult cnidarian forms from Southwest China
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Nanjing 210008, China
    Dev Biol 248:182-96. 2002
    ..It follows that at least stem group bilaterians must also have been present at this time...
  7. pmc Complex embryos displaying bilaterian characters from Precambrian Doushantuo phosphate deposits, Weng'an, Guizhou, China
    Jun Yuan Chen
    LPS of Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Institute of Evo Developmental Biology, State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:19056-60. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Small bilaterian fossils from 40 to 55 million years before the cambrian
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Nanjing 210008, China
    Science 305:218-22. 2004
    ..The structural complexity is that of an adult rather than a larval form. These fossils provide the first evidence confirming the phylogenetic inference that Bilateria arose well before the Cambrian...
  9. pmc The first tunicate from the Early Cambrian of South China
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Nanjing 210008, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:8314-8. 2003
    ..Shankouclava differs from Cheungkongella, which was previously called a tunicate. Based on new, more complete "Cheungkongella" specimens that show branching tentacles, this form may be a lophophorate, and in any case is not a tunicate...
  10. pmc Early Cambrian sipunculan worms from southwest China
    Di Ying Huang
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1671-6. 2004
    ..This study suggests that most typical features of extant sipunculans have undergone only limited changes since the Early Cambrian, thus indicating a possible evolutionary stasis over the past 520 Myr...
  11. ncbi request reprint A possible Lower Cambrian chaetognath (arrow worm)
    Jun Yuan Chen
    Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Nanjing 210008, China
    Science 298:187. 2002
  12. doi request reprint Early crest animals and the insight they provide into the evolutionary origin of craniates
    Jun Yuan Chen
    LPS of Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Institute of Evo Developmental Biology, and State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
    Genesis 46:623-39. 2008
    ..But, they lack ears, a clear telencephalon, and a skull. Furthermore, comparison of the brains of amphioxus and craniates suggests that the tripartite brain with telencephalon was not an older structure but a novelty of the craniates...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fossil sister group of craniates: predicted and found
    Jon Mallatt
    School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 4236, USA
    J Morphol 258:1-31. 2003
    ..Overall, Haikouella agrees so closely with recent predictions about pre-craniates that we conclude that the difficult problem of craniate origins is nearly solved...