Miroslav Plohl

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Country: Croatia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preservation and high sequence conservation of satellite DNAs suggest functional constraints
    Brankica Mravinac
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Mol Evol 61:542-50. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Satellite DNAs between selfishness and functionality: structure, genomics and evolution of tandem repeats in centromeric (hetero)chromatin
    Miroslav Plohl
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 409:72-82. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Long-term conservation vs high sequence divergence: the case of an extraordinarily old satellite DNA in bivalve mollusks
    M Plohl
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Heredity (Edinb) 104:543-51. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Satellite DNA evolution
    M Plohl
    Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Genome Dyn 7:126-52. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint High conservation of the differentially amplified MPA2 satellite DNA family in parthenogenetic root-knot nematodes
    Nevenka Mestrović
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 376:260-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Conserved patterns in the evolution of Tribolium satellite DNAs
    Brankica Mravinac
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Rud er Bosković Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 332:169-77. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of low-copy number and major satellite DNA sequences coexisting in two Pimelia species-groups (Coleoptera)
    Branka Bruvo
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 312:85-94. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Parallelism in evolution of highly repetitive DNAs in sibling species
    Brankica Mravinac
    Division of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Biol Evol 27:1857-67. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Interplay of selective pressure and stochastic events directs evolution of the MEL172 satellite DNA library in root-knot nematodes
    Nevenka Mestrović
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2316-25. 2006
  10. doi request reprint TCAGG, an alternative telomeric sequence in insects
    Brankica Mravinac
    Division of Molecular Biology, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka, Zagreb, Croatia
    Chromosoma 120:367-76. 2011

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Preservation and high sequence conservation of satellite DNAs suggest functional constraints
    Brankica Mravinac
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Mol Evol 61:542-50. 2005
    ..This indication is additionally supported not only by the high evolutionary conservation of the sequences, but also by the presence of significantly conserved and variable regions along the monomers...
  2. doi request reprint Satellite DNAs between selfishness and functionality: structure, genomics and evolution of tandem repeats in centromeric (hetero)chromatin
    Miroslav Plohl
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 409:72-82. 2008
    ..This feature may be crucial for long-term stability of DNA-protein interactions in centromeric regions...
  3. doi request reprint Long-term conservation vs high sequence divergence: the case of an extraordinarily old satellite DNA in bivalve mollusks
    M Plohl
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Heredity (Edinb) 104:543-51. 2010
    ..On the whole, diversification of satDNA monomers and copy number fluctuations provide a highly dynamic genomic environment able to form and displace satDNA sequence variants rapidly in evolution...
  4. doi request reprint Satellite DNA evolution
    M Plohl
    Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Genome Dyn 7:126-52. 2012
    ..Such features can limit the selection of sequences able to persist in a genome, and can direct the evolutionary course of satellite DNAs spanning the functional centromeres...
  5. ncbi request reprint High conservation of the differentially amplified MPA2 satellite DNA family in parthenogenetic root-knot nematodes
    Nevenka Mestrović
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 376:260-7. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Conserved patterns in the evolution of Tribolium satellite DNAs
    Brankica Mravinac
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Rud er Bosković Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 332:169-77. 2004
    ..More probably, they derive from simple sequence modules some of which could represent protein binding sites. Shuffling of simple sequence modules could generate different satellites, able to perform a similar role in different species...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolution of low-copy number and major satellite DNA sequences coexisting in two Pimelia species-groups (Coleoptera)
    Branka Bruvo
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 312:85-94. 2003
    ..These data show that copy number of the sequence families does not necessarily affect the sequence change dynamics of satellite repeats...
  8. doi request reprint Parallelism in evolution of highly repetitive DNAs in sibling species
    Brankica Mravinac
    Division of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Biol Evol 27:1857-67. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Interplay of selective pressure and stochastic events directs evolution of the MEL172 satellite DNA library in root-knot nematodes
    Nevenka Mestrović
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2316-25. 2006
    ..In the library of particular taxa, established satellites might be subject to differential amplification at chance due to stochastic mechanisms of concerted evolution...
  10. doi request reprint TCAGG, an alternative telomeric sequence in insects
    Brankica Mravinac
    Division of Molecular Biology, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Bijenicka, Zagreb, Croatia
    Chromosoma 120:367-76. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Satellite DNA junctions identify the potential origin of new repetitive elements in the beetle Tribolium madens
    Brankica Mravinac
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 394:45-52. 2007
    ..Multiple copies of TMADhinf junction fragment support the hypothesis that sites of evolutionary origin of novel satellite repeat (sub)families can be localized at array ends, in regions of enhanced sequence divergence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long inversely oriented subunits form a complex monomer of Tribolium brevicornis satellite DNA
    Brankica Mravinac
    Department of Molecular Biology, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Mol Evol 60:513-25. 2005
    ..Although long inverted subunits might reinforce structural characteristics of the satellite monomer, their nucleotide sequence does not seem to be under constraints in order to preserve the dyad structure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Conserved and variable domains in satellite DNAs of mitotic parthenogenetic root-knot nematode species
    Nevenka Mestrović
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 362:44-50. 2005
    ..javanica and M. arenaria and highly homogenized divergent positions in comparison with the MPA1 indicate similar sequence dynamics in mitotic parthenogenetic taxa to that observed in amphimictic species...
  14. pmc Variation in satellite DNA profiles--causes and effects
    Durdica Ugarkovic
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Ruder Boskoviać Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    EMBO J 21:5955-9. 2002
    ..In some cases, changes in satellite DNA profiles can be correlated with chromosomal evolution and could possibly influence the evolution of species...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sequence divergence and conservation in organizationally distinct subfamilies of Donax trunculus satellite DNA
    Vlatka Petrović
    Ruder Boskovic Institute, Department of Molecular Biology, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002, Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 362:37-43. 2005
    ..The persistence of conserved segments stands in contrast to the sequence and organizational divergence of monomer variant groups, and may indicate constraints in the evolution of DTF1 satellite repeats...
  16. ncbi request reprint Wide distribution of related satellite DNA families within the genus Pimelia (Tenebrionidae)
    Branka Bruvo-Madarić
    Division of Molecular Biology, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka cesta 54, Zagreb, Croatia
    Genetica 130:35-42. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Sequence of PRAT satellite DNA "frozen" in some Coleopteran species
    Brankica Mravinac
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, P O Box 180, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Mol Evol 54:774-83. 2002
    ..This unexpectedly high conservation of PRAT satellite DNA sequence might be induced by a small bias of turnover mechanisms favoring the ancestral sequence in the process of molecular drive...
  18. ncbi request reprint Telomeric localization of the vertebrate-type hexamer repeat, (TTAGGG)n, in the wedgeshell clam Donax trunculus and other marine invertebrate genomes
    Miroslav Plohl
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona, CSIC, E 08034 Barcelona, Spain
    J Biol Chem 277:19839-46. 2002
    ..The presence of (TTAGGG)(n) repeat tracts in marine invertebrate telomeres points to its wider distribution among eukaryotic organisms and suggests an ancestry older than originally presumed from its vertebrate distinctiveness...