Marcial Escudero

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Publications

  1. doi Selection and inertia in the evolution of holocentric chromosomes in sedges (Carex, Cyperaceae)
    Marcial Escudero
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain
    New Phytol 195:237-47. 2012
  2. doi Diversification rates and chromosome evolution in the most diverse angiosperm genus of the temperate zone (Carex, Cyperaceae)
    Marcial Escudero
    The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532 1293, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 63:650-5. 2012
  3. pmc Karyotypic changes through dysploidy persist longer over evolutionary time than polyploid changes
    Marcial Escudero
    Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain Herbarium, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois, United States of America Botany, The Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e85266. 2014
  4. pmc Species coherence in the face of karyotype diversification in holocentric organisms: the case of a cytogenetically variable sedge (Carex scoparia, Cyperaceae)
    Marcial Escudero
    The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532 1293, USA
    Ann Bot 112:515-26. 2013
  5. doi Taxonomic delimitation and drivers of speciation in the Ibero-North African Carex sect. Phacocystis river-shore group (Cyperaceae)
    Pedro Jiménez-Mejías
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Carretera de Utrera Km 1, 41013 Seville, Spain
    Am J Bot 98:1855-67. 2011
  6. doi Karyotype stability and predictors of chromosome number variation in sedges: a study in Carex section Spirostachyae (Cyperaceae)
    Marcial Escudero
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:353-63. 2010
  7. doi Genotyping-by-sequencing as a tool to infer phylogeny and ancestral hybridization: a case study in Carex (Cyperaceae)
    Marcial Escudero
    Botany Department, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL 60605, USA The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 79:359-67. 2014
  8. ncbi Strait of Gibraltar: an effective gene-flow barrier for wind-pollinated Carex helodes (Cyperaceae) as revealed by DNA sequences, AFLP, and cytogenetic variation
    Marcial Escudero
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Ctra Utrera km 1, 41013 Sevilla, Spain
    Am J Bot 95:745-55. 2008

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Publications8

  1. doi Selection and inertia in the evolution of holocentric chromosomes in sedges (Carex, Cyperaceae)
    Marcial Escudero
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain
    New Phytol 195:237-47. 2012
    ..By contrast, high recombination rate is optimal when stable environments allow for evolutionary innovation...
  2. doi Diversification rates and chromosome evolution in the most diverse angiosperm genus of the temperate zone (Carex, Cyperaceae)
    Marcial Escudero
    The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532 1293, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 63:650-5. 2012
    ..We suggest that adaptive radiation to novel temperate climates, aided by a shift in the mode of chromosome evolution, may explain the large-scale radiation of Carex and its latitudinal pattern of species richness...
  3. pmc Karyotypic changes through dysploidy persist longer over evolutionary time than polyploid changes
    Marcial Escudero
    Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain Herbarium, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois, United States of America Botany, The Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e85266. 2014
    ..Changes in chromosome number associated with dysploidy were typically observed across the phylogenies based on a chi-square analysis, consistent with these changes being neutral with respect to diversification. ..
  4. pmc Species coherence in the face of karyotype diversification in holocentric organisms: the case of a cytogenetically variable sedge (Carex scoparia, Cyperaceae)
    Marcial Escudero
    The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532 1293, USA
    Ann Bot 112:515-26. 2013
    ..Despite the possibility that this chromosome evolution may play a role in the high species diversity of Carex, population-level patterns of molecular and cytogenetic differentiation in the genus have not been extensively studied...
  5. doi Taxonomic delimitation and drivers of speciation in the Ibero-North African Carex sect. Phacocystis river-shore group (Cyperaceae)
    Pedro Jiménez-Mejías
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Carretera de Utrera Km 1, 41013 Seville, Spain
    Am J Bot 98:1855-67. 2011
    ..In the present study, we delimited the different taxonomic units, addressed the phylogeographic history, and evaluated the drivers of differentiation that have promoted diversification of these plants...
  6. doi Karyotype stability and predictors of chromosome number variation in sedges: a study in Carex section Spirostachyae (Cyperaceae)
    Marcial Escudero
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:353-63. 2010
    ..Average time of coalescence rather than geographic range or chromosome number itself predicts chromosome number variance, demonstrating a previously unreported relationship between population history and cytogenetic variation...
  7. doi Genotyping-by-sequencing as a tool to infer phylogeny and ancestral hybridization: a case study in Carex (Cyperaceae)
    Marcial Escudero
    Botany Department, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL 60605, USA The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 79:359-67. 2014
    ..waponahkikensis. Our results demonstrate the power of NGS data sets for resolving some of the most difficult phylogenetic challenges where traditional phylogenetic markers have failed. ..
  8. ncbi Strait of Gibraltar: an effective gene-flow barrier for wind-pollinated Carex helodes (Cyperaceae) as revealed by DNA sequences, AFLP, and cytogenetic variation
    Marcial Escudero
    Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Ctra Utrera km 1, 41013 Sevilla, Spain
    Am J Bot 95:745-55. 2008
    ..Recent connections between the two lineages appear unlikely, whereas active gene flow occurs among populations within the two lineages...