N Bierne

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Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The distinctive footprints of local hitchhiking in a varied environment and global hitchhiking in a subdivided population
    Nicolas Bierne
    Universite Montpellier 2, Place Eugene Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier, France
    Evolution 64:3254-72. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Pervasive selection or is it…? Why are FST outliers sometimes so frequent?
    Nicolas Bierne
    Universite Montpellier 2, Montpellier, France
    Mol Ecol 22:2061-4. 2013
  3. pmc Genetic hitchhiking in a subdivided population of Mytilus edulis
    Matthieu F Faure
    Universite Montpellier II, Place Eugene Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier, France
    BMC Evol Biol 8:164. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The coupling hypothesis: why genome scans may fail to map local adaptation genes
    Nicolas Bierne
    Universite Montpellier 2, Place Eugene Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Mol Ecol 20:2044-72. 2011
  5. pmc Fitness landscapes support the dominance theory of post-zygotic isolation in the mussels Mytilus edulis and M. galloprovincialis
    Nicolas Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, Adaptation UMR5171 CNRS UMII IFREMER, Station Mediterraneenne de l Environnement Littoral, 1 Quai de la Daurade, 34200 Sète, France
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1253-60. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation in synonymous codon use and DNA polymorphism within the Drosophila genome
    N Bierne
    Centre for the Study of Evolution and School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    J Evol Biol 19:1-11. 2006
  7. pmc Conditional genotypic probabilities for microsatellite loci
    J Graham
    National Institute of Statistical Sciences, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 8203, USA
    Genetics 155:1973-80. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Introgression patterns in the mosaic hybrid zone between Mytilus edulis and M. galloprovincialis
    N Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, CNRS UMR5000 Station Méditerranéenne de l Environnement Littoral, 1 Quai de la Daurade, 34200 Sète, France
    Mol Ecol 12:447-61. 2003
  9. pmc An inbreeding model of associative overdominance during a population bottleneck
    N Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, Station Mediterraneenne de l Environnement Littoral, 34200 Sète, France
    Genetics 155:1981-90. 2000
  10. pmc Habitat preference and the marine-speciation paradox
    Nicolas Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, Adaptation, Université Montpellier II IFREMER CNRS, UMR5000, SMEL, 34200 Sète, France
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1399-406. 2003

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint The distinctive footprints of local hitchhiking in a varied environment and global hitchhiking in a subdivided population
    Nicolas Bierne
    Universite Montpellier 2, Place Eugene Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier, France
    Evolution 64:3254-72. 2010
    ..Global hitchhiking is a neglected phenomenon that might prove to be important in species with large population sizes such as many marine invertebrates...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pervasive selection or is it…? Why are FST outliers sometimes so frequent?
    Nicolas Bierne
    Universite Montpellier 2, Montpellier, France
    Mol Ecol 22:2061-4. 2013
    ..We further emphasize that FST outliers can arise in many different ways and that outlier tests are not designed for situations where the genetic architecture of local adaptation involves many loci...
  3. pmc Genetic hitchhiking in a subdivided population of Mytilus edulis
    Matthieu F Faure
    Universite Montpellier II, Place Eugene Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier, France
    BMC Evol Biol 8:164. 2008
    ..25). We validated the outlier status of this locus, and analysed DNA sequence polymorphism in order to identify the nature of the selection responsible for the unusual differentiation...
  4. doi request reprint The coupling hypothesis: why genome scans may fail to map local adaptation genes
    Nicolas Bierne
    Universite Montpellier 2, Place Eugene Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Mol Ecol 20:2044-72. 2011
    ..We argue that endogenous genetic barriers are often more likely than local adaptation to explain the majority of Fst-outlying loci observed in genome scan approaches - even when these are correlated to environmental variables...
  5. pmc Fitness landscapes support the dominance theory of post-zygotic isolation in the mussels Mytilus edulis and M. galloprovincialis
    Nicolas Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, Adaptation UMR5171 CNRS UMII IFREMER, Station Mediterraneenne de l Environnement Littoral, 1 Quai de la Daurade, 34200 Sète, France
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1253-60. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Variation in synonymous codon use and DNA polymorphism within the Drosophila genome
    N Bierne
    Centre for the Study of Evolution and School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    J Evol Biol 19:1-11. 2006
    ..We argue that selective constraints for optimal codon usage are likely to be correlated with selective constraints on the protein, both between codons within a gene, as previously suggested, and also between genes within a genome...
  7. pmc Conditional genotypic probabilities for microsatellite loci
    J Graham
    National Institute of Statistical Sciences, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 8203, USA
    Genetics 155:1973-80. 2000
    ..However, Dirichlet-based estimators were less biased than the product-rule estimator, which ignores coancestry...
  8. ncbi request reprint Introgression patterns in the mosaic hybrid zone between Mytilus edulis and M. galloprovincialis
    N Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, CNRS UMR5000 Station Méditerranéenne de l Environnement Littoral, 1 Quai de la Daurade, 34200 Sète, France
    Mol Ecol 12:447-61. 2003
    ..We also provided evidence for a recent migratory 'short-cut' connecting M. edulis-like populations of the Charente patch to an external M. edulis population in Normandy and thought to reflect artificial transfer of spat for aquaculture...
  9. pmc An inbreeding model of associative overdominance during a population bottleneck
    N Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, Station Mediterraneenne de l Environnement Littoral, 34200 Sète, France
    Genetics 155:1981-90. 2000
    ..Moreover, the main origin of associative overdominance is random variation in individual inbreeding whereas physical linkage has little effect...
  10. pmc Habitat preference and the marine-speciation paradox
    Nicolas Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, Adaptation, Université Montpellier II IFREMER CNRS, UMR5000, SMEL, 34200 Sète, France
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1399-406. 2003
    ..The present dataset also supports previous reports of partial spawning asynchrony...
  11. ncbi request reprint Direct selection on allozymes is not required to explain heterogeneity among marker loci across a Mytilus hybrid zone
    N Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, Adaptation, UMR5000 Université Montpellier II IFREMER CNRS, Station Mediterraneenne de l Environnement Littoral, 34200 Sète, France
    Mol Ecol 12:2505-10. 2003
    ..More generally, we suggest that comparative neutrality tests based on discrepancies among marker types have to be applied with caution when the presence of semi-permeable genetic barriers to gene exchange is suspected...
  12. ncbi request reprint Deleterious mutations in a hybrid zone: can mutational load decrease the barrier to gene flow?
    Nicolas Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, CNRS UMR5000 SMEL, 1 Quai de la Daurade, 34200 Sète, France
    Genet Res 80:197-204. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, neglecting mutational load may to some extent obscure the estimations of selective parameters based either on artificial F1 crosses or on cline characteristics...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assortative fertilization and selection at larval stage in the mussels Mytilus edulis and M. galloprovincialis
    Nicolas Bierne
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR5000, Station Méditerranéenne de l Environment Littoral, Sete, France
    Evolution 56:292-8. 2002
    ..Furthermore, they show that assortative mating through gamete preference, as already demonstrated for sea urchins, may play a role in speciation processes taking place in the sea...
  14. doi request reprint The flow of antimicrobial peptide genes through a genetic barrier between Mytilus edulis and M. galloprovincialis
    Eva Boon
    Universite Montpellier 2, Place Eugene Bataillon, 34095, Montpellier, France
    J Mol Evol 68:461-74. 2009
    ..balancing) remains unclear. This study concurs with previous reports of an effect of slight selection on AMP genes evolution in other invertebrates, although selection does not necessarily act on the mature peptides...
  15. pmc GC-biased segregation of noncoding polymorphisms in Drosophila
    Nicolas Galtier
    UMR 5171, Genome, Populations, Interactions, Adaptation, CNRS, Universite Montpellier 2, IFREMER, 34095 Montpellier, France
    Genetics 172:221-8. 2006
    ..These results, together with previous reports, suggest that GC-biased gene conversion has influenced base composition evolution in Drosophila and explain the correlation between intron and exon GC content...
  16. doi request reprint Differential introgression from a sister species explains high F(ST) outlier loci within a mussel species
    C C Gosset
    Universite Montpellier 2, Montpellier Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 26:14-26. 2013
    ..galloprovincialis, which would support the latter hypothesis. Differential introgression across semi-permeable barriers to gene flow is a neglected scenario to interpret outlying loci that may prove more widespread than anticipated...
  17. ncbi request reprint The genomic rate of adaptive amino acid substitution in Drosophila
    Nicolas Bierne
    Centre for the Study of Evolution and School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1350-60. 2004
    ..The analysis of several Drosophila data sets suggests that approximately 25% +/- 20% of amino acid substitutions were driven by positive selection in the divergence between D. simulans and D. yakuba...
  18. ncbi request reprint Increasing genomic information in bivalves through new EST collections in four species: development of new genetic markers for environmental studies and genome evolution
    Arnaud Tanguy
    UMR CNRS 7144 UPMC Evolution et Génétique des Populations Marines, Station Biologique, Universite Europeenne de Bretagne, BP 74, Place Georges Teissier, 29682, Roscoff, France
    Gene 408:27-36. 2008
    ..All sequences have been incorporated into a publicly available database and form the basis for subsequent microarray design, SNP detection and polymorphism analysis, and the placement of novel markers on genetic linkage maps...
  19. pmc The problem of counting sites in the estimation of the synonymous and nonsynonymous substitution rates: implications for the correlation between the synonymous substitution rate and codon usage bias
    Nicolas Bierne
    Centre for the Study of Evolution and School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, United Kingdom
    Genetics 165:1587-97. 2003
    ..We argue that the Goldman-Yang method is misleading in this context and conclude that methods that rely on a mutational-opportunity definition of a site should be used with caution...