Alexandre Hassanin

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi Has the kouprey (Bos sauveli Urbain, 1937) been domesticated in Cambodia?
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, UMR 5202, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Paris, France
    C R Biol 329:124-35. 2006
  2. doi Comparisons between mitochondrial genomes of domestic goat (Capra hircus) reveal the presence of numts and multiple sequencing errors
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Departement Systematique et Evolution, UMR 7205 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Muséum National d Histoire Naturelle MNHN, Paris, France
    Mitochondrial DNA 21:68-76. 2010
  3. doi Combining multiple autosomal introns for studying shallow phylogeny and taxonomy of Laurasiatherian mammals: Application to the tribe Bovini (Cetartiodactyla, Bovidae)
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Muséum National d Histoire Naturelle MNHN, Departement Systematique et Evolution, UMR 7205 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, 75005 Paris, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 66:766-75. 2013
  4. doi Description of a new bat species of the tribe Scotonycterini (Chiroptera, Pteropodidae) from Southwestern Cameroon
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Muséum National d Histoire Naturelle MNHN, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité ISYEB, UMR 7205 CNRS, MNHN, UPMC, EPHE, case postale n o 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France Muséum national d histoire naturelle MNHN, UMS 2700 Outils et méthodes de la systématique intégrative, Case Postale n 26, 57, rue Cuvier, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France Electronic address
    C R Biol 337:134-42. 2014
  5. ncbi Evidence for multiple reversals of asymmetric mutational constraints during the evolution of the mitochondrial genome of metazoa, and consequences for phylogenetic inferences
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Museum national d histoire naturelle, Départment Systématique et Evolution, Case Postale, Paris, France
    Syst Biol 54:277-98. 2005
  6. ncbi Phylogeny of Arthropoda inferred from mitochondrial sequences: strategies for limiting the misleading effects of multiple changes in pattern and rates of substitution
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Museum national d histoire naturelle, Departement Systematique et Evolution, UMR 5202 Origine, Structure, et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Case postale No 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:100-16. 2006
  7. pmc Evolutionary affinities of the enigmatic saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) in the context of the molecular phylogeny of Bovidae
    A Hassanin
    Laboratoire de Préhistoire UMR 6569 CNRS, Paris, France
    Proc Biol Sci 266:893-900. 1999
  8. ncbi Mitochondrial DNA variability in Giraffa camelopardalis: consequences for taxonomy, phylogeography and conservation of giraffes in West and central Africa
    Alexandre Hassanin
    UMR 5202 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, case postale n 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    C R Biol 330:265-74. 2007
  9. pmc Resolving a zoological mystery: the kouprey is a real species
    Alexandre Hassanin
    UMR 5202, Origine, Structure et Evolution de Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Case postale No 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2849-55. 2007
  10. doi Evolution of the mitochondrial genome in mammals living at high altitude: new insights from a study of the tribe Caprini (Bovidae, Antilopinae)
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Museum national d histoire naturelle, Departement Systematique et Evolution, UMR 7205 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Case postale No 51, 55 rue Buffon, 75005, Paris, France
    J Mol Evol 68:293-310. 2009

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  1. ncbi Has the kouprey (Bos sauveli Urbain, 1937) been domesticated in Cambodia?
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, UMR 5202, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Paris, France
    C R Biol 329:124-35. 2006
    ..This implies therefore that the kouprey may have been domesticated in Cambodia, and that several extant local races may be directly related to the kouprey...
  2. doi Comparisons between mitochondrial genomes of domestic goat (Capra hircus) reveal the presence of numts and multiple sequencing errors
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Departement Systematique et Evolution, UMR 7205 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Muséum National d Histoire Naturelle MNHN, Paris, France
    Mitochondrial DNA 21:68-76. 2010
    ..In the present study, we amplified and sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome from a Vietnamese domestic goat (Capra hircus). The data were compared with mtDNA sequences available in the nucleotide databases...
  3. doi Combining multiple autosomal introns for studying shallow phylogeny and taxonomy of Laurasiatherian mammals: Application to the tribe Bovini (Cetartiodactyla, Bovidae)
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Muséum National d Histoire Naturelle MNHN, Departement Systematique et Evolution, UMR 7205 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, 75005 Paris, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 66:766-75. 2013
    ..We compared our molecular dating estimates to the fossil record in order to propose a biogeographic scenario for the evolution of Bovini during the Neogene...
  4. doi Description of a new bat species of the tribe Scotonycterini (Chiroptera, Pteropodidae) from Southwestern Cameroon
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Muséum National d Histoire Naturelle MNHN, Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité ISYEB, UMR 7205 CNRS, MNHN, UPMC, EPHE, case postale n o 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France Muséum national d histoire naturelle MNHN, UMS 2700 Outils et méthodes de la systématique intégrative, Case Postale n 26, 57, rue Cuvier, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France Electronic address
    C R Biol 337:134-42. 2014
    ..Based on these results, morphological characters within the tribe Scotonycterini were reassessed and a new classification is proposed, in which the new species and S. ophiodon are placed in the genus Casinycteris. ..
  5. ncbi Evidence for multiple reversals of asymmetric mutational constraints during the evolution of the mitochondrial genome of metazoa, and consequences for phylogenetic inferences
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Museum national d histoire naturelle, Départment Systématique et Evolution, Case Postale, Paris, France
    Syst Biol 54:277-98. 2005
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  6. ncbi Phylogeny of Arthropoda inferred from mitochondrial sequences: strategies for limiting the misleading effects of multiple changes in pattern and rates of substitution
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Museum national d histoire naturelle, Departement Systematique et Evolution, UMR 5202 Origine, Structure, et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Case postale No 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:100-16. 2006
    ..Within Paradoxopoda, Chelicerata and Myriapoda are each found to be monophyletic, and Endeis (Pycnogonida) is, surprisingly, associated with Acari...
  7. pmc Evolutionary affinities of the enigmatic saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) in the context of the molecular phylogeny of Bovidae
    A Hassanin
    Laboratoire de Préhistoire UMR 6569 CNRS, Paris, France
    Proc Biol Sci 266:893-900. 1999
    ..Within Antilopinae, three robust clades are in evidence: (i) Hippotragus and Damaliscus are linked to Ovis; (ii) Aepyceros joins Neotragus; and (iii) Cephalophus clusters with Oreotragus...
  8. ncbi Mitochondrial DNA variability in Giraffa camelopardalis: consequences for taxonomy, phylogeography and conservation of giraffes in West and central Africa
    Alexandre Hassanin
    UMR 5202 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, case postale n 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    C R Biol 330:265-74. 2007
    ..Our study has direct implications for conservation management, as we show that no subspecies peralta is represented in any European zoos, only in Niger, with a small population of less than 200 individuals...
  9. pmc Resolving a zoological mystery: the kouprey is a real species
    Alexandre Hassanin
    UMR 5202, Origine, Structure et Evolution de Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Case postale No 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2849-55. 2007
    ....
  10. doi Evolution of the mitochondrial genome in mammals living at high altitude: new insights from a study of the tribe Caprini (Bovidae, Antilopinae)
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Museum national d histoire naturelle, Departement Systematique et Evolution, UMR 7205 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Case postale No 51, 55 rue Buffon, 75005, Paris, France
    J Mol Evol 68:293-310. 2009
    ..In addition, we detected several changes in mitochondrial genes that should be tested for their potential role in mountain adaptation...
  11. ncbi Molecular phylogeny of the tribe Bovini (Bovidae, Bovinae) and the taxonomic status of the Kouprey, Bos sauveli Urbain 1937
    Alexandre Hassanin
    FRE 2695 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Case postale No 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 33:896-907. 2004
    ..We propose a conservation project based on a molecular taxonomy approach for tracking the kouprey in Indochina in order to determine whether some populations still survive in the wild...
  12. ncbi The tribal radiation of the family Bovidae (Artiodactyla) and the evolution of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene
    A Hassanin
    Service de Systématique Moléculaire GDR 1005 CNRS, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Paris, 75005, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 13:227-43. 1999
    ..These various tribes and major lineages were produced by two noteworthy explosive radiations, which occurred simultaneously between 12.0 and 15.3 MY (Middle Miocene) in the subfamilies Bovinae and Antilopinae...
  13. ncbi The 'evolutionary signal' of homoplasy in protein-coding gene sequences and its consequences for a priori weighting in phylogeny
    A Hassanin
    Laboratoire de préhistoire CNRS UMR 6569, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Paris, France
    C R Acad Sci III 321:611-20. 1998
    ..We propose to weight each substitution-type at each codon-position according to its homoplasy content evaluated either with the consistency index or with an index representing the level of mutational saturation...
  14. ncbi Molecular evidence for the polyphyly of the genus Hemitragus (Mammalia, Bovidae)
    Anne Ropiquet
    UMR 5202 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Case postale No 51, 55 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 36:154-68. 2005
    ....
  15. doi Nucleotide composition of CO1 sequences in Chelicerata (Arthropoda): detecting new mitogenomic rearrangements
    Juliette Arabi
    Departement Systematique et Evolution, UMR 7205, Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Museum national d histoire naturelle, 57, rue Cuvier, 75005, Paris, France
    J Mol Evol 74:81-95. 2012
    ..The results therefore indicate that these two orders are more liable to fix mutations of all types, including base substitutions, indels, and genomic rearrangements...
  16. doi Pattern and timing of diversification of Cetartiodactyla (Mammalia, Laurasiatheria), as revealed by a comprehensive analysis of mitochondrial genomes
    Alexandre Hassanin
    UMR 7205 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Muséum National d Histoire Naturelle MNHN, Paris, France
    C R Biol 335:32-50. 2012
    ..In addition, we show that the high species diversity now observed in the families Bovidae and Cervidae accumulated mainly during the Late Miocene and Plio-Pleistocene...
  17. doi SuperTRI: A new approach based on branch support analyses of multiple independent data sets for assessing reliability of phylogenetic inferences
    Anne Ropiquet
    UMR 7205 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Case Postale 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    C R Biol 332:832-47. 2009
    ....
  18. doi Molecular systematics and phylogeography of the tribe Myonycterini (Mammalia, Pteropodidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear markers
    Nicolas Nesi
    Unité Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, CP 51, 55 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 66:126-37. 2013
    ..e., Myonycteris leptodon and Myonycteris torquata, respectively...
  19. ncbi Hybrid origin of the Pliocene ancestor of wild goats
    Anne Ropiquet
    UMR 5202 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Case postale No 51, 55 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 41:395-404. 2006
    ..Our study therefore agrees with theories that predict an important role for interspecific hybridization in the evolution and diversification of animal species...
  20. doi Chromosome evolution in the subtribe Bovina (Mammalia, Bovidae): the karyotype of the Cambodian banteng (Bos javanicus birmanicus) suggests that Robertsonian translocations are related to interspecific hybridization
    Anne Ropiquet
    UMR 5202 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Case postale No 51, 55, rue Buffon, 75005, Paris, France
    Chromosome Res 16:1107-18. 2008
    ..We suggest that Robertsonian translocations (1;29) and (2;28) have been fixed in the common ancestor of Cambodian banteng as a consequence of hybridization with the kouprey (Bos sauveli) during the Pleistocene epoch...
  21. ncbi MADS-box genes in Ginkgo biloba and the evolution of the AGAMOUS family
    Muriel Jager
    Service de Biosystématique, Universite P et M Curie, Paris, France
    Mol Biol Evol 20:842-54. 2003
    ..We showed by reverse transcriptase-PCR that it is expressed in both floral and vegetative tissues. We discuss the molecular evolution of the AGAMOUS family of genes...
  22. doi Studying sources of incongruence in arthropod molecular phylogenies: sea spiders (Pycnogonida) as a case study
    Juliette Arabi
    UMR 7205, Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, 55, rue Buffon, CP 51, 75005 Paris, France
    C R Biol 333:438-53. 2010
    ..These hypotheses are supported by the comparison of two complete mitochondrial genomes of sea spiders (Achelia bituberculata and Nymphon gracile) with that of Limulus...
  23. ncbi Mitochondrial and nuclear phylogenies of Cervidae (Mammalia, Ruminantia): Systematics, morphology, and biogeography
    Clément Gilbert
    UMR 5202 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Case postale No 51, 55 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:101-17. 2006
    ..Our phylogenetic inferences show that the evolution of secondary sexual characters (antlers, tusk-like upper canines, and body size) has been strongly influenced by changes in habitat and behaviour...
  24. ncbi The enigmatic new Indochinese bovid, Pseudonovibos spiralis: an extraordinary forgery
    H Thomas
    Collège de France et laboratoire de paléontologie, UMR 8569 CNRS, Museum national d histoire naturelle, 8, rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    C R Acad Sci III 324:81-6. 2001
    ..The name Pseudonovibos spiralis is thus a junior synonym of Bos taurus, yet it remains valid and available...
  25. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships within the Laridae (Charadriiformes: Aves) inferred from mitochondrial markers
    J M Pons
    Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, UMR 5202, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, CP 51, 55 rue de Buffon, 75005 Paris, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:686-99. 2005
    ..We propose a new systematic arrangement that better reflects their evolutionary history...
  26. ncbi Is the newly described Vietnamese bovid Pseudonovibos spiralis a chamois (genus Rupicapra)?
    A Hassanin
    Service de systématique moléculaire, Institut de Systématique FR 1541 CNRS, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Paris, France
    Naturwissenschaften 87:122-4. 2000
    ..Several clues led us to interpret this result as a carry-over DNA contamination of Pseudonovibos by Rupicapra...
  27. pmc Multiple host-switching of Haemosporidia parasites in bats
    Linda Duval
    Museum national d histoire naturelle, USM 504 et UMR 5202, 55 61 rue Buffon, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Malar J 6:157. 2007
    ..However, no evidence has previously been found for host-swapping between wild birds and mammals...
  28. doi DNA barcoding of African fruit bats (Mammalia, Pteropodidae). The mitochondrial genome does not provide a reliable discrimination between Epomophorus gambianus and Micropteropus pusillus
    Nicolas Nesi
    UMR, Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Paris, France
    C R Biol 334:544-54. 2011
    ..pusillus. Our work shows the failure of DNA barcoding to discriminate between two morphologically distinct fruit bat species and highlights the importance of using both mitochondrial and nuclear markers for taxonomic identification...
  29. ncbi Phylogenetic analysis of invertebrate lysozymes and the evolution of lysozyme function
    Sana Bachali
    UMR 7622, Biologie du Développement, CNRS et Universite P et M Curie, Paris, France
    J Mol Evol 54:652-64. 2002
    ..We propose that the origin of this domain can be traced back in evolution to the origin of bilaterian animals. Phylogenetic analysis suggests that i-type proteins form a monophyletic family...
  30. doi Phylogenetic position of the saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) inferred from cytogenetic analysis of eleven species of Bovidae
    T T Nguyen
    UMR 5202 Origine, Structure et Evolution de la Biodiversité, Departement Systematique et Evolution, Museum national d histoire naturelle, Paris, France
    Cytogenet Genome Res 122:41-54. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that NORs are an important and frequently overlooked source of additional phylogenetic information within the Bovidae that may also have applicability at higher taxonomic levels, possibly even for Pecora...
  31. ncbi Ancient specimens and DNA contamination: a case study from the 12S rRNA gene sequence of the "Linh Duong" bovid (Pseudonovibos spiralis)
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Service de Biosystématique, Université Pierre and Marie Curie Paris VI, France
    Naturwissenschaften 89:107-10. 2002
    ..This new study confirms earlier suggestions that the horns used to formally describe P. spiralis were bogus and were in fact derived from the horns of domesticated cattle (Bos taurus). The data suggest that P. spiralis never existed...
  32. ncbi Molecular and morphological phylogenies of ruminantia and the alternative position of the moschidae
    Alexandre Hassanin
    Laboratoire de Paléontologie, Paléobiologie et Phylogénie, Institut des Sciences de l Evolution UMR 5554 CNRS, Universite Montpellier II, CC064, Place E Bataillon, 34 095 Montpellier Cedex 05, France
    Syst Biol 52:206-28. 2003
    ..We propose a biogeographic scenario to explain the extraordinary expansion of this group during the Cenozoic era...
  33. ncbi Early expression of two TdT isoforms in the hematopoietic system of the Mexican axolotl. Implications for the evolutionary origin of the N-nucleotide addition
    Rachel Golub
    Unité du Développement des Lymphocytes, CNRS URA 1961 Institut Pasteur, 25 28 Rue du Docteur Roux, 75724, Paris Cedex 15, France
    Immunogenetics 56:204-13. 2004
    ..Phylogenetic analyses reveal that TdT and DNA polymerase mu(Pol mu) genes are closely related, and that both enzymes were already present in the common ancestor of jawed vertebrates...
  34. pmc Isolates of Zaire ebolavirus from wild apes reveal genetic lineage and recombinants
    Tatiana J Wittmann
    Centre International de Recherches Medicales de Franceville, BP 769 Franceville, Gabon
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17123-7. 2007
    ..The potential for recombination adds an additional level of complexity to unraveling and potentially controlling the emergence of ZEBOV in humans and wildlife species...
  35. ncbi Contamination and chimerism are perpetuating the legend of the snake-eating cow with twisted horns (Pseudonovibos spiralis). A case study of the pitfalls of ancient DNA
    Link E Olson
    Division of Mammals, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 27:545-8. 2003