Antonio Carapelli

Summary

Affiliation: University of Siena
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc The mitochondrial genome of Sinentomon erythranum (Arthropoda: Hexapoda: Protura): an example of highly divergent evolution
    Wan jun Chen
    Key Laboratory of Insect Developmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200032, China
    BMC Evol Biol 11:246. 2011
  2. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of the Antarctic springtail Cryptopygus antarcticus (Hexapoda: Collembola)
    Antonio Carapelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via A, Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    BMC Genomics 9:315. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Secondary structure, high variability and conserved motifs for domain III of 12S rRNA in the Arthropleona (Hexapoda; Collembola)
    A Carapelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Insect Mol Biol 13:659-70. 2004
  4. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial protein coding genes confirms the reciprocal paraphyly of Hexapoda and Crustacea
    Antonio Carapelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via A, Moro 2, 53100, Siena, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 7:S8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the entomophagous endoparasite Xenos vesparum (Insecta: Strepsiptera)
    Antonio Carapelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Italy
    Gene 376:248-59. 2006
  6. doi request reprint High divergence across the whole mitochondrial genome in the "pan-Antarctic" springtail Friesea grisea: evidence for cryptic species?
    Giulia Torricelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Gene 449:30-40. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The complete mitochondrial genome of Atelura formicaria (Hexapoda: Zygentoma) and the phylogenetic relationships of basal insects
    Sara Comandi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via A Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Gene 439:25-34. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Geographical distribution and evolutionary history of organophosphate-resistant Ace alleles in the olive fly (Bactrocera oleae)
    Francesco Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 36:593-602. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Hexapod origins: monophyletic or paraphyletic?
    Francesco Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Science 299:1887-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Population structure and colonization history of the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae (Diptera, Tephritidae)
    Francesco Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Mol Ecol 14:2729-38. 2005

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc The mitochondrial genome of Sinentomon erythranum (Arthropoda: Hexapoda: Protura): an example of highly divergent evolution
    Wan jun Chen
    Key Laboratory of Insect Developmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200032, China
    BMC Evol Biol 11:246. 2011
    ..This has impeded phylogenetic studies on this taxon, as well as the evolution of the arthropod mitochondrial genome...
  2. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of the Antarctic springtail Cryptopygus antarcticus (Hexapoda: Collembola)
    Antonio Carapelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via A, Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    BMC Genomics 9:315. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Secondary structure, high variability and conserved motifs for domain III of 12S rRNA in the Arthropleona (Hexapoda; Collembola)
    A Carapelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Insect Mol Biol 13:659-70. 2004
    ..Some of the structural elements differ more among genera of springtails than among insect orders. Conversely, a limited number of structural differences compared with other taxa have been detected in the core regions...
  4. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial protein coding genes confirms the reciprocal paraphyly of Hexapoda and Crustacea
    Antonio Carapelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via A, Moro 2, 53100, Siena, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 7:S8. 2007
    ..The analysis was performed with Bayesian inference, and for the amino acid sequences a new, Pancrustacea-specific, matrix of amino acid replacement was developed and used in this study...
  5. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the entomophagous endoparasite Xenos vesparum (Insecta: Strepsiptera)
    Antonio Carapelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Italy
    Gene 376:248-59. 2006
    ..The hypothetical secondary structure of the LSU rRNA has also been reconstructed, obtaining a structural model similar to that of other insects...
  6. doi request reprint High divergence across the whole mitochondrial genome in the "pan-Antarctic" springtail Friesea grisea: evidence for cryptic species?
    Giulia Torricelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Gene 449:30-40. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The complete mitochondrial genome of Atelura formicaria (Hexapoda: Zygentoma) and the phylogenetic relationships of basal insects
    Sara Comandi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via A Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Gene 439:25-34. 2009
    ..A mitogenomic phylogenetic analysis, centered on the internal relationships within Zygentoma and on the position of Microcoryphia and Zygentoma among Ectognatha, is performed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Geographical distribution and evolutionary history of organophosphate-resistant Ace alleles in the olive fly (Bactrocera oleae)
    Francesco Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 36:593-602. 2006
    ..We also discuss a role for historical contingency, that can explain why sensitive alleles are absent altogether in the species ancestral range and present in areas of recent expansion, such as California, despite the limited use of OPs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hexapod origins: monophyletic or paraphyletic?
    Francesco Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Science 299:1887-9. 2003
    ..Therefore, the taxon Hexapoda, as commonly defined to include all six-legged arthropods, is not monophyletic...
  10. ncbi request reprint Population structure and colonization history of the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae (Diptera, Tephritidae)
    Francesco Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Mol Ecol 14:2729-38. 2005
    ..The results also indicate that the recent invasion of olive flies in the American region most likely originated from the Mediterranean area...
  11. doi request reprint Sperm accessory microtubules suggest the placement of Diplura as the sister-group of Insecta s.s
    Romano Dallai
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Arthropod Struct Dev 40:77-92. 2011
    ..The present study also allowed to redescribe the male genital system of Japyx...
  12. doi request reprint Repeated regions in mitochondrial genomes: distribution, origin and evolutionary significance
    Francesco Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Mitochondrion 12:483-91. 2012
    ..No significant relationship was detected, suggesting the non ubiquitousness of such features. A mechanism related to gene conversion is proposed to explain the origin of small interspersed repeats...
  13. doi request reprint Internal consistency as a method to assess the quality of dating estimates using multiple markers
    Francesco Nardi
    Dept of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 62:874-9. 2012
    ..Three genes (nad4, nad5 and cytb) repeatedly perform better than others, one (cox2) worse. We suggest this method could be applied in evaluating the performance of different markers preliminary to a dating analysis...
  14. doi request reprint Domestication of olive fly through a multi-regional host shift to cultivated olives: comparative dating using complete mitochondrial genomes
    F Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:678-86. 2010
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Acetylcholinesterase genes in the basal Hexapod Orchesella villosa
    F Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Italy
    Insect Mol Biol 18:45-54. 2009
    ..No amino acid mutation could be directly associated with known resistance mutations in other insect species or to a clear signal of selection in the distribution of alleles, although the action of some population process is suggested...
  16. doi request reprint Non-sibling parasites (Strepsiptera) develop together in the same paper wasp
    L Vannini
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via A Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Parasitology 135:705-13. 2008
    ..Finally, the distribution of haplotypes per nest is consistent with either phoretic infection or larvipositing on nests by means of superparasitized wasps...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sperm structure and spermiogenesis in Coletinia sp. (Nicoletiidae, Zygentoma, Insecta) with a comparative analysis of sperm structure in Zygentoma
    R Dallai
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via A Moro 2, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Tissue Cell 36:233-44. 2004
    ..Sperm characters are also used to reconstruct a phylogenetic hypothesis which suggests a close relationship between Ateluridae and Nicoletiidae...
  18. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the olive fly Bactrocera oleae: two haplotypes from distant geographical locations
    F Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Insect Mol Biol 12:605-11. 2003
    ..The differences are mostly transitions (26) and synonymous substitutions in PCGs (21). The two new sequences are compared with others already present in the database...
  19. ncbi request reprint The complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the basal hexapod Tetrodontophora bielanensis: evidence for heteroplasmy and tRNA translocations
    F Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy corrected
    Mol Biol Evol 18:1293-304. 2001
    ..A preliminary phylogenetic analysis based on the amino acid sequence of the PCGs failed to find support for the monophyly of Hexapoda...