Maria D Logacheva



  1. Omelchenko D, Speranskaya A, Ayginin A, Khafizov K, Krinitsina A, Fedotova A, et al. Improved Protocols of ITS1-Based Metabarcoding and Their Application in the Analysis of Plant-Containing Products. Genes (Basel). 2019;10: pubmed publisher
  2. Schelkunov M, Penin A, Logacheva M. RNA-seq highlights parallel and contrasting patterns in the evolution of the nuclear genome of fully mycoheterotrophic plants. BMC Genomics. 2018;19:602 pubmed publisher
    ..monotropa. Full heterotrophy leads to profound changes in nuclear gene content. The observed increase in the rate of nucleotide substitutions is lineage specific, rather than a universal phenomenon among non-photosynthetic plants. ..
  3. Logacheva M, Valiejo Roman C, Degtjareva G, Stratton J, Downie S, Samigullin T, et al. A comparison of nrDNA ITS and ETS loci for phylogenetic inference in the Umbelliferae: an example from tribe Tordylieae. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;57:471-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The ETS region is a valuable phylogenetic marker in Umbelliferae for low level analysis, especially when used in combination with ITS. ..
  4. Pilsner J, Shershebnev A, Medvedeva Y, Suvorov A, Wu H, Goltsov A, et al. Peripubertal serum dioxin concentrations and subsequent sperm methylome profiles of young Russian adults. Reprod Toxicol. 2018;78:40-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Findings from our limited sample size suggest that peripubertal environmental exposures are associated with sperm DNA methylation in young adults. ..
  5. Logacheva M, Kasianov A, Vinogradov D, Samigullin T, Gelfand M, Makeev V, et al. De novo sequencing and characterization of floral transcriptome in two species of buckwheat (Fagopyrum). BMC Genomics. 2011;12:30 pubmed publisher
    ..esculentum and F. tataricum. As a result, a large set of cDNA sequences that represent orthologs of known plant genes as well as potential new genes was generated. ..
  6. Leushkin E, Logacheva M, Penin A, Sutormin R, Gerasimov E, Kochkina G, et al. Comparative genome analysis of Pseudogymnoascus spp. reveals primarily clonal evolution with small genome fragments exchanged between lineages. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:400 pubmed publisher
    ..spp., with MAT-locus being transferred on multiple occasions. All sequenced strains have heterothallic configuration of MAT-locus. ..
  7. Klepikova A, Logacheva M, Dmitriev S, Penin A. RNA-seq analysis of an apical meristem time series reveals a critical point in Arabidopsis thaliana flower initiation. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:466 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that acceleration of rate of the divisions and partial cell cycling synchronization takes place at this point. ..
  8. Romanova E, Aleoshin V, Kamaltynov R, Mikhailov K, Logacheva M, Sirotinina E, et al. Evolution of mitochondrial genomes in Baikalian amphipods. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:1016 pubmed publisher
    ..Comparison of complete mitochondrial genomes is a potent approach for studying the amphipod evolution in Lake Baikal. ..
  9. Leushkin E, Sutormin R, Nabieva E, Penin A, Kondrashov A, Logacheva M. The miniature genome of a carnivorous plant Genlisea aurea contains a low number of genes and short non-coding sequences. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:476 pubmed publisher
    ..The gene loss is more frequent for the genes that belong to multigenic families indicating that genetic redundancy is an important prerequisite for genome size reduction. ..

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    Logacheva M, Penin A, Samigullin T, Vallejo Roman C, Antonov A. Phylogeny of flowering plants by the chloroplast genome sequences: in search of a "lucky gene". Biochemistry (Mosc). 2007;72:1324-30 pubmed
    ..The combination of all necessary features makes this group of genes main candidates for the role of "lucky gene" in studying phylogeny of flowering plants...
  2. Schelkunov M, Shtratnikova V, Nuraliev M, Selosse M, Penin A, Logacheva M. Exploring the limits for reduction of plastid genomes: a case study of the mycoheterotrophic orchids Epipogium aphyllum and Epipogium roseum. Genome Biol Evol. 2015;7:1179-91 pubmed publisher
    ..This suggests that there is no single set of plastid-encoded essential genes, but rather different sets for different species and that the retention of a gene in the plastome depends on the interaction between the nucleus and plastids. ..