E S Balakirev

Summary

Affiliation: Far Eastern National University
Country: Russia

Publications

  1. ncbi [Evaluation of genetic variability of the Kamchatka crab Paralithodes camtschaticus (Tilesius) using allozyme markers]
    E S Balakirev
    Institute of Marine Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia
    Genetika 36:1041-8. 2000
  2. ncbi Positive and negative selection in the beta-esterase gene cluster of the Drosophila melanogaster subgroup
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 321 Steinhaus Hall, Irvine, CA 92697 2525, USA
    J Mol Evol 62:496-510. 2006
  3. ncbi Pseudogenes: are they "junk" or functional DNA?
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 2525, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 37:123-51. 2003
  4. pmc Molecular evolution of two linked genes, Est-6 and Sod, in Drosophila melanogaster
    E S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 2525, USA
    Genetics 153:1357-69. 1999
  5. pmc Is esterase-P encoded by a cryptic pseudogene in Drosophila melanogaster?
    E S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine 92697 2525, USA
    Genetics 144:1511-8. 1996
  6. ncbi Entropy and GC Content in the beta-esterase gene cluster of the Drosophila melanogaster subgroup
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 22:2063-72. 2005
  7. ncbi The beta-esterase gene cluster of drosophila melanogaster: is psiEst-6 a pseudogene, a functional gene, or both?
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 2525, USA
    Genetica 121:165-79. 2004
  8. ncbi Molecular population genetics of the beta-esterase gene cluster of Drosophila melanogaster
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 2525, USA
    J Genet 82:115-31. 2003
  9. pmc Nucleotide variation in the tinman and bagpipe homeobox genes of Drosophila melanogaster
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 2525, USA
    Genetics 166:1845-56. 2004
  10. pmc Nucleotide variation of the Est-6 gene region in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 2525, USA
    Genetics 165:1901-14. 2003

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi [Evaluation of genetic variability of the Kamchatka crab Paralithodes camtschaticus (Tilesius) using allozyme markers]
    E S Balakirev
    Institute of Marine Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia
    Genetika 36:1041-8. 2000
    ..9. All polymorphic loci except one had two alleles; the exception was 6-Pgd, which had three alleles. The possible reasons for the low level of allozyme variability in red king crab are discussed...
  2. ncbi Positive and negative selection in the beta-esterase gene cluster of the Drosophila melanogaster subgroup
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 321 Steinhaus Hall, Irvine, CA 92697 2525, USA
    J Mol Evol 62:496-510. 2006
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  3. ncbi Pseudogenes: are they "junk" or functional DNA?
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 2525, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 37:123-51. 2003
    ..We agree with the proposal that pseudogenes be considered as potogenes, i.e., DNA sequences with a potentiality for becoming new genes...
  4. pmc Molecular evolution of two linked genes, Est-6 and Sod, in Drosophila melanogaster
    E S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 2525, USA
    Genetics 153:1357-69. 1999
    ..There are traces of statistically significant linkage disequilibrium between the two genes that, we suggest, may have arisen as a consequence of selection favoring one particular sequence at each locus...
  5. pmc Is esterase-P encoded by a cryptic pseudogene in Drosophila melanogaster?
    E S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine 92697 2525, USA
    Genetics 144:1511-8. 1996
    ..We also conjecture that the rarity of detected pseudogenes in Drosophila may be due to the difficulty of discovering them, because most of them are cryptic...
  6. ncbi Entropy and GC Content in the beta-esterase gene cluster of the Drosophila melanogaster subgroup
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 22:2063-72. 2005
    ..The observed differences in entropy and GC content reflect an evolutionary shift associated with the process of pseudogenization and subsequent functional divergence of psiEst-6 and Est-6 after the duplication event...
  7. ncbi The beta-esterase gene cluster of drosophila melanogaster: is psiEst-6 a pseudogene, a functional gene, or both?
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 2525, USA
    Genetica 121:165-79. 2004
    ..The Est-6 gene cluster of D. melanogaster represents an example of a functionally interacting complex ('intergene') in which two components (Est-6 and psiEst-6) or more are required to perform the final function...
  8. ncbi Molecular population genetics of the beta-esterase gene cluster of Drosophila melanogaster
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 2525, USA
    J Genet 82:115-31. 2003
    ..Est-6 and psiEst-6 may represent an indivisible intergenic complex ('intergene') in which each single component (Est-6 or psiEst-6) cannot separately carry out the full functional role...
  9. pmc Nucleotide variation in the tinman and bagpipe homeobox genes of Drosophila melanogaster
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 2525, USA
    Genetics 166:1845-56. 2004
    ..We suggest that negative selection and demographic history are the major factors shaping the pattern of nucleotide polymorphism in the tin and bap genes; moreover, there are clear indications of positive selection in the bap gene...
  10. pmc Nucleotide variation of the Est-6 gene region in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 2525, USA
    Genetics 165:1901-14. 2003
    ..melanogaster, creates an excess of very similar sequences (RsaI- and S allelic lineages, in the promoter and coding regions, respectively) in the non-African samples...
  11. pmc DNA polymorphism in the beta-Esterase gene cluster of Drosophila melanogaster
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine 92697 2525, USA
    Genetics 164:533-44. 2003
    ..Brosius and S. J. Gould, we suggest that the term "potogene" may be appropriate for psiEst-6, indicating that it is a potential gene that may have acquired some distinctive but unknown function...
  12. ncbi Genetic polymorphism at two linked loci, Sod and Est-6, in Drosophila melanogaster
    Francisco J Ayala
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 321 Steinhaus Hall, Irvine, CA 92697 2525, USA
    Gene 300:19-29. 2002
    ..Some linkage disequilibrium also exists between the two genes...
  13. ncbi Molecular evolution of the Est-6 gene in Drosophila melanogaster: contrasting patterns of DNA variability in adjacent functional regions
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 321 Steinhaus Hall, University of California, Irvine 92697 2525, USA
    Gene 288:167-77. 2002
    ..The previously reported Est-6 allozyme latitudinal clines may be accounted for by the interaction between selective processes in the promoter and coding regions...
  14. pmc DNA variation and symbiotic associations in phenotypically diverse sea urchin Strongylocentrotus intermedius
    Evgeniy S Balakirev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 2525, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:16218-23. 2008
    ..We also propose that the symbiotic bacteria likely play an important role in the evolution of morphological divergence of S. intermedius...