A Sanchez-Gracia

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Publications

  1. pmc Divergent evolution and molecular adaptation in the Drosophila odorant-binding protein family: inferences from sequence variation at the OS-E and OS-F genes
    Alejandro Sanchez-Gracia
    Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Avda, Diagonal 645, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 8:323. 2008
  2. pmc Two frequenins in Drosophila: unveiling the evolutionary history of an unusual neuronal calcium sensor (NCS) duplication
    Alejandro Sanchez-Gracia
    Instituto Cajal, CSIC, Ave, Dr, Arce 37, Madrid 28002, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 10:54. 2010
  3. pmc Molecular population genetics of the OBP83 genomic region in Drosophila subobscura and D. guanche: contrasting the effects of natural selection and gene arrangement expansion in the patterns of nucleotide variation
    A Sanchez-Gracia
    Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Diagonal 645, Barcelona, Spain
    Heredity (Edinb) 106:191-201. 2011
  4. pmc Unusual pattern of nucleotide sequence variation at the OS-E and OS-F genomic regions of Drosophila simulans
    Alejandro Sanchez-Gracia
    Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Genetics 175:1923-35. 2007
  5. doi Molecular evolution of the major chemosensory gene families in insects
    A Sanchez-Gracia
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva CSIC UPF, Barcelona, Spain
    Heredity (Edinb) 103:208-16. 2009
  6. pmc Patterns of nucleotide polymorphism and divergence in the odorant-binding protein genes OS-E and OS-F: analysis in the melanogaster species subgroup of Drosophila
    Alejandro Sanchez-Gracia
    Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Genetics 165:1279-88. 2003
  7. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of the odorant-binding protein family in 12 Drosophila genomes: purifying selection and birth-and-death evolution
    Filipe G Vieira
    Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av, Diagonal 645, Barcelona 08028, Spain
    Genome Biol 8:R235. 2007
  8. pmc Insights into the origin and distribution of biodiversity in the Brazilian Atlantic forest hot spot: a statistical phylogeographic study using a low-dispersal organism
    M Alvarez-Presas
    Departament de Genètica and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat IRBio, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Heredity (Edinb) 112:656-65. 2014

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  1. pmc Divergent evolution and molecular adaptation in the Drosophila odorant-binding protein family: inferences from sequence variation at the OS-E and OS-F genes
    Alejandro Sanchez-Gracia
    Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Avda, Diagonal 645, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 8:323. 2008
    ..melanogaster genome. In this species, these genes are arranged in the same genomic cluster and likely arose by tandem gene duplication, the major mechanism proposed for the origin of new members in this olfactory-system family...
  2. pmc Two frequenins in Drosophila: unveiling the evolutionary history of an unusual neuronal calcium sensor (NCS) duplication
    Alejandro Sanchez-Gracia
    Instituto Cajal, CSIC, Ave, Dr, Arce 37, Madrid 28002, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 10:54. 2010
    ..Here, we have investigated the factors involved in this unusual feature by examining the molecular evolution of the two frq genes in Drosophila and the evolutionary dynamics of NCS family in a large set of bilaterian species...
  3. pmc Molecular population genetics of the OBP83 genomic region in Drosophila subobscura and D. guanche: contrasting the effects of natural selection and gene arrangement expansion in the patterns of nucleotide variation
    A Sanchez-Gracia
    Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Diagonal 645, Barcelona, Spain
    Heredity (Edinb) 106:191-201. 2011
    ..guanche...
  4. pmc Unusual pattern of nucleotide sequence variation at the OS-E and OS-F genomic regions of Drosophila simulans
    Alejandro Sanchez-Gracia
    Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Genetics 175:1923-35. 2007
    ..simulans...
  5. doi Molecular evolution of the major chemosensory gene families in insects
    A Sanchez-Gracia
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva CSIC UPF, Barcelona, Spain
    Heredity (Edinb) 103:208-16. 2009
    ..This dynamic process may represent a major source of genetic variation, providing opportunities for FUTURE specific adaptations...
  6. pmc Patterns of nucleotide polymorphism and divergence in the odorant-binding protein genes OS-E and OS-F: analysis in the melanogaster species subgroup of Drosophila
    Alejandro Sanchez-Gracia
    Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Genetics 165:1279-88. 2003
    ..These results are unlikely under the neutral model and suggest the action of natural selection in the evolution of the two odorant-binding protein genes...
  7. pmc Comparative genomic analysis of the odorant-binding protein family in 12 Drosophila genomes: purifying selection and birth-and-death evolution
    Filipe G Vieira
    Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av, Diagonal 645, Barcelona 08028, Spain
    Genome Biol 8:R235. 2007
    ..Members of the latter family establish the first contact with the odorants, and thus constitute the first step in the chemosensory transduction pathway...
  8. pmc Insights into the origin and distribution of biodiversity in the Brazilian Atlantic forest hot spot: a statistical phylogeographic study using a low-dispersal organism
    M Alvarez-Presas
    Departament de Genètica and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat IRBio, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Heredity (Edinb) 112:656-65. 2014
    ..We also demonstrate that land planarians are an advantageous biological model for making phylogeographic and, particularly, fine-scale evolutionary inferences, and propose appropriate conservation policies. ..