Ulfur Arnason

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mitogenomic relationships of placental mammals and molecular estimates of their divergences
    Ulfur Arnason
    Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Gene 421:37-51. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Pinniped phylogeny and a new hypothesis for their origin and dispersal
    Ulfur Arnason
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 41:345-54. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Mitogenomic analyses of caniform relationships
    Ulfur Arnason
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 45:863-74. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Mitogenomic analyses of deep gnathostome divergences: a fish is a fish
    Ulfur Arnason
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, Solvegatan 29, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Gene 333:61-70. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Mitogenomic analyses provide new insights into cetacean origin and evolution
    Ulfur Arnason
    Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, Department of Cell and Organism Biology, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Gene 333:27-34. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint 50 years after--examination of some circumstances around the establishment of the correct chromosome number of man
    Ulfur Arnason
    Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, Department of Cell and Organism Biology, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Hereditas 143:202-11. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Housekeeping genes for phylogenetic analysis of eutherian relationships
    Morgan Kullberg
    Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, Department of Cell and Organism Biology, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1493-503. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the pufferfish, Fugu rubripes, and ordinal teleostean relationships
    Christian Elmerot
    Department of Genetics, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, Solvegatan 29, S 223 62, Lund, Sweden
    Gene 295:163-72. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Marsupial relationships and a timeline for marsupial radiation in South Gondwana
    Maria A Nilsson
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Gene 340:189-96. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Radiation of extant marsupials after the K/T boundary: evidence from complete mitochondrial genomes
    Maria A Nilsson
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, Solvegatan 29, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    J Mol Evol 57:S3-12. 2003

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Mitogenomic relationships of placental mammals and molecular estimates of their divergences
    Ulfur Arnason
    Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Gene 421:37-51. 2008
    ..In accordance with the progressive use of the term Placentalia for extant orders and extinct taxa falling within this group we forward new proposals for the names of some superordinal clades of placental mammals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pinniped phylogeny and a new hypothesis for their origin and dispersal
    Ulfur Arnason
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 41:345-54. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Mitogenomic analyses of caniform relationships
    Ulfur Arnason
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 45:863-74. 2007
    ..The mitogenomic result is inconsistent with that understanding at the same time as it provides insight into the time of the domestication of the dog relative to basal human mitogenomic divergences...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mitogenomic analyses of deep gnathostome divergences: a fish is a fish
    Ulfur Arnason
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, Solvegatan 29, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Gene 333:61-70. 2004
    ..Similarly, analyses of 18S and 28S rRNA genes (both nuclear) do not support the commonly accepted tree...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mitogenomic analyses provide new insights into cetacean origin and evolution
    Ulfur Arnason
    Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, Department of Cell and Organism Biology, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Gene 333:27-34. 2004
    ..The current results are inconsistent with both these hypotheses. The findings suggest that the claimed morphological similarities between Mesonychia and Cetacea are the result of evolutionary convergence rather than common ancestry...
  6. ncbi request reprint 50 years after--examination of some circumstances around the establishment of the correct chromosome number of man
    Ulfur Arnason
    Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, Department of Cell and Organism Biology, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Hereditas 143:202-11. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Housekeeping genes for phylogenetic analysis of eutherian relationships
    Morgan Kullberg
    Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, Department of Cell and Organism Biology, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1493-503. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the pufferfish, Fugu rubripes, and ordinal teleostean relationships
    Christian Elmerot
    Department of Genetics, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, Solvegatan 29, S 223 62, Lund, Sweden
    Gene 295:163-72. 2002
    ..In addition the findings strongly suggest that three teleostean orders, the Perciformes, Zeiformes and Scorpaeniformes, are paraphyletic...
  9. ncbi request reprint Marsupial relationships and a timeline for marsupial radiation in South Gondwana
    Maria A Nilsson
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Gene 340:189-96. 2004
    ..Within Australia itself, several of the deepest divergences were estimated to have taken place close to the Eocene/Oligocene transition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Radiation of extant marsupials after the K/T boundary: evidence from complete mitochondrial genomes
    Maria A Nilsson
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, Solvegatan 29, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    J Mol Evol 57:S3-12. 2003
    ..The South American marsupial lineages are all characterized by a putatively non-functional tRNA for lysine, a potential RNA editing of the tRNA for asparagine, and a rearrangement of tRNA genes at the origin of light strand replication...
  11. pmc Expressed sequence tags as a tool for phylogenetic analysis of placental mammal evolution
    Morgan Kullberg
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 2:e775. 2007
    ..This is done on the example of the established relationships among primates (human), lagomorphs (rabbit), rodents (rat and mouse), artiodactyls (cow), carnivorans (dog) and proboscideans (elephant)...
  12. pmc Mammalian mitogenomic relationships and the root of the eutherian tree
    Ulfur Arnason
    Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:8151-6. 2002
    ..The analyses identified monophyletic Pinnipedia with Otariidae (sea lions, fur seals) and Odobenidae (walruses) as sister groups to the exclusion of Phocidae (true seals)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mitogenomic analyses place the gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) on the crocodile tree and provide pre-K/T divergence times for most crocodilians
    Axel Janke
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, Solvegatan 29, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    J Mol Evol 61:620-6. 2005
    ..The results suggest that at least five crocodilian lineages survived the mass extinction at the KT boundary...
  14. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of 18S rRNA and the mitochondrial genomes of the wombat, Vombatus ursinus, and the spiny anteater, Tachyglossus aculeatus: increased support for the Marsupionta hypothesis
    Axel Janke
    Department of Genetics, Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, University of Lund, Solvegatan 29, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    J Mol Evol 54:71-80. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Two new avian mitochondrial genomes (penguin and goose) and a summary of bird and reptile mitogenomic features
    Kerryn E Slack
    Division of Evolutionary Molecular Systematics, Department of Cell and Organism Biology, University of Lund, Solvegatan 29, S 223 62, Lund, Sweden
    Gene 302:43-52. 2003
    ..The three best supported positions of the root were passerine, but the traditional rooting position between paleognaths and neognaths could not be excluded...
  16. ncbi request reprint Resolving the root of the avian mitogenomic tree by breaking up long branches
    Kerryn E Slack
    Allan Wilson Center for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:1-13. 2007
    ..Incomplete taxon sampling was also a problem for Neoaves, and although some resolution is now available there are still problems because current phylogenetic methods still fail to account for real features of DNA sequence evolution...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA sequence evolution and phylogeny of the Atlantic Alcidae, including the extinct great auk (Pinguinus impennis)
    Truls Moum
    Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Institute of Medical Biology, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Mol Biol Evol 19:1434-9. 2002
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Early penguin fossils, plus mitochondrial genomes, calibrate avian evolution
    Kerryn E Slack
    Allan Wilson Center for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1144-55. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Molecular evolution of the mammalian alpha 2B adrenergic receptor
    Ole Madsen
    Department of Biochemistry 161, University of Nijmegen, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Mol Biol Evol 19:2150-60. 2002
    ..Among Laurasiatheria, A2AB confirms the nesting of whales within the artiodactyls, as a sister group to hippopotamus. Within the Euarchontoglires, there is constant support for rodent monophyly...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comments on the paper "Phylogeny of mysticete whales based on mitochondrial and nuclear data" by Amanda L. Rychel, Tod W. Reeder, and Annalisa Berta [Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 32 (2004) 892-901]
    Ulfur Arnason
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 35:309-10; author reply 311-2. 2005