Pascal Antoine Christin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Lausanne
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint C4 Photosynthesis evolved in grasses via parallel adaptive genetic changes
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 17:1241-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Oligocene CO2 decline promoted C4 photosynthesis in grasses
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 18:37-43. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Evolutionary switch and genetic convergence on rbcL following the evolution of C4 photosynthesis
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2361-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Evolution of C(4) phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase in grasses, from genotype to phenotype
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Biol Evol 26:357-65. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Phylogenomics of C(4) photosynthesis in sedges (Cyperaceae): multiple appearances and genetic convergence
    Guillaume Besnard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Biol Evol 26:1909-19. 2009
  6. pmc Evolutionary insights on c(4) photosynthetic subtypes in grasses from genomics and phylogenetics
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Genome Biol Evol 2009:221-30. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Effect of genetic convergence on phylogenetic inference
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 62:921-7. 2012
  8. pmc Phylogenetics of Olea (Oleaceae) based on plastid and nuclear ribosomal DNA sequences: tertiary climatic shifts and lineage differentiation times
    Guillaume Besnard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Bot 104:143-60. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Thlaspi caerulescens (Brassicaceae) population genetics in western Switzerland: is the genetic structure affected by natural variation of soil heavy metal concentrations?
    Guillaume Besnard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 181:974-84. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Genome-wide association to fine-scale ecological heterogeneity within a continuous population of Biscutella laevigata (Brassicaceae)
    Christian Parisod
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, Quartier Sorges, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 178:436-47. 2008

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint C4 Photosynthesis evolved in grasses via parallel adaptive genetic changes
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 17:1241-7. 2007
    ..The C4-specific amino acids detected must be essential for C4 PEPC enzymatic characteristics, and their identification opens new avenues for the engineering of the C4 pathway in crops...
  2. ncbi request reprint Oligocene CO2 decline promoted C4 photosynthesis in grasses
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 18:37-43. 2008
    ..This finding is relevant for understanding the origin of C4 photosynthesis in grasses, which is one of the most successful ecological and evolutionary innovations in plant history...
  3. doi request reprint Evolutionary switch and genetic convergence on rbcL following the evolution of C4 photosynthesis
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2361-8. 2008
    ..The introgression of C4-like high-efficiency Rubisco would strongly enhance C3 crop yields in the future CO2-enriched atmosphere...
  4. doi request reprint Evolution of C(4) phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase in grasses, from genotype to phenotype
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Biol Evol 26:357-65. 2009
    ..Linking the genotype to subtype phenotype shed new lights on the evolutionary transitions between the different C(4) subtypes...
  5. doi request reprint Phylogenomics of C(4) photosynthesis in sedges (Cyperaceae): multiple appearances and genetic convergence
    Guillaume Besnard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Biol Evol 26:1909-19. 2009
    ..These lines of evidence give new insights into the constraints that govern molecular evolution...
  6. pmc Evolutionary insights on c(4) photosynthetic subtypes in grasses from genomics and phylogenetics
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Genome Biol Evol 2009:221-30. 2009
    ..In light of the history of nadpme genes, an evolutionary scenario of the C(4) phenotype using NADP-me is discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of genetic convergence on phylogenetic inference
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 62:921-7. 2012
    ..Therefore, we recommend that, whenever possible, topologies obtained with amino acid sequences and 3rd codon positions be compared to identify potential phylogenetic biases and avoid evolutionarily misleading conclusions...
  8. pmc Phylogenetics of Olea (Oleaceae) based on plastid and nuclear ribosomal DNA sequences: tertiary climatic shifts and lineage differentiation times
    Guillaume Besnard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Bot 104:143-60. 2009
    ..To clarify the biogeographical history of this group, a molecular analysis of Olea and related genera of Oleaceae is thus necessary...
  9. doi request reprint Thlaspi caerulescens (Brassicaceae) population genetics in western Switzerland: is the genetic structure affected by natural variation of soil heavy metal concentrations?
    Guillaume Besnard
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 181:974-84. 2009
    ..Linking of genetic differentiation at candidate genes with soil characteristics offers new perspectives in the study of heavy metal hyperaccumulation...
  10. doi request reprint Genome-wide association to fine-scale ecological heterogeneity within a continuous population of Biscutella laevigata (Brassicaceae)
    Christian Parisod
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, Quartier Sorges, University of Lausanne, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    New Phytol 178:436-47. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the immigrant inviability barrier facilitated the maintenance of adapted subpopulations to distinct environmental conditions at the local scale...
  11. ncbi request reprint Two independent C4 origins in Aristidoideae (Poaceae) revealed by the recruitment of distinct phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase genes
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Bot 96:2234-9. 2009
    ..This highlights the importance of candidate-gene studies when inferring the evolutionary history of a character such as C(4) photosynthesis, one of the greatest evolutionary successes in plant history...