F Galis

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Digit reduction: via repatterning or developmental arrest?
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Evol Dev 4:249-51. 2002
  2. ncbi Why do almost all mammals have seven cervical vertebrae? Developmental constraints, Hox genes, and cancer
    F Galis
    Institute for Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Exp Zool 285:19-26. 1999
  3. ncbi Do large dogs die young?
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 308:119-26. 2007
  4. ncbi Hox genes, digit identities and the theropod/bird transition
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 304:198-205. 2005
  5. ncbi Anti-cancer selection as a source of developmental and evolutionary constraints
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University IBL, 2311GP Leiden, The Netherlands
    Bioessays 25:1035-9. 2003
  6. ncbi Why is limb regeneration possible in amphibians but not in reptiles, birds, and mammals?
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, Leiden University, P O Box 9516, 2300RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Evol Dev 5:208-20. 2003
  7. ncbi Conservation of the segmented germband stage: robustness or pleiotropy?
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, Leiden University, PO Box 9516, 2300RA Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Trends Genet 18:504-9. 2002
  8. ncbi Extreme selection in humans against homeotic transformations of cervical vertebrae
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, P O Box 9516, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Evolution 60:2643-54. 2006
  9. pmc Sexual dimorphism in the prenatal digit ratio (2D:4D)
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, PO Box 9516, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Sex Behav 39:57-62. 2010
  10. ncbi Evolutionary history of vertebrate appendicular muscle
    F Galis
    Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Studies, Leiden University, PO Box 9516, 2300 RA Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Bioessays 23:383-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi Digit reduction: via repatterning or developmental arrest?
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Evol Dev 4:249-51. 2002
  2. ncbi Why do almost all mammals have seven cervical vertebrae? Developmental constraints, Hox genes, and cancer
    F Galis
    Institute for Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Exp Zool 285:19-26. 1999
    ..The cost of the coupling of functions in mammals appears to be an increased risk for neural problems, neonatal cancer, stillbirths, and a constraint on the variability of cervical vertebral number...
  3. ncbi Do large dogs die young?
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 308:119-26. 2007
    ..Artificial selection for extremely high growth rates in large breeds appears to have led to developmental diseases that seriously diminish longevity...
  4. ncbi Hox genes, digit identities and the theropod/bird transition
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 304:198-205. 2005
    ..Naturwissenschaften 89:391-393), that the digits of bird wings are homologous to digits 2,3,4 in amniotes. We recommend further testing of the hypothesis by comparing Hoxd expression patterns in different taxa...
  5. ncbi Anti-cancer selection as a source of developmental and evolutionary constraints
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University IBL, 2311GP Leiden, The Netherlands
    Bioessays 25:1035-9. 2003
    ..Here we place the papers in a wider perspective, and in so doing discuss various alternative developmental links cancer may have together with their evolutionary implications...
  6. ncbi Why is limb regeneration possible in amphibians but not in reptiles, birds, and mammals?
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, Leiden University, P O Box 9516, 2300RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Evol Dev 5:208-20. 2003
    ..Furthermore, they suggest that whatever barriers amphibians overcame in the evolution of metamorphosis, they are the same barriers that need to be overcome to make limb regeneration possible in other taxa...
  7. ncbi Conservation of the segmented germband stage: robustness or pleiotropy?
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, Leiden University, PO Box 9516, 2300RA Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Trends Genet 18:504-9. 2002
    ..This points to a key role for stabilizing selection in the conservation of these stages. Finally, we discuss the implications for robustness of organizers and long-term conservation in general...
  8. ncbi Extreme selection in humans against homeotic transformations of cervical vertebrae
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, P O Box 9516, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Evolution 60:2643-54. 2006
    ..Our analysis highlights the role of prenatal selection in the conservation of our common body plan...
  9. pmc Sexual dimorphism in the prenatal digit ratio (2D:4D)
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, PO Box 9516, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Sex Behav 39:57-62. 2010
    ..Therefore, the sexual dimorphism is probably determined by prenatal as well as by postnatal developmental processes...
  10. ncbi Evolutionary history of vertebrate appendicular muscle
    F Galis
    Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Studies, Leiden University, PO Box 9516, 2300 RA Leiden University, The Netherlands
    Bioessays 23:383-7. 2001
    ..Furthermore, a developmental mode exists that is intermediate between the supposed ancestral and derived modes in teleosts, reptiles and possibly amphibians...