Frietson Galis

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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 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
  9. ncbi Evolutionary novelties: the making and breaking of pleiotropic constraints
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, PO Box 9516, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Evolution and Ecology Program, A 2361 Laxenburg, Austria
    Integr Comp Biol 47:409-19. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  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 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...
  9. ncbi Evolutionary novelties: the making and breaking of pleiotropic constraints
    Frietson Galis
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, PO Box 9516, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Evolution and Ecology Program, A 2361 Laxenburg, Austria
    Integr Comp Biol 47:409-19. 2007
    ..Moreover, we argue for the relevance of relaxed selection, which temporarily allows just-arisen novelties to persist, for the effective breaking of pleiotropic constraints. We illustrate this with two empirical examples...