Andrew R Leitch

Summary

Affiliation: Queen Mary
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Next generation sequencing analysis reveals a relationship between rDNA unit diversity and locus number in Nicotiana diploids
    Roman Matyasek
    Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v v i, Kralovopolska 135, Brno CZ 612 65, Czech Republic
    BMC Genomics 13:722. 2012
  2. pmc Chromosomal diversification and karyotype evolution of diploids in the cytologically diverse genus Prospero (Hyacinthaceae)
    Tae Soo Jang
    Department of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, University of Vienna, Rennweg 14, A 1030, Vienna, Austria
    BMC Evol Biol 13:136. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Genomic plasticity and the diversity of polyploid plants
    A R Leitch
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    Science 320:481-3. 2008
  4. pmc Similar patterns of rDNA evolution in synthetic and recently formed natural populations of Tragopogon (Asteraceae) allotetraploids
    Hana Malinska
    Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, vvi Laboratory of Molecular Epigenetics, Kralovopolska 135, CZ 61265 Brno, Czech Republic
    BMC Evol Biol 10:291. 2010
  5. pmc Rapid chromosome evolution in recently formed polyploids in Tragopogon (Asteraceae)
    K Yoong Lim
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e3353. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Sequence of events leading to near-complete genome turnover in allopolyploid Nicotiana within five million years
    K Yoong Lim
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    New Phytol 175:756-63. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Next-generation sequencing and genome evolution in allopolyploids
    Richard J A Buggs
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK
    Am J Bot 99:372-82. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Diploidization and genome size change in allopolyploids is associated with differential dynamics of low- and high-copy sequences
    Simon Renny-Byfield
    Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Plant J 74:829-39. 2013
  9. pmc Flow cytometry and GISH reveal mixed ploidy populations and Spartina nonaploids with genomes of S. alterniflora and S. maritima origin
    Simon Renny-Byfield
    Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, London E1 4NS, UK
    Ann Bot 105:527-33. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics and repetitive sequence divergence in the species of diploid Nicotiana section Alatae
    K Yoong Lim
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    Plant J 48:907-19. 2006

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Publications10

  1. pmc Next generation sequencing analysis reveals a relationship between rDNA unit diversity and locus number in Nicotiana diploids
    Roman Matyasek
    Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v v i, Kralovopolska 135, Brno CZ 612 65, Czech Republic
    BMC Genomics 13:722. 2012
    ..Here we study rDNA complexity in species with arrays consisting of thousands of units...
  2. pmc Chromosomal diversification and karyotype evolution of diploids in the cytologically diverse genus Prospero (Hyacinthaceae)
    Tae Soo Jang
    Department of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, University of Vienna, Rennweg 14, A 1030, Vienna, Austria
    BMC Evol Biol 13:136. 2013
    ..hanburyi, and P. autumnale s.l., the latter comprising four diploid cytotypes. The relationship between evolutionary patterns and chromosomal variation in diploids, the basic modules of the extensive cytological diversity, is presented...
  3. doi request reprint Genomic plasticity and the diversity of polyploid plants
    A R Leitch
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    Science 320:481-3. 2008
    ..This process has been a major driving force behind the divergence of the angiosperms and their biodiversity...
  4. pmc Similar patterns of rDNA evolution in synthetic and recently formed natural populations of Tragopogon (Asteraceae) allotetraploids
    Hana Malinska
    Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, vvi Laboratory of Molecular Epigenetics, Kralovopolska 135, CZ 61265 Brno, Czech Republic
    BMC Evol Biol 10:291. 2010
    ..We investigate the dynamics and directionality of these rDNA losses, as well as the contribution of gene copy number variation in the parental diploids to rDNA variation in the derived tetraploids...
  5. pmc Rapid chromosome evolution in recently formed polyploids in Tragopogon (Asteraceae)
    K Yoong Lim
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e3353. 2008
    ..That diversity is likely important in the formation, establishment and survival of polyploid populations and species...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sequence of events leading to near-complete genome turnover in allopolyploid Nicotiana within five million years
    K Yoong Lim
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    New Phytol 175:756-63. 2007
    ..This mode of evolution may influence or be influenced by long-term diploidization processes that characterize angiosperm polyploidy-diploid evolutionary cycles...
  7. doi request reprint Next-generation sequencing and genome evolution in allopolyploids
    Richard J A Buggs
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK
    Am J Bot 99:372-82. 2012
    ..Conclusions: These approaches can be easily and inexpensively applied to many other plant species-making any evolutionarily provocative system a new "model" system...
  8. doi request reprint Diploidization and genome size change in allopolyploids is associated with differential dynamics of low- and high-copy sequences
    Simon Renny-Byfield
    Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Plant J 74:829-39. 2013
    ..In contrast, genome size divergence between allopolyploids is manifested through differential accumulation and/or deletion of high-copy-number sequences...
  9. pmc Flow cytometry and GISH reveal mixed ploidy populations and Spartina nonaploids with genomes of S. alterniflora and S. maritima origin
    Simon Renny-Byfield
    Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, London E1 4NS, UK
    Ann Bot 105:527-33. 2010
    ..x townsendii (2n = 60) and a derived allododecaploid S. anglica (2n = 120, 122, 124); the latter two are considered to have originated in Hythe, southern England at the end of the 19th century...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics and repetitive sequence divergence in the species of diploid Nicotiana section Alatae
    K Yoong Lim
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    Plant J 48:907-19. 2006
    ..This rapid rate of divergence is analogous to that found in polyploid species, and is therefore, in plants, not only associated with polyploidy...