Joan Pons

Summary

Affiliation: The Natural History Museum
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary dynamics of satellite DNA family PIM357 in species of the genus Pimelia (Tenebrionidae, Coleoptera)
    Joan Pons
    Laboratori de Genètica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 19:1329-40. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Higher-order repeats in the satellite DNA of the cave beetle Pholeuon proserpinae glaciale (Coleoptera: Cholevidae)
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Hereditas 139:28-34. 2003
  3. pmc Beyond barcodes: complex DNA taxonomy of a South Pacific Island radiation
    Michael T Monaghan
    The Natural History Museum, Department of Entomology, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:887-93. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Sequence-based species delimitation for the DNA taxonomy of undescribed insects
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Syst Biol 55:595-609. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Evolution of satellite DNAs in a radiation of endemic Hawaiian spiders: does concerted evolution of highly repetitive sequences reflect evolutionary history?
    Joan Pons
    Division of Insect Biology, ESPM, University of California, Wellman Hall 201, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
    J Mol Evol 59:632-41. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Complex pattern of coalescence and fast evolution of a mitochondrial rRNA pseudogene in a recent radiation of tiger beetles
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mol Biol Evol 22:991-1000. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Cloning and characterization of a transposable-like repeat in the heterochromatin of the darkling beetle Misolampus goudoti
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, USA
    Genome 47:769-74. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Complex structural features of satellite DNA sequences in the genus Pimelia (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): random differential amplification from a common 'satellite DNA library'
    J Pons
    Laboratori de Genètica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears, 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
    Heredity (Edinb) 92:418-27. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Common origin of the satellite DNAs of the Hawaiian spiders of the genus Tetragnatha: evolutionary constraints on the length and nucleotide composition of the repeats
    Joan Pons
    Division of Insect Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
    Gene 313:169-77. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Infrequent and unidirectional colonization of hyperdiverse Papuadytes diving beetles in New Caledonia and New Guinea
    Michael Balke
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:505-16. 2007

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary dynamics of satellite DNA family PIM357 in species of the genus Pimelia (Tenebrionidae, Coleoptera)
    Joan Pons
    Laboratori de Genètica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 19:1329-40. 2002
    ..The data suggest that distinct demographic and phylogenetic patterns related to the colonization of the volcanic Canarian island chain account for particular evolutionary dynamics of the repeat DNA family in this group...
  2. ncbi request reprint Higher-order repeats in the satellite DNA of the cave beetle Pholeuon proserpinae glaciale (Coleoptera: Cholevidae)
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Hereditas 139:28-34. 2003
    ..The presence of a 17-bp-motif repeated six times, along another one of 31-bp repeated twice which also have embedded one 17-bp-motif, suggest that monomers have originated from those basic motifs...
  3. pmc Beyond barcodes: complex DNA taxonomy of a South Pacific Island radiation
    Michael T Monaghan
    The Natural History Museum, Department of Entomology, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:887-93. 2006
    ..However, the sequence profile of Fijian Copelatus provides an evolutionary framework for the group and a DNA-based reference system for the integration of ecological and other biodiversity data, independent of the Linnaean naming system...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sequence-based species delimitation for the DNA taxonomy of undescribed insects
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Syst Biol 55:595-609. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint Evolution of satellite DNAs in a radiation of endemic Hawaiian spiders: does concerted evolution of highly repetitive sequences reflect evolutionary history?
    Joan Pons
    Division of Insect Biology, ESPM, University of California, Wellman Hall 201, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
    J Mol Evol 59:632-41. 2004
    ..In addition, satellite DNA as a nuclear marker suggests that hybridization or peripatry could play a possible role in species formation that cannot be revealed by mitochondrial markers due to its maternal inheritance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Complex pattern of coalescence and fast evolution of a mitochondrial rRNA pseudogene in a recent radiation of tiger beetles
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mol Biol Evol 22:991-1000. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Cloning and characterization of a transposable-like repeat in the heterochromatin of the darkling beetle Misolampus goudoti
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, USA
    Genome 47:769-74. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Complex structural features of satellite DNA sequences in the genus Pimelia (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): random differential amplification from a common 'satellite DNA library'
    J Pons
    Laboratori de Genètica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears, 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
    Heredity (Edinb) 92:418-27. 2004
    ..The 705-bp repeats have originated from a 32-bp direct duplication and the insertion of a 141-bp fragment in inverted orientation relative to a basic structure of 533 bp...
  9. ncbi request reprint Common origin of the satellite DNAs of the Hawaiian spiders of the genus Tetragnatha: evolutionary constraints on the length and nucleotide composition of the repeats
    Joan Pons
    Division of Insect Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
    Gene 313:169-77. 2003
    ..Finally, evidence of gene conversion or unequal sister chromatid exchange events in T. quasimodo and T. acuta suggests that recombination is involved in the spreading and homogenization of stDNA sequences...
  10. ncbi request reprint Infrequent and unidirectional colonization of hyperdiverse Papuadytes diving beetles in New Caledonia and New Guinea
    Michael Balke
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:505-16. 2007
    ..The tree backbone remains insufficiently supported under parsimony and Bayesian analyses, where shorter branches suggest a rapid sequence of major branching events...
  11. doi request reprint Mitogenomic phylogenetic analysis supports continental-scale vicariance in subterranean thalassoid crustaceans
    Maria M Bauza-Ribot
    Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears, 07122 Palma, Spain
    Curr Biol 22:2069-74. 2012
    ..The results were consistent with the plate tectonics vicariance hypothesis, with major diversifications occurring between 96 and 83 mya...
  12. doi request reprint Reply to phillips et Al
    Maria M Bauza-Ribot
    Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears, 07122 Palma, Spain
    Curr Biol 23:R605-6. 2013
    ..We maintain that third codon position saturation and deviation from lognormal rates largely apply to the new and not to the original data set. We also have some concerns about the fossil calibration used by Phillips et al.[1]. ..
  13. doi request reprint Deep mtDNA subdivision within Linnean species in an endemic radiation of tiger beetles from New Zealand (genus Neocicindela)
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 59:251-62. 2011
    ..The complex evolutionary history of most species of Neocicindela due to the relative instability of the New Zealand biota resulted in populations of mixed ancestry but not in a general loss of genetic variation...
  14. pmc Islands beneath islands: phylogeography of a groundwater amphipod crustacean in the Balearic archipelago
    Maria M Bauza-Ribot
    Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Edifici Guillem Colom, Campus Universitari, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 11:221. 2011
    ..A comparison of phylogenies, phylogeographic patterns and age estimations of clades should discriminate in favour of one of these two proposals...
  15. doi request reprint The complete mitochondrial genome of the subterranean crustacean Metacrangonyx longipes (Amphipoda): a unique gene order and extremely short control region
    Maria M Bauza-Ribot
    Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Balearic Islands, Spain
    Mitochondrial DNA 20:88-99. 2009
    ..M. longipes shows a unique crustacean mitogenome gene order, differing even from the condition found in Parhyale hawaiiensis (Amphipoda), whose coding sequence has also been completed in the present study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Using exon and intron sequences of the gene Mp20 to resolve basal relationships in Cicindela (Coleoptera:Cicindelidae)
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, United
    Syst Biol 53:554-70. 2004
    ..Based on existing clock calibrations in Cicindela, basal splits of continental lineages occurred in the mid-Miocene, placing the radiation of basal groups of Cicindela to a period when their open-vegetation habitats expanded globally...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evolution of low-copy number and major satellite DNA sequences coexisting in two Pimelia species-groups (Coleoptera)
    Branka Bruvo
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
    Gene 312:85-94. 2003
    ..These data show that copy number of the sequence families does not necessarily affect the sequence change dynamics of satellite repeats...