Enrique P Lessa

Summary

Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias
Country: Uruguay

Publications

  1. pmc Dispersal and population structure at different spatial scales in the subterranean rodent Ctenomys australis
    Matías S Mora
    Laboratorio de Ecofisiologia, Departamento de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Casilla de Correo 1245, Mar del Plata, Argentina
    BMC Genet 11:9. 2010
  2. pmc Genetic footprints of demographic expansion in North America, but not Amazonia, during the Late Quaternary
    Enrique P Lessa
    Laboratorio de Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Casilla 12106, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:10331-4. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic footprints of late Quaternary climate change in the diversity of Patagonian-Fueguian rodents
    Enrique P Lessa
    Laboratorio de Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Mol Ecol 19:3031-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Population genetic structure and social kin associations of franciscana dolphin, Pontoporia blainvillei
    Paula Costa-Urrutia
    Departamento de Ecología y Evolución Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, 11400 Montevideo, Uruguay
    J Hered 103:92-102. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Two mitochondrial genes under episodic positive selection in subterranean octodontoid rodents
    Ivanna H Tomasco
    Departamento de Ecología y Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Igua 4225, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay Electronic address
    Gene 534:371-8. 2014
  6. doi request reprint The evolution of mitochondrial genomes in subterranean caviomorph rodents: adaptation against a background of purifying selection
    Ivanna H Tomasco
    Departamento de Ecología y Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Igua 4225, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 61:64-70. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic and geographic differentiation in the Rio Negro tuco-tuco (Ctenomys rionegrensis): inferring the roles of migration and drift from multiple genetic markers
    Gabriela Wlasiuk
    Laboratorio de Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay
    Evolution 57:913-26. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the kidney transcriptome of the South American olive mouse Abrothrix olivacea
    Facundo M Giorello
    Departamento de Ecología y Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    BMC Genomics 15:446. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographical structure in the subterranean tuco-tuco Ctenomys talarum (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae): contrasting the demographic consequences of regional and habitat-specific histories
    Matías S Mora
    Laboratorio de Ecofisiologia, Departamento de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata CC1 245, 7600 Mar del Plata, Argentina
    Mol Ecol 16:3453-65. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) provides a predictive framework for research on hantaviruses
    Jerry W Dragoo
    Department of Biology, Museum of Southwestern Biology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Gen Virol 87:1997-2003. 2006

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Publications11

  1. pmc Dispersal and population structure at different spatial scales in the subterranean rodent Ctenomys australis
    Matías S Mora
    Laboratorio de Ecofisiologia, Departamento de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Casilla de Correo 1245, Mar del Plata, Argentina
    BMC Genet 11:9. 2010
    ..Furthermore, we evaluate the relative importance of sex and habitat configuration in modulating the dispersal patterns at these geographical scales...
  2. pmc Genetic footprints of demographic expansion in North America, but not Amazonia, during the Late Quaternary
    Enrique P Lessa
    Laboratorio de Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Casilla 12106, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:10331-4. 2003
    ..Thus, demographic responses to climate change can be tracked genetically and appear to vary substantially across the latitudinal gradient of biotic diversity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic footprints of late Quaternary climate change in the diversity of Patagonian-Fueguian rodents
    Enrique P Lessa
    Laboratorio de Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Mol Ecol 19:3031-7. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Population genetic structure and social kin associations of franciscana dolphin, Pontoporia blainvillei
    Paula Costa-Urrutia
    Departamento de Ecología y Evolución Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, 11400 Montevideo, Uruguay
    J Hered 103:92-102. 2012
    ..This evidence supports considering franciscanas from the Rio de la Plata estuary a discrete management unit...
  5. doi request reprint Two mitochondrial genes under episodic positive selection in subterranean octodontoid rodents
    Ivanna H Tomasco
    Departamento de Ecología y Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Igua 4225, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay Electronic address
    Gene 534:371-8. 2014
    ....
  6. doi request reprint The evolution of mitochondrial genomes in subterranean caviomorph rodents: adaptation against a background of purifying selection
    Ivanna H Tomasco
    Departamento de Ecología y Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Igua 4225, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 61:64-70. 2011
    ..The results of this study suggest a link between niche shifts and weak directional (or episodic) selection at the molecular level against a background of purifying selection...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic and geographic differentiation in the Rio Negro tuco-tuco (Ctenomys rionegrensis): inferring the roles of migration and drift from multiple genetic markers
    Gabriela Wlasiuk
    Laboratorio de Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay
    Evolution 57:913-26. 2003
    ..The local fixation of pelage color types could also be due to drift, but selection on this trait cannot be ruled out without direct analysis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the kidney transcriptome of the South American olive mouse Abrothrix olivacea
    Facundo M Giorello
    Departamento de Ecología y Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
    BMC Genomics 15:446. 2014
    ..We chose to characterize the kidney transcriptome because this organ has been shown to be associated with multiple physiological processes, including water reabsorption...
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographical structure in the subterranean tuco-tuco Ctenomys talarum (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae): contrasting the demographic consequences of regional and habitat-specific histories
    Matías S Mora
    Laboratorio de Ecofisiologia, Departamento de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata CC1 245, 7600 Mar del Plata, Argentina
    Mol Ecol 16:3453-65. 2007
    ..talarum appears to be characterized by demographic stability and no significant departures from neutrality, whereas C. australis has undergone a recent demographic expansion and/or departures from strict neutrality in its mtDNA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) provides a predictive framework for research on hantaviruses
    Jerry W Dragoo
    Department of Biology, Museum of Southwestern Biology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Gen Virol 87:1997-2003. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Adaptive evolution of the insulin gene in caviomorph rodents
    Juan C Opazo
    Center for Advanced Studies in Ecology and Biodiversity, Departamento de Ecologia, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1290-8. 2005
    ....