Marcos Pérez-Losada

Summary

Affiliation: Brigham Young University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Population genetics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a high-prevalence community using a hypervariable outer membrane porB and 13 slowly evolving housekeeping genes
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1887-902. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The tempo and mode of barnacle evolution
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 5181, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:328-46. 2008
  3. pmc Comparing phylogenetic codivergence between polyomaviruses and their hosts
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 5181, USA
    J Virol 80:5663-9. 2006
  4. pmc New methods for inferring population dynamics from microbial sequences
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, 157 Widtsoe Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 7:24-43. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Unraveling the evolutionary radiation of the thoracican barnacles using molecular and morphological evidence: a comparison of several divergence time estimation approaches
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 5181, USA
    Syst Biol 53:244-64. 2004
  6. pmc Conflicting evolutionary patterns due to mitochondrial introgression and multilocus phylogeography of the Patagonian freshwater crab Aegla neuquensis
    Brian R Barber
    Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37105. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular systematics and biogeography of the southern South american freshwater "crabs" Aegla (decapoda: Anomura: Aeglidae) using multiple heuristic tree search approaches
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 5181, USA
    Syst Biol 53:767-80. 2004
  8. pmc Temporal trends in gonococcal population genetics in a high prevalence urban community
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, United States
    Infect Genet Evol 7:271-8. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Pleistocene glaciation leaves deep signature on the freshwater crab Aegla alacalufi in Chilean Patagonia
    Jiawu Xu
    Department of Biology and Monte L Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:904-18. 2009
  10. pmc Population genetics of microbial pathogens estimated from multilocus sequence typing (MLST) data
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 6:97-112. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Population genetics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a high-prevalence community using a hypervariable outer membrane porB and 13 slowly evolving housekeeping genes
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1887-902. 2005
    ..Thirteen amino acid physicochemical properties seem to drive protein evolution of the PI porins in N. gonorrhoeae...
  2. ncbi request reprint The tempo and mode of barnacle evolution
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 5181, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:328-46. 2008
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  3. pmc Comparing phylogenetic codivergence between polyomaviruses and their hosts
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 5181, USA
    J Virol 80:5663-9. 2006
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  4. pmc New methods for inferring population dynamics from microbial sequences
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, 157 Widtsoe Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 7:24-43. 2007
    ..Instead, for all the methods discussed we introduce the approaches we think are particularly useful for analyses of microbial sequences and where possible, include references to recent and more inclusive reviews...
  5. ncbi request reprint Unraveling the evolutionary radiation of the thoracican barnacles using molecular and morphological evidence: a comparison of several divergence time estimation approaches
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 5181, USA
    Syst Biol 53:244-64. 2004
    ..Biol. 51:703-714) and the penalized likelihood method using single and/or multiple calibrations were inconsistent among calibrations and did not fit the fossil record...
  6. pmc Conflicting evolutionary patterns due to mitochondrial introgression and multilocus phylogeography of the Patagonian freshwater crab Aegla neuquensis
    Brian R Barber
    Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37105. 2012
    ..This taxon occurs in two large river systems in the Patagonian Steppe, from the foothills of the Andes Mountains east to the Atlantic Ocean...
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular systematics and biogeography of the southern South american freshwater "crabs" Aegla (decapoda: Anomura: Aeglidae) using multiple heuristic tree search approaches
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602 5181, USA
    Syst Biol 53:767-80. 2004
    ..Finally, we combined our phylogenetic results with previous hypotheses of South American paleodrainages since the Jurassic to propose a biogeographical framework of the Aegla radiation...
  8. pmc Temporal trends in gonococcal population genetics in a high prevalence urban community
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, United States
    Infect Genet Evol 7:271-8. 2007
    ..The real time application of population genetic analysis can provide sentinel data on gonococcal prevalence, antibiotic resistance patterns and changing epidemiology of gonococcal infections...
  9. doi request reprint Pleistocene glaciation leaves deep signature on the freshwater crab Aegla alacalufi in Chilean Patagonia
    Jiawu Xu
    Department of Biology and Monte L Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:904-18. 2009
    ..Aegla alacalufi genetic diversity has been primarily affected by Pleistocene glaciation and minimally by drainage isolation...
  10. pmc Population genetics of microbial pathogens estimated from multilocus sequence typing (MLST) data
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 6:97-112. 2006
    ..Significant evidence of molecular adaptation was detected in 28 loci from 13 pathogens. Three of these loci showed concordant patterns of adaptive selection in two to four different species...
  11. pmc Distinguishing importation from diversification of quinolone-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae by molecular evolutionary analysis
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 7:84. 2007
    ..We applied molecular evolutionary analyses to DNA sequences from 9 housekeeping genes and gyrA, parC and porB of 24 quinolone resistant N. gonorrhoeae (QRNG) and 24 quinolone sensitive isolates collected in Israel during 2000-2001...
  12. ncbi request reprint Phylogenomics and molecular evolution of polyomaviruses
    Keith A Crandall
    Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 577:46-59. 2006
    ..The phylogenetic analysis suggested a close relationship among the BK viruses, JC viruses, and SV40 with a more distant association with mouse polyomavirus, monkey polymavirus (LPV) and then avian polyomavirus (BFDV)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Model-based multi-locus estimation of decapod phylogeny and divergence times
    Megan L Porter
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:355-69. 2005
    ..Divergence time estimation using fossils as lower and upper limits performed well with as few as one upper limit and a single deep fossil lower limit calibration...
  14. ncbi request reprint Testing hypotheses of population structuring in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea using the common cuttlefish Sepia officinalis
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:2667-79. 2007
    ..Two Atlantic and five Mediterranean samples showed evidence of current decline in genetic diversity, which may indicate over-exploitation of Sepia in both marine regions...
  15. doi request reprint Disease progression and evolution of the HIV-1 env gene in 24 infected infants
    Antonio Carvajal-Rodriguez
    Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, 84602 Provo, UT, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 8:110-20. 2008
    ..Overall, the results obtained confirm that viral adaptation in the C2V3C3 region of the env gene is related to disease progression, although the statistical characterization of such pattern seems rather difficult...
  16. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny and biogeography of the freshwater crayfish Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA
    Heather C Shull
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 5181, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:249-63. 2005
    ..We also show that Euastacus and Astacopsis are most likely monophyletic sister genera. We use the resulting phylogeny as a framework to test biogeographic hypotheses relating to the diversification of the genus...
  17. pmc Different processes lead to similar patterns: a test of codivergence and the role of sea level and climate changes in shaping a southern temperate freshwater assemblage
    Brian R Barber
    Evolutionary Ecology Laboratories, Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:343. 2011
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  18. ncbi request reprint Evolution of Afrotropical freshwater crab lineages obscured by morphological convergence
    Savel R Daniels
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:227-35. 2006
    ..Convergence in characters associated with the terminal segment of the mandibular palp is clearly a pervasive obstacle in the taxonomy of this group...
  19. doi request reprint Deep phylogeny and character evolution in Thecostraca (Crustacea: Maxillopoda)
    Marcos Pérez-Losada
    CIBIO, Centro de Investigacao em Biodiversidade e Recursos Geneticos, Universidade do Porto, Campus Agrário de Vairão, Portugal
    Integr Comp Biol 52:430-42. 2012
    ..This provides an opportunity to reevaluate previous classifications of the Thecostraca and the theories relating to the origin and diversification of this taxon...
  20. pmc The evolution of HIV: inferences using phylogenetics
    Eduardo Castro-Nallar
    Department of Biology, 401 Widtsoe Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 5181, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 62:777-92. 2012
    ..Finally, we show how phylogenetic analysis has advanced our knowledge of HIV dynamics (i.e., phylodynamics)...