James F Parham

Summary

Affiliation: California Academy of Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Caveats on the use of fossil calibrations for molecular dating: a comment on Near et al
    James F Parham
    Department of Herpetology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    Am Nat 171:132-6; author reply 137-40. 2008
  2. pmc Introduced delicacy or native species? A natural origin of Bermudian terrapins supported by fossil and genetic data
    James F Parham
    Department of Herpetology, California Academy of Sciences, 875 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Biol Lett 4:216-9. 2008
  3. pmc Evolutionary distinctiveness of the extinct Yunnan box turtle (Cuora yunnanensis) revealed by DNA from an old museum specimen
    James F Parham
    Evolutionary Genomics Department, Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S391-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The phylogeny of Mediterranean tortoises and their close relatives based on complete mitochondrial genome sequences from museum specimens
    James F Parham
    Department of Evolutionary Genomics, DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:50-64. 2006
  5. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of the enigmatic bigheaded turtle (Platysternon): description of unusual genomic features and the reconciliation of phylogenetic hypotheses based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA
    James F Parham
    Department of Evolutionary Genomics, DOE Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:11. 2006
  6. pmc Assembly of the eastern North American herpetofauna: new evidence from lizards and frogs
    J Robert Macey
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Biol Lett 2:388-92. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Farming endangered turtles to extinction in China
    Shi Haitao
    Conserv Biol 21:5-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Caveats on the use of fossil calibrations for molecular dating: a comment on Near et al
    James F Parham
    Department of Herpetology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    Am Nat 171:132-6; author reply 137-40. 2008
    ..Paleontological data, like molecular data, should be treated with the utmost rigor...
  2. pmc Introduced delicacy or native species? A natural origin of Bermudian terrapins supported by fossil and genetic data
    James F Parham
    Department of Herpetology, California Academy of Sciences, 875 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Biol Lett 4:216-9. 2008
    ..We recommend that they should be given protection as a native species...
  3. pmc Evolutionary distinctiveness of the extinct Yunnan box turtle (Cuora yunnanensis) revealed by DNA from an old museum specimen
    James F Parham
    Evolutionary Genomics Department, Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S391-4. 2004
    ..yunnanensis, two other valid species (C. mccordi, C. zhoui) are unknown in the wild but are supposedly from Yunnan. Intensive field surveys for surviving wild populations of these critically endangered species are urgently needed...
  4. ncbi request reprint The phylogeny of Mediterranean tortoises and their close relatives based on complete mitochondrial genome sequences from museum specimens
    James F Parham
    Department of Evolutionary Genomics, DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:50-64. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of the enigmatic bigheaded turtle (Platysternon): description of unusual genomic features and the reconciliation of phylogenetic hypotheses based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA
    James F Parham
    Department of Evolutionary Genomics, DOE Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:11. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Assembly of the eastern North American herpetofauna: new evidence from lizards and frogs
    J Robert Macey
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Biol Lett 2:388-92. 2006
    ..The contribution of faunal elements from Asia via dispersal across Beringia is a dominant theme in the historical assembly of the eastern North American herpetofauna...
  7. ncbi request reprint Farming endangered turtles to extinction in China
    Shi Haitao
    Conserv Biol 21:5-6. 2007