S J Steppan

Summary

Affiliation: Florida State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Phylogenomic evidence for multiple losses of flight in ratite birds
    John Harshman
    Zoology Department, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 South Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13462-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the marmots (Rodentia: Sciuridae): tests of evolutionary and biogeographic hypotheses
    S J Steppan
    Laboratory of Molecular Systematics, Smithsonian Institution, 4210 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland 20746, USA
    Syst Biol 48:715-34. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Nuclear DNA phylogeny of the squirrels (Mammalia: Rodentia) and the evolution of arboreality from c-myc and RAG1
    Scott J Steppan
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1100, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:703-19. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny and divergence-date estimates of rapid radiations in muroid rodents based on multiple nuclear genes
    Scott Steppan
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1100, USA
    Syst Biol 53:533-53. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Multigene phylogeny of the Old World mice, Murinae, reveals distinct geographic lineages and the declining utility of mitochondrial genes compared to nuclear genes
    Scott J Steppan
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1100, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:370-88. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Ancient hybridization and mitochondrial capture between two species of chipmunks
    Jeffrey M Good
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Biosciences West, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:1313-27. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Pliocene colonization and adaptive radiations in Australia and New Guinea (Sahul): multilocus systematics of the old endemic rodents (Muroidea: Murinae)
    Kevin C Rowe
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:84-101. 2008

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Phylogenomic evidence for multiple losses of flight in ratite birds
    John Harshman
    Zoology Department, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 South Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13462-7. 2008
    ..Finally, this phylogeny demands fundamental reconsideration of proposals that relate ratite evolution to continental drift...
  2. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the marmots (Rodentia: Sciuridae): tests of evolutionary and biogeographic hypotheses
    S J Steppan
    Laboratory of Molecular Systematics, Smithsonian Institution, 4210 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland 20746, USA
    Syst Biol 48:715-34. 1999
    ..The cyt b data do not provide unambiguous resolution of several basal nodes in the Palearctic radiation, leaving some aspects of pelage and karyotypic evolution equivocal...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nuclear DNA phylogeny of the squirrels (Mammalia: Rodentia) and the evolution of arboreality from c-myc and RAG1
    Scott J Steppan
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1100, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:703-19. 2004
    ..We present a revised classification of squirrels. Our results demonstrate the phylogenetic utility of relatively slowly evolving nuclear exonic data even for relatively recent clades...
  4. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny and divergence-date estimates of rapid radiations in muroid rodents based on multiple nuclear genes
    Scott Steppan
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1100, USA
    Syst Biol 53:533-53. 2004
    ..The among-gene variance in support is greatest for the shortest branches. We present a revised classification for this largest but most unsettled mammalian superfamily...
  5. ncbi request reprint Multigene phylogeny of the Old World mice, Murinae, reveals distinct geographic lineages and the declining utility of mitochondrial genes compared to nuclear genes
    Scott J Steppan
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1100, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:370-88. 2005
    ..In contrast, the bootstrap proportions from mitochondrial data decline rapidly with increasing depth in the tree, together suggesting that nuclear genes may be more useful even for relatively recent divergences (< 10MYA)...
  6. doi request reprint Ancient hybridization and mitochondrial capture between two species of chipmunks
    Jeffrey M Good
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Biosciences West, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:1313-27. 2008
    ..Our findings challenge long-standing assumptions on patterns of reproductive isolation in chipmunks and suggest that there may be other examples of hybridization among the 23 species of Tamias that occur in western North America...
  7. doi request reprint Pliocene colonization and adaptive radiations in Australia and New Guinea (Sahul): multilocus systematics of the old endemic rodents (Muroidea: Murinae)
    Kevin C Rowe
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:84-101. 2008
    ..Conflict among gene phylogenies was weak, and support for the consensus topology increased with more (even conflicting) data...