David C Blackburn

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc DNA damage in preserved specimens and tissue samples: a molecular assessment
    Juergen Zimmermann
    New England Biolabs Inc, 240 County Rd, Ipswich, MA, 01938, USA
    Front Zool 5:18. 2008
  2. pmc Concealed weapons: erectile claws in African frogs
    David C Blackburn
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Biol Lett 4:355-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Biogeography and evolution of body size and life history of African frogs: phylogeny of squeakers (Arthroleptis) and long-fingered frogs (Cardioglossa) estimated from mitochondrial data
    David C Blackburn
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:806-26. 2008

Collaborators

  • Juergen Zimmermann
  • Elizabeth Cantin
  • Thomas C Evans
  • Janos Posfai
  • Mehrdad Hajibabaei
  • James Hanken

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc DNA damage in preserved specimens and tissue samples: a molecular assessment
    Juergen Zimmermann
    New England Biolabs Inc, 240 County Rd, Ipswich, MA, 01938, USA
    Front Zool 5:18. 2008
    ..We characterize the fragmentation state of the DNA and aim to identify abundant nucleoside lesions. Finally, simple models are introduced to describe the DNA fragmentation based on nicks and double-strand breaks...
  2. pmc Concealed weapons: erectile claws in African frogs
    David C Blackburn
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Biol Lett 4:355-7. 2008
    ..While superficially resembling the shape of claws in other tetrapods, these are the only vertebrate claws known to pierce their way to functionality...
  3. doi request reprint Biogeography and evolution of body size and life history of African frogs: phylogeny of squeakers (Arthroleptis) and long-fingered frogs (Cardioglossa) estimated from mitochondrial data
    David C Blackburn
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:806-26. 2008
    ..Direct development and miniaturization appear at the base of Arthroleptis phylogeny concomitant with a range expansion from Central Africa to throughout most of sub-Saharan Africa...