- Genetic diversity in the Paramecium aurelia species complexFrancesco Catania
Department of Biology, Indiana University, USA
Mol Biol Evol 26:421-31. 2009..aurelia strains and their multilocus genetic profile, a controversial finding that has major consequences for both the current methods of species assignment and the species problem in the P. aurelia complex...
- Endogenous mechanisms for the origins of spliceosomal intronsFrancesco Catania
Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
J Hered 100:591-6. 2009..These two nonmutually exclusive hypotheses provide a powerful way to explain the establishment of spliceosomal introns in eukaryotes without invoking an exogenous source...
- Evolutionary dynamics of a conserved sequence motif in the ribosomal genes of the ciliate ParameciumFrancesco Catania
Department of Biology, Indiana University, 1001E 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
BMC Evol Biol 10:129. 2010..Moreover, the evolutionary dynamics of regulatory elements in 3' untranslated regions (both in protozoa and metazoa) remains a virtually unexplored issue...