Jeffrey L Boore

Summary

Affiliation: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the Sipunculid Phascolopsis gouldii supports its association with Annelida rather than Mollusca
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Department of Biology, University of Michigan DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Walnut Creek, California 94598, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 19:127-37. 2002
  2. pmc Complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Urechis caupo, a representative of the phylum Echiura
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Evolutionary Genomics Department, DOE Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA, USA
    BMC Genomics 5:67. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Complete sequences of the highly rearranged molluscan mitochondrial genomes of the Scaphopod Graptacme eborea and the bivalve Mytilus edulis
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Department of Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1492-503. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Sequencing and comparing whole mitochondrial genomes of animals
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Evolutionary Genomics Department, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence, Berkeley National Lab, Walnut Creek, California 94598, USA
    Methods Enzymol 395:311-48. 2005
  5. pmc Phylogenetic position of the Pentastomida and (pan)crustacean relationships
    Dennis V Lavrov
    Department of Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:537-44. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The complete mitochondrial genome of a gecko and the phylogenetic position of the Middle Eastern Teratoscincus keyserlingii
    J Robert Macey
    Department of Evolutionary Genomics, DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 36:188-93. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the spider Habronattus oregonensis reveals rearranged and extremely truncated tRNAs
    Susan E Masta
    Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Department of Evolutionary Genomics, Walnut Creek, California, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 21:893-902. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Parallel evolution of truncated transfer RNA genes in arachnid mitochondrial genomes
    Susan E Masta
    Department of Biology, Portland State University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 25:949-59. 2008
  9. 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
  10. pmc A phylogenomic gene cluster resource: the Phylogenetically Inferred Groups (PhIGs) database
    Paramvir S Dehal
    Evolutionary Genomics Department, DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence, Berkeley National Laboratory, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 7:201. 2006

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Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the Sipunculid Phascolopsis gouldii supports its association with Annelida rather than Mollusca
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Department of Biology, University of Michigan DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Walnut Creek, California 94598, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 19:127-37. 2002
    ..This requires reinterpretation of the homology of several embryological features and of patterns of animal body plan evolution...
  2. pmc Complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Urechis caupo, a representative of the phylum Echiura
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Evolutionary Genomics Department, DOE Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA, USA
    BMC Genomics 5:67. 2004
    ..This is the first description of a complete mitochondrial genome sequence of a representative of the phylum Echiura, that of the fat innkeeper worm, Urechis caupo...
  3. ncbi request reprint Complete sequences of the highly rearranged molluscan mitochondrial genomes of the Scaphopod Graptacme eborea and the bivalve Mytilus edulis
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Department of Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1492-503. 2004
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  4. ncbi request reprint Sequencing and comparing whole mitochondrial genomes of animals
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Evolutionary Genomics Department, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence, Berkeley National Lab, Walnut Creek, California 94598, USA
    Methods Enzymol 395:311-48. 2005
    ..On several topics, we offer general observations based on our experiences with determining and comparing complete mitochondrial DNA sequences...
  5. pmc Phylogenetic position of the Pentastomida and (pan)crustacean relationships
    Dennis V Lavrov
    Department of Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:537-44. 2004
    ..In addition, gene arrangement comparisons strongly support an unforeseen assemblage of pentastomids with maxillopod and cephalocarid crustaceans, to the exclusion of remipedes, branchiopods, malacostracans and hexapods...
  6. ncbi request reprint The complete mitochondrial genome of a gecko and the phylogenetic position of the Middle Eastern Teratoscincus keyserlingii
    J Robert Macey
    Department of Evolutionary Genomics, DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 36:188-93. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the spider Habronattus oregonensis reveals rearranged and extremely truncated tRNAs
    Susan E Masta
    Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Department of Evolutionary Genomics, Walnut Creek, California, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 21:893-902. 2004
    ..Such mechanisms may have allowed for the minimization of the spider mitochondrial genome...
  8. doi request reprint Parallel evolution of truncated transfer RNA genes in arachnid mitochondrial genomes
    Susan E Masta
    Department of Biology, Portland State University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 25:949-59. 2008
    ..Together, our data demonstrate variability in structural evolution among different tRNAs as well as evidence for parallel evolution of the loss of sequence coding for tRNA arms within an ancient and diverse group of animals...
  9. 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
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  10. pmc A phylogenomic gene cluster resource: the Phylogenetically Inferred Groups (PhIGs) database
    Paramvir S Dehal
    Evolutionary Genomics Department, DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence, Berkeley National Laboratory, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    BMC Bioinformatics 7:201. 2006
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  11. pmc The mitochondrial genome of Paraspadella gotoi is highly reduced and reveals that chaetognaths are a sister group to protostomes
    Kevin G Helfenbein
    Department of Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:10639-43. 2004
    ..From this analysis, one can more clearly interpret the patterns of evolution of various developmental features, especially regarding the embryological fate of the blastopore...
  12. pmc The complete sequence of the mitochondrial genome of Nautilus macromphalus (Mollusca: Cephalopoda)
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Evolutionary Genomics Program, DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    BMC Genomics 7:182. 2006
    ..Although complete mitochondrial genome sequences have been reported for more than 600 animals, the taxonomic sampling is highly biased toward vertebrates and arthropods, leaving much of the diversity yet uncharacterized...
  13. pmc Naked corals: skeleton loss in Scleractinia
    Monica Medina
    Department of Evolutionary Genomics, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:9096-100. 2006
    ..Corallimorpharians escaped extinction from aragonite skeletal dissolution, but some modern stony corals may not have such fortunate fates under the pressure of increased anthropogenic CO(2) in the ocean...
  14. doi request reprint Crawling through time: Transition of snails to slugs dating back to the Paleozoic, based on mitochondrial phylogenomics
    Monica Medina
    Evolutionary Genomics, DOE Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Mar Genomics 4:51-9. 2011
    ..Finally we use molecular clock dating that suggests an earlier opisthobranch divergence than previously reported. The implications of this evolutionary scenario are discussed...
  15. pmc Group II introns break new boundaries: presence in a bilaterian's genome
    Yvonne Vallès
    Department of Energy DOE, Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Walnut Creek, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1488. 2008
    ..Our findings hold implications for understanding mechanisms, constraints, and selective pressures that account for patterns of animal mitochondrial genome evolution...
  16. pmc Genomic analysis of a sexually-selected character: EST sequencing and microarray analysis of eye-antennal imaginal discs in the stalk-eyed fly Teleopsis dalmanni (Diopsidae)
    Richard H Baker
    Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:361. 2009
    ..We used this set of genes to construct microarray slides and compare patterns of gene expression between lines of flies with divergent eyespan...
  17. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among amphisbaenian reptiles based on complete mitochondrial genomic sequences
    J Robert Macey
    Department of Evolutionary Genomics, DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 33:22-31. 2004
    ..Relative to most vertebrates, the Rhineuridae has the block nad6, trnE switched in order with the block cob, trnT, trnP, as they are in birds...
  18. doi request reprint Arachnid relationships based on mitochondrial genomes: asymmetric nucleotide and amino acid bias affects phylogenetic analyses
    Susan E Masta
    Department of Biology, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 50:117-28. 2009
    ..Further refinement of amino acid recoding methods may help us better delineate interordinal relationships among these diverse organisms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Requirements and standards for organelle genome databases
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Department of Energy DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, California 94598, USA
    OMICS 10:119-26. 2006
    ..Further, the descriptors necessary to make full use of these data are generally lacking. Here, I outline what is currently wrong and what must be done to make this data useful to the scientific community...
  20. ncbi request reprint Identifying the basal angiosperm node in chloroplast genome phylogenies: sampling one's way out of the Felsenstein zone
    Jim Leebens-Mack
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, and The Huck Institutes of Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1948-63. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of Phoronis architecta--comparisons demonstrate that phoronids are lophotrochozoan protostomes
    Kevin G Helfenbein
    Department of Biology, University of Michigan, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 21:153-7. 2004
    ..e., the Lophotrochozoa-and solidly refutes the alternative of their being deuterostomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Complete mtDNA sequences of two millipedes suggest a new model for mitochondrial gene rearrangements: duplication and nonrandom loss
    Dennis V Lavrov
    Department of Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 19:163-9. 2002
    ..The proposed mechanism has important implications for phylogenetic inferences that are drawn on the basis of gene arrangement comparisons...
  23. pmc Two rounds of whole genome duplication in the ancestral vertebrate
    Paramvir Dehal
    Evolutionary Genomics Department, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Walnut Creek, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 3:e314. 2005
    ..Our results highlight the potential for these large-scale genomic events to have driven the evolutionary success of the vertebrate lineage...
  24. ncbi request reprint The use of genome-level characters for phylogenetic reconstruction
    Jeffrey L Boore
    DOE Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:439-46. 2006
    ..Here, I discuss the advancements, advantages, methods, and problems of the use of genome-level characters for reconstructing evolutionary relationships...
  25. ncbi request reprint The first complete chloroplast genome sequence of a lycophyte, Huperzia lucidula (Lycopodiaceae)
    Paul G Wolf
    Department of Biology, Utah State University, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 5305, USA
    Gene 350:117-28. 2005
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  26. doi request reprint Horizontal transfer of entire genomes via mitochondrial fusion in the angiosperm Amborella
    Danny W Rice
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Science 342:1468-73. 2013
    ..Amborella's epiphyte load, propensity to produce suckers from wounds, and low rate of mitochondrial DNA loss probably all contribute to the high level of foreign DNA in its mitochondrial genome. ..
  27. pmc Divergence in cis-regulatory sequences surrounding the opsin gene arrays of African cichlid fishes
    Kelly E O'Quin
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:120. 2011
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  28. ncbi request reprint Molecular mechanisms of extensive mitochondrial gene rearrangement in plethodontid salamanders
    Rachel Lockridge Mueller
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 22:2104-12. 2005
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  29. pmc Evolutionary conservation of regulatory elements in vertebrate Hox gene clusters
    Simona Santini
    Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Genome Res 13:1111-22. 2003
    ..This suggests that the conserved elements are involved in different gene regulatory networks and supports the duplication-deletion-complementation model of functional divergence of duplicated genes...
  30. pmc Molecular evolution and recombination in gender-associated mitochondrial DNAs of the Manila clam Tapes philippinarum
    Marco Passamonti
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
    Genetics 164:603-11. 2003
    ..Moreover, our data suggest that recombinants, although occurring in soma, may seldom be transmitted to progeny in T. philippinarum...
  31. ncbi request reprint The Physcomitrella genome reveals evolutionary insights into the conquest of land by plants
    Stefan A Rensing
    Plant Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Schaenzlestrasse 1, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Science 319:64-9. 2008
    ..The Physcomitrella genome provides a resource for phylogenetic inferences about gene function and for experimental analysis of plant processes through this plant's unique facility for reverse genetics...
  32. pmc Beyond linear sequence comparisons: the use of genome-level characters for phylogenetic reconstruction
    Jeffrey L Boore
    Genome Project Solutions, Hercules, CA 94547, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1445-51. 2008
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  33. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genome data support the basal position of Acoelomorpha and the polyphyly of the Platyhelminthes
    Inaki Ruiz-Trillo
    Departament de Genetica, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Diagonal, 645, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 33:321-32. 2004
    ..Therefore, the Platyhelminthes, as traditionally constituted, is a polyphyletic phylum...
  34. ncbi request reprint Automatic annotation of organellar genomes with DOGMA
    Stacia K Wyman
    Department of Computer Sciences, Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Bioinformatics 20:3252-5. 2004
    ..Annotations are stored on our password-protected server to enable repeated sessions of working on the same genome. Finished annotations can be extracted for direct submission to GenBank...
  35. pmc Genome size, cell size, and the evolution of enucleated erythrocytes in attenuate salamanders
    Rachel Lockridge Mueller
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Bldg, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Zoology (Jena) 111:218-30. 2008
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  36. doi request reprint Extensive rearrangements in the chloroplast genome of Trachelium caeruleum are associated with repeats and tRNA genes
    Rosemarie C Haberle
    Section of Integrative Biology and Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Mol Evol 66:350-61. 2008
    ..Genes for tRNAs occur at many but not all inversion endpoints, so some combination of repeats and tRNA genes may have mediated these rearrangements...
  37. ncbi request reprint Multiple origins and rapid evolution of duplicated mitochondrial genes in parthenogenetic geckos (Heteronotia binoei; Squamata, Gekkonidae)
    Matthew K Fujita
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 24:2775-86. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate that, despite their long-term stasis in gene content and arrangement in some lineages, vertebrate mitochondrial genomes can be evolutionary dynamic even at short timescales...
  38. pmc Comparative phylogenomic analyses of teleost fish Hox gene clusters: lessons from the cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni
    Simone Hoegg
    Lehrstuhl für Evolutionsbiologie und Zoologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Genomics 8:317. 2007
    ..Since this diversity could be based on regulatory changes, we chose to study the coding as well as putative regulatory regions of their Hox clusters within a comparative genomic framework...
  39. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic and evolutionary implications of complete chloroplast genome sequences of four early-diverging angiosperms: Buxus (Buxaceae), Chloranthus (Chloranthaceae), Dioscorea (Dioscoreaceae), and Illicium (Schisandraceae)
    Debra R Hansen
    Section of Integrative Biology and Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biological Laboratories 404, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 45:547-63. 2007
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  40. ncbi request reprint Methods for obtaining and analyzing whole chloroplast genome sequences
    Robert K Jansen
    Section of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Austin, Texas 78712 0253, USA
    Methods Enzymol 395:348-84. 2005
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  41. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the entomophagous endoparasite Xenos vesparum (Insecta: Strepsiptera)
    Antonio Carapelli
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Italy
    Gene 376:248-59. 2006
    ..The hypothetical secondary structure of the LSU rRNA has also been reconstructed, obtaining a structural model similar to that of other insects...
  42. ncbi request reprint Using partial genomic fosmid libraries for sequencing complete organellar genomes
    Joel R McNeal
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Biotechniques 41:69-73. 2006
    ..This technique makes it possible to determine complete plastid genome sequences for organisms that defy other available organellar genome sequencing methods, especially those for which limited amounts of tissue are available...
  43. pmc Morphological homoplasy, life history evolution, and historical biogeography of plethodontid salamanders inferred from complete mitochondrial genomes
    Rachel Lockridge Mueller
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:13820-5. 2004
    ..In addition, they suggest surprising evolutionary lability in traits previously interpreted to be conservative...
  44. ncbi request reprint The complete chloroplast genome sequence of Pelargonium x hortorum: organization and evolution of the largest and most highly rearranged chloroplast genome of land plants
    Timothy W Chumley
    The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2175-90. 2006
    ..We propose simple models that account for the major rearrangements with a minimum of 8 IR boundary changes and 12 inversions in addition to several insertions of duplicated sequence...
  45. ncbi request reprint Phytophthora genome sequences uncover evolutionary origins and mechanisms of pathogenesis
    Brett M Tyler
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Science 313:1261-6. 2006
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  46. ncbi request reprint Extensive variation in nuclear mitochondrial DNA content between the genomes of Phytophthora sojae and Phytophthora ramorum
    Konstantinos Krampis
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0477, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19:1329-36. 2006
    ..No clear examples were found of NUMTs forming functional nuclear genes or of NUMTs inserted into exons or introns of any nuclear gene...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hexapod origins: monophyletic or paraphyletic?
    Francesco Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Science 299:1887-9. 2003
    ..Therefore, the taxon Hexapoda, as commonly defined to include all six-legged arthropods, is not monophyletic...
  48. pmc Comparative chloroplast genomics: analyses including new sequences from the angiosperms Nuphar advena and Ranunculus macranthus
    Linda A Raubeson
    Biological Sciences, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926 7537, USA
    BMC Genomics 8:174. 2007
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  49. pmc The complete plastid genome sequence of Welwitschia mirabilis: an unusually compact plastome with accelerated divergence rates
    Skip R McCoy
    Biological Sciences, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926 7537, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:130. 2008
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  50. pmc Analysis of 81 genes from 64 plastid genomes resolves relationships in angiosperms and identifies genome-scale evolutionary patterns
    Robert K Jansen
    Section of Integrative Biology and Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19369-74. 2007
    ..Moreover, a lineage-specific correlation was detected between rates of nucleotide substitutions, indels, and genomic rearrangements...
  51. pmc Complete plastid genome sequences suggest strong selection for retention of photosynthetic genes in the parasitic plant genus Cuscuta
    Joel R McNeal
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 7:57. 2007
    ..We sequenced plastid genomes of two species in the parasitic genus Cuscuta along with a non-parasitic relative, Ipomoea purpurea, to investigate changes in the plastid genome that may result from transition to the parasitic lifestyle...
  52. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genome sequences and comparative genomics of Phytophthora ramorum and P. sojae
    Frank N Martin
    U S Department of Agriculture ARS, Salinas, CA 93905, USA
    Curr Genet 51:285-96. 2007
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  53. pmc Complete plastid genome sequences of Drimys, Liriodendron, and Piper: implications for the phylogenetic relationships of magnoliids
    Zhengqiu Cai
    Section of Integrative Biology and Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, Patterson Laboratories 141, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:77. 2006
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  54. pmc Systematics and plastid genome evolution of the cryptically photosynthetic parasitic plant genus Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae)
    Joel R McNeal
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    BMC Biol 5:55. 2007
    ..A strong phylogenetic framework for this large genus is essential to understand the interesting ecological, morphological and molecular phenomena that occur within these parasites in an evolutionary context...