Wenqi Ran

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Contributions of speed and accuracy to translational selection in bacteria
    Wenqi Ran
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e51652. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The influence of anticodon-codon interactions and modified bases on codon usage bias in bacteria
    Wenqi Ran
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2129-40. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Coevolution of codon usage and tRNA genes leads to alternative stable states of biased codon usage
    Paul G Higgs
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2279-91. 2008

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Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc Contributions of speed and accuracy to translational selection in bacteria
    Wenqi Ran
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e51652. 2012
    ..Hence we conclude that selection for translational speed is a dominant effect in driving codon usage bias in fast-growing bacteria, with selection for accuracy playing a small supplementary role...
  2. doi request reprint The influence of anticodon-codon interactions and modified bases on codon usage bias in bacteria
    Wenqi Ran
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2129-40. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint Coevolution of codon usage and tRNA genes leads to alternative stable states of biased codon usage
    Paul G Higgs
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2279-91. 2008
    ..We analyze a set of 80 complete bacterial genomes and show that the theory predicts many of the trends that are seen in these data...