Alfred L Roca

Summary

Affiliation: National Cancer Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Initial sequence and comparative analysis of the cat genome
    Joan U Pontius
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, SAIC Frederick, Inc, NCI Frederick, Frederick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Genome Res 17:1675-89. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The mastodon mitochondrial genome: a mammoth accomplishment
    Alfred L Roca
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Trends Genet 24:49-52. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Genomic inferences from Afrotheria and the evolution of elephants
    Alfred L Roca
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Basic Research Program, SAIC Frederick and National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 15:652-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Mesozoic origin for West Indian insectivores
    Alfred L Roca
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Basic Research Program, SAIC Frederick, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Nature 429:649-51. 2004
  5. pmc Insertional polymorphisms of endogenous feline leukemia viruses
    Alfred L Roca
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Basic Research Program, SAIC Frederick, Maryland, USA
    J Virol 79:3979-86. 2005
  6. pmc Genetic characterization of feline leukemia virus from Florida panthers
    Meredith A Brown
    National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:252-9. 2008
  7. pmc Genomically intact endogenous feline leukemia viruses of recent origin
    Alfred L Roca
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Basic Research Program, SAIC Frederick, Maryland 21702, USA
    J Virol 78:4370-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The Near Eastern origin of cat domestication
    Carlos A Driscoll
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    Science 317:519-23. 2007
  9. pmc Pathological manifestations of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection in wild African lions
    Melody E Roelke
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, SAIC Frederick, Inc, NCI Frederick, Frederick, MD, USA
    Virology 390:1-12. 2009
  10. pmc Mitochondrial phylogeography illuminates the origin of the extinct caspian tiger and its relationship to the amur tiger
    Carlos A Driscoll
    Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Tubney, Oxon, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e4125. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Initial sequence and comparative analysis of the cat genome
    Joan U Pontius
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, SAIC Frederick, Inc, NCI Frederick, Frederick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Genome Res 17:1675-89. 2007
    ..9-fold) coverage mammal genome sequence...
  2. doi request reprint The mastodon mitochondrial genome: a mammoth accomplishment
    Alfred L Roca
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Trends Genet 24:49-52. 2008
    ..However, it also suggests that a complex evolutionary picture could ultimately emerge and points to similarities between the early evolution of the Elephantidae and that of the gorilla-human-chimpanzee clade...
  3. ncbi request reprint Genomic inferences from Afrotheria and the evolution of elephants
    Alfred L Roca
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Basic Research Program, SAIC Frederick and National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 15:652-9. 2005
    ..The elephant genome sequence might prove useful for comparative genomic studies of these advanced traits, which have appeared independently in only three mammalian orders: primates, cetaceans and proboscideans...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mesozoic origin for West Indian insectivores
    Alfred L Roca
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Basic Research Program, SAIC Frederick, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Nature 429:649-51. 2004
    ..Efforts to prevent extinction of the two surviving solenodon species would conserve an entire lineage as old or older than many mammalian orders...
  5. pmc Insertional polymorphisms of endogenous feline leukemia viruses
    Alfred L Roca
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Basic Research Program, SAIC Frederick, Maryland, USA
    J Virol 79:3979-86. 2005
    ..Since endogenous FeLVs may affect the infectiousness or pathogenicity of exogenous FeLVs, genomic variation in enFeLVs represents a candidate for genetic influences on FeLV leukemogenesis in cats...
  6. pmc Genetic characterization of feline leukemia virus from Florida panthers
    Meredith A Brown
    National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:252-9. 2008
    ..These unique features may also account for the severity of the outbreak after cross-species transmission to the panther...
  7. pmc Genomically intact endogenous feline leukemia viruses of recent origin
    Alfred L Roca
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Basic Research Program, SAIC Frederick, Maryland 21702, USA
    J Virol 78:4370-5. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The Near Eastern origin of cat domestication
    Carlos A Driscoll
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD 21702, USA
    Science 317:519-23. 2007
    ..Domestic cats derive from at least five founders from across this region, whose descendants were transported across the world by human assistance...
  9. pmc Pathological manifestations of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection in wild African lions
    Melody E Roelke
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, SAIC Frederick, Inc, NCI Frederick, Frederick, MD, USA
    Virology 390:1-12. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Mitochondrial phylogeography illuminates the origin of the extinct caspian tiger and its relationship to the amur tiger
    Carlos A Driscoll
    Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Tubney, Oxon, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e4125. 2009
    ..Also, due to their evolutionary propinquity, living Amur tigers offer an appropriate genetic source should reintroductions to the former range of the Caspian tiger be implemented...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cytonuclear genomic dissociation in African elephant species
    Alfred L Roca
    Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Basic Research Program, SAIC Frederick, Frederick, Maryland 21702, USA
    Nat Genet 37:96-100. 2005
    ..The persistence of residual forest elephant mitochondria in savanna elephant herds renders evolutionary interpretations based on mitochondrial DNA alone misleading and preserves a genomic record of ancient habitat changes...
  12. ncbi request reprint A nuclear DNA phylogeny of the woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
    Cristian Capelli
    Istituto di Medicina Legale, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:620-7. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Patterns of molecular genetic variation among African elephant populations
    Kenine E Comstock
    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Avenue N, D4 100, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Mol Ecol 11:2489-98. 2002
    ..The savannah elephants show significantly lower genetic diversity than forest elephants, probably reflecting a founder effect in the recent history of the savannah species...