J Leebens-Mack

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Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Power analysis of tests for loss of selective constraint in cave crayfish and nonphotosynthetic plant lineages
    Jim Leebens-Mack
    Department of Biology, Colgate University, New York, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 19:1292-302. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of genetic structure among populations of an oligophagous pollinating yucca moth (Tegeticula yuccasella)
    J Leebens-Mack
    Department of Biology, 612 Mueller Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Hered 95:127-35. 2004
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Large-scale identification of microRNAs from a basal eudicot (Eschscholzia californica) and conservation in flowering plants
    Abdelali Barakat
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, 403 Life Sciences Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant J 51:991-1003. 2007
  5. pmc Adaptive evolution of chloroplast genome structure inferred using a parametric bootstrap approach
    Liying Cui
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Huck Institutes of Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:13. 2006
  6. pmc ChloroplastDB: the Chloroplast Genome Database
    Liying Cui
    Department of Biology and Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 34:D692-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint To B or Not to B a flower: the role of DEFICIENS and GLOBOSA orthologs in the evolution of the angiosperms
    L M Zahn
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Hered 96:225-40. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Nuclear DNA-based markers for plant evolutionary biology
    A E Strand
    Department of Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces 88003, USA
    Mol Ecol 6:113-8. 1997
  9. pmc PlantTribes: a gene and gene family resource for comparative genomics in plants
    P Kerr Wall
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, and The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D970-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Expression pattern shifts following duplication indicative of subfunctionalization and neofunctionalization in regulatory genes of Arabidopsis
    Jill M Duarte
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, and Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 23:469-78. 2006

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Power analysis of tests for loss of selective constraint in cave crayfish and nonphotosynthetic plant lineages
    Jim Leebens-Mack
    Department of Biology, Colgate University, New York, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 19:1292-302. 2002
    ..This conclusion suggests that either these taxa are photosynthetic for at least a part of their life or rbcL may have an unknown function in these plants unrelated to photosynthesis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patterns of genetic structure among populations of an oligophagous pollinating yucca moth (Tegeticula yuccasella)
    J Leebens-Mack
    Department of Biology, 612 Mueller Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Hered 95:127-35. 2004
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that differentiation among T. yuccasella populations on alternative hosts is slight, but gene flow is influenced by both host association and geographic distance...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Large-scale identification of microRNAs from a basal eudicot (Eschscholzia californica) and conservation in flowering plants
    Abdelali Barakat
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, 403 Life Sciences Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant J 51:991-1003. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Adaptive evolution of chloroplast genome structure inferred using a parametric bootstrap approach
    Liying Cui
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Huck Institutes of Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 6:13. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc ChloroplastDB: the Chloroplast Genome Database
    Liying Cui
    Department of Biology and Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 34:D692-6. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint To B or Not to B a flower: the role of DEFICIENS and GLOBOSA orthologs in the evolution of the angiosperms
    L M Zahn
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Hered 96:225-40. 2005
    ..Our analyses demonstrate that although the primary role of the DEF/GLO subfamily appears to be in specifying the stamens and inner perianth, several examples of potential sub- and neofunctionalization are observed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nuclear DNA-based markers for plant evolutionary biology
    A E Strand
    Department of Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces 88003, USA
    Mol Ecol 6:113-8. 1997
    ..Wider application of this approach should be effective at greatly increasing the amount of genetic information available for a diversity of plant nuclear genomes...
  9. pmc PlantTribes: a gene and gene family resource for comparative genomics in plants
    P Kerr Wall
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, and The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D970-6. 2008
    ..All data and analyses are accessible through a flexible interface allowing users to explore the classification, to place query sequences within the classification, and to download results for further study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Expression pattern shifts following duplication indicative of subfunctionalization and neofunctionalization in regulatory genes of Arabidopsis
    Jill M Duarte
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, and Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 23:469-78. 2006
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  11. pmc Taking the first steps towards a standard for reporting on phylogenies: Minimum Information About a Phylogenetic Analysis (MIAPA)
    Jim Leebens-Mack
    Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, and Huck Institutes of Life Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    OMICS 10:231-7. 2006
    ..Key in the successful development and implementation of such a standard will be broad participation by developers of phylogenetic analysis software, phylogenetic database developers, practitioners of phylogenomics, and journal editors...
  12. ncbi request reprint The floral genome: an evolutionary history of gene duplication and shifting patterns of gene expression
    Douglas E Soltis
    Department of Botany and the Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 12:358-67. 2007
    ..g. Amborella) result from a gradient in the level of expression of floral organ identity genes across the developing floral meristem...
  13. pmc Insights into the Musa genome: syntenic relationships to rice and between Musa species
    Magali Lescot
    French Agricultural Research Center for International Development, UMR 1096, Avenue Agropolis, TA40 03, FR 34398, Montpellier, Cedex 5, France
    BMC Genomics 9:58. 2008
    ..Until now, however, no large-scale analyses of Musa genomic sequence have been conducted. This study compares genomic sequence in two Musa species with orthologous regions in the rice genome...
  14. pmc The Amborella genome: an evolutionary reference for plant biology
    Douglas E Soltis
    Department of Botany and the Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Genome Biol 9:402. 2008
    ..The nuclear genome sequence of Amborella trichopoda, the sister species to all other extant angiosperms, will be an exceptional resource for plant genomics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Highly heterogeneous rates of evolution in the SKP1 gene family in plants and animals: functional and evolutionary implications
    Hongzhi Kong
    Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Mol Biol Evol 21:117-28. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Patterns of gene duplication in the plant SKP1 gene family in angiosperms: evidence for multiple mechanisms of rapid gene birth
    Hongzhi Kong
    State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, China
    Plant J 50:873-85. 2007
    ..Our study represents a thorough investigation showing that retroposition can play an important role in the evolution of a plant gene family whose members do not encode mobile elements...