K M Kjer

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aligned 18S and insect phylogeny
    Karl M Kjer
    Department of Ecology Evolution and Natural Resources, 14 College Farm Road, Cook College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Syst Biol 53:506-14. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Why weight?
    Karl M Kjer
    Rutgers, Cook College, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:999-1004. 2007
  3. pmc Potential pitfalls of modelling ribosomal RNA data in phylogenetic tree reconstruction: evidence from case studies in the Metazoa
    Harald O Letsch
    Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Zentrum für molekulare Biodiversitätsforschung, Adenauerallee, Bonn, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 11:146. 2011
  4. pmc Site specific rates of mitochondrial genomes and the phylogeny of eutheria
    Karl M Kjer
    Rutgers University, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, Blake Hall, 93 Lipman Drive, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 8524, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 7:8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Opinions on multiple sequence alignment, and an empirical comparison of repeatability and accuracy between POY and structural alignment
    Karl M Kjer
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Syst Biol 56:133-46. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of Trichoptera (caddisflies): characterization of signal and noise within multiple datasets
    K M Kjer
    Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, Cook College, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Syst Biol 50:781-816. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny and host-plant association in the leaf beetle genus Trirhabda LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
    Zuzana Swigonova
    Department of Entomology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:358-74. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of the photosynthetic euglenophytes inferred from the nuclear SSU and partial LSU rDNA
    Stacy Brosnan
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Nelson Hall, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:1175-86. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Ancient rapid radiations of insects: challenges for phylogenetic analysis
    James B Whitfield
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61821, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 53:449-72. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Convergent evolution of cucurbitacin feeding in spatially isolated rootworm taxa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae; Galerucinae, Luperini)
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology and Applied Ecology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19717 1303, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 29:161-75. 2003

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Aligned 18S and insect phylogeny
    Karl M Kjer
    Department of Ecology Evolution and Natural Resources, 14 College Farm Road, Cook College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Syst Biol 53:506-14. 2004
    ..g., there is virtually no support for relationships among orthopteroid orders. A website is made available that provides aligned 18S data in formats that include structural symbols and Nexus formats...
  2. ncbi request reprint Why weight?
    Karl M Kjer
    Rutgers, Cook College, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:999-1004. 2007
    ..Others might be encouraged by these results to try weighting as a form of data exploration...
  3. pmc Potential pitfalls of modelling ribosomal RNA data in phylogenetic tree reconstruction: evidence from case studies in the Metazoa
    Harald O Letsch
    Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Zentrum für molekulare Biodiversitätsforschung, Adenauerallee, Bonn, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 11:146. 2011
    ..Here, we explore the potentials of RNA substitution models and the interactions of specific model setups with the inherent pattern of covariation in rRNA stems and substitution rate variation among loop regions...
  4. pmc Site specific rates of mitochondrial genomes and the phylogeny of eutheria
    Karl M Kjer
    Rutgers University, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, Blake Hall, 93 Lipman Drive, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 8524, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 7:8. 2007
    ..This approach is based on a site-specific rate model that accommodates excessive homoplasy and that utilizes secondary structure as a reference for proper alignment of rRNAs and tRNAs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Opinions on multiple sequence alignment, and an empirical comparison of repeatability and accuracy between POY and structural alignment
    Karl M Kjer
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Syst Biol 56:133-46. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of Trichoptera (caddisflies): characterization of signal and noise within multiple datasets
    K M Kjer
    Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, Cook College, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Syst Biol 50:781-816. 2001
    ..Monophyly of Annulipalpia and Integripalpia was confirmed, but the relationships among spicipalpians remain equivocal...
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny and host-plant association in the leaf beetle genus Trirhabda LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
    Zuzana Swigonova
    Department of Entomology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:358-74. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of the photosynthetic euglenophytes inferred from the nuclear SSU and partial LSU rDNA
    Stacy Brosnan
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Nelson Hall, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:1175-86. 2003
    ..A secondary structural model for the D2 region of the LSU rDNA was proposed on the basis of compensatory base changes found in the alignment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ancient rapid radiations of insects: challenges for phylogenetic analysis
    James B Whitfield
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61821, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 53:449-72. 2008
    ..At least some historical patterns of divergence may, however, continue to defy our attempts to completely reconstruct them with confidence, at least using current strategies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Convergent evolution of cucurbitacin feeding in spatially isolated rootworm taxa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae; Galerucinae, Luperini)
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology and Applied Ecology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19717 1303, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 29:161-75. 2003
    ..These data unambiguously support the convergent evolution of cucurbitacin feeding in rootworms and are inconsistent with the ancestral host hypothesis...
  11. ncbi request reprint 18S ribosomal RNA and tetrapod phylogeny
    Xuhua Xia
    Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis, P O Box 450, Station A, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Syst Biol 52:283-95. 2003
    ....