R A Zufall

Summary

Affiliation: Smith College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The genetic basis of a flower color polymorphism in the common morning glory (Ipomoea purpurea)
    R A Zufall
    Biology Department, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Hered 94:442-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic changes associated with floral adaptation restrict future evolutionary potential
    Rebecca A Zufall
    Department of Biology, Box 90338, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Nature 428:847-50. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of developmentally regulated genome rearrangements in eukaryotes
    Rebecca A Zufall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 304:448-55. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathway length and evolutionary constraint in amino acid biosynthesis
    Matthew T Rutter
    Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    J Mol Evol 58:218-24. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Genome architecture drives protein evolution in ciliates
    Rebecca A Zufall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1681-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation in macronuclear genome content of three ciliates with extensive chromosomal fragmentation: a preliminary analysis
    Casey L McGrath
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:242-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Micronuclear and macronuclear forms of beta-tubulin genes in the ciliate Chilodonella uncinata reveal insights into genome processing and protein evolution
    Rebecca A Zufall
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:275-82. 2007

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint The genetic basis of a flower color polymorphism in the common morning glory (Ipomoea purpurea)
    R A Zufall
    Biology Department, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Hered 94:442-8. 2003
    ..In addition, we describe a polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based assay that can be used to determine the genotype of a plant at this locus...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic changes associated with floral adaptation restrict future evolutionary potential
    Rebecca A Zufall
    Department of Biology, Box 90338, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Nature 428:847-50. 2004
    ..Here we describe what appear to be the initial stages of such degeneration in the anthyocyanin pigment pathway associated with an adaptive change from blue to red flowers in the morning glory Ipomoea quamoclit...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of developmentally regulated genome rearrangements in eukaryotes
    Rebecca A Zufall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 304:448-55. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathway length and evolutionary constraint in amino acid biosynthesis
    Matthew T Rutter
    Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    J Mol Evol 58:218-24. 2004
    ..We demonstrate that longer pathways exhibit lower rates of change in pathway structure than shorter pathways. This finding suggests that increasing complexity may increase constraint on evolutionary change...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genome architecture drives protein evolution in ciliates
    Rebecca A Zufall
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1681-7. 2006
    ..Further, we predict that examination of diverse eukaryotes will reveal additional evidence of the impact of genome architecture on molecular evolution...
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation in macronuclear genome content of three ciliates with extensive chromosomal fragmentation: a preliminary analysis
    Casey L McGrath
    Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:242-6. 2007
    ..uncinata. In addition, we provide evidence of lateral transfer of a bacterial endo-beta-mannanase gene onto a M. es chromosome and report the discovery of a 42-bp conserved sequence motif within N. ovalis untranslated regions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Micronuclear and macronuclear forms of beta-tubulin genes in the ciliate Chilodonella uncinata reveal insights into genome processing and protein evolution
    Rebecca A Zufall
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77204, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:275-82. 2007
    ..We discuss the implications of our findings for genome processing and protein evolution in ciliates...