Christina M Laukaitis

Summary

Affiliation: St. Vincent Hospitals and Health Services
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Diverse spatial, temporal, and sexual expression of recently duplicated androgen-binding protein genes in Mus musculus
    Christina M Laukaitis
    Department of Biological Sciences, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 5:40. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The mouse salivary androgen-binding protein (ABP) gene cluster on chromosomes 7: characterization and evolutionary relationships
    Christina M Laukaitis
    Department of Biological Sciences, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208, USA
    Mamm Genome 14:679-91. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Characterization of two forms of mouse salivary androgen-binding protein (ABP): implications for evolutionary relationships and ligand-binding function
    Robert C Karn
    Department of Biological Sciences, Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208, USA
    Biochemistry 42:7162-70. 2003
  4. pmc Comparative evolutionary genomics of androgen-binding protein genes
    Richard D Emes
    MRC Functional Genetics Unit, Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QX, United Kingdom
    Genome Res 14:1516-29. 2004
  5. pmc Rapid bursts of androgen-binding protein (Abp) gene duplication occurred independently in diverse mammals
    Christina M Laukaitis
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA and Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson CancerResearch Center, Seattle, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:46. 2008

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Diverse spatial, temporal, and sexual expression of recently duplicated androgen-binding protein genes in Mus musculus
    Christina M Laukaitis
    Department of Biological Sciences, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 5:40. 2005
    ..This makes ABP an appropriate model system with which to investigate how recent adaptive evolution of paralogous genes results in functional innovation (neofunctionalization)...
  2. ncbi request reprint The mouse salivary androgen-binding protein (ABP) gene cluster on chromosomes 7: characterization and evolutionary relationships
    Christina M Laukaitis
    Department of Biological Sciences, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208, USA
    Mamm Genome 14:679-91. 2003
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  3. ncbi request reprint Characterization of two forms of mouse salivary androgen-binding protein (ABP): implications for evolutionary relationships and ligand-binding function
    Robert C Karn
    Department of Biological Sciences, Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208, USA
    Biochemistry 42:7162-70. 2003
    ..Hofstetter, J., Bonhomme, F., and Karn, R. (1997) J. Hered. 88, 93-97; Karn, R., and Clements, M. (1999) Biochem. Genet. 37, 187-199]...
  4. pmc Comparative evolutionary genomics of androgen-binding protein genes
    Richard D Emes
    MRC Functional Genetics Unit, Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QX, United Kingdom
    Genome Res 14:1516-29. 2004
    ..We propose a role for ABPalpha/beta/gamma proteins as pheromones, or in modulating odorant detection. This would account for the extraordinary adaptive evolution of these genes, and surrounding genomic regions, in murid rodents...
  5. pmc Rapid bursts of androgen-binding protein (Abp) gene duplication occurred independently in diverse mammals
    Christina M Laukaitis
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA and Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson CancerResearch Center, Seattle, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:46. 2008
    ..Questions arise from imperfections in the initial mouse genome assembly and a dearth of information about the gene family structure in other rodents and mammals...