Chih Horng Kuo

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Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Inferring clocks when lacking rocks: the variable rates of molecular evolution in bacteria
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Biol Direct 4:35. 2009
  2. pmc The Apicomplexan whole-genome phylogeny: an analysis of incongruence among gene trees
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2689-98. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic breaks in low-dispersal species: the emergence of concordance across gene trees
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genetica 124:179-86. 2005
  4. doi request reprint The fate of new bacterial genes
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 33:38-43. 2009
  5. pmc Consistent and contrasting properties of lineage-specific genes in the apicomplexan parasites Plasmodium and Theileria
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:108. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Does organismal pedigree impact the magnitude of topological congruence among gene trees for unlinked loci?
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genetica 132:219-25. 2008
  7. pmc The Alveolate Perkinsus marinus: biological insights from EST gene discovery
    Sandeep J Joseph
    Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:228. 2010
  8. pmc The consequences of genetic drift for bacterial genome complexity
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Genome Res 19:1450-4. 2009
  9. pmc Evolutionary relationships of wild hominids recapitulated by gut microbial communities
    Howard Ochman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 8:e1000546. 2010
  10. pmc The unavoidable costs and unexpected benefits of parasitism: population and metapopulation models of parasite-mediated competition
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Theor Biol 250:244-56. 2008

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Publications11

  1. pmc Inferring clocks when lacking rocks: the variable rates of molecular evolution in bacteria
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Biol Direct 4:35. 2009
    ..In this study, we examine the consistency of substitution rates among a set of conserved genes in diverse bacterial lineages, and address the questions regarding the validity of molecular dating...
  2. pmc The Apicomplexan whole-genome phylogeny: an analysis of incongruence among gene trees
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2689-98. 2008
    ..The importance of examining multiple, unlinked genes that possess a strong phylogenetic signal cannot be overstated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic breaks in low-dispersal species: the emergence of concordance across gene trees
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genetica 124:179-86. 2005
    ..Genealogical concordance across multiple loci thus becomes a deciding criterion by which to distinguish between stochastic and deterministic causation in accounting for phylogeographic discontinuities in continuously distributed species...
  4. doi request reprint The fate of new bacterial genes
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 33:38-43. 2009
    ..This review summarizes the methods for identifying new genes in bacterial genomes and examines the features that promote the retention and elimination of these evolutionary novelties...
  5. pmc Consistent and contrasting properties of lineage-specific genes in the apicomplexan parasites Plasmodium and Theileria
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:108. 2008
    ..In parasitic organisms, lineage-specific gene products are possible targets for vaccine development or therapeutics when these genes are absent from the host genome...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does organismal pedigree impact the magnitude of topological congruence among gene trees for unlinked loci?
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genetica 132:219-25. 2008
    ..Thus, with the possible exception of extremely small populations, multiple unlinked genes within a pedigree can indeed be assumed, for most practical purposes, to have independent genealogical histories...
  7. pmc The Alveolate Perkinsus marinus: biological insights from EST gene discovery
    Sandeep J Joseph
    Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:228. 2010
    ..g. parasitism) within the Alveolata. Despite intense parasite pressure, no disease-resistant oysters have been identified and no effective therapies have been developed to date...
  8. pmc The consequences of genetic drift for bacterial genome complexity
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Genome Res 19:1450-4. 2009
    ..This ratio, which reflects the action of purifying selection across the entire genome, shows a strong inverse relationship with genome size, indicating that drift promotes genome reduction in bacteria...
  9. pmc Evolutionary relationships of wild hominids recapitulated by gut microbial communities
    Howard Ochman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 8:e1000546. 2010
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  10. pmc The unavoidable costs and unexpected benefits of parasitism: population and metapopulation models of parasite-mediated competition
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Theor Biol 250:244-56. 2008
    ..Furthermore, this work highlights the possibility that the 'introduction of enemies' process may facilitate species invasion...
  11. pmc Deletional Bias across the Three Domains of Life
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
    Genome Biol Evol 2009:145-52. 2009
    ..Furthermore, deletional bias, rather than natural selection, is the primary mechanism by which the compact gene packing within most prokaryotic genomes is maintained...