Ana Llopart

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The rapid evolution of X-linked male-biased gene expression and the large-X effect in Drosophila yakuba, D. santomea, and their hybrids
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Biology, University of Iowa, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 29:3873-86. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint An anomalous hybrid zone in Drosophila
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Iowa, 215 Biology Building BB, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Evolution 59:2602-7. 2005
  3. pmc Multilocus analysis of introgression between two sympatric sister species of Drosophila: Drosophila yakuba and D. santomea
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Genetics 171:197-210. 2005
  4. pmc Recurrent events of positive selection in independent Drosophila lineages at the spermatogenesis gene roughex
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Biology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Genetics 179:1009-20. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetics of a difference in pigmentation between Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila santomea
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, 1101 East 57 Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Evolution 56:2262-77. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic studies of two sister species in the Drosophila melanogaster subgroup, D. yakuba and D. santomea
    Jerry A Coyne
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Genet Res 84:11-26. 2004
  7. pmc Intron presence-absence polymorphism in Drosophila driven by positive Darwinian selection
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:8121-6. 2002
  8. doi request reprint A new test for selection applied to codon usage in Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Mol Evol 66:224-31. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Introgression in the Drosophila subobscura--D. Madeirensis sister species: evidence of gene flow in nuclear genes despite mitochondrial differentiation
    Danielle K Herrig
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 52242
    Evolution 68:705-19. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Sequential adaptive introgression of the mitochondrial genome in Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila santomea
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Biology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 52242, USA Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 52242, USA
    Mol Ecol 23:1124-36. 2014

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint The rapid evolution of X-linked male-biased gene expression and the large-X effect in Drosophila yakuba, D. santomea, and their hybrids
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Biology, University of Iowa, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 29:3873-86. 2012
    ..e., cis-trans conspecific recognition)...
  2. ncbi request reprint An anomalous hybrid zone in Drosophila
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Iowa, 215 Biology Building BB, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Evolution 59:2602-7. 2005
    ..Third, there is a puzzling absence of hybrid females. We suggest several tentative explanations for the anomalies associated with this hybrid zone, but for the present they remain a mystery...
  3. pmc Multilocus analysis of introgression between two sympatric sister species of Drosophila: Drosophila yakuba and D. santomea
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Genetics 171:197-210. 2005
    ..These two species therefore do not form a "hybrid swarm" in which much of the genome shows substantial introgression while disruptive selection maintains distinctness for only a few traits (e.g., pigmentation and male genitalia)...
  4. pmc Recurrent events of positive selection in independent Drosophila lineages at the spermatogenesis gene roughex
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Biology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Genetics 179:1009-20. 2008
    ..Most important, we detect the significant and consistent signature of positive selection in several independent Drosophila lineages, which evidences recurrent and concurrent events of adaptive evolution after rux formation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetics of a difference in pigmentation between Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila santomea
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, 1101 East 57 Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Evolution 56:2262-77. 2002
    ..santomea and D. yakuba diverged about 400,000 years ago, a time similar to the divergences between two other well-studied pair of species in the subgroup, both of which also involved island colonization...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic studies of two sister species in the Drosophila melanogaster subgroup, D. yakuba and D. santomea
    Jerry A Coyne
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Genet Res 84:11-26. 2004
    ..santomea/D. yakuba divergence and two other speciation events in the D. melanogaster subgroup involving island colonization...
  7. pmc Intron presence-absence polymorphism in Drosophila driven by positive Darwinian selection
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:8121-6. 2002
    ..Forward simulations suggest that the intensity of this selection is weak to moderate, roughly equal to the selection intensity on most replacement mutations in Drosophila...
  8. doi request reprint A new test for selection applied to codon usage in Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Mol Evol 66:224-31. 2008
    ..We also applied this novel test to 14 newly sequenced loci in five strains of D. mauritiana, showing for the first time ongoing selection on codon usage in this species...
  9. doi request reprint Introgression in the Drosophila subobscura--D. Madeirensis sister species: evidence of gene flow in nuclear genes despite mitochondrial differentiation
    Danielle K Herrig
    Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 52242
    Evolution 68:705-19. 2014
    ..Contrary to other observations in Drosophila, the mitochondrial genome appears resilient to gene flow in the presence of nuclear exchange. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Sequential adaptive introgression of the mitochondrial genome in Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila santomea
    Ana Llopart
    Department of Biology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 52242, USA Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 52242, USA
    Mol Ecol 23:1124-36. 2014
    ..santomea by that of D. yakuba. ..
  11. pmc The genetic basis of postzygotic reproductive isolation between Drosophila santomea and D. yakuba due to hybrid male sterility
    Amanda J Moehring
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Genetics 173:225-33. 2006
    ..yakuba and D. santomea. These results provide the basis for future high-resolution mapping and ultimately, molecular cloning, of the interacting genes that contribute to hybrid sterility...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny
    Andrew G Clark
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Nature 450:203-18. 2007
    ..These may prove to underlie differences in the ecology and behaviour of these diverse species...
  13. pmc The genetic basis of prezygotic reproductive isolation between Drosophila santomea and D. yakuba due to mating preference
    Amanda J Moehring
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Genetics 173:215-23. 2006
    ..mauritiana and with QTL affecting differences in pigmentation between D. santomea and D. yakuba. Future high-resolution mapping and, ultimately, positional cloning, will reveal whether these traits do indeed have a common genetic basis...
  14. pmc Quantitative trait loci affecting the difference in pigmentation between Drosophila yakuba and D. santomea
    Mary Anna Carbone
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Genetics 171:211-25. 2005
    ..The regions delimited by the QTL included many positional candidate loci in the pigmentation pathway, including genes affecting catecholamine biosynthesis, melanization of the cuticle, and many additional pleiotropic effects...