Leonard Nunney

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The real war on cancer: the evolutionary dynamics of cancer suppression
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California Riverside, CA, USA and Center for Evolution and Cancer, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Evol Appl 6:11-9. 2013
  2. pmc Detecting genetic introgression: high levels of intersubspecific recombination found in Xylella fastidiosa in Brazil
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:4702-14. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Pupal period and adult size in Drosophila melanogaster: a cautionary tale of contrasting correlations between two sexually dimorphic traits
    L Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:141-51. 2007
  4. pmc A multigene phylogenetic study of clonal diversity and divergence in North American strains of the plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa
    Erin L Schuenzel
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:3832-9. 2005
  5. pmc Population genomic analysis of a bacterial plant pathogen: novel insight into the origin of Pierce's disease of grapevine in the U.S
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15488. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Detecting natural selection at the molecular level: a reexamination of some "classic" examples of adaptive evolution
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Mol Evol 62:176-95. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Multilocus sequence typing of Xylella fastidiosa causing Pierce's disease and oleander leaf scorch in the United States
    Xiaoli Yuan
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
    Phytopathology 100:601-11. 2010
  8. pmc Recent evolutionary radiation and host plant specialization in the Xylella fastidiosa subspecies native to the United States
    Leonard Nunney
    Biology Department, University of California, Riverside, California, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:2189-200. 2013
  9. pmc Multilocus sequence type system for the plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa and relative contributions of recombination and point mutation to clonal diversity
    Mark Scally
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:8491-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Large-scale intersubspecific recombination in the plant-pathogenic bacterium Xylella fastidiosa is associated with the host shift to mulberry
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:3025-33. 2014

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Publications22

  1. pmc The real war on cancer: the evolutionary dynamics of cancer suppression
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California Riverside, CA, USA and Center for Evolution and Cancer, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Evol Appl 6:11-9. 2013
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  2. pmc Detecting genetic introgression: high levels of intersubspecific recombination found in Xylella fastidiosa in Brazil
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:4702-14. 2012
    ..fastidiosa subsp. multiplex). This hypothesis predicts that nonrecombinant native X. fastidiosa subsp. pauca (not yet isolated) does not cause disease in citrus or coffee...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pupal period and adult size in Drosophila melanogaster: a cautionary tale of contrasting correlations between two sexually dimorphic traits
    L Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:141-51. 2007
    ..This hypothesis avoids invoking successful 'incompatible antagonistic selection'...
  4. pmc A multigene phylogenetic study of clonal diversity and divergence in North American strains of the plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa
    Erin L Schuenzel
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:3832-9. 2005
    ..The low level of variation within the X. fastidiosa subsp. piercei and X. fastidiosa subsp. sandyi clades, despite their antiquity, suggests strong selection, possibly driven by host plant adaptation...
  5. pmc Population genomic analysis of a bacterial plant pathogen: novel insight into the origin of Pierce's disease of grapevine in the U.S
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15488. 2010
    ..In general, geographically mixing of previously isolated subspecies should be avoided...
  6. ncbi request reprint Detecting natural selection at the molecular level: a reexamination of some "classic" examples of adaptive evolution
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Mol Evol 62:176-95. 2006
    ..In both tests, we emphasized that the criterion omega1 not equal omega2 is an important additional indicator of a phylogenetic shift in the balance between natural selection and genetic drift between two related lineages...
  7. doi request reprint Multilocus sequence typing of Xylella fastidiosa causing Pierce's disease and oleander leaf scorch in the United States
    Xiaoli Yuan
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
    Phytopathology 100:601-11. 2010
    ..fastidiosa. Moreover, MLST is the only technique effective in detecting recombination...
  8. pmc Recent evolutionary radiation and host plant specialization in the Xylella fastidiosa subspecies native to the United States
    Leonard Nunney
    Biology Department, University of California, Riverside, California, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:2189-200. 2013
    ..Only ST23 had a broad host range. Hosts of related genotypes were sometimes related, but often host groupings crossed plant family or even order, suggesting that phylogenetically plastic features of hosts affect bacterial pathogenicity...
  9. pmc Multilocus sequence type system for the plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa and relative contributions of recombination and point mutation to clonal diversity
    Mark Scally
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:8491-9. 2005
    ..fastidiosa (www.mlst.net). These loci identified the same six clonal complexes using the strain grouping criterion of identity at five or more loci with at least one other member...
  10. ncbi request reprint Large-scale intersubspecific recombination in the plant-pathogenic bacterium Xylella fastidiosa is associated with the host shift to mulberry
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:3025-33. 2014
    ..fastidiosa subsp. multiplex recombinant group which infects several hosts but is the only type naturally infecting blueberry, thus implicating this IHR in the invasion of at least two novel native hosts, mulberry and blueberry. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Population genetics of accessory gland proteins and sexual behavior in Drosophila melanogaster populations from Evolution Canyon
    Tami M Panhuis
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 57:2785-91. 2003
    ..We discuss our results in light of the discrepancies that have been published on this enigmatic D. melanogaster system from Evolution Canyon...
  12. doi request reprint Sex-specific effects of inbreeding in wild-caught Drosophila melanogaster under benign and stressful conditions
    L S Enders
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92507, USA
    J Evol Biol 23:2309-23. 2010
    ..Sexual selection exacerbated inbreeding depression, with inbred male offspring suffering a higher reproductive cost than females, independent of stress (57% vs. 14% benign, 49% vs. 11% stress)...
  13. pmc Increased sexual activity reduces male immune function in Drosophila melanogaster
    K A McKean
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:7904-9. 2001
    ..Our results suggest immunosuppression is an important cost of reproduction and that immune function and levels of disease susceptibility will be influenced by sexual selection...
  14. doi request reprint Intersubspecific recombination in Xylella fastidiosa Strains native to the United States: infection of novel hosts associated with an unsuccessful invasion
    Leonard Nunney
    Biology Department, University of California, Riverside, California, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:1159-69. 2014
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  15. pmc Seasonal stress drives predictable changes in inbreeding depression in field-tested captive populations of Drosophila melanogaster
    Laramy S Enders
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92507, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3756-64. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that under natural conditions stress level is a primary determinant of the magnitude of inbreeding depression and should be considered when assessing extinction vulnerability in small populations...
  16. pmc The population genetics of multistage carcinogenesis
    Leonard Nunney
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1183-91. 2003
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  17. pmc Intragenomic conflict in populations infected by Parthenogenesis Inducing Wolbachia ends with irreversible loss of sexual reproduction
    Richard Stouthamer
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 10:229. 2010
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  18. ncbi request reprint The evolution of senescence in fish
    David Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 123:773-89. 2002
    ..We support this argument with statistical analyses of life history data that show the same patterns of correlation among traits as seen in birds and mammals...
  19. ncbi request reprint Insight into post-mating interactions between the sexes: relatedness suppresses productivity of singly mated female Drosophila melanogaster
    T M Panhuis
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:1988-97. 2007
    ..5% (24.2%) and 29 degrees C, 20.1% (9.5%)]. The significant reduction of within-cross productivity demonstrates PPIA in the absence of multiple mating...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bateman's principle and immunity: phenotypically plastic reproductive strategies predict changes in immunological sex differences
    Kurt A McKean
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Evolution 59:1510-7. 2005
    ..We suggest that for species similarly limited in their reproduction, phenotypic plasticity will be an important determinant of sex differences in immune function and other life-history traits...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sexual selection and immune function in Drosophila melanogaster
    Kurt A McKean
    Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Evolution 62:386-400. 2008
    ..Such costs may be particularly important given the high intersex correlation, because this represents an apparent genetic conflict, preventing males from reaching their sexually selected optimum...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lower group productivity under kin-selected reproductive altruism
    Anne Teyssèdre
    Département d Ecologie et de Gestion de la Biodiversité, Museum national d histoire naturelle, 36 rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 75005 Paris, France
    Evolution 60:2023-31. 2006
    ..We also note that each model predicts a large region of parameter space were polymorphism between altruism and selfishness is maintained, a pattern independent of dominance...