Neil Shubin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Origin of evolutionary novelty: examples from limbs
    Neil H Shubin
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Morphol 252:15-28. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Deep homology and the origins of evolutionary novelty
    Neil Shubin
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, 1027 East 57th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Nature 457:818-23. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint The pectoral fin of Tiktaalik roseae and the origin of the tetrapod limb
    Neil H Shubin
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Nature 440:764-71. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The early evolution of the tetrapod humerus
    Neil H Shubin
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 304:90-3. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Chondrogenesis and homology of the visceral skeleton in the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea (Chondrichthyes: Batoidea)
    J Andrew Gillis
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Morphol 270:628-43. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The evolution of gnathostome development: Insight from chondrichthyan embryology
    J Andrew Gillis
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Genesis 47:825-41. 2009
  7. pmc Shared developmental mechanisms pattern the vertebrate gill arch and paired fin skeletons
    J Andrew Gillis
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:5720-4. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Limb chondrogenesis of the seepage salamander, Desmognathus aeneus (amphibia: plethodontidae)
    R Adam Franssen
    University of Chicago, Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Morphol 265:87-101. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Pectoral fin and girdle development in the basal actinopterygians Polyodon spathula and Acipenser transmontanus
    Marcus C Davis
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Morphol 262:608-28. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Sonic hedgehog function in chondrichthyan fins and the evolution of appendage patterning
    Randall D Dahn
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Nature 445:311-4. 2007

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Origin of evolutionary novelty: examples from limbs
    Neil H Shubin
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Morphol 252:15-28. 2002
    ..These examples reveal processes acting at the level of populations that directly affect the patterns of diversity observed at higher taxonomic levels...
  2. doi request reprint Deep homology and the origins of evolutionary novelty
    Neil Shubin
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, 1027 East 57th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Nature 457:818-23. 2009
    ..The deep homology of generative processes and cell-type specification mechanisms in animal development has provided the foundation for the independent evolution of a great variety of structures...
  3. ncbi request reprint The pectoral fin of Tiktaalik roseae and the origin of the tetrapod limb
    Neil H Shubin
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Nature 440:764-71. 2006
    ..The origin of limbs probably involved the elaboration and proliferation of features already present in the fins of fish such as Tiktaalik...
  4. ncbi request reprint The early evolution of the tetrapod humerus
    Neil H Shubin
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Science 304:90-3. 2004
    ..The functional diversity of the earliest known limbs includes several different kinds of appendage design. This functional diversity was achieved with a humeral architecture that was remarkably conserved during the Devonian...
  5. doi request reprint Chondrogenesis and homology of the visceral skeleton in the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea (Chondrichthyes: Batoidea)
    J Andrew Gillis
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Morphol 270:628-43. 2009
    ..Finally, we suggest that the unique presence of certain visceral skeletal elements in chondrichthyans make oviparous chondrichthyans an ideal system for addressing questions of endoskeletal axial patterning during development...
  6. doi request reprint The evolution of gnathostome development: Insight from chondrichthyan embryology
    J Andrew Gillis
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Genesis 47:825-41. 2009
    ..These findings fuel novel hypotheses of developmental genetic homology, and demonstrate how comparative studies of gnathostome development can provide insight into the evolutionary processes that underlie morphological diversity...
  7. pmc Shared developmental mechanisms pattern the vertebrate gill arch and paired fin skeletons
    J Andrew Gillis
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:5720-4. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint Limb chondrogenesis of the seepage salamander, Desmognathus aeneus (amphibia: plethodontidae)
    R Adam Franssen
    University of Chicago, Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Morphol 265:87-101. 2005
    ..mexicanum. However, apoptotic cells that may play a role in digit ontogeny occur in the limbs of D. aeneus, thereby suggesting that programmed cell death has evolved as a developmental mechanism at least twice in tetrapod limb evolution...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pectoral fin and girdle development in the basal actinopterygians Polyodon spathula and Acipenser transmontanus
    Marcus C Davis
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Morphol 262:608-28. 2004
    ..In contrast, teleost fins generally possess relatively small endoskeletal radials that articulate with the dermal fin skeleton terminally, with little or no proximodistal overlap...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sonic hedgehog function in chondrichthyan fins and the evolution of appendage patterning
    Randall D Dahn
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Nature 445:311-4. 2007
    ..These studies demonstrate that some aspects of Shh function are deeply conserved in vertebrate phylogeny, but also highlight how the evolution of Shh regulation may underlie major morphological changes during appendage evolution...
  11. ncbi request reprint An autopodial-like pattern of Hox expression in the fins of a basal actinopterygian fish
    Marcus C Davis
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Nature 447:473-6. 2007
    ..These data show that aspects of the development of the autopod are primitive to tetrapods and that the origin of digits entailed the redeployment of ancient patterns of gene activity...
  12. doi request reprint The cranial endoskeleton of Tiktaalik roseae
    Jason P Downs
    Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103, USA
    Nature 455:925-9. 2008
    ..The sequence of modifications suggests changes in head mobility and intracranial kinesis that have ramifications for the origin of vertebrate terrestriality...
  13. ncbi request reprint Earliest known crown-group salamanders
    Ke Qin Gao
    School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
    Nature 422:424-8. 2003
    ..This discovery provides evidence to support the hypothesis that the divergence of the Cryptobranchidae from the Hynobiidae had taken place in Asia before the Middle Jurassic period...
  14. ncbi request reprint A Devonian tetrapod-like fish and the evolution of the tetrapod body plan
    Edward B Daeschler
    Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103, USA
    Nature 440:757-63. 2006
    ..The morphological features and geological setting of this new animal are suggestive of life in shallow-water, marginal and subaerial habitats...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary biology: lost and found
    Neil H Shubin
    Nature 428:703-4. 2004