K M Olsen

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Detecting multiple origins of domesticated crops
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13701-2. 2008
  2. pmc Genetic perspectives on crop domestication
    Briana L Gross
    Washington University in St Louis, Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, 1 Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 15:529-37. 2010
  3. doi A bountiful harvest: genomic insights into crop domestication phenotypes
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 64:47-70. 2013
  4. doi Recurrent gene deletions and the evolution of adaptive cyanogenesis polymorphisms in white clover (Trifolium repens L.)
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Mol Ecol 22:724-38. 2013
  5. pmc Genomic patterns of nucleotide diversity in divergent populations of U.S. weedy rice
    Michael Reagon
    Biology Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 01003, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 10:180. 2010
  6. pmc Evidence on the molecular basis of the Ac/ac adaptive cyanogenesis polymorphism in white clover (Trifolium repens L)
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Genetics 179:517-26. 2008
  7. ncbi Molecular evolution of the Li/li chemical defence polymorphism in white clover (Trifolium repens L.)
    K M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:4180-93. 2007
  8. pmc Evidence on the origin of cassava: phylogeography of Manihot esculenta
    K M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:5586-91. 1999
  9. pmc Seeing red: the origin of grain pigmentation in US weedy rice
    Briana L Gross
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:3380-93. 2010
  10. pmc The molecular basis of white pericarps in African domesticated rice: novel mutations at the Rc gene
    B L Gross
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Evol Biol 23:2747-53. 2010

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  1. pmc Detecting multiple origins of domesticated crops
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13701-2. 2008
  2. pmc Genetic perspectives on crop domestication
    Briana L Gross
    Washington University in St Louis, Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, 1 Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 15:529-37. 2010
    ..We also highlight recent major insights regarding the timing and spatial patterning of crop domestication and the distinct genetic underpinnings of domestication, diversification and improvement traits...
  3. doi A bountiful harvest: genomic insights into crop domestication phenotypes
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 64:47-70. 2013
    ....
  4. doi Recurrent gene deletions and the evolution of adaptive cyanogenesis polymorphisms in white clover (Trifolium repens L.)
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Mol Ecol 22:724-38. 2013
    ..We discuss the genetic mechanisms that could account for this surprising pattern and the implications of these findings for mechanisms of rapid adaptive evolution in white clover...
  5. pmc Genomic patterns of nucleotide diversity in divergent populations of U.S. weedy rice
    Michael Reagon
    Biology Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 01003, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 10:180. 2010
    ..S. weedy rice evolution...
  6. pmc Evidence on the molecular basis of the Ac/ac adaptive cyanogenesis polymorphism in white clover (Trifolium repens L)
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Genetics 179:517-26. 2008
    ..The nature of these polymorphisms may reflect white clover's evolutionary origin as an allotetraploid derived from cyanogenic and acyanogenic diploid progenitors...
  7. ncbi Molecular evolution of the Li/li chemical defence polymorphism in white clover (Trifolium repens L.)
    K M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:4180-93. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Evidence on the origin of cassava: phylogeography of Manihot esculenta
    K M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:5586-91. 1999
    ..This study demonstrates that single-copy nuclear genes can provide a useful source of informative variation in plants...
  9. pmc Seeing red: the origin of grain pigmentation in US weedy rice
    Briana L Gross
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:3380-93. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc The molecular basis of white pericarps in African domesticated rice: novel mutations at the Rc gene
    B L Gross
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Evol Biol 23:2747-53. 2010
    ..In one case, white pericarps appear to reflect changes at a different gene or potentially a cis-regulatory region...
  11. pmc Natural variation in a subtelomeric region of Arabidopsis: implications for the genomic dynamics of a chromosome end
    Hui Fen Kuo
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genetics 173:401-17. 2006
    ..This natural variation study highlights the variety of genomic events that drive the fluidity of chromosome termini...
  12. pmc Novel Phr1 mutations and the evolution of phenol reaction variation in US weedy rice (Oryza sativa)
    Briana L Gross
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    New Phytol 184:842-50. 2009
    ..Red rice may provide a useful study system for understanding the adaptive significance of Phr1 variation in agricultural settings...
  13. ncbi The cost of inbreeding in Arabidopsis
    Carlos D Bustamante
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Nature 416:531-4. 2002
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  14. pmc Linkage disequilibrium mapping of Arabidopsis CRY2 flowering time alleles
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Genetics 167:1361-9. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates the utility of LD mapping for elucidating the genetic basis of natural, ecologically relevant variation in Arabidopsis...
  15. pmc Genome-wide patterns of nucleotide polymorphism in domesticated rice
    Ana L Caicedo
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS Genet 3:1745-56. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc The extent of linkage disequilibrium in rice (Oryza sativa L.)
    Kristie A Mather
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Genetics 177:2223-32. 2007
    ..As well as heterogeneity between groups, our results suggest variation in LD patterns among genomic regions. We demonstrate the feasibility of genomewide association mapping in cultivated Asian rice using a modest number of SNPs...
  17. pmc Molecular evidence on the origin and evolution of glutinous rice
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Genetics 162:941-50. 2002
    ..This study demonstrates the utility of phylogeographic approaches for understanding trait diversification in crops, and it contributes to growing evidence on the importance of modifier loci in the evolution of domestication traits...
  18. pmc Epistatic interaction between Arabidopsis FRI and FLC flowering time genes generates a latitudinal cline in a life history trait
    Ana L Caicedo
    Genetics Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:15670-5. 2004
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  19. pmc Contrasting evolutionary forces in the Arabidopsis thaliana floral developmental pathway
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Genetics 160:1641-50. 2002
    ..These results suggest that patterns of molecular evolution differ among regulatory genes in this developmental pathway, with the earlier acting genes exhibiting evidence of adaptive evolution...
  20. ncbi Insights on the evolution of a vegetatively propagated crop species
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Mol Ecol 16:2838-40. 2007
    ..Taken together with their previous work, these new findings suggest that gene flow between wild Manihot populations and cassava plants could potentially play a much greater role in the crop's evolution than previously thought...
  21. pmc Selection under domestication: evidence for a sweep in the rice waxy genomic region
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Genetics 173:975-83. 2006
    ..These findings demonstrate that selection pressures associated with crop domestication regimes can exceed by one to two orders of magnitude those observed for genes under even strong selection in natural systems...
  22. ncbi SNPs, SSRs and inferences on cassava's origin
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695 7614, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 56:517-26. 2004
    ..esculenta ssp. flabellifolia, rather than from multiple hybridizing species, as traditionally believed; and (2) the crop most likely originated in the southern Amazon basin...
  23. ncbi Darwinian selection on a selfing locus
    Kentaro K Shimizu
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Box 7614, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Science 306:2081-4. 2004
    ..thaliana from glacial refugia. This suggests that ancillary morphological innovations associated with self-pollination can evolve rapidly after the inactivation of the self-incompatibility response...