Experts and Doctors on molecular evolution in France


Locale: France
Topic: molecular evolution

Top Publications

  1. Sage J, Yuan L, Martin L, Mattei M, Guenet J, Liu J, et al. The Sycp1 loci of the mouse genome: successive retropositions of a meiotic gene during the recent evolution of the genus. Genomics. 1997;44:118-26 pubmed
    ..Transposition of retrotranscripts during meiosis and their hereditary establishment thus appear to occur relatively frequently. They may, therefore, play a significant role in the evolutionary process. ..
  2. Kerdelhue C, Le Clainche I, Rasplus J. Molecular phylogeny of the Ceratosolen species pollinating Ficus of the subgenus Sycomorus sensu stricto: biogeographical history and origins of the species-specificity breakdown cases. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 1999;11:401-14 pubmed
    ..In contrast, we hypothesize that C. galili shifted by horizontal transfer from an unknown, presumably extinct, Ficus species to F. sycomorus after this native Malagasy fig species colonized Africa. ..
  3. Cura V, Moras D, Kern D. Sequence analysis and modular organization of threonyl-tRNA synthetase from Thermus thermophilus and its interrelation with threonyl-tRNA synthetases of other origins. Eur J Biochem. 2000;267:379-93 pubmed
    ..coli thrS and Bacillus subtilis thrS and thrZ. Here we discuss our results in the context of evolution of the threonylation systems and of the position of T. thermophilus in the phylogenic tree. ..
  4. Pujol N, Bonnerot C, Ewbank J, Kohara Y, Thierry Mieg D. The Caenorhabditis elegans unc-32 gene encodes alternative forms of a vacuolar ATPase a subunit. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:11913-21 pubmed
    ..Our results indicate that V-ATPase a subunit genes are highly regulated and have tissue-specific function. ..
  5. Quivy J, Grandi P, Almouzni G. Dimerization of the largest subunit of chromatin assembly factor 1: importance in vitro and during Xenopus early development. EMBO J. 2001;20:2015-27 pubmed
    ..We propose that the rapid proliferation at early developmental stages necessitates the unique properties of an assembly factor that can ensure a tight coupling between DNA replication or repair and chromatin assembly. ..
  6. Ogata H, Audic S, Renesto Audiffren P, Fournier P, Barbe V, Samson D, et al. Mechanisms of evolution in Rickettsia conorii and R. prowazekii. Science. 2001;293:2093-8 pubmed
    ..A 38-kilobase sequence inversion was dated shortly after the divergence of the genus...
  7. Villalobo E, Morin L, Moch C, Lescasse R, Hanna M, Xiao W, et al. A homologue of CROC-1 in a ciliated protist (Sterkiella histriomuscorum) testifies to the ancient origin of the ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme variant family. Mol Biol Evol. 2002;19:39-48 pubmed
    ..This analysis may promote the search for homologues of other regulatory genes (metazoan regulators of differentiation) in ciliates. ..
  8. Fang G, Rocha E, Danchin A. How essential are nonessential genes?. Mol Biol Evol. 2005;22:2147-56 pubmed
    ..They should then be regarded as truly essential genes. ..
  9. Galtier N, Duret L. Adaptation or biased gene conversion? Extending the null hypothesis of molecular evolution. Trends Genet. 2007;23:273-7 pubmed
    ..We argue that these regions, far from contributing to human adaptation, might represent the Achilles' heel of our genome. ..

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  1. Gonzalez J, Emonet S, De Lamballerie X, Charrel R. Arenaviruses. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2007;315:253-88 pubmed
    ..The diversity among rodent host reservoir and virus species and the potential to exchange genomic material provide a basis for the emergence of new viruses and the risk of these becoming pathogenic for humans...
  2. Rodet F, Lelong C, Dubos M, Favrel P. Alternative splicing of a single precursor mRNA generates two subtypes of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone receptor orthologues and their variants in the bivalve mollusc Crassostrea gigas. Gene. 2008;414:1-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Hypothesis on the involvement of this family of receptors in signalling both GnRH and APGWamide in molluscs is discussed...
  3. Bastien O, Maréchal E. Evolution of biological sequences implies an extreme value distribution of type I for both global and local pairwise alignment scores. BMC Bioinformatics. 2008;9:332 pubmed publisher
    ..It reflects the redundancy of information between homologous sequences, under functional conservative pressure. This model also provides a link between concepts of biological sequence analysis and of systems biology. ..
  4. Ducluzeau A, van Lis R, Duval S, Schoepp Cothenet B, Russell M, Nitschke W. Was nitric oxide the first deep electron sink?. Trends Biochem Sci. 2009;34:9-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Aerobic respiration emerged later from within this ancestral pathway via adaptation of the enzyme NO reductase to its new substrate, dioxygen. ..
  5. Bikard D, Patel D, Le Metté C, Giorgi V, Camilleri C, Bennett M, et al. Divergent evolution of duplicate genes leads to genetic incompatibilities within A. thaliana. Science. 2009;323:623-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that these passive mechanisms, gene duplication and extinction, could represent an important source of genetic incompatibilities across all taxa. ..
  6. Forterre P, Gadelle D. Phylogenomics of DNA topoisomerases: their origin and putative roles in the emergence of modern organisms. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009;37:679-92 pubmed publisher
    ..We also proposed that topoisomerases have played a critical role in the origin of modern genomes and in the emergence of the three cellular domains. ..
  7. Mathe C, Barre A, Jourda C, Dunand C. Evolution and expression of class III peroxidases. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2010;500:58-65 pubmed publisher
  8. Gayral P, Blondin L, Guidolin O, Carreel F, Hippolyte I, Perrier X, et al. Evolution of endogenous sequences of banana streak virus: what can we learn from banana (Musa sp.) evolution?. J Virol. 2010;84:7346-59 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the molecular phylogenies of integrated and nonintegrated BSVs enabled us to establish the phylogenetic origins of eBSGFV and eBSImV...
  9. Ogier J, Calteau A, Forst S, Goodrich Blair H, Roche D, Rouy Z, et al. Units of plasticity in bacterial genomes: new insight from the comparative genomics of two bacteria interacting with invertebrates, Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:568 pubmed publisher
    ..This led us to consider the modules, rather than the entire RGP, as the true unit of plasticity in bacterial genomes, during both short-term and long-term genome evolution. ..
  10. Tortosa P, Aymerich S, Lindner C, Saier M, Reizer J, Le Coq D. Multiple phosphorylation of SacY, a Bacillus subtilis transcriptional antiterminator negatively controlled by the phosphotransferase system. J Biol Chem. 1997;272:17230-7 pubmed
  11. Trifa Y, Privat I, Gagnon J, Baeza L, Lerbs Mache S. The nuclear RPL4 gene encodes a chloroplast protein that co-purifies with the T7-like transcription complex as well as plastid ribosomes. J Biol Chem. 1998;273:3980-5 pubmed
  12. Viard F, Franck P, Dubois M, Estoup A, Jarne P. Variation of microsatellite size homoplasy across electromorphs, loci, and populations in three invertebrate species. J Mol Evol. 1998;47:42-51 pubmed
    ..mellifera, uncovering size homoplasy led to a more marked population structure in B. terrestris and B. truncatus. We also showed in A. mellifera that the detection of size homoplasy may alter phylogenetic reconstructions. ..
  13. Renault L, Kerjan P, Pasqualato S, Menetrey J, Robinson J, Kawaguchi S, et al. Structure of the EMAPII domain of human aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase complex reveals evolutionary dimer mimicry. EMBO J. 2001;20:570-8 pubmed
    ..The low sequence homology between the extra domain of EMAPII and either its own OB fold or that of Trbps suggests that dimer mimicry originated from convergent evolution rather than gene duplication. ..
  14. Schoch G, Goepfert S, Morant M, Hehn A, Meyer D, Ullmann P, et al. CYP98A3 from Arabidopsis thaliana is a 3'-hydroxylase of phenolic esters, a missing link in the phenylpropanoid pathway. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:36566-74 pubmed
    ..This hydroxylation occurs on depsides, the function of which was so far not understood, revealing an additional and unexpected level of networking in lignin biosynthesis. ..
  15. Galibert F, Finan T, Long S, Puhler A, Abola P, Ampe F, et al. The composite genome of the legume symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti. Science. 2001;293:668-72 pubmed
    ..The genome sequence will be useful in understanding the dynamics of interkingdom associations and of life in soil environments...
  16. Durand J, Tsigenopoulos C, Unl E, Berrebi P. Phylogeny and biogeography of the family Cyprinidae in the Middle East inferred from cytochrome b DNA- evolutionary significance of this region. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2002;22:91-100 pubmed publisher
    ..However, taking into account Cyprininae and Leuciscinae distribution, the Middle East appears more like an important interchange area for the freshwater ichtyofauna than a center of speciation...
  17. Bernot A, Weissenbach J. Estimation of the extent of synteny between Tetraodon nigroviridis and Homo sapiens genomes. J Mol Evol. 2004;59:556-69 pubmed
    ..Overall, it suggests that genomic evolution by rearrangement is not uniform within the vertebrate group. ..
  18. Prangishvili D, Garrett R, Koonin E. Evolutionary genomics of archaeal viruses: unique viral genomes in the third domain of life. Virus Res. 2006;117:52-67 pubmed
  19. Fournier E, Giraud T, Albertini C, Brygoo Y. Partition of the Botrytis cinerea complex in France using multiple gene genealogies. Mycologia. 2005;97:1251-67 pubmed
    ..cinerea Group II. This also was supported by recombination rates at each locus. Multiple-gene genealogies showed their utility by providing a relevant partition criterion for the B. cinerea complex. ..
  20. Paillisson A, Levasseur A, Gouret P, Callebaut I, Bontoux M, Pontarotti P, et al. Bromodomain testis-specific protein is expressed in mouse oocyte and evolves faster than its ubiquitously expressed paralogs BRD2, -3, and -4. Genomics. 2007;89:215-23 pubmed
    ..This suggests that there is a relationship between the evolution of these four groups of orthology and their tissue specificity of expression. ..
  21. Ehresmann C, Ehresmann B, Ennifar E, Dumas P, Garber M, Mathy N, et al. Molecular mimicry in translational regulation: the case of ribosomal protein S15. RNA Biol. 2004;1:66-73 pubmed
    ..They also highlight the high plasticity of RNA to adapt to evolutionary constraints. ..
  22. Lemoine F, Lespinet O, Labedan B. Assessing the evolutionary rate of positional orthologous genes in prokaryotes using synteny data. BMC Evol Biol. 2007;7:237 pubmed
    ..Thus, our approach will make easy the rapid identification of POGS in the next few years as we are expecting to be inundated with thousands of completely sequenced microbial genomes. ..
  23. Giraud T, Refregier G, Le Gac M, de Vienne D, Hood M. Speciation in fungi. Fungal Genet Biol. 2008;45:791-802 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we review the available data on the genetics of speciation in fungi and address the issue of speciation in asexual species. ..
  24. Renoult J, Geniez P, Bacquet P, Benoit L, Crochet P. Morphology and nuclear markers reveal extensive mitochondrial introgressions in the Iberian Wall Lizard species complex. Mol Ecol. 2009;18:4298-315 pubmed publisher
    ..We discuss the potential evolutionary scenarios leading to this complete mitochondrial replacement and suggest why the previous studies have failed to recover the correct history of this species complex. ..
  25. Remenant B, Coupat Goutaland B, Guidot A, Cellier G, Wicker E, Allen C, et al. Genomes of three tomato pathogens within the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex reveal significant evolutionary divergence. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:379 pubmed publisher
    ..The data are still too fragmentary to link genomic classification and phenotypes, but these new genome sequences identify a pan-genome more representative of the diversity in the R. solanancearum species complex. ..
  26. Granjeaud S, Naquet P, Galland F. An ESTs description of the new Vanin gene family conserved from fly to human. Immunogenetics. 1999;49:964-72 pubmed
    ..The three human Vanin genes map to the same region of Chromosome 6q. The detailed results are consultable at the VANIN web page (http://tagc. ..
  27. Galat A. Variations of sequences and amino acid compositions of proteins that sustain their biological functions: An analysis of the cyclophilin family of proteins. Arch Biochem Biophys. 1999;371:149-62 pubmed
  28. Joubès J, Chevalier C, Dudits D, Heberle Bors E, Inze D, Umeda M, et al. CDK-related protein kinases in plants. Plant Mol Biol. 2000;43:607-20 pubmed
    ..The CDKD class includes the plant orthologues of metazoan CDK7, which correspond to the CDK-activating kinase (CAK). At present, no functional information is available in plants for CDKC and CDKE. ..
  29. Jovelin R, Justine J. Phylogenetic relationships within the polyopisthocotylean monogeneans (Platyhelminthes) inferred from partial 28S rDNA sequences. Int J Parasitol. 2001;31:393-401 pubmed
    ..Inclusion of the Plectanocotylidae in the suborder Mazocraeinea is rejected. Monophyly of the Microcotylinea and Plectanocotylidae is confirmed, but monophyly of the Discocotylinea is questioned by the exclusion of Diplozoon. ..
  30. Lecompte O, Ripp R, Puzos Barbe V, Duprat S, Heilig R, Dietrich J, et al. Genome evolution at the genus level: comparison of three complete genomes of hyperthermophilic archaea. Genome Res. 2001;11:981-93 pubmed
    ..In contrast, strong discrepancies exist among the substitution rates observed in P. furiosus relative to the two other species, which is in disagreement with the molecular clock hypothesis...
  31. Meertens L, Shanmugam V, Gessain A, Beer B, Tooze Z, Heneine W, et al. A novel, divergent simian T-cell lymphotropic virus type 3 in a wild-caught red-capped mangabey (Cercocebus torquatus torquatus) from Nigeria. J Gen Virol. 2003;84:2723-7 pubmed
  32. Mashimo T, Glaser P, Lucas M, Simon Chazottes D, Ceccaldi P, Montagutelli X, et al. Structural and functional genomics and evolutionary relationships in the cluster of genes encoding murine 2',5'-oligoadenylate synthetases. Genomics. 2003;82:537-52 pubmed
    ..For all these eight genes a specific inducible promoter controls transcription. The possible functions of this family of proteins are discussed. ..
  33. Aouacheria A, Cluzel C, Lethias C, Gouy M, Garrone R, Exposito J. Invertebrate data predict an early emergence of vertebrate fibrillar collagen clades and an anti-incest model. J Biol Chem. 2004;279:47711-9 pubmed
    ..Moreover, they indicate that all the key steps required for the formation of fibrils of variable structure and functionality arose step by step during invertebrate evolution. ..
  34. Moreira D, López García P. Comment on "The 1.2-megabase genome sequence of Mimivirus". Science. 2005;308:1114; author reply 1114 pubmed
  35. Le Bras B, Barallobre M, Homman Ludiye J, Ny A, Wyns S, Tammela T, et al. VEGF-C is a trophic factor for neural progenitors in the vertebrate embryonic brain. Nat Neurosci. 2006;9:340-8 pubmed
    ..VEGF-C thus has a new, evolutionary conserved function as a growth factor selectively required by neural progenitor cells expressing its receptor VEGFR-3. ..
  36. Normand P, Lapierre P, Tisa L, Gogarten J, Alloisio N, Bagnarol E, et al. Genome characteristics of facultatively symbiotic Frankia sp. strains reflect host range and host plant biogeography. Genome Res. 2007;17:7-15 pubmed
    ..The results support the idea that major genome expansions as well as reductions can occur in facultative symbiotic soil bacteria as they respond to new environments in the context of their symbioses...
  37. Cordaux R, Paces Fessy M, Raimond M, Michel Salzat A, Zimmer M, Bouchon D. Molecular characterization and evolution of arthropod-pathogenic Rickettsiella bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:5045-7 pubmed
    ..Therefore, the genus Rickettsiella as a whole (not just Rickettsiella grylli) should be classified among the Gammaproteobacteria instead of the Alphaproteobacteria...
  38. Six C, Thomas J, Garczarek L, Ostrowski M, Dufresne A, Blot N, et al. Diversity and evolution of phycobilisomes in marine Synechococcus spp.: a comparative genomics study. Genome Biol. 2007;8:R259 pubmed
    ..Genomes of eleven marine Synechococcus strains recently became available with one to four strains per pigment type or subtype, allowing an unprecedented comparative genomics study of genes involved in phycobilisome metabolism...
  39. Malaga W, Constant P, Euphrasie D, Cataldi A, Daffe M, Reyrat J, et al. Deciphering the genetic bases of the structural diversity of phenolic glycolipids in strains of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. J Biol Chem. 2008;283:15177-84 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings explain the specificity of PGL-tb production by some strains of the M. tuberculosis complex and have important implications for our understanding of the evolution of this complex...
  40. Douard V, Brunet F, Boussau B, Ahrens Fath I, Vlaeminck Guillem V, Haendler B, et al. The fate of the duplicated androgen receptor in fishes: a late neofunctionalization event?. BMC Evol Biol. 2008;8:336 pubmed publisher
  41. Lopez Vaamonde C, Wikström N, Kjer K, Weiblen G, Rasplus J, Machado C, et al. Molecular dating and biogeography of fig-pollinating wasps. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;52:715-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Our analysis also suggests that dispersal has played a more important role in the development of the fig-wasp biota than previously assumed...
  42. Markov G, Tavares R, Dauphin Villemant C, Demeneix B, Baker M, Laudet V. Independent elaboration of steroid hormone signaling pathways in metazoans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:11913-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our analysis reveals that steroidogenesis has been independently elaborated in the 3 main bilaterian lineages, and that steroidogenic cytochrome P450 enzymes descended from those that detoxify xenobiotics. ..
  43. Dubut V, Cartault F, Payet C, Thionville M, Murail P. Complete mitochondrial sequences for haplogroups M23 and M46: insights into the Asian ancestry of the Malagasy population. Hum Biol. 2009;81:495-500 pubmed publisher
  44. Kumar R, Bourbon H, de Massy B. Functional conservation of Mei4 for meiotic DNA double-strand break formation from yeasts to mice. Genes Dev. 2010;24:1266-80 pubmed publisher
  45. Meghlaoui G, Veuille M. Selection and methionine accumulation in the fat body protein 2 gene (FBP2), a duplicate of the Drosophila alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) gene. J Mol Evol. 1997;44:23-32 pubmed
    ..This shows that selection can potentially account for a large proportion of amino acid replacements in the molecular evolution of proteins. ..
  46. Gautier T, Berges T, Tollervey D, Hurt E. Nucleolar KKE/D repeat proteins Nop56p and Nop58p interact with Nop1p and are required for ribosome biogenesis. Mol Cell Biol. 1997;17:7088-98 pubmed
    ..Well-conserved homologs are present in a range of organisms, including humans (52% identity between human hNop56p and yeast Nop56p), suggesting that these complexes have been conserved in evolution. ..
  47. Dubois L, Vincent A. The COE--Collier/Olf1/EBF--transcription factors: structural conservation and diversity of developmental functions. Mech Dev. 2001;108:3-12 pubmed
    ..We also discuss the existence of an evolutionarily conserved pathway linking Notch signalling and COE regulatory functions in various developmental decisions. ..
  48. Goureau A, Garrigues A, Tosser Klopp G, Lahbib Mansais Y, Chardon P, Yerle M. Conserved synteny and gene order difference between human chromosome 12 and pig chromosome 5. Cytogenet Cell Genet. 2001;94:49-54 pubmed
    ..In addition, it was also possible to determine the position of the synteny breakpoint. ..
  49. Mejlumian L, Pelisson A, Bucheton A, Terzian C. Comparative and functional studies of Drosophila species invasion by the gypsy endogenous retrovirus. Genetics. 2002;160:201-9 pubmed
    ..melanogaster genome by gypsy elements derived from other Drosophila species, which demonstrates that these non- D. melanogaster gypsy elements escape the repression exerted by the D. melanogaster flamenco gene. ..
  50. Yang T, Perasso R, Baroin Tourancheau A. Myb genes in ciliates: a common origin with the myb protooncogene?. Protist. 2003;154:229-38 pubmed
    ..This is the first report of a myb homolog in a ciliated protist, thus, confirming its origin in strict unicellular eukaryotes. ..
  51. Shi M, Lougarre A, Alies C, Fremaux I, Tang Z, Stojan J, et al. Acetylcholinesterase alterations reveal the fitness cost of mutations conferring insecticide resistance. BMC Evol Biol. 2004;4:5 pubmed
    ..Magnitude of the alterations was related to the allelic frequency in Drosophila populations suggesting that the fitness cost is the main driving force for the maintenance of resistant alleles in insecticide free conditions. ..
  52. Dementhon K, Saupe S. DNA-binding specificity of the IDI-4 basic leucine zipper factor of Podospora anserina defined by systematic evolution of ligands by exponential enrichment (SELEX). Eukaryot Cell. 2005;4:476-83 pubmed
    ..The identified IDI-4 consensus binding sequence is very similar to the GCN4/CPC binding site, raising the possibility of an interplay and/or partial functional redundancy between IDI-4 and CPC-type bZIP factors in fungi...
  53. de Parseval N, Diop G, Blaise S, Helle F, Vasilescu A, Matsuda F, et al. Comprehensive search for intra- and inter-specific sequence polymorphisms among coding envelope genes of retroviral origin found in the human genome: genes and pseudogenes. BMC Genomics. 2005;6:117 pubmed
    ..It also provides new tools to elucidate the possible role of endogenous envelope proteins as susceptibility factors in a number of pathologies where HERVs have been suspected to be involved. ..
  54. Dutheil J, Gaillard S, Bazin E, Glemin S, Ranwez V, Galtier N, et al. Bio++: a set of C++ libraries for sequence analysis, phylogenetics, molecular evolution and population genetics. BMC Bioinformatics. 2006;7:188 pubmed
    ..Bio++ source code is distributed free of charge under the CeCILL general public licence from its website ..
  55. Thompson J, Muller A, Waterhouse A, Procter J, Barton G, Plewniak F, et al. MACSIMS: multiple alignment of complete sequences information management system. BMC Bioinformatics. 2006;7:318 pubmed
    ..A web server and the source code are available at ..
  56. Olichon A, Elachouri G, Baricault L, Delettre C, Belenguer P, Lenaers G. OPA1 alternate splicing uncouples an evolutionary conserved function in mitochondrial fusion from a vertebrate restricted function in apoptosis. Cell Death Differ. 2007;14:682-92 pubmed
    ..The drastic changes of OPA1 variant abundance in different organs suggest that nuclear splicing can control mitochondrial dynamic fate and susceptibility to apoptosis and pathologies. ..
  57. Marcadé I, Cordaux R, Doublet V, Debenest C, Bouchon D, Raimond R. Structure and evolution of the atypical mitochondrial genome of Armadillidium vulgare (Isopoda, Crustacea). J Mol Evol. 2007;65:651-9 pubmed
    ..vulgare mitochondrial gene order is highly derived compared to the putative ancestral arthropod type. By contrast, an overall high conservation of mitochondrial gene order is observed within crustacean isopods...
  58. Lavigne J, Blanc Potard A. Molecular evolution of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium and pathogenic Escherichia coli: from pathogenesis to therapeutics. Infect Genet Evol. 2008;8:217-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we summarize the horizontally acquired virulence factors of S. Typhimurium, enterohemorrhagic E. coli O157:H7 and uropathogenic E. coli, and we describe their use in novel therapeutic approaches. ..
  59. Schmieder S, Darr Toulemonde F, Arguel M, Delerue Audegond A, Christen R, Nahon J. Primate-specific spliced PMCHL RNAs are non-protein coding in human and macaque tissues. BMC Evol Biol. 2008;8:330 pubmed publisher
    ..These genes produce multiple spliced transcripts, bearing short, non-conserved and apparently non-translated ORFs that may function as mRNA-like non-coding RNAs...
  60. Rousseau Gueutin M, Gaston A, Ainouche A, Ainouche M, Olbricht K, Staudt G, et al. Tracking the evolutionary history of polyploidy in Fragaria L. (strawberry): new insights from phylogenetic analyses of low-copy nuclear genes. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;51:515-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, sequence analyses also revealed relaxed constraints on homoeologous copies at high ploidy level, as demonstrated by deletion events within DHAR coding sequences of some allo-octoploid haplotypes. ..
  61. Piganeau G, Eyre Walker A. Evidence for variation in the effective population size of animal mitochondrial DNA. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e4396 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore we suggest that the relative constancy of DNA diversity may be due to a negative correlation between the effective population size and the mutation rate per generation. ..
  62. Grosjean H, De Crecy Lagard V, Marck C. Deciphering synonymous codons in the three domains of life: co-evolution with specific tRNA modification enzymes. FEBS Lett. 2010;584:252-64 pubmed publisher
  63. De Cauwer I, Dufay M, Cuguen J, Arnaud J. Effects of fine-scale genetic structure on male mating success in gynodioecious Beta vulgaris ssp. maritima. Mol Ecol. 2010;19:1540-58 pubmed publisher
  64. Silberfeld T, Leigh J, Verbruggen H, Cruaud C, de Reviers B, Rousseau F. A multi-locus time-calibrated phylogeny of the brown algae (Heterokonta, Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae): Investigating the evolutionary nature of the "brown algal crown radiation". Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;56:659-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Non-molecular characters classically used in ordinal delimitation were mapped on the molecular topology to study their evolutionary history. ..
  65. Tenaillon M, Hollister J, Gaut B. A triptych of the evolution of plant transposable elements. Trends Plant Sci. 2010;15:471-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we focus on the often-ignored third panel of our triptych - the population processes that determine the ultimate evolutionary fate of TE insertions. ..
  66. Pidancier N, Jordan S, Luikart G, Taberlet P. Evolutionary history of the genus Capra (Mammalia, Artiodactyla): discordance between mitochondrial DNA and Y-chromosome phylogenies. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2006;40:739-49 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that a plausible scenario involves mtDNA introgression between ancestral taxa before the relatively recent colonization of Western Europe, the Caucasus Mountains, and East Africa by Capra populations...
  67. Levasseur A, Gouret P, Lesage Meessen L, Asther M, Asther M, Record E, et al. Tracking the connection between evolutionary and functional shifts using the fungal lipase/feruloyl esterase A family. BMC Evol Biol. 2006;6:92 pubmed
    ..We demonstrated an unequivocal connection between evolutionary and functional shifts, which led us to conclude that these events were probably linked to environmental change. ..
  68. Ferrières L, Francez Charlot A, Gouzy J, Rouillé S, Kahn D. FixJ-regulated genes evolved through promoter duplication in Sinorhizobium meliloti. Microbiology. 2004;150:2335-45 pubmed
    ..By systematic comparison of all promoter regions we found 17 such duplications throughout the genome, indicating that promoter duplication is a common mechanism for the evolution of regulatory pathways in S. meliloti. ..
  69. Fabre P, Rodrigues A, Douzery E. Patterns of macroevolution among Primates inferred from a supermatrix of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;53:808-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Macroevolutionary inferences and primate divergence dates show that major primate diversification events occurred after the Paleogene, suggesting the extinction of ancient primate lineages. ..
  70. Cingolani G, Petosa C, Weis K, Muller C. Structure of importin-beta bound to the IBB domain of importin-alpha. Nature. 1999;399:221-9 pubmed
    ..The structure indicates that significant conformational changes occur when importin-beta binds or releases the IBB domain domain and suggests how dissociation of the importin-alpha/beta heterodimer may be achieved upon nuclear entry. ..
  71. Favre Bonte S, Ranjard L, Colinon C, Prigent Combaret C, Nazaret S, Cournoyer B. Freshwater selenium-methylating bacterial thiopurine methyltransferases: diversity and molecular phylogeny. Environ Microbiol. 2005;7:153-64 pubmed
    ..Most freshwater tpm alleles were found to be distinct from those available in the databases, but a group of tpm was found encoding TPMTs identical to an Aeromonas veronii TPMT characterized in this work. ..
  72. Guillaumet A, Crochet P, Pons J. Climate-driven diversification in two widespread Galerida larks. BMC Evol Biol. 2008;8:32 pubmed publisher
    ..Secondly, we found that morphology and plumage were strongly determined by ecological factors (interspecific competition, climate) following vicariance. ..
  73. Devault A, Bañuls A. The promastigote surface antigen gene family of the Leishmania parasite: differential evolution by positive selection and recombination. BMC Evol Biol. 2008;8:292 pubmed publisher
    ..On the opposite, the other PSA gene class, which include all so far experimentally studied PSA genes, could be involved in more specialised adaptative functions. ..
  74. Rousseau C, Gonnet M, Le Romancer M, Nicolas J. CRISPI: a CRISPR interactive database. Bioinformatics. 2009;25:3317-8 pubmed publisher
    ..CRISPI free access at; ..
  75. Kammerer M, Pirola B, Giglio S, Giangrande A. GCMB, a second human homolog of the fly glide/gcm gene. Cytogenet Cell Genet. 1999;84:43-7 pubmed
    ..Here we identify GCMB, which encodes a human protein homologous to the fly glial promoting factor glial cell deficient/glial cell missing (glide/gcm). ..
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