A Richard Palmer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc What determines direction of asymmetry: genes, environment or chance?
    A Richard Palmer
    Systematics and Evolution Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E9
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 371:. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Developmental plasticity and the origin of novel forms: unveiling cryptic genetic variation via "use and disuse"
    A Richard Palmer
    Systematics and Evolution Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 318:466-79. 2012
  3. pmc Scale-eating cichlids: from hand(ed) to mouth
    A Richard Palmer
    Systematics and Evolution Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G2E9, Canada
    J Biol 9:11. 2010
  4. pmc From symmetry to asymmetry: phylogenetic patterns of asymmetry variation in animals and their evolutionary significance
    A R Palmer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:14279-86. 1996
  5. ncbi request reprint Symmetry breaking and the evolution of development
    A Richard Palmer
    Systematics and Evolution Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9, Canada
    Science 306:828-33. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Chimpanzee right-handedness reconsidered: Evaluating the evidence with funnel plots
    A Richard Palmer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 118:191-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Reproduction: widespread cloning in echinoderm larvae
    Alexandra A Eaves
    Physiology and Cell Biology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
    Nature 425:146. 2003
  8. pmc Precisely proportioned: intertidal barnacles alter penis form to suit coastal wave action
    Christopher J Neufeld
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1081-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Intertidal sea stars (Pisaster ochraceus) alter body shape in response to wave action
    Kurtis J R Hayne
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2E9
    J Exp Biol 216:1717-25. 2013
  10. pmc Something Darwin didn't know about barnacles: spermcast mating in a common stalked species
    Marjan Barazandeh
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122919. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc What determines direction of asymmetry: genes, environment or chance?
    A Richard Palmer
    Systematics and Evolution Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E9
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 371:. 2016
    ..Collectively, these examples shed light on the role of genes as leaders or followers in evolution.This article is part of the themed issue 'Provocative questions in left-right asymmetry'...
  2. doi request reprint Developmental plasticity and the origin of novel forms: unveiling cryptic genetic variation via "use and disuse"
    A Richard Palmer
    Systematics and Evolution Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 318:466-79. 2012
    ..Evidence from several sources suggests that handed behaviors played an important role both in the origin of novel forms (asymmetries) and in their subsequent evolution...
  3. pmc Scale-eating cichlids: from hand(ed) to mouth
    A Richard Palmer
    Systematics and Evolution Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G2E9, Canada
    J Biol 9:11. 2010
    ..They also suggest a fascinating new line of research testing the effects of handed behavior on morphological asymmetry...
  4. pmc From symmetry to asymmetry: phylogenetic patterns of asymmetry variation in animals and their evolutionary significance
    A R Palmer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 93:14279-86. 1996
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Symmetry breaking and the evolution of development
    A Richard Palmer
    Systematics and Evolution Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9, Canada
    Science 306:828-33. 2004
    ..Finally, declining frequencies of spontaneous asymmetry reversal throughout vertebrate evolution suggest that heart development has become more canalized...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chimpanzee right-handedness reconsidered: Evaluating the evidence with funnel plots
    A Richard Palmer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 118:191-9. 2002
    ..Funnel plots, and the more refined statistical tests they suggest, confirm that the current evidence for population-level right-handedness in chimpanzees remains equivocal...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reproduction: widespread cloning in echinoderm larvae
    Alexandra A Eaves
    Physiology and Cell Biology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
    Nature 425:146. 2003
    ..Larval cloning may therefore be an ancient ability of echinoderms and possibly of deutero-stomes - the group that includes echinoderms, acorn worms, sea squirts and vertebrates...
  8. pmc Precisely proportioned: intertidal barnacles alter penis form to suit coastal wave action
    Christopher J Neufeld
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1081-7. 2008
    ..This dramatic plasticity in genital form is a valuable reminder that factors other than the usual drivers of genital diversification--female choice, sexual conflict and male-male competition--can influence genital form...
  9. doi request reprint Intertidal sea stars (Pisaster ochraceus) alter body shape in response to wave action
    Kurtis J R Hayne
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2E9
    J Exp Biol 216:1717-25. 2013
    ..Such plastic changes in body shape represent a unique method by which sea stars adapt to spatial, seasonal and possibly short-term variation in flow conditions...
  10. pmc Something Darwin didn't know about barnacles: spermcast mating in a common stalked species
    Marjan Barazandeh
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122919. 2013
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Morphological phylogeny of alpheid shrimps: parallel preadaptation and the origin of a key morphological innovation, the snapping claw
    Arthur Anker
    Systematics and Evolution Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
    Evolution 60:2507-28. 2006
    ..Thus one key innovation (orbital hoods) may have facilitated evolution of a second (snapping claws)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Left-right patterning from the inside out: widespread evidence for intracellular control
    Michael Levin
    Forsyth Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, The Forsyth Institute, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Bioessays 29:271-87. 2007
    ..Late-developing asymmetries pose a challenge to the intracellular model, but early mid-plane determination in many groups increases its plausibility. Multiple experimental tests are possible...
  13. ncbi request reprint Selection for asymmetry
    A Richard Palmer
    Science 306:812-3; author reply 812-3. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary biology: caught right-handed
    A Richard Palmer
    Nature 444:689-92. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Is the ID debate proof of an intelligent deceiver?
    A Richard Palmer
    Nature 438:422. 2005