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  1. pmc Investigating portable fluorescent microscopy (CyScope) as an alternative rapid diagnostic test for malaria in children and women of child-bearing age
    Jose Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo
    WHO Collaborating Centre Schistosomiasis, Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Malar J 9:245. 2010
  2. pmc Phylogeny of diving beetles reveals a coevolutionary arms race between the sexes
    Johannes Bergsten
    Entomology Department, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e522. 2007
  3. ncbi Distribution of common genotypes of Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Greece, in relation to life cycle and host plant
    R L Blackman
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 97:253-63. 2007
  4. ncbi Cranial modularity and sequence heterochrony in mammals
    Anjali Goswami
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Evol Dev 9:290-8. 2007
  5. ncbi A morphospace-based test for competitive exclusion among flying vertebrates: did birds, bats and pterosaurs get in each other's space?
    A J McGowan
    Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    J Evol Biol 20:1230-6. 2007
  6. ncbi Extraordinary host switching in siphonostomatoid copepods and the demise of the Monstrilloida: integrating molecular data, ontogeny and antennulary morphology
    Rony Huys
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:368-78. 2007
  7. ncbi Multi-trophic effects of ungulate intraguild predation on acorn weevils
    Raúl Bonal
    Departamento de Ciencias Ambientales, Facultad de Ciencias del Medio Ambiente, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Toledo, Spain
    Oecologia 152:533-40. 2007
  8. ncbi Schistosomiasis in African infants and preschool children: to treat or not to treat?
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Biomedical Parasitology Division, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Trends Parasitol 23:83-6. 2007
  9. ncbi A single-strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) approach for investigating genetic interactions of Schistosoma haematobium and Schistosoma guineensis in Loum, Cameroon
    B L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasitol Res 100:739-45. 2007
  10. ncbi Ontogeny of the skull, lower jaw, and hyobranchial skeleton of Hypogeophis rostratus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) revisited
    Hendrik Müller
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    J Morphol 267:968-86. 2006

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  1. pmc Investigating portable fluorescent microscopy (CyScope) as an alternative rapid diagnostic test for malaria in children and women of child-bearing age
    Jose Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo
    WHO Collaborating Centre Schistosomiasis, Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Malar J 9:245. 2010
    ..This article reports on the strengths, limitations of this methodology and its diagnostic performance in cross-sectional surveys on young children and women of child-bearing age...
  2. pmc Phylogeny of diving beetles reveals a coevolutionary arms race between the sexes
    Johannes Bergsten
    Entomology Department, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e522. 2007
    ..Present theory suggests that instead sexual conflict should be a widespread evolutionary force driving both intersexual coevolutionary arms races and speciation...
  3. ncbi Distribution of common genotypes of Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Greece, in relation to life cycle and host plant
    R L Blackman
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 97:253-63. 2007
    ..This contrasts with the situation in southern Italy, reported in a previous paper, where peaches were available for the sexual phase, yet all samples from tobacco were of common genotypes...
  4. ncbi Cranial modularity and sequence heterochrony in mammals
    Anjali Goswami
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Evol Dev 9:290-8. 2007
    ..Analyses did not find any significant conservation of developmental timing within the six phenotypic modules, meaning that bones that are highly integrated in adult morphology are not significantly integrated in developmental timing...
  5. ncbi A morphospace-based test for competitive exclusion among flying vertebrates: did birds, bats and pterosaurs get in each other's space?
    A J McGowan
    Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    J Evol Biol 20:1230-6. 2007
    ..Bats plot in a separate area from birds, and have a significantly smaller morphological range than either birds or pterosaurs. On the basis of these results, competitive exclusion among the three groups is not supported...
  6. ncbi Extraordinary host switching in siphonostomatoid copepods and the demise of the Monstrilloida: integrating molecular data, ontogeny and antennulary morphology
    Rony Huys
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:368-78. 2007
    ..The homoplastic evolution of the frontal filament in Siphonostomatoida is discussed...
  7. ncbi Multi-trophic effects of ungulate intraguild predation on acorn weevils
    Raúl Bonal
    Departamento de Ciencias Ambientales, Facultad de Ciencias del Medio Ambiente, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Toledo, Spain
    Oecologia 152:533-40. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the present study shows the importance of considering the multi-trophic interactions between seed predators in order to have a complete picture of granivory...
  8. ncbi Schistosomiasis in African infants and preschool children: to treat or not to treat?
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Biomedical Parasitology Division, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Trends Parasitol 23:83-6. 2007
    ..have shown that schistosomiasis in younger children is much more common than previously thought. This article highlights the importance of the disease in this age group and discusses the future prospects for schistosomiasis control...
  9. ncbi A single-strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) approach for investigating genetic interactions of Schistosoma haematobium and Schistosoma guineensis in Loum, Cameroon
    B L Webster
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Parasitol Res 100:739-45. 2007
    ..haematobium and S. guineensis and emphasizes the importance of assessing morphological, biological and molecular data to gain insights into the interaction of these two species over time...
  10. ncbi Ontogeny of the skull, lower jaw, and hyobranchial skeleton of Hypogeophis rostratus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) revisited
    Hendrik Müller
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    J Morphol 267:968-86. 2006
    ..Data on the ossification sequence of the skull and lower jaw in H. rostratus are provided and briefly compared to published information on Dermophis mexicanus and Gegeneophis ramaswamii...
  11. ncbi Ontogeny and homology of the claustra in otophysan Ostariophysi (Teleostei)
    Ralf Britz
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    J Morphol 267:909-23. 2006
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  12. ncbi Adaptive origins of primates revisited
    Christophe Soligo
    Human Origins Group, Department of Palaeontology, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Hum Evol 50:414-30. 2006
    ..The associated shift to a largely vegetarian diet coincided with increased angiosperm diversity and the evolution of larger fruit size during the Late Cretaceous...
  13. ncbi Measuring support and finding unsupported relationships in supertrees
    Mark Wilkinson
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Syst Biol 54:823-31. 2005
  14. ncbi Urinary schistosomiasis on Zanzibar: application of two novel assays for the detection of excreted albumin and haemoglobin in urine
    D Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Helminthol 79:199-206. 2005
    ..The urine-albumin assay has particular promise as a biochemical marker of S. haematobium induced kidney- and upper urinary tract-morbidity...
  15. doi Leishmania manipulates sandfly feeding to enhance its transmission
    Paul D Ready
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Trends Parasitol 24:151-3. 2008
    ..This fundamental research is relevant to vaccine development...
  16. doi What, exactly, is cladistics? Re-writing the history of systematics and biogeography
    D M Williams
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Acta Biotheor 57:249-68. 2009
    ..Our examination is framed within the artificial-natural classification dichotomy, a viewpoint currently lost from view but worth resurrecting...
  17. doi Urinary schistosomiasis-associated morbidity in schoolchildren detected with urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio (UACR) reagent strips
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Pediatr Urol 5:287-91. 2009
    ..To evaluate urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio (UACR) reagent strips for detection of urinary tract pathology (UTP) associated with urinary schistosomiasis in schoolchildren from Zanzibar...
  18. pmc Bones as biofuel: a review of whale bone composition with implications for deep-sea biology and palaeoanthropology
    Nicholas D Higgs
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 278:9-17. 2011
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  19. doi Population structure and historical biogeography of European Arabidopsis lyrata
    S W Ansell
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 105:543-53. 2010
    ..While German populations are probable peri-glacial leftovers, Eastern Austrian populations have diversity patterns possibly compatible with longer-term survival...
  20. doi Bioaccumulation of arsenic from water and sediment by a deposit-feeding polychaete (Arenicola marina): a biodynamic modelling approach
    M C Casado-Martinez
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Rd, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Aquat Toxicol 98:34-43. 2010
    ..This study showed that it is difficult to predict accurately As bioaccumulation at sites with different chemistries, unless that chemistry is taken into account...
  21. pmc On 'various contrivances': pollination, phylogeny and flower form in the Solanaceae
    Sandra Knapp
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:449-60. 2010
    ..More studies of pollinators in the field are a priority...
  22. doi Rapid and direct magnetization of GFP-reporter yeast for micro-screening systems
    Javier García-Alonso
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Hull, Hull HU6 7RX, UK
    Biosens Bioelectron 25:1816-9. 2010
    ..Results demonstrate that GFP production and fluorescence emission is not altered by their magnetic functionalization, indicating its potential employment on biosensors, bioreactors and micro-screening studies...
  23. doi Global interrelationships of Plesiosauria (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) and the pivotal role of taxon sampling in determining the outcome of phylogenetic analyses
    Hilary F Ketchum
    Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 85:361-92. 2010
    ..These were problematic as they were nested within the superfamily Plesiosauroidea. The incongruence length difference test indicates no significant difference in levels of homoplasy between cranial and postcranial characters...
  24. pmc Measuring morbidity associated with urinary schistosomiasis: assessing levels of excreted urine albumin and urinary tract pathologies
    José C Sousa-Figueiredo
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e526. 2009
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  25. doi Evolution of the trypanorhynch tapeworms: parasite phylogeny supports independent lineages of sharks and rays
    Peter D Olson
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW75BD, UK
    Int J Parasitol 40:223-42. 2010
    ..The erection and definition of the suborders Trypanobatoida and Trypanoselachoida, for the major clades of trypanorhynchs parasitizing primarily rays and sharks, respectively, is proposed for the two primary lineages recovered here...
  26. doi The median-fin skeleton of the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean clingfishes Lepadogaster lepadogaster (Bonnaterre) and Gouania wildenowi (Risso) (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae)
    Peter Konstantinidis
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London SW75BD, UK
    J Morphol 271:215-24. 2010
    ..Previously unrecognized dorsal and ventral pads of elastic hyaline-cell cartilage are also present in the caudal skeleton of L. lepadogaster, G. wildenowi, and all other gobiesocids examined...
  27. pmc Status of insecticide susceptibility in Anopheles gambiae s.l. from malaria surveillance sites in The Gambia
    Martha Betson
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 8:187. 2009
    ..Here baseline data are presented on the insecticide susceptibility levels of malaria vectors prior to The Gambian indoor residual spraying intervention programme...
  28. doi A wake up call for urinary schistosomiasis: reconciling research effort with public health importance
    D Rollinson
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Parasitology 136:1593-610. 2009
    ..Furthermore, emerging associations with HIV and other pathogens need to be closely monitored. Research is urgently needed to improve current knowledge in order to develop the next generation of control tools...
  29. doi An evaluation of urine-CCA strip test and fingerprick blood SEA-ELISA for detection of urinary schistosomiasis in schoolchildren in Zanzibar
    J Russell Stothard
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Acta Trop 111:64-70. 2009
    ..The SEA-ELISA holds promise as a complementary field-based method for monitoring infection dynamics in schoolchildren over and above standard parasitological methods...
  30. ncbi The biotic effects of climate change
    Adrian M Lister
    Department of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum, London
    Clin Med 9:14-5. 2009
    ..In terms of its rate and its human causation, the present crisis is not analogous to past 'natural' events...
  31. ncbi Exploring rate variation among and within sites in a densely sampled tree: species level phylogenetics of north american tiger beetles (genus cicindela)
    Alfried Vogler
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Syst Biol 54:4-20. 2005
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  32. ncbi Arlenelepis harpiprioni gen. et sp. n. (Cestoda: Dilepididae) from Harpiprion caerulescens (Vieillot) (Aves: Threskiornithidae) in Paraguay
    Boyko B Georgiev
    Central Laboratory of General Ecology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Gagarin Street, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:327-32. 2004
    ..The new genus is unique among the family Dilepididae in possessing a rhynchus armed with conical spines...
  33. ncbi Interactions between intermediate snail hosts of the genus Bulinus and schistosomes of the Schistosoma haematobium group
    D Rollinson
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London
    Parasitology 123:S245-60. 2001
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  34. pmc Evolution of the angiosperms: calibrating the family tree
    N Wikström
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 268:2211-20. 2001
    ..Both estimates, despite a conservative calibration point, are older than current fossil-based estimates...
  35. ncbi Barnacles as biomonitors of trace metal availabilities in Hong Kong coastal waters: changes in space and time
    P S Rainbow
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mar Environ Res 51:441-63. 2001
    ..The two barnacle species are widespread and the extensive data set presented is a benchmark which can be compared to the results of similar biomonitoring programmes elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific and beyond...
  36. ncbi Mitochondrial pseudogenes are pervasive and often insidious in the snapping shrimp genus Alpheus
    S T Williams
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Naos Marine Laboratory, Panama, Republic of Panama
    Mol Biol Evol 18:1484-93. 2001
    ..An effective solution may be to amplify transcribed copies of protein-coding mitochondrial genes from cDNA rather than using genomic DNA...
  37. ncbi Simulium cuasiexiguum, a new blackfly species (Diptera: Simuliidae) from the Minaçu area in the State of Goiás, Central Brazil
    A J Shelley
    Biomedical Sciences Theme, Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, England, UK
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 96:483-96. 2001
    ..Full descriptions of the adults and pupae of this species, S. cuasiexiguum, are described here, its affinities to closely related species in the subgenus Notolepria are discussed and its distribution in Brazil recorded...
  38. ncbi Turning Hox "signatures" into synapomorphies
    M J Telford
    The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Evol Dev 2:360-4. 2000
    ..Finally, I point out the potential problems in using unpolarized signatures to address the question of the position of the acoel flatworms...
  39. ncbi The whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) of Europe and the Mediterranean Basin
    J H Martin
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 90:407-48. 2000
    ..Four additional species, not yet recorded from the region, are included in the discussion, two of them because a particular quarantine risk is perceived and two because they are notifiable pests in European Union quarantine legislation...
  40. ncbi Sand fly evolution and its relationship to Leishmania transmission
    P Ready
    Molecular Systematics Laboratory, Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 95:589-90. 2000
    ..Examples focus on Phlebotomus vectors of Le. infantum and Le. major in the Mediterranean subregion...
  41. ncbi Evidence for host-specific clades of tetraphyllidean tapeworms (Platyhelminthes: Eucestoda) revealed by analysis of 18S ssrDNA
    P D Olson
    The Natural History Museum, Department of Zoology, London, UK
    Int J Parasitol 29:1465-76. 1999
    ..Relationships suggested by both methods of analysis reflected common host associations of the taxa better than their current classification, suggesting that coevolution has had a significant role in the evolution of the group...
  42. ncbi Molecular characterisation of intermediate snail hosts and the search for resistance genes
    D Rollinson
    Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 93:111-6. 1998
    ..The development of such markers into simple dot-blot or specific PCR-based assays may have a direct and practical application for the identification of resistant snails in natural populations...
  43. ncbi Of mites and zen: expression studies in a chelicerate arthropod confirm zen is a divergent Hox gene
    M J Telford
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Dev Genes Evol 208:591-4. 1998
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  44. ncbi Temperature gradient gel electrophoresis (TGGE) analysis of riboprints from Trypanosoma cruzi
    J R Stothard
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Parasitology 117:249-53. 1998
    ..This seriously questions the current molecular phylogeny of these protozoa using 18S data...
  45. ncbi Protistan communities in aquifers: a review
    G Novarino
    Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 20:261-75. 1997
    ..2) Bacterivorous flagellates grazing on bacteria capable of degrading organic compounds have an indirect effect on the overall rates of biodegradation...
  46. ncbi Old World screwworm fly, Chrysomya bezziana, occurs as two geographical races
    M J Hall
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 15:393-402. 2001
    ..This latter race could be further divided into two lineages, i.e. one from mainland Asia (from Iraq to the Malay Peninsula) and the other from two islands of PNG...
  47. ncbi History and function of scale microornamentation in lacertid lizards
    E N Arnold
    Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Morphol 252:145-69. 2002
    ..The fine pits often found on cell surfaces are unconnected with shine reduction, as they are smaller than the wavelengths of most visible light...
  48. ncbi Application of single strand conformational polymorphism (SSCP) analysis with fluorescent primers for differentiation of Schistosoma haematobium group species
    R A Kane
    Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Biomedical Parasitology Division, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:S235-41. 2002
    ..More broadly, fluorescence-based SSCP analysis is applicable to almost any gene target from any species of parasite and is a powerful molecular tool for genetic profiling...
  49. pmc Rates and patterns of gene duplication and loss in the human genome
    James A Cotton
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QE, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:277-83. 2005
    ..00115 and 0.00740 Myr(-1) lineage(-1), respectively). Finally, we show that increasing rates of gene loss reduce the impact of a genome-wide duplication event on the distribution of gene duplications through time...
  50. ncbi Lead isotopes in lichen transplants around a Cu smelter in Russia determined by MC-ICP-MS reveal transient records of multiple sources
    B Spiro
    Mineralogy Department, The Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5PD, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 38:6522-8. 2004
    ..Overall, the method of lichen transplantation coupled with Pb isotope ratio determinations proved effective in assessing the usefulness of lichens in biomonitoring and in resolving different sources of atmospheric deposition...
  51. ncbi Complex pattern of coalescence and fast evolution of a mitochondrial rRNA pseudogene in a recent radiation of tiger beetles
    Joan Pons
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Mol Biol Evol 22:991-1000. 2005
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  52. ncbi Blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of Southern Guyana with keys for the identification of adults and pupae--a review
    A J Shelley
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 99:443-70. 2004
    ..Of the 14 species recorded, eight are anthropophilic and two of these (Simulium oyapockense s.l. and S. guianense s.l.) are proven vectors of human onchocerciasis in the nearby Amazonia focus of the disease in neighbouring Brazil...
  53. ncbi The bathymetric distribution of the digenean parasites of deep-sea fishes
    Rodney A Bray
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:268-74. 2004
    ..These results indicate that only seventeen out of the 150 or so digenean families are reported in the deep sea...
  54. ncbi MtDNA phylogeny and biogeography of Copelatinae, a highly diverse group of tropical diving beetles (Dytiscidae)
    Michael Balke
    Department of Entomology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:866-80. 2004
    ..One species apparently dispersed from New Caledonia to China. Assuming a molecular clock and using a standard calibration of 2% divergence/MY the origin of Copelatinae is estimated to be between 85 and 95 MY...
  55. ncbi Scale microornamentation of uropeltid snakes
    David J Gower
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Morphol 258:249-68. 2003
    ..Testable hypotheses are presented that might explain minor variations in the form of ridges and pits among uropeltids...
  56. ncbi An evolutionary scenario for the origin of flowers
    Michael W Frohlich
    Department of Botany, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
    Nat Rev Genet 4:559-66. 2003
    ..The theory arose from a hypothesis-based study. Such studies are the most likely to generate testable evolutionary scenarios, which should be the ultimate goal of evo-devo...
  57. ncbi A molecular phylogeny of the Littorininae (Gastropoda: Littorinidae): unequal evolutionary rates, morphological parallelism, and biogeography of the Southern Ocean
    S T Williams
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, SW7 5BD, London, United Kingdom
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 28:60-86. 2003
    ..Within both Austrolittorina and Afrolittorina all sister-species divergences are estimated to fall in the range 10-47Ma, so that there is no evidence for speciation events in the Plio-Pleistocene...
  58. pmc Mitochondria and hydrogenosomes are two forms of the same fundamental organelle
    T Martin Embley
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:191-201; discussion 201-2. 2003
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  59. ncbi The phylogeography of Asian Schistosoma (Trematoda: Schistosomatidae)
    S W Attwood
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Parasitology 125:99-112. 2002
    ..The findings are discussed in the context of phylogeographical hypotheses for the origin of Schistosoma. An Asian origin for Schistosoma is also considered...
  60. pmc A molecular phylogeny of ichthyophiid caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae): out of India or out of South East Asia?
    David J Gower
    Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1563-9. 2002
    ..Mitochondrial DNA sequences provide evidence that should assist current problematic areas of caecilian taxonomy...
  61. ncbi Split support and split conflict randomization tests in phylogenetic inference
    M Wilkinson
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1UG, England
    Syst Biol 47:673-95. 1998
    ..Significant split support could be a prerequisite for considering phylogenetic hypotheses to be well supported by the data, and split support randomization tests might be usefully applied prior to or as part of tree construction...
  62. ncbi Ribosomal DNA is frequently concentrated on only one X chromosome in permanently apomictic aphids, but this does not inhibit male determination
    R L Blackman
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Chromosome Res 4:314-20. 1996
    ..pisum with one rDNA array was nevertheless able to produce males when subjected to appropriate environmental conditions...