Melanie A Huntley

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary analysis of amino acid repeats across the genomes of 12 Drosophila species
    Melanie A Huntley
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics Cornell University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 24:2598-609. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny
    Andrew G Clark
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Nature 450:203-18. 2007
  3. pmc Neurological proteins are not enriched for repetitive sequences
    Melanie A Huntley
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Genetics 166:1141-54. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A genomic comparison of faster-sex, faster-X, and faster-male evolution between Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila pseudoobscura
    Heidi Musters
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street W, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada
    J Mol Evol 62:693-700. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Selection and slippage creating serine homopolymers
    Melanie A Huntley
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2017-25. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Simple sequences are rare in the Protein Data Bank
    Melanie A Huntley
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Proteins 48:134-40. 2002

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary analysis of amino acid repeats across the genomes of 12 Drosophila species
    Melanie A Huntley
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics Cornell University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 24:2598-609. 2007
    ..With additional evidence to suggest a corresponding elevation in positive selection we propose that some repeats may be inducing compensatory substitutions in their surrounding sequence...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny
    Andrew G Clark
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Nature 450:203-18. 2007
    ..These may prove to underlie differences in the ecology and behaviour of these diverse species...
  3. pmc Neurological proteins are not enriched for repetitive sequences
    Melanie A Huntley
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Genetics 166:1141-54. 2004
    ..Codon type homogeneity tends to be favored, suggesting replicative slippage instead of selection as the main force responsible for producing these homopolymers...
  4. ncbi request reprint A genomic comparison of faster-sex, faster-X, and faster-male evolution between Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila pseudoobscura
    Heidi Musters
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street W, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada
    J Mol Evol 62:693-700. 2006
    ..pseudoobscura orthologue. These results, from widely separated taxa, bolster the thesis that sexual system genes experience accelerated rates of change in comparison to nonsexual genes in evolution and speciation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Selection and slippage creating serine homopolymers
    Melanie A Huntley
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2017-25. 2006
    ..The polyserine tract within the phosphatidylserine receptor protein is used as an excellent example of one such case...
  6. ncbi request reprint Simple sequences are rare in the Protein Data Bank
    Melanie A Huntley
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Proteins 48:134-40. 2002
    ..This lack of a simple sequence both in the PDB database and in the structural information suggests that this type of simple sequence may produce disordered structures that make structural characterization difficult...