Kevin J Peterson

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Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Hox and Parahox genes in the hemichordate Ptychodera flava and the evolution of deuterostome Hox genes
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:1208-15. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint miRNAs: small genes with big potential in metazoan phylogenetics
    James E Tarver
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
    Mol Biol Evol 30:2369-82. 2013
  3. pmc MicroRNAs and the advent of vertebrate morphological complexity
    Alysha M Heimberg
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:2946-50. 2008
  4. pmc microRNAs reveal the interrelationships of hagfish, lampreys, and gnathostomes and the nature of the ancestral vertebrate
    Alysha M Heimberg
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:19379-83. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The phylogenetic distribution of metazoan microRNAs: insights into evolutionary complexity and constraint
    Lorenzo F Sempere
    Department of Biochemistry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 306:575-88. 2006
  6. pmc Origin of the Eumetazoa: testing ecological predictions of molecular clocks against the Proterozoic fossil record
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:9547-52. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Poriferan ANTP genes: primitively simple or secondarily reduced?
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Evol Dev 9:405-8. 2007
  8. pmc Estimating metazoan divergence times with a molecular clock
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:6536-41. 2004
  9. doi request reprint MicroRNAs support the monophyly of enteropneust hemichordates
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 320:368-74. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The identification of microRNAs in calcisponges: independent evolution of microRNAs in basal metazoans
    Jeffrey M Robinson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 320:84-93. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Hox and Parahox genes in the hemichordate Ptychodera flava and the evolution of deuterostome Hox genes
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:1208-15. 2004
    ..flava are arranged in a single cluster. Of particular importance is the isolation of three posterior or Abd-B Hox genes; these genes are only shared with echinoderms, and thus support the monophyly of Ambulacraria...
  2. ncbi request reprint miRNAs: small genes with big potential in metazoan phylogenetics
    James E Tarver
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
    Mol Biol Evol 30:2369-82. 2013
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  3. pmc MicroRNAs and the advent of vertebrate morphological complexity
    Alysha M Heimberg
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:2946-50. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that lying behind the origin of vertebrate complexity is the dramatic expansion of the noncoding RNA inventory including miRNAs, rather than an increase in the protein-encoding inventory caused by GDEs...
  4. pmc microRNAs reveal the interrelationships of hagfish, lampreys, and gnathostomes and the nature of the ancestral vertebrate
    Alysha M Heimberg
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:19379-83. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The phylogenetic distribution of metazoan microRNAs: insights into evolutionary complexity and constraint
    Lorenzo F Sempere
    Department of Biochemistry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 306:575-88. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Origin of the Eumetazoa: testing ecological predictions of molecular clocks against the Proterozoic fossil record
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:9547-52. 2005
    ..Thus, the more readily preserved microfossil record provides positive evidence for the absence of pre-Ediacaran eumetazoans and strongly supports the veracity, and therefore more general application, of the ME molecular clock...
  7. ncbi request reprint Poriferan ANTP genes: primitively simple or secondarily reduced?
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Evol Dev 9:405-8. 2007
  8. pmc Estimating metazoan divergence times with a molecular clock
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:6536-41. 2004
    ..These results are in accord with the known fossil record and support the view that the Cambrian explosion reflects, in part, the diversification of bilaterian phyla...
  9. doi request reprint MicroRNAs support the monophyly of enteropneust hemichordates
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 320:368-74. 2013
    ..Thus, these data resolve the phylogenetic position of pterobranchs, ultimately allowing for a better understanding of body plan evolution throughout the deuterostomes...
  10. doi request reprint The identification of microRNAs in calcisponges: independent evolution of microRNAs in basal metazoans
    Jeffrey M Robinson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 320:84-93. 2013
    ..The role(s) miRNAs play though in sponge biology and evolution remains an open question...
  11. doi request reprint MicroRNAs and metazoan macroevolution: insights into canalization, complexity, and the Cambrian explosion
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Bioessays 31:736-47. 2009
    ..Hence, miRNAs might play an important role in shaping metazoan macroevolution, and might be part of the solution to the Cambrian conundrum...
  12. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic distribution of microRNAs supports the basal position of acoel flatworms and the polyphyly of Platyhelminthes
    Lorenzo F Sempere
    Department of Biochemistry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Evol Dev 9:409-15. 2007
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  13. pmc The Ediacaran emergence of bilaterians: congruence between the genetic and the geological fossil records
    Kevin J Peterson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1435-43. 2008
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  14. pmc A molecular palaeobiological hypothesis for the origin of aplacophoran molluscs and their derivation from chiton-like ancestors
    Jakob Vinther
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, PO Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520 8109, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:1259-68. 2012
    ..The recovery of cephalopods as a sister group to aculiferans suggests that the plesiomorphic condition in molluscs might be a morphology similar to that found in monoplacophorans...
  15. ncbi request reprint Molecular paleoecology: using gene regulatory analysis to address the origins of complex life cycles in the late Precambrian
    Ewan F Dunn
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Evol Dev 9:10-24. 2007
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  16. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of the formin homology 2 domain
    Henry N Higgs
    Department of Biochemistry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Mol Biol Cell 16:1-13. 2005
    ..This analysis allows for a formin nomenclature system based on sequence relationships, as well as suggesting strategies for the determination of biochemical and cellular activities of these proteins...
  17. ncbi request reprint Paleogenomics of echinoderms
    David J Bottjer
    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0740, USA
    Science 314:956-60. 2006
    ..purpuratus genome and are likely to be the same genes that were involved with stereom formation in the earliest echinoderms some 520 million years ago...
  18. ncbi request reprint Unusual gene order and organization of the sea urchin hox cluster
    R Andrew Cameron
    Division of Biology and the Beckman Institute, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 306:45-58. 2006
    ..Comparisons with a putative ancestral deuterostome Hox gene cluster suggest that the rearrangements leading to the sea urchin gene order were many and complex...
  19. ncbi request reprint Testing putative hemichordate homologues of the chordate dorsal nervous system and endostyle: expression of NK2.1 (TTF-1) in the acorn worm Ptychodera flava (Hemichordata, Ptychoderidae)
    Carter M Takacs
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Evol Dev 4:405-17. 2002
    ..In addition, we conclude that P. flava most likely does not possess a true endostyle; rather during the evolution of the endostyle NK2.1 was recruited from its more general role in pharynx development...
  20. ncbi request reprint Genetic organization and embryonic expression of the ParaHox genes in the sea urchin S. purpuratus: insights into the relationship between clustering and colinearity
    Maria I Arnone
    Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Villa Comunale, 80121 Napoli, Italy
    Dev Biol 300:63-73. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint Spdeadringer, a sea urchin embryo gene required separately in skeletogenic and oral ectoderm gene regulatory networks
    Gabriele Amore
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Dev Biol 261:55-81. 2003
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