J Spencer Johnston

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint New genome size estimates of 134 species of arthropods
    Shawn Jason Hanrahan
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University 2475, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Chromosome Res 19:809-23. 2011
  2. pmc Evolution of genome size in Brassicaceae
    J Spencer Johnston
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Ann Bot 95:229-35. 2005
  3. pmc Genomic survey of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor, a major pest of the honey bee Apis mellifera
    Scott R Cornman
    USDA ARS, Bee Research Laboratory, 10300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:602. 2010
  4. pmc A high recombination rate in eusocial Hymenoptera: evidence from the common wasp Vespula vulgaris
    Anu Sirviö
    Department of Biology, University of Oulu, Finland
    BMC Genet 12:95. 2011
  5. pmc The evolution of genome size in ants
    Neil D Tsutsui
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:64. 2008
  6. pmc Genome evolution in the genus Sorghum (Poaceae)
    H James Price
    Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2474, USA
    Ann Bot 95:219-27. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Thrice out of Africa: ancient and recent expansions of the honey bee, Apis mellifera
    Charles W Whitfield
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, IL 61801, USA
    Science 314:642-5. 2006

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Publications7

  1. doi request reprint New genome size estimates of 134 species of arthropods
    Shawn Jason Hanrahan
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University 2475, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Chromosome Res 19:809-23. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc Evolution of genome size in Brassicaceae
    J Spencer Johnston
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Ann Bot 95:229-35. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to erect a cytological and molecular phylogenetic framework for a selected subset of the Brassicacae, and use this as a template to examine genome size evolution in Brassicaceae...
  3. pmc Genomic survey of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor, a major pest of the honey bee Apis mellifera
    Scott R Cornman
    USDA ARS, Bee Research Laboratory, 10300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:602. 2010
    ..This sequence survey provides immediate resources for molecular and population-genetic analyses of Varroa-Apis interactions and defines the challenges ahead for a comprehensive Varroa genome project...
  4. pmc A high recombination rate in eusocial Hymenoptera: evidence from the common wasp Vespula vulgaris
    Anu Sirviö
    Department of Biology, University of Oulu, Finland
    BMC Genet 12:95. 2011
    ..In this study we estimate recombination rate in a eusocial wasp Vespula vulgaris that represents a third phylogenetic lineage within eusocial hymenopterans...
  5. pmc The evolution of genome size in ants
    Neil D Tsutsui
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:64. 2008
    ..7 mb (0.15 pg)...
  6. pmc Genome evolution in the genus Sorghum (Poaceae)
    H James Price
    Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2474, USA
    Ann Bot 95:219-27. 2005
    ..Chromosome number and 2C DNA content were determined for 21 of the 25 species of the genus Sorghum and analysed from a phylogenetic perspective...
  7. ncbi request reprint Thrice out of Africa: ancient and recent expansions of the honey bee, Apis mellifera
    Charles W Whitfield
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, IL 61801, USA
    Science 314:642-5. 2006
    ..Our analyses of spatial transects and temporal series in the New World revealed differential replacement of alleles derived from eastern versus western Europe, with admixture evident in all individuals...