poniedziałek, 13 września 2010

Molecular Biology and Evolution - 27 (5), V 2010

(Volume 27, Issue 5, May 2010)



Withering Away — 25,000 Years of Genetic Decline Preceded Cave Bear Extinction
Mathias Stiller, Gennady Baryshnikov, Hervé Bocherens, Aurora Grandal d'Anglade, Brigitte Hilpert, Susanne C. Münzel, Ron Pinhasi, Gernot Rabeder, Wilfried Rosendahl, Erik Trinkaus, Michael Hofreiter, Michael Knapp


Expansion of the miRNA Pathway in the Hemipteran Insect Acyrthosiphon pisum
Stéphanie Jaubert-Possamai, Claude Rispe, Sylvie Tanguy, Karl Gordon, Thomas Walsh, Owain Edwards, Denis Tagu

Evaluating the Relationship between Evolutionary Divergence and Phylogenetic Accuracy in AFLP Data Sets
María Jesús García-Pereira, Armando Caballero, and Humberto Quesada

Demographic histories of four spruce ( Picea ) species of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and neighboring areas inferred from multiple nuclear loci
Yuan Li, Michael Stocks, Sofia Hemmilä, Thomas Källman, Hongtao Zhu, Yongfeng Zhou, Jun Chen, Jianquan Liu, Martin Lascoux

Comparative Testing of DNA Segmentation Algorithms Using Benchmark Simulations
Eran Elhaik, Dan Graur, and Kre š imir Josi ´c

Positions under Positive Selection — Key for Selectivity and Potency of Scorpion a -Toxins
Hagar Weinberger, Yehu Moran, Dalia Gordon, Michael Turkov, Roy Kahn, and Michael Gurevitz

The Increase in the Number of Subunits in Eukaryotic RNA Polymerase III Relative to RNA Polymerase II Is due to the Permanent Recruitment of General Transcription Factors
Robert Carter and Guy Drouin

Using Data-Display Networks for Exploratory Data Analysis in Phylogenetic Studies
David A. Morrison

Evolutionary Expansion and Specialization of the PDZ Domains
O. Sakarya, C. Conaco, S.A. Solla, T.H. Oakley, K.S. Kosik

Permuted tRNA Genes in the Nuclear and Nucleomorph Genomes of Photosynthetic Eukaryotes
Shinichiro Maruyama, Junichi Sugahara, Akio Kanai, and Hisayoshi Nozaki

Timing of Replication Is a Determinant of Neutral Substitution Rates but Does Not Explain Slow Y Chromosome Evolution in Rodents
Catherine J. Pink and Laurence D. Hurst

Evolution of Caenorhabditis Mitochondrial Genome Pseudogenes and Caenorhabditis briggsae Natural Isolates
Michael J. Raboin, Ashley F. Timko, Dana K. Howe, Marie-Anne Félix, and Dee R. Denver

Functional Diversity of Signaling Pathways through G Protein – Coupled Receptor Heterodimerization with a Species-Specific Orphan Receptor Subtype
Tsubasa Sakai, Masato Aoyama, Takehiro Kusakabe, Motoyuki Tsuda, and Honoo Satake

Divergence of the Mitochondrial Genome Structure in the Apicomplexan Parasites, Babesia and Theileria
Kenji Hikosaka, Yoh-ichi Watanabe, Naotoshi Tsuji, Kiyoshi Kita, Hiroe Kishine, Nobuko Arisue, Nirianne Marie Q. Palacpac, Shin-ichiro Kawazu, Hiromi Sawai, Toshihiro Horii, Ikuo Igarashi, Kazuyuki Tanabe

Field, Genetic, and Modeling Approaches Show Strong Positive Selection Acting upon an Insecticide Resistance Mutation in Anopheles gambiae s.s.
Amy Lynd, David Weetman, Susana Barbosa, Alexander Egyir Yawson, Sara Mitchell, Joao Pinto, Ian Hastings, Martin J. Donnelly

Lineage-Specific Patterns of Functional Diversification in the a - and b -Globin Gene Families of Tetrapod Vertebrates
Federico G. Hoffmann, Jay F. Storz, Thomas A. Gorr, and Juan C. Opazo

Homoplasy and Distribution of AFLP Fragments: An Analysis In Silico of the Genome of Different Species
Armando Caballero and Humberto Quesada

A Novel Method to Detect Proteins Evolving at Correlated Rates: Identifying New Functional Relationships between Coevolving Proteins
Nathaniel L. Clark and Charles F. Aquadro

A Continuous-State Coalescent and the Impact of Weak Selection on the Structure of Gene Genealogies
Brendan D. O’Fallon, Jon Seger, and Frederick R. Adler

A Generation Time Effect on the Rate of Molecular Evolution in Invertebrates
Jessica A. Thomas, John J. Welch, Robert Lanfear, and Lindell Bromham

Functionally Compensating, Coevolving Positions Are Neither Homoplasic Nor Conserved in Clades
Gregory B. Gloor, Gaurav Tyagi, Dana M. Abrassart, Andrew J. Kingston, Andrew D. Fernandes, Stanley D. Dunn, Christopher J. Brandl

Degeneration of Olfactory Receptor Gene Repertories in Primates: No Direct Link to Full Trichromatic Vision
Atsushi Matsui, Yasuhiro Go, and Yoshihito Niimura

MIKC* MADS-Box Proteins: Conserved Regulators of the Gametophytic Generation of Land Plants
Oliver Zobell, Wolfram Faigl, Heinz Saedler, and Thomas Münster

Epitope Discovery with Phylogenetic Hidden Markov Models
Miguel Lacerda, Konrad Scheffler, and Cathal Seoighe


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