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Phylogenetics and phylogeography

Section edited by Craig Moritz and Herve Philippe

This section considers studies in the phylogeny and phylogeography of organisms.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Failure to account for covariation patterns in helical regions of ribosomal RNA (rRNA) genes has the potential to misdirect the estimation of the phylogenetic signal of the data. Furthermore, the extremes of l...

    Authors: Harald O Letsch and Karl M Kjer

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:146

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    Earth history events such as climate change are believed to have played a major role in shaping patterns of genetic structure and diversity in species. However, there is a lag between the time of historical ev...

    Authors: Brian Tilston Smith, Patricia Escalante, Blanca E Hernández Baños, Adolfo G Navarro-Sigüenza, Sievert Rohwer and John Klicka

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:136

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    Publication of the first diatom genome, that of Thalassiosira pseudonana, established it as a model species for experimental and genomic studies of diatoms. Virtually every ensuing study has treated T. pseudonana

    Authors: Andrew J Alverson, Bánk Beszteri, Matthew L Julius and Edward C Theriot

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:125

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    The Eastern Arc Mountains of Africa have become one of the focal systems with which to explore the patterns and mechanisms of diversification among montane species and populations. One unresolved question is t...

    Authors: Jérôme Fuchs, Jon Fjeldså and Rauri CK Bowie

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:117

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    Cetacea (dolphins, porpoises, and whales) is a clade of aquatic species that includes the most massive, deepest diving, and largest brained mammals. Understanding the temporal pattern of diversification in the...

    Authors: Jonathan H Geisler, Michael R McGowen, Guang Yang and John Gatesy

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:112

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    The classification of the Musaceae (banana) family species and their phylogenetic inter-relationships remain controversial, in part due to limited nucleotide information to complement the morphological and phy...

    Authors: Pavla Christelová, Miroslav Valárik, Eva Hřibová, Edmond De Langhe and Jaroslav Doležel

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:103

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    Representatives of Cetacea have the greatest absolute brain size among animals, and the largest relative brain size aside from humans. Despite this, genes implicated in the evolution of large brain size in pri...

    Authors: Michael R McGowen, Stephen H Montgomery, Clay Clark and John Gatesy

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:98

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    Deep-sea hydrothermal vent animals occupy patchy and ephemeral habitats supported by chemosynthetic primary production. Volcanic and tectonic activities controlling the turnover of these habitats contribute to...

    Authors: D Katharine Coykendall, Shannon B Johnson, Stephen A Karl, Richard A Lutz and Robert C Vrijenhoek

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:96

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    Studies on genome size variation in animals are rarely done at lower taxonomic levels, e.g., slightly above/below the species level. Yet, such variation might provide important clues on the tempo and mode of g...

    Authors: Claus-Peter Stelzer, Simone Riss and Peter Stadler

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:90

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    Social Amoebae or Dictyostelia are eukaryotic microbes with a unique life cycle consisting of both uni- and multicellular stages. They have long fascinated molecular, developmental and evolutionary biologists,...

    Authors: Maria Romeralo, James C Cavender, John C Landolt, Steven L Stephenson and Sandra L Baldauf

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:84

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    Colobine monkeys constitute a diverse group of primates with major radiations in Africa and Asia. However, phylogenetic relationships among genera are under debate, and recent molecular studies with incomplete...

    Authors: Christian Roos, Dietmar Zinner, Laura S Kubatko, Christiane Schwarz, Mouyu Yang, Dirk Meyer, Stephen D Nash, Jinchuan Xing, Mark A Batzer, Markus Brameier, Fabian H Leendertz, Thomas Ziegler, Dyah Perwitasari-Farajallah, Tilo Nadler, Lutz Walter and Martin Osterholz

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:77

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    Dogs were an important element in many native American cultures at the time Europeans arrived. Although previous ancient DNA studies revealed the existence of unique native American mitochondrial sequences, th...

    Authors: Santiago Castroviejo-Fisher, Pontus Skoglund, Raúl Valadez, Carles Vilà and Jennifer A Leonard

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:73

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    Studies on allele length polymorphism designate several glacial refugia for Norway spruce (Picea abies) in the South Carpathian Mountains, but infer only limited expansion from these refugia after the last glacia...

    Authors: Enikő K Magyari, Ágnes Major, Miklós Bálint, Judit Nédli, Mihály Braun, István Rácz and Laura Parducci

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:66

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    Previous DNA-based phylogenetic studies of the Delphinidae family suggest it has undergone rapid diversification, as characterised by unresolved and poorly supported taxonomic relationships (polytomies) for so...

    Authors: Julia T Vilstrup, Simon YW Ho, Andrew D Foote, Phillip A Morin, Danielle Kreb, Michael Krützen, Guido J Parra, Kelly M Robertson, Renaud de Stephanis, Philippe Verborgh, Eske Willerslev, Ludovic Orlando and M Thomas P Gilbert

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:65

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    Hainan Island is located around the conjunction of East Asia and Southeast Asia, and during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) was connected with the mainland. This provided an opportunity for the colonization of ...

    Authors: Min-Sheng Peng, Jun-Dong He, Hai-Xin Liu and Ya-Ping Zhang

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:46

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    Mycorrhizal fungi form intimate associations with their host plants that constitute their carbon resource and habitat. Alnus spp. (Betulaceae) are known to host an exceptional species-poor and specialized ectomyc...

    Authors: Juliette Rochet, Pierre-Arthur Moreau, Sophie Manzi and Monique Gardes

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:40

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  17. Content type: Research article

    SelB is the dedicated elongation factor for delivery of selenocysteinyl-tRNA to the ribosome. In archaea, only a subset of methanogens utilizes selenocysteine and encodes archaeal SelB (aSelB). A SelB-like (aS...

    Authors: Gemma C Atkinson, Vasili Hauryliuk and Tanel Tenson

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:22

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The archaeology of North Africa remains enigmatic, with questions of population continuity versus discontinuity taking centre-stage. Debates have focused on population transitions between the bearers of the Middl...

    Authors: Luísa Pereira, Nuno M Silva, Ricardo Franco-Duarte, Verónica Fernandes, Joana B Pereira, Marta D Costa, Haidé Martins, Pedro Soares, Doron M Behar, Martin B Richards and Vincent Macaulay

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010 10:390

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