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BMC Evolutionary Biology

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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    Classical cadherins are a metazoan-specific family of homophilic cell-cell adhesion molecules that regulate morphogenesis. Type I and type IV cadherins in this family function at adherens junctions in the majo...

    Authors: Mizuki Sasaki, Yasuko Akiyama-Oda and Hiroki Oda

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:142

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    Brachypodium distachyon (Poaceae), an annual Mediterranean Aluminum (Al)-sensitive grass, is currently being used as a model species to provide new information on cereals and biofuel c...

    Authors: Isabel Marques, Valeriia Shiposha, Diana López-Alvarez, Antonio J. Manzaneda, Pilar Hernandez, Marina Olonova and Pilar Catalán

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:139

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    Earthworms (Crassiclitellata) are a diverse group of annelids of substantial ecological and economic importance. Earthworms are primarily terrestrial infaunal animals, and as such are probably rather poor natu...

    Authors: Frank E. Anderson, Bronwyn W. Williams, Kevin M. Horn, Christer Erséus, Kenneth M. Halanych, Scott R. Santos and Samuel W. James

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:123

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:204

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    The taxonomy of pines (genus Pinus) is widely accepted and a robust gene tree based on entire plastome sequences exists. However, there is a large discrepancy in estimated divergence times of major pine clades am...

    Authors: Bianca Saladin, Andrew B. Leslie, Rafael O. Wüest, Glenn Litsios, Elena Conti, Nicolas Salamin and Niklaus E. Zimmermann

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:95

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    India is a patchwork of tribal and non-tribal populations that speak many different languages from various language families. Indo-European, spoken across northern and central India, and also in Pakistan and B...

    Authors: Marina Silva, Marisa Oliveira, Daniel Vieira, Andreia Brandão, Teresa Rito, Joana B. Pereira, Ross M. Fraser, Bob Hudson, Francesca Gandini, Ceiridwen Edwards, Maria Pala, John Koch, James F. Wilson, Luísa Pereira, Martin B. Richards and Pedro Soares

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:88

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    In-depth phylogeographic analysis can reveal migration patterns relevant for public health planning. Here, as a model, we focused on the provenance, in the current Italian HCV subtype 1a epidemic, of the NS3 r...

    Authors: Lize Cuypers, Bram Vrancken, Lavinia Fabeni, Nadia Marascio, Valeria Cento, Velia Chiara Di Maio, Marianna Aragri, Andrea Clemencia Pineda-Peña, Yoeri Schrooten, Kristel Van Laethem, Daniel Balog, Alfredo Focà, Carlo Torti, Frederik Nevens, Carlo Federico Perno, Anne-Mieke Vandamme…

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:70

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    The resilience of ecosystems to negative impacts is generally higher when high gene flow, species diversity and genetic diversity are present. Population genetic studies are suitable to investigate genetic div...

    Authors: Daniel Apolônio Silva de Oliveira, Wilfrida Decraemer, Tom Moens, Giovanni Amadeu Paiva dos Santos and Sofie Derycke

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:71

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    The members of the genus Muntiacus are of particular interest to evolutionary biologists due to their extreme chromosomal rearrangements and the ongoing discussions about the number of living species. Red muntjac...

    Authors: Renata F. Martins, Jörns Fickel, Minh Le, Thanh van Nguyen, Ha M. Nguyen, Robert Timmins, Han Ming Gan, Jeffrine J. Rovie-Ryan, Dorina Lenz, Daniel W. Förster and Andreas Wilting

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:34

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    Armillaria is a globally distributed mushroom-forming genus composed primarily of plant pathogens. Species in this genus are prolific producers of rhizomorphs, or vegetative structures...

    Authors: Rachel A. Koch, Andrew W. Wilson, Olivier Séné, Terry W. Henkel and M. Catherine Aime

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:33

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    Molecular markers are revealing a much more diverse and evolutionarily complex picture of marine biodiversity than previously anticipated. Cryptic and/or endemic marine species are continually being found thro...

    Authors: João Neiva, Ester A. Serrão, Laura Anderson, Peter T. Raimondi, Neusa Martins, Licínia Gouveia, Cristina Paulino, Nelson C. Coelho, Kathy Ann Miller, Daniel C. Reed, Lydia B. Ladah and Gareth A. Pearson

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:30

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    A long-standing view of Indian biodiversity is that while rich in species, there are few endemics or in-situ radiations within the subcontinent. One exception is the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot, an isol...

    Authors: V.V. Robin, C. K. Vishnudas, Pooja Gupta, Frank E. Rheindt, Daniel M. Hooper, Uma Ramakrishnan and Sushma Reddy

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:31

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    Copepods play a critical role in marine ecosystems but have been poorly investigated in phylogenetic studies. Morphological evidence supports the monophyly of copepods, whereas interordinal relationships conti...

    Authors: Seong-il Eyun

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:23

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    Podarcis tiliguerta is a wall lizard endemic to the Mediterranean islands of Corsica and Sardinia. Previous findings of high mtDNA and morphological diversity have led to the suggestio...

    Authors: V. Rodríguez, J. M. Buades, R. P. Brown, B. Terrasa, V. Pérez-Mellado, C. Corti, M. Delaugerre, J. A. Castro, A. Picornell and M. M. Ramon

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:27

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    A large-scale systematical investigation of the influence of Pleistocene climate oscillation on mangrove population dynamics could enrich our knowledge about the evolutionary history during times of historical...

    Authors: Yuchen Yang, Jianfang Li, Shuhuan Yang, Xinnian Li, Lu Fang, Cairong Zhong, Norman C. Duke, Renchao Zhou and Suhua Shi

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:22

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    The neurotransmitter L-Glutamate (L-Glu) acting at ionotropic L-Glu receptors (iGluR) conveys fast excitatory signal transmission in the nervous systems of all animals. iGluR-dependent neurotransmission is a k...

    Authors: Justin B. Greer, Sawsan Khuri and Lynne A. Fieber

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:11

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    The current distribution of genetic diversity is the result of a vast array of microevolutionary processes, including short-term demographic and ecological mechanisms and long-term allopatric isolation in resp...

    Authors: Gabriele Senczuk, Paolo Colangelo, Emanuela De Simone, Gaetano Aloise and Riccardo Castiglia

    Citation: BMC Evolutionary Biology 2017 17:6

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