Prashant Sharma

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Distal-less and dachshund pattern both plesiomorphic and apomorphic structures in chelicerates: RNA interference in the harvestman Phalangium opilio (Opiliones)
    Prashant P Sharma
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Evol Dev 15:228-42. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Evolution of the chelicera: a dachshund domain is retained in the deutocerebral appendage of Opiliones (Arthropoda, Chelicerata)
    Prashant P Sharma
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Evol Dev 14:522-33. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Hox gene expression in the harvestman Phalangium opilio reveals divergent patterning of the chelicerate opisthosoma
    Prashant P Sharma
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Evol Dev 14:450-63. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of four nuclear protein-encoding genes largely corroborates the traditional classification of Bivalvia (Mollusca)
    Prashant P Sharma
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 65:64-74. 2012
  5. pmc Out of the Neotropics: Late Cretaceous colonization of Australasia by American arthropods
    Prashant P Sharma
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3501-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Sandokanid phylogeny based on eight molecular markers--the evolution of a southeast Asian endemic family of Laniatores (Arachnida, Opiliones)
    Prashant Sharma
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Comparative Zoology, MCZ Laboratories 507, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 52:432-47. 2009

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Distal-less and dachshund pattern both plesiomorphic and apomorphic structures in chelicerates: RNA interference in the harvestman Phalangium opilio (Opiliones)
    Prashant P Sharma
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Evol Dev 15:228-42. 2013
    ..This may support the hypothesis that loss of the cheliceral dac domain underlies the transition to the two-segmented chelicera of derived arachnids. ..
  2. doi request reprint Evolution of the chelicera: a dachshund domain is retained in the deutocerebral appendage of Opiliones (Arthropoda, Chelicerata)
    Prashant P Sharma
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Evol Dev 14:522-33. 2012
    ..As a corollary, these data also provide an intriguing putative genetic mechanism for the diversity of arachnid chelicerae: loss of developmental domains along the proximo-distal axis...
  3. doi request reprint Hox gene expression in the harvestman Phalangium opilio reveals divergent patterning of the chelicerate opisthosoma
    Prashant P Sharma
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Evol Dev 14:450-63. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of four nuclear protein-encoding genes largely corroborates the traditional classification of Bivalvia (Mollusca)
    Prashant P Sharma
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 65:64-74. 2012
    ..The inferred tree topology corresponds closely to those obtained by datasets dominated by nuclear ribosomal genes (18S rRNA and 28S rRNA), controverting recent taxonomic actions based solely upon mitochondrial gene phylogenies...
  5. pmc Out of the Neotropics: Late Cretaceous colonization of Australasia by American arthropods
    Prashant P Sharma
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3501-9. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that the endemic diversity within traditionally defined zoogeographic boundaries might have more complex evolutionary origins than previously envisioned...
  6. doi request reprint Sandokanid phylogeny based on eight molecular markers--the evolution of a southeast Asian endemic family of Laniatores (Arachnida, Opiliones)
    Prashant Sharma
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Comparative Zoology, MCZ Laboratories 507, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 52:432-47. 2009
    ..Morphological character evolution, particularly of characters used to define genera, such as tarsal count and male genitalia, is reexamined and the performance of the eight molecular markers in phylogenetic estimation is evaluated...