Genomes and Genes
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- The mitochondrial DNA molecular of Drosophila yakuba: nucleotide sequence, gene organization, and genetic codeD O Clary
J Mol Evol 22:252-71. 1985The sequence of the 16,019 nucleotide-pair mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) molecule of Drosophila yakuba is presented...
- Molecular phylogeny and divergence times of drosophilid speciesC A Russo
Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
Mol Biol Evol 12:391-404. 1995..melanogaster groups apparently diverged about 25 Mya. Many of the D. repleta group species studied here have two functional Adh genes (Adh-1 and Adh-2), and these duplicated genes can be explained by two duplication events...
- Functional analysis of eve stripe 2 enhancer evolution in Drosophila: rules governing conservation and changeM Z Ludwig
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Development 125:949-58. 1998..This view allows for a slow but continual turnover of functionally important changes in the stripe 2 enhancer...
- Large number of replacement polymorphisms in rapidly evolving genes of Drosophila. Implications for genome-wide surveys of DNA polymorphismK J Schmid
Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Munchen, 80333 München, Germany
Genetics 153:1717-29. 1999....
- Alternative splicing of the Drosophila Dscam pre-mRNA is both temporally and spatially regulatedA M Celotto
Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
Genetics 159:599-608. 2001..In addition, this work provides a framework to determine the mechanisms by which complex alternative splicing events are regulated...
- Anterior repression of a Drosophila stripe enhancer requires three position-specific mechanismsLuiz Paulo Moura Andrioli
Department of Biology, New York University, 1009 Main Building, 100 Washington Square East, New York 10003 6688, USA
Development 129:4931-40. 2002..These results suggest a common mechanism for preventing anterior activation of three different eve enhancers...
- Genetics of a difference in pigmentation between Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila santomeaAna Llopart
Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, 1101 East 57 Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Evolution 56:2262-77. 2002b>Drosophila yakuba is a species widespread in Africa, whereas D. santomea, its newly discovered sister species, is endemic to the volcanic island of São Tomé in the Gulf of Guinea...
- Microevolutionary divergence pattern of the segmentation gene hunchback in DrosophilaD Tautz
Zoologisches Institut der Universität München, Munich, Germany
Mol Biol Evol 15:1403-11. 1998..melanogaster, as well as from the closely related species Drosophila sechellia, Drosophila orena, and Drosophila yakuba. We find a relatively low degree of sequence variation in D. melanogaster (theta = 0...
- Evolving protein functional diversity in new genes of DrosophilaJianming Zhang
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:16246-50. 2004..These data suggest that protein functional diversity can expand rapidly under the joint forces of exon shuffling, gene duplication, and natural selection...
- Organelle-specific control of intracellular transport: distinctly targeted isoforms of the regulator KlarYi Guo
Rosenstiel Biomedical Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
Mol Biol Cell 16:1406-16. 2005..Such isoform variation may be a general strategy for adapting a common regulatory mechanism to specifically control motion and positioning of multiple organelles...
- Origin and neofunctionalization of a Drosophila paternal effect gene essential for zygote viabilityBenjamin Loppin
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, 4 South Building, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
Curr Biol 15:87-93. 2005..A special class of genes affecting male fertility, the paternal effect genes, have also become a focus of study to geneticists and reproductive biologists interested in fertilization and sperm-egg interactions...
- Functional evolution of a cis-regulatory moduleMichael Z Ludwig
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
PLoS Biol 3:e93. 2005..Our findings have implications for understanding enhancer structure-function, mechanisms of speciation and computational identification of regulatory modules...
- Mutually exclusive splicing of the insect Dscam pre-mRNA directed by competing intronic RNA secondary structuresBrenton R Graveley
Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Famington, CT 06030, USA
Cell 123:65-73. 2005....
- Recently evolved genes identified from Drosophila yakuba and D. erecta accessory gland expressed sequence tagsDavid J Begun
Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
Genetics 172:1675-81. 2006..We found no evidence that these novel genes are attributable primarily to duplication and divergence, which suggests the possibility that Acp's or other genes coding for small proteins may originate from ancestrally noncoding DNA...
- Natural selection drives extremely rapid evolution in antiviral RNAi genesDarren J Obbard
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
Curr Biol 16:580-5. 2006..This is a signature of host-pathogen arms races and implies that the ancient battle between RNA viruses and host antiviral RNAi genes is active and significant in shaping RNAi function...
- The TAGteam DNA motif controls the timing of Drosophila pre-blastoderm transcriptionJohn R ten Bosch
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3204, USA
Development 133:1967-77. 2006....
- Overlapping functions of argonaute proteins in patterning and morphogenesis of Drosophila embryosWibke J Meyer
Institut fur Genetik, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf, Germany
PLoS Genet 2:e134. 2006..Our findings argue against a strict separation of Ago1 and Ago2 functions and suggest that these proteins act in concert to control key steps of the midblastula transition and of segmental patterning...
- Drosophila mojoless, a retroposed GSK-3, has functionally diverged to acquire an essential role in male fertilityRasika Kalamegham
Laboratory of Cellular and Developmental Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Mol Biol Evol 24:732-42. 2007..We postulate that mjl has undergone functional diversification and is now under stabilizing selection in the Drosophila genus...
- Evidence for de novo evolution of testis-expressed genes in the Drosophila yakuba/Drosophila erecta cladeDavid J Begun
Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
Genetics 176:1131-7. 2007..Here we use testis-derived expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from Drosophila yakuba to identify genes that have likely arisen either in D. yakuba or in the D. yakuba/D. erecta ancestor...
- Adaptive evolution of newly emerged micro-RNA genes in DrosophilaJian Lu
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, USA
Mol Biol Evol 25:929-38. 2008..melanogaster is indicative of hitchhiking under positive selection. Thus, a large number of adaptive changes over a long period of time may be essential for the evolution of newly emerged miRNA genes...
- Binding site turnover produces pervasive quantitative changes in transcription factor binding between closely related Drosophila speciesRobert K Bradley
Department of Mathematics, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
PLoS Biol 8:e1000343. 2010..along the anterior-posterior axis in embryos of two closely related species: Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila yakuba. Where we observe binding by a factor in one species, we almost always observe binding by that factor to the ..
- A young Drosophila duplicate gene plays essential roles in spermatogenesis by regulating several Y-linked male fertility genesYun Ding
State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China
PLoS Genet 6:e1001255. 2010..of the corresponding cis-regulatory elements of the parental gene kep1 in the pre-duplication species Drosophila yakuba indicate that kep1 might not be ancestrally required for male functions and that nsr possibly has ..
- A conserved developmental patterning network produces quantitatively different output in multiple species of DrosophilaCharless C Fowlkes
Department of Computer Science, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
PLoS Genet 7:e1002346. 2011..of such changes, we used high-resolution imaging methods to measure mRNA expression in blastoderm embryos of Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila pseudoobscura and assembled these data into cellular resolution atlases, where expression ..
- Evidence for stabilizing selection in a eukaryotic enhancer elementM Z Ludwig
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Nature 403:564-7. 2000..Sequence differences between species have functional consequences, therefore, but they are masked by other co-evolved differences. On the basis of these results, we present a model for the evolution of eukaryotic regulatory sequences...
- The mitochondrial genome of the honeybee Apis mellifera: complete sequence and genome organizationR H Crozier
Department of Genetics and Human Variation, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
Genetics 133:97-117. 1993..The base composition shows extreme bias, being 84.9% AT (cf. 78.6% in Drosophila yakuba)...
- Phylogenetic incongruence in the Drosophila melanogaster species groupAlex Wong
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Biotechnology Building, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:1138-50. 2007..the node joining the Drosophila erecta-Drosophila orena, Drosophila melanogaster-Drosophila simulans, and Drosophila yakuba-Drosophila teissieri lineages, and (2) the node joining the lineages leading to the melanogaster, takahashii,..
- Sequence turnover and tandem repeats in cis-regulatory modules in drosophilaSaurabh Sinha
Center for Studies in Physics and Biology, The Rockefeller University, USA
Mol Biol Evol 22:874-85. 2005..indels account for more base pairs (bp) of change than substitutions (between Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila yakuba), though they are fewer in number...
- Genomewide comparative analysis of the highly abundant transposable element DINE-1 suggests a recent transpositional burst in Drosophila yakubaHsiao Pei Yang
Faculty of Life Sciences and Institute of Genome Sciences, National Yang Ming University, Peitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan, Republic of China
Genetics 173:189-96. 2006..yakuba. Unlike the highly diverged copies in the DMG (pairwise distance approximately 15%), DINE-1's in the Drosophila yakuba genome (DYG) have diverged by only 3.4%...
- An intron loss of Dfak gene in species of the Drosophila melanogaster subgroup and phylogenetic analysisLei Lei Zhan
College of Life Science, Hubei University, Wuhan 430062, People s Republic of China
J Hered 99:417-20. 2008..In the current study, homologous sequences of Drosophila sechellia, Drosophila mauritiana, Drosophila yakuba, Drosophila teissieri, Drosophila santomea, and Drosophila erecta were amplified by polymerase chain ..
- Patterns of mutation and selection at synonymous sites in DrosophilaNadia D Singh
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
Mol Biol Evol 24:2687-97. 2007..melanogaster, Drosophila sechellia, and Drosophila yakuba. Our analyses reveal intragenomic and interspecific variation in mutational patterns as well as in patterns ..
- Comparative and phylogenomic studies on the mitochondrial genomes of Pentatomomorpha (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera)Jimeng Hua
Department of Zoology and Developmental Biology, Institute of Entomology, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, PR China
BMC Genomics 9:610. 2008....
- Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the swimming crab, Portunus trituberculatus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura)Mitsugu M Yamauchi
Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Nakano Ku, Tokyo 164 8639, Japan
Gene 311:129-35. 2003..trituberculatus was largely identical to those so far obtained for other arthropods such as Drosophila yakuba, although the relative position of the tRNA(His) gene differed from all other arthropods studied so far...
- The sequence, organization, and evolution of the Locusta migratoria mitochondrial genomeP K Flook
Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Basel, Switzerland
J Mol Evol 41:928-41. 1995..The gene content and organization are the same as in Drosophila yakuba except for a rearrangement of the two tRNA genes tRNAlys and tRNAasp...
- Molecular characterization and phylogenesis of Steganinae (Diptera, Drosophilidae) inferred by the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1D Otranto
Department of Veterinary Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
Med Vet Entomol 22:37-47. 2008..Gitona distigma was placed in an unresolved position adjacent to the outgroup taxa, Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila melanogaster...
- Mitochondrial sequence evolution in spiders: intraspecific variation in tRNAs lacking the TPsiC ArmS E Masta
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Arizona, USA
Mol Biol Evol 17:1091-100. 2000..sequence at the 5' end is extremely divergent, and the entire gene is truncated about 300 nt with respect to Drosophila yakuba. Third, initiation codons appear to consist of ATY (ATT and ATC) and TTG for ND1 and COII, respectively...
- Multilocus analysis of introgression between two sympatric sister species of Drosophila: Drosophila yakuba and D. santomeaAna Llopart
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Genetics 171:197-210. 2005b>Drosophila yakuba is widely distributed in sub-Saharan Africa, while D. santomea is endemic to the volcanic island of São Tomé in the Atlantic Ocean, 280 km west of Gabon. On São Tomé, D...
- What maintains noncytoplasmic incompatibility inducing Wolbachia in their hosts: a case study from a natural Drosophila yakuba populationS Charlat
Institut Jacques Monod, CNRS Universités Paris 627, Laboratoire Dynamique du Genome et Evolution, Jussieu, Paris, France
J Evol Biol 17:322-30. 2004..The present study aims to test this view by investigating a population of Drosophila yakuba from Gabon, West Africa. We did not find any evidence for CI using wild caught females...
- Mitochondrial DNA of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: the gene for apocytochrome b and the complete functional map of the 15.8 kb DNAG Michaelis
Botanisches Institut der Universität Düsseldorf, Federal Republic of Germany
Mol Gen Genet 223:211-6. 1990..6% and 48% identity with the apocytochrome b proteins of maize, Drosophila yakuba and mouse, respectively. RNA analysis reveals a transcript of about 1250 nucleotides...
- Numerous gene rearrangements in the mitochondrial genome of the wallaby louse, Heterodoxus macropus (Phthiraptera)R Shao
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, and Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Mol Biol Evol 18:858-65. 2001..and/or inverted relative to the ancestral gene arrangement of insects, which is present in the fruit fly Drosophila yakuba. At least nine protein-coding genes (atp6, atp8, cox2, cob, nad1-nad3, nad5, and nad6) have moved; moreover, ..
- The complete mitogenome of the Chinese bush cricket, Gampsocleis gratiosa (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea)Zhijun Zhou
College of Life Science, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi an, China
J Genet Genomics 35:341-8. 2008..The anticodons of all tRNAs are identical to those observed in Drosophila yakuba and Locusta migratoria, and can be folded in the form of a typical clover leaf structure except for trnS (..
- Quantitative trait loci affecting the difference in pigmentation between Drosophila yakuba and D. santomeaMary Anna Carbone
Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
Genetics 171:211-25. 2005..we studied the genetic basis of the difference in pigmentation between two sister species of Drosophila: Drosophila yakuba, which, like other members of the D...
- Reinforcement of gametic isolation in DrosophilaDaniel R Matute
Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
PLoS Biol 8:e1000341. 2010..On the slopes of the African island of São Tomé, Drosophila yakuba and its endemic sister species D. santomea hybridize within a well-demarcated hybrid zone. I find that D...
- Mesoderm-specific B104 expression in the Drosophila embryo is mediated by internal cis-acting elements of the transposonG Bronner
Abteilung Molekulare Entwicklungsbiologie, Max Planck Institut fur biophysikalische Chemie, Postfach 2841, D 37018 Göttingen, Germany
Chromosoma 103:669-75. 1995..Virtually the same expression patterns were observed in Drosophila yakuba, a species that a separated from D. melanogaster by some 15 million years of evolution...
- Reproductive isolation and morphogenetic evolution in Drosophila analyzed by breakage of ethological barriersL Sanchez
Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas, Velazquez, Madrid, Spain
Genetics 147:231-42. 1997..Female Drosophila yakuba and D. teissieri germ cells in a D...
- Insect mitochondrial genomics: the complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the meadow spittlebug Philaenus spumarius (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cercopoidae)James Bruce Stewart
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
Genome 48:46-54. 2005..0% and 76.7% for coding regions only. The gene content, order, and structure are consistent with the Drosophila yakuba genome structure (Clary and Wolstenholme 1985) and the hypothesized ancestral arthropod genome arrangement (..
- Partial sequence of the mitochondrial genome of the crustacean Daphnia pulexT J Crease
Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
Curr Genet 31:48-54. 1997..The gene order in this half of the genome is identical to that of Drosophila yakuba which differs from that of the other completely sequenced crustacean mitochondrial genome, Artemia ..
- Unraveling selection in the mitochondrial genome of DrosophilaJ W Ballard
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Illinois 60637
Genetics 138:757-72. 1994..locus was sequenced in 16 lines of Drosophila melanogaster, 18 lines of Drosophila simulans and 13 lines of Drosophila yakuba. Patterns of variation depart from neutrality by several test criteria...
- Local recombination and mutation effects on molecular evolution in DrosophilaT Takano-Shimizu
Department of Population Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka ken 411 8540, Japan
Genetics 153:1285-96. 1999..pattern found in the achaete-scute complex genes in two Drosophila lineages, higher codon bias in Drosophila yakuba, and lower bias in D. melanogaster...
- Conspecific sperm precedence in sister species of Drosophila with overlapping rangesAudrey S Chang
Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, 1101 E 57 Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Evolution 58:781-9. 2004..b>Drosophila yakuba and its sister species D...
- Natural Wolbachia infections in the Drosophila yakuba species complex do not induce cytoplasmic incompatibility but fully rescue the wRi modificationSofia Zabalou
Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion 711 10, Crete, Greece
Genetics 167:827-34. 2004In this study, we report data about the presence of Wolbachia in Drosophila yakuba, D. teissieri, and D. santomea. Wolbachia strains were characterized using their wsp gene sequence and cytoplasmic incompatibility assays...
- An anomalous hybrid zone in DrosophilaAna Llopart
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Iowa, 215 Biology Building BB, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Evolution 59:2602-7. 2005..Here we describe a classic hybrid zone in Drosophila that involves two sister species, Drosophila yakuba and D. santomea, on the island of São Tomé...
- Intron length evolution in DrosophilaDaven C Presgraves
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, NY, USA
Mol Biol Evol 23:2203-13. 2006..melanogaster, Drosophila simulans, and Drosophila yakuba. Using D...
- Variation of success of Leptopilina boulardi in Drosophila yakuba: the mechanisms exploredAurore Dubuffet
Universite Francois Rabelais, IRBI, Parc Grandmont, 37200 Tours, France
Dev Comp Immunol 32:597-602. 2008..this point using two lines of the parasitoid wasp Leptopilina boulardi that differ in virulence towards Drosophila yakuba. By injecting oil drops in D...
- On the origin of new genes in DrosophilaQi Zhou
CAS Max Planck Junior Research Group, State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan 650223, China
Genome Res 18:1446-55. 2008..melanogaster or Drosophila yakuba); (2) the most abundant new genes shared by multiple species (44...
- Slip-sliding away: serial changes and homoplasy in repeat number in the Drosophila yakuba homolog of human cancer susceptibility gene BRCA2Sarah M Bennett
Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
PLoS ONE 5:e11006. 2010..identified what appeared to be a recent expansion in the RAD51-binding BRC-repeat array in the ancestor of Drosophila yakuba. In this study, we examine patterns of variation and evolution of the dmbrca2 BRC-repeat array within D...
- Drosophila melanogaster mitochondrial DNA: gene organization and evolutionary considerationsR Garesse
Departamento de Bioquimica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Genetics 118:649-63. 1988..The gene organization is strictly conserved with respect to the Drosophila yakuba mitochondrial genome, and different from that found in mammals and Xenopus. The high A + T content of D...
- The evolution of gene regulation underlies a morphological difference between two Drosophila sister speciesSangyun Jeong
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, 1525 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Cell 132:783-93. 2008..Here, we analyze the genetic and molecular bases of the divergence of body pigmentation patterns between Drosophila yakuba and its sister species Drosophila santomea. We found that loss of pigmentation in D...
- Identification of nucleotide substitutions necessary for trans-activation of mariner transposable elements in Drosophila: analysis of naturally occurring elementsK Maruyama
Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110 1095
Genetics 128:777-84. 1991..Use of the sequences from the more distantly related species, Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila teissieri, as outside reference species, indicates that functional mariner elements are ..
- Rate variation of DNA sequence evolution in the Drosophila lineagesT S Takano
Department of Population Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka ken 411 8540, Japan
Genetics 149:959-70. 1998..The higher codon bias in Drosophila yakuba as compared with D. melanogaster and D...
- A serpin from the parasitoid wasp Leptopilina boulardi targets the Drosophila phenoloxidase cascadeDominique Colinet
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, INRA, UMR 1301, France
Dev Comp Immunol 33:681-9. 2009..and we show that either the venom or the recombinant LbSPNy inhibit the PO cascade in the hemolymph of Drosophila yakuba host larva...
- Evidence for interspecific transfer of the transposable element mariner between Drosophila and ZaprionusK Maruyama
Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1095
J Mol Evol 33:514-24. 1991..gene phylogeny is in the placement of the Zaprionus mariner sequence, which clusters with mariner from Drosophila teissieri and Drosophila yakuba in the melanogaster species subgroup. These results strongly suggest horizontal transfer.
- Transfer RNA genes in Drosophila mitochondrial DNA: related 5' flanking sequences and comparisons to mammalian mitochondrial tRNA genesD O Clary
Nucleic Acids Res 11:2411-25. 1983Genes for tRNAgly and tRNAserUCN have been identified within sequences of mtDNA of Drosophila yakuba. The tRNAgly gene lies between the genes for cytochrome c oxidase subunit III and URF3, and all three of these genes are contained in ..
- Genes for cytochrome c oxidase subunit I, URF2, and three tRNAs in Drosophila mitochondrial DNAD O Clary
Nucleic Acids Res 11:6859-72. 1983..tRNAtyr and cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) have been identified within a sequenced segment of the Drosophila yakuba mtDNA molecule. The five genes are arranged in the order given...
- Molecular evolution. Retroposon revivalsJ F Brookfield
Department of Genetics, University of Nottingham, Queens Medical Centre, UK
Curr Biol 5:255-6. 1995..Phylogenetic studies of the mouse L1 retroposon family show that the elements evolve through successively active subfamilies, which differ from each other by complete replacements of their promoter sequences...
- Molecular drift of the bride of sevenless (boss) gene in DrosophilaF J Ayala
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Mol Biol Evol 10:1030-40. 1993..The data also imply that random genetic drift has been responsible for virtually all of the observed differences in the portion of the boss gene analyzed among the four species...
- Positive selection and the molecular evolution of a gene of male reproduction, Acp26Aa of DrosophilaS C Tsaur
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, IIIinois 60637, USA
Mol Biol Evol 14:544-9. 1997..This suggests that positive selection may be operating at this locus of male reproduction...
- Clines and adaptive evolution in the methuselah gene region in Drosophila melanogasterDavid D Duvernell
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5245, USA
Mol Ecol 12:1277-85. 2003..However, Ka : Ks ratios indicate a difference in levels of functional constraint at the two methuselah, loci with mth2 exhibiting a five- to six-fold reduction in levels of amino acid divergence relative to mth...
- Dntf-2r, a young Drosophila retroposed gene with specific male expression under positive Darwinian selectionESTHER BETRAN
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Genetics 164:977-88. 2003..We discuss the possibility that the action of positive selection in Dntf-2r is related to its putative male-specific functions...
- Structure predictions and interaction studies indicate homology of separase N-terminal regulatory domains and Drosophila THRHubert Jäger
Lehrstuhl fur Genetik, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
Cell Cycle 3:182-8. 2004..The compatibility of these folds with a wide range of primary sequences has likely allowed the rapid divergence of THR/N-terminal separase sequences and securins, which contact this region...
- The complete nucleotide sequence and gene organization of the mitochondrial genome of the oriental mole cricket, Gryllotalpa orientalis (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae)Iksoo Kim
Department of Agricultural Biology, The National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology, Suwon 441 100, Republic of Korea
Gene 353:155-68. 2005..All anticodons of G. orientalis tRNAs were identical to Drosophila yakuba and L. migratoria...
- The amino-terminal region of Drosophila MSL1 contains basic, glycine-rich, and leucine zipper-like motifs that promote X chromosome binding, self-association, and MSL2 binding, respectivelyFang Li
Centre for Functional Genomics, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Mol Cell Biol 25:8913-24. 2005..We propose that the basic region may mediate DNA binding and that the glycine-rich region may promote the association of MSL complexes to closely adjacent sites on the X chromosome...
- Evolutionary pattern of the gtwin retrotransposon in the Drosophila melanogaster subgroupA Ludwig
Programa de Pos Graduacao em Genetica e Biologia Molecular, Departamento de Genetica, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Genetica 130:161-8. 2007..melanogaster. The results suggest that the gtwin element may be an infectious retrovirus able to invade the genome of new species, supporting the gtwin evolutionary picture shown in this work...
- Genome scans of variation and adaptive change: extended analysis of a candidate locus close to the phantom gene region in Drosophila melanogasterDorcas J Orengo
Departament de Genetica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Mol Biol Evol 24:1122-9. 2007....
- The drosulfakinin 0 (DSK 0) peptide encoded in the conserved Dsk gene affects adult Drosophila melanogaster crop contractionsGregory C Palmer
Biological Chemistry Department, University of Michigan Medical School, Medical Science Research Building III, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0606, USA
J Insect Physiol 53:1125-33. 2007..Drosophila erecta, Drosophila sechellia, Drosophila simulans, and Drosophila yakuba shared 62.5-87.5% identity to Drosophila melanogaster DSK 0; Drosophila pseudoobscura shared 37...
- Recurrent positive selection of the Drosophila hybrid incompatibility gene HmrShamoni Maheshwari
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, USA
Mol Biol Evol 25:2421-30. 2008..simulans and Drosophila mauritiana and along the lineage leading to the melanogaster subgroup species pair Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila santomea...
- Positive selection at the binding sites of the male-specific lethal complex involved in dosage compensation in DrosophilaDoris Bachtrog
Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
Genetics 180:1123-9. 2008....
- A multispecies approach for comparing sequence evolution of X-linked and autosomal sites in DrosophilaBeatriz Vicoso
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Genet Res (Camb) 90:421-31. 2008..pseudoobscura/D. affinis comparison) than when they were autosomal (in Drosophila melanogaster/Drosophila yakuba)...
- Molecular evolution of a Drosophila homolog of human BRCA2Sarah M Bennett
Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Genetica 137:213-9. 2009..Overall, we have documented patterns and modes of evolution in a new model system of a gene which is important to human health...
- Conservation of domain structure in a fast-evolving heterochromatic SUUR protein in drosophilidsAnna A Yurlova
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
Genetics 183:119-29. 2009..The C terminus contains interlacing conserved and variable motifs. Our results suggest that SUUR domains evolve with different rates and patterns but maintain their features...
- Turnover and lineage-specific broadening of the transcription start site in a testis-specific retrogeneMehran Sorourian
Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA
Fly (Austin) 4:3-11. 2010..e., "TSS turnover"); or (3) the transcription start site can be broad or narrow depending on the species. This work reveals the difficulties of studying gene regulation in one species and extrapolating those findings to close relatives...
- Evolution of enzymatic activities of testis-specific short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase in DrosophilaJianming Zhang
Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Mol Evol 71:241-9. 2010..Our results lend support to a general mechanism for the evolution of a new enzyme, in which catalytic chemistry evolves first followed by diversification of substrate utilization...
- The rapid evolution of X-linked male-biased gene expression and the large-X effect in Drosophila yakuba, D. santomea, and their hybridsAna Llopart
Department of Biology, University of Iowa, USA
Mol Biol Evol 29:3873-86. 2012..Here, I study genome-wide variation in transcript abundance between Drosophila yakuba and D...
- Dissecting sources of quantitative gene expression pattern divergence between Drosophila speciesZeba Wunderlich
Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Mol Syst Biol 8:604. 2012....
- The complete mitochondrial genome of the Chinese peacock, Papilio bianor (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Papilionidae)Yan Dong
College of Biology and Food Engineering, Chuzhou University, Chuzhou 239000, People s Republic of China
Mitochondrial DNA 24:636-8. 2013..sequenced insect mitogenomes showed that the gene order and orientation are basically identical to that of Drosophila yakuba with the exception of the rearrangement of one tRNA gene...
- Complete mitochondrial genome of Neochauliodes bowringi (MacLachlan) (Megaloptera: Corydalidae)Qian Li
State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology and Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Agricultural Entomology, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China and
Mitochondrial DNA 26:112-3. 2015..The gene arrangement is similar to that of Drosophila yakuba, the presumed ancestral insect mitochondrial gene arrangement...
- The role of founder effects on the evolution of reproductive isolationD R Matute
Department of Human Genetics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA The Chicago Fellows Program, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
J Evol Biol 26:2299-311. 2013..extreme bottleneck and to study whether founder effects can lead to an increase in reproductive isolation in Drosophila yakuba. Even though the most common outcome of inbreeding is extinction, founder effects can lead to increased ..
- Naturally occurring deletions of hunchback binding sites in the even-skipped stripe 3+7 enhancerArnar Palsson
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland Institute of Biology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland Biomedical Center, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e91924. 2014..The data reveal segregating variation in regulatory elements, which may reflect evolutionary turnover of characterized TFBS due to drift or co-evolution. ..
- The evolution of reproductive isolation in the Drosophila yakuba complex of speciesD A Turissini
Biology Department, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Evol Biol 28:557-75. 2015..Our results open the possibility of studying the history of introgression in the yakuba species complex and dissecting the genetic basis of interspecific differences between these three species by genetic mapping. ..
- The ribosomal RNA genes of Drosophila mitochondrial DNAD O Clary
Nucleic Acids Res 13:4029-45. 1985The nucleotide sequence of a segment of the mtDNA molecule of Drosophila yakuba which contains the A+T-rich region and the small and large rRNA genes separated by the tRNAval gene has been determined...
- A cluster of six tRNA genes in Drosophila mitochondrial DNA that includes a gene for an unusual tRNAserAGYD O Clary
Nucleic Acids Res 12:2367-79. 1984..terminal segment of the URF5 gene have been identified within a sequenced segment of the mtDNA molecule of Drosophila yakuba. The genes occur in the order given...
- The complete mitochondrial genome of the flesh fly, Sarcophaga impatiens Walker (Diptera: Sarcophagidae)Leigh A Nelson
Australian National Insect Collection and Taxonomic Research and Information Network, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
Mitochondrial DNA 23:42-3. 2012..The 22 tRNA anticodons of S. impatiens are consistent with those observed in Drosophila yakuba, and all form the typical cloverleaf structure, except for tRNA-Ser((AGN)) that lacks the DHU arm...
- Phylogeny, integration and expression of sigma virus-like genes in DrosophilaMatthew J Ballinger
Department of Biological Sciences, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 65:251-8. 2012..P-like NIRV is present in multiple retroelement fused open reading frames on the X and 3R chromosomes of Drosophila yakuba - the X-linked copy is transcribed to produce an RNA product in adult flies...
- Comparative motif discovery combined with comparative transcriptomics yields accurate targetome and enhancer predictionsMarina Naval-Sánchez
Laboratory of Computational Biology, Department of Human Genetics, University of Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Genome Res 23:74-88. 2013..a set of genes with conserved expression during retinal determination across Drosophila melanogaster, Drosophila yakuba, and Drosophila virilis...
- The influence of abdominal pigmentation on desiccation and ultraviolet resistance in two species of DrosophilaDaniel R Matute
Department of Human Genetics, The University of Chicago, 1101 East 57th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Evolution 67:2451-60. 2013b>Drosophila yakuba and D. santomea are sister species that differ in their levels of abdominal pigmentation; D. yakuba shows heavily pigmented posterior abdominal segments in both sexes, whereas D...
- GEBF-I in Drosophila species and hybrids: the co-evolution of an enhancer and its cognate factorP Georgel
Laboratoire de Genetique Moleculaire des Eucaryotes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Faculte de Medecine, Strasbourg, France
Mol Gen Genet 235:104-12. 1992..In these hybrid larvae, which carry one D. melanogaster and one D. simulans Sgs-3 gene, the hybrid GEBF-I protein appears equally effective in the induction of both target genes...
- Population genetics of polymorphism and divergenceS A Sawyer
Department of Mathematics, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130
Genetics 132:1161-76. 1992..the sample configurations of nucleotides in the alcohol dehydrogenase gene (Adh) in Drosophila simulans and Drosophila yakuba. Assuming a synonymous mutation rate of 1...
- The evolution of duplicate glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase genes in DrosophilaK M Wojtas
Department of Biology, Syracuse University, New York 13244
Genetics 132:789-97. 1992..Species of the subgenus Drosophila have a single Gapdh gene with an intron. Species of the willistoni and saltans groups have a single Gapdh gene that does not contain an intron.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
- Evolution of the threonine-glycine repeat region of the period gene in the melanogaster species subgroup of DrosophilaA A Peixoto
Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, UK
J Mol Evol 35:411-9. 1992..A phylogeny based on the more conserved flanking sequences was produced. The results highlighted some of the problems which are encountered when highly polymorphic genes are used to infer phylogenies of closely related species...
- Processed pseudogenes in DrosophilaP Jeffs
Department of Anatomy, University of Cambridge, U K
Proc Biol Sci 244:151-9. 1991..Remarkably, the pattern of base substitution in the pseudogenes differs between sites that correspond to degenerate and non-degenerate codon positions in their functional paralogs...
- Evolution of the dec-1 eggshell locus in Drosophila. I. Restriction site mapping and limited sequence comparison in the melanogaster species subgroupS Andersson
Department of Genetics, University of Umea, Sweden
J Mol Evol 33:321-31. 1991..teissieri and D. yakuba...
- Cloning of the mitochondrial genome of Anopheles quadrimaculatusA F Cockburn
Insects Affecting Man and Animals Research Laboratory, USDA, ARS, Gainesville, Florida
Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 14:31-6. 1990..These portions of the genetic map were identical in gene order to those of Drosophila yakuba. The predicted amino acid sequence of the protein coding regions that were sequenced were between 72% and 98%..
- Natural variation in Drosophila female postmating traitsDAVID BEGUN; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Evolutionary genomics of new Drosophila genesDAVEN PRESGRAVES; Fiscal Year: 2004..The methods developed will be applicable in comparative analysis of other genomes, including those of humans and their primate relatives. ..
- Variation of D. melanogaster chromosome 4Manyuan Long; Fiscal Year: 2006..These studies should add significantly to the understanding of the evolutionary genetics of the Drosophila fourth chromosome. ..
- Detection of Distribution of New Genes in Drosophila PhylogenyMANYUAN NO LONG; Fiscal Year: 2010..The results from these four categories of studies will generate the first phylogenetic distribution of new genes and provide the fresh-insight into the rates and patterns of new gene originations in genomes. ..
- Evolutionary Genomics of Anti-Malaria Genes in MosquitoBrian P Lazzaro; Fiscal Year: 2010..Evolutionary patterns in mosquito defense genes will be used to identify proteins that coevolve with malaria parasites. This work may suggest genetic targets that could be manipulated to limit malaria transmission. ..
- Immunity to a Parasitoid Wasp in Drosophila melanogasterTodd Schlenke; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- METABOLIC CONTROL AND MOLECULAR ADAPTATION IN DROSOPHILAWALTER EANES; Fiscal Year: 2005..Studies will begin to identify the genes responsible for the variation in this suite of traits that have cascading effects into the metabolic pathways. ..
- Identification of circadian clock output genesMark Drapeau; Fiscal Year: 2006..Then, some of these genes will be studied molecularly to determine how they are regulated by the central clock. ..
- GENETIC BASIS OF SPECIES DIFFERENCES IN DROSOPHILAJerry Coyne; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will perform laboratory studies of tolerance and preference to understand these anomalies. Our results may be relevant to understanding the origin of species in other animal groups, including humans. ..
- The Mechanisms and Regulatory Networks of Alternative Splicing in DrosophilaBRENTON GRAVELEY; Fiscal Year: 2009....
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