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M.Mar Albà

Zinc-finger domains in metazoans: evolution gone wild (Article)

Genome Biology, 18 pp. 168, 2017.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Evolution, Zinc Fingers)


José Luis Villanueva-Cañas Jorge Ruiz-Orera Isabel Agea Maria Gallo David Andreu M.Mar Albà

New genes and functional innovation in mammals (Article)

bioRxiv, 2016.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: adaptation, de novo genes, Evolution, gene family, mammal)

Vartia S, Villanueva-Cañas JL, Finarelli J, Farrell ED, Collins PC, Hughes GM, Carlsson JE, Gauthier DT, McGinnity P, Cross TF, FitzGerald RD, Mirimin L, Crispie F, Cotter PD, Carlsson J.

A novel method of microsatellite genotyping-by-sequencing using individual combinatorial barcoding (Article)

R Soc Open Sci, 3 (1), pp. 150565, 2016, ISBN: 10.1098/rsos.150565.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: barcoding, Evolution, microsatellite, sequencing)


Ruiz-Orera, Jorge, Hernandez-Rodriguez, Jessica, Chiva, Cristina, Sabidó, Eduard, Kondova, Ivanela, Bontrop, Ronald, Marqués-Bonet, Tomàs, Albà, M.Mar

Origins of de novo genes in human and chimpanzee (Article)

Plos Genetics, 11 (12), pp. e1005721, 2015.

(Links | BibTeX | Tags: chimpanzee, de novo gene, Evolution, Humans, lncRNA, Promoter, proteomics, ribosome profiling, RNA-Seq, transcription factor binding site, transcriptomics)

Subirana, Juan A., Albà, M. Mar, Messeguer, Xavier

High evolutionary turnover of satellite families in Caenorhabditis (Article)

BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15 (1), pp. 218, 2015, ISSN: 1471-2148.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Evolution, Repeats, satellite)

Radó-Trilla, Núria, Arató, Krisztina, Pegueroles, Cinta, Raya, Alicia, de la Luna, Susana, Albà, M Mar

Key role of amino acid repeat expansions in the functional diversification of duplicated transcription factors. (Article)

Molecular biology and evolution, 2015, ISSN: 1537-1719.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: amino acid tandem repeat, Evolution, Gene Duplication, polyalanine, transcription factor, vertebrates)


Toll-Riera, Macarena, Bostick, David, Albà, M Mar, Plotkin, Joshua B

Structure and age jointly influence rates of protein evolution. (Article)

PLoS computational biology, 8 (5), pp. e1002542, 2012, ISSN: 1553-7358.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, Binding Sites, Computational Biology, Eukaryota, Evolution, Humans, Mice, Molecular, Protein Conformation, Protein Stability, Proteins, Proteins: chemistry, Proteins: genetics, Proteins: metabolism, Solvents)


Toll-Riera, Macarena, Laurie, Steve, Albà, M Mar

Lineage-specific variation in intensity of natural selection in mammals. (Article)

Molecular biology and evolution, 28 (1), pp. 383–98, 2011, ISSN: 1537-1719.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Amino Acid Sequence, Amino Acid Substitution, Animals, Evolution, F-Box Proteins, F-Box Proteins: genetics, G-Protein-Coupled, G-Protein-Coupled: genetics, Genetic, Genetic Variation, Humans, Mammals, Mammals: genetics, Molecular, Molecular Sequence Data, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate: genetics, Odorant, Odorant: genetics, Receptors, Selection, Sequence Alignment)


Farré, Domènec, Albà, M Mar

Heterogeneous patterns of gene-expression diversification in mammalian gene duplicates. (Article)

Molecular biology and evolution, 27 (2), pp. 325–35, 2010, ISSN: 1537-1719.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, Evolution, Gene Duplication, Genetic, Humans, Mammals, Mammals: genetics, Models, Molecular)


Toll-Riera, Macarena, Castelo, Robert, Bellora, Nicolás, Albà, M Mar

Evolution of primate orphan proteins. (Article)

Biochemical Society transactions, 37 (Pt 4), pp. 778–82, 2009, ISSN: 1470-8752.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, Evolution, Gene Duplication, Genome, Genome: genetics, Molecular, Primates, Primates: genetics, Proteins, Proteins: genetics)


Albà, M Mar, Castresana, Jose

On homology searches by protein Blast and the characterization of the age of genes. (Article)

BMC evolutionary biology, 7 pp. 53, 2007, ISSN: 1471-2148.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Amino Acid, Animals, Computational Biology, Databases, Evolution, Genes, Humans, Molecular, Phylogeny, Protein, Sequence Analysis, Sequence Homology)

Mularoni, Loris, Veitia, Reiner A, Albà, M Mar

Highly constrained proteins contain an unexpectedly large number of amino acid tandem repeats. (Article)

Genomics, 89 (3), pp. 316–25, 2007, ISSN: 0888-7543.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Amino Acid, Amino Acid Sequence, Animals, Complementary, Conserved Sequence, DNA, Evolution, Genetic, Humans, Mice, Molecular, Point Mutation, Proteins, Proteins: chemistry, Proteins: genetics, Repetitive Sequences, Selection, Trinucleotide Repeats)

Albà, M M, Tompa, P, Veitia, R A

Amino acid repeats and the structure and evolution of proteins. (Article)

Genome dynamics, 3 pp. 119–30, 2007, ISSN: 1660-9263.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Amino Acid, Animals, Base Composition, Evolution, Humans, Molecular, Open Reading Frames, Open Reading Frames: genetics, Peptides, Peptides: chemistry, Proteins, Proteins: chemistry, Proteins: genetics, Repetitive Sequences)

Farré, Domènec, Bellora, Nicolás, Mularoni, Loris, Messeguer, Xavier, Albà, M Mar

Housekeeping genes tend to show reduced upstream sequence conservation. (Article)

Genome biology, 8 (7), pp. R140, 2007, ISSN: 1465-6914.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, Base Sequence, Conserved Sequence, CpG Islands, Evolution, Gene Expression, Genetic, Genetic Variation, Humans, Mice, Molecular, Molecular Sequence Data, Promoter Regions)


Furney, Simon J, Albà, M Mar, López-Bigas, Núria

Differences in the evolutionary history of disease genes affected by dominant or recessive mutations. (Article)

BMC genomics, 7 pp. 165, 2006, ISSN: 1471-2164.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Amino Acid, Animals, Caenorhabditis elegans, Caenorhabditis elegans: genetics, Computational Biology, Conserved Sequence, Dominant, Essential, Evolution, Genes, Genetic, Genetic Diseases, Genetic Structures, Humans, Inborn, Inborn: classification, Inborn: genetics, Mice, Molecular, Mutation, Pan troglodytes, Pan troglodytes: genetics, Recessive, Selection, Sequence Homology)


Albà, M Mar, Castresana, Jose

Inverse relationship between evolutionary rate and age of mammalian genes. (Article)

Molecular biology and evolution, 22 (3), pp. 598–606, 2005, ISSN: 0737-4038.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, DNA, Evolution, Genome, human, Humans, Mice, Molecular, Sequence Analysis)


Castresana, Jose, Guigó, Roderic, Albà, M Mar

Clustering of genes coding for DNA binding proteins in a region of atypical evolution of the human genome. (Article)

Journal of molecular evolution, 59 (1), pp. 72–9, 2004, ISSN: 0022-2844.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Base Composition, Base Composition: genetics, Chromatin, Chromatin: metabolism, Chromosomes, Computational Biology, Databases, DNA-Binding Proteins, DNA-Binding Proteins: genetics, DNA-Binding Proteins: metabolism, Evolution, Genetic, Genome, human, Humans, Introns, Introns: genetics, Models, Molecular, Multigene Family, Multigene Family: genetics, Pair 19, Pair 19: genetics, Phylogeny, Zinc Fingers, Zinc Fingers: genetics)

Huang, Hui, Winter, Eitan E, Wang, Huajun, Weinstock, Keith G, Xing, Heming, Goodstadt, Leo, Stenson, Peter D, Cooper, David N, Smith, Douglas, Albà, M Mar, Ponting, Chris P, Fechtel, Kim

Evolutionary conservation and selection of human disease gene orthologs in the rat and mouse genomes. (Article)

Genome biology, 5 (7), pp. R47, 2004, ISSN: 1465-6914.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Amino Acid, Amino Acid: genetics, Animal, Animals, Chromosome Mapping, Chromosome Mapping: methods, Conserved Sequence, Conserved Sequence: genetics, Disease Models, Evolution, Fishes, Fishes: genetics, Fungal, Fungal: genetics, Genes, Genes: genetics, Genes: physiology, Genetic, Genetic Diseases, Genome, Helminth, Helminth: genetics, human, Humans, Inborn, Inborn: genetics, Inborn: physiopathology, Insect, Insect: genetics, Mice, Molecular, Mutagenesis, Mutagenesis: genetics, Nucleic Acid, Nucleotides, Nucleotides: genetics, Point Mutation, Point Mutation: genetics, Rats, Repetitive Sequences, Selection, Sequence Homology, Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion, Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion: genetics)

Gibbs, Richard A, Et al.

Genome sequence of the Brown Norway rat yields insights into mammalian evolution. (Article)

Nature, 428 (6982), pp. 493–521, 2004, ISSN: 1476-4687.

(Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Animals, Base Composition, Centromere, Centromere: genetics, Chromosomes, CpG Islands, CpG Islands: genetics, DNA, DNA Transposable Elements, DNA Transposable Elements: genetics, Evolution, Gene Duplication, Genome, Genomics, Humans, Inbred BN, Inbred BN: genetics, Introns, Introns: genetics, Male, Mammalian, Mammalian: genetics, Mice, Mitochondrial, Mitochondrial: genetics, Models, Molecular, Mutagenesis, Nucleic Acid, Nucleic Acid: genetics, Polymorphism, Rats, Regulatory Sequences, Retroelements, Retroelements: genetics, RNA, RNA Splice Sites, RNA Splice Sites: genetics, Sequence Analysis, Single Nucleotide, Single Nucleotide: genetics, Telomere, Telomere: genetics, Untranslated, Untranslated: genetics)