rRNA Evolutionary References

Chris CSIMON at UCONNVM.UCONN.EDU
Sat Apr 23 14:09:12 EST 1994


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>Subject: Ribosome in Phylogene or Evolution
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>Dear Netters;

>Is there any one out there who knows a paper dealing with the use of Ribosome
>gene in Evolution or Phylogeny?

>Thanks
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Here  are  some references relevant to evolutionary  analysis  of
rRNA genes:

Simon, C., S. Paabo, T. Kocher & A. C. Wilson.  1990.   Evolution
    of the mitochondrial ribosomal RNA in insects as shown by the
    polymerase  chain  reaction, pp 235-244. In:  M. Clegg  &  S.
    O'Brien [eds], Molecular Evolution.  UCLA Symposia on Molecu-
    lar  and   Cellular Biology, New Series, Vol. 122,   Alan  R.
    Liss, Inc., NY.

Mindell, D. P. & R. L. Honeycutt.  1990.  Ribosomal RNA in verte-
    brates:  evolution and phylogenetic applications.  Ann.  Rev.
    Ecol. Syst.  21: 541-566.

Simon, C.  1991.  Molecular systematics at the species  boundary:
    Exploiting conserved and variable regions of the mitochondri-
    al genome of animals via direct sequencing from enzymatically
    amplified DNA, pp 33-71.  In: G. M. Hewitt, A. W. B. Johnston
    &  J.  P. W. Young [eds], Molecular Techniques  in  Taxonomy.
    NATO Advanced Studies Institute. H57.  Springer Verlag.

Hillis,  D.  M. & M. T. Dixon.  1991.  Ribosomal  DNA:  Molecular
    evolution and phylogenetic inference.  Quart. Rev. Biol.  66:
    411-453.

Hamby,  R.K. & E. A. Zimmer.  1992.  Ribosomal RNA as a  phyloge-
    netic  tool  in plant systematics.  In: P. S. Soltis,  D.  E.
    Soltis,  J. J. Doyle [eds], Molecular Systematics of  Plants.
    Chapman and Hall, NY.

Dixon,  M.  T. & D. M. Hillis.  1993.   Ribosomal  RNA  Secondary
    Structure:   Compensatory  Mutations  and  Implications   for
    Phylogenetic Analysis.  Mol. Biol. Evol. 10: 256-267.

Simon,  C.,  F.  Frati, A. Beckenbach, B. Crespi, H.  Liu,  &  P.
    Flook.   1994.   Assessing  the  phylogenetic  usefulness  of
    specific  mitochondrial genes and a compilation of  conserved
    PCR primers.  Annals Entomol. Soc. America. in press.

Simon,  C.,  L. Nigro, J. Sullivan, A. Martin,  A.  Grapputo,  A.
    Franke & C. McIntosh.  Large among taxon differences in rates
    of evolution of animal mitochondrial small subunit  ribosomal
    RNA genes and implications for tree-building.  Submitted.

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