Publications

2017

Khost, D.E., D. Eickbush, A.M. Larracuente. 2017. Single molecule long read sequencing resolves the detailed structure of complex satellite DNA loci in Drosophila melanogaster.  Genome Research . Advanced Access. 4/3/17. http://www.genome.org/cgi/doi/10.1101/gr.213512.116. Access the recommendation on F1000Prime

Chang, C-H. and A.M. Larracuente. 2017. Structural changes following the reversal of a Y chromosome to an autosome in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Evolution. 71-5:1285-1296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/evo.13229.

2016

Larracuente, A.M. 2016. FISH in Drosophila in Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH) – Application Guide, T Liehr (Editor), 2nd Ed., Springer, Berlin, 2017, ISBN: 978-3662529577.

Larracuente, A.M. and V.H. Meller. 2016. Host–Symbiont Interactions: Male- Killers Exposed. Current Biology 26, R408–R431, May 23, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.057

Lindholm, A. K., Dyer, K. A., Firman, R. C., Fishman, L., Forstmeier, W., Holman, L., Johannesson, H., Knief, U., Kokko, H., Larracuente, A. M., Manser, A., Montchamp-Moreau, C., Petrosyan, V. G., Pomiankowski, A., Presgraves, D. C., Safronova, L. D., Sutter, A., Unckless, R. L., Verspoor, R. L., Wedell, N., Wilkinson, G. S. & Price, T. A. R. 2016. The ecology and evolutionary dynamics of meiotic drive. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2016.02.001

2015

Hales, K.G., C.A. Korey, A.M. Larracuente and D.M. Roberts. 2015. Genetics on the fly: a primer on the Drosophila model system. GENETICS. 201(3):815-842. doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.183392 

Brand, C.B., A.M. Larracuente and D.C. Presgraves. 2015Origin, evolution, and population genetics of the selfish Segregation distorter gene duplication in European and African populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution. 69-5: 1271–1283. DOI: 10.1111/evo.12658. *F1000 recommended

Unckless, R., A.M. Larracuente, and A.G. Clark. 2015. Sex-ratio meiotic drive and Y-linked resistance in Drosophila affinis. Genetics. Online 1/8/2015.10.1534/genetics.114.173948

Larracuente, A.M. and P.M. Ferree. 2015. Simple method for fluorescence DNA in situ hybridization to squashed chromosomes. J. Vis. Exp. 95, e52288. doi:10.3791/52288.

2014

Larracuente, A.M. 2014. The organization and evolution of the Responder satellite in species of the Drosophila melanogaster group: dynamic evolution of a target of meiotic drive. BMC Evol. Biol.14:233. doi:10.1186/s12862-014-0233-9

Larracuente, A.M. and A.G. Clark. 2014. Recent selection on the Y-to-dot translocation in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Mol. Biol. Evol. 31(4):846-856. doi 10.1093/molbev/msu002.

2005-2013

Larracuente, A.M. and A.G. Clark. 2013. Surprising differences in the variability of Y chromosomes in African and Cosmopolitan populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 193:201-214.

Larracuente, A.M. and D.C. Presgraves. 2012. The selfish Segregation Distorter gene complex of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 192: 1-21.

Larracuente, A.M., M.A.F. Noor, A.G. Clark. 2010. Translocation of Y-linked genes to the dot chromosome in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Mol. Biol. Evol. 27(7): 1612-1620.

Singh, N.D., A.M. Larracuente, T.B. Sackton, A.G. Clark. 2009. Comparative genomics on the Drosophila Phylogenetic Tree. Annu. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst. 40:459–80.

Larracuente, A.M., T.B. Sackton*, A.J. Greenberg, A. Wong, N.D. Singh, D. Sturgill, Y. Zhang, B. Oliver, A.G. Clark. 2008. Evolution of protein-coding genes in Drosophila. Trends Genet. 24(3): 114-123.

Singh N.D., A.M. Larracuente*, A.G. Clark. 2008. Contrasting the efficacy of selection on the X and autosomes in Drosophila. Mol. Biol. Evol. 25(2):454-467.

Drosophila 12 Genomes Consortium: A.G. Clark, M.B. Eisen, D.R. Smith, C.M. Bergman, B. Oliver, T.A. Markow, T.C. Kaufman, M. Kellis, W. Gelbart, V.N. Iyer, D.A. Pollard, T.B. Sackton, A.M. Larracuente et al. 2007. Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny. Nature. 450(7167): 203-218.

Morris, S.R., A.M. Larracuente, K.M. Covino, M.S. Mustillo, K.E. Mattern, D.A. Liebner, H.D. Sheets. 2006. Limitations posed by parameter estimability in open population models: a case study using migratory stopover. Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 118(4): 513-526.

Morris, S.R., H.D. Sheets, E.M. Turner, D.A. Liebner, A.M. Larracuente. 2005. Problems associated with pooling mark-recapture data prior to estimating stopover length for migratory passerines. Pages 670-673 in Bird Conservation Implementation and Integration in the Americas: Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference 2002 (C.J. Ralph and T.D. Rich, eds.). U.S.D.A. Forest Service Technical report, GTR-PSW-191, Albany, CA.

Morris, S.R., D.A. Liebner, A.M. Larracuente, E.M.Turner, H.D. Sheets. 2005. Multiple day constancy as an alternative to pooling for mark-recapture stopover estimates for nearctic-neotropical migrant landbirds. The Auk 122 (1):319-328.* indicates co-first author

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