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Environmental Factors Variably Impact Tea Secondary Metabolites in the Context of Climate Change.

Ahmed S, Griffin TS, Kraner D, Schaffner MK, Sharma D, Hazel M, Leitch AR, Orians CM, Han W, Stepp JR, Robbat A, Matyas C, Long C, Xue D, Houser RF, Cash SB.

Front Plant Sci. 2019 Aug 13;10:939. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00939. eCollection 2019.


Early consequences of allopolyploidy alter floral evolution in Nicotiana (Solanaceae).

McCarthy EW, Landis JB, Kurti A, Lawhorn AJ, Chase MW, Knapp S, Le Comber SC, Leitch AR, Litt A.

BMC Plant Biol. 2019 Apr 27;19(1):162. doi: 10.1186/s12870-019-1771-5.


Interactions between plant genome size, nutrients and herbivory by rabbits, molluscs and insects on a temperate grassland.

Guignard MS, Crawley MJ, Kovalenko D, Nichols RA, Trimmer M, Leitch AR, Leitch IJ.

Proc Biol Sci. 2019 Mar 27;286(1899):20182619. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.2619.


Chromosomal and molecular characterization of 5S rRNA genes in the North American abalones Haliotis rufescens Swainson (red abalone) and H. fulgens Philippi (blue abalone).

Hernández-Ibarra NK, Morelos RM, Ramírez JL, Cruz P, Leitch AR, Ibarra AM.

Gene. 2019 May 5;695:65-74. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2019.02.003. Epub 2019 Feb 8.


Remarkable variation of ribosomal DNA organization and copy number in gnetophytes, a distinct lineage of gymnosperms.

Wang W, Wan T, Becher H, Kuderova A, Leitch IJ, Garcia S, Leitch AR, Kovařík A.

Ann Bot. 2019 May 20;123(5):767-781. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcy172.


Parental transposable element loads influence their dynamics in young Nicotiana hybrids and allotetraploids.

Mhiri C, Parisod C, Daniel J, Petit M, Lim KY, Dorlhac de Borne F, Kovarik A, Leitch AR, Grandbastien MA.

New Phytol. 2019 Feb;221(3):1619-1633. doi: 10.1111/nph.15484. Epub 2018 Oct 22.


Satellite DNA in Paphiopedilum subgenus Parvisepalum as revealed by high-throughput sequencing and fluorescent in situ hybridization.

Lee YI, Yap JW, Izan S, Leitch IJ, Fay MF, Lee YC, Hidalgo O, Dodsworth S, Smulders MJM, Gravendeel B, Leitch AR.

BMC Genomics. 2018 Aug 2;19(1):578. doi: 10.1186/s12864-018-4956-7.


Origin and parental genome characterization of the allotetraploid Stylosanthes scabra Vogel (Papilionoideae, Leguminosae), an important legume pasture crop.

Marques A, Moraes L, Aparecida Dos Santos M, Costa I, Costa L, Nunes T, Melo N, Simon MF, Leitch AR, Almeida C, Souza G.

Ann Bot. 2018 Dec 31;122(7):1143-1159. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcy113.


Multiple Origins and Nested Cycles of Hybridization Result in High Tetraploid Diversity in the Monocot Prospero.

Jang TS, Parker JS, Emadzade K, Temsch EM, Leitch AR, Weiss-Schneeweiss H.

Front Plant Sci. 2018 Apr 6;9:433. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00433. eCollection 2018.


Evolutionary and functional potential of ploidy increase within individual plants: somatic ploidy mapping of the complex labellum of sexually deceptive bee orchids.

Bateman RM, Guy JJ, Rudall PJ, Leitch IJ, Pellicer J, Leitch AR.

Ann Bot. 2018 Jun 28;122(1):133-150. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcy048.


A genome for gnetophytes and early evolution of seed plants.

Wan T, Liu ZM, Li LF, Leitch AR, Leitch IJ, Lohaus R, Liu ZJ, Xin HP, Gong YB, Liu Y, Wang WC, Chen LY, Yang Y, Kelly LJ, Yang J, Huang JL, Li Z, Liu P, Zhang L, Liu HM, Wang H, Deng SH, Liu M, Li J, Ma L, Liu Y, Lei Y, Xu W, Wu LQ, Liu F, Ma Q, Yu XR, Jiang Z, Zhang GQ, Li SH, Li RQ, Zhang SZ, Wang QF, Van de Peer Y, Zhang JB, Wang XM.

Nat Plants. 2018 Feb;4(2):82-89. doi: 10.1038/s41477-017-0097-2. Epub 2018 Jan 29.


Nicotine in floral nectar pharmacologically influences bumblebee learning of floral features.

Baracchi D, Marples A, Jenkins AJ, Leitch AR, Chittka L.

Sci Rep. 2017 May 16;7(1):1951. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-01980-1.


Is There an Upper Limit to Genome Size?

Hidalgo O, Pellicer J, Christenhusz M, Schneider H, Leitch AR, Leitch IJ.

Trends Plant Sci. 2017 Jul;22(7):567-573. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2017.04.005. Epub 2017 May 12. Review.


Cytogenetic features of rRNA genes across land plants: analysis of the Plant rDNA database.

Garcia S, Kovařík A, Leitch AR, Garnatje T.

Plant J. 2017 Mar;89(5):1020-1030. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13442. Epub 2017 Feb 14.


Transgressive phenotypes and generalist pollination in the floral evolution of Nicotiana polyploids.

McCarthy EW, Chase MW, Knapp S, Litt A, Leitch AR, Le Comber SC.

Nat Plants. 2016 Aug 8;2:16119. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2016.119.


Genome size and ploidy influence angiosperm species' biomass under nitrogen and phosphorus limitation.

Guignard MS, Nichols RA, Knell RJ, Macdonald A, Romila CA, Trimmer M, Leitch IJ, Leitch AR.

New Phytol. 2016 Jun;210(4):1195-206. doi: 10.1111/nph.13881. Epub 2016 Feb 15.


Astonishing 35S rDNA diversity in the gymnosperm species Cycas revoluta Thunb.

Wang W, Ma L, Becher H, Garcia S, Kovarikova A, Leitch IJ, Leitch AR, Kovarik A.

Chromosoma. 2016 Sep;125(4):683-99. doi: 10.1007/s00412-015-0556-3. Epub 2015 Dec 5.


Genome size diversity in angiosperms and its influence on gene space.

Dodsworth S, Leitch AR, Leitch IJ.

Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2015 Dec;35:73-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gde.2015.10.006. Epub 2015 Nov 21. Review.


Angiosperms Are Unique among Land Plant Lineages in the Occurrence of Key Genes in the RNA-Directed DNA Methylation (RdDM) Pathway.

Ma L, Hatlen A, Kelly LJ, Becher H, Wang W, Kovarik A, Leitch IJ, Leitch AR.

Genome Biol Evol. 2015 Sep 2;7(9):2648-62. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evv171.


250 years of hybridization between two biennial herb species without speciation.

Matthews A, Emelianova K, Hatimy AA, Chester M, Pellicer J, Ahmad KS, Guignard MS, Rouhan G, Soltis DE, Soltis PS, Leitch IJ, Leitch AR, Mavrodiev EV, Buggs RJ.

AoB Plants. 2015 Jul 17;7. pii: plv081. doi: 10.1093/aobpla/plv081.


Analysis of the giant genomes of Fritillaria (Liliaceae) indicates that a lack of DNA removal characterizes extreme expansions in genome size.

Kelly LJ, Renny-Byfield S, Pellicer J, Macas J, Novák P, Neumann P, Lysak MA, Day PD, Berger M, Fay MF, Nichols RA, Leitch AR, Leitch IJ.

New Phytol. 2015 Oct;208(2):596-607. doi: 10.1111/nph.13471. Epub 2015 Jun 8.


The effect of polyploidy and hybridization on the evolution of floral colour in Nicotiana (Solanaceae).

McCarthy EW, Arnold SE, Chittka L, Le Comber SC, Verity R, Dodsworth S, Knapp S, Kelly LJ, Chase MW, Baldwin IT, Kovařík A, Mhiri C, Taylor L, Leitch AR.

Ann Bot. 2015 Jun;115(7):1117-31. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcv048. Epub 2015 May 15.


Characterisation of an unusual telomere motif (TTTTTTAGGG)n in the plant Cestrum elegans (Solanaceae), a species with a large genome.

Peška V, Fajkus P, Fojtová M, Dvořáčková M, Hapala J, Dvořáček V, Polanská P, Leitch AR, Sýkorová E, Fajkus J.

Plant J. 2015 May;82(4):644-54. doi: 10.1111/tpj.12839.


Silenced rRNA genes are activated and substitute for partially eliminated active homeologs in the recently formed allotetraploid, Tragopogon mirus (Asteraceae).

Dobešová E, Malinská H, Matyášek R, Leitch AR, Soltis DE, Soltis PS, Kovařík A.

Heredity (Edinb). 2015 Mar;114(3):356-65. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2014.111. Epub 2014 Dec 24.


Genomic repeat abundances contain phylogenetic signal.

Dodsworth S, Chase MW, Kelly LJ, Leitch IJ, Macas J, Novák P, Piednoël M, Weiss-Schneeweiss H, Leitch AR.

Syst Biol. 2015 Jan;64(1):112-26. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syu080. Epub 2014 Sep 25.


Endogenous pararetrovirus sequences associated with 24 nt small RNAs at the centromeres of Fritillaria imperialis L. (Liliaceae), a species with a giant genome.

Becher H, Ma L, Kelly LJ, Kovarik A, Leitch IJ, Leitch AR.

Plant J. 2014 Dec;80(5):823-33. doi: 10.1111/tpj.12673. Epub 2014 Nov 4.


Evolutionary relationships in the medicinally important genus Fritillaria L. (Liliaceae).

Day PD, Berger M, Hill L, Fay MF, Leitch AR, Leitch IJ, Kelly LJ.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2014 Nov;80:11-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.07.024. Epub 2014 Aug 11.


Impact of genomic diversity in river ecosystems.

Leitch AR, Leitch IJ, Trimmer M, Guignard MS, Woodward G.

Trends Plant Sci. 2014 Jun;19(6):361-6. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2013.12.005. Epub 2014 Jan 18.


Chromosomal diversification and karyotype evolution of diploids in the cytologically diverse genus Prospero (Hyacinthaceae).

Jang TS, Emadzade K, Parker J, Temsch EM, Leitch AR, Speta F, Weiss-Schneeweiss H.

BMC Evol Biol. 2013 Jul 3;13:136. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-136.


The promise of genomics in the study of plant-pollinator interactions.

Clare EL, Schiestl FP, Leitch AR, Chittka L.

Genome Biol. 2013 Jun 24;14(6):207. doi: 10.1186/gb-2013-14-6-207. Review.


Diploidization and genome size change in allopolyploids is associated with differential dynamics of low- and high-copy sequences.

Renny-Byfield S, Kovarik A, Kelly LJ, Macas J, Novak P, Chase MW, Nichols RA, Pancholi MR, Grandbastien MA, Leitch AR.

Plant J. 2013 Jun;74(5):829-39. doi: 10.1111/tpj.12168. Epub 2013 Apr 5.


Reconstructing the complex evolutionary origin of wild allopolyploid tobaccos (Nicotiana section suaveolentes).

Kelly LJ, Leitch AR, Clarkson JJ, Knapp S, Chase MW.

Evolution. 2013 Jan;67(1):80-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01748.x. Epub 2012 Aug 27.


Differential dynamics of transposable elements during long-term diploidization of Nicotiana section Repandae (Solanaceae) allopolyploid genomes.

Parisod C, Mhiri C, Lim KY, Clarkson JJ, Chase MW, Leitch AR, Grandbastien MA.

PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e50352. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050352. Epub 2012 Nov 21.


Independent, rapid and targeted loss of highly repetitive DNA in natural and synthetic allopolyploids of Nicotiana tabacum.

Renny-Byfield S, Kovařík A, Chester M, Nichols RA, Macas J, Novák P, Leitch AR.

PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e36963. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036963. Epub 2012 May 14.


Ecological and genetic factors linked to contrasting genome dynamics in seed plants.

Leitch AR, Leitch IJ.

New Phytol. 2012 May;194(3):629-46. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04105.x. Epub 2012 Mar 20. Review.


Next-generation sequencing and genome evolution in allopolyploids.

Buggs RJ, Renny-Byfield S, Chester M, Jordon-Thaden IE, Viccini LF, Chamala S, Leitch AR, Schnable PS, Barbazuk WB, Soltis PS, Soltis DE.

Am J Bot. 2012 Feb;99(2):372-82. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1100395. Epub 2012 Jan 20. Review.


Extensive chromosomal variation in a recently formed natural allopolyploid species, Tragopogon miscellus (Asteraceae).

Chester M, Gallagher JP, Symonds VV, Cruz da Silva AV, Mavrodiev EV, Leitch AR, Soltis PS, Soltis DE.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 24;109(4):1176-81. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1112041109. Epub 2012 Jan 6.


Analysis of two abundant, highly related satellites in the allotetraploid Nicotiana arentsii using double-strand conformation polymorphism analysis and sequencing.

Matyasek R, Fulnecek J, Leitch AR, Kovarik A.

New Phytol. 2011 Nov;192(3):747-59. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03827.x. Epub 2011 Jul 21.


Next generation sequencing reveals genome downsizing in allotetraploid Nicotiana tabacum, predominantly through the elimination of paternally derived repetitive DNAs.

Renny-Byfield S, Chester M, Kovařík A, Le Comber SC, Grandbastien MA, Deloger M, Nichols RA, Macas J, Novák P, Chase MW, Leitch AR.

Mol Biol Evol. 2011 Oct;28(10):2843-54. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msr112. Epub 2011 Apr 21.


Similar patterns of rDNA evolution in synthetic and recently formed natural populations of Tragopogon (Asteraceae) allotetraploids.

Malinska H, Tate JA, Matyasek R, Leitch AR, Soltis DE, Soltis PS, Kovarik A.

BMC Evol Biol. 2010 Sep 22;10:291. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-10-291.


Single integration and spread of a Copia-like sequence nested in rDNA intergenic spacers of Allium cernuum (Alliaceae).

Chester M, Sykorova E, Fajkus J, Leitch AR.

Cytogenet Genome Res. 2010 Jul;129(1-3):35-46. doi: 10.1159/000312959. Epub 2010 May 28.


Flow cytometry and GISH reveal mixed ploidy populations and Spartina nonaploids with genomes of S. alterniflora and S. maritima origin.

Renny-Byfield S, Ainouche M, Leitch IJ, Lim KY, Le Comber SC, Leitch AR.

Ann Bot. 2010 Apr;105(4):527-33. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcq008. Epub 2010 Feb 11.


Mobilization of retrotransposons in synthetic allotetraploid tobacco.

Petit M, Guidat C, Daniel J, Denis E, Montoriol E, Bui QT, Lim KY, Kovarik A, Leitch AR, Grandbastien MA, Mhiri C.

New Phytol. 2010 Apr;186(1):135-47. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03140.x. Epub 2010 Jan 13.


Review of the Application of Modern Cytogenetic Methods (FISH/GISH) to the Study of Reticulation (Polyploidy/Hybridisation).

Chester M, Leitch AR, Soltis PS, Soltis DE.

Genes (Basel). 2010 Jul 2;1(2):166-92. doi: 10.3390/genes1020166.


Making a functional diploid: from polysomic to disomic inheritance.

Le Comber SC, Ainouche ML, Kovarik A, Leitch AR.

New Phytol. 2010 Apr;186(1):113-22. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03117.x. Epub 2009 Dec 16.


Fall and rise of satellite repeats in allopolyploids of Nicotiana over c. 5 million years.

Koukalova B, Moraes AP, Renny-Byfield S, Matyasek R, Leitch AR, Kovarik A.

New Phytol. 2010 Apr;186(1):148-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03101.x. Epub 2009 Dec 3.


Intragenic recombination events and evidence for hybrid speciation in Nicotiana (Solanaceae).

Kelly LJ, Leitch AR, Clarkson JJ, Hunter RB, Knapp S, Chase MW.

Mol Biol Evol. 2010 Apr;27(4):781-99. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msp267. Epub 2009 Nov 6.


Nuclear glutamine synthetase evolution in Nicotiana: phylogenetics and the origins of allotetraploid and homoploid (diploid) hybrids.

Clarkson JJ, Kelly LJ, Leitch AR, Knapp S, Chase MW.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010 Apr;55(1):99-112. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2009.10.003. Epub 2009 Oct 8.


Contrasting evolutionary dynamics between angiosperm and mammalian genomes.

Kejnovsky E, Leitch IJ, Leitch AR.

Trends Ecol Evol. 2009 Oct;24(10):572-82. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2009.04.010. Epub 2009 Aug 6. Review.


Molecular structure and chromosome distribution of three repetitive DNA families in Anemone hortensis L. (Ranunculaceae).

Mlinarec J, Chester M, Siljak-Yakovlev S, Papes D, Leitch AR, Besendorfer V.

Chromosome Res. 2009;17(3):331-46. doi: 10.1007/s10577-009-9025-2. Epub 2009 Feb 18.


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