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A Target Capture-Based Method to Estimate Ploidy From Herbarium Specimens.

Viruel J, Conejero M, Hidalgo O, Pokorny L, Powell RF, Forest F, Kantar MB, Soto Gomez M, Graham SW, Gravendeel B, Wilkin P, Leitch IJ.

Front Plant Sci. 2019 Jul 24;10:937. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00937. eCollection 2019.


A customized nuclear target enrichment approach for developing a phylogenomic baseline for Dioscorea yams (Dioscoreaceae).

Soto Gomez M, Pokorny L, Kantar MB, Forest F, Leitch IJ, Gravendeel B, Wilkin P, Graham SW, Viruel J.

Appl Plant Sci. 2019 Jun 13;7(6):e11254. doi: 10.1002/aps3.11254. eCollection 2019 Jun.


Polyploidy in the Conifer Genus Juniperus: An Unexpectedly High Rate.

Farhat P, Hidalgo O, Robert T, Siljak-Yakovlev S, Leitch IJ, Adams RP, Bou Dagher-Kharrat M.

Front Plant Sci. 2019 May 22;10:676. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00676. eCollection 2019.


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.


A Universal Probe Set for Targeted Sequencing of 353 Nuclear Genes from Any Flowering Plant Designed Using k-Medoids Clustering.

Johnson MG, Pokorny L, Dodsworth S, Botigué LR, Cowan RS, Devault A, Eiserhardt WL, Epitawalage N, Forest F, Kim JT, Leebens-Mack JH, Leitch IJ, Maurin O, Soltis DE, Soltis PS, Wong GK, Baker WJ, Wickett NJ.

Syst Biol. 2019 Jul 1;68(4):594-606. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syy086.


Functional and evolutionary genomic inferences in Populus through genome and population sequencing of American and European aspen.

Lin YC, Wang J, Delhomme N, Schiffthaler B, Sundström G, Zuccolo A, Nystedt B, Hvidsten TR, de la Torre A, Cossu RM, Hoeppner MP, Lantz H, Scofield DG, Zamani N, Johansson A, Mannapperuma C, Robinson KM, Mähler N, Leitch IJ, Pellicer J, Park EJ, Van Montagu M, Van de Peer Y, Grabherr M, Jansson S, Ingvarsson PK, Street NR.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Nov 13;115(46):E10970-E10978. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1801437115. Epub 2018 Oct 29.


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.


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.


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 roadmap for global synthesis of the plant tree of life.

Eiserhardt WL, Antonelli A, Bennett DJ, Botigué LR, Burleigh JG, Dodsworth S, Enquist BJ, Forest F, Kim JT, Kozlov AM, Leitch IJ, Maitner BS, Mirarab S, Piel WH, Pérez-Escobar OA, Pokorny L, Rahbek C, Sandel B, Smith SA, Stamatakis A, Vos RA, Warnow T, Baker WJ.

Am J Bot. 2018 Mar;105(3):614-622. doi: 10.1002/ajb2.1041. Epub 2018 Mar 30.


Genome Size Diversity and Its Impact on the Evolution of Land Plants.

Pellicer J, Hidalgo O, Dodsworth S, Leitch IJ.

Genes (Basel). 2018 Feb 14;9(2). pii: E88. doi: 10.3390/genes9020088. Review.


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.


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.


Salix transect of Europe: variation in ploidy and genome size in willow-associated common nettle, Urtica dioica L. sens. lat., from Greece to arctic Norway.

Cronk Q, Hidalgo O, Pellicer J, Percy D, Leitch IJ.

Biodivers Data J. 2016 Sep 27;(4):e10003. eCollection 2016.


Genome biogeography reveals the intraspecific spread of adaptive mutations for a complex trait.

Olofsson JK, Bianconi M, Besnard G, Dunning LT, Lundgren MR, Holota H, Vorontsova MS, Hidalgo O, Leitch IJ, Nosil P, Osborne CP, Christin PA.

Mol Ecol. 2016 Dec;25(24):6107-6123. doi: 10.1111/mec.13914. Epub 2016 Nov 30.


Salamanders' slow slither into genomic gigantism<sup/>.

Dodsworth S, Guignard MS, Hidalgo O, Leitch IJ, Pellicer J.

Evolution. 2016 Dec;70(12):2915-2916. doi: 10.1111/evo.13112. No abstract available.


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.


Genome evolution of ferns: evidence for relative stasis of genome size across the fern phylogeny.

Clark J, Hidalgo O, Pellicer J, Liu H, Marquardt J, Robert Y, Christenhusz M, Zhang S, Gibby M, Leitch IJ, Schneider H.

New Phytol. 2016 May;210(3):1072-82. doi: 10.1111/nph.13833. Epub 2016 Jan 12.


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.


In Depth Characterization of Repetitive DNA in 23 Plant Genomes Reveals Sources of Genome Size Variation in the Legume Tribe Fabeae.

Macas J, Novák P, Pellicer J, Čížková J, Koblížková A, Neumann P, Fuková I, Doležel J, Kelly LJ, Leitch IJ.

PLoS One. 2015 Nov 25;10(11):e0143424. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143424. eCollection 2015.


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.


Are the genomes of royal ferns really frozen in time? Evidence for coinciding genome stability and limited evolvability in the royal ferns.

Schneider H, Liu H, Clark J, Hidalgo O, Pellicer J, Zhang S, Kelly LJ, Fay MF, Leitch IJ.

New Phytol. 2015 Jul;207(1):10-3. doi: 10.1111/nph.13330. Epub 2015 Feb 5. No abstract available.


The hidden side of plant invasions: the role of genome size.

Suda J, Meyerson LA, Leitch IJ, Pyšek P.

New Phytol. 2015 Feb;205(3):994-1007. doi: 10.1111/nph.13107. Epub 2014 Oct 17. Review.


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.


Ecological and evolutionary significance of genomic GC content diversity in monocots.

Šmarda P, Bureš P, Horová L, Leitch IJ, Mucina L, Pacini E, Tichý L, Grulich V, Rotreklová O.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Sep 30;111(39):E4096-102. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1321152111. Epub 2014 Sep 15.


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.


The application of flow cytometry for estimating genome size and ploidy level in plants.

Pellicer J, Leitch IJ.

Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1115:279-307. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-767-9_14.


Genome size expansion and the relationship between nuclear DNA content and spore size in the Asplenium monanthes fern complex (Aspleniaceae).

Dyer RJ, Pellicer J, Savolainen V, Leitch IJ, Schneider H.

BMC Plant Biol. 2013 Dec 20;13:219. doi: 10.1186/1471-2229-13-219.


A universe of dwarfs and giants: genome size and chromosome evolution in the monocot family Melanthiaceae.

Pellicer J, Kelly LJ, Leitch IJ, Zomlefer WB, Fay MF.

New Phytol. 2014 Mar;201(4):1484-97. doi: 10.1111/nph.12617. Epub 2013 Dec 2.


Recent updates and developments to plant genome size databases.

Garcia S, Leitch IJ, Anadon-Rosell A, Canela MÁ, Gálvez F, Garnatje T, Gras A, Hidalgo O, Johnston E, Mas de Xaxars G, Pellicer J, Siljak-Yakovlev S, Vallès J, Vitales D, Bennett MD.

Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan;42(Database issue):D1159-66. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkt1195. Epub 2013 Nov 27.


Insights into the dynamics of genome size and chromosome evolution in the early diverging angiosperm lineage Nymphaeales (water lilies).

Pellicer J, Kelly LJ, Magdalena C, Leitch IJ.

Genome. 2013 Aug;56(8):437-49. doi: 10.1139/gen-2013-0039. Epub 2013 Apr 23.


Reconstructing relative genome size of vascular plants through geological time.

Lomax BH, Hilton J, Bateman RM, Upchurch GR, Lake JA, Leitch IJ, Cromwell A, Knight CA.

New Phytol. 2014 Jan;201(2):636-44. doi: 10.1111/nph.12523. Epub 2013 Oct 1.


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.


Megacycles of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration correlate with fossil plant genome size.

Franks PJ, Freckleton RP, Beaulieu JM, Leitch IJ, Beerling DJ.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2012 Feb 19;367(1588):556-64. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0269.


Physiological framework for adaptation of stomata to CO2 from glacial to future concentrations.

Franks PJ, Leitch IJ, Ruszala EM, Hetherington AM, Beerling DJ.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2012 Feb 19;367(1588):537-46. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0270.


Speciation and evolution in the Gagea reticulata species complex (Tulipeae; Liliaceae).

Zarrei M, Wilkin P, Ingrouille MJ, Leitch IJ, Buerki S, Fay MF, Chase MW.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2012 Feb;62(2):624-39. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.11.003. Epub 2011 Nov 17.


Exploring giant plant genomes with next-generation sequencing technology.

Kelly LJ, Leitch IJ.

Chromosome Res. 2011 Oct;19(7):939-53. doi: 10.1007/s10577-011-9246-z. Review.


Nuclear DNA amounts in angiosperms: targets, trends and tomorrow.

Bennett MD, Leitch IJ.

Ann Bot. 2011 Mar;107(3):467-590. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcq258. Epub 2011 Jan 21. Review.


Diverse retrotransposon families and an AT-rich satellite DNA revealed in giant genomes of Fritillaria lilies.

Ambrozová K, Mandáková T, Bures P, Neumann P, Leitch IJ, Koblízková A, Macas J, Lysak MA.

Ann Bot. 2011 Feb;107(2):255-68. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcq235. Epub 2010 Dec 14.


The quest for suitable reference standards in genome size research.

Suda J, Leitch IJ.

Cytometry A. 2010 Aug;77(8):717-20. doi: 10.1002/cyto.a.20907. No abstract available.


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.


A role for nonadaptive processes in plant genome size evolution?

Whitney KD, Baack EJ, Hamrick JL, Godt MJ, Barringer BC, Bennett MD, Eckert CG, Goodwillie C, Kalisz S, Leitch IJ, Ross-Ibarra J.

Evolution. 2010 Jul;64(7):2097-109. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.00967.x. Epub 2010 Feb 9.


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.


Genome size diversity in orchids: consequences and evolution.

Leitch IJ, Kahandawala I, Suda J, Hanson L, Ingrouille MJ, Chase MW, Fay MF.

Ann Bot. 2009 Aug;104(3):469-81. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcp003. Epub 2009 Jan 24. Review.


Genome size as a predictor of guard cell length in Arabidopsis thaliana is independent of environmental conditions.

Lomax BH, Woodward FI, Leitch IJ, Knight CA, Lake JA.

New Phytol. 2009 Jan;181(2):311-314. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2008.02700.x. Erratum in: New Phytol. 2009;183(2):496.

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