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Genetically informed captive breeding of hybrids of an extinct species of Galapagos tortoise.

Quinzin MC, Sandoval-Castillo J, Miller JM, Beheregaray LB, Russello MA, Hunter EA, Gibbs JP, Tapia W, Villalva F, Caccone A.

Conserv Biol. 2019 Mar 22. doi: 10.1111/cobi.13319. [Epub ahead of print]


Giant tortoise genomes provide insights into longevity and age-related disease.

Quesada V, Freitas-Rodríguez S, Miller J, Pérez-Silva JG, Jiang ZF, Tapia W, Santiago-Fernández O, Campos-Iglesias D, Kuderna LFK, Quinzin M, Álvarez MG, Carrero D, Beheregaray LB, Gibbs JP, Chiari Y, Glaberman S, Ciofi C, Araujo-Voces M, Mayoral P, Arango JR, Tamargo-Gómez I, Roiz-Valle D, Pascual-Torner M, Evans BR, Edwards DL, Garrick RC, Russello MA, Poulakakis N, Gaughran SJ, Rueda DO, Bretones G, Marquès-Bonet T, White KP, Caccone A, López-Otín C.

Nat Ecol Evol. 2019 Jan;3(1):87-95. doi: 10.1038/s41559-018-0733-x. Epub 2018 Dec 3.


Population genomics through time provides insights into the consequences of decline and rapid demographic recovery through head-starting in a Galapagos giant tortoise.

Jensen EL, Edwards DL, Garrick RC, Miller JM, Gibbs JP, Cayot LJ, Tapia W, Caccone A, Russello MA.

Evol Appl. 2018 Aug 13;11(10):1811-1821. doi: 10.1111/eva.12682. eCollection 2018 Dec.


Genome-Wide Assessment of Diversity and Divergence Among Extant Galapagos Giant Tortoise Species.

Miller JM, Quinzin MC, Edwards DL, Eaton DAR, Jensen EL, Russello MA, Gibbs JP, Tapia W, Rueda D, Caccone A.

J Hered. 2018 Aug 24;109(6):611-619. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esy031.


Temporal Mitogenomics of the Galapagos Giant Tortoise from Pinzón Reveals Potential Biases in Population Genetic Inference.

Jensen EL, Miller JM, Edwards DL, Garrick RC, Tapia W, Caccone A, Russello MA.

J Hered. 2018 Aug 24;109(6):631-640. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esy016.


Author Correction: Identification of Genetically Important Individuals of the Rediscovered Floreana Galápagos Giant Tortoise (Chelonoidis elephantopus) Provides Founders for Species Restoration Program.

Miller JM, Quinzin MC, Poulakakis N, Gibbs JP, Beheregaray LB, Garrick RC, Russello MA, Ciofi C, Edwards DL, Hunter EA, Tapia W, Rueda D, Carrión J, Valdivieso AA, Caccone A.

Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 12;8(1):4568. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-22519-y.


Genetic Pedigree Analysis of the Pilot Breeding Program for the Rediscovered Galapagos Giant Tortoise from Floreana Island.

Miller JM, Quinzin MC, Scheibe EH, Ciofi C, Villalva F, Tapia W, Caccone A.

J Hered. 2018 Aug 24;109(6):620-630. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esy010.


Identification of Genetically Important Individuals of the Rediscovered Floreana Galápagos Giant Tortoise (Chelonoidis elephantopus) Provide Founders for Species Restoration Program.

Miller JM, Quinzin MC, Poulakakis N, Gibbs JP, Beheregaray LB, Garrick RC, Russello MA, Ciofi C, Edwards DL, Hunter EA, Tapia W, Rueda D, Carrión J, Valdivieso AA, Caccone A.

Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 13;7(1):11471. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-11516-2. Erratum in: Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 12;8(1):4568.


Stable Isotopes Reveal Long-Term Fidelity to Foraging Grounds in the Galapagos Sea Lion (Zalophus wollebaeki).

Drago M, Franco-Trecu V, Cardona L, Inchausti P, Tapia W, Páez-Rosas D.

PLoS One. 2016 Jan 25;11(1):e0147857. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147857. eCollection 2016.


Description of a New Galapagos Giant Tortoise Species (Chelonoidis; Testudines: Testudinidae) from Cerro Fatal on Santa Cruz Island.

Poulakakis N, Edwards DL, Chiari Y, Garrick RC, Russello MA, Benavides E, Watkins-Colwell GJ, Glaberman S, Tapia W, Gibbs JP, Cayot LJ, Caccone A.

PLoS One. 2015 Oct 21;10(10):e0138779. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138779. eCollection 2015.


Naturally rare versus newly rare: demographic inferences on two timescales inform conservation of Galápagos giant tortoises.

Garrick RC, Kajdacsi B, Russello MA, Benavides E, Hyseni C, Gibbs JP, Tapia W, Caccone A.

Ecol Evol. 2015 Feb;5(3):676-94. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1388. Epub 2015 Jan 13.


Demographic outcomes and ecosystem implications of giant tortoise reintroduction to Española Island, Galapagos.

Gibbs JP, Hunter EA, Shoemaker KT, Tapia WH, Cayot LJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 28;9(10):e110742. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110742. eCollection 2014. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2014;9(11):e114048.


Lineage fusion in Galápagos giant tortoises.

Garrick RC, Benavides E, Russello MA, Hyseni C, Edwards DL, Gibbs JP, Tapia W, Ciofi C, Caccone A.

Mol Ecol. 2014 Nov;23(21):5276-90. doi: 10.1111/mec.12919. Epub 2014 Oct 4.


Equivalency of Galápagos giant tortoises used as ecological replacement species to restore ecosystem functions.

Hunter EA, Gibbs JP, Cayot LJ, Tapia W.

Conserv Biol. 2013 Aug;27(4):701-9. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12038. Epub 2013 Mar 26.


Recovery of a nearly extinct Galápagos tortoise despite minimal genetic variation.

Milinkovitch MC, Kanitz R, Tiedemann R, Tapia W, Llerena F, Caccone A, Gibbs JP, Powell JR.

Evol Appl. 2013 Feb;6(2):377-83. doi: 10.1111/eva.12014. Epub 2012 Oct 10.


Vegetation dynamics drive segregation by body size in Galapagos tortoises migrating across altitudinal gradients.

Blake S, Yackulic CB, Cabrera F, Tapia W, Gibbs JP, Kümmeth F, Wikelski M.

J Anim Ecol. 2013 Mar;82(2):310-21. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12020. Epub 2012 Nov 21.


Genetic rediscovery of an 'extinct' Galápagos giant tortoise species.

Garrick RC, Benavides E, Russello MA, Gibbs JP, Poulakakis N, Dion KB, Hyseni C, Kajdacsi B, Márquez L, Bahan S, Ciofi C, Tapia W, Caccone A.

Curr Biol. 2012 Jan 10;22(1):R10-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.12.004. No abstract available.


Tracking acquired antibiotic resistance in commensal bacteria of Galápagos land iguanas: no man, no resistance.

Thaller MC, Migliore L, Marquez C, Tapia W, Cedeño V, Rossolini GM, Gentile G.

PLoS One. 2010 Feb 1;5(2):e8989. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008989.


Uneven frequency of Vibrio alginolyticus-group isolates among different populations of Galápagos marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus).

Thaller MC, Ciambotta M, Sapochetti M, Migliore L, Tapia W, Cedeño V, Gentile G.

Environ Microbiol Rep. 2010 Feb;2(1):179-84. doi: 10.1111/j.1758-2229.2009.00132.x. Epub 2010 Jan 20.


DNA from the past informs ex situ conservation for the future: an "extinct" species of Galápagos tortoise identified in captivity.

Russello MA, Poulakakis N, Gibbs JP, Tapia W, Benavides E, Powell JR, Caccone A.

PLoS One. 2010 Jan 13;5(1):e8683. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008683.


Temporal and spatial covariation of gender and oxidative stress in the Galápagos land iguana Conolophus subcristatus.

Costantini D, Dell'Omo G, De Filippis SP, Marquez C, Snell HL, Snell HM, Tapia W, Brambilla G, Gentile G.

Physiol Biochem Zool. 2009 Sep-Oct;82(5):430-7. doi: 10.1086/604668.


An overlooked pink species of land iguana in the Galapagos.

Gentile G, Fabiani A, Marquez C, Snell HL, Snell HM, Tapia W, Sbordoni V.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Jan 13;106(2):507-11. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0806339106. Epub 2009 Jan 5.


Population genetics of Galápagos land iguana (genus Conolophus) remnant populations.

Tzika AC, Rosa SF, Fabiani A, Snell HL, Snell HM, Marquez C, Tapia W, Rassmann K, Gentile G, Milinkovitch MC.

Mol Ecol. 2008 Dec;17(23):4943-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03967.x.


Giant Galápagos tortoises; molecular genetic analyses identify a trans-island hybrid in a repatriation program of an endangered taxon.

Milinkovitch MC, Monteyne D, Russello M, Gibbs JP, Snell HL, Tapia W, Marquez C, Caccone A, Powell JR.

BMC Ecol. 2007 Feb 15;7:2.


Phylogeographic history and gene flow among giant Galápagos tortoises on southern Isabela Island.

Ciofi C, Wilson GA, Beheregaray LB, Marquez C, Gibbs JP, Tapia W, Snell HL, Caccone A, Powell JR.

Genetics. 2006 Mar;172(3):1727-44. Epub 2005 Dec 30.


Inter-population variation of carotenoids in Galápagos land iguanas (Conolophus subcristatus).

Costantini D, Dell'omo G, Casagrande S, Fabiani A, Carosi M, Bertacche V, Marquez C, Snell H, Snell H, Tapia W, Gentile G.

Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2005 Oct;142(2):239-44.


Genetic analysis of a successful repatriation programme: giant Galápagos tortoises.

Milinkovitch MC, Monteyne D, Gibbs JP, Fritts TH, Tapia W, Snell HL, Tiedemann R, Caccone A, Powell JR.

Proc Biol Sci. 2004 Feb 22;271(1537):341-5.


Neuropeptide Y induced inhibition of noradrenaline release in rat hypothalamus: role of receptor subtype and nitric oxide.

Bitran M, Tapia W, Eugenín E, Orio P, Boric MP.

Brain Res. 1999 Dec 18;851(1-2):87-93.


Neuropeptide Y inhibits 3[H]noradrenaline release in the rat vas deferens independently of cAMP levels.

Bitran M, Torres G, Tapia W, Huidobro-Toro JP.

Neurochem Int. 1996 Mar;28(3):309-17.


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