Resolving basal lamiid phylogeny and the circumscription of Icacinaceae with a plastome-scale data set

December 31st, 2015
Stull, G. W., R. D. de Stefano, D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2015. Resolving basal lamiid phylogeny and the circumscription of Icacinaceae with a plastome-scale data set. Am. J. Bot. 102:1794–1813. [View on publisher’s site]

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Phylogenomic and structural analyses of 18 complete plastomes across all families of early-diverging eudicots, including an angiosperm-wide analysis of IR gene content evolution.

December 31st, 2015
Sun, Y., M. J. Moore, S. Zhang, P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis, T. Zhao, A. Meng, X. Li, J. Li, and H. Wang. 2015. Phylogenomic and structural analyses of 18 complete plastomes across all families of early-diverging eudicots, including an angiosperm-wide analysis of IR gene content evolution. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2015.12.006. [View on publisher’s site]

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The phenotypic and genetic underpinnings of flower size in Polemoniaceae

December 23rd, 2015
Landis, J. B., R. O’Toole, K. L. Ventura, M. A. Gitzendanner, D. G. Oppenheimer, D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2015. The phenotypic and genetic underpinnings of flower size in Polemoniaceae. Front. Plant Sci. 6:1144. [View abstract on publisher’s site]

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Synthesis of phylogeny and taxonomy into a comprehensive tree of life

September 20th, 2015

Photo Credit: Kristen Grace/Florida Museum of Natural History

Hinchliff, C. E., S. A. Smith, J. F. Allman, J. G. Burleigh, R. Chaudhary, L. M. Coghill, K. A. Crandall, J. Deng, B. T. Drew, R. Gazis, K. Gude, D. S. Hibbett, L. A. Katz, H. D. Laughinghouse, E. J. McTavish, P. E. Midford, C. L. Owen, R. H. Ree, J. A. Rees, D. E. Soltis, T. Williams, and K. A. Cranston. 2015. Synthesis of phylogeny and taxonomy into a comprehensive tree of life. PNAS 201423041. [View article on publisher’s site]

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An Exploration into Fern Genome Space

September 17th, 2015

Figure 1 from Wolf et el. 2015Wolf, P. G., E. B. Sessa, D. B. Marchant, F.-W. Li, C. J. Rothfels, E. M. Sigel, M. A. Gitzendanner, C. J. Visger, J. A. Banks, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, K. M. Pryer, and J. P. Der. 2015. An Exploration into Fern Genome Space. Genome Biol Evol 7:2533–2544. [View abstract on publisher’s site]

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Population genetic variation, geographic structure, and multiple origins of autopolyploidy in Galax urceolata

June 19th, 2015
Servick, S., C. J. Visger, M. A. Gitzendanner, P. S. Soltis, and D. E. Soltis. 2015. Population genetic variation, geographic structure, and multiple origins of autopolyploidy in Galax urceolata. Am. J. Bot., doi: 10.3732/ajb.1400554. [View on publisher’s site]

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Nested radiations and the pulse of angiosperm diversification: increased diversification rates often follow whole genome duplications

June 19th, 2015
Tank, D. C., J. M. Eastman, M. W. Pennell, P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis, C. E. Hinchliff, J. W. Brown, E. B. Sessa, and L. J. Harmon. 2015. Nested radiations and the pulse of angiosperm diversification: increased diversification rates often follow whole genome duplications. New Phytol 207:454–467. [View on Publisher’s site]

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Modified CTAB and TRIzol protocols improve RNA extraction from chemically complex Embryophyta

June 19th, 2015
Jordon-Thaden, I. E., A. S. Chanderbali, M. A. Gitzendanner, and D. E. Soltis. 2015. Modified CTAB and TRIzol protocols improve RNA extraction from chemically complex Embryophyta. Appl Plant Sci 3. [View on publisher’s site]

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Repeated range expansions and inter-/postglacial recolonization routes of Sargentodoxa cuneata (Oliv.) Rehd. et Wils. (Lardizabalaceae) in subtropical China revealed by chloroplast phylogeography

June 19th, 2015
Tian, S., S.-Q. Lei, W. Hu, L.-L. Deng, B. Li, Q.-L. Meng, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, D.-M. Fan, and Z.-Y. Zhang. 2015. Repeated range expansions and inter-/postglacial recolonization routes of Sargentodoxa cuneata (Oliv.) Rehd. et Wils. (Lardizabalaceae) in subtropical China revealed by chloroplast phylogeography. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 85:238–246. [View on publisher’s site]

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Dissecting Molecular Evolution in the Highly Diverse Plant Clade Caryophyllales Using Transcriptome Sequencing

June 19th, 2015
Yang, Y., M. J. Moore, S. F. Brockington, D. E. Soltis, G. K.-S. Wong, E. J. Carpenter, Y. Zhang, L. Chen, Z. Yan, Y. Xie, R. F. Sage, S. Covshoff, J. M. Hibberd, M. N. Nelson, and S. A. Smith. 2015. Dissecting Molecular Evolution in the Highly Diverse Plant Clade Caryophyllales Using Transcriptome Sequencing. Mol Biol Evol msv081. [View on publisher’s site]

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