Evolutionary Biology

40. Gallach, M. and E. Betrán. 2016. Dosage compensation and the distribution of sex-biased gene expression in Drosophila: considerations and genomic constraints. Journal of Molecular Evolution 82(4-5): 199-206. PDF File

39. Betrán, E. The "Life Histories" of Genes. 2015. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 80(3-4): 186-188. PDF File

38. . Guillén, Y., N. Rius, A. Delprat, A. Williford, F. Muyas, M. Puig, S. Casillas, M. Ràmia, R. Egea, B. Negre, G. Mir, J. Camps, V. Moncunill, F. J. Ruiz-Ruano, J. Cabrero, L. G. de Lima, G. B. Dias, J. C. Ruiz, A. Kapusta, J. Garcia-Mas, M. Gut, I. G. Gut, D. Torrents, J. P. M. Camacho, G. C. S. Kuhn, C. Feschotte, A. G. Clark, E. Betrán, A. Barbadilla and A. Ruiz. 2014. Genomics of ecological adaptation in cactophilic Drosophila. Genome Biology and Evolution 7(1): 349-366. PDF file

37. Sorourian, M., M. M. Kunte, S. Domingues, M. Gallach, F. Özdil, J. Río and E. Betrán. 2014. Relocation Facilitates the Acquisition of Short Cis-Regulatory Regions that Drive the Expression of Retrogenes during Spermatogenesis in Drosophila. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31(8): 2170-2180.PDF file

36. Williford, A. and E. Betrán. 2013. Gene Fusion. 1-8. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS). John Wiley & Sons Ltd.PDF file

35. Betrán, E., J. Demuth and A. Williford. 2012. Why chromosome palindromes? International Journal of Evolutionary Biology 2012: 207958. doi:10.1155/2012/207958. PDF File

34. Calvete, O., J. González, E. Betrán and A. Ruiz. 2012. Segmental duplication, microinversion and gene loss associated with a complex inversion breakpoint region in Drosophila. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29(7): 1875-1889. Mol Biol Evol 29 (7): 1875-1889.PDF File

33. Gallach, M. and E. Betran. 2011.Gene duplication might resolve intralocus sexual conflict. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 26(11): 558-559. PDF File

32. Gallach, M., S. Domingues and E. Betrán. 2011. Gene duplication and the genome distribution of sex-biased genes. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology 2011: 989438.PDF file

31. Gallach, M. and E. Betrán. 2011. Intralocus sexual conflict resolved through gene duplication. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Volume 26, Issue 5, pages 222-228.PDF file

30. Gallach, M., Chandrasekaran, Ch., and Betrán, E. 2010. Analyses of nuclearly encoded mitochondrial genes suggest gene duplication as a mechanism for resolving intralocus sexually antagonistic conflict in Drosophila. Genome Biology and Evolution 2 835-850.PDF file

29. J. E. Quezada-Diaz, Taniya, M., J. Río, and E. Betrán. 2010. Drcd-1 related: a positively selected spermatogenesis retrogene in Drosophila. Genetica. Volume 138, Numbers 9-10, 925-937.PDF File

28. Tracy, C., J. Río, M. Motiwale, S. Christensen, and E. Betrán. 2010. Convergently Recruited Nuclear Transport Retrogenes are Male Biased in Expression and Evolving Under Positive Selection in Drosophila . Genetics 184 1067-1076. PDF File

27. Sorourian, M. and E. Betrán. 2010. Turnover and lineage specific broadening of transcription start site in a testis specific retrogene. Fly. Volume 4, Issue 1, 3-11.PDF File | NIHPA

26. Bai, Y, C. Casola, and E. Betrán. 2009. Quality of regulatory elements in Drosophila retrogenes. Genomics. 93, 1, 83-89. PDF file

25. Chandrasekaran, Ch. and E. Betrán. 2008. Origins of new genes and pseudogenes. Nature Education 1(1): 181. Read it.

24. Bai, Y., C. Casola and E. Betrán. 2008. Evolutionary origin of regulatory regions of retrogenes in Drosophila. BMC Genomics PDF file

23. Betrán, E. 2008. Gene Fusion. 1-5. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS). John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

22. Casola, C, Lawing M., Betrán, E.,C. Feschotte. 2007. PIF-like transposons are common in Drosophila and have been repeatedly domesticated to generate new host genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24(8):1872-1888.

21. Xia, X., H. Huang, M. Carullo, E. Betrán and E. Moriyama. 2007. Conflict between translation initiation and elongation in vertebrate mitochondrial genomes. PLoS ONE 2(2): e227.

20. Bai Y, Casola C, Feschotte C and Betrán E. 2007. Comparative Genomics reveals a constant rate of origination and convergent acquisition of functional retrogenes in Drosophila. Genome Biology , 8(1):R11.

19. Betrán E.,Y. Bai and M. Motiwale. 2006. Fast protein evolution and germline expression of a Drosophila parental gene and its young retroposed paralog. Molecular Biology and Evolution 23(11):2191-2202.

18. Bai, Y., M. Motiwale, and E. Betrán. 2005. Ovary-biased, testis-biased, and soma-biased paralogs in the Drosophila melanogaster genome. 2nd Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium (BIOT-05), Colorado.

17. International Chicken Genome Sequencing Consortium (including E. Betrán). 2004. Sequence and comparative analysis of the chicken genome provide unique perspectives on vertebrate evolution. Nature 432, 695 - 716.

16. Betrán E., J.J. Emerson, H. Kaessmann, and M. Long. 2004. Sex Chromosomes and male functions: Where Do New Genes Go? Cell Cycle. Jul 5; 3(7). 873-75.

15. Emerson, J.J., H. Kaessmann, E. Betrán, and M. Long. 2004. Extensive Gene Traffic on the Mammalian X Chromosome. Science 303: 537-540.

14. Long M., E. Betrán, K. Thornton and W. Wang. 2003. Origin of new genes: glimpses from the young and old. Nature Reviews Genetics 4, 865 -875.

13. Betrán E. and Long M. 2003. Gene Fusion. In: Cooper (ed.) Nature. Encyclopedia of the Human Genome, vol 2, pp 662-665. London. Nature Publishing Group.

12. Long, M., M. Deutsch, W. Wang, E. Betrán , F. Brunet and J. Zhang. 2003. Origin of new genes: Results from experimental and computational analysis. Genetica 118 (2-3): 171-182,.

11. Betrán , E. and Long, M . 2003. Dntf-2r, a young Drosophila retroposed gene with specific male expression under positive Darwinian selection. Genetics, Vol. 164, 977-988, .

10. Betrán E. , K.Thornton, and M. Long. 2002. Retroposed New Genes Out of the X in Drosophila. Genome Research. 12: 1854-1859.

9. Betrán E. and M. Long. 2002. Expansion of genome coding regions by acquisition of new genes. Genetica. May;115(1):65-80.

8. Betrán E. , W. Wang, L. Jin and M. Long. 2002. Evolution of the Phosphoglycerate mutase processed gene in human and chimpanze revealing the origin of a new primate gene. Molecular Biology and Evolution 19:654-663.

7. Betrán E. and M. Ashburner. 2000. Duplication, dicistronic transcription and subsequent evolution of the Alcohol dehydrogenase and Alcohol dehydrogenase related genes in Drosophila. Molecular Biology and Evolution 17:1344-1352 .

6. González, J., E. Betrán, M. Ashburner and A. Ruiz. 2000. Molecular organization of the Drosophila melanogaster Adh chromosomal region in D. repleta and D. buzzatii, two distantly related species of the Drosophila subgenus. Chromosome Research 8(5):375-385.

5. Betrán E., M. Santos and A. Ruiz. 1998. Antagonistic pleiotropic effect of second- chromosome inversions on body size and early life-history traits in Drosophila buzzatii. Evolution 52(11): 144-154.

4. Navarro A., E. Betrán, A. Barbadilla and A. Ruiz. 1997. Recombination and gene flux caused by gene conversion and by crossing over in inversion system. Genetics 146: 695-709.

3. Betrán, E. ,J. Rozas, A. Navarro and A. Barbadilla. 1997. The estimation of the number and length distribution of gene conversion tracts from population DNA sequence data. Genetics 146: 89-99.

2. Navarro, A., E. Betrán, C. Zapata and A. Ruiz. 1996. Dynamics of gametic disequilibria between loci linked to chromosome inversions. The recombination-redistributing effect of inversions. Genetical Research 67: 67-76.

1. Betrán, E., J. E. Quezada-Díaz, A Ruiz, M Santos and A. Fontdevila. 1995. The evolutionary history of Drosophila buzzatii. XXXII. Linkage disequilibrium between allozymes and chromosome inversions in two colonizing populations. Heredity 74 188-199.PDF file

Institutional Links