Publications

Our publications are listed by the following topics:

 

Systematics and evolution of Rhabditidae

  • Sudhaus, W., and Fitch, D., 2001.  Comparative studies on the phylogeny and systematics of Rhabditidae (Nematoda).  J. Nematol. 33(1) [entire issue].
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., 2000.  Evolution of "Rhabditidae" and the male tail.  J. Nematol. 32(3):235-244.
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., 1997.  Evolution of male tail development in rhabditid nematodes related to Caenorhabditis elegansSyst. Biol. 46(1):145-179.  [Abstract and data at journal web site]  [Request a reprint]
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., and Thomas, W. K, 1997.  Evolution.  Pages 815-850 in (D. Riddle, T. Blumenthal, B. Meyer and J. Priess, eds.) C. elegans II.  Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.  [Request a copy with references]
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., Bugaj-Gaweda, B., and Emmons, S. W, 1995.  18S ribosomal RNA gene phylogeny for some Rhabditidae related to CaenorhabditisMol. Biol. Evol. 12(2):346-358.  [Medline]
     
  • Baird, S. E., Fitch, D. H. A., and Emmons, S. W., 1994.  Caenorhabditis vulgarisÝ sp. n. (Nematoda: Rhabditidae):  a necromenic associate of pill bugs and snails.  NematologicaÝ 40:1-11.  [Request a reprint]
     

Mechanisms and evolution of male tail morphogenesis

  • Nguyen, C. Q., Hall, D. H., Yang, Y., and Fitch, D. H. A., 1999.  Morphogenesis of the C. elegans male tail tip.  Dev. Biol. 207(1):86-106.  [Medline]
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., 1997.  Evolution of male tail development in rhabditid nematodes related to Caenorhabditis elegansSyst. Biol. 46(1):145-179.  [Abstract and data at journal web site]  [Request a reprint]
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., and Emmons, S. W, 1995.  Variable cell positions and cell contacts underlie morphological evolution of the rays in the male tails of nematodes related to Caenorhabditis elegansDev. Biol. 170(2):564-582. [Medline]
     
  • Baird, S. E., Fitch, D. H. A., Kassem, I., and Emmons, S. W., 1991.  Pattern formation in the nematode epidermis:  determination of the arrangement of peripheral sense organs in the C. elegans male tail.  Development 113(2), 515-526.  [Medline]
     

Molecular evolution (recombination, primate globins, Drosophila histones, transposons)

  • Radice, A. R., Bugaj, B., Fitch, D. H. A., and Emmons, S. W., 1994.  Widespread occurrence of the Tc1 transposon family:  Tc1-like transposons from teleost fish.  Mol. Gen. Genet. 244(6):606-612.  [Medline]
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., and Strausbaugh, L. D., 1993.  Low codon bias and high rates of synonymous substitution in Drosophila hydei and D. melanogaster histone genes.  Mol. Biol. Evol. 10(2):397-413.  [Medline]
     
  • Hayasaka, K., Fitch, D. H. A., Slightom, J. L., and Goodman, M., 1992.  Fetal recruitment of anthropoid g-globin genes:  findings from phylogenetic analyses involving the 5¢-flanking sequences of the yg1 globin gene of spider monkey Ateles geoffroyiJ. Mol. Biol. 224(3):875-881.  [Medline]
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., Bailey, W. J., Tagle, D. A., Goodman, M., Sieu, L. C., and Slightom, J. L., 1991.  Duplication of the g-globin gene mediated by repetitive L1 LINE sequences in an early ancestor of simian primates.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 88(16):7396-7400.  [Medline]
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., and Goodman, M., 1991.  Phylogenetic scanning:  a computer-assisted algorithm for mapping gene conversions and other recombinational events.  CABIOS (Comput. Appl. Biosci.) 7(2):207-215.  [Medline]
     
  • Bailey, W. J., Fitch, D. H. A., Tagle, D. A., Czelusniak, J., Slightom, J. L., and Goodman, M., 1991.  Molecular evolution of the yh-globin gene locus:  gibbon phylogeny and the Hominoid slowdown.  Mol. Biol. Evol. 8(2):155-184.  [Medline]
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., Mainone, C., Goodman, M., and Slightom, J. L., 1990.  Molecular history of gene conversions in the primate fetal g-globin genes:  nucleotide sequences from the common gibbon, Hylobates larJ. Biol. Chem. 265(2):781-793.  [Medline]
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., Strausbaugh, L. D., and Barrett, V., 1990.  On the origins of tandemly repeated genes:  does histone gene copy number in Drosophila reflect chromosome location?  Chromosoma 99(2):118-124.  [Medline]
     
  • Goodman, M., Tagle, D. A., Fitch, D. H. A., Bailey, W., Czelusniak, J., Koop, B. F., Benson, P., and Slightom, J. L., 1990.  Primate evolution at the DNA level and a classification of the hominoids.  J. Mol. Evol. 30(3):260-266.  [Medline]
     
  • Goodman, M., Koop, B. F., Czelusniak, J., Fitch, D. H. A., Tagle, D. A., and Slightom, J. L., 1989.  Molecular phylogeny of the family of apes and humans.  Genome 31(1):316-335.  [Medline]
     
  • Fitch, D. H. A., Mainone, C., Slightom, J. L., and Goodman, M., 1988.  The spider monkey yh-globin gene and surrounding sequences:  recent or ancient insertions of LINEs and SINEs?  Genomics 3(3):237-255.  [Medline]

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