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Animal Biodiversity and Evolution Program
Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF)
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  • Escoda, L., González-Esteban, J., Gómez, A., and Castresana, J. (2017). Using relatedness networks to infer contemporary dispersal: application to the endangered mammal Galemys pyrenaicus. Molecular Ecology doi: 10.1111/mec.14133.
    [abstract]
  • Querejeta, M., González-Esteban, J., Gómez, A., Fernández-González, A., Aymerich, P., Gosálbez, J., Escoda, L., Igea, J., and Castresana, J. (2016). Genomic diversity and geographical structure of the Pyrenean desman. Conservation Genetics 17, 1333-1344.
    [abstract]
  • Igea, J., Aymerich, P., Bannikova, A.A., Gosálbez, J., and Castresana, J. (2015). Multilocus species trees and species delimitation in a temporal context: application to the water shrews of the genus Neomys. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15, 209.
    [abstract]
  • Rodríguez-Prieto, A., Igea, J., and Castresana, J. (2014). Development of rapidly evolving intron markers to estimate multilocus species trees of rodents. PLOS ONE 9, e96032.
    [abstract]
  • Castresana, J. (2014). Deuterostomes: the ancestry of the vertebrates. In: The tree of life. P. Vargas and R. Zardoya, eds. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA. Pp 440-447.
    [book]
  • Igea, J., Aymerich, P., Fernández-González, A., González-Esteban, J., Gómez, A., Alonso, R., Gosálbez, J., and Castresana, J. (2013). Phylogeography and postglacial expansion of the endangered semi-aquatic mammal Galemys pyrenaicus. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13, 115.
    [abstract]
  • Castresana, J., Igea, J., Aymerich, P., Fernández-González, A., and Gosálbez, J. (2013). Filogeografía del desmán ibérico (Galemys pyrenaicus) y su distribución en la Red de Parques Nacionales. In: Proyectos de Investigación en Parques Nacionales: 2009-2012. Organismo Autónomo de Parques Nacionales (Madrid). Pp 143-154.
    [book]
  • Sánchez-Gracia, A., and Castresana, J. (2012). Impact of deep coalescence on the reliability of species tree inference from different types of DNA markers in mammals. PLOS ONE 7, e30239.
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  • Soria-Carrasco, V., and Castresana, J. (2012). Diversification rates and the latitudinal gradient of diversity in mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279, 4148-4155.
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  • Soria-Carrasco, V., and Castresana, J. (2011). Patterns of mammalian diversification in recent evolutionary times: global tendencies and methodological issues. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24, 2611-2623.
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  • Igea, J., Juste, J., and Castresana, J. (2010). Novel intron markers to study the phylogeny of closely related mammalian species. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10, 369.
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  • Ramírez, O., Gigli, E., Bover, P., Alcover, J.A., Bertranpetit, J., Castresana, J., and Lalueza-Fox, C. (2009). Paleogenomics in a temperate environment: Shotgun sequencing from an extinct Mediterranean caprine. PLOS ONE 4, e5670.
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  • Soria-Carrasco, V., and Castresana, J. (2008). Estimation of phylogenetic inconsistencies in the three domains of life. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25, 2319-2329.
    [abstract]
  • Soria-Carrasco, V., Talavera, G., Igea, J., and Castresana, J. (2007). The K tree score: quantification of differences in the relative branch length and topology of phylogenetic trees. Bioinformatics 23, 2954-2956.
    [abstract] [Ktreedist]
  • Talavera, G., and Castresana, J. (2007). Improvement of phylogenies after removing divergent and ambiguously aligned blocks from protein sequence alignments. Systematic Biology 56, 564-577.
    [abstract] [appendix.pdf]
  • Castresana, J. (2007). Topological variation in single-gene phylogenetic trees. Genome Biology 8, 216.
    [abstract]
  • Albà, M.M., and Castresana, J. (2007). On homology searches by protein Blast and the characterization of the age of genes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7, 53.
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  • Ruiz-Herrera, A., Castresana, J., and Robinson, T.J. (2006). Is mammalian chromosome evolution driven by regions of genome fragility? Genome Biology 7, R115.
    [abstract]
  • Lalueza-Fox, C., Castresana, J., Sampietro, L., Marquès-Bonet, T., Alcover, J.A., and Bertranpetit, J. (2005). Molecular dating of caprines using ancient DNA sequences of Myotragus balearicus, an extinct endemic Balearic mammal. BMC Evolutionary Biology 5, 70.
    [abstract]
  • Albà, M.M., and Castresana, J. (2005). Inverse relationship between evolutionary rate and age of mammalian genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 22, 598-606.
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  • Castresana, J., Guigó, R., and Albà, M.M. (2004). Clustering of genes coding for DNA binding proteins in a region of atypical evolution of the human genome. Journal of Molecular Evolution 59, 72-79.
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  • Castresana, J. (2002). Estimation of genetic distances from human and mouse introns. Genome Biology 3, 0028.1-0028.7.
    [abstract]
  • Castresana, J. (2002). Genes on human chromosome 19 show extreme divergence from the mouse orthologues and a high GC content. Nucleic Acids Research 30, 1751-1756.
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  • Castresana, J. (2001). Cytochrome b phylogeny and the taxonomy of great apes and mammals. Molecular Biology and Evolution 18, 465-471.
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  • Greenwood, A.D., Castresana, J., Feldmaier-Fuchs, G., and Pääbo, S. (2001). A molecular phylogeny of two extinct sloths. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 18, 94-103.
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  • Castresana, J. (2000). Selection of conserved blocks from multiple alignments for their use in phylogenetic analysis. Molecular Biology and Evolution 17, 540-552.
    [abstract] [Gblocks]