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Animal Biodiversity and Evolution Program
Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF)
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  • García, K., Melero, Y., Palazón, S., Gosálbez, J., and Castresana, J. (2017). Spatial mixing of mitochondrial lineages and greater genetic diversity in some invasive populations of the American mink (Neovison vison) compared to native populations. Biological Invasions 19, 2663-2673.
    [abstract]
  • Querejeta, M., Fernández-González, A., Romero, R., and Castresana, J. (2017). Postglacial dispersal patterns and mitochondrial genetic structure of the Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) in the northwestern region of the Iberian Peninsula. Ecology and Evolution 7, 4486-4495.
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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 26, 3343-3357.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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]