Publications by authors named "Ilia J Leitch"

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Automated video monitoring of insect pollinators in the field.

Emerg Top Life Sci 2020 Jul;4(1):87-97

Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/ETLS20190074DOI Listing
July 2020

Polyploidy in gymnosperms - Insights into the genomic and evolutionary consequences of polyploidy in Ephedra.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2020 06 2;147:106786. Epub 2020 Mar 2.

Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106786DOI Listing
June 2020

Evolutionary convergence or homology? Comparative cytogenomics of Caesalpinia group species (Leguminosae) reveals diversification in the pericentromeric heterochromatic composition.

Planta 2019 Dec 6;250(6):2173-2186. Epub 2019 Nov 6.

Laboratory of Plant Cytogenetics and Evolution, Department of Botany, Federal University of Pernambuco, Rua Nelson Chaves S/N, Cidade Universitária, Recife, PE, 50670-420, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00425-019-03287-zDOI Listing
December 2019

The Plant DNA C-values database (release 7.1): an updated online repository of plant genome size data for comparative studies.

New Phytol 2020 04 8;226(2):301-305. Epub 2019 Nov 8.

Department of Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3DS, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.16261DOI Listing
April 2020

Polyploidy in the Conifer Genus : An Unexpectedly High Rate.

Front Plant Sci 2019 22;10:676. Epub 2019 May 22.

Laboratoire Biodiversité et Génomique Fonctionnelle, Faculté des Sciences, Université Saint-Joseph, Campus Sciences et Technologies, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.00676DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6541006PMC
May 2019

Genome Size Diversity and Its Impact on the Evolution of Land Plants.

Genes (Basel) 2018 Feb 14;9(2). Epub 2018 Feb 14.

Department of Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew TW9 3DS, UK.

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http://www.mdpi.com/2073-4425/9/2/88
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/genes9020088DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5852584PMC
February 2018

Is There an Upper Limit to Genome Size?

Trends Plant Sci 2017 07 12;22(7):567-573. Epub 2017 May 12.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3DS, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2017.04.005DOI Listing
July 2017

Salamanders' slow slither into genomic gigantism.

Evolution 2016 12;70(12):2915-2916

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew-Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3DS, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/evo.13112DOI Listing
December 2016

Genome size and ploidy influence angiosperm species' biomass under nitrogen and phosphorus limitation.

New Phytol 2016 06 15;210(4):1195-206. Epub 2016 Feb 15.

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.13881DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4991274PMC
June 2016

Genome evolution of ferns: evidence for relative stasis of genome size across the fern phylogeny.

New Phytol 2016 May 12;210(3):1072-82. Epub 2016 Jan 12.

Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.13833DOI Listing
May 2016

Astonishing 35S rDNA diversity in the gymnosperm species Cycas revoluta Thunb.

Chromosoma 2016 09 5;125(4):683-99. Epub 2015 Dec 5.

Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno, CZ-61265, Czech Republic.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00412-015-0556-3
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00412-015-0556-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5023732PMC
September 2016

Genome size diversity in angiosperms and its influence on gene space.

Curr Opin Genet Dev 2015 Dec 21;35:73-8. Epub 2015 Nov 21.

Department of Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2015.10.006DOI Listing
December 2015

Angiosperms Are Unique among Land Plant Lineages in the Occurrence of Key Genes in the RNA-Directed DNA Methylation (RdDM) Pathway.

Genome Biol Evol 2015 Sep 2;7(9):2648-62. Epub 2015 Sep 2.

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evv171DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4607528PMC
September 2015

The hidden side of plant invasions: the role of genome size.

New Phytol 2015 Feb 17;205(3):994-1007. Epub 2014 Oct 17.

Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Průhonice, CZ-252 43, Czech Republic; Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Benátská 2, Prague 2, CZ-128 01, Czech Republic.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.13107DOI Listing
February 2015

Genomic repeat abundances contain phylogenetic signal.

Syst Biol 2015 Jan 25;64(1):112-26. Epub 2014 Sep 25.

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK; Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK; School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley WA 6009, Australia; Institute of Plant Molecular Biology, Biology Centre ASCR, Branišovská 31, České Budějovice, CZ-37005, Czech Republic; Systematic Botany and Mycology, University of Munich (LMU), Menzinger Straße 67, 80638 München, Germany; and Department of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, University of Vienna, Rennweg 14, A-1030 Vienna, Austria

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syu080DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4265144PMC
January 2015

Endogenous pararetrovirus sequences associated with 24 nt small RNAs at the centromeres of Fritillaria imperialis L. (Liliaceae), a species with a giant genome.

Plant J 2014 Dec 4;80(5):823-33. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London, E1 4NS, UK.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/tpj.12673
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tpj.12673DOI Listing
December 2014

Ecological and evolutionary significance of genomic GC content diversity in monocots.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Sep 15;111(39):E4096-102. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

Department of Botany and Zoology, Masaryk University, CZ-61137 Brno, Czech Republic;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1321152111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4191780PMC
September 2014

Evolutionary relationships in the medicinally important genus Fritillaria L. (Liliaceae).

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2014 Nov 11;80:11-9. Epub 2014 Aug 11.

Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK; School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2014.07.024DOI Listing
November 2014

Impact of genomic diversity in river ecosystems.

Trends Plant Sci 2014 Jun 18;19(6):361-6. Epub 2014 Jan 18.

Imperial College London, Department of Life Sciences, Silwood Park Campus, Buckhurst Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2013.12.005DOI Listing
June 2014

The application of flow cytometry for estimating genome size and ploidy level in plants.

Methods Mol Biol 2014 ;1115:279-307

Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Surrey, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-62703-767-9_14DOI Listing
August 2014

A universe of dwarfs and giants: genome size and chromosome evolution in the monocot family Melanthiaceae.

New Phytol 2014 Mar 2;201(4):1484-97. Epub 2013 Dec 2.

Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12617DOI Listing
March 2014

Recent updates and developments to plant genome size databases.

Nucleic Acids Res 2014 Jan 27;42(Database issue):D1159-66. Epub 2013 Nov 27.

Laboratori de Botànica-Unitat Associada CSIC, Facultat de Farmàcia, Universitat de Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, UK, Departament de Biologia Vegetal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Department of Managerial Decision Sciences, IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra, 08032 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, BioScripts - Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo de Recursos Científicos, 41012 Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain, Institut Botànic de Barcelona (IBB-CSIC-ICUB), 08038 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain and Laboratoire d'Evolution et Systématique, Université Paris Sud, UMR8079 CNRS-UPS-AgroParis-Tech, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkt1195DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3965065PMC
January 2014

Reconstructing relative genome size of vascular plants through geological time.

New Phytol 2014 Jan 1;201(2):636-44. Epub 2013 Oct 1.

Department of Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93407, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12523DOI Listing
January 2014

Megacycles of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration correlate with fossil plant genome size.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2012 Feb;367(1588):556-64

Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2011.0269DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3248711PMC
February 2012

Physiological framework for adaptation of stomata to CO2 from glacial to future concentrations.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2012 Feb;367(1588):537-46

Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Sydney, Sydney New South Wales 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2011.0270DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3248712PMC
February 2012

Speciation and evolution in the Gagea reticulata species complex (Tulipeae; Liliaceae).

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2012 Feb 17;62(2):624-39. Epub 2011 Nov 17.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2011.11.003DOI Listing
February 2012

Exploring giant plant genomes with next-generation sequencing technology.

Chromosome Res 2011 Oct;19(7):939-53

Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3DS, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10577-011-9246-zDOI Listing
October 2011

Diverse retrotransposon families and an AT-rich satellite DNA revealed in giant genomes of Fritillaria lilies.

Ann Bot 2011 Feb 14;107(2):255-68. Epub 2010 Dec 14.

Department of Functional Genomics and Proteomics, Institute of Experimental Biology, Masaryk University, CZ-625 00, Brno, Czech Republic.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcq235DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3025733PMC
February 2011

The quest for suitable reference standards in genome size research.

Cytometry A 2010 Aug;77(8):717-20

Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Benátská 2, CZ-128 01 Prague, Czech Republic.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cyto.a.20907DOI Listing
August 2010

Flow cytometry and GISH reveal mixed ploidy populations and Spartina nonaploids with genomes of S. alterniflora and S. maritima origin.

Ann Bot 2010 Apr 11;105(4):527-33. Epub 2010 Feb 11.

Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, London E1 4NS, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcq008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2850792PMC
April 2010

A role for nonadaptive processes in plant genome size evolution?

Evolution 2010 Jul 9;64(7):2097-109. Epub 2010 Feb 9.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, 6100 Main St., Houston, Texas 77005, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.00967.xDOI Listing
July 2010

Contrasting evolutionary dynamics between angiosperm and mammalian genomes.

Trends Ecol Evol 2009 Oct 6;24(10):572-82. Epub 2009 Aug 6.

Institute of Biophysics, The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Kralovopolska 135, 612 65 Brno, Czech Republic.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2009.04.010DOI Listing
October 2009

Genome size as a predictor of guard cell length in Arabidopsis thaliana is independent of environmental conditions.

New Phytol 2009 Jan;181(2):311-314

Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK;Present address: The School of Biosciences, Division of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK;Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AD, UK;Department of Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2008.02700.xDOI Listing
January 2009

Natural polyploidy in Vanilla planifolia (Orchidaceae).

Genome 2008 Oct;51(10):816-26

CIRAD, UMR PVBMT Cirad - Universite de La Reunion, Pole de protection des plantes, 7 chemin de l'IRAT, 97410 Saint-Pierre, La Reunion, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/G08-068DOI Listing
October 2008

The dynamic ups and downs of genome size evolution in Brassicaceae.

Mol Biol Evol 2009 Jan 8;26(1):85-98. Epub 2008 Oct 8.

Department of Functional Genomics and Proteomics, Institute of Experimental Biology, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msn223DOI Listing
January 2009

Genome size is a strong predictor of cell size and stomatal density in angiosperms.

New Phytol 2008 28;179(4):975-86. Epub 2008 Jun 28.

Department of Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2008.02528.xDOI Listing
November 2008

Genome size evolution in relation to leaf strategy and metabolic rates revisited.

Ann Bot 2007 Mar 4;99(3):495-505. Epub 2007 Jan 4.

California Polytechnic State University, Department of Biological Sciences, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcl271DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2802952PMC
March 2007

Correlated evolution of genome size and seed mass.

New Phytol 2007 ;173(2):422-37

Department of Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2006.01919.xDOI Listing
April 2007

Eukaryotic genome size databases.

Nucleic Acids Res 2007 Jan 7;35(Database issue):D332-8. Epub 2006 Nov 7.

Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkl828DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1669731PMC
January 2007

The effects of nuclear DNA content (C-value) on the quality and utility of AFLP fingerprints.

Ann Bot 2005 Jan;95(1):237-46

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aob/mci017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4246722PMC
January 2005

Evolution of genome size in the angiosperms.

Am J Bot 2003 Nov;90(11):1596-603

Department of Botany and the Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-5826 USA;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/ajb.90.11.1596DOI Listing
November 2003

Nuclear DNA C-values in 30 species double the familial representation in pteridophytes.

Ann Bot 2002 Aug;90(2):209-17

Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, Surrey, UK.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4240412PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcf167DOI Listing
August 2002