Publications by authors named "Ricard Albalat"

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Modularity in protein evolution: modular organization and de novo domain evolution in mollusc metallothioneins.

Mol Biol Evol 2020 Sep 11. Epub 2020 Sep 11.

Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio), Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona. Av. Diagonal 643, E-08028, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msaa230DOI Listing
September 2020

Oikopleura dioica: An Emergent Chordate Model to Study the Impact of Gene Loss on the Evolution of the Mechanisms of Development.

Results Probl Cell Differ 2019 ;68:63-105

Facultat de Biologia, Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23459-1_4DOI Listing
November 2019

The evolutionary landscape of the Rab family in chordates.

Cell Mol Life Sci 2019 Oct 26;76(20):4117-4130. Epub 2019 Apr 26.

Biology and Evolution of Marine Organisms, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn Napoli, Villa Comunale 1, 80121, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00018-019-03103-7DOI Listing
October 2019

Metallothioneins of the urochordate Oikopleura dioica have Cys-rich tandem repeats, large size and cadmium-binding preference.

Metallomics 2018 11;10(11):1585-1594

Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio), Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal 643, E-08028, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8mt00177dDOI Listing
November 2018

Diatom bloom-derived biotoxins cause aberrant development and gene expression in the appendicularian chordate .

Commun Biol 2018 24;1:121. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio), Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona. Av. Diagonal 643, 08028, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s42003-018-0127-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6123688PMC
August 2018

Developmental atlas of appendicularian Oikopleura dioica actins provides new insights into the evolution of the notochord and the cardio-paraxial muscle in chordates.

Dev Biol 2019 04 11;448(2):260-270. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio), Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal 643, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.09.003DOI Listing
April 2019

Wnt evolution and function shuffling in liberal and conservative chordate genomes.

Genome Biol 2018 07 25;19(1):98. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Departament de Genètica, , Microbiologia i Estadística, and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13059-018-1468-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6060547PMC
July 2018

The ancestral retinoic acid receptor was a low-affinity sensor triggering neuronal differentiation.

Sci Adv 2018 02 21;4(2):eaao1261. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

Sorbonne Universités, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) Université Paris 06, CNRS, Laboratoire de Biologie du Développement de Villefranche-sur-Mer, Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche-sur-Mer, 181 Chemin du Lazaret, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aao1261DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5821490PMC
February 2018

Coelimination and Survival in Gene Network Evolution: Dismantling the RA-Signaling in a Chordate.

Mol Biol Evol 2016 09 12;33(9):2401-16. Epub 2016 Jul 12.

Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msw118DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4989114PMC
September 2016

Evolution by gene loss.

Nat Rev Genet 2016 07 18;17(7):379-91. Epub 2016 Apr 18.

Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio), Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal 643, 08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrg.2016.39DOI Listing
July 2016

Oikopleura dioica culturing made easy: a low-cost facility for an emerging animal model in EvoDevo.

Genesis 2015 Jan 21;53(1):183-93. Epub 2014 Jul 21.

Departament de Genètica and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IRBio), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, 08028, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dvg.22800DOI Listing
January 2015

The Xenopus alcohol dehydrogenase gene family: characterization and comparative analysis incorporating amphibian and reptilian genomes.

BMC Genomics 2014 Mar 20;15:216. Epub 2014 Mar 20.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, E-08193, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-15-216DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4028059PMC
March 2014

Impact of gene gains, losses and duplication modes on the origin and diversification of vertebrates.

Semin Cell Dev Biol 2013 Feb 3;24(2):83-94. Epub 2013 Jan 3.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal 645, 08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semcdb.2012.12.008DOI Listing
February 2013

Transposon diversity is higher in amphioxus than in vertebrates: functional and evolutionary inferences.

Brief Funct Genomics 2012 Mar 2;11(2):131-41. Epub 2012 Mar 2.

Department of Genetics, University of Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bfgp/els010DOI Listing
March 2012

DNA methylation in amphioxus: from ancestral functions to new roles in vertebrates.

Brief Funct Genomics 2012 Mar 2;11(2):142-55. Epub 2012 Mar 2.

Universitat de Barcelona, Spain.

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March 2012

Evolution of the genetic machinery of the visual cycle: a novelty of the vertebrate eye?

Authors:
Ricard Albalat

Mol Biol Evol 2012 May 22;29(5):1461-9. Epub 2011 Dec 22.

Departament de Genètica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msr313DOI Listing
May 2012

Evolution of retinoid and steroid signaling: vertebrate diversification from an amphioxus perspective.

Genome Biol Evol 2011 18;3:985-1005. Epub 2011 Aug 18.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evr084DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3184775PMC
January 2012

Evolution of the nitric oxide synthase family in metazoans.

Mol Biol Evol 2011 Jan 16;28(1):163-79. Epub 2010 Jul 16.

Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msq179DOI Listing
January 2011

Oikopleura dioica alcohol dehydrogenase class 3 provides new insights into the evolution of retinoic acid synthesis in chordates.

Zoolog Sci 2010 Feb;27(2):128-33

Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2108/zsj.27.128DOI Listing
February 2010

Identification and characterisation of the developmental expression pattern of tbx5b, a novel tbx5 gene in zebrafish.

Gene Expr Patterns 2010 Jan 17;10(1):24-30. Epub 2009 Nov 17.

Departament de Genètica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gep.2009.11.003DOI Listing
January 2010

The retinoic acid machinery in invertebrates: ancestral elements and vertebrate innovations.

Authors:
Ricard Albalat

Mol Cell Endocrinol 2009 Dec 6;313(1-2):23-35. Epub 2009 Sep 6.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia and Institut de Recerca de la Biodiversitat (IrBio), Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal, 645, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mce.2009.08.029DOI Listing
December 2009

Identification of Aldh1a, Cyp26 and RAR orthologs in protostomes pushes back the retinoic acid genetic machinery in evolutionary time to the bilaterian ancestor.

Chem Biol Interact 2009 Mar 24;178(1-3):188-96. Epub 2008 Sep 24.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2008.09.017DOI Listing
March 2009

Evolution of DNA-methylation machinery: DNA methyltransferases and methyl-DNA binding proteins in the amphioxus Branchiostoma floridae.

Authors:
Ricard Albalat

Dev Genes Evol 2008 Dec 24;218(11-12):691-701. Epub 2008 Sep 24.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal, 645, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00427-008-0247-7DOI Listing
December 2008

Analysis of the NADH-dependent retinaldehyde reductase activity of amphioxus retinol dehydrogenase enzymes enhances our understanding of the evolution of the retinol dehydrogenase family.

FEBS J 2007 Jul 2;274(14):3739-3752. Epub 2007 Jul 2.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-4658.2007.05904.xDOI Listing
July 2007

Analysis of planarian Adh3 supports an intron-rich architecture and tissue-specific expression for the urbilaterian ancestral form.

Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 2007 Apr 24;146(4):489-95. Epub 2006 Nov 24.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona. Av. Diagonal, 645, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2006.11.007DOI Listing
April 2007

Is retinoic acid genetic machinery a chordate innovation?

Evol Dev 2006 Sep-Oct;8(5):394-406

Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-142X.2006.00113.xDOI Listing
November 2006

S-Nitrosogluthathione reductase activity of amphioxus ADH3: insights into the nitric oxide metabolism.

Int J Biol Sci 2006 5;2(3):117-24. Epub 2006 May 5.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1458435PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/ijbs.2.117DOI Listing
September 2009

Getting closer to a pre-vertebrate genome: the non-LTR retrotransposons of Branchiostoma floridae.

Int J Biol Sci 2006 10;2(2):48-53. Epub 2006 Apr 10.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1458424PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/ijbs.2.48DOI Listing
September 2009

The non-LTR retrotransposons in Ciona intestinalis: new insights into the evolution of chordate genomes.

Genome Biol 2003 21;4(11):R73. Epub 2003 Oct 21.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av Diagonal 645, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/gb-2003-4-11-r73DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC329123PMC
March 2004

Isolation and characterization of the first non-autonomous transposable element in amphioxus, ATE-1.

Gene 2003 Oct;318:69-73

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal, 645, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2003.06.002DOI Listing
October 2003

Comparative expression analysis of Adh3 during arthropod, urochordate, cephalochordate, and vertebrate development challenges its predicted housekeeping role.

Evol Dev 2003 Mar-Apr;5(2):157-62

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal, 645, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1525-142x.2003.03022.xDOI Listing
October 2003

Retinoic acid synthesis in the prevertebrate amphioxus involves retinol oxidation.

Dev Genes Evol 2002 Sep 13;212(8):388-93. Epub 2002 Jul 13.

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal 645, 08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00427-002-0254-zDOI Listing
September 2002

Minisatellite instability at the Adh locus reveals somatic polymorphism in amphioxus.

Nucleic Acids Res 2002 Jul;30(13):2871-6

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal, 645, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC117041PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkf386DOI Listing
July 2002

Ascidian and amphioxus Adh genes correlate functional and molecular features of the ADH family expansion during vertebrate evolution.

J Mol Evol 2002 Jan;54(1):81-9

Departament de Genètica, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal 645, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00239-001-0020-2DOI Listing
January 2002