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Selected Publications

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Chuong EB, Elde NC*, Feschotte C* (2016) Regulatory evolution of innate immunity through co-option of endogenous retroviruses. Science 351:1083-1087

 

Zhuo X. & Feschotte C. (2015) Cross-species transmission and differential fate of an endogenous retrovirus in three mammal lineages. PLOS Pathogens 11: e1005279 [Nov 12]

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Zhuo X, Rho M & Feschotte C (2013) Genome-wide characterization of endogenous retroviruses in the bat Myotis lucifugus reveals recent and diverse infections. Journal of Virology 87: 8493-8501 [spotlight] [cover]

 

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Kapusta A, Kronenberg Z*, Lynch VJ*,  Zhuo X, Ramsay L, Bourque G, Yandell M & Feschotte C (2013) Transposable elements are major contributors to the origin, diversification, and regulation of vertebrate long noncoding RNAs. PLoS Genetics 9(4): e1003470

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Gilbert C & Feschotte C (2010) Genomic fossils calibrate the long-term evolution of Hepadnaviruses PLoS Biology 8: e1000495

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Gilbert C*, Schaack S*, Pace JK II, Brindley PD & Feschotte C (2010) A role for host-parasite interactions in the horizontal transfer of transposons across phyla. Nature 464: 1347-1350

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Yang G, Holligan-Nagel D, Feschotte C, Hancock NH, Wessler SR (2009) Tuned for transposition: molecular determinants underlying the hyperactivity of a Stowaway MITE. Science 325:1391-1394

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Pace JK, II, Sen SK, Batzer MA & Feschotte C (2009) Repair-mediated duplication by capture of proximal chromosomal DNA has shaped vertebrate genome evolution. PLoS Genetics 5(5):e1000469.

 

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Gilbert C, Maxfield D. Goodman SM & Feschotte C (2009) Parallel germline infiltration of a lentivirus in two Malagasy lemurs. PLoS Genetics 5(3):e1000425.

 

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Pace JK, II, Gilbert C, Clark MS & Feschotte C (2008) Repeated horizontal transfer of a DNA transposon in mammals and other tetrapods. PNAS 105:17023-17028

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Ray DA*, Feschotte C*, Smith JD, Pagan HJT, Pritham EJ, Arensburger P, Atkinson PW & Craig NL (2008) Multiple waves of recent DNA transposon activity in the bat Myotis lucifugus. Genome Research 18:717-728

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MBE

 

Casola C*, Hucks DV* & Feschotte C (2008) Convergent domestication of pogo-like transposases into centromere-binding proteins in mammals and fission yeast. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25: 29-41

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Lin R, Ding L, Casola C, Ripoll DR, Feschotte C & Wang H. (2007) Transposase-derived transcription factors regulate light signaling in Arabidopsis. Science 318:1302-1305 F1000

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MBE

Casola C, Lawing AM, Betran E & Feschotte C (2007) PIF-like transposons are common in Drosophila and have been repeatedly domesticated to generate new host genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24: 1872-1888

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Pace JK, II & Feschotte C (2007) The evolutionary history of human DNA transposons: evidence for intense activity in the primate lineage. Genome Research 17:422-432

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Pritham EJ* & Feschotte C* (2007) Massive amplification of rolling-circle transposons in the lineage of the bat Myotis lucifugus. PNAS 104:1895-1900

 

Pritham EJ, Putliwala T & Feschotte C (2007) Mavericks, a new class of giant transposable elements widespread in eukaryotes and related to DNA viruses. Gene (Special Issue) 390:3-17 [Aug 23, 2006; Epub ahead of print]

 

Cordaux R, Udit S, Batzer MA & Feschotte C (2006) Birth of a chimeric primate gene by capture of the transposase gene from a mobile element. PNAS 103:8101-8106

 

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Feschotte C, Osterlund MT, Peeler R & Wessler SR (2005) DNA binding specificity of rice mariner-like transposases and interactions with Stowaway MITEs. Nucleic Acids Research 33:2153-2165

 

genetics

 

Feschotte C, Swamy L & Wessler SR (2003) Genome-wide analysis of mariner-like transposable elements reveals complex relationships with Stowaway MITEs. Genetics 163: 747-758

 

 

pnas

 

Feschotte C & Wessler SR (2002) Mariner-like transposases are widespread and diverse in flowering plants. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99: 280-285

 

 

 

Feschotte C & Mouches C (2000) Evidence that a family of miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements (MITEs) from the Arabidopsis thaliana genome has arisen from a pogo-like DNA transposon. Molecular Biology and Evolution 17:730-737