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  1. C. C. Weber et al., Evidence for GC-biased gene conversion as a driver of between-lineage differences in avian base composition. Genome Biol. 15, (2014). DOI: 10.1186/s13059-014-0549-1

  • C. C. Weber, B. Nabholz, J. Romiguier, H. Ellegren, Kr/Kc but not dN/dS correlates positively with body mass in birds, raising implications for inferring lineage-specific selection. Genome Biol.15, 242 (2014). DOI: 10.1186/s13059-014-0542-8

  • S. Li et al., Genomic signatures of near-extinction and rebirth of the Crested Ibis and other endangered bird species. Genome Biol. (2014). DOI: 10.1186/s13059-014-0557-1


  1. M. J. Greenwold et al., Dynamic evolution of the alpha (alpha) and beta (beta) keratins has accompanied integument diversification and the adaptation of birds into novel lifestyles. BMC Evol Bio. 14, 249. (2014), DOI: 10.1186/s12862-014-0249-1

  • M. N. Romanov et al., Reconstruction of gross avian genome structure, organization and evolution suggests that the chicken lineage most closely resembles the dinosaur avian ancestor. BMC Genomics DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-1060


  1. C. Li et al., Two Antarctic penguin genomes reveal insights into their evolutionary history and molecular changes related to the cold Antartic environment. Gigascience 3, 27 (2014). DOI: 10.1186/2047-217X-3-27


  1. J. Pereira et al., Evolutionary genomics and adaptive evolution of the hedgehog gene family (SHH, IHH, and DHH) in vertebrates. PLoS ONE (2014) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074132


  1. R. Wang et al., Convergent differential regulation of SLIT-ROBO axon guidance genes in the brains of vocal learners. J Comp Neuro. (2014). DOI: 10.1002/cne.23719

  • A. Y. Chong et al., Evolution and gene capture in ancient endogenous retroviruses – insights from the crocodilian genomes. Retrovirology (2014). DOI: 10.1186/s12977-014-0071-2.