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  • Evelyn E. Schwager
  • Prashant Sharma
  • Thomas Clarke
  • Daniel J Leite
  • Torsten Wierschin
  • Matthias Pechmann
  • Yasuko Akiyama-Oda
  • Lauren Esposito
  • Jesper Bechsgaard
  • Trine Bilde
  • Alexandra D. Buffry
  • Hsu Chao
  • Huyen H Dinh
  • Harsha Vardhan Doddapaneni
  • Shannon Dugan-Rocha
  • Cornelius Eibner
  • Cassandra G Extavour
  • Peter Funch
  • Jessica Garb
  • Luis B. Gonzalez
  • Vanessa L. Gonzalez
  • Yi Han
  • Cheryl Hayashi
  • Maarten Hilbrant
  • Daniel S T Hughes
  • Ralf Janssen
  • Sandra L Lee
  • Ignacio Maeso
  • Shwetha C. Murali
  • Donna M Muzny
  • Rodrigo Nunes da Fonseca
  • Christian L.B. Paese
  • Jiaxin Qu
  • Christoph Schomburg
  • Anna Schönauer
  • Angelika Stollewerk
  • Montserrat Torres-Oliva
  • Natascha Turetzek
  • Bram Vanthournout
  • John H. Werren
  • Carsten Wolff
  • Kim C Worley
  • Gregor Bucher
  • Richard A Gibbs
  • Jonathan Coddington
  • Hiroki Oda
  • Mario Stanke
  • Nadia A. Ayoub
  • Nikola Michael Prpic
  • Jean François Flot
  • Nico Posnien
  • Stephen Richards
  • Alistair P. McGregor

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The house spider genome reveals an ancient whole-genome duplication during arachnid evolution. / Schwager, Evelyn E.; Sharma, Prashant; Clarke, Thomas; Leite, Daniel J; Wierschin, Torsten; Pechmann, Matthias; Akiyama-Oda, Yasuko; Esposito, Lauren; Bechsgaard, Jesper; Bilde, Trine; Buffry, Alexandra D.; Chao, Hsu; Dinh, Huyen H; Doddapaneni, Harsha Vardhan; Dugan-Rocha, Shannon; Eibner, Cornelius; Extavour, Cassandra G; Funch, Peter; Garb, Jessica; Gonzalez, Luis B.; Gonzalez, Vanessa L.; Griffiths-Jones, Sam; Han, Yi; Hayashi, Cheryl; Hilbrant, Maarten; Hughes, Daniel S T; Janssen, Ralf; Lee, Sandra L; Maeso, Ignacio; Murali, Shwetha C.; Muzny, Donna M; Nunes da Fonseca, Rodrigo; Paese, Christian L.B.; Qu, Jiaxin; Ronshaugen, Matthew; Schomburg, Christoph; Schönauer, Anna; Stollewerk, Angelika; Torres-Oliva, Montserrat; Turetzek, Natascha; Vanthournout, Bram; Werren, John H.; Wolff, Carsten; Worley, Kim C; Bucher, Gregor; Gibbs, Richard A; Coddington, Jonathan; Oda, Hiroki; Stanke, Mario; Ayoub, Nadia A.; Prpic, Nikola Michael; Flot, Jean François; Posnien, Nico; Richards, Stephen; McGregor, Alistair P.

In: BMC Biology, Vol. 15, No. 1, 62, 31.07.2017.

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Schwager, EE, Sharma, P, Clarke, T, Leite, DJ, Wierschin, T, Pechmann, M, Akiyama-Oda, Y, Esposito, L, Bechsgaard, J, Bilde, T, Buffry, AD, Chao, H, Dinh, HH, Doddapaneni, HV, Dugan-Rocha, S, Eibner, C, Extavour, CG, Funch, P, Garb, J, Gonzalez, LB, Gonzalez, VL, Griffiths-Jones, S, Han, Y, Hayashi, C, Hilbrant, M, Hughes, DST, Janssen, R, Lee, SL, Maeso, I, Murali, SC, Muzny, DM, Nunes da Fonseca, R, Paese, CLB, Qu, J, Ronshaugen, M, Schomburg, C, Schönauer, A, Stollewerk, A, Torres-Oliva, M, Turetzek, N, Vanthournout, B, Werren, JH, Wolff, C, Worley, KC, Bucher, G, Gibbs, RA, Coddington, J, Oda, H, Stanke, M, Ayoub, NA, Prpic, NM, Flot, JF, Posnien, N, Richards, S & McGregor, AP 2017, 'The house spider genome reveals an ancient whole-genome duplication during arachnid evolution', BMC Biology, vol. 15, no. 1, 62. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12915-017-0399-x

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Schwager, E. E., Sharma, P., Clarke, T., Leite, D. J., Wierschin, T., Pechmann, M., ... McGregor, A. P. (2017). The house spider genome reveals an ancient whole-genome duplication during arachnid evolution. BMC Biology, 15(1), [62]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12915-017-0399-x

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Schwager EE, Sharma P, Clarke T, Leite DJ, Wierschin T, Pechmann M et al. The house spider genome reveals an ancient whole-genome duplication during arachnid evolution. BMC Biology. 2017 Jul 31;15(1). 62. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12915-017-0399-x

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Schwager, Evelyn E. ; Sharma, Prashant ; Clarke, Thomas ; Leite, Daniel J ; Wierschin, Torsten ; Pechmann, Matthias ; Akiyama-Oda, Yasuko ; Esposito, Lauren ; Bechsgaard, Jesper ; Bilde, Trine ; Buffry, Alexandra D. ; Chao, Hsu ; Dinh, Huyen H ; Doddapaneni, Harsha Vardhan ; Dugan-Rocha, Shannon ; Eibner, Cornelius ; Extavour, Cassandra G ; Funch, Peter ; Garb, Jessica ; Gonzalez, Luis B. ; Gonzalez, Vanessa L. ; Griffiths-Jones, Sam ; Han, Yi ; Hayashi, Cheryl ; Hilbrant, Maarten ; Hughes, Daniel S T ; Janssen, Ralf ; Lee, Sandra L ; Maeso, Ignacio ; Murali, Shwetha C. ; Muzny, Donna M ; Nunes da Fonseca, Rodrigo ; Paese, Christian L.B. ; Qu, Jiaxin ; Ronshaugen, Matthew ; Schomburg, Christoph ; Schönauer, Anna ; Stollewerk, Angelika ; Torres-Oliva, Montserrat ; Turetzek, Natascha ; Vanthournout, Bram ; Werren, John H. ; Wolff, Carsten ; Worley, Kim C ; Bucher, Gregor ; Gibbs, Richard A ; Coddington, Jonathan ; Oda, Hiroki ; Stanke, Mario ; Ayoub, Nadia A. ; Prpic, Nikola Michael ; Flot, Jean François ; Posnien, Nico ; Richards, Stephen ; McGregor, Alistair P. / The house spider genome reveals an ancient whole-genome duplication during arachnid evolution. In: BMC Biology. 2017 ; Vol. 15, No. 1.

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title = "The house spider genome reveals an ancient whole-genome duplication during arachnid evolution",
abstract = "Background: The duplication of genes can occur through various mechanisms and is thought to make a major contribution to the evolutionary diversification of organisms. There is increasing evidence for a large-scale duplication of genes in some chelicerate lineages including two rounds of whole genome duplication (WGD) in horseshoe crabs. To investigate this further, we sequenced and analyzed the genome of the common house spider Parasteatoda tepidariorum. Results: We found pervasive duplication of both coding and non-coding genes in this spider, including two clusters of Hox genes. Analysis of synteny conservation across the P. tepidariorum genome suggests that there has been an ancient WGD in spiders. Comparison with the genomes of other chelicerates, including that of the newly sequenced bark scorpion Centruroides sculpturatus, suggests that this event occurred in the common ancestor of spiders and scorpions, and is probably independent of the WGDs in horseshoe crabs. Furthermore, characterization of the sequence and expression of the Hox paralogs in P. tepidariorum suggests that many have been subject to neo-functionalization and/or sub-functionalization since their duplication. Conclusions: Our results reveal that spiders and scorpions are likely the descendants of a polyploid ancestor that lived more than 450 MYA. Given the extensive morphological diversity and ecological adaptations found among these animals, rivaling those of vertebrates, our study of the ancient WGD event in Arachnopulmonata provides a new comparative platform to explore common and divergent evolutionary outcomes of polyploidization events across eukaryotes.",
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T1 - The house spider genome reveals an ancient whole-genome duplication during arachnid evolution

AU - Schwager, Evelyn E.

AU - Sharma, Prashant

AU - Clarke, Thomas

AU - Leite, Daniel J

AU - Wierschin, Torsten

AU - Pechmann, Matthias

AU - Akiyama-Oda, Yasuko

AU - Esposito, Lauren

AU - Bechsgaard, Jesper

AU - Bilde, Trine

AU - Buffry, Alexandra D.

AU - Chao, Hsu

AU - Dinh, Huyen H

AU - Doddapaneni, Harsha Vardhan

AU - Dugan-Rocha, Shannon

AU - Eibner, Cornelius

AU - Extavour, Cassandra G

AU - Funch, Peter

AU - Garb, Jessica

AU - Gonzalez, Luis B.

AU - Gonzalez, Vanessa L.

AU - Griffiths-Jones, Sam

AU - Han, Yi

AU - Hayashi, Cheryl

AU - Hilbrant, Maarten

AU - Hughes, Daniel S T

AU - Janssen, Ralf

AU - Lee, Sandra L

AU - Maeso, Ignacio

AU - Murali, Shwetha C.

AU - Muzny, Donna M

AU - Nunes da Fonseca, Rodrigo

AU - Paese, Christian L.B.

AU - Qu, Jiaxin

AU - Ronshaugen, Matthew

AU - Schomburg, Christoph

AU - Schönauer, Anna

AU - Stollewerk, Angelika

AU - Torres-Oliva, Montserrat

AU - Turetzek, Natascha

AU - Vanthournout, Bram

AU - Werren, John H.

AU - Wolff, Carsten

AU - Worley, Kim C

AU - Bucher, Gregor

AU - Gibbs, Richard A

AU - Coddington, Jonathan

AU - Oda, Hiroki

AU - Stanke, Mario

AU - Ayoub, Nadia A.

AU - Prpic, Nikola Michael

AU - Flot, Jean François

AU - Posnien, Nico

AU - Richards, Stephen

AU - McGregor, Alistair P.

PY - 2017/7/31

Y1 - 2017/7/31

N2 - Background: The duplication of genes can occur through various mechanisms and is thought to make a major contribution to the evolutionary diversification of organisms. There is increasing evidence for a large-scale duplication of genes in some chelicerate lineages including two rounds of whole genome duplication (WGD) in horseshoe crabs. To investigate this further, we sequenced and analyzed the genome of the common house spider Parasteatoda tepidariorum. Results: We found pervasive duplication of both coding and non-coding genes in this spider, including two clusters of Hox genes. Analysis of synteny conservation across the P. tepidariorum genome suggests that there has been an ancient WGD in spiders. Comparison with the genomes of other chelicerates, including that of the newly sequenced bark scorpion Centruroides sculpturatus, suggests that this event occurred in the common ancestor of spiders and scorpions, and is probably independent of the WGDs in horseshoe crabs. Furthermore, characterization of the sequence and expression of the Hox paralogs in P. tepidariorum suggests that many have been subject to neo-functionalization and/or sub-functionalization since their duplication. Conclusions: Our results reveal that spiders and scorpions are likely the descendants of a polyploid ancestor that lived more than 450 MYA. Given the extensive morphological diversity and ecological adaptations found among these animals, rivaling those of vertebrates, our study of the ancient WGD event in Arachnopulmonata provides a new comparative platform to explore common and divergent evolutionary outcomes of polyploidization events across eukaryotes.

AB - Background: The duplication of genes can occur through various mechanisms and is thought to make a major contribution to the evolutionary diversification of organisms. There is increasing evidence for a large-scale duplication of genes in some chelicerate lineages including two rounds of whole genome duplication (WGD) in horseshoe crabs. To investigate this further, we sequenced and analyzed the genome of the common house spider Parasteatoda tepidariorum. Results: We found pervasive duplication of both coding and non-coding genes in this spider, including two clusters of Hox genes. Analysis of synteny conservation across the P. tepidariorum genome suggests that there has been an ancient WGD in spiders. Comparison with the genomes of other chelicerates, including that of the newly sequenced bark scorpion Centruroides sculpturatus, suggests that this event occurred in the common ancestor of spiders and scorpions, and is probably independent of the WGDs in horseshoe crabs. Furthermore, characterization of the sequence and expression of the Hox paralogs in P. tepidariorum suggests that many have been subject to neo-functionalization and/or sub-functionalization since their duplication. Conclusions: Our results reveal that spiders and scorpions are likely the descendants of a polyploid ancestor that lived more than 450 MYA. Given the extensive morphological diversity and ecological adaptations found among these animals, rivaling those of vertebrates, our study of the ancient WGD event in Arachnopulmonata provides a new comparative platform to explore common and divergent evolutionary outcomes of polyploidization events across eukaryotes.

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KW - Evolution

KW - Gene duplication

KW - Genome

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