Bryant McAllister Research Interests Publications Fly Stocks Sequences


New Manuscripts: (send e-mail to request a copy)


Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Sheeley, S. L., and B. F. McAllister (2009) Mobile male-killer: Similar Wolbachia strains kill males of divergent Drosophila hosts. Heredity 102:286-292.

Sheeley, S. L., and B. F. McAllister (2008) Patterns of natural selection at the Alcohol dehydrogenase gene of Drosophila americana. Fly 2:243-246. send e-mail request for pdf

McAllister, B. F., S. L. Sheeley, P. A. Mena, A. L. Evans, and C. Schlötterer (2008) Clinal distribution of a chromosomal rearrangement - a precursor to chromosomal speciation? Evolution 62:1852-1865.

Drosophila Chromosome Working Group (Schaeffer et al. 2008) Polytene Chromosomal Maps of 11 Drosophila species: The order of genomic scaffolds inferred from genetic and physical maps. Genetics 179:1601-1655. Supplementary Data

Flores, S. V., A. L. Evans, and B. F. McAllister (2008) Independent origins of new sex-linked chromosomes in the melanica and robusta species groups of Drosophila. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:33.

Evans A. L., P. A. Mena, and B. F. McAllister (2007) Positive selection near an inversion breakpoint on the neo-X chromosome of Drosophila americana. Genetics 177:1303-1319. Supplementary Data DNA sequences

Drosophila 12 Genomes Consortium (Clark et al. 2007) Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny. Nature 450:203-218.

McAllister, B. F., and A. L. Evans (2006) Increased nucleotide diversity with transient Y linkage in Drosophila americana. PLoS One 1:e112. PDF Supplementary Data Pubmed Central DNA sequences

Schäfer, M. A., L. Orsini, B. F. McAllister, and C. Schlötterer (2006) Patterns of microsatellite variation through a transition zone of a chromosomal cline in Drosophila americana. Heredity 97:291-295.

Schulze, S. R., B. F. McAllister, D. A. R. Sinclair, K. A. Fitzpatrick, M. Marchetti, S. Pimpinelli, and B. M. Honda (2006) Heterochromatic genes in Drosophila: a comparative analysis of two genes. Genetics 173:1433-1445. Pubmed Central

Caletka, B. C., and B. F. McAllister (2004) A genealogical view of chromosomal evolution and species delimitation in the Drosophila virilis species subgroup. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 33:664-670. Pubmed

McAllister, B. F., L. W. Beukeboom, and J. H. Werren (2004) Mapping of Paternal-Sex-Ratio (PSR) deletion chromosomes localizes multiple regions involved in expression and transmission. Heredity 92:5-13. . Pubmed

McAllister, B. F. (2003) Sequence differentiation associated with an inversion on the neo-X chromosome of Drosophila americana. Genetics 165:1317-1328. Pubmed Central

McAllister, B. F. (2002) Chromosomal and allelic variation in Drosophila americana: selective maintenance of a chromosomal cline. Genome 45:13-21. Pubmed Central

Vieira, J., B.F. McAllister, and B. Charlesworth (2001) Evidence for selection at the fused1 locus of Drosophila americana. Genetics 158:279-290. Pubmed Central.

McAllister, B. F., and G. A. T. McVean (2000) Neutral evolution of the sex-determining gene transformer in Drosophila. Genetics 154:1711-1720. Pubmed Central

McAllister, B. F., and B. Charlesworth (1999) Reduced sequence variation on the neo-Y chromosome of Drosophila americana americana. Genetics 153:221-233. Pubmed Central

McAllister, B. F., and J. H. Werren (1999) Evolution of tandemly repeated sequences; what happens at the end of an array? Journal of Molecular Evolution 48:469-481. Pubmed

McAllister, B. F., and J. H. Werren (1997) Hybrid origin of a B chromosome (PSR) in the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Chromosoma 106:243-253. Pubmed

McAllister, B. F., and J. H. Werren (1997) Phylogenetic analysis of a retrotransposon with implications for strong evolutionary constraints on reverse transcriptase. Molecular Biology and Evolution 14:69-80. Pubmed

McAllister, B. F., and I. F. Greenbaum (1997) How common are common fragile sites: variation of aphidicolin-induced chromosomal fragile sites in a population of the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus). Human Genetics 100:182-188. Pubmed

B.F. McAllister (1995) Isolation and characterization of a retroelement from a B chromosome (PSR) in the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Insect Molecular Biology 4:253-262. Pubmed

Böhm, U., P. F. Dahm, B. F. McAllister, and I. F. Greenbaum (1995) A statistical method for the analysis of fragile site data. Human Genetics 95:249-256. Medline

Greenbaum, I. F., S. J. Gunn, S. A. Smith, B. F. McAllister, D. W. Hale, R. J. Baker, M. D. Engstrom, M. J. Hamilton, W. S. Modi, L. W. Robbins, D. S. Rogers, O. G. Ward, W. D. Dawson, F. F. B. Elder, M. R. Lee, S. Pathak, and F. B. Stangl, Jr. (1994) Cytogenetic nomenclature of deer mice, Peromyscus (Rodentia): revision and review of the standardized karyotype. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 66:181-195. Pubmed


Paper in non-Peer-Reviewed Journal:

McAllister, B. F. (2001) Genetic analysis of sex-chromosome arrangement in Drosophila americana; a laboratory exercise for undergraduate or advanced placement students. Drosophila Information Service 84:227-234. Manuscript pdf


Book Chapter:

McAllister, B.F. (2000) Fixation of chromosomal rearrangements, pp. 19-27, in Comparative Genomics: Empirical and Analytical Approaches to Gene Order Dynamics, Map Alignment and the Evolution of Gene Families, edited by D. Sankoff and J.H. Nadeau, Kluwer Acad. Press.



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