Edinburgh Research Explorer

Mark Blaxter

(Former employee or visitor)

  1. 2020
  2. Infection by the castrating parasitic nematode Sphaerularia bombi changes gene expression in Bombus terrestris bumblebee queens

    Colgan, T. J., Carolan, J. C., Sumner, S., Blaxter, M. L. & Brown, M. J. F., 1 Apr 2020, In: Insect Molecular Biology. 29, 2, p. 170-182

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. The Genome of Caenorhabditis bovis

    Stevens, L., Rooke, S., Falzon, L. C., Machuka, E. M., Momanyi, K., Murungi, M. K., Njoroge, S. M., Odinga, C. O., Ogendo, A., Ogola, J., Fèvre, E. M. & Blaxter, M., 27 Feb 2020, In: Current Biology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. 2019
  5. Field cricket genome reveals the footprint of recent, abrupt adaptation in the wild

    Pascoal, S., Risse, J. E., Zhang, X., Blaxter, M., Cezard, T., Challis, R. J., Gharbi, K., Hunt, J., Kumar, S., Langan, E., Liu, X., Rayner, J. G., Ritchie, M. G., Snoek, B. L., Trivedi, U. & Bailey, N. W., 19 Dec 2019, In: Evolution Letters. 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Signatures of the evolution of parthenogenesis and cryptobiosis in the genomes of panagrolaimid nematodes

    Schiffer, P. H., Danchin, E. G. J., Burnell, A. M., Creevey, C. J., Wong, S., Dix, I., O'mahony, G., Culleton, B. A., Rancurel, C., Stier, G., Martínez-salazar, E. A., Marconi, A., Trivedi, U., Kroiher, M., Thorne, M. A. S., Schierenberg, E., Wiehe, T. & Blaxter, M., 22 Nov 2019, In: iScience. 21, p. 587-602

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Genomic dissection of an extended phenotype: Oak galling by a cynipid gall wasp

    Hearn, J., Blaxter, M., Schönrogge, K., Nieves-aldrey, J., Pujade-villar, J., Huguet, E., Drezen, J., Shorthouse, J. D., Stone, G. N. & Copenhaver, G. P. (ed.), 4 Nov 2019, In: PLoS Genetics. 15, 11, e1008398.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Genomic architecture and introgression shape a butterfly radiation

    Edelman, N. B., Frandsen, P. B., Miyagi, M., Clavijo, B., Davey, J., Dikow, R. B., García-Accinelli, G., Van Belleghem, S. M., Patterson, N., Neafsey, D. E., Challis, R., Kumar, S., Moreira, G. R. P., Salazar, C., Chouteau, M., Counterman, B. A., Papa, R., Blaxter, M., Reed, R. D., Dasmahapatra, K. K. & 9 others, Kronforst, M., Joron, M., Jiggins, C. D., McMillan, W. O., Di Palma, F., Blumberg, A. J., Wakeley, J., Jaffe, D. & Mallet, J., 1 Nov 2019, In: Science (New York, N.Y.). 366, 6465, p. 594-599 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. A chromosome-level genome assembly of Cydia pomonella provides insights into chemical ecology and insecticide resistance

    Wan, F., Yin, C., Tang, R., Chen, M., Wu, Q., Huang, C., Qian, W., Rota-stabelli, O., Yang, N., Wang, S., Wang, G., Zhang, G., Guo, J., Gu, L. ., Chen, L., Xing, L., Xi, Y., Liu, F., Lin, K., Guo, M. & 39 others, Liu, W., He, K., Tian, R., Jacquin-joly, E., Franck, P., Siegwart, M., Ometto, L., Anfora, G., Blaxter, M., Meslin, C., Nguyen, P., Dalíková, M., Marec, F., Olivares, J., Maugin, S., Shen, J., Liu, J., Guo, J., Luo, J., Liu, B., Fan, W., Feng, L., Zhao, X., Peng, X., Wang, K., Liu, L., Zhan, H., Liu, W., Shi, G., Jiang, C., Jin, J., Xian, X., Lu, S., Ye, M., Li, M., Yang, M., Xiong, R., Walters, J. R. & Li, F., 17 Sep 2019, In: Nature Communications. 10, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Comparative genomics of 10 new Caenorhabditis species

    Stevens, L., Félix, M., Beltran, T., Braendle, C., Caurcel, C., Fausett, S., Fitch, D., Frézal, L., Gosse, C., Kaur, T., Kiontke, K., Newton, M. D., Noble, L. M., Richaud, A., Rockman, M. V., Sudhaus, W. & Blaxter, M., 10 Apr 2019, In: Evolution Letters. 3, 2, p. 217-236

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. Chromosome-Wide Evolution and Sex Determination in the Three-Sexed Nematode Auanema rhodensis

    Tandonnet, S., Koutsovoulos, G. D., Adams, S., Cloarec, D., Parihar, M., Blaxter, M. L. & Pires-daSilva, A., 9 Apr 2019, In: G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics. 9, 4, p. 1211-1230 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. Genome-wide methylation is modified by caloric restriction in Daphnia magna

    Hearn, J., Pearson, M., Blaxter, M., Wilson, P. J. & Little, T. J., 8 Mar 2019, In: BMC Genomics. 20, 1, p. 197 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Secretion of an Argonaute protein by a parasitic nematode and the evolution of its siRNA guides

    Chow, F. W. N., Koutsovoulos, G., Ovando-Vázquez, C., Neophytou, K., Bermúdez-Barrientos, J. R., Laetsch, D. R., Robertson, E., Kumar, S., Claycomb, J., Blaxter, M., Abreu-Goodger, C. & Buck, A., 1 Mar 2019, In: Nucleic Acids Research. 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. Dissection of ramularia leaf spot disease by integrated analysis of barley and ramularia collo-cygni transcriptome responses

    Sjokvist, E., Lemcke, R., Kamble, M., Turner, F., Blaxter, M., Havis, N. H. D., Lyngkjær, M. F. & Radutoiu, S., 1 Feb 2019, In: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 32, 2, p. 176-193 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. Comparative Epigenomics Reveals that RNA Polymerase II Pausing and Chromatin Domain Organization Control Nematode piRNA Biogenesis

    Beltran, T., Barroso, C., Birkle, T. Y., Stevens, L., Schwartz, H. T., Sternberg, P. W., Fradin, H., Gunsalus, K., Piano, F., Sharma, G., Cerrato, C., Ahringer, J., Martínez-Pérez, E., Blaxter, M. & Sarkies, P., 31 Jan 2019, In: Developmental Cell. 48, 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Comparative genomics of the major parasitic worms

    International Helminth Genomes Consortium, 1 Jan 2019, In: Nature Genetics. 51, 1, p. 163-174 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. 2018
  18. Molecular palaeontology illuminates the evolution of ecdysozoan vision

    Fleming, J. F., Kristensen, R. M., Sørensen, M. V., Park, T-Y. S., Arakawa, K., Blaxter, M., Rebecchi, L., Guidetti, R., Williams, T. A., Roberts, N. W., Vinther, J. & Pisani, D., 5 Dec 2018, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 285, 1892

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Characterisation of the British honey bee metagenome

    Regan, T., Barnett, M. W., Laetsch, D. R., Bush, S. J., Wragg, D., Budge, G. E., Highet, F., Dainat, B., De Miranda, J. R., Watson, M., Blaxter, M. & Freeman, T. C., 26 Nov 2018, In: Nature Communications. 9, 1, 13 p., 4995(2018).

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Functional insights into the infective larval stage of Anisakis simplex s.s., Anisakis pegreffii and their hybrids based on gene expression patterns

    Llorens, C., Arcos, S. C., Robertson, L., Ramos, R., Futami, R., Soriano, B., Ciordia, S., Careche, M., González-Muñoz, M., Jiménez-Ruiz, Y., Carballeda-Sangiao, N., Moneo, I., Albar, J. P., Blaxter, M. & Navas, A., 7 Aug 2018, In: BMC Genomics. 19, 1, p. 592 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. The ash dieback invasion of Europe was founded by two genetically divergent individuals

    McMullan, M., Rafiqi, M., Kaithakottil, G., Clavijo, B. J., Bilham, L., Orton, E., Percival-Alwyn, L., Ward, B. J., Edwards, A., Saunders, D. G. O., Garcia Accinelli, G., Wright, J., Verweij, W., Koutsovoulos, G., Yoshida, K., Hosoya, T., Williamson, L., Jennings, P., Ioos, R., Husson, C. & 11 others, Hietala, A. M., Vivian-Smith, A., Solheim, H., MaClean, D., Fosker, C., Hall, N., Brown, J. K. M., Swarbreck, D., Blaxter, M., Downie, J. A. & Clark, M. D., 23 Apr 2018, In: Nature Ecology & Evolution. 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. Improving the annotation of the Heterorhabditis bacteriophora genome

    Mclean, F., Berger, D., Laetsch, D. R., Schwartz, H. T. & Blaxter, M., 2 Apr 2018, In: GigaScience. 7, 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. Daphnia magna microRNAs respond to nutritional stress and ageing but are not transgenerational

    Hearn, J., Chow, F. W. N., Barton, H., Tung, M., Wilson, P. J., Blaxter, M., Buck, A. & Little, T. J., 7 Mar 2018, In: Molecular Ecology. 27, 6, p. 1402-1412 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Sex- and Gamete-Specific Patterns of X Chromosome Segregation in a Trioecious Nematode

    Tandonnet, S., Farrell, M. C., Koutsovoulos, G. D., Blaxter, M. L., Parihar, M., Sadler, P. L., Shakes, D. C. & Pires-daSilva, A., 8 Jan 2018, In: Current biology : CB. 28, 1, p. 93-99.e3 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. 2017
  26. Genome comparisons indicate recent transfer of wRi-like Wolbachia between sister species Drosophila suzukii and D. subpulchrella

    Conner, W. R., Blaxter, M. L., Anfora, G., Ometto, L., Rota-Stabelli, O. & Turelli, M., 8 Oct 2017, In: Ecology and Evolution. 7, 22, p. 9391-9404 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. KinFin: Software for Taxon-Aware Analysis of Clustered Protein Sequences

    Laetsch, D. R. & Blaxter, M. L., 5 Oct 2017, In: G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics. 7, 10, p. 3349-3357 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Comparative Genomics of Apomictic Root-Knot Nematodes: Hybridization, Ploidy, and Dynamic Genome Change

    Szitenberg, A., Salazar-Jaramillo, L., Blok, V. C., Laetsch, D. R., Joseph, S., Williamson, V. M., Blaxter, M. L. & Lunt, D. H., 1 Oct 2017, In: Genome Biology and Evolution. 9, 10, p. 2844-2861 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. Toward universal forward genetics: Using a draft genome sequence of the nematode oscheius tipulae to identify mutations affecting vulva development

    Besnard, F., Koutsovoulos, G., Dieudonné, S., Blaxter, M. & Félix, M. A., 1 Aug 2017, In: Genetics. 206, 4, p. 1747-1761 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  30. BlobTools: Interrogation of genome assemblies

    Laetsch, D. R. & Blaxter, M. L., 31 Jul 2017, In: F1000Research. 6, 16 p., 1287.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  31. Comparative genomics of the tardigrades Hypsibius dujardini and Ramazzottius varieornatus

    Yoshida, Y., Koutsovoulos, G., Laetsch, D. R., Stevens, L., Kumar, S., Horikawa, D. D., Ishino, K., Komine, S., Kunieda, T., Tomita, M., Blaxter, M. & Arakawa, K., 27 Jul 2017, In: PLoS Biology. 15, 7, 39 p., e2002266.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  32. A high-coverage draft genome of the mycalesine butterfly Bicyclus anynana

    Nowell, R. W., Elsworth, B., Oostra, V., Zwaan, B. J., Wheat, C. W., Saastamoinen, M., Saccheri, I. J., Van’t Hof, A. E., Wasik, B. R., Connahs, H., Aslam, M. L., Kumar, S., Challis, R. J., Monteiro, A., Brakefield, P. M. & Blaxter, M., 1 Jul 2017, In: GigaScience. 6, 7, p. 1-7 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. GenomeHubs: simple containerized setup of a custom Ensembl database and web server for any species

    Challis, R. J., Kumar, S., Stevens, L. & Blaxter, M., 15 May 2017, In: Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation. 2017, 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Caenorhabditis monodelphis sp. n.: defining 1 the stem morphology 2 and genomics of the genus Caenorhabditis

    Slos, D., Sudhaus, W., Stevens, L., Bert, W. & Blaxter, M., 23 Feb 2017, In: BMC Zoology. 2, 24

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  35. Annotated mitochondrial genome with Nanopore R9 signal for Nippostrongylus brasiliensis

    Chandler, J., Camberis, M., Bouchery, T., Blaxter, M., Le Gros, G. & Eccles, D. A., 19 Jan 2017, In: F1000Research. 6, p. 56

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  36. 2016
  37. Genetic drift, not life history or RNAi, determine long term evolution of transposable elements

    Blaxter, M., Szitenberg, A., Cha, S., Opperman, C. H., Bird, D. M. & Lunt, D. H., 26 Aug 2016, In: Genome Biology and Evolution.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  38. The genome of the emerging barley pathogen Ramularia collo-cygni

    Mcgrann, G. R. D., Andongabo, A., Sjökvist, E., Trivedi, U., Dussart, F., Kaczmarek, M., Mackenzie, A., Fountaine, J. M., Taylor, J. M. G., Paterson, L. J., Gorniak, K., Burnett, F., Kanyuka, K., Hammond-kosack, K. E., Rudd, J. J., Blaxter, M. & Havis, N. D., 9 Aug 2016, In: BMC Genomics. 17, 1, 584.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Imagining Sisyphus happy: DNA barcoding and the unnamed majority

    Blaxter, M., 1 Aug 2016, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 371, 1702, 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  40. Stage-specific proteomes from Onchocerca ochengi, sister species of the human river blindness parasite, uncover adaptations to a nodular lifestyle

    Armstrong, S. D., Xia, D., Bah, G. S., Krishna, R., Ngangyung, H. F., LaCourse, E. J., McSorley, H. J., Kengne-Ouafo, J. A., Chounna-Ndongmo, P. W., Wanji, S., Enyong, P. A., Taylor, D. W., Blaxter, M. L., Wastling, J. M., Tanya, V. N. & Makepeace, B. L., Aug 2016, In: Molecular and Cellular Proteomics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  41. Para-allopatry in hybridizing fire-bellied toads (Bombina bombina and B. variegata): Inference from transcriptome-wide coalescence analyses

    Nürnberger, B., Lohse, K., Fijarczyk, A., Szymura, J. M. & Blaxter, M. L., 8 Jul 2016, In: Evolution. 57 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  42. A molecular palaeobiological exploration of arthropod terrestrialization

    Lozano-Fernandez, J., Carton, R., Tanner, A. R., Puttick, M. N., Blaxter, M., Vinther, J., Olesen, J., Giribet, G., Edgecombe, G. D. & Pisani, D., 20 Jun 2016, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 371, 1699

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  43. The genome of the yellow potato cyst nematode, Globodera rostochiensis, reveals insights into the bases of parasitism and virulence

    Eves-van den Akker, S., Laetsch, D. R. & Blaxter, M., 10 Jun 2016, In: Genome Biology. 17, 124, 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  44. Characterization of the mantle transcriptome in bivalves: Pecten maximus, Mytilus edulis and Crassostrea gigas: Pecten maximus, Mytilus edulis and Crassostrea gigas

    Yarra, T., Gharbi, K., Blaxter, M., Peck, L. S. & Clark, M. S., 1 Jun 2016, In: Marine Genomics. 27, June 2016, p. 9-15 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  45. How many biological replicates are needed in an RNA-seq experiment and which differential expression tool should you use?

    Schurch, N. J., Schofield, P., Gierliński, M., Cole, C., Sherstnev, A., Singh, V., Wrobel, N., Gharbi, K., Simpson, G. G., Owen-Hughes, T., Blaxter, M. & Barton, G. J., 1 Jun 2016, In: RNA. 22, 6, p. 839-851 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

  46. Reminder to deposit DNA sequences

    Blaxter, M., Danchin, A., Savakis, B., Fukami-Kobayashi, K., Kurokawa, K., Sugano, S., Roberts, R. J., Salzberg, S. L. & Wu, C. I., 13 May 2016, In: Science. 352, 6287, p. 780 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

  47. No evidence for extensive horizontal gene transfer in the genome of the tardigrade Hypsibius dujardini

    Koutsovoulos, G., Kumar, S., Laetsch, D. R., Stevens, L., Daub, J., Conlon, C., Maroon, H., Thomas, F., Aboobaker, A. A. & Blaxter, M., 3 May 2016, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113, 18, p. 5053-5058 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  48. Formin is Associated with Left-Right Asymmetry in the Pond Snail and the Frog

    Davison, A., McDowell, G. S., Holden, J. M., Johnson, H. F., Koutsovoulos, G. D., Liu, M. M., Hulpiau, P., Van Roy, F., Wade, C. M., Banerjee, R., Yang, F., Chiba, S., Davey, J. W., Jackson, D. J., Levin, M. & Blaxter, M. L., 7 Mar 2016, In: Current biology : CB. 26, 5, p. 654-660 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  49. A supergene determines highly divergent male reproductive morphs in the ruff

    Küpper, C., Stocks, M., Risse, J. E., Dos Remedios, N., Farrell, L. L., McRae, S. B., Morgan, T. C., Karlionova, N., Pinchuk, P., Verkuil, Y. I., Kitaysky, A. S., Wingfield, J. C., Piersma, T., Zeng, K., Slate, J., Blaxter, M., Lank, D. B. & Burke, T., 1 Jan 2016, In: Nature Genetics. 48, p. 79-83 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  50. 2015
  51. A single chromosome assembly of Bacteroides fragilis strain BE1 from Illumina and MinION nanopore sequencing data

    Risse, J., Thomson, M., Patrick, S., Blakely, G., Koutsovoulos, G., Blaxter, M. & Watson, M., 4 Dec 2015, In: GigaScience. 4, 1, p. 60

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  52. Supergroup C Wolbachia, mutualist symbionts of filarial nematodes, have a distinct genome structure

    Comandatore, F., Cordaux, R., Bandi, C., Blaxter, M., Darby, A., Makepeace, B. L., Montagna, M. & Sassera, D., 1 Dec 2015, In: Open Biology. 5, 12, 150099.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  53. A metagenetic approach to determine the diversity and distribution of cyst nematodes at the level of the country, the field and the individual

    Eves-van den Akker, S., Lilley, C. J., Reid, A., Pickup, J., Anderson, E., Cock, P. J. A., Blaxter, M., Urwin, P. E., Jones, J. T. & Blok, V. C., Dec 2015, In: Molecular Ecology. 24, 23, p. 5842-5851 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  54. Oviposition but not sex allocation is associated with transcriptomic changes in females of the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Cook, N., Trivedi, U., Pannebakker, B. A., Blaxter, M., Ritchie, M. G., Tauber, E., Sneddon, T. & Shuker, D. M., Dec 2015, In: G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics. 5, 12, p. 2885-2892 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  55. ReproPhylo: An environment for reproducible Phylogenomics

    Szitenberg, A., John, M., Blaxter, M. L. & Lunt, D. H., 3 Sep 2015, In: PLoS Computational Biology. 11, 9, 13 p., 1004447.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  56. Statistical models for RNA-seq data derived from a two-condition 48-replicate experiment

    Gierliński, M., Cole, C., Schofield, P., Schurch, N. J., Sherstnev, A., Singh, V., Wrobel, N., Gharbi, K., Simpson, G., Owen-Hughes, T., Blaxter, M. & Barton, G. J., 23 Jul 2015, In: Bioinformatics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  57. Evaluation of tools for differential gene expression analysis by RNA-seq on a 48 biological replicate experiment

    Schurch, N. J., Schofield, P., Gierliński, M., Cole, C., Sherstnev, A., Singh, V., Wrobel, N., Gharbi, K., Simpson, G. G., Owen-Hughes, T., Blaxter, M. & Barton, G. J., 8 May 2015, ArXiv.

    Research output: Working paper

  58. Metabarcoding of meiofauna and other eukaryotes in terrestrial and marine ecosystems

    Blaxter, M. & Jones, M., May 2015, In: Mammalian Genome. 58, 5, p. 197-198 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractpeer-review

  59. The genomes of two key bumblebee species with primitive eusocial organization

    Sadd, B. M., Barribeau, S. M., Bloch, G., de Graaf, D. C., Dearden, P., Elsik, C. G., Gadau, J., Grimmelikhuijzen, C. J., Hasselmann, M., Lozier, J. D., Robertson, H. M., Smagghe, G., Stolle, E., Van Vaerenbergh, M., Waterhouse, R. M., Bornberg-Bauer, E., Klasberg, S., Bennett, A. K., Câmara, F., Guigó, R. & 124 others, Hoff, K., Mariotti, M., Munoz-Torres, M., Murphy, T., Santesmasses, D., Amdam, G. V., Beckers, M., Beye, M., Biewer, M., Bitondi, M. M., Blaxter, M. L., Bourke, A. F., Brown, M. J., Buechel, S. D., Cameron, R., Cappelle, K., Carolan, J. C., Christiaens, O., Ciborowski, K. L., Clarke, D. F., Colgan, T. J., Collins, D. H., Cridge, A. G., Dalmay, T., Dreier, S., du Plessis, L., Duncan, E., Erler, S., Evans, J., Falcon, T., Flores, K., Freitas, F. C., Fuchikawa, T., Gempe, T., Hartfelder, K., Hauser, F., Helbing, S., Humann, F. C., Irvine, F., Jermiin, L. S., Johnson, C. E., Johnson, R. M., Jones, A. K., Kadowaki, T., Kidner, J. H., Koch, V., Köhler, A., Kraus, F. B., Lattorff, H. M. G., Leask, M., Lockett, G. A., Mallon, E. B., Antonio, D. S. M., Marxer, M., Meeus, I., Moritz, R. F., Nair, A., Näpflin, K., Nissen, I., Niu, J., Nunes, F. M., Oakeshott, J. G., Osborne, A., Otte, M., Pinheiro, D. G., Rossié, N., Rueppell, O., Santos, C. G., Schmid-Hempel, R., Schmitt, B. D., Schulte, C., Simões, Z. L., Soares, M. P., Swevers, L., Winnebeck, E. C., Wolschin, F., Yu, N., Zdobnov, E. M., Aqrawi, P. K., Blankenburg, K. P., Coyle, M., Francisco, L., Hernandez, A. G., Holder, M., Hudson, M. E., Jackson, L., Jayaseelan, J., Joshi, V., Kovar, C., Lee, S. L., Mata, R., Mathew, T., Newsham, I. F., Ngo, R., Okwuonu, G., Pham, C., Pu, L-L., Saada, N., Santibanez, J., Simmons, D., Thornton, R., Venkat, A., Walden, K. K., Wu, Y-Q., Debyser, G., Devreese, B., Asher, C., Blommaert, J., Chipman, A. D., Chittka, L., Fouks, B., Liu, J., O'Neill, M. P., Sumner, S., Puiu, D., Qu, J., Salzberg, S. L., Scherer, S. E., Muzny, D. M., Richards, S., Robinson, G. E., Gibbs, R. A., Schmid-Hempel, P. & Worley, K. C., 24 Apr 2015, In: Genome Biology. 16, 76.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  60. A conserved set of maternal genes? Insights from a molluscan transcriptome

    Liu, M. M., Davey, J. W., Jackson, D. J., Blaxter, M. L. & Davison, A., 19 Feb 2015, In: International Journal of Developmental Biology. 58, 6-7-8, p. 501-511 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  61. Ancient and Novel Small RNA Pathways Compensate for the Loss of piRNAs in Multiple Independent Nematode Lineages

    Sarkies, P., Selkirk, M. E., Jones, J. T., Blok, V., Boothby, T., Goldstein, B., Hanelt, B., Ardila-Garcia, A., Fast, N. M., Schiffer, P. M., Kraus, C., Taylor, M. J., Koutsovoulos, G., Blaxter, M. L. & Miska, E. A., 1 Jan 2015, In: PLoS Biology. 13, 2, e1002061.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  62. Extracellular Onchocerca -derived small RNAs in host nodules and blood

    Quintana, J. F., Makepeace, B. L., Babayan, S. A., Ivens, A., Pfarr, K. M., Blaxter, M., Debrah, A., Wanji, S., Ngangyung, H. F., Bah, G. S., Tanya, V. N., Taylor, D. W., Hoerauf, A. & Buck, A. H., 1 Jan 2015, In: Parasites and Vectors. 8, 1, 58.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  63. poRe: an R package for the visualization and analysis of nanopore sequencing data

    Watson, M., Thomson, M., Risse, J., Talbot, R., Santoyo-Lopez, J., Gharbi, K. & Blaxter, M., 1 Jan 2015, In: Bioinformatics. 31, 1, p. 114-115 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  64. poRe: an R package for the visualization and analysis of nanopore sequencing data

    Watson, M., Thomson, M., Risse, J., Talbot, R., Santoyo-Lopez, J., Gharbi, K. & Blaxter, M., Jan 2015

    Research output: Non-textual formSoftware

  65. 2014
  66. Transcriptome analyses of Anguillicola crassus from native and novel hosts

    Heitlinger, E., Taraschewski, H., Weclawski, U., Gharbi, K. & Blaxter, M., 27 Nov 2014, In: PeerJ. 2, e684.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  67. Exosomes secreted by nematode parasites transfer small RNAs to mammalian cells and modulate innate immunity

    Buck, A. H., Coakley, G., Simbari, F., McSorley, H. J., Quintana, J. F., Le Bihan, T., Kumar, S., Abreu-Goodger, C., Lear, M., Harcus, Y., Ceroni, A., Babayan, S. A., Blaxter, M., Ivens, A. & Maizels, R. M., 25 Nov 2014, In: Nature Communications. 5, 5488, 5488.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  68. Comparative Analysis of the Secretome from a Model Filarial Nematode (Litomosoides sigmodontis) Reveals Maximal Diversity in Gravid Female Parasites

    Armstrong, S. D., Babayan, S. A., Lhermitte-Vallarino, N., Gray, N., Xia, D., Martin, C., Kumar, S., Taylor, D. W., Blaxter, M. L., Wastling, J. M. & Makepeace, B. L., Oct 2014, In: Molecular and Cellular Proteomics. 13, 10, p. 2527-44 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  69. The evolution of tyrosine-recombinase elements in

    Szitenberg, A., Koutsovoulos, G., Blaxter, M. L. & Lunt, D. H., 8 Sep 2014, In: PLoS ONE. 9, 9, e106630.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  70. The evolution of parasitism in Nematoda

    Blaxter, M. & Koutsovoulos, G., 25 Jun 2014, In: Parasitology. 142, p. S26-S39 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  71. Palaeosymbiosis Revealed by Genomic Fossils of Wolbachia in a Strongyloidean Nematode

    Koutsovoulos, G., Makepeace, B., Tanya, V. N., Blaxter, M. & Feschotte, C. (ed.), 5 Jun 2014, In: PLoS Genetics. 10, 6, e1004397.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  72. A critique of Rossberg et al. Noise obscures the genetic signal of meiobiotal ecospecies in ecogenomic datasets

    Morgan, M. J., Bass, D., Bik, H., Birky, C. W., Blaxter, M., Crisp, M. D., Derycke, S., Fitch, D., Fontaneto, D., Hardy, C. M., King, A. J., Kiontke, K. C., Moens, T., Pawlowski, J. W., Porazinska, D., Tang, C. Q., Thomas, W. K., Yeates, D. K. & Creer, S., 22 Mar 2014, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281, 1783

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  73. Development: The maternal-zygotic transition revisited

    Blaxter, M., 20 Jan 2014, In: Current biology : CB. 24, 2, p. R72-5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  74. Quality control of next-generation sequencing data without a reference

    Trivedi, U. H., Cézard, T., Bridgett, S., Montazam, A., Nichols, J., Blaxter, M. & Gharbi, K., 1 Jan 2014, In: Frontiers in genetics. 5, MAY, 111.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  75. The complex hybrid origins of the root knot nematodes revealed through comparative genomics

    Lunt, D. H., Kumar, S., Koutsovoulos, G. & Blaxter, M. L., 2014, In: PeerJ. 2, e356.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  76. 2013
  77. The genome of Romanomermis culicivorax: revealing fundamental changes in the core developmental genetic toolkit in Nematoda

    Schiffer, P. H., Kroiher, M., Kraus, C., Koutsovoulos, G. D., Kumar, S., Camps, J. I. R., Nsah, N. A., Stappert, D., Morris, K., Heger, P., Altmüller, J., Frommolt, P., Nürnberg, P., Thomas, W. K., Blaxter, M. L. & Schierenberg, E., 27 Dec 2013, In: BMC Genomics. 14, 1, 923.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  78. The CCAP knowledgebase: Linking protistan and cyanobacterial biological resources with taxonomic and molecular data

    Gachon, C. M. M., Heesch, S., Küpper, F. C., Achilles-Day, U. E. M., Brennan, D., Campbell, C. N., Clarke, A., Dorrell, R. G., Field, J., Gontarek, S., Rad Menendez, C., Saxon, R. J., Veszelovszki, A., Guiry, M. D., Gharbi, K., Blaxter, M. & Day, J. G., 3 Dec 2013, In: Systematics and Biodiversity. 11, 4, p. 407-413 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  79. Blobology: exploring raw genome data for contaminants, symbionts and parasites using taxon-annotated GC-coverage plots

    Kumar, S., Jones, M., Koutsovoulos, G., Clarke, M. & Blaxter, M., 29 Nov 2013, In: Frontiers in genetics. 4, 12 p., 237.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  80. Badger-an accessible genome exploration environment

    Elsworth, B., Jones, M. & Blaxter, M., 1 Nov 2013, In: Bioinformatics. 29, 21, p. 2788-9 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  81. Genome-wide evidence for speciation with gene flow in Heliconius butterflies

    Martin, S. H., Dasmahapatra, K. K., Nadeau, N. J., Salazar, C., Walters, J. R., Simpson, F., Blaxter, M., Manica, A., Mallet, J. & Jiggins, C. D., Nov 2013, In: Genome Research. 23, 11, p. 1817-28 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  82. afterParty: turning raw transcriptomes into permanent resources

    Jones, M. & Blaxter, M., 7 Oct 2013, In: BMC Bioinformatics. 14, 1, 301.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  83. Functional diversification of Argonautes in nematodes: an expanding universe

    Buck, A. H. & Blaxter, M., Aug 2013, In: Biochemical Society Transactions. 41, 4, p. 881-6 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  84. RAD-Seq derived markers flank the shell colour and banding loci of the Cepaea nemoralis supergene

    Richards, P. M., Liu, M. M., Lowe, N., Davey, J. W., Blaxter, M. L. & Davison, A., Jun 2013, In: Molecular Ecology. 22, 11, p. 3077-89 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  85. Major changes in the core developmental pathways of nematodes: Romanomermis culicivorax reveals the derived status of the Caenorhabditis elegans model

    Schiffer, P. H., Kroiher, M., Kraus, C., Koutsovoulos, G. D., Kumar, S., Camps, J. I. R., Nsah, N. A., Stappert, D., Morris, K., Heger, P., Altmüller, J., Frommolt, P., Nürnberg, P., Thomas, W. K., Blaxter, M. L. & Schierenberg, E., 17 Mar 2013, ArXiv.

    Research output: Working paper

  86. Genome-wide patterns of divergence and gene flow across a butterfly radiation

    Nadeau, N. J., Martin, S. H., Kozak, K. M., Salazar, C., Dasmahapatra, K. K., Davey, J. W., Baxter, S. W., Blaxter, M. L., Mallet, J. & Jiggins, C. D., Feb 2013, In: Molecular Ecology. 22, 3, p. 814-826 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  87. Drosophila suzukii

    Rota-Stabelli, O., Blaxter, M. & Anfora, G., 7 Jan 2013, In: Current biology : CB. 23, 1, p. R8-R9 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  88. AfterParty

    Blaxter, M. & Jones, M., 1 Jan 2013

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  89. Fine mapping of the pond snail left-right asymmetry (chirality) locus using RAD-Seq and fibre-FISH

    Liu, M. M., Davey, J. W., Banerjee, R., Han, J., Yang, F., Aboobaker, A., Blaxter, M. L. & Davison, A., 2013, In: PLoS ONE. 8, 8, e71067.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  90. Linking genomics and ecology to investigate the complex evolution of an invasive Drosophila pest

    Ometto, L., Cestaro, A., Ramasamy, S., Grassi, A., Revadi, S., Siozios, S., Moretto, M., Fontana, P., Varotto, C., Pisani, D., Dekker, T., Wrobel, N., Viola, R., Pertot, I., Cavalieri, D., Blaxter, M., Anfora, G. & Rota-Stabelli, O., 2013, In: Genome Biology and Evolution. 5, 4, p. 745-57 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  91. Phylogenomics and analysis of shared genes suggest a single transition to mutualism in Wolbachia of nematodes

    Comandatore, F., Sassera, D., Montagna, M., Kumar, S., Koutsovoulos, G., Thomas, G., Repton, C., Babayan, S. A., Gray, N., Cordaux, R., Darby, A., Makepeace, B. & Blaxter, M., 2013, In: Genome Biology and Evolution. 5, 9, p. 1668-74 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  92. The transcriptome of the invasive eel swimbladder nematode parasite Anguillicola crassus

    Heitlinger, E., Bridgett, S., Montazam, A., Taraschewski, H. & Blaxter, M., 2013, In: BMC Genomics. 14, 1, p. 87

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  93. The transcriptomic basis of oviposition behaviour in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Pannebakker, B. A., Trivedi, U., Blaxter, M. A., Watt, R. & Shuker, D. M., 2013, In: PLoS ONE. 8, 7, e68608.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  94. 2012
  95. The biology of nematode- and IL4R alpha-dependent murine macrophage polarization in vivo as defined by RNA-Seq and targeted lipidomics

    Thomas, G. D., Rueckerl, D., Maskrey, B. H., Whitfield, P. D., Blaxter, M. L. & Allen, J. E., 13 Dec 2012, In: Blood. 120, 25, p. E93-E104 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  96. Silencing of germline-expressed genes by DNA elimination in somatic cells

    Wang, J., Mitreva, M., Berriman, M., Thorne, A., Magrini, V., Koutsovoulos, G., Kumar, S., Blaxter, M. L. & Davis, R. E., 13 Nov 2012, In: Developmental Cell. 23, 5, p. 1072-1080 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  97. Investigation into the metabolic profile and transcriptional regulation of alternatively activated macrophages during helminth infection

    Thomas, G., Ruckerl, D., Maskrey, B., Whitfield, P., Blaxter, M. & Allen, J., Sep 2012, In: Immunology . 137, p. 559-559 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractpeer-review

  98. Butterfly genome reveals promiscuous exchange of mimicry adaptations among species

    Dasmahapatra, K. K., Walters, J. R., Briscoe, A. D., Davey, J. W., Whibley, A., Nadeau, N. J., Zimin, A. V., Hughes, D. S. T., Ferguson, L. C., Martin, S. H., Salazar, C., Lewis, J. J., Adler, S., Ahn, S-J., Baker, D. A., Baxter, S. W., Chamberlain, N. L., Chauhan, R., Counterman, B. A., Dalmay, T. & 31 others, Gilbert, L. E., Gordon, K., Heckel, D. G., Hines, H. M., Hoff, K. J., Holland, P. W. H., Jacquin-Joly, E., Jiggins, F. M., Jones, R. T., Kapan, D. D., Kersey, P., Lamas, G., Lawson, D., Mapleson, D., Maroja, L. S., Martin, A., Moxon, S., Palmer, W. J., Papa, R., Papanicolaou, A., Pauchet, Y., Ray, D. A., Rosser, N., Salzberg, S. L., Supple, M. A., Eland, C., Gharbi, K., Thomson, M., Blaxter, M. L., Joron, M. & The Heliconius Genome Consortium, Jul 2012, In: Nature. 487, 7405, p. 94-98 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  99. Characterisation of QTL-linked and genome-wide restriction site-associated DNA (RAD) markers in farmed Atlantic salmon

    Houston, R. D., Davey, J. W., Bishop, S. C., Lowe, N. R., Mota-Velasco, J. C., Hamilton, A., Guy, D. R., Tinch, A. E., Thomson, M. L., Blaxter, M. L., Gharbi, K., Bron, J. E. & Taggart, J. B., Jun 2012, In: BMC Genomics. 13, n/a, 244.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  100. Quantitative genome re-sequencing defines multiple mutations conferring chloroquine resistance in rodent malaria

    Modrzynska, K. K., Creasey, A., Loewe, L., Cezard, T., Borges, S. T., Martinelli, A., Rodrigues, L., Cravo, P., Blaxter, M., Carter, R. & Hunt, P., 21 Mar 2012, In: BMC Genomics. 13, 106, p. - 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  101. 959 Nematode Genomes: a semantic wiki for coordinating sequencing projects

    Kumar, S., Schiffer, P. H. & Blaxter, M., 2012, In: Nucleic Acids Research. 40, Database Issue, p. D1295-300

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  102. A molecular analysis of desiccation tolerance mechanisms in the anhydrobiotic nematode Panagrolaimus superbus using expressed sequenced tags

    Tyson, T., O'Mahony Zamora, G., Wong, S., Skelton, M., Daly, B., Jones, J. T., Mulvihill, E. D., Elsworth, B., Phillips, M., Blaxter, M. & Burnell, A. M., 2012, In: BMC Research Notes. 5, 1, 68.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  103. A transcriptomic analysis of Echinococcus granulosus larval stages: implications for parasite biology and host adaptation

    Parkinson, J., Wasmuth, J. D., Salinas, G., Bizarro, C. V., Sanford, C., Berriman, M., Ferreira, H. B., Zaha, A., Blaxter, M. L., Maizels, R. M. & Fernández, C., 2012, In: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6, 11, e1897.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  104. Analysis of gene expression from the Wolbachia genome of a filarial nematode supports both metabolic and defensive roles within the symbiosis

    Darby, A. C., Armstrong, S. D., Bah, G. S., Kaur, G., Hughes, M. A., Kay, S. M., Koldkjær, P., Radford, A. D., Blaxter, M. L., Tanya, V. N., Trees, A. J., Cordaux, R., Wastling, J. M. & Makepeace, B. L., 2012, In: Genome Research. 2012, 22, p. 2467-2477

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  105. Genomics and transcriptomics across the diversity of the Nematoda

    Blaxter, M., Kumar, S., Kaur, G., Koutsovoulos, G. & Elsworth, B., 2012, In: Parasite Immunology. 34, 2-3, p. 108-20 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  106. Special features of RAD Sequencing data: implications for genotyping

    Davey, J. W., Cezard, T., Fuentes-Utrilla, P., Eland, C., Gharbi, K. & Blaxter, M. L., 2012, In: Molecular Ecology. 22, 11, p. 3151–3164

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  107. The genome of the heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, reveals drug and vaccine targets

    Godel, C., Kumar, S., Koutsovoulos, G., Ludin, P., Nilsson, D., Comandatore, F., Wrobel, N., Thompson, M., Schmid, C. D., Goto, S., Bringaud, F., Wolstenholme, A., Bandi, C., Epe, C., Kaminsky, R., Blaxter, M. & Mäser, P., 2012, In: The FASEB Journal. 26, 11, p. 4650-4661

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  108. The phylogenetics of Anguillicolidae (Nematoda: Anguillicolidea), swimbladder parasites of eels

    Laetsch, D. R., Heitlinger, E. G., Taraschewski, H., Nadler, S. A. & Blaxter, M. L., 2012, In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12, 60, 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  109. The worm in the world and the world in the worm

    Blaxter, M. & Denver, D. R., 2012, In: BMC Biology. 10, 57, 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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