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*Corresponding author


Assis R*. No expression divergence despite transcriptional interference between nested protein-coding genes in mammals. Genes 12:1381 (2021)

Chain FJJ, Assis R*. BLAST from the past: impacts of evolving approaches on studies of evolution by gene duplication. Genome Biology and Evolution 13:evab149 (2021)

DeGiorgio M*, Assis R*. Learning retention mechanisms and evolutionary parameters of duplicate genes from their expression data. Molecular Biology and Evolution 38:1209-1224 (2021)

Jiang X, Assis R*. Population-specific sequence and expression differentiation in Europeans. Genome Biology and Evolution 12:358–369 (2020)

Assis R*. Out of the testis, into the ovary: biased outcomes of gene duplication and deletion in Drosophila. Evolution 73:1850-1862 (2019)

Jiang X, Assis R*. Rapid functional divergence after small-scale duplication in grasses. BMC Evolutionary Biology 19:97 (2019)

Assis R*. Lineage-specific expression divergence in grasses is associated with male reproduction, host-pathogen defense, and domestication. Genome Biology and Evolution 11:207-219 (2018)

Jiang X, Assis R*. Natural selection drives rapid functional evolution of young Drosophila duplicate genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34:3089-3098 (2017)

Assis R*. Transcriptional interference promotes rapid expression divergence of Drosophila nested genes. Genome Biology and Evolution 8:3149-3158 (2016)

Perry BR, Assis R*. CDROM: Classification of Duplicate gene RetentiOn Mechanisms. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16:82 (2016)

Assis R*, Bachtrog D. Rapid divergence and diversification of mammalian duplicate gene functions. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15:138 (2015)

Assis R*. Strong epistatic selection on the RNA secondary structure of HIV. PLoS Pathogens 10:e1004363 (2014)

Assis R*. Drosophila duplicate genes evolve new functions on the fly. Fly 8 (2014)

Assis R*, Kondrashov AS. Conserved proteins are fragile. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31:419-424 (2014)

Assis R*, Bachtrog D. Neofunctionalization of young duplicate genes in Drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110:17409-17414 (2013)

Assis R*, Zhou Q, Bachtrog D. Sex-biased transcriptome evolution in Drosophila. Genome Biology and Evolution 29:1189-1200 (2012)

Assis R*, Kondrashov AS. Nonallelic gene conversion is not GC-biased in Drosophila or primates. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29:1291-1295 (2012)

Assis R*, Kondrashov AS. A strong deletion bias in nonallelic gene conversion.PLoS Genetics 8:e1002508 (2012)

Kondrashov AS, Assis R*. Bridges: A tool for identifying local similarities in long sequences. Bioinformatics 26:2055-2056 (2010)

Assis R*, Kondrashov AS. Rapid repetitive element-mediated expansion of piRNA clusters in mammalian evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106:7079-7082 (2009)

Assis R, Kondrashov AS, Koonin EV, Kondrashov FA. Nested genes and increasing organizational complexity of metazoan genomes. Trends in Genetics 23:475-478 (2008)