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Recent Publications

2013

Natarajan, C., N. Inoguchi, R. E. Weber, A. Fago, H. Moriyama, and J. F. Storz. 2013. Epistasis among adaptive mutations in deer mouse hemoglobin. Science (in press)

Cheviron, Z. A., A. D. Connaty, G. B. McClelland, and J. F. Storz. Functional genomics of adaptation to hypoxic cold-stress in high-altitude deer mice: transcriptomic plasticity and thermogenic performance (in revision)

Revsbech, I., D. M. Tufts, J. Projecto-Garcia, H. Moriyama, R. E. Weber, J. F. Storz, and A. Fago. Hemoglobin function and allosteric regulation in semi-fossorial rodents (family Sciuridae) with different altitudinal ranges (in review).

Weber, R. E, A. Fago, H. Malte, J. F. Storz, and T. A. Gorr. Lack of conventional oxygen-linked proton- and anion-binding sites does not impair allosteric regulation of oxygen binding in dwarf caiman hemoglobin (American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology, in revision)

Inoguchi, N., J. Oshlo, C. Natarajan, R. E. Weber, A. Fago, J. F. Storz, and H. Moriyama. 2013. Deer mouse hemoglobin exhibits a lowered oxygen affinity owing to mobility of the E helix. Acta Crystallographica F69: 393-398. PDF

Cheviron, Z. A., G. C. Bachman, and J. F. Storz. 2013. Contributions of phenotypic plasticity to population differences in thermogenic performance between highland and lowland deer mice. Journal of Experimental Biology 216: 1160-1166. PDF [JEB cover]

Tufts, D. M., I. Revsbech, Z. A. Cheviron, R. E. Weber, A. Fago, and J. F. Storz. 2013. Phenotypic plasticity in blood-oxygen transport in highland and lowland deer mice. Journal of Experimental Biology 216: 1167-1173. PDF [JEB cover]

Storz, J. F., J. C. Opazo, and F. G. Hoffmann. 2013. Gene duplication, genome duplication, and the functional diversification of vertebrate globins. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66: 469-478 (special issue - Morris Goodman tribute). PDF

Opazo, J. C., G. T. Butts, M. F. Nery, J. F. Storz, and F. G. Hoffmann. 2013. Whole-genome duplication and the functional diversification of teleost fish hemoglobins. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30: 140-153. PDF

Storz, J. F., and Z. A. Cheviron. 2013. Genomic and transcriptomic approaches to the study of high-altitude adaptation. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (in press).

2012

Cheviron, Z. A., G. C. Bachman, A. D. Connaty, G. B. McClelland, and J. F. Storz. 2012. Regulatory changes contribute to the adaptive enhancement of thermogenic capacity in high-altitude deer mice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 109: 8635-8640. PDF (selected by Faculty of 1000)

Grispo, M. T., C. Natarajan, J. Projecto-Garcia, H. Moriyama, R. E. Weber, and J. F. Storz.2012. Gene duplication and the evolution of hemoglobin isoform differentiation in birds. Journal of Biological Chemistry 287: 37647-37658. PDF

Carey, H. V., S. L. Martin, B. A. Horowitz, L. Yan, S. M. Bailey, J. Podrabsky, J. F. Storz, R. M. Ortiz, R. P. Wong, and D. A. Lathrop. 2012. Elucidating nature's solutions to heart, lung, and blood diseases and sleep disorders. Circulation Research, 110: 915-921. PDF

Hoffmann, F. G., J. C. Opazo, D. Hoogewijs, T. Hankeln, B. Ebner, S. Vinogradov, X. Bailly, and J. F. Storz. 2012. Evolution of the globin gene family in deuterostomes: lineage-specific patterns of diversification and attrition. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29: 1735-1745. PDF

Hoogewijs, D., B. Ebner, F. Germani, F. G. Hoffmann, A. Fabrizius, L. Moens, T. Burmester, S. Dewilde, J. F. Storz, S. Vinogradov, and T. Hankeln. 2012. Androglobin: a chimeric globin in metazoans that is preferentially expressed in mammalian testes. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29: 1105-1114. PDF

Hoffmann, F. G., J. C. Opazo, and J. F. Storz. 2012. Whole-genome duplications spurred the functional diversification of the globin gene superfamily in vertebrates. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29: 303-312. PDF (selected by Faculty of 1000)

Storz, J. F., C. Natarajan, Z. A. Cheviron, F. G. Hoffmann, and J. K. Kelly. 2012. Altitudinal variation at duplicated β-globin genes in deer mice: effects of selection, recombination, and gene conversion. Genetics, 190: 203-216. PDF [Genetics cover]

Campos, R. A., J. F. Storz, and N. Ferrand. 2012. Copy number polymorphism in the α-globin gene cluster of the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Heredity, 108: 531-536. PDF

Storz, J. F., R. E. Weber, and A. Fago. 2012. Oxygenation properties and oxidation rates of mouse hemoglobins that differ in reactive cysteine content. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 161: 265-270. PDF

2011

Hoffmann, F. G., J. C. Opazo, and J. F. Storz. 2011. Differential loss and retention of myoglobin, cytoglobin, and globin-E during the radiation of vertebrates. Genome Biology and Evolution, 3: 588-600. PDF

Storz, J. F., J. C. Opazo, and F. G. Hoffmann. 2011. Phylogenetic diversification of the globin gene superfamily in chordates. IUBMB Life, 63: 313-322. PDF

Storz, J. F., and A. J. Zera. 2011. Experimental approaches for assessing the contributions of candidate protein-coding mutations to phenotypic evolution. Pp. 377-396 in Molecular methods for Evolutionary Genetics (Orgogozo, V., and M. V. Rockman, eds.). Humana Press (Springer): New York. PDF

Natarajan, C., X. Jiang, A. Fago, R. E. Weber, H. Moriyama, and J. F. Storz. 2011. Expression and purification of recombinant hemoglobin in Escherichia coli. PLoS ONE, 6: e20176. PDF

Storz, J. F., F. G. Hoffmann, J. C. Opazo, T. J. Sanger, and H. Moriyama. 2011. Developmental regulation of hemoglobin synthesis in the green anole lizard, Anolis carolinensis. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214: 575-581. PDF

Rytkonen, K. T., and J. F. Storz. 2011. Evolutionary origins of oxygen sensing in animals. EMBO Reports , 12: 3-4. PDF

2010

Hoffmann, F. G., J. C. Opazo, and J. F. Storz. 2010. Gene co-option and convergent evolution of oxygen-transport hemoglobins in jawed and jawless vertebrates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 107: 14274-14279. PDF (selected by Faculty of 1000)

Storz, J. F., G. R. Scott, and Z. A. Cheviron. 2010. Phenotypic plasticity and genetic adaptation to high-altitude hypoxia in vertebrates. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213: 4125-4136. PDF [JEB cover]

Storz, J. F., A. M. Runck, H. Moriyama, R. E. Weber, and A. Fago. 2010. Genetic differences in hemoglobin function between highland and lowland deer mice. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213: 2565-2574. PDF [JEB cover]

Kakar, S., F. G. Hoffmann, J. F. Storz, M. Fabian, and M. S. Hargrove. 2010. Structure and reactivity of hexacoordinate hemoglobins. Biophysical Chemistry, 152: 1-14. PDF

Storz, J. F., and C. W. Wheat. 2010. Integrating evolutionary and functional approaches to infer adaptation at specific loci. Evolution, 64: 2489-2509. PDF

Storz, J. F. 2010. Genes for high altitudes. Science, 329: 40-41. PDF

Campbell, K. L., J. F. Storz, A. V. Signore, H. Moriyama, K. C. Catania, A. Payson, J. Bonaventura, J. Stetefeld, and R. E. Weber. 2010. Molecular basis of a novel adaptation to hypoxic hypercapnia in a strictly fossorial mole. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10: 214. PDF ('highly accessed')

Runck, A. M., R. E. Weber, A. Fago, and J. F. Storz. 2010. Evolutionary and functional properties of a two-locus β-globin polymorphism in Indian house mice. Genetics, 184: 1121-1131. PDF

Hoffmann, F. G., J. F. Storz, T. A. Gorr, and J. C. Opazo. 2010. Lineage-specific patterns of functional diversification in the α- and β-globin gene families of tetrapod vertebrates. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 27: 1126-1138. PDF

2009

Storz, J. F., A. M. Runck, S. J. Sabatino, J. K. Kelly, N. Ferrand, H. Moriyama, R. E. Weber, and A. Fago. 2009. Evolutionary and functional insights into the mechanism underlying high altitude adaptation of deer mouse hemoglobin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 106: 14450-14455. PDF (selected by Faculty of 1000)

Runck, A. M., H. Moriyama, and J. F. Storz. 2009. Evolution of duplicated β-globin genes and the structural basis of hemoglobin isoform differentiation in Mus. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 26: 2521-2532.PDF

Opazo, J. C, A. Sloan, K. L. Campbell, and J. F. Storz. 2009. Origin and ascendancy of a chimeric fusion gene: the β/δ-globin gene of paenungulate mammals. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 26: 1469-1478. PDF

Gering, E. J., J. C. Opazo, and J. F. Storz. 2009. Molecular evolution of cytochrome b in high- and low-altitude deer mice (genus Peromyscus). Heredity, 102: 226-235. PDF

Storz, J. F. 2009. Gene duplication and the resolution of adaptive conflict. Heredity, 102: 99-100. PDF

2008

Opazo, J. C, F. G. Hoffmann, and J. F. Storz. 2008. Differential loss of embryonic globin genes during the radiation of placental mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 105: 12950-12955. PDF

Opazo, J. C, F. G. Hoffmann, and J. F. Storz. 2008. Genomic evidence for independent origins of β-like globin genes in monotremes and therian mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 105: 1590-1595. PDF [Commentary in JEB]

Storz, J. F., and J. K. Kelly. 2008. Effects of spatially varying selection on nucleotide diversity and linkage disequilibrium: Insights from deer mouse globin genes. Genetics, 180: 367-379. PDF (selected by Faculty of 1000)

Storz, J. F., F. G. Hoffmann, J. C. Opazo, and H. Moriyama. 2008. Adaptive functional divergence among triplicated α-globin genes in rodents. Genetics, 178: 1623-1638. PDF

Hoffmann, F. G., J. C. Opazo, and J. F. Storz. 2008. New genes originated via multiple recombinational pathways in the β-globin gene family of rodents. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 25: 2589-2600. PDF

Hoffmann, F. G., J. C. Opazo, and J. F. Storz. 2008. Rapid rates of lineage-specific gene duplication and deletion in the α-globin gene family. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 25: 591-602. PDF

Storz, J. F., and H. Moriyama. 2008. Mechanisms of hemoglobin adaptation to high-altitude hypoxia. High Altitude Medicine and Biology, 9: 148-157. PDF

Campos, R., J. F. Storz, and N. Ferrand. 2008. Evidence for contrasting modes of selection at interacting globin genes in the European rabbit. Heredity, 100: 602-609. PDF

2007

Storz, J. F., M. Baze, J. L. Waite, F. G. Hoffmann, J. C. Opazo, and J. P. Hayes. 2007. Complex signatures of selection and gene conversion in the duplicated globin genes of house mice. Genetics, 177: 481-500. PDF

F. G. Hoffmann, and J. F. Storz. 2007. The αD-globin gene originated via duplication of an embryonic α-like globin gene in the ancestor of tetrapod vertebrates. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 24: 1982-1990. PDF

Storz, J.F., S.J. Sabatino, F.G. Hoffmann, E.J. Gering, H. Moriyama, et al. 2007. The molecular basis of high-altitude adaptation in deer mice. PLoS Genetics, 3: e45, 0448-0459. PDF (selected by Faculty of 1000)

Storz, J. F. 2007. Hemoglobin function and physiological adaptation to hypoxia in high-altitude mammals. Journal of Mammalogy, 88: 24-31. PDF

Storz, J. F., and H. E. Hoekstra. 2007. The study of adaptation and speciation in the genomic era. Journal of Mammalogy, 88: 1-4. PDF

2006 and earlier

Storz, J. F., H. R. Bhat, J. Balasingh, P. T., Nathan, and T. H. Kunz. 2006. Evolutionary dynamics of the short-nosed fruit bat, Cynopterus sphinx (Pteropodidae): Inferences from the spatial scale of genetic and phenotypic differentiation. Pp. 248-268 in Functional and Evolutionary Ecology of Bats (Zubaid, A., G. F. McCracken, and T. H. Kunz, eds). Oxford University Press: New York.

Storz, J. F. 2005. Using genome scans of DNA polymorphism to infer adaptive population divergence. Molecular Ecology, 14: 671-688. PDF

Storz, J. F. 2005. Nonrandom dispersal and local adaptation. Heredity, 95: 3-4. PDF

Storz, J. F., B. A. Payseur, and M. W. Nachman. 2004. Genome scans of DNA variability in humans reveal evidence for selective sweeps outside of Africa. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 21: 1800-1811. PDF

Ramakrishnan, U., J. F. Storz, B. L. Taylor, and R. Lande. 2004. Estimation of genetically effective breeding numbers using a rejection algorithm approach. Molecular Ecology,13: 3283-3292. PDF

Storz, J. F., and J. M. Dubach. 2004. Natural selection drives altitudinal divergence at the albumin locus in deer mice, Peromyscus maniculatus. Evolution, 58: 1342-1352. PDF

Storz, J. F., and M. W. Nachman. 2003. Natural selection on protein polymorphism in the rodent genus Peromyscus: evidence from interlocus contrasts. Evolution, 57: 2628-2635. PDF

Storz, J. F. 2002. Contrasting patterns of divergence in quantitative traits and neutral DNA markers: analysis of clinal variation. Molecular Ecology, 11: 2537-2552. PDF

Storz, J. F., M. A. Beaumont, and S. C. Alberts. 2002. Genetic evidence for long-term population decline in a savannah-dwelling primate: inferences from a hierarchical Bayesian model. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 19: 1981-1990. PDF

Storz, J. F., U. Ramakrishnan, and S. C. Alberts. 2002. Genetic effective size of a wild primate population: influence of current and historical demography. Evolution, 56: 817-829. PDF

Storz, J. F., and M. A. Beaumont. 2002. Testing for genetic evidence of population expansion and contraction: an empirical analysis of microsatellite DNA variation using a hierarchical Bayesian model. Evolution, 56: 154-166. PDF

Storz, J. F., H. R. Bhat, and T. H. Kunz. 2001. Genetic consequences of polygyny and social structure in an Indian fruit bat, Cynopterus sphinx, I. Inbreeding, outbreeding, and population subdivision. Evolution, 55: 1215-1223. PDF

Storz, J. F., H. R. Bhat, and T. H. Kunz. 2001. Genetic consequences of polygyny and social structure in an Indian fruit bat, Cynopterus sphinx, II. Variance in male mating success and effective population size. Evolution, 55: 1224-1232. PDF

Storz, J. F., U. Ramakrishnan, and S. C. Alberts. 2001. Determinants of effective population size for loci with different modes of inheritance. Journal of Heredity, 92: 497-502. PDF

Storz, J. F., J. Balasingh, H. R. Bhat, P. T., Nathan, A. A. Prakash, D. P. Swami Doss, and T. H. Kunz. 2001. Clinal variation in body size and sexual dimorphism in an Indian fruit bat, Cynopterus sphinx (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 72: 17-31. PDF

Storz, J. F. 2000. Variation at tri- and tetranucleotide repeat microsatellite loci in the fruit bat genus Cynopterus (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae). Molecular Ecology, 9: 1198-2200.

Storz, J. F., J. Balasingh, P. T. Nathan, K. Emmanuel, and T. H. Kunz. 2000. Dispersion and site-fidelity in a tent-roosting population of the short-nosed fruit bat (Cynopterus sphinx) in southern India. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 16: 117-131.

Storz, J. F., H. R. Bhat, and T. H. Kunz. 2000. Social structure of a polygynous tent-making bat, Cynopterus sphinx (Megachiroptera). Journal of Zoology (London), 251: 151-165.

Storz, J. F. 1999. Genetic consequences of mammalian social structure. Journal of Mammalogy, 80: 553-569.

Storz, J. F., and Kunz, T. H. 1999. Cynopterus sphinx. Mammalian Species, 613: 1-8.

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