prof. RNDr. František Marec, CSc.

Job Position: Director , Head of Laboratory - Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics

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Phone: +420387775212


Lepidoptera genetics; molecular cytogenetics; synaptonemal comlex; telomeres; sex chromosomes.

Total found: 178 records
Chirino M.G., Dalíková M., Marec F., Bressa M. (2017) Chromosomal distribution of interstitial telomeric sequences as signs of evolution through chromosome fusion in six species of the giant water bugs (Hemiptera, Belostoma). Ecology and Evolution 7 : 5227–5235.
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3098
Dalíková M., Zrzavá M., Hladová I., Nguyen P., Šonský I., Flegrová M., Kubíčková S., Voleníková A., Kawahara A.Y., Peters R.S., Marec F. (2017) New insights into the evolution of the W chromosome in Lepidoptera. Journal of Heredity Published in advance: 18 July 2017.
DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esx063
Dalíková M., Zrzavá M., Kubíčková S., Marec F. (2017) W-enriched satellite sequence in the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae). Chromosome Research Published online: 12 May 2017.
DOI: 10.1007/s10577-017-9558-8
Sauer A.J., Fritsch E., Undorf-Spahn K., Nguyen P., Marec F., Heckel D., Jehle J.A. (2017) Novel resistance to Cydia pomonella granulovirus (CpGV) in codling moth shows autosomal and dominant inheritance and confers cross-resistance to different CpGV genome groups. PLoS ONE 12 : e0179157.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179157
Doležálková M., Sember A., Marec F., Ráb P., Plötner J., Choleva L. (2016) Is premeiotic genome elimination an exclusive mechanism for hemiclonal reproduction in hybrid males of the genus Pelophylax? BMC Genetics 17 : 100.
DOI: 10.1186/s12863-016-0408-z
Green J., Dalíková M., Sahara K., Akam M., Marec F. (2016) XX/XY system of sex determination in the geophilomorph centipede Strigamia maritima. PLoS ONE 11 : e0150292.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150292
Kost S., Heckel D., Yoshido A., Marec F., Groot A. (2016) A Z-linked sterility locus causes sexual abstinence in hybrid females and facilitates speciation in Spodoptera frugiperda. Evolution 70 : 1418-1427.
DOI: 10.1111/evo.12940
Šíchová J., Ohno M., Dincă V., Watanabe M., Sahara K., Marec F. (2016) Fissions, fusions, and translocations shaped the karyotype and multiple sex chromosome constitution in the northeast-Asian wood white butterfly, Leptidea amurensis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118 : 457-471.
DOI: 10.1111/bij.12756
Yoshido A., Marec F., Sahara K. (2016) The fate of W chromosomes in hybrids between wild silkmoths, Samia cynthia ssp.: no role in sex determination and reproduction. Heredity 116 : 424-433.
DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2015.110
Šíchová J., Voleníková A., Dincă V., Nguyen P., Vila R., Sahara K., Marec F. (2015) Dynamic karyotype evolution and unique sex determination systems in Leptidea wood white butterflies. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15 : 89.
DOI: 10.1186/s12862-015-0375-4
Carabajal Paladino L. Z., Nguyen P., Šíchová J., Marec F. (2014) Mapping of single-copy genes by TSA-FISH in the codling moth, Cydia pomonella. BMC Genetics 15 : S15.
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2156-15-S2-S15
Gassner M., Dejaco T., Schönswetter P., Marec F., Arthofer W., Schlick-Steiner B., Steiner F. (2014) Extensive variation in chromosome number and genome size in sexual and parthenogenetic species of the jumping-bristletail genus Machilis (Archaeognatha). Ecology and Evolution 4 : 4093-4015.
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1264
Gilles J., Schetelig M., Scolari F., Marec F., Capurro M., Franz G., Bourtzis K. (2014) Towards mosquito Sterile Insect Technique programmes: exploring genetic, molecular, mechanical and behavioural methods of sex separation in mosquitoes. Acta Tropica 132 : S178–S187.
DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.08.015
Marec F. (2014) Developmental genetics: Female silkworms have the sex factor. Nature 509 : 570-571.
DOI: 10.1038/nature13336
Mavragani-Tsipidou P., Zacharopoulou A., Drosopoulou E., Augustinos A., Bourtzis K., Marec F. (2014) Tephritid fruit flies (Diptera). In: Sharakhov I.V. (ed.) Protocols for Cytogenetic Mapping of Arthropod Genomes. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, pp. 1-62 DOI: 10.1201/b17450-2
Nguyen P., Carabajal Paladino L. Z., Marec F. (2014) Parallel neo-sex chromosome evolution and radiations of lower ditrysian moths. In: Program and Abstracts, The 9th International Workshop on the Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Lepidoptera, 17-23 August 2014, Orthodox Academy of Crete, Kolympari, Crete, Greece, p. 11. (oral presentation)
Nguyen P., Sýkorová M., Carabajal Paladino L. Z., Šíchová J., Marec F. (2014) Neo-sex chromosomes and insecticide resistance genes in tortricid pests (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). In: ECE 2014 Abstracts, Xth European Congress of Entomology, 3 - 8 August 2014, University of York, York, UK, p. 122. (poster)
Carabajal Paladino L. Z., Nguyen P., Marec F. (2013) Yet another case of neo-sex chromosomes in “micromoths”: Gelechioidea. In: 19th International Chromosome Conference, 2-6 September 2013, Bologna, Italy, p. 62.
Dalíková M., Marec F. (2013) Meiotic sex chromosome inactivation in Lepidoptera: new data. 19th International Chromosome Conference, 2-6 September 2013, Bologna, Italy, p. 66.
Marec F. (2013) Evolution of sex chromosomes in moths and butterflies. In: 19th International Chromosome Conference, 2-6 September 2013, Bologna, Italy, p. 60.

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