prof. RNDr. František Marec, CSc.

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

Contact details

Phone: +420 387 775 212; +420 770 177 753
E-mail: marec@entu.cas.cz
Web: www.entu.cas.cz

Description

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

Publications
Total found: 194 records
Sember A., Pappová M., Forman M., Nguyen P., Marec F., Dalíková M., Divišová K., Doležálková-Kaštánková M., Zrzavá M., Sadílek D., Hrubá B., Král J. (2020) Patterns of sex chromosome differentiation in spiders: insights from comparative genomic hybridisation. Genes 11 : 849.
DOI: 10.3390/genes11080849
Singh K. S., Troczka B. J., Duarte A., Balabanidou V., Trissi N., Carabajal Paladino L. Z., Nguyen P., Zimmer C. T., Papapostolou K. M., Randall E., Lueke B., Marec F., Mazzoni E., Williamson M. S., Hayward A., Nauen R., Vontas J., Bass C. (2020) The genetic architecture of a host shift: An adaptive walk protected an aphid and its endosymbiont from plant chemical defenses. Science Advances 6 : eaba1070.
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba1070
Yoshido A., Šíchová J., Pospíšilová K., Nguyen P., Šafář J., Provazník J., Voleníková A., Vila R., Marec F. (2020) Evolution of multiple sex-chromosomes associated with dynamic genome reshuffling in Leptidea wood-white butterflies. Heredity 125 : 138–154.
DOI: 10.1038/s41437-020-0325-9
Carabajal Paladino L. Z., Provazníková I., Berger M., Bass C., Aratchige N. S., López S. N., Marec F., Nguyen P. (2019) Sex chromosome turnover in moths of the diverse superfamily Gelechioidea. Genome Biology and Evolution 11 : 1307–1319.
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evz075
Hejníčková M., Koutecký P., Potocký P., Provazníková I., Voleníková A., Dalíková M., Visser S., Marec F., Zrzavá M. (2019) Absence of W chromosome in Psychidae moths and implications for the theory of sex chromosome evolution in Lepidoptera. Genes 10 : 1016.
DOI: 10.3390/genes10121016
Hora K. H., Marec F., Roessingh P., Menken S. B. J. (2019) Limited intrinsic postzygotic reproductive isolation despite chromosomal rearrangements between closely related sympatric species of small ermine moths (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 128 : 44-58.
DOI: 10.1093/biolinnean/blz090
Král J., Forman M., Kořínková T., Reyes Lerma A.C., Haddad C., Musilová J., Řezáč M., Ávila Herrera I.M., Thakur S., Dippenaar-Schoeman A.S., Marec F., Horová L., Bureš P. (2019) Insights into the karyotype and genome evolution of haplogyne spiders indicate a polyploid origin of lineage with holokinetic chromosomes. Scientific Reports 9 : 3001.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-39034-3
Marec F., Vreysen M.J.B. (2019) Advances and challenges of using the sterile insect technique for the management of pest Lepidoptera. Insects 10 : 371.
DOI: 10.3390/insects10110371
Meccariello A., Salvemini M., Primo P., Hall B., Koskinioti P., Dalíková M., Gravina A., Gucciardino M. A., Forlenza F., Gregoriou M. E., Ippolito D., Monti S. M., Petrella V., Perrotta M. M., Schmeing S., Ruggiero A., Scolari F., Giordano E., Tsoumani K. T., Marec F., Windbichler N., Arunkumar K. P., Bourtzis K., Mathiopoulos K. D., Ragoussis J., Vitagliano L., Tu Z., Papathanos P. A., Robinson M. D., Saccone G. (2019) Maleness-on-the-Y (MoY) orchestrates male sex determination in major agricultural fruit fly pests. Science 365 : 1457–1460.
DOI: 10.1126/science.aax1318
Traut W., Schubert V., Dalíková M., Marec F., Sahara K. (2019) Activity and inactivity of moth sex chromosomes in somatic and meiotic cells. Chromosoma 128 : 533-545.
DOI: 10.1007/s00412-019-00722-8
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., 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. (2019) A chromosome-level genome assembly of Cydia pomonella provides insights into chemical ecology and insecticide resistance. Nature Communications 10 : 4237.
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-12175-9
Lukhtanov V.A., Dincă V., Friberg M., Šíchová J., Olofsson M., Vila R., Marec F., Wiklund C. (2018) Versatility of multivalent orientation, inverted meiosis, and rescued fitness in holocentric chromosomal hybrids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115 : E9610-E9619.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1802610115
Marec F., Žďárek J., Skuhravá M. (2018) In memory of RNDr. Václav Skuhravý CSc. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae 82 : 197–200.


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Marec et al. (2018) Im memory of Vaclav Skuhravy. ASBZ 82: 197–200. (pdf)
Picq S., Lumley L., Šíchová J., Laroche J., Pouliot E., Brunet B., Levesque R. C., Sperling F. A. H., Marec F., Cusson M. (2018) Insights into the structure of the spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana) genome, as revealed by molecular cytogenetic analyses and a high-density linkage map. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 8 : 2539-2549.
DOI: 10.1534/g3.118.200263
Zrzavá M., Hladová I., Dalíková M., Šíchová J., Õunap E., Kubíčková S., Marec F. (2018) Sex chromosomes of the iconic moth Abraxas grossulariata (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) and its congener A. sylvata. Genes 9 : 279.
DOI: 10.3390/genes9060279
Chirino M.G., Dalíková M., Marec F., Bressa M.J. (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 108 : 709-719.
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 25 : 241–252.
DOI: 10.1007/s10577-017-9558-8
Sauer A.J., Fritsch E., Undorf-Spahn K., Nguyen P., Marec F., Heckel D.G., 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
Vlašánek P., Bartoňová A., Marec F., Konvička M. (2017) Elusive Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758) larvae: habitat selection, sex determination and sex ratio (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). SHILAP Revista de Lepidopterologia 45 : 561-569.

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