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  • Laurence Hurst
2016

Why did sex evolve? Researchers edge closer to solving longstanding mystery

Hurst, L., 29 Feb 2016, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Why is the X chromosome so odd? Traffic analogy helped us crack the mystery

Hurst, L. D. & Huminiecki, L., 11 Jan 2016, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
2019

In eubacteria, unlike eukaryotes, there is no evidence for selection favouring fail-safe 3' additional stop codons

Ho, A. T. & Hurst, L. D., 17 Sep 2019, In : Plos Genetics. 15, 9, p. 1-32 32 p., e1008386.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2012

Competition between transposable elements and mutator genes in bacteria

Feher, T., Bogos, B., Mehi, O., Fekete, G., Csorgo, B., Kovacs, K., Posfai, G., Papp, B., Hurst, L. D. & Pal, C., 1 Oct 2012, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29, 10, p. 3153-3159

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)
2019

ENDOGENOUS RETROVIRUS TRANSCRIPTION AS A MARKER FOR PRIMATE NAÏVE PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS

Wang, J., Izsvák, Z. & Hurst, L., 2019, Patent No. WO 2016/055519 A1(EP3204490, US2017313978), 7 Oct 2015, Priority date 7 Oct 2014, Priority No. 10 2014 114 558.5

Research output: Patent

2011
4 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Open questions: A logic (or lack thereof) of genome organization

Hurst, L. D., 28 May 2013, In : BMC Biology. 11, 58.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Pluripotency and the endogenous retrovirus HERVH: conflict or serendipity?

Izsvák, Z., Wang, J., Singh, M., Mager, D. L. & Hurst, L. D., 1 Jan 2016, In : Bioessays. 38, 1, p. 109-117 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Parent-progeny sequencing indicates higher mutation rates in heterozygotes

Yang, S., Wang, L., Huang, J., Zhang, X., Yuan, Y., Chen, J. Q., Hurst, L. D. & Tian, D., 23 Jul 2015, In : Nature. 523, 7561, p. 463-467 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
67 Citations (Scopus)
194 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Direct determination of the mutation rate in the bumblebee reveals evidence for weak recombination-associated mutation and an approximate rate constancy in insects

Liu, H., Jia, Y., Sun, X., Tian, D., Hurst, L. D. & Yang, S., 1 Jan 2017, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 34, 1, p. 119-130 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Predicting the virulence of MRSA from its genome sequence

Laabei, M., Recker, M., Rudkin, J. K., Aldeljawi, M., Gulay, Z., Sloan, T. J., Williams, P., Endres, J. L., Bayles, K. W., Fey, P. D., Yajjala, V. K., Widhelm, T., Hawkins, E., Lewis, K., Parfett, S., Scowen, L., Peacock, S. J., Holden, M., Wilson, D., Read, T. D. & 6 others, Van Den Elsen, J., Priest, N. K., Feil, E. J., Hurst, L. D., Josefsson, E. & Massey, R. C., 1 May 2014, In : Genome Research. 24, 5, p. 839-849 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
81 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Disturbed Placental Imprinting in Preeclampsia Leads to Altered Expression of DLX5, a Human-Specific Early Trophoblast Marker

Zadora, J., Singh, M., Herse, F., Przybyl, L., Haasse, N., Golic, M., Yung, H. W., Huppertz, B., Cartwright, J. E., Whitley, G., Johnsen, G. M., Levi, G., Isbruch, A., Schulz, H., Luft, F. C., Muller, D. N., Staff, A. C., Hurst, L., Dechend, R. & Izsvak, Z., 7 Nov 2017, In : Circulation. 136, 19, p. 1824-1839 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

Teaching genetics prior to teaching evolution improves evolution understanding but not acceptance

Mead, R., Hejmadi, M. & Hurst, L. D., 31 May 2017, In : PLoS Biology. 15, 5, e2002255.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Purifying selection on exonic splice enhancers in intronless genes

Savisaar, R. & Hurst, L. D., Jun 2016, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 33, 6, p. 1396-1418

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
9 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Estimating the prevalence of functional exonic splice regulatory information

Savisaar, R. & Hurst, L. D., 1 Sep 2017, In : Human Molecular Genetics. 136, 9, p. 1059-1078 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Distinct physiological and behavioural functions for parental alleles of imprinted Grb10

Garfield, A. S., Cowley, M., Smith, F. M., Moorwood, K., Stewart-Cox, J. E., Gilroy, K., Baker, S., Xia, J., Dalley, J. W., Hurst, L. D., Wilkinson, L. S., Isles, A. R. & Ward, A., 27 Jan 2011, In : Nature. 469, 7331, p. 534-538 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

123 Citations (Scopus)
2017

The best way to get children to understand evolution is to teach genetics first, finds study

Hurst, L., Hejmadi, M. & Mead, R., 23 May 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
2020
Open Access
2014

Positive charge loading at protein termini is due to membrane protein topology, not a translational ramp

Charneski, C. A. & Hurst, L. D., Jan 2014, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 31, 1, p. 70-84 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
14 Citations (Scopus)
141 Downloads (Pure)
2017
Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Great majority of recombination events in Arabidopsis are gene conversion events

Yang, S., Yuan, Y., Wang, L., Li, J., Wang, W., Liu, H., Chen, J., Hurst, L. D. & Tian, D., 18 Dec 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109, 51, p. 20992-20997 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
50 Citations (Scopus)
94 Downloads (Pure)

Young intragenic miRNAs are less coexpressed with host genes than old ones: Implications of miRNA-host gene coevolution

He, C., Li, Z., Chen, P., Huang, H., Hurst, L. D. & Chen, J., 2012, In : Nucleic Acids Research. 40, 9, p. 4002-4012 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Environmentally responsive genome-wide accumulation of de novo Arabidopsis thaliana mutations and epimutations

Jiang, C., Mithani, A., Belfield, E. J., Mott, R., Hurst, L. D. & Harberd, N. P., 1 Nov 2014, In : Genome Research. 24, 11, p. 1821-1829 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
76 Citations (Scopus)
2011
File
38 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Evidence for deep phylogenetic conservation of exonic splice-related constraints: Splice-related skews at exonic ends in the brown alga Ectocarpus are common and resemble those seen in humans

Wu, X., Tronholm, A., Fernandez Cáceres, E., Tovar-Corona, J. M., Chen, L., Urrutia, A. O. & Hurst, L. D., 2013, In : Genome biology and evolution. 5, 9, p. 1731-1745 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
5 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)

The form of a trade-off determines the response to competition

Maharjan, R., Nilsson, S., Sung, J., Haynes, K., Beardmore, R. E., Hurst, L. D., Ferenci, T. & Gudelj, I., Oct 2013, In : Ecology Letters. 16, 10, p. 1267-1276 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Exome sequencing identifies frequent mutation of MLL2 in non-small cell lung carcinoma from Chinese patients

Yin, S., Yang, J., Lin, B., Deng, W., Zhang, Y., Yi, X., Shi, Y., Tao, Y., Cai, J., Wu, C-I., Zhao, G., Hurst, L. D., Zhang, J., Hu, L. & Kong, X., 12 Aug 2014, In : Scientific Reports. 4, 6036.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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23 Citations (Scopus)
122 Downloads (Pure)
2018
Open Access
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11 Citations (Scopus)
34 Downloads (Pure)

Scientific aptitude better explains poor responses to teaching of evolution than psychological conflicts

Mead, R., Hejmadi, M. & Hurst, L. D., 1 Feb 2018, In : Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2, 2, p. 388-394 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
5 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Comparative analyses of selection operating on non-translated intergenic regions of diverse bacterial species

Thorpe, H. A., Bayliss, S. C., Hurst, L. D. & Feil, E. J., 5 May 2017, In : Genetics. 206, 1, p. 363-376 195784.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
2019

The architecture of intra-organism mutation rate variation in plants

Hurst, L., 30 Apr 2019, In : PLoS Biology. 17, 4, 29 p., e3000191.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Duplication and retention biases of essential and non-essential genes revealed by systematic knockdown analyses

Woods, S., Coghlan, A., Rivers, D., Warnecke, T., Jeffries, S. J., Kwon, T., Rogers, A., Hurst, L. & Ahringer, J., 9 May 2013, In : Plos Genetics. 9, 5, e1003330.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Epistasis analysis uncovers hidden antibiotic resistance-associated fitness costs hampering the evolution of MRSA

Yokoyama, M., Stevens, E., Laabei, M., Bacon, L., Heesom, K., Bayliss, S., Ooi, N., O'Neill, A. J., Murray, E., Williams, P., Lubben, A., Reeksting, S., Meric, G., Pascoe, B., Sheppard, S. K., Recker, M., Hurst, L. D. & Massey, R. C., 18 Jul 2018, In : Genome Biology. 19, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 94.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Mutation rate analysis via parent- progeny sequencing of the perennial peach. II. No evidence for recombination associated mutation

Wang, L., Zhang, Y., Qin, C., Tian, D., Yang, S. & Hurst, L. D., 26 Oct 2016, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 283, 1841, 20161785.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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3 Citations (Scopus)
122 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
23 Citations (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)
2011
40 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Depletion of somatic mutations in splicing-associated sequences in cancer genomes

Hurst, L. & Batada, N. N., 7 Nov 2017, In : Genome Biology. 18, 1, 12 p., 213.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Mutation rate analysis via parent– progeny sequencing of the perennial peach. I. A low rate in woody perennials and a higher mutagenicity in hybrids

Xie, Z., Wang, L., Wang, L., Wang, Z., Lu, Z., Tian, D., Yang, S. & Hurst, L. D., 26 Oct 2016, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 283, 1841, 20161016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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21 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)
2012

Late-replicating domains have higher divergence and diversity in Drosophila melanogaster

Weber, C. C., Pink, C. J. & Hurst, L. D., Feb 2012, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29, 2, p. 873-882 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Evidence for the Success of a Quantitative Assessment Instrument for Teaching Evolution in Primary Schools in England

Buchan, L., Hejmadi, M. & Hurst, L., 2019, Evolution Education Re-considered. Harms, U. & Reiss, M. (eds.). UK: Springer, p. 21-40 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2018

Human evolution is still happening – possibly faster than ever

Hurst, L. D., 14 Nov 2018, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
2016

Isolation and cultivation of naive-like human pluripotent stem cells based on HERVH expression

Wang, J., Singh, M., Sun, C., Besser, D., Prigione, A., Ivics, Z., Hurst, L. D. & Izsvák, Z., 1 Feb 2016, In : Nature Protocols. 11, 2, p. 327-346 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Purifying selection on splice-related motifs, not expression level nor RNA folding, explains nearly all constraint on human lincRNAs

Schüler, A., Ghanbarian, A. T. & Hurst, L. D., 1 Dec 2014, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 31, 12, p. 3164-3183 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
27 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Atypical AT skew in firmicute genomes results from selection and not from mutation

Charneski, C. A., Honti, F., Bryant, J. M., Hurst, L. D. & Feil, E. J., 15 Sep 2011, In : Plos Genetics. 7, 9, 14 p., e1002283.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Neighboring genes show correlated evolution in gene expression

Ghanbarian, A. T. & Hurst, L. D., Jul 2015, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 32, 7, p. 1748-1766

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)
File
14 Citations (Scopus)
89 Downloads (Pure)
2011

Metabolic trade-offs and the maintenance of the fittest and the flattest

Beardmore, R. E., Gudelj, I., Lipson, D. A. & Hurst, L. D., 21 Apr 2011, In : Nature. 472, 7343, p. 342-346 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular genetics: The sound of silence

Hurst, L. D., 31 Mar 2011, In : Nature. 471, 7340, p. 582-583 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Male Mutation Bias Is the Main Force Shaping Chromosomal Substitution Rates in Monotreme Mammals

Link, V., Aguilar-Gómez, D., Ramírez-Suástegui, C., Hurst, L. D. & Cortez, D., 1 Sep 2017, In : Genome biology and evolution. 9, 9, p. 2198-2210 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
2019

A century of bias in genetics and evolution

Hurst, L., 12 Jun 2019, In : Heredity. 123, 1, p. 33-43 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
28 Downloads (Pure)