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  1. Peter J. Arthur-Farraj*, Claire C. Morgan*, Martyna Adamowicz*, Jose A. Gomez-Sanchez, Shaline V. Fazal, Anthony Beucher, Bonnie Razzaghi, Rhona Mirsky, Kristjan R. Jessen and Timothy J. Aitman. Changes in the Coding and Non-coding Transcriptome and DNA Methylome that Define the Schwann Cell Repair Phenotype after Nerve Injury. Cell Reports 09/2017, 20(11), 2719 - 2734; doi:


  1. Raymond J. Moran *, Claire C. Morgan, Mary J. O'Connell. A guide to phylogenetic reconstruction using heterogeneous models – a case study from the root of the placental mammal tree. Computation 2015, 3(2), 177-196; doi:10.3390/computation3020177


  1. Andrew E Webb*, Z Nevin Gerek, Claire C Morgan, Thomas A Walsh, Christine E Loscher, Scott V Edwards, Mary J O'Connell: Adaptive evolution as a predictor of species-specific innate immune response. Molecular Biology and Evolution 03/2015


  1. Claire C Morgan*, Christopher J Creevey, Mary J O'Connell: Mitochondrial data are not suitable for resolving placental mammal phylogeny. Mammalian genome: official journal of the International Mammalian Genome Society. 09/2014


  1. Shiping Liu*, Eline D Lorenzen*, Matteo Fumagalli*, Bo Li*, Kelley Harris, Zijun Xiong, Long Zhou, Thorfinn Sand Korneliussen, Mehmet Somel, Courtney Babbitt, Greg Wray, Jianwen Li, Weiming He, Zhuo Wang, Wenjing Fu, Xueyan Xiang, Claire C Morgan, Aoife Doherty, Mary J O'Connell, James O McInerney, Erik W Born, Love Dalén, Rune Dietz, Ludovic Orlando, Christian Sonne, Guojie Zhang, Rasmus Nielsen, Eske Willerslev, Jun Wang: Population genomics reveal recent speciation and rapid evolutionary adaptation in polar bears. Cell 05/2014; 157(4):785-94.


  1. Claire C Morgan*, Ann M Mc Cartney, Mark Ta Donoghue, Noeleen B Loughran, Charles Spillane, Emma C Teeling, Mary J O Connell: Molecular adaptation of telomere associated genes in mammals. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11/2013; 13(1):251.


  1. Claire C Morgan*, Peter G Foster, Andrew E Webb, Davide Pisani, James O McInerney, Mary J O'Connell: Heterogeneous Models place the Root of the Placental Mammal Phylogeny. Molecular Biology and Evolution 06/2013;30(9):2145-56.


  1. Claire C Morgan*, Kabita Shakya*, Andrew Webb, Thomas A Walsh, Mark Lynch, Christine E Loscher, Heather J Ruskin, Mary J O'Connell. Colon cancer associated genes exhibit signatures of positive selection at functionally significant positions. BMC Evolutionary Biology 07/2012; 12(1):114.
  1. Claire C Morgan*, Noeleen B Loughran, Thomas A Walsh, Alan J Harrison, Mary J O'Connel. Positive selection neighboring functionally essential sites and disease-implicated regions of mammalian reproductive proteins. BMC Evolutionary Biology 02/2010; 10:39.


  1. Stephen J Wilson*, Claire C Cavanagh, Allison M Lesher, Alexander J Frey, Shane E Russell, Emer M Smyth. Activation-dependent stabilization of the human thromboxane receptor: role of reactive oxygen species. The Journal of Lipid Research 02/2009; 50(6):1047-56.


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