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2017


Liu, H., Huang, J., Sun, X, Li, J, Hu, Y., Yu, L., Liti, G., Tian, D., Hurst, L.D.* and Yang, S.* (2017) Tetrad analysis in plants and fungi finds large differences in gene conversion rates but no GC bias.  Nature Ecology and Evolution (in press) *co-corresponding authors.


Hurst, L.D. and Batada, N. (2017) Depletion of somatic mutations in splicing-associated sequences in cancer genomes.  Genome Biology (in press)


O’Toole, A. Hurst, L.D.* and McLysaght, A.* (2017) Faster evolving primate genes are more likely to duplicate.  Molecular Biology and Evolution (in press) *co-corresponding authors


Zadora, J., Singh, M., Herse, F., Przybyl, L., Haase, N., Golic, M., Wa Yung, H., Huppertz, B., Cartwright, J., Whitley, G., Johnsen, G., Levi, G., Isbruch, A., Schulz, H., Luft, F., Mueller, D., Staff, A., Hurst, L.D.*, Dechend, R.*, Izsvák, Z.* (2017) Disturbed placental Imprinting in Preeclampsia leads to altered expression of DLX5, a Human-specific early Trophoblast marker.  Circulation (in press) doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.028110 *co-corresponding authors. Nature Reviews Nephrology Research highlight here.


Abrahams, L. and Hurst, L.D. Adenine enrichment of the fourth CDS residue in bacterial genes is consistent with error proofing for +1 frameshifts.  Molecular Biology and Evolution (in press)


Link, V., Aguilar-Gómez, D., Ramírez, C., Hurst, L.D. and Cortez, D. (2017) Male mutation bias is the main force shaping chromosomal substitution rates in monotreme mammals. Genome Biology and Evolution 9 2198-2210


Römer, C., Singh, M., Hurst, L.D. and Izsvák, Z. (2017) How to tame an endogenous retrovirus: HERVH and the evolution of human pluripotency.  Current Opinions in Virology 25, 49-58


Mead, R, Hejmadi, M. and Hurst, L.D. (2017) Teaching genetics prior to teaching evolution improves evolution understanding but not acceptance.  Public Library of Science, Biology 15(5): e2002255. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2002255 (The Conversation article here)


Savisaar, R. and Hurst, L.D. (2017) Both maintenance and avoidance of RNA-binding protein interactions constrain coding region evolution. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34 1110-1126


Savisaar, R. and Hurst, L.D. (2017) Estimating the prevalence of functional exonic splice regulatory information.  Human Genetics  136 1059-1078 doi:10.1007/s00439-017-1798-3


Thorpe, H.A., Bayliss, S.C., Hurst, L.D. and Feil, E.J.  (2017) Comparative analyses of selection operating on non-translated intergenic regions of diverse bacterial species using whole genome sequence data. Genetics 206 363-376 (highlight article here)


Thumann, G., Harmening, N., Prat-Souteyrand, C.,  Marie,, C., Pastor,, M., Sebe,, A, Miskey,, C., Hurst, L.D., Diarra, S., Kropp, M., Walter,, P., Scherman, D., Ivics, Z., Izsvák, Z., , Johnen, S.  on behalf of the TargetAMD consortium (2017) Engineering of PEDF-Expressing Primary Pigment Epithelial Cells by the SB Transposon System Delivered by pFAR4 Plasmids. Molecular Therapy - Nucleic Acids 6 302-314


Casey, R., Ascher, D., Rattenberry, E., Izatt, L., Andrews, K., Park, S., Simpson, H., Challis, B., Bulusu, V., Lalloo, F., Pires, D., West, H., Clarke, G., Smith, P., Whitworth, J., Papathomas, T., Taniere, P., Savisaar, R., Hurst, L.D., Woodward, E., Maher, E. (2017) SDHA related tumorigenesis: A New Case Series and Literature Review for Variant interpretation and Pathogenicity. Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine 5 237-250 https://doi.org/10.1002/mgg3.279


2016


Liu, H., Jia, Y., Sun, X., Tian, D. Hurst, L.D.* and Yang, S.* (2016) Direct determination of the mutation rate in the bumblebee reveals evidence for weak recombination-associated mutation and approximate rate constancy in insects. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34 119-130 *co-corresponding authors.


Xie, Z., Wang, L, Wang, L., Wang, Z., Lu, Z. Tian, D., Yang, S. and Hurst, L.D. (2016) Mutation rate analysis via parent-progeny sequencing of the perennial peach I. A low rate in woody perenials and a higher mutagenicity in hybrids.  Proc. R. Soc. Lond., B 283 20161016


Wang, L., Zhang, Y., Qin, C., Tian, D., Yang, S. and Hurst, L.D. (2016) Mutation rate analysis via parent-progeny sequencing of the perennial peach II. No evidence for recombination-associated mutation. Proc. R. Soc. Lond., B 283 20161785


McLysaght, A. and Hurst. L.D. (2016) Open questions in the study of de novo genes: what, how, whyNature Reviews Genetics 17 567-578


Savisaar, R. and Hurst, L.D. (2016) Purifying selection on exonic splice enhancers in intronless genes.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 33 1396-1418


Wu, X. and Hurst, L.D. (2016) Determinants of the usage of splice-associated cis-motifs predicts the distribution of human pathogenic SNPs. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33 518-529. (for Nature Reviews Genetics Research Highlight see here)


Wang, J., Singh, M., Sun, C. Besser, D., Prigione, A., Ivics, Z., Hurst, L.D.* and Izsvák, Z.* (2016) Isolation and cultivation of naive-like human pluripotent stem cells based on LTR7/HERVH expression. Nature Protocols 11 327-346 *co-corresponding authors.  (for Cover illustration, see here)



2015


Izsvak, Z., Wang, J., Singh, M., Mager, D.L. and Hurst, L.D. (2015) Pluripotency and the endogenous retrovirus HERVH: conflict or serendipity? BioEssays 38 109-117 (Review)


Hurst, L.D., Ghanbarian A.T., Forrest, A.R.R., FANTOM Consortium, Huminiecki, L. (2015) The constrained maximal expression level owing to haploidy shapes gene content on the mammalian X chromosome. Public Library of Science, Biology 13 e1002315


Yang, S., Wang, L, Huang, J., Zhang, X., Uyan, Y., Chen, J-Q, Hurst, L.D.* and Tian, D.* (2015) Parent-progeny sequencing indicates higher mutation rates in heterozygotes.  Nature 523 463-467 *co-corresponding authors  (for News and Views see here)



Wu, X. and Hurst, L.D. (2015) Why selection might be stronger when populations are small: intron size and density predict within and between-species usage of exonic splice associated cis-motifs. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32 1847-186!


Ghanbarian, A.T. and Hurst, L.D. (2015) Neighboring genes show correlated evolution in gene expressionMolecular Biology and Evolution 32 1748-1766


Sealey, K.L., Harris, S.R., Fry, N.K., Hurst, L.D., Gorringe, A.R., Parkhill, J. and Preston, A. (2015) Genomic analysis of isolates from the UK 2012 pertussis outbreak reveals that vaccine antigen genes are unusually fast evolving. Journal of Infectious Diseases (in press) (Editor’s choice and Major Article)


Liu, H, Zhang, X., Huang, J., Chen, J-Q, Tian, D., Hurst, L.D.* Yang, S.* (2015) Causes and consequences of crossing-over evidenced via a high-resolution recombinational landscape of the honey bee. Genome Biology 16 15 *co-corresponding authors


2014



Wang, J., Xie, G., Singh, M., Ghanbarian, A.T., Raskó, T., Szvetnik, A., Cai, H., Besser, D., Prigione, A., Fuchs, N.V., Schumann, G.G., Chen, W., Lorincz, M.C., Ivics, Z., Hurst, L.D.*, and Izsvák, Z.* (2014) Primate-specific endogenous retrovirus driven transcription defines naïve-like stem cells. Nature 516 405-409 *co-corresponding authors


Jiang, C., Mithani, A, Belfield, E.J., Mott, R., Hurst, L.D. and Harberd, N.P. (2014) Environmentally responsive genome-wide accumulation of de novo Arabidopsis thaliana mutations and epimutations. Genome Research 24 1821-1829


Schueler, A., Ghanbarian, A.T. and Hurst, L.D. (2014) Purifying selection on splice-related motifs, not expression level nor RNA folding, explains nearly all constraint on human lincRNAs.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 31 3164-3183


Hurst, L.D., Sachenkova, O., Daub, C., Forrest, A.R.R. the FANTOM consortium, Huminiecki, L. (2014) A simple metric of promoter architecture robustly predicts expression breadth of human genes suggesting that most transcription factors are positive regulators. Genome Biology 15 413


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., van den Elsen J., Priest N.K., Feil E.J., Hurst L.D., Josefsson E., Massey R.C. (2014). Predicting the virulence of MRSA from its genome sequence. Genome Research 24 839-849 doi: 10.1101/gr.165415.113


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., 2014. Exome sequencing identifies frequent mutation of MLL2 in non-small cell lung carcinoma from Chinese patients. Scientific Reports 4, 6036


Charneski, C.A. and Hurst, L.D. (2014)  Positive charge loading at protein termini is due to membrane protein topology, not a translational ramp.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 31 70-84


2013


Cáceres, E.F and Hurst, L.D. (2013) The evolution, impact and properties of exonic splice enhancersGenome Biology 14 R143


Zhang, Y., Castillo-Morales, A., Jiang, M., Zhu, Y., Hu, L., Urrutia, A.O., Kong, X. and Hurst, L.D. (2013) Genes that escape X-inactivation in humans have high intraspecific variability in expression, are associated with mental impairment but are not slow evolving.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 30 2588-2601 (MBE News story here; erratum here)


Wu, X., Tronholm, A.,Fernández Cáceres, E., Tovar-Corona, J.M., Chen, L., Urrutia, A.O., Hurst, L.D. (2013) Evidence for deep phylogenetic conservation of exonic splice-related contraints: splice-related skews at exonic ends in the brown alga Ectocarpus are common and resemble those seen in humans. Genome Biology and Evolution 5 1731-1745


Maharjan, R., Nilsson, S.,Sung, J., Beardmore, R., Haynes, K., Hurst, L.D., Ferenci, T., Gudelj, I. (2013) The form of a trade-off determines the response to competition. Ecology Letters 16 1267-1276


Liu, Y., Zhang, L., Xu, S., Hu, L., Hurst, L.D. and Kong, X. (2013) Identification of two maternal transmission ratio distortion loci in pedigrees of the Framingham Heart StudyScientific Reports 3 2147


Charneski, C.A. and Hurst, L.D. (2013) Positively charged residues are the major determinants of ribosomal velocity. Public Library of Science, Biology 11 e1001508


Woods, S., Coghlan, A., Rivers, D., Warnecke, T.. Jeffries, S.J., Kwon, T., Rogers, A.,  Hurst, L.D*. and Ahringer, J. (2013) Duplication and retention biases of essential and non-essential genes revealed by systematic knockdown analyses. Public Library of Science, Genetics 9(5): e1003330 *co-corresponding author



2012


Yang, S., Yuan, Y, Wang, L. Li, J., Wang, W., Liu, H., Chen, J-O, Hurst, L.D.* and Tian, D. (2012) Great majority of recombination events in Arabidopsis are gene conversion events. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 109 20992- 20997 *co-corresponding author


Fehér, T., Bogos, B., Méhi, O., Fekete, G., Csörgő, B., Kovács, K., Pósfai, G., Papp, B., Hurst, L.D. and Pál, C. (2012) Competition between transposable elements and mutator genes in bacteria.  Molecular Biology and Evolution  10 3153-3159


He, C, Li, Z., Chen, P., Huang, H. Hurst, L.D.* and Chen, J. (2012) Young intragenic miRNAs are less co-expressed with host genes than old ones: implications of miRNA host gene coevolution. Nucleic Acids Research 40 4002-4012 *co-last author


Weber, C.C., Pink, C.J. and Hurst, L.D. (2012) Late replicating domains have higher divergence and diversity in Drosophila melanogaster. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29 873-882


Webster, M.T. and Hurst, L.D. (2012) Direct and indirect consequences of meiotic recombination: implications for genome evolution. Trends in Genetics 28 101-109


2011


Warnecke, T. and Hurst, L.D. (2011) Error prevention and mitigation as forces in the evolution of  genes and genomes. Nature Reviews Genetics 12 875-881


Charneski, C. A., Honti, F., Bryant, J.M., Hurst L.D.* and Feil, E. J. (2011) Atypical AT skew in Firmicute genomes results from selection and not from mutation. Public Library of Science, Genetics 7 e1002283  *co-last author


Pink, C.J. and Hurst, L.D.  (2011) Late replicating domains are highly recombining in females but have low male recombination rates: Implications for isochore evolution.  Public Library of Science, One 6 e24480


Nahorski, M.S., Reiman, A., Lim, D.H.K, Nookala, R., Seabra, L., Lu, X., Fenton, J., Boora, U., Blundell, T.L., Latif, F., Hurst, L.D., Maher, E.R. (2011) Birt Hogg-Dubé syndrome associated FLCN mutations disrupt protein stability. Human Mutation 8 921-929


Beardmore, R., Gudelj, I., Lipson, D.A. and Hurst, L.D. (2011) Metabolic trade-offs and the maintenance of the fittest and the flattest.  Nature 472 342-346


Wang, G-Z, Lercher, M.J. and Hurst, L.D. (2011) Transcriptional coupling of neighbouring genes and gene expression noise: evidence that gene orientation and non-coding transcripts are modulators of noise. Genome Biology and Evolution 3 320-331


Weber, C.C. and Hurst, L.D. (2011) Support for multiple classes of expression cluster in Drosophila melanogaster, but no evidence for gene order conservation.  Genome Biology 12 R23


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.  (2011) Distinct physiological and behavioural functions for the parental alleles of the imprinted Grb10 gene. Nature 469 534-538


2010


Zhang, Z. Zhou, L.,  Hu, L., Zhu,Y., Xu, H., Liu, Y, Chen,X., Yi, X., Kong, X., Hurst, L.D. (2010) Multiple sequence-related features act in concert to prevent translation of nonsense-mediated mRNA decay targets. Molecular Systems Biology 6 442


MacLean, C, Fuentes-Hernandez, A., Greig, D. Hurst, L.D.* and Gudelj, I. (2010) A mixture of “cheats” and “co-operators” can enable maximal group benefit.  Public Library of Science, Biology 8 e1000486 *co-last author


Weber, C.C. and Hurst, L.D. (2010) Intronic AT skew is a defendable proxy for germ-line transcription but does not predict crossing-over or protein evolution rates in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Molecular Evolution 71 415-426


Warnecke, T, Huang, Y., Przytycka, T.M. and Hurst, L.D. (2010) Unique cost dynamics elucidate the role of frame-shifting errors in promoting translational robustness. Genome Biology and Evolution 2 636-645


McDonald, L.A., Gerrelli, D., Hurst, L.D. and Tickle, C. (2010) Comparison of Iroquois gene expression in limbs/fins of vertebrate embryos. Journal of Anatomy 216 683-691


Pink, C.J. and Hurst, L.D. (2010) Timing of replication is a determinant of neutral substitution rates but does not explain slow Y chromosome evolution in rodents. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27 1077-1086


Warnecke, T and Hurst, L.D. (2010) GroEL dependency affects codon usage - support for a critical role of misfolding in gene evolutionMolecular Systems Biology 6 340 (MSB News and Views here)


Charalambous, M., Cowley, M., Googehan, F., Smith, F. M., Radford, E., Marlow, B.P., Graham, C.F. Hurst, L.D.  and Ward, A. (2010) Maternally-inherited Grb10 reduces placental size and efficiency. Developmental Biology 337 1-8


2009


Neçsulea, A, Sémon, M, Duret, L. and Hurst, L.D. (2009) Monoallelic expression and tissue specificity are associated with high crossing-over ratesTrends in Genetics 25 519-522


Weber, C.C. and Hurst, L.D. (2009) Protein rates of evolution are predicted by double-strand break events, independent of crossing over rates. Genome Biology and Evolution 1 340-349


Warnecke, T., Wang, G-Z, Lercher, M.J. and Hurst, L.D. (2009) Does negative autoregulation increase gene duplicability? BMC Evolutionary Biology 9 R193


Yin, S., Wang, P., Zheng, H., Hu, L. Hurst, L.D.* and Kong, X. (2009) Dosage compensation on the active X chromosome minimizes transcriptional noise of X-linked genes in mammals. Genome Biology 10 R74 *co-last author


Warnecke, T. Weber, C.C. and Hurst, L.D. (2009) Why there is more to protein evolution than protein function: splicing, nucleosomes and dual-coding sequence. Biochemical Transactions 37 756-761


Pink, C.J., Swaminathan, S.K., Dunham, I., Rogers, J., Ward, A. Hurst, L.D. (2009) Evidence that replication-associated mutation alone does not explain between-chromosome differences in substitution rates. Genome Biology and Evolution 1 13-22


Kovács, K., Hurst, L.D.* and Papp, B. (2009) Stochasticity in protein levels drives colinearity of gene order in metabolic operons of E. coli. Public Library of Science Biology 7 e1000115 *co-last author


Zhang, Z., Xin, D., Wang, P., Zhou, L, Hu, L., Kong, X. and Hurst, L.D. (2009) Noisy splicing, more than regulated translation, explains why some exons are subject to nonsense-mediated decay. BMC  Biology 7 23


Hurst, L.D. (2009) Genetics and the understanding of selection. Nature Reviews Genetics 10 83-93 (Review)


2008


Warnecke, T., Batada, N. and Hurst, L.D. (2008) The impact of the nucleosome code on coding sequence evolution in yeasts. Public Library of Science, Genetics 4 e1000250


Wang, P., Yin, S., Zhang Z., Xin, D., Hu, L., Kong, X., and Hurst, L.D. (2008) Evidence for common short natural trans sense–antisense pairing between transcripts from protein coding genes. Genome Biology 9 R169


Forde, S.E., Beardmore, R.E., Gudelj, I, Arkin, S.S., Thompson, J.N. and Hurst, L.D. (2008) Understanding the limits to generalisability of experimental evolutionary modelsNature 455 220-224


Reuter, M. Engelstadter, J., Fontanillas, P. and Hurst, L.D. (2008) A test of the null model for 5’ UTR evolution based on GC-contentMolecular Biology and Evolution 25 801-804


Lopes, S.S., Yang, X., Mueller, J., Carney, T.J., McAdow, A.R., Rauch, G.-J,. Jacoby, A.S., Hurst, L.D., Delfino-Machin, M., Haffter, P., Geisler, R., Johnson, S.L., Ward, A., Kelsh, R.N.  (2008)  Leukocyte Tyrosine Kinase functions in pigment cell development. Public Library of Science, Genetics 4 e1000026


Urrutia, A.O. Ocana, L.B. and Hurst, L.D. (2008) Do Alu repeats shape the primate transcriptome? Genome Biology 9 R25


Warnecke, T, Parmley, J.L. and Hurst, L.D. (2008) Finding exonic islands in a sea of non-coding sequence: splicing related constraints on protein composition and evolution are common in intron-rich genomes. Genome Biology 9 R29


Champion de Crespigny, F., Hurst, L.D. and Wedell, N. (2008) Do Wolbachia associated incompatibilities promote polyandry?  Evolution 62 107-122


2007


Poyatos, J. and Hurst, L.D. (2007) Determinants of gene order conservation in yeast.  Genome Biology 8 R233


Warnecke, T. and Hurst, L.D. (2007) Evidence for a trade-off between translational efficiency and splicing regulation in determining synonymous codon usage in Drosophila melanogaster. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24 2755-2762


Batada, N.N. and Hurst, L.D. (2007) Evolution of chromosome organization driven by selection for reduced gene expression noise.   Nature Genetics 39 945-949


Batada, N.N., Reguly, T., Breitkreutz, A., Boucher, L., Breitkreutz, BJ, Hurst, L.D*.  and Tyers, M. (2007) Still stratus not altocumulus: Further evidence against the date/party hub distinction. Public Library of Science Biology 5 e154 *co-last author


Batada, N.N. Urrutia, A.O. and Hurst, L.D. (2007) Chromatin remodeling is a major source of co-expression of linked genes in yeast.   Trends in Genetics 23 480-484


Parmley, J.L. and Hurst, L.D. (2007) Exonic splicing regulatory elements skew synonymous codon usage near intron exon boundaries in mammals. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24 1600-1603


Parmley, J.L. and Hurst, L.D. (2007) How common are intragene windows with KA>KS owing to purifying selection on synonymous mutations? Journal of Molecular Evolution 64 646-655


Parmley, J.L., Urrutia, A.O., Potrzebowski, L, Kaessmann, H. and Hurst, L.D. (2007) Splicing and the evolution of proteins in mammals. Public Library of Science Biology 5, 343-353 (e14)


2006


Hurst, L.D., Feil, E.J. and Rocha, E.P.C. (2006) Causes of trends in amino-acid gain and loss. Nature 442 E11-E12.  supplement


Simoes, B., Conceicao, N., Viegas, C.S., Pinto, J.P., Gavaia, P.J., Hurst, L.D., Kelsh, R.N. and Cancela, M.L. (2006) Identification of a Promoter Element within the Zebrafish colXalpha1 Gene Responsive to Runx2 Isoforms Osf2/Cbfa1 and til-1 but not to pebp2alphaA2. Calcified Tissue International 79 230-244.


Batada, N.N., Reguly, T., Breitkreutz, A., Boucher, L., Breitkreutz, BJ, Hurst, L.D*.  and Tyers, M. (2006) Stratus not altocumulus: a new view of the yeast protein interaction network. Public Library of Science Biology 4 1720-1731 *co-last author


Sun, M, Hurst, L.D., Carmichael, G.G. and Chen, J. (2006) Evidence for variation in abundance of antisense transcripts between multicellular animals but no relationship to organismic complexityGenome Research 16 922-933


Batada, N.N., Hurst, L.D. and Tyers, M. (2006) Evolutionary and physiological importance of hub proteins. Public Library of Science, Computational Biology 2 e88


Poyatos, J. and Hurst, L.D.  (2006) Is optimal gene order impossible? Trends in Genetics 22 420-423


Hurst, L.D. (2006) Preliminary assessment of the impact of microRNA mediated regulation on coding sequence evolution in mammals.  Journal of Molecular Evolution 63 174-182


Lercher, M.J. and Hurst, L.D. (2006) Evidence that co-expressed genes cluster but are not regularly spaced. Journal of Molecular Biology 359 825-831


Pál, C.,  Papp, B., Lercher, M.J., Csermely, P., Oliver, S.G. and Hurst, L.D. (2006) Chance and necessity in the evolution of minimal metabolic networks.  Nature 440 667-670


Parmley, J.L., Chamary, J-V. and Hurst, L.D. (2006) Evidence for purifying selection against synonymous mutations in mammalian exonic splicing enhancers. Molecular Biology and Evolution 23 301-309


Rocha, E. P., Smith, J. M., Hurst, L.D., Holden, M. T., Cooper, J. E., Smith, N. H. and Feil, E. J. 2006 Comparisons of dN/dS are time dependent for closely related bacterial genomes. Journal of Theoretical Biology 239, 226-35.


Chamary, J-V., Parmley, J.L., and Hurst, L.D. (2006) Hearing silence: non-neutral evolution at synonymous sites in mammalsNature Reviews Genetics 7 98-108 (Review)


2005


Hurst, L.D. and Lercher, M.J. (2005) Unusual linkage patterns of ligands and their cognate receptors indicate a novel reason for non-random gene order in the human genome. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6 R62


Sun, M., Hurst, L.D., Carmichael, G.G. and Chen, J. (2005) Evidence for a preferential targeting of 3' UTRs by cis-encoded natural antisense transcripts. Nucleic Acids Research 33 5333-5543


Chen, J., Sun, M., Rowley, J.D. and Hurst, L.D. (2005) The small introns of antisense genes are better explained by selection for rapid transcription than by “genomic design”. Genetics 171 2151-2155


Chamary, J-V. and Hurst, L.D. (2005) Evidence for selection on synonymous mutations for stable mRNA secondary structure in mammals.  Genome Biology 6 R75


Seoighe, C, Gehring, C and Hurst, L.D. (2005) Gametophytic selection in Arabidopsis thaliana supports the selective model of intron length reduction. Public Library of Science, Genetics 1 e13


Pinto, J.P., Conceicao, N.M., Viegas, C.S., Leite, R.B., Hurst, L.D., Kelsh, R.N., and Cancela, M.L. (2005). Identification of a new pebp2A2 isoform from Zebrafish runx2 capable of inducing osteocalcin gene expression in vitro. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 20 1440-1453


Gissen, P., Johnson, C.A., Gentle, D. Hurst, L.D., Doherty, A. O’Kane, C.J., Kelly, D.A., Maher, E.A. (2005) Comparative evolutionary analysis of VPS33 homologues: genetic and functional  insights.  Human Molecular Genetics 14 1261-1270


Chen, J., Sun, M., Hurst, L.D., Carmichael, G.G. & Rowley, J.D. (2005) Genome-wide analysis of coordinate expression and evolution of human cis-encoded sense-antisense transcripts. Trends in Genetics 21 326-329


Chamary, J-V. and Hurst, L.D.  (2005) Biased codon usage near intron-exon junctions: selection on splice enhancers, splice site recognition or something else? Trends in Genetics 21 256-259


Chen, J., Sun, M., Hurst, L.D., Carmichael, G.G. & Rowley, J.D. (2005) Human antisense genes have unusually short introns: evidence for selection for rapid transcription. Trends in Genetics 21 203-207


Ruvinsky, A., Eskesen, S., Eskesen, F. and Hurst, L.D. (2005) Can codon usage bias explain intron phase distribution and exon symmetry?  Journal of Molecular Evolution 60 99-104


2004


Poyatos, J.F. and Hurst, L.D. (2004) How biologically relevant are interaction-based modules in protein networks? Genome Biology 5 R93


Holden M. T., Feil E. J., Lindsay J. A., Peacock S. J., Day N. P., Enright M. C., Foster T. J., Moore C. E., Hurst, L.D. et. al. (2004). Complete genomes of two clinical Staphylococcus aureus strains: evidence for the rapid evolution of virulence and drug resistance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 101 9786-9791


Papp, B., Pál, C., and Hurst, L.D. (2004) Metabolic network analysis of causes and evolution of enzyme dispensibility in yeast. Nature 429 661-664


Lercher, M.J., Chamary, J-V. and Hurst, L.D. (2004) Genomic regionality in rates of evolution is not explained by clustering of genes of comparable expression profile. Genome Research 14 1002-1013


Pál, C., and Hurst, L.D. (2004) Evidence against the selfish operon hypothesis.  Trends in Genetics 20 232-234


Chamary, J-V and Hurst, L.D. (2004) Similar rates but different modes of sequence evolution in introns and at exonic silent sites in rodents: evidence for selectively driven codon usage.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 21 1014-1023


Hurst, L.D., Pál, C. and Lercher, M.J. (2004) The evolutionary dynamics of eukaryotic gene order.  Nature Reviews Genetics 5 299-310 (Review)


2003


Lercher, M.J. and Hurst, L.D. (2003) Imprinted chromosomal regions of the human genome have unusually high recombination rates. Genetics 165 1629-1632


Urrutia, A.O. and Hurst, L.D. (2003) The signature of selection mediated by expression on human genes. Genome Research  13 2260-2264


Lercher, M.J., Urrutia, A.O. Pavlícek, A. and Hurst, L.D. (2003) A unification of mosaic structures in the human genome.  Human  Molecular Genetics 12 2411-2415


Papp, B., Pál, C., and Hurst, L.D. (2003) Evolution of cis-regulatory elements in duplicate genes in yeast. Trends in Genetics 19 417-422


Papp, B., Pál, C., and Hurst, L.D. (2003) Dosage sensitivity and the evolution of gene families in yeast.  Nature 424 194-197


Lercher, M.J. Urrutia, A.O. and Hurst, L.D.  (2003) Evidence that the human X chromosome is enriched for male specific but not female specific genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 20 1113-1116


Charalambous, M, Ward, A and Hurst, L.D. (2003) Evidence for a priming effect on maternal resource allocation: implications for inter-brood competition. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, Biology Letters DOI 10.1098/rsbl.2003.0028. 270 S100-S103


Pál, C. and Hurst, L.D. (2003) Evidence for co-evolution of gene order and recombination rate. Nature Genetics 33 392 - 395


Lercher, M.J., Blumenthal, T. and Hurst, L.D. (2003) Co-expression of neighbouring genes in Caenorhabditis elegans is mostly due to operons and duplicate genes. Genome Research 13 238-243


Pál, C., Papp, B. and Hurst, L.D. (2003) Rate of evolution and gene dispensability.  Nature 421 496-497


2002


Lercher, M.J., Smith, N., Eyre-Walker, A. and Hurst, L.D. (2002) The evolution of isochores: evidence from SNP frequency distributions. Genetics 162 1805-1810


Lercher, M.J. and Hurst, L.D.  (2002) Can mutation or fixation biases explain the allele frequency distribution of human SNPs? Gene 300 53-58


Hurst, L.D., Williams, E.J.B. and Pál, C. (2002) Natural selection promotes the conservation of linkage of co-expressed genes.  Trends in Genetics 18 604-606


Williams, E.J.B. and Hurst, L.D. (2002) Is the synonymous substitution rate in mammals gene-specific?  Molecular Biology and Evolution  19 1395-1398


Lercher, M.J. and Hurst, L.D. (2002) Human SNP variability and mutation rate are higher in regions of high recombination. Trends in Genetics 18 337-340


Lercher, M.J., Urrutia, A.O. and Hurst, L.D. (2002) Clustering of house keeping genes provides a unified model of gene order in the human genome.  Nature Genetics 31 180-183


Williams, E.J.B. and Hurst, L.D. (2002) Clustering of tissue specific genes underlies much of the similarity in rates of protein evolution of linked genes. Journal of Molecular Evolution  54 511-518


2001


Urrutia, A.O. and Hurst, L.D.  (2001) Codon usage bias covaries with expression breadth and the rate of synonymous evolution in humans, but this is not evidence for selection. Genetics 159 1191-1199


Pál, C., Papp, B. and Hurst, L.D. (2001) Does the recombination rate affect the efficiency of purifying selection? The yeast genome provides a partial answer. Molecular Biology and Evolution 18 2323-2326


Lercher, M.J., Williams, E.J.B., and Hurst. L.D. (2001) Local similarity in evolutionary rates extends over whole chromosomes in human-rodent and mouse-rat comparisons: implications for understanding the mechanistic basis of the male mutation bias. Molecular Biology and Evolution 18 2032-2039


Randerson, J., Moreau, J., Rigaud, T. and Hurst, L.D. (2001) Understanding the distribution and effects of Wolbachia: the co-existence of cytoplasmic incompatibility and feminization.  Selection 2 237-248


Randerson, J.P. and Hurst, L.D. (2001) The uncertain evolution of the sexes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16, 571-579 (Review)


Veitia, R.A. and Hurst, L.D. (2001) Insect orthologues of ERG28/C14orf1 under selection pressure: a link with ecdysteroid metabolism?  Journal of Genetics 80 17-21


Eyre Walker, A and Hurst, L.D. (2001) The evolution of isochores. Nature Reviews Genetics 2 549-555 (Review)


Pál, C, Papp, B and Hurst, L.D. (2001) Highly expressed genes in yeast evolve slowly.  Genetics 158 927-931


Duret, L and Hurst, L.D. (2001) The elevated G and C content at exonic third sites is not evidence against neutralist models of isochore evolution.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 18 757-762


Randerson, J.P. and Hurst, L.D. (2001) A comparative test of a theory of the evolution of anisogamy.   Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B 268 879-884


Hurst, L.D. and Merchant, A. R. (2001) High guanine-cytosine content is not an adaptation to high temperature: a comparative analysis amongst prokaryotes. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B 268 493-497


Hurst, L.D. and Pál, C. (2001) Evidence for purifying selection on silent sites in BRCA1.  Trends in Genetics 17 62-65


2000


Hurst, L.D. and Williams, E.J.B. (2000) Covariation of GC content and the silent site substitution rate in rodents: implications for methodology and for the evolution of isochores.  Gene 261 107-114


Williams, E.J.B. and Hurst, L.D. (2000) The proteins of linked genes evolve at similar rates.  Nature 407 900-903


Hurst, L.D. and Randerson, J.P. (2000)  Dosage, deletions and dominance: the evolution of gene expression. Journal of theoretical Biology 205 641-647


Williams, E.J.B., Pál, C and Hurst, L.D. (2000) The molecular evolution of signal peptides.  Gene 253  313-322


Pál, C and Hurst, L.D. (2000) The evolution of gene number: are heritable and non-heritable errors equally important?  Heredity 84 393-400


Randerson, J.P., Jiggins, F. and Hurst, L.D. (2000) Male killing can select for male mate choice: a novel solution to the paradox of the lek. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B. 267 867-874


Woodward, E.R. Buchberger, A., Clifford, S.C., Hurst, L.D., Affara, N.A. and Maher, E.R. (2000) Comparative Sequence Analysis of The VHL Tumour Suppressor Gene.  Genomics 65 253-265


Hurst, L.D. and Randerson, J.P. (2000) Transitions in the evolution of meiosis.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 13  466-479


Freeland, S., Knight, R.D., Landweber, L.F. and Hurst, L.D. (2000) Early fixation of an optimal genetic code.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 17 511-518


Randerson, J.P., Smith, N.G.C.  and Hurst, L.D. (2000) The evolutionary dynamics of male-killers and their hosts.  Heredity 84 152-160 appendix


1999


Smith, N.G.C. and Hurst, L.D. (1999) The effect of tandem substitutions on the correlation between synonymous and nonsynonymous rates in rodents. Genetics 153 1395-1402


Randerson, J. P. and Hurst, L.D. (1999) Small sperm, uniparental inheritance and selfish cytoplasmic elements: A comparison of two models.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 12 1110-1124.


Hurst, L.D. (1999) The evolution of genomic anatomy. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14 108-112 (Review)


Hurst, L.D. (1999) Is multiple paternity necessary for the evolution of genomic imprinting?  Genetics 153 509-512


Hurst, L.D. and Smith, N.G.C. (1999) Do essential genes evolve slowly?  Current Biology  9 747-750 appendix


Smith, N. G.C. and Hurst, L.D. (1999) The causes of synonymous rate variation in the rodent genome: can substitution rates be used to estimate the sex bias in mutation rate? Genetics 152 661-673


1998


Hurst, L.D. and McVean, G.T. (1998) Do we understand the evolution of genomic imprinting?  Current Opinion in Genetics and Development 8 701-708 (Review)


Freeland, S. and Hurst, L.D. (1998) Load minimization of the genetic code: history does not explain the pattern.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B  265 2111-2119


Smith, N.G.C. and Hurst, L.D. (1998) The molecular evolution of an imprinted gene: repeatability of patterns of molecular evolution in the insulin-like growth factor type 2 receptor.  Genetics 150 823-833


Partridge, L. and Hurst, L.D. (1998) Sex and Conflict.  Science 281 2003 - 2008 (Review)


Hurst, L.D. and Ellegren, H.A. (1998) Sex biases in the mutation rate. Trends in Genetics 14 446-452 (Review)


Smith, N.G.C. and Hurst, L.D. (1998) Sensitivity of patterns of molecular evolution to alterations in methodology: a critique of Hughes and Yeager. Journal of Molecular Evolution  47 493-500                     


Freeland, S. and Hurst, L.D. (1998) The genetic code is one in a million. Journal of Molecular Evolution  47 238-248


Hurst, L.D. and Smith, N.G.C. (1998) The evolution of concerted evolution.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B 265 121-127


1997


McVean, G.T. and Hurst, L.D. (1997) Evidence for a selectively favourable reduction in the mutation rate of the X chromosome. Nature  386 388-392


Hurst, L.D. and McVean, G.T. (1997) Growth effects of uniparental disomies and the conflict theory of genomic imprinting. Trends in Genetics  13 436-443


McVean, G.T and Hurst, L.D. (1997) Molecular evolution of imprinted genes: no evidence for antagonistic coevolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B  264 739-746


1996


Hurst, L.D., Atlan, A. and Bengtsson, B. O. (1996) Genetic conflict. The Quarterly Review of Biology  71 317-364 (Review)


Hurst. L.D. (1996) Why are there only two sexes? Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B 263 415-422


McVean, G.T. and Hurst, L.D. (1996) Genetic conflict and the paradox of sex determination: three paths to the evolution of female intersexuality in a mammal. Journal of theoretical  Biology  179 199-211


Reed, J.N. and Hurst, L.D. (1996) Dynamic analysis of the evolution of a novel genetic system: the evolution of ciliate meiosis. Journal of theoretical Biology   178 355-368


Hurst, L.D., McVean, G.T., and Moore, T. (1996) Imprinted genes have few and small introns. Nature Genetics  12 234-237


Hurst, L.D. and Peck, J.R. (1996) Recent advances in the understanding of the evolution and maintenance of sex. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 11 46-52 (Review)


Hurst, L.D. (1996) Further evidence consistent with Stellate's involvement in meiotic drive. Genetics  142 641-643


Hurst, L.D. and McVean, G.T. (1996) Clade selection, reversible evolution and the persistence of selfish elements: the evolutionary dynamics of cytoplasmic incompatibility. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B 263 97-104


1995


Moore, T., Hurst, L.D., Reik, W. (1995) Genetic conflict and the evolution of mammalian X chromosome inactivation.  Developmental Genetics 17 206-211


Hurst, L.D. (1995) Selfish genetic elements and their role in evolution: the evolution of sex and some of what that entails. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London Series B. 349 321-332


1994


Hurst, L.D. (1994) Cytoplasmic genetics under inbreeding and outbreeding. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B  258 287-298


Hurst, L.D. (1994) Embryonic growth and the evolution of the mammalian Y chromosome. I. The Y as an attractor for selfish growth factors. Heredity  73 223-232


Hurst, L.D. (1994) Embryonic growth and the evolution of the mammalian Y chromosome. II. Suppression of Y-linked selfish growth factors may explain escape from X-inactivation and rapid evolution of Sry. Heredity  73  233-243


Crampton, W.G.R. and Hurst, L.D. (1994) True kin recognition, in the form of somatic incompatibility, has multiple independent origins.  Animal Behaviour  47  230-234


1993


Hurst, L.D. (1993)  A model for the mechanism of transmission ratio distortion and for t-associated hybrid sterility. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B  253 83-91


Hurst, L.D. (1993) The incidences, mechanisms and evolution of cytoplasmic sex ratio distorters in animals. Biological Reviews  68 121-193 (Review)


Pomiankowski, A. and Hurst, L.D. (1993) Genomic conflicts underlying Haldane's rule. Genetics 133 425-432


1992


Hurst. L.D. and Hamilton, W.D. (1992) Cytoplasmic fusion and the nature of sexes. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B  247 189-194


Hurst, G.D.D., Hurst, L.D. and Johnstone, R. (1992) Intra-nuclear conflict and its role in evolution.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 7  373-378 (Review)


Hurst, L.D. (1992) Intra-genomic conflict as an evolutionary force. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B  248 135-140


1991


Hurst, L.D. and Pomiankowski, A. (1991) Causes of sex-ratio bias may account for unisexual sterility in hybrids: a new explanation of Haldane's rule and related phenomena. Genetics  128 841-858


Hurst, L.D. (1991) The evolution of cytoplasmic incompatibility or when spite can be successful. Journal of theoretical Biology  148 269-277


Hurst, L.D. (1991) The incidences and evolution of cytoplasmic male killers. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London Series B 244 91-99


Haig, D. and Hurst, L.D. (1991) A quantitative measure of error-minimization in the genetic code. Journal of Molecular Evolution 33 412-417


1990


Hurst, L.D. (1990) Parasite diversity and the evolution of diploidy, multicellularity and anisogamy. Journal of theoretical Biology 144 429-443



SHORT COMMUNICATIONS


Hurst, L.D. (2013) Open questions: A logic (or lack thereof) of genome organization.  BMC Biology 11 58 (invited comment)


Randerson, J.P and Hurst, L.D. (2002) Survival and anisogamy.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17 358


Hurst, L.D., Pomiankowski, A. and McVean, G.T. (2000) Peg3 and the conflict hypothesis.  Science  287 1167


Hurst, L.D., Brunton, C.F.A. and Smith, N.G.C. (1999) Small introns tend to occur in GC rich regions in some but not all vertebrates. Trends in Genetics 15 437-439


Hurst, L.D. and Smith, N.G.C. (1999) Molecular evolutionary evidence that H19 mRNA is functional. Trends in Genetics 15 134-135


Frank, S.A. and Hurst, L.D. (1996) Mitochondria and male disease. Nature  383 224


McVean, G.T. , Hurst, L.D. and Moore, T.  (1996) Genomic evolution in mice and men: imprinted genes have little intronic content. BioEssays 18 773-775


Hurst, G.D.D., Hurst, L.D. and Barrett, J.A. (1995) Meiotic drive and myotonic dystrophy. Nature Genetics 10 132-133


Hurst, L.D. (1994) Invasion test.  Nature  369 284


Hurst, L.D. (1993) scat+ is a selfish gene analogous to Medea of Tribolium castaneum. Cell  75 407-408


Hurst, L.D. and Grafen, A. (1993) Unusual mutational mechanisms and evolution. Science  260 1959


Hurst, L.D. and Pomiankowski, A. (1992)  Speciation events. Nature  359 781


Hurst, L.D. (1992) Is Stellate a relict meiotic driver? Genetics  130 229-230


Hurst, L.D. and Haig, D. (1991) Prion infection. Nature  351 21


Hurst, L.D. and Nurse, P. (1991) A note on the evolution of meiosis. Journal of theoretical Biology  150 561-563


Hurst, L.D. and Pomiankowski, A. (1991) Maintaining mendelism: might prevention be better than cure? BioEssays 13 489-490


Hurst, L.D. and Ladle, R. (1991) Parasites pervert procreation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution  6 302



BOOK CHAPTERS AND CONTRIBUTIONS



Hurst, L.D. and Pál, C. (2007) How and why are most genes dispensable? In: Evolutionary Genomics and Proteomics (Ed. Pomiankowski, A. and Pagel, M.). Sinauer Associates


Hurst, L.D. (2005) Sex, sexes and selfish elements. In: The Narrow Roads of Gene Land, Volume 3, Last Words.  (Ed. Ridley, M.). Oxford University Press pp 89-112


Urrutia, A.O.  and Hurst, L.D. (2005) Identifying selection signatures in mammalian genes through the analysis of patterns of gene expression.  In: SAGE: Current Technologies and Applications. (Ed. Wang, S.M.) Horizon Scientific Press pp 239-264


Pál, C. and Hurst, L.D. (2004) Epigenetic inheritance and evolutionary adaptation.  In: Organelles, genomes and eukaryote phylogeny: an evolutionary synthesis in the age of genomics. (Ed Hirt, R. P. and Horner, D. S.) CRC Press pp 353-370


Hurst, L.D. (2003) Mutation rate: sex biases in. In: Encyclopedia of the Human Genome (Ed. D Cooper). Macmillan


Hurst, L.D. (2002) Sexes and mating types.  In: Encylopedia of Evolution. (Ed. M. Pagel). Oxford University Press


Hurst, L.D. (2001) Selfish genes.  In: The Encyclopedia of Genetics. (Ed E. Reeve).  Fitzroy Dearborn


Hurst, L.D. (1997) Evolutionary theories of genomic imprinting. In: Genomic Imprinting. (Eds. W. Reik and A. Surani).  IRL Press   pp 211-237


Hurst, G.D.D., Hurst, L.D. and Majerus, M.E.N. (1997) Cytoplasmic sex ratio distorters. In: Influential Passengers (Ed Hoffmann, A, O'Neill, S. and Werren, J).  Oxford University Press  pp 125-154


Hurst, L.D. (1996) Adaptation and selection of genomic parasites. In: Adaptation. (Eds. M.R. Rose and G.V. Lauder). Academic Press. pp 407-449


Hurst, L.D. (1996) Sexualität als Überlebenschance. In: Planet des Lebens.  Verlagsgesellschaft. pp 130-131


Hurst, L.D. (1998) Conflict, Segregation Distortion, Meiotic Drive, Selfish DNA etc.  In: The Encyclopaedia of Ecology and Environmental Management. (Ed P. Calow) Blackwell Science  ISBN




NATURE - NEWS AND VIEWS


Hurst, L.D. (2011) Molecular Genetics: The sound of silence.  Nature 471 582-583


Hurst, L.D. (2009) Evolutionary genomics: A positive becomes a negative.  Nature 457 543-544


Hurst, L.D. and Pál, C. (2005) Dissecting dispensability. Nature Genetics 37 214-215


Hurst, L.D. and Ellegren, H. (2002) Mystery of the mutagenic male.  Nature 420 365-366


Hurst, L.D. (2001) Sex and the X. Nature 411 149-150


Hurst, L.D. (1998) Peromysci, promiscuity and imprinting.  Nature Genetics 20 315-316


Hurst, L.D. and Pomiankowski, A. (1998) The eyes have it. Nature  391 223-224


Hurst, L.D. and Hurst, G.D.D. (1996) Genomic revolutionaries rise up. Nature  384 317-318


Hurst, L.D. and McVean, G.T. (1996) Scandalous symbionts. Nature  381 650-651


Hurst, L.D. (1994) The uncertain origin of introns.  Nature 371 381-382


Hurst, L.D. and Hoekstra, R.F. (1994) Shellfish genes kept in line.  Nature  368 811-812


Hurst, L.D. (1993) Drunken walk of the diploid. Nature  365 206-207


Pomiankowski, A. and Hurst, L.D. (1993) Siberian mice upset mendel.  Nature  363 396-397


Hurst, L.D. and Dawkins, R. (1992) Life in a test-tube. Nature 357  198-199


Hurst, G.D.D., Hurst, L.D. and Majerus, M.E.N. (1992) Selfish genes move sideways. Nature  356 659-660


Hurst, L.D.(1991) Sex, slime and selfish genes. Nature  354 23-24


Hurst, L.D., Godfray, H.C.J. and Harvey, P. (1990) Antibiotics cure asexuality. Nature  346 510-511



SCIENTIFIC JOURNALISM (ACADEMIC)


Hurst, L.D. (2017) It’s easier to get along with quite neighbours. Molecular Systems Biology 13, 943 DOI 10.15252/msb.20177961


Hurst, L.D. (2009) Evolutionary genomics and the reach of selection. Journal of Biology 8 12


Hurst, L.D. and Pal, C. (2009) The hows and whys of dispensability.  The Biochemist 31 30-34


Parmely, J.L. and Hurst, L.D. (2007) How do synonymous mutations affect fitness? BioEssays 29 515-519


Hurst, L.D. and Duret, L. (2005) Bioinformatics with a French accent. Genome Biology 6 349


Hurst, L.D. (2002) Detecting recent selection. Trends in Genetics 18 617-618


Hurst, L.D. (2002) The Ka/Ks ratio: diagnosing the form of sequence evolution. Trends in Genetics 18 486-487


Hurst, L.D. (2000) Crossing over a boundary.  Trends in Genetics 16 542


Hurst, L.D. (2000) Life without sex. Trends in Genetics 16 338


Hurst, L.D. and Eyre-Walker, A. (2000) Evolutionary genomics: reading the bands. BioEssays 22, 105-107


Pomiankowski, A and Hurst, L.D. (1999) Driving sexual preference.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution  14 425-426


Hurst, L.D. and Randerson, J.P.(1999) An eXceptional chromosome.  Trends in Genetics 15 383-385


Smith, N.G.C., Knight, R. and Hurst, L.D. (1999) Vertebrate genome evolution: a slow shuffle or a  big bang?  BioEssays 21 697-703


Freeland, S. J. and Hurst, L.D. (1997) Curious sex ratios and cytoplasmic genes.  Resonance  2 68-78


Marrow, P., Johnstone, R.A., Hurst, L.D. (1996) Riding the evolutionary streetcar: where population genetics and game theory meet. Trends in Ecology and Evolution  11 445-446


Hurst, L.D. and McVean, G.T. (1996) A difficult phase for introns-early.  Current Biology  6 533-536


Hurst, L.D.  (1995) The silence of the genes. Current Biology  5 459-461


Hurst, G.D.D., Hurst, L.D. and Majerus, M.E.N. (1993) Altering sex ratios: the games microbes play.  BioEssays  15  695-697


Hurst, L.D. and Vollrath, F. (1992) Sex ratio adjustment in solitary and social spiders.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution  7  326-327


Hurst, L.D., Hamilton, W.D. and Ladle, R. (1992) Covert sex. Trends in Ecology and Evolution  7 144-145


Hurst, L.D. (1992) Sociable beetles. Nature  356 111


Hurst, L.D. and Grafen, A. (1990) Sex and flagellation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution  5 419-421



SCIENTIFIC JOURNALISM (POPULAR)


Hurst, L.D. and Huminiecki, L. (2016) Why is the X chromosome so odd? The Conversation.


Chamary, J-V. and Hurst, L.D. (2009) The price of silent mutations. Scientific American 300 (6), 34-41


Hurst, L.D. (2008) What would Darwin have made of the Human Genome Project? Guardian, Feb 9th 2008


Freeland, S.  and Hurst, L.D.  (2004) Der raffinierte code des lebens.  Spektrum der Wissenshaft 07/04 86-93


Freeland, S.  and Hurst, L.D.  (2004) Evolution encoded. Scientific American 290 84-91


Randerson, J. P. and Hurst, L.D. (2002) Parasitic sex puppeteers.  Scientific American 286 56-61


Hurst, L.D. and O'Donnell, I. (1993) Loading the dice.  The Economist 7816 105


Ladle, R., Crook, A. and Hurst, L.D. (1992) Honey I ate the kids. New Scientist  1838  17


Hurst, L.D. and May, K. (1991) And only man is vile.  The Economist   320 33


Ladle, R., Hurst, L.D.  and Johnstone, R. (1991) Cannibals eat their way to an early death. New Scientist 1723 23