Dr Araxi Urrutia




Total citations: 1054

Articles with over 100 citations: 3

Articles with over 50 citations: 6

H index: 8


Publication list (pdfs available from Research Gate)

Chen L, Bush SJ, Tovar-Corona JM, Castillo-Morales A, Urrutia AO. 2014. Correcting for differential transcript coverage reveals a strong relationship between alternative splicing and organism complexity. Molecular Biology and Evolution 10.1093/molbev/msu083 .

Castillo-Morales A, Monzon-Sandoval J, Urrutia AO and Gutierrez H. 2014. Increased encephalization in mammalian species is associated with size variations in gene families with cell signalling and immune-related functions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20132428

Bush SJ, Castillo-Morales A, Tovar-Corona JM, Chen L, Kover PX and Urrutia AO. 2013. Exon presence/absence variation in A. thaliana is primarily associated with genomic signatures consistent with relaxed selective constraints. Molecular Biology and Evolution doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst166.

Zhang Y, Castillo-Morales A, Jiang M, Hu L, Urrutia AO, Kong X, Hurst LD. 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 doi:10.1093/molbev/mst148.

Wu XM, Tronholm A, Fernandez Caceres E, Tovar-Corona MJ, Chen L, Urrutia AO, Hurst LD. 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. Genome Biology and Evolution doi: 10.1093/gbe/evt115.

Chen L, Tovar-Corona JM and Urrutia AO. 2012. Alternative splicing: a potential source of functional innovation in the eukaryotic genome. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology 12: ID 596274.

Chen L, Tovar-Corona JM and Urrutia AO. 2011. Increased levels of noisy splicing in cancers, but not for oncogene-derived transcripts. Human Molecular Genetics doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddr370.

Gutierrez H, Castillo A, Monzon J and Urrutia AO. 2011. Protein amino acid composition: a genomic signature of encephalization in mammals. PLoSONE 6(11): e27261.

Urrutia-Odabachian A. and Urrutia-Fucugauchi J. 2011 Early peopleling of the Americas. Book chapter in Quaternary. National University of Mexico. [Spanish]

Urrutia AO, Balladares Ocaņa L and Hurst LD. 2008. Do Alu repeats shape the primate transcriptome? Genome Biology, 9(2):R25. [21 citations]

Batada NN, Urrutia AO and Hurst LD. 2007. Chromatin remodelling is a major source of co-expression of linked genes in yeast. Trends in Genetics, 23: 480-484. [46 citations]

Parmley JL, Urrutia AO, Potrzebowski L, Kaessmann H and Hurst LD. 2007. Splicing and the evolution of proteins in mammals. PLoS Biology, 5, e14. [53 citations]

Urrutia AO and Hurst LD 2005. Identifying Selection Signatures in Mammalian Genes Through the Analysis of Patterns of Gene Expression. Book chapter in SAGE: Current Technologies and Applications. Ed. SM Wang. Horizon Bioscience.

Lercher MJ, Urrutia AO, Pavlicek A and Hurst LD. 2003. A unification of mosaic structures in the human genome. Human Molecular  Genetics 12: 2411-5 [95 citations]

Urrutia AO and Hurst LD. 2003. The signature of selection mediated by expression on human genes. Genome Research 13: 2260-4. [166 citations].

Lercher MJ, Urrutia AO and Hurst LD. 2003. Evidence That the Human X Chromosome Is Enriched for Male-Specific but not Female-Specific Genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 20: 1113-6 [80 citations].

Lercher MJ*, Urrutia AO* (*co-first authors) and Hurst LD. 2002. Clustering of housekeeping genes provides a unified model of gene order in the human genome. Nature Genetics 31: 180-183. [445 citations].

Urrutia AO and Hurst LD. 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 [100 citations].

Chen L, Bush SJ, Tovar-Corona JM, Castillo-Morales A, Urrutia AO. The relationship between alternative splicing and organism complexity in eukaryotic genomes. Submitted.

Castillo-Morales A, Monzon-Sandoval J, Urrutia AO and Gutierrez H. Cell longevity associated genes: a transcriptional signature of post-mitotic maintenance in neural and non-neural tissues. Submitted.

Bush SJ, Kover PX, Urrutia AO. Exon-intron junction conservation in A. thaliana affects the rate of protein evolution, partially explaining its relationship with expression levels. Submitted.

Published reviewers comments

Urrutia AO. Reviewer comments in: RaoYS et al. 2010. Selection for the compactness of highly expressed genes in Gallus gallus. Biology Direct 5:35.