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J.N. Volff

Physiologische Chemie I

Biozentrum der Universität Würzburg



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  • Physiologische Chemie I, Biozentrum der Universität Würzburg, Germany. 1998 - 2006
  • Physiologische Chemie I, Biofuture Research Group 'Evolutionary Fish Genomics', Biozentrum, University of Würzburg, Germany. 2003
  • Biocenter, University of Würzburg, Germany. 1999


  1. Turning junk into gold: domestication of transposable elements and the creation of new genes in eukaryotes. Volff, J.N. Bioessays (2006) [Pubmed]
  2. Genome evolution and biodiversity in teleost fish. Volff, J.N. Heredity (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. Retroelement dynamics and a novel type of chordate retrovirus-like element in the miniature genome of the tunicate Oikopleura dioica. Volff, J.N., Lehrach, H., Reinhardt, R., Chourrout, D. Mol. Biol. Evol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  4. Medaka dmY/dmrt1Y is not the universal primary sex-determining gene in fish. Volff, J.N., Kondo, M., Schartl, M. Trends Genet. (2003) [Pubmed]
  5. Evolution of signal transduction by gene and genome duplication in fish. Volff, J.N., Schartl, M. J. Struct. Funct. Genomics (2003) [Pubmed]
  6. The Xmrk oncogene can escape nonfunctionalization in a highly unstable subtelomeric region of the genome of the fish Xiphophorus. Volff, J.N., Körting, C., Froschauer, A., Zhou, Q., Wilde, B., Schultheis, C., Selz, Y., Sweeney, K., Duschl, J., Wichert, K., Altschmied, J., Schartl, M. Genomics (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. Diversity of retrotransposable elements in compact pufferfish genomes. Volff, J.N., Bouneau, L., Ozouf-Costaz, C., Fischer, C. Trends Genet. (2003) [Pubmed]
  8. Evolutionary dynamics of the DM domain gene family in metazoans. Volff, J.N., Zarkower, D., Bardwell, V.J., Schartl, M. J. Mol. Evol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  9. Sex determination and sex chromosome evolution in the medaka, Oryzias latipes, and the platyfish, Xiphophorus maculatus. Volff, J.N., Schartl, M. Cytogenet. Genome Res. (2002) [Pubmed]
  10. Jule from the fish Xiphophorus is the first complete vertebrate Ty3/Gypsy retrotransposon from the Mag family. Volff, J.N., Körting, C., Altschmied, J., Duschl, J., Sweeney, K., Wichert, K., Froschauer, A., Schartl, M. Mol. Biol. Evol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  11. Evolution and discontinuous distribution of Rex3 retrotransposons in fish. Volff, J.N., Körting, C., Meyer, A., Schartl, M. Mol. Biol. Evol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  12. Non-LTR retrotransposons encoding a restriction enzyme-like endonuclease in vertebrates. Volff, J.N., Körting, C., Froschauer, A., Sweeney, K., Schartl, M. J. Mol. Evol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  13. Fish retroposons related to the Penelope element of Drosophila virilis define a new group of retrotransposable elements. Volff, J.N., Hornung, U., Schartl, M. Mol. Genet. Genomics (2001) [Pubmed]
  14. Variability of genetic sex determination in poeciliid fishes. Volff, J.N., Schartl, M. Genetica (2001) [Pubmed]
  15. A new beginning with new ends: linearisation of circular chromosomes during bacterial evolution. Volff, J.N., Altenbuchner, J. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. (2000) [Pubmed]
  16. Multiple lineages of the non-LTR retrotransposon Rex1 with varying success in invading fish genomes. Volff, J.N., Körting, C., Schartl, M. Mol. Biol. Evol. (2000) [Pubmed]
  17. The non-LTR retrotransposon Rex3 from the fish Xiphophorus is widespread among teleosts. Volff, J.N., Körting, C., Sweeney, K., Schartl, M. Mol. Biol. Evol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  18. Genetic instability of the Streptomyces chromosome. Volff, J.N., Altenbuchner, J. Mol. Microbiol. (1998) [Pubmed]
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