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Xiaobo YU

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                ZHU, Min and Xiaobo YU (in press). Lower jaw character transitions among major sarcopterygian groups - a survey based on new materials from Yunnan, China. In Recent Advances in the Origin and Early Radiation of Vertebrates. eds. G. Arratia, M. Wilson & R. Cloutier. Verlag Dr. F. Pfeil, Berlin.
                ZHU, Min and Xiaobo YU. A primitive close to the common ancestor of lungfish and tetrapods (Click to view Nature Abstract).Nature, 418: 767-770 (August 15), 2002.
                ZHU, Min, Xiaobo YU and Per AHLBERG. A primitive sarcopterygian fish with an eyestalk (Click to view Nature Abstract). Nature, 410: 81-84 (March 1), 2001.
                ZHU, Min, Xiaobo YU and Philippe JANVIER. A primitive fossil fish sheds light on the origin of bony fishes. (Click to view Nature Abstract).Nature, 379: 607-610 (18 February), 1999.
                ZHU, Min and Xiaobo YU. Evolutionary-Developmental Biology: a new hybrid discipline for studying the origin of biodiversity."Science" (a Chinese bimonthly science journal)(Click to see text in Chinese), 51(5):14-18, 1999. (in Chinese with English abstract)
                YU, Xiaobo. A new porolepiform-like fish, psarolepis romeri, gen. et sp. nov. (Sarcopterygii, Osteichthyes) from the lower devonian of yunnan, china. (Click to view JVP Abstract). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 18:261-274, 1998.
                BAKER, Richard, Xiaobo YU and Rob DeSalle. Assessing the relative contribution of molecular and morphological characters in simultaneous analysis trees. (Click to see Abstract). Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution, 9:427-36, 1998.
                CHANG, Mee-mann and Xiaobo YU. Re-examination of the relationship of Middle Devonian osteolepids - fossil characters and their interpretations. American Museum Novitates, 3189:1-20, 1997.
                FAN, Wuhang and Xiaobo YU. (Chapter contributions) Yeast Artificial Chromosome (YAC) vector, Screening of DNA libraries, Liposome-mediate transfection, Transient expression in mammalian cells with Vaccinia VTF7-3, Mini-scale preparation of bacterial plasmid DNA, Large-prep of plasmid DNA by PEG precipitation, Isolation of YAC DNA, Extraction of genomic DNA from mammalian cells, Membrane protein extraction, Preparing cell lysate forprotein detection, Immunoprecipitation, and Western blotting. In Practical Protocols in Molecular Biology, ed. Y. Li and Y. Zhao, Science Press, Beijing and New York, 312 pp. 1995.
                CHANG, Mee-mann, Xiaobo YU and Yu LIU. Studies of Early Vertebrate Fossils of China. In Advances in Science of China: Earth Sciences (G. Tu ,ed.). pp. 87-119. Science Press, Beijing; John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1985.
                CHANG, Mee-mann and Xiaobo YU. Structure and significance of Diabolichthys speratus gen. et sp. nov., an early Devonian lungfish associated with Youngolepis from eastern Yunnan, China. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. , 107(3):171-184, 1984.
                CHANG, Mee-mann, Minchen CHOW and Xiaobo YU (eds). Translated Papers on Cladistics. Science Press, Beijing, 209 pp.1983 (In Chinese).



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