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Xiaobo YU

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                 ELLIOTT, D., J. MAISEY, Xiaobo Yu and D. MIAO (eds) 2010 . Morphology, Phylogeny and Paleobiogeography of Fossil Fishes - Honoring Meemann Chang. (Click here to view publisher book flyer). 472. Verlag Dr. F. Pfeil, Munich, Germany.

                 Xiaobo YU, M. ZHU, and W. ZHAO. 2010. The origin and diversification of osteicthyans and sarcopterygians - rare Chinese fossil findings advance research on key evolutionary issues. (Click here to view full text). Bulletin of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2010: 71-75.

                 ZHU, Min, and Xiaobo YU 2009. Stem sarcopterygians have primitive polybasal fin articulation. (Click here to view Abstract). Biology Letters, 5(3): 372-375.

                  ZHU, Min, and Xiaobo YU 2007. Chapter 5 “Intellectual History of Paleontology” (Click here to view book summary and list of chapter content in Chinese). pp.149-185. In Xu, G.Z. ed. Intellectual History of Earth Sciences 619pp. Human Education Press, China. 

                 ZHU, Min, Xiaobo YU, W. WANG, W. ZHAO and L. JIA 2006. A primitive fish reveals origin of cosmin in basal sarcopterygians (Click here to view Abstract). Nature, 441: 77-80 (May 4). 

                  ZHU, Min and Xiaobo YU 2004. Lower jaw character transitions among major sarcopterygian groups - a survey based on new materials from Yunnan, China. pp.269-284. In Recent Advances in the Origin and Early Radiation of Vertebrates (Click here to view publisher's site - click inside button on publisher site for Paleontology to view book cover and summary). eds. G. Arratia, M. Wilson & R. Cloutier. Verlag Dr. F. Pfeil, Berlin.

                  ZHU, Min and Xiaobo YU 2002. A primitive close to the common ancestor of lungfish and tetrapods (Click to view Abstract). Nature, 418: 767-770 (August 15).

                 ZHU, Min, Xiaobo YU and Per AHLBERG. 2001. A primitive sarcopterygian fish with an eyestalk (Click here to view Abstract). Nature, 410: 81-84 (March 1).

                 ZHU, Min, Xiaobo YU and Philippe JANVIER 1999. A primitive fossil fish sheds light on the origin of bony fishes. (Click here to view Abstract). Nature, 379: 607-610 (18 February).

                 ZHU, Min and Xiaobo YU 1999. Evolutionary-Developmental Biology: a new hybrid discipline for studying the origin of biodiversity. Kexue ("Science") 51(5):14-18. (in Chinese with English abstract). 

                 YU, Xiaobo 1998. A new porolepiform-like fish, psarolepis romeri, gen. et sp. nov. (Sarcopterygii, Osteichthyes) from the lower devonian of yunnan, china.. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 18:261-274.China. 

                 BAKER, Richard, Xiaobo YU and Rob DeSalle 1998. Assessing the relative contribution of molecular and morphological characters in simultaneous analysis trees.. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution, 9:427-36.

                 CHANG, Mee-mann and Xiaobo YU 1997. Re-examination of the relationship of Middle Devonian osteolepids - fossil characters and their interpretations. American Museum Novitates, 3189:1-20.

                 FAN, Wuhang and Xiaobo YU 1995. (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.

                 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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