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Eriksson T., Lundberg M., Töpel M., Östensson P., Smedmark P. E. E. (2015) Sibbaldia: a molecular phylogenetic study of a remarkably polyphyletic genus in Rosaceae. Plant Systematics and Evolution. Volume 301, Issue 1 (2015), Page 171-184 doi: 10.1007/s00606-014-1063-3.
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Mats Töpel, Maria Fernanda Calió, Alexander Zizka, Ruud Scharn, Daniele Silvestro, Alexandre Antonelli (2014) SpeciesGeoCoder: Fast categorisation of species occurrences for analyses of biodiversity, biogeography, ecology and evolution. Biorxiv preprint. doi:

Antonelli A, Condamine FL, Hettling H, Nilsson K, Nilsson RH, Oxelman B, Sanderson MJ, Sauquet H, Scharn R, Silvestro D, Töpel M, Vos RA. (2014) SUPERSMART: ecology and evolution in the era of big data. PeerJ PrePrints 2:e501v1

Kasmati A.R., Töpel M., Khan N.Z, Patel R., Ling Q., Karim S., Aronsson H., Jarvis P. (2013) Evolutionary, molecular and genetic analyses of Tic22 homologues in Arabidopsis thaliana chloroplasts. PLoS One May 13;8(5):e63863. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063863.
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Töpel M. Antonelli A. Yesson C. Eriksen B. (2012) Past Climate Change and Plant Evolution in western North America: A Case Study in Rosaceae. PLoS ONE 7(12): e50358. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050358.
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Bertrand, Y., Töpel, M., Elväng, A., Melik, W., Johansson M. (2012) First Dating of a Recombination Event in Mammalian Tick-borne Flaviviruses. PLoS ONE 7(2): e31981. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031981
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Töpel, M., Ling Q. and Jarvis, P. (2012) Neofunctionalization within the Omp85 protein superfamily during chloroplast evolution. Plant Signaling and Behaviour. 7:2.
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Töpel, M., Lundberg, M., Eriksson, T., and Eriksen, B. (2011) Molecular data and ploidal levels indicate several putative allopolyploidization events in the genus Potentilla (Rosaceae). PLOS Currents: Tree of Life 3:RRN1237.

Töpel, M., and Jarvis, P. (2011) The Tic20 gene family: phylogenetic analysis and evolutionary considerations. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 6:7.
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Kasmati A.R., Töpel M., Patel R., Murtaza G. and Jarvis P. (2011) Molecular and genetic analyses of Tic20 homologues in Arabidopsis thaliana chloroplasts. The Plant Journal. 66:5. 877-889.
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Lundberg M., Töpel M., Eriksen B., Nylander J.A. and Eriksson T. (2009) Allopolyploidy in Fragariinae (Rosaceae): comparing four DNA sequence regions, with comments on classification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 51(2). 269-280.
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Ryberg M., Nilsson H. R., Kristiansson E., Töpel M., Jacobsson S. and Larsson E. (2008) Mining metadata from unidentified ITS sequences in GenBank: a case study in Inocybe (Basidiomycota). BMC Evolutionary Biology. 8:50.
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Aronsson H., Boij P., Patel R., Wardle A., Töpel M. and Jarvis P. (2007) Toc64/OEP64 is not essential for the efficient import of proteins into chloroplasts in Arabidopsis thaliana. The Plant Journal 52: 53-68.
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Eriksen B. & Töpel M. (2006) Molecular phylogeography and hybridization in members of the circumpolar Potentilla sect. Niveae (Rosaceae). American Journal of Botany 93(3): 460-469.
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  • Antonelli A, Mats Töpel, Silvestro D, Nilsson H, Oxelman B, Sjökvist E, Nylander J, Bacon C, Jaramillo C, Sanderson M. Informatics for Phylogenetics, Evolution, and Biodiversity. iEvoBio 10-11 July 2012, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Töpel, M. Phylogenetic and phyloclimatic inference of the evolution of Potentilleae (Rosaceae). 2010. PhD thesies. pdf
  • Töpel, M., Eriksen, B., Ertter, B., Antonelli, A. Rapid radiation of the draught-adapted ivesioid Potentilleae (Rosaceae) correlates with the Sierra Nevada uplift and subsequent climate change. Botany & Mycology 2009, Snowbird, Utha.
  • Eriksen, B., Töpel, M., Jernström, L., Yesson, C. Genetic and niche analysis of Alnus viridis (Betulaceae) provide evidence for mutiple refugia in Beringia. Botany & Mycology 2009, Snowbird, Utha.
  • Eriksen, B., Töpel, M., Elven, R. and Solstad H. (2005) Migration and evolution of arctic plants in response to past climate change. In S. Rickberg [ed.], Swedish Polar Research Secretariat Yearbook 2005. Polarforskningssekretariatet, Stockholm.
  • Oxelman, B., Rautenberg, A., Thollesson, M., Larsson, A., Frajman, B., Eggens, F., Petri, A., Töpel, M., Brandtberg-Falkman, A. 2011.
    Sileneae taxonomy and systematics.