Kevin McCracken

Associate Professor

  • 1709 Citations
19952019
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ducks Agriculture & Biology
Ducks Medicine & Life Sciences
Anas Agriculture & Biology
waterfowl Agriculture & Biology
gene flow Earth & Environmental Sciences
mitochondrial DNA Earth & Environmental Sciences
divergence Earth & Environmental Sciences
Gene Flow Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1995 2019

  • 1709 Citations
  • 80 Article

Convergent evolution on the hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) pathway genes EGLN1 and EPAS1 in high-altitude ducks

Graham, A. M. & McCracken, K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Heredity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ducks
Exons
Genes
South America
Transcriptional Activation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Migration-selection balance drives genetic differentiation in genesassociatedwithhigh-altitude function in the speckled teal (Anas flavirostris) in the andes

Graham, A. M., Lavretsky, P., Muñoz-Fuentes, V., Green, A. J., Wilson, R. E. & McCracken, K., Jan 1 2018, In : Genome Biology and Evolution. 10, 1, p. 14-32 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anas
genetic differentiation
genetic variation
Gene Flow
gene flow

Neutral and functionally important genes shed light on phylogeography and the history of high-altitude colonization in a widespread New World duck

Lozano-Jaramillo, M., McCracken, K. & Cadena, C. D., Jul 1 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, 13, p. 6515-6528 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxyura jamaicensis
phylogeography
ducks
colonization
history
1 Citations (Scopus)

Respiratory mechanics and morphology of Tibetan and Andean high-altitude geese with divergent life histories

York, J. M., Scadeng, M., McCracken, K. & Milsom, W. K., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 221, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Respiratory Mechanics
Geese
geese
mechanics
breathing
1 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of a pulse oximetry system for high-altitude waterfowl by examining the hypoxia responses of the andean goose (Chloephaga melanoptera)

Ivy, C. M., York, J. M., Lague, S. L., Chua, B. A., Alza, L., McCracken, K., Milsom, W. K. & Scott, G. R., May 1 2018, In : Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 91, 3, p. 859-867 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geese
Oximetry
Birds
waterfowl
geese