Kevin McCracken

Associate Professor

  • 1739 Citations
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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
Gene Flow Medicine & Life Sciences
divergence Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1995 2019

  • 1739 Citations
  • 84 Article

Control of breathing and respiratory gas exchange in high-altitude ducks native to the Andes

Ivy, C. M., Lague, S. L., York, J. M., Chua, B. A., Alza, L., Cheek, R., Dawson, N. J., Frappell, P. B., McCracken, K., Milsom, W. K. & Scott, G. R., Apr 1 2019, In : The Journal of experimental biology. 222

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
pulmonary gas exchange
respiratory gases
gas exchange

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

South America
Transcriptional Activation

ddRAD-seq data reveal significant genome-wide population structure and divergent genomic regions that distinguish the mallard and close relatives in North America

Lavretsky, P., DaCosta, J. M., Sorenson, M. D., McCracken, K. & Peters, J. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Molecular ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Chromosomes
Gene Flow
Anas platyrhynchos
sex chromosomes

Identifying hybrids & the genomics of hybridization: Mallards & American black ducks of Eastern North America

Lavretsky, P., Janzen, T. & McCracken, K., Mar 1 2019, In : Ecology and Evolution. 9, 6, p. 3470-3490 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Anas platyrhynchos
nucleic acid hybridization

down feather structure varies between low‐ and high‐altitude torrent ducks (Merganetta armata) in the Andes

Cheek, R. G., Alza, L. & McCracken, K., Jan 1 2018, In : Ornitologia Neotropical. 29, p. 27-35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

down (feathers)