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Peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters.

22.- Posadas-García, Y.S. & Espinosa-Soto, C. (2022). Early effects of gene duplication on the robustness and phenotypic variability of gene regulatory networks. BMC Bioinformatics. 23, 509.

21.- Hernández, U. Posadas-Vidales, L., & Espinosa-Soto, C. (2022). On the effects of the modularity of gene regulatory networks on phenotypic variability and its association with robustness. BioSystems. 212, 104586.

20.- Espinosa‐Soto, C., Hernández, U., & Posadas‐García, Y. S. (2021). Recombination facilitates genetic assimilation of new traits in gene regulatory networks. Evolution & Development, 23, 459–473.

19.- Alvarez‐Buylla, E. R., García‐Ponce, B., Sánchez, M. de la P., Espinosa-Soto, C., García‐Gómez, M. L., Piñeyro‐Nelson, A., & Garay‐Arroyo, A. (2019). MADS‐box genes underground becoming mainstream: plant root developmental mechanisms. New Phytologist, 223(3), 1143–1158.


18.- Espinosa-Soto, C. (2018). On the role of sparseness in the evolution of modularity in gene regulatory networks. PLOS Computational Biology, 14, e1006172.


17.- Galicia-Mendoza, I., Sanmartín-Villar, I., Espinosa-Soto, C., & Cordero-Rivera, A. (2017). Male biased sex ratio reduces the fecundity of one of three female morphs in a polymorphic damselfly. Behavioral Ecology, 28(4), 1183–1194.


16- Espinosa-Soto, C. (2016). Selection for distinct gene expression properties favours the evolution of mutational robustness in gene regulatory networks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29, 2321–2333.


15.- Espinosa-Soto, C. (2014). Evolution of modularity. In M. Benítez, O. Miramontes, & A. Valiente-Banuet (Eds.), Frontiers in Ecology, Evolution and Complexity (pp. 205–212). Mexico, D.F.: CopIt-arXives, Editora C3.


14.- Espinosa-Soto, C., Immink, R. G. H., Angenent, G. C., Alvarez-Buylla, E. R., & de Folter, S. (2014). Tetramer formation in Arabidopsis MADS domain proteins: analysis of a protein-protein interaction network. BMC Systems Biology, 8(1), 9.


13.- Azpeitia, E., Benítez, M., Padilla-Longoria, P., Espinosa-Soto, C., & Alvarez-Buylla, E. R. (2011). Dynamic network-based epistasis analysis: boolean examples. Frontiers in Plant Science, 2(December), 92.


12.- Alvarez-Buylla, E. R., Benítez, M., & Espinosa-Soto, C. (2011). Mutually reinforcing patterning mechanisms. Nature Reviews. Molecular Cell Biology, 12(8), 533.


11.- Espinosa-Soto, C., Martin, O. C., & Wagner, A. (2011). Phenotypic robustness can increase phenotypic variability after non-genetic perturbations in gene regulatory circuits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24, 1284–1297.


10.- Espinosa-Soto, C., Martin, O. C., & Wagner, A. (2011). Phenotypic plasticity can facilitate adaptive evolution in gene regulatory circuits. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11, 5.


9.- Espinosa-Soto, C., & Wagner, A. (2010). Specialization can drive the evolution of modularity. PLoS Computational Biology, 6(3), e1000719.


8.- Alvarez-Buylla, E. R., Balleza, E., Benítez, M., Espinosa-Soto, C., & Padilla-Longoria, P. (2008). Gene regulatory network models: a dynamic and integrative approach to development. SEB Experimental Biology Series, 61.


7.- Álvarez-Buylla, E. R., Chaos, Á., Aldana, M., Benítez, M., Cortes-Poza, Y., Espinosa-Soto, C., … Padilla-Longoria, P. (2008). Floral morphogenesis: Stochastic explorations of a gene network epigenetic landscape. PLoS ONE, 3(11).


6.- Benítez, M., Espinosa-Soto, C., Padilla-Longoria, P., & Alvarez-Buylla, E. R. (2008). Interlinked nonlinear subnetworks underlie the formation of robust cellular patterns in Arabidopsis epidermis: A dynamic spatial model. BMC Systems Biology, 2, 1–16.


5.- Alvarez-Buylla, E. R., Benítez, M., & Espinosa-Soto, C. (2007). Phenotypic evolution is restrained by complex developmental processes. HFSP Journal, 1(2), 99–103.


4.- Benítez, M., Espinosa-Soto, C., Padilla-Longoria, P., Díaz, J., & Alvarez-Buylla, E. R. (2007). Equivalent genetic regulatory networks in different contexts recover contrasting spatial cell patterns that resemble those in Arabidopsis root and leaf epidermis: A dynamic model. International Journal of Developmental Biology, 51(2), 139–155.


3.- Alvarez-Buylla, E. R., Benítez, M., Dávila, E. B., Chaos, A., Espinosa-Soto, C., & Padilla-Longoria, P. (2007). Gene regulatory network models for plant development. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 10(1), 83–91.


2.- Chaos, Á., Aldana, M., Espinosa-Soto, C., De León, B. G. P., Arroyo, A. G., & Alvarez-Buylla, E. R. (2006). From genes to flower patterns and evolution: Dynamic models of gene regulatory networks. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, 25(4), 278–289.


1.- Espinosa-Soto, C., Padilla-Longoria, P., & Alvarez-Buylla, E. R. (2004). A gene regulatory network model for cell-fate determination during Arabidopsis thaliana flower development that is robust and recovers experimental gene expression profiles. Plant Cell, 16(November), 2923–2939.

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