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List of monographs and chapters from collective monographs for 2002-2006:
  1. Aniskin V.M. Contribution to the Order Rodentia. In: Atlas of Mammalian Chromosomes (S.J. O'Brien, J.C. Menninger, W.G. Nash, eds), Wiley-Liss, A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006. Pub-lication (by AniskinV.M.) pp. 192-195, 223-224, 231-236, 263, 294-299, 309, 335-340.
  2. Sher, A. and Kuzmina, S. Beetle records: Late Pleistoceme of Northern Asia. Encyclopedia of Quaternary Sciences. S. Elias (Ed.), Elsevier, 2007, vol.1, 246-267.

Complete list of the articles in reviewed Russian and foreign journals for 2002-2006:
  1. Dobigny G., Aniskin V., Volobouev V. Explosive chromosome evolution and speciation in the gerbil genus Taterillus (Rodentia, Gerbillinae): a case of two new cryptic species. //Cytogenet. Genome Res. 2002. V. 96. №1-4. P. 117-124.
  2. Granjon L., Aniskin V.M., Volobouev V., Sicard B. Sand-dwellers in rocky habitats: a new species of Gerbillus (Mammalia: Rodentia) from Mali. // J. Zool., Lond. 2002. V. 256. P. 181-190.
  3. Hundertmark K.J., Shields G.F., Udina I.G., Bowyer A.A., Danilkin A.A., Schwartz C.C. Mitochondrial phylogeography of moose (Alces alces): late Pleistocene divergence and population expansion // Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 2002. Vol. 22, N 3. P. 375-387.
  4. Kuznetsov G.V., Kulikov E.E., Petrov N.V., Ivanova N.V., Lomov A.A., Kholodova M.V., Poltaraus A.B. Mitochondrial 12S r DNA Sequence Relationships suggest that the enigmatic bovid "Linh Duong" - Pseudonovibos spiralis. Molec. Phylogenetic and Evolution, 2002, №1: 91 - 94.
  5. Kuznetsova M.V. Kholodova M.V. Molecular Support for the Placement of Saiga and Pro-capra in Antilopinae (Artiodactyla, Bovidae). Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 2002, V. 9, № 4, pp. 271-280.
  6. Volobouev V.T., Aniskin V.M., Lecompte E., Ducroz J.-F. Patterns of karyotype evolution in complexes of sibling species within tree genera of African murid rodents inferred from the comparison of cytogenetic and molecular data. // Cytogenet. Genome Res. 2002. V. 96. №1-4. P. 261-275.
  7. Volobouev V.T., Ducroz J.-F., Aniskin V.M., Britton-Davidian J., Castiglia R., Dobigny G., Granjon L., Lombard M., Corti M., Sicard B., Capanna E. Chromosomal characterization of Arvicanthis species (Rodentia, Murinae) from western and central Africa: implications for taxonomy. // Cytogenet. Genome Res. 2002. V.96. №1-4. P.250-260.
  8. Dobigny G., Granjon L., Aniskin V., Ba K., Volobouev V. A new sibling species of Taterillus (Muridae, Gerbillinae) from West Africa. // Mamm. biol. 2003. V. 68. P. 299-316.
  9. Polyakov A.V., Volobouev V.T., Aniskin V.M., Zima J., Searle J.B., Borodin P.M. Altitudinal partitioning of two chromosome races of the common shrew (Sorex araneus) in West Siberia. // Mammalia. 2003. V. 67. №2. P. 201-207.
  10. Hubberten, H.W. Andreev, A., Astakhov, V.I., Demidov, I., Dowdeswell, J.A., Henriksen, M., Hjort, Ch., Houmark-Nielsen, M., Jakobsson, M., Kuzmina, S., Larsen, E., Lunkka, J.P., Lysa, A., Mangerud, J., Moller, P., Saarnisto, M., Schirrmeister, L., Sher, A.V., Siegert, Ch., Siegert, M.J., & Svendsen, J.I. The periglacial climate and environment in Northern Eurasia during the Last Glaciation. Quaternary Science Reviews, 2004. 23, 1333-1357.
  11. Lavrenchenko L.A., Verheyen E., Potapov S.G., Lebedev V.S., Bulatova N.S., Aniskin V.M., Verheyen W.N., Ryskov A.P. Divergent and reticulate processes in evolution of Ethiopian Lophuromys flavopunctatus species complex: evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA differentiation patterns. // Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 2004. V.83. N3. P. 301-316.
  12. Gaubert P., Aniskin V.M., Dunham A.E., Cremiere C., Volobouev V. Karyotype of the rare Johnston`s genet Genetta johnstoni (Viveridae) and a reassessment of chromosomal characterization among congeneric species. // Acta Theriologica. 2004. V.49. N4. P. 457-464.
  13. Shapiro, B., Drummond, A.J., Rambaut, A., Wilson, M.C., Matheus, P.E., Sher, A.V., Pybus, O.G., Gilbert, M.T.P., Barnes, I., Binladen, J., Willerslev, E., Hansen, A.J., Baryshnikov, G.F., Burns, J.A., Davydov, S., Driver, J.C., Froese, D.G., Harington, C.R., Keddie, G., Kosintsev, P., Kunz, M.L., Martin, L.D., Stephenson, R.O., Storer, J., Tedford, R., Zimov, S., & Cooper, A. Rise and fall of the Beringian steppe Bison. Science, 2004, 306, 1561-1565.
  14. Dobigny G., Aniskin V., Granjon L., Cornette R., Volobouev V. Recent radiation in West African Taterillus (Rodentia, Gerbillinae): the concerted role of chromosome and climatic changes. // Heredity. 2005. V.95. P.358-368.
  15. Lister, A.M., Sher, A.V., van Essen, H., & Wei, G. The pattern and process of mammoth evolution in Eurasia. Quaternary International, 2005, 126-128, 49-64.
  16. Sher, A.V., Kuzmina, S.A., Kuznetsova, T.V., & Sulerzhitsky, L.D. New insights into the Weichselian environment and climate of the Eastern-Siberian Arctic, derived from fossil in-sects, plants, and mammals. Quaternary Science Reviews, 2005. 24, 533-569.
  17. Weinstock, J., Bravi, C., Ho, S.Y.W., Martin, L., Prieto, A., Rubenstein, D., Sher, A., Storer, J., Tong, W., Willerslev, E., & Cooper, A. Evolution of Plio-Pleistocene horses in the New World. PloS Biology, 2005, 3 (8) (e241) 1-7.
  18. Aniskin V.M., Benazzou T., Biltueva L., Dobigny G., Granjon L., Volobouev V. Unusually extensive karyotype reorganization in four congeneric Gerbillus species (Muridae: Gerbillinae). // Cytogenet. Genome Res. 2006. V.112. P. 131-140.
  19. Klempa B., Fichet-Calvet E., Lecompte E., Auste B., Aniskin V., Meisel H., Denys C., Koivogui L., ter Meulen J., Kruger D.H. Hantavirus in African wood mouse, Guinea. //Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2006. V.12. N 5. 838-840.
  20. Kuzmina, S., Sher, A.. Some features of the Holocene insect faunas of northeastern Siberia. Quaternary Science Reviews, 2006, 25 (15-16), 1790-1820.
  21. Lecompte E, Fichet-Calvet E., Daffis S., Koulemou K., Sylla O., Kourouma F., Dore A., Soropogui B., Aniskin V., Allali B., Kouassi Kan S., Lalis A., Koivogui L., Gunther S., De-nys C., ter Meulen J. Mastomys natalensis and Lassa Fever, West Africa.//Emerging Infec-tious Diseases. 2006. V.12. N 12. P. 1971-1974.
  22. Leonova O.G., Karajan B.P., Ivlev Y.F., Ivanova J.L., Popenko V.I. Nucleolar Apparatus in the Macronucleus of Didinium nasutum (Ciliata): EM and 3D Reconstruction. Protist, 2006, 157(4):391-400.

The list of best publications for 1997-2002:
  1. Sher, A.V. An Early Quaternary bison population from Untermassfeld: Bison menneri sp.nov. In: R.-D. Kahlke, Ed. Das Pleistozan von Untermassfeld bei Meiningen (Thuringen), Teil 1. Monographien des Romisch-Germanishen Zentralmuseums Mainz, 1997. Bd. 40, 1, S. 101-180.
  2. Aniskin V.M., Volobouev V.T. Comparative chromosome banding of two South American species of rice rats of the genus Oligoryzomys (Rodentia, Sigmodontinae). // Chromosome Research. 1999. V. 7. №7. P. 557-562.
  3. Fokin S. & Kuzyakin V. The Garganey in the former USSR. A compilation of life-history information. (Eds.: H.Kalchreuter & J.S.Kirby). Wetlands International Publication. Global Series 7. 2000. 51pp.
  4. Lister, A.M. and Sher, A.V. The origin and the evolution of the woolly mammoth. Sci-ence, 2001, 294, 1094-1097.

The list of textbooks, chapters from the textbooks and school-books for 2002-2006:
  1. Lancraft T., Frierson F., Sun E., Ivlev Yu. Interactions: Exploring the Functions of the Human Body , Regulation: The Nervous and Endocrine Systems. Wiley & Sons, NY, 2002. Educational software (
  2. Allen C., Harper V., Lancraft T., Ivlev Yu. PowerPhys (virtual physiological laboratory). Wiley & Sons, NY, 2006. Educational software (

The list of articles in other Russian and foreign scientific journals and collected articles, including the articles, published in proceedings of conferences:
  1. Kuzyakin V.A., Ulitin A.A. Census and resourses of the brown bear in Russia. II International Brown Bear Symposium Under aegis of CIC, Moscow, 3 - 6 Nov., 2002. pp. 28 - 33.
  2. Minaev A.N. Use of telemetry to study behavior of domesticated moose, Alces, 2002, actual issue in 2005, Supplement 2, 89-92.
  3. Sher, A., Kuzmina, S., Lisitsyna, O., Parmuzin, I., Demyankov, S. Paleoecological and perma-frost studies of Ice Complex in the Laptev Sea area (Bykovsky Peninsula). Berichte zur Polar- und Meeresforschung, 2002, 426, 94-107.
  4. Udina I.G., Danilkin A.A., Boeskorov G.G. Genetic diversity of moose (Alces alces L.) in Euroasia // I Workshop on inform. techn. applic. to problems of biodiversity and dynamics of ecosystem in North Euroasia. Новосибирск, 2002. С. 305-310.
  5. Potapova E.G. Morphological patterns and evolutionary pathways of the middle ear in dormice (Gliridae, Rodentia). //Trakya University Journ. of Scientific Research. Series B Natural and Applied Sciences T.U.J. Sci. Res. B, 2002, vol. 2, No 2, p. 159-170.
  6. Kuznetsova M.V. Phylogenetic history of the subfamily Caprinae (sheep, goats and their rela-tives). Proceedings of XII International congress "Genes, Gene Families and Isozymes". Medimond Int. Pros. 2003. p.277-283.
  7. Mironov A.D., Chistova T.Yu., Golubeva O.M., Danilkina L.L. Daily activity budget of wood lemming (Myopus schisticolor, Lill. Rodentia. Cricetidae). // Russian Journal of Theriology. // 2003. V. 2. № 2, 115-123.
  8. Pavlinov I.Ya., Potapova E.G. Cladistic analysis of the dormice genus Graphiurus Smuts, 1832 (Rodentia, Gliridae) with comments on evolution of its zygomasseteric construction and subgeneric taxonomy. Russian Journal of Theriology 2003.Vol. 2, N 1. P. 49-58.
  9. Sher, A., Kuzmina, S., Kiselyov, S. & Lister, A. Tundra-steppe environment in Arctic Siberia and the evolution of the woolly mammoth. Occasional Papers in Earth Sciences. Government of the Yukon Paleontology Program, 2003, 5, 136-142.
  10. Sher, A., Kuzmina, S., Kuznetsova, T., & Sulerzhitsky, L. Large mammals and climate of the East Siberian Shelf Land. In: Impacts of Late Quaternary climate change on Western Arctic shelf-lands: insights from the terrestrial mammal record. A Workshop convened at The International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska, May 19-21, 2003. 41-45.
  11. Kuznetsov G.V., Borissenko A.V. A new record of Tragulus versicolor (Artiodactyla, Ntagulidae) from Vietnam, and its sympatric occurrence with T. Konchil. // Russian J. Theriol., 2004 3 (1). P. 9 -13.
  12. Kuznetsova M.V. Populations of Cervus elaphus sibiricus and Cervus elaphus xanthopygus in Russia: state and dynamics. Symposium on Red Deer Taxonomy. Englmberg. Germany 2004. p. 57-64.
  13. Sipko T.P., Iolchiev B.S., Klenivitsii P.M., Abilov A.I., Strekozov N.I. The comparative characteristics of morphology of sex chromosomes of European bison Bison bonasus and cattle Bos taurus, using method of constructing the average optical structures // Proceeding of the Conference "European Bison Conservation" Mammal Research Institute PAS, Centre of Excellence BIOTER Bialowieza, 2004, P. 118-122.
  14. Sipko T.P., Kazmin V.D. Modern problems of European bison protection and their solution in Russia. // Proceeding of the Conference "European Bison Conservation" Mammal Research Institute PAS, Centre of Excellence BIOTER Bialowieza, 2004, P. 123-128.
  15. Sipko T.P., Strelchenko N.S., Adreeva L.V. Comparative karyotypes of European bison and domestic cattle. // Proceeding of the Conference "European Bison Conservation" Mammal Research Institute PAS, Centre of Excellence BIOTER Bialowieza, 2004, P. 129-134.
  16. Ushakova N.A. Two- Stage Process of Cultivation of Probiotic Bacillus Subtilis 8130 for Reception Biologically Active Feed Additives for Animals // II Moscow International Congress. Biotechnology: state of the art and prospects of development. Part 3. Biotechnology and Industry. Ed. G.E.Zaikov. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York. 2004. P.75-79.
  17. Bogomolova E.M., KurochkinYu.A., Minaev A.N. Home ranges and migrations of the Kostroma farm moose. Alces, 2002, Supplement 2, стр. 33-36.
  18. Bogomolova E.M., KurochkinYu.A., Minaev A.N. The study of moose behavior on the Kostroma moose farm. Alces, 2002, Supplement 2, p 37-40.
  19. Sher, A.V., Lister, A.M., Morlan, R.E. Early Siberian Mammoths in Northern Yukon. Mammoth Site (Hot Springs, South Dakota, USA) Scientific Papers, 2005, 4, 153-157.
  20. Sher, A.V. Pleistocene faunal and environmental evolution in Siberia: adding a northeastern dimension to the European story. Terra Nostra. Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung, Berlin, 2006, 2006/2, 40-45.
  21. Sipko T.P., Fil V.I., Gruzdev A.R. Reintroduction of moose into Kamchatka, Russia // Reintroduction news IUCN/SSC. 2006, N 25. April. P. 26-27.
  22. Sipko T.P., Gruzdev A.R. Reintroduction of muskoxen in Northern Russia. // Reintroduction news IUCN/SSC. 2006, N 25. April. P. 25-26.
  23. Sipko T.P., Mizin I.A.. Reintroduction of European bison in Central Russia. // Reintroduction news IUCN/SSC. 2006, N 25. April. P. 27-28.
  24. Ushakova N.A., Kozlova A.A., Nifatov A.V. Strain Bacillus subtilis 8130 - the natural stimulator of digestion // in: Biotechnology, Agriculture and the Food Industry. Ed. G.E.Zaikov. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York. 2006. P. 111-118.