Publications of John M. Mercer    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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Papers Published

  1. Turck, CJ; Frazee, E; Kram, B; Daley, MJ; Day, SA; Horner, D; Lesch, C; Mercer, JM; Plewa, AM; Herout, P; Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Literature Update Group, , Major publications in the critical care pharmacotherapy literature: February 2012 through February 2013., American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, vol. 71 no. 1 (January, 2014), pp. 68-77 [24352184], [doi]  [abs].
  2. Bennett, SM; Mercer, JM; Noor, MAF, Slip-sliding away: serial changes and homoplasy in repeat number in the Drosophila yakuba homolog of human cancer susceptibility gene BRCA2., PloS one, vol. 5 no. 6 (June 8, 2010), pp. e11006 [20543987], [doi]  [abs].
  3. Siegel, SJ; Percopo, CM; Dyer, KD; Zhao, W; Roth, VL; Mercer, JM; Rosenberg, HF, RNase 1 genes from the family Sciuridae define a novel rodent ribonuclease cluster, Mammalian Genome, vol. 20 no. 11-12 (December, 2009), pp. 749-757 [doi]  [abs].
  4. Roth, VL & JM Mercer 2008. Differing rates of macroevolutionary diversification in arboreal squirrels. Current Science 95:857-86 (October, 2008)  [abs].
  5. Roth, VL; Mercer, JM, Differing rates of macroevolutionary diversification in arboreal squirrels, Current science, vol. 95 no. 7 (2008), pp. 857-861  [abs].
  6. Kronauer, DJC; Bergmann, PJ; Mercer, JM; Russell, AP, A phylogeographically distinct and deep divergence in the widespread Neotropical turnip-tailed gecko, Thecadactylus rapicauda., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 34 no. 2 (February, 2005), pp. 431-437 [15619453], [doi] .
  7. Mercer, JM; Roth, VL, The effects of Cenozoic global change on squirrel phylogeny., Science, vol. 299 no. 5612 (March, 2003), pp. 1568-1572, American Association for the Advancement of Science [12595609], [doi]  [abs] [author's comments].
  8. Zeng, Z-B; Liu, J; Stam, LF; Kao, C-H; Mercer, JM; Laurie, CC, Genetic architecture of a morphological shape difference between two Drosophila species, Genetics, vol. 154 no. 1 (2000), pp. 299-310  [abs].
  9. Roth, VL; Mercer, JM, Morphometrics in development and evolution, Integrative and Comparative Biology, vol. 40 no. 5 (2000), pp. 801-810  [abs].
  10. Laurie, CC; True, JR; Liu, J; Mercer, JM, An introgression analysis of quantitative trait loci that contribute to a morphological difference between Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana., Genetics, vol. 145 no. 2 (1997), pp. 339-348 [9071588]  [abs].
  11. Liu, J; Mercer, JM; Stam, LF; Gibson, GC; Zeng, ZB; Laurie, CC, Genetic analysis of a morphological shape difference in the male genitalia of Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana., Genetics, vol. 142 no. 4 (1996), pp. 1129-1145 [8846893]  [abs].
  12. True, JR; Mercer, JM; Laurie, CC, Differences in crossover frequency and distribution among three sibling species of Drosophila., Genetics, vol. 142 no. 2 (1996), pp. 507-523 [8852849]  [abs].
  13. Mercer, JM, Effective isotrophic dipole-dipole pair potential, Molecular Physics, vol. 69 (1990), pp. 625-638 .
  14. Mercer, JM; Keyes, T, Expansion of the kinetic hierarchy for a massive particle: the Repeated Ring and Fokker-Planck equations, Journal of Statistical Physics, vol. 32 (1983), pp. 35-51 .
  15. De la Mora, JF; Mercer, JM, A modified Fokker-Planck equation for the motion of Brownian particles in a non-uniform gas, Physical Review A, vol. 26 (1982), pp. 2178-2185 .
  16. Keyes, ; T, ; Morita, T; Mercer, JM, Further developments of the approach of Peralta and Zwanzig. 1. The drag on a sphere at high density, Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 74 (1981), pp. 5281-5286 .
  17. Fernandez de la Mora, J; Mercer, JM; Rosner, DE; Fenn, JB, Simplified kinetic treatment of heavy molecule velocity persistence effects: Application to species separation, in Rarefied Gas Dynamics: Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, edited by Fisher, SS, vol. 74 (1981), pp. 617-626 .
  18. Keyes, T; Mercer, JM, Some considerations on the calculation of the velocity correlation function in the ring approximation, with application to the Lorentz gas, Physica, vol. 95A (1979), pp. 473-486 .
  19. Stanley, ; WL, ; Walters, GG; Mercer, JM, Lactase and other enzymes bound to chitin with gluteraldehyde, Biotech. Bio., vol. 17 (1975), pp. 315-326 .

Book Chapters

  1. Louise Roth, V; Mercer, JM, Themes and variation in sciurid evolution, in Evolution of the Rodents: Advances in Phylogeny, Functional Morphology and Development, Cambridge studies in morphology & molecules: new paradigms in evolutionary biology, edited by Cox, PG; Hautier, L (2014), pp. 221-245, Cambridge University Press (in review; invited & peer reviewed chapter.) [doi]  [abs].
  2. Mercer, JM, Unequal crossing-over, in Sydney Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics, 2nd, edited by Maloy, S; Hughes, K (2013), Elsevier (Invited chapter. Peer-reviewed..) .
  3. Mercer, JM, Cooperativity, in Sydney Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics, 2nd, edited by Maloy, S; Hughes, K (2013), Elsevier (Invited chapter. Peer-reviewed..) .


  1. V. L. Roth, S. Unsicker, and J. M. Mercer, Mandibles of rodents that have cheek pouches differ morphometrically from those of rodents that do not, Poster: 7th International conference of Vertebrate Morphology (August, 2004) .