Publications of the MPIO

Journal Article (50)

2007
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Beck, J.; Forstmeier, W.: Superstition and belief as inevitable by-products of an adaptive learning strategy. Human Nature-an Interdisciplinary Biosocial Perspective 18 (1), pp. 35 - 46 (2007)
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Bolund, E.; Schielzeth, H.; Forstmeier, W.: Intrasexual competition in zebra finches, the role of beak colour and body size. Animal Behaviour 74 (4), pp. 715 - 724 (2007)
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Brumm, H.; Slater, P. J. B.: Animal communication: Timing counts. Current Biology 17 (13), pp. R521 - R523 (2007)
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Carter, K. L.; Kempenaers, B.: Eleven polymorphic microsatellite markers for paternity analysis in the pectoral sandpiper, Calidris melanotos. Molecular Ecology Notes 7 (4), pp. 658 - 660 (2007)
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Dale, J.; Dunn, P. O.; Figuerola, J.; Lislevand, T.; Szekely, T.; Whittingham, L. A.: Sexual selection explains Rensch's rule of allometry for sexual size dimorphism. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274 (1628), pp. 2971 - 2979 (2007)
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Delhey, K.; Peters, A.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Fertilization success and UV ornamentation in blue tits Cyanistes caeruleus: Correlational and experimental evidence. Behavioral Ecology 18 (2), pp. 399 - 409 (2007)
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Delhey, K.; Peters, A.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Brood sex ratio and male UV ornamentation in blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus): Correlational evidence and an experimental test. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61 (6), pp. 853 - 862 (2007)
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Delhey, K.; Peters, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Cosmetic coloration in birds: Occurrence, function, and evolution. American Naturalist 169 (1), pp. S145 - S158 (2007)
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DuVal, E. H.: Cooperative display and lekking behavior of the Lance-tailed Manakin (Chiroxiphia lanceolata). The Auk 124 (4), pp. 1168 - 1185 (2007)
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DuVal, E. H.: Social organization and variation in cooperative alliances among male lance-tailed manakins. Animal Behaviour 73 (3), pp. 391 - 401 (2007)
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Duval, E. H.; Carter, K. L.; Kempenaers, B.: Isolation and characterization of novel microsatellite loci for parentage assessment in the lance-tailed manakin (Chiroxiphia lanceolata). Molecular Ecology Notes 7 (6), pp. 1111 - 1113 (2007)
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Fidler, A. E.; van Oers, K.; Drent, P. J.; Kuhn, S.; Mueller, J. C.; Kempenaers, B.: Drd4 gene polymorphisms are associated with personality variation in a passerine bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274 (1619), pp. 1685 - 1691 (2007)
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Fiedler, W.: Wann und wohin? Vogelwanderungen auf der Spur. Jahrbuch - Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (2007)
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Forstmeier, W.: Do individual females differ intrinsically in their propensity to engage in extra-pair copulations? PLoS One 2 (9), e952 (2007)
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Forstmeier, W.; Schielzeth, H.; Schneider, M.; Kempenaers, B.: Development of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Molecular Ecology Notes 7 (6), pp. 1026 - 1028 (2007)
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Forstmeier, W.; Segelbacher, G.; Mueller, J. C.; Kempenaers, B.: Genetic variation and differentiation in captive and wild zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Molecular Ecology 16 (19), pp. 4039 - 4050 (2007)
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Gahr, M.: Sexual differentiation of the vocal control system of birds. Genetics of Sexual Differentiation and Sexually Dimorphic Behaviors 59, pp. 67 - 105 (2007)
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Goymann, W.; Landys, M. M.; Wingfield, J. C.: Distinguishing seasonal androgen responses from male-male androgen responsiveness - Revisiting the Challenge Hypothesis. Hormones and Behavior 51 (4), pp. 463 - 476 (2007)
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Hanus, P.; Goebel, B.; Dingel, J.; Weindl, J.; Zech, J.; Dawy, Z.; Hagenauer, J.; Mueller, J. C.: Information and communication theory in molecular biology. Electrical Engineering 90 (2), pp. 161 - 173 (2007)
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Hobson, K. A.; Yohannes, E.: Establishing elemental turnover in exercising birds using a wind tunnel: Implications for stable isotope tracking of migrants. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie 85 (6), pp. 703 - 708 (2007)
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Hodgson, Z. G.; Meddle, S. L.; Roberts, M. L.; Buchanan, K. L.; Matthew, R. E.; Metzdorf, R.; Gahr, M.; Healy, S. D.: Spatial ability is impaired and hippocampal mineralocorticoid receptor mRNA expression reduced in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) selected for acute high corticosterone response to stress. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274 (1607), pp. 239 - 245 (2007)
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Hoffmann, F. F.; Hejduk, J.; Caspers, B.; Siemers, B. M.; Voigt, C. C.: In the mating system of the bat Saccopteryx bilineata, bioacoustic constraints impede male eavesdropping on female echolocation calls for their surveillance. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne de Zoologie 85 (8), pp. 863 - 872 (2007)
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Jacot, A.; Kempenaers, B.: Effects of nestling condition on UV plumage traits in blue tits: An experimental approach. Behavioral Ecology 18 (1), pp. 34 - 40 (2007)
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Jacot, A.; Scheuber, H.; Brinkhof, M. W. G.: The effect of age on a sexually selected acoustic display. Ethology 113 (6), pp. 615 - 620 (2007)
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Johnsen, A.; Fidler, A. E.; Kuhn, S.; Carter, K. L.; Hoffmann, A.; Barr, I. R.; Biard, C.; Charmantier, A.; Eens, M.; Korsten, P. et al.; Siitari, H.; Tomiuk, J.; Kempenaers, B.: Avian Clock gene polymorphism: Evidence for a latitudinal cline in allele frequencies. Molecular Ecology 16 (22), pp. 4867 - 4880 (2007)
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Kempenaers, B.; Lanctot, R. B.; Gill, V.; Hatch, S.; Valcu, M.: Do females trade copulations for food? An experimental study on kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla). Behavioral Ecology 18 (2), pp. 345 - 353 (2007)
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Kempenaers, B.: Mate choice and genetic quality: A review of the heterozygosity theory. Advances in the Study of Behavior 37, pp. 189 - 278 (2007)
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Koch, W.; Hoppmann, P.; Michou, E.; Jung, V.; Pfeufer, A.; Mueller, J. C.; Gieger, C.; Wichmann, H. E.; Meitinger, T.; Schoemig, A. et al.; Kastrati, A.: Association of variants in the BAT1-NFKB1L1-LTA genomic region with protection against myocardial infarction in Europeans. Human Molecular Genetics 16 (15), pp. 1821 - 1827 (2007)
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Koch, W.; Hoppmann, P.; Mueller, J. C.; Schoemig, A.; Kastrati, A.: No association of polymorphisms in the gene encoding 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein and myocardial infarction in a large central European population. Genetics in Medicine 9 (2), pp. 123 - 129 (2007)
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Koch, W.; Latz, W.; Eichinger, M.; Ganser, C.; Biele, J.; Mueller, J. C.; Schoemig, A.; Kastrati, A.: Association of a fibrinogen gene haplotype with myocardial infarction. European Heart Journal 28, pp. 875 - 876 (2007)
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Koene, J. M.; Montagne-Wajer, K.; Ter Maat, A.: Aspects of body size and mate choice in the simultaneously hermaphroditic pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis. Animal Biology 57 (2), pp. 247 - 259 (2007)
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Koene, J. M.; Ter Maat, A.: Coolidge effect in pond snails: Male motivation in a simultaneous hermaphrodite. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7, 212 (2007)
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Landys, M. M.; Goymann, W.; Räß, M.; Slagsvold, T.: Hormonal responses to male-male social challenge in the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus: Single-broodedness as an explanatory variable. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 80 (2), pp. 228 - 240 (2007)
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Leitner, S.: Environmental factors affecting song control and song perception in songbirds. Journal of Ornithology 148 (Suppl. 2), pp. 539 - 545 (2007)
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Leitner, S.; Catchpole, C. K.: Song and brain development in canaries raised under different conditions of acoustic and social isolation over two years. Developmental Neurobiology 67 (11), pp. 1478 - 1487 (2007)
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Lima, S. L.; Rattenborg, N. C.: A behavioural shutdown can make sleeping safer: A strategic perspective on the function of sleep. Animal Behaviour 74 (2), pp. 189 - 197 (2007)
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Peters, A.; Delhey, K.; Johnsen, A.; Kempenaers, B.: The condition-dependent development of carotenoid-based and structural plumage in nestling blue tits: Males and females differ. American Naturalist 169 (S1), pp. S122 - S136 (2007)
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Rattenborg, N. C.; Lesku, J. A.; Martinez-Gonzalez, M. D.; Lima, S. L.: The non-trivial functions of sleep. Sleep Medicine Reviews 11 (5), pp. 405 - 409 (2007)
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Rattenborg, N. C.: Response to commentary on evolution of slow-wave sleep and palliopallial connectivity in mammals and birds: A hypothesis. Brain Research Bulletin 72 (4-6), pp. 187 - 193 (2007)
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Ruczynski, I.; Kalko, E. K. V.; Siemers, B. M.: The sensory basis of roost finding in a forest bat, Nyctalus noctula. The Journal of Experimental Biology 210 (20), pp. 3607 - 3615 (2007)
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Sedlacek, K.; Neureuther, K.; Mueller, J. C.; Stark, K.; Fischer, M.; Baessler, A.; Reinhard, W.; Broeckel, U.; Lieb, W.; Erdmann, J. et al.; Schunkert, H.; Riegger, G.; Illig, T.; Meitinger, T.; Hengstenberg, C.: Lymphotoxin-alpha and galectin-2 SNPs are not associated with myocardial infarction in two different German populations. Journal of Molecular Medicine-JMM 85 (9), pp. 997 - 1004 (2007)
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Siemers, B. M.; Goerlitz, H. R.; Robsomanitrandrasana, E.; Piep, M.; Ramanamanjato, J.-B.; Rakotondravony, D.; Ramilijaona, O.; Ganzhorn, J. U.: Sensory basis of food detection in wild Microcebus murinus. International Journal of Primatology 28 (2), pp. 291 - 304 (2007)
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Ter Maat, A.; Zonneveld, C.; de Visser, J. A. G. M.; Jansen, R. F.; Montagne-Wajer, K.; Koene, J. M.: Food intake, growth, and reproduction as affected by day length and food availability in the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis. American Malacological Bulletin 23 (1-2), pp. 113 - 120 (2007)
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Tibbetts, E. A.; Dale, J.: Individual recognition: It is good to be different. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22 (10), pp. 529 - 537 (2007)
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Valcu, C.-M.; Valcu, M.: Reproducibility of two-dimensional gel electrophoresis at different replication levels. Journal of Proteome Research 6 (12), pp. 4677 - 4683 (2007)
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Voigt, C.; Goymann, W.: Sex-role reversal is reflected in the brain of African black coucals (Centropus grillii). Developmental Neurobiology 67 (12), pp. 1560 - 1573 (2007)
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Voigt, C.; Goymann, W.; Leitner, S.: Green matters! Growing vegetation stimulates breeding under short-day conditions in wild canaries (Serinus canaria). Journal of Biological Rhythms 22 (6), pp. 554 - 557 (2007)
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Voigt, C.; Leitner, S.; Gahr, M.: Socially induced brain differentiation in a cooperatively breeding songbird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274 (1626), pp. 2645 - 2652 (2007)
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Weindl, J.; Hanus, P.; Dawy, Z.; Zech, J.; Hagenauer, J.; Mueller, J. C.: Modeling DNA-binding of Escherichia coli sigma(70) exhibits a characteristic energy landscape around strong promoters. Nucleic Acids Research (London) 35 (20), pp. 7003 - 7010 (2007)
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Yohannes, E.; Hobson, K. A.; Pearson, D. J.: Feather stable-isotope profiles reveal stopover habitat selection and site fidelity in nine migratory species moving through sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Avian Biology 38 (3), pp. 347 - 355 (2007)
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