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  • Gopalakrishnan Saroja, Seethapathy; Kaliamoorthy, Ravikumar; Paulsen, Berit Smestad; de Boer, Hugo; Wangensteen, Helle (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Ethnopharmacological relevance: More than 15,000 angiosperm species are dioecious, i.e., having distinct male and female individual plants. The allocation of resources between male and female plants is different, and also ...
  • Krah, Franz-Sebastian; Büntgen, Ulf; Schaefer, Hanno; Müller, Jörg; Andrew, Carrie; Boddy, Lynne; Diez, Jeffrey; Egli, Simon; Freckleton, Robert; Gange, Alan C.; Halvorsen, Rune; Heegaard, Einar; Heideroth, Antje; Heibl, Christoph; Heilmann-Clausen, Jacob; Høiland, Klaus; Kar, Ritwika; Kauserud, Håvard; Kirk, Paul M.; Kuyper, Thomas W.; Krisai-Greilhuber, Irmgard; Nordén, Jenni; Papastefanou, Phillip; Senn-Irlet, Beatrice; Bässler, Claus (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Thermal melanism theory states that dark-colored ectotherm organisms are at an advantage at low temperature due to increased warming. This theory is generally supported for ectotherm animals, however, the function of colors ...
  • Mair, Louise; Harrison, Philip J.; Jönsson, Mari; Löbel, Swantje; Nordén, Jenni; Siitonen, Juha; Lãmås, Tomas; Lundström, Anders; Snäll, Tord (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The extensive spatial and temporal coverage of many citizen science datasets (CSD) makes them appealing for use in species distribution modeling and forecasting. However, a frequent limitation is the inability to validate ...
  • Støstad, Hanna Nyborg (Doctoral thesis / Doktoravhandling, 2018)
    Despite the similar function of all sperm cells – to fertilise the egg – there is extraordinary diversity in sperm shape and length across taxa. This thesis aims to improve our understanding of how this diversity has ...
  • Lifjeld, Jan T; Gohli, Jostein; Albrecht, Tomáš; Garcia-del-Rey, Eduardo; Johannessen, Lars E; Kleven, Oddmund; Marki, Petter Z; Omotoriogun, Taiwo C; Rowe, Melissah; Johnsen, Arild (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Background Female promiscuity is highly variable among birds, and particularly among songbirds. Comparative work has identified several patterns of covariation with social, sexual, ecological and life history ...
  • Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas (Doctoral thesis / Doktoravhandling, 2011)
    Genetic variation is a prerequisite for evolution. The present thesis examines how genetic diversity arises and is maintained. The thesis can be divided into two subprojects, addressing neutral and functional genetic ...
  • Schwallier, Rachel; Gravendeel, Barbara; de Boer, Hugo; Nylinder, Stephan; van Heuven, Bertie Joan; Sieder, Anton; Sumail, Sukaibin; van Vugt, Rogier; Lens, Frederic (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background and AimsNepenthes attracts wide attention with its spectacularly shaped carnivorous pitchers, cultural value and horticultural curiosity. Despite the plant’s iconic fascination, surprisingly little anatomical ...
  • Smeds, Linnea; Warmuth, Vera; Bolivar, Paulina; Uebbing, Severin; Burri, Reto; Suh, Alexander; Nater, Alexander; Bures, Stanislav; Garamszegi, Laszlo Z.; Hogner, Silje; Moreno, Juan; Qvarnström, Anna; Ruzic, Milan; Sæther, Stein Are; Sætre, Glenn-Peter; Torok, Janos; Ellegren, Hans (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    The typically repetitive nature of the sex-limited chromosome means that it is often excluded from or poorly covered in genome assemblies, hindering studies of evolutionary and population genomic processes in non-recombining ...
  • Garcia, Javier; Johnsen, Arild; Fuertes, Benito; Suarez-Seoane, Susana (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The assessment of evolutionary divergences within subspecies complexes provide an effective short-cut for estimating intraspecific genetic diversity, which is relevant for conservation actions. We explore new evidence ...
  • Grace, Olwen M; Buerki, Sven; Symonds, Matthew R; Forest, Félix; van Wyk, Abraham E; Smith, Gideon F; Klopper, Ronell R; Bjorå, Charlotte S; Neale, Sophie; Demissew, Sebsebe; Simmonds, Monique S; Rønsted, Nina (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Background Aloe vera supports a substantial global trade yet its wild origins, and explanations for its popularity over 500 related Aloe species in one of the world’s largest succulent ...
  • Skrede, Inger; Engh, Ingeborg B; Binder, Manfred; Carlsen, Tor; Kauserud, Håvard; Bendiksby, Mika (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    Background The fungal genus Serpula (Serpulaceae, Boletales) comprises several saprotrophic (brown rot) taxa, including the aggressive house-infecting dry rot fungus Serpula lacrymans. Recent phylogenetic ...
  • Fromm, Bastian; Tosar, Juan Pablo; Aguilera, Felipe; Friedlaender, Marc R.; Bachmann, Lutz; Hejnol, Andreas (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Gastrotrichs—’hairy bellies’—are microscopic free-living animals inhabiting marine and freshwater habitats. Based on morphological and early molecular analyses, gastrotrichs were placed close to nematodes, but recent ...
  • Salleh, Faezah Mohd; Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; Peñaloza, Fernando; Liu, Shanlin; Sinding, Mikkel Holger Strander; Patel, Riddhi P.; Martins, Renata; Lenz, Dorina; Fickel, Jörns; Roos, Christian; Shamsir, Mohd Shahir; Azman, Mohammad Shahfiz; Lim, Burton K.; Rossiter, Stephen J.; Wilting, Andreas; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Southeast (SE) Asia is 1 of the most biodiverse regions in the world, and it holds approximately 20% of all mammal species. Despite this, the majority of SE Asia's genetic diversity is still poorly characterized. The growing ...
  • Baron, Marzena Anna; Lord, Oliver T.; Myhill, Robert; Thomson, Andrew R.; Wang, Weiwei; Trønnes, Reidar G; Walter, Michael J. (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Eutectic melting curves in the system MgO–SiO2 have been experimentally determined at lower mantle pressures using laser-heated diamond anvil cell (LH-DAC) techniques. We investigated eutectic melting of bridgmanite plus ...
  • Eroukhmanoff, Fabrice; Rowe, Melissah; Cramer, Emily R A; Haas, Fredrik; Hermansen, Jo S; Runemark, Anna; Johnsen, Arild; Sætre, Glenn-Peter (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Background Postzygotic isolation in the form of reduced viability and/or fertility of hybrids may help maintain species boundaries in the face of interspecific gene flow. Past hybridization events between ...
  • Hurley, Laura L.; McDiarmid, Callum S; Friesen, Christopher R.; Griffith, Simon C.; Rowe, Melissah (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
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  • Dirks-Mulder, Anita; Butôt, Roland; van Schaik, Peter; Wijnands, Jan W P M; van den Berg, Roel; Krol, Louie; Doebar, Sadhana; van Kooperen, Kelly; de Boer, Hugo; Kramer, Elena M; Smets, Erik F; Vos, Rutger A; Vrijdaghs, Alexander; Gravendeel, Barbara (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background Thousands of flowering plant species attract pollinators without offering rewards, but the evolution of this deceit is poorly understood. Rewardless flowers of the orchid Erycina pusilla have an ...
  • Rekdal, Silje Larsen; Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Johnsen, Arild (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Genes of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) are essential in vertebrate adaptive immunity, and they are highly diverse and duplicated in many lineages. While it is widely established that pathogen‐mediated selection ...
  • Stafford, K.M.; Lydersen, Christian; Wiig, Øystein; Kovacs, Kit M. (Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Almost all mammals communicate using sound, but few species produce complex songs. Two baleen whales sing complex songs that change annually, though only the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) has received much research ...