Torsten Nygaard Kristensen

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Affiliation: University of Aarhus
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mild heat stress at a young age in Drosophila melanogaster leads to increased Hsp70 synthesis after stress exposure later in life
    Torsten Nygaard Kristensen
    Aarhus Centre for Environmental Stress Research ACES, Department of Ecology and Genetics, University of Aarhus, Building 540, Ny Munkegade, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Genet 82:89-94. 2003
  2. pmc Genome-wide analysis on inbreeding effects on gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster
    Torsten Nygaard Kristensen
    Aarhus Centre for Environmental Stress Research, Department of Ecology and Genetics, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Genetics 171:157-67. 2005
  3. pmc Can artificially selected phenotypes influence a component of field fitness? Thermal selection and fly performance under thermal extremes
    Torsten Nygaard Kristensen
    Center for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 274:771-8. 2007
  4. pmc Inbreeding by environmental interactions affect gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster
    Torsten Nygaard Kristensen
    Aarhus Centre for Environmental Stress Research ACES, Department of Ecology and Genetics, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Genetics 173:1329-36. 2006
  5. pmc Metabolomic signatures of inbreeding at benign and stressful temperatures in Drosophila melanogaster
    Kamilla Sofie Pedersen
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Genetics 180:1233-43. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Efficiency of selection, as measured by single nucleotide polymorphism variation, is dependent on inbreeding rate in Drosophila melanogaster
    Ditte Demontis
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ecology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade, Building 1540, DK 8000 Arhus C, Denmark
    Mol Ecol 18:4551-63. 2009
  7. pmc Trait Associations across Evolutionary Time within a Drosophila Phylogeny: Correlated Selection or Genetic Constraint?
    Vanessa Kellermann
    Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark Department of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e72072. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Phylogenetic constraints in key functional traits behind species' climate niches: patterns of desiccation and cold resistance across 95 Drosophila species
    Vanessa Kellermann
    Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade 116, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Evolution 66:3377-89. 2012

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Mild heat stress at a young age in Drosophila melanogaster leads to increased Hsp70 synthesis after stress exposure later in life
    Torsten Nygaard Kristensen
    Aarhus Centre for Environmental Stress Research ACES, Department of Ecology and Genetics, University of Aarhus, Building 540, Ny Munkegade, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    J Genet 82:89-94. 2003
    ..The importance of an Hsp70 upregulation (throughout life) in explaining the phenomenon of hormesis is discussed, together with alternative hypotheses, and suggestions for further studies...
  2. pmc Genome-wide analysis on inbreeding effects on gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster
    Torsten Nygaard Kristensen
    Aarhus Centre for Environmental Stress Research, Department of Ecology and Genetics, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Genetics 171:157-67. 2005
    ..Genes being differentially expressed with inbreeding are disproportionately involved in metabolism and stress responses, suggesting that inbreeding acts like an environmental stress factor...
  3. pmc Can artificially selected phenotypes influence a component of field fitness? Thermal selection and fly performance under thermal extremes
    Torsten Nygaard Kristensen
    Center for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 274:771-8. 2007
    ..Therefore, lines selected artificially not only behaved partly as expected based on laboratory assays but also evolved patterns only evident in the field releases...
  4. pmc Inbreeding by environmental interactions affect gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster
    Torsten Nygaard Kristensen
    Aarhus Centre for Environmental Stress Research ACES, Department of Ecology and Genetics, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Genetics 173:1329-36. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Metabolomic signatures of inbreeding at benign and stressful temperatures in Drosophila melanogaster
    Kamilla Sofie Pedersen
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Genetics 180:1233-43. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Efficiency of selection, as measured by single nucleotide polymorphism variation, is dependent on inbreeding rate in Drosophila melanogaster
    Ditte Demontis
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ecology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade, Building 1540, DK 8000 Arhus C, Denmark
    Mol Ecol 18:4551-63. 2009
    ..In addition, this has more general implications for the importance of selection in maintaining genetic variation...
  7. pmc Trait Associations across Evolutionary Time within a Drosophila Phylogeny: Correlated Selection or Genetic Constraint?
    Vanessa Kellermann
    Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark Department of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e72072. 2013
    ..These results suggest trait associations are primarily driven by correlated selection rather than genetic interactions, highlighting that such interactions are unlikely to limit evolution of stress resistance. ..
  8. doi request reprint Phylogenetic constraints in key functional traits behind species' climate niches: patterns of desiccation and cold resistance across 95 Drosophila species
    Vanessa Kellermann
    Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade 116, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Evolution 66:3377-89. 2012
    ..Together these findings suggest species distributions are governed by evolutionarily conservative climate responses, with limited scope for rapid adaptive responses to future climate change...