Pierre Taberlet

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Quaternary refugia and persistence of biodiversity
    Pierre Taberlet
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Science 297:2009-10. 2002
  2. pmc Prey preference of snow leopard (Panthera uncia) in South Gobi, Mongolia
    Wasim Shehzad
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e32104. 2012
  3. pmc Evolution of major histocompatibility complex class I and class II genes in the brown bear
    Katarzyna Kuduk
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    BMC Evol Biol 12:197. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Genetic diversity in widespread species is not congruent with species richness in alpine plant communities
    Pierre Taberlet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble Cedex, France
    Ecol Lett 15:1439-48. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Towards next-generation biodiversity assessment using DNA metabarcoding
    Pierre Taberlet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 21:2045-50. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Soil sampling and isolation of extracellular DNA from large amount of starting material suitable for metabarcoding studies
    Pierre Taberlet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 21:1816-20. 2012
  7. pmc Analysing diet of small herbivores: the efficiency of DNA barcoding coupled with high-throughput pyrosequencing for deciphering the composition of complex plant mixtures
    Eeva M Soininen
    Department of Biology, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Front Zool 6:16. 2009
  8. pmc ITS as an environmental DNA barcode for fungi: an in silico approach reveals potential PCR biases
    Eva Bellemain
    National Centre for Biosystematics, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMC Microbiol 10:189. 2010
  9. pmc Power and limitations of the chloroplast trnL (UAA) intron for plant DNA barcoding
    Pierre Taberlet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:e14. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Owl pellets as a source of DNA for genetic studies of small mammals
    P Taberlet
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 5:301-5. 1996

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Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Quaternary refugia and persistence of biodiversity
    Pierre Taberlet
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Science 297:2009-10. 2002
  2. pmc Prey preference of snow leopard (Panthera uncia) in South Gobi, Mongolia
    Wasim Shehzad
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e32104. 2012
    ..7%). The findings of the present study will help to understand the feeding ecology of the snow leopard, as well as to address the conservation and management issues pertaining to this wild cat...
  3. pmc Evolution of major histocompatibility complex class I and class II genes in the brown bear
    Katarzyna Kuduk
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    BMC Evol Biol 12:197. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Genetic diversity in widespread species is not congruent with species richness in alpine plant communities
    Pierre Taberlet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble Cedex, France
    Ecol Lett 15:1439-48. 2012
    ..Species richness thus cannot act as a surrogate for genetic diversity. Our results have important consequences for implementing the CBD when designing conservation strategies...
  5. doi request reprint Towards next-generation biodiversity assessment using DNA metabarcoding
    Pierre Taberlet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 21:2045-50. 2012
    ..The near-term future of DNA metabarcoding has an enormous potential to boost data acquisition in biodiversity research...
  6. doi request reprint Soil sampling and isolation of extracellular DNA from large amount of starting material suitable for metabarcoding studies
    Pierre Taberlet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 21:1816-20. 2012
    ..It offers the opportunity to analyse all groups of organisms using a single sampling/extraction procedure and opens the possibility to fully standardize biodiversity surveys...
  7. pmc Analysing diet of small herbivores: the efficiency of DNA barcoding coupled with high-throughput pyrosequencing for deciphering the composition of complex plant mixtures
    Eeva M Soininen
    Department of Biology, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    Front Zool 6:16. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc ITS as an environmental DNA barcode for fungi: an in silico approach reveals potential PCR biases
    Eva Bellemain
    National Centre for Biosystematics, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMC Microbiol 10:189. 2010
    ..We performed in silico PCR analyses with commonly used primer combinations using various ITS datasets obtained from public databases as templates...
  9. pmc Power and limitations of the chloroplast trnL (UAA) intron for plant DNA barcoding
    Pierre Taberlet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:e14. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Owl pellets as a source of DNA for genetic studies of small mammals
    P Taberlet
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 5:301-5. 1996
    ..The relative efficiency of two methods of DNA extraction is estimated and discussed. Thus, owl pellets represent a non-invasive sampling technique which provides a valuable source of DNA for studying population genetics of small mammals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Are cattle, sheep, and goats endangered species?
    P Taberlet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 09, France
    Mol Ecol 17:275-84. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Conservation genetics of cattle, sheep, and goats
    Pierre Taberlet
    CNRS UMR 5553, Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    C R Biol 334:247-54. 2011
    ..Based on sound genetic characterization, urgent conservation measures must be taken to avoid an irremediable loss of farm animal genetic resources, integrating economical, sociological, and political parameters...
  13. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive genetic tracking of the endangered Pyrenean brown bear population
    P Taberlet
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 6:869-76. 1997
    ..This study demonstrates that comprehensive knowledge of endangered small populations of mammals can be obtained using noninvasive genetic sampling...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparative phylogeography and postglacial colonization routes in Europe
    P Taberlet
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 7:453-64. 1998
    ..As a consequence, molecular genetics so far appears to be of limited use in dating Quaternary events...
  15. doi request reprint Carnivore diet analysis based on next-generation sequencing: application to the leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) in Pakistan
    Wasim Shehzad
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 21:1951-65. 2012
    ..It can be applied to other carnivore species with only a slight adjustment relating to the design of the blocking oligonucleotide. It is robust and simple to implement and allows the possibility of very large-scale analyses...
  16. pmc An in silico approach for the evaluation of DNA barcodes
    Gentile Francesco Ficetola
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    BMC Genomics 11:434. 2010
    ..As expected, longer barcodes had a better resolution than shorter ones, which are however more convenient for ecological studies analysing environmental samples...
  17. pmc The goat domestication process inferred from large-scale mitochondrial DNA analysis of wild and domestic individuals
    Saeid Naderi
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17659-64. 2008
    ..This last domestication center is the likely origin of almost all domestic goats today. This finding is consistent with archaeological data identifying Eastern Anatolia as an important domestication center...
  18. doi request reprint Evolution and taxonomy of the wild species of the genus Ovis (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Bovidae)
    Hamid Reza Rezaei
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, B P 53, F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 54:315-26. 2010
    ..Our results show that the evolution of the genus Ovis is a striking example of successive speciation events occurring along the migration routes propagating from the ancestral area...
  19. pmc Large-scale mitochondrial DNA analysis of the domestic goat reveals six haplogroups with high diversity
    Saeid Naderi
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    PLoS ONE 2:e1012. 2007
    ..Thus studying the present genetic diversity helps to better understand the history of domestic species...
  20. pmc Divergent mtDNA lineages of goats in an Early Neolithic site, far from the initial domestication areas
    Helena Fernández
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, Génomique des Populations et Biodiversité, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53 F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 09, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:15375-9. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Population adaptive index: a new method to help measure intraspecific genetic diversity and prioritize populations for conservation
    Aurelie Bonin
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 09, France
    Conserv Biol 21:697-708. 2007
    ..Fourth, when neutral and adaptive results conflict, additional arguments (e.g., demography, ecology, and geographic proximity) should be considered together with levels of genetic diversity to determine a conservation strategy...
  22. doi request reprint Ecology and life history affect different aspects of the population structure of 27 high-alpine plants
    Patrick G Meirmans
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 20:3144-55. 2011
    ..Furthermore, we found that some summary statistics, most importantly Mantel's r and Jost's D, show different behaviour than expected based on theory. We therefore advise caution in drawing too strong conclusions from these statistics...
  23. pmc ecoPrimers: inference of new DNA barcode markers from whole genome sequence analysis
    Tiayyba Riaz
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553 2233, Université Joseph Fourrier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:e145. 2011
    ..These tests demonstrate the efficiency of ecoPrimers for inferring new barcodes fitting with diverse experimental contexts. ecoPrimers is available as an open source project at: http://www.grenoble.prabi.fr/trac/ecoPrimers...
  24. doi request reprint Universal DNA-based methods for assessing the diet of grazing livestock and wildlife from feces
    Anthony Pegard
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    J Agric Food Chem 57:5700-6. 2009
    ..The pyrosequencing method allowed the identification of up to 25 taxa in a diet. These methods are complementary to the chemical methods already used. They could be applied to the control of diets and the study of food preferences...
  25. doi request reprint Exonuclease activity of proofreading DNA polymerases is at the origin of artifacts in molecular profiling studies
    Jerome Gury
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, UMR UJF CNRS 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Electrophoresis 29:2437-44. 2008
    ..They are more cost-effective and therefore ideally suited for high-throughput analysis; the +A tail artifact rate can be controlled by modifying the PCR primers and the reaction conditions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Holstein's milk detection in cheeses inferred from melanocortin receptor 1 (MC1R) gene polymorphism
    C Maudet
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, CNRS UMR5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    J Dairy Sci 85:707-15. 2002
    ..This simple approach provides good reproducibility and is shown to be relatively sensitive, with a detection limit of about 1% of Holstein's milk in milk curd...
  27. doi request reprint Forecasting changes in population genetic structure of alpine plants in response to global warming
    Flora Jay
    Universite Joseph Fourier Grenoble 1, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, TIMC IMAG UMR 5525, 38041 Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 21:2354-68. 2012
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Tracking genes of ecological relevance using a genome scan in two independent regional population samples of Arabis alpina
    Benedicte N Poncet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine LECA, CNRS UMR 5553, Grenoble Université, BP 53, 2233 Rue de la Piscine, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Mol Ecol 19:2896-907. 2010
    ..Finally, we discuss that the genomic characterization of these ecologically relevant loci, as identified in this study, opens up new perspectives for studying functional ecology in A. alpina, its relatives and other alpine plant species...
  29. doi request reprint DNA barcoding for ecologists
    Alice Valentini
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:110-7. 2009
    ..Even DNA-based diet composition can be estimated using fecal samples. Here we review the new avenues offered to ecologists by DNA barcoding, particularly in the context of new sequencing technologies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Use of amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers in surveys of vertebrate diversity
    Aurelie Bonin
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, Universite Joseph Fourier, F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Methods Enzymol 395:145-61. 2005
    ..Finally, this chapter proposes a troubleshooting guide to help resolve the main technical difficulties encountered during the AFLP procedure...
  31. doi request reprint Tracking earthworm communities from soil DNA
    Friederike Bienert
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 21:2017-30. 2012
    ..Using the same DNA extracts, our study also illustrates the potential of environmental DNA as a tool to assess the diversity of other soil-dwelling animal taxa...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary history of the genus Capra (Mammalia, Artiodactyla): discordance between mitochondrial DNA and Y-chromosome phylogenies
    Nathalie Pidancier
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, Génomique des Populations et Biodiversité, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, B P 53, F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:739-49. 2006
    ..We suggest that a plausible scenario involves mtDNA introgression between ancestral taxa before the relatively recent colonization of Western Europe, the Caucasus Mountains, and East Africa by Capra populations...
  33. ncbi request reprint Improvements of polymerase chain reaction and capillary electrophoresis single-strand conformation polymorphism methods in microbial ecology: toward a high-throughput method for microbial diversity studies in soil
    Lucie Zinger
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, Perturbations Environnementales et Xénobiotiques, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Microb Ecol 54:203-16. 2007
    ..We conclude that the presented method, including CE-SSCP and the analyzing step, is a simple and effective technique to obtain the molecular signature of a given soil sample...
  34. pmc Species detection using environmental DNA from water samples
    Gentile Francesco Ficetola
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble Cedex 09, France
    Biol Lett 4:423-5. 2008
    ..Combined with massive sequencing and the development of DNA barcodes that enable species identification, this approach opens new perspectives for the assessment of current biodiversity from environmental samples...
  35. doi request reprint Who is eating what: diet assessment using next generation sequencing
    François Pompanon
    Université Grenoble 1, Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS, UMR 5553, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 21:1931-50. 2012
    ..Then, we consider both technical and analytical aspects of NGS diet studies. Finally, we discuss the validation of data accuracy including the viability of producing quantitative data...
  36. ncbi request reprint Explorative genome scan to detect candidate loci for adaptation along a gradient of altitude in the common frog (Rana temporaria)
    Aurelie Bonin
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Biol Evol 23:773-83. 2006
    ..Finally, we provided some preliminary insights into the genetic basis of adaptation along an altitudinal cline in the common frog...
  37. pmc The dilemma of female mate selection in the brown bear, a species with sexually selected infanticide
    Eva Bellemain
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Proc Biol Sci 273:283-91. 2006
    ..However, male-male competition either in the form of fighting before copulation or during the post-copulatory phase, in the form of sperm competition, cannot entirely be ruled out...
  38. pmc Multiple maternal origins and weak phylogeographic structure in domestic goats
    G Luikart
    Laboratoire de Biologie des Populations d'Altitude, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, , , B.P. 53, F-38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:5927-32. 2001
    ..In cattle the amount is >/=50%. This weak structuring suggests extensive intercontinental transportation of goats and has intriguing implications about the importance of goats in historical human migrations and commerce...
  39. ncbi request reprint Genotyping errors: causes, consequences and solutions
    François Pompanon
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, UMR CNRS 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, B P 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Nat Rev Genet 6:847-59. 2005
    ..We propose a protocol for estimating error rates and recommend that these measures be systemically reported to attest the reliability of published genotyping studies...
  40. ncbi request reprint African origins of the domestic donkey
    Albano Beja-Pereira
    Lab d Ecologie Alpine, UMR CNRS UJF 5553, 38041 Grenoble, France
    Science 304:1781. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Detection of cows' milk in goats' cheeses inferred from mitochondrial DNA polymorphism
    C Maudet
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, CNRS UMR5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    J Dairy Res 68:229-35. 2001
    ..1% of cows' milk. Analysis of an agarose gel digital image allows a rough estimation of the percentage of cows' milk used in adulteration...
  42. ncbi request reprint How to track and assess genotyping errors in population genetics studies
    A Bonin
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 09, France
    Mol Ecol 13:3261-73. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in an endemic salamander, Salamandra atra, using amplified fragment length polymorphism
    Alexandre Riberon
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, UMR CNRS 5553, Université de J Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:910-4. 2004
    ..Significant genetic variation was revealed by AFLP between and within populations but, our results show a lack of genetic structure. AFLP markers seems to be unsuitable to investigate complex and recent diversification...
  44. ncbi request reprint A new individual-based spatial approach for identifying genetic discontinuities in natural populations
    S Manel
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Mol Ecol 16:2031-43. 2007
    ..We illustrate our approach by simulations and by analysing two empirical datasets: microsatellite data of Ursus arctos in Scandinavia, and amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) data of Rhododendron ferrugineum in the Alps...
  45. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity and assignment tests among seven French cattle breeds based on microsatellite DNA analysis
    C Maudet
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, Grenoble, France
    J Anim Sci 80:942-50. 2002
    ..g., from P < 0.05 to P < 0.001). Assignment accuracy also greatly declines as the level of population differentiation decreases below the level often found between related breeds (e.g., F(ST) < 0.1)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite DNA and recent statistical methods in wildlife conservation management: applications in Alpine ibex [Capra ibex(ibex)]
    C Maudetr
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, CNRS UMR5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 11:421-36. 2002
    ..001) of almost 100 of the individuals (or trophies or carcasses) from two distant populations (especially using stucture or whichrun software)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of the Alpine salamander, Salamandra atra (Salamandridae) and the influence of the Pleistocene climatic oscillations on population divergence
    A Riberon
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Mol Ecol 10:2555-60. 2001
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Post-glacial history of the dominant alpine sedge Carex curvula in the European Alpine System inferred from nuclear and chloroplast markers
    M Puscas
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine UMR 5553 UJF CNRS and Station Alpine J Fourier UMS 2925 UJF CNRS, Universite Joseph Fourier, F 38041 Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 17:2417-29. 2008
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Genetic structure of the forest pest Hylobius abietis on conifer plantations at different spatial scales in Europe
    C Conord
    GPB Population Genomics and Biodiversity, Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 09, France
    Heredity (Edinb) 97:46-55. 2006
    ..Altogether, this study shows that the use of different host plants for development does not constitute a strong barrier to gene flow for H. abietis and confirms the high dispersal ability of this forest pest...
  50. ncbi request reprint Recent divergence between two morphologically differentiated subspecies of bluethroat (Aves: Muscicapidae: Luscinia svecica) inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequence variation
    S Questiau
    Laboratoire de Biologie des Populations d Altitude CNRS UMR 5553 Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 7:239-45. 1998
    ..00016 for the cytochrome b gene). Only one substitution made the two subspecies genetically differentiated, highlighting their recent divergence. Interestingly, the control region was not more variable than the cytochrome b gene...
  51. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity in an endangered alpine plant, Eryngium alpinum L. (Apiaceae), inferred from amplified fragment length polymorphism markers
    M Gaudeul
    Laboratoire de Biologie des populations d Altitude, UMR CNRS 5553, Universite J Fourier, BP 53, F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 09, France
    Mol Ecol 9:1625-37. 2000
    ..This study demonstrates that AFLP markers enable a quick and reliable assessment of intraspecific genetic variability in conservation genetics...
  52. ncbi request reprint Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers reveal extra-pair parentage in a bird species: the bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
    S Questiau
    Laboratoire de Biologie des Populations d Altitude CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, PT 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Mol Ecol 8:1331-9. 1999
    ..This technique allows the approximate estimation of parentage exclusions despite the fact that it is not possible to know which parent has to be excluded...
  53. ncbi request reprint Plucked hair samples as a source of DNA: reliability of dinucleotide microsatellite genotyping
    B Goossens
    Laboratoire de Biologie des Populations d Altitude CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol 7:1237-41. 1998
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Long livestock farming history and human landscape shaping revealed by lake sediment DNA
    Charline Giguet-Covex
    1 Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, 38041 Grenoble, France 2 EDYTEM, Universite de Savoie, CNRS Pôle Montagne, 73376 Le Bourget du Lac, France 3
    Nat Commun 5:3211. 2014
    ..Tracking plants and domestic mammals using lake sediment DNA (lake sedDNA) is a new, promising method for tracing past human practices, and it provides a new outlook of the effects of anthropogenic factors on landscape-scale changes. ..
  55. doi request reprint AFLP markers reveal high clonal diversity and extreme longevity in four key arctic-alpine species
    Lucienne C de Witte
    Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Schönbeinstrasse 6, Basel, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 21:1081-97. 2012
    ..Together, persistence and continuous genet turnover may ensure maximum ecosystem resilience. Thus, our results indicate that long-lived clonal plants in arctic-alpine ecosystems can persist, despite considerable climatic change...
  56. ncbi request reprint Using AFLP to resolve phylogenetic relationships in a morphologically diversified plant species complex when nuclear and chloroplast sequences fail to reveal variability
    Laurence Despres
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite J Fourier, BP 53 38041 09, Grenoble Cedex, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 27:185-96. 2003
    ..Several morphological traits, independent from those used to define groups, were mapped onto the molecular phylogeny, and their evolution discussed in relation to the absence/presence of pollinator-seed parasite Chiastocheta flies...
  57. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite analysis of genetic variation among and within Alpine marmot populations in the French Alps
    B Goossens
    Laboratoire de Biologie des Populations d Altitude CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, F 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
    Mol Ecol 10:41-52. 2001
    ..Our study clearly demonstrated that the sampling strategy and behavioural information can have dramatic effects on both the results and interpretation of the genetic data...
  58. ncbi request reprint The power and promise of population genomics: from genotyping to genome typing
    Gordon Luikart
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, Génomique des Populations et Biodiversit, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, B P 53, F 38041 Grenoble, Cedex 9, France
    Nat Rev Genet 4:981-94. 2003
    ..However, the most useful contribution of the genomics model to population genetics will be improving inferences about population demography and evolutionary history...
  59. doi request reprint A universal method for the detection and identification of Aphidiinae parasitoids within their aphid hosts
    Stephane A P Derocles
    INRA, Agrocampus Ouest, Universite de Rennes 1, UMR1099 BiO3P Biology of Organisms and Populations applied to Plant Protection, 65 rue de Saint Brieuc, CS 84215, 35 042 Rennes Cedex, France
    Mol Ecol Resour 12:634-45. 2012
    ..Finally, we applied this method to assess parasitism rate in field populations of several aphid species. The interest of this tool for analysing aphid-parasitoid food webs is discussed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographical footprints of the Strait of Gibraltar and Quaternary climatic fluctuations in the western Mediterranean: a case study with the greater white-toothed shrew, Crocidura russula (Mammalia: Soricidae)
    Jean Francois Cosson
    Centre de Biologie et Gestion des Populations, INRA UMR 1062, Campus International de Baillarguet, CS 30016, 34988 Montferrier Lez cedex, France
    Mol Ecol 14:1151-62. 2005
    ..Moreover, as in Europe, Quaternary climatic fluctuations had a major effect on the phylogeographical structure of the Maghreb biota...
  61. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography and conservation genetics of a giant lobelia (Lobelia giberroa) in Ethiopian and Tropical East African mountains
    Mulugeta Kebede
    Department of Biology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Mol Ecol 16:1233-43. 2007
    ..Genetic diversity was lower in Ethiopia than in the other two main groups, possibly due to an ancient founder effect when Ethiopia was colonized from the south...
  62. pmc The origin of European cattle: evidence from modern and ancient DNA
    Albano Beja-Pereira
    Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos CIBIO UP and Secção Autónoma de Engenharia de Ciências Agrárias, Universidade do Porto, 4485 661 Vairão, Portugal
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:8113-8. 2006
    ..If so, the European cattle may represent a more variable and valuable genetic resource than previously realized, and previous simple hypotheses regarding the domestication process and the diffusion of selected breeds should be revised...
  63. ncbi request reprint From the Apennines to the Alps: colonization genetics of the naturally expanding Italian wolf (Canis lupus) population
    Elena Fabbri
    Istituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica INFS Via Cà Fornacetta 9, 40064, Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    Mol Ecol 16:1661-71. 2007
    ..Levels of genetic diversity in the expanding Alpine wolf population, and the permanence of genetic structuring, will depend on the future rates of gene flow among distinct wolf subpopulation fragments...
  64. ncbi request reprint Frequent long-distance plant colonization in the changing Arctic
    Inger Greve Alsos
    National Centre for Biosystematics, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Post Office Box 1172 Blindern, NO 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Science 316:1606-9. 2007
    ..Thus, it may be appropriate to assume unlimited dispersal when predicting long-term range shifts in the Arctic...
  65. pmc Ancient biomolecules from deep ice cores reveal a forested southern Greenland
    Eske Willerslev
    Centre for Ancient Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Science 317:111-4. 2007
    ..The results provide direct evidence in support of a forested southern Greenland and suggest that many deep ice cores may contain genetic records of paleoenvironments in their basal sections...
  66. ncbi request reprint Genetic estimates of annual reproductive success in male brown bears: the effects of body size, age, internal relatedness and population density
    Andreas Zedrosser
    Institute for Wildlife Biology and Game Management, Department for Integrative Ecology, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
    J Anim Ecol 76:368-75. 2007
    ..Individual heterozygosity at key or many loci may reflect male physical qualities and condition-sensitive traits, which may benefit males directly in contest or in sperm competition...