Christophe Eizaguirre

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Evolution of MHC class I genes in the endangered loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) revealed by 454 amplicon sequencing
    Victor A Stiebens
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Fishes, GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research, Kiel, 24105, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 13:95. 2013
  2. ncbi Divergent selection on locally adapted major histocompatibility complex immune genes experimentally proven in the field
    Christophe Eizaguirre
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Fishes, GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research, Kiel, 24105, Germany
    Ecol Lett 15:723-31. 2012
  3. ncbi Rapid and adaptive evolution of MHC genes under parasite selection in experimental vertebrate populations
    Christophe Eizaguirre
    Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences, Department of Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Fishes, Duesternbrooker Weg 20, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Nat Commun 3:621. 2012

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Publications3

  1. ncbi Evolution of MHC class I genes in the endangered loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) revealed by 454 amplicon sequencing
    Victor A Stiebens
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Fishes, GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research, Kiel, 24105, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 13:95. 2013
    ..However, the extensive degree of polymorphism observed in these genes makes it difficult to conduct thorough population screenings...
  2. ncbi Divergent selection on locally adapted major histocompatibility complex immune genes experimentally proven in the field
    Christophe Eizaguirre
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Fishes, GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research, Kiel, 24105, Germany
    Ecol Lett 15:723-31. 2012
    ..Hybrids with local MHC genotype gained more body weight and thus higher fitness than those with foreign MHC in either habitat, suggesting the evolutionary significance of locally adapted MHC genotypes...
  3. ncbi Rapid and adaptive evolution of MHC genes under parasite selection in experimental vertebrate populations
    Christophe Eizaguirre
    Leibniz Institute for Marine Sciences, Department of Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Fishes, Duesternbrooker Weg 20, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Nat Commun 3:621. 2012
    ..This result demonstrates experimentally that varying parasite selection causes rapid adaptive evolutionary changes, thus facilitating the maintenance of major histocompatibility complex polymorphism...