Christian Roos

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Affiliation: German Primate Center
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mitochondrial phylogeny, taxonomy and biogeography of the silvered langur species group (Trachypithecus cristatus)
    Christian Roos
    Primate Genetics and Gene Bank of Primates, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Goettingen, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:629-36. 2008
  2. pmc Genetic diversity in endangered Guizhou snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus brelichi): contrasting results from microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA data
    Jakob Kolleck
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Gottingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e73647. 2013
  3. pmc Evolutionary history of the odd-nosed monkeys and the phylogenetic position of the newly described Myanmar snub-nosed monkey Rhinopithecus strykeri
    Rasmus Liedigk
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e37418. 2012
  4. pmc A mitogenomic phylogeny of living primates
    Knut Finstermeier
    Research Group Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e69504. 2013
  5. pmc Nuclear versus mitochondrial DNA: evidence for hybridization in colobine monkeys
    Christian Roos
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 11:77. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Population genetic structure of Guizhou snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus brelichi) as inferred from mitochondrial control region sequences, and comparison with R. roxellana and R. bieti
    Mouyu Yang
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 147:1-10. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Mitochondrial phylogeny of leaf monkeys (genus Presbytis, Eschscholtz, 1821) with implications for taxonomy and conservation
    Dirk Meyer
    Unit of Reproductive Biology, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, D 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 59:311-9. 2011
  8. pmc A comparative analysis of Y chromosome and mtDNA phylogenies of the Hylobates gibbons
    Yi Chiao Chan
    Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 12:150. 2012
  9. pmc Baboon phylogeny as inferred from complete mitochondrial genomes
    Dietmar Zinner
    Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 150:133-40. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny and evolutionary history of Southeast Asian macaques forming the M. silenus group
    Thomas Ziegler
    Department of Reproductive Biology, German Primate Centre, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:807-16. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Mitochondrial phylogeny, taxonomy and biogeography of the silvered langur species group (Trachypithecus cristatus)
    Christian Roos
    Primate Genetics and Gene Bank of Primates, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Goettingen, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:629-36. 2008
    ..Later on, the Malaysian form colonised further regions of the Sunda region, including Sumatra, Borneo and the Natuna archipelago...
  2. pmc Genetic diversity in endangered Guizhou snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus brelichi): contrasting results from microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA data
    Jakob Kolleck
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Gottingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e73647. 2013
    ..Conservation efforts should therefore focus more on immediate threats such as development of tourism and habitat destruction. ..
  3. pmc Evolutionary history of the odd-nosed monkeys and the phylogenetic position of the newly described Myanmar snub-nosed monkey Rhinopithecus strykeri
    Rasmus Liedigk
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e37418. 2012
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  4. pmc A mitogenomic phylogeny of living primates
    Knut Finstermeier
    Research Group Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e69504. 2013
    ..Finally, we show that mt genomes are a useful tool for resolving primate phylogenetic relationships on various taxonomic levels. ..
  5. pmc Nuclear versus mitochondrial DNA: evidence for hybridization in colobine monkeys
    Christian Roos
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 11:77. 2011
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  6. doi request reprint Population genetic structure of Guizhou snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus brelichi) as inferred from mitochondrial control region sequences, and comparison with R. roxellana and R. bieti
    Mouyu Yang
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 147:1-10. 2012
    ..brelichi might be more vulnerable to environmental changes or climate oscillations than the other two Chinese snub-nosed monkey species. Am J Phys Anthropol, 2012. © 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  7. doi request reprint Mitochondrial phylogeny of leaf monkeys (genus Presbytis, Eschscholtz, 1821) with implications for taxonomy and conservation
    Dirk Meyer
    Unit of Reproductive Biology, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, D 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 59:311-9. 2011
    ..However, further studies including nuclear sequence data are necessary to completely understand the evolutionary history of the genus, and to address possible hybridization events among taxa...
  8. pmc A comparative analysis of Y chromosome and mtDNA phylogenies of the Hylobates gibbons
    Yi Chiao Chan
    Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 12:150. 2012
    ..Our current understanding of relationships among Hylobates species is largely based on data from the maternally-inherited mitochondrial DNAs (mtDNAs)...
  9. pmc Baboon phylogeny as inferred from complete mitochondrial genomes
    Dietmar Zinner
    Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 150:133-40. 2013
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  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny and evolutionary history of Southeast Asian macaques forming the M. silenus group
    Thomas Ziegler
    Department of Reproductive Biology, German Primate Centre, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:807-16. 2007
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  11. pmc Inferring the evolutionary histories of divergences in Hylobates and Nomascus gibbons through multilocus sequence data
    Yi Chiao Chan
    Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 13:82. 2013
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  12. pmc Mitochondrial evidence for multiple radiations in the evolutionary history of small apes
    Van Ngoc Thinh
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 10:74. 2010
    ..To further the discussion of these issues we analyzed the complete mitochondrial cytochrome b gene from 85 individuals representing all gibbon species, including most subspecies...
  13. pmc Phylogenetic position of the langur genera Semnopithecus and Trachypithecus among Asian colobines, and genus affiliations of their species groups
    Martin Osterholz
    Department of Primate Genetics, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Goettingen, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 8:58. 2008
    ..To address these issues, mitochondrial and Y chromosomal sequence data were phylogenetically related and combined with presence/absence analyses of retroposon integrations...
  14. pmc Mitochondrial phylogeography of baboons (Papio spp.): indication for introgressive hybridization?
    Dietmar Zinner
    Cognitive Ethology, Deutsches Primatenzentrum, Gottingen, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 9:83. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint Phylogeny and distribution of crested gibbons (genus Nomascus) based on mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequence data
    Van Ngoc Thinh
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, Goettingen, Germany
    Am J Primatol 72:1047-54. 2010
    ..Our study shows that molecular methods are a useful tool to elucidate phylogenetic relationships among crested gibbons and to determine species boundaries...
  16. pmc Mitochondrial diversity and distribution of African green monkeys (chlorocebus gray, 1870)
    Tanja Haus
    Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Kellnerweg 4, Goettingen, Germany
    Am J Primatol 75:350-60. 2013
    ..Our results provide both valuable data on African green monkeys' genetic diversity and evolution and a basis for further molecular studies on this genus...
  17. ncbi request reprint Retropositional events consolidate the branching order among New World monkey genera
    Martin Osterholz
    Primate Genetics, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Goettingen, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 50:507-13. 2009
    ..Although a close affiliation of Saimiri, Aotus and Cebus to Callithrichinae was shown, the relationships among the three genera remained unresolved due to three contradicting insertions...
  18. pmc A novel system of polymorphic and diverse NK cell receptors in primates
    Anne Averdam
    Department of Primate Genetics, German Primate Centre, Gottingen, Germany
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000688. 2009
    ..Our data support the existence of a hitherto unknown system of polymorphic and diverse NK cell receptors in primates and of combinatorial diversity as a novel mechanism to increase NK cell receptor repertoire...
  19. pmc Mitochondrial genome sequences effectively reveal the phylogeny of Hylobates gibbons
    Yi Chiao Chan
    Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e14419. 2010
    ..Here we use mtDNA genome sequences to reconstruct gibbon phylogenetic relationships and reveal the pattern and timing of divergence events in gibbon evolutionary history...
  20. doi request reprint The strange blood: natural hybridization in primates
    Dietmar Zinner
    Ceognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, University of Gottingen, Germany
    Evol Anthropol 20:96-103. 2011
    ..Here we provide an overview of cases of natural hybridization in all major primate radiations. Our review emphasizes a phylogenetic approach. We use the data presented to discuss the impact of hybridization on taxonomy and conservation...
  21. pmc Primate jumping genes elucidate strepsirrhine phylogeny
    Christian Roos
    Primate Genetics, Gene Bank of Primates, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:10650-4. 2004
    ..Furthermore, one SINE integration links the two Lemuriformes families, Lemuridae and Indriidae, indicating a common origin of diurnality or cathemerality and a later reversal to nocturnality by the indriid genus Avahi...
  22. pmc Concordance between vocal and genetic diversity in crested gibbons
    Van Ngoc Thinh
    Cognitive Ethology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Goettingen, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 11:36. 2011
    ..In addition, we address whether song similarity and geographic distribution can support a recent hypothesis about the biogeographic history of crested gibbons...
  23. doi request reprint Mitochondrial phylogeny of tamarins (Saguinus, Hoffmannsegg 1807) with taxonomic and biogeographic implications for the S. nigricollis species group
    Christian Matauschek
    Unit of Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 144:564-74. 2011
    ..The species group most likely originated in western Amazonia and diversified during the decline of the Acre wetland and the formation of the Amazonian river system...
  24. doi request reprint A PCR-based marker to simply identify Saimiri sciureus and S. boliviensis boliviensis
    Martin Osterholz
    Primate Genetics, German Primate Center, Goettingen, Germany
    Am J Primatol 70:1177-80. 2008
    ..Based on the size of the Alu element ( approximately 300 bp), the presence/absence pattern of the integration can easily be traced by PCR and followed by agarose gel electrophoresis...
  25. doi request reprint Sequence analysis of the grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) MHC class II DQ and DR region
    Anne Averdam
    Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 63:85-93. 2011
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of Mimu-DQA and Mimu-DQB and other primate DQA and DQB genes indicates that duplication of DQA and DQB loci occurred in Anthropoidea after the split from Strepsirrhini...
  26. pmc Acoustic structure of male loud-calls support molecular phylogeny of Sumatran and Javanese leaf monkeys (genus Presbytis)
    Dirk Meyer
    Reproductive Biology Unit, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 12:16. 2012
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  27. pmc Is the new primate genus rungwecebus a baboon?
    Dietmar Zinner
    Cognitive Ethology, Deutsches Primatenzentrum, Gottingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 4:e4859. 2009
    ..Accordingly, the kipunji was separated into its own monotypic genus, Rungwecebus...
  28. ncbi request reprint Reproductive parameters in Guizhou snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus brelichi)
    Mouyu Yang
    Primate Genetics, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, Gottingen, Germany
    Am J Primatol 71:266-70. 2009
    ..The risk of extinction is therefore particularly high in this species, given the small overall population size and slow population recovery potential...
  29. ncbi request reprint Extra-pair paternity confirmed in wild white-handed gibbons
    Claudia Barelli
    Sezione di Biodiversità Tropicale, MUSE Museo delle Scienze, Trento, Italy Reproductive Biology Unit, German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Gottingen, Germany
    Am J Primatol 75:1185-95. 2013
    ..The genetic mating system of wild white-handed gibbons is best described as flexible, primarily monogamous and opportunistically promiscuous. Inc...
  30. ncbi request reprint Genotyping and segregation analyses indicate the presence of only two functional MIC genes in rhesus macaques
    Anne Averdam
    Department of Primate Genetics, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, Gottingen, 37077, Germany
    Immunogenetics 59:247-51. 2007
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  31. pmc Large-scale MHC class II genotyping of a wild lemur population by next generation sequencing
    Elise Huchard
    Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology Unit, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, Gottingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 64:895-913. 2012
    ..The power of this approach will nevertheless be conditional upon strict quality control of the genotyping data...
  32. ncbi request reprint Considerable haplotypic diversity in the RT1-CE class I gene region of the rat major histocompatibility complex
    Christian Roos
    Department of Primate Genetics, German Primate Center, Gottingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 56:773-7. 2005
    ..Alleles of RT1-CE region class I genes could also be identified, but the rate of allelic nucleotide substitutions appeared rather low, indicating that the diversity in the RT1-CE region is mainly based on genomic plasticity...
  33. ncbi request reprint The rat expresses two complement factor C4 proteins, but only one isotype is expressed in the liver
    Christian Roos
    Forschergruppe Primatengenetik, Deutsches Primatenzentrum, and Abteilung, Gottingen, Germany
    J Immunol 174:970-5. 2005
    ..These two rat C4 isotypes are nearly identical, but differ in a functionally important amino acid residue that is known to influence the functional properties of the C4 isotypes in human...
  34. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of Mentawai macaques: taxonomic and biogeographic implications
    Christian Roos
    Primate Genetics, German Primate Centre, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 29:139-50. 2003
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  35. ncbi request reprint Identification of genes regulated by chronic social stress in the rat dorsal raphe nucleus
    Nashat Abumaria
    Clinical Neurobiology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077, Gottingen, Germany
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 26:145-62. 2006
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  36. pmc Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the sportive lemurs (Lepilemur, Primates)
    Nicole Andriaholinirina
    Institut d Embryologie, Universite Louis Pasteur, Faculté de Médecine EA3428, 11 rue Humann, 67085 Strasbourg, France
    BMC Evol Biol 6:17. 2006
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  37. pmc Expression profiles of endogenous retroviruses in Old World monkeys
    Anna Stengel
    Institute of Molecular Virology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Room 2028, Building 35, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Virol 80:4415-21. 2006
    ..Most striking is that while the majority of HERVs analyzed in this study are expressed in human brain, almost none are expressed in Old World monkey brains or are only weakly expressed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Spatio-genetic population structure in mustached tamarins, Saguinus mystax
    Maren Huck
    Abteilung für Verhaltensökologie and Soziobiologie, Deutsches Primatenzentrum DPZ, D 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 132:576-83. 2007
    ..Spatial analyses suggest that females usually migrate longer distances, corresponding to very limited breeding positions for females in a polyandrous social mating system...
  39. ncbi request reprint Different rates of LINE-1 (L1) retrotransposon amplification and evolution in New World monkeys
    Stephane Boissinot
    Section on Genomic Structure and Function, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 0830, USA
    J Mol Evol 58:122-30. 2004
    ..In contrast, we found no evidence for a species-specific subfamily in Ateles, a result consistent with the low L1 activity in this species for the last approximately 25 My...
  40. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among the Lorisoidea as indicated by craniodental morphology and mitochondrial sequence data
    Judith C Masters
    Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    Am J Primatol 69:6-15. 2007
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