Martin Kalbe

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Lifetime reproductive success is maximized with optimal major histocompatibility complex diversity
    Martin Kalbe
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Ploen, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 276:925-34. 2009
  2. pmc MHC genes and oxidative stress in sticklebacks: an immuno-ecological approach
    Joachim Kurtz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1407-14. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint An experimental test of the immunocompetence handicap hypothesis in a teleost fish: 11-ketotestosterone suppresses innate immunity in three-spined sticklebacks
    Joachim Kurtz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, D 24306 Plon, Germany
    Am Nat 170:509-19. 2007
  4. pmc Habitat-specific adaptation of immune responses of stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) lake and river ecotypes
    Jörn P Scharsack
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Limnology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1523-32. 2007
  5. pmc Major histocompatibility complex diversity influences parasite resistance and innate immunity in sticklebacks
    Joachim Kurtz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 271:197-204. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Parasites and individual major histocompatibility complex diversity--an optimal choice?
    K Mathias Wegner
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, August Thienemann Street 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Microbes Infect 6:1110-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Making the in vitro breeding of Schistocephalus solidus more flexible
    Friederike Weinreich
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Exp Parasitol 139:1-5. 2014
  8. pmc 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
  9. doi request reprint Evaluating patterns of convergent evolution and trans-species polymorphism at MHC immunogenes in two sympatric stickleback species
    Tobias L Lenz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306, Plon, Germany
    Evolution 67:2400-12. 2013
  10. pmc Exploring local immunological adaptation of two stickleback ecotypes by experimental infection and transcriptome-wide digital gene expression analysis
    Tobias L Lenz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    Mol Ecol 22:774-86. 2013

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Publications14

  1. pmc Lifetime reproductive success is maximized with optimal major histocompatibility complex diversity
    Martin Kalbe
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Ploen, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 276:925-34. 2009
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  2. pmc MHC genes and oxidative stress in sticklebacks: an immuno-ecological approach
    Joachim Kurtz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1407-14. 2006
    ..They could, thus, also be relevant in the broader context of the evolution of sexually selected signals that are based on carotenoids and are, thus supposed to reflect oxidative stress resistance...
  3. ncbi request reprint An experimental test of the immunocompetence handicap hypothesis in a teleost fish: 11-ketotestosterone suppresses innate immunity in three-spined sticklebacks
    Joachim Kurtz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, D 24306 Plon, Germany
    Am Nat 170:509-19. 2007
    ..Moreover, there was a trend for fish with high 11kT levels to suffer more from oxidative stress. Thus, our data provide support for the ICHH...
  4. pmc Habitat-specific adaptation of immune responses of stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) lake and river ecotypes
    Jörn P Scharsack
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Limnology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1523-32. 2007
    ..River sticklebacks seem to have reduced their immune-competence potential due to lower parasite diversity in rivers...
  5. pmc Major histocompatibility complex diversity influences parasite resistance and innate immunity in sticklebacks
    Joachim Kurtz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 271:197-204. 2004
    ..Such a pattern is consistent with theoretical expectations of an optimal balance between the number of recognizable antigens and self-tolerance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Parasites and individual major histocompatibility complex diversity--an optimal choice?
    K Mathias Wegner
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, August Thienemann Street 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Microbes Infect 6:1110-6. 2004
    ..Here, we review recent studies suggesting that due to the dominant nature of MHC-mediated resistance, a heterozygote advantage is most likely to be detected in multiple pathogen challenges...
  7. ncbi request reprint Making the in vitro breeding of Schistocephalus solidus more flexible
    Friederike Weinreich
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Exp Parasitol 139:1-5. 2014
    ..We conclude that cutting plerocercoids increases the flexibility with which this tapeworm can be experimentally bred without dramatically affecting the production of viable, outcrossed eggs. ..
  8. pmc 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...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluating patterns of convergent evolution and trans-species polymorphism at MHC immunogenes in two sympatric stickleback species
    Tobias L Lenz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306, Plon, Germany
    Evolution 67:2400-12. 2013
    ..In this light, common descent via TSP, in combination with intraspecies gene conversion, rather than convergent evolution is the more strongly supported scenario for the inconsistent genealogy at the MHC. ..
  10. pmc Exploring local immunological adaptation of two stickleback ecotypes by experimental infection and transcriptome-wide digital gene expression analysis
    Tobias L Lenz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    Mol Ecol 22:774-86. 2013
    ....
  11. pmc One day is enough: rapid and specific host-parasite interactions in a stickleback-trematode system
    Gisep Rauch
    Max Planck Institute for Limnology, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Biol Lett 2:382-4. 2006
    ..Such interactions require a fast genotype specific defence, suggesting the importance of other defence mechanisms than the too slow, fully mounted adaptive immune system in vertebrates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Parasite selection for immunogenetic optimality
    K Mathias Wegner
    Max Planck Institute for Limnology, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Science 301:1343. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Lifetime inbreeding depression, purging, and mating system evolution in a simultaneous hermaphrodite tapeworm
    Daniel P Benesh
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Evolution 68:1762-74. 2014
    ..Severe ID, even if it can be rapidly purged, likely prevents transitions toward pure selfing in this parasite, although we also cannot exclude the possibility that low-level selfing has undetected benefits. ..
  14. pmc Hybridization between two cestode species and its consequences for intermediate host range
    Tina Henrich
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary, Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, Plön 24306, Germany
    Parasit Vectors 6:33. 2013
    ..pungitii), both highly specific to their respective vertebrate second intermediate hosts (three- and nine-spined sticklebacks, respectively)...