Katharina Foerster

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexually antagonistic genetic variation for fitness in red deer
    Katharina Foerster
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Nature 447:1107-10. 2007
  2. pmc Sources of individual variation in plasma testosterone levels
    Bart Kempenaers
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, PO Box 1564, 82305 Seewiesen, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1711-23. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Females increase offspring heterozygosity and fitness through extra-pair matings
    Katharina Foerster
    Max Planck Research Centre for Ornithology, PO Box 1564, D 82305 Starnberg Seewiesen, Germany
    Nature 425:714-7. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint The fgl2 prothrombinase/fibroleukin gene is required for lipopolysaccharide-triggered abortions and for normal mouse reproduction
    David A Clark
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Hum Reprod 10:99-108. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint LPS-induced occult loss in mice requires FGL2
    Katharina Foerster
    Toronto General Research Institute and CIHR Group on Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Organ Injury, Toronto Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Reprod Immunol 58:524-9. 2007

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Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexually antagonistic genetic variation for fitness in red deer
    Katharina Foerster
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Nature 447:1107-10. 2007
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  2. pmc Sources of individual variation in plasma testosterone levels
    Bart Kempenaers
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, PO Box 1564, 82305 Seewiesen, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1711-23. 2008
    ..We suggest that studies that use an integrative approach and investigate the relative importance of all potential sources of variation are essential for the interpretation of data on individual plasma T levels...
  3. ncbi request reprint Females increase offspring heterozygosity and fitness through extra-pair matings
    Katharina Foerster
    Max Planck Research Centre for Ornithology, PO Box 1564, D 82305 Starnberg Seewiesen, Germany
    Nature 425:714-7. 2003
    ..The cost of inbreeding may therefore be an important factor driving the evolution of female extra-pair mating...
  4. ncbi request reprint The fgl2 prothrombinase/fibroleukin gene is required for lipopolysaccharide-triggered abortions and for normal mouse reproduction
    David A Clark
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Hum Reprod 10:99-108. 2004
    ..Physiological expression of fgl2 in fetal trophoblast may prevent occult loss in early pregnancy, along with other coagulation factors, but fgl2 expression is required for LPS to induce abortion pathology...
  5. ncbi request reprint LPS-induced occult loss in mice requires FGL2
    Katharina Foerster
    Toronto General Research Institute and CIHR Group on Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Organ Injury, Toronto Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Reprod Immunol 58:524-9. 2007
    ..However, the frequency of such losses appears to vary among breeding periods and between laboratories...