Jakob C Mueller

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Modeling DNA-binding of Escherichia coli sigma70 exhibits a characteristic energy landscape around strong promoters
    Johanna Weindl
    Institute for Communications Engineering, Technische Universitat Munchen, Arcisstrasse 21, 80290 München, Germany
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:7003-10. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Candidate gene polymorphisms for behavioural adaptations during urbanization in blackbirds
    J C Mueller
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Mol Ecol 22:3629-37. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Haplotype structure, adaptive history and associations with exploratory behaviour of the DRD4 gene region in four great tit (Parus major) populations
    Jakob C Mueller
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Mol Ecol 22:2797-809. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Individual variation in sleep-wake rhythms in free-living birds
    Jakob C Mueller
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Starnberg, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 29:1216-26. 2012
  5. pmc Identification of a gene associated with avian migratory behaviour
    Jakob C Mueller
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, 82319 Starnberg, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2848-56. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Biogenic Trace Amine-Associated Receptors (TAARS) are encoded in avian genomes: evidence and possible implications
    Jakob C Mueller
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Postfach 1564, 82305 Starnberg, Germany
    J Hered 99:174-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Association between DRD4 gene polymorphism and personality variation in great tits: a test across four wild populations
    Peter Korsten
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Mol Ecol 19:832-43. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint No association of polymorphisms in the gene encoding 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein and myocardial infarction in a large central European population
    Werner Koch
    Deutsches Herzzentrum München and 1 Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Genet Med 9:123-9. 2007
  9. pmc Drd4 gene polymorphisms are associated with personality variation in a passerine bird
    Andrew E Fidler
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, PO Box 1564, 82319 Starnberg, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1685-91. 2007
  10. pmc A comparison of reptilian and avian olfactory receptor gene repertoires: species-specific expansion of group gamma genes in birds
    Silke S Steiger
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Eberhard Gwinner Strasse, 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    BMC Genomics 10:446. 2009

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Publications35

  1. pmc Modeling DNA-binding of Escherichia coli sigma70 exhibits a characteristic energy landscape around strong promoters
    Johanna Weindl
    Institute for Communications Engineering, Technische Universitat Munchen, Arcisstrasse 21, 80290 München, Germany
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:7003-10. 2007
    ..Our subsequent analysis suggests that the characteristic energy landscape is more likely an influence on target search by the RNA polymerase than a result of nucleotide biases in transcription factor binding sites...
  2. doi request reprint Candidate gene polymorphisms for behavioural adaptations during urbanization in blackbirds
    J C Mueller
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Mol Ecol 22:3629-37. 2013
    ..These events thus appear to be influenced by homogeneous adaptive processes in addition to previously reported demographic founder events. ..
  3. doi request reprint Haplotype structure, adaptive history and associations with exploratory behaviour of the DRD4 gene region in four great tit (Parus major) populations
    Jakob C Mueller
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Mol Ecol 22:2797-809. 2013
    ..We therefore hypothesize that variation in exploratory and other dopamine-related behaviour evolves locally by occasional adaptive shifts in the frequency of underlying genetic variants...
  4. doi request reprint Individual variation in sleep-wake rhythms in free-living birds
    Jakob C Mueller
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Starnberg, Germany
    Chronobiol Int 29:1216-26. 2012
    ..Blue tits showed longer sleep-wake rhythms when the nights were longer. These observations suggest a genetic basis for the incidence of rhythmic sleep-wake behavior in addition to environmental modifications of their specific expression...
  5. pmc Identification of a gene associated with avian migratory behaviour
    Jakob C Mueller
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, 82319 Starnberg, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2848-56. 2011
    ..Moreover, the multiple described functions of the gene product indicate that this gene might act at multiple levels modifying the shift between migratory and non-migratory states...
  6. doi request reprint Biogenic Trace Amine-Associated Receptors (TAARS) are encoded in avian genomes: evidence and possible implications
    Jakob C Mueller
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Postfach 1564, 82305 Starnberg, Germany
    J Hered 99:174-6. 2008
    ..We tentatively suggest that avian TAARs may compensate for the lack of an avian equivalent of the mammalian vomeronasal system and therefore may be important mediators of socially important avian chemical cues...
  7. doi request reprint Association between DRD4 gene polymorphism and personality variation in great tits: a test across four wild populations
    Peter Korsten
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    Mol Ecol 19:832-43. 2010
    ..Another important future challenge is the identification of additional loci influencing avian personality traits in the wild...
  8. ncbi request reprint No association of polymorphisms in the gene encoding 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein and myocardial infarction in a large central European population
    Werner Koch
    Deutsches Herzzentrum München and 1 Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Genet Med 9:123-9. 2007
    ..We sought to replicate these association findings in a large case-control sample from Germany...
  9. pmc Drd4 gene polymorphisms are associated with personality variation in a passerine bird
    Andrew E Fidler
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, PO Box 1564, 82319 Starnberg, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1685-91. 2007
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  10. pmc A comparison of reptilian and avian olfactory receptor gene repertoires: species-specific expansion of group gamma genes in birds
    Silke S Steiger
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Eberhard Gwinner Strasse, 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    BMC Genomics 10:446. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Modeling promoter search by E. coli RNA polymerase: one-dimensional diffusion in a sequence-dependent energy landscape
    Johanna Weindl
    Institute for Communications Engineering, Technische Universitat Munchen, Arcisstrasse 21, 80290 München, Germany
    J Theor Biol 259:628-34. 2009
    ..Moreover, they provide evidence for a sequence-dependent component of one-dimensional diffusion...
  12. doi request reprint Heterozygosity and survival in blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus): contrasting effects of presumably functional and neutral loci
    Juanita Olano-Marin
    Department of Behavioral Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, D 82319 Starnberg Seewiesen, Germany
    Mol Ecol 20:4028-41. 2011
    ..Our results highlight the importance of considering the characteristics of the markers used in HFC studies and confirm the mixed effects of heterozygosity in different contexts (e.g. sex and life-history stage)...
  13. doi request reprint Correlations between heterozygosity and reproductive success in the blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus): an analysis of inbreeding and single locus effects
    Juanita Olano-Marin
    Department of Behavioral Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Starnberg Seewiesen, Germany
    Evolution 65:3175-94. 2011
    ..Thus, the HFC found here cannot be attributed to strong effects of the loci under study...
  14. doi request reprint Extended evidence for association between the melanoma inhibitory activity 3 gene and myocardial infarction
    Werner Koch
    Deutsches Herzzentrum München and 1 Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 105:670-5. 2011
    ..In addition to correspond with such isolated evidence of association with MI, the present study identified specific haplotypes capturing the risk-related variation in the entire MIA3 region...
  15. ncbi request reprint 4G/5G polymorphism and haplotypes of SERPINE1 in atherosclerotic diseases of coronary arteries
    Werner Koch
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, 1 Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 103:1170-80. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in zebra finches: microsatellite markers can be better than their reputation
    Wolfgang Forstmeier
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Eberhard Gwinner Str 8, 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    Mol Ecol 21:3237-49. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Evidence for adaptive evolution of olfactory receptor genes in 9 bird species
    Silke S Steiger
    Department of Behavioral Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, PO Box 1564, 82305 Starnberg
    J Hered 101:325-33. 2010
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  18. pmc A polymorphism in the oestrogen receptor gene explains covariance between digit ratio and mating behaviour
    Wolfgang Forstmeier
    Department of Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Eberhard Gwinner Strasse, D 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 277:3353-61. 2010
    ..Finally, we note that the commonly invoked effect of foetal testosterone on human digit ratio seems to be substantially weaker than the effect described here...
  19. pmc Local conservation scores without a priori assumptions on neutral substitution rates
    Janis Dingel
    Institute for Communications Engineering, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    BMC Bioinformatics 9:190. 2008
    ..Consequently, it is a reasonable assumption that inaccurate neutral rate estimates may lead to biased conservation and constraint estimates...
  20. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation and differentiation in captive and wild zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata)
    Wolfgang Forstmeier
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Postfach 1564, D 82305 Starnberg Seewiesen, Germany
    Mol Ecol 16:4039-50. 2007
    ..By providing a tree of the genetic similarity of the different captive populations, we hope to contribute to a better understanding of variation in research findings obtained by different laboratories...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association of transforming growth factor-beta1 gene polymorphisms with myocardial infarction in patients with angiographically proven coronary heart disease
    Werner Koch
    Deutsches Herzzentrum München and 1 Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:1114-9. 2006
    ..We investigated whether the -509C/T (rs1800469), 868T/C (rs1982073), 913G/C (rs1800471), and 11929C/T (rs1800472) polymorphisms of TGFB1 are associated with myocardial infarction...
  22. ncbi request reprint A functional polymorphism within plasminogen activator urokinase (PLAU) is associated with Alzheimer's disease
    Matthias Riemenschneider
    Neurochemistry and Neurogenetics Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Munchen, Ismaningerstrasse 22, 81675 Munich, Germany
    Hum Mol Genet 15:2446-56. 2006
    ..Further functional investigations are warranted to elucidate the specific role of PLAU, respectively, PLAU variants in the metabolism of Abeta proteins...
  23. doi request reprint A genome-wide set of 106 microsatellite markers for the blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)
    Juanita Olano-Marin
    Department of Behavioral Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Postfach 1564, D 82305 Starnberg Seewiesen, Germany Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, Lund University, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Mol Ecol Resour 10:516-32. 2010
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  24. pmc Linkage disequilibrium patterns and tagSNP transferability among European populations
    Jakob C Mueller
    Institute of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Hum Genet 76:387-98. 2005
    ..Simulations based on our data set show the extent to which further gain in tagSNP efficiency and transferability can be achieved by increased SNP density...
  25. ncbi request reprint ALOX5AP gene and the PDE4D gene in a central European population of stroke patients
    Elin Lõhmussaar
    Institutes of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Institute for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Stroke 36:731-6. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore the role of these genes in a central European population of stroke patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Calpain-10 variants and haplotypes are associated with polycystic ovary syndrome in Caucasians
    Caren Vollmert
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E836-44. 2007
    ..557, P=0.0011). By investigating a broad panel of CAPN10 variants, our results pointed to an allele dose-dependent association of UCSNP-56 and ins/del-19 with PCOS...
  27. ncbi request reprint Genetic structure in contemporary south Tyrolean isolated populations revealed by analysis of Y-chromosome, mtDNA, and Alu polymorphisms
    Irene Pichler
    Institute of Genetic Medicine, European Academy of Bolzano, Viale Druso 1, 39100 Bolzano Bozen, Italy
    Hum Biol 78:441-64. 2006
    ....
  28. doi request reprint A functional polymorphism in the SCN1A gene is not associated with carbamazepine dosages in Austrian patients with epilepsy
    Fritz Zimprich
    Epilepsia 49:1108-9. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Common variants in myocardial ion channel genes modify the QT interval in the general population: results from the KORA study
    Arne Pfeufer
    Institute of Human Genetics, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Circ Res 96:693-701. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Lymphotoxin-alpha and galectin-2 SNPs are not associated with myocardial infarction in two different German populations
    Kamil Sedlacek
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Innere Medizin II, Universitatsklinikum Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053, Regensburg, Germany
    J Mol Med (Berl) 85:997-1004. 2007
    ..These variants are unlikely to play a significant role in populations of European origin...
  31. ncbi request reprint Association of variants in the BAT1-NFKBIL1-LTA genomic region with protection against myocardial infarction in Europeans
    Werner Koch
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Hum Mol Genet 16:1821-7. 2007
    ..98, 95% CI 0.83-1.16; P = 0.84). Our finding that protective effects are linked with minor homozygous genotypes and haplotype 1 of the BAT1-NFKBIL1-LTA region in Europeans is opposite to the observation of associated risks in Japanese...
  32. ncbi request reprint Common variants of LRRK2 are not associated with sporadic Parkinson's disease
    Saskia Biskup
    Institute of Human Genetics, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Ann Neurol 58:905-8. 2005
    ..No association could be demonstrated. We have therefore no evidence for the existence of a common variant in LRRK2 that has a strong influence on Parkinson's disease risk...
  33. ncbi request reprint Genetic variability in the SNCA gene influences alpha-synuclein levels in the blood and brain
    Julia Fuchs
    University of Tubingen, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, Department of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    FASEB J 22:1327-34. 2008
    ..In conclusion, we provide evidence that alpha-synuclein levels are influenced by genetic variability in the promoter and 3' region of the SNCA gene in vivo...
  34. ncbi request reprint No replication of association between estrogen receptor alpha gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to myocardial infarction in a large sample of patients of European descent
    Werner Koch
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Lazarettstrasse 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Circulation 112:2138-42. 2005
    ..To test these findings, we examined the relationship of the polymorphisms to myocardial infarction in a large sample of white patients and control individuals of predominantly European descent...
  35. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in FKBP5 are associated with increased recurrence of depressive episodes and rapid response to antidepressant treatment
    Elisabeth B Binder
    Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Kraepelinstr 2 10, 80804 Munich, Germany
    Nat Genet 36:1319-25. 2004
    ..These findings support a central role of genes regulating the HPA axis in the causality of depression and the mechanism of action of antidepressant drugs...