T B Reusch

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Limnology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inter- and intralocus recombination drive MHC class IIB gene diversification in a teleost, the three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus
    Thorsten B H Reusch
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    J Mol Evol 61:531-41. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A microsatellite-based estimation of clonal diversity and population subdivision in Zostera marina, a marine flowering plant
    T B Reusch
    Department of Marine Biology, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands
    Mol Ecol 9:127-40. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Pollination in the marine realm: microsatellites reveal high outcrossing rates and multiple paternity in eelgrass Zostera marina
    T B Reusch
    Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Heredity (Edinb) 85:459-64. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Rapid genetic divergence in postglacial populations of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus): the role of habitat type, drainage and geographical proximity
    T B Reusch
    Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, Abt Evolutions Okologie, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Mol Ecol 10:2435-45. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Female sticklebacks count alleles in a strategy of sexual selection explaining MHC polymorphism
    T B Reusch
    Max Planck Institute for Limnology, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Postfach 165, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Nature 414:300-2. 2001
  6. pmc Ecosystem recovery after climatic extremes enhanced by genotypic diversity
    Thorsten B H Reusch
    Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:2826-31. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Does disturbance enhance genotypic diversity in clonal organisms? A field test in the marine angiosperm Zostera marina
    Thorsten B H Reusch
    Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Mol Ecol 15:277-86. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Recent duplication and inter-locus gene conversion in major histocompatibility class II genes in a teleost, the three-spined stickleback
    Thorsten B H Reusch
    Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Immunogenetics 56:427-37. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite loci in eelgrass Zostera marina reveal marked polymorphism within and among populations
    T B Reusch
    Department of Marine Biology, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
    Mol Ecol 8:317-21. 1999
  10. pmc RSCA genotyping of MHC for high-throughput evolutionary studies in the model organism three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus
    Tobias L Lenz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 9:57. 2009

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Inter- and intralocus recombination drive MHC class IIB gene diversification in a teleost, the three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus
    Thorsten B H Reusch
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    J Mol Evol 61:531-41. 2005
    ..Our finding of widespread recombination suggests that phylogenies of MHC genes should not be based on coding segments but rather on noncoding introns...
  2. ncbi request reprint A microsatellite-based estimation of clonal diversity and population subdivision in Zostera marina, a marine flowering plant
    T B Reusch
    Department of Marine Biology, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands
    Mol Ecol 9:127-40. 2000
    ..Relatedness between populations may be very different from predictions based on geographical vicinity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pollination in the marine realm: microsatellites reveal high outcrossing rates and multiple paternity in eelgrass Zostera marina
    T B Reusch
    Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Heredity (Edinb) 85:459-64. 2000
    ..They will be useful to distinguish postfertilization processes such as selective abortion and germination from other prefertilization determinants of plant mating systems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rapid genetic divergence in postglacial populations of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus): the role of habitat type, drainage and geographical proximity
    T B Reusch
    Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, Abt Evolutions Okologie, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Mol Ecol 10:2435-45. 2001
    ..This demonstrates both the utility of hypervariable microsatellites for detecting recent population divergences and the danger of operating at temporal or spatial scales which are beyond their resolution...
  5. ncbi request reprint Female sticklebacks count alleles in a strategy of sexual selection explaining MHC polymorphism
    T B Reusch
    Max Planck Institute for Limnology, Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Postfach 165, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Nature 414:300-2. 2001
    ..Here we show that gravid female fish preferred the odour of males with a large number of MHC class-IIB alleles to that of males with fewer alleles. Females did not prefer male genotypes dissimilar to their own...
  6. pmc Ecosystem recovery after climatic extremes enhanced by genotypic diversity
    Thorsten B H Reusch
    Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:2826-31. 2005
    ..Our results highlight the importance of maintaining genetic as well as species diversity to enhance ecosystem resilience in a world of increasing uncertainty...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does disturbance enhance genotypic diversity in clonal organisms? A field test in the marine angiosperm Zostera marina
    Thorsten B H Reusch
    Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Mol Ecol 15:277-86. 2006
    ..Instead, initial (pretreatment) clonal diversity accounted for between 68% and 91% of the variance in diversity, indicating remarkable resilience of genotypic diversity in the face of physical disturbance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Recent duplication and inter-locus gene conversion in major histocompatibility class II genes in a teleost, the three-spined stickleback
    Thorsten B H Reusch
    Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Immunogenetics 56:427-37. 2004
    ..007). In accordance, we found a 10- to 20-fold higher frequency of CpG-islands on the MH class II segment compared to other species, a feature that may be conducive for inter-locus recombination...
  9. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite loci in eelgrass Zostera marina reveal marked polymorphism within and among populations
    T B Reusch
    Department of Marine Biology, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
    Mol Ecol 8:317-21. 1999
    ..marina. As the frequency of the most abundant multilocus genotype within populations was always < 1%, these loci have sufficient resolving power to address clone size in predominantly vegetatively reproducing populations...
  10. pmc RSCA genotyping of MHC for high-throughput evolutionary studies in the model organism three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus
    Tobias L Lenz
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 9:57. 2009
    ..In order to describe MHC diversity and analyse the underlying mechanisms that maintain it, a reliable genotyping technique is required that is suitable for such highly variable genes...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Mate choice decisions of stickleback females predictably modified by MHC peptide ligands
    Manfred Milinski
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:4414-8. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that female sticklebacks use evolutionarily conserved structural features of MHC peptide ligands to evaluate MHC diversity of their prospective mating partners...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Salinity tolerance in Daphnia magna: characteristics of genotypes hatching from mixed sediments
    Raquel Ortells
    Department of Physiological Ecology, Max Planck Institute of Limnology, Postfach 165, Plon, 24302, Germany
    Oecologia 143:509-16. 2005
    ..The absence of local adaptation in the diapausing egg bank may be the result of various scenarios in the response of D. magna populations to severe salinity changes in the lake...
  18. 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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  19. ncbi request reprint Genome scans detect consistent divergent selection among subtidal vs. intertidal populations of the marine angiosperm Zostera marina
    Katharina Oetjen
    Max Planck Institute for Limnology, Department of Ecophysiology, August Thienemann Str 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Mol Ecol 16:5156-67. 2007
    ..One of these loci is linked to a putative nodulin gene, which is responsible for water channelling across cellular membranes, suggesting a functional link of the observed genetic divergence with habitat characteristics...
  20. pmc Costly major histocompatibility complex signals produced only by reproductively active males, but not females, must be validated by a 'maleness signal' in three-spined sticklebacks
    Manfred Milinski
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Ploen, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 277:391-8. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that shedding of peptide-MHC complexes compromises immune function, selecting against unconditional use of these signals...
  21. ncbi request reprint North Atlantic phylogeography and large-scale population differentiation of the seagrass Zostera marina L
    Jeanine L Olsen
    Department of Marine Biology, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands
    Mol Ecol 13:1923-41. 2004
    ..The identification of a high genetic diversity hotspot in Northern Europe provides a basis for restoration decisions...
  22. pmc Comparative analysis of expressed sequence tag (EST) libraries in the seagrass Zostera marina subjected to temperature stress
    Thorsten B H Reusch
    Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, Plant Evolutionary Ecology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 10:297-309. 2008
    ..A total of 210 TUGs contain one or more microsatellites as potential candidates for gene-linked genetic markers. Data are publicly available in a user-friendly database at http://www.uni-muenster.de/Evolution/ebb/Services/zostera ...
  23. ncbi request reprint Molecular ecology of global change
    Thorsten B H Reusch
    Plant Evolutionary Ecology, Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Munster, Hüfferstr 1, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Mol Ecol 16:3973-92. 2007
    ..Because adaptation to changing environment is always contingent upon the spatial distribution of genetic variation, high-resolution estimates of gene flow and hybridization should be used to inform predictions of evolutionary rates...