Diethard Tautz

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An evaluation of the use of the LSU rRNA D1-D5 domain for DNA-based taxonomy of eukaryotic protists
    Claudia Wylezich
    Department of General Ecology, Zoological Institute, Biowissenschaftliches Zentrum, University of Cologne, Otto Fischer Str 6, 50674 Cologne, Germany
    Protist 161:342-52. 2010
  2. pmc Quantitative shape analysis with weighted covariance estimates for increased statistical efficiency
    Hossein Ragheb
    Imaging Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Front Zool 10:16. 2013
  3. pmc TINA manual landmarking tool: software for the precise digitization of 3D landmarks
    Anja C Schunke
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Department for Evolutionary Genetics, August Thienemann Str, 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Front Zool 9:6. 2012
  4. pmc Micro-evolutionary divergence patterns of mandible shapes in wild house mouse (Mus musculus) populations
    Louis Boell
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 11:306. 2011
  5. pmc A comparative assessment of mandible shape in a consomic strain panel of the house mouse (Mus musculus)--implications for epistasis and evolvability of quantitative traits
    Louis Boell
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 11:309. 2011
  6. pmc The role of the segmentation gene hairy in Tribolium
    Manuel Aranda
    Department of Genetics, University of Cologne, Zülpicherstrasse 47, 50674, Koln, Germany
    Dev Genes Evol 218:465-77. 2008
  7. pmc The root of the East African cichlid radiations
    Julia Schwarzer
    Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 9:186. 2009
  8. pmc Not just another genome
    Diethard Tautz
    MPI for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    BMC Biol 9:8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The evolutionary origin of orphan genes
    Diethard Tautz
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Nat Rev Genet 12:692-702. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Polycistronic peptide coding genes in eukaryotes--how widespread are they?
    Diethard Tautz
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, Plon, Germany
    Brief Funct Genomic Proteomic 8:68-74. 2009

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint An evaluation of the use of the LSU rRNA D1-D5 domain for DNA-based taxonomy of eukaryotic protists
    Claudia Wylezich
    Department of General Ecology, Zoological Institute, Biowissenschaftliches Zentrum, University of Cologne, Otto Fischer Str 6, 50674 Cologne, Germany
    Protist 161:342-52. 2010
    ..It is now possible to assign new sequences to the different groups of heterotrophic flagellates which we have tested for different closely related Cercomonas and Paracercomonas strains from groundwater...
  2. pmc Quantitative shape analysis with weighted covariance estimates for increased statistical efficiency
    Hossein Ragheb
    Imaging Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Front Zool 10:16. 2013
    ..Also, there has not been an integration of a statistical treatment of measurement error in the current approaches...
  3. pmc TINA manual landmarking tool: software for the precise digitization of 3D landmarks
    Anja C Schunke
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Department for Evolutionary Genetics, August Thienemann Str, 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Front Zool 9:6. 2012
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  4. pmc Micro-evolutionary divergence patterns of mandible shapes in wild house mouse (Mus musculus) populations
    Louis Boell
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 11:306. 2011
    ..However, morphological comparisons among wild caught animals require an assessment in how far environmental and technical factors could interfere with the shape change measurements...
  5. pmc A comparative assessment of mandible shape in a consomic strain panel of the house mouse (Mus musculus)--implications for epistasis and evolvability of quantitative traits
    Louis Boell
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 11:309. 2011
    ..This question is especially relevant for shape, where the high dimensionality of variation seems to require a highly complex genetic architecture involving many genes...
  6. pmc The role of the segmentation gene hairy in Tribolium
    Manuel Aranda
    Department of Genetics, University of Cologne, Zülpicherstrasse 47, 50674, Koln, Germany
    Dev Genes Evol 218:465-77. 2008
    ..Our results imply that there is considerable divergence in hairy function between Tribolium and Drosophila...
  7. pmc The root of the East African cichlid radiations
    Julia Schwarzer
    Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 9:186. 2009
    ..We used multilocus DNA-sequence data from five nuclear and four mitochondrial genes and refined divergence time estimates to fill this knowledge gap...
  8. pmc Not just another genome
    Diethard Tautz
    MPI for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    BMC Biol 9:8. 2011
    ..Sequence analysis of the Daphnia pulex genome holds some surprises that could not have been anticipated from what was learned so far from other arthropod genomes. It establishes Daphnia as an eco-genetical model organism par excellence...
  9. doi request reprint The evolutionary origin of orphan genes
    Diethard Tautz
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Nat Rev Genet 12:692-702. 2011
    ..This process appears to provide raw material continuously for the evolution of new gene functions, which can become relevant for lineage-specific adaptations...
  10. doi request reprint Polycistronic peptide coding genes in eukaryotes--how widespread are they?
    Diethard Tautz
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, Plon, Germany
    Brief Funct Genomic Proteomic 8:68-74. 2009
    ..The question of how many peptide-coding genes may exist is therefore worth revisiting. This poses new bioinformatic challenges that can only be resolved through multiple genome comparisons within a range of evolutionary distances...
  11. doi request reprint Delimiting the conserved features of hunchback function for the trunk organization of insects
    Henrique Marques-Souza
    Department of Genetics, University of Cologne, Zülpicherstrasse 47, Koln, Germany
    Development 135:881-8. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint A segmentation gene in tribolium produces a polycistronic mRNA that codes for multiple conserved peptides
    Joel Savard
    Department of Genetics, University of Cologne, Zülpicherstrasse 47, 50674 Cologne, Germany
    Cell 126:559-69. 2006
    ..mlpt appears to be the prototype of this previously unknown gene structure in eukaryotes, as we find homologous genes with the same polycistronic arrangement in other insect genomes as well...
  13. pmc House mouse colonization patterns on the sub-Antarctic Kerguelen Archipelago suggest singular primary invasions and resilience against re-invasion
    Emilie A Hardouin
    Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 10:325. 2010
    ..We have focused here on the Kerguelen Archipelago, located within the sub-Antarctic area and compare the patterns with samples from other Southern Ocean islands...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tracing the first step to speciation: ecological and genetic differentiation of a salamander population in a small forest
    Sebastian Steinfartz
    University of Cologne, Institute of Genetics, Zülpicherstrasse 47, D 50674 Cologne, Germany
    Mol Ecol 16:4550-61. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Nucleotide divergence vs. gene expression differentiation: comparative transcriptome sequencing in natural isolates from the carrion crow and its hybrid zone with the hooded crow
    Jochen B W Wolf
    Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    Mol Ecol 19:162-75. 2010
    ..These results suggest that gene expression differences may indeed be a sensitive indicator of initial species divergence...
  16. pmc Phylogenetic patterns of emergence of new genes support a model of frequent de novo evolution
    Rafik Neme
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemannstrasse 2, Plon, 24306, Germany
    BMC Genomics 14:117. 2013
    ..With the increasing availability of fully sequenced genomes across broad scales of phylogeny, it has become possible to systematically study the origin of new genes over time and thus revisit this question...
  17. doi request reprint Emergence of a new gene from an intergenic region
    Tobias J A J Heinen
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemannstrasse 2, 24306 Ploen, Germany
    Curr Biol 19:1527-31. 2009
    ..Our results show that cryptic signals for transcript regulation and processing exist in intergenic regions and can become the basis for the evolution of a new functional gene...
  18. pmc Phylostratigraphic tracking of cancer genes suggests a link to the emergence of multicellularity in metazoa
    Tomislav Domazet-Loso
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    BMC Biol 8:66. 2010
    ..A phylostratigraphic tracking of the origin of cancer genes should, therefore, also provide insights into the origin of multicellularity...
  19. pmc Contrasting evolution of expression differences in the testis between species and subspecies of the house mouse
    Christian Voolstra
    Institute for Genetics, Department of Evolutionary Genetics, University of Cologne, 50674 Koln, Germany
    Genome Res 17:42-9. 2007
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  20. doi request reprint Understanding the onset of hybrid speciation
    Arne W Nolte
    Max Planck Institut fuer Evolutionsbiologie, Abteilung Evolutionsgenetik, August Thienemannstrasse 2, 24306 Ploen, Germany
    Trends Genet 26:54-8. 2010
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  21. pmc Identification of selective sweeps in closely related populations of the house mouse based on microsatellite scans
    Meike Teschke
    Department of Genetics, University of Cologne, 50674 Cologne, Germany
    Genetics 180:1537-45. 2008
    ..We discuss the implications for adaptation processes in natural populations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evolution of dorsal-ventral axis formation in arthropod appendages: H15 and optomotor-blind/bifid-type T-box genes in the millipede Glomeris marginata (Myriapoda: Diplopoda)
    Nikola Michael Prpic
    Department for Evolutionary Genetics, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne, Weyertal 121, 50931 Koln, Germany
    Evol Dev 7:51-7. 2005
    ..In addition, no ventral expression domain is present in the maxilla, mandible, and antenna. Because of this, the role of H15 in the determination of ventral fate remains unclear...
  23. doi request reprint Northern range expansion of European populations of the wasp spider Argiope bruennichi is associated with global warming-correlated genetic admixture and population-specific temperature adaptations
    Henrik Krehenwinkel
    Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    Mol Ecol 22:2232-48. 2013
    ..Hence, global warming could have facilitated the initial admixture of populations and this resulted in genetic lineages with new habitat preferences...
  24. pmc Genome patterns of selection and introgression of haplotypes in natural populations of the house mouse (Mus musculus)
    Fabian Staubach
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    PLoS Genet 8:e1002891. 2012
    ..This implies that some of the admixture found in inbred strains of mice may also have a natural origin...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adaptive divergence vs. environmental plasticity: tracing local genetic adaptation of metamorphosis traits in salamanders
    Markus Weitere
    University of Cologne, Zoological Institute, Weyertal 119, D 50931 Cologne, Germany
    Mol Ecol 13:1665-77. 2004
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  26. doi request reprint Rapid formation of distinct hybrid lineages after secondary contact of two fish species (Cottus sp.)
    Kathryn C Stemshorn
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemannstrasse 2, Plon, Germany
    Mol Ecol 20:1475-91. 2011
    ..Our results show that hybridization after secondary contact can quickly lead to multiple independent new lineages that have the capacity to form hybrid species...
  27. doi request reprint A test of the neutral model of expression change in natural populations of house mouse subspecies
    Fabian Staubach
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Evolution 64:549-60. 2010
    ..This adds to the notion that enhancer-specific effects or transregulatory effects can modulate the evolution of gene expression in a tissue-specific way...
  28. pmc An ancient evolutionary origin of genes associated with human genetic diseases
    Tomislav Domazet-Loso
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, Plon, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2699-707. 2008
    ..Conversely, genes specific to the mammalian lineage are highly underrepresented. Hence, genes involved in genetic diseases are not simply a random subset of all genes in the genome but are biased toward ancient genes...
  29. pmc An algorithm for the determination and quantification of components of nucleic acid mixtures based on single sequencing reactions
    Alexander Pozhitkov
    Institut fur Genetik, der Universität zu Köln, Zülpicherstrasse 47, 50674 Koln, Germany
    BMC Bioinformatics 6:281. 2005
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  30. pmc Increased mitochondrial mutation frequency after an island colonization: positive selection or accumulation of slightly deleterious mutations?
    Emilie A Hardouin
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plon, Germany
    Biol Lett 9:20121123. 2013
    ..23 substitutions per site per Myr for the earliest time frame of divergence, which is about six times higher than the long-term rate of 0.037 substitutions per site per Myr...
  31. doi request reprint A phylogenetically based transcriptome age index mirrors ontogenetic divergence patterns
    Tomislav Domazet-Loso
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, August Thienemannstrasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Nature 468:815-8. 2010
    ..Our results indicate that an old transcriptome marks the phylotypic phase and that phylogenetic differences at other ontogenetic stages correlate with the expression of newly evolved genes...
  32. doi request reprint Copy number changes of CNV regions in intersubspecific crosses of the house mouse
    Rick J Scavetta
    Max Planck Institut für Evolutionsbiologie, Abteilung Evolutionsgenetik, Plon, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 27:1845-56. 2010
    ..Hence, we conclude that the effects we see are not only restricted to some specific loci but may also be caused by a general induction of replication-coupled repair processes...