Hynek Burda

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Affiliation: University of Duisburg-Essen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields disrupt magnetic alignment of ruminants
    Hynek Burda
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Geography, University of Duisburg Essen, 45117 Essen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:5708-13. 2009
  2. pmc Magnetic alignment in carps: evidence from the Czech christmas fish market
    Vlastimil Hart
    Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic
    PLoS ONE 7:e51100. 2012
  3. pmc Directional preference may enhance hunting accuracy in foraging foxes
    Jaroslav Cerveny
    Department of Forest Protection and Game Management, Faculty of Forestry, Wildlife and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Kamycka 129, 165 21 Prague 6, Suchdol, Czech Republic
    Biol Lett 7:355-7. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Living in a "stethoscope": burrow-acoustics promote auditory specializations in subterranean rodents
    Simone Lange
    Department of General Zoology, Institute for Biology, University of Duisburg Essen, 45117, Essen, Germany
    Naturwissenschaften 94:134-8. 2007
  5. pmc Magnetic alignment in grazing and resting cattle and deer
    Sabine Begall
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Geography, University of Duisburg Essen, 45141 Essen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13451-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Acoustic communication and burrow acoustics are reflected in the ear morphology of the coruro (Spalacopus cyanus, Octodontidae), a social fossorial rodent
    Sabine Begall
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Geography, University of Duisburg Essen, D 45117 Essen, Germany
    J Morphol 267:382-90. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Magnetic compass in the cornea: local anaesthesia impairs orientation in a mammal
    Regina E Wegner
    Department of General Zoology, Institute for Biology, University of Duisburg Essen, Campus Essen, Universitatsstrasse 5, 45141 Essen, Germany
    J Exp Biol 209:4747-50. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Searching for major urinary proteins (MUPs) as chemosignals in urine of subterranean rodents
    Petra Hagemeyer
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Chem Ecol 37:687-94. 2011
  9. pmc Extended longevity of reproductives appears to be common in Fukomys mole-rats (Rodentia, Bathyergidae)
    Philip Dammann
    Department of General Zoology, Institute of Biology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e18757. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional morphology of the ear in fossorial rodents, Microtus arvalis and Arvicola terrestris
    Simone Lange
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Bio and Geosciences FB 9, University of Duisburg Essen, D 45117 Essen, Germany
    J Morphol 262:770-9. 2004

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Publications12

  1. pmc Extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields disrupt magnetic alignment of ruminants
    Hynek Burda
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Geography, University of Duisburg Essen, 45117 Essen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:5708-13. 2009
    ..The demonstrated reaction to weak ELFMFs implies effects at the cellular and molecular levels...
  2. pmc Magnetic alignment in carps: evidence from the Czech christmas fish market
    Vlastimil Hart
    Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic
    PLoS ONE 7:e51100. 2012
    ..It is apparent that the display of magnetic alignment is a simple experimental paradigm of great heuristic potential...
  3. pmc Directional preference may enhance hunting accuracy in foraging foxes
    Jaroslav Cerveny
    Department of Forest Protection and Game Management, Faculty of Forestry, Wildlife and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Kamycka 129, 165 21 Prague 6, Suchdol, Czech Republic
    Biol Lett 7:355-7. 2011
    ..We suggest that this directional preference represents a case of magnetic alignment and enhances the precision of hunting attacks...
  4. ncbi request reprint Living in a "stethoscope": burrow-acoustics promote auditory specializations in subterranean rodents
    Simone Lange
    Department of General Zoology, Institute for Biology, University of Duisburg Essen, 45117, Essen, Germany
    Naturwissenschaften 94:134-8. 2007
    ..We suggest that hearing sensitivity has decreased during evolution of subterranean mammals to avoid over-stimulation of the ear in their natural environment...
  5. pmc Magnetic alignment in grazing and resting cattle and deer
    Sabine Begall
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Geography, University of Duisburg Essen, 45141 Essen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13451-5. 2008
    ..They challenge neuroscientists and biophysics to explain the proximate mechanisms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Acoustic communication and burrow acoustics are reflected in the ear morphology of the coruro (Spalacopus cyanus, Octodontidae), a social fossorial rodent
    Sabine Begall
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Geography, University of Duisburg Essen, D 45117 Essen, Germany
    J Morphol 267:382-90. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Magnetic compass in the cornea: local anaesthesia impairs orientation in a mammal
    Regina E Wegner
    Department of General Zoology, Institute for Biology, University of Duisburg Essen, Campus Essen, Universitatsstrasse 5, 45141 Essen, Germany
    J Exp Biol 209:4747-50. 2006
    ..Our study restricts the peripheral primary sensors in mole-rats to the ophthalmic region, probably the cornea and indicates magnetite as the responsible signal mediator...
  8. doi request reprint Searching for major urinary proteins (MUPs) as chemosignals in urine of subterranean rodents
    Petra Hagemeyer
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Chem Ecol 37:687-94. 2011
    ..This extends, to subterranean rodents, the evidence that rodent species can successfully transmit and receive chemosignals without the necessity of MUPs...
  9. pmc Extended longevity of reproductives appears to be common in Fukomys mole-rats (Rodentia, Bathyergidae)
    Philip Dammann
    Department of General Zoology, Institute of Biology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e18757. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional morphology of the ear in fossorial rodents, Microtus arvalis and Arvicola terrestris
    Simone Lange
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Bio and Geosciences FB 9, University of Duisburg Essen, D 45117 Essen, Germany
    J Morphol 262:770-9. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Hearing in coruros (Spalacopus cyanus): special audiogram features of a subterranean rodent
    Sabine Begall
    Department of General Zoology, Faculty of Biosciences FB9, University of Duisburg Essen, 45117 Essen, Germany
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 190:963-9. 2004
    ..25/1.6 kHz are discussed in relation to vocalization. In addition to these peaks, a third peak at 8 kHz--probably a plesiomorphic feature of mammals--may be of significance in aboveground communication...
  12. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics and taxonomy of the African mole-rats, genus Cryptomys and the new genus Coetomys Gray, 1864
    Colleen M Ingram
    Faculty of Biosciences, Department of General Zoology, University of Duisburg Essen, D 45117 Essen, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:997-1014. 2004
    ..e., Bathyergus and Georychus), and (3) different patterns of chromosomal evolution, with Cryptomys sensu stricto being karyotypically conserved (2N=54) and Coetomys exhibiting high karyotypic diversity (2N=40-78)...