Wiesław Babik

Summary

Affiliation: Jagiellonian University
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Low major histocompatibility complex class I (MHC I) variation in the European bison (Bison bonasus)
    Wieslaw Babik
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    J Hered 103:349-59. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Contrasting patterns of variation in MHC loci in the Alpine newt
    W Babik
    Department of Community Ecology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Theodor Lieser Str 4, 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Mol Ecol 17:2339-55. 2008
  3. pmc Heart transcriptome of the bank vole (Myodes glareolus): towards understanding the evolutionary variation in metabolic rate
    Wiesław Babik
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    BMC Genomics 11:390. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Long-term survival of a urodele amphibian despite depleted major histocompatibility complex variation
    W Babik
    Department of Community Ecology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Theodor Lieser Str 4, 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Mol Ecol 18:769-81. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of two European newt species--discordance between mtDNA and morphology
    W Babik
    Department of Comparative Anatomy, Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 14:2475-91. 2005
  6. pmc Evolution of major histocompatibility complex class I and class II genes in the brown bear
    Katarzyna Kuduk
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    BMC Evol Biol 12:197. 2012
  7. doi request reprint MHC diversity, malaria and lifetime reproductive success in collared flycatchers
    Jacek Radwan
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 21:2469-79. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Sequence diversity of the MHC DRB gene in the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber)
    W Babik
    Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig Halle, Department of Community Ecology, Theodor Lieser Strasse 4, 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Mol Ecol 14:4249-57. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of the fire-bellied toads Bombina: independent Pleistocene histories inferred from mitochondrial genomes
    Sebastian Hofman
    Department of Comparative Anatomy, Jagiellonian University, Ingardena 6, 30 060 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 16:2301-16. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Interspecific hybridization increases MHC class II diversity in two sister species of newts
    Krystyna Nadachowska-Brzyska
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 21:887-906. 2012

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Low major histocompatibility complex class I (MHC I) variation in the European bison (Bison bonasus)
    Wieslaw Babik
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    J Hered 103:349-59. 2012
    ..A quick and reliable method of MHC I genotyping was developed...
  2. doi request reprint Contrasting patterns of variation in MHC loci in the Alpine newt
    W Babik
    Department of Community Ecology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Theodor Lieser Str 4, 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Mol Ecol 17:2339-55. 2008
    ..The level of DAB variation correlated with variation in microsatellite loci, implying that selection and drift interplayed to produce the pattern of MHC variation observed in marginal populations of the Alpine newt...
  3. pmc Heart transcriptome of the bank vole (Myodes glareolus): towards understanding the evolutionary variation in metabolic rate
    Wiesław Babik
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    BMC Genomics 11:390. 2010
    ..We performed sequencing and de novo assembly of the bank vole heart transcriptome in lines selected for high metabolism and unselected controls...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term survival of a urodele amphibian despite depleted major histocompatibility complex variation
    W Babik
    Department of Community Ecology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Theodor Lieser Str 4, 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Mol Ecol 18:769-81. 2009
    ..The populations in the postglacial expansion area thus provide the clearest example to date of the long-term survival of populations in which MHC variation, historically under positive selection, has been depleted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of two European newt species--discordance between mtDNA and morphology
    W Babik
    Department of Comparative Anatomy, Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 14:2475-91. 2005
    ....
  6. pmc Evolution of major histocompatibility complex class I and class II genes in the brown bear
    Katarzyna Kuduk
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    BMC Evol Biol 12:197. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint MHC diversity, malaria and lifetime reproductive success in collared flycatchers
    Jacek Radwan
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 21:2469-79. 2012
    ..Predictions of the optimality hypothesis were not confirmed by our data as the prevalence of blood parasites decreased with functional MHC diversity. Furthermore, we did not find evidence for an association between MHC diversity and LRS...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sequence diversity of the MHC DRB gene in the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber)
    W Babik
    Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig Halle, Department of Community Ecology, Theodor Lieser Strasse 4, 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    Mol Ecol 14:4249-57. 2005
    ..Current MHC monomorphism in the majority of populations may be the result of the superimposition of the recent bottleneck on pre-existing genetic structure resulting from population subdivision and differential pathogen pressure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of the fire-bellied toads Bombina: independent Pleistocene histories inferred from mitochondrial genomes
    Sebastian Hofman
    Department of Comparative Anatomy, Jagiellonian University, Ingardena 6, 30 060 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 16:2301-16. 2007
    ..Either the admixed populations went extinct, or selection against hybrids hindered mtDNA gene flow in ancient hybrid zones...
  10. doi request reprint Interspecific hybridization increases MHC class II diversity in two sister species of newts
    Krystyna Nadachowska-Brzyska
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 21:887-906. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc 454 sequencing reveals extreme complexity of the class II Major Histocompatibility Complex in the collared flycatcher
    Magdalena Zagalska-Neubauer
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    BMC Evol Biol 10:395. 2010
    ..In such complex systems, understanding of the evolutionary patterns and their causes has been limited due to challenges posed by genotyping...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of an MHC-DRB genotype and allele number on the load of gut parasites in the bank vole Myodes glareolus
    Agnieszka Kloch
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 19:255-65. 2010
    ..tetraptera. However, the intensity of infection with A. tetraptera was linearly and negatively associated with the number of alleles...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of two approaches to genotyping major histocompatibility complex class I in a passerine-CE-SSCP and 454 pyrosequencing
    Marta Promerová
    Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Květná 8, 60365 Brno, Czech Republic
    Mol Ecol Resour 12:285-92. 2012
    ..32). Thus, in systems with highly duplicated MHC, 454 provides more reliable information on individual diversity than CE-SSCP...
  14. doi request reprint Nuclear and mitochondrial phylogeography of the European fire-bellied toads Bombina bombina and Bombina variegata supports their independent histories
    Anna Fijarczyk
    Department of Comparative Anatomy, Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 9, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 20:3381-98. 2011
    ..variegata. However, despite proximity of inferred B. bombina and B. variegata refugia, gene exchange between them was not detected...
  15. ncbi request reprint Genetic differentiation of the two subspecies of the smooth newt inhabiting Romania, Triturus vulgaris vulgaris and T.v. ampelensis (Urodela, Salamandridae) as revealed by enzyme electrophoresis
    J Rafinski
    Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Ingardena 6, 30 060 Krakow, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 49:239-45. 2001
    ..7% bootstrap support for this grouping). The data indicate that the two subspecies interbreed in a parapatric zone. The molecular clock applied to electrophoretic data indicates that these two forms split during the Pleistocene...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nuclear markers, mitochondrial DNA and male secondary sexual traits variation in a newt hybrid zone (Triturus vulgaris x T. montandoni)
    W Babik
    Department of Comparative Anatomy, Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Ingardena 6, 30 060 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 12:1913-30. 2003
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings in the context of reinforcement of prezygotic isolation in newts...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial phylogeography of the moor frog, Rana arvalis
    W Babik
    Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Ingardena 6, 30 060 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 13:1469-80. 2004
    ..The effective population size as evidenced by theta(ML) is an order of magnitude higher in the AI lineage than in the AII and B lineages. Demographic expansion was detected in all three lineages...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic differentiation among northern and southern populations of the moor frog Rana arvalis Nilsson in central Europe
    J Rafinski
    Department of Comparative Anatomy, Zoological Institute, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    Heredity (Edinb) 84:610-8. 2000
    ..An isolated Romanian Reci population which genetically belongs to the southern group of populations was morphologically situated in an intermediate position between northern and other southern populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic structure in northeastern populations of the Alpine newt (Triturus alpestris): evidence for post-Pleistocene differentiation
    M Pabijan
    Department of Comparative Anatomy, Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, ul Ingardena 6, 30 060 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 15:2397-407. 2006
    ..The Alpine newt case exemplifies species history as a factor determining patterns of genetic diversity in marginal populations...
  20. pmc MHC allele frequency distributions under parasite-driven selection: A simulation model
    Maciej Jan Ejsmond
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul, Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    BMC Evol Biol 10:332. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Fungi from the roots of the common terrestrial orchid Gymnadenia conopsea
    Christiane Stark
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Department of Community Ecology, Theodor Lieser Str 4, D 06120 Halle, Germany
    Mycol Res 113:952-9. 2009
    ..In this context, germination as well as pronounced morphological and genetic differentiation within G. conopsea deserve attention as potential factors affecting the composition of the fungal community...
  22. doi request reprint New generation sequencers as a tool for genotyping of highly polymorphic multilocus MHC system
    Wiesław Babik
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Krakow, Poland, Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:713-9. 2009
    ..We strongly suggest direct assessment of genotyping error in every experiment by running a fraction of duplicates: individuals amplified in independent PCRs...
  23. doi request reprint jMHC: software assistant for multilocus genotyping of gene families using next-generation amplicon sequencing
    Michał T Stuglik
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Gronostajowa 7, Krakow 30 387, Poland
    Mol Ecol Resour 11:739-42. 2011
    ..The program is written in Java with user-friendly graphical interface (GUI) and can be run on Microsoft Windows, Linux OS and Mac OS...
  24. ncbi request reprint MHC-DRB3 variation in a free-living population of the European bison, Bison bonasus
    J Radwan
    Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences, A Mickiewicza 33, 31 120 Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 16:531-40. 2007
    ..Neither have we found a significant association between DRB3 alleles or genotypes and susceptibility to posthitis. Alleles conferring resistance to males may have been lost during the extreme bottleneck the species had undergone...