J Radwan

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Affiliation: Jagiellonian University
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of life-history traits of the two male morphs of the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini
    J Radwan
    Department of Zoopsychology and Animal Ethology, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 24:115-21. 2000
  2. pmc Good genes and the maternal effects of polyandry on offspring reproductive success in the bulb mite
    Magdalena Kozielska
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Ingardena 6, 30 060 Cracow, Poland
    Proc Biol Sci 271:165-70. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of genetic variation in sexual ornaments: a review of the mechanisms
    Jacek Radwan
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Gronostajowa 7, Cracow, Poland
    Genetica 134:113-27. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual selection and conflict in the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini (Astigmata: Acaridae)
    Jacek Radwan
    Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences, A Mickiewicza 33, Krakow, 31 120, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 42:151-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of sexual selection in preventing fitness deterioration in bulb mite populations under relaxed natural selection
    J Radwan
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
    J Evol Biol 17:94-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Heritability of male morph in the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini (Astigmata, Acaridae)
    Jacek Radwan
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Ingardena 6, Cracow, 30 060, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 29:109-14. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Inbreeding depression in fecundity and inbred line extinction in the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini
    J Radwan
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Ingardena 6, Cracow, Poland
    Heredity (Edinb) 90:371-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Male morph determination in Rhizoglyphus echinopus (Acaridae)
    J Radwan
    Institute of Biology, Pedagogical Academy, Cracow, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 25:143-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Polyandry increases offspring fecundity in the bulb mite
    M Konior
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
    Evolution 55:1893-6. 2001
  10. 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

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of life-history traits of the two male morphs of the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini
    J Radwan
    Department of Zoopsychology and Animal Ethology, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 24:115-21. 2000
    ..We discuss the possibility that the trade-off between longevity and adaptation for fighting maintains genetic variation for the male morph in the studied species...
  2. pmc Good genes and the maternal effects of polyandry on offspring reproductive success in the bulb mite
    Magdalena Kozielska
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Ingardena 6, 30 060 Cracow, Poland
    Proc Biol Sci 271:165-70. 2004
    ..However, sons of polyandrous females had lower reproductive success than sons of monandrous females. This shows that the maternal effects of polyandry should be taken into account whenever its costs and benefits are being considered...
  3. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of genetic variation in sexual ornaments: a review of the mechanisms
    Jacek Radwan
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Gronostajowa 7, Cracow, Poland
    Genetica 134:113-27. 2008
    ..I discuss how the traditional ways of testing for genetic benefits can usefully be supplemented by tests detecting benefits resulting from specific mechanisms maintaining V A in sexual ornaments...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual selection and conflict in the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini (Astigmata: Acaridae)
    Jacek Radwan
    Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences, A Mickiewicza 33, Krakow, 31 120, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 42:151-8. 2007
    ..Here, I present an overview of experimental tests of predictions of good genes and sexual conflict mechanisms in the bulb mite Rhizoglyphus robini...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of sexual selection in preventing fitness deterioration in bulb mite populations under relaxed natural selection
    J Radwan
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
    J Evol Biol 17:94-9. 2004
    ..5 and 14.5%, respectively), whereas other fitness components (viability, longevity, male reproductive success) did not differ significantly between both types of lines and control populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Heritability of male morph in the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini (Astigmata, Acaridae)
    Jacek Radwan
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Ingardena 6, Cracow, 30 060, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 29:109-14. 2003
    ..The response was asymmetrical (stronger in upward direction). Realised heritabilities were in the range of 0.3 (downward) and 0.8 (upward)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Inbreeding depression in fecundity and inbred line extinction in the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini
    J Radwan
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Ingardena 6, Cracow, Poland
    Heredity (Edinb) 90:371-6. 2003
    ..Indeed, fecundity of founder females was significantly associated with line survival, which suggests that line extinction rate may be used as a method to study individual mutational loads, for example, in studies of sexual selection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Male morph determination in Rhizoglyphus echinopus (Acaridae)
    J Radwan
    Institute of Biology, Pedagogical Academy, Cracow, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 25:143-9. 2001
    ..Developmental plasticity was retained throughout the protonymphal stage. Diet did not influence morph expression, but lowered temperature decreased the proportion of heteromorphs emerging...
  9. ncbi request reprint Polyandry increases offspring fecundity in the bulb mite
    M Konior
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
    Evolution 55:1893-6. 2001
    ..These findings appear to support hypotheses proposing that multi-male mating enables females to exercise postcopulatory mate-choice (direct or indirect, via sperm competition) and thus accrue genetic benefits...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Sexual selection counteracts extinction of small populations of the bulb mites
    Magdalena Jarzebowska
    Institute of Environmental Studies, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7, Krakow 30387, Poland
    Evolution 64:1283-9. 2010
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  15. 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
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  16. doi request reprint Contrasting patterns of selection acting on MHC class I and class II DRB genes in the Alpine marmot (Marmota marmota)
    K Kuduk
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 7, Krakow, Poland
    J Evol Biol 25:1686-93. 2012
    ..However, no signal of positive selection was evident in the MHC class I genes. These contrasting patterns of sequence evolution may reflect differences in selection pressures acting on class I and class II genes...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Population fragmentation and major histocompatibility complex variation in the spotted suslik, Spermophilus suslicus
    Aleksandra Biedrzycka
    Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland
    Mol Ecol 17:4801-11. 2008
    ..The results suggest that selection on MHC is not strong enough to counteract drift that results from recent fragmentation of spotted suslik populations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of inbreeding and heritability of sperm competition success in the bulb mite Rhizoglyphus robini
    M Konior
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Cracow, Poland
    Heredity (Edinb) 94:577-81. 2005
    ..53. Such high inbreeding depression together with moderately low heritability is consistent with the view that sperm competitive ability is under strong directional selection and strongly influences the reproductive success of males...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evolution under relaxed sexual conflict in the bulb mite Rhizoglyphus robini
    Magdalena Tilszer
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Cracow 30 387, Poland
    Evolution 60:1868-73. 2006
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  22. pmc Alternative phenotypes and sexual selection: can dichotomous handicaps honestly signal quality?
    Juliusz Unrug
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Cracow, Poland
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1401-6. 2004
    ..We discuss why dimorphic sexual traits may show more condition-independent genetic variance than continuous sexual traits...
  23. pmc Strong association between a single gene and fertilization efficiency of males and fecundity of their mates in the bulb mite
    Magdalena Konior
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Gronostajowa 7, 30 387 Kracow, Poland
    Proc Biol Sci 273:309-14. 2006
    ..Altogether these data show a trade-off, with the male SS genotype associated with their higher fertilization efficiency but at the cost of a negative impact on the fecundity of females mating with them...
  24. ncbi request reprint Structural complexity of the environment affects the survival of alternative male reproductive tactics
    Piotr Lukasik
    Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University, ul Gronostajowa 7 30 387 Krakow, Poland
    Evolution 60:399-403. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate how abiotic as well as biotic aspects of the environment can be important in determining the frequencies of males adopting alternative tactics in different species or populations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Debating sexual selection and mating strategies
    C M Lessells
    Science 312:689-97; author reply 689-97. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Enzyme polymorphisms in Rhizoglyphus robini and R. echinopus and their application in paternity analysis
    Maria Kołodziejczyk
    Zoologie I, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, D 91058 Erlangen, Germany
    Exp Appl Acarol 26:161-8. 2002
    ..The second male sired on average 67% of progeny. Enzyme polymorphism can be used to study poorly known aspects of acarid mites biology, such as their mating systems and population structure under natural conditions and in stored foods...
  27. ncbi request reprint Debating sexual selection and mating strategies
    Tommaso Pizzari
    Science 312:689-97; author reply 689-97. 2006