Bastiaan Star

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Publications

  1. pmc Palindromic sequence artifacts generated during next generation sequencing library preparation from historic and ancient DNA
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 9:e89676. 2014
  2. pmc Next generation sequencing shows high variation of the intestinal microbial species composition in Atlantic cod caught at a single location
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Microbiol 13:248. 2013
  3. pmc Effects of genetic drift and gene flow on the selective maintenance of genetic variation
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Genetics 194:235-44. 2013
  4. pmc Why does the immune system of Atlantic cod lack MHC II?
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Bioessays 34:648-51. 2012
  5. pmc The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Nature 477:207-10. 2011
  6. pmc An additional step in the transmission of Yersinia pestis?
    W Ryan Easterday
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    ISME J 6:231-6. 2012

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Publications6

  1. pmc Palindromic sequence artifacts generated during next generation sequencing library preparation from historic and ancient DNA
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 9:e89676. 2014
    ..This artifact can negatively affect the yield of endogenous DNA in these types of samples and introduces sequence bias. ..
  2. pmc Next generation sequencing shows high variation of the intestinal microbial species composition in Atlantic cod caught at a single location
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Microbiol 13:248. 2013
    ..Here we describe microbial intestinal communities of eleven individual Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) caught at a single location based on an extensively 454 sequenced 16S rRNA library of the V3 region...
  3. pmc Effects of genetic drift and gene flow on the selective maintenance of genetic variation
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Genetics 194:235-44. 2013
    ..Moreover, the finiteness of populations strongly influences levels of local adaptation, selection strength, and the proportion of allele-frequency vectors that can be distinguished from the neutral expectation...
  4. pmc Why does the immune system of Atlantic cod lack MHC II?
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Bioessays 34:648-51. 2012
    ..The lack of MHC II coincides with an increased number of genes for MHC I and Toll-like receptors (TLRs)...
  5. pmc The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Nature 477:207-10. 2011
    ..These observations affect fundamental assumptions about the evolution of the adaptive immune system and its components in vertebrates...
  6. pmc An additional step in the transmission of Yersinia pestis?
    W Ryan Easterday
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    ISME J 6:231-6. 2012
    ..pestis traversing a post-mortem path between, and possibly within, epizootic periods and offering insight into mechanisms that may allow Y. pestis an alternative route of transmission in the natural environment...