H Ellegren

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inbreeding and relatedness in Scandinavian grey wolves Canis lupus
    H Ellegren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Hereditas 130:239-44. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneous mutation processes in human microsatellite DNA sequences
    H Ellegren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Nat Genet 24:400-2. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Widespread origins of domestic horse lineages
    C Vila
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    Science 291:474-7. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Speciation, introgressive hybridization and nonlinear rate of molecular evolution in flycatchers
    G P Saetre
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 10:737-49. 2001
  5. pmc Unequal contribution of sexes in the origin of dog breeds
    A K Sundqvist
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Genetics 172:1121-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint SNPs in ecological and conservation studies: a test in the Scandinavian wolf population
    J M Seddon
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 14:503-11. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Mapping of 13 horse genes by fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) and somatic cell hybrid analysis
    G Lindgren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Norbyvägen, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Chromosome Res 9:53-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation and population structure in Scandinavian wolverine (Gulo gulo) populations
    C W Walker
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, , S-752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 10:53-63. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Y chromosome haplotyping in Scandinavian wolves (Canis lupus) based on microsatellite markers
    A K Sundqvist
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, , SE-752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 10:1959-66. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Two centuries of the Scandinavian wolf population: patterns of genetic variability and migration during an era of dramatic decline
    Ø Flagstad
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 12:869-80. 2003

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Inbreeding and relatedness in Scandinavian grey wolves Canis lupus
    H Ellegren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Hereditas 130:239-44. 1999
    ..Since inbreeding depression has been documented in a captive grey wolf population of Scandinavian origin, the results point out an additional risk for the small Swedish wild population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneous mutation processes in human microsatellite DNA sequences
    H Ellegren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Nat Genet 24:400-2. 2000
    ..An excess of paternally transmitted mutations (male-to-female ratio of 4.9) supports a male-biased mutation rate in the human genome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Widespread origins of domestic horse lineages
    C Vila
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    Science 291:474-7. 2001
    ..However, genetic variation at nuclear markers is partitioned among horse breeds and may reflect sex-biased dispersal and breeding...
  4. ncbi request reprint Speciation, introgressive hybridization and nonlinear rate of molecular evolution in flycatchers
    G P Saetre
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 10:737-49. 2001
    ..After the last glaciation period, pied and collared flycatchers expanded their breeding ranges and eventually came into secondary contact in Central and Eastern Europe and on the Baltic Isles...
  5. pmc Unequal contribution of sexes in the origin of dog breeds
    A K Sundqvist
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Genetics 172:1121-8. 2006
    ..This demonstrates a lower exchange of males than of females between breeds belonging to different groups, which illustrates how breed founders may have been chosen...
  6. ncbi request reprint SNPs in ecological and conservation studies: a test in the Scandinavian wolf population
    J M Seddon
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 14:503-11. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the ability to amplify extremely small fragments makes SNPs of particular use for population monitoring, where faecal and other noninvasive samples are routinely used...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mapping of 13 horse genes by fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) and somatic cell hybrid analysis
    G Lindgren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Norbyvägen, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Chromosome Res 9:53-9. 2001
    ..The assignment of IL1RN permitted analysis of gene order conservation between HSA2 and ECA15, which identified that an event of inversion had occurred during the evolution of these two homologous chromosomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation and population structure in Scandinavian wolverine (Gulo gulo) populations
    C W Walker
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, , S-752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 10:53-63. 2001
    ..The observed subdivision between populations calls for management caution when issuing harvest quotas, especially for the geographically isolated south Norwegian population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Y chromosome haplotyping in Scandinavian wolves (Canis lupus) based on microsatellite markers
    A K Sundqvist
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, , SE-752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 10:1959-66. 2001
    ..The two Scandinavian Y chromosome haplotypes were not found elsewhere in northern Europe, which indicates low male gene flow between Scandinavia and the neighbouring countries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Two centuries of the Scandinavian wolf population: patterns of genetic variability and migration during an era of dramatic decline
    Ø Flagstad
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 12:869-80. 2003
    ..After 1940, however, there is evidence of several immigration events, coinciding with episodes of marked population increase in Russian Karelia and subsequent westwards migration...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary genetics. Clonal inheritance of avian mitochondrial DNA
    S Berlin
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, , SE-752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Nature 413:37-8. 2001
    ..Our results indicate that inheritance of mtDNA is free of detectable recombination effects over an evolutionary timescale...
  12. pmc A temporal analysis shows major histocompatibility complex loci in the Scandinavian wolf population are consistent with neutral evolution
    J M Seddon
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, EBC, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2283-91. 2004
    ..Even in these larger populations, bottlenecks and fragmentation with consequent genetic drift are likely to have resulted in few indicators for balancing selection and significant differentiation of populations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Contrasting levels of nucleotide diversity on the avian Z and W sex chromosomes
    H Montell
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 18:2010-6. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Understanding the phylogeographic patterns of European hedgehogs, Erinaceus concolor and E. europaeus using the MHC
    K T Berggren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, EBC, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Heredity (Edinb) 95:84-90. 2005
    ..Together with differences in variability, this suggests that the refugia history and/or expansion patterns of E. concolor and E. europaeus differ...
  15. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite mutations in the germline: implications for evolutionary inference
    H Ellegren
    Dept of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Trends Genet 16:551-8. 2000
    ..Within genomes at equilibrium, the microsatellite-length distribution is a delicate balance between biased mutation processes and point mutations acting towards the decay of repetitive DNA. Indeed, simple repeats do not evolve simply...
  16. ncbi request reprint Molecular evolutionary genomics of birds
    H Ellegren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Cytogenet Genome Res 117:120-30. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Physical anchorage and orientation of equine linkage groups by FISH mapping BAC clones containing microsatellite markers
    G Lindgren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Anim Genet 32:37-9. 2001
    ..The microsatellite markers are located on nine different horse chromosomes, four of which (ECA6, ECA25, ECA27 and ECA28) had no previously in situ assigned markers...
  18. pmc Hens, cocks and avian sex determination. A quest for genes on Z or W?
    H Ellegren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    EMBO Rep 2:192-6. 2001
    ..Clearly defining the roles of the DMRT1 and PKC1W genes in gonadal development, and ultimately determining whether avian sex is dependent on Z or W, will require transgenic experiments...
  19. pmc An extensive candidate gene approach to speciation: diversity, divergence and linkage disequilibrium in candidate pigmentation genes across the European crow hybrid zone
    J W Poelstra
    Department of Ecology and Genetics, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala, Sweden
    Heredity (Edinb) 111:467-73. 2013
    ..Our results add to the debate as to the utility of candidate gene approaches in relation to genomic features and the genetic architecture of the phenotypic trait in question...
  20. ncbi request reprint Combined use of maternal, paternal and bi-parental genetic markers for the identification of wolf-dog hybrids
    C Vila
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Heredity (Edinb) 90:17-24. 2003
    ..This finding confirms that inter-specific hybridization between wolves and dogs can occur in natural wolf populations. A possible correlation between hybridization and wolf population density and disturbance deserves further research...
  21. pmc Molecular evolution of the avian CHD1 genes on the Z and W sex chromosomes
    A K Fridolfsson
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Genetics 155:1903-12. 2000
    ..Our data are compatible with a male-biased mutation rate, manifested by the faster rate of neutral evolution (synonymous substitutions) on the Z chromosome than on the female-specific W chromosome...
  22. pmc Multiple and independent cessation of recombination between avian sex chromosomes
    H Ellegren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Genetics 158:325-31. 2001
    ..Our data demonstrate that this process, once initiated, may occur independently in parallel in sister lineages...