Anders Odeen

Summary

Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc The phylogenetic distribution of ultraviolet sensitivity in birds
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala S 752 36, Sweden
    BMC Evol Biol 13:36. 2013
  2. pmc Multiple shifts between violet and ultraviolet vision in a family of passerine birds with associated changes in plumage coloration
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 279:1269-76. 2012
  3. pmc Evolution of ultraviolet vision in the largest avian radiation - the passerines
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Evol Biol 11:313. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Pollinating birds differ in spectral sensitivity
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 196:91-6. 2010
  5. pmc Evolution of ultraviolet vision in shorebirds (Charadriiformes)
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Biol Lett 6:370-4. 2010
  6. doi request reprint New primers for the avian SWS1 pigment opsin gene reveal new amino acid configurations in spectral sensitivity tuning sites
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Hered 100:784-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Assessing the use of genomic DNA as a predictor of the maximum absorbance wavelength of avian SWS1 opsin visual pigments
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 195:167-73. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Drosophila melanogaster virgins are more likely to mate with strangers than familiar flies
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Naturwissenschaften 95:253-6. 2008
  9. pmc Differences in color vision make passerines less conspicuous in the eyes of their predators
    Olle Hastad
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:6391-4. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Using electroretinograms to assess flicker fusion frequency in domestic hens Gallus gallus domesticus
    Thomas J Lisney
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala, Sweden
    Vision Res 62:125-33. 2012

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc The phylogenetic distribution of ultraviolet sensitivity in birds
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala S 752 36, Sweden
    BMC Evol Biol 13:36. 2013
    ..Whether birds are UVS or VS can nowadays be inferred from a wide range of species via genomic sequencing of the UV/violet SWS1 cone opsin gene...
  2. pmc Multiple shifts between violet and ultraviolet vision in a family of passerine birds with associated changes in plumage coloration
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 279:1269-76. 2012
    ..Character correlation analysis proposes that UVS vision is associated with shortwave-reflecting plumage, which is widespread in Maluridae...
  3. pmc Evolution of ultraviolet vision in the largest avian radiation - the passerines
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Evol Biol 11:313. 2011
    ..Still, available data have indicated that shifts between classes are rare, with only four to five independent acquisitions of UV sensitivity in avian evolution...
  4. doi request reprint Pollinating birds differ in spectral sensitivity
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 196:91-6. 2010
    ..The results reveal gross spectral sensitivity differences between hummingbirds and honeyeaters, on the one hand, and the Passerida species, on the other...
  5. pmc Evolution of ultraviolet vision in shorebirds (Charadriiformes)
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Biol Lett 6:370-4. 2010
    ..The most parsimonious interpretation of these findings, based on a molecular gene tree, is a single VS to UVS shift and a subsequent reversal in one lineage...
  6. doi request reprint New primers for the avian SWS1 pigment opsin gene reveal new amino acid configurations in spectral sensitivity tuning sites
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Hered 100:784-9. 2009
    ..Testing these primers on various bird species reveals some novel combinations of amino acid residues at the tuning sites. The potential significance of these on spectral tuning is discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Assessing the use of genomic DNA as a predictor of the maximum absorbance wavelength of avian SWS1 opsin visual pigments
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 195:167-73. 2009
    ..Additionally, we demonstrate that a bird, the bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus L., can have more than one SWS1 visual pigment in its retina...
  8. ncbi request reprint Drosophila melanogaster virgins are more likely to mate with strangers than familiar flies
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Naturwissenschaften 95:253-6. 2008
    ..Hence we present the first report showing that a dipteran can distinguish between previously encountered and not previously encountered conspecifics...
  9. pmc Differences in color vision make passerines less conspicuous in the eyes of their predators
    Olle Hastad
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:6391-4. 2005
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  10. doi request reprint Using electroretinograms to assess flicker fusion frequency in domestic hens Gallus gallus domesticus
    Thomas J Lisney
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala, Sweden
    Vision Res 62:125-33. 2012
    ..As range of detrimental effects have been reported in humans as a result of exposure to such "invisible flicker", the possibility exists that flicker from fluorescent lamps also acts as stressor in domesticated birds...
  11. pmc Ultraviolet vision and foraging in dip and plunge diving birds
    Olle Hastad
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Biol Lett 1:306-9. 2005
    ..We found evidence of extended UV vision only in gulls (Laridae). Based on available evidence, it is more probable that this trait is associated with their terrestrial foraging habits rather than piscivory...
  12. doi request reprint Behavioural assessment of flicker fusion frequency in chicken Gallus gallus domesticus
    Thomas J Lisney
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Vision Res 51:1324-32. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Complex distribution of avian color vision systems revealed by sequencing the SWS1 opsin from total DNA
    Anders Odeen
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 20:855-61. 2003
    ..Intriguing effects on the evolution of color signals can be expected from interactions between predators and prey. Such interactions may explain the presence of UVS in Laridae and Passeriformes...
  14. doi request reprint Ultraviolet photopigment sensitivity and ocular media transmittance in gulls, with an evolutionary perspective
    Olle Hastad
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1UG, UK
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 195:585-90. 2009
    ..By molecular sequencing of the second alpha-helical transmembrane region of the SWS1 opsin gene we could also infer that 15 herring gulls and 16 yellow-legged gulls L. michahellis, all base-pair identical, are genetically UV-sensitive...
  15. doi request reprint The presence of UV wavelengths improves the temporal resolution of the avian visual system
    Diana Rubene
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 213:3357-63. 2010
    ..The yellow and UV light stimuli yielded rather similar CFFs, indicating no special role for the double cone in flicker detection...
  16. pmc An experimental test for indirect benefits in Drosophila melanogaster
    Howard D Rundle
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 7:36. 2007
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  17. doi request reprint Different ranking of avian colors predicted by modeling of retinal function in humans and birds
    Olle Hastad
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 171:831-8. 2008
    ..Despite confirming a strong correlation between avian and human color discrimination, we conclude that a significant proportion of the information in avian visual signals may be lost in translation...