Affiliation: University of Basel
- Optimal killing for obligate killers: the evolution of life histories and virulence of semelparous parasitesD Ebert
NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, UK
Proc Biol Sci 264:985-91. 1997..In case that K(t) relates to host body size, this deceleration in growth is around host maturation...
- Experimental evolution of parasitesD Ebert
Universitat Basel, Zoologisches Institut, Rheinsprung 9, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Science 282:1432-5. 1998..Understanding why parasite virulence seldom escalates similarly in natural populations could help us to manage virulence and deal with emerging diseases...
- Sex, linkage disequilibrium and patterns of parasitism in three species of cyclically parthenogenetic Daphnia (Cladocera: Crustacea)T J Little
Institut fur Zoologie, Universitat Basel, CH 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Heredity (Edinb) 85:257-65. 2000..magna), because most of the populations analysed appeared to have high levels of sexual recruitment and therefore lacked the linkage disequilibrium that underlies associations between allozymes and susceptibility...
- Resistance to a bacterial parasite in the crustacean Daphnia magna shows Mendelian segregation with dominanceP Luijckx
Universitat Basel, Zoologisches Institut, Evolutionsbiologie Vesalgasse 1, Basel, Switzerland
Heredity (Edinb) 108:547-51. 2012..This has important implications for the outcome of host-parasite co-evolution. Our results add to the growing body of evidence that resistance to parasites in invertebrates is mostly coded by one or few loci with dominance...
- The cause of parasitic infection in natural populations of Daphnia (Crustacea: Cladocera): the role of host geneticsT J Little
Institut fur Zoologie, Universitat Basel, Rheinsprung 9, CH 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Proc Biol Sci 267:2037-42. 2000....
- Genetic variation in a host-parasite association: potential for coevolution and frequency-dependent selectionH J Carius
Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Basel, Switzerland
Evolution 55:1136-45. 2001..In addition, correspondence analysis revealed that some host clones, although distinguishable with neutral genetic markers, were susceptible to the same set of parasite isolates and thus probably shared resistance genes...