Olof Hellgren

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A jack-of-all-trades and still a master of some: prevalence and host range in avian malaria and related blood parasites
    Olof Hellgren
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, Lund University, SE 22362 Lund, Sweden
    Ecology 90:2840-9. 2009
  2. pmc Within-host speciation of malaria parasites
    Javier Pérez-Tris
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 2:e235. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Detecting shifts of transmission areas in avian blood parasites: a phylogenetic approach
    Olof Hellgren
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, Lund University, SE 22362 Lund, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 16:1281-90. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Diversity and phylogeny of mitochondrial cytochrome B lineages from six morphospecies of avian Haemoproteus (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae)
    Olof Hellgren
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, Lund University, SE 22362 Lund, Sweden
    J Parasitol 93:889-96. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint A new PCR assay for simultaneous studies of Leucocytozoon, Plasmodium, and Haemoproteus from avian blood
    Olof Hellgren
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, Lund University, SE 22362 Lund, Sweden
    J Parasitol 90:797-802. 2004
  6. pmc Diversity, loss, and gain of malaria parasites in a globally invasive bird
    Alfonso Marzal
    Department of Biology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e21905. 2011
  7. doi request reprint How can we determine the molecular clock of malaria parasites?
    Staffan Bensch
    Department of Biology, Molecular Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory, Lund University, Ecology Building, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden Electronic address
    Trends Parasitol 29:363-9. 2013
  8. pmc Flight speeds among bird species: allometric and phylogenetic effects
    Thomas Alerstam
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    PLoS Biol 5:e197. 2007
  9. doi request reprint MalAvi: a public database of malaria parasites and related haemosporidians in avian hosts based on mitochondrial cytochrome b lineages
    Staffan Bensch
    Department of Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, S 22362 Lund, Sweden Department of Zoology, The Edward Grey Institute, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK Departamento de Zoología y Antropología Física, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:1353-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Linkage between nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences in avian malaria parasites: multiple cases of cryptic speciation?
    Staffan Bensch
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Evolution 58:1617-21. 2004

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint A jack-of-all-trades and still a master of some: prevalence and host range in avian malaria and related blood parasites
    Olof Hellgren
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, Lund University, SE 22362 Lund, Sweden
    Ecology 90:2840-9. 2009
    ..Overall, these results show that parasites with the ability to successfully infect a wide variety of host species of broad ancestry also can have the ability to be the most prevalent in single host species...
  2. pmc Within-host speciation of malaria parasites
    Javier Pérez-Tris
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 2:e235. 2007
    ..Strict sympatric speciation would involve parasite lineages diverging within a single host species, without any population subdivision...
  3. ncbi request reprint Detecting shifts of transmission areas in avian blood parasites: a phylogenetic approach
    Olof Hellgren
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, Lund University, SE 22362 Lund, Sweden
    Mol Ecol 16:1281-90. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Diversity and phylogeny of mitochondrial cytochrome B lineages from six morphospecies of avian Haemoproteus (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae)
    Olof Hellgren
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, Lund University, SE 22362 Lund, Sweden
    J Parasitol 93:889-96. 2007
    ..We, therefore, propose the use of a cyt. b fragment of this length as a standard gene fragment for a DNA bar-coding system for avian Haemoproteus species...
  5. ncbi request reprint A new PCR assay for simultaneous studies of Leucocytozoon, Plasmodium, and Haemoproteus from avian blood
    Olof Hellgren
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, Lund University, SE 22362 Lund, Sweden
    J Parasitol 90:797-802. 2004
    ..Although only a small number of different bird species were investigated (6 passerine species), we found 22 different parasite species lineages (4 Haemoproteus, 8 Plasmodium, and 10 Leucocytozoon)...
  6. pmc Diversity, loss, and gain of malaria parasites in a globally invasive bird
    Alfonso Marzal
    Department of Biology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e21905. 2011
    ..Our findings therefore reject the Novel Weapon Hypothesis and are concordant with the Enemy Release Hypothesis...
  7. doi request reprint How can we determine the molecular clock of malaria parasites?
    Staffan Bensch
    Department of Biology, Molecular Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory, Lund University, Ecology Building, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden Electronic address
    Trends Parasitol 29:363-9. 2013
    ..This review addresses conflicting rate estimates of molecular evolution and suggests research directions to aid dating diversification events in malaria parasites. ..
  8. pmc Flight speeds among bird species: allometric and phylogenetic effects
    Thomas Alerstam
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    PLoS Biol 5:e197. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint MalAvi: a public database of malaria parasites and related haemosporidians in avian hosts based on mitochondrial cytochrome b lineages
    Staffan Bensch
    Department of Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, S 22362 Lund, Sweden Department of Zoology, The Edward Grey Institute, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK Departamento de Zoología y Antropología Física, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:1353-8. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Linkage between nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences in avian malaria parasites: multiple cases of cryptic speciation?
    Staffan Bensch
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, S 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Evolution 58:1617-21. 2004
    ..Studies examining parasite virulence and host immune systems must consider this remarkable diversity of avian malaria parasites...