S Immler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sheffield
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The evolution of sperm morphometry in pheasants
    S Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Evol Biol 20:1008-14. 2007
  2. pmc By hook or by crook? Morphometry, competition and cooperation in rodent sperm
    Simone Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e170. 2007
  3. pmc Sperm competition and sperm midpiece size: no consistent pattern in passerine birds
    Simone Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:561-8. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Sperm competition and sperm cooperation: the potential role of diploid and haploid expression
    Simone Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Reproduction 135:275-83. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Increased postcopulatory sexual selection reduces the intramale variation in sperm design
    Simone Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S102TN, United Kingdom
    Evolution 62:1538-43. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Making sperm: design, quality control and sperm competition
    Tim R Birkhead
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S I0 2TN, UK
    Soc Reprod Fertil Suppl 65:175-81. 2007
  7. pmc Postcopulatory sexual selection is associated with reduced variation in sperm morphology
    Sara Calhim
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e413. 2007
  8. pmc Sperm morphology and sperm velocity in passerine birds
    Stefan Lüpold
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1175-81. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Pronounced within-individual plasticity in sperm morphometry across social environments
    Simone Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom
    Evolution 64:1634-43. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint From sneaker to parental male: change of reproductive traits in the black goby, Gobius niger (Teleostei, Gobiidae)
    Simone Immler
    University of Basel, Zoological Institute, Rheinsprung 9, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 301:177-85. 2004

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint The evolution of sperm morphometry in pheasants
    S Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Evol Biol 20:1008-14. 2007
    ..Our study emphasizes the importance of female reproductive biology for the evolution of sperm morphometry particularly in sperm-storing taxa...
  2. pmc By hook or by crook? Morphometry, competition and cooperation in rodent sperm
    Simone Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e170. 2007
    ..In the European woodmouse Apodemus sylvaticus (Muridae), the highly reflected apical hook of sperm is used to form sperm groups, or "trains," which exhibited increased swimming velocity and thrusting force compared to individual sperm...
  3. pmc Sperm competition and sperm midpiece size: no consistent pattern in passerine birds
    Simone Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:561-8. 2007
    ..Reasons for the differences and similarities between passerine families are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Sperm competition and sperm cooperation: the potential role of diploid and haploid expression
    Simone Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Reproduction 135:275-83. 2008
    ..Furthermore, sperm cooperation is defined and the literature for empirical evidence of sperm cooperation is reviewed in light of the author's definitions...
  5. doi request reprint Increased postcopulatory sexual selection reduces the intramale variation in sperm design
    Simone Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S102TN, United Kingdom
    Evolution 62:1538-43. 2008
    ..Our finding has important implications for male traits under pre- and postcopulatory sexual selection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Making sperm: design, quality control and sperm competition
    Tim R Birkhead
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S I0 2TN, UK
    Soc Reprod Fertil Suppl 65:175-81. 2007
    ..We propose that these are all energy-saving adaptations...
  7. pmc Postcopulatory sexual selection is associated with reduced variation in sperm morphology
    Sara Calhim
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e413. 2007
    ..In this study we tested the hypothesis that intraspecific variation in sperm morphology is driven by the level of postcopulatory sexual selection in passerine birds...
  8. pmc Sperm morphology and sperm velocity in passerine birds
    Stefan Lüpold
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1175-81. 2009
    ..Consistent with theoretical models, these results show that selection on sperm morphology and velocity are likely to be concomitant evolutionary forces...
  9. doi request reprint Pronounced within-individual plasticity in sperm morphometry across social environments
    Simone Immler
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom
    Evolution 64:1634-43. 2010
    ..These findings imply that males can adjust sperm morphometry across social environments...
  10. ncbi request reprint From sneaker to parental male: change of reproductive traits in the black goby, Gobius niger (Teleostei, Gobiidae)
    Simone Immler
    University of Basel, Zoological Institute, Rheinsprung 9, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 301:177-85. 2004
    ..Several aspects of this flexible reproductive pattern resemble the socially controlled sex change found in sequential hermaphrodites...