L A Knapp

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Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Facts, faeces and setting standards for the study of MHC genes using noninvasive samples
    Leslie A Knapp
    Primate Immunogenetics and Molecular Ecology Research Group, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Mol Ecol 14:1597-9; discussion 1601-2. 2005
  2. pmc The selfish grandma gene: the roles of the x-chromosome and paternity uncertainty in the evolution of grandmothering behavior and longevity
    Molly Fox
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QY, UK
    Int J Evol Biol 2011:165919. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Molecules and mating: positive selection and reproductive behaviour in primates
    Leslie A Knapp
    Primate Immunogenetics and Molecular Ecology Research Group, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Adv Exp Med Biol 739:218-36. 2012
  4. pmc A female signal reflects MHC genotype in a social primate
    Elise Huchard
    Institut des Sciences de l Evolution, Universite Montpellier 2, Place Eugene Bataillon, CC 065, 34 095 Montpellier Cedex 05, France
    BMC Evol Biol 10:96. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and its use in the detection of major histocompatibility complex polymorphism
    L A Knapp
    Primate Immunogenetics and Molecular Ecology Research Group, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Tissue Antigens 65:211-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Olfactory signals and the MHC: a review and a case study in Lemur catta
    Leslie A Knapp
    Primate Immunogenetics and Molecular Ecology Research Group, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Primatol 68:568-84. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint High levels of diversity characterize mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) Mhc-DRB sequences
    Kristin M Abbott
    PRIME, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ, UK
    Immunogenetics 58:628-40. 2006
  8. pmc Signal content of red facial coloration in female mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx)
    Joanna M Setchell
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2395-400. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Factors affecting fecal glucocorticoid levels in semi-free-ranging female mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx)
    Joanna M Setchell
    Evolutionary Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
    Am J Primatol 70:1023-32. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular study of Mhc-DRB in wild chacma baboons reveals high variability and evidence for trans-species inheritance
    Elise Huchard
    Equipe Génétique et Environnement, Institut des Sciences de l Evolution CNRS UMR 5554, Université Montpellier II CC 65, Place Eugene Bataillon, Montpellier, France
    Immunogenetics 58:805-16. 2006

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Facts, faeces and setting standards for the study of MHC genes using noninvasive samples
    Leslie A Knapp
    Primate Immunogenetics and Molecular Ecology Research Group, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Mol Ecol 14:1597-9; discussion 1601-2. 2005
  2. pmc The selfish grandma gene: the roles of the x-chromosome and paternity uncertainty in the evolution of grandmothering behavior and longevity
    Molly Fox
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QY, UK
    Int J Evol Biol 2011:165919. 2011
    ..Based on these results, longevity and grandmothering behaviors, including favoritism, may be more heavily influenced by selection on the X-chromosome than by paternity uncertainty...
  3. doi request reprint Molecules and mating: positive selection and reproductive behaviour in primates
    Leslie A Knapp
    Primate Immunogenetics and Molecular Ecology Research Group, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Adv Exp Med Biol 739:218-36. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc A female signal reflects MHC genotype in a social primate
    Elise Huchard
    Institut des Sciences de l Evolution, Universite Montpellier 2, Place Eugene Bataillon, CC 065, 34 095 Montpellier Cedex 05, France
    BMC Evol Biol 10:96. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and its use in the detection of major histocompatibility complex polymorphism
    L A Knapp
    Primate Immunogenetics and Molecular Ecology Research Group, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Tissue Antigens 65:211-9. 2005
    ..The advantages, problems, pitfalls and limitations of DGGE are considered and future perspectives on the use of DGGE for MHC typing are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Olfactory signals and the MHC: a review and a case study in Lemur catta
    Leslie A Knapp
    Primate Immunogenetics and Molecular Ecology Research Group, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Primatol 68:568-84. 2006
    ..While these results are preliminary, they support the need for further studies of the MHC and olfactory signals in lemurs and other primates...
  7. ncbi request reprint High levels of diversity characterize mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) Mhc-DRB sequences
    Kristin M Abbott
    PRIME, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ, UK
    Immunogenetics 58:628-40. 2006
    ..As observed in other primates, some new lineages may have arisen through the process of gene conversion. These findings indicate that mandrills have Mhc-DRB diversity not unlike rhesus macaques and humans...
  8. pmc Signal content of red facial coloration in female mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx)
    Joanna M Setchell
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2395-400. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Factors affecting fecal glucocorticoid levels in semi-free-ranging female mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx)
    Joanna M Setchell
    Evolutionary Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
    Am J Primatol 70:1023-32. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular study of Mhc-DRB in wild chacma baboons reveals high variability and evidence for trans-species inheritance
    Elise Huchard
    Equipe Génétique et Environnement, Institut des Sciences de l Evolution CNRS UMR 5554, Université Montpellier II CC 65, Place Eugene Bataillon, Montpellier, France
    Immunogenetics 58:805-16. 2006
    ..Evidence for trans-species inheritance of some Mhc-DRB sequences comes from high identity between the new Paur-DRB sequences and sequences from Papio cynocephalus, Macaca mulatta and possibly Galago moholi...
  11. ncbi request reprint Identification of New World monkey MHC-DRB alleles using PCR, DGGE and direct sequencing
    Simon A Middleton
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ, UK
    Immunogenetics 55:785-90. 2004
    ..Whereas traditional DRB typing via cloning and sequencing provides limited information, our new technique provides a simple and relatively rapid way of identifying New World monkey MHC-DRB alleles...