Pat Monaghan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Telomeres and life histories: the long and the short of it
    Pat Monaghan
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1206:130-42. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Oxidative stress as a mediator of life history trade-offs: mechanisms, measurements and interpretation
    Pat Monaghan
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G128QQ, UK
    Ecol Lett 12:75-92. 2009
  3. pmc Early growth conditions, phenotypic development and environmental change
    Pat Monaghan
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1635-45. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Do telomere dynamics link lifestyle and lifespan?
    Pat Monaghan
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Glasgow University, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:47-53. 2006
  5. pmc Experimental demonstration of the growth rate--lifespan trade-off
    Who Seung Lee
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Graham Kerr Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122370. 2013
  6. pmc Telomere dynamics rather than age predict life expectancy in the wild
    Pierre Bize
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1679-83. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Loss of integration is associated with reduced resistance to oxidative stress
    David Costantini
    Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, Graham Kerr Building, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    J Exp Biol 216:2213-20. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Early life experience primes resistance to oxidative stress
    David Costantini
    Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, Graham Kerr Building, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    J Exp Biol 215:2820-6. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint The pattern of early growth trajectories affects adult breeding performance
    Who Seung Lee
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
    Ecology 93:902-12. 2012
  10. pmc Telomere length in early life predicts lifespan
    Britt J Heidinger
    College of Medical, Veterinary, and Life Sciences, Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health, and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:1743-8. 2012

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Telomeres and life histories: the long and the short of it
    Pat Monaghan
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1206:130-42. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Oxidative stress as a mediator of life history trade-offs: mechanisms, measurements and interpretation
    Pat Monaghan
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G128QQ, UK
    Ecol Lett 12:75-92. 2009
    ..We indicate throughout potentially fruitful areas for further research...
  3. pmc Early growth conditions, phenotypic development and environmental change
    Pat Monaghan
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1635-45. 2008
    ..I examine evidence from mechanistic and functional avian studies and highlight the general areas where we lack key information...
  4. ncbi request reprint Do telomere dynamics link lifestyle and lifespan?
    Pat Monaghan
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Glasgow University, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:47-53. 2006
    ..Here, we discuss what is currently known about the factors influencing telomere regulation, and how this relates to fundamental questions about the relationship between lifestyle and lifespan...
  5. pmc Experimental demonstration of the growth rate--lifespan trade-off
    Who Seung Lee
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Graham Kerr Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122370. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate the growth-lifespan trade-off. While growing more slowly can increase longevity, the optimal resolution of the growth-lifespan trade-off is influenced by time constraints in a seasonal environment...
  6. pmc Telomere dynamics rather than age predict life expectancy in the wild
    Pierre Bize
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1679-83. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Loss of integration is associated with reduced resistance to oxidative stress
    David Costantini
    Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, Graham Kerr Building, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    J Exp Biol 216:2213-20. 2013
    ..These findings point to a reduction in biochemical integration as a potential mechanism explaining a reduced resistance to oxidative stress induced by short-term stressors...
  8. doi request reprint Early life experience primes resistance to oxidative stress
    David Costantini
    Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, Graham Kerr Building, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    J Exp Biol 215:2820-6. 2012
    ..These findings point to a potential mechanism linking early life experiences to future darwinian fitness...
  9. ncbi request reprint The pattern of early growth trajectories affects adult breeding performance
    Who Seung Lee
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
    Ecology 93:902-12. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Telomere length in early life predicts lifespan
    Britt J Heidinger
    College of Medical, Veterinary, and Life Sciences, Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health, and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:1743-8. 2012
    ..Our results provide the strongest evidence available of the relationship between telomere length and lifespan and emphasize the importance of understanding factors that determine early life telomere length...
  11. pmc Early nutrition and phenotypic development: 'catch-up' growth leads to elevated metabolic rate in adulthood
    Francois Criscuolo
    Ornithology Group, Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1565-70. 2008
    ..It suggests that modification of metabolic efficiency may be one of the mechanisms mediating the observed long-term costs of accelerated growth, and indicates links between early nutrition and the metabolic syndrome...
  12. doi request reprint Biochemical integration of blood redox state in captive zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata)
    David Costantini
    Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Graham Kerr Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    J Exp Biol 214:1148-52. 2011
    ..Overall, our results also suggest strong and significant integration between the oxidative state of red blood cells and plasma...
  13. doi request reprint A comparison of dynamic-state-dependent models of the trade-off between growth, damage, and reproduction
    Who Seung Lee
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health, and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary, and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 178:774-86. 2011
    ..g., through predation) being more important than the cost of increased physiological damage...
  14. pmc Telomere loss in relation to age and early environment in long-lived birds
    Margaret E Hall
    Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1571-6. 2004
    ..Early conditions, possibly through their effects on oxidative stress, appear to play an important role in telomere attrition and thus potentially in the longevity of individuals...
  15. ncbi request reprint Does reproduction cause oxidative stress? An open question
    Neil B Metcalfe
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:347-50. 2013
    ..We conclude by suggesting experimental approaches that might provide a more conclusive test of the hypothesis...
  16. doi request reprint The effect of maternal state on the steroid and macronutrient content of lesser black-backed gull eggs
    Nanette Verboven
    Division of Cell Sciences, Institute of Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow Veterinary School, 464 Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 1QH, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Physiol Biochem Zool 83:1009-22. 2010
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  17. pmc Resource allocation between reproductive phases: the importance of thermal conditions in determining the cost of incubation
    J M Reid
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 267:37-41. 2000
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  18. pmc Stress exposure in early post-natal life reduces telomere length: an experimental demonstration in a long-lived seabird
    Katherine A Herborn
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Graham Kerr Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bush Estate, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 0QB, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20133151. 2014
    ..The delayed effects of increased telomere attrition in early life could therefore give rise to a 'time bomb' that reduces longevity in the absence of any obvious phenotypic consequences early in life. ..
  19. pmc Prior hormetic priming is costly under environmental mismatch
    David Costantini
    Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Biol Lett 10:20131010. 2014
    ..That such costs can occur explains both why the stress response system is not maintained in an upregulated state and why the hormetic adjustment of responses has evolved. ..
  20. doi request reprint Ageing: it's a dog's life
    Colin Selman
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
    Curr Biol 23:R451-3. 2013
    ..Larger species normally outlive smaller species, but within species smaller individuals generally outlive larger individuals. Research comparing size and mortality in dogs suggests that big dogs die young because they age faster...
  21. pmc Maternal condition, yolk androgens and offspring performance: a supplemental feeding experiment in the lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus)
    Nanette Verboven
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2223-32. 2003
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  22. pmc For better or worse: reduced adult lifespan following early-life stress is transmitted to breeding partners
    Pat Monaghan
    College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:709-14. 2012
    ..Our results clearly show that increased exposure to glucocorticoids early in life can markedly reduce adult life expectancy, and that pairing with such exposed partners carries an additional and substantial lifespan penalty...
  23. pmc Neonatal nutrition, adult antioxidant defences and sexual attractiveness in the zebra finch
    Jonathan D Blount
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1691-6. 2003
    ..Such state-dependent trade-offs could underpin the link between early nutrition and senescence...
  24. doi request reprint The trade-off between growth rate and locomotor performance varies with perceived time until breeding
    Who Seung Lee
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    J Exp Biol 213:3289-98. 2010
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Ecological processes in a hormetic framework
    David Costantini
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Graham Kerr Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Ecol Lett 13:1435-47. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Stress and life history
    Pat Monaghan
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ and School of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of St Andrews South Street, St Andrews KY16 9JP, UK Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:R408-12. 2014
    ..Accordingly, the level of stress experienced in the environment can act as a strong selective pressure that drives the evolution of life histories. ..
  27. pmc Compensatory growth impairs adult cognitive performance
    Michael O Fisher
    Division of Environmental Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 4:e251. 2006
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  28. pmc Female starlings adjust primary sex ratio in response to aromatic plants in the nest
    Vicente Polo
    Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Glasgow University, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1929-33. 2004
    ..This demonstrates that the green material, whose function has long puzzled biologists, conveys important information to the female and that she facultatively adjusts offspring production accordingly...
  29. ncbi request reprint Growth versus lifespan: perspectives from evolutionary ecology
    Neil B Metcalfe
    Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Graham Kerr Building, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Glasgow University, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Exp Gerontol 38:935-40. 2003
    ..We suggest a number of experimental approaches that might allow the true relationships between growth rate and future performance to be elucidated...