M T Siva-Jothy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sheffield
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Immune function and parasite resistance in male and polymorphic female Coenagrion puella
    Gerrit Joop
    Zoologisches Institut, AG Okologie, Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 6:19. 2006
  2. pmc Trauma, disease and collateral damage: conflict in cimicids
    M T Siva-Jothy
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:269-75. 2006
  3. pmc A mechanistic link between parasite resistance and expression of a sexually selected trait in a damselfly
    M T Siva-Jothy
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2523-7. 2000
  4. pmc A matter of taste: direct detection of female mating status in the bedbug
    Michael T Siva-Jothy
    Evolution and Behaviour Group, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:649-52. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Functional consequences of blood clotting in insects
    Eleanor R Haine
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Dev Comp Immunol 31:456-64. 2007
  6. pmc Reducing a cost of traumatic insemination: female bedbugs evolve a unique organ
    Klaus Reinhardt
    Department of Animal and Plant Science, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2371-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Biology of the bed bugs (Cimicidae)
    Klaus Reinhardt
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Annu Rev Entomol 52:351-74. 2007
  8. pmc Adaptive innate immunity? Responsive-mode prophylaxis in the mealworm beetle, Tenebrio molitor
    Yannick Moret
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2475-80. 2003
  9. pmc Selection on insect immunity in the wild
    Jens Rolff
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2157-60. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Female-limited polymorphism in the copulatory organ of a traumatically inseminating insect
    Klaus Reinhardt
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 170:931-5. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Immune function and parasite resistance in male and polymorphic female Coenagrion puella
    Gerrit Joop
    Zoologisches Institut, AG Okologie, Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 6:19. 2006
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  2. pmc Trauma, disease and collateral damage: conflict in cimicids
    M T Siva-Jothy
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:269-75. 2006
    ..Finally, the collateral consequences of the male reproductive tactic on other males of C. lectularius and the African bat bug, Afrocimex constrictus are examined...
  3. pmc A mechanistic link between parasite resistance and expression of a sexually selected trait in a damselfly
    M T Siva-Jothy
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2523-7. 2000
    ..These results suggest a shared, limiting resource may form the mechanistic basis of the trade-off between a condition-dependent signal trait and immune function in this system...
  4. pmc A matter of taste: direct detection of female mating status in the bedbug
    Michael T Siva-Jothy
    Evolution and Behaviour Group, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:649-52. 2003
    ..We discuss why male bedbugs might show this pattern of ejaculate-size adjustment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Functional consequences of blood clotting in insects
    Eleanor R Haine
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Dev Comp Immunol 31:456-64. 2007
    ..Our results demonstrate that haemolymph coagulation has major functional consequences, the most important of which is the compartmentalisation of the open haemocoel...
  6. pmc Reducing a cost of traumatic insemination: female bedbugs evolve a unique organ
    Klaus Reinhardt
    Department of Animal and Plant Science, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2371-5. 2003
    ..We found no evidence that the spermalege reduces the costs of wound healing...
  7. ncbi request reprint Biology of the bed bugs (Cimicidae)
    Klaus Reinhardt
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Annu Rev Entomol 52:351-74. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Adaptive innate immunity? Responsive-mode prophylaxis in the mealworm beetle, Tenebrio molitor
    Yannick Moret
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2475-80. 2003
    ..These results suggest that the observed response is functionally "adaptive"...
  9. pmc Selection on insect immunity in the wild
    Jens Rolff
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2157-60. 2004
    ..We suggest that positive selection on PO activity in the year of study may be explained by annual fluctuations in parasite loads...
  10. doi request reprint Female-limited polymorphism in the copulatory organ of a traumatically inseminating insect
    Klaus Reinhardt
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 170:931-5. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Invertebrate ecological immunology
    J Rolff
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, S10 2TN, Sheffield, UK
    Science 301:472-5. 2003
    ..Using this empirical base, we pose general questions in areas that are of central importance for the development of ecological immunology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Examining costs of induced and constitutive immune investment in Tenebrio molitor
    S A O Armitage
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Evol Biol 16:1038-44. 2003
    ..In contrast to other studies, this cost was expressed under ad libitum feeding conditions. We found no measurable costs for constitutive investment in immunity (prophylactic investment in cuticular colour)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimating the mean abundance and feeding rate of a temporal ectoparasite in the wild: Afrocimex constrictus (Heteroptera: Cimicidae)
    Klaus Reinhardt
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, Western Bank, The University of Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK
    Int J Parasitol 37:937-42. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Immune function responds to selection for cuticular colour in Tenebrio molitor
    S A O Armitage
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 94:650-6. 2005
    ..Thus, the observed correlated response to selection upon cuticular colour and immune variables probably results from these traits' shared dependence on melanin production...
  15. doi request reprint Temporal patterns in immune responses to a range of microbial insults (Tenebrio molitor)
    Eleanor R Haine
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK
    J Insect Physiol 54:1090-7. 2008
    ..There was no long-lasting upregulation of phenoloxidase activity, suggesting that this immune effector system is not involved in the management of microbial infections over a long time scale...
  16. doi request reprint Situation exploitation: higher male mating success when female resistance is reduced by feeding
    Klaus Reinhardt
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Evolution 63:29-39. 2009
    ..Our results, therefore, suggest that males have increased mating success in a situation that females cannot avoid because it is naturally selected. Such "situation exploitation" of low resistance may be a common phenomenon...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycerol and adult access to water: effects on fecundity and longevity in the almond moth
    Camilla Ryne
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    J Insect Physiol 50:429-34. 2004
    ..We also discuss the possibility that larval diet can affect female reproductive decisions...
  18. doi request reprint Antimicrobial defense and persistent infection in insects
    Eleanor R Haine
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Science 322:1257-9. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that understanding of the management of antimicrobial peptides in natural systems might inform medical treatment strategies that avoid the risk of drug resistance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Modulation of sexual signalling by immune challenged male mealworm beetles (Tenebrio molitor, L.): evidence for terminal investment and dishonesty
    B Sadd
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Evol Biol 19:321-5. 2006
    ..In other words males increase terminal reproductive effort (invest in attractiveness) in response to a survival threat (immune insult). Consequently the signal preferred by the female is dishonest when considering the male's condition...
  20. pmc Self-harm caused by an insect's innate immunity
    Ben M Sadd
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2571-4. 2006
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  21. pmc Copulation corrupts immunity: a mechanism for a cost of mating in insects
    Jens Rolff
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:9916-8. 2002
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