Wolfgang Goymann

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Social, state-dependent and environmental modulation of faecal corticosteroid levels in free-ranging female spotted hyenas
    W Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Behavioural Physiology, D 82319 Seewiesen Post Starnberg, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 268:2453-9. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive methods to measure androgen metabolites in excrements of European stonechats, Saxicola torquata rubicola
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Research Center for Ornithology, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346, Andechs, Germany
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 129:80-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The decoy matters! Hormonal and behavioural differences in the reaction of territorial European robins towards stuffed and live decoys
    Madeleine Scriba
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Department of Biological Rhythms and Behaviour and Department for Behavioural Neurobiology, Von der Tann Str 7, 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 155:511-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing seasonal androgen responses from male-male androgen responsiveness-revisiting the Challenge Hypothesis
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Department of Biological Rhythms and Behaviour and Department for Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Horm Behav 51:463-76. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of ethanol for preserving steroid and indoleamine hormones in bird plasma
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Department of Biological Rhythms and Behaviour, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 150:191-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Testosterone and corticosterone during the breeding cycle of equatorial and European stonechats (Saxicola torquata axillaris and S. t. rubicola)
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Department of Biological Rhythms and Behaviour, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Horm Behav 50:779-85. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Defense of females, but not social status, predicts plasma androgen levels in male spotted hyenas
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Behavioral Physiology, D 82319 Seewiesen Post Starnberg, Germany
    Physiol Biochem Zool 76:586-93. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive monitoring of hormones in bird droppings: physiological validation, sampling, extraction, sex differences, and the influence of diet on hormone metabolite levels
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1046:35-53. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Social status does not predict corticosteroid levels in postdispersal male spotted hyenas
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Behavioural Physiology, D 82319 Seewiesen Post, Starnberg, Germany
    Horm Behav 43:474-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Low ambient temperature increases food intake and dropping production, leading to incorrect estimates of hormone metabolite concentrations in European stonechats
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Department of Biological Rhythms and Behaviour, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Horm Behav 49:644-53. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Social, state-dependent and environmental modulation of faecal corticosteroid levels in free-ranging female spotted hyenas
    W Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Behavioural Physiology, D 82319 Seewiesen Post Starnberg, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 268:2453-9. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive methods to measure androgen metabolites in excrements of European stonechats, Saxicola torquata rubicola
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Research Center for Ornithology, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346, Andechs, Germany
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 129:80-7. 2002
    ..Thus, the T-RIA measures androgen metabolites in droppings of male European stonechats and to our knowledge this study represents the first validation of a non-invasive androgen assay in a passerine bird...
  3. ncbi request reprint The decoy matters! Hormonal and behavioural differences in the reaction of territorial European robins towards stuffed and live decoys
    Madeleine Scriba
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Department of Biological Rhythms and Behaviour and Department for Behavioural Neurobiology, Von der Tann Str 7, 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 155:511-6. 2008
    ..Future investigations using STI experiments should be aware of the potential impact different kinds of decoys may have on the behavioural and hormonal response of birds during STIs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing seasonal androgen responses from male-male androgen responsiveness-revisiting the Challenge Hypothesis
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Department of Biological Rhythms and Behaviour and Department for Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Horm Behav 51:463-76. 2007
    ..Through such studies, we can begin to better understand how social and environmental factors may lead to differences in androgen responses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of ethanol for preserving steroid and indoleamine hormones in bird plasma
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Department of Biological Rhythms and Behaviour, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 150:191-5. 2007
    ..However, differences among ethanol-treated samples in general were small, demonstrating the feasibility of this preservation method in the field at remote locations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Testosterone and corticosterone during the breeding cycle of equatorial and European stonechats (Saxicola torquata axillaris and S. t. rubicola)
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Department of Biological Rhythms and Behaviour, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Horm Behav 50:779-85. 2006
    ..Such brief, but substantial peaks of testosterone may be common in tropical birds, but they may easily be missed if the exact breeding stage of individual birds is not known...
  7. ncbi request reprint Defense of females, but not social status, predicts plasma androgen levels in male spotted hyenas
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Behavioral Physiology, D 82319 Seewiesen Post Starnberg, Germany
    Physiol Biochem Zool 76:586-93. 2003
    ..Also, as predicted, there was no correlation between social status and androgen levels in male spotted hyenas...
  8. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive monitoring of hormones in bird droppings: physiological validation, sampling, extraction, sex differences, and the influence of diet on hormone metabolite levels
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1046:35-53. 2005
    ..More studies are urgently needed to learn more about differences between the sexes, individuals, and populations and the impact of diet and energy metabolism on hormone metabolites...
  9. ncbi request reprint Social status does not predict corticosteroid levels in postdispersal male spotted hyenas
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Behavioural Physiology, D 82319 Seewiesen Post, Starnberg, Germany
    Horm Behav 43:474-9. 2003
    ..However, males of the largest clan had the highest levels of fecal corticosteroids, possibly reflecting higher rates of social interactions in larger clans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Low ambient temperature increases food intake and dropping production, leading to incorrect estimates of hormone metabolite concentrations in European stonechats
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Department of Biological Rhythms and Behaviour, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Horm Behav 49:644-53. 2006
    ..Any study involving systematic changes in metabolism--i.e., during molt, migration, hibernation, egg production, or seasonal comparisons--needs to take these caveats into account...
  11. ncbi request reprint Testosterone in tropical birds: effects of environmental and social factors
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Von der Tann Strasse 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Am Nat 164:327-34. 2004
    ....
  12. doi request reprint A gentler method to raise melatonin levels in birds
    Wolfgang Goymann
    J Biol Rhythms 23:274-7. 2008
  13. pmc Progesterone modulates aggression in sex-role reversed female African black coucals
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Abteilung für Biologische Rhythmen und Verhalten und Abteilung für Verhaltensneurobiologie, Max Planck Institut für Ornithologie, 82319 Seewiesen und Andechs, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1053-60. 2008
    ..We anticipate that our observation in a sex-role reversed species may provide a more general mechanism, by which progesterone--in interaction with testosterone--may regulate resource-defence aggression in female vertebrates...
  14. ncbi request reprint Green matters! Growing vegetation stimulates breeding under short-day conditions in wild canaries (Serinus canaria)
    Cornelia Voigt
    J Biol Rhythms 22:554-7. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Sex-role reversal is reflected in the brain of African black coucals (Centropus grillii)
    Cornelia Voigt
    Department of Behavioural Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, D 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    Dev Neurobiol 67:1560-73. 2007
    ..Hence, aggression in females and males may indeed be modulated by the same hormones, but regulated at different levels of the neuroendocrine cascade...
  16. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the European Science Foundation technical meeting: analysis of hormones in droppings and egg yolk of birds
    Wolfgang Goymann
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Von der Tann Str 7, D 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1046:1-4. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Hormonal responses to male-male social challenge in the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus: single-broodedness as an explanatory variable
    Meta M Landys
    Program for Experimental Behavioral and Population Ecological Research, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066, Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Physiol Biochem Zool 80:228-40. 2007
    ..Thus, we suggest that single-broodedness plays an important role in determining patterns of hormone change and should be considered in future discussions of hormone-behavior interactions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Excremental androgen metabolite concentrations and gonad sizes in temperate zone vs. tropical Stonechats (Saxicola torquata ssp.)
    Thomas Rödl
    Research Centre for Ornithology, Max Planck Society, 82346 Andechs, Germany
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 139:124-30. 2004
    ..Irish birds had intermediate concentrations. Differences between Kazakh and Kenyan stonechats correlate with latitude, but data from the Irish population suggest the involvement of factors not directly related to latitude...
  19. ncbi request reprint Plasma steroid hormones in two Arctic-breeding shorebirds: monogamy versus polygyny
    Silke S Steiger
    Department Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Postfach 1564, 82305 Starnberg, Seewiesen, Germany
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 147:133-40. 2006
    ..Our study also supports previous studies suggesting that the short breeding season in the high Arctic and the importance of male care to nest success may be factors leading to behavioral T insensitivity...
  20. doi request reprint Tropical field endocrinology: ecology and evolution of testosterone concentrations in male birds
    Michaela Hau
    Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 157:241-8. 2008
    ..Such findings should be supplemented by studies on functional aspects of the testosterone signal at the organismal and cellular level...