Charles L Nunn

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of leukocyte counts and disease risk in primates
    Charles L Nunn
    Biology Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22904 4328, USA
    Evolution 56:177-90. 2002
  2. pmc A comparative study of white blood cell counts and disease risk in carnivores
    Charles L Nunn
    Department of Biology, Gilmer Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22904 4328, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:347-56. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparative tests of parasite species richness in primates
    Charles L Nunn
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am Nat 162:597-614. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Parasites and the evolutionary diversification of primate clades
    Charles L Nunn
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am Nat 164:S90-103. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns of host specificity and transmission among parasites of wild primates
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 22904, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:647-57. 2005
  6. pmc Females drive primate social evolution
    Patrik Lindenfors
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Gilmer Hall, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S101-3. 2004
  7. pmc Ranging patterns and parasitism in primates
    Charles L Nunn
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Biol Lett 2:351-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Do threatened hosts have fewer parasites? A comparative study in primates
    Sonia Altizer
    Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Anim Ecol 76:304-14. 2007
  9. pmc Primate brain architecture and selection in relation to sex
    Patrik Lindenfors
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Biol 5:20. 2007
  10. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of the ecology and evolution of mammalian sleep
    Isabella Capellini
    Evolutionary Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, DH1 3HN Durham, UK
    Evolution 62:1764-76. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of leukocyte counts and disease risk in primates
    Charles L Nunn
    Biology Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22904 4328, USA
    Evolution 56:177-90. 2002
    ....
  2. pmc A comparative study of white blood cell counts and disease risk in carnivores
    Charles L Nunn
    Department of Biology, Gilmer Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22904 4328, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:347-56. 2003
    ..We discuss additional comparative questions related to taxonomic differences in disease risk, modes of parasite transmission and implications for conservation biology...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparative tests of parasite species richness in primates
    Charles L Nunn
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am Nat 162:597-614. 2003
    ..Geographic range size and day range length explained significant variation in the diversity of viruses...
  4. ncbi request reprint Parasites and the evolutionary diversification of primate clades
    Charles L Nunn
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am Nat 164:S90-103. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Patterns of host specificity and transmission among parasites of wild primates
    Amy B Pedersen
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 22904, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:647-57. 2005
    ..Furthermore, nearly all viruses that were reported to infect both humans and non-human primates were classified as emerging in humans...
  6. pmc Females drive primate social evolution
    Patrik Lindenfors
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Gilmer Hall, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S101-3. 2004
    ..This result is consistent with male numbers adjusting to female group size and highlights the importance of focusing on females when studying primate social evolution...
  7. pmc Ranging patterns and parasitism in primates
    Charles L Nunn
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Biol Lett 2:351-4. 2006
    ..In addition, costs associated with greater ranging could increase susceptibility to infectious agents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do threatened hosts have fewer parasites? A comparative study in primates
    Sonia Altizer
    Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Anim Ecol 76:304-14. 2007
    ..Lower average parasite richness in threatened host taxa also points to the need for a better understanding of the cascading effects of host biodiversity loss for affiliated parasite species...
  9. pmc Primate brain architecture and selection in relation to sex
    Patrik Lindenfors
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Biol 5:20. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of the ecology and evolution of mammalian sleep
    Isabella Capellini
    Evolutionary Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, DH1 3HN Durham, UK
    Evolution 62:1764-76. 2008
    ..We propose that, within this ecological framework, interspecific variation in sleep duration might be compensated by variation in the physiological intensity of sleep...
  11. doi request reprint The influence of natural diet composition, food intake level, and body size on ingesta passage in primates
    Marcus Clauss
    Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 150:274-81. 2008
    ..Whereas simple-stomached (hindgut fermenting) species can be found along the whole continuum, foregut fermenters appear limited to the "efficiency" approach...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary biology: significance of primate sexual swellings
    Dietmar Zinner
    Abteilung Verhaltensforschung and Okologie, Deutsches Primatenzentrum, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Nature 420:142-3; discussion 143. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Infectious diseases and extinction risk in wild mammals
    Amy B Pedersen
    Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:1269-79. 2007
    ....