Camilla M Whittington

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Publications

  1. doi The role of prolactin in fish reproduction
    Camilla M Whittington
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Science, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 191:123-36. 2013
  2. doi Behavioural cues of reproductive status in seahorses Hippocampus abdominalis
    C M Whittington
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Fish Biol 83:220-6. 2013
  3. pmc Novel venom gene discovery in the platypus
    Camilla M Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Regimental Crescent, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
    Genome Biol 11:R95. 2010
  4. doi Understanding and utilising mammalian venom via a platypus venom transcriptome
    Camilla M Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Proteomics 72:155-64. 2009
  5. pmc Proteomics and deep sequencing comparison of seasonally active venom glands in the platypus reveals novel venom peptides and distinct expression profiles
    Emily S W Wong
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Cell Proteomics 11:1354-64. 2012
  6. pmc A limited role for gene duplications in the evolution of platypus venom
    Emily S W Wong
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Mol Biol Evol 29:167-77. 2012
  7. doi Identification of natural killer cell receptor clusters in the platypus genome reveals an expansion of C-type lectin genes
    Emily S W Wong
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, B19 RMC Gunn, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Immunogenetics 61:565-79. 2009
  8. doi Expression patterns of platypus defensin and related venom genes across a range of tissue types reveal the possibility of broader functions for OvDLPs than previously suspected
    Camilla M Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, RMC Gunn B19, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Toxicon 52:559-65. 2008
  9. pmc Defensins and the convergent evolution of platypus and reptile venom genes
    Camilla M Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Genome Res 18:986-94. 2008
  10. pmc Standardised classification of pre-release development in male-brooding pipefish, seahorses, and seadragons (Family Syngnathidae)
    Stefan Sommer
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich, CH 8057, Switzerland
    BMC Dev Biol 12:39. 2012

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Publications11

  1. doi The role of prolactin in fish reproduction
    Camilla M Whittington
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Science, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 191:123-36. 2013
    ..Focusing research efforts towards the thorough characterisation of a restricted number of reproductively diverse fish models will help to provide the foundation necessary for a more explicitly evolutionary analysis of PRL function. ..
  2. doi Behavioural cues of reproductive status in seahorses Hippocampus abdominalis
    C M Whittington
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Fish Biol 83:220-6. 2013
    ..It represents a useful tool to assist researchers in sample collection for studies of reproduction and development in viviparous syngnathids, which are emerging as important model species. ..
  3. pmc Novel venom gene discovery in the platypus
    Camilla M Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Regimental Crescent, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
    Genome Biol 11:R95. 2010
    ..We have constructed and sequenced a cDNA library from an active platypus venom gland to identify the remaining components...
  4. doi Understanding and utilising mammalian venom via a platypus venom transcriptome
    Camilla M Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Proteomics 72:155-64. 2009
    ..It is therefore hoped that this basic research to identify the constituents of platypus venom will eventually yield novel drugs and new targets for painkillers...
  5. pmc Proteomics and deep sequencing comparison of seasonally active venom glands in the platypus reveals novel venom peptides and distinct expression profiles
    Emily S W Wong
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Cell Proteomics 11:1354-64. 2012
    ..These novel venom proteins have potential biomedical and therapeutic applications and provide insights into venom evolution...
  6. pmc A limited role for gene duplications in the evolution of platypus venom
    Emily S W Wong
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Mol Biol Evol 29:167-77. 2012
    ..However, gene duplications alone do not explain the "venome" of the platypus. Other mechanisms, such as alternative splicing and mutation, may be important in venom innovation...
  7. doi Identification of natural killer cell receptor clusters in the platypus genome reveals an expansion of C-type lectin genes
    Emily S W Wong
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, B19 RMC Gunn, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    Immunogenetics 61:565-79. 2009
    ..We have used this new data from platypus to trace the possible evolutionary history of the NK receptor clusters...
  8. doi Expression patterns of platypus defensin and related venom genes across a range of tissue types reveal the possibility of broader functions for OvDLPs than previously suspected
    Camilla M Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, RMC Gunn B19, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Toxicon 52:559-65. 2008
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  9. pmc Defensins and the convergent evolution of platypus and reptile venom genes
    Camilla M Whittington
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Genome Res 18:986-94. 2008
    ..Convergent evolution has repeatedly selected genes coding for proteins containing specific structural motifs as templates for venom molecules...
  10. pmc Standardised classification of pre-release development in male-brooding pipefish, seahorses, and seadragons (Family Syngnathidae)
    Stefan Sommer
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich, CH 8057, Switzerland
    BMC Dev Biol 12:39. 2012
    ..This work is complemented by in-depth examinations of the straight-nosed pipefish Nerophis ophidion, the black-striped pipefish Syngnathus abaster, and the potbellied seahorse Hippocampus abdominalis...
  11. ncbi Characterization and evolution of vertebrate indoleamine 2, 3-dioxygenases IDOs from monotremes and marsupials
    Hajime J Yuasa
    Molecular Immunopathology Unit, Discipline of Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 153:137-44. 2009
    ..The protein encoded by the ancestor gene of IDO1 and IDO2 is likely to have had properties more similar to present day IDO2 than to IDO1...