Affiliation: Australian Antarctic Division
- Pseudogenes and DNA-based diet analyses: a cautionary tale from a relatively well sampled predator-prey systemG Dunshea
Antarctic Wildlife Research Unit, School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
Bull Entomol Res 98:239-48. 2008..The implications of this for DNA-based dietary studies, in general, are discussed...
- DNA-based diet analysis for any predatorGlenn Dunshea
Antarctic Wildlife Research Unit, School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
PLoS ONE 4:e5252. 2009..I present a general approach to detect diverse prey in the feces or gut contents of predators...
- Telomeres as age markers in vertebrate molecular ecologyGlenn Dunshea
Marine Predator Unit, Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
Mol Ecol Resour 11:225-35. 2011..If telomere-based age estimation is to be used, more work in understanding variability in key processes affecting telomere dynamics and rigorous substantiation via blind testing is needed...
- Stranded dolphin stomach contents represent the free-ranging population's dietGlenn Dunshea
Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, Tasmania 7005, Australia
Biol Lett 9:20121036. 2013..This is the first explicit test of the validity of stomach contents analysis for accurate population-scale diet determination of an inshore cetacean...
- Molecular discrimination of Perna (Mollusca: Bivalvia) species using the polymerase chain reaction and species-specific mitochondrial primersD Blair
School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, 4811, Australia
Mar Biotechnol (NY) 8:380-5. 2006..A further pair of primers has been designed that will amplify part of the cox1 gene of any Perna species, and possibly other molluscs, as a positive control to demonstrate that the PCR is working...