Menna E Jones

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tasmania
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Antigen-presenting genes and genomic copy number variations in the Tasmanian devil MHC
    Yuanyuan Cheng
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Genomics 13:87. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity and population structure of Tasmanian devils, the largest marsupial carnivore
    Menna E Jones
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Mol Ecol 13:2197-209. 2004
  3. pmc Life-history change in disease-ravaged Tasmanian devil populations
    Menna E Jones
    School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:10023-7. 2008
  4. pmc Sperm competition drives the evolution of suicidal reproduction in mammals
    Diana O Fisher
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:17910-4. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of selective culling of infected individuals to control tasmanian devil facial tumor disease
    Shelly Lachish
    School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Conserv Biol 24:841-51. 2010
  6. pmc Transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils: localized lineage replacement and host population response
    Rodrigo K Hamede
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 282:. 2015
  7. pmc Demonstration of immune responses against devil facial tumour disease in wild Tasmanian devils
    Ruth Pye
    Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Biol Lett 12:. 2016

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Publications7

  1. pmc Antigen-presenting genes and genomic copy number variations in the Tasmanian devil MHC
    Yuanyuan Cheng
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Genomics 13:87. 2012
    ..DFTD is caused by a clonal tumour cell line that is transmitted between unrelated individuals as an allograft without triggering immune rejection due to low levels of Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) diversity in Tasmanian devils...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity and population structure of Tasmanian devils, the largest marsupial carnivore
    Menna E Jones
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Mol Ecol 13:2197-209. 2004
    ..Marsupial carnivores appear to have stronger population subdivisions than their placental counterparts...
  3. pmc Life-history change in disease-ravaged Tasmanian devil populations
    Menna E Jones
    School of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:10023-7. 2008
    ..The persistence of both this disease and the associated life-history changes pose questions about longer-term evolutionary responses and conservation prospects for this iconic species...
  4. pmc Sperm competition drives the evolution of suicidal reproduction in mammals
    Diana O Fisher
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:17910-4. 2013
    ..We conclude that precopulatory sexual selection by females favored the evolution of suicidal reproduction in mammals. ..
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of selective culling of infected individuals to control tasmanian devil facial tumor disease
    Shelly Lachish
    School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Conserv Biol 24:841-51. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils: localized lineage replacement and host population response
    Rodrigo K Hamede
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 282:. 2015
    ....
  7. pmc Demonstration of immune responses against devil facial tumour disease in wild Tasmanian devils
    Ruth Pye
    Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
    Biol Lett 12:. 2016
    ..This has implications for tumour-host coevolution and vaccine development...