Nico K Michiels

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender trading in a hermaphrodite
    Nils Anthes
    Curr Biol 15:R792-3. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Evolutionary links between reproductive morphology, ecology and mating behavior in opisthobranch gastropods
    Nils Anthes
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Zoological Institute, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Evolution 62:900-16. 2008
  3. pmc Regulation of red fluorescent light emission in a cryptic marine fish
    Matthias F Wucherer
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Front Zool 11:1. 2014
  4. pmc Control of social monogamy through aggression in a hermaphroditic shrimp
    Janine Wy Wong
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Department for Biology, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Front Zool 8:30. 2011
  5. pmc The function of copulatory plugs in Caenorhabditis remanei: hints for female benefits
    Nadine Timmermeyer
    Department of Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Institute for Evolution and Ecology, University of Tuebingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Front Zool 7:28. 2010
  6. pmc Accessory male investment can undermine the evolutionary stability of simultaneous hermaphroditism
    Nico K Michiels
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Institute for Evolution and Ecology, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Biol Lett 5:709-12. 2009
  7. pmc Red fluorescence in reef fish: a novel signalling mechanism?
    Nico K Michiels
    Faculty of Biology, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    BMC Ecol 8:16. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint How do invertebrates generate a highly specific innate immune response?
    Hinrich Schulenburg
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Zoological Institute, University of Tuebingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Mol Immunol 44:3338-44. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The costs and benefits of occasional sex: theoretical predictions and a case study
    Thomas G D'Souza
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Institute for Evolution and Ecology, University Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Hered 101:S34-41. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Functions, diversity, and evolution of traumatic mating
    Rolanda Lange
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology Group, Faculty of Sciences, University of Tuebingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076, Tuebingen, Germany
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 88:585-601. 2013

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Gender trading in a hermaphrodite
    Nils Anthes
    Curr Biol 15:R792-3. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Evolutionary links between reproductive morphology, ecology and mating behavior in opisthobranch gastropods
    Nils Anthes
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Zoological Institute, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Evolution 62:900-16. 2008
    ..We finally outline approaches for experimentally assessing the proposed functional links that underlie the evolutionary correlations revealed by our study...
  3. pmc Regulation of red fluorescent light emission in a cryptic marine fish
    Matthias F Wucherer
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Front Zool 11:1. 2014
    ..Here, we described the physiological and cellular mechanism of this phenomenon using a neurostimulation treatment with KCl and histology...
  4. pmc Control of social monogamy through aggression in a hermaphroditic shrimp
    Janine Wy Wong
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Department for Biology, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Front Zool 8:30. 2011
    ..This study addresses the influence of group size on group stability and moulting cycles in singles, pairs, triplets and quartets of the socially monogamous shrimp Lysmata amboinensis, a protandric simultaneous hermaphrodite...
  5. pmc The function of copulatory plugs in Caenorhabditis remanei: hints for female benefits
    Nadine Timmermeyer
    Department of Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Institute for Evolution and Ecology, University of Tuebingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Front Zool 7:28. 2010
    ..We employed a new CO2-sedation technique to interrupt matings before or after the production of a plug. We then measured mating rate, attractiveness and offspring number...
  6. pmc Accessory male investment can undermine the evolutionary stability of simultaneous hermaphroditism
    Nico K Michiels
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Institute for Evolution and Ecology, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Biol Lett 5:709-12. 2009
    ..Across much of the parameter space, our model predicts male allocations well above 50 per cent. These predictions can help to explain apparently 'maladaptive' hermaphrodite systems...
  7. pmc Red fluorescence in reef fish: a novel signalling mechanism?
    Nico K Michiels
    Faculty of Biology, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    BMC Ecol 8:16. 2008
    ..However, previous studies ignore the fact that several marine organisms, including deep sea fish, produce their own red luminescence and are capable of seeing it...
  8. ncbi request reprint How do invertebrates generate a highly specific innate immune response?
    Hinrich Schulenburg
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Zoological Institute, University of Tuebingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Mol Immunol 44:3338-44. 2007
    ..Similar processes are likely to act in the innate system of vertebrates and enhance the effectiveness of adaptive immunity...
  9. doi request reprint The costs and benefits of occasional sex: theoretical predictions and a case study
    Thomas G D'Souza
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Institute for Evolution and Ecology, University Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Hered 101:S34-41. 2010
    ..This offers an explanation for the dominance of parthenogenesis in S. polychroa. We discuss the enigmatic question why not all organisms show a mixed reproduction mode...
  10. doi request reprint Functions, diversity, and evolution of traumatic mating
    Rolanda Lange
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology Group, Faculty of Sciences, University of Tuebingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, D 72076, Tuebingen, Germany
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 88:585-601. 2013
    ..Finally, for the first time, we corroborate quantitatively the hypothesis that traumatic mating evolved relatively more often among hermaphroditic than among gonochoric taxa. ..
  11. pmc Fairy wrasses perceive and respond to their deep red fluorescent coloration
    Tobias Gerlach
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology Group, Faculty of Sciences, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28 E, Tubingen, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 281:. 2014
    ..This is the first study to demonstrate that deep red fluorescent body coloration can be perceived and has behavioural significance in a reef fish. ..
  12. pmc A fluorescent chromatophore changes the level of fluorescence in a reef fish
    Matthias F Wucherer
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e37913. 2012
    ..The fluorescent substance is stable under different chemical conditions and shows no discernible bleaching under strong, constant illumination...
  13. pmc Fluorescence characterisation and visual ecology of pseudocheilinid wrasses
    Tobias Gerlach
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology Group, Faculty of Sciences, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Front Zool 13:13. 2016
    ..Recently, red autofluorescent body colouration has been reported in some of these fishes. However, little is known about the distribution of such fluorescent body patterns in wrasses or the animals' ability to perceive such colours...
  14. pmc No effect of mate novelty on sexual motivation in the freshwater snail Biomphalaria glabrata
    Ines K Häderer
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Institute for Evolution and Ecology, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Front Zool 6:23. 2009
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  15. pmc Precopulatory stabbing, hypodermic injections and unilateral copulations in a hermaphroditic sea slug
    Nils Anthes
    Animal Evolutionary Ecology, Zoological Institute, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Biol Lett 3:121-4. 2007
    ..quadrispinosum represents conflicting rather than complementary mating interests between mates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Phenotypically flexible sex allocation in a simultaneous hermaphrodite
    Verena S Brauer
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Muenster, Huefferstrasse 1, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Evolution 61:216-22. 2007
    ..We argue that phenotypically flexible sex allocation in hermaphroditic animals may help us to understand the evolution and ecology of hermaphroditism...