Bastiaan Star

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Publications

  1. pmc Next generation sequencing shows high variation of the intestinal microbial species composition in Atlantic cod caught at a single location
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Microbiol 13:248. 2013
  2. pmc Effects of genetic drift and gene flow on the selective maintenance of genetic variation
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Genetics 194:235-44. 2013
  3. pmc Genomic characterization of the Atlantic cod sex-locus
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Sci Rep 6:31235. 2016
  4. pmc Three chromosomal rearrangements promote genomic divergence between migratory and stationary ecotypes of Atlantic cod
    Paul R Berg
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Sci Rep 6:23246. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Evolution of the immune system influences speciation rates in teleost fishes
    Martin Malmstrøm
    Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nat Genet 48:1204-10. 2016
  6. pmc Palindromic sequence artifacts generated during next generation sequencing library preparation from historic and ancient DNA
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 9:e89676. 2014
  7. pmc Why does the immune system of Atlantic cod lack MHC II?
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Bioessays 34:648-51. 2012
  8. pmc Adaptation to Low Salinity Promotes Genomic Divergence in Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua L.)
    Paul R Berg
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Norway
    Genome Biol Evol 7:1644-63. 2015
  9. pmc An improved genome assembly uncovers prolific tandem repeats in Atlantic cod
    Ole K Tørresen
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, NO 0316, Norway
    BMC Genomics 18:95. 2017
  10. pmc The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Nature 477:207-10. 2011

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Publications11

  1. pmc Next generation sequencing shows high variation of the intestinal microbial species composition in Atlantic cod caught at a single location
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Microbiol 13:248. 2013
    ..Here we describe microbial intestinal communities of eleven individual Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) caught at a single location based on an extensively 454 sequenced 16S rRNA library of the V3 region...
  2. pmc Effects of genetic drift and gene flow on the selective maintenance of genetic variation
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Genetics 194:235-44. 2013
    ..Moreover, the finiteness of populations strongly influences levels of local adaptation, selection strength, and the proportion of allele-frequency vectors that can be distinguished from the neutral expectation...
  3. pmc Genomic characterization of the Atlantic cod sex-locus
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Sci Rep 6:31235. 2016
    ..Our results highlight the evolutionary flexibility in genomic architecture underlying teleost sex-determination and allow practical applications to genetically sex Atlantic cod. ..
  4. pmc Three chromosomal rearrangements promote genomic divergence between migratory and stationary ecotypes of Atlantic cod
    Paul R Berg
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Sci Rep 6:23246. 2016
    ..Our findings demonstrate the power of using genomic information in further understanding the population dynamics and defining management units in one of the world's most economically important marine resources. ..
  5. doi request reprint Evolution of the immune system influences speciation rates in teleost fishes
    Martin Malmstrøm
    Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Nat Genet 48:1204-10. 2016
    ..Our results extend current understanding of the plasticity of the adaptive immune system and suggest an important role for immune-related genes in animal diversification. ..
  6. pmc Palindromic sequence artifacts generated during next generation sequencing library preparation from historic and ancient DNA
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 9:e89676. 2014
    ..This artifact can negatively affect the yield of endogenous DNA in these types of samples and introduces sequence bias. ..
  7. pmc Why does the immune system of Atlantic cod lack MHC II?
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Bioessays 34:648-51. 2012
    ..The lack of MHC II coincides with an increased number of genes for MHC I and Toll-like receptors (TLRs)...
  8. pmc Adaptation to Low Salinity Promotes Genomic Divergence in Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua L.)
    Paul R Berg
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Norway
    Genome Biol Evol 7:1644-63. 2015
    ..Hence, our data suggest that adaptive responses to the environmental conditions in the Baltic Sea may contribute to a strong and effective reproductive barrier, and that Baltic cod can be viewed as an example of ongoing speciation. ..
  9. pmc An improved genome assembly uncovers prolific tandem repeats in Atlantic cod
    Ole K Tørresen
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, NO 0316, Norway
    BMC Genomics 18:95. 2017
    ..The development of long-read sequencing and improved software now enable the generation of more contiguous genome assemblies...
  10. pmc The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system
    Bastiaan Star
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Nature 477:207-10. 2011
    ..These observations affect fundamental assumptions about the evolution of the adaptive immune system and its components in vertebrates...
  11. pmc An additional step in the transmission of Yersinia pestis?
    W Ryan Easterday
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    ISME J 6:231-6. 2012
    ..pestis traversing a post-mortem path between, and possibly within, epizootic periods and offering insight into mechanisms that may allow Y. pestis an alternative route of transmission in the natural environment...