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1995
6 Citations (Scopus)
26 Citations (Scopus)
1996

Sex ratio variation in the intertidal isopod, Jaera albifrons

Piertney, SB. & Carvalho, GR., Aug 1996, In : Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 76, 3, p. 825-828 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
1997
10 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation and characterization of hypervariable microsatellites in the red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus

Piertney, S. B. & Dallas, J. F., 1 Jan 1997, In : Molecular Ecology. 6, 1, p. 93-95 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Characterization of tetranucleotide microsatellite markers in the Scottish crossbill (Loxia scotica)

Piertney, SB., Marquiss, M. & Summers, R., Sep 1998, In : Molecular Ecology. 7, 9, p. 1261-1263 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Highly polymorphic microsatellite markers in the great cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo

Piertney, SB., Goostrey, A., Dallas, JF. & Carss, DN., Jan 1998, In : Molecular Ecology. 7, 1, p. 138-140 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation and characterization of highly polymorphic microsatellites in the water vole, Arvicola terrestris

Stewart, WA., Piertney, SB. & Dallas, JF., Sep 1998, In : Molecular Ecology. 7, 9, p. 1258-1259 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Local genetic structure in red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus): evidence from microsatellite DNA markers

Piertney, SB., MacColl, ADC., Bacon, PJ. & Dallas, JF., Dec 1998, In : Molecular Ecology. 7, 12, p. 1645-1654 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

127 Citations (Scopus)

Microsatellite primers for the Eurasian otter

Dallas, JF. & Piertney, SB., Sep 1998, In : Molecular Ecology. 7, 9, p. 1248-1251 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

127 Citations (Scopus)

Population introgression and differentiation in the great cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo in Europe

Goostrey, A., Carss, D. N., Noble, L. R. & Piertney, S. B., Mar 1998, In : Molecular Ecology. 7, 3, p. 329-338 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Genetic diversity in the Eurasian otter, Lutra lutra, in Scotland. Evidence from microsatellite polymorphism

Dallas, J. F., Bacon, P. J., Carss, D. N., Conroy, J. W. H., Green, R., Jefferies, D. J., Kruuk, H., Marshall, F., Piertney, S. B. & Racey, P. A., 1999, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 68, p. 73-86 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the freshwater gastropod, Biomphalaria glabrata, an intermediate host for Schistosoma mansoni

Jones, C. S., Lockyer, A. E., Rollinson, D., Piertney, S. B. & Noble, L. R., 1999, In : Molecular Ecology. 8, p. 2149-2151 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Metapopulation genetic structure in the water vole, Arvicola terrestris, in NE Scotland

Stewart, W. A., Dallas, J. F., Piertney, S. B., Marshall, F., Lambin, X. & Telfer, S., 1999, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 68, p. 159-171 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial distribution of genetic relatedness in a moorland population of red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus)

Piertney, S. B., MacColl, A. D. C., Lambin, X., Moss, R. & Dallas, J. F., 1999, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 68, p. 317-331 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Fine-scale genetic structuring on Manacus manacus leks

Shorey, L., Piertney, S., Stone, J. & Hoglund, J., 2000, In : Nature. 408, p. 352-353 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

94 Citations (Scopus)

Matrilineal genetic structure and female-mediated gene flow in red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus): An analysis using mitochondrial DNA

Piertney, S. B., MacColl, A. D. C., Bacon, P. J., Racey, P. A., Lambin, X. & Dallas, J. F., 2000, In : Evolution. 54, p. 279-289 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Microsatellite markers for the fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox)

Piertney, S. B., Dallas, J. F., Hawkins, C. E. & Racey, P. A., 2000, In : Molecular Ecology. 9, p. 489-490 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Sex identification of the Eurasian otter Lutra lutra by PCR typing of spraints

Dallas, J. F., Carss, D. N., Marshall, F., Koepfli, K. P., Kruuk, H., Piertney, S. B. & Bacon, P. J., 1 Jan 2000, In : Conservation Genetics. 1, 2, p. 181-183 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial arrangement of kin affects recruitment success in young male red grouse

MacColl, A. D. C., Piertney, S. B., Moss, R. & Lambin, X., 2000, In : Oikos. 90, p. 261-270 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA homogeneity among phenotypically diverse crossbill taxa in the UK

Piertney, S. B., Summers, R. & Marquiss, M., Jul 2001, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological Sciences. 268, 1475, p. 1511-1517 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)

Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in black grouse (Tetrao tetrix)

Piertney, S. B. & Hoglund, J., 2001, In : Molecular Ecology Notes. 1, p. 303-304 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2002

Characterisation of microsatellite DNA markers in the white-bearded manakin (Manacus manacus)

Piertney, S. B., Shorey, L. & Hoglund, J., 2002, In : Molecular Ecology Notes. 2, p. 504-505 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in the ruff (Philomachus pugnax)

Thuman, K. A., Widemo, F. & Piertney, S. B., 2002, In : Molecular Ecology Notes. 2, p. 276-277 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary relationships of Southern Ocean Octopodidae (Cephalopoda: Octopoda) and a new diagnosis of Pareledone

Allcock, L. & Piertney, S. B., 2002, In : Marine Biology. 140, p. 129-135 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Inbreeding depression and male fitness in black grouse

Hoglund, J., Piertney, S. B., Alatalo, R., Lindell, J., Lundberg, A. & Rintamaki, P. T., Apr 2002, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological Sciences. 269, 1492, p. 711-715 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Citations (Scopus)

Spatially restricted gene flow and reduced microsatellite polymorphism in the Eurasian otter Lutra lutra in Britain

Dallas, J. F., Marshall, F., Piertney, S. B., Bacon, P. J. & Racey, P. A., 2002, In : Conservation Genetics. 3, p. 15-29 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)
2003
14 Citations (Scopus)

Demographic and genetic structure of fossorial water voles (Arvicola terrestris) on Scottish islands

Telfer, S., Dallas, J. F., Aars, J., Piertney, S. B., Stewart, W. A. & Lambin, X., 2003, In : Journal of Zoology. 259, p. 23-29 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Major histocompatibility complex B-LB gene variation in red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus)

Piertney, S. B., 2003, In : Wildlife Biology. 9, p. 251-259 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Parentage assignment detects frequent and large-scale dispersal in water voles

Telfer, S., Piertney, SB., Dallas, JF., Stewart, WA., Marshall, F., Gow, JL. & Lambin, X., Jul 2003, In : Molecular Ecology. 12, 7, p. 1939-1949 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogenetic relationships among cirrate octopods (Mollusca:Cephalopoda) resolved using mitochondrial 16S ribosomal DNA sequences.

Piertney, S. B., Hudelot, C., Hochberg, F. G. & Collins, M. A., 2003, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 27, p. 348-353 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Population variation in the frequency of extra-pair paternity in the Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo.

Piertney, S. B., Carss, D. N. & Goostrey, A., 2003, In : Die Vogelwelt. 124, p. 149-155 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Similar estimates of population genetic composition and sex ratio from carcasses and faeces of Eurasian otter Lutra lutra

Dallas, J. F., Coxon, K. E., Sykes, T., Chanin, P. R. F., Marshall, F., Carss, D. N., Bacon, P. J., Piertney, S. B. & Racey, P. A., 2003, In : Molecular Ecology. 12, p. 275-285 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Citations (Scopus)

The Scottish Crossbill - what we know and what we don't

Summers, R. & Piertney, S. B., 2003, In : British Birds. 96, 3, p. 100-111 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

The use and abuse of microsatellite DNA markers in conservation biology

Moss, R., Piertney, S. B. & Palmer, S. C. F., 2003, In : Wildlife Biology. 9, p. 243-250 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Characterisation and PCR multiplexing of novel highly variable tetranucleotide Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) microsatellites

Paterson, S., Piertney, S. B., Knox, D. J., Gilbey, J. & Verspoor, E., 2004, In : Molecular Ecology Notes. 4, p. 160-162 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

123 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of the cost of short flights in a nectarivorous and a non-nectarivorous bird

Hambly, C., Pinshow, B., Wiersma, P., Verhulst, S., Piertney, S. B., Harper, E. J. & Speakman, J. R., 15 Oct 2004, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 207, 22, p. 3959-3968 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Testosterone, immunocompetence, and honest sexual signaling in male red grouse

Mougeot, F., Irvine, J. R., Seivwright, L., Redpath, S. & Piertney, S. B., Nov 2004, In : Behavioral Ecology. 15, 6, p. 930-937 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

105 Citations (Scopus)
2005

DNA-based identification of salmonid prey species in seal faeces

Parsons, K. M., Piertney, S. B., Middlemas, S. J., Hammond, P. S. & Armstrong, J. D., 2005, In : Journal of Zoology. 266, p. 275-281 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogeographic structure and postglacial evolutionary history of water voles (Arvicola terrestris) in the United Kingdom

Piertney, S. B., Stewart, W. A., Lambin, X., Telfer, S., Aars, J. & Dallas, J. F., Apr 2005, In : Molecular Ecology. 14, 5, p. 1435-1444 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Separating behavioral and physiological mechanisms in testosterone-mediated trade-offs

Mougeot, F., Redpath, S. M., Piertney, S. B. & Hudson, P. J., Aug 2005, In : The American Naturalist. 166, 2, p. 158-168 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Elevated spring testosterone increases parasite intensity in male red grouse

Mougeot, F., Redpath, S. M. & Piertney, S. B., 2006, In : Behavioral Ecology. 17, p. 117-125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation and characterization of a MHC class II DRB locus in the European water vole (Arvicola terrestris)

Oliver, M. K. & Piertney, S. B., 2006, In : Immunogenetics. 58, 5-6, p. 390-395 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Widespread gene flow and high genetic variability in populations of water voles Arvicola terrestris in patchy habitats

Aars, J., Dallas, J. F., Piertney, S. B., Marshall, F., Gow, J. L., Telfer, S. & Lambin, X., May 2006, In : Molecular Ecology. 15, 6, p. 1455-1466 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Inferring local adaptation from Q(ST)-F(ST) comparisons: neutral genetic and quantitative trait variation in European populations of great snipe

Saether, S. A., Fiske, P., Kalas, J. A., Kuresoo, A., Luigujoe, L., Piertney, S. B., Sahlman, T. & Hoglund, J., Jul 2007, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 20, 4, p. 1563-1576 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Citations (Scopus)

Microsatellite DNA polymorphism confirms reproductive isolation and reveals differences in population genetic structure of cryptic pipistrelle bat species

Racey, P. A., Barratt, E. M., Burland, T. M., Deaville, R., Gotelli, D., Jones, G. & Piertney, S. B., Mar 2007, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 90, 3, p. 539-550 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogeography of the European capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) and its implications for conservation

Segelbacher, G. & Piertney, S., 1 Dec 2007, In : Journal of Ornithology. 148, 2 Suppl., p. 269-274 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid diagnostic PCR assays for members of the Culicoides obsoletus and Culicoides pulicaris species complexes, implicated vectors of bluetongue virus in Europe

Nolan, D. V., Carpenter, S., Barber, J., Mellor, P. S., Dallas, J. F., Mordue, A. J. L. & Piertney, S. B., 20 Sep 2007, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 124, 1-2, p. 82-94 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Development of a real-time PCR assay for detection of Mytilus species specific alleles: Application to a sampling survey in Scotland

Dias, P. J., Sollelis, L., Cook, E. J., Piertney, S. B., Davies, I. M. & Snow, M., 15 Dec 2008, In : Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 367, 2, p. 253-258 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)