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2011

Transcriptomic response of red grouse to gastro-intestinal nematode parasites and testosterone: implications for population dynamics

Webster, L. M. I., Paterson, S., Mougeot, F., Martinez-Padilla, J. & Piertney, S. B., Mar 2011, In : Molecular Ecology. 20, 5, p. 920-931 12 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Beyond splitting hares and rabbiting on about major histocompatibility complex complexity

Oliver, M. & Piertney, S., Oct 2010, In : Molecular Ecology. 19, 19, p. 4099-4101 3 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Characterising functionally important and ecologically meaningful genetic diversity using a candidate gene approach

Piertney, S. B. & Webster, L. M. I., Apr 2010, In : Genetica. 138, 4, p. 419-432 14 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Corrigendum: Physiological stress links parasites to carotenoid-based colour signals (vol 23, pg 643, 2010)

Mougeot, F., Martinez-Padilla, J., Bortolotti, G. R., Webster, L. M. I. & Piertney, S. B., Jul 2010, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 23, 7, p. 1579 1 p.

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Oxidative stress and the effect of parasites on a carotenoid-based ornament

Mougeot, F. R., Martinez-Padilla, J., Blount, J. D., Perez-Rodriguez, L., Webster, L. M. I. & Piertney, S. B., 1 Feb 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 213, 3, p. 400-407 8 p.

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44 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological stress links parasites to carotenoid-based colour signals

Mougeot, F., Martinez-Padilla, J., Bortolotti, G. R., Webster, L. M. I. & Piertney, S. B., Mar 2010, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 23, 3, p. 643-650 8 p.

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66 Citations (Scopus)

Testing the interactive effects of testosterone and parasites on carotenoid-based ornamentation in a wild bird

Martinez-Padilla, J., Mougeot, F., Webster, L. M. I., Perez-Rodriguez, L. & Piertney, S. B., May 2010, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 23, 5, p. 902-913 12 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Discrimination of Culicoides Midge Larvae Using Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays Based on DNA Sequence Variation at the Mitochondrial Cytochrome C Oxidase I Gene

Schwenkenbecher, J. M., Mordue(Luntz), A. J., Switek, K. & Piertney, S. B., May 2009, In : Journal of Medical Entomology. 46, 3, p. 610-614 5 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Ecological, morphological and genetic divergence of sympatric North Atlantic killer whale populations

Foote, A. D., Newton, J., Piertney, S. B., Willerslev, E. & Gilbert, M. T. P., Dec 2009, In : Molecular Ecology. 18, 24, p. 5207-5217 11 p.

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117 Citations (Scopus)

Honest sexual signalling mediated by parasite and testosterone effects on oxidative balance

Mougeot, F., Martinez-Padilla, J., Webster, L. M. I., Blount, J. D., Perez-Rodriguez, L. & Piertney, S. B., 22 Mar 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological Sciences. 276, 1659, p. 1093-1100 8 p.

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72 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape barriers reduce gene flow in an invasive carnivore: geographical and local genetic structure of American mink in Scotland

Zalewski, A., Piertney, S. B., Zalewska, H. & Lambin, X., Apr 2009, In : Molecular Ecology. 18, 8, p. 1601-1615 15 p.

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57 Citations (Scopus)

Mytilus species under rope culture in Scotland: implications for management

Simoes Dias, P. J., Bland, M., Shanks, A. M., Beaumont, A., Piertney, S. B., Davies, I. M. & Snow, M., Oct 2009, In : Aquaculture International. 17, 5, p. 437-448 12 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
22 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological stress mediates the honesty of social signals

Bortolotti, G. R., Mougeot, F., Martinez-Padilla, J., Webster, L. M. I. & Piertney, S. B., 25 Mar 2009, In : PloS ONE. 4, 3, 8 p., e4893.

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71 Citations (Scopus)
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The development of a molecular assay to distinguish droppings of black grouse Tetrao tetrix from those of capercaillie Tetrao urogallus and red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus

A'Hara, S. W., Hancock, M., Piertney, S. B. & Cottrell, J. E., Sep 2009, In : Wildlife Biology. 15, 3, p. 328-337 10 p.

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2 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.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Incursion and range expansion in the bluetongue vector Culicoides imicola in the Mediterranean basin: a phylogeographic analysis

Nolan, D. V., Dallas, J. F., Piertney, S. B. & Mordue (Luntz), A. J., Dec 2008, In : Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 22, 4, p. 340-351 12 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial distribution of mitochondrial and microsatellite DNA variation in Daubenton's bat within Scotland

Ngamprasertwong, T., Mackie, I. J., Racey, P. A. & Piertney, S. B., Jul 2008, In : Molecular Ecology. 17, 14, p. 3243-3258 16 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal changes in kin structure through a population cycle in a territorial bird, the red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus

Piertney, S. B., Lambin, X., Maccoll, A. D. C., Lock, K., Bacon, P. J., Dallas, J. F., Leckie, F., Mougeot, F., Racey, P. A., Redpath, S. & Moss, R., May 2008, In : Molecular Ecology. 17, 10, p. 2544-2551 8 p.

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33 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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112 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.

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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.

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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.

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49 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.

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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.

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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.

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36 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.

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124 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.

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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.

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105 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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42 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.

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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.

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