Nicola Saino

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in digit length ratios in two lizard species
    Diego Rubolini
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 288:491-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal antibodies but not carotenoids in barn swallow eggs covary with embryo sex
    N Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Evol Biol 16:516-22. 2003
  3. pmc Early maternal effects mediated by immunity depend on sexual ornamentation of the male partner
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Sez Zoologia Scienze Naturali, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1005-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Offspring sexual dimorphism and sex-allocation in relation to parental age and paternal ornamentation in the barn swallow
    N Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, Italy
    Mol Ecol 11:1533-44. 2002
  5. pmc Carotenoid concentration in barn swallow eggs is influenced by laying order, maternal infection and paternal ornamentation
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1729-33. 2002
  6. pmc Population and colony-level determinants of tertiary sex ratio in the declining barn swallow
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e56493. 2013
  7. pmc Sex-related effects of an immune challenge on growth and begging behavior of barn swallow nestlings
    Andrea Romano
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e22805. 2011
  8. pmc Sex-related effects of reproduction on biomarkers of oxidative damage in free-living barn swallows (Hirundo rustica)
    Diego Rubolini
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e48955. 2012
  9. pmc Clock gene variation is associated with breeding phenology and maybe under directional selection in the migratory barn swallow
    Manuela Caprioli
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e35140. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Increased oxidative stress in barn swallows from the Chernobyl region
    Andrea Bonisoli-Alquati
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Sez Ecologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 155:205-10. 2010

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Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in digit length ratios in two lizard species
    Diego Rubolini
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 288:491-7. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal antibodies but not carotenoids in barn swallow eggs covary with embryo sex
    N Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Evol Biol 16:516-22. 2003
    ..Such effects may have important consequences for secondary and tertiary sex ratios, but also for ontogeny of adult phenotype...
  3. pmc Early maternal effects mediated by immunity depend on sexual ornamentation of the male partner
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Sez Zoologia Scienze Naturali, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1005-9. 2002
    ..Thus, early maternal effects are influenced by sexual attractiveness of male mates and are mediated by immunity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Offspring sexual dimorphism and sex-allocation in relation to parental age and paternal ornamentation in the barn swallow
    N Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, Italy
    Mol Ecol 11:1533-44. 2002
    ....
  5. pmc Carotenoid concentration in barn swallow eggs is influenced by laying order, maternal infection and paternal ornamentation
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1729-33. 2002
    ..A larger lutein concentration in the eggs of females mated to males with experimentally reduced ornaments may thus reflect adaptive maternal strategies to enhance offspring viability...
  6. pmc Population and colony-level determinants of tertiary sex ratio in the declining barn swallow
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e56493. 2013
    ..However, breeding site choice based on TSR tends to homogenize TSR at a population level likely by facilitating settling of dispersing males in colonies with less male-biased TSR...
  7. pmc Sex-related effects of an immune challenge on growth and begging behavior of barn swallow nestlings
    Andrea Romano
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e22805. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Sex-related effects of reproduction on biomarkers of oxidative damage in free-living barn swallows (Hirundo rustica)
    Diego Rubolini
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e48955. 2012
    ..Moreover, the higher protein OD levels observed among females compared to males suggest that egg laying entails oxidative costs, which might negatively affect female residual reproductive value...
  9. pmc Clock gene variation is associated with breeding phenology and maybe under directional selection in the migratory barn swallow
    Manuela Caprioli
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e35140. 2012
    ..Here, we investigated variation in breeding phenology in relation to Clock genetic diversity in a long-distance migratory bird, the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)...
  10. doi request reprint Increased oxidative stress in barn swallows from the Chernobyl region
    Andrea Bonisoli-Alquati
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Sez Ecologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 155:205-10. 2010
    ..Thus, radioactive contamination appeared to be responsible for the increased generation of reactive oxygen metabolites and the imbalance between reactive oxygen metabolites and non-enzymatic plasma antioxidant capacity...
  11. doi request reprint Clock gene polymorphism, migratory behaviour and geographic distribution: a comparative study of trans-Saharan migratory birds
    Gaia Bazzi
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133, Milan, Italy
    Mol Ecol . 2016
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Longevity and lifetime reproductive success of barn swallow offspring are predicted by their hatching date and phenotypic quality
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    J Anim Ecol 81:1004-12. 2012
    ..In addition, it provides the first evidence from any bird population in the wild that immune response when nestlings predicts individuals' longevity after sexual maturation...
  13. pmc Antioxidant defenses predict long-term survival in a passerine bird
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e19593. 2011
    ..Here, we test whether overall antioxidant defense varies with age and predicts long-term survival, using a wild population of a migratory passerine bird, the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica), as a model...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of egg testosterone on female mate choice and male sexual behavior in the pheasant
    Andrea Bonisoli-Alquati
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milan, Italy
    Horm Behav 59:75-82. 2011
    ..Present results demonstrate that variation in the early hormonal environment set up by mothers affects sexual behavior of the offspring, which might translate into fitness differences...
  15. doi request reprint Sex-dependent carry-over effects on timing of reproduction and fecundity of a migratory bird
    Nicola Saino
    Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 26, I 20133, Milan, Italy
    J Anim Ecol . 2016
    ..This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved...
  16. pmc Clock gene polymorphism and scheduling of migration: a geolocator study of the barn swallow Hirundo rustica
    Gaia Bazzi
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Sci Rep 5:12443. 2015
    ..The Swiss data are suggestive for a role of genetic polymorphism at a candidate phenological gene in shaping migration traits, and support the idea that Clock polymorphism underlies phenological variation in birds. ..
  17. pmc Nestling telomere length does not predict longevity, but covaries with adult body size in wild barn swallows
    Manuela Caprioli
    Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, Milano, Italy
    Biol Lett 9:20130340. 2013
    ..Overall, our study hints at a role of TL in developmental processes, but also indicates a need for further analyses to assess the expectation that TL in young individuals predicts longevity in the wild. ..
  18. doi request reprint The effects of radiation on sperm swimming behavior depend on plasma oxidative status in the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)
    Andrea Bonisoli-Alquati
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 159:105-12. 2011
    ..Our results also complement previous evidence that oxidative damage of sperm was negatively related to sperm motility, thus indicating a possible trade-off in quenching pro-oxidant compounds in the plasma and the seminal fluid...
  19. pmc Climate warming, ecological mismatch at arrival and population decline in migratory birds
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 278:835-42. 2011
    ..The novel approach we adopted can be extended to the analysis of ecological consequences of phenological response to climate change by other taxa...
  20. pmc Sex allocation in yellow-legged gulls (Larus michahellis) depends on nutritional constraints on production of large last eggs
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1203-8. 2010
    ..The results also suggested that mothers decided on resource allocation depending on the sex of already ovulated c-eggs, rather than ovulating ova of either sex depending on food availability...
  21. pmc Climate change effects on migration phenology may mismatch brood parasitic cuckoos and their hosts
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Biol Lett 5:539-41. 2009
    ..The mismatch to some of the important hosts may contribute to the decline of cuckoo populations and explain some of the observed local changes in parasitism rates of migratory hosts...
  22. doi request reprint Male-biased brood sex ratio depresses average phenotypic quality of barn swallow nestlings under experimentally harsh conditions
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Oecologia 156:441-53. 2008
    ..The evolution of sex allocation strategies may therefore depend on the sex of individual nestlings but also on an interaction between environment and progeny sex ratio...
  23. doi request reprint Migratory connectivity and effects of winter temperatures on migratory behaviour of the European robin Erithacus rubecula: a continent-wide analysis
    Roberto Ambrosini
    Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences DISAT, University of Milano Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 1, 20126, Milano, Italy
    J Anim Ecol 85:749-60. 2016
    ..Climatic conditions may therefore affect migratory behaviour of robins, although large geographical variation in response to climate seems to exist. ..
  24. doi request reprint Methylation of the circadian Clock gene in the offspring of a free-living passerine bird increases with maternal and individual exposure to PM10
    Andrea Romano
    Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milan, Italy
    Environ Pollut 220:29-37. 2017
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Light-level geolocators reveal covariation between winter plumage molt and phenology in a trans-Saharan migratory bird
    Nicola Saino
    Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 26, 20133, Milan, Italy
    Oecologia 178:1105-12. 2015
    ..Thus, we showed for the first time that migration phenology in a long-distance migratory bird covaries with body condition during wintering, as reflected by the growth rate of feathers. ..
  26. doi request reprint Potential toxicity of environmentally relevant perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) concentrations to yellow-legged gull Larus michahellis embryos
    Marco Parolini
    Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 26, I 20133, Milan, Italy
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 23:426-37. 2016
    ..These findings suggest that current environmental PFOS levels do not affect early development of yellow-legged gull embryos. ..
  27. doi request reprint Yolk testosterone affects growth and promotes individual-level consistency in behavioral lateralization of yellow-legged gull chicks
    Cristina Daniela Possenti
    Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 26, Milan, Italy
    Horm Behav 80:58-67. 2016
    ..The implications of the effect of T for the evolution of trade-offs in maternal allocation of egg hormones, and the evolutionary interpretations of findings from our studies on lateralization among unmanipulated birds are discussed. ..
  28. pmc Experimental manipulation of egg carotenoids affects immunity of barn swallow nestlings
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milan, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2485-9. 2003
    ....
  29. pmc Birth order, individual sex and sex of competitors determine the outcome of conflict among siblings over parental care
    Andrea Bonisoli-Alquati
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milan, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 278:1273-9. 2011
    ..They also suggest that parental decisions on the allocation of care and response of kin to signalling siblings may further contribute to the outcome of sibling competition...
  30. ncbi request reprint Stressed mothers lay eggs with high corticosterone levels which produce low-quality offspring
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 303:998-1006. 2005
    ..These results are relevant to biological conservation because they disclose a mechanism that can link environmental conditions to population productivity and viability...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of elevated yolk androgens on perinatal begging behavior in yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis) chicks
    Giuseppe Boncoraglio
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Horm Behav 50:442-7. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific effects of albumen removal and nest environment manipulation on Barn Swallow nestlings
    Andrea Bonisoli-Alquati
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Ecology 89:2315-24. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Experimental manipulation of yolk testosterone affects digit length ratios in the ring-necked pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
    Maria Romano
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Horm Behav 48:342-6. 2005
    ..However, digit ratios showed no sexual dimorphism among controls. Thus, present results are consistent with the hypothesis that variation in testosterone levels during development affects digit ratios...
  34. pmc Ecological conditions during winter affect sexual selection and breeding in a migratory bird
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 1 20133 Milano, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 271:681-6. 2004
    ..Thus, ecological conditions in Africa influence individual performance and productivity in a barn swallow population...
  35. doi request reprint Phenotypic correlates of yolk and plasma carotenoid concentration in yellow-legged gull chicks
    Nicola Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Physiol Biochem Zool 81:211-25. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Geographical and seasonal variation in the intensity of sexual selection in the barn swallow Hirundo rustica: a meta-analysis
    Andrea Romano
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133, Milano, Italy
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc . 2016
    ..This last result suggests that morphological divergence among populations has partly arisen from divergent sexual selection, which may eventually lead to speciation...
  37. pmc Maternal effects mediated by egg quality in the Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis in relation to laying order and embryo sex
    Diego Rubolini
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133, Milano, Italy
    Front Zool 8:24. 2011
    ..We also investigated their covariation, to highlight mutual adjustments, maternal constraints or trade-offs in egg allocation...
  38. doi request reprint Maternal allocation strategies and differential effects of yolk carotenoids on the phenotype and viability of yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis) chicks in relation to sex and laying order
    M Romano
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Evol Biol 21:1626-40. 2008
    ..Carotenoids transferred to the eggs may rather result from a trade-off between opposing effects on sons or daughters...
  39. doi request reprint Sex-related variation in migration phenology in relation to sexual dimorphism: a test of competing hypotheses for the evolution of protandry
    N Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Evol Biol 23:2054-65. 2010
    ..Conversely, they are compatible with 'mate choice' arguments, whereby females use condition-dependent arrival date to assess mate quality...
  40. ncbi request reprint Increased egg estradiol concentration feminizes digit ratios of male pheasants (Phasianus colchicus)
    N Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Naturwissenschaften 94:207-12. 2007
    ..Thus, we provided the first experimental evidence that prenatal exposure to physiologically high estrogen levels affects bird digit ratios...
  41. ncbi request reprint Humoral immune response in relation to senescence, sex and sexual ornamentation in the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)
    N Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Evol Biol 16:1127-34. 2003
    ..This is the first study showing that immunocompetence declines with age in any vertebrate under natural conditions...
  42. ncbi request reprint Barn swallow chicks beg more loudly when broodmates are unrelated
    G Boncoraglio
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Evol Biol 21:256-62. 2008
    ..Thus, kin recognition and relatedness may be important determinants of communication among family members, care allocation and offspring viability in barn swallows...
  43. doi request reprint Individual and population-level sex-dependent lateralization in yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis) chicks
    Maria Romano
    Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milan, Italy
    Behav Processes 115:109-16. 2015
    ..Moreover, it hints at epigenetic components in lateralization depending on maternal effects. ..
  44. doi request reprint Polymorphism at the Clock gene predicts phenology of long-distance migration in birds
    Nicola Saino
    Department of Biosciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 26, Milan, I 20133, Italy
    Mol Ecol 24:1758-73. 2015
    ..This finding is important for evolutionary studies of migration and sheds light on the mechanisms that drive bird phenological changes and population trends in response to climate change. ..
  45. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in metapodial and phalanges length ratios in the wood mouse
    Barbara Leoni
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 286:955-61. 2005
    ..Hence, other species may be used to investigate the causal and semeiotic implications of variation in human digit ratios...
  46. doi request reprint DNA damage in barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) from the Chernobyl region detected by use of the comet assay
    Andrea Bonisoli-Alquati
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Sez Ecologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 151:271-7. 2010
    ..Overall, these results indicate that chronic exposure to radioactive contaminants, even 20years after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, continues to induce DNA damage in cells of free-living animals...
  47. pmc Fine-tuned modulation of competitive behaviour according to kinship in barn swallow nestlings
    Giuseppe Boncoraglio
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2117-23. 2009
    ..Such previously neglected costs may select for reduced frequency of extra-pair fertilizations and brood parasitism in species with extensive parental care...
  48. pmc Better red than dead: carotenoid-based mouth coloration reveals infection in barn swallow nestlings
    N Saino
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 267:57-61. 2000
    ..This suggests that parents may favour nestlings with superior health by preferentially feeding offspring with the brightest gapes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of egg albumen content on barn swallow nestlings in relation to hatch order
    R P Ferrari
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
    J Evol Biol 19:981-93. 2006
    ..Thus, variation in albumen mass with laying order may function to mitigate the negative phenotypic consequences of hatching late in species that adopt a 'brood-survival' strategy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Examination marks of male university students positively correlate with finger length ratios (2D:4D)
    Maria Romano
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133 Milano, Italy
    Biol Psychol 71:175-82. 2006
    ....
  51. pmc Modelling the progression of bird migration with conditional autoregressive models applied to ringing data
    Roberto Ambrosini
    Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e102440. 2014
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Organochlorine contamination in the Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus): effects on eggshell thickness and egg steroid levels
    Serena Cortinovis
    Department of Biology, University of Milan, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Chemosphere 73:320-5. 2008
    ..Average concentrations of both hormones were the lowest in eggs from Lake Maggiore; however, the very high variability within broods did not result in any significant difference between the lakes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Mother's mitochondria and optimal offspring sex ratio
    Carlo Matessi
    Istituto di Genetica Molecolare, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Abbiategrasso 207, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Theor Popul Biol 63:147-57. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Long-term trends in first arrival and first egg laying dates of some migrant and resident bird species in northern Italy
    Diego Rubolini
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Int J Biometeorol 51:553-63. 2007
    ..Our findings therefore indicate that birds may show idiosyncratic responses to climate variability at different spatial scales, though some species may be adjusting their calendar to rapidly changing climatic conditions...
  55. pmc Consequences of prenatal androgen exposure for the reproductive performance of female pheasants (Phasianus colchicus)
    Diego Rubolini
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Piazza Botta 9, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 274:137-42. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Effects of elevated egg corticosterone levels on behavior, growth, and immunity of yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis) chicks
    Diego Rubolini
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, p zza Botta 9, I 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Horm Behav 47:592-605. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Seasonal changes in immune response and parasite impact on hosts
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Batiment A, 7eme etage, 7 quai St Bernard, Case 237, F 75252 Paris, France
    Am Nat 161:657-71. 2003
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Evolution of yolk androgens in birds: development, coloniality, and sexual dichromatism
    Diego Gil
    Departamento de Ecologia Evolutiva, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Jose Gutierrez Abascal 2, Madrid, Spain
    Am Nat 169:802-19. 2007
    ..In conclusion, from a comparative perspective, the results of this study support the role of maternal effects in promoting adaptation to certain environmental pressures...