Publications of Dina K. N. Dechmann

Journal Article (67)

2012
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Schad, J.; Voigt, C. C.; Greiner, S.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Sommer, S.: Independent evolution of functional MHC class II DRB genes in New World bat species. Immunogenetics 64 (7), pp. 535 - 547 (2012)
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Smaers, J. B.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Goswami, A.; Soligo, C.; Safi, K.: Comparative analyses of evolutionary rates reveal different pathways to encephalization in bats, carnivorans, and primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109 (44), pp. 18006 - 18011 (2012)
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Wood, J. L. N.; Leach, M.; Waldman, L.; MacGregor, H.; Fooks, A. R.; Jones, K. E.; Restif, O.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Hayman, D. T. S.; Baker, K. S. et al.; Peel, A. J.; Kamins, A. O.; Fahr, J.; Ntiamoa-Baidu, Y.; Suu-Ire, R.; Breiman, R. F.; Epstein, J. H.; Field, H. E.; Cunningham, A. A.: A framework for the study of zoonotic disease emergence and its drivers: Spillover of bat pathogens as a case study. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 367 (1604), pp. 2881 - 2892 (2012)
2011
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Ehret, S.; Gaub, A.; Kranstauber, B.; Wikelski, M.: Low metabolism in a tropical bat from lowland Panama measured using heart rate telemetry: An unexpected life in the slow lane. The Journal of Experimental Biology 214 (21), pp. 3605 - 3612 (2011)
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Schad, J.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Voigt, C. C.; Sommer, S.: MHC class II DRB diversity, selection pattern and population structure in a neotropical bat species, Noctilio albiventris. Heredity 107 (2), pp. 115 - 126 (2011)
2010
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Kranstauber, B.; Gibbs, D.; Wikelski, M.: Group hunting - A reason for sociality in molossid bats? PLoS One 5 (2), e9012 (2010)
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Voigt, C. C.; Soergel , K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Refueling while flying: Foraging bats combust food rapidly and directly to power flight. Ecology 91 (10), pp. 2908 - 2917 (2010)
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Voigt-Heucke, S. L.; Taborsky, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: A dual function of echolocation: Bats use echolocation calls to identify familiar and unfamiliar individuals. Animal Behaviour 80 (1), pp. 59 - 67 (2010)
2009
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Heucke, S. L.; Giuggioli, L.; Safi, K.; Voigt, C. C.; Wikelski, M.: Experimental evidence for group hunting via eavesdropping in echolocating bats. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276 (1668), pp. 2721 - 2728 (2009)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; John, L.; Noventa, T.; Voigt, C. C.: Polymorphic microsatellites for the lesser bulldog bat (Noctilio albiventris) cross-amplify with close and distant relatives. Conservation Genetics Resources 1, pp. 167 - 170 (2009)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.: Comparative studies of brain evolution: A critical insight from the Chiroptera. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 84 (1), pp. 161 - 172 (2009)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Santana , S. E.; Dumont , E. R.: Roost making in bats – adaptations for excavating active termite nests. Journal of Mammalogy 90 (6), pp. 1461 - 1468 (2009)
2008
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Kerth, G.: My home is your castle: Roost making is sexually selected in the bat Lophostoma silvicolum. Journal of Mammalogy 89 (6), pp. 1379 - 1390 (2008)
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Voigt, C. C. V.; Capps, K. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Michener , R. H.; Kunz, T. H.: Nutrition or detoxification: Why bats visit mineral licks of the Amazonian rainforest. PLoS One 3 (4), e2001 (2008)
2007
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Amrein, I.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Winter, Y.; Lipp, H.-P.: Absent or low rate of adult neurogenesis in the hippocampus of bats (Chiroptera). PLoS One 2 (5), e455 (2007)
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Kalko, E. K. V.; Kerth, G.: All-offspring dispersal in a tropical mammal with resource defense polygyny. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61 (8), pp. 1219 - 1228 (2007)
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Voigt, C. C. V.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Bender, J.; Rinehart, B. J.; Michener , R. H.; Kunz, T. H.: Mineral licks attract neotropical seed-dispersing bats. International Journal of Ecology 2007, 34212 (2007)
2006
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Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.; Vonhof , M. J.: Matching morphology and diet in the disc-winged bat, Thyroptera tricolor (Chiroptera). Journal of Mammalogy 87 (5), pp. 1013 - 1019 (2006)
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Kalko, E. K. V.; Ueberschaer , K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Roost structure, modification, and availability in the white-throated, round-eared bat, Lophostoma silvicolum (Phyllostomidae) living in active termite nests. Biotropica 38 (3), pp. 398 - 404 (2006)
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Lang, A. B.; Kalko, E. K. V.; Römer, H.; Bockholdt , C.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Activity levels of bats and katydids in relation to the lunar cycle. Oecologia 146 (4), pp. 659 - 666 (2006)
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