Publications of the Research Group of Ephemeral Resources

Journal Article (19)

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Komar, E.; Fasel, N. J.; Szafranska, P. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Zegarek, M.; Ruczynski, I.: Energy allocation shifts from sperm production to self-maintenance at low temperatures in male bats. Scientific Reports 12 (1), 2138 (2022)
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Lazaro, J.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Dehnel’s phenomenon. Current Biology 31 (10), pp. 463 - 465 (2021)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Amorim, F.; Scacco, M.; McCracken, G. F.; Safi, K.; Mata, V.; Tome, R.; Swartz, S.; Wikelski, M.; Beja, P. et al.; Rebelo, H.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Bats use topography and nocturnal updrafts to fly high and fast. Current Biology 31 (6), pp. 1311 - 1316 (2021)
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Puechmaille, S. J.; Gouilh, M. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Fenton, B.; Geiselman, C.; Medellin, R.; Mittermeier, R.; Racey, P.; Reeder, D. M.; Schaer, J. et al.; Vicente-Santos, A.; Sechrest, W.; Viquez-R, L.; Weber, N.: Misconceptions and misinformation about bats and viruses. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 105, pp. 606 - 607 (2021)
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Smaers, J. B.; Rothman, R. S.; Hudson, D. R.; Balanoff, A. M.; Beatty, B.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; de Vries, D.; Dunn, J. C.; Fleagle, J. G.; Gilbert, C. C. et al.; Goswami, A.; Iwaniuk, A. N.; Jungers, W. L.; Kerney, M.; Ksepka, D. T.; Manger, P. R.; Mongle, C. S.; Rohlf, F. J.; Smith, N. A.; Soligo, C.; Weisbecker, V.; Safi, K.: The evolution of mammalian brain size. Science Advances 7 (18), eabe2101 (2021)
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Wilkinson, G. S.; Adams, D. M.; Haghani, A.; Lu, A. T.; Zoller, J.; Breeze, C. E.; Arnold, B. D.; Ball, H. C.; Carter, G. G.; Cooper, L. N. et al.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Devanna, P.; Fasel, N. J.; Galazyuk, A. V.; Gunther, L.; Hurme, E.; Jones, G.; Knornschild, M.; Lattenkamp, E. Z.; Li, C. Z.; Mayer, F.; Reinhardt, J. A.; Medellin, R. A.; Nagy, M.; Pope, B.; Power, M. L.; Ransome, R. D.; Teeling, E. C.; Vernes, S. C.; Zamora-Mejias, D.; Zhang, J.; Faure, P. A.; Greville, L. J.; Horvath, S.: DNA methylation predicts age and provides insight into exceptional longevity of bats. Nature Communications 12, 1615 (2021)
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Baldwin, J. W.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Thies, W.; Whitehead, S. R.: Defensive fruit metabolites obstruct seed dispersal by altering bat behavior and physiology at multiple temporal scales. Ecology 101 (2), e02937 (2020)
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Calderon-Capote, M. C.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Fahr, J.; Wikelski, M.; Kays, R.; O'Mara, M. T.: Foraging movements are density-independent among straw-coloured fruit bats. Royal Society Open Science 7 (5), 200274 (2020)
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Costa, T. D.; Santos, C. D.; Rainho, A.; Abedi-Lartey, M.; Fahr, J.; Wikelski, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Assessing roost disturbance of straw-coloured fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) through tri-axial acceleration. PLoS One 15 (11), e0242662 (2020)
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Halat, Z.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Zegarek, M.; Ruczynski, I.: Male bats respond to adverse conditions with larger colonies and increased torpor use during sperm production. Mammalian Biology 100 (6), pp. 611 - 620 (2020)
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Huang, Z. X.; Whelan, C. V.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Teeling, E. C.: Genetic variation between long-lived versus short-lived bats illuminates the molecular signatures of longevity. Aging 12 (16), pp. 15962 - 15977 (2020)
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Jebb, D.; Huang, Z. X.; Pippel, M.; Hughes, G. M.; Lavrichenko, K.; Devanna, P.; Winkler, S.; Jermiin, L. S.; Skirmuntt, E. C.; Katzourakis, A. et al.; Burkitt-Gray, L.; Ray, D. A.; Sullivan, K. A. M.; Roscito, J. G.; Kirilenko, B. M.; D?valos, L. M.; Corthals, A. P.; Power, M. L.; Jones, G.; Ransome, R. D.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Locatelli, A. G.; Puechmaille, S. J.; Fedrigo, O.; Jarvis, E. D.; Hiller, M.; Vernes, S. C.; Myers, E. W.; Teeling, E. C.: Six reference-quality genomes reveal evolution of bat adaptations. Nature 583, pp. 578 - 584 (2020)
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Komar, E.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Fasel, N. J.; Zegarek, M.; Ruczynski, I.: Food restriction delays seasonal sexual maturation but does not increase torpor use in male bats. The Journal of Experimental Biology 223 (8), jeb214825 (2020)
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Real, F. M.; Haas, S. A.; Franchini, P.; Xiong, P.; Simakov, O.; Kuhl, H.; Schopflin, R.; Heller, D.; Moeinzadeh, M. H.; Heinrich, V. et al.; Krannich, T.; Bressin, A.; Hartmann, M. F.; Wudy, S. A.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Hurtado, A.; Barrionuevo, F. J.; Schindler, M.; Harabula, I.; Osterwalder, M.; Hiller, M.; Wittler, L.; Visel, A.; Timmermann, B.; Meyer, A.; Vingron, M.; Jimenez, R.; Mundlos, S.; Lupianez, D. G.: The mole genome reveals regulatory rearrangements associated with adaptive intersexuality. Science 370 (6513), pp. 208 - 214 (2020)
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Ruczynski, I.; Halat, Z.; Zegarek, M.; Borowik, T.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Camera transects as a method to monitor high temporal and spatial ephemerality of flying nocturnal insects. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11 (2), pp. 294 - 302 (2020)
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Schaeffer, P. J.; O'Mara, M. T.; Breiholz, J.; Keicher, L.; Lazaro, J.; Muturi, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Metabolic rate in common shrews is unaffected by temperature, leading to lower energetic costs through seasonal size reduction. Royal Society Open Science 7 (4), 191989 (2020)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Scharf, A. K.; Fahr, J.; Abedi-Lartey, M.; Wikelski, M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Safi, K.: Overall dynamic body acceleration in straw-colored fruit bats increases in headwinds but not with airspeed. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 200 (2019)
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O'Mara, M. T.; Wikelski, M.; Kranstauber, B.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: First three‐dimensional tracks of bat migration reveal large amounts of individual behavioral flexibility. Ecology 100 (9), e02762 (2019)
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Smaers, J. B.; Mongle, C. S.; Safi, K.; Dechmann, D. K. N.: Allometry, evolution and development of neocortex size in mammals. Progress in Brain Research 250, pp. 83 - 107 (2019)

Book Chapter (1)

Book Chapter
Boston, E. S. M.; Dechmann, D. K. N.; Ruczynski, I.: Leisler’s Noctule Nyctalus leisleri (Kuhl, 1817). In: Handbook of the Mammals of Europe (Eds. Hackländer, K.; Zachos, F. E.). Springer, Cham (2020)
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