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Popular scientific publications 2019



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  23. Varadharajan, S., Sandve, S. R., Gillard, G. B., Tørresen, O. K., Mulugeta, T. D., Hvidsten, T. R., Lien, S., Vøllestad, L. A., Jentoft, S., Nederbragt, A. J., and Jakobsen, K. S. (2018) The grayling genome reveals selection on gene expression regulation after whole genome duplication. Genome Biology and Evolution, evy201-evy201. Doi: 10.1093/gbe/evy201
  24. Wang, J., Ding, J., Tan, B., Robinson, K. M., Michelson, I. H., Johansson, A., Nystedt, B., Scofield, D. G., Nilsson, O., Jansson, S., Street, N. R., and Ingvarsson, P. K. (2018) A major locus controls local adaptation and adaptive life history variation in a perennial plant. Genome Biology 19, 72. doi: 1186/s13059-018-1444-y
  25. Zueva, K. J., Lumme, J., Veselov, A. E., Kent, M. P., and Primmer, C. R. (2018) Genomic signatures of parasite-driven natural selection in north European Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Marine Genomics 39, 26-38. doi: 1016/j.margen.2018.01.001

Popular scientific publications 2018:

  1. Joshi, R. and Kent, M. (2018). New resources could improve breeding programs of this important aquaculture species. ScienceNordic
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  2. Elgvin, T. O., Trier, C. N., Tørresen, O. K., Hagen, I. J., Lien, S., Nederbragt, A. J., Ravinet, M., Jensen, H., and Sætre, G.-P. (2017) The genomic mosaicism of hybrid speciation. Science Advances 3. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1602996
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  10. Pedersen, S., Liu, L., Glebe, B., Leadbeater, S., Lien, S., and Boulding, E. G. (2017) Mapping of quantitative trait loci associated with size, shape, and parr mark traits using first- and second-generation backcrosses between European and North American Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Genome 61, 33-42. doi: 10.1139/gen-2017-0026
  11. Robertson, F. M., Gundappa, M. K., Grammes, F., Hvidsten, T. R., Redmond, A. K., Lien, S., Martin, S. A. M., Holland, P. W. H., Sandve, S. R., and Macqueen, D. J. (2017) Lineage-specific rediploidization is a mechanism to explain time-lags between genome duplication and evolutionary diversification. Genome Biology 18, 111. doi: 10.1186/s13059-017-1241-z
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Warringer J, Zörgö EB, Cubillos FA, Zia A, Gjuvsland AB, Simpson JT, Forsmark A, Durbin R, Omholt SW, Louis EJ, Liti G, Moses A, Blomberg A (2011) Trait Variation in Yeast Is Defined by Population History. PLoS Genetics 7:e1002111 doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002111

Afseth NK, Martens H, Randby ÅT, Gidskehaug LH, Narum B, Jørgensen K, Lien S, Kohler A (2010) Predicting the Fatty Acid Composition of Milk: A Comparison of Two Fourier Transform Infrared Sampling Techniques. Applied Spectroscopy 64:700-707 doi:

Baranski M, Moen T, Våge DI (2010) Mapping of quantitative trait loci for flesh colour and growth traits in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Genetics Selection Evolution 42:14 pages doi:10.1186/1297-9686-42-17

Berget I, Martens H, Kohler A, Sjurseth SK, Afseth NK, Narum B, Ådnøy T, Lien S (2010) Caprine CSN1S1 haplotype effect on gene expression and milk composition measured by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Dairy Science 93:4340-4350 doi:10.3168/jds.2009-2854

Boman IA, Klemetsdal G, Nafstad O, Blichfeldt T, Våge DI (2010) Impact of two myostatin (MSTN) mutations on weight gain and lamb carcass classification in Norwegian White Sheep (Ovis aries). Genetics Selection Evolution 42:7 pages doi:10.1186/1297-9686-42-4

Davidson WS, Koop BF, Jones SJ, Vidal R, Iturra P, Maass A, Jonassen I, Lien S, Omholt SW (2010) Sequencing the genome of the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Genome Biology 11:7 pages doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-9-403

Dominik S, Henshall J, Kube PD, King H, Lien S, Kent MP, Elliott NG (2010) Evaluation of an Atlantic salmon SNP chip as a genomic tool for the application in a Tasmanian Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) breeding population. Aquaculture 308:S56-S61 doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2010.05.038

Gjuvsland AB, Plahte E, Ådnøy T, Omholt SW (2010) Allele Interaction – Single Locus Genetics Meets Regulatory Biology. PLoS ONE 5:e9379 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009379

Glover K, Hansen MM, Lien S, Als TD, Høyheim B, Skaala Ø (2010) A comparison of SNP and STR loci for delineating population structure and performing individual genetic assignment. BMC Genetics 11:1 pages doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-2

Grindflek E, Berget I, Moe M, Oeth P, Lien S (2010) Transcript profiling of candidate genes in testis of pigs exhibiting large differences in androstenone levels. BMC Genetics 11:11 pages doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-4

Heuser K, Hoddevik EH, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Indahl UG, Kaczmarek L, Berg PR, Lien S, Nagelhus EA, Ottersen OP (2010) Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and Matrix Metalloproteinase 9: A tempting relation but negative genetic association. Seizure 19:335-338 doi:10.1016/j.seizure.2010.05.003

Heuser K, Nagelhus EA, Taubøll E, Indahl UG, Berg PR, Lien S, Nakken S, Gjerstad L, Ottersen OP (2010) Variants of the genes encoding AQP4 and Kir4.1 are associated with subgroups of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Research 88:55-64 doi:10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2009.09.023

Johnsen H, Seppola MK, Torgersen J, Delghandi M, Andersen Ø (2010) Sexually dimorphic expression of dmrt1 in immature and mature Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part B: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 156:197-205 doi:10.1016/j.cbpb.2010.03.009

Karlsson S, Moen T, Hindar K (2010) Contrasting patterns of gene diversity between microsatellites and mitochondrial SNPs in farm and wild Atlantic salmon. Conservation Genetics 11:571-582 doi:10.1007/s10592-009-0034-7

Karlsson S, Moen T, Hindar K (2010) An extended panel of single nucleotide polymorphisms in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) mitochondrial DNA. Conservation Genetics 11:1171-1175 doi:10.1007/s10592-009-9910-4

Kjos M, Fjellheim S, Rognli OA, Hvoslef-Eide AK (2010) Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers for fingerprinting of Argyranthemum frutescens cultivars. Scientia Horticulturae 124:506-510 doi:10.1016/j.scienta.2010.01.023

Lewandowska-Sabat A, Fjellheim S, Rognli OA (2010) Extremely low genetic variability and highly structured local populations of Arabidopsis thaliana at higher latitudes. Molecular Ecology 19:4753-4764 doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04840.x

Lorenz S, Brenna-Hansen S, Moen T, Roseth A, Davidson WS, Omholt SW, Lien S (2010) BAC-based upgrading and physical integration of a genetic SNP map in Atlantic salmon. Animal Genetics 41:48-54 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2052.2009.01963.x

Nourizadeh-Lillabadi R, Torgersen J, Vestrheim O, Kønig M, Aleström P, Syed M (2010) Early Embryonic Gene Expression Profiling of Zebrafish Prion Protein (Prp2) Morphants. PLoS ONE 5:e13573 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013573

Oehme MM, Grammes F, Takle HR, Zambonino-Infante JL, Refstie S, Thomassen MS, Rørvik KA, Terjesen BF (2010) Dietary supplementation of glutamate and arginine to Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) increases growth during the first autumn in sea. Aquaculture 310:156-163 doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2010.09.043

Olsen HG, Hayes BJ, Kent MP, Nome T, Svendsen M, Lien S (2010) A genome wide association study for QTL affecting direct and maternal effects of stillbirth and dystocia in cattle. Animal Genetics 41:273-280 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2052.2009.01998.x

Salte R, Bentsen H, Moen T, Tripathy S, Bakke TA, Ødegård J, Omholt SW, Hansen LP (2010) Prospects for a genetic management strategy to control Gyrodactylus salaris infection in wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) stocks. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67:121-129 doi:10.1139/F09-168

Sandve SR, Fjellheim S (2010) Did gene family expansions during the Eocene-Oligocene boundary climate cooling play a role in Pooideae adaptation to cool climates?. Molecular Ecology 19:2075-2088 doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04629.x

Sandve SR, Rudi H, Dørum G, Berg PR, Rognli OA (2010) High-throughput genotyping of unknown genomic terrain in complex plant genomes: lessons from a case study. Molecular breeding 26:711-718 doi:10.1007/s11032-010-9479-0

Skinnes H, Semagn K, Tarkegne Y, Marøy AG, Bjørnstad Å (2010) The inheritance of anther extrusion in hexaploid wheat and its relationship to Fusarium head blight resistance and deoxynivalenol content. Plant Breeding 129:149-155 doi:10.1111/j.1439-0523.2009.01731.x

Skugor S, Skugor A, Todorcevic M, Torgersen J, Ruyter B, Krasnov A (2010) Exposure to lipopolysaccharide induces immune genes in cultured preadipocytes of Atlantic salmon. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 29:817-824 doi:10.1016/j.fsi.2010.07.026

Solaas K, Legry V, Retterstøl K, Berg PR, Holven KB, Ferrieres J, Amouyel P, Lien S, Romeo J, Valtuena J, Widhalm K, Ruiz J, Dallongeville J, Tonstad S, Rootwelt H, Halvorsen B, Nenseter MS, Birkeland KI, Thorsby PM, Meirhaeghe A, Nebb HI (2010) Suggestive evidence of associations between liver X receptor beta polymorphisms with type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity in three cohort studies: HUNT2 (Norway), MONICA (France) and HELENA (Europe). BMC Medical Genetics 11:11 pages doi:10.1186/1471-2350-11-144

Songe-Møller L, Van den Born E, Leihne V, Vågbø CB, Kristoffersen T, Krokan HE, Kirpekar F, Falnes P, Klungland A (2010) Mammalian ALKBH8 Possesses tRNA Methyltransferase Activity Required for the Biogenesis of Multiple Wobble Uridine Modifications Implicated in Translational Decoding. Molecular and Cellular Biology 30:1814-1827 doi:10.1128/MCB.01602-09

Sundvold H, Ruyter B, Østbye TKK, Moen T (2010) Identification of a novel allele of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARG) and its association with resistance to Aeromonas salmonicida in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Fish and Shellfish Immunology 28:394-400 doi:10.1016/j.fsi.2009.11.023

Tøndel K, Gjuvsland AB, Måge I, Martens H (2010) Screening design for computer experiments: metamodelling of a deterministic mathematical model of the mammalian circadian clock. Journal of Chemometrics 24:738-747 doi:10.1002/cem.1363

Våge DI, Boman IA (2010) A nonsense mutation in the beta-carotene oxygenase 2 (BCO2) gene is tightly associated with accumulation of carotenoids in adipose tissue in sheep (Ovis aries). BMC Genetics 11:6 pages doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-10

Ytteborg E, Bæverfjord G, Hjelde K, Torgersen J, Takle HR (2010) Molecular pathology of vertebral deformities in hyperthermic Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). BMC Physiology 10:16- doi:

Ytteborg E, Torgersen J, Bæverfjord G, Takle HR (2010) Morphological and molecular characterization of developing vertebral fusions using a teleost model. BMC Physiology 10:15 pages doi:

Ytteborg E, Torgersen J, Pedersen ME, Bæverfjord G, Hannesson KO, Takle HR (2010) Remodeling of the notochord during development of vertebral fusions in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Cell and Tissue Research 342:363-376 doi:10.1007/s00441-010-1069-2

Alne H, Takle HR, Terjesen BF, Thomassen MS, Grammes F, Oehme MM, Refstie S, Sigholt T, Berge RK, Rørvik KA (2009) Increased survival by feeding tetradecylthioacetic acid during a natural outbreak of heart and skeletal muscle inflammation in S0 Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L. Journal of Fish Diseases 32:953-961 doi:

Alne H, Thomassen MS, Takle HR, Terjesen BF, Grammes F, Oehme MM, Refstie S, Sigholt T, Berge RK, Rørvik KA (2009) Increased survival by feeding tetradecylthioacetic acid during a natural outbreak of heart and skeletal muscle inflammation in S0 Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L. Journal of Fish Diseases 32:953-961 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2761.2009.01078.x

Andersen Ø, Torgersen JS, Pagander H, Magnesen T, Johnston IA (2009) Gene expression analyses of essential catch factors in the smooth and striated adductor muscles of larval, juvenile and adult great scallop (Pecten maximus). Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility 30:233-242 doi:

Andersen Ø, Torgersen JS, Pagander HH, Magnesen T, Johnston IA (2009) Gene expression analysis of essential catch factors in the smooth and striated adductor muscles of larval, juvenile and adult great scallop (Pecten maximus). Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility 30:233-242 doi:10.1007/s10974-009-9192-y

Arnyasi M, Komlosi I, Lien S, Czegledi L, Nagy S, Javor A (2009) Searching for DNA markers for milk production and composition on chromosome 6 in sheep. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 126:142-147 doi:10.1111/j.1439-0388.2008.00764.x

Barson NJ, Cable J, van Oosterhout C (2009) Population genetic analysis of microsatellite variation of guppies (Poecilia reticulata) in Trinidad and Tobago: evidence for a dynamic source-sink metapopulation structure, founder events and population bottlenecks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22:485-497 doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2008.01675.x

Barson NJ, Haugen T, Vøllestad LA, Primmer CR (2009) Contemporary isolation-by-distance, but not isolation-by-time, among demes of european grayling (Thymallus thymallus, Linnaeus) with recent common ancestors. Evolution 63:549-556 doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00554.x

Boman IA, Klemetsdal G, Blichfeldt T, Nafstad O, Våge DI (2009) A frameshift mutation in the coding region of the myostatin gene (MSTN) affects carcass conformation and fatness in Norwegian White Sheep (Ovis aries). Animal Genetics 40:418-422 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2052.2009.01855.x

Boman IA, Våge DI (2009) An insertion in the coding region of the myostatin (MSTN) gene affects carcass conformation and fatness in the Norwegian Spælsau (Ovis aries). BMC Research Notes 2:1-5 doi:

Fjellheim S, Jørgensen MH, Kjos M, Borgen L (2009) A molecular study of hybridization and homoploid hybrid speciation in Argyranthemum (Asteraceae) on Tenerife, the Canary Islands. Botanical journal of the Linnean Society 159:19-31 doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2008.00947.x

Fjellheim S, Jørgensen MH, Kjos M, Borgen L (2009) A molecular study of hybridization and homoploid hybrid speciation in Argyranthemum (Asteraceae) on Tenerife, the Canary Islands. Botanical journal of the Linnean Society 159:19-31 doi:

Fjellheim S, Pasakinskiene I, Grønnerød S, Paplauskiene V, Rognli OA (2009) Genetic Structure of Local Populations and Cultivars of Meadow Fescue from the Nordic and Baltic Regions. Crop science 49:200-210 doi:10.2135/cropsci2007.08.0422

Gibbs RA, Taylor J, van Tassell C, Barendse W, Eversoie KA, Gill CA, Green R, Hamernik DL, Kappes SM, Lien S, Matukumalli LK, McEwan J, Nazareth LV, Schnabel RD, Weinstock G, Wheeler DA, Ajmone-Marsan P, Boettcher P, Caetano A, Garcia J, Hanotte O, Mariani P, Skow L, Williams J, Diallo B (2009) Genome-Wide Survey of SNP Variation Uncovers the Genetic Structure of Cattle Breeds. Science 324:528-532 doi:10.1126/science.1167936

Godvik IMR, Loe LE, Vik JO, Veiberg V, Langvatn R, Mysterud A (2009) Temporal scales, trade-offs, and functional responses in red deer habitat selection. Ecology 90:699-710 doi:10.1890/08-0576.1

Hvidsten T, Lægreid A, Kryshtafovych A, Andersson G, Fidelis K, Komorowski J (2009) A comprehensive analysis of the structure-function relationship in proteins based on local structure similarity. PLoS ONE 4:e6266- doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006266

Lien S, Olsaker I, Kent MP, Elsik CG, Worley KC, Tellam RL, Gibbs RA, Muzny DM, Weinstock G, Adelson D, Eichler E, Hamernik DL, Kappes SM, Lewin HA, Nicholas FW, Reymond A, Skow L, Zdobnov E, Anzola J, Gerlach D, Edgar RC, McEwan J, Raison J, Chrast J, Eyras E, Henrichsen C, Plass M, Junier T, Donthu R, Larkin D (2009) The Genome Sequence of Taurine Cattle: A Window to Ruminant Biology and Evolution. Science 324:522-528 doi:

Liu Y, Qin X, Song XZH, Jiang H, Shen Y, Durbin KJ, Lien S, Kent MP, Sodeland M, Ren Y, Zhang L, Sødergren E, Havlak P, Worley KC, Weinstock G, Gibbs RA (2009) Bos taurus genome assembly. BMC Genomics 10:1 pages doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-180

Luan T, Woolliams JA, Lien S, Kent MP, Svendsen M, Meuwissen T (2009) The Accuracy of Genomic Selection in Norwegian Red Cattle Assessed by Cross-Validation. Genetics 183:1119-1126 doi:10.1534/genetics.109.107391

Moe M, Lien S, Aasmundstad T, Meuwissen T, Hansen MHS, Bendixen C, Grindflek E (2009) Association between SNPs within candidate genes and compounds related to boar taint and reproduction. BMC Genetics 10:32: doi:10.1186/1471-2156-10-32

Moen T, Baranski M, Sonesson AK, Kjøglum S (2009) Confirmation and fine-mapping of a major QTL for resistance to infectious pancreatic necrosis in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): population-level associations between markers and trait. BMC Genomics 10:14 pages doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-368

Moen T, Delghandi M, Wesmajervi MS, Fjalestad KT, Westgaard JI (2009) A SNP/microsatellite genetic linkage map of the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Animal Genetics 40:993-996 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2052.2009.01938.x

Nielsen E, Hemmer-Hansen J, Poulsen NA, Loeschcke V, Moen T, Johansen T, Mittelholzer C, Taranger GL, Ogden R, Carvalho GR (2009) Genomic signatures of local directional selection in a high gene flow marine organism; the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:11 pages doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-276

Nilsen H, Olsen HG, Hayes BJ, Nome T, Sehested E, Svendsen M, Meuwissen T, Lien S (2009) Characterization of a QTL region affecting clinical mastitis and protein yield on BTA6. Animal Genetics 40:701-712 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2052.2009.01908.x

Nilsen H, Olsen HG, Hayes BJ, Sehested E, Svendsen M, Nome T, Meuwissen T, Lien S (2009) Casein haplotypes and their association with milk production traits in Norwegian Red cattle. Genetics Selection Evolution 41:12- doi:10.1186/1297-9686-41-24

Sacks BN, Våge DI, Statham MJ (2009) A medium-throughput SNP assay for detecting genetic variation in coding and non-coding portions of the red fox genome. Conservation Genetics Resources 1:459-463 doi:

Samulin-Erdem JM, Berg PR, Sundvold H, Grindflek E, Lien S (2009) Expression of DLK1 splice variants during porcine adipocyte development in vitro and in vivo. Animal Genetics 40:239-241 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2052.2008.01812.x

Samulin-Erdem JM, Berget I, Grindflek E, Lien S, Sundvold H (2009) Changes in lipid metabolism associated gene transcripts during porcine adipogenesis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part B: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 153:8-17 doi:10.1016/j.cbpb.2008.12.019

Solaas K, Legry V, Holven K, Retterstøl K, Thorsby PM, Ferrieres J, Tonstad S, Rootwelt H, Lien S, Halvorsen BL, Nenseter M, Amouyel P, Birkeland KI, Meirhaeghe A, Nebb H (2009) Association study between LXR beta polymorphisms and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetologia :138- doi:

Torgersen J, Takle HR, Andersen Ø (2009) Localization of mRNAs and Proteins in Methyl Methacrylate-embedded Tissues. Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry 57:825-830 doi:10.1369/jhc.2009.953695

Wabnik K, Hvidsten T, Kedzierska A, Van Leene J, De Jaeger G, Beemster G, Komorowski J, Kuiper M (2009) Gene expression trends and protein features effectively complement each other in gene function prediction. Bioinformatics 25:322-330 doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btn625

Ytteborg E, Bæverfjord G, Hjelde K, Torgersen J, Takle HR (2009) Temperature affects the expression of genes involved in the mineralization process of the spinal column in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Bone 44:S341-S342 doi:10.1016/j.bone.2009.03.145

Boulding E, Culling M, Glebe B, Berg PR, Lien S, Moen T (2008) Conservation genomics of Atlantic salmon: SNPs associated with QTLs for adaptive traits in parr from four trans-Atlantic backcrosses. Heredity 101:381-391 doi:10.1038/hdy.2008.67

Cazelles B, Chavez M, Berteaux D, Menard F, Vik JO, Jenouvrier S, Stenseth NC (2008) Wavelet analysis of ecological time series. Oecologia 156:287-304 doi:10.1007/s00442-008-0993-2

Charlier C, Coppieters W, Rollin F, Desmecht D, Agerholm JS, Cambisano N, Carta E, Dardano S, Dive M, Fasquelle C, Frennet JC, Hanset R, Hubin X, Jorgensen C, Karim L, Kent MP, Harvey K, Pearce BR, Simon P, Tama N, Nie H, Vandeputte S, Lien S, Longeri M, Fredholm M, Harvey RJ, Georges M (2008) Highly effective SNP-based association mapping and management of recessive defects in livestock. Nature Genetics 40:449-454 doi:10.1038/ng.96

Danzmann RG, Davidson EA, Ferguson MM, Gharbi K, Koop BF, Høyheim B, Lien S, Lubieniecki K, Moghadam HK, Park J, Phillips R, Davidson WS (2008) Distribution of ancestral proto-Actinopterygian chromosome arms within the genomes of 4R-derivative salmonid fishes (Rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon). BMC Genomics 9:557- doi:

Danzmann RG, Davidson EA, Ferguson MM, Gharbi K, Koop BF, Høyheim B, Lien S, Lubieniecki K, Moghadam HK, Park J, Phillips R, Davidson WS (2008) Distribution of ancestral proto-Actinopterygian chromosome arms within the genomes of 4R-derivative salmonid fishes (Rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon). BMC Genomics 9:16- doi:

Elameen A, Fjellheim S, Larsen A, Rognli OA, Sundheim L, Msolla S, Masumba E, Mtunda K, Klemsdal S (2008) Analysis of genetic diversity in a sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) germplasm collection from Tanzania as revealed by AFLP. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 55:397-408 doi:10.1007/s10722-007-9247-0

Elameen A, Klemsdal S, Dragland S, Fjellheim S, Rognli OA (2008) Genetic diversity in a germplasm collection of roseroot (Rhodiola rosea) in Norway studied by AFLP. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 36:706-715 doi:10.1016/j.bse.2008.07.009

Hayes BJ, Lien S, Nilsen H, Olsen HG, Berg PR, Maceachern S, Potter S, Meuwissen T (2008) The origin of selection signatures on bovine chromosome 6. Animal Genetics 39:105-111 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2052.2007.01683.x


Kauserud H, Stige LC, Vik JO, Økland RH, Høiland K, Stenseth NC (2008) Mushroom fruiting and climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105:3811-3814 doi:10.1073/pnas.0709037105

Kausrud KL, Mysterud A, Steen H, Vik JO, Østbye E, Cazelles B, Framstad E, Eikeset AM, Mysterud I, Solhøy T, Stenseth NC (2008) Linking climate change to lemming cycles. Nature 456:93-97 doi:10.1038/nature07442

Kobayashi T, Andersen Ø, Pakarinen P, Torgersen JS, Huhtaniemi IT (2008) The gonadotropin receptors FSH-R and LH-R of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) – 2. Differential follicle expression and asynchronous oogenesis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 156:595-602 doi:

Lillehammer M, Goddard ME, Nilsen H, Sehested E, Olsen HG, Lien S, Meuwissen T (2008) Quantitative trait locus-by-environment interaction for milk yield traits on Bos taurus autosome 6. Genetics 179:1539-1546 doi:10.1534/genetics.107.084483

Moe M, Lien S, Bendixen C, Hedegaard J, Hornshøj H, Berget I, Meuwissen T, Grindflek E (2008) Gene expression profiles in liver of pigs with extreme high and low levels of androstenone. BMC Veterinary Research 4:1 pages doi:10.1186/1746-6148-4-29

Moen T, Hayes B, Nilsen F, Nilsen F, Delghandi M, Fjalestad K, Fevolden SE, Berg P, Lien S (2008) Identification and characterisation of novel SNP markers in Atlantic cod: Evidence for directional selection. BMC Genetics 9:18 doi:10.1186/1471-2156-9-18

Moen T, Hayes BJ, Baranski M, Berg PR, Kjøglum S, Koop BF, Davidson WS, Omholt SW, Lien S (2008) A linkage map of the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) based on EST-derived SNP markers. BMC Genomics 9:1 pages doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-223

Moen T, Hayes BJ, Nilsen F, Delghandi M, Fjalestad KT, Fevolden SE, Berg PR, Lien S (2008) Identification and characterisation of novel SNP markers in Atlantic cod: Evidence for directional selection. BMC Genetics 9:9- doi:

Nilsen H, Hayes BJ, Berg PR, Roseth A, Sundsaasen KK, Nilsen K, Lien S (2008) Construction of a dense SNP map for bovine chromosome 6 to assist the assembly of the bovine genome sequence. Animal Genetics 39:97-104 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2052.2007.01686.x

Olsen HG, Meuwissen T, Nilsen H, Svendsen M, Lien S (2008) Fine Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci on Bovine Chromosome 6 Affecting Calving Difficulty. Journal of Dairy Science 91:4312-4322 doi:

Olsen HG, Meuwissen T, Nilsen H, Svendsen M, Lien S (2008) Fine Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci on Bovine Chromosome 6 Affecting Calving Difficulty. Journal of Dairy Science 91:4312-4322 doi:

Opsal MA, Lien S, Brenna-Hansen S, Olsen HG, Våge DI (2008) Association analysis of the constructed linkage maps covering TLR2 and TLR4 with clinical mastitis in Norwegian Red cattle. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 125:110-118 doi:10.1111/j.1439-0388.2007.00704.x

Pierotti M, Knight M, Immler S, Barson NJ, Turner G, Seehausen O (2008) Individual variation in male mating preferences for female coloration in a polymorphic cichlid fish. Behavioral Ecology 19: doi:10.1093/beheco/arm154

Rajasingh H, Gjuvsland AB, Våge DI, Omholt SW (2008) When parameters in dynamic models become phenotypes: A case study on flesh pigmentation in the chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Genetics 179:1113-1118 doi:10.1534/genetics.108.087064

Saitoh T, Vik JO, Stenseth NC, Takanishi T, Hayakashi S, Ishida N, Ohmori M, Morita T, Uemura S, Kadomatsu M, Osawa J, Maekawa K (2008) Effects of acorn abundance on density dependence in a Japanese wood mouse (Apodemus speciosus) population. Population Ecology 50: doi:10.1007/s10144-008-0076-6

Samulin-Erdem JM, Berget I, Lien S, Sundvold H (2008) Differential gene expression of fatty acid binding proteins during porcine adipogenesis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part B: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 151:147-152 doi:10.1016/j.cbpb.2008.06.010

Samulin-Erdem JM, Lien S, Grindflek E, Berget I, Ruyter B, Sundvold H (2008) Depot specific differences during adipogenesis of porcine stromal-vascular cells. Cell Biology International 32:525-531 doi:10.1016/j.cellbi.2008.01.001

Sandve SR, Rudi H, Asp T, Rognli OA (2008) Tracking the evolution of a cold stress associated gene family in cold tolerant grasses. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:1-15 doi:

Vik JO, Brinch C, Boutin S, Stenseth NC (2008) Interlinking hare and lynx dynamics using a century’s worth of annual data. Population Ecology 50:267-274 doi:10.1007/s10144-008-0088-2

Wabnik K, Hvidsten TR, Kedzierska A, Van Leene J, De Jaeger G, Beemster G, Komorowski J, Kuiper M (2008) Gene expression trends and protein features effectively complement each other in gene function prediction. Bioinformatics :8 pages doi:10.1093

Barson NJ, Knight ME, Turner GF (2007) The genetic architecture of male colour differences between a sympatric Lake Malawi cichlid species pair. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:45-53 doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2006.01228.x

Criscione A, Marletta D, Ådnøy T, Bordonaro S, Guastella A, Lien S, D’Urso G (2007) Characterization of biodiversity in six goat breeds reared in Southern Italy by means of microsatellite and SNP markers. Italian Journal of Animal Science 6:95-97 doi:

Daase M, Vik JO, Bagøien E, Stenseth NC, Eiane K (2007) The influence of advection on Calanus near Svalbard: statistical relations between salinity, temperature and copepod abundance. Journal of Plankton Research 29:903-911 doi:10.1093/plankt/fbm068

Delghandi M, Stenvik J, Moen T, Wesmajervi MS, Westgård JI, Fjalestad K, Kettunen A, Nilsen F (2007) Development and characterisation of microsatellite and single nucleotide polymorphism markers in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.). Aquaculture 272:250- doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2007.07.045

Fjellheim S, Blomlie ÅB, Marum P, Rognli OA (2007) Phenotypic variation in local populations and cultivars of meadow fescue – potential for improving cultivars by utilizing wild germplasm. Plant Breeding 126:279-286 doi:

Gjuvsland AB, Hayes BJ, Meuwissen T, Plahte E, Omholt SW (2007) Nonlinear regulation enhances the phenotypic expression of trans-acting genetic polymorphisms. BMC Systems Biology 1:12- doi:

Gjuvsland AB, Hayes BJ, Omholt SW, Carlborg Ö (2007) Statistical epistasis is a generic feature of gene regulatory networks. Genetics 175:411-420 doi:

Gjuvsland AB, Plahte E, Omholt SW (2007) Threshold-dominated regulation hides genetic variation in gene expression networks. BMC Systems Biology 1:14- doi:

Haugland Ø, Mercy IS, Romøren K, Torgersen J, Evensen Ø (2007) Differential expression profiles and gene structure of two tumor necrosis factor-alpha variants in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). Molecular Immunology 44:1652-1663 doi:

Hayes BJ, Lærdahl JK, Lien S, Moen T, Berg P, Hindar K, Davidson WS, Koop BF, Adzhubei AA, Høyheim B (2007) An extensive resource of single nucleotide polymorphism markers associated with Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) expressed sequences. Aquaculture 265:82-90 doi:

Hayes BJ, Lærdahl JK, Lien S, Moen T, Berg PR, Hindar K, Davidson WS, Koop BF, Adzhubei AA, Høyheim B (2007) An extensive resource of single nucleotide polymorphism markers associated with Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) expressed sequences. Aquaculture 265:82-90 doi:10.1016/j.meatsci.2007.03.018

Hayes BJ, Nilsen K, Berg PR, Grindflek E, Lien S (2007) SNP detection exploiting multiple sources of redundancy in large EST collections improves validation rates. Bioinformatics 23:1692-1693 doi:

Jonzén N, Lindén A, Ergon T, Knudsen E, Vik JO, Rubolini D, Piacentini D, Brinch C, Spina F, Karlsson L, Stervander M, Andersson A, Waldenström J, Lehikoinen A, Edvardsen E, Solvang R, Stenseth NC (2007) Response to comment on “Rapid advance of spring arrival dates in long-distance migratory birds”. Science 315:598-598 doi:10.1126/science.1136920

Knudsen E, Lindén A, Ergon T, Jonzén N, Vik JO, Knape J, Røer JE, Stenseth NC (2007) Characterizing bird migration phenology using data from standardized monitoring at bird observatories. Climate Research (CR) 35:59-77 doi:10.3354/cr00714

Lillehammer M, Arnyasi M, Lien S, Olsen HG, Sehested E, Ødegård J, Meuwissen T (2007) A genome scan for quantitative trait locus by environment interactions for production traits. Journal of Dairy Science 90:3482-3489 doi:

Martens H, Kohler A, Afseth NK, Wold JP, Hersleth M, Berget I, Ådnøy T, Skaugen M, Isaksson T, Vegarud G, Criscione A, Mevik BH, Frøst M, Randby ÅT, Prestløkken E, Berg PR, Kent MP, Lien S, Omholt SW (2007) High-throughput Measurements for Functional Genomics of Milk. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences 16:172- doi:

Moe M, Meuwissen T, Lien S, Bendixen C, Wang X, Conley LN, Berget I, Tajet H, Grindflek E (2007) Gene expression profiles in testis of pigs with extreme high and low levels of androstenone. BMC Genomics 8:16- doi:

Moen T, Sonesson AK, Hayes BJ, Lien S, Munck H, Meuwissen T (2007) Mapping of a quantitative trait locus for resistance against infectious salmon anaemia in Atlantic salmon (Salmo Salar): comparing survival analysis with analysis on affected/resistant data. BMC Genetics 8:13- doi:10.1186/1471-2156-8-53

Olsen HG, Nilsen H, Hayes BJ, Berg PR, Svendsen M, Lien S, Meuwissen T (2007) Genetic support for a quantitative trait nucleotide in the ABCG2 gene affecting milk composition of dairy cattle. BMC Genetics 8:32-40 doi:

Rajasingh H, Våge DI, Pavey SA, Omholt SW (2007) Why are salmonids pink?. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64:1614-1627 doi:

Saitoh T, Osawa J, Takanishi T, Hayakashi S, Ohmori M, Morita T, Uemura S, Vik JO, Stenseth NC, Maekawa K (2007) Effects of acorn masting on population dynamics of three forest-dwelling rodent species in Hokkaido, Japan. Population Ecology 49:249-256 doi:10.1007/s10144-007-0041-9

Saski C, Lee SB, Fjellheim S, Guda C, Jansen R, Luo H, Tomkins J, Rognli OA, Daniell H, Clarke JL (2007) Complete chloroplast genome sequences of Hordeum vulgare, Sorghum bicolor and Agrostis stolonifera, and comparative analyses with other grass genomes. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 115:571-590 doi:

Selås V, Vik JO (2007) The arctic fox Alopex lagopus in Fennoscandia: a victim of human-induced changes in interspecific competition and predation?. Biodiversity and Conservation 16:3575-3583 doi:10.1007/s10531-006-9118-6

Semagn K, Skinnes H, Bjørnstad Å, Marøy AG, Tarkegne Y (2007) Quantitative trait loci controlling Fusarium head blight resistance and low deoxynivalenol content in hexaploid wheat population from ‘Arina’ and NK93604. Crop science 47: doi:

Sjøttem E, Rekdal C, Svineng G, Johnsen Ss, Klenow HB, Uglehus Rd, Johansen T (2007) The ePHD protein SPBP interacts with TopBP1 and together they co-operate to stimulate Ets1-mediated transcription. Nucleic Acids Research 35:6648-6662 doi:10.1093/nar/gkm739

Østbye TKK, Andersen Ø, Frang OT, Tooming-Klunderud A, Jakobsen KS, Yafe A, Etzioni S, Moen T (2007) Molecular cloning of the Atlantic salmon activin receptor IIB cDNA – Localization of the receptor and myostatin in vivo and in vitro in muscle cells. Gene 403:159-169 doi:

Østbye TKK, Wetten OF, Tooming-Klunderud A, Jakobsen KS, Yafe A, Etzioni S, Moen T, Andersen Ø (2007) Myostatin (MSTN) gene duplications in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): Evidence for different selective pressure on teleost MSTN-1 and -2. Gene 403:159-169 doi:10.1016/j.gene.2007.08.008

Arnyasi M, Grindflek E, Jávor A, Lien S (2006) Investigation of two candidate genes for meat quality traits in a quantitative trait locus region on SSC6: the porcine short heterodimer partner and heart fatty acid binding protein genes. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 123:198203- doi:

Bergem M, Norberg K, Roseth A, Meuwissen T, Lien S, Aamodt R (2006) Chimeric honeybees (Apis mellifera) produced by transplantation of embryonic cells into pre-gastrula stage embryos and detection of chimerism by use of microsatellite markers. Molecular Reproduction and Development 73:475-481 doi:

Bergem M, Roseth A, Lien S, Aamodt R (2006) Quantitative fluorescent PCR (QF-PCR) on microsatellites, a fast and quantitative method to assay chimeric DNA samples in honeybees (Apis mellifera). Apidologie 37:556-563 doi:10.1051/apido:2006033

Edvardsen H, Alnæs GIG, Tsalenko A, Mulcahy T, Yuryev A, Lindersson M, Lien S, Omholt S, Syvänen AC, Børresen-Dale AL, Kristensen VN (2006) Experimental validation of data mined single nucleotide polymorphisms from several databases and consecutive dbSNP builds. Pharmacogenetics & Genomics 16:207-217 doi:

Edvardsen H, Alnæs GIG, Tsalenko A, Mulcahy T, Yuryev A, Lindersson M, Lien S, Omholt SW, Syvänen AC, Børresen-Dale AL, Kristensen VN (2006) Experimental validation of data mined single nucleotide polymorphisms from several databases and consecutive dbSNP builds. Pharmacogenetics (London) 16:207-217 doi:

Fjellheim S, Rognli O, Fosnes K, Brochmann C (2006) Phylogeographical history of the widespread meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis Huds.) inferred from chloroplast DNA sequences. Journal of Biogeography 33: doi:

Fjellheim S, Rognli OA, Fosnes K, Brochmann C (2006) Phylogeographical history of the widespread meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis Huds.) inferred from chloroplast DNA sequences. Journal of Biogeography 33:1470-1478 doi:

Grindflek E, Moe M, Taubert H, Simianer H, Lien S, Moen T (2006) Genome-wide linkage analysis of inguinal hernia in pigs using affected sib pairs. BMC Genetics 7:1-12 doi:10.1186/1471-2156-7-25

Hayes BJ, Gjuvsland AB, Omholt SW (2006) Power of QTL mapping experiments in commercial Atlantic salmon populations, exploiting linkage and linkage disequilibrium and effect of limited recombination in males. Heredity 97:19-26 doi:

Hayes BJ, Hagesæther N, Ådnøy T, Pellerud G, Berg PR, Lien S (2006) Effects on production traits of haplotypes among casein genes in Norwegian goats and evidence for a site of preferential recombination. Genetics 174:455-464 doi:

Hayes BJ, He J, Moen T, Bennewitz J (2006) Use of molecular markers to maximise diversity of founder populations for aquaculture breeding programs. Aquaculture 255: doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2005.11.038

Jonzén N, Lindén A, Ergon T, Knudsen E, Vik JO, Rubolini D, Piacentini D, Brinch C, Spina F, Karlsson L, Stervander M, Andersson A, Waldenström J, Lehikoinen A, Edvardsen E, Solvang R, Stenseth NC (2006) Rapid Advance of Spring Arrival Dates in Long-Distance Migratory Birds. Science 312:1959-1961 doi:

Kristensen VN, Edvardsen H, Tsalenko A, Nordgard SH, Sørlie T, Sharan R, Vailaya A, Ben-Dor A, Lønning PE, Lien S, Omholt SW, Syvänen AC, Yakhini Z, Børresen-Dale AL (2006) Genetic variation in putative regulatory loci controlling gene expression in breast cancer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103:7735-7740 doi:

Opsal MA, Våge DI, Hayes BJ, Berget I, Lien S (2006) Genomic organization and transcript profiling of the bovine toll-like receptor gene cluster TLR6-TLR1-TLR10. Gene 384:45-50 doi:10.1016/j.gene.2006.06.027

Rajasingh H, Øyehaug L, Våge DI, Omholt SW (2006) Carotenoid dynamics in Atlantic salmon. BMC Biology 4: doi:

Saitoh T, Cazelles B, Vik JO, Viljugrein H, Stenseth NC (2006) Effects of regime shifts on the population dynamics of the grey-sided vole in Hokkaido, Japan. Climate Research (CR) 32:109-118 doi:

Selås V, Vik JO (2006) Possible impact of snow depth and ungulate carcasses on red fox (Vulpes vulpes) populations in Norway, 1897-1976. Journal of Zoology 269:299-308 doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00048.x

Semagn K, Bjørnstad Å, Skinnes H, Marøy AG, Tarkegne Y, William M (2006) Distribution of DArT, AFLP, and SSR markers in a genetic linkage map of a doubled-haploid hexaploid wheat population. Genome 49:545-555 doi:

Thorstensen T, Fischer A, Sandvik S, Johnsen S, Grini PE, Reuter G, Aalen RB (2006) The Arabidopsis SUVR4 protein is a nucleolar histone methyltransferase with preference for monomethylated H3K9. Nucleic Acids Research 34:5461-5470 doi:10.1093/nar/gkl687

van Oosterhout C, Joyce D, Cummings SM, Blais J, Barson NJ, Ramnarine IW, Mohammed RS, Persad N, Cable J (2006) Balancing selection, random genetic drift and genetic variation at the major histocompatibiliy complex (MHC) in two wild populations of guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Evolution 60:2562-2574 doi:

Aass L, Veiseth E, Hildrum KI, Hollung K, Lien S (2005) Genetic causes of variation in beef tenderness- preliminary results. ? : doi:

Cable J, van Oosterhout C, Barson NJ, Harris P (2005) Gyrodactylus pictae n. sp. from the Trinidadian swamp guppy Poecilia picta Regan, with a discussion on species of Gyrodactylus von Nordmann, 1832 and their poeciliid hosts. Systematic Parasitology 60:159-164 doi:

Fjellheim S, Rognli OA (2005) Molecular diversity of local Norwegian meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis Huds.) populations and Nordic cultivars?consequences for management and utilisation. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 111:640-650 doi:

Fjellheim S, Rognli OA (2005) Genetic Diversity within and among Nordic Meadow Fescue (Festuca pratensis Huds.) Cultivars Determined on the Basis of AFLP Markers. Crop science 45:2081-2086 doi:

Geesink GH, van der Palen JGP, Kent MP, Veiseth E, Hemke G, Koohmaraie M (2005) Quantification of calpastatin using an optical surface plasmon resonance biosensor. Meat Science 71:537-541 doi:

Haugland Ø, Torgersen J, Syed M, Evensen Ø (2005) Expression profiles of inflammatory and immune-related genes in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) at early time post vaccination. Vaccine 23:5488-5499 doi:

Kent MP, Veiseth E, Therkildsen M, Koohmaraie M (2005) An assessment of extraction and assay techniques for quantification of calpain and calpastatin from small tissue samples. Journal of Animal Science 83:2182-2188 doi:

Mikalsen AB, Sindre H, Torgersen J, Rimstad E (2005) Protective effects of a DNA vaccine expressing the infectious salmon anemia virus hemagglutinin-esterase in Atlantic salmon. Vaccine 23:4895-4905 doi:

Olsen HG, Lien S, Gautier M, Nilsen H, Roseth A, Berg PR, Sundsaasen KK, Svendsen M, Meuwissen T (2005) Mapping of a milk production quantitative trait locus to a 420-kb region on bovine chromosome 6. Genetics 169:275-283 doi:

Pettorelli N, Vik JO, Mysterud A, Gaillard JM, Tucker CJ, Stenseth NC (2005) Using the satellite-derived NDVI to assess ecological responses to environmental change. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 20:503-510 doi:

Uleberg E, Widerøe IKS, Grindflek E, Szyda J, Lien S, Meuwissen T (2005) Fine mapping of a QTL for intramuscular fat on porcine chromosome 6 using combined linkage and linkage disequilibrium mapping. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 122:1-6 doi:

Våge DI, Fuglei E, Snipstad K, Beheim J, Landsem VM, Klungland H (2005) Two cysteine substitutions in the MC1R generate the blue variant of the arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) and prevent expression of the white winter coat. Peptides 26:1814-1817 doi:

Grindflek E, Hoen N, Sundvold H, Rothschild M, Plastow G, Lien S (2004) Investigation of a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma haplotype effect on meat quality and carcass traits in pigs. Animal Genetics 35:238-241 doi:

Mikalsen AB, Torgersen J, Aleström P, Hellemann AL, Koppang EO, Rimstad E (2004) Protection of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar against infectious pancreatic necrosis after DNA vaccination. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 60:11-20 doi:

Moen T, Agresti JJ, Cnaani A, Moses H, Famula TR, Hulata G, Gall GAE, May B (2004) A Genome Scan of a Four-Way Tilapia Cross Supports the Existence of a Quantitative Trait Locus for Cold Tolerance on Linkage Group 23. Aquaculture Research 35:893-904 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2109.2004.01082.x

Moen T, Fjalestad KT, Munck H, Gomez-Raya L (2004) A multistage testing strategy for detection of quantitative trait loci affecting disease resistance in Atlantic salmon. Genetics 167:851-858 doi:10.1534/genetics.103.013227

Moen T, Høyheim B, Munck H, Gomez-Raya L (2004) A linkage map of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) reveals anuncommonly large difference in recombination rate between the sexes. Animal Genetics 35:81-92 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2052.2004.01097.x

Olsen HG, Lien S, Svendsen M, Nilsen H, Roseth A, Opsal MA, Meuwissen T (2004) Fine mapping of milk production QTL on BTA6 by combined linkage and linkage disequilibrium analysis. Journal of Dairy Science 87:690-698 doi:

Vik JO, Stenseth NC, Tavecchia G, Mysterud A, Lingjærde OC (2004) Living in synchrony on Greenland coasts?. Nature 427:697-698 doi:

Våge DI, Stavdal E, Beheim J, Klungland H (2004) Why certain silver fox genotypes develop red hairs in their coat. Scientifur 27:79-83 doi:

Fjalestad KT, Moen T, Gomez-Raya L (2003) Prospects for genetic technology in salmon breeding programmes. Aquaculture Research 34:397-406 doi:10.1046/j.1365-2109.2003.00823.x

Klungland H, Våge DI (2003) Pigmentary switches in domestic animal species. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 994:331-338 doi:

Komorowski J, Lægreid A, Hvidsten TR (2003) Learning rule-based models from gene expression time profiles annotated using Gene Ontology. Bioinformatics 19:1116-1123 doi:

Lægreid A, Hvidsten T, Midelfart H, Komorowski J, Sandvik AK (2003) Predicting Gene Ontology Biological Prosess From Temporal Gene Expression Patterns. Genome Research :965-979 doi:

Szyda J, Grindflek E, Liu Z, Lien S (2003) Multivariate mixed inheritance models for QTL detection on porcine chromosome 6. ? 81:65-73 doi:

Våge DI, Fleet M, Ponz R, Olsen RT, Monteagudo LV, Tejedor MT, Arruga MV, Gagliardi R, Postiglioni A, Nattrass GS, Klungland H (2003) Mapping and Characterization of the Dominant Black Colour Locus in Sheep. Pigment Cell Research 16:693-697 doi: