Resources

 
Cernicalin: an Excel macro written by José Miguel Aparicio useful to calculate different heterozygosity estimates
 
 
 
 
 
Reference
 

 

Aparicio JM, Ortego J, Cordero PJ (2006) What should we weigh to estimate heterozygosity, alleles or loci? Molecular Ecology, 15: 4659–4665. [PDF]

 

 

Papers we have published using Cernicalin
 

 

Ortego J, Bonal R, Muñoz A (2010) Genetic consequences of habitat fragmentation in long-lived tree species: the case of the Mediterranean holm oak (Quercus ilex, L.). Journal of Heredity, 101: 717-726. [PDF]

 

Ortego J, Cordero PJ, Aparicio JM, Calabuig G (2010) Parental genetic characteristics and hatching success in a recovering population of lesser kestrels. Journal of Ornithology, 151: 155–162. [PDF]

 

García-Navas V, Ortego J, Sanz JJ (2009) Heterozygosity-based assortative mating in blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus): implications for the evolution of mate choice. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biology Sciences, 276: 2931–2940. [PDF]

 

Ortego J, Zapero L, Calabuig G, Cordero PJ, Aparicio JM (2009) Physiological response to stress in fledgling lesser kestrels Falco naumanni: the role of physical condition, sex and individual genetic diversity. Ibis, 151: 559–567. [PDF]

 

Ortego J, Aparicio JM, Cordero PJ, Calabuig G (2008) Characteristics of loci and individuals are associated with germline microsatellite mutation rates in lesser kestrels (Falco naumanni). Mutation Research/Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis, 648: 82–86. [PDF]

 

Ortego J, Aparicio JM, Cordero PJ, Calabuig G (2008) Individual genetic diversity correlates with the size and spatial isolation of natal colonies in a bird metapopulation. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biology Sciences, 275: 2039–2047. [PDF]

 

Ortego J, Calabuig G, Aparicio JM, Cordero PJ (2008) Genetic consequences of natal dispersal in the colonial lesser kestrel. Molecular Ecology, 17: 2051–2059. [PDF]

 

Ortego J, Cordero PJ, Aparicio JM, Calabuig G (2007) No relationship between individual genetic diversity and prevalence of avian malaria in a migratory kestrel. Molecular Ecology, 16: 4858–4866. [PDF]

 

Ortego J, Aparicio JM, Calabuig G, Cordero PJ (2007) Increase of heterozygosity in a growing population of lesser kestrels. Biology Letters, 3: 585–588. [PDF]

 

Ortego J, Aparicio JM, Calabuig G, Cordero PJ (2007) Risk of ectoparasitism and genetic diversity in a wild lesser kestrel population. Molecular Ecology, 16: 3712–3720. [PDF]

 

Ortego J, Calabuig G, Cordero PJ, Aparicio JM (2007) Egg production and individual genetic diversity in lesser kestrels. Molecular Ecology, 16: 2383–2392. [PDF]