Publications by authors named "Peeter Hõrak"

41Publications

Morphometric traits predict educational attainment independently of socioeconomic background.

BMC Public Health 2019 Dec 18;19(1):1696. Epub 2019 Dec 18.

Department of Zoology, University of Tartu, Vanemuise 46, 51014, Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-8072-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6921596PMC
December 2019

Corticosterone levels correlate in wild-grown and lab-grown feathers in greenfinches (Carduelis chloris) and predict behaviour and survival in captivity.

Horm Behav 2020 02 29;118:104642. Epub 2019 Nov 29.

Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2019.104642DOI Listing
February 2020

Parents of early-maturing girls die younger.

Evol Appl 2019 Jun 23;12(5):1050-1061. Epub 2019 Mar 23.

Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences Estonian University of Life Sciences Tartu Estonia.

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https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/eva.12780
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6503892PMC
June 2019

Uropygial gland size: a marker of phenotypic quality that shows no senescence in a long-lived seabird.

Biogerontology 2019 04 10;20(2):141-148. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Vanemuise 46, 51014, Tartu, Estonia.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10522-018-9782-4
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10522-018-9782-4DOI Listing
April 2019

Demographic and evolutionary trends in ovarian function and aging.

Hum Reprod Update 2019 01;25(1):34-50

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 2, Helsinki, Finland.

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https://academic.oup.com/humupd/advance-article/doi/10.1093/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humupd/dmy031DOI Listing
January 2019

Age-specific patterns of maternal investment in common gull egg yolk.

Biol Lett 2018 07;14(7)

Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0346DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6083236PMC
July 2018

Commentary: transgenerational effects of parental death-a life history perspective.

Authors:
Peeter Hõrak

Int J Epidemiol 2017 02;46(1):230-232

Department of Zoology, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014, Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyw368DOI Listing
February 2017

Father's death does not affect growth and maturation but hinders reproduction: evidence from adolescent girls in post-war Estonia.

Biol Lett 2015 Dec;11(12):20150752

Institute of Psychology, Tartu University, Näituse 2, Tartu 50409, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2015.0752DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4707695PMC
December 2015

Viability selection affects black but not yellow plumage colour in greenfinches.

Oecologia 2016 Jan 19;180(1):23-32. Epub 2015 Sep 19.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014, Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-015-3451-yDOI Listing
January 2016

Why did children grow so well at hard times? The ultimate importance of pathogen control during puberty.

Evol Med Public Health 2015 Jul 21;2015(1):167-78. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

Institute of Psychology, Tartu University, Näituse 2, 50409, Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/emph/eov017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4530472PMC
July 2015

Skin pentosidine and telomere length do not covary with age in a long-lived seabird.

Biogerontology 2015 Aug 1;16(4):435-41. Epub 2015 Mar 1.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Environmental and Life Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Kreutzwaldi 1, 51014, Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10522-015-9564-1DOI Listing
August 2015

Profile of whole blood gene expression following immune stimulation in a wild passerine.

BMC Genomics 2014 Jun 27;15:533. Epub 2014 Jun 27.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-15-533DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4092216PMC
June 2014

High feather corticosterone indicates better coccidian infection resistance in greenfinches.

Gen Comp Endocrinol 2014 Aug 2;204:203-10. Epub 2014 Jun 2.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2014.05.026DOI Listing
August 2014

Dexamethasone inhibits corticosterone deposition in feathers of greenfinches.

Gen Comp Endocrinol 2013 Sep 12;191:210-4. Epub 2013 Jul 12.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2013.07.002DOI Listing
September 2013

On the methodological limitations of detecting oxidative stress: effects of paraquat on measures of oxidative status in greenfinches.

J Exp Biol 2013 Jul 11;216(Pt 14):2713-21. Epub 2013 Apr 11.

Centre of Excellence FIBIR, Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.087528DOI Listing
July 2013

Coccidian infection causes oxidative damage in greenfinches.

PLoS One 2012 15;7(5):e36495. Epub 2012 May 15.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, The Centre of Excellence FIBIR, Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3352913PMC
September 2012

Individual consistency and covariation of measures of oxidative status in greenfinches.

Physiol Biochem Zool 2012 May-Jun;85(3):299-307. Epub 2012 Mar 16.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/664827DOI Listing
August 2012

Heterophil/lymphocyte ratios predict the magnitude of humoral immune response to a novel antigen in great tits (Parus major).

Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 2012 Apr 8;161(4):422-8. Epub 2012 Jan 8.

Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.12.018DOI Listing
April 2012

Carotenoid intake does not affect immune-stimulated oxidative burst in greenfinches.

J Exp Biol 2011 Oct;214(Pt 20):3467-73

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, The Centre of Excellence FIBIR, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.062182DOI Listing
October 2011

Effects of immune activation and glucocorticoid administration on feather growth in greenfinches.

J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 2011 Nov 6;315(9):527-35. Epub 2011 Sep 6.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/jez.701
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November 2011

Behavioural trait covaries with immune responsiveness in a wild passerine.

Brain Behav Immun 2011 Oct 5;25(7):1349-54. Epub 2011 Apr 5.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, The Centre of Excellence FIBIR, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2011.03.020DOI Listing
October 2011

Effects of chronic leptin administration on nitric oxide production and immune responsiveness of greenfinches.

Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 2011 Apr 7;158(4):560-5. Epub 2011 Jan 7.

Department for Chemistry, Environment and Feed Hygiene, National Veterinary Institute, Ulls väg 2B, 75189 Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.01.002DOI Listing
April 2011

Effects of carotenoids, immune activation and immune suppression on the intensity of chronic coccidiosis in greenfinches.

Exp Parasitol 2011 Mar 19;127(3):651-7. Epub 2010 Dec 19.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2010.12.004DOI Listing
March 2011

Antioxidant protection, immune function and growth of nestling great tits Parus major in relation to within-brood hierarchy.

Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 2010 Nov 18;157(3):288-93. Epub 2010 Jul 18.

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Vanemuise 46, Tartu 51014, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2010.07.002DOI Listing
November 2010

Oxidative stress and information content of black and yellow plumage coloration: an experiment with greenfinches.

J Exp Biol 2010 Jul;213(Pt 13):2225-33

Department of Zoology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, The Centre of Excellence FIBIR, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.042085DOI Listing
July 2010

Hematological condition indexes in greenfinches: effects of captivity and diurnal variation.

Physiol Biochem Zool 2010 Mar-Apr;83(2):276-82

Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/10.1086/648580
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May 2010

Carotenoid coloration in greenfinches is individually consistent irrespective of foraging ability.

Physiol Biochem Zool 2007 Nov-Dec;80(6):663-70. Epub 2007 Sep 5.

Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/521084DOI Listing
December 2007

Do dietary antioxidants alleviate the cost of immune activation? An experiment with greenfinches.

Am Nat 2007 Oct 17;170(4):625-35. Epub 2007 Aug 17.

Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/521232DOI Listing
October 2007

Antioxidant protection, carotenoids and the costs of immune challenge in greenfinches.

J Exp Biol 2006 Nov;209(Pt 21):4329-38

Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.02502DOI Listing
November 2006

Antioxidant protection and plasma carotenoids of incubating great tits (Parus major L.) in relation to health state and breeding conditions.

Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 2006 Oct 30;144(2):166-72. Epub 2006 Aug 30.

Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, Centre of Basic and Applied Ecology, University of Tartu, Vanemuise 46, Tartu 51014, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2006.08.004DOI Listing
October 2006

Predictors and markers of resistance to neurotropic nematode infection in rodent host.

Parasitol Res 2006 Apr 15;98(5):396-402. Epub 2006 Mar 15.

Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, Tartu, 51014, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00436-006-0142-yDOI Listing
April 2006

Immune response is energetically costly in white cabbage butterfly pupae.

Proc Biol Sci 2003 Nov;270 Suppl 2:S220-2

Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, Tartu, 51014, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2003.0069DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1809938PMC
November 2003

Animal allure and health linked by plant pigments.

Bioessays 2003 Aug;25(8):746-7

Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, Tartu University, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.10325DOI Listing
August 2003

Carotenoid-based plumage coloration of male greenfinches reflects health and immunocompetence.

Oecologia 2003 Feb 8;134(3):301-7. Epub 2003 Jan 8.

Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-002-1125-zDOI Listing
February 2003

Carotenoid-based plumage coloration reflects hemoparasite infection and local survival in breeding great tits.

Oecologia 2001 Jan 1;126(2):166-173. Epub 2001 Jan 1.

Laboratorie d'Ecologie, CRNS UMR 7625, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Bâtiment A, 7ème étage, 7 quai St. Bernard, Case 237, 75252, Paris Cedex 05, France.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s004420000513
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January 2001

Do great tits (Parus major) starve to reproduce?

Oecologia 1999 May;119(3):293-299

Institute of Zoology and Hydrobiology, Tartu University, Vanemuise 46, 51014 Tartu, Estonia, , , , , , EE.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s004420050789DOI Listing
May 1999

Health impact of blood parasites in breeding great tits.

Oecologia 1998 Oct;116(4):441-448

Estonian Institute of Zoology and Botany, Riia 181, EE2400 Tartu, Estonia e-mail: Fax: +3727-383013, , , , , , EE.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s004420050608DOI Listing
October 1998

Brood reduction facilitates female but not offspring survival in the great tit.

Authors:
Peeter Hõrak

Oecologia 1995 Jun;102(4):515-519

Animal Ecology Section, Institute of Zoology and Botany, University of Tartu, Vanemuise, St. 21, EE-2400, Tartu, Estonia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00341365DOI Listing
June 1995