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Getting to the root of ageing: somatic decay as a cost of germline maintenance

Publications

Experimentally reduced insulin/IGF-1 signaling in adulthood extends lifespan of parents and improves Darwinian fitness of their offspring

Author(s): Martin I. Lind, Sanjana Ravindran, Zuzana Sekajova, Hanne Carlsson, Andrea Hinas, Alexei A. Maklakov
Published in: Evolution Letters, Issue 3/2, 2019, Page(s) 207-216, ISSN 2056-3744
DOI: 10.1002/evl3.108

Evolution Under Dietary Restriction Decouples Survival From Fecundity in Drosophila melanogaster Females

Author(s): Felix Zajitschek, Grigorios Georgolopoulos, Anna Vourlou, Maja Ericsson, Susanne R K Zajitschek, Urban Friberg, Alexei A Maklakov
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 2018, ISSN 1079-5006
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/gly070

Sex differences in adult mortality rate mediated by early-life environmental conditions

Author(s): Robert M. Griffin, Adam D. Hayward, Elisabeth Bolund, Alexei A. Maklakov, Virpi Lummaa
Published in: Ecology Letters, Issue 21/2, 2018, Page(s) 235-242, ISSN 1461-023X
DOI: 10.1111/ele.12888

Dietary Restriction Improves Fitness of Aging Parents But Reduces Fitness of Their Offspring in Nematodes

Author(s): Brian S Mautz, Martin I Lind, Alexei A Maklakov
Published in: The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, Issue 75/5, 2019, Page(s) 843-848, ISSN 1079-5006
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glz276

Environmental variation mediates the evolution of anticipatory parental effects

Author(s): Martin I. Lind, Martyna K. Zwoinska, Johan Andersson, Hanne Carlsson, Therese Krieg, Tuuli Larva, Alexei A. Maklakov
Published in: Evolution Letters, Issue online first, 2020, Page(s) online, ISSN 2056-3744
DOI: 10.1002/evl3.177

Evolution of ageing as a tangle of trade-offs: energy versus function

Author(s): Alexei A. Maklakov, Tracey Chapman
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 286/1911, 2019, Page(s) 20191604, ISSN 0962-8452
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1604

Silver‐spoon upbringing improves early‐life fitness but promotes reproductive ageing in a wild bird

Author(s): Foteini Spagopoulou, Céline Teplitsky, Stéphane Chantepie, Martin I. Lind, Lars Gustafsson, Alexei A. Maklakov
Published in: Ecology Letters, Issue 23/6, 2020, Page(s) 994-1002, ISSN 1461-023X
DOI: 10.1111/ele.13501

Variable environments select for short lifespan

Author(s): Martin I. Lind, Irja I. Ratikainen, Johan Andersson, Hanne Carlsson, Therese Krieg, Tuuli Larva, Alexei A. Maklakov
Published in: bioRxiv pre-print server, 2020
DOI: 10.1101/2020.01.29.924373

Cost-free lifespan extension via optimisation of gene expression in adulthood supports the developmental theory of ageing

Author(s): Martin I. Lind, Hanne Carlsson, Edward Ivimey-Cook, Alexei A. Maklakov
Published in: bioRxiv pre-print server, 2020
DOI: 10.1101/739490

Evolutionary causes of lifespan extension by dietary restriction: linking theory and mechanisms

Author(s): Laura M. Travers, Hanne Carlsson, Elizabeth M. L. Duxbury, Alexei A. Maklakov
Published in: bioRxiv pre-print server, 2020
DOI: 10.1101/2020.01.14.904599