Selected Publications

Ruiz-Lopez MJ, Espeso G, Evenson DP, Roldan ERS, Gomendio M (2010)
Paternal levels of DNA damage in spermatozoa and maternal parity influence offspring mortality in an endangered ungulate.
Proceedings of the Royal Society, series B 277, 2541-2546. Download PDF

Gañan N, Garde JJ, Martínez F, Vargas A, Gomendio M, Roldan ERS (2009)
Semen quality, sperm cryopreservation and heterologous in vitro fertilisation in the critically endangered Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus).

Reproduction, Fertility and Development
21, 848-859. Download PDF

Martin-Cello J, Dopazo H, Arbiza L, Ausió J, Roldan ERS, Gomendio M (2009)
Sexual selection drives weak positive selection in protamine genes and high promoter divergence, enhancing sperm competitiveness.
Proceedings of the Royal Society, series B 276, 2427-2436. Download PDF

Gomendio M, Malo AF, Soler AJ, Fernandez-Santos MR, Esteso MC, Garcia AJ, Roldan ERS, Garde J (2006)
Male fertility and sex ratio at birth in red deer.
Science
314, 1445-1447. Download PDF

Gomendio M, Martin-Coello J, Crespo C, Magaña C, Roldan ERS (2006)
Sperm competition enhances functional capacity of mammalian spermatozoa.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 103, 15113-15117. Download PDF

Malo AF, Garde JJ, Soler AJ, Garcia AJ, Gomendio M, Roldan ERS (2005)
Male fertility in natural populations of red deer is determined by sperm velocity and the proportion of normal spermatozoa.
Biology of Reproduction
72, 822-829. Download PDF

Shi QX, Chen WY, Yuan YY, Garcia AJ, Gomendio M, Roldan ERS (2005)
Progesterone primes zona pellucida induced activation of phospholipase A2 during acrosomal exocytosis in guinea pig spermatozoa.
Journal of Cellular Physiology
205, 344-354. Download PDF

Garde JJ, Soler AJ, Cassinello J, Crespo C, Malo AF, Espeso G, Gomendio M, Roldan ERS (2003)
Sperm cryopreservation in three species of endangered gazelles (Gazella cuvieri, G.dama mhorr and G. dorcas neglecta).
Biology of Reproduction 69, 602-611. Download PDF

Gomendio M, Cassinello J, Roldan ERS (2000)
A comparative study of ejaculate traits in three endangered ungulates with different levels of inbreeding: Fluctual asymmetry as an indicator of reproductive and genetic stress.
Prodeecings of the Royal Society of London
, series B 267, 875-881. Download PDF

Roldan ERS, Gomendio M (1999)
The Y chromosome as a battle ground for sexual selection.
Trends in Ecology and Evolution
14, 58-62. Download PDF

Roldan ERS, Murase T, Shi QX (1994)
Exocytosis in spermatozoa in response to progesterone and zona pellucida.
Science
266, 1578-1581.Download PDF

Roldan ERS, Gomendio M, Vitullo AD (1992)
The evolution of eutherian spermatozoa and underlying selective forces: female selection and sperm competition.
Biological Reviews
67, 551-593. Download PDF

Gomendio M, Roldan ERS (1991)
Sperm competition influences sperm size in mammals.
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, series B 243, 181-185. Download PDF

Gomendio M, Clutton-Brock TH, Albon SD, Guinness FE, Simpson MJA (1990)
Mammalian sex ratios and variation in the costs of rearing sons and daugthers.
Nature
343, 261-263. Download PDF

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