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* Jacobs, C.G.C. 2017. De extraembryonale serosa beschermt insecteneieren tegen uitdroging en infectie. Entomologische berichten. 77 (2): 48-52 -

* Jacobs, C.G.C., Gallagher, J.D., Evison, S.E.F., Heckel, D.G., Vilcinskas, A., Vogel, H. 2017. Endogenous egg immune defenses in the yellow mealworm beetle (Tenebrio molitor). Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 70, 1-8 -


* Jacobs, C.G.C., Steiger, S., Heckel, D.G., Wielsch, N., Vilcinskas, A., Vogel, H. 2016. Sex, offspring and carcass determine antimicrobial peptide expression in the burying beetle. Scientific Reports. -


* van der Zee, M. Benton, A.M., Vazquez-Faci, T., Lamers, G.E.M., Jacobs, C.G.C., Rabouille, C. 2015. Innexin7a forms junctions that stabilize the basal membrane during cellularization of the blastoderm in Tribolium castaneum. Development. -

* Jacobs, C.G.C., Braak, N., Lamers, G.E.M., van der Zee, M. 2015. Elucidation of the serosal cuticle machinery in the beetle Tribolium by RNAsequencing and functional analysis of Knickkopf1, Retroactive and Laccase2. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. -


* Jacobs, C.G.C., Spaink, H.P., van der Zee, M. 2014. The extraembryonic serosa is a frontier epithelium providing the insect egg with a full-range innate immune response. eLife -

* Jacobs, C.G.C.*, Wang, Y.*, Vogel, H., Vilcinskas, A., van der Zee, M., Rozen, D.E. 2014. Egg survival is reduced by grave-soil microbes in the carrion beetle, Nicrophorus vespilloides. BMC evolutionary biology. 14:208. doi:10.1186/s12862-014-0208-x

* Lee-Yaw, J.A., Jacobs, C.G.C., Irwin, D.E., 2014. Individual performance in relation to cytonuclear discordance in a northern contact zone between long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum) lineages. Molecular Ecology. 23(18), 4590-4602. doi: 10.1111/mec.12878

* Jacobs, C.G.C., van Overveld, T., Careau, V., Matthysen, E., Adriaensen, F., Slabbekoorn, H. 2014. Personality-dependent response to field playback in great tits: slow explorers can be strong responders. Animal Behaviour, 90, 65-71.


* Jacobs, C.G.C. and van der Zee, M. 2013. Immune competence in insect eggs depends on the extraembryonic serosa. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 41, 263-269.

* Jacobs, C.G.C., Rezende, G.L., Lamers, G.E.M. and van der Zee, M. 2013. The extraembryonic serosa protects the insect egg against desiccation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 280.
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