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Rachel M Bowden
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Publications

Zimmerman, L. M., A. W. Carter, R. M. Bowden, and L. A. Vogel. 2017. Immmunocompetence in a long-lived ectothermic vertebrate is temperature dependent but shows no decline in older adults. Functional Ecology 31:1383-1389.

Carter, A. W., R. M. Bowden, and R. T. Paitz. 2017. Seasonal shifts in sex ratios are mediated by maternal effects and fluctuating incubation temperatures.
Functional Ecology 31:876-884.

Palackdharry, S., B. M. Sadd, L. A. Vogel, and R. M. Bowden. 2017. The effect of environmental temperature on reptilian peripheral blood B cell functions. Hormones and Behavior 88:87-94.

Bowers, E. K., R. M. Bowden, C. F. Thompson, and S.K. Sakaluk. 2016. Elevated corticosterone during egg production elicits increased maternal investment and promotes nestling growth in a wild songbird. Hormones and Behavior 83: 6-13.

Strange, M. S., R. M. Bowden, C. F. Thompson, and S. K. Sakaluk. 2016. Pre- and postnatal effects of corticosterone on fitness-related traits and the timing of endogenous corticosterone production in a songbird.
Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 325A:347-359.

Holgers
son, M. C. N., W. A. Nichols, R. T. Paitz, and R. M. Bowden. 2016. How important is the eggshell as a source for initial acquisition of Salmonella in hatchling turtles? Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 325A:142-148.

Treidel, L. A., A. W. Carter, and R. M. Bowden. 2016. Temperature experienced during incubation affects antioxidant capacity but not oxidative damage in hatchling red-eared slider turtles (Trachemys scripta elegans). Journal of Experimental Biology 219:561-570.

Carter, A. W., R. T. Paitz, K. E. McGhee, and R. M. Bowden. 2016. Turtle hatchlings show behavioral types that are robust to developmental manipulations. Physiology & Behavior 155:46-55.

Paez, V. P., L. Echeverri-G, B. C. Bock, R. M. Bowden, and L. Hinestroza. 2015. Preovulatory maternal effects on intra- and interpopulation variation in sex ratios and phenotypic characteristics of Magdalena River turtles (Podocnemis lewyana). Herpetologica 71:196-202.

Bowers, E.K., Bowden, R.M., Sakaluk, S.K. and C.F. Thompson. 2015. Immune activation generates corticosterone-mediated terminal reproductive investment in a wild bird. American Naturalist 185: 769-783.

Paitz, R. T. and R. M. Bowden. 2015. The in ovo conversion of oestrone to oestrone sulfate is rapid and subject to inhibition by Bisphenol A. Biology Letters 11:20140946.

Bowden, R. M., A. W. Carter, and R. T. Paitz. 2014. Constancy in an inconstant world: moving beyond constant temperatures in the study of reptilian incubation. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54:830-840.

Zimmerman, L. M., R. M. Bowden, and L. A. Vogel. 2014. A vertebrate cytokine primer for eco-immunologists. Functional Ecology28:1061-1073.

Paitz, R. T., S. G. Clairardin, A. C. Gould, J. W. Hicke L. M. Zimmerman, and R. M. Bowden. 2014. Corticosterone levels during the nesting process in red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta). Journal of Herpetology 48:567-570.

Zimmerman, L. M., R. M. Bowden, and L. A. Vogel. 2013. Red-eared slider turtles lack response to immunization with keyhole limpet hemocyanin but have high levels of natural antibodies. ISRN Zoology 2013:858941.

Clairardin, S. G., R. T. Paitz, and R. M. Bowden. 2013. In ovo inhibition of steroid metabolism by bisphenol-a as a potential mechanism of endocrine disruption. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences 20131773.

Paitz, R. T. and R. M. Bowden. 2013. Sulfonation of maternal steroids is a conserved metabolic pathway in vertebrates. Integrative and Comparative Biology 53:895-901.

Shaffer, H. B., P. Minx, D. E. Warren, A. M. Shedlock, R. C. Thomson, N. Valenzuela, J. Abramyan, D. Badenhorst, K. K. Biggar, G. M. Borchert, C. W. Botka, R. M. Bowden, E. L. Braun, A. M. Bronikowski, B. G. Bruneau, L. T. Buck, B. Capel, T. A. Castoe, M. Czerwinski, K. D. Delehaunty, S. W. Edwards, C. C. Fronick, M. K. Fujita, L. Fulton, T. A. Graves-Lindsey, R. E. Green, W. Haerty, R. Hariharan, L. W. Hillier, A. K. Holloway, D. Janes, F. J. Janzen, C. Kandoth, L. Kong, A. P. J. de Koning, Y. Li, R. Literman, S. E. McGaugh, L. Mork, M. O’Laughlin, R. T. Paitz, D. D. Pollock, C. P. Ponting, S. Radhakrishnan, B. J. Raney, J. M. Richman, J. St. John, T. Schwartz, A. Sethuraman, P.Q. Spinks, K.B. Storey, N. Thane, T. Vinar, L.M. Zimmerman, W.C. Warren, E.R. Mardis, and R. K. Wilson. 2013.The western painted turtle genome, a model for the evolution of extreme physiological adaptations in a slowly evolving lineage. Genome Biology 14:R28.

Huang, V., R. M. Bowden, and D. Crews. 2013. Yolk-albumen testosterone in a lizard with temperature-dependent sex determination: relation with development. General and Comparative Endocrinology 186:67-71.

King, R. and R. Bowden. 2013. Seasonal, condition-dependent, and individual variation in testosterone in a natricine snake. Journal of Herpetology 47:179-183.

Zimmerman, L. M., S. G. Clairardin, R. T. Paitz, J. W. Hicke, K. A. LaMagdeleine, L. A. Vogel, and R. M. Bowden. 2013. Humoral immune responses are maintained with age in a long-lived ectotherm, the red-eared slider turtle. Journal of Experimental Biology216:633-640.

Grana, S. C., S. K. Sakaluk, R. M. Bowden, M. A. Doellman, L. A. Vogel, and C. F. Thompson. 2012. Reproductive allocation in female house wrens is not influenced by experimentally altered male attractiveness. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66:1247-1258.

Zimmerman, L. M., R. T. Paitz, S. G. Clairardin, L. A. Vogel, and R. M. Bowden. 2012. No evidence that estrogens affect the development of the immune system in the red-eared slider turtle, Trachemys scripta. Hormones & Behavior 62:331-336.

Paitz, R. T., A. R. Sawa, and R. M. Bowden. 2012. Characterizing the metabolism and movement of yolk estradiol during embryonic development in the red-eared slider turtle (Trachemys scripta). General and Comparative Endocrinology 176:507-512.

Haussmann, M., A. Longnecker, N. Marchetto, S. Juliano, and R. Bowden. 2012. Embryonic exposure to corticosterone modifies the juvenile stress response, oxidative stress, and telomere length. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences279:1447-1456.

McGaugh, S. E., R. M. Bowden, C-H. Kuo, and F. J. Janzen. 2011. Field-measured heritability of the threshold for sex determination in a turtle with temperature-dependent sex determination. Evolutionary Ecology Research 13:75-90.

Paitz, R. T. and R. M. Bowden. 2011. Biological activity of oestradiol sulphate in an oviparous amniote: implications for maternal steroid effects. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences 278:2005-2010.

Bowden, R. M, R. T. Paitz, and F. J. Janzen. 2011. The ontogeny of post-maturation resource allocation in a turtle. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 84:204-211.

Paitz, R. T., Bowden, R. M., and Casto, J. M. 2011. Embryonic modulation of maternal steroids in European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences 278:99:106.

Schwanz, L. E., R.-J. Spencer, R. M. Bowden, and F. J. Janzen. 2010. Climate and predation dominate early life demography and adult recruitment in a turtle with temperature-dependent sex determination: insight from a long-term study. Ecology 91:3016-3026.

Paitz, R. T., S. G. Clairardin, A. M. Griffin, M. C. N. Holgersson, and R. M. Bowden. 2010. Temperature fluctuations affect offspring sex but not morphological, behavioral, or immunological traits in the painted turtle, Chrysemys picta. Canadian Journal of Zoology88:479-486.

Zimmerman, L. M., R. T. Paitz, L. A. Vogel, and R. M. Bowden. 2010. Variation in the seasonal patterns of innate and adaptive immunity in the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta). Journal of Experimental Biology 213:1477-1483.

Zimmerman, L. M., L. A. Vogel, and R. M. Bowden. 2010. Understanding the vertebrate immune system: insights from the reptilian perspective. Journal of Experimental Biology 213:661-671.

Paitz, R. T. and R. M. Bowden. 2010. Progesterone metabolites, "xenobiotic-sensing" nuclear receptors, and the metabolism of maternal steroids. General and Comparative Endocrinology 166:217-221.

McGaugh, S. E., L. E. Schwanz, R. M. Bowden, J. E. Gonzalez, and F. J. Janzen. 2010. Inheritance of nesting behavior across natural environmental variation in a turtle with temperature-dependent sex determination. Proceedings of the Royal Society London: Biological Sciences 277:1219-1226.

Zimmerman, L. M., L. A. Vogel, K. A. Edwards, and R. M. Bowden. 2010. Phagocytic B cells in a reptile. Biology Letters 6:270-273.

Paitz, R. T., A. C. Gould, M. C. N. Holgersson, and R. M. Bowden. 2010. Temperature, phenotype, and the evolution of temperature-dependent sex determination: how do natural incubations compare with laboratory incubations? Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 314B:86-93.

Schwanz, L. E., R. M. Bowden, R.-J. Spencer, and F. J. Janzen. 2009. Nesting ecology and offspring recruitment in a long-lived turtle.Ecology 90:1709.

Paitz, R. T. and R. M. Bowden. 2009. Rapid decline in the concentrations of three yolk steroids during development: is it embryonic regulation? General and Comparative Endocrinology 161:246-251.

Bowden, R. M., L. Smithee, R. T. Paitz. 2009. A modified yolk biopsy technique improves survivorship of turtle eggs. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 82:611-615.

Les, H. L., R. T. Paitz, and R. M. Bowden. 2009. Living at extremes: development at the edges of viable temperature under constant and fluctuating conditions. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 82:105-112.

Paitz, R. T. and R. M. Bowden. 2008. A proposed role of the sulfotransferase/sulfatase pathway in modulating yolk steroid effects.Integrative and Comparative Biology 48:428-436. doi: 10.1093/icb/icn034.

Maddox, J. D., R. M. Bowden, and P. J. Weatherhead. 2008. Yolk testosterone and estradiol variation relative to clutch size, laying order and hatching asynchrony in Common Grackles. Journal of Ornithology, doi: 10.1007/s10336-008-0311-0.

Les, H. L., R. T. Paitz, and R. M. Bowden. 2007. An experimental test of the effects of fluctuating incubation temperatures on hatchling phenotype. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Physiology and Evolutionary Genetics 307A:274-280.

Paitz, R. T., H. K. Harms, R. M. Bowden, and F. J. Janzen. 2007. Experience pays: offspring survival increases with female age.Biology Letters 3:44-46.

Freedberg, S., R. M. Bowden, M. A. Ewert, D. R. Sengelaub, and C. E. Nelson. 2006. Long-term sex reversal by oestradiol in amniotes with heteromorphic sex chromosomes. Biology Letters 2:378-381.

Harms, H. K., R. T. Paitz, R. M. Bowden, and F. J. Janzen. 2005. Age and season impact resource allocation to eggs and nesting behavior in painted turtles. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 78:996-1004.

Valenzuela, N., D. C. Adams, R. M. Bowden, A. C. Gauger. 2004. Morphometric sex indentification of hatchling turtles reveals conserved shape dimorphism across chelonian suborders. Copeia 2004:735-742.

Bowden, R. M., H. K. Harms, R. T. Paitz, and F. J. Janzen. 2004. Does optimal egg size vary with demographic stage because of a physiological constraint? Functional Ecology 18:522-529.

St. Juliana, J. R., R. M. Bowden, and F. J. Janzen. 2004. The impact of behavioral and physiological maternal effects on offspring sex ratio in the common snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 56:270-278.

Bowden, R. M., M. A. Ewert, and C. E. Nelson. 2002. Hormone levels in yolk decline throughout development in the red-eared slider turtle ( Trachemys scripta elegans). General and Comparative Endocrinology 129:171-177.

Bowden, R. M., M. A. Ewert, S. Freedberg, and C. E. Nelson. 2002. Maternally derived yolk hormones vary in follicles of the painted turtle, Chrysemys picta . Journal of Experimental Zoology 293:67-72.

Bowden, R. M., M. A. Ewert, J. L. Lipar, and C. E. Nelson. 2001. Concentrations of steroid hormones in layers and biopsies of chelonian egg yolks. General and Comparative Endocrinology 121:95-103.

Bowden, R. M., M. A. Ewert, and C. E. Nelson. 2000. Environmental sex determination in a reptile varies seasonally and with yolk hormones. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences 267:1745-1749.

Bowden, R. M., S. Williamson, and M. D. Breed. 1998. Floral oils: their effect on nestmate recognition in the honey bee, Apis mellifera. Insectes Sociaux 45:209-214.

Breed, M. D., R. M. Bowden, M. F. Garry, and A. L. Weicker. 1996. Giving-up time variation in response to differences in nectar volume and concentration in the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 9:659-672.

Bowden, R. M., M. F. Garry, and M. D. Breed. 1994. Discrimination of con- and heterospecific bees by Trigona (Tetragonisca)angustula guards. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 67:137-139.​