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Book Chapters

Horan M; Ballard JW O, 2012, 'Application of Chromosome Conformation Capture (3C) to the Study of Human Genetic Disease', in Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS), edn. 3rd, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470015902.a0024383

Chung PP; Hyne RV; Ballard JW O, 2012, 'It's all in the genes: How genotype can impact upon response to contaminant expose and the implications for biomonitoring in acquatic systems', in Srivastava JK (ed.), Environmental Contamination, edn. Original, InTech, Online, http://www.intechopen.com/books/environmental-contamination/it-s-all-in-the-genes-how-genotype-can-impact-upon-response-to-contaminant-exposure-and-the-implicat

Cairns KM; Wilton AN; Ballard JW O, 2011, 'The identification of dingoes in a background of hybrids', in Urbano KV (ed.), Advances in Genetics Research. Volume 6, edn. Original, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge NY, USA, pp. 309 - 327

Journal articles

Aw WC; Garvin MR; Ballard JW O, 2019, 'Exogenous Factors May Differentially Influence the Selective Costs of mtDNA Mutations', Advances in Anatomy Embryology and Cell Biology, vol. 231, pp. 51 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/102_2018_2

Bajracharya R; Youngson NA; Ballard JW O, 2019, 'Dietary macronutrient management to treat mitochondrial dysfunction in parkinson’s disease', International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms20081850

Ballard JW O; Wilson LA B, 2019, 'The Australian dingo: Untamed or feral?', Frontiers in Zoology, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12983-019-0300-6

Aw WC; Ballard JW O, 2019, 'Near-infrared spectroscopy for metabolite quantification and species identification', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 9, pp. 1336 - 1343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4847

Towarnicki SG; Ballard JW O, 2018, 'Mitotype Interacts With Diet to Influence Longevity, Fitness, and Mitochondrial Functions in Adult Female Drosophila.', Front Genet, vol. 9, pp. 593, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2018.00593

Aw WC; Towarnicki SG; Melvin RG; Youngson NA; Garvin MR; Hu Y; Nielsen S; Thomas T; Pickford R; Bustamante S; Vila-Sanjurjo A; Smyth GK; Ballard JW O, 2018, 'Genotype to phenotype: Diet-by-mitochondrial DNA haplotype interactions drive metabolic flexibility and organismal fitness', PLoS Genetics, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1007735

Bajracharya R; Ballard JW O, 2018, 'Dietary management and physical exercise can improve climbing defects and mitochondrial activity in Drosophila melanogaster parkin null mutants', Fly, vol. 12, pp. 95 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19336934.2018.1482139

Cairns KM; Shannon LM; Koler-Matznick J; Ballard WJ O; Boyko AR, 2018, 'Elucidating biogeographical patterns in Australian native canids using genome wide SNPs', PLoS ONE, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0198754

Gokarn R; Solon-Biet S; Youngson NA; Wahl D; Cogger VC; McMahon AC; Cooney GJ; Ballard JW O; Raubenheimer D; Morris MJ; Simpson SJ; Le Couteur DG, 2018, 'The Relationship between Dietary Macronutrients and Hepatic Telomere Length in Aging Mice', Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol. 73, pp. 446 - 449, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glx186

Bajracharya R; Bustamante S; Ballard JW O, 2017, 'Stearic acid supplementation in high protein to carbohydrate (P:C) ratio diet improves physiological and mitochondrial functions of Drosophila melanogaster parkin null mutants.', J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glx246

Aw WC; Garvin MR; Melvin RG; Ballard JW O, 2017, 'Sex-specific influences of mtDNA mitotype and diet on mitochondrial functions and physiological traits in Drosophila melanogaster', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187554

Cairns KM; Brown SK; Sacks BN; Ballard JW O, 2017, 'Conservation implications for dingoes from the maternal and paternal genome: Multiple populations, dog introgression, and demography', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 7, pp. 9787 - 9807, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3487

Youngson NA; Morris MJ; Ballard B, 2017, 'The mechanisms mediating the antiepileptic effects of the ketogenic diet, and potential opportunities for improvement with metabolism-altering drugs', Seizure, vol. 52, pp. 15 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2017.09.005

Melvin RG; Ballard JW O, 2017, 'Cellular and population level processes influence the rate, accumulation and observed frequency of inherited and somatic mtDNA mutations', Mutagenesis, vol. 32, pp. 323 - 334, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mutage/gex004

Towarnicki SG; Ballard JW O, 2017, 'Drosophila mitotypes determine developmental time in a diet and temperature dependent manner', Journal of Insect Physiology, vol. 100, pp. 133 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.06.002

Correa CC; Ballard JW O, 2016, 'Wolbachia associations with insects: Winning or losing against a master manipulator', Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2015.00153

Bajracharya R; Ballard JW O, 2016, 'Low protein to carbohydrate ratio diet delays onset of Parkinsonism like phenotype in Drosophila melanogaster parkin null mutants', Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, vol. 160, pp. 19 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mad.2016.10.003

Aw W; Bajracharya R; Towarnicki S; Ballard JW O, 2016, 'Assessing bioenergetic functions from isolated mitochondria in the fly Drosophila melanogaster', Journal of Biological Methods, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.14440/jbm.2016.112

Hew J; Solon-Biet SM; McMahon AC; Ruohonen K; Raubenheimer D; Ballard JW O; Couteur DG L; Nicholls C; Li Z; Maitz PK M; Wang Y; Simpson SJ, 2016, 'The effects of dietary macronutrient balance on skin structure in aging male and female mice', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0166175

Arendt M; Cairns KM; Ballard JW O; Savolainen P; Axelsson E, 2016, 'Diet adaptation in dog reflects spread of prehistoric agriculture', Heredity, vol. 117, pp. 301 - 306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/hdy.2016.48

Castellano-González G; Pichaud N; Ballard JW O; Bessede A; Marcal H; Guillemin GJ, 2016, 'Epigallocatechin-3-gallate induces oxidative phosphorylation by activating cytochrome c oxidase in human cultured neurons and astrocytes', Oncotarget, vol. 7, pp. 7426 - 7440, http://dx.doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.6863

O. Ballard JW; Youngson NA, 2015, 'Review: Can diet influence the selective advantage of mitochondrial DNA haplotypes?', Bioscience Reports, vol. 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/BSR20150232

Le Couteur DG; Tay SS; Solon-Biet S; Bertolino P; McMahon AC; Cogger VC; Colakoglu F; Warren A; Holmes AJ; Pichaud N; Horan M; Correa C; Melvin RG; Turner N; O. Ballard JW; Ruohonen K; Raubenheimer D; Simpson SJ, 2015, 'The influence of macronutrients on splanchnic and hepatic lymphocytes in aging mice', Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol. 70, pp. 1499 - 1507, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glu196

Solon-Biet SM; Walters KA; Simanainen UK; McMahon AC; Ruohonen K; Ballard JW O; Raubenheimer D; Handelsman DJ; Couteur DG L; Simpson SJ, 2015, 'Macronutrient balance, reproductive function, and lifespan in aging mice', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 112, pp. 3481 - 3486, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1422041112

Chung PP; Chu I; Ballard JW O, 2014, 'Assessment of temporal genetic variability of two epibenthic amphipod species in an eastern Australian estuarine environment and their suitability as biological monitors', Australian Journal of Zoology, vol. 62, pp. 206 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/ZO13104

Cogger VC; Svistounov D; Warren A; Zykova S; Melvin RG; Solon-Biet SM; O'reilly JN; Mcmahon AC; Ballard JW O; De Cabo R; Le Couteur DG; Lebel M, 2014, 'Liver aging and pseudocapillarization in a werner syndrome mouse model', Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol. 69, pp. 1076 - 1086, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glt169

Song WH; Ballard JW O; Yi YJ; Sutovsky P, 2014, 'Regulation of mitochondrial genome inheritance by autophagy and ubiquitin-proteasome system: Implications for health, fitness, and fertility', BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/981867

Solon-Biet SM; McMahon AC; Ballard JW O; Ruohonen K; Wu LE; Cogger VC; Warren A; Huang X; Pichaud N; Melvin RG; Gokarn R; Khalil M; Turner N; Cooney GJ; Sinclair DA; Raubenheimer D; Le Couteur DG; Simpson SJ, 2014, 'The ratio of macronutrients, not caloric intake, dictates cardiometabolic health, aging, and longevity in ad libitum-fed mice', Cell Metabolism, vol. 19, pp. 418 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2014.02.009

Correa CC; Ballard JW O, 2014, 'What can symbiont titres tell us about co-evolution of Wolbachia and their host?', Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, vol. 118, pp. 20 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2014.02.009

Ballard JW O; Pichaud N, 2014, 'Mitochondrial DNA: More than an evolutionary bystander', Functional Ecology, vol. 28, pp. 218 - 231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12177

Braidy N; Gai WP; Xu YH; Sachdev P; Guillemin GJ; Jiang XM; Ballard JW O; Horan MP; Fang ZM; Chong BH; Chan DK Y, 2014, 'Alpha-synuclein transmission and mitochondrial toxicity in primary human foetal enteric neurons in vitro', Neurotoxicity Research, vol. 25, pp. 170 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12640-013-9420-5

Pichaud N; Messmer M; Correa CC; Ballard JW O, 2013, 'Diet influences the intake target and mitochondrial functions of Drosophila melanogaster males', Mitochondrion, vol. 13, pp. 817 - 822, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mito.2013.05.008

Braidy N; Gai WP; Xu YH; Sachdev P; Guillemin GJ; Jiang XM; Ballard JW O; Horan MP; Fang ZM; Chong BH; Chan DK Y, 2013, 'Uptake and mitochondrial dysfunction of alpha-synuclein in human astrocytes, cortical neurons and fibroblasts', Translational Neurodegeneration, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2047-9158-2-20

Wolff JN; Sutovsky P; Ballard JW O, 2013, 'Mitochondrial DNA content of mature spermatozoa and oocytes in the genetic model Drosophila', Cell and Tissue Research, vol. 353, pp. 195 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00441-013-1628-4

Aw WC; Ballard JW O, 2013, 'The effects of temperature and diet on age grading and population age structure determination in Drosophila', Journal of Insect Physiology, vol. 59, pp. 994 - 1000, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2013.07.005

Wolff JN; Nafisinia M; Sutovsky P; Ballard JW O, 2013, 'Paternal transmission of mitochondrial DNA as an integral part of mitochondrial inheritance in metapopulations of Drosophila simulans', Heredity, vol. 110, pp. 57 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/hdy.2012.60

Pichaud N; Ballard JW O; Tanguay RM; Blier PU, 2013, 'Mitochondrial haplotype divergences affect specific temperature sensitivity of mitochondrial respiration', Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes, vol. 45, pp. 25 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10863-012-9473-9

Horan MP; Rumbley JN; Melvin RG; Le Couteur DG; Ballard JW O, 2013, 'Quaternary protein modeling to predict the function of DNA variation found in human mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase', Journal of Human Genetics, vol. 58, pp. 127 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jhg.2012.144

Chung PP; Ballard JW O; Hyne RV, 2013, 'Differential survival and reproductive performance across three mitochondrial lineages in Melita plumulosa following naphthalene exposure', Chemosphere, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.05.079

Pichaud N; Garratt M; Ballard JW O; Brooks RC, 2013, 'Physiological adaptations to reproduction. II. Mitochondrial adjustments in livers of lactating mice', Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 216, pp. 2889 - 2895, http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.082685

Chung PP; Hyne RV; Mann RM; Ballard JW O, 2013, 'The impact of historic isolation on the population biogeography of Melita plumulosa (Crustacea: Melitidae) in eastern Australia', Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, vol. 129, pp. 198 - 205, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2013.05.025

Solon S; McMahon A; Ballard JW O; Raubenheimer D; Cooney GJ; Le Couteur DG; Simpson SJ, 2012, 'The effects of balance of macronutrients on ageing and glucose tolerance', AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL ON AGEING, vol. 31, pp. 33 - 33, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000303436300062&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Puslednik L; Yeates DK; Faith DP; Ballard JW O, 2012, 'Protein-protein interactions of the cytochrome c oxidase DNA barcoding region', Systematic Entomology, vol. 37, pp. 229 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00597.x

Wolff JN; Shearman DC A; Brooks RC; Ballard JW O, 2012, 'Selective enrichment and sequencing of whole mitochondrial genomes in the presence of nuclear encoded mitochondrial pseudogenes (Numts)', PLoS ONE, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0037142

Correa CC; Aw WC; Melvin RG; Pichaud N; Ballard JW O, 2012, 'Mitochondrial DNA variants influence mitochondrial bioenergetics in Drosophila melanogaster', Mitochondrion, vol. 12, pp. 459 - 464, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mito.2012.06.005

Aw WC; Dowell FE; Ballard JW O, 2012, 'Using near-infrared spectroscopy to resolve the species, gender, age, and the presence of Wolbachia infection in laboratory-reared Drosophila.', G3 (Bethesda, Md.), vol. 2, pp. 1057 - 1065

Pichaud N; Ballard JW O; Tanguay RM; Blier PU, 2012, 'Naturally occurring mitochondrial dna haplotypes exhibit metabolic differences: Insight into functional properties of mitochondria', Evolution, vol. 66, pp. 3189 - 3197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01683.x


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