List of publications

List of publications in international science journals.

  1. Krejčová L., Kuba R., Flegr J., Klapilová K. 2020: Kamasutra in practice: The use of sexual positions in the Czech population and their association with female coital orgasm potential. Sexual Medicine, in press. DOI: 10.1016/j.esxm.2020.07.003

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  2. Flegr J., Kuba R., Kopecký R. 2020: Rhesus-minus phenotype as a predictor of sexual desire and behavior, wellbeing, mental health, and fecundity. PLoS ONE 15(7): e0236134. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0236134

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  3. Flegr J., Sýkorová K., Fiala V., Hlaváčová J., Bičíková M., Máčová L., Kaňková Š. 2020: Increased 25(OH)D3 level in redheaded people: Could redheadedness be an adaptation to temperate climate?. Experimental Dermatology, 29(7): 598-609. DOI: 10.1111/exd.14119 » PDF
  4. Kaňková Š., Hlaváčová J., Flegr J. 2020: Oral sex: A new, and possibly the most dangerous, route of toxoplasmosis transmission. Medical Hypotheses, 141: 109725. DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2020.109725 » PDF
  5. Polák J., Rádlová S., Janovcová M., Flegr J., Landová E., Frynta, D. 2020: Scary and nasty beasts: Self‐reported fear and disgust of common phobic animals. British Journal of Psychology, 111(2): 297-321. DOI: 10.1111/bjop.12409 » PDF
  6. Flegr J., Kaňková Š. 2020: The effects of toxoplasmosis on sex ratio at birth. Early Human Development, 141: 104874. DOI: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2019.104874 » PDF
  7. Flegr J., Tureček P. 2020: New approach and new permutation tests with R programs for analyses of false-negative-contaminated data in medicine and biology. Biology Open, 9: bio045948. DOI: 10.1242/bio.045948 

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  8. Kaňková Š., Flegr J., Toman J., Calda P. 2020: Maternal RhD heterozygous genotype is associated with male biased secondary sex ratio. Early Human Development, 140: 104864. DOI: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2019.104864 » PDF
  9. Flegr J., Sýkorová K. 2019: Skin fairness is a better predictor for impaired physical and mental health than hair redness. Scientific Reports, 9: 18138. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-54662-5 » PDF
  10. Flegr J., Preiss M. 2019: Friends with malefit. The effects of keeping dogs and cats, sustaining animal-related injuries and Toxoplasma infection on health and quality of life. PLoS ONE 14(11): e0221988. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0221988 » PDF
  11. Flegr J., Milinski M., Kaňková Š., Hůla M., Hlaváčová J., Sýkorová K. 2018: Latent toxoplasmosis and olfactory functions of Rh positive and Rh negative subjects. PLoS One, 13(12): e0209773. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209773 » PDF
  12. Toman J., Flegr J. 2018: A virtue made of necessity: Is the increasing hierarchical complexity of sexual clades an inevitable outcome of their declining (macro)evolutionary potential? Evolutionary Biology, 45(4): 374-394. DOI: 10.1007/s11692-018-9462-y » PDF
  13. Flegr J., Blum A. E., Nekola O., Kroupa Š. 2018: What people prefer and what they think they prefer in short- and long-term partners. The effects of the phase of the menstrual cycle, hormonal contraception, pregnancy, and the marital and the parenthood status on partner preferences. Evolution and Human Behavior, 40(1): 112-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2018.09.003 

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  14. Kuba R., Flegr J., Havlíček J. 2018: The effect of birth order on the probability of university enrolment. Intelligence, 70: 61-72. DOI: 10.1016/j.intell.2018.08.003 » PDF
  15. Flegr J., Ponížil P. 2018: On the importance of being stable: evolutionarily frozen species can win in fluctuating environments. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 125(1): 210–220. DOI: 10.1093/biolinnean/bly110 » PDF
  16. Flegr J., Šebánková B., Příplatová L., Kaňková Š. 2018: Lower performance of Toxoplasma-infected, Rh-negative subjects in the weight holding and hand-grip tests. PLoS ONE, 13(7): e0200346. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200346 » PDF
  17. Flegr J., Preiss M., Balátová P. 2018: Depressiveness and neuroticism in Bartonella seropositive and seronegative subjects – preregistered case-controls study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 9: 314. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00314 » PDF
  18. Toman J., Flegr J. 2018: Macroevolutionary freezing and the janusian nature of evolvability: Is the evolution (of profound biological novelty) going to end? Biosemiotics, 11(2): 263-285. DOI: 10.1007/s12304-018-9326-y » PDF
  19. Chvátalová V., Šebánková B., Hrbáčková H., Tureček P., Flegr J. 2018: Differences in cognitive functions between cytomegalovirus-infected and cytomegalovirus-free university students: a case control study. Scientific Reports, 8: 5322. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-23637-3 » PDF
  20. Flegr J., Horáček J. 2018: Toxoplasmosis, but not borreliosis, is associated with psychiatric disorders and symptoms. Schizophrenia Research, 197: 603-604. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.02.008 » PDF » Better (fulll) version of the article
  21. Nováková J., Houdek P., Jolič J., Flegr J. 2018: Experimental assessment of cheating prevalence in the Czech Republic as an example of a post-communist country. Deviant Behavior, 39(9): 1217-1228. DOI: 10.1080/01639625.2017.1410381 » PDF
  22. Toman J., Flegr J. 2018: General environmental heterogeneity as the explanation of sexuality? Comparative study shows that ancient asexual taxa are associated with both biotically and abiotically homogeneous environments. Ecology and Evolution, 8(2): 973–991. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3716 » PDF
  23. Frost P., Kleisner K., Flegr J. 2017: Health status by gender, hair color, and eye color: Red-haired women are the most divergent. PLoS ONE, 12(12): e0190238. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190238 » PDF
  24. Flegr J. 2017: Is there a relation between the manipulative activity of Toxoplasma and personalized medicine? Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, 16(1): 1-3. DOI: 10.1080/14787210.2018.1417838 » PDF
  25. Šebánková B., Flegr J. 2017: Physical and mental health status in Toxoplasma-infected women before and three years after they learn about their infection: Manipulation or side-effects of impaired health? Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 5: 144. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2017.00144 » PDF
  26. Toman J., Flegr J. 2017: Stability-based sorting: The forgotten process behind (not only) biological evolution. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 435(21): 29-41. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2017.09.004 » PDF
  27. Lolli L., Batterham A.M., Kratochvíl L., Flegr J., Weston K., Atkinson G. 2017: A comprehensive allometric analysis of 2nd digit length to 4th digit length in humans. Proceedings of Royal Society B: Biological Science, 284(1857): 20170356. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0356 » PDF
  28. Bouwmeester S., Verkoeijen P.P.J.L., Aczel B., Barbosa F., Bègue L., Brañas-Garza P., Chmura T.G.H., Cornelissen G., Døssing F.S., Espín A.M., Evans A.M., Ferreira-Santos F., Fiedler S., Flegr J., Ghaffari M., Glöckner A., Goeschl T., Guo L., Hauser O.P., Hernan-Gonzalez R., Herrero A., Horne Z., Houdek P. et al. 2017: Registered replication report: Rand, Greene, and Nowak (2012). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12(3): 527-542. DOI: 10.1177/1745691617693624 » PDF
  29. Flegr J. 2017: Does Toxoplasma infection increase sexual masochism and submissiveness? Yes and no. Communicative & Integrative Biology, 10(5-6): e1303590. DOI: 10.1080/19420889.2017.1303590 » PDF
  30. Flegr J., Vedralová M. 2017: Specificity and nature of the associations of twenty-four neuropsychiatric disorders with contacts with cats and dogs. Schizophrenia Research, 189: 219–220. DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2017.02.007 » PDF
  31. Zemková M., Zahradník D., Mokrejš M., Flegr J. 2017: Parasitism as the main factor shaping peptide vocabularies in current organisms. Parasitology, 144(7): 975-983. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182017000191 » PDF
  32. Flegr J. 2017: Predictors of Toxoplasma gondii infection in Czech and Slovak populations: The possible role of cat-related injuries and risky sexual behavior in the parasite transmission. Epidemiology and Infection, 145(7): 1351-1362. DOI: 10.1017/S095026881700019X » PDF
  33. Flegr J., Horáček J. 2017: Toxoplasma-infected subjects report an Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder diagnosis more often and score higher in Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory. European Psychiatry, 40: 83-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2016.09.001 » PDF
  34. Flegr J., Escudero D.Q. 2016: Impaired health status and increased incidence of diseases in Toxoplasma-seropositive subjects – An explorative cross-sectional study. Parasitology, 143(4): 1974-1989. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182016001785 » PDF
  35. Flegr J., Kuba R. 2016: The relation of Toxoplasma infection and sexual attraction to fear, danger, pain, and submissiveness. Evolutionary Psychology, 14(3). DOI: 10.1177/1474704916659746 » PDF
  36. Lindová J., Little A.C., Havlíček J., Roberts S.C., Rubešová A., Flegr J. 2016: Effect of partnership status on preferences for facial self-resemblance. Frontiers in Psychology, 7: 869. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00869 » PDF
  37. Hůla M., Flegr J. 2016: What flowers do we like? The influence of shape and color on the rating of flower beauty. PeerJ, 4: e2106. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.2106 » PDF
  38. Seifert B., Buschinger A., Aldawood A., Antonova V., Bharti H., Borowiec L., Dekoninck W., Dubovikoff D., Espadaler X., Flegr J., Georgiadis C., Heinze J., Neumeyer R., Ødegaard F., Oettler J., Radchenko A., Schultz R., Sharaf M., Trager J., Vesnić A., Wiezik M., Zettel H. 2016: Banning paraphylies and executing Linnaean taxonomy is discordant and reduces the evolutionary and semantic information content of biological nomenclature. Insectes Sociaux, 63(2): 237–242. DOI: 10.1007/s00040-016-0467-1 » PDF
  39. Dama S.M., Martinec Nováková L., Flegr J. 2016: Do differences in Toxoplasma prevalence influence global variation in secondary sex ratio? Preliminary ecological regression study. Parasitology, 143(9): 1193–1203. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182016000597 » PDF
  40. Flegr J. 2016: Heterozygote advantage probably maintains rhesus factor blood group polymorphism: Ecological regression study. PLoS ONE, 11(1): e0147955. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147955 » PDF
  41. Flegr J., Hodný Z. 2016: Cat scratches, not bites, are associated with unipolar depression - cross-sectional study. Parasites & Vectors, 9: 8. DOI: 10.1186/s13071-015-1290-7 » PDF
  42. Flegr J., Hoffmann R., Dammann M. 2015: Worse health status and higher incidence of health disorders in Rhesus negative subjects. PLoS ONE, 10(10): e0141362. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141362 » PDF
  43. Flegr J. 2015: Host manipulation by Toxoplasma gondii. Host Manipulations by Parasites and Viruses, p. 91-99, Ed. Mehlhorn H., Springer, London. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-22936-2_6 » PDF
  44. Flegr J. 2015: Neurological and neuropsychiatric consequences of chronic Toxoplasma infection. Clinical Microbiology Reports, 2(4): 163–172. DOI: 10.1007/s40588-015-0024-0 » PDF
  45. Lanchava L., Carlson K., Šebánková B., Flegr J., Nave G. 2015: No evidence of association between Toxoplasma gondii infection and financial risk taking in females. PLoS ONE, 10(9): e0136716. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136716 » PDF
  46. Kaňková Š., Flegr J., Calda P. 2015: An elevated blood glucose level and increased incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnant women with latent toxoplasmosis. Folia Parasitologica, 62(1): 056. DOI: 10.14411/fp.2015.056 » PDF
  47. Kaňková Š., Flegr J., Calda P. 2015: The influence of latent toxoplasmosis on women's reproductive function: four cross-sectional studies. Folia Parasitologica, 62(1): 041. DOI: 10.14411/fp.2015.041 » PDF
  48. Flegr J. 2015: Schizophrenia and Toxoplasma gondii: an undervalued association? Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, 13(7): 817-820. DOI: 10.1586/14787210.2015.1051033 » PDF
  49. Jozífková E., Konvička M., Flegr J. 2014: Why do some women prefer submissive men? Hierarchically disparate couples reach higher reproductive success in European urban humans. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 35(7): 594-601. » PDF
  50. Flegr J., Markoš A. 2014: Masterpiece of epigenetic engineering – how Toxoplasma gondii reprogrammes host brains to change fear to sexual attraction. Molecular Ecology, 23(24): 5934-5936. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13006 » PDF
  51. Příplatová L., Šebánková B., Flegr J. 2014: Contrasting effect of prepulse signals on performance of Toxoplasma-infected and Toxoplasma-free subjects in an acoustic reaction times test. PLoS ONE, 9(11): e112771. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112771 » PDF
  52. Kaňková Š., Procházková L., Flegr J., Calda P., Springer D., Potluková E. 2014: Effects of latent toxoplasmosis on autoimmune thyroid diseases in pregnancy. PLoS ONE, 9(10): e110878. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110878 » PDF
  53. Flegr J., Dama M. 2014: Does the prevalence of latent toxoplasmosis and frequency of Rhesus-negative subjects correlate with nationwide rate of traffic accidents? Folia Parasitologica, 61(6): 485-494. DOI: 10.14411/fp.2014.061 » PDF
  54. Flegr J., Klapilová K., Kaňková Š. 2014: Toxoplasmosis can be a sexually transmitted infection with serious clinical consequences. Not all routes of infection are created equal. Medical Hypotheses, 83(3): 286–289. DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2014.05.019 » PDF
  55. Kuběna A.A., Houdek P., Lindová J., Příplatová L., Flegr J. 2014: Justine effect: Punishment of the unduly self-sacrificing cooperative individuals. PLoS ONE, 9(3): e92336. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092336 » PDF
  56. Flegr J., Příplatová L., Hampl R., Bičíková M., Řípová D., Mohr P. 2014: Difference of neuro- and immunomodulatory steroids and selected hormone and lipid concentrations between Toxoplasma-free and Toxoplasma-infected but not CMV-free and CMV- infected schizophrenia patients. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 35(1): 20-27. » PDF
  57. Flegr J., Prandota J., Sovičková M., Israili Z.H. 2014: Toxoplasmosis - A global threat. Correlation of latent toxoplasmosis with specific disease burden in a set of 88 countries. PLoS ONE 9(3): e90203. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090203 » PDF
  58. Kleisner K., Chvátalová V., Flegr J. 2014: Perceived intelligence is associated with measured intelligence in men but not women. PLoS ONE 9(3): e81237. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081237 » PDF
  59. Flegr J. 2013: Why Drosophila is not Drosophila any more, why it will be worse and what can be done about it? Zootaxa, 3741(2): 295-300. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3741.2.8 » PDF
  60. Flegr J., Preiss M., Klose J.2013: Toxoplasmosis-associated difference in intelligence and personality in men depends on their Rhesus blood group but not ABO blood group. PLoS ONE, 8(4): e61272. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061272 » PDF
  61. Nováková J., Flegr, J. 2013: How much is our fairness worth? The erffect of raising stakes on offers by proposers and minimum acceptable offers in dictator and ultimatum games. PLoS ONE, 8(4): e60966. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060966 » PDF
  62. Flegr J. 2013: How and why Toxoplasma makes us crazy. Trends in Parasitology, 29(4): 156-163. DOI: 10.1016/j.pt.2013.01.007 » PDF
  63. Holub D., Flegr J., Dragomirecká E., Rodriguez M., Preiss M., Novák M., Čermák J., Horáček J., Kodym P., Libiger J., Höschl C., Bankovská Motlová L. 2013: Differences in onset of disease and severity of psychopathology between toxoplasmosis-related and toxoplasmosis-unrelated schizophrenia. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 127(3): 227-238. DOI: 10.1111/acps.12031 » PDF
  64. Flegr J. 2013: Influence of latent Toxoplasma infection on the human personality, physiology and morphology: pros and cons of the Toxoplasma-human model in studying the manipulation hypothesis. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216(1): 127-133. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.073635 » PDF
  65. Flegr J. 2013: Microevolutionary, macroevolutionary, ecological and taxonomical implications of punctuational theories of adaptive evolution. Biology Direct, 8:1. DOI: 10.1186/1745-6150-8-1 » PDF
  66. Kleisner K., Příplatová L., Frost P., Flegr J. 2013: Trustworthy-looking face meets brown eyes. PLoS ONE, 8(1): e53285. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053285 » PDF
  67. Flegr J., Guenter W., Bieliński M., Deptuła A., Zalas-Więcek P., Piskunowicz M., Szwed K., Buciński A., Gospodarek E., Borkowska A. 2012: Toxoplasma gondii infection affects cognitive function - corrigendum. Folia Parasitologica, 59(4): 253-254. DOI: 10.14411/fp.2012.035 » PDF
  68. Flegr J., Geryk J., Volný J., Klose J., Černochová D. 2012: Rhesus factor modulation of effects of smoking and age on psychomotor performance, intelligence, personality profile, and health in Czech soldiers. PLoS ONE, 7(11): e49478. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049478 » PDF
  69. Jozífková E., Bartoš L., Flegr J. 2012: Evolutional background of dominance/submissivity in sex and bondage: the two strategies? Neuroendocrinology Letters, 33(6): 636-642. » PDF
  70. Kaňková Š., Šulc J., Křivohlavá R., Kuběna A., Flegr J. 2012: Slower postnatal motor development in infants of mothers with latent toxoplasmosis during the first 18 months of life. Early Human Development, 88(11): 879-874. DOI: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2012.07.001 » PDF
  71. Flegr J., Hampl R., Černochová D., Preiss M., Bičíková M., Sieger L., Příplatová L., Kaňková Š., Klose J. 2012: The relation of cortisol and sex hormone levels to results of psychological, performance, IQ and memory tests in military men and women. Neuroedocrinology Letters, 33(2): 224-235. » PDF
  72. Horáček J., Flegr J., Tintěra J., Verebová K., Španiel F., Novák T., Brunovský M., Bubeníková-Valešová V., Holub D., Páleníček T., Höschl C. 2012: Latent toxoplasmosis reduces gray matter density in schizophrenia but not in controls: Voxel-based-morphometry (VBM) study. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 13(7): 501-509. DOI: 10.3109/15622975.2011.573809 » PDF
  73. Lindová J., Příplatová L., Flegr J. 2012: Higher extraversion and lower conscientiousness in humans infected with Toxoplasma. European Journal of Personality, 26(3): 285–291. DOI: 10.1002/per.838 » PDF
  74. Berenreiterová M., Flegr J., Kuběna A.A., Němec P. 2011: The distribution of Toxoplasma gondii cysts in the brain of a mouse with latent toxoplasmosis: Implications for the behavioral manipulation hypothesis. PLoS ONE, 6(12): e28925. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028925 » PDF
  75. Holub D., Bankovská Motlová L., Dragomirecká E., Rodriguez M., Preiss M., Novák T., Čermák J., Libiger J., Flegr J. 2011: Possible protective function of Rh factor in schizophrenia. Psychiatrie, 15, Suppl. 2: 37-42. » PDF
  76. Flegr J., Stříž I. 2011: Potential immunomodulatory effects of latent toxoplasmosis in humans. BMC Infectious Diseases, 11: 274. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-11-274 » PDF
  77. Flegr J., Lenochová P., Hodný Z., Vondrová M. 2011: Fatal attraction phenomenon in humans – Cat odour attractiveness increased for Toxoplasma-infected men while decreased for infected women. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 5(11): e1389. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001389 » PDF
  78. Kulich T., Flegr J. 2011: Positive effects of multiple gene control on the spread of altruism by group selection. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 284(1): 1-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2011.05.017 » PDF
  79. Kaňková Š., Kodym P., Flegr J. 2011: Direct evidence of Toxoplasma-induced changes in serum testosterone in mice. Experimental Parasitology, 128(3): 181-183. DOI: 10.1016/j.exppara.2011.03.014 » PDF
  80. Kaňková Š., Holáň V., Zajícová A., Kodym P., Flegr J. 2010: Modulation of immunity in mice with latent toxoplasmosis – the experimental support for the immunosupression hypothesis of Toxoplasma-induced changes in reproduction of mice and humans. Parasitology Research, 107(6): 1421-1427. DOI: 10.1007/s00436-010-2013-9 » PDF
  81. Flegr J., Příplatová L. 2010: Testosterone and cortisol levels in university students reflect actual rather than estimated number of wrong answers on written exam. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 31(4): 577-581. » PDF
  82. Flegr J. 2010: Influence of latent toxoplasmosis on the phenotype of intermediate hosts. Folia Parasitologica, 57(2): 81-87. DOI: 10.14411/fp.2010.010 » PDF
  83. Lindová J., Kuběna A.A., Šturcová H., Křivohlavá R., Novotná M., Rubešová A., Havlíček J., Kodym P., Flegr J. 2010: Pattern of money allocation in experimental games supports the stress hypothesis of gender differences in Toxoplasma gondii-induced behavioural changes. Folia Parasitologica, 57(2): 136-142. DOI: 10.14411/fp.2010.017 » PDF
  84. Flegr J., Novotná M., Fialová A., Kolbeková P., Gašová Z. 2010: The influence of RhD phenotype on toxoplasmosis- and age-associated changes in personality profile of blood donors. Folia Parasitologica, 57(2): 143-150. DOI: 10.14411/fp.2010.018 » PDF
  85. Kaňková Š., Šulc J., Flegr J. 2010: Increased pregnancy weight gain in women with latent toxoplasmosis and RhD-positivity protection against this effect. Parasitology, 137(12): 1773-1779. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182010000661 » PDF
  86. Kleisner K., Kočnar T., Rubešová A., Flegr J. 2010: Eye color predicts but does not directly influence perceived dominance in men. Personality and Individual Differences, 49(1): 59-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2010.03.011 » PDF
  87. Flegr J. 2010: Elastic, not plastic species: Frozen plasticity theory and the origin of adaptive evolution in sexually reproducing organisms. Biology Direct, 5:2. DOI: 10.1186/1745-6150-5-2 » PDF
  88. Kleisner K., Ivell R., Flegr J. 2010: The evolutionary history of testicular externalization and the origin of the scrotum. Journal of Biosciences, 35(1): 27-37. DOI: 10.1007/s12038-010-0005-7 » PDF
  89. Flegr J. 2009: A possible role of intracellular isoelectric focusing in the evolution of eukaryotic cells and multicellular organismsJournal of Molecular Evolution, 69: 444-451. DOI: 10.1007/s00239-009-9269-7 » PDF
  90. Kratochvíl L., Flegr J. 2009: Differences in the 2nd to 4th digit length ratio in humans reflect shifts along the common allometric line. Biology Letters, 5(5): 643-646. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0346 » PDF
  91. Flegr J., Klose J., Novotná M., Berenreitterová M., Havlíček J. 2009: Increased incidence of traffic accidents in Toxoplasma-infected military drivers and protective effect RhD molecule revealed by a large-scale prospective cohort study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 9:72. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-9-72 » PDF
  92. Holub D., Motlová L., Dragomirecká E., Novák T., Čermák J., Rodriguez M., Preiss M., Ungrmanová M., Panochová A., Flegr J. 2008: Vigilance/sustained attention abnormalities in subjects with latent toxoplaxmosis. Psychiatrie 12, Suppl. 3. » PDF
  93. Kostka M., Uzlíková M., Čepicka I., Flegr J. 2008: SlowFaster, a user-friendly program for slow-fast analysis and its application on phylogeny of BlastocystisBMC Bioinformatics, 9:341. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-9-341 » PDF
  94. Flegr J., Novotná M., Lindová J., Havlíček J. 2008: Neurophysiological effect of the Rh factor. Protective role of the RhD molecule against Toxoplasma-induced impairment of reaction times in women. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 29(4): 475-481. » PDF
  95. Novotná M., Havlíček J., Smith A.P., Kolbeková P., Skallová A., Klose J., Gašová Z., Písačka M., Sechovská M., Flegr J. 2008: Toxoplasma and reaction time: Role of toxoplasmosis in the origin, preservation and geographical distribution of Rh blood group polymorphismParasitology, 135(11): 1253-1261. DOI: 10.1017/S003118200800485X » PDF
  96. Havlíček J., Saxton T.K., Roberts S.C., Jozífková E., Lhota S., Valentová J., Flegr J. 2008: He sees, she smells? Male and female reports of sensory reliance in mate choice and non-mate-choice contexts. Personality and Individual Differences, 45(6): 565-570. DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2008.06.019 » PDF
  97. Janko K., Drozd P., Flegr J., Pannell J.R. 2008: Clonal turnover versus clonal decay: A null model for observed patterns of asexual longevity, diversity and distribution. Evolution, 62(5): 1264-1270. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00359.x » PDF
  98. Flegr J., Lindová J., Pivoňková V., Havlíček J. 2008: Brief communication: Latent toxoplasmosis and salivary testosterone concentration – important confounding factors in second to fourth digit ratio studies. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 137(4): 479-484. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.20888 » PDF
  99. Kolisko M., Čepicka I., Hampl V., Leigh J., Roger A.J., Kulda J., Simpson A.G.B., Flegr J. 2008: Molecular phylogeny of diplomonads and enteromonads based on SSU rRNA, a-tubulin and HSP90 genes: implications for the evolutionary history of the double karyomastigont of diplomonads. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 8:205. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-8-205 » PDF
  100. Čepicka I., Kostka M., Uzlíková M., Kulda J., Flegr J. 2008: Non-monophyly of Retortamonadida and high genetic diversity of the genus Chilomastix suggested by analysis of SSU rDNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 48(2): 770-775. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2008.04.036 » PDF
  101. Lindová J., Hrušková M., Pivoňková V., Kuběna A., Flegr J. 2008: Digit ratio (2D:4D) and Cattell’s personality traits. European Journal of Personality, 22(4): 347-356. DOI: 10.1002/per.664 » PDF
  102. Flegr J., Lindová J., Kodym P. 2008: Sex-dependent toxoplasmosis-associated differences in testosterone concentration in humans. Parasitology, 135(4): 427-431. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182007004064 » PDF
  103. Kaňková Š., Flegr J. 2007: Longer pregnancy and slower fetal development in women with latent "asymptomatic" toxoplasmosis. BMC Infectious Diseases, 7:114. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-7-114 » PDF
  104. Kaňková Š., Kodym P., Frynta D., Vavřinová R., Kuběna A., Flegr J. 2007: Influence of latent toxoplasmosis on the secondary sex ratio in mice. Parasitology, 134(12): 1709-1717. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182007003253 » PDF
  105. Kolbeková P., Kourbatová E., Novotná M., Kodym P., Flegr J. 2007: New and old risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection: Prospective cross-sectional study among military personnel in Czech Republic. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 13(10): 1012-1017. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2007.01771.x » PDF
  106. Hodková H., Kolbeková P., Skallová A., Lindová J., Flegr J. 2007: Higher perceived dominance in Toxoplasma infected men – a new evidence for role of increased level of testosterone in toxoplasmosis-associated changes in human behavior. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 28(2): 110-114. » PDF
  107. Hodková H., Kodym P., Flegr J. 2007: Poorer results of mice with latent toxoplasmosis in learning tests: impaired learning processes or the novelty discrimination mechanism? Parasitology, 134(10): 1329-1337. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182007002673 » PDF
  108. Hampl V., Čepicka I., Flegr J., Tachezy J., Kulda J. 2007: Morphological and molecular diversity of the monocercomonadid genera MonocercomonasHexamastix and Honigbergiella gen. nov. Protist, 158(3): 365-383. DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2007.02.003 » PDF
  109. Flegr J. 2007: Effects of Toxoplasma on human behavior. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 33(3): 757-760. DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sbl074 » PDF
  110. Flegr J. 2007: Where is modern evolutionary biology heading - the theory of frozen plasticity and biological psychiatry. Psychiatrie, 11, Suppl. 2: 11-13. » PDF
  111. Kostka M., Čepicka I., Hampl V., Flegr J. 2007: Phylogenetic position of Karotomorpha and paraphyly of Proteromonadidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 43(3): 1167-1170. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2006.11.002 » PDF
  112. Kaňková Š., Šulc J., Nouzová K., Fajfrlík K., Frynta D., Flegr J. 2007: Women infected with parasite Toxoplasma have more sons. Naturwissenschaften, 94(2): 122-127. DOI: 10.1007/s00114-006-0166-2 » PDF
  113. Jozífková E., Flegr J. 2006: Dominance, submissivity (and homosexuality) in general population. Testing of evolutionary hypothesis of sadomasochism by internet-trap-method. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 27(6): 711-718. » PDF
  114. Flegr J. 2006: Evolutionary parasitology: the development of invasion, evasion, and survival mechanisms. Food consumption and disease risk - consumer pathogen interactions, pp. 251-270, Ed. Potter M., Woodhead Publishing Limited, Abington Hall, Abington, Cambridge. » PDF
  115. Lindová J., Novotná M., Havlíček J., Jozífková E., Skallová A., Kolbeková P., Hodný Z., Kodym P., Flegr J. 2006: Gender differences in behavioural changes induced by latent toxoplasmosis. International Journal for Parasitology, 36(14): 1485-1492. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2006.07.008 » PDF
  116. Havlíček J., Dvořáková R., Bartoš L., Flegr J. 2006: Non-advertised does not mean concealed: Body odour changes across the human menstrual cycle. Ethology, 112(1): 81-90. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2006.01125 » PDF
  117. Skallová A., Kodym P., Frynta D., Flegr J. 2006: The role of dopamine in Toxoplasma-induced behavioural alterations in mice: an ethological and ethopharmacological study. Parasitology, 133(5): 525-535. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182006000886 » PDF
  118. Čepicka I., Hampl V., Kulda J., Flegr J. 2006: New evolutionary lineages, unexpected diversity and host specificity in the parabasalid genus Tetratrichomonas. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 39(2): 542-551. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2006.01.005 » PDF
  119. Havlíček J., Roberts S.C., Flegr J. 2005: Women's preference for dominant male odour: effects of menstrual cycle and relationship status. Biology Letters, 1(3): 256-259. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2005.0332 » PDF
  120. Skallová A., Novotná M., Kolbeková P., Gašová Z., Veselý V., Sechovská M., Flegr J. 2005: Decreased level of novelty seeking in blood donors infected with Toxoplasma. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 26(5): 480-486. » PDF
  121. Hampl V., Horner D.S., Dyal P., Kulda J., Flegr J., Foster P.G., Embley T.M. 2005: Inference of phylogenetic position of oxymonads based on 9 genes: Support for monophyly of Metamonada and Excavata. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 22(12): 2508-2518. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msi245 » PDF
  122. Novotná M., Hanušová J., Klose J., Preiss M., Havlíček J., Roubalová K., Flegr J. 2005: Probable neuroimmunological link between Toxoplasma and cytomegalovirus infections and personality changes in the human host. BMC Infectious Diseases, 5:54. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-5-54 » PDF
  123. Kutišová K., Kulda J., Čepicka I., Flegr J., Koudela B., Teras J., Tachezy J. 2005: Tetratrichomonads from oral cavity and respiratory tract of humans. Parasitology, 131(3): 309-319. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182005008000 » PDF
  124. Skallová A., Novotná M., Kolbeková P., Gašová Z., Veselý V., Sechovská M., Flegr J. 2005: Decreased level of novelty seeking in blood donors infected with Toxoplasma. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 26(5): 480-486. » PDF
  125. Kolisko M., Čepicka I., Hampl V., Kulda J., Flegr J. 2005: The phylogenetic position of enteromonads: a challenge for the present models of diplomonad evolution. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 55: 1729-1733. DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.63542-0 » PDF
  126. Flegr J., Hrušková M., Hodný Z., Novotná M., Hanušová J. 2005: Body height, body mass index, waist-hip ratio, fluctuating asymmetry and second to fourth digit ratio in subjects with latent toxoplasmosis. Parasitology, 130(3): 621-628. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182005007316 » PDF
  127. Čepicka I., Kutišová K., Tachezy J., Kulda J., Flegr J. 2005: Cryptic species within the Tetratrichomonas gallinarum species complex revealed by molecular polymorphism. Veterinary Parasitology, 128(1-2): 11-21. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2004.11.003 » PDF
  128. Flegr J. 2005: Evoluční biologie. Academia, Prague, pp. 1-559.
  129. Flegr J., Hrdá Š., Kodym P. 2005: Influence of latent 'asymptomatic' toxoplasmosis on body weight of pregnant women. Folia Parasitologica, 52(3): 199-204. DOI: 10.14411/fp.2005.026 » PDF
  130. Kostka M., Hampl V., Čepicka I., Flegr J. 2004: Phylogenetic position of Protoopalina intestinalis based on SSU rRNA gene sequence. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 33(1): 220-224. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2004.05.009 » PDF
  131. Hampl V., Čepicka I., Flegr J., Tachezy J., Kulda J. 2004: Critical analysis of the topology and rooting of the parabasalian 16S rRNA tree. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 32(3): 711-723. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2004.03.005 » PDF
  132. Roberts S.C., Havlíček J., Flegr J., Hrušková M., Little A.C., Jones B.C., Perrett D.I., Petrie M. 2004: Female facial attractiveness increases during the fertile phase of the menstrual cycle. Proceeding of the Royal Society London B, Biology Letters, 271(Suppl. 5): S270-S272 . DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2004.0174 » PDF
  133. Šedinová J., Flegr J., Ey P.L., Kulda J. 2003: Use of random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis for the identification of Giardia intestinalis subtypes and phylogenetic tree construction. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 50(3): 198-203. DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2003.tb00117.x » PDF
  134. Flegr J., Preiss M., Klose J., Havlíček J., Vitáková M., Kodym P.  2003: Decreased level of psychobiological factor novelty seeking and lower intelligence in men latently infected with the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Dopamine, a missing link between schizophrenia and toxoplasmosis? Biological Psychology, 63(3): 253-268. DOI: 10.1016/S0301-0511(03)00075-9 » PDF
  135. Flegr J., Havlíček J., Kodym P., Malý M., Smahel Z. 2002: Increased risk of traffic accidents in subjects with latent toxoplasmosis: a retrospective case-control study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2: 11. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-2-11 » PDF
  136. Tachezy J., Tachezy R., Hampl V., Šedinová M., Vaňáčová Š., Vrlík M., Van Ranst M., Flegr J., Kulda J. 2002: Cattle pathogen Ttritrichomonas foetus (Riedmüller, 1928) and pig commensal Tritrichomonas suis (Gruby & Delafond, 1843) belong to the same species. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 49(2): 154-163. DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2002.tb00360.x » PDF
  137. Flegr J. 2002: Was Lysenko (partly) right? Michurinist biology in the view of modern plant physiology and genetics. Riv. Biol./B. Forum, 95: 259-272. » PDF
  138. Dvořák J., Vaňáčová Š., Hampl V., Flegr J., Horák P. 2002: Comparison of European Trichobilharzia species based on ITS1 and ITS2 sequences. Parasitology, 124(3): 307-313. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182001001238 » PDF
  139. Hampl V., Vaňáčová Š., Kulda J., Flegr J. 2001: Concordance between genetic relatedness and phenotypic similarities of Trichomonas vaginalis strains. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 1: 11. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-1-11 » PDF
  140. Hampl V., Pavlíček A., Flegr J. 2001: Construction and bootstrap analysis of DNA fingerprinting-based phylogenetic trees with a freeware program FreeTree: Application to trichomonad parasites. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 51: 731-735. DOI: 10.1099/00207713-51-3-731 » PDF
  141. Havlíček J., Gašová Z., Smith A.P., Zvára K., Flegr J. 2001: Decrease of psychomotor performance in subjects with latent "asymptomatic" toxoplasmosis. Parasitology, 122(5): 515-520. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182001007624 » PDF
  142. Flegr J., Kodym P., Tolarová V. 2000: Correlation of duration of latent Toxoplasma gondii infection with personality changes in women. Biological Psychology, 53(1): 57-68. DOI: 10.1016/S0301-0511(00)00034-X » PDF
  143. Hrdá Š., Votýpka J., Kodym P., Flegr J. 2000: Transient nature of Toxoplasma gondii-induced behavioral changes in mice. Journal of Parasitology, 86(4): 657-664. PDF
  144. Flegr J. 1999: Evolutionary mechanisms and processes. Encyclopedia of life support systems, Al Gobaisi D., Badran A. (eds), UNESCO, Paris.
  145. Flegr J., Hrdá Š., Havlíček J. 1999: Rozdíly v osobnostním profilu biologů nakažených a nenakažených T. gondii. Remedia - Klinická mikrobiologie, 3: 268-273.
  146. Pavlíček A., Hrdá Š., Flegr J. 1999: FreeTree - freeware program for construction of phylogenetic trees on the basis of distance data and for bootstrap/jackknife analysis of the trees robustness. Application in the RAPD analysis of genus Frenkelia. Folia Biologica (Prague), 45: 97-99 » PDF
  147. Flegr J., Havlíček J. 1999: Changes in personality profile of young women with latent toxoplasmosis. Folia Parasitologica, 46: 22-28. » PDF
  148. Votýpka J., Hypša V., Jirků M., Flegr J., Vávra J., Lukeš J. 1998: Molecular phylogenetic relatedness of Frenkelia (Protozoa, Apicomplexa) to Sarcocystis falcatula Stiles 1893. Is the genus Sarcocystis Paraphyletic? J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 45: 137-141. DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.1998.tb05081.x » PDF
  149. Flegr J. 1998: Mechanismy mikroevoluce. Karolinum, Prague, pp. 1-139.
  150. Flegr J. 1998: On the "Origin" of natural selection by means of speciation. Riv. Biol./B. Forum, 91: 291-304. The most important paper. It suggests a new genetic mechanism of evolutionary stasis and evolutionary plasticity. » PDF
  151. Flegr J., Hrdá Š., Tachezy J. 1998: The role of psychological factors in questionnaire-based studies on routes of human toxoplasmosis transmission: The raw meat consumption but not the contact with cats is the major risk factor. Centr. Europ. J. Publ. Healt, 6: 45-50. » PDF
  152. Flegr J., Záboj P., Vaňáčová Š. 1998: Correlation between aerobic and anaerobic resistance to metronidazole in trichomonads: application of a new computer program for permutation tests. Parasitology Research, 84: 590-592. DOI: 10.1007/s004360050454 » PDF
  153. Flegr J. 1997: Two distinct types of natural selection in turbidostat-like and chemostat-like ecosystems. J. Theor. Biol., 188: 121-126. DOI: 10.1006/jtbi.1997.0458 » PDF
  154. Flegr J., Záboj P. 1997: PTPT, the freeware program for permutation testing concordance between phylogeny and the distribution of phenetic traits. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., 61: 91-95. » PDF
  155. Vaňáčová Š., Tachezy J., Kulda J., Flegr J. 1997: Characterization of trichomonad species and strains by PC fingerprinting. J. Eukar. Microbiol., 44: 545-552. DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.1997.tb05960.x » PDF
  156. Flegr J., Zitková Š., Kodym P., Frynta D. 1996: Induction of changes in human behaviour by the parasitic protozoan Toxoplasma gondii. Parasitology, 113: 49-54. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182000066269 » PDF
  157. Flegr J. 1996: Corrigendum to "Does a cell perform isoelectric focusing?" BioSystems, 37(3): 253. DOI: 10.1016/0303-2647(95)01562-0 » PDF
  158. Flegr J. 1996: Environmental selection, the missing term in Darwinism. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., 60: 95-96. » PDF
  159. Flegr J., Hrdý I. 1994: Influence of chronic toxoplasmosis on some personality factors. Folia Parasitol., 41: 122-126. » PDF
  160. Flegr J. 1994: Chemostat-turbidostat discontinuum, r-K continuum and population-size regulating mechanism. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., 58: 143-149.
  161. Flegr J., Tsukamoto T. 1994: Sequence mitochondrial D-loop in laboratory and wild strains of mice of genus Mus. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem, 58: 33-38. » PDF
  162. Flegr J. 1994: Mechanismy mikroevoluce. Karolinum, Prague, pp. 1-116.
  163. Flegr J. 1990: Does a cell perform isoelectric focusing? BioSystems, 24: 127-133. DOI: 10.1016/0303-2647(90)90005-L » PDF
  164. Flegr J., Čerkasov J., Štokrová J. 1988: Multiple populations of double-stranded RNA in two virus-harbouring strains of Trichomonas vaginalis. Folia Microbiologica, 33: 462-465. DOI: 10.1007/BF02925772 » PDF
  165. Flegr J. 1987: A rapid method for isolation of double stranded RNA. Preparative Biochemistry, 17: 423-433. DOI: 10.1080/00327488708062505 » PDF
  166. Flegr J., Čerkasov J., Kulda J., Tachezy J., Štokrová J. 1987: The dsRNA of Trichomonas vaginalis is associated with virus-like particles and does not correlate with metronidazole rezistance. Folia Microbiologica, 32: 345-348. DOI: 10.1007/BF02877224 » PDF
  167. Flegr J., Čerkasov J., Kulda J., Tachezy J., Štokrová J. 1986: Double stranded RNA in Trichomonas vaginalis. Acta Universitatis Carolinae - Biologica, 30: 281-286. » PDF
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