Publications


Stindl, R. Telomere-driven karyotypic and molecular convergence mimics the transmissibility of cancer in the Tasmanian devil. The Winnower, August 21 (2016), DOI: 10.15200/winn.147180.05742  Link  pdf

Stindl, R. The paradoxical lengthening of telomeres in somatic tissues of the very old: Aging effect meets birth-cohort effect. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 326(4), 213-214 (2016), DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.22677  PubMed  Link  pdf

Stindl, R. The paradox of longer sperm telomeres in older men’s testes: a birth-cohort effect caused by transgenerational telomere erosion in the female germline. Molecular Cytogenetics 9:12 (
2016), DOI: 10.1186/s13039-016-0224-1  PubMed  Link  pdf

Stindl, R. A puzzling pattern of cell-cycle-duration inheritance: just an artefact of changing growth conditions in vitro? The Winnower, July 14 (2015), DOI: 10.15200/winn.143689.92351  Link  pdf

Stindl, R. The reanalysis of three large datasets uncovers progressive telomere erosion between healthy human generations and supports an 11-year-old model of telomere-driven macroevolution. The Winnower, June 5 (
2015), DOI: 10.15200/winn.143357.76071  Link  pdf

Stindl, R. Telomere erosion as an intrinsic mechanism of species extinction: the sudden and complete disappearance of the passenger pigeon 100 years ago. The Winnower, August 25 (
2014), DOI: 10.15200/winn.140984.49964  Link  pdf

Stindl, R. Molecular evidence for a multiregional development of the human lineage: A response to C. Stringer. The Winnower, July 27 (
2014), DOI: 10.15200/winn.140846.61624  Link  pdf

Stindl, R. Cancer: How many genes does it take? The Winnower, July 8 (
2014), DOI: 10.15200/winn.140846.61574  Link  pdf

Stindl, R. Parabiosis in aging research: Enigmatic youth factor versus ordinary stem cell transfusion effect. The Winnower, July 8 (
2014), DOI: 10.15200/winn.140846.61523  Link  pdf

Stindl, R. Confusing cause with effect: the correlation of chromosome Y loss in older men with elevated cancer and mortality risk. The Winnower, July 4 (
2014), DOI: 10.15200/winn.140846.61409  Link  pdf

Stindl, R. The telomeric sync model of speciation: species-wide telomere erosion triggers cycles of transposon-mediated genomic rearrangements, which underlie the saltatory appearance of nonadaptive characters. Naturwissenschaften 101(3), 163-86 (
2014), DOI: 10.1007/s00114-014-1152-8  PubMed  Link  pdf (Springer open access)

Steinhauser, G. et al. (198 authors including Stindl, R.) Peer review versus editorial review and their role in innovative science. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 33(5), 359-76 (
2012). PubMed   Link

Stindl, R. Old fathers and long-telomered offspring: elongation of telomeres in the testes of older men versus transgenerational erosion of germline telomeres. Iranian Journal of Medical Hypotheses and Ideas 5, 8 (
2011). Link  pdf

Stindl, R., Stindl, W. Vanishing honey bees: Is the dying of adult worker bees a consequence of short telomeres and premature aging? Medical Hypotheses 75(4), 387-90 (
2010). PubMed  pdf

Stindl, R. Defining the steps that lead to cancer: Replicative telomere erosion, aneuploidy and an epigenetic maturation arrest of tissue stem cells. Medical Hypotheses 71, 126–140 (
2008).  PubMed   Link   pdf

Warshawsky I, Chernova OB, Hübner CA, Stindl R, Henneke M, Gal A, Natowicz MR. Multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification for rapid detection of proteolipid protein 1 gene duplications and deletions in affected males and carrier females with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease. Clinical Chemistry 52(7), 1267-75 (
2006). PubMed   Link

Stindl, R. Tying it all together: telomeres, sexual size dimorphism and the gender gap in life expectancy. Medical Hypotheses 62(1), 151-154 (
2004).  PubMed   pdf

Stindl, R.
Is telomere erosion a mechanism of species extinction? Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 302B, 111-120 (2004).  PubMed   Link   pdf

Valent P, Fonatsch C, Stindl R, Schwarzinger I, Haas OA, Sperr WR, Geissler K, Lechner K. Normal bone marrow function over 6 years in a patient with dysplastic hematopoiesis and a complex karyotype. Leukemia Research 28(6), 651-5 (
2004). PubMed   Link

Duesberg, P., Stindl, R. & Hehlmann, R. Origin of multidrug resistance in cells with and without multidrug resistance genes: Chromosome reassortments catalyzed by aneuploidy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 98, 11283-11288 (
2001).  PubMed

Duesberg P, Stindl R, Li RH, Hehlmann R, Rasnick, D. Aneuploidy versus gene mutation as cause of cancer. Current Science, 81(5), 490-500 (
2001). pdf

Duesberg, P., Stindl, R. & Hehlmann, R. Explaining the high mutation rates of cancer cells to drug and multidrug resistance by chromosome reassortments that are catalyzed by aneuploidy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 97, 14295-14300 (
2000).  PubMed

Li, R., Sonik, A., Stindl, R., Rasnick, D. & Duesberg, P. Aneuploidy vs. gene mutation hypothesis of cancer: Recent study claims mutation but is found to support aneuploidy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 97, 3236-41 (
2000).  PubMed

Fiegl, M., Weltermann, A., Stindl, R., Fonatsch, C., Lechner, K., Gisslinger, H. Massive disseminated intravascular coagulation and hyperfibrinolysis in alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma: case report and review of the literature. Annals of Hematology 78, 335-338 (
1999). PubMed

Stindl, R., Fiegl, M., Regele, H., Gisslinger, H., Breitenseher, M. J., Fonatsch, C. Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma in a 68-year-old patient identified by cytogenetic analysis of bone marrow. Cancer Genetics & Cytogenetics 107, 43-47 (
1998). PubMed   pdf