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List of publications June 2013 (excel)



- Pascual-Anay J, Albuixech-Crespo B, Somorjai IML, Carmon R, Oisi Y, Álvarez S, Kuratani S, Muñoz-Chápuli R, Garcia-Fernàndez J. (2013). The evolutionary origins of chordate hematopoiesis and vertebrate endothelia. In Developmental Biology, 375-2: 182–192.

- Anderung C, Danise S, Glover AG, Higgs ND, Jonsson L, Sabin R, Dahlgren TG. A Swedish subfossil find of a bowhead whale from the late Pleistocene: shore displacement, paleoecology in south-west Sweden and the identity of the Swedenborg whale (Balaena swedenborgii Liljeborg, 1867). Doi: 10.1080/08912963.2012.757605

- Cats Myhre L, Forsgren E, Amundsen T. Effects of habitat complexity on mating behavior and mating success in a marine fish. In  Behavioral Ecology (2012). doi: 10.1093/beheco/ars197

- Saxena S, Dupont S, Meghah V, Lakshmi MG, Singh SK, Swamy CV, Idris MM. Proteome map of the neural complex of the Tunicate Ciona intestinalis, the closest living relative to vertebrates. In Proteomics. Doi: 10.1002/pmic.201200148.



- Schaum E, Rost B, Millar AJ, Collins S. Variation in plastic responses of a globally distributed picoplankton species to ocean acidification. In Nature Climate Change. Doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1774.




Calcidiscus leptoporus

- Candelier Y, Minoletti F, Probert I, Hermoso M. Temperature dependence of oxygen isotope fractionation in coccolith calcite: A culture and core top calibration of the genus Calcidiscus. In Geochimica and Cosmochimica Acta 100 pp 264-281. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.09.040.




- Almada VC, Almada F, Francisco SM, Castilho R, Robalo JI. Unexpected High Genetic Diversity at the Extreme Northern Geographic Limit of Taurulus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786). In PLoS ONE 7(8): e44404. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044404.

- Pasini A, Manenti R, Rothbächer U, Lemaire P. Antagonizing Retinoic Acid and FGF/MAPK Pathways Control Posterior Body Patterning in the Invertebrate Chordate Ciona intestinalis.  In PLoS ONE 7(9): e46193. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046193

- Kleinteich J, Wood SA, Küpper FC, Camacho A, Quesada A, Frickey T, Dietrich DR. Temperature-related changes in polar cyanobacterial mat diversity and toxin production. In Nature Climate Change (2012) 2, 356–360. doi: 10.1038/nclimate1418.

- Kadar E, Al-Subiai SN, Dyson O, Handy RD. Are reproduction impairments of free spawning marine invertebrates exposed to zero-valent nano iron associated with dissolution of nanoparticles? In Nanotoxicology, 2012; Early Online, 1-9. doi: 10.3109/17435390.2011.647927.

- Yusa Y, Yoshikawa Y, Kitaura J, Kawane M, Ozaki Y, Yamato S, Høeg JT. Adaptive evolution of sexual systems in pedunculate barnacles. In Proc. R. Soc. B 7 March 2012 vol. 279 no. 1730 959-966. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1554.

- Leasi F, Neves RC, Worsaae K, Sørensen MV. Musculature of Seison nebaliae Grube, 1861 and Paraseison annulatus (Claus, 1876) revealed with CLSM - a comparative study of the gnathiferan key taxon Seisonacea (Rotifera). In Zoomorphology, Volume 131, issue 3 (September 2012), p. 185 - 195. doi: 10.1007/s00435-012-0155-2.

- Kremp A, Godhe A, Egardt J, Dupont S, Suikkanen S, Casabianca S, Penna A. Intraspecific variability in the response of bloom-forming marine microalgae to changed climate conditions. In Ecology and Evolution, Volume 2, Issue 6, pages 1195–1207, June 2012. doi: 10.1002/ece3.245.

- Mattiello T, Costantini M, Di Matteo B, Livigni S, Andouche A, Bonnaud L, Palumbo A. The dynamic nitric oxide pattern in developing cuttlefish Sepia officinalis. In Developmental Dynamics, Volume 241, Issue 2, pages 390–402, February 2012. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.23722.

- Josef N, Amodio P, Fiorito G, Shashar N. Camouflaging in a Complex Environment—Octopuses Use Specific Features of Their Surroundings for Background Matching. In PLoS ONE 7(5): e37579. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037579

- Kulk G, De Vries P, Van de Poll WH, Visser RJW, Buma AGJ. Temperature-dependent growth and photophysiology of prokaryotic and eukaryotic oceanic picophytoplankton. In Marine Ecology Progress Series 466: 43-55. doi:10.3354/meps09898.

- Carrera I, Anadón R, Rodríguez-Moldes I. Development of tyrosine hydroxylase-immunoreactive cell populations and fiber pathways in the brain of the dogfish Scyliorhinus canicula: New perspectives on the evolution of the vertebrate catecholaminergic system. In Journal of Comparative Neurology, Volume 520, Issue 16, pages 3574–3603, 1 November 2012. doi: 10.1002/cne.23114

- Ferreiro-Galve S, Santos-Durán G, Pose-Méndez S, Mazan S, Candal E, Rodríguez-Moldes I. Contributions of developmental studies in the dogfish Scyliorhinus canicula to the brain anatomy of elasmobranchs: Insights on the basal ganglia. In Brain Behav Evol (2012), 80:127-141. doi: 10.1159/000339871

- Unwin N, Fujiyoshi Y. Gating movement of acetylcholine receptor caught by plunge-freezing. In Journal of Molecular Biology, Volume 422, Issue 5, 5 October 2012, Pages 617–634. doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2012.07.010

- Alexandre A, Silva J, Buapet P, Björk M, Santos R. Effects of CO2 enrichment on photosynthesis, growth, and nitrogen metabolism of the seagrass Zostera noltii. In Ecology and Evolution, Volume 2, Issue 10, pages 2625–2635, October 2012. doi: 10.1002/ece3.333

- Lauritano C, Carotenuto Y, Miralto A, Procaccini G, Ianora A. Copepod Population-Specific Response to a Toxic Diatom Diet. In PLoS ONE 7(10):e47262. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047262

- Pennati R, Dell’Anna A, Zega G, Bernardi F, Piraino S. Retinoic acid influences antero-posterior positioning of peptidergic neurons in the planula larva of the hydrozoan Clava multicornis. In Marine Ecology 34 (Suppl. 1): 143-152. doi: 10.1111/maec.12032

- Shaked Y, Lis H. Disassembling Iron Availability to Phytoplankton. In Front Microbiol 3 : 123. doi:  10.3389/fmicb.2012.00123

- Spremberg U, Buhl-Mortensen L, Yusa Y, Høeg JT. Cypris settlement and dwarf male formation in the barnacle Scalpellum scalpellum: a model for an androdioecious reproductive system. In Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 422-423: 39-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2012.04.004.


Platynereis dumerilii

- Simakov O, Larsson TA, Arendt D. Linking micro- and macro-evolution at the cell type level: a view from the lophotrochozoan Platynereis dumerilii. In  Briefings in Functional Genomics. doi: 10.1093/bfgp/els049



- Meron D, & Buia MC, Fine M, Banin E. Changes in Microbial Communities Associated with the Sea Anemone Anemonia viridis in a Natural pH Gradient. In Microb Ecol. doi10.1007/s00248-012-0127-6

-Crangon C and Serratus P, Konrad C, Kiss G, Torocsik B, Adam-Vizi V, Chinopoulos C. Absence of Ca2+-induced mitochondrial permeability transition but presence of bongkrekate-sensitive nucleotide exchange. In PLoS One 7(6):e39839. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039839

Platynereis dumerilii

- Kieneke A, Martinez Arbizu PM, Fontaneto D. Spatially structured populations with a low level of cryptic diversity in European marine Gastrotricha. In Molecular Ecology 21: 1239-1254. Read More.


myzostoma cirriferum

- Hartmann S, Helm C, Nickel B, Meyer M, Struck TH, Tiedemann R, Selbig J, Bleidorn C. Exploiting Gene Families for Phylogenomic Analysis of Myzostomid Transcriptome Data. In PLoS ONE 7: e29843. Read more.





- Helm C, Bernhart S, Höner zu Siederdissen C, Nickel B, Bleidorn C. Deep sequencing of small RNAs confirms an annelid affinity of Myzostomida. In Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64: 198-203. Read more.

- Bosak S, Pletikapić G, Hozić A, Svetličić V, Sarno D, Vilici D. A Novel Type of Colony Formation in Marine Planktonic Diatoms Revealed by Atomic Force Microscopy. In PLoS ONE 7(9): e44851. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044851


Priapulus caudatus. Credit Bruno Vellutini, SARS

- Martín-Durán JM, Janssen R, Wennberg S, Budd GE, Hejnol A. Deuterostomic Development in the Protostome Priapulus caudatus. In Current Biology, 2012 Oct 23. pii: S0960-9822(12)01139-6. Press release.
doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.037


- Hanssen KØ, Andersen JH, Stiberg T, Engh RA, Svenson J, Genevière AM, Hansen E. Antitumoral and Mechanistic Studies of Ianthelline Isolated from the Arctic Sponge Stryphnus fortis. In Anticancer Res. 2012 Oct;32(10):4287-97. Read more



- Cock JM, Arun A, Godfroy O, Macaisne N, Strittmatter M, Peters AF, Coelho SM. Genomics of brown algae: current advances and future prospects. In Genes & Genomics. Doi: 10.1007/s13258-010-0225-0.



Symsagittifera roscoffensis

- Dupont S, Moya A, Bailly X. Stable Photosymbiotic Relationship under CO2-Induced Acidification in the Acoel Worm Symsagittifera roscoffensis. In PLoS ONE 7(1): e29568. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0029568



- Legendre M, Arslan D, Abergel C,  Claverie JM. Genomics of megavirus and the elusive fourth domain of life. In Communicative & Integrative Biology 5:1, 102-106; January/February 2012. doi: 10.4161/cib.18624.





- Higgs ND, Glover AG, Dahlgren TG, Little CTS. Bone boring worms: characterizing the morphology, rate and method of bioerosion by Osedax mucofloris (Annelida, Siboglinidae). Read more.

- Rosenqvist G, Berglund A. Sexual signals and mating patterns in Syngnathidae. In Journal of Fish Biology, 78: 1647-1661. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.02972.x.

- Rosenqvist G, Sundin J, Berglund A. Pipefish research. In Swedish Newspaper.

- Higgs ND, Glover AG, Dahlgren TG, Little CTS. Bone-Boring Worms: Characterizing the Morphology, Rate, and Method of Bioerosion by Osedax mucofloris (Annelida, Siboglinidae). In Biol Bull. (2011 Dec) 221(3):307-16. Read more.

- Allen M, Pagarete A. The biochemistry of the undead. Silent Killers. In The Biochemist. Read more.

- Kocot KM, Cannon JT, Todt C, Citarella MR, Kohn AB, Meyer A, Santos SR, Schander C, Moroz LL, Lieb B, Halanych K M. Phylogenomics reveals deep molluscan relationships. In Nature 477, 452–456 (22 September 2011). doi:10.1038/nature10382

- Bertrand  S, Escriva H. Evolutionary crossroads in developmental biology: Amphioxus. In Development 138, 4819-4830 (2011). doi: 10.1242/dev.066720.

- Morrow CC, Picton BE, Erpenbeck D, Boury-Esnault N, Maggs CA, Allcock AL. Congruence between nuclear and mitochondrial genes in Demospongiae: A new hypothesis for relationships within the G4 clade (Porifera: Demospongiae). In Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 62, 174-190. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2011.09.016.

- Burns G, Ortega-Martinez O, Thorndyke MC, Peck LS, Dupont S, Clark MS. Dynamic gene expression profiles during arm regeneration in the brittle star Amphiura filiformis. In Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 407 (2), p.pp.315-322.

- Zambounis A, Gaquerel E, Strittmatter M, Potin P, Küpper F. Prostaglandin A2 triggers a strong oxidative burst in Laminaria: a novel defense inducer in brown algae? In Algae, 27(1), 21-32. doi:10.4490/algae.2012.27.1.021.

- Del Carmen Muñoz-Marín Maria, Domínguez-Martín MA, Gómez-Baena G, Zúñiga OR, López-Lozano A, Toribio F, Díez J, Beynon RJ, García-Fernández JM. Metabolismo del nitrógeno y el carbono en Prochlorococcus. In Avances en el metabolismo del nitrógeno. F. Castillo, C. Moreno-Vivián, M.D. Roldán and V. Luque, eds. Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Córdoba, Spain. In press.

- Hubas C, Jesus B, Passarelli C, Jeanthon C. Tools providing new insight into coastal anoxygenic purple bacterial mats: review and perspectives. In Research in Microbiology. doi: 10.1016/j.resmic.2011.03.010

- Arslan D, Legendre M, Seltzer V, Abergel C, Claverie JM. Distant Mimivirus relative with a larger genome highlights the fundamental features of Megaviridae.In Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A., Oct 18;108(42):17486-91. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1110889108


Branchiostoma lanceolatus

- Benito-Gutierrez E. Amphioxus as a Model for Mechanisms in Vertebrate Development. In Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
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- Edvardsen B, Eikrem W, Throndsen J, Sáez AG, Probert I, Medlin LK. Ribosomal DNA phylogenies and a morphological revision set the basis for a revised taxonomy of Prymnesiales (Haptophyta). In Eur. J. Phycol. 46(3): 202-228. DOI: 10.1080/09670262.2011.594095

- Lai LB, Bernal-Bayard P, Mohannath G, Lai SM, Gopalan V, Vioque A. A functional RNase P protein subunit of bacterial origin in some eukaryotes.In Mol Genet Genomics, 286:359–369. DOI 10.1007/s00438-011-0651-y

- Nilsson K, Wallberg A, Jondelius U. New species of Acoela from the Mediterranean, the Red Sea, and the South Pacific. In Zootaxa,2867: 1-31 (2011). Read more



- Rodríguez-Moldes I, Carrera I, Pose-Méndez S, Quintana-Urzainqui I, Candal E, Anadón R, Mazan S, Ferreiro-Galve S. Regionalization of the shark hindbrain: a survey of an ancestral organization. In Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 5:16 (1-14). Read more


Elysia timida

- Schmitt V, and Waegele H. Behavioral adaptations in relation to long-term retention of endosymbiotic chloroplasts in the sea slug Elysia timida (Opisthobranchia, Sacoglossa). In Thalassas, 27(2): 225-238



- Weinberger F, Lion U, Delage L, Kloareg B, Potin P, Beltran J, Flories V, Faugeron S, Correa J, Pohnert G. Upregulation of lipoxygenase, phospholipase, and oxylipin-production in the induced chemical defence of the red alga Gracilaria chilensis against epiphytes. In Journal of Chemical Ecology, 37(7): 677-686




- Sundin J, Berglund A, Rosenqvist G. Turbidity hampers mate choice in a pipefish. In Ethology 116  (8): 713-721. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2010.01787.x

- Orejas C, Gori A, Last K, Roberts JM. Capture rates of Lophelia pertusa on living zooplankton under different current speed regimes. In ISRS2010




- Berglund A, Rosenqvist G. An intimidating ornament in a female pipefish. In Behavioral Ecology 20 (1): 54-59. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arn114


Other outputs


- Zölck M, Minto C, Brophy D, Fox CJ, McGrath D. Examining spatial variation in growth patterns of Irish Sea plaice using an extended double logistic model. Conference Presentation/Abstract. In ICES Annual Science Conference 2012, Bergen, Norway.

- Zölck M, Brophy D, Fox CJ, McGrath D, Minto C. Characterizing Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) nursery grounds using otolith microstructure and microchemical signatures. Conference Presentation/Abstract. 8th International Flatfish Symposium, 2011, Ijmuiden, Netherlands

- Zölck M. Elucidating the Early Life History of Pleuronectes platessa in the Northern Irish Sea using Otolith Microstructural Analysis. Conference Presentation/Abstract. In 12th Flatfish Biology Conference, 2010, Westbrook, CT, USA. Read more.

- Rosenqvist G. Daddy gets pregnant. In Newspaper Trondheim Norway.

- Peña V, Pardo C, Hernández-Kantún J, Le Gall L, Bárbara I, Barreiro R. BOLD project “MAERL”: Assessing biodiversity of these key species in the OSPAR maritime area using DNA barcodes. In British Phycological Society Diamond Jubilee, 60th Annual Winter Meeting, Newcastle, 4th-6th January 2012.

- Harrison AP, Batista FM & Power DM. An investigation of Oyster electrophysiology. In ABSTRACT - Physiomar 12 - Santiago de Compostela, Spain - 4-8 Sept. 2012. Read more.

- Bosak S, Sarno D, Šupraha L, Nanjappa D, Kooistra W, Viličić D. Morphology and taxonomy of four species of the marine planktonic diatom genus Bacteriastrum (Bacillariophyta) from the Adriatic Sea. In Twentysecond International Diatom Symposium, Aula Academica, Ghent, 26-31 August 2012. Abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication 58. Sabbe Koen, Van de Vijver Bart & Vyverman Wim (Eds).  p. 29. Read more.

- Delroisse J, Mallefet J, Flammang P. Between emission and perception: do luminous brittle-stars perceive their own light? In Luminescence, Special Issue: Abstracts of the 17th International Symposium on Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence, May 28th – June 2nd 2012, Guelph, Ontario, Canada - (ISBC 2012), Volume 27, Issue 2, pages 95–178, March/April 2012. Read more.

- Pardo C, Lopez L, Peña V, Hernandez-Kantun J, Le Gall L, Barbara I, Barreiro R. DNA Barcoding reveals a striking number of Mäerl species in The Ospar Area. In 3rd European Conference for the Barcode of Life. Brussels, Belgium, 17-20 September 2012, p. 52

- Pardo C, Peña V, Bárbara I, Valero M, Barreiro R. Nongeniculate coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in NE Atlantic: insigths from molecular data. In 5th European Phycological Congress, 4th-9th September 2011, Rhodes, Greece. Read more.

- Bosak S, Godrijan J, Šilović T, Viličić D. Seasonal dynamics of potentially harmful microalgae in the coastal area of Rovinj, NE Adriatic Sea. In 46th European Marine Biology Symposium Book of Abstracts, Rovinj,Croatia, 2011. 11.

- Tsirigoti A, Gachon C, Katsaros C. Brown algal diseases by marine oomycetes: Organization of the cytoskeleton during the basic stages of the infection of the brown alga Pylaiella littoralis by the holocarpic oomycete Eurychasma dicksonii. In 6th Panhellenic Ecological Congress, Hellenic Ecological Society, Athens, Greece, 4-7 October 2012. p. 277.

- Tsirigoti A, Gachon C, Katsaros C. Cytoskeleton organization of the intracellular pathogen Εurychasma dicksonii infecting marine brown algae. In Esil2012: algal post-genomics, Station Biologique de Roscoff, Roscoff, France, 23-25 April 2012. p. 62.

- Tsirigoti A, Gachon C, Katsaros C. Modifications in the structure of cytoskeleton of brown algal species Ectocarpus siliculosus and Pylaiella littoralis infected by the Oomycete Eurychasma dicksonii. In 12th Panhellenic Scientific Conference, Hellenic Botanical Society, Rethumno, Greece, 29 September-2 October 2011. p. 172

- Cabrita E, Pacchiarini T, Sarasquete C, Pousão-Ferreira P, Dinis MT, and Herráez, MP. Biotechnological use of germ cells from the commercial flatfish Solea senegalensis. In The 3rd International Workshop on Biology of Fish Gametes, September, Budapest, Hungary, 7-9 September 2011.
Poster abstract, p. 132-133

- Tsirigoti A, Strittmatter M, Gachon CMM, Küpper FC, and Katsaros C. Microtubule organization during the infection of Ectocarpus siliculosus by the oomycete Eurychasma dicksonii. In Ectocarpus 2010: A decade of algal genomics, Ghent University, Belgium, 7-9 April 2010.
Poster abstract, p. 58

- Rosenqvist G, Sundin J, Berglund A. Less choice pipefishes in algae bloom. In Swedish Newspapers. 2010

- Sundin J, Rosenqvist G, Berglund A. Turbidity makes pipefish not choose. In Swedish Radio. 2010

- Mazzocchi MG, González HE, Vandromme P, Borrione I, Ribera D’alcala M, Gauns M, Assmy P, Fuchs B, Klaas C, Martin P, Montresor M, Ramaiah N, Naqvi N, Smetacek V. A non-diatom plankton bloom controlled by copepod grazing and amphipod predation: Preliminary results from the LOHAFEX iron-fertilization experiment. In GLOBEC International Newsletter, October 2009.
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