Every month, research from MBL scientists and affiliates is published in academic journals across the globe. In December 2021, nine new studies were published. MBL-affiliated authors are in bold.

Our list of recent publications is updated weekly here.

December 2021

Amaral-Zettler, L. A. (2021). Latitudinal Diversity Gradients (LDGS) and Macroalgal Microbiomes: A Chimera of Biotic and ABiotic Effects? Journal of Phycology. doi.org/10.1111/jpy.13208 Criswell, K. E., Roberts, L. E., Koo, E. T., Head, J. J., & Gillis, J. A. (2021). hox gene expression predicts tetrapod-like axial regionalization in the skate, Leucoraja erinacea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2114563118

Echeverri, K., & Kyba, M. (2021). Editorial overview - Differentiation: the driver of development Karen Echeverri and Michael Kyba. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.ceb.2021.11.001

Grearson A.G., Dugan A., Sakmar T., Sivitilli D.M., Gire D.H., Caldwell R.L., Niell C.M., Dölen G., Wang Z.Y. and Grasse B. (2021) The Lesser Pacific Striped Octopus, Octopus chierchiae: An Emerging Laboratory Model. Frontiers in Marine Science. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.753483

Learn More: MBL Team Succeeds in Culturing the Pygmy Zebra Octopus

Klein, S., Frazier, V., Readdean, T., Lucas, E., Diaz-Jimenez, E. P., Sogin, M., Ruff, E. S., & Echeverri, K. (2021). Common Environmental Pollutants Negatively Affect Development and Regeneration in the Sea Anemone Nematostella vectensis Holobiont. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2021.786037

Learn More: Sea Anenome's Survival is Threatened by Current Levels of Wetland Pollution

Mayorova, T. D., Hammar, K., Jung, J. H., Aronova, M. A., Zhang, G., Winters, C. A., Reese, T. S., & Smith, C. L. (2021). Placozoan fiber cells: mediators of innate immunity and participants in wound healing. Sci Rep, 11(1), 23343. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-02735-9

Pinna, C. S., Vilbert,M., Borensztajn, S.,  Daney de Marcillac, W.,  Piron-Prunier, F., Pomerantz, A., Patel N.H., Berthier, S., Andraud, C., Gomez, D., & Elias M. (2021). Mimicry can drive convergence in structural and light transmission features of transparent wings in Lepidoptera. eLife. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.69080

Ponz-Segrelles, G., Ribeiro, R. P., & Aguado, M. T. (2021). Monsters reveal patterns: bifurcated annelids and their implications for the study of development and evolution. Biological Reviews. doi.org/10.1111/brv.12826 Xie, L., Liu, X., Caratenuto, A., Tian, Y., Chen, F., DeGiorgis, J. A., Wan, Y., & Zheng, Y. (2021). Environmentally Friendly and Efficient Hornet Nest Envelope-Based Photothermal Absorbers. ACS OMEGA. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.1c04851

Are you an MBL scientist with a paper that came out this month and was not included on this list? We apologize for the oversight. Please email comm@mbl.edu