New Publications: February 2023

Every month, research from MBL scientists and affiliates is published in academic journals across the globe. In February 2023, seven new studies were published. MBL-affiliated authors are in bold.

Our list of recent publications is updated weekly at:

February 2023

Cannon, K. S., Vargas-Muniz, J. M., Billington, N., Seim, I., Ekena, J., Sellers, J. R., & Gladfelter, A. S. (2023). A gene duplication of a septin reveals a developmentally regulated filament length control mechanism. Journal of Cell Biology.

Gainett, G., Klementz, B., Blaszczyk, P., Bruce, H., Patel, N., & Sharma, P. (2023). Dual functions of labial resolve the Hox logic of chelicerate head segments. Molecular Biology and Evolution.

Garner, R. M., Molines, A. T., Theriot, J. A., & Chang, F. (2023). Vast heterogeneity in cytoplasmic diffusion rates revealed by nanorheology and Doppelgänger simulations. Biophysical Journal.

Kiefl, E., Esen, O., Miller, S., Kroll, K., Willis, A., Rappé, M., Pan, T., & Eren, A. (2023). Structure-informed microbial population genetics elucidate selective pressures that shape protein evolution. Science Advances.

Panlilio, J. M., Hammar, K. M., Aluru, N., & Hahn, M. E. (2023). Developmental exposure to domoic acid targets reticulospinal neurons and leads to aberrant myelination in the spinal cord. Scientific Reports.

Rosenthal, J. J. C., & Eisenberg, E. (2023). Extensive Recoding of the Neural Proteome in Cephalopods by RNA Editing. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences.

Vörösmarty, C., Melillo, J., Wuebbles, D., Jain, A., Ando, A., Chen, M., Tuler, S., Smith, R., Kicklighter, D., Corsi, F., Fekete, B., Miara, A., Bokhari, H., Chang, J., Lin, T.-S., Maxfield, N., Sanyal, S., Zhang, J., & Vignoles, D. (2023). The C-FEWS framework: Supporting studies of climate-induced extremes on food, energy, and water systems at the regional scale. Frontiers in Environmental Science.


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