New Publications: January and February 2022

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(Updated April 13, 2022) Every month, research from MBL scientists and affiliates is published in academic journals across the globe. In the first two months of 2022, 18 new studies were published. MBL-affiliated authors are in bold.

Our list of recent publications is updated weekly at:

February 2022

Aguado, M. T., Ponz-Segrelles, G., Glasby, C. J., Ribeiro, R. P., Nakamura, M., Oguchi, K., Omori, A., Kohtsuka, H., Fischer, C., Ise, Y., Jimi, N., & Miura, T. (2022). Ramisyllis kingghidorahi n. Sp., a new branching annelid from Japan. Organisms Diversity & Evolution.

Dellaert, Z., Vargas, P. A., La Riviere, P. J., & Roberson, L. M. (2022). Uncovering the Effects of Symbiosis and Temperature on Coral Calcification. Biological Bulletin.

Espino, C. M., Lewis, C., Wells, K., O’Neil, D., & Griffith, T. (2022). Na(v)1.1 plays a temperature dependent role in proprioceptor excitability. Biophysical Journal, 121(3), 95–95. 

Gillis, J.A., Bennett, S., Criswell, K.E., Rees, J., Sleight, V.A., Hirschberger, C., Calzarette, D., Kerr, S., Dasen, J. (2022). Big insight from the little skate: Leucoraja erinacea as a developmental model system. Current Topics in Developmental Biology.

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Molines, A. T., Lemière, J., Gazzola, M., Steinmark, I. E., Edrington, C. H., Hsu, C.-T., Real-Calderon, P., Suhling, K., Goshima, G., Holt, L. J., Thery, M., Brouhard, G. J., & Chang, F. (2022). Physical properties of the cytoplasm modulate the rates of microtubule polymerization and depolymerization. Developmental Cell.

Mäthger, L. M., Bok, M. J., Liebich, J., Sicius, L., & Nilsson, D.-E. (2022). Pupil dilation and constriction in the skate Leucoraja erinacea in a simulated natural light field. The Journal of Experimental Biology.

Parent, M. T., Mautino, A. R., & Kumar, A. (2022). A multi-view line scanning confocal microscope for fast imaging of extended samples. Biophysical Journal, 121(3), 411A-411A. 

Paul, B., & Eren, A. (2022). Eco-evolutionary significance of domesticated retroelements in microbial genomes. Mobile DNA.

Rodriguez, F., Yushenova, I. A., DiCorpo, D., & Arkhipova, I. R. (2022). Bacterial N4-methylcytosine as an epigenetic mark in eukaryotic DNA. Nature Communications.

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Sanchez Trivino, C. A., Landinez, M. P., Duran, S., Gomez, M. del P., & Nasi, E. (2022). Modulation of G(q)/PLC-mediated signaling by acute lithium exposure. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 

Wallace, J., Chang, C., Kegawa, Y., Feigen, E., Ralowicz, A., Humphrey, G., Petersen, J., Blank, P., & Zimmerberg, J. (2022). Identification of endogenous amyloid-like bodies in the CNS of Doryteuthis pealeii. Biophysical Journal. 

Wallace, J., Parent, M., Raut, P., Waters, H., Zimmerberg, J., & Hess, S. (2022). The primary structure of the cytoplasmic tail domain of influenza hemagglutinin regulates its co-clustering with phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate. Biophysical Journal. 

Walker, S. E., Sabin, K. Z., Gearhart, M. D., Yamamoto, K., & Echeverri, K. (2022). Regulation of stem cell identity by miR-200a during spinal cord regeneration. Development.


January 2022

Haviland, K. A., Howarth, R. W., Marino, R., & Hayn, M. (2022). Variation in sediment and seagrass characteristics reflect multiple stressors along a nitrogen-enrichment gradient in a New England lagoon. Limnology and Oceanography.

Ruff, S. E. (2021). Editorial: Microbial Communities and Metabolisms Involved in the Degradation of Cellular and Extracellular Organic Biopolymers. Frontiers in Microbiology.

Upreti, K., Rivera-Monroy, V. H., Maiti, K., Giblin, A. E., & Castañeda-Moya, E. (2022). Dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA) is marginal relative to denitrification in emerging-eroding wetlands in a subtropical oligohaline and eutrophic coastal delta. The Science of The Total Environment.

Zhang, W., Foo, M., Eren, A. M., & Pan, T. (2022). tRNA modification dynamics from individual organisms to metaepitranscriptomics of microbiomes. Molecular Cell.

Zhao, S., Zettler, E. R., Bos, R. P., Lin, P., Amaral-Zettler, L. A., & Mincer, T. J. (2022). Large quantities of small microplastics permeate the surface ocean to abyssal depths in the South Atlantic Gyre. Global Change Biology.

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