(Updated: Dec. 18, 2023) Every month, research from MBL scientists and affiliates is published in academic journals across the globe. In October 2023, 18 new studies were published. MBL-affiliated authors are in bold.

Our list of recent publications is updated weekly here.

October 2023

Albertin, C. B., & Katz, P. S. (2023). Evolution of cephalopod nervous systems. Current Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.08.092 

Bowen, J. L., Spivak, A. C., Bernhard, A. E., Fulweiler, R. W., & Giblin, A. E. (2023). Salt marsh nitrogen cycling: Where land meets sea. Trends in Microbiology. DOI: 10.1016/j.tim.2023.09.010 

Cauret, C. M. S., Jordan, D. C., Kukoly, L. M., Burton, S. R., Anele, E. U., Kwiecien, J. M., Gansauge, M.-T., Senthillmohan, S., Greenbaum, E., Meyer, M., Horb, M. E., & Evans, B. J. (2023). Functional dissection and assembly of a small, newly evolved, W chromosome-specific genomic region of the African clawed frog Xenopus laevis. PLOS Genetics. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1010990

Chancellor, S., Grasse, B., Sakmar, T., Scheel, D., Brown, J. S., & Santymire, R. M. (2023). Exploring the Effect of Age on the Reproductive and Stress Physiology of Octopus bimaculoides Using Dermal Hormones. Animals. DOI: 10.3390/ani13193115

Chavez Ramirez, C., Khoo, M., Lopez G, M., Ferguson, S., Walker, S., & Echeverri, K. (2023). Comparison of Blastema Formation after Injury in Two Cephalopod Species. microPublication Biology. DOI: 10.17912/micropub.biology.000946

Fisher, G., Roman-Vendrell, C., Brady, E., & Morgan, J. (2023). Ɑ-synuclein alters the morphology of synaptic mitochondria in giant axons of sea lamprey. IBRO Neuroscience Reports. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibneur.2023.08.1107

Galarza-Muñoz, G., Soto-Morales, S., Jiao, S., Holmgren, M., & Rosenthal, J. (2023). Molecular determinants for cold adaptation in an Antarctic Na+/K+-ATPase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2301207120

Learn More: Pumped for Frigid Weather: Discovering Cold Adaptations in the Antarctic Octopus

König, S., Schmidt, N., Bechberger, K., Morris, S., Priego, M., Zaky, H., Song, Y., Pielage, J., Brunholz, S., Brady, S. T., Kins, S., & Morfini, G. (2023). Axon-Autonomous Effects of the Amyloid Precursor Protein Intracellular Domain (AICD) on Kinase Signaling and Fast Axonal Transport. Cells. DOI: 10.3390/cells12192403

LaFountain Jr, J. R., Seaman, C. E., Cohan, C. S., & Oldenbourg, R. (2023). Sliding of antiparallel microtubules drives bipolarization of monoastral spindles. Cytoskeleton.DOI: 10.1002/cm.21800

Marino, R., Hayn, M., Howarth, R. W., Giblin, A. E., McGlathery, K. J., & Berg, P. (2023). Nitrogen fixation associated with epiphytes on the seagrass Zostera marina in a temperate lagoon with moderate to high nitrogen loads. Biogeochemistry. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-023-01083-2

Massoud, E., Hoffman, F., Shi, Z., Tang, J., Alhajjar, E., Barnes, M., Braghiere, R., Cardon, Z., Collier, N., Crompton, O., Dennedy-Frank, P., Gautam, S., Gonzalez-Meler, M., Green, J., Koven, C., Levine, P., MacBean, N., Mao, J., Mills, R., Mishra, U., Mudunuru, M., Renchon, A. A., Scott, S., Siirila-Woodburn, E. R., Sprenger, M., Tague, C., Wang, Y., Xu, C., & Zarakas, C. (2023). Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence for Predictions in Ecohydrology. Artificial Intelligence for the Earth Systems. DOI: 10.1175/aies-d-23-0005.1

Jimenez-Guri, E., Murano, C., Paganos, P., & Arnone, M. I. (2023). PVC pellet leachates affect adult immune system and embryonic development but not reproductive capacity in the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus. Marine Pollution Bulletin. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2023.115604

Pérez Castro, S., Peredo, E., Mason, O., Vineis, J., Bowen, J., Mortazavi, B., Ganesh, A., Ruff, S., Paul, B., Giblin, A., & Cardon, Z. (2023). Diversity at single nucleotide to pangenome scales among sulfur cycling bacteria in salt marshes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. DOI: 10.1128/aem.00988-23

Learn More: Analysis Finds Diversity on the Smallest Scales in Sulfur-Cycling Salt Marsh Microbes

Ruff, S., & Baker, B. (2023). Editorial: Rising stars in hydrothermal vents and cold seeps: 2021. Frontiers in Microbiology. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1297372

Strauss, J., Deng, L., Gao, S., Toseland, A., Bachy, C., Zhang, C., Kirkham, A., Hopes, A., Utting, R., Joest, E. F., Tagliabue, A., Löw, C., Worden, A. Z., Nagel, G., & Mock, T. (2023). Plastid-localized xanthorhodopsin increases diatom biomass and ecosystem productivity in iron-limited surface oceans. Nature Microbiology.DOI: 10.1038/s41564-023-01498-5

Wei, H., Xu, X., Savoie, A., Schattle, E., Hardison, A., Erdner, D., & McClelland, J. (2023). Seasonal and nutrient controls on phytoplankton in the Aransas River tidal freshwater zone, Texas, USA. Hydrobiologia. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-023-05388-z

Wu-Woods, N. J., Barlow, J. T., Trigodet, F., Shaw, D. G., Romano, A. E., Jabri, B., Eren, A. M., & Ismagilov, R. F. (2023). Microbial-enrichment method enables high-throughput metagenomic characterization from host-rich samples. Nature Methods. DOI: 10.1038/s41592-023-02025-4

Zammit, M., Kao, C.-M., Zhang, H., Tsai, H.-M., Holderman, N., Mitchell, S., Tanios, E., Bhuiyan, M., Freifelder, R., Kucharski, A., Green, W., Mukherjee, J., & Chen, C.-T. (2023). Evaluation of an Image-Derived Input Function for Kinetic Modeling of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor-Binding PET Ligands in Mice. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. DOI: 10.3390/ijms242115510

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