• Active mode of excretion across digestive tissues predates the origin of excretory organs 

      Andrikou, Carmen; Thiel, Daniel; Ruiz-Santiesteban, Juan A.; Hejnol, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Most bilaterian animals excrete toxic metabolites through specialized organs, such as nephridia and kidneys, which share morphological and functional correspondences. In contrast, excretion in non-nephrozoans is largely ...
    • Analysis of merged SMMR-SSMI time series of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice parameters 1978-1995 

      Bjørgo, Einar; Johannessen, Ola M.; Miles, Martin W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1997-02-15)
      The most consistent means of investigating the global sea ice cover is by satellite passive microwave sensors, as these are independent of illumination and cloud cover. The Nimbus 7 Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer ...
    • Ancora: a web resource for exploring highly conserved noncoding elements and their association with developmental regulatory genes 

      Engström, Pär G.; Fredman, David; Lenhard, Boris (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008-02-12)
      Metazoan genomes contain arrays of highly conserved noncoding elements (HCNEs) that span developmental regulatory genes and define regulatory domains. We describe Ancora http:// ancora.genereg.net, a web resource that ...
    • The architecture of cell differentiation in choanoflagellates and sponge choanocytes 

      Laundon, Davis; Larson, Ben T; McDonald, Kent; King, Nicole; Burkhardt, Pawel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-12)
      Although collar cells are conserved across animals and their closest relatives, the choanoflagellates, little is known about their ancestry, their subcellular architecture, or how they differentiate. The choanoflagellate ...
    • Arctic Sea level Budget Assessment During the GRACE/Argo Time Period 

      Raj, Roshin Pappukutty; Andersen, Ole Baltazar; Johannessen, Johnny Andre; Benjamin, Gutknech; Chatterjee, Sourav; Rose, Stine; Bonaduce, Antonio; Horwath, Martin; Ranndal, Heidi; Richter, Kristin; Palanisamy, Hindumathi; Ludwigsen, Carsten; Bertino, Laurent; Nilsen, Jan Even Øie; Knudsen, Per; Hogg, Anna E.; Cazenave, Anny; Benveniste, Jérôme (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Sea level change is an important indicator of climate change. Our study focuses on the sea level budget assessment of the Arctic Ocean using: (1) the newly reprocessed satellite altimeter data with major changes in the ...
    • Assembly and positioning of actomyosin rings by contractility and planar cell polarity 

      Sehring, Ivonne Margarete; Recho, Pierre; Denker, Elsa; Kourakis, Matthew; Mathiesen, Birthe Thuesen; Hannezo, Edouard; Dong, Bo; Jiang, Di (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-10-21)
      The actomyosin cytoskeleton is a primary force-generating mechanism in morphogenesis, thus a robust spatial control of cytoskeletal positioning is essential. In this report, we demonstrate that actomyosin contractility and ...
    • Automated behavioural analysis reveals the basic behavioural repertoire of the urochordate Ciona intestinalis 

      Rudolf, Jerneja; Dondorp, Daniel; Canon, Louise; Tieo, Sonia; Chatzigeorgiou, Marios (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-20)
      Quantitative analysis of animal behaviour in model organisms is becoming an increasingly essential approach for tackling the great challenge of understanding how activity in the brain gives rise to behaviour. Here we used ...
    • Barents Sea seasonal ice zone features and processes from ERS 1 synthetic aperture radar: Seasonal Ice Zone Experiment 1992 

      Sandven, Stein; Johannessen, Ola M.; Miles, Martin W.; Pettersson, Lasse H.; Kloster, Kjell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1999-07-15)
      Sea ice features and processes in the Barents Sea were studied during the Seasonal Ice Zone Experiment 1992 (SIZEX92), a dedicated ERS 1 satellite synthetic aperture radar (SAR) field campaign carried out in March 1992. ...
    • The Birth and Death of Toxins with Distinct Functions: A Case Study in the Sea Anemone Nematostella 

      Sachkova, Maria; Singer, Shir A; Macrander, Jason; Reitzel, Adam M.; Peigneur, Steve; Tytgat, Jan; Moran, Yehu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-27)
      The cnidarian Nematostella vectensis has become an established lab model, providing unique opportunities for venom evolution research. The Nematostella venom system is multimodal: involving both nematocytes and ectodermal ...
    • Calcareous sponge genomes reveal complex evolution of α-carbonic anhydrases and two key biomineralization enzymes 

      Voigt, Oliver; Adamski, Marcin; Sluzek, Kasia; Adamska, Maja (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-11-25)
      Background: Calcium carbonate biominerals form often complex and beautiful skeletal elements, including coral exoskeletons and mollusc shells. Although the ability to generate these carbonate structures was apparently ...
    • Characterization of Schistosoma mansoni Glutamate-Gated Chloride Channels 

      Lynagh, Timothy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Electrophysiology is the standard method for characterizing ion channel function. Two-electrode voltage clamp is a robust and relatively simple version which can be applied to the characterization of glutamate-gated chloride ...
    • Choanoflagellates and the ancestry of neurosecretory vesicles 

      Göhde, Ronja Alica Angelika; Naumann, Benjamin; Laundon, Davis; Imig, Cordelia; McDonald, Kent; Cooper, Benjamin H.; Varoqueaux, Frédérique; Fasshauer, Dirk; Burkhardt, Pawel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Neurosecretory vesicles are highly specialized trafficking organelles that store neurotransmitters that are released at presynaptic nerve endings and are, therefore, important for animal cell–cell signalling. Despite ...
    • Ciliary photoreceptors in the cerebral eyes of a protostome larva 

      Passamaneck, Yale J.; Furchheim, Nina; Hejnol, Andreas; Martindale, Mark Q.; Lüter, Carsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-03-01)
      Background: Eyes in bilaterian metazoans have been described as being composed of either ciliary or rhabdomeric photoreceptors. Phylogenetic distribution, as well as distinct morphologies and characteristic deployment of ...
    • Cleavage modification did not alter blastomere fates during bryozoan evolution 

      Vellutini, Bruno Cossermelli; Martin Duran, Jose Maria; Hejnol, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-04-28)
      Background: Stereotypic cleavage patterns play a crucial role in cell fate determination by precisely positioning early embryonic blastomeres. Although misplaced cell divisions can alter blastomere fates and cause embryonic ...
    • CNEr: A toolkit for exploring extreme noncoding conservation 

      Tan, Ge; Polychronopoulos, Dimitris; Lenhard, Boris (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-08-26)
      Conserved Noncoding Elements (CNEs) are elements exhibiting extreme noncoding conservation in Metazoan genomes. They cluster around developmental genes and act as long-range enhancers, yet nothing that we know about their ...
    • Coastal wind field retrievals from ERS synthetic aperture radar images 

      Korsbakken, E.; Johannessen, Johnny A.; Johannessen, Ola M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1998-04-15)
      A unique series of European Remote Sensing Satellite (ERS) 1 and 2 C band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images was obtained off the southern coast of Norway during the Coast Watch’95 experiment in September 1995. In this ...
    • Comparative Animal Mucomics: Inspiration for Functional Materials from Ubiquitous and Understudied Biopolymers 

      Cerullo, Antonio R.; Lai, Tsoi Ying; Allam, Bassem; Baer, Alexander; Barnes, W. Jon P.; Barrientos, Zaidett; Deheyn, Dimitri D.; Fudge, Douglas S.; Gould, John A.; Harrington, Matthew J.; Holford, Mandë; Hung, Chia-Suei; Jain, Gaurav; Mayer, Georg; Medina, Mónica; Monge-Nájera, Julian; Napolitano, Tanya; Pales Espinosa, Emmanuelle; Schmidt, Stephan; Thompson, Eric; Braunschweig, Adam B. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The functions of secreted animal mucuses are remarkably diverse and include lubricants, wet adhesives, protective barriers, and mineralizing agents. Although present in all animals, many open questions related to the ...
    • Conservative route to genome compaction in a miniature annelid 

      Martin-Duran, José M.; Vellutini, Bruno Cossermelli; Marletaz, Ferdinand; Cetrangolo, Viviana; Cvetesic, Nevena; Thiel, Daniel; Henriet, Simon; Grau-Bové, Xavier; Carrillo-Baltodano, Allan M.; Gu, Wenjia; Kerbl, Alexandra; Marquez, Yamile; Bekkouche, Nicolas; Chourrout, Daniel; Gómez-Skarmeta, José Luis; Irimia, Manuel; Lenhard, Boris; Worsaae, Katrine; Hejnol, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The causes and consequences of genome reduction in animals are unclear because our understanding of this process mostly relies on lineages with often exceptionally high rates of evolution. Here, we decode the compact ...
    • Coordinated spatial and temporal expression of Hox genes during embryogenesis in the acoel Convolutriloba longifissura 

      Hejnol, Andreas; Martindale, Mark Q. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-10-01)
      Background: Hox genes are critical for patterning the bilaterian anterior-posterior axis. The evolution of their clustered genomic arrangement and ancestral function has been debated since their discovery. As acoels appear ...
    • Cover ERS-1/2 SAR monitoring of dangerous ice phenomena along the western part of Northern Sea Route 

      Johannessen, Ola M.; Sandven, Stein; Kloster, Kjell; Pettersson, Lasse H.; Melentyev, V. V.; Bobylev, Leonid P.; Kondratyev, K. Ya. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1997-08-01)