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Almada AA*, Tarrant AM. (In Press) Vibrio colonists elicit targeted transcriptional responses from copepod hosts. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. Author's version, freely available.

Maas AE*, Jones IT*, Reitzel AM, Tarrant AM. (2016). Daily cycle in oxygen consumption by the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis Stephenson. Biology Open, bio-013474. Advance access pdf

Thabet AA*, Maas AE*, Lawson GL, Tarrant AM. (2015) Life cycle and early development of the thecosomatous pteropods Limacina retroversa in the Gulf of Maine, including the effect of elevated CO2 levels.  Marine Biology 162:2235-49.  DOI: 10.1007/s00227-015-2754-1. Author's version, freely available.

Maas AE*, Lawson GL, Tarrant AM. (2015) Transcriptome-wide analysis of the thecosome pteropod Clio pyramidata to short-term CO2 exposure. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D: Genomics and Proteomics.16: 1-9. DOI:10.1016/j.cbd.2015.06.002. Author's version, freely available.

Oren M#, Tarrant AM#, Alon S, Simon-Blecher N, Elbaz I, Applebaum L, Levy O. (2015) Profiling molecular and behavioral circadian rhythms in the non-symbiotic sea anemone Nematostella vectensis. Scientific Reports 5:11418. DOI:10.1038/srep11418. # These two authors made equal contributions. Link to publisher site, open access

Tarrant AM, Gilmore TD, Reitzel AM, Levy O, Technau U, Martindale MQ. (2015) Current directions and future perspectives from the third Nematostella research conference. Zoology 118(2): 135-40. DOI:10.1016/j.zool.2014.06.005. Author's version, freely available.

Breitburg DL, Salisbury J, Bernhard JM, Cai W-J, Dupont S, Doney SC, Kroeker KJ, Levin LA, Long CW. Milke LM, Miller SH, Passow U, Phelan BA, Seibel BA, Todgham AE., Tarrant AM.  (2015) And on top of all that…Coping with ocean acidification in the midst of many stressors. Oceanography.28(2):48-61. DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2015.31.

Tarrant AM*, Baumgartner MF*, Hansen BH, Altin D, Nordtug T, Olsen AJ. (2014) Transcriptional profiling of reproductive development, lipid storage and molting throughout the last juvenile stage of the marine copepod Calanus finmarchicus. Accepted in principle by Frontiers in Zoology 11:91. DOI:10.1186/s12983-014-0091-8 *These two authors made equal contributions.

Tarrant AM, Reitzel AM*, Kwok CK*, Jenny MJ. (2014) Activation of cnidarian oxidative stress response by ultraviolet light, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and crude oil. Journal of Experimental Biology 217(9):1444-53. DOI:10.1242/jeb.093690.

Reitzel AM*, Passamaneck Y, Karchner S, Franks DG, Martindale MQ, Tarrant AM, Hahn ME. (2014) Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) in the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis: comparative expression, protein interactions, and ligand binding. Development Genes and Evolution 224(1):13-24 DOI: 10.1007/s00427-013-0458-4.

Tarrant AM, Reitzel AM. (2013) Introduction to the symposium—keeping time during evolution: conservation and innovation of the circadian clock. Integrative and Comparative Biology 53(1):89-92. DOI: 10.1093/iccb/ict062. Author's version, freely available.

Reitzel AM, Tarrant AM, Levy O. (2013) Circadian clocks in the cnidaria: environmental entrainment, molecular regulation, and organismal outputs. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 53(1):118-30. Freely available.

Gilmore TD, Tarrant AM, Finnerty JR. (2013) A report from the second Nematostella vectensis research conference. Development Genes and Evolution 223(3):207-11. DOI: 10.1007/s00427-012-0434-4.

Pineda J, Starczak V, Tarrant AM, Blythe J, Davis K, Farrar T, Berumen M, and da Silva J. (2013) Two spatial scales in a bleaching event: corals from the mildest and the most extreme thermal environments escape mortality. 58(5): 1531-45. DOI: 10.4319/lo.2013.58.5.1531. Electronic access.

Reitzel AM, Chu T, Edquist S, Genovese C, Church C, Tarrant AM, Finnerty JR. (2013) Physiological and developmental responses to temperature by the estuarine sea anemone Nematostella vectensis: evidence for local adaptation to high temperatures. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 484: 115-130. DOI: 10.3354/meps10281.

Tarrant AM, Franks DG, Verslycke T. (2012) Gene expression in American lobster (Homarus americanus) with epizootic shell disease. Journal of Shellfish Research. 31(2):505-13. DOI:10.2983/035.031.0200.

Tarrant AM,
Behrendt L*, Stegeman JJ, Verslycke T. (2011) Ecdysteroid receptor from the American lobster, Homarus americanus: EcR/RXR isoform cloning and ligand-binding properties. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 173(2):346-55. 

Callard GV, Tarrant AM, Novillo A, Yacci P, Ciaccia L, Vajda S, Chuang G-Y, Kozakov D, Greytak SR, Sawyer S, Hoover C, Kotter K. (2011). Evolutionary origins of the estrogen signaling system: insights from amphioxus. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 127(3-5):176-88.

Aruda AM*, Baumgartner MF, Reitzel AM*, Tarrant AM. (2011). Heat shock protein expression during stress and diapause in the marine copepod Calanus finmarchicus. Journal of Insect Physiology 57(5):665-75. Electronic access, author copy

Reitzel AM*, Pang K, Ryan JF, Mullikin JC, Martindale MQ, Baxevanis AD, Tarrant AM. 2011. Nuclear receptors from the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi lack a zinc-finger DNA-binding domain: lineage-specific loss or ancestral condition in the emergence of the nuclear receptor superfamily? EvoDevo 2:3. Electronic access

Tarrant AM, Stegeman JJ, Verslycke T. (2010)  Altered gene expression associated with epizootic shell disease in the American lobster, Homarus americanus. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 29(6):1003-9.

Reitzel AM, Tarrant AM. (2010) Correlated evolution of androgen receptor and aromatase revisited. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 27(10):2211-5.

Cantin NE, Cohen AL, Karnauskas KB, Tarrant AM, McCorkle DC. (2010) Ocean warming slows coral growth in the central Red Sea. Science 329:322-5

Reitzel AM, Behrendt L, Tarrant AM. (2010) Light entrained rhythmic gene expression in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis: the evolution of the animal circadian clock. PLoS ONE 5(9):e12805. Electronic access

Greytak SR, Tarrant AM, Nacci D, Hahn ME, Callard GV. (2010) Estrogen responses in killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) from polluted and unpolluted environments are site- and gene-specific. Aquatic Toxicology 99:291-9

Reitzel AM, Tarrant AM. (2009) Nuclear receptor complement of the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis: phylogenetic relationships and developmental expression patterns. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:230.

Tarrant AM*, Baumgartner MF*, Verslycke T, Johnson CL. (2008) Differential gene expression in diapausing and active Calanus finmarchicus (Copepoda). Marine Ecology Progress Series 355:193-207.* These two authors made equal contributions. 

Goldstone JV, Goldstone HMH, Morrison AM, Tarrant AM, Kern SE, Woodin BR, Stegeman JJ. (2007) Cytochrome P450 1 genes in early deuterostomes (tunicates and sea urchins) and vertebrates (chicken and frog): Origin and diversification of the CYP1 gene family. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24(12): 2619-31.

Tarrant AM. (2007) Hormonal signaling in cnidarians: do we understand the pathways well enough to know whether they are being disrupted? Ecotoxicology 16:5-13.

Tarrant AM, Greytak SR, Callard GV, Hahn ME. (2006) Estrogen receptor-related receptors in the killifish Fundulus heteroclitus, diversity, expression, and estrogen responsiveness. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, 37: 1-17.

Blomquist C, Lima P, Tarrant AM, Atkinson MJ, Atkinson SK. (2006) 17b-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (17b-HSD) in scleractinian corals, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B. Biochemistry 143: 397-403.

Tarrant AM. (2005)Endocrine-like signaling in cnidarians: Current understanding and implications for ecophysiology, Integrative and Comparative Biology 45(1): 201-214.

Tarrant AM, Atkinson MJ, Atkinson S. (2004) Effects of steroidal estrogens on coral growth and reproduction. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 269: 121-129, 2004 doi:10.3354/meps269121.

Tarrant AM, Blomquist C, Lima P, Atkinson S, Atkinson MJ. (2003) Metabolism of androgens and estrogens by reef building corals Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B. Biochemistry 136(3): 473-485.

Atkinson S, Atkinson MJ, Tarrant AM. (2003)Estrogens from sewage in the coastal marine environment. Environmental Health Perspectives 111(4): 531-535.

Tarrant AM, Atkinson MJ, Atkinson S. (2001) Uptake of estrone from the water column by a coral community. Marine Biology 139:321-325.

Tarrant AM, Atkinson S, Atkinson MJ. (1999) Estrone and estradiol-17b concentration in tissue of the scleractinan coral, Montipora verrucosa. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. Physiology 122: 85-92.



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