2015 publications

Nascimento, S.M., Melo, G., Salgueiro, F., Dos Santos Diniz, B., Fraga, S. 2015. Morphology of Gambierdiscus excentricus (Dinophyceae) with emphasis on sulcal plates. Phycologia 54 (6), 628-639. DOI: 10.2216/15-61.1

Pitcher, G. C. and Fraga, S. 2015. Harmful algal bloom events in the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem. In: Valdés, L. and Déniz‐González, I. (eds). Oceanographic and biological features in the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem. IOC‐UNESCO, Paris. IOC Technical Series, No. 115, pp. 175‐182.

Fraga, S., Sampedro, N., Larsen, J., Moestrup, Ø., Calado, A.J. 2015. Arguments against the proposal 2302 by John & al. to reject the name Gonyaulax catenella(Alexandrium catenella). Taxon 64(3) 634–635. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.12705/643.15

Penna, A., Perini, F., Dell’Aversano, C., Capellacci, s., Tartaglione, L., Giacobbe, M.G., Casabianca, S., Fraga, S., Ciminiello, P., Scardi, M. 2015. The sxt Gene and Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Toxins as Markers for the Monitoring of Toxic Alexandrium Species Blooms. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49 (24): 14230–14238. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b03298

Figueroa, R. I., Dapena, C., Bravo, I. and Cuadrado, A. 2015. The hidden sexuality of Alexandrium minutum: An example of overlooked sex in dinoflagellates. PLoSONE 10 (11): e0142667. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142667

Salgado, P., Vázquez, J.A., Riobó, P., Franco, J.M., Figueroa, R.I., Kremp, A. and Bravo, I. A kinetic and factorial approach to study the effects of temperature and salinity on growth and toxin production by the dinoflagellate Alexandrium ostenfeldii. PLoSONE 10(12):e0143021. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143021.

Rial, P., Laza-Martínez, A., Reguera, B., Raho, N. and Rodríguez, F. 2015. Exploring the origin of cryptophyte plastids in Dinophysis from Galician waters: results from field and culture experiments. Aquat. Microbiol. Ecol. 76:163-174. DOI:10.3354/ame01774

Turon, M., Alacid, E., Figueroa, R.I., Reñé, A., Ferrera, I., Bravo, I., Ramilo, I. and Garcés, E. 2015. Genetic and phenotypic diversity characterization of natural populations of the parasitoid Parvilucifera sinerae. AME 76(2):117-132. doi:10.3354/ame01771

Salgado, P., Riobó, P., Rodríguez, F., Franco, J.M. and Bravo, I. 2015. Differences in the toxin profiles of Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Dinophyceae) strains isolated from different geographic origins: Evidence of paralytic toxin, spirolide, and gymnodimine. Toxicon 103:85-98. DOI:10.1016/j.toxicon.2015.06.015

Kohli, G., John, U., Figueroa, R. I., Rhodes, L., Harwood, D. T., Groth, M. Bolch, J.S. and Murray, S. A. 2015. Polyketide synthesis genes associated with toxin production in two species of Gambierdiscus (Dinophyceae). BMC Genomics 16(1). DOI:10.1186/s12864-015-1625-y.

Dapena, C., Bravo, I., Cuadrado, A. and Figueroa, R. I. 2015. Nuclear and cell morphological changes during the cell cycle and growth of the toxic dinoflagellateAlexandrium minutum. Protist 166(1):146-160. DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2015.01.001.

Stüken, A.Riobó, P., Franco, J., Jakobsen, S.J.,  Guillou, L. and R. I. Figueroa2015. Paralytic shellfish toxin content is related to genomic sxtA4 copy number inAlexandrium minutum strains. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:404. DOI=10.3389/fmicb.2015.00404. ISSN=1664-302X.