2005-2001 Publications

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  • Bricelj, V. M., L. B. Connell, et al. (2005). Sodium channel mutation leading to saxitoxin resistance in clams increases risk of PSP. Nature. 434: 763-767. [VIEW PDF]


  • Connell, L. B., R. Redman, S. D. Craig and R. Rodriguez (2005). Abundance and distribution of yeast and yeast-like fungi in Taylor Valley Antarctica. Synthesis of Soil Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning in Victoria Land, Antarctica, Jekyll Island, GA USA. 


  • Costas, B., L. B. Connell, et al. (2005). Understanding micro-zooplankton community structure both temporally and spatially in Long Island Sound using species-specific molecular probes. ASLO. 


  • Connell, L. B., B. M. Twarog, et al. (2004). Development of resistance to paralytic shellfish toxins in the softshell clam, Mya arenaria, via a single mutation in the sodium channel pore region: II. Molecular identification of a mutation associated with the resistant phenotype in multiple populations, Cape Town South Africa.


  • Trainer, V. L., K. Konoki, et al. (2004). Development of resistance to paralytic shellfish toxins in the softshell clam, Mya arenaria, via a single mutation in the sodium channel pore region: III. Electrophysiological studies, Cape Town South Africa.


  • Bill, B. D., K. Baugh, et al. (2003). ECOHAB-PNW: Pseudo-nitzscia species composition, abundance and specific toxicity during early and late summer cruises. Second Symposium on Harmful Marine Algae in the U.S., Wood's Hole MA USA. 


  • Connell, L. B. (2003). Uses of peptide nucleic acids (PNAs) as probes for emerging technologies. The Next Generation of in situ Biological and Chemical Sensors in the Ocean, Woods Hole MA USA July 13-16, 2003.


  • Connell, L. B., J. Ray, et al. (2003). Determination of optimal biotin-labeled PNA capture probe to streptavidin binding ratios. Second Symposium on Harmful Marine Algae in the U.S., Wood's Hole MA, USA.


  • Anderson, D. M., B. A. Keafer, et al. (2002). Field application of sandwich hybridization assays for Alexandrium in the Gulf of Maine, Bremerhaven, Germany.


  • Connell, L. B. (2002). "Rapid identification of marine algae (Raphidophyceae) using three-primer PCR amplification of nuclear internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions." Phycologia 41(1): 15-21. 


  • Connell, L. B., W. Litaker, et al. (2002). Comparison of PNA vs DNA probes in a sandwich hybridization assay format. Tenth International Conference on Harmful Algal Blooms, St Pete Beach, FL USA.


  • Connell, L. B., H. Stender, et al. (2002). "Rapid detection and identification of Brettanomyces from winery air samples based on peptide nucleic acid analysis." American Journal of Enology & Viticulture 53(4): 322-324. 


  • Connell, L. B., V. L. Trainer, et al. (2002). A molecular basis for variation in resistance to paralytic shellfish toxins in bivalve molluscs. Tenth International Conference on Harmful Algal Blooms, St Pete Beach FL.


  • Ster, C.M., L.B. Connell et al (2002) Morphological, toxicological, and genetic differences among Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) species in inland embayments and outer coastal waters of Wahington State, USA. Journal of Phycology 38: 55-65 


  • Tyrrell, J., L. B. Connell, et al. (2002). "Monitoring for Heterosigma akashiwo using a sandwich hybridization assay." Harmful Algae 1(2): 205-214. 


  • Connell, L. B., J. A. Newton, et al. (2001). First record of a Heterosigma akashiwo bloom in Hood Canal Washington, USA. 7th Canadian Workshop on Harmful Algae, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada.


  • Kooistra, W. H. C. F., M. K. de Boer, et al. (2001). "Variation along ITS markers across strains of Fibrocapsa japonica (Raphidophyceae) suggests hybridization events and recent range expansion." Journal of Sea Research 46: 213-222. 


  • Tyrrell, J., L. B. Connell, et al. (2001). Monitoring of fish-killing algae using the sandwich hybridization assay. 7th Canadian Workshop on Harmful Algae, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
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