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How Does Ocean Acidification Affect the Early Life History of Zostera marina? A Series of Experiments Find Parental Carryover Can Benefit Viability or Germination. Alyson Lowell, Eduardo Infantes, Laura West, Lauren Puishys, Claudia EL Hill, Kirti Ramesh, Bradley Peterson, Just Cebrian, Sam Dupont, T Erin Cox. Frontiers in Marine Science 8, DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.762086.

Transcriptomic analysis of shell repair and biomineralization in the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis. Tejaswi Yarra, Kirti Ramesh, Mark Blaxter, Anne Hüning, Frank Melzner & Melody S. Clark.
BMC Genomics, 22: 437.

Animal size and sea water temperature, but not pH, influence a repeatable startle response behaviour in a wide-ranging marine mollusc. Jeff C. Clements, Kirti Ramesh, Jacob Nysveen, Sam Dupont & Fredrik Jutfelt.
Animal Behaviour, DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.12.008.


Intracellular pH regulation in mantle epithelial cells of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas. Kirti Ramesh, Marian Y. Hu, Frank Melzner, Markus Bleich & Nina Himmerkus.
Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 190: 691–700.

Deciphering mollusc shell production: the roles of genetic mechanisms through to ecology, aquaculture and biomimetics. Melody S. Clark, Lloyd S. Peck, Jaison Arivalaga, Thierry Backeljau, Sophie Berland, Joao C. R. Cardos, Carlos Caurcel, Gauthier Chapelle, Michele De Noia, Sam Dupont, Karim Gharbi, Joseph I. Hoffman, Kim S. Las, Arul Marie, Frank Melzner, Kati Michalek, James Morris, Deborah M. Power, Kirti Ramesh, Trystan Sanders, Kirsikka Sillanpää, Victoria A. Sleight, Phoebe J. Stewart‐Sinclai, Kristina Sundell, Luca Telesca, David L. J. Vendrami, Alexander Ventura, Thomas A. Wilding, Tejaswi Yarra, Elizabeth M. Harper.
Biological Reviews, DOI: 10.1111/brv.12640.

Roll, right, repeat: short-term repeatability in the self-righting behaviour of a cold-water sea cucumber. Jeff Clements, Ellen Schagerström, Sam Dupont, Fredrik Jutfelt, Kirti Ramesh
Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1017/S0025315419001218.


Proteomic investigation of the blue mussel larval shell organic matrix. Alessia Carini, Tomas Koudelka, Andreas Tholey, Esther Appel, Stanislav N. Gorb, Frank Melzner, Kirti Ramesh
Journal of Structural Biology, 208: 107385.

Expression of calcification‐related ion transporters during blue mussel larval development. Kirti Ramesh, Tejaswi Yarra, Melody S Clark, Uwe John, Frank Melzner
Ecology & Evolution, 9: 7157-7172.


In vivo characterization of bivalve larval shells: a confocal Raman microscopy study
Kirti Ramesh, Frank Melzner, Andrew W. Griffith, Christopher J. Gobler, Caroline Rouger, Deniz Tasdemir, Gernot Nehrke
Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 15: 20170723.

Calcification in a marginal sea – influence of seawater [Ca2+] and carbonate chemistry on bivalve shell formation
Jörn Thomsen, Kirti Ramesh, Trystan Sanders, Markus Bleich, and Frank Melzner
Biogeosciences, 15: 1469-1482.


Mussel larvae modify calcifying fluid carbonate chemistry to promote calcification
Kirti Ramesh, Marian Hu, Jörn Thomsen, Markus Bleich, Frank Melzner
Nature Communications, 8: 1709.


A shell regeneration assay to identify biomineralization candidate genes in mytilid mussels
Anne K. Hüning, Skadi M. Lange, Kirti Ramesh, Dorrit E. Jacob, Daniel Jackson, Ulrike Panknin, Magdalena A. Gutowska, Eva E.R.Philipp, Philip Rosenstiel, Magnus Lucassen, Frank Melzner Marine Genomics, 27: 57-67.

Calcium mobilisation following shell damage in the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas
Kirsikka Sillanpää, Kirti Ramesh, Frank Melzner, Henrik Sundh, Kristina Sundell
Marine Genomics, 27: 75-83.


Enzymatic antioxidant defences are transcriptionally regulated in Es524, a copper tolerant strain of Ectocarpus siliculosus (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae)
Claudio A. Saez, Kirti Ramesh, Maria Greco, Maria Beatrice Bitonti, Murray T. Brown
Phycologia, 54 (4): 425–429.

Accumulation of silver by Fucus spp. (Phaeophyceae) and its toxicity to Fucus ceranoides under different salinity regimes
Kirti Ramesh, Stacy Berry, Murray Brown. Ecotoxicology, 24 (6): 1250-1258.