Primary Publications on the Mnemiopsis Genome Project

Ryan, J.F., Pang, K., Schnitzler, C.E., Nguyen, A.D., Moreland, R.T., Simmons, D.K., Koch, B.J., Francis, W.R., Havlak, P., NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, Smith, S.A., Putnam, N.H., Haddock, S.H.D., Dunn, C.W., Wolfsberg, T.G., Mullikin, J.C., Martindale, M.Q., Baxevanis, A.D. 2013. The genome of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi and its implications for cell type evolution. Science 342(6164):1242592.
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Moreland, R.T., Nguyen, A.D., Ryan, J.F., Schnitzler, C.E, Koch, B.J., Siewert, K., Wolfsberg, T.G., Baxevanis, A.D. 2014. A customized Web portal for the genome of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi. BMC Genomics 2014, 15:316. [BMC Genomics]

Moreland, R.T., Nguyen, A.D., Ryan, J.F., Baxevanis, A.D. 2020. The Mnemiopsis Genome Project Portal: integrating new gene expression resources and improving data visualization. Database 2020, Vol. 2020: article ID baaa029; doi:10.1093/database/baaa029. [Database]

Moreland, R.T., Zhang, S., Barreira, S.N., Ryan, J.F., Baxevanis, A.D. 2024. An AI-generated proteome-scale dataset of predicted protein structures for the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi. Proteomics, e2300397; [Proteomics]

Mnemiopsis Genome Project Team Publications

Pang, K., Ryan, J.F., NIH Intramural Sequencing Program, Mullikin, J.C., Baxevanis, A.D., Martindale, M.Q. 2010. Genomic Insights into Wnt Signalling in an Early Diverging Metazoan, the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi. EvoDevo 1(1):10. [PubMed]

Ryan, J.F., Pang, K., NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, Mullkin, J.C., Martindale, M.Q., Baxevanis, A.D. 2010. The Homeodomain Complement of the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi Suggests that Ctenophora and Porifera Diverged Prior to the ParaHoxozoa. EvoDevo 1(1):9. [PubMed]

Pang, K., Ryan, J.F., Baxevanis, A.D., Martindale, M.Q. 2011. Evolution of the TGF-β Signaling Pathway and its Potential Role in the Ctenophore, Mnemiopsis leidyi. PLoS One 6(9):e24152. [PubMed]

Pett, W., Ryan, J.F., Pang, K., NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, Martindale, M.Q., Baxevanis, A.D., Lavrov, D.V. 2011. Extreme Mitochondrial Evolution in the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi: Insights from mtDNA and the Nuclear Genome. Mitochondrial DNA 22(4):130-142. [PubMed]

Reitzel, A.M., Pang, K., Ryan, J.F., Mullikin, J.C., Martindale, M.Q., Baxevanis, A.D., Tarrant, A.M. 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(1):3. [PubMed]

Koch, B.J., Ryan, J.F., Baxevanis, A.D. 2012. The Diversification of the LIM Superclass at the Base of the Metazoa Increased Subcellular Complexity and Promoted Multicellular Specialization. PLoS One 7(3):e33261. [PubMed]

Simmons, D.K., Pang, K., Martindale, M.Q. 2012. Lim homeobox genes in the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi: the evolution of neural cell type specification. EvoDevo 3:2. [PubMed]

Maxwell E.K., Ryan J.F., Schnitzler C.E., Browne W.E., Baxevanis A.D. 2012. MicroRNAs and essential components of the microRNA processing machinery are not encoded in the genome of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi. BMC Genomics 13(1):714. [PubMed]

Schnitzler C.E., Pang K., Powers M.L., Reitzel A.M., Ryan J.F., Simmons D., Tada T., Park M., Gupta J., Brooks S.Y., Blakesley R.W., Yokoyama S., Haddock S.H., Martindale M.Q., Baxevanis A.D. 2012. Genomic organization, evolution, and expression of photoprotein and opsin genes in Mnemiopsis leidyi: a new view of ctenophore photocytes. BMC Biol. 10(1):107. [PubMed]

Schnitzler, C.E, Simmons D.K., Pang, K., Martindale, M.Q., Baxevanis, A.D. 2014. Expression of multiple Sox genes through embryonic development in the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi is spatially restricted to zones of cell proliferation. EvoDevo 5:15. [EvoDevo]