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The Artistry of Dinoflagellate Bioluminescence


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Letendre, F., Twardowski, M., Blackburn, A., Poulin, C., & Latz, M. I. (2024). A review of mechanically stimulated bioluminescence of marine plankton and its applications. Frontiers in Marine Science, 10, 1299602. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2023.1299602
Li, C., Schramma, N., Wang, Z., Qari, N. F., Jalaal, M., Latz, M. I., & Cai, S. (2023). Ultrasensitive and robust mechanoluminescent living composites. Science Advances, 9(42), eadi8643. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.adi8643
Li, C. H., He, Q. G., Wang, Y., Wang, Z. J., Annapooranan, R., Latz, M. I., & Cai, S. Q. (2022). Highly robust and soft biohybrid mechanoluminescence for optical signaling and illumination. Nature Communications, 13(1), 13. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-31705-6
Latz, M. I. (2019). The making of Infinity Cube, a bioluminescence art exhibit. Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin, 28(4), 130–134. https://doi.org/10.1002/lob.10345
Valiadi, M., de Rond, T., Amorim, A., Gittins, J. R., Gubili, C., Moore, B. S., Iglesias-Rodriguez, M. D., & Latz, M. I. (2019). Molecular and biochemical basis for the loss of bioluminescence in the dinoflagellate Noctiluca scintillans along the west coast of the USA. Limnology and Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.11309
Lindström, J., & Latz, M. I. (2019). Bioluminescence in eukaryotic microbes. In T. M. Schmidt (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Microbiology (Fourth Edition) (pp. 526–535). Academic Press.
Stires, J. C., & Latz, M. I. (2018). Contribution of the cytoskeleton to mechanosensitivity reported by dinoflagellate bioluminescence. Cytoskeleton, 75(1), 12–21. https://doi.org/10.1002/cm.21392
Lindstrom, J. B., Pierce, N. T., & Latz, M. I. (2017). Role of TRP Channels in dinoflagellate mechanotransduction. Biological Bulletin, 233(2), 151–167. https://doi.org/10.1086/695421
Deane, G. B., Stokes, M. D., & Latz, M. I. (2016). Bubble stimulation efficiency of dinoflagellate bioluminescence. Luminescence, 31(1), 270–280. https://doi.org/10.1002/bio.2957
Tesson, B., & Latz, M. I. (2015). Mechanosensitivity of a rapid bioluminescence reporter system assessed by atomic force microscopy. Biophysical Journal, 108(6), 1341–1351. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2015.02.009
Latz, M. I., & Rohr, J. (2013). Bathyphotometer bioluminescence potential measurements: A framework for characterizing flow agitators and predicting flow-stimulated bioluminescence intensity. Continental Shelf Research, 61–62(0), 71–84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.04.033
Jin, K., Klima, J. C., Deane, G., Dale Stokes, M., & Latz, M. I. (2013). Pharmacological investigation of the bioluminescence signaling pathway of the dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum: evidence for the role of stretch-activated ion channels. Journal of Phycology, 49(4), 733–745. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpy.12084
Maldonado, E. M., & Latz, M. I. (2011). Species-specific effects of fluid shear on grazing by sea urchin larvae: comparison of experimental results with encounter-model predictions. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 436, 119–130. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps09249
Roth, M. S., Latz, M. I., Goericke, R., & Deheyn, D. D. (2010). Green fluorescent protein regulation in the coral Acropora yongei during photoacclimation. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213(21), 3644–3655. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.040881
Latz, M. I., Allen, J., Sarkar, S., & Rohr, J. (2009). Effect of fully characterized unsteady flow on population growth of the dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum. Limnology and Oceanography, 54(4), 1243–1256. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2009.54.4.1243
Deheyn, D. D., & Latz, M. I. (2009). Internal and secreted bioluminescence of the marine polychaete Odontosyllis phosphorea (Syllidae). Invertebrate Biology, 128(1), 31–45. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7410.2008.00149.x
Latz, M. I., Bovard, M., VanDelinder, V., Segre, E., Rohr, J., & Groisman, A. (2008). Bioluminescent response of individual dinoflagellate cells to hydrodynamic stress measured with millisecond resolution in a microfluidic device. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211(17), 2865–2875. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.011890
Deheyn, D. D., & Latz, M. I. (2007). Bioluminescence characteristics of a tropical terrestrial fungus (Basidiomycetes). Luminescence, 22(5), 462–467. https://doi.org/10.1002/bio.985
Maldonado, E. M., & Latz, M. I. (2007). Shear-stress dependence of dinoflagellate bioluminescence. Biological Bulletin, 212(3), 242–249.
Chen, A. K., Latz, M. I., Sobolewski, P., & Frangos, J. A. (2007). Evidence for the role of G-proteins in flow stimulation of dinoflagellate bioluminescence. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 292(5), R2020–R2027. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00649.2006
Deheyn, D. D., & Latz, M. I. (2006). Bioavailability of metals along a contamination gradient in San Diego Bay (California, USA). Chemosphere, 63(5), 818–834. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2005.07.066
Deheyn, D. D., Gendreau, P., Baldwin, R. J., & Latz, M. I. (2005). Evidence for enhanced bioavailability of trace elements in the marine ecosystem of Deception Island, a volcano in Antarctica. Marine Environmental Research, 60(1), 1–33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2004.08.001
von Dassow, P., Bearon, R. N., & Latz, M. I. (2005). Bioluminescent response of the dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum to developing flow: Tuning of sensitivity and the role of desensitization in controlling a defensive behavior of a planktonic cell. Limnology and Oceanography, 50(2), 607–619.
Latz, M. I., Nauen, J. C., & Rohr, J. (2004). Bioluminescence response of four species of dinoflagellates to fully developed pipe flow. Journal of Plankton Research, 26(12), 1529–1546. https://doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbh141
Deheyn, D. D., Bencheikh-Latmani, R., & Latz, M. I. (2004). Chemical speciation and toxicity of metals assessed by three bioluminescence-based assays using marine organisms. Environmental Toxicology, 19(3), 161–178. https://doi.org/10.1002/tox.20009
Latz, M. I., Juhl, A. R., Ahmed, A. M., Elghobashi, S. E., & Rohr, J. (2004). Hydrodynamic stimulation of dinoflagellate bioluminescence: a computational and experimental study. Journal of Experimental Biology, 207(11), 1941–1951. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.00973
Stokes, M. D., Deane, G. B., Latz, M. I., & Rohr, J. (2004). Bioluminescence imaging of wave-induced turbulence. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 109(C1). https://doi.org/10.1029/2003jc001871
Chen, A. K., Latz, M. I., & Frangos, J. A. (2003). The use of dinoflagellate bioluminescence to characterize cell stimulation in bioreactors. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 83(1), 93–103. https://doi.org/10.1002/bit.10647
Rohr, J., Hyman, M., Fallon, S., & Latz, M. I. (2002). Bioluminescence flow visualization in the ocean: an initial strategy based on laboratory experiments. Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers, 49(11), 2009–2033. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0967-0637(02)00116-4
von Dassow, P., & Latz, M. I. (2002). The role of Ca2+ in stimulated bioluminescence of the dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum. Journal of Experimental Biology, 205(19), 2971–2986.
Juhl, A. R., & Latz, M. I. (2002). Mechanisms of fluid shear-induced inhibition of population growth in a red-tide dinoflagellate. Journal of Phycology, 38(4), 683–694. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1529-8817.2002.00165.x
Mallipattu, S. K., Haidekker, M. A., Von Dassow, P., Latz, M. I., & Frangos, J. A. (2002). Evidence for shear-induced increase in membrane fluidity in the dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum. Journal of Comparative Physiology A-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology, 188(5), 409–416. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00359-002-0315-9
Juhl, A. R., Trainer, V. L., & Latz, M. I. (2001). Effect of fluid shear and irradiance on population growth and cellular toxin content of the dinoflagellate Alexandrium fundyense. Limnology and Oceanography, 46(4), 758–764. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2001.46.4.0758
Juhl, A. R., Velazquez, V., & Latz, M. I. (2000). Effect of growth conditions on flow-induced inhibition of population growth of a red-tide dinoflagellate. Limnology and Oceanography, 45(4), 905–915.
Zirbel, M. J., Veron, F., & Latz, M. I. (2000). The reversible effect of flow on the morphology of Ceratocorys horrida (Peridiniales, Dinophyta). Journal of Phycology, 36(1), 46–58. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1529-8817.2000.98088.x
Lindsay, S. M., Frank, T. M., Kent, J., Partridge, J. C., & Latz, M. I. (1999). Spectral sensitivity of vision and bioluminescence in the midwater shrimp Sergestes similis. Biological Bulletin, 197(3), 348–360. https://doi.org/10.2307/1542789
Latz, M. I., & Rohr, J. (1999). Luminescent response of the red tide dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum to laminar and turbulent flow. Limnology and Oceanography, 44(6), 1423–1435.
Rohr, J., Latz, M. I., Fallon, S., Nauen, J. C., & Hendricks, E. (1998). Experimental approaches towards interpreting dolphin-stimulated bioluminescence. Journal of Experimental Biology, 201(9), 1447–1460.
Rohr, J., Allen, J., Losee, J., & Latz, M. I. (1997). The use of bioluminescence as a flow diagnostic. Physics Letters A, 228(6), 408–416. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0375-9601(97)00034-0
Latz, M. I., & Jeong, H. J. (1996). Effect of red tide dinoflagellate diet and cannibalism on the bioluminescence of the heterotrophic dinoflagellates Protoperidinium spp. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 132(1–3), 275–285. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps132275
Omori, M., Latz, M. I., Fukami, H., & Wada, M. (1996). New observations on the bioluminescence of the pelagic shrimp, Sergia lucens (Hansen, 1922). In P. H. Lenz, D. K. Hartline, J. E. Purcell, & D. L. Macmillan (Eds.), Zooplankton: sensory ecology and physiology. (pp. 175–184). Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.
Latz, M. I., Rohr, J., & Hoyt, J. (1995). A novel flow visualization technique using bioluminescent marine plankton.Part I: Laboratory studies. Ieee Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 20(2), 144–147.
Neilson, D. J., Latz, M. I., & Case, J. F. (1995). Temporal variability in the vertical structure of bioluminescence in the North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 100(C4), 6591–6603. https://doi.org/10.1029/94jc01448
Rohr, J., Latz, M. I., Hendricks, E., & Nauen, J. C. (1995). A novel flow visualization technique using bioluminescent marine plankton II. Field studies. Ieee Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 20(2), 147–149. https://doi.org/10.1109/48.376679
Latz, M. I., & Lee, A. O. (1995). Spontaneous and stimulated bioluminescence of the dinoflagellate Ceratocorys horrida (Peridiniales). Journal of Phycology, 31(1), 120–132. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-3646.1995.00120.x
Latz, M. I. (1995). Physiological mechanisms in the control of bioluminescent countershading in a midwater shrimp. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 26(2–4), 207–218.
Latz, M. I., Case, J. F., & Gran, R. L. (1994). Excitation of bioluminescence by laminar fluid shear associated with simple Couette flow. Limnology and Oceanography, 39(6), 1424–1439.
Jeong, H. J., & Latz, M. I. (1994). Growth and grazing rates of the heterotrophic dinoflagellates Protoperidinium spp. on red tide dinoflagellates. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 106(1–2), 173–185. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps106173
Herring, P. J., Latz, M. I., Bannister, N. J., & Widder, E. A. (1993). Bioluminescence of the poecilostomatoid copepod Oncaea conifera. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 94(3), 297–309. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps094297
Case, J. F., Widder, E. A., Bernstein, S., Ferrer, K., Young, D., Latz, M. I., Geiger, M., & Lapota, D. (1993). Assessment of marine bioluminescence. Naval Research Reviews, 45(2), 31–41.