Dr. Laura D. Mydlarz - Publications

Palmer, C.V., E.S. McGinty, D.J. Cummings, S.M Crader, E. Bartels, and L.D. Mydlarz.2011. Patterns of coral ecological immunology: Variation in the responses of Caribbean corals to elevated temperature and a pathogen elicitor. Journal of Experimental Biology. In press.

Mydlarz, L.D., Palmer, C.V. 2011. The presence of multiple phenoloxidases in Caribbean reef-building corals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A. 159: 372–378.

Martin, L.B.,Hopkins, W.A., Mydlarz, L.D. and J.R. Rohr. 2010. The effects of anthropogenic global changes on immune functions and disease resistance. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Year in Ecology and Conservation 1195: 129-148.

Mydlarz, L.D., McGinty, E.S. and C.D. Harvell. 2010. What are the physiological and immunological responses of coral to climate warming and disease? Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 934-945.

Schug K.A., Skingel T.S., Spencer S.E., Serrano C, Le C.Q., Schug C.A., Valenti, Jr. T., Brooks B.W., Mydlarz L.D. and Grover J.P. 2010. Hemolysis, Fish Mortality, and LC-ESI-MS Fingerprinting of Cultured Crude and Fractionated Golden Alga (Prymnesium parvum). Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 46(1):33-44.

Brooks B.W, S.V. James, T.W. Valenti Jr., F. Urena-Boeck, C. Serrano, L. Schwierzke, L.D. Mydlarz, J.P. Grover and D. L. Roelke. 2010. Comparative Toxicity of Prymnesium parvum in Inland Waters. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 46(1):45-62.

Palmer CV, Modi CK, Mydlarz LD (2009) Coral Fluorescent Proteins as Antioxidants. PLoS ONE 4(10): e7298. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007298

Mydlarz, L.D., Couch, C.S., Weil, E., Smith, G., Harvell, C.D., 2009. Immune defenses of healthy, bleached and diseased Montastraea faveolata during a natural bleaching event. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. Special Issue 5; The role of environment and microorganisms in diseases of corals. 87: 67-78.

Palmer, C.V., L.D Mydlarz and B. Willis. 2008. Evidence of an inflammatory-like response in non-normally pigmented tissues of two scleractinian corals. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London – B- Biological Sciences. Published Online. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2008.0335.

Couch, C.S., L.D. Mydlarz, C.D. Harvell and N.L. Douglas. 2008. Variation in measures of immunocompetence of sea fan coral, Gorgonia ventalina, in the Florida Keys. Marine Biology, 155:281–292. DOI 10.1007/s00227-008-1024-x

Mydlarz ,L.D., S.F. Holthouse, E.C. Peters and C.D. Harvell. 2008. Cellular Responses in Sea Fan Corals: Granular Amoebocytes React to Pathogen and Climate Stressors. PLoS ONE 3(3): e1811. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001811

Ellner, S.E., L.E. Jones, L.D. Mydlarz and C.D. Harvell. 2007. Within-host disease ecology in the sea fan Gorgonia ventalina: modeling the spatial immunodynamics of a coral-pathogen interaction. American Naturalist. Vol. 170, no. 6

Mydlarz, L.D. and C. D. Harvell. 2007. Peroxidase Activity and Inducibility in the Sea Fan Coral Exposed to a Fungal Pathogen. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A Vol. 146, 54-62..

Mydlarz, L.D., L.E. Jones and C. D. Harvell. 2006. Innate Immunity, Environmental Drivers and Disease Ecology of Marine and Freshwater Invertebrates. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, Vol 37, pp 251-288.

Mydlarz, L.D. and R.S Jacobs. 2006. An Inducible Release of Reactive Oxygen Radicals in Four Species of Gorgonian Corals. Marine and Freshwater Behavior and Physiology, Vol. 39 (2), pp 143-152.

Busse L.B., E.L. Venrick, R. Antrobus, P.E. Miller, V. Vigilant, M.W. Silver, C. Mengelt, L.D. Mydlarz and B.B. Prezelin. 2006. Domoic acid in phytoplankton and fish in San Diego, CA, USA. Harmful Algae Vol 5 pp. 91-101

Mydlarz, L.D. and R.S Jacobs. 2004. Comparison of an inducible oxidative burst in free-living and symbiotic dinoflagellates reveals properties of the pseudopterosins. Phytochemistry, Vol, 65 (24) pp. 3231-3241

Santiago-Vázquez, L., L.D. Mydlarz, R. S. Jacobs and J.G. Pavlovich. 2004. Identification of hydroxy fatty acids by liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure chemical ionization mass spectrometry in Euglena gracilis. Journal of Chromatography B, Anl.Tech. in the Biomed. and Life Sci, Vol. 803 (2) pp. 233-236

Mydlarz, L.D, Jacobs R.S., Bohnlein, J and Kerr, R.G. 2003. Pseudopterosin biosynthesis in Symbiodinium sp., the dinoflagellate symbiont of Pseudopterogorgia elisabethae. Chemistry and Biology. Vol. 10, (11) pp 1051-1056, November, 2003

Coleman, A.C, Mydlarz, L.D. and Kerr, R.G. 1999. In Vivo and In Vitro investigations into the biosynthetic relatedness of the Pseudopterosins. Organic Letters, Vol. 1 (13) pp 2173-2175.