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Sponge Behavior and the Chemical Basis of Responses: A Post-Genomic View.

Integr Comp Biol 2019 10;59(4):751-764

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icz122DOI Listing
October 2019

Animal Evolution: The Hidden Biology of the Ctenophore Cilium.

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Sally P Leys

Curr Biol 2019 Oct;29(20):R1079-R1081

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.08.067DOI Listing
October 2019

Sponge (Porifera) fauna of Frobisher Bay, Baffin Island, Canada with the description of an Iophon rich sponge garden.

Zootaxa 2019 Apr 2;4576(2):zootaxa.4576.2.5. Epub 2019 Apr 2.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4576.2.5DOI Listing
April 2019

Oxygen and the Energetic Requirements of the First Multicellular Animals.

Integr Comp Biol 2018 10;58(4):666-676

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA.

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https://academic.oup.com/icb/article/58/4/666/5034472
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icy051DOI Listing
October 2018

Understanding Animal Evolution: The Added Value of Sponge Transcriptomics and Genomics: The disconnect between gene content and body plan evolution.

Bioessays 2018 09 2;40(9):e1700237. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Aix Marseille Univ., Univ Avignon, CNRS, IRD, UMR 7263, Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Continental Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), Station Marine d'Endoume, Marseille, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.201700237DOI Listing
September 2018

Suspended sediment causes feeding current arrests in situ in the glass sponge Aphrocallistes vastus.

Mar Environ Res 2018 Jun 21;137:111-120. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.02.020DOI Listing
June 2018

Pyrosome consumption by benthic organisms during blooms in the northeast Pacific and Gulf of Mexico.

Ecology 2018 04 25;99(4):981-984. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Biological Station, 3190 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia, V9T 6N7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2097DOI Listing
April 2018

Wnt signaling and polarity in freshwater sponges.

BMC Evol Biol 2018 02 2;18(1):12. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-018-1118-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5797367PMC
February 2018

Trophic ecology of glass sponge reefs in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia.

Sci Rep 2018 01 15;8(1):756. Epub 2018 Jan 15.

University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-19107-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5768768PMC
January 2018

Think like a sponge: The genetic signal of sensory cells in sponges.

Dev Biol 2017 11 21;431(1):93-100. Epub 2017 Jun 21.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00121606173013
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2017.06.012DOI Listing
November 2017

The energetic cost of filtration by demosponges and their behavioural response to ambient currents.

J Exp Biol 2017 03 23;220(Pt 6):995-1007. Epub 2016 Dec 23.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, CW 405 Biological Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.146076DOI Listing
March 2017

Clones or clans: the genetic structure of a deep-sea sponge, Aphrocallistes vastus, in unique sponge reefs of British Columbia, Canada.

Mol Ecol 2017 Feb 1;26(4):1045-1059. Epub 2017 Feb 1.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, CW 422 Biological Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2E9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13982DOI Listing
February 2017

The role of cell replacement in benthic-pelagic coupling by suspension feeders.

R Soc Open Sci 2016 Nov 30;3(11):160484. Epub 2016 Nov 30.

Department of Biological Sciences , University of Alberta , Edmonton, Alberta , Canada T6G 2E9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160484DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5180130PMC
November 2016

The physiology and molecular biology of sponge tissues.

Adv Mar Biol 2012 ;62:1-56

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-394283-8.00001-1DOI Listing
April 2016

The hidden biology of sponges and ctenophores.

Trends Ecol Evol 2015 May 31;30(5):282-91. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2015.03.003DOI Listing
May 2015

Elements of a 'nervous system' in sponges.

Authors:
Sally P Leys

J Exp Biol 2015 Feb;218(Pt 4):581-91

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.110817DOI Listing
February 2015

The analysis of eight transcriptomes from all poriferan classes reveals surprising genetic complexity in sponges.

Mol Biol Evol 2014 May 4;31(5):1102-20. Epub 2014 Feb 4.

Museum of Comparative Zoology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msu057DOI Listing
May 2014

Choanoflagellate and choanocyte collar-flagellar systems and the assumption of homology.

Evol Dev 2014 Jan-Feb;16(1):25-37

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ede.12060DOI Listing
March 2014

Evolutionary origins of sensation in metazoans: functional evidence for a new sensory organ in sponges.

BMC Evol Biol 2014 Jan 13;14. Epub 2014 Jan 13.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, CW 405 Biological Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada.

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http://bmcevolbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-14-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3890488PMC
January 2014

Epithelia, an evolutionary novelty of metazoans.

J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 2012 Sep 4;318(6):438-47. Epub 2011 Nov 4.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jez.b.21442DOI Listing
September 2012

Optimization of preservation and storage time of sponge tissues to obtain quality mRNA for next-generation sequencing.

Mol Ecol Resour 2012 Mar 4;12(2):312-22. Epub 2011 Dec 4.

Museum of Comparative Zoology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03097.xDOI Listing
March 2012

Wnt signaling and induction in the sponge aquiferous system: evidence for an ancient origin of the organizer.

Evol Dev 2010 Sep-Oct;12(5):484-93

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-142X.2010.00434.xDOI Listing
January 2011

Expansion, diversification, and expression of T-box family genes in Porifera.

Dev Genes Evol 2010 Dec 17;220(9-10):251-62. Epub 2010 Nov 17.

Department of Biology, University of Richmond, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA, 23173, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00427-010-0344-2DOI Listing
December 2010

Freshwater sponges have functional, sealing epithelia with high transepithelial resistance and negative transepithelial potential.

PLoS One 2010 Nov 29;5(11):e15040. Epub 2010 Nov 29.

Physiology, Cell and Developmental Biology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0015040PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2993944PMC
November 2010

Evidence for glutamate, GABA and NO in coordinating behaviour in the sponge, Ephydatia muelleri (Demospongiae, Spongillidae).

J Exp Biol 2010 Jul;213(Pt 13):2310-21

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2E9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.039859DOI Listing
July 2010

Epithelia and integration in sponges.

Integr Comp Biol 2009 Aug 22;49(2):167-77. Epub 2009 Jun 22.

*Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9; Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icp038DOI Listing
August 2009

Isolation of amphimedon developmental material.

CSH Protoc 2008 Dec 1;2008:pdb.prot5095. Epub 2008 Dec 1.

School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/pdb.prot5095DOI Listing
December 2008

Reproduction in a carnivorous sponge: the significance of the absence of an aquiferous system to the sponge body plan.

Evol Dev 2007 Nov-Dec;9(6):618-31

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-142X.2007.00200.xDOI Listing
January 2008

Coordinated contractions effectively expel water from the aquiferous system of a freshwater sponge.

J Exp Biol 2007 Nov;210(Pt 21):3736-48

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.003392DOI Listing
November 2007

Feeding in a calcareous sponge: particle uptake by pseudopodia.

Biol Bull 2006 Oct;211(2):157-71

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2E9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/4134590DOI Listing
October 2006

Sponge development and antiquity of animal pattern formation.

Integr Comp Biol 2005 Apr;45(2):335-41

School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, Brisbane Qld 4072, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/45.2.335DOI Listing
April 2005

Gastrulation in Calcareous Sponges: In Search of Haeckel's Gastraea.

Integr Comp Biol 2005 Apr;45(2):342-51

Department of Biological Sciences, CW405, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/45.2.342DOI Listing
April 2005

Sponges.

Curr Biol 2005 Feb;15(4):R114-5

Department of Biological Sciences CW 405, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E9, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2005.02.005DOI Listing
February 2005

Molecular and functional analysis of the (6-4) photolyase from the hexactinellid Aphrocallistes vastus.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2003 Sep;1651(1-2):41-9

Abteilung Angewandte Molekularbiologie, Universität Mainz, Duesbergweg 6, D-55099 Mainz, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1570-9639(03)00233-4DOI Listing
September 2003

Ecological regulation of development: induction of marine invertebrate metamorphosis.

Int J Dev Biol 2002 ;46(4):679-86

Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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February 2003

The significance of syncytial tissues for the position of the hexactinellida in the metazoa.

Authors:
Sally P Leys

Integr Comp Biol 2003 Feb;43(1):19-27

Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada, V8W 3N5, & Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/43.1.19DOI Listing
February 2003

Spectral sensitivity in a sponge larva.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 2002 Apr 15;188(3):199-202. Epub 2002 Mar 15.

Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, V8W 3N5, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00359-002-0293-yDOI Listing
April 2002