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Journal Articles

Chavez-Dozal, A.A., C. Gorman, C.P. Lostroh, and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2014.
Gene-swapping mediates host specificity among symbiotic bacteria in a
beneficial symbiosis. (in press, PlosOne).

Soto, W., F.M. Rivera, and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2014. Ecological diversification of Vibrio fischeri serially passaged for 500 generations in novel squid host Euprymna tasmanica. Microbial. Ecol. 67(3): 700-721. DOI 10.1007/s00248-013-0356-3.
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Abucayon, E., R. Cornut, A. Patelunas, D. Miller, M.K. Nishiguchi and
Zoski, C.G.
2014. Investigating catalase activity through hydrogen peroxide decomposition by bacterial biofilms in real time using scanning electrochemical microscopy. Anal. Chem. 86: 498-505. doi.org/10.1021/ac402475m.
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Chavez-Dozal, A.A., C. Gorman, M. Erken, P.D. Steinberg, D. McDougald, and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2013. Predation response of Vibrio fischeri biofilms to bacterivorus protists/phagotrophic protozoa. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 79 (2): 553-558.
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Guerrero-Ferreira, R.C., C. Gorman, A.A. Chavez-Dozal, S. Willie, and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2013. Characterization of the bacterial diversity of Indo-West Pacific loliginid and sepiolid squid light organs. Microbial. Ecol.65: 214-22.
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Chavez-Dozal, A.A., D. Hogan, C. Gorman, A. Quintanal-Villalonga, and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2012. Multiple Vibrio fischeri genes are involved in biofilm formation and host colonization FEMS Microbiol.Ecol. 81: 562-573.
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Wollesen, T., M.K. Nishiguchi, P. Seixas, B.M. Degnan, and A. Wanniger. 2012.
The VD1/RPD2 α1-neuropeptide is highly expressed in the brain of cephalopod mollusks. Cell Tissue Res. 348: 439-452.
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Soto, W., E.B. Punke, and M. K. Nishiguchi. 2012
. Evolutionary perspectives in a mutualism of sepiolid squid and bioluminescent bacteria: Combined usage of microbial experimentalevolution and temporal population genetics. Evolution 66:1308-1321.
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Chavez-Dozal, A.A. and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2011
, Variation in biofilm formation among symbiotic and free-living strains of Vibrio fischeri
J. Basic Microbiol. 51:452-458.
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Zamborsky, D.J. and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2011.
Phylogeographical patterns among sympatric populations of sepiolid squids and their Vibrio symbionts in the Mediterranean Sea. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77: 642-649.
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Guerrero-Ferreira, R.C. and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2010. 
Differential gene expression in bacterial symbionts from loliginid squids demonstrates variation between mutualistic and environmental niches. Environ. Microbiol. Rep. 2(4): 514-523.
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Guerrero-Ferreira, R.C. and M.K. Nishiguchi.  2009
Ultrastructure of light organs of loliginid squids and their bacterial symbionts: A novel model system for the study of symbioses.   Vie et Milieu 59: 307-313.
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Nair, V.N. and M.K. Nishiguchi.  2009 Biological properties (in vitro) exhibited by free-living and symbiotic Vibrio isolates.. Vie et Milieu 59: 277-285.
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Ariyakumar, D.S. and M.K. Nishiguchi.  2009.  Characterization of two host specific genes, mannose sensitive hemagglutinin (mshA) and uridyl phosphate dehydrogenase (UDPDH) that are involved in the Vibrio fischeri-Euprymna tasmanica mutualism.  FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 299: 65-73.
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Soto, W., J. Gutierrez, M.R. Remmenga, and M.K. Nishiguchi.  2009. Salinity and temperature effects on physiological responses of Vibrio fischeri from diverse ecological niches.  Microbiol. Ecol. 57: 140-150.
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Nyholm, S.V. and M.K. Nishiguchi.  2008.  The evolutionary ecology of a sepiolid squid-Vibrio association: From cell to environment.  Vie et Milieu 58: 175-184.
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Nishiguchi, M.K., R. DeVinney, A.M. Hirsch, M. Riley, L. Mansky, and G. Vendatum.  2008.  Perspective: Evolution of Virulence: Deciphering the mechanisms between pathogenic and benign symbioses. Vie et Milieu 58: 87-106.
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Browne-Silva, J., and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2008.  Gen sequences of the pil operon reveal relationships between symbiotic strains of Vibrio fischeriInt. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 58: 1292-1299.
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Strugnell, J. & M.K. Nishiguchi.  2007.  Molecular phylogeny of coleoid cephalopods (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) inferred from three mitochondrial and six nuclear loci: a comparison of alignment and analysis methods.  J. Mollusc. Stud. 73: 393-398.
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Guerrero-Ferreira, R.C. and M.K. Nishiguchi.  2007.  Identification of light organ symbionts from the genera Uroteuthis, Loliolus, and Euprymna. Cladistics 23: 497-506.
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Moltschaniskyj, N., K. Hall, M. Lipinski, J.E. Marian, V. Miske, M. Nishiguchi, M. Sakai, D. Shulman, B. Sinclair, D. Sinn, M. Staudinger, R. Villanueva, and K. Warnke.  2007.  Ethical considerations of cephalopods as experimental animals.  Rev. Fish Biol. Fisheries 17: 455-476.
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Jones, B.W., A. Maruyama, C.C. Ouverney, and M.K. Nishiguchi.  2007.  Spatial and temporal distribution of the Vibrionaceae in coastal waters of Hawaii, Australia, and France.  Microbiol. Ecol. 54:314-323.
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Jones, B.W. and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2006.  Vibrio fischeri transcripts reveal adaptations in an environmentally transmitted symbiosis.  Can. J. Microbiol. 52:1218-1227.
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Jones, B.W., J.E. Lopez, J. Huttenberg, and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2006.  Population structure between environmentally transmitted Vibrios and bobtail squids using nested clade analysis.  Mol. Ecol. 15:4317-4329. 
Download article Giribet, G., A. Okusu, A.R. Lindgren, S.W. Huff, M. Schrödl, and M.K. Nishiguchi.  2006.  Evidence for a clade composed of molluscs with serially repeated structures-monoplacophorans are related to chitons. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 103: 7723-7728.
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Boletzky, S.v., M.K. Nishiguchi, J. Nabhitabhata, J. Nugranad. 2005. Idiosepius: Ecology, biology, and biogeography of a mini-maximalist.   Phuket mar. biol. Cent. Res. Bull. 66: 11-22.
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Lindgren, A.R., E Amezquita,  O.N. Katugin, and M.K. Nishiguchi. 2005.  Evolutionary relationships of gonatid squids and implications for reproductive strategies.  Mol. Phyl. Evol. 36:101-111.
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Lindgren, A.R., G. Giribet, and M.K. Nishiguchi.  2004.  A combined approach to the phylogeny of the Cephalopoda (Mollusca). Cladistics 20(5): 1-34.
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Jones, B.W. and M.K. Nishiguchi.  2004.  Counterillumination in the bobtail squid, Euprymna scolopes (Mollusca: Cephalopoda).  Mar. Biol. 144:1151-1155.
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Nishiguchi, M.K., J.E. Lopez, and S.v. Boletzky.  2004.  Enlightenment of old ideas from new investigations: The evolution of bacteriogenic light organs in squids.  Evol. Dev. 6(1):41-49.
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Nishiguchi, M.K. and V.S. Nair.  2003.  Evolution of pathogenicity and symbiosis in Vibrionaceae: A combined approach using molecules and physiology.  Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 2019-2026.
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Nishiguchi, M.K.  2002.  Host recognition is responsible for symbiont composition in environmentally transmitted symbiosis.  Microbiol. Ecol. 44 (1):10-18.
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Nishiguchi, M.K.  2000.  Temperature affects species distribution in symbiotic populations of Vibrio. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66 (8):3550-55.
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Nishiguchi, M.K., E.G. Ruby, and M.J. McFall-Ngai.  1998. Competitive dominance during colonization is an indicator of coevolution in an animal-bacterial symbiosis.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol.  64 (9):3209-13.
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Nishiguchi, M.K. and L.J. Goff.  1997.  Salinity effects on growth, and the regulation and production of DMSP lyase in several species of macroalgae from the Monterey Bay. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 28:576-81.

Nishiguchi, M.K., B. Duval, and D.P. Moser.  1995.  Analysis of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) from Phaeocystis pouchetii in the waters of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.  Antarct. J. US  2:6-11.

Nishiguchi, M.K. and L.J. Goff.  1995.  Isolation, Purification and Characterization of DMSP Lyase (Dimethylsulfoniopropionate) from Polysiphonia paniculata, Montagne.  J. Phycol. 31:567-74.

Nishiguchi, M.K. and G.N. Somero.  1992.  Temperature- and concentration- dependence of compatibility of the organic osmolyte B-dimethylsulfoniopropionate.  Cryobiol.  129:118-24.

Croll, D.A., M.K. Nishiguchi. S. Kaupp, and G.N. Somero (1992).  The effect of pressure on LDH function in diving mammals and birds.  Physiol.  Zool.  65:1022-27.

Nguyen, T., M.K. Nishiguchi, M. Mohler, and S. Hollenbach.  1988.  Pharmaceutical formulations of Tissue Plasminogen Activator (TPA) for the prevention of post-surgical
adhesion.  J. Throm. 10:132-37.