Nancy Knowlton

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Shifting baselines, local impacts, and global change on coral reefs
    Nancy Knowlton
    Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 6:e54. 2008
  2. pmc The future of coral reefs
    N Knowlton
    Marine Biology Research Division 0202, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0202, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:5419-25. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Multispecies microbial mutualisms on coral reefs: the host as a habitat
    Nancy Knowlton
    Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Am Nat 162:S51-62. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Coral reefs
    Nancy Knowlton
    Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, MRC 163, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013 7012, USA
    Curr Biol 18:R18-21. 2008
  5. pmc Baselines and degradation of coral reefs in the Northern Line Islands
    Stuart A Sandin
    Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1548. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Implications of isolation and low genetic diversity in peripheral populations of an amphi-Atlantic coral
    F Nunes
    Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0208, La Jolla, CA 92093 0208, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:4283-97. 2009
  7. pmc Microbial ecology of four coral atolls in the Northern Line Islands
    Elizabeth A Dinsdale
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1584. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Ways to mix multiple PCR amplicons into single 454 run for DNA barcoding
    Ryuji J Machida
    Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 858:355-61. 2012
  9. pmc The diversity of coral reefs: what are we missing?
    Laetitia Plaisance
    Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e25026. 2011
  10. pmc PCR primers for metazoan mitochondrial 12S ribosomal DNA sequences
    Ryuji J Machida
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35887. 2012

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Shifting baselines, local impacts, and global change on coral reefs
    Nancy Knowlton
    Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 6:e54. 2008
  2. pmc The future of coral reefs
    N Knowlton
    Marine Biology Research Division 0202, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0202, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:5419-25. 2001
    ..vi) The fossil record suggests that corals as a group are more likely to suffer extinctions than some of the groups that associate with them, whose habitat requirements may be less stringent...
  3. ncbi request reprint Multispecies microbial mutualisms on coral reefs: the host as a habitat
    Nancy Knowlton
    Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Am Nat 162:S51-62. 2003
    ..Coral bleaching (the loss of zooxanthellae) and coral diseases, both increasing over the last several decades, may be examples of stress-related mutualistic instability...
  4. doi request reprint Coral reefs
    Nancy Knowlton
    Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, MRC 163, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013 7012, USA
    Curr Biol 18:R18-21. 2008
  5. pmc Baselines and degradation of coral reefs in the Northern Line Islands
    Stuart A Sandin
    Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1548. 2008
    ..Thus, protection from overfishing and pollution appears to increase the resilience of reef ecosystems to the effects of global warming...
  6. doi request reprint Implications of isolation and low genetic diversity in peripheral populations of an amphi-Atlantic coral
    F Nunes
    Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive MC 0208, La Jolla, CA 92093 0208, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:4283-97. 2009
    ..Isolated peripheral populations may be more vulnerable to human impacts, disease or climate change relative to those in the genetically diverse Caribbean-North Atlantic region...
  7. pmc Microbial ecology of four coral atolls in the Northern Line Islands
    Elizabeth A Dinsdale
    Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1584. 2008
    ..Obtaining the microbial data set, from atolls is particularly important given the association of microbes in the ongoing degradation of coral reef ecosystems worldwide...
  8. doi request reprint Ways to mix multiple PCR amplicons into single 454 run for DNA barcoding
    Ryuji J Machida
    Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 858:355-61. 2012
    ..In this context, we also discuss other ways of multiplexing, including the use of fusion primers and Parallel Tagged Sequencing and weigh their advantages and disadvantages...
  9. pmc The diversity of coral reefs: what are we missing?
    Laetitia Plaisance
    Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e25026. 2011
    ..The finding of such large numbers of species in a small total area suggests that coral reef diversity is seriously under-detected using traditional survey methods, and by implication, underestimated...
  10. pmc PCR primers for metazoan mitochondrial 12S ribosomal DNA sequences
    Ryuji J Machida
    National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35887. 2012
    ..In this study we designed a set of PCR primers for the mitochondrial 12S ribosomal DNA sequence based on 64 complete mitochondrial genomes and then tested their efficacy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Repopulation of Zooxanthellae in the Caribbean corals Montastraea annularis and M. faveolata following experimental and disease-associated bleaching
    W W Toller
    Marine Biology Research Division 0202, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0202, USA
    Biol Bull 201:360-73. 2001
    ..These observations suggest that zooxanthellae in Montastraea range from fugitive opportunists and stress-tolerant generalists (Symbiodinium A and E) to narrowly adapted specialists (Symbiodinium B and C), and may undergo succession...
  12. ncbi request reprint Zooxanthellae of the Montastraea annularis species complex: patterns of distribution of four taxa of Symbiodinium on different reefs and across depths
    W W Toller
    Marine Biology Research Division 0202, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0202, USA
    Biol Bull 201:348-59. 2001
    ..Experimental bleaching of Symbiodinium C supported this interpretation. Thus sequences from natural samples should be interpreted cautiously...
  13. ncbi request reprint Novel group I introns encoding a putative homing endonuclease in the mitochondrial cox1 gene of Scleractinian corals
    Hironobu Fukami
    Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0202, USA
    J Mol Evol 64:591-600. 2007
    ..The common occurrence of this intron in corals strengthens the evidence for an elevated abundance of group I introns in the mitochondria of anthozoans...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evolution and the latitudinal diversity gradient: speciation, extinction and biogeography
    Gary G Mittelbach
    W K Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI 49060, USA
    Ecol Lett 10:315-31. 2007
    ..Distinguishing the roles of history, speciation and extinction in the origin of the latitudinal gradient represents a major challenge to future research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Geographic differences in species boundaries among members of the Montastraea annularis complex based on molecular and morphological markers
    Hironobu Fukami
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Naos Marine Laboratory, Box 2072, Balboa, Republic of Panama
    Evolution 58:324-37. 2004
    ..However, reproductive data show no such trend, with intrinsic barriers to gene flow comparable or stronger in the north...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of reproductive isolation among sympatric broadcast-spawning corals of the Montastraea annularis species complex
    Don R Levitan
    Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1100, USA
    Evolution 58:308-23. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Conventional taxonomy obscures deep divergence between Pacific and Atlantic corals
    Hironobu Fukami
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Naos Marine Laboratory, Box 2072, Balboa, Republic of Panama
    Nature 427:832-5. 2004
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