Selected Publications

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Paganos P, Voronov D, Musser J, Arendt D, Arnone MI*. Single cell RNA sequencing of the Strongylocentrotus purpuratus larva reveals the blueprint of major cell types and nervous system of a non-chordate deuterostome. BiorXiv (2021).

Rendell-Bhatti F, Paganos P, Pouch A, Mitchell C, D’Aniello S, Godley BJ, Pazdro K, Arnone MI, Jimenez-Guri E*. Developmental toxicity of plastic leachates on the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus. Environ Pollut (2021) 269: 115744.

Annunziata R, Andrikou C, Perillo M, Cuomo C, Arnone MI*. Development and evolution of gut structures: from molecules to function. Cell Tissue Res (2019) 377:445–458. 

Lowe EK, Cuomo C, Voronov D, Arnone MI*. Using ATAC-seq and RNA-seq to increase resolution in GRN connectivity. Methods Cell Biol (2019) 151, 115-126.

Lowe EK, Garm A, Ullrich-Luter E, Arnone MI*. The crowns have eyes: Multiple opsins found in the eyes of the Crown-of-Thorns Starfish Acanthaster planci . BMC Evol Biol (2018) 18: 168.

Perillo M, Paganos P, Mattiello T, Cocurullo M, Oliveri P, Arnone MI*. Novel neuronal subtypes with a pancreatic-like signature in the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Front Endocrinol (2018) 9: 650.

Burguera D, Marquez Y, Racioppi C, Permanyer J, Torres-Méndez A, Esposito R, Albuixech-Crespo B, Fanlo L, D’Agostino Y, Gohr A, Navas-Perez E, Riesgo A, Cuomo C, Benvenuto G, Christiaen LA, Martí E, D’Aniello S, Spagnuolo A, Ristoratore F, Arnone MI*, Garcia-Fernàndez J*, Irimia M*. Evolutionary recruitment of flexible Esrp-dependent splicing programs into diverse embryonic morphogenetic processes. Nat Commun (2017) 8: 1799.

Lowe EK, Cuomo C, Arnone MI*. Omics approaches to study gene regulatory networks for development in echinoderms. Brief Funct Genomics (2017) 16, 299-308.

Arnone MI*, Andrikou C, Annunziata R. Echinoderm systems for gene regulatory studies in evolution and development. Curr Opin Gen Dev (2016) 39: 129-137.

Valero-Gracia A, Petrone L, Oliveri P, Nilsson DE, Arnone MI*. Non-directional Photoreceptors in the Pluteus of Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Front Ecol Evol (2016) 4, 127.

Perillo M, Wang YJ, Leach, SD, Arnone MI*. A pancreatic exocrine-like cell regulatory circuit operating in the upper stomach of the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus larva. BMC Evol Biol (2016) 16, 117.

Rizzo F, Coffman JA, Arnone MI*. An Elk transcription factor is required for Runx-dependent survival signaling in the sea urchin embryo. Dev Biol (2016) 416: 173-186.

Andrikou C, Pai CY, Su YH, Arnone MI*. Logics and properties of a genetic regulatory program that drives embryonic muscle development in an echinoderm. eLIFE (2015) 4, e07343.

D’Aniello S, Delroisse J, Valero-Gracia A, Lowe EK, Byrne M, Cannon JT, Halanych KM, Elphick MR, Mallefet J, Kaul-Strehlow S, Lowe CJ, Flammang P, Ullrich-Lüter E, Wanninger A, Arnone MI*. Opsin evolution in the Ambulacraria. Mar Genomics (2015) 24: 177-183.

Perillo M and Arnone MI*. Characterization of insulin-like peptides (ILPs) in the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus: insights on the evolution of the insulin family. Gen Comp Endocrinol (2014) 205: 68-79.

Annunziata M and Arnone MI*. A dynamic network of regulatory interactions explains ParaHox gene control of gut patterning in the sea urchin embryo. Development (2014) 141: 2462-72

Annunziata R, Perillo M, Andrikou C, Cole A, Martinez P & Arnone MI*. Pattern and Process During Sea Urchin Gut Morphogenesis: the Regulatory Landscape. Genesis (2014) 52: 251-68.

Andrikou C, Iovene E, Rizzo F, Oliveri P and Arnone MI*. Myogenesis in the sea urchin embryo: the molecular fingerprint of the myoblast precursors. EvoDevo (2013) 4:33.

Ullrich-Lüter E, D’Aniello S and Arnone MI*. C-opsin expressing photoreceptors in echinoderms. Integr Comp Biol (2013) 53: 27-38.

Annunziata R, Martinez P and Arnone MI*. Intact cluster and chordate-like expression of ParaHox genes in a sea star. BMC Biol (2013) 11:68

Ullrich-Lüter E, Dupont S, Arboleda E, Hausen H and Arnone MI*. A Unique System of Photoreceptors in Sea Urchin Tube Feet. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A (2011) 108: 8367-72.

Cole, AG, Rizzo F, Fernandez-Serra M, Martinez P, and Arnone MI*. ParaHox genes coordinate to pattern the posterior endoderm. Development (2009) 136: 541-9.

Arnone MI, Rizzo F, Annunziata R, Cameron RA, Peterson KJ, Martinez P. Genetic organization and embryonic expression of the ParaHox genes in the sea urchin S. purpuratus: Insights into the relationship between clustering and colinearity. Dev Biol (2006) 300: 63-73

Rizzo F, Fernandez-Serra M, Squarzoni P, Archimandritis A, Arnone MI*. Identification and developmental expression of the ets gene family in the sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus). Dev Biol (2006) 300: 35-48

Raible F, Tessmar-Raible K, Arboleda E, Kaller T, Bork P, Arendt D, Arnone MI*. Opsins and clusters of sensory G-protein-coupled receptors in the sea urchin genome. Dev Biol (2006) 300: 461-475.

Fernandez-Serra M, Consales C, Livigni A and Arnone MI*. Role of the ERK-mediated signaling pathway in mesenchyme formation and differentiation in the sea urchin embryo. Dev Biol (2004) 268: 384-402

Arnone MI, Dmochowski IJ, Gache C. Using reporter genes to study cis-regulatory elements. Methods Cell Biol (2004) 74: 621-652