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Profile Publications(69)

Publications By Maurice Elphick

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Receptor deorphanization in an echinoderm reveals kisspeptin evolution and relationship with SALMFamide neuropeptides., Escudero Castelán N, Semmens DC, Guerra LAY, Zandawala M, Dos Reis M, Slade SE, Scrivens JH, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Mirabeau O, Elphick MR., BMC Biol. August 24, 2022; 20 (1): 187.          

Somatostatin-type and allatostatin-C-type neuropeptides are paralogous and have opposing myoregulatory roles in an echinoderm., Zhang Y, Yañez-Guerra LA, Tinoco AB, Escudero Castelán N, Egertová M, Elphick MR., Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. February 15, 2022; 119 (7):               

The Development and Neuronal Complexity of Bipinnaria Larvae of the Sea Star Asterias rubens., Carter HF, Thompson JR, Elphick MR, Oliveri P., Integr Comp Biol. September 8, 2021; 61 (2): 337-351.            

Ancient role of sulfakinin/cholecystokinin-type signalling in inhibitory regulation of feeding processes revealed in an echinoderm., Tinoco AB, Barreiro-Iglesias A, Yañez Guerra LA, Delroisse J, Zhang Y, Gunner EF, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Egertová M, Elphick MR., Elife. September 7, 2021; 10                                 

A specific and sensitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for measurement of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide in the starfish Asterias rubens., Mita M, Elphick MR, Katayama H., Gen Comp Endocrinol. September 1, 2021; 310 113831.

Molecular Identification and Cellular Localization of a Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone-Type Neuropeptide in an Echinoderm., Cai W, Egertová M, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Elphick MR., Neuroendocrinology. May 7, 2021;

Molecular and functional characterization of somatostatin-type signalling in a deuterostome invertebrate., Zhang Y, Yañez Guerra LA, Egertová M, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Elphick MR., Open Biol. September 1, 2020; 10 (9): 200172.                        

Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology of Vasopressin/ Oxytocin-Type Neuropeptide Signaling in Invertebrates., Odekunle EA, Elphick MR., Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). July 28, 2020; 11 225.  

Echinoderms provide missing link in the evolution of PrRP/sNPF-type neuropeptide signalling., Yañez-Guerra LA, Zhong X, Moghul I, Butts T, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Mirabeau O, Elphick MR., Elife. June 24, 2020; 9                           

Evolution and Comparative Physiology of Luqin-Type Neuropeptide Signaling., Yañez-Guerra LA, Elphick MR., Front Neurosci. February 18, 2020; 14 130.        

Effect of chimeric relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptides on oocyte maturation and ovulation in the starfish Asterias rubens and Aphelasterias japonica., Mita M, Elphick MR, Katayama H., Gen Comp Endocrinol. February 1, 2020; 287 113351.

Ancient role of vasopressin/oxytocin-type neuropeptides as regulators of feeding revealed in an echinoderm., Odekunle EA, Semmens DC, Martynyuk N, Tinoco AB, Garewal AK, Patel RR, Blowes LM, Zandawala M, Delroisse J, Slade SE, Scrivens JH, Egertová M, Elphick MR., BMC Biol. July 31, 2019; 17 (1): 60.                  

Neuropeptide precursors and neuropeptides in the sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus: a genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic analysis., Chen M, Talarovicova A, Zheng Y, Storey KB, Elphick MR., Sci Rep. June 20, 2019; 9 (1): 8829.              

Mitigating Anticipated Effects of Systematic Errors Supports Sister-Group Relationship between Xenacoelomorpha and Ambulacraria., Philippe H, Poustka AJ, Chiodin M, Hoff KJ, Dessimoz C, Tomiczek B, Schiffer PH, Müller S, Domman D, Horn M, Kuhl H, Timmermann B, Satoh N, Hikosaka-Katayama T, Nakano H, Rowe ML, Elphick MR, Thomas-Chollier M, Hankeln T, Mertes F, Wallberg A, Rast JP, Copley RR, Martinez P, Telford MJ., Curr Biol. June 3, 2019; 29 (11): 1818-1826.e6.

Expression of the neuropeptide SALMFamide-1 during regeneration of the seastar radial nerve cord following arm autotomy., Byrne M, Mazzone F, Elphick MR, Thorndyke MC, Cisternas P., Proc Biol Sci. April 24, 2019; 286 (1901): 20182701.

A gonadotropin-releasing hormone type neuropeptide with a high affinity binding site for copper(ii) and nickel(ii)., Tran KK, Jayawardena BM, Elphick MR, Jones CE., Metallomics. February 20, 2019; 11 (2): 404-414.

Identification of a novel antimicrobial peptide from the sea star Patiria pectinifera., Kim CH, Go HJ, Oh HY, Park JB, Lee TK, Seo JK, Elphick MR, Park NG., Dev Comp Immunol. September 1, 2018; 86 203-213.

Characterization of NGFFYamide Signaling in Starfish Reveals Roles in Regulation of Feeding Behavior and Locomotory Systems., Tinoco AB, Semmens DC, Patching EC, Gunner EF, Egertová M, Elphick MR., Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). August 6, 2018; 9 507.                      

Neuropeptidergic Systems in Pluteus Larvae of the Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus: Neurochemical Complexity in a "Simple" Nervous System., Wood NJ, Mattiello T, Rowe ML, Ward L, Perillo M, Arnone MI, Elphick MR, Oliveri P., Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). August 6, 2018; 9 628.            

The evolution and nomenclature of GnRH-type and corazonin-type neuropeptide signaling systems., Zandawala M, Tian S, Elphick MR., Gen Comp Endocrinol. August 1, 2018; 264 64-77.

Biochemical, Anatomical, and Pharmacological Characterization of Calcitonin-Type Neuropeptides in Starfish: Discovery of an Ancient Role as Muscle Relaxants., Cai W, Kim CH, Go HJ, Egertová M, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Park NG, Elphick MR., Front Neurosci. June 8, 2018; 12 382.                            

Discovery and functional characterisation of a luqin-type neuropeptide signalling system in a deuterostome., Yañez-Guerra LA, Delroisse J, Barreiro-Iglesias A, Slade SE, Scrivens JH, Elphick MR., Sci Rep. May 8, 2018; 8 (1): 7220.              

Identification of evolutionarily conserved residues required for the bioactivity of a pedal peptide/orcokinin-type neuropeptide., Kim CH, Go HJ, Oh HY, Elphick MR, Park NG., Peptides. May 1, 2018; 103 10-18.

Functional characterization of a second pedal peptide/orcokinin-type neuropeptide signaling system in the starfish Asterias rubens., Lin M, Egertová M, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Elphick MR., J Comp Neurol. April 1, 2018; 526 (5): 858-876.                      

Developmental transcriptomics of the brittle star Amphiura filiformis reveals gene regulatory network rewiring in echinoderm larval skeleton evolution., Dylus DV, Czarkwiani A, Blowes LM, Elphick MR, Oliveri P., Genome Biol. February 28, 2018; 19 (1): 26.            

Transcriptomics reveals tissue/organ-specific differences in gene expression in the starfish Patiria pectinifera., Kim CH, Go HJ, Oh HY, Jo YH, Elphick MR, Park NG., Mar Genomics. February 1, 2018; 37 92-96.

Transcriptomic discovery and comparative analysis of neuropeptide precursors in sea cucumbers (Holothuroidea)., Suwansa-Ard S, Chaiyamoon A, Talarovicova A, Tinikul R, Tinikul Y, Poomtong T, Elphick MR, Cummins SF, Sobhon P., Peptides. January 1, 2018; 99 231-240.

Pedal peptide/orcokinin-type neuropeptide signaling in a deuterostome: The anatomy and pharmacology of starfish myorelaxant peptide in Asterias rubens., Lin M, Egertová M, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Elphick MR., J Comp Neurol. December 15, 2017; 525 (18): 3890-3917.                                      

Functional Characterization of Paralogous Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone-Type and Corazonin-Type Neuropeptides in an Echinoderm., Tian S, Egertová M, Elphick MR., Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). September 29, 2017; 8 259.                          

The evolution of neuropeptide signalling: insights from echinoderms., Semmens DC, Elphick MR., Brief Funct Genomics. September 1, 2017; 16 (5): 288-298.      

Body wall structure in the starfish Asterias rubens., Blowes LM, Egertová M, Liu Y, Davis GR, Terrill NJ, Gupta HS, Elphick MR., J Anat. September 1, 2017; 231 (3): 325-341.            

Discovery of novel representatives of bilaterian neuropeptide families and reconstruction of neuropeptide precursor evolution in ophiuroid echinoderms., Zandawala M, Moghul I, Yañez Guerra LA, Delroisse J, Abylkassimova N, Hugall AF, O'Hara TD, Elphick MR., Open Biol. September 1, 2017; 7 (9):                     

The neuropeptidome of the Crown-of-Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci., Smith MK, Wang T, Suwansa-Ard S, Motti CA, Elizur A, Zhao M, Rowe ML, Hall MR, Elphick MR, Cummins SF., J Proteomics. August 8, 2017; 165 61-68.

Cellular localization of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide expression in Asterias rubens: New insights into neurohormonal control of spawning in starfish., Lin M, Mita M, Egertová M, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Elphick MR., J Comp Neurol. May 1, 2017; 525 (7): 1599-1617.                  

Localization of Neuropeptide Gene Expression in Larvae of an Echinoderm, the Starfish Asterias rubens., Mayorova TD, Tian S, Cai W, Semmens DC, Odekunle EA, Zandawala M, Badi Y, Rowe ML, Egertová M, Elphick MR., Front Neurosci. December 1, 2016; 10 553.                  

Interfibrillar stiffening of echinoderm mutable collagenous tissue demonstrated at the nanoscale., Mo J, Prévost SF, Blowes LM, Egertová M, Terrill NJ, Wang W, Elphick MR, Gupta HS., Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. October 18, 2016; 113 (42): E6362-E6371.

Urbilaterian origin of paralogous GnRH and corazonin neuropeptide signalling pathways., Tian S, Zandawala M, Beets I, Baytemur E, Slade SE, Scrivens JH, Elphick MR., Sci Rep. June 28, 2016; 6 28788.      

Identification of a novel starfish neuropeptide that acts as a muscle relaxant., Kim CH, Kim EJ, Go HJ, Oh HY, Lin M, Elphick MR, Park NG., J Neurochem. April 1, 2016; 137 (1): 33-45.                

Transcriptomic identification of starfish neuropeptide precursors yields new insights into neuropeptide evolution., Semmens DC, Mirabeau O, Moghul I, Pancholi MR, Wurm Y, Elphick MR., Open Biol. February 1, 2016; 6 (2): 150224.                                          

Identification of a neuropeptide precursor protein that gives rise to a "cocktail" of peptides that bind Cu(II) and generate metal-linked dimers., Jones CE, Zandawala M, Semmens DC, Anderson S, Hanson GR, Janies DA, Elphick MR., Biochim Biophys Acta. January 1, 2016; 1860 (1 Pt A): 57-66.

Opsin evolution in the Ambulacraria., 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., Mar Genomics. December 1, 2015; 24 Pt 2 177-83.

Phylogeny of Echinoderm Hemoglobins., Christensen AB, Herman JL, Elphick MR, Kober KM, Janies D, Linchangco G, Semmens DC, Bailly X, Vinogradov SN, Hoogewijs D., PLoS One. August 5, 2015; 10 (8): e0129668.                

Discovery of sea urchin NGFFFamide receptor unites a bilaterian neuropeptide family., Semmens DC, Beets I, Rowe ML, Blowes LM, Oliveri P, Elphick MR., Open Biol. April 1, 2015; 5 (4): 150030.      

Reconstructing SALMFamide Neuropeptide Precursor Evolution in the Phylum Echinodermata: Ophiuroid and Crinoid Sequence Data Provide New Insights., Elphick MR, Semmens DC, Blowes LM, Levine J, Lowe CJ, Arnone MI, Clark MS., Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). February 2, 2015; 6 2.        

Bioactivity and structural properties of chimeric analogs of the starfish SALMFamide neuropeptides S1 and S2., Jones CE, Otara CB, Younan ND, Viles JH, Elphick MR., Biochim Biophys Acta. October 1, 2014; 1844 (10): 1842-50.

SALMFamide salmagundi: the biology of a neuropeptide family in echinoderms., Elphick MR., Gen Comp Endocrinol. September 1, 2014; 205 23-35.

The Evolution and Variety of RFamide-Type Neuropeptides: Insights from Deuterostomian Invertebrates., Elphick MR, Mirabeau O., Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). June 19, 2014; 5 93.        

Structural analysis of the starfish SALMFamide neuropeptides S1 and S2: the N-terminal region of S2 facilitates self-association., Otara CB, Jones CE, Younan ND, Viles JH, Elphick MR., Biochim Biophys Acta. February 1, 2014; 1844 (2): 358-65.

Neuropeptides and polypeptide hormones in echinoderms: new insights from analysis of the transcriptome of the sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus., Rowe ML, Achhala S, Elphick MR., Gen Comp Endocrinol. February 1, 2014; 197 43-55.

Discovery of a novel neurophysin-associated neuropeptide that triggers cardiac stomach contraction and retraction in starfish., Semmens DC, Dane RE, Pancholi MR, Slade SE, Scrivens JH, Elphick MR., J Exp Biol. November 1, 2013; 216 (Pt 21): 4047-53.

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