CACHE-ITN researchers’ papers, posters and reports:

Latest reports (Dec 2017):

Phoebe Stewart-Sinclair – The Scottish Association for Marine Sciences (SAMS)

Impacts of Climate Change on Aquaculture

James Morris – Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS)


JPMorris_WP6_D6.3_Literature database

Yang Wang-Duffort – Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS)

Synthesizing the calcium carbonate biomineralization avenues investigated and/or already translated into technological/industrial applications and
future development potential.eport Yan

Marine Genomics Special Issue Cells to Shells: the genomics of mollusc exoskeletons – volume 27, June 2016 ISSN:1874-7787

Cells to Shells: The genomics of mollusc exoskeletons-editorial

Mytilus hybridisation and impact on aquaculture – a mini review

Characterization of the mantle transcriptome in bivalves:Pecten maximus, Mytilus edulis and Crassostrea gigas

Allatostatin-type A, kisspeptin and galanin GPCRs and putative ligands as candidate regulatory factors of mantle function

Mining the transcriptomes of four commercially important shellfish species for single nucleotide polymorphisms within biomineralization genes

Transcriptomics provides insight into Mytilus galloprovincialis (Mollusca: Bivalvia) mantle function and its role in biomineralisation

Characterisation of the mantle transcriptome and biomineralisation genes in the blunt-gaper clam, Mya truncata

A shell regeneration assay to identify biomineralization candidate genes in mytilid mussels

Shell matrix proteins of the clam, Mya truncata: Roles beyond shell formation through proteomic study

Calcium mobilisation following shell damage in the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas

Biomimetic and bio-inspired uses of mollusc shell


Kati Michalek – The Scottish Association for Marine Sciences (SAMS)

Cultivation of Blue Mussels (Mytilus spp.)

influenced by changing climates in northwes Europe

Jaison Arivalagan – Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle (MNHN)

Unveilling the evolution of bivalve nacre proteins by shell proteomics of Unionoidae

Biomineralisation in molluscs: adaption and shell repair

Trystan Sanders – University of Kiel (GEOMAR)

Costs of calcification in bivalves related to changing habitat

The future of the Baltic Sea: Implications for mussel populations and distributions

Kirti Ramesh – University of Kiel (GEOMAR)

In vivo characterization of bivalve larval
shells: a confocal Raman microscopy study

Mechanisms of intracellular calcification in oyster hemocytes

Luca Telesca – University of Cambridge (UCAM)

Natural variation in shell thickness and composition

Alex Ventura – University of Gothenburg (UGOT)

Maintained larval growth in mussel larvae exposed to acidified under-saturate

Maintained larval growth in mussel larvae exposed to acidified under-saturated seawater

Kirsikka Sillanpää – University of Gothenburg (UGOT)

CACHE-ITN: Calcium in a Changing Environment

David Vendrami – University of Bielefeld (UNIBI)

ddRAD sequencing resolves fine-scale population structure in a benthic invertebrate with implications for understanding phenotypic plasticity

Jason Arivalagan, Teja Yarra et al – Museum of Natural History Paris (MNHN) and NERC-BAS/University of Edinburgh (UEDIN)

Insights from the shell proteome: biomineralization to adaptatiol