Journal Articles, Preprints, Edited Book Chapters, Reports and Patents

(Preprints will be removed from this list once they have been published in a peer-reviewed journal)

Journal Articles

Graff van Creveld S., Ben-Dor S., Mizrachi A., Alcolombri U., Hopes A., Mock T., Rosenwasser S., Vardi A. (2018) A redox-regulated type III metacaspse controls cell death in a marine diatom. bioRxiv

Xu D., Brennan G., Xu L., Zhang X.W., Fan X., Han W.T., Mock T., McMinn A., Hutchins D.A., Ye N. (2018) Ocean acidification increases iodine accumulation in kelp-based coastal food webs. Global Change Biology

Aslam S., Strauss J., Thomas D.N., Mock T., Underwood G. (2018) Identifying metabolic pathways for the production of extracellular polymeric substances by the diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus inhabiting sea ice. The ISME Journal

Belshaw N., Grouneva I., Aram L., Gal A., Hopes A., Mock T. (2017) Efficient CRISPR/Cas-mediated homologous recombination in the model diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana. bioRxiv

Hopes A., Nekrasov V., Belshaw N., Grouneva I., Kamoun S., Mock T. (2017) Genome editing in diatoms using CRISPR-Cas to induce precise bi-allelic deletions. Bio-Protocol
(DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2625)

Paajanen P., Strauss J., van Oosterhout C., McMullan M., Clark D.M., Mock T. (2017) Building a locally diploid genome and transcriptome of the diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus. Scientific Data
(DOI: 10.33810.1038/sdata.2017.149)

Teng L., Fan X., Xu D., Zhang X., Mock T., Ye N. (2017) Identification of Genes under Positive Selection Reveals Differences in Evolutionary Adaptation between Brown-Algal Species. Frontiers in Plant Science 
(DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01429 )

Brodie J., Ball S.G., Bouget F-Y, Chan C.X., De Clerck O., Cock J.M., Gachon C., Grossman A.R., Mock T., Raven J.A., Saha M., Smith A.G., Vardi A., Bhattacharya D. (2017) Biotic interactions as drivers of algal origin and evolution. New Phytologist
(DOI: 10.1111/nph.14760)

Brodie J., Chan C.X., De Clerck O., Cock J.M., Coelho S.M., Gachon C., Grossman A.R., Mock T., Raven J.A., Smith A.G., Yoon H.S., Bhattacharya D. (2017) The Algal Revolution. Trends in Plant Science 
(DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2017.05.005)

Kirkham A.R., Richthammer P., Schmidt K., Wustmann M., Maeda Y., Hedrich R., Brunner E., Tanaka T., Van Pée K-H., Falciatore A., Mock T. (2017) A role for the cell-wall protein silacidin in cell size of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana. The ISME Journal
(DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2017.100)

Basu S., Patil S., Mapleson D., Russo T.M., Vitale L., Fevola C., Maumus F., Casotti R., Mock T., Caccamo M., Montresor M., Sanges R., Ferrante M.I. (2017) Finding a partner in the ocean: molecular and evolutionary bases of the response to sexual cues in a planktonic diatom. New Phytologist 
(DOI: 10.1111/nph.14557)

Singh A.K., Sharma N., Farooqi H., Abdin M.Z., Mock T., Kumar S. (2017) Phycoremediation of municipal wastewater by microalgae to produce biofuel. International Journal of Phytoremediation 
(DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2017.1284758)

Mock T., Otillar R.P., Strauss J., McMullan M., Paajanen P., Schmutz J., Salamov A., Sanges R., Toseland A., Ward B.J., Allen A.E., Dupont C.L., Frickenhaus S., Maumus F., Veluchamy A., Wu T., Barry K.W., Falciatore A., Ferrante M.I., Fortunato A.E., Glöckner G., Gruber A., Hipkin R., Janech M.G., Kroth P.G., Leese F., Lindquist E.A., Lyon B.R., Martin J., Mayer C., Parker M., Quesneville H., Raymond J.A., Uhlig C., Valas R.E., Valentin K.U. Worden A.Z., Armbrust E.V., Clark M.D., Bowler C., Green B.R. Moulton V., Van Oosterhout C., Grigoriev I.V. (2017) Evolutionary genomics of the cold-adapted diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrusNature 
(DOI: 10.1038/nature20803)

Bentkowski P., Van Oosterhout C., Ashby B., Mock T. (2016) The effect of extrinsic mortality on genome size evolution in prokaryotes. The ISME Journal
(DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2016.165)

Hopes A., Nekrasov V., Kamoun S., Mock T. (2016) Editing of the urease gene by CRISPR-Cas in the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonanaPlant Methods 
(DOI: 10.1186/s13007-016-0148-0)

Zhang X., Gamarra J., Castro S., Carrasco E., Hernandez A., Mock T., Hadaegh A.R., Read B.A. (2016) Characterization of the Small RNA Transcriptome of the Marine Coccolithophorid, Emiliania huxleyiPLoS One 
(DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154279)

Schmidt K., Van Oosterhout C., Collins S., Mock T. (2016) The role of phenotypic plasticity and epigenetics in experimental evolution with phytoplankton. Perspectives in Phycology 
(DOI: 10.1127/pip/2015/0036)

Hopes A., Mock T. (2015) Evolution of Microalgae and Their Adaptations in Different Marine Ecosystems. eLS 
(DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0023744)

Bentkowski P., Van Oosterhout C., Mock T. (2015) A model of genome size evolution for prokaryotes in stable and fluctuating environments. Genome Biology and Evolution 
(DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evv148)

Mock T., Daines S.J., Geider R., Collins S., Metodiev M., Millar A.J., Moulton V., Lenton T.M. (2015) Bridging the Gap between Omics and Earth System Science to better understand how Environmental Change impacts Marine Microbes. Global Change Biology 
(DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12983)

Uhlig C., Kilpert F., Frickenhaus S., Kegel J.U., Krell A., Mock T., Valentin K., Beszteri B. (2015) In situ expression of eukaryotic ice-binding proteins in microbial communities of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice. The ISME Journal
(DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2015.43)

Gruber A., Rocap G., Kroth P.G., Armbrust E.V., Mock T. (2015) Plastid proteome prediction for diatoms and other algae with secondary plastids of the red lineage. The Plant Journal 
(DOI: 10.1111/tpj.12734)

Toseland A., Moxon S., Mock T., Moulton V. (2014) Metatranscriptomes from diverse microbial communities: assessment of data reduction techniques for rigorous annotation. BMC Genomics 
(DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-901)

McRose D., Guo J., Monier A., Sudek S., Wilken S., Yan S., Mock T., Archibald J.M., Begley T.P., Reyes-Prieto A., Worden A.Z. (2014) Alternatives to vitamin B1 uptake revealed with discovery of riboswitches in multiple marine eukaryotic lineages. The ISME Journal
(DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2014.146)

Lopez-Gomollon S., Beckers M., Rathjen T., Moxon S., Maumus F., Mohorianu I., Moulton, V., Dalmay T., Mock T. (2014) Global discovery and characterization of small non-coding RNAs in marine microalgae. BMC Genomics 
(DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-697)

Jahn M.T., Schmidt K., Mock T. (2014) A novel cost effective and high-throughput isolation and identification method for marine microalgae. Plant Methods 
(DOI: 10.1186/1746-4811-10-26)

Keeling P.J., Burki F., Wilcox H.M., Allam B., Allen E.E., Amaral-Zettler L.A., Armbrust E.V., Archibald J.M., Bharti A.K., Bell C.J., Beszteri B., Bidle K.D., Cameron C.T., Campbell L., Caron D.A., Cattolico R.A., Collier J.L., Coyne K., Davy S.K., Deschamps P., Dyhrman S.T., Edvardsen B., Gates R.D., Gobler C.J., Greenwood S.J., Guida S.M., Jacobi J.L., Jakobsen K.S., James E.R., Jenkins B., John U., Johnson M.D., Juhl A.R., Kamp A., Katz L.A., Kiene R., Kudryavtsev A., Leander B.S., Lin S., Lovejoy C., Lynn D., Marchetti A., McManus G., Nedelcu A.M., Menden-Deuer S., Miceli C., Mock T., Montresor M., Moran M.A., Murray S., Nadathur G., Nagai S., Ngam P.B., Palenik B., Pawlowski J., Petroni G., Piganeau G., Posewitz M.C., Rengefors K., Romano G., Rumpho M.E., Rynearson T., Schilling K.B., Schroeder D.C., Simpson A.G., Slamovits C.H., Smith D.R., Smith G.J., Smith S.R., Sosik H.M., Stief P., Theriot E., Twary S.N., Umale P.E., Vaulot D., Wawrik B., Wheeler G.L., Wilson W.H., Xu Y., Zingone A., Worden A.Z. (2014) The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): Illuminating the Functional Diversity of Eukaryotic Life in the Oceans through Transcriptome Sequencing. PLoS Biology 
(DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001889)

Lyon B.R. & Mock T. (2014) Polar Microalgae: New approaches towards understanding adaptations to an extreme and changing environment. Biology 
(DOI: 10.3390/biology3010056)

Hopes A. & Mock T. (2014) Diatoms: Glass-dwelling dynamos. Microbiology Today

Toseland A., Daines S. J., Clark J. R., Kirkham A., Strauss J., Uhlig C., Lenton T. M., Valentin K., Pearson G. A., Moulton V., Mock T. (2013) The impact of temperature on marine phytoplankton resource allocation and metabolism. Nature Climate Change
(DOI: 10.1038/nclimate1989)

Read B.A., Kegel J., Klute M.J., Kuo A., Lefebvre S.C., Maumus F., Mayer C., Miller J., Monier A., Salamov A., Young J., Aguilar M., Claverie J-M., Frickenhaus S., Gonzalez K., Herman E.K., Lin Y-C., Napier J., Ogata H., Sarno A.F., Shmutz J., Schroeder D., de Vargas C., Verret F., von Dassow P., Valentin K., Van de Peer Y., Wheeler G., [Emiliania huxleyi Annotation Consortium: Allen A.E., Bidle K., Borodovsky M., Bowler C., Brownlee C., Cock J.M., Elias M., Gladyshev V.N., Groth M., Guda C., Hadaegh A., Iglesias-Rodriguez M.D., Jenkins J., Jones B.M., Lawson T., Leese F., Lindquist E., Lobanov A., Lomsadze A., Malik S-B., Marsh M.E., Mackinder L., Mock T., Mueller-Roeber B., Pagarete A., Parker M., Probert I., Quesneville H., Raines C., Rensing S.A., Riaño-Pachón D.M., Richier S., Rokitta S., Shiraiwa Y., Soanes D.M., van der Giezen M., Wahlund T.M., Williams B., Wilson W., Wurch G.W & Wurch L.L] Dacks J.B., Delwiche C.F., Dyhrman S.T., Glöckner G., John U., Richards T., Worden A.Z., Zhang X., Grigoriev I.V. (2013) Pan genome of the phytoplankton Emiliania underpins its global distribution. Nature
(DOI: 10.1038/nature12221)

Hipkin R., Day J.G., Rad-Menéndez C., Mock T. (2013) The first evidence for genotypic stability in a cryopreserved transgenic diatom. Journal of Applied Phycology
(DOI: 10.1007/s10811-013-0047-y)

Curtis B.A., Tanifuji G., Burki F., Gruber A., Irimia M., Maruyama S., Arias M.C., Ball S.G., Gile G.H., Hirakawa Y., Hopkins J.F., Kuo A., Rensing S.A., Schmutz J., Symeonidi A., Elias M., Eveleigh R.J.M., Herman E.K., Klute M.J., Nakayama T., Oborník M., Reyes-Prieto A., Armbrust E.V., Aves S.J., Beiko R.G., Coutinho P., Dacks J.B., Durnford D.G., Fast N.M., Green B.R., Grisdale C.J., Hempel F., Henrissat B., Höppner M.P., Ishida K-I., Kim E., Kořený L., Kroth P.G., Liu Y., Malik S-B., Maier U.G., McRose D., Mock T., Neilson J.A.D., Onodera N.T., Poole A.M., Pritham E.J., Richards T.A., Rocap G., Roy S.W., Sarai C., Schaack S., Shirato S., Slamovits C.H., Spencer D.F., Suzuki S., Worden A.Z., Zauner S., Barry K., Bell C., Bharti A.K., Crow J.A., Grimwood J., Kramer R., Lindquist E., Lucas S., Salamov A., McFadden G.I., Lane C.E., Keeling P.J., Gray M.W., Grigoriev I.V., Archibald J.M. (2012) Algal genomes reveal evolutionary mosaicism and the fate of nucleomorphs. Nature
(DOI: 10.1038/nature11681)

Durkin C.A., Marchetti A., Bender S.J., Truong T., Morales R., Mock T., Armbrust E.V. (2012) Frustule-related gene transcription and the influence of diatom community composition on silica precipitation in an iron-limited environment. Limnology and Oceanography
(DOI: 10.4319/lo.2012.57.6.1619)

Mock T., Medlin L.K. (2012) Genomics and genetics of diatoms. Advances in Botanical Research
(DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-391499-6.00007-4)

Hockin N.L., Mock T., Mulholland F., Kopriva S., Malin G. (2011) The Response of Diatom Central Carbon Metabolism to Nitrogen Starvation is Different to that of Green Algae and Higher Plants. Plant Physiology

Mock T., Kirkham A. (2011) What can we learn from genomics approaches in marine ecology? From sequences to eco-systems biology! Marine Ecology
(DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0485.2011.00479.x)

Maheswari U., Jabbari K., Petit J.L., Porcel B.M., Allen A.E., Cadoret J.P., De Martino A., Heijde M., Kaas R., La Roche J., Lopez P.J., Martin-Jezequel V., Meichenin A., Mock T., Parker M.S., Vardi A., Armbrust E.V., Weissenbach J., Katinka M., Bowler C. (2010) Digital expression profiling of novel diatom transcripts provides insight into their biological functions. Genome Biology
(DOI: 10.1186/gb-2010-11-8-r85)

Bayer-Giraldi M., Uhlig C., John U., Mock T., Valentin K. (2010). Antifreeze proteins in polar sea ice diatoms: Diversity and gene expression in the genus FragilariopsisEnvironmental Microbiology
(DOI: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2009.02149.x)

Durkin C.A., Mock T., Armbrust, E.V. (2009) Chitin in Diatoms and its association with the cell wall. Eukaryotic Cell
(DOI: 10.1128/EC.00079-09)

Worden A.Z., Lee J.H., Mock T., Rouz P., Simmons M.P., Aerts A.L., Allen A.E., Cuvelier M.L., Derelle E., Everett M.V., Foulon E., Grimwood J., Gundlach H., Henrissat B., Napoli C., McDonald S.M., Parker M.S., Rombauts S., Salamov A., Von Dassow P., Badger J.H., Coutinho P.M., Demir E., Dubchak I., Gentemann C., Eikrem W., Gready J.E., John U., Lanier W., Lindquist E.A., Lucas S., Mayer K.F., Moreau H., Not F., Otillar R., Panaud O., Pangilinan J., Paulsen I., Piegu B., Poliakov A., Robbens S., Schmutz J., Toulza E., Wyss T., Zelensky A., Zhou K., Armbrust E.V., Bhattacharya D., Goodenough U.W., Van de Peer Y., Grigoriev I.V. (2009) Green evolution and dynamic adaptations revealed by genomes of the marine picoeukaryotes Micromonas. Science
(DOI: 10.1126/science.1167222)

Maheswari U., Mock T., Armbrust E.V., Bowler C. (2009) Update of the Diatom EST Database: A new tool for digital transcriptomics. Nucleic Acids Research
(DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkn905)

Parker M.S., Mock T., Armbrust E.V. (2008) Genomic insights into marine microalgae. Annual Review of Genetics
(DOI: 10.1146/annurev.genet.42.110807.091417)

Krell A., Beszteri B., Dieckmann G., Glöckner G., Valentin K., Mock T. (2008) A new class of ice-binding proteins discovered in a salt stress induced cDNA library of the psychrophilic diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus (Bacillariophyceae). European Journal of Phycology
(DOI: 10.1080/09670260802348615)

Mock T., Samanta M. P., Iverson V., Berthiaume C., Robison M., Holtermann, K., Durkin, C., BonDurant, S. S., Richmond, K., Rodesch, M., Kallas T., Huttlin E. L., Cerrina F., Sussmann M. R., Armbrust E. V. (2008) Whole-genome expression profiling of the marine diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana identifies genes involved in silicon bioprocesses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
(DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0707946105)

Kroth P. G., Chiovitti A., Gruber A., Martin-Jezequel V., Mock T., Parker M. S., Stanley M. S., Kaplan A., Caron L., Weber T., Maheswari U., Armbrust E. V., Bowler C. (2008) A model for carbohydrate metabolism in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum deduced from comparative whole genome analysis. PLoS ONE
(DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001426)

Bowler C., Allen A. E., Badger J. H., Grimwood J., Jabbari K., Kuo A., Maheswari U., Martens C., Maumus F., Otillar R. P., Rayko E., Salamov A., Vandepoele K., Beszteri B., Gruber A., Heijde M., Katinka M., Mock T., Valentin K., Verret F., Berges J. A., Brownlee C., Cadoret J. P., Chiovitti A., Choi C. J., Coesel S., De Martino A., Detter J. C., Durkin C., Falciatore A., Fournet J., Haruta M., Huysman M. J., Jenkins B. D., Jiroutova K., Jorgensen R. E., Joubert Y., Kaplan A., Kroger N., Kroth P. G., La Roche J., Lindquist E., Lommer M., Martin-Jezequel V., Lopez P. J., Lucas S., Mangogna M., McGinnis K., Medlin L. K., Montsant A., Oudot-Le Secq M. P., Napoli C., Obornik M., Parker M. S., Petit J. L., Porcel B. M., Poulsen N., Robison M., Rychlewski L., Rynearson T. A., Schmutz J., Shapiro H., Siaut M., Stanley M., Sussman M. R., Taylor, A. R. Vardi, A. von Dassow, P. Vyverman W., Willis A., Wyrwicz L. S., Rokhsar D. S., Weissenbach J., Armbrust E. V., Green B. R., Van de Peer Y., Grigoriev I. V. (2008) The Phaeodactylum genome reveals the evolutionary history of diatom genomes. Nature
(DOI: 10.1038/nature07410)

Mock T., Krell, A., Glöckner, G., Kolukisaoglu, U., Valentin, K. (2006) Analysis of expressed sequence tags (ests) from the polar diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrusJournal of Phycology
(DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00164.x)

Janech M. G., Krell A., Mock T., Kang, J. S., Raymond, J. A. (2006) Ice-binding proteins from sea ice diatoms (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology
(DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00208.x)

Mock T., Thomas D. N. (2005) Recent advances in sea-ice microbiology. Environmental Microbiology
(DOI: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2005.00781.x)

Mock T., Hoch N. (2005) Long-term temperature acclimation of photosynthesis in steady-state cultures of the polar diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrusPhotosynthesis Research
(DOI: 10.1007/s11120-005-5668-9)

Mock T., Valentin K. (2004) Photosynthesis and cold acclimation: Molecular evidence from a polar diatom. Journal of Phycology
(DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2004.03224.x)

Mock T., Kruse M., Dieckmann, G. S. (2003) A new microcosm to investigate oxygen dynamics at the sea ice water interface. Aquatic Microbial Ecology
(DOI: 10.3354/ame030197)

Mock T., Kroon B. M. A. (2002) Photosynthetic energy conversion under extreme conditions - II: The significance of lipids under light limited growth in Antarctic sea ice diatoms. Phytochemistry
(DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9422(02)00215-7)

Mock T., Kroon B. M. A. (2002) Photosynthetic energy conversion under extreme conditions - I: Important role of lipids as structural modulators and energy sink under N-limited growth in Antarctic sea ice diatoms. Phytochemistry
(DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9422(02)00216-9)

Mock T., Dieckmann G. S., Haas C., Krell A., Tison J. L., Belem A. L., Papadimitriou S., Thomas D. N. (2002) Micro-optodes in sea ice: a new approach to investigate oxygen dynamics during sea ice formation. Aquatic Microbial Ecology
(DOI: 10.3354/ame029297)

Mock T. (2002) In situ primary production in young Antarctic sea ice. Hydrobiologia
(DOI: 10.1023/A:1015676022027)

Biele J., Ulamec S., Garry J., Sheridan S., Morse A. D., Barber S., Wright I., Tug H., Mock T. (2002) Melting probes at Lake Vostok and Europa. Proceedings of the Second European Workshop on Exo-Astrobiology
518, 253-260 625. ISSN: 0379-6566

Krembs C., Mock T., Gradinger R. (2001) A mesocosm study of physical-biological interactions in artificial sea ice: Effects of brine channel surface evolution and brine movement on algal biomass. Polar Biology
(DOI: 10.1007/s003000000219)

Mock T., Gradinger R. (2000) Changes in photosynthetic carbon allocation in algal assemblages of Arctic sea ice with decreasing nutrient concentrations and irradiance. Marine Ecology-Progress Series
(DOI: 10.3354/meps202001)

Mock T., Gradinger R. (1999) Determination of Arctic ice algal production with a new in situ incubation technique. Marine Ecology-Progress Series
(DOI: 10.3354/meps177015)

Mock T., Meiners K. M., Giesenhagen H. C. (1997) Bacteria in sea ice and underlying brackish water at 54 degrees 26'50''N (Baltic Sea, Kiel Bight). Marine Ecology-Progress Series
(DOI: 10.3354/meps158023)

Chapters in Edited Books

Hopes A., Thomas D.N., Mock T. (2017) Polar microalgae: Functional genomics, physiology and the environment. In: Psychrophiles: From Biodiversity to Biotechnology. Margesin R, (ed.), Springer, New York, USA.

Arrigo K.R., Mock T. & Lizotte M.P. (2009) Primary producers and sea ice. In: Sea Ice, second edition. Thomas DN & Dieckmann GS (eds.), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, pp. 283-326.

Mock T. & Junge K (2007) Psychrophilic diatoms: mechanisms for survival in freeze-thaw cycles. In: Algae and Cyanobacteria in Extreme Environments. Seckbach J. (ed.), Springer, New York, USA, pp. 345-364.

Mock T. & Thomas DN (2007) Microalgae in polar regions: linking functional genomics and physiology with environmental conditions. In: Psychrophiles: From Biodiversity to Biotechnology. Margesin R, Schinner F, Marx J-C & Gerday C (eds.), Springer, New York, USA, pp. 285-312.


Future ocean resources: metal-rich minerals and genetics (Royal Society, UK)


Nucleic acid sequence coding for enzyme delta-12-desaturase and originating from Fragilariopsis cylindrus, associated polypeptide, and use of this nucleic acid sequence and polypeptide. European Patent EP1520026, Assigned Inventors: Thomas Mock and Klaus Valentin (2005)

Nucleic acid sequence coding for proteases and originating from Fragilariopsis cylindrus, associated polypeptide, and use of this nucleic acid sequence and polypeptide. German Patent 10244842, Assigned Inventors: Thomas Mock and Klaus Valentin (2002)