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Nancy Targett Publications

Dr. Nancy Targett, Dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, is also a published marine chemical ecologist, and faculty member in CEOE's School of Marine Science and Policy

Pelletreau, K. N. and N. M. Targett.  2007.  New perspectives for addressing patterns of secondary metabolites in marine macroalgae.  In: pp. 121-146, Algal Chemical Ecology, C. D. Amsler (Ed.).  Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Lopanik, N.B., N.M. Targett, and N. Lindquist. 2006. Ontogeny of a symbiont-produced chemical  defense in Bugula neritina (Bryozoa). Marine Ecology Progress Series 327:183-191.

Lopanik, N., N. Lindquist, and N. Targett. 2004. Potent cytotoxins produced by a microbial symbiont protect host larvae from predation. Oecologia 139:131-139.

Ferrari, K.M. and N.M. Targett. 2003. Chemical attractants in horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, eggs: The potential for an artificial bait. Journal of Chemical Ecology 29:477-496.

Arnold, T.M. and N.M. Targett. 2003. To grow and defend: Lack of tradeoffs for brown algal phlorotannins. Oikos 100:406-408.

Arnold, T.M. and N.M. Targett. 2002. Marine tannins: The importance of a mechanistic framework for predicting ecological roles. Journal of Chemical Ecology 28:1919-1934.

Arnold, T.M., N.M. Targett, C.E. Turner, W.I. Hatch, and K.M. Ferrari. 2001. Evidence for methyl jasmonate-induced phlorotannin production in Fucus vesiculosus (Phaeophyta). Journal of Phycology 37:1026-1029.

Targett, N.M. and T.M. Arnold. 2001. Effects of secondary metabolites on digestion in marine herbivores. In: J.B. McClintock and B.J. Baker (eds.). Marine Chemical Ecology. CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL, pp. 391-411.

Andrews, W.R., N.M. Targett and C.E. Epifanio. 2001. Isolation and characterization of the metamorphic inducer of the common mud crab, Panopeus herbstii. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 261:121-134.

Arnold, T.M. and N.M. Targett. 2000. Evidence for metabolic turnover of polyphenolics in tropical brown algae. Journal of Chemical Ecology 26:1393-1410.

Targett, N.M. and T.M. Arnold. 1998. Predicting the effects of brown algal phlorotannins on marine herbivores in tropical and temperate oceans. Journal of Phycology 34:195-205.

Arnold, T.M. and N.M. Targett. 1998. Quantifying in situ rates of phlorotannin synthesis and polymerization in marine brown algae. Journal of Chemical Ecology 24:577-595.

Boettcher, A.A. and N.M. Targett. 1998. Role of chemical inducers in larval metamorphosis of queen conch, Strombus gigas Linnaeus: Relationship to other marine invertebrate systems. Biological Bulletin 194:132-142.

Boettcher, A.A., C. Dyer, J. Casey, and N.M. Targett. 1997. Hydrogen peroxide induced metamorphosis of queen conch, Strombus gigas: Tests at the commercial scale. Aquaculture 148:247-258.

Targett, N.M. 1997. Natural antifouling compounds from marine organisms: A review, p. 85-103. In: R. Nagabhushanam and M.F. Thompson (eds.). Fouling Organisms of the Indian Ocean: Biology and Control Technology. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co., New Delhi, India. 538 pp.

Boettcher, A.A. and N.M. Targett. 1996. Induction of metamorphosis in queen conch, Strombus gigas Linnaeus, larvae by cues associated with red algae from their nursery grounds. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 196:29-52.

Targett, N.M., A.A. Boettcher, T.E. Targett, and N.H. Vrolijk. 1995. Tropical marine herbivore assimilation of phenolic-rich plants. Oecologia 103:170-179.

Fielman K.T. and N.M. Targett. 1995. Variation of 2,3,4-tribromopyrrole and its sodium sulfamate salt in the hemichordate Saccoglossus kowalevskii (Enteropneusta). Marine Ecology Progress Series 116:125-136.

Vrolijk, N.H., N.M. Targett, B.R. Woodin, and J.J. Stegeman. 1995. Comparison of cytochrome P450 in three butterflyfish species: Ecological implications of elevated CYP2B and CYP3A in Chaetodon capistratus. Marine Environmental Research 39:11-14.



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