About My Lab

Carbon dioxide, pH and bicarbonate (CO2/pH/HCO3) are essential for life because they affect chemical kinetics and protein structure and function; they also are substrates or products of respiration, photosynthesis and calcification. Although regulating these crucial processes surely relies on the ability to sense CO2/pH/HCO3– levels, the specific mechanisms remain practically unknown in aquatic organisms. Our research seeks to provide a link between metabolic and environmental acid/base stress and downstream physiological responses.

Four new papers!

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New Publication: Dynamic subcellular translocation of V-type H+-ATPase is essential for biomineralization of the diatom silica cell wall

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New Publication: Acid secretion by the boring organ of the burrowing giant clam, Tridacna crocea

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