Lambert, C. C. 2014. Obtaining gametes and embryos of ascidians. pp. 27-33 in: Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1128: Developmental Biology of the Sea Urchin and other Marine Invertebrate Model Systems. Humana Press.


Lambert, C. C. 2011. Signaling pathways in ascidian oocyte maturation: the roles of cAMP/Epac, intracellular calcium levels and calmodulin kinase in regulating GVBD. Molec. Reproduction and Development 78 (10-11): 726-733.


Lambert, C. C. 2009. Ascidian follicle cells: Multifunctional adjuncts to maturation and development. Dev. Growth Differ. 51: 677686.


Lambert, C. C. 2008. Signaling pathways in ascidian oocyte maturation: The role of cyclic AMP and follicle cells in germinal vesicle breakdown. Develop. Growth Differ. 50: 181188.


Abbott, D. P., Lambert, C. C., Lambert, G. and Newberry, A. T. 2007. Chordata: Ascidiacea. In: Carlton, J. T. (ed.), The Light & Smith Manual: Intertidal invertebrates from central California to Oregon. Berkeley, California, University of California Press, chapter 35: 918-933.


Arenas, F., Bishop, J. D. D., Carlton, J. T., Dyrynda, P. J., Farnham, W. F., Gonzales, D. J., Jacobs, M. W., Lambert, C., Lambert, G., Nielsen, S. E., Pederson, J. A., Porter, J. S., Ward, S. and Wood, C. A. 2006. Alien species and other notable records from a rapid assessment survey of marinas on the south coast of England. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 86: 1329-1337.

Lambert, C. C. 2005. Signaling pathways in ascidian oocyte maturation: Effects of various inhibitors and activators on germinal vesicle breakdown. Dev. Growth & Differ. 47: 265272.


Lambert, C. C. 2005. Historical introduction, overview and reproductive biology of the protochordates. Can. J. Zool. 83(1): 1-7.


Cohen, A. N., Harris, L. H., Bingham, B. L., Carlton, J. T., Chapman, J. W., Lambert, C. C., Lambert, G., Ljubenkov, J. C., Murray, S. N., Rao, L. C., Reardon, K. and Schwindt, E. 2005. Rapid Assessment Survey for exotic organisms in southern California bays and harbors, and abundance in port and non-port areas. Biol. Invasions 7: 995-1002.


Lambert, G., Faulkes, Z., Lambert, C. C., and Scofield, V. L. 2005. Ascidians of South Padre Island, Texas, with a key to species. Texas J. Sci. 57 (3): 251-262.


Lambert, C. C. and Lambert, G. 2003. Persistence and differential distribution of nonindigenous ascidians in harbors of the Southern California Bight. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 259: 145-161.

Lambert, C. C., Someno, T. and Sawada, H. 2002. Sperm surface proteases in ascidian fertilization. J. Exp. Zool. 292: 88-95.

Sawada, H., Yokosawa, H. and Lambert, C. C. (eds.) 2001. The Biology of Ascidians. Springer-Verlag, Tokyo. 470 pp.

Lambert , C. C. 2001. Fertilization-induced glycosidase release and interspecific sperm competition in ascidians. In: Sawada, H., Yokosawa, H. and Lambert, C. C. (ed.), The Biology of Ascidians. Tokyo, Springer-Verlag, pp. 24-29.

Lambert, C.C. 2000. Germ-cell warfare in ascidians: sperm from one species can interfere with the fertilization of a second species. Biol. Bull. 198: 22-25.

Byrd, J. and C.C. Lambert 2000. Mechanism of the block to hybridization and selfing between the sympatric ascidians Ciona intestinalis and Ciona savignyi. Mol. Repro. Dev. 55: 109-116.

Mills, C., Cohen, A. N., Berry, H. K., Wonham, M. J., Bingham, B., Bookheim, B., Carlton, J. T., Chapman, J. W., Cordell, J., Harris, L. H., Klinger, T., Kohn, A. J., Lambert, C., Lambert, G., Li, K., Secord, D. L. and Toft, J. 2000. The 1998 Puget Sound Expedition: a shallow-water rapid assessment survey for nonindigenous species, with comparisons to San Francisco Bay. In: Pederson, J. (ed.), Marine Bioinvasions - Proceedings of a Conference January 24-27, 1999. Cambridge, MA, Massachusetts Inst. of Technology Sea Grant College Program, pp. 130-138.

Robert, L.K., L.M. Lucio-Gough, C.A. Goode, K. McKinney, and C.C. Lambert 1999. Activation of follicle cell surface phospholipase by tyrosine kinase dependent pathway is an essential event in ascidian fertilization. Mol. Reprod. Dev. 54: 69-75.

Lambert, C.C., G. Lambert, G. Crundwell and K. Kantardjieff 1998. Uric acid accumulation in the solitary ascidian Corella inflata. J. Exp. Zool.282: 323-331.

Lambert, C.C. and G. Lambert 1998. Non-indigenous ascidians in southern California harbors and marinas. Marine Biology 130: 675-688.

Lambert, C.C., H. Goudeau, C. Franchet, G. Lambert and M. Goudeau 1997. Ascidian eggs block polyspermy by two independent mechanisms, one at the egg plasma membrane, the other involving the follicle cells. Molec. Repro. & Dev. 48: 137-143.

Goode, C.A., A.J. Gamboa-Pinto, R. Cruz, L.L. Gough, C.V. Lund and C.C. Lambert 1997. Evidence for cell surface and internal phospholipase activity in ascidian eggs. Develop. Growth & Differ. 39: 655-660.

Lambert, G. and C.C. Lambert 1997. Extracellular formation of body and tunic spicules in the New Zealand solitary ascidian Pyura pachydermatina (Urochordata, Ascidiacea). Acta Zoologica 78: 51-60.

Lambert, G. and C.C. Lambert 1996. Spicule formation in the New Zealand solitary ascidian Pyura pachydermatina. Proc. 5th Intl. Conf. on the Chem. & Biol. of Mineralized Tissues. Connective Tissue Res. 34: 263-269.

Lambert, G., and C.C. Lambert 1996. Antibodies to echinoid larval spicule proteins cross react with the spicular complex in the ascidian Herdmania momus. In: Biomineralization 93, 7th Intl. Symp. on Biomineralization. Bull. de l'Institut Oceanogr. Monaco, numero special 14 (4): 253-261.

Lambert, G., C.C. Lambert and J.R. Waaland 1996. Algal symbionts in the tunics of six New Zealand ascidians (Chordata, Ascidiacea). Invertebrate Biol. 115: 67-78.

Lambert, C.C., I.M. Lambert and G. Lambert 1995. Brooding strategies in solitary ascidians: Corella species from north and south temperate waters. Canad. J. Zool. 73: 1666-1671.

McDougall, A., C. Sardet and C.C. Lambert 1995. Different calcium-dependent pathways control fertilization-triggered glycosidase release and the cortical contractions in ascidian eggs. Zygote 3: 251-258.

Pavao, M.S.G., C.C. Lambert, G. Lambert and P.A.S. Mourao 1994. Comparison between the sulfated polysaccharides from larval and adult ascidians. J. Exp. Zool. 269: 89-94.

Lambert, C.C., G.P. Gonzales and K.M. Miller 1994. Independent initiation of calcium dependent glycosidase release and cortical contractions during the activation of ascidian eggs. Dev. Growth & Differ. 36: 133-139.

Koch, R.A., M.L. Norton, H. Vazquez and C.C. Lambert 1994. Sperm surface chymotrypsin-like protease activity required for fertilization in ascidians. Develop. Biol. 162: 438-450.

Downey, J.C. and C.C. Lambert 1994. Attachment of the ascidian sperm surface egg receptor N-acetylglucosaminidase to the cell membrane. Molec. Repro. & Develop. 38: 453-458.

Lambert, C.C. and D. Battaglia 1993. Loss of the paternal mitochondrion during fertilization. Zool. Sci. 10: 31-37.

Lambert, C.C. and C.A. Goode 1992. Glycolipid linkage of a polyspermy blocking glycosidase to the ascidian egg surface. Dev. Biol. 154: 95-100.

Lambert, C., F. Lafargue and G. Lambert 1990. Preliminary note on the genetic isolation of Ciona species (Ascidiacea, Urochordata). Vie Milieu 40: 293-295.

Lambert, G., C.C. Lambert and H.A. Lowenstam 1990. Protochordate biomineralization. Chap. 19, pp. 461-469 In: Skeletal Biomineralization: Patterns, Processes and Evolutionary Trends, Vol. I, ed. by J.G. Carter. New York. Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Koch, R.A. and C.C. Lambert 1990. Ultrastructure of sperm, spermiogenesis and sperm egg interactions in selected invertebrates and lower vertebrates which use external fertilization. Jour. E.M. Techniques 16: 115-154.

Stanley, H.P. and C.C. Lambert 1990. Differential fate of mitochondria during spermiogenesis of the ratfish. Tissue & Cell 22: 471-476.

Lambert, C.C. 1989. Ascidian eggs release glycosidase activity at fertilization that aids in the block against polyspermy. Development 105: 415-420.

Lambert, C.C. 1989. Ascidian sperm penetration and translocation of a cell surface glycosidase. Jour. Exp. Zool. 249: 308-315.

Lambert, C.C. and Koch, R.A. 1988. Sperm binding and penetration during ascidian fertilization. Dev., Growth & Differ. 30: 325-336.


Perry, G. and Lambert, C.C. 1988. Arachidonic acid metabolism in Ascidia ceratodes eggs: role of lipid peroxidation. Comp. Biochem. and Physiol. 90B: 785-789.


Lambert, G. and Lambert, C.C. 1987. Spicule formation in the solitary ascidian Herdmania momus. J. Morph. 192:145-159.


Lambert, C.C., Lambert, G. and Kozloff, E.N. 1987. Phylum Urochordata, Class Ascidiacea. Chapt. 23 in: Marine Invertebrates of the Pacific Northwest. Ed. by E.N. Kozloff, U. of Wash. Press.


Lambert, C.C. 1986. Fertilization-induced modification of chorion N-acetylglucosamine groups blocks polyspermy in ascidian eggs. Dev. Biol. 116: 168-175.


Stanley, H.P. and Lambert, C.C. 1985. The role of the Sertoli cell actin-myosin system in sperm bundle formation in the ratfish Hydrolagas colliei. J. Morph. 186: 223-236.


Lambert, C.C. and Lambert, G. 1984. The role of actin and myosin in ascidian sperm mitochondrial translocation. Dev. Biol. 106: 307-314.


Lambert, C.C. and Lambert, G. 1983. Mitochondrial movement during the ascidian sperm reaction. Gamete Research 8: 295-307.


Markus, J.A. and Lambert, C.C. 1983. Urea and ammonia excretion by solitary ascidians. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 66: 1-10.


Lambert, C.C. 1982. The ascidian sperm reaction. Amer. Zoologist 22: 841-849.


Lambert, C.C. 1982. The ascidian sperm reaction: evidence for C1-and HCO3- involvement in acid release. Dev. Biol. 91:257-262.


Lambert, C.C. and Lambert, G. 1981. The ascidian sperm reaction: Ca2+uptake in relation to H+efflux. Dev. Biol. 88: 312-317.


Lambert, C.C. and Lambert, G. 1981. Inhibition of polyspermy in ascidian eggs: kinetics and role of the accessory cells. J. Exp. Zool. 217:291-295.


Lambert, G., Lambert, C.C. and Abbott, D.P. 1981. Corella species in the American Pacific Northwest: Distinction of C. inflata from C. willmeriana based upon morphology, reproduction and genetics. Canad. J. Zool. 59: 1493-1504.


Lambert, C.C. and Epel, D. 1979. Calcium mediated mitochondrial movement in ascidian sperm during fertilization. Dev. Biol. 69: 296-304.


Lambert, C.C. and Lambert, G. 1978. Tunicate eggs utilize ammonium ions for flotation. Science 200:64-65.


West, A.B. and Lambert, C.C. 1976. Control of spawning in the tunicate Styela plicata by variations in the natural light regime. J. Exp. Zool. 195: 263-270.


Lambert, C.C. 1975. Changes in uridine permeability during the maturation of tunicate eggs. Dev. Biol. 46:40-49.


Watanabe, H. and Lambert, C.C. 1973. Larva release in response to light by the compound ascidians Distaplia occidentalis and Metandrocarpas taylori. Biol. Bull. 144:556-566.


Schultz, T.W. and Lambert, C.C. 1973. Changes in adenine nucleotide levels and respiration during 1-methyladenine induced maturation of starfish oocytes. Ex. Cell Res. 81: 163-168.


Watanabe, H. and Lambert, C.C. 1971. Photoperiodicity of larval release in compound ascidians. Zool. Mag. (Tokyo) 80: 439-440.


Lambert, C.C. and Laird, C.D. 1971. Molecular properties of tunicate DNA. Biochem. Biophys. Acta 240: 39-45.


Lambert, C.C. 1971. Genetic transcription during the development and metamorphosis of the tunicate Ascidia callosa. Exp. Cell Research 66: 401-409.


Lambert, C.C. and Brandt, C.L. 1967. The effects of light on the spawning of Ciona intestinalis. Biol. Bull. 132: 222-228.