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Biology Journal Articles

An Arabidopsis DISEASE RELATED NONSPECIFIC LIPID TRANSFER PROTEIN 1 (DRN1) is required for resistance against various phytopathogens and tolerance to salt stress.

by: Ramesh Raina

Dhar N., Caruana J., Erdem I., Raina R. (2020) An Arabidopsis DISEASE RELATED NONSPECIFIC LIPID TRANSFER PROTEIN 1 (DRN1) is required for resistance against various phytopathogens and tolerance to salt stress. GENE, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2020.144802.

Arabidopsis SMALL DEFENSE-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN 1 modulates pathogen defense and tolerance to oxidative stress.

by: Ramesh Raina

Dutta, A., Choudhary, P., Gupta, P., Chatterjee, S., Liu, Po-Pu, Klessig, D. F., Raina, R. (2020) Arabidopsis SMALL DEFENSE-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN 1 modulates pathogen defense and tolerance to oxidative stress. Front. Plant Sci., doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00703.

Exploratory Activities for Understanding Evolutionary Relationships Depicted by Phylogenetic Trees: United but Diverse

by: Jason R. Wiles and Steve Dorus and Erin McCullough

McCullough, E.L., Verdeflor, L., Weinsztok, A., Wiles, J.R., and Dorus, S., "Exploratory Activities for Understanding Evolutionary Relationships Depicted by Phylogenetic Trees: United but Diverse", The American Biology Teacher, (2020) 82 (5): 333-337. https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.333

The Arabidopsis SENESCENCE-ASSOCIATED GENE 13 Regulates Dark-Induced Senescence and Plays Contrasting Roles in Defense Against Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens

by: Ramesh Raina

Dhar, N., Caruana, J., Erdem, I., Subbarao, K. V., Klosterman, S. J., and Raina, R. (2020) The Arabidopsis SENESCENCE ASSOCIATED GENE 13 regulates dark-induced senescence and plays contrasting roles in the defense against bacterial and fungal pathogens. MPMI https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-11-19-0329-R.

Cytokinetic bridge triggers de novo lumen formation in vivo

by: Heidi Hehnly and M. Lisa Manning

Rathbun, L.I., Colicino, E.G., Manikas, J. et al. Cytokinetic bridge triggers de novo lumen formation in vivo. Nat Commun 11, 1269 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15002-8

Whale diving. Cover of Science magazine.

Why whales are big but not bigger: Physiological drivers and ecological limits in the age of ocean giants

by: Susan E. Parks

Why whales are big but not bigger: Physiological drivers and ecological limits in the age of ocean giants, Susan E. Parks and 20 others, Science, 13 Dec 2019, Vol 366, Issue 6471, pp. 1367-1372, DOI: 10.1126/science.aax9044

JMJ14 encoded H3K4 demethylase modulates immune responses by regulating defence gene expression and pipecolic acid levels

by: Ramesh Raina

Li D., Liu R., Singh D., Yuan X., Kachroo P. and Raina, R. (2020) JMJ14 encoded H3K4 demethylase modulates immune responses by regulating defence gene expression and pipecolic acid levels. New Phytologist 225: 2108-2121. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16270

Effects of Cationic Polyacrylamide and Cationic Starch on Aquatic Life.

by: Katharine (Kate) Lewis

K. L. Duggan, M. Morris, S. K. Bhatia, M. M. Khachan, K. E. Lewis (2019). Effects of Cationic Polyacrylamide and Cationic Starch on Aquatic Life. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste 23 (4). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000467.

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Chromosome misalignment is associated with PLK1 activity at cenexin-positive mitotic centrosomes.

by: Heidi Hehnly

Colicino EG, Stevens K, Curtis E, Rathbun L, Bates M, Manikas J, Amack J, Freshour J, Hehnly H. Chromosome misalignment is associated with PLK1 activity at cenexin-positive mitotic centrosomes. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2019. PMID:31042116

ALS-linked mutations affect UBQLN2 oligomerization and phase separation in a position- and amino acid-dependent manner.

by: Carlos A. Castañeda and Heidi Hehnly

Dao TP, Martyniak B, Canning AJ, Lei Y, Colicino EG, Cosgrove MS, Hehnly H, Castañeda CA*. (2019) ALS-linked mutations affect UBQLN2 oligomerization and phase separation in a position- and amino acid-dependent manner. Structure. 27: 937-951. DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2019.03.012.

Anteroposterior patterning of the zebrafish ear through Fgf- and Hh-dependent regulation of hmx3a expression

by: Katharine (Kate) Lewis

R. Hartwell, S. England, N. Monk, N. van Hateren, S. Baxendale, M. Marzo, K. E. Lewis and T. Whitfield (2019). Anteroposterior patterning of the zebrafish ear through Fgf- and Hh-dependent regulation of hmx3a expression. PLoS genetics 15 (4), e1008051. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1008051.

Single amino acid substitutions in stickers, but not spacers, substantially alter UBQLN2 phase transitions and dense phase material properties.

by: Carlos A. Castañeda

Yiran Y, Jones HB, Dao TP, Castañeda CA*. (2019) Single amino acid substitutions in stickers, but not spacers, substantially alter UBQLN2 phase transitions and dense phase material properties. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 123: 3618-3629. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b01024.

Intersectionality as Praxis for Equity in STEM: A WiSE Women of Color Program.

by: Katharine (Kate) Lewis

D. R. Johnson, M. M. Blum, K. E. Lewis, and S. W. Alestalo (2019) Intersectionality as Praxis for Equity in STEM: A WiSE Women of Color Program. Chapter 19 in "Intersectionality & Higher Education: Theory, Research and Praxis". Second Edition. Peter Lang. [Peer-reviewed chapter].

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Kemp Eliminases of the AlleyCat Family Possess High Substrate Promiscuity

by: Ivan V. Korendovych and Carlos A. Castañeda and Olga Makhlynets

Kemp Eliminases of the AlleyCat Family Possess High Substrate Promiscuity, (ChemCatChem 5/2019), Dr. Elizabeth A. Caselle, Jennifer H. Yoon, Sagar Bhattacharya, Joel J. L. Rempillo , Zsófia Lengyel, Dr. Areetha D'Souza, Dr. Yurii S. Moroz, Patricia L. Tolbert, Dr. Alexander N. Volkov, Prof. Dr. Marcello Forconi, Prof. Dr. Carlos A. Castañeda, Prof. Dr. Olga V. Makhlynets, Prof. Dr. Ivan V. Korendovych, https://doi.org/10.1002/cctc.201900266

A DNA repair protein and histone methyltransferase interact to promote genome stability in C. elegans germ line

by: Eleanor Maine

Yang, B. , X. Xu, L. Russell, M.T. Sullenberger, J.L. Yanowitz, and E.M. Maine (2019) A DNA repair protein and histone methyltransferase interact to promote genome stability in C. elegans germ line. PLoS Genetics 15(2):e1007992. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007992.

Ubiquitin modulates liquid-liquid phase separation of UBQLN2 via disruption of multivalent interactions.

by: Carlos A. Castañeda and Heidi Hehnly

Dao TP, Kolaitis R-M, Kim HJ, O’Donovan K, Martyniak B, Colicino E, Hehnly H, Taylor JP, Castañeda CA*. (2018) Ubiquitin modulates liquid-liquid phase separation of UBQLN2 via disruption of multivalent interactions. Molecular Cell. 69: 965-978. DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2018.02.004.

Chimeric peptide EP45 as a dual agonist at GLP-1 and NPY2R receptors.

by: Robert Doyle and George M. Langford and Torsten Wöllert

Chepurny OG, Bonaccorso RL, Leech CA, Wöllert T, Langford GM, Schwede F, Roth CL, Doyle RP, Holz GG. Chimeric peptide EP45 as a dual agonist at GLP-1 and NPY2R receptors. Scientific Reports. 2018; 8(1):3749.

The balance of poly(U) polymerase activity ensures germline identity, survival, and development in Caenorhabditis elegans.

by: Eleanor Maine

Li, Y., and E.M. Maine (2018) The balance of poly(U) polymerase activity ensures germline identity, survival, and development in Caenorhabditis elegans. Development 145: dev165944. doi: 10.1242/dev.165944.

Linkage-specific conformational ensembles of non-canonical polyubiquitin chains.

by: Carlos A. Castañeda

Castañeda CA*, Chaturvedi A, Camara CM, Curtis JE, Krueger S, Fushman D. (2016) Linkage-specific conformational ensembles of non-canonical polyubiquitin chains. Phys Chem Chem Phys 18: 5771-5788. DOI: 0.1039/C5CP04601G.

Nonenzymatic assembly of natural polyubiquitin chains of any linkage composition and isotopic labeling scheme.

by: Carlos A. Castañeda

Castañeda CA, Liu J, Chaturvedi A, Nowicka U, Cropp TA, Fushman D. (2011) Nonenzymatic assembly of natural polyubiquitin chains of any linkage composition and isotopic labeling scheme. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133: 17855-17868. DOI: 10.1021/ja207220g.