Publications by Students and Faculty
Rakotondrafara AM, Miller WA. Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA. In vitro analysis of translation enhancers. Methods in Molecular Biology 2008;451:113-24.
Recent Publications by MCDB Graduate Students
* Names affiliated with MCDB are highlighted in bold
Parikh GR, Oliver JD, Bartholomay LC. A haemocyte tropism for an arbovirus. J Gen Virol. 2009 Feb;90(Pt 2):292-6.
Li S, Shogren-Knaak MA. The Gcn5 Bromodomain of the SAGA complex facilitates cooperative and cross-tail acetylation of nucleosomes. J Biol Chem. 2009 Feb 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Duanmu D, Wang Y, Spalding MH. Department of Genetics, Development and
Cell Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011Thylakoid Lumen
Carbonic Anhydrase (CAH3) Mutation Suppresses Air-Dier Phenotype of LCIB
Mutant in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
Plant Physiology. 2009 Feb;149(2):929-37. Epub 2008 Dec 12.
Dahlin-Laborde RR, Scolaro EJ, Romine NM, Ramer-Tait AE, Lei SM, Beetham JK. Characterization of DNA sequences that confer complement resistance in Leishmania chagasi. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008 Dec;1149:347-51.
Routh MD, Su CC, Zhang Q, Yu EW. Structures of AcrR and CmeR: Insight into the mechanisms of transcriptional repression and multi-drug recognition in the TetR family of regulators. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2008 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print
Li S, Shogren-Knaak MA. Cross-talk between histone H3 tails produces cooperative nucleosome acetylation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Nov 25;105(47):18243-8. Epub 2008 Nov 12.
Anantharam V, Kanthasamy A, Choi CJ, Martin DP, Latchoumycandane C, Richt JA, Kanthasamy AG. Department of Biomedical Sciences, Iowa Center for Advanced Neurotoxicology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA. Opposing roles of prion protein in oxidative stress- and ER stress-induced apoptotic signaling.
Bao X, Cai W, Deng H, Zhang W, Krencik R, Girton J, Johansen J, Johansen KM. Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University. The COOH-terminal domain of the JIL-1 histone H3S10 kinase interacts with histone H3 and is required for correct targeting to chromatin. Journal of Biological Chem. 2008 Nov 21;283(47):32741-50. Epub 2008 Sep 26.
* This is just a small sampling of publications from current students.
Recent Publications by MCDB Faculty
Wang Z, Treder K, Miller WA. Plant Pathology Dept, and Biochemistry,
Biophysics & Molecular Biology Dept, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
50011.Structure of a viral cap-independent translation element that
functions via high affinity binding to the eIF4E subunit of eIF4F.
The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2009 Mar 10. [Epub ahead of print]
Cha S, Song Z, Nikolau BJ, Yeung ES.
Ames Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, Ames, Iowa, and Department
of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular
Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011.Direct Profiling and
Imaging of Epicuticular Waxes on Arabidopsis thaliana by Laser
Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry Using Silver Colloid as a
Analytical Chemistry.2009 Mar 16. [Epub ahead of print]
Zhou K, Peters RJ. Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Molecular Biology Building, Rm. 4216, Ames, IA 50011, United States. Investigating the conservation pattern of a putative second terpene synthase divalent metal binding motif in plants. Phytochemistry. 2009 Feb;70(3):366-9. Epub 2009 Feb 7.
Liu S, Sivakumar S, Wang Z, Bonning BC, Miller WA. Department of Entomology, 418 Science II, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA. The readthrough domain of pea enation mosaic virus coat protein is not essential for virus stability in the hemolymph of the pea aphid. Archives of Virology 2009;154(3):469-79. Epub 2009 Feb 25.
Li L, Foster CM, Gan Q, Nettleton D, James MG, Myers AM, Wurtele ES. Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA. Identification of the novel protein QQS as a component of the starch metabolic network in Arabidopsis leaves. The Plant Journal 2009 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]
Oneal MJ, Schafer ER, Madsen ML, Minion FC.
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, Iowa
State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA.
Global transcriptional analysis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae following exposure to norepinephrine. Microbiology. 2008 Sep;154(Pt 9):2581-8.
Campbell BA, Hallengren J, Hannapel DJ. Department of Horticulture, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-1100, USA. Accumulation of BEL1-like transcripts in solanaceous species. Planta. 2008 Nov;228(6):897-906. Epub 2008 Aug 27Palmer RG, Sandhu D, Curran K, Bhattacharyya MK USDA ARS CICGR, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 50011-1010, USA, Molecular mapping of 36 soybean male-sterile, female-sterile mutants. Theory Applied Genetics. 2008 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print] Chlon TM, Taffany DA, Welsh J, Rowling MJ . Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA. Retinoids modulate expression of the endocytic partners megalin, cubilin, and disabled-2 and uptake of vitamin D-binding protein in human mammary cells. Journal of Nutrition. 2008 Jul;138(7):1323-8.
Tasma IM, Brendel V, Whitham SA, Bhattacharyya MK. Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, G303 Agronomy Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA. Expression and evolution of the phosphoinositide-specific phospholipase C gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 2008 Jul;46(7):627-37. Epub 2008 Apr 26
Staplin WR, Miller WA. Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA. In vivo analyses of viral RNA translation. Genetics. 2008 Jan;178(1):57-66
Li J, Wen TJ, Schnable PS. Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Center for Plant Genomics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA. Role of RAD51 in the repair of MuDR-induced double-strand breaks in maize (Zea mays L.). Planta. 2007 Aug; 226(3):797-803. Epub 2007 Mar 27.
Hillwig ML, Hammer KD, Birt DF, Wurtele ES. Center for Research on Botanical Dietary Supplements, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, and Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA Characterizing the metabolic fingerprint and anti-inflammatory activity of Hypericum gentianoides. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 2008 Jun 25;56(12):4359-66. Epub 2008 May
El-Manzalawy Y, Dobbs D, Honavar V. Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA. Predicting linear B-cell epitopes using string kernels. Journal of Molecular Recognition. 2008 Jul-Aug;21(4):243-
Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Iowa State
University, 4208 MBB, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Bacterial expression and purification of interleukin-2 tyrosine kinase: single step separation of the chaperonin impurity. Protein Expression and Purification. 2008 Aug;60(2):194-7. Epub 2008 Apr 11.
Nikolau BJ, Perera MA, Brachova L, Shanks B. Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA. Platform biochemicals for a biorenewable chemical industry. The Plant Journal . 2008 May;54(4):536-45.
Zhu J, Zeng X, O'Neal M, Schultz G, Tucker B, Coats J, Bartholomay L, Xue RD. Department of Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA. Mosquito larvicidal activity of botanical-based mosquito repellents. "molecules.html" Molecules. 2008 Apr 27;13(4):986-94.
Salzberg, S.L., Sommer, D.D., Schatz, M.C., Phillippy, A.M., Rabinowicz, P.D., Tsuge, S., Furutani, A., Ochiai, H., Delcher, A.L., Kelley, D., Madupu, R., Puiu, D., Radune, D., Shumway, M., Trapnell, C., Aparna, G., Jha, G., Pandey, A., Patil, P.B., Ishihara, H., Meyer, D.F., Szurek, B., Verdier, V., Koebnik, R., Dow, J.M., Ryan, R.P., Hirata, H., Tsuyumu, S., Lee, S.W., Ronald, P.C., Sonti, R.V., Van Sluys, M.-A., Leach, J.E., White, F.F., and Bogdanove, A.J. (2008) Genome sequence and rapid evolution of the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae PXO99A. BMC Genomics 9:204
Freeman, B. C. and G. A. Beattie. 2008. An overview of plant defenses against pathogens and herbivores. The Plant Health Instructor. DOI: 10.1094/PHI-I- 2008-0226-01.
C. Chen and G. A. Beattie. 2008. Pseudomonas syringae BetT is a low affinity choline transporter that is responsible for superior osmoprotection by choline over glycine betaine. Journal of Bacteriology 190:2717-2725.
* This is just a small sampling of publications from current faculty.