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Margaret E. Wilson, Matthew Mixdorf, R. Howard Berg and Elizabeth S. Haswell. (2016)  Plastid osmotic stress influences cell differentiation at the plant shoot apex.  Development, In Press.

 Sarit Weissmann, Fangfang Ma, Koki Furuyama, James Gierse, Howard Berg, Ying Shao, Mitsutaka Taniguchi , Doug K. Allen, and Thomas P. Brutnell. (2016) Interactions of C4 subtype metabolic activities and transport in maize are revealed through the characterization of dct2 mutants.  Plant Cell 28: 466-484. 

Chuanmei Zhu, Anindya Ganguly, Tobias I. Baskin, Daniel D. McClosky, Charles T. Anderson, Cliff Foster, Kristoffer A. Meunier, Ruth Okamoto, Howard Berg, and Ram Dixit. (2015) The Fragile Fiber1 Kinesin Contributes to Cortical Microtubule-Mediated Trafficking of Cell Wall Components.  Plant Physiology 167: 780-792.

Monica A. Schmidt, Wayne A. Parrott, David F. Hildebrand, R. Howard Berg, Amanda Cooksey, Ken Pendarvis, Yonghua He, Fiona McCarthy and Eliot M. Herman. (2014) Transgenic soya bean seeds accumulating b-carotene exhibit the collateral enhancements of oleate and proteincontent traits.  Plant Biotechnology Journal 13 (4), Oct. 2014, doi: 10.1111/pbi.12286

Gillman, Jason D.,  Minviluz G Stacey, Yaya Cui, Howard R Berg and Gary Stacey.  (2014) Deletions of the SACPD-C locus elevate seed stearic acid levels but also result in fatty acid and morphological alterations in nitrogen fixing nodules.  In Press:  BMC Plant Biology. 

Geisler-Lee, Jane,  Marjorie Brooks, Jacob R. Gerfen, Qiang Wang, Christin Fotis, Anthony Sparer, Xingmao Ma, R. Howard Berg and Matt Geisler.  (2014) Reproductive Toxicity and Life History Study of Silver Nanoparticle Effect, Uptake and Transport in Arabidopsis thaliana.  Nanomaterials 4: 301-318; doi:10.3390/nano4020301

Hai Wang, Yuqing Lu, Tiantian Jiang, Howard Berg, Cong Li and Yiji Xia. (2013)  The Arabidopsis U–box/ARM repeat E3 ligase AtPUB4 influences growth and degeneration of tapetal cells, and its mutation leads to conditional male sterility. The Plant Journal (2013) 74, 511–523,  doi: 10.1111/tpj.12146

Preuss, Mary L., Jeffrey C. Cameron, R. Howard Berg, Joseph M. Jez  (2013) Immunolocalization of glutathione biosynthesis enzymes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 75: 9-13.

Sagaram, Uma Shankar,  Kaoutar El-Mounadi, Garry W. Buchko, Howard R. Berg, Jagdeep Kaur, Raghu S. Pandurangi, Thomas J. Smith, Dilip M. Shah.  (2013)  Structural and Functional Studies of a Phosphatidic Acid- Binding Antifungal Plant Defensin MtDef4: Identification of an RGFRRR Motif Governing Fungal Cell Entry.  PLOS One 8 (12): 1-21, e82485

Radwan, Osman, Xia Wu, Manjula Govindarajulu, Marc Libault, David J. Neece, Man-Ho Oh,  R. Howard Berg, Gary Stacey, Christopher G. Taylor, Steven C. Huber and Steven J. Clough. (2012) 14-3-3 proteins SGF14c and SGF14l play critical roles during soybean nodulation.  Plant Physiology 160: 2125-2136.

Ibrahim, Amr, R. Howard Berg, Heather M Hutchens, Sue Loesch-Fries.  (2012) Alfalfa mosaic virus replicase proteins, P1 and P2, localize to the tonoplast in the presence of virus RNA.  Virology 433: 449-461.

Kaur, Jagdeep, Mercy Thokala, Alexandre Robert-Seilaniantz, Patrick Zhao, Hadrien Peyret, Howard Berg, Sona Pandey, Jonathan Jones, and Dilip Shah. (2012)  Subcellular targeting of an evolutionarily conserved plant defensin MtDef4.2 determines the outcome of plant-pathogen interaction in transgenic Arabidopsis.  Molecular Plant Pathology 13: 1032-1046.

Lu, Yuqing, Li Cong, Hai Wang, Hao Chen, Howard Berg, and Yiji Xia (2011) AtPPR2, an Arabidopsis pentatricopeptide repeat protein, binds to plastid 23S rRNA and plays an important role in the first mitotic division during gametogenesis and in cell proliferation during embryogenesis.  Plant Journal 67:  13-25.

Marc Libault, Manjula Govindarajulu, R. Howard Berg, Yee Tsuey Ong, Kari Puricelli,

Christopher G. Taylor, Dong Xu, Gary Stacey  (2011) A dual-targeted soybean protein is essential for Bradyrhizobium japonicum infection of soybean root hair and cortical cells. MPMI 24: 1051-1060. [cover image]

Maoyin Li,a Sung Chul Bahn, Liang Guo, William Musgrave, Howard Berg, Ruth Welti, and Xuemin Wang (2011) Patatin-Related Phospholipase pPLAIIIb-Induced Changes in Lipid Metabolism Alter Cellulose Content and Cell Elongation in Arabidopsis.  The Plant Cell 23: 1107-1123.

Michelle Liberton, Jotham R. Austin, II, R. Howard Berg, and Himadri B. Pakrasi  (2011)  Unique Thylakoid Membrane Architecture of a Unicellular N2-Fixing Cyanobacterium Revealed by Electron Tomography. Plant Physiology 155: 1656-1666.

Michelle Liberton, Jotham R. Austin, II, R. Howard Berg and Himadri B. Pakrasi, (2011)  Insights into the complex 3-D architecture of thylakoid membranes in the unicellular cyanobacterium Cyanothece sp. ATCC 51142.  Plant Signaling & Behavior 6: 1-4.

Marc Libault, Xue-Cheng Zhang, Manjula Govindarajulu, Yee Tsuey Ong, Laurent Brechenmacher, R. Howard Berg, Andrea Hurley-Sommer, Christopher Taylor, Gary Stacey. (2010) A member of the highly conserved FWL (tomato FW2.2-like) gene family is essential for soybean nodule organogenesis.  Plant Journal, 62: 852-864.

Huifen Zhu, Guo-Jing Li, Lei Ding, Xiangqin Cui, Howard Berg, Sarah M.

Assmann, Yiji Xia.  (2009) Arabidopsis Extra Large G Protein 2 (XLG2) interacts with the G beta subunit of heterotrimeric G protein and functions in disease resistance.  Molecular Plant, 2: 513-525.

Manjula Govindarajulu, Sung-Yong Kim, Marc Libault, R. Howard Berg, Kiwamu Tanaka, Gary Stacey, Christopher G. Taylor. (2009) GS52 ecto-apyrase plays a critical role during soybean nodulation.  Plant Physiology, 149: 994-1004.

Berg, R. Howard and C.G. Taylor (editors). (2009) Cell biology of plant nematode parasitism.  Plant Cell Monographs, Volume 15, Springer: Berlin.  273 pages.

Berg, R. Howard, Thomas Fester, and Christopher G. Taylor.  (2009)  Development of the root-knot nematode feeding cell.  In: R.H. Berg and C.G. Taylor (eds.), Cell biology of plant nematode parasitism, Springer, pp 115-152.

Silvester, W.B., R.H. Berg, C.R. Schwintzer,  J.D. Tjepkema. (2008) Oxygen responses, 

hemoglobin and the structure and function of vesicles. In: K. Pawlowski and W.H. Newton (eds.), Actinorhizal  symbioses, Springer, pp 105-146.

Dietrich, C.R., H. Gongshe, M. Chen, H. Berg, T.M. Dunn, and E. B. Cahoon.  (2008) Loss-of-Function Mutations and Inducible RNAi Suppression of Arabidopsis LCB2 Genes Reveal the Critical Role of Sphingolipids in Gametophytic and Sporophytic Cell Viability.  Plant Journal, 54: 284-298. [cover image]

Berg, R. Howard, Roger N. Beachy.  (2008) Fluorescent protein applications in plants.  In:  Kevin Sullivan (ed.), Fluorescent Proteins, 2nd edition, Methods in Cell Biology, Volume 85, Elsevier Inc..  pp. 153-177.

Fester, T.,  R.H. Berg, and C. G. Taylor.  (2007) An easy method using glutaraldehyde-introduced fluorescence for the microscopic analysis of plant biotrophic interactions.  Journal of Microscopy, 231: 342-348.

Asurmendi, S.,  R.H. Berg, T.J. Smith, M. Bendhamane, R.N. Beachy.  (2007)  Aggregation of TMV CP plays a role in CP functions and in coat protein-mediated resistance.  Virology, 366: 98-106.

Jez, Joseph M., Daniel P. Schachtman, R. Howard Berg, Christopher G. Taylor, Sixue Chen, Leslie M. Hicks, Jan G. Jaworski, Thomas J. Smith, Erik Nielsen, Craig S. Pikaard. (2007) Developing a New Interdisciplinary Lab Course for Undergraduate and Graduate Students:  Plant Cells and Proteins.  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 35: 410-415.

Liberton, Michelle, R. Howard Berg, John Heuser, Robin Roth, and Himadri B. Pakrasi.  (2006)  Ultrastructure of the membrane systems in the unicellular cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.  Protoplasma, 227: 129-138.

Ulrich Z. Hammes, Daniel P. Schachtman, R. Howard Berg, Erik Nielsen, Wolfgang  Koch,  Lauren M. McIntyre, and Christopher G. Taylor.  (2005) Nematode induced changes of transporter gene expression in Arabidopsis roots.  MPMI, 18:  1247-1257.

Shin, Ryoung, R. Howard Berg, Daniel  P. Schachtman.  (2005)  Reactive oxygen species and root hairs in Arabidopsis root response to nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium deficiency.  Plant and Cell Physiology, 46: 1350-1357.

Xiaochun Ge, Charles Dietrich, Michiyo Matsuno, Guojing Li, Howard Berg, and Yiji Xia. (2005)  An Arabidopsis aspartic protease functions as an anti-cell-death component in reproduction and embryogenesis.  EMBO Reports, 6: 282-288.

Berg, R. Howard  (2004) Evaluation of Spectral Imaging for Plant Cell Analysis.  Journal  of Microscopy, 214: 174-181.

Asurmendi, S.,  H. Berg, J. Koo and R.N. Beachy.  (2004) Coat protein regulates formation of   replication  complexes during TMV infection.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 101: 1415-1420

Bendahmane, M., J. Szecsi, I.Chen, R.H. Berg, R.N.Beachy. 2002. Characterization  of mutant     tobacco mosaic virus coat protein that interferes with virus cell-to-cell movement.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 99:3645-3650.