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Selected Worm Publications:

1: A.D. Cecchetelli, J. Hugunin, H. Tannoury, Cram EJ. CACN-1 is required in the C. elegans somatic gonad for proper oocyte development. Developmental Biology 2016 Apr 1. pii: S0012-1606(15)30282-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2016.03.028.


2: Cram EJ. Mechanotransduction: feeling the squeeze in the C. elegans reproductive system. Curr Biol. 2015 Jan 19;25(2):R74-5. doi:
10.1016/j.cub.2014.12.007. PubMed PMID: 25602308.


3: Cram EJ. Mechanotransduction in C. elegans morphogenesis and tissue function. Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci. 2014;126:281-316. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-394624-9.00012-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 25081623.


4: LaBonty M, Szmygiel C, Byrnes LE, Hughes S, Woollard A, Cram EJ. CACN-1/Cactin plays a role in Wnt signaling in C. elegans. PLoS One. 2014 Jul 7;9(7):e101945.doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101945. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 24999833;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4084952.


5: Doherty MF, Adelmant G, Cecchetelli AD, Marto JA, Cram EJ. Proteomic analysis reveals CACN-1 is a component of the spliceosome in Caenorhabditis elegans. G3(Bethesda). 2014 Jun 19;4(8):1555-64. doi: 10.1534/g3.114.012013. PubMed PMID:24948787; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4132184.


6: Kovacevic I, Cram EJ. Comment on: Filamin and Phospholipase C-ε are required for calcium signaling in the Caenorhabditis elegans Spermatheca. Worm. 2013 Jul1;2(3):e25717. doi: 10.4161/worm.25717. Epub 2013 Jul 12. PubMed PMID: 24778940;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3875652.


7: Kovacevic I, Orozco JM, Cram EJ. Filamin and phospholipase C-ε are required for calcium signaling in the Caenorhabditis elegans spermatheca. PLoS Genet. 2013 May;9(5):e1003510. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003510. Epub 2013 May 9. PubMed PMID: 23671426; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3650001.


8: Kihira S, Yu EJ, Cunningham J, Cram EJ, Lee M. A novel mutation in β integrin reveals an integrin-mediated interaction between the extracellular matrix and cki-1/p27KIP1. PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e42425. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042425. Epub 2012 Aug 6. PubMed PMID: 22879977; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3412830.


9: Kovacevic I, Ho R, Cram EJ. CCDC-55 is required for larval development and distal tip cell migration in Caenorhabditis elegans. Mech Dev. 2012
Jan-Feb;128(11-12):548-59. doi: 10.1016/j.mod.2012.01.003. Epub 2012 Jan 20. PubMed PMID: 22285439; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3295921.


10: DeMaso CR, Kovacevic I, Uzun A, Cram EJ. Structural and functional evaluation of C. elegans filamins FLN-1 and FLN-2. PLoS One. 2011;6(7):e22428. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022428. Epub 2011 Jul 25. PubMed PMID: 21799850; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3143143.


11: Cram EJ, Schwarzbauer JE. The talin wags the dog: new insights into integrin activation. Trends Cell Biol. 2004 Feb;14(2):55-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 15106607.


12: Meighan CM, Cram EJ, Schwarzbauer JE. Organogenesis: cutting to the chase. Curr Biol. 2004 Nov 23;14(22):R948-50. Review. PubMed PMID: 15556850.


13: Cram EJ, Shang H, Schwarzbauer JE. A systematic RNA interference screen reveals a cell migration gene network in C. elegans. J Cell Sci. 2006 Dec 1;119(Pt 23):4811-8. Epub 2006 Nov 7. PubMed PMID: 17090602.


Selected Plant Publications:

1: N.F. Rizvi, J.D. Weaver, Cram EJ, C.W.T Lee-Parsons. (2016) Silencing the transcriptional repressor, ZCT1, illustrates the tight regulation of terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis, PLoS One, in review.


2: L. Kirchner, A. Wirshing*, L. Kurt*, T. Reinard, J. Glick, Cram EJ, H-J. Jacobsen, C.W.T. Lee-Parsons. Identification, characterization, and expression of diacylglycerol aceyltransferase type-1 from Chlorella vulgaris. Algal Research. Oct. 2015, Volume 13; 167-181.


3: N. Rizvi, M. Cornejo, K. Stein, J.D. Weaver, Cram EJ, C.W.T. Lee-Parsons. An efficient transformation method for estrogen-inducible transgene expression in Catharanthus roseus hairy roots. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture. Feb. 2015, Volume 120(2), pp 475-487.


4: Weaver J, Goklany S, Rizvi N, Cram EJ, Lee-Parsons CW. Optimizing the transient Fast Agro-mediated Seedling Transformation (FAST) method in Catharanthus roseus seedlings. Plant Cell Rep. 2014 Jan;33(1):89-97. doi:

10.1007/s00299-013-1514-2. Epub 2013 Oct 2. PubMed PMID: 24085309.


5: Goklany S, Rizvi NF, Loring RH, Cram EJ, Lee-Parsons CW. Jasmonate-dependent alkaloid biosynthesis in Catharanthus Roseus hairy root cultures is correlated with the relative expression of Orca and Zct transcription factors. Biotechnol. Prog. 2013 Nov-Dec;29(6):1367-76. doi: 10.1002/btpr.1801. Epub 2013 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 23970483.