CMI - Publications

Recent publications:

Mulenos M. R., Zechmann B. & Sayes C. M. in press. Sample preparation utilizing sputter coating increases contrast of cellulose nanocrystals in the transmission electron microscope. Microscopy.

Bouranis D. L., Gasparatos D., Zechmann B., Bouranis L. D. & Chorianopoulou S. N. 2019. The effect of granular commercial fertilizers containing elemental sulfur on wheat yield under mediterranean conditions. Plants 8, 2.

Marty L., Bausewein D., Müller C., Bangash S., Moseler A., Schwarzlander M., Mueller-Schuessele S., Zechmann B., Riondet C., Balk J., Wirtz M., Hell R., Reichheld J. P. & Meyer A. 2019. Arabidopsis glutathione reductase 2 is indispensable in plastids, while mitochondrial glutathione is safeguarded by additional reduction and transport systems. New Phytologist 224: 1569-1584.

Zechmann B. 2019. Ultrastructure of plastids serves as reliable abiotic and biotic stress marker. PloS ONE 14(4): e0214811.

Colman B. P., Baker L. F., King R. S., Matson C. W., Unrine J. M., Marinakos S. M., Gorka D. E. & E. S. Bernhardt.  2018.  Dosing not the dose: comparing chronic and pulsed silver nanoparticle exposures. Environmental Science & Technology: DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b01700.

Daquigan, N.; Seekatz, A. M.; Greathouse, K. L.; Young, V. B.; White, J. R. 2018. High-resolution profiling of the gut microbiome reveals the extent of Clostridium difficile burden. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes 3:35.

Geitner N.K., Cooper J.L., Avellan A., Castellon B. T., Perrotta B., Bossa B, Simonin M., Bernhardt E. S., Lowry G. V., Matson C. W., King R. S., Unrine J., Wiesner M. & Hsu-Kim, H.  2018.  Size-Based Differential Transport, Uptake, and Mass Distribution of CeO2 Nanoparticles in Wetland Mesocosms. Environmental Science & Technology: DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b02040.

Graham B.W., Perera H., Bougoulias, M.E. Dodge K.L., Thaxton C.T., Olaso D., Young Z., Tao Y., Marshall A.G. & Trakselis, M.A.2018. Control of hexamerization, assembly, and excluded strand specificity for the Sulfolobus solfataricus MCM helicase., Biochemistry 57, 5672-5682.

Greathouse K., White J.R., Padgett R. N., Perrotta B. G., Jenkins G. D., Chia N. & Chen J. 2018. Gut microbiome meta-analysis reveals dysbiosis is independent of body mass index in predicting risk of obesity-associated CRC. bioRxiv 367466.

Greathouse L., White J., Bliskovsky V., Vargas A., Polley E., Bowman E., Khan M., Robles A., Ryan B., Dzutsev A., Trinchieri G., Pineda M., Bilke S., Meltzer P., Demin C., Conlan S., Oh J., Segre J. A., Harris C. C. 2018. Microbiome-TP53 Gene Interaction in Human Lung Cancer. Genome Biology. bioRxiv 273524.

Ma L. S., Wang L., Trippel C., Mendoza-Mendoza A., Ullmann S., Moretti M., Carsten A., Kahnt J., Reissmann S., Zechmann B., Bange G. & Kahmann R. 2018. The Ustilago maydis repetitive effector Rsp3 blocks the antifungal activity of mannose-binding maize proteins. Nature Communications 9: 1711.

Müller M. & Zechmann B. 2018. Rapid sample preparation of leaves from Nicotiana tabacum (L.) for scanning and transmission electron microscopy. Phyton 58: 0103.

Nottensteiner M., Zechmann B., McCollum C. & Hückelhoven R. 2018. A Barley Powdery Mildew Fungus Non-Autonomous Retrotransposon Encodes a Peptide that Supports Penetration Success on Barley. Journal of Experimental Botany 69: 3745-3758.

Rasouli S., Abdolvahabi A., Croom C.M., Plewman D.L., Shi Y., Shaw B.F. 2018. Glycerolipid headgroups control rate and mechanism of superoxide dismutase-1 aggregation and accelerate fibrillization of slowly aggregating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis mutants. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 9(7):1743-1756.  

Sayes C.M., Singal M. 2018. Development of a Test Bed System for Aerosol Safety and Efficacy Testing: Immunotoxicological Responses of Human-based co-culture systems after exposure to Aerosolized Advanced Materials”. Applied In Vitro Toxicology 4(2):193.

Simonin M., Colman B., Anderson S., King R. S., Ruis M., Avellan A., Bergemann C., Perrotta B., Geitner N., Ho M., de la Barrera B., Richardson C. J., Wiesner M. & Bernhardt E.H. 2018. Emerging contaminants catalyze regime shifts in a wetland ecosystem experiment. Ecological Applications:

Wiest L. A., Ferraro J. V., Binetti K. M., Forman S. L., Donald A. E., Kibunjia M., Brugal J. P. & Zechmann B. 2018. Morphological characteristics of preparator air-scribe marks: Implications for taphonomic research. PloS ONE 13(12): e0209330.

Wright M. V., Matson C. W., Baker L.S., Castellon B. T., Watkins P. S. & King, R. S. 2018. Titanium dioxide nanoparticle exposure reduces algal biomass and alters algal assemblage composition in wastewater effluent-dominated stream mesocosms. Science of the Total Environment 626: 357-365.

Zechmann B. 2018. Compartment-specific importance of ascorbate during environmental stress in plants. Antioxidants and Redox Signaling. 29: 1488-1501.

Zechmann B. 2018. Beam deceleration improves image quality of butterfly wing scales in the scanning electron microscope. Texas Journal of Microscopy 49: 26-27.

Abdolvahabi A., Shi Y., Rasouli S., Croom C. M., Aliyan A., Marti A. A. & Shaw B. F. 2017. Kaplan-Meier Meets Chemical Kinetics: Intrinsic Rate of SOD1 Amyloidogenesis Decreased by Subset of ALS Mutations and Cannot Fully Explain Age of Disease Onset.  ACS Chemical Neuroscience 8(6): 1378-1389.

Benton E. N. & Sayes C. M. 2017. Environmental Factors Contribute to the Onset of Food Allergies. Journal of Environmental Science and Public Health 1(1): 27-43.

Carney S. M., Gomathinayagam S., Leuba S. H. & Trakselis M. A. 2017. Bacterial DnaB Helicase Interacts with the Excluded Strand to Regulate Unwinding. Journal of Biological Chemistry 292(46): 19001-19012.

Cranford M. T., Chu A. M., Baguley J., Bauer R. J. & Trakselis M. A. 2017. Characterization of a Coupled DNA Replication and Translesion Synthesis Polymerase Supraholoenzyme Nucleic Acids Research 45: 8329-8340.

Greathouse K. Leigh, Faucher M. & Hastings-Tolsma M. 2017. The Gut Microbiome, Obesity, and Weight Control in Women’s Reproductive Health. Western Journal of Nursing Research 39(8): 1094-1119.

Gueldner J., Zhang F., Zechmann B. & Bruce E. D. 2017. Evaluating a novel oxygenating therapeutic for its potential use in the advancement of wound healing. Toxicology In Vitro: 43 62-68.

Hiatt D., Back J. A., Kostka P., Whigham D. F., Rains M. C., Walker C. M., Doyle R. D. & King R. S. 2017. Catchment-scale alder cover controls nitrogen fixation in boreal headwater streams. Freshwater Science 36: 523-532.

Jiang C., Castellon B. T., Matson C. W., Aiken G. R., Hsu-Kim H. 2017. Relative contributions of copper oxide nanoparticles and dissolved copper to Cu uptake kinetics of Gulf killifish (Fundulus grandis) embryos. Environmental Science and Technology 51: 1395-1404.

Lujan H. & Sayes C. M. 2017. Cytotoxicological Pathways Induced after Nanoparticle Exposure: Studies of the ‘Nano-Bio’ Interface. Toxicology Research 6: 580-594.

Mohring F., Rahlfs S., Zechmann B., Przyborski J. M., Meyer A. J. & Becker K. 2017. Determination of the glutathione redox potential in subcellular compartments of malaria parasites. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 104: 104-117.

Pree K. L. & Bruce E. D. 2017. Using in vitro to in vivo extrapolation (IVIVE) to develop toxicity metrics for human health risk assessment of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE). International Journal of Environmental Studies 74:42-65.

Presti L. L., Zechmann B., Kumlehn J., Liang L., Lanver d., Tanaka S., Bock R. & Kahmann R. 2017. An assay for entry of secreted fungal effectors into plant cells. New Phytologist 213: 956-964.

Rasouli S., Abdolvahabi A., Croom C. M., Plewman D. L., Shi Y., Ayers J. I., & Slaw B. F. 2017. Lysine acylation in superoxide dismutase-1 electrostatically inhibits formation of fibrils with prion-like seeding. Journal of Biological Chemistry 292(47): 19366-19380

Sayes C. M. & Lujan H. 2017. Characterizing the Nano-Bio Interface Using Microscopic Techniques: Imaging the Cell System Is Just as Important as Imaging the Nanoparticle System. Current Protocols in Chemical Biology 9(3): 213-231.

Sayes C. M., Aquino G. V. & Hickey A. J. 2017. Nanomaterial Drug Products: Manufacturing and Analytical Perspectives. AAPS Journal 19(1): 18-25.

Sharma V. K., Yang X., Cizmas L., McDonald T. J., Luque R., Sayes C. M., Yuan B., Dionysiou D. D., 2017. Impact of metal ions metal oxides and nanoparticles on the formation of disinfection byproducts during chlorination. Chemical Engineering Journal 317: 777-792.

Taube J. H., Sphyris N., Johnson K. S., Reisenauer K. N., Nesbit T. A., Joseph R., Vijay G. V., Sarkar T. R., Bhangre N. A., Song J. J., Chang J. T., Lee M. G., Soundararajan R., Mani S. A. 2017. The H3K27me3-demethylase KDM6A is suppressed in breast cancer stem-like cells and enables the resolution of bivalency during the mesenchymal-epithelial transition. Oncotarget 8/39: 65548-65565.

Zechmann B. 2017. Diurnal changes of subcellular glutathione contents in Arabidopsis thaliana. Biologia Plantarum 61: 791-796.

Abdolvahabi A., Shi Y., Chuprin A., Rasouli S. & Shaw B. 2016. Stochastic formation of fibrillar and amorphous superoxide dismutase oligomers linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ACS Chemical Neuroscience 7: 799-810.

Adegboyega N. F., Sharma V. K., Cizmas L. & Sayes C. M. 2016. UV light induces Ag nanoparticle formation: roles of natural organic matter iron and oxygen. Environmental Chemistry Letters 14.3: 353-357.

Baker, L. F., King R. S., Unrine J. M., Lowry G. V. & C. W. Matson. 2016. Press or pulse exposures determine the environmental fate of cerium nanoparticles in stream mesocosms. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35: 1213–1223; DOI: 10.1002/etc.3261

Bruce E. D.  & Sayes C. M. 2016. Toxicological Outcomes and Pharmacological Needs in Chronic Wound Healing. EC Pharmacology and Toxicology 1(1): 15.

Clippinger A. J., Ahluwalia A., Allen D., Bonner J. C., Casey W., Castranova, Sayes C. M., Sayre P., Sharma M. & Stone V. 2016. Expert consensus on an in vitro approach   to assess pulmonary fibrogenic potential of aerosolized nanomaterials. Archives of Toxicology 90(7): 1769–1783.

Falana K., Knight R., Martin C. R., Goldszmid R., Greathouse K. L., Gere J., Young H. & Kuo WP. Short Course in the Microbiome. Journal of Circulating Biomarkers 27/4:8

Gueldner J., Sayes C. L., Abel E. & Bruce E. 2016. Emerging Associations of the ALDH22 Polymorphism with Disease Susceptibility. Journal of Drug Metabolism and Toxicololgy doi:10.4172/2157-7609.1000202.

Graham B. W., Tao Y., Dodge K. L., Zhang Q., Thaxton C. T., Olaso D., Young N. L., Marshal A. G. & Trakselis M. A. 2016. DNA interactions probed by H/D exchange FT-ICR mass spectrometry confirm external surface binding sites on the MCM helicase. Journal of Biological Chemistry 291: 12467-12480.

Khan I., Crouch J. D., Bharti S. K., Sommers J. A., Carney S. M., Yakubovskaya E., Garcia-Diaz M., Trakselis M.A. & Brosh R.M. Jr. 2016. Biochemical characterization of the human mitochondrial replicative Twinkle helicase: Substrate specificity DNA branch-migration and ability to overcome blockades to DNA unwinding. Journal of Biological Chemistry 291: 14324-14339.

King R. S., Brain R. A., Back J. A., Becker C., Wright M.V., Djomte V. T, Scott W. C., Virgil S. R., Brooks B. W., Hosmer A. J. & Chambliss C. K. 2016. Effects of pulsed atrazine exposures on autotrophic community structure, biomass, and production in field-based stream mesocosms. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35:660-675. DOI: 10.1002/etc.3213

Lu W., Olaitan A. D., Brantley M. R., Zekavat B., Erdogan D. A., Ozensoy E., & Solouki T. 2016. Photocatalytic Conversion of Nitric Oxide on Titanium Dioxide: Cryotrapping of Reaction Products for Online Monitoring by Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Physical Chemistry 120: 8056-8067.

Luschin-Ebengreuth N. & Zechmann B. 2016. Compartment specific investigations of antioxidants and hydrogen peroxide in leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana during dark induced senescence. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 38: 133.

Polk W. W., Sharma M., Sayes C. M., Hotchkiss J. A. & Clippinger A. J. 2016. Aerosol generation and characterization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes exposed to cells cultured at the air-liquid interface” Particle and Fibre Toxicology 13(1): 20.

Usenko C. Y., Abel E. L., Hopkins A., Martinez G., Tijerina J., Kudela M., Norris N., Joudeh L. & Bruce E. D. 2016. Evaluation of common use brominated flame retardant (BFR) toxicity using a zebrafish embryo model. Toxics 4(3) p.21 doi: 10.3390/toxics4030021.

Taylor J. M, Back J.A., Brooks B.W. & King R. S. 2016. Consumer-mediated nutrient recycling is influenced by interactions between nutrient enrichment and the anti-microbial agent triclosan. Freshwater Science 35: 856–872.

Vidović M., Morina F., Milić-Komic S., Vuleta A., Zechmann B., Prokic L. & Veljović Jovanović S. 2016. Characterisation of antioxidants in photosynthetic and nonphotosynthetic leaf tissues of variegated Pelargonium zonale plants. Plant Biology 18: 669-680.

AlAsiri S., Basit S., Wood-Trageser M. A., Yatsenko S. A., Jeffries E. P., Surti U., Ketterer D. M., Afzal S., Ramzan R., Faiyaz-Ul Haque M., Jiang H., Trakselis M. A. & Rajkovic A. 2015. Exome sequencing reveals MCM8 mutation underlies ovarian failure and chromosomal instability. Journal of Clinical. Investigation 125 (1): 258-262.

Bartlett J. A., Brewster M., Brown P., Cabral-Lilly D., Cruz C. N., David R., Prudomme R., Sadrieh N., Sayes C. M., Shahbazian H., Subbarao N., Tamarkin L., Tyner K., Uppoor R., Whittaker-Caulk M. & Zamboni W. 2015. Summary report of PQRI Workshop on Nanomaterial Drug Products: Current Experience and Management of Potential Risks. AAPS Journal. 17(1): 44-64.

Barnes C. O., Calero M., Graham B. W., Malik I., Cohen A., Lin G., Brown I. S., Pullara F., Trakselis M. A., Kaplan C. & Calero G. 2015. Structural Basis of Transcription: Crystal structure of a RNA Polymerase II transcribing complex at 4.0 Å. Molecular Cell 59: 258-69.

Bone, A.J., Matson C.W., Colman B.P., Yang X., Meyer J.N. & Di Giulio R.T. 2015. Silver nanoparticle toxicity to early life stage Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) and Caenorhabditis elegans: A comparison of mesocosm, microcosm and conventional laboratory studies. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34: 275-282.

Bruce E. D., Konda S., Dean D. D., Wang E. W., Huang J. H. & Little D. M. 2015. Neuroimaging and traumatic brain injury: State of the field and voids in translational knowledge. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience 66:103-113.

Geraci C., Heidel D., Sayes C. M., Hodson L., Schulte P., Eastlake A. & Brenner S 2015. Perspectives on the design of safer nanomaterials and manufacturing processes. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 17(9): 366.

Koffler B. E., Luschin-Ebengreuth N. & Zechmann B. 2015. Compartment specific changes of the antioxidative status in Arabidopsis thaliana during salt stress. Journal of Plant Biology 58: 8-16.

Park, S.-Y., Chung J., Colman B. P., Matson C. W., Kim Y., Lee B.-C., Kim P.-J., Choi K. & Choi J. 2015. Ecotoxicity of bare and coated silver nanoparticles in the aquatic midge, Chironomus riparius. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34: 2023-2032.

Redkar A., Schilling L., Hoser R., Zechmann B., Krzymowska M., Walbot V. & Doehlemann G. 2015. A secreted effector protein of Ustilago maydis is required to guide host cells to form tumors in maize leaves. Plant Cell 27: 1332-1351.

Sayes C. M., Sooresh A. & Meissner K. E. 2015. Physicochemical Characteristics of Two Prototypical Home-Use Consumer Products Containing Engineered Nanomaterials. Journal of Environmental Analytical Toxicology 5(6): 1-9.

Tanaka S., Djamei A., Presti L.L., Schipper K., Winterberg S., Amati S., Becker D., Buchner H., Kumlehn J., Reissmann S. & Kahmann R. 2015. Experimental approaches to investigate effector translocation intohost cells in the Ustilago maydis/maize pathosystem. European Journal of Cell Biology 94: 349-358.

Usenko C. Y., Abel E. L., Kudela M., Janise A. & Bruce E. D. 2015. Comparison of PBDE congeners as inducers of oxidative stress in zebrafish. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34(5): 1154-1160.

Vidović M., Morina F., Milić S., Albert A., Zechmann B., Tosti T., Winkler J. B. & Veljović Jovanović S. 2015. Carbon allocation from source to sink leaf tissue in relation to flavonoid biosynthesis in variegated Pelargonium zonale under UV-B radiation and high PAR: different strategies for photoprotection. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 93: 44-55.

Vidović M., Morina F., Milić S., Zechmann B., Albert A., Winkler J. B. & Veljović Jovanović S. 2015. UV-B component of sunlight stimulates photosynthesis and flavonoid accumulation in variegated Plectranthus coleoides leaves depending on background light. Plant, Cell & Environment 39: 968-979.

Wu H., Clay K., Thompson S. S., Hennen-Bierwagen T. A., Andrews B. J., Zechmann B., Gibbon B. C. 2015. Pullulanase and Starch Synthase III Are Associated with Formation of Vitreous Endosperm in Quality Protein Maize. PloS ONE 9(10): e110630. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130856

Zhang F., Durham P., Sayes C. M., Lau B. L. T. & Bruce E.D. 2015. Particle uptake efficiency is significantly affected by type of capping agent and cell line. Journal of Applield Toxicology 35:1114-1121.

Zeidan E., Kepley C., Sayes C. M. & Sandros M. G. 2015. Surface plasmon resonance: a label-free tool for cellular analysis. Nanomedicine 10(11): 1833-18465.

Auffan, M., Matson C. W., Rose J., Arnold M., Proux O., Fayard B., Liu W., Chaurand P., Wiesner M.R., Bottero J.-Y. & Di Giulio R.T. 2014. Salinity-dependent silver nanoparticle uptake and transformation by Atlantic killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) embryos. Nanotoxicology 8: 167-176.

Blickley, T.M., Matson C.W., Vreeland W.N., Rittschof D., Di Giulio R.T., & McClellan-Green P. 2014. Dietary CdSe/ZnS quantum dot exposure in estuarine fish: Bioavailability, oxidative stress, reproduction, and maternal transfer. Aquatic Toxicology 148: 27-39.

Bríd M. R., Jen J., Robles A. I., McClary C., Calhouna K., Bowmana E. D., Vähäkangas K., Greathouse K. L.,Yie W., Marston S. O., Wenzlaff A. S., Dengb B., Yang P., Schwartz A. G. & Harris C. C. 2014. A DRD1 Polymorphism Predisposes to Lung Cancer among those Exposed to Secondhand smoke during Childhood. Cancer Prevention Research 7/12: 1210-1218.

Colman, B. P., Espinasse B. P., Richardson C. J., Matson C. W., Lowry G. V., Hunt D. E., Wiesner M. R. & Bernhardt E. S. 2014. Emerging contaminant or an old toxin in disguise? Silver nanoparticle impacts on ecosystems. Environmental Science and Technology 48: 5229-5236.

Holzinger A., Kaplan F., Blaas K., Zechmann B., Komsic-Buchmann K. & Becker B. 2014. Transcriptomics of desiccation tolerance in the streptophyte green alga Klebsormidium reveal a land plant-like defense reaction. PloS ONE 9(10): e110630. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110630

Koffler B. E., Luschin-Ebengreuth N., Stabentheiner E., Müller M. & Zechmann B. 2014. Compartment specific response of antioxidants to drought stress in Arabidopsis. Plant Science 227: 133-144.

Müller M., Koffler B. E. & Zechmann B. 2014. High resolution imaging of subcellular ascorbate and glutathione contents in plants. Phyton 54: 353-368.

Rawat S. & Bruce E. D. 2014. Designing quantitative structure activity relationships to predict specific toxic endpoints for polybrominated diphenyl ethers in mammalian cells. SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research 25(7): 527-549.

Rowlands J. M. & Bruce E. D. 2014. A Case Study of Rural Kenyan Water Quality: Evaluating Lead and Bacterial Exposures for Children on the Nyakach Plateau. JSM Environmental Science & Ecology 2(1): 1011.

Wood-Trageser M. A., Gurbuz F., Yatsenko S. A., Jeffries E. P., Kotan L.D., Surti U., Ketterer D. M., Matic J., Chipkin J., Jiang H, Trakselis M. A., Topaloglu A. K. & Rajkovic A. 2014. MCM9 Mutations are Associated with Ovarian Failure Short Stature and Chromosomal Instability. American Journal of Human Genetics 95 (6): 754-762.

Zechmann B. 2014. Compartment specific importance of glutathione during abiotic and biotic stress. Frontiers in Plant Science - Plant Physiology. 5: 566. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2014.00566

Zellnig G., Möstl S., Graggaber G. & Zechmann B. 2014. Three dimensional reconstruction of tobacco mosaic virus induced structural changes in Nicotiana tabacum. Phyton 54: 343-352.