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The genome of the soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) reveals complex patterns of duplications involved in the evolution of parasitism genes

Masonbrink, Rick E.; Maier, Tom R.; Muppirala, Usha; Seetharam, Arun S.; Lord, Etienne; Juvale, Parijat S.; Schmutz, Jeremy; Johnson, Nathan T.; Korkin, Dmitry; Mitchum, Melissa G.; Mimee, Benjamin; Eves-van den Akker, Sebastian; Hudson, Matthew; Severin, Andrew J.; and Baum, Thomas J.

BMC Genomics 20 (2019). 119. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-5485-8.


SCNBase: a genomics portal for the soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines

Rick Masonbrink, Tom R Maier, Arun S Seetharam, Parijat S Juvale, Levi Baber, Thomas J Baum, Andrew J Severin

Database, Volume 2019, 2019, baz111, https://doi.org/10.1093/database/baz111


Re‐targeting of a plant defense protease by a cyst nematode effector

Pogorelko, Gennady V., Parijat S. Juvale, William B. Rutter, Marion Hütten, Thomas R. Maier, Tarek Hewezi, Judith Paulus et al.  

The Plant Journal 98 (2019): 1000-1014. doi: 10.1111/tpj.14295.


Heterodera glycines utilizes promiscuous spliced leaders and demonstrates a unique preference for a species-specific spliced leader over C. elegans SL1

Barnes, Stacey N., Rick E. Masonbrink, Thomas R. Maier, Arun Seetharam, Anoop S. Sindhu, Andrew J. Severin, and Thomas J. Baum.  

Scientific Reports 9 (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-37857-0.


Homeostasis in the soybean miRNA396–GRF network is essential for productive soybean cyst nematode infections

Noon, Jason B., Tarek Hewezi, and Thomas J. Baum.  

Journal of experimental botany 70, no. 5 (2019): 1653-1668. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erz022.



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