Featured Publications



STATAWAARS: a promoter motif associated with spatial expression in the major effector-producing tissues of the plant-parasitic nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus

Margarida Espada, Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, Tom Maier, Vijayapalani Paramasivan, Thomas Baum, Manuel Mota and John T. Jones

BMC Genomics (2018) 19:553



The plant‐parasitic cyst nematode effector GLAND4 is a DNA‐binding protein

Stacey N. Barnes, Catherine L. Wram, Melissa G. Mitchum and Thomas J. Baum

Molecular Plant Pathology (2018)



A Plasmodium‐like virulence effector of the soybean cyst nematode suppresses plant innate immunity

JB Noon, M Qi, DN Sill, U Muppirala, S Eves‐van den Akker, TR Maier, D Dobbs , MG Mitchum, T Hewezi and TJ Baum

New Phytologist (2016) 212: 444–460

The definitive version is available at https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/nph.14047

This article also has a featured commentary, available at https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nph.14157


Communication of Sedentary Plant-Parasitic Nematodes With Their Host Plants

T Hewezi, TJ Baum

In Advances in Botanical Research, Volume 82 (2016)


Horizontal gene transfer of acetyltransferases, invertases and chorismate mutases from different bacteria to diverse recipients

JB Noon, TJ Baum

BMC Evolutionary Biology (2016) 16 (1), 1


A cyst nematode effector binds to diverse plant proteins, increases nematode susceptibility and affects root morphology

G Pogorelko, PS Juvale, WB Rutter, T Hewezi, R Hussey, EL Davis, ...

Molecular plant pathology (2016)


Eighteen new candidate effectors of the phytonematode Heterodera glycines produced specifically in the secretory esophageal gland cells during parasitism

JB Noon, T Hewezi, TR Maier, C Simmons, JZ Wei, G Wu, V Llaca, ...

Phytopathology (2015) 105 (10), 1362-1372


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