• Prusty Rao R, Hunter A, Kashpur O and Normanly J (2010) Aberrant synthesis of Indole-3-acetic acid in Saccharomyces cerevisiae triggers morphogenic transition, a virulence trait of pathogenic fungi. Genetics 185 (1): 211-220. (pdf)
Featured in the highlights section of the journal.
Featured in Faculty of 1000.
• Jain C, Yun M, Politz S. M, Prusty Rao R. (2008) A Patho-assay using S. cerevisiae and C. elegans reveals novel roles for yeast AP-1, Yap1 and host dual oxidase BLI-3 in fungal pathogenesis. Eukaryotic Cell. 8 (8) 1218-1227.
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• Laskowski M, Biller S, Stanley K, Kajstura T, Prusty R. (2006) Expression Profiling of Auxin-Treated Arabidopsis Roots: Toward a molecular analysis of lateral root emergence. Plant and Cell Physiology 47(6): 788-792. (pdf)
Invited Review articles
• Dufour, N & Rao RP (2011) Secondary metabolites and other small molecules as intercellular pathogenic signals. FEMS Microbiol Lett 314: 10-17. (pdf)
• Prusty Rao R, Swana, J, Dufour N (2011), Brewing biofuels. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology – Plant (In Press).
• Prusty Rao R, Swana, J, Dufour N (2011) Fermentative organisms of 5 and 6 Carbon sugars. Plant Biomass Conversion, Wiley Publications.
Prior to 2005
• Prusty R, Keil RL. (2004) SCH9, a putative kinase from Saccharomyces cerevisiae, affects HOT1-stimulated recombination. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 272: 264-274. (pdf)
• Prusty R, Grisafi P, Fink GR. (2004) The plant hormone, Indole acetic acid, induces invasive growth in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 101(12): 4153-57. (pdf)
Featured in Faculty of 1000 ‘must read papers’
• Ward TR*, Huong MJ*, Prusty R*, Lau CK, Keil RL, Fangman WL, Brewer BJ. (* Equal contribution) (2000). Ribosomal DNA replication fork barrier and HOT1 recombination hot spot: shared sequences but independent activities. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 20(13): 4948-57. (pdf)
• Defossez P, Prusty R, Kaeberlein M, Lin S, Ferrigno P, Silver PA, Keil RL, Guarente L. (1999). Elimination of yeast replication block protein Fob1p extends the life span of mother cells. Molecular Cell, 3: 447-455. (pdf)
Featured in News and Views in Nature Genetics, May 1999, 22: 4-6.
• Dickstein R, Prusty R, Peng T, Ngo W and Smith ME (1993). ENOD 8, a Medicago early nodulin gene, expressed in empty nodules. Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions, 6: 715-721. (pdf)