Recent Publications


1. MacIntosh GC (2011) RNase T2 Family: Enzymatic Properties, Functional Diversity, and Evolution of Ancient Ribonucleases. In AWW Nicholson, ed, Ribonucleases, Vol 26. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp 89-114     Full text


2. MacIntosh GC, Bassham DC (2011) The connection between ribophagy, autophagy and ribosomal RNA decay. Autophagy, 7: 662-663   Full text


3.    Hillwig MS, Contento AL, Meyer A, Ebany D, Bassham DC, Macintosh GC (2011) RNS2, a conserved member of the RNase T2 family, is necessary for ribosomal RNA decay in plants. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108: 1093-1098    Full text     Supplemental Material


4.    Haud N, Kara F, Diekmann S, Henneke M, Willer JR, Hillwig MS, Gregg RG, Macintosh GC, Gärtner J, Alia A, Hurlstone AF (2011) rnaset2 mutant zebrafish model familial cystic leukoencephalopathy and reveal a role for RNase T2 in degrading ribosomal RNA. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108: 1099-1103      Full text     Supplemental Material


5. McCarville MT, Kanobe C, MacIntosh GC, O’Neal M (2011) What is the economic threshold of soybean aphids Aphis glycines Matsumara (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in enemy free space. J Econ Entomol 104: 845-852   Full text


6.    Hillwig MS, Kanobe C, Thornburg RW, Macintosh GC (2011) Identification of S-RNase and peroxidase in petunia nectar. J Plant Physiol 168: 734–738       Full text     Supplemental Material


7.    Hillwig MS, Liu X, Liu G, Thornburg RW, MacIntosh GC (2010) Petunia nectar proteins have ribonuclease activity. J Exp Bot. 61: 2951-2965         Full text     Supplemental Material


8.    MacIntosh GC, Hillwig MS, Meyer A, Flagel L (2010) RNase T2 genes from rice and the evolution of secretory ribonucleases in plants. Mol. Gen. Genom. 283: 381-396.     Full text     Supplemental Material


9.    Chiozza MV, O’Neal ME, MacIntosh GC (2010) Constitutive and Induced Differential Accumulation of Amino Acid in Leaves of Susceptible and Resistant Soybean Plants in Response to the Soybean Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Environmental Entomology 39: 856-864   Full text


10.    Chiozza MV, O' Neal ME*, MacIntosh GC, Chandrasena DI, Tinsley NA, Cianzio SR, Costamagna AC, Cullen E, Difonzo CD, Potter BD, Ragsdale DW, Steffey K, Tilmon KJ, Koehler KJ (2011) Host- plant resistance for soybean aphid management: A multienvironment study. Crop Science, accepted. 


11.    Hillwig MS, Rizshsky L, Wang Y, Umanskaya A, Essner JJ, MacIntosh GC (2009) Zebrafish RNase T2 genes and the evolution of ribonucleases in animals. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:170. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-170.      Full text     Supplemental Material


12.    Studham M, MacIntosh GC, Avendano MF, Soh D, Tylka G, (2009). The soybean resistance gene Rag1 does not protect against soybean cyst and root knot nematodes. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2009-0401-01-BR    Full text


13. Hillwig MS, LeBrasseur ND, Green PJ and MacIntosh GC (2008) Impact of transcriptional, ABA-dependent, and ABA-independent pathways on wounding regulation of RNS1 expression. Mol. Gen. Genom. 280: 249-261 (Image selected for 2009 journal cover)  

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An image from Hillwig et al. 2008 was selected for the 2009 cover of MGG!

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