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Lechno-Yossef S, Rohnke BA, Belza ACO, Melnicki MR, Montgomery BL, Kerfeld CA. “Cyanobacterial Carboxysomes Contain a Unique Rubisco-Activase-Like protein.” New Phytol. (2019) Sep 13. doi: 10.1111/nph.16195

Oh S, Montgomery BL. “Roles of CpcF and CpcG1 in Peroxiredoxin-Mediated Oxidative Stress Responses and Cellular Fitness in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.” Front Microbiol. (2019) May 9;10:1059. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01059

Oh S, Montgomery BL. “Mesophyll-specific phytochromes impact chlorophyll light-harvesting complexes (LHCs) and non-photochemical quenching.” Plant Signal Behav. (2019) Apr 30;1-10. doi: 10.1080/15592324.2019.1609857

Dominguez-Martin MA, Polívka T, Sutter M, Ferlez B, Lechno-Yossef S, Montgomery BL, Kerfeld CA. “Structural and spectroscopic characterization of HCP2.” Biochim Biophys Acta Bioenerg. (2019) Mar 14. doi: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2019.03.004

Agostoni M, Logan-Jackson AR, Heinz ER, Severin GB, Bruger EL, Waters CM, Montgomery BL. “Homeostasis of Second Messenger Cyclic-di-AMP Is Critical for Cyanobacterial Fitness and Acclimation to Abiotic Stress.” Front Microbiol. (2018) 9:1121. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01121

Rohnke BA, Singh SP, Pattanaik B, Montgomery BL. “RcaE-Dependent Regulation of Carboxysome Structural Proteins Has a Central Role in Environmental Determination of Carboxysome Morphology and Abundance in <i>Fremyella diplosiphon</i>.” mSphere. (2018) Jan-Feb;3:(1). doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00617-17

Oh S, Montgomery BL. “Phytochromes: Where to Start?” Cell. (2017) Nov 30;171(6):1254-1256. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.11.020

Huot B, Castroverde CDM, Velásquez AC, Hubbard E, Pulman JA, Yao J, Childs KL, Tsuda K, Montgomery BL, He SY. “Dual impact of elevated temperature on plant defence and bacterial virulence in Arabidopsis.” Nat Commun. (2017) Nov 27;8(1):1808. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01674-2

Bao H, Melnicki MR, Pawlowski EG, Sutter M, Agostoni M, Lechno-Yossef S, Cai F, Montgomery BL, Kerfeld CA. “Additional families of orange carotenoid proteins in the photoprotective system of cyanobacteria.” Nat Plants. (2017) Jul 10;3:17089. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2017.89

Lechno-Yossef S, Melnicki MR, Bao H, Montgomery BL, Kerfeld CA. “Synthetic OCP Heterodimers are Photoactive and Recapitulate the Fusion of Two Primitive Carotenoproteins in the Evolution of Cyanobacterial Photoprotection.” Plant J. (2017) May 15. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13593

Montgomery BL. “Seeing new light: recent insights into the occurrence and regulation of chromatic acclimation in cyanobacteria.” Curr Opin Plant Biol. (2017) Apr 6;37:18-23. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2017.03.009

Busch AW, Montgomery BL. “Distinct light-, stress-, and nutrient-dependent regulation of three tryptophan-rich sensory protein (TSPO) genes in the cyanobacterium Fremyella diplosiphon.” Plant Signal Behav. (2017) Feb 21:0. doi: 10.1080/15592324.2017.1293221

Busch AW, WareJoncas Z, Montgomery BL. “Tryptophan-Rich Sensory Protein/Translocator Protein (TSPO) from Cyanobacterium Fremyella diplosiphon Binds a Broad Range of Functionally Relevant Tetrapyrroles.” Biochemistry. (2016) Dec 19. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.6b01019

Montgomery BL. “Mechanisms and fitness implications of photomorphogenesis during chromatic acclimation in cyanobacteria.” J Exp Bot. (2016) Jul;67(14):4079-90. doi:10.1093/jxb/erw206

Montgomery BL. “Spatiotemporal Phytochrome Signaling during Photomorphogenesis: From Physiology to Molecular Mechanisms and Back.” Front Plant Sci. (2016) Apr 11;7:480. doi:10.3389/fpls.2016.00480

Busch AW, Montgomery BL. “The Tryptophan-Rich Sensory Protein (TSPO) is Involved in Stress-Related and Light-Dependent Processes in the Cyanobacterium Fremyella diplosiphon.” Front Microbiol. (2015) 6:1393. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.01393

Singh SP, Montgomery BL. “Regulation of BolA abundance mediates morphogenesis in Fremyella diplosiphon.” Front Microbiol. (2015) 6:1215. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.01215

Whittaker JA, Montgomery BL, Martinez Acosta VG. “Retention of Underrepresented Minority Faculty: Strategic Initiatives for Institutional Value Proposition Based on Perspectives from a Range of Academic Institutions.” J Undergrad Neurosci Educ. (2015) Summer;13(3):A136-45.

Agostoni M, Waters CM, Montgomery BL. “Regulation of biofilm formation and cellular buoyancy through modulating intracellular cyclic di-GMP levels in engineered cyanobacteria.” Biotechnol Bioeng. (2016) Feb;113(2):311-9. doi:10.1002/bit.25712

Enders TA, Oh S, Yang Z, Montgomery BL, Strader LC. “Genome Sequencing of Arabidopsis abp1-5 Reveals Second-Site Mutations That May Affect Phenotypes.” Plant Cell. (2015) Jul;27(7):1820-6. doi:10.1105/tpc.15.00214

Montgomery BL. “Light-dependent governance of cell shape dimensions in cyanobacteria.” Front Microbiol. (2015) 6:514. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00514

Busch AW, Montgomery BL. “Interdependence of tetrapyrrole metabolism, the generation of oxidative stress and the mitigative oxidative stress response.” Redox Biol. (2015) 4:260-71. doi:10.1016/j.redox.2015.01.010

Agostoni M, Montgomery BL. “Survival strategies in the aquatic and terrestrial world: the impact of second messengers on cyanobacterial processes.” Life (Basel). (2014) Nov 18;4(4):745-69. doi:10.3390/life4040745

Montgomery BL. “The Regulation of Light Sensing and Light-Harvesting Impacts the Use of Cyanobacteria as Biotechnology Platforms.” Front Bioeng Biotechnol. (2014) 2:22. doi:10.3389/fbioe.2014.00022

Singh SP, Montgomery BL. “Morphogenes bolA and mreB mediate the photoregulation of cellular morphology during complementary chromatic acclimation in Fremyella diplosiphon.” Mol Microbiol. (2014) Jul;93(1):167-82. doi:10.1111/mmi.12649

Oh S, Montgomery BL. “Phytochrome-dependent coordinate control of distinct aspects of nuclear and plastid gene expression during anterograde signaling and photomorphogenesis.” Front Plant Sci. (2014) 5:171. doi:10.3389/fpls.2014.00171

Huot B, Yao J, Montgomery BL, He SY. “Growth-defense tradeoffs in plants: a balancing act to optimize fitness.” Mol Plant. (2014) Aug;7(8):1267-87. doi:10.1093/mp/ssu049

Pattanaik B, Busch AW, Hu P, Chen J, Montgomery BL. “Responses to iron limitation are impacted by light quality and regulated by RcaE in the chromatically acclimating cyanobacterium Fremyella diplosiphon.” Microbiology. (2014) May;160(Pt 5):992-1005. doi:10.1099/mic.0.075192-0