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Bunsick M, Toh, Wong C, Xu Z, Ly G, McErlean CSP, Pescetto G, Nemrish KE, sung P, Li JD, Scholes JD, Lumba S. (2020) SMAX1-dependent seed germination in Arabidopsis and Striga. Nature Plants, 6, 646-652.

Carianopol CS, Chan AL, Dong S, Provart NJ, Lumba S, Gazzarrini. (2020) An abscisic acid-responsive protein interaction network for sucrose non-fermenting related kinase1 in abiotic stress response. Communications Biology, 3(145).

Cao FY, Khan M, Taniguchi M, Mirmiran A, Moeder W, Lumba S, Yoshioka K, Desveaux D. (2019) A host–pathogen interactome uncovers phytopathogenic strategies to manipulate plant ABA responses. The Plant Journal, 100, 187-198.

Yoshida S, Kim S, Wafula EK, Tanskanen J, Kim Y-M, Honaas L, Yang Z, Spallek T, Conn CE, Ichihashi Y, Cheong K, Cui S, Der JP, Gundlach H, Jiao Y, Hori C, Ishida JK, Kasahara H, Kiba T, Kim M-S, Koo N, Laohavisit A, Lee Y-H, Lumba S, McCourt P, Mortimer JC, Mutuku JM, Nomura T, Sasaki-Sekimoto Y, Seto Y, Wang Y, Wakatake T, Sakakibara H, Demura T, Yamaguchi S, Yoneyama K, Manabe R, Nelson DC, Schulman AH, Timko MP, DePamphilis CW, Choi D, Shirasu K. (2019) Genome sequence of Striga asiatica provides insight into the evolution of plant parasitism. Current Biology, 29(18), 3041-3053.

Lumba S. (2019) NGS Applications in Translational Research to Cannabis and African Parasitic Weeds. Plant and Animal Genome XXVII Conference, San Diego.

Cao FY, DeFalco TA, Moeder W, Li B, Gong Y, Liu X-M, Taniguchi M, Lumba S, Toh S, Shan L, Ellis B, Desveaux D, Yoshioka K. (2018) Arabidopsis ETHYLENE RESPONSE FACTOR 8 (ERF8) has dual functions in ABA signaling and immunity. BMC Plant Biology, 18(211).

Lumba S, Subha A, McCourt P. (2017). Found in Translation: Applying Lessons from Model Systems to Strigolactone Signaling in Parasitic Plants. Trends in Biochemical Sciences. 42 (7). 556-565.


Lumba S, Bunsick, M, McCourt P. (2017). Chemical genetics and strigolactone perception. F1000Res. 6, 975.


Lumba S, Holbrook-Smith D, McCourt P. (2017). The perception of strigolactones in vascular plants. Nature Chemical Biology, 13 (6), 599-606.


Zhou X, Zhang Z-L, Park J, Tyler L, Yusuke J, Qiu K, Nam EA, Lumba S, Desveaux D, McCourt P, Kamiya Y, Sun TP. (2016) ERF11 Promotes Internode Elongation by Inhibiting Ethylene Biosynthesis and Activating Gibberellin Pathway in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 171, 2760-70.


Toh S, Holbrook-Smith D, Stogios PJ, Onopriyenko O, Lumba S, Tsuchiya Y, Savchenko A, McCourt P. (2015) Structure-function analysis identifies highly sensitive strigolactone receptors in Striga. Science, 6257, 203-207.


Lumba S, Toh S, Handfield L, Swan M, Liu R, Youn J, Cutler S, Subramaniam R, Provart NJ, Moses A, Desveaux D, McCourt P. (2014) A Mesoscale Abscisic Acid Hormone Interactome Reveals a Dynamic Signaling Landscape in Arabidopsis. Developmental Cell 29, 360–372. Featured article; Cover page


Lumba S, Tsuchiya T, Delmas F, Hezky J, Provart NJ, Lu QS, McCourt P, Gazzarrini S (2012)  The embryonic leaf identity gene FUSCA3 regulates vegetative phase transitions by negatively modulating ethylene-regulated gene expression in Arabidopsis. BMC Biology 10, 8.


Neumetzler L, Humphrey T, Lumba S, Snyder S, Yeats TH, Usadel B, Vasilevski A, Patel J, Rose JKC, Persson S, Bonetta D. (2012). The FRIABLE1 gene product affects cell adhesion in Arabidopsis. PloS one, 7, e42914.


Lumba S, Cutler S, McCourt P. (2010). Plant nuclear hormone receptors: a role for small molecules in protein-protein interactions. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 10, 445-69.


Park SY, Fung P, Nishimura N, Jensen DR, Fujii H, Zhao Y, Lumba S, Santiago J, Rodrigues A, Chow TF, Alfred SE, Bonetta D, Finkelstein R, Provart NJ, Desveaux D, Rodriguez PL, McCourt P, Zhu JK, Schroeder JI, Volkman BF, Cutler SR. (2009). Abscisic acid inhibits type 2C protein phosphatases via the PYR/PYL family of START proteins. Science 324, 1068-71.


Lumba S and McCourt P. (2005). Preventing leaf identity theft with hormones. Curr Opin in Cell Biol 8, 501-5.


McCourt P, Lumba S, Tsuchiya Y, and Gazzarrini S. (2005).  Crosstalk and abscisic acid: the roles of terpenoid hormones in coordinating development. Physiol. Plant. 123, 147-152.


Gazzarrini S, Tsuchiya Y, Lumba S, Okamoto M, and McCourt P. (2004). The transcription factor FUSCA3 controls developmental timing in Arabidopsis through the hormones gibberellin and abscisic acid. Dev Cell 7, 373-385.

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