Ralph Dean

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor


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Selected Publications

Dean RA et al. 2012. The top 10 fungal pathogens in Molecular Plant Pathology. Molec. Plant Pathol. (in press).
Sailsbery JK, Atchley W, Dean RA. 2011. Phylogenetic Analysis and Classification of the Fungal bHLH Domain. Mol Biol Evol. 2011 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Nunes CC, Dean RA. 2011, Host-induced gene silencing: a tool for understanding fungal host interaction and for developing novel disease control strategies. Mol Plant Pathol. 2011 Nov 24. doi: 10.1111/j.1364-3703.2011.00766.x. [Epub ahead of print]
Nunes CC, Sailsbery JK, Dean RA. 2011, Characterization and application of small RNAs and RNA silencing mechanisms in fungi. Fun. Biol. Rev. 25:172-180.

Gokce E, Shuford CM, Franck WL, Dean RA, Muddiman DC. 2011. Evaluation of normalization methods on GeLC-MS/MS label-free spectral counting data to correct for variation during proteomic workflows.  J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2011 Dec;22(12):2199-208. Epub 2011 Sep 24.

Collier TS, Randall SM, Sarkar P, Rao BM, Dean RA, Muddiman DC. 2011. Comparison of stable-isotope labeling with amino acids in cell culture and spectral counting for relative quantification of protein expression.  Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2011 Sep 15;25(17):2524-32. doi: 10.1002/rcm.5151.

Nunes, C. C., Gowda, M., Sailsbery, J., Xue, M., Chen, F., Brown, D. E., Oh, Y. Y., Mitchell, T. K., Dean, R. A. 2011. Diverse and tissue-enriched small RNAs in the plant pathogenic fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae. BMC Genomics, 12:288 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-288

Li G, Zhou X, Kong L, Wang Y, Zhang H, Zhu H, Mitchell TK, Dean RA, Xu JR. 2011.  MoSfl1 is important for virulence and heat tolerance in Magnaporthe oryzae.  PLoS One. 2011;6(5):e19951. Epub 2011 May 19.

Andrews, G.L., Dean, R.A., Hawkridge, A.M., and Muddiman, D.C. 2011. Improving Proteome Coverage on a LTQ-Orbitrap Using Design of Experiments.  J Am Soc Mass Spectrom 22(4):773-83. Epub 2011 Feb 15.

Mathioni, S.M., Belo, A., Rizzo, C.J., Dean, R.A., Donofrio, N.M. 2011. Transcriptome profiling of the rice blast fungus during invasive plant infection and in vitro stresses. BMC Genomics. 19;12(1):49. [Epub ahead of print]

Gokce, E., Andrews, G.L., Dean, R.A., and Muddiman, D.C. 2011. Increasing Proteome Coverage with Offline RP HPLC Coupled to Online RP NanoLC-MS. Journal of Chromatography B, 879(9-10):610-4. (Epub ahead of print)

Torto-Alalibo, T., Collmer, C.W., Gwinn-Giglio, M., Lindeberg, M., Meng, S., Chibucos, M.C., Tseng, T.T., Lomax, J., Biehl, B., Ireland, A., Bird, D., Dean, R.A., Glasner, J.D., Perna, N., Setubal, J.C. Collmer, A., Tyler, B.M..  2010. Unifying Themes in Microbial Associations With Animal and Plant Hosts Described Using The Gene Ontology. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews 74(4):479-503.

Collier, T.S., Sarkar, P., Franck, W.L., Rao, B.M., Dean, R.A., Muddiman, D.C. 2010. Direct Comparison of Stable Isotope Labeling by Amino Acids in Cell Culture and Spectral Counting for Quantitative Proteomics. Analytical Chemistry 82 (20):8696–8702.

Gowda, M., Nunes, C.C., Sailsbery, J., Xue, M., Chen, F., Nelson, C.A., Brown, D.E., Oh, Y., Meng, S., Mitchell, T., Hagedorn, C.H., Dean, R.A.  2010. Genome-wide characterization of methylguanosine-capped and polyadenylated small RNAs in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Nucleic Acids Research 38(21):7558-69.

Kim, S., Hu, J., Oh, Y.Y., Park, J., Choi, J., Lee, Y.-H., Dean, R.A., Mitchell, T.K.  2010. Modeling the MoCRZ1 mediation regulatory circuitry for calcium/calcineurin signaling in the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae. PLOS-Pathogens 6(5):e1000909