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Sarwar, Z. & Garza, A. G. (in press). Two component signal transduction systems that regulate the temporal and spatial expression of Myxococcus xanthus sporulation genes.

Giglio, K. M. Zhu, C. Klunder, C. Kummer, S. & Garza, A. G. (2015). The Enhancer Binding Protein Nla6 Regulates Developmental Genes that are Important for Myxococcus xanthus Sporulation. J. Bacteriol. 197:1276-87.
http://jb.asm.org/content/197/7/1276.long

Rajagopalan, R. Sarwar, Z. Garza, A. G. & Kroos, L. (2014). Developmental Gene Regulation. In Z. Yang & P. Higgs (eds). Myxobacteria: Genomics, Cellular and Molecular Biology. Caister Academic Press.

Stevens, D. C. Conway, K. Neslon, P. Garza, A. G. & Boddy, C. N. (2013). Alternative Sigma Factor Over-Expression Enables Heterologous Expression of a Type II Polyketide Biosynthetic Pathway in Escherichia coli. PLoS One 8:e64858.
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0064858

Sarwar, Z. & Garza, A. G. (2012). The Nla6S Protein of Myxococcus xanthus is the Prototype for a New Family of Bacterial Histidine Kinases. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 335:86-94.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2012.02639.x/abstract

Sarwar, Z. & Garza, A. G. (2012). The Nla28/Nla28S Two Component Signal Transduction System Regulates Sporulation in Myxococcus xanthus. J. Bacteriol. 194:4698-4708.
http://jb.asm.org/content/194/17/4698.long

Giglio, K. M. & Garza, A. G. (2012). Sporulation in Myxococcus xanthus. P. 19-38. In E. Abel-Santos (ed). Bacterial Spores: Current Research and Applications. Caister Academic Press, UK.
http://www.horizonpress.com/spores

Giglio, K. M. Caberoy, N. B. Suen, G. Kaiser, D. & Garza, A. G. (2011). A cascade of coregulating enhancer binding proteins initiates and propagates a multicellular developmental program. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 108:E431-439.
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2011/06/07/1105876108.abstract

Giglio, K. M. Eisenstatt, J. & Garza, A. G. (2010). Identification of enhancer binding proteins important for Myxococcus xanthus development. J. Bacteriol. 192:360-364.
http://jb.asm.org/content/192/1/360

Murphy, K. A., & Garza, A. G. (2008). Genetic tools for studying Myxococcus xanthus biology. P. 491-501. In D. E. Whitworth (ed). Myxobacteria Multicellularity and Differentiation. ASM Press, Washington DC.
http://mobius.umsystem.edu:2082/record=b22006747~S0

Ossa, F. Diodati, M. E. Caberoy, N. B. Giglio, K. M. Edmonds, M. Singer, M. & Garza, A. G. (2007). The Myxococcus xanthus Nla4 protein is important for expression of stringent response-associated genes, ppGpp accumulation, and fruiting body development. J. Bacteriol. 189: 8474-8483.
http://jb.asm.org/content/189/23/8474.abstract

Dahl, J. L. Tengra, F. K. Yan, J. Dutton, D. Coyne, L. & Garza, A. G. (2007). Identification of proteins important for Myxococcus xanthus sporulation using a proteomicapproach. J. Bacteriol. 189: 3187-3197.
http://jb.asm.org/content/189/8/3187.short

Viswanathan, P., Murphy, K. A., Julien B., Garza, A. G., & Kroos L. (2007). Regulation of dev, an operon that includes genes essential for Myxococcus xanthus development and CRISPR-associated genes and repeats. J. Bacteriol 189: 3738-3750.
http://jb.asm.org/content/189/10/3738.full

Diodati, M. Ossa, F. Caberoy, N. B. Singer, M. & Garza, A. G. (2006). Nla18, a key regulatory protein required for normal growth and development of Myxococcus xanthus. J. Bacteriol. 188: 1733-1743.
http://jb.asm.org/content/188/5/1733.abstract

Tengra, F. K., Dahl, J. L., Dutton, D., Caberoy, N. B. Coyne, L., & Garza, A. G. (2006). CbgA, a protein involved in cortex formation and stress resistance in Myxococcus xanthus spores. J. Bacteriol 188: 8299-8302.
http://jb.asm.org/content/188/23/8299.full

Suen, G., Jakobsen, J.S., Goldman, B.S., Singer, M., Garza, A. G. & Welch, R.D. (2006). Bacterial post-genomics: the promise and peril of systems biology. J. Bacteriol. 188:7999-8004.
http://jb.asm.org/content/188/23/7999.full

Srinivasan, B. S. Caberoy, N. B. Suen, G. Taylor, R. G. Shah, R. Tengra, F. Goldman, B. S. Garza, A. G. & Welch, R. D. (2005). Functional genome annotation through phylogenomic mapping. Nat. Biotechnol. 23: 691-698.
http://jinome.stanford.edu/pdfs/nbt1098.pdf

Lancero, H. L. Castaneda, S. Caberoy, N. B. Ma, X. Garza, A. G. & Shi, W. (2005) Analyzing protein-protein interactions of the Myxococcus xanthus Dif signaling pathway using yeast two-hybrid system. Microbiology 151: 1535-1541..
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15870463

Lancero, H. L. Caberoy, N. B. Castaneda, S. Li, Y. Lu, A. Dutton, D. Duan, X. Kaplan, H. B., Shi, W. and Garza, A. G. (2004). Characterization of a Myxococcus xanthus mutant that is defective for adventurous and social motilities. Microbiology 150: 4085-4093.
http://mic.sgmjournals.org/content/150/12/4085.full.pdf

Caberoy, N. B. Welch, R. D. Jakobsen, J. S. Slater, S. C. & Garza, A. G. (2003). Global mutational analysis of NtrC-like activators in Myxococcus xanthus: identifying activator mutants defective for motility and fruiting body development J. Bacteriol. 185: 6083-6094.
http://jb.asm.org/content/185/20/6083.short