*Joint first authors.

Vargas-Blanco, D.A. and Shell, S.S. (2020). Regulation of mRNA Stability During Bacterial Stress Responses. Frontiers in Microbiology. 11. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.02111 .

Martini, C.M.; Zhang, T.; Williams, J.T.; Abramovitch, R.B.; Weathers, P.J.; and Shell, S.S. (2020). Artemisia annua and Artemisia afra extracts exhibit strong bactericidal activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 262, 113191. DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2020.113191.

Nguyen, T.A.*; Vargas-Blanco, D.A.*; Roberts, L.A.; and Shell, S.S. (2020). The Impact of Leadered and Leaderless Gene Structures on Translation Efficiency, Transcript Stability, and Predicted Transcription Rates in Mycobacterium smegmatis. Journal of Bacteriology. .
*Joint first authors.

Vargas-Blanco, D.A.; Zhou, Y., Zamalloa, L.G.; Antonelli, T.; and Shell, S.S. (2019). mRNA Degradation Rates Are Coupled to Metabolic Status in Mycobacterium smegmatis. mBio. .

Martini, C.M.; Zhou, Y.; Sun, H., and Shell, S.S. (2019). Defining the Transcriptional and Post-transcriptional Landscapes of Mycobacterium smegmatis in Aerobic Growth and Hypoxia. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10: 591. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2019.00591

Keegan, C., Krutzik, S., Schenk, M., Scumpia, P.O., Lu, J., Pang, Y.L.J., Russell, B.S., Lim, K.S., Shell, S.S., Prestwich, E.G., Su, D., Elashoff, D., Hershberg, R.M., Bloom, B.R., Belisle, J.T., Fortune, S.M., Dedon, P.C., Pellegrini, M., Modlin, R.M.. (2018). Mycobacterium tuberculosis Transfer RNA Induces IL-12p70 via Synergistic Activation of Pattern Recognition Receptors within a Cell Network. Journal of Immunology.

Shell, S.S.*, Wang, J.*, Lapierre, P., Mir, M., Chase, M.R., Pyle, M.M., Gawande, R., Ahmad, R., Sarracino, D.A., Ioerger, T.R., Fortune, S.M., Derbyshire, K.M., Wade, J.T. and Gray, T.A. (2015). Leaderless Transcripts and Small Proteins Are Common Features of the Mycobacterial Translational Landscape. PLoS Genetics, 11(11), e1005641.
*Joint first authors.

Datta, P., Ravi, J., Guerrini, V., Chauhan, R., Neiditch, M.B., Shell, S.S., Fortune, S.M., Hancioglu, B., Igoshin, O., Gennaro, M.L. (2015). The Psp system of Mycobacterium tuberculosis integrates envelope stress sensing and envelope preserving functions. Molecular Microbiology. doi:10.1111/mmi.13037

Shell, S.S., Chase, M.R., Ioerger, T.R., & Fortune, S.M. 2015. RNA sequencing for transcript 5′-end mapping in mycobacteria. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1285, 31–45. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-2450-9_3.

Shell, S.S., Prestwich, E.G., Baek, S.H., Shah, R.R., Sassetti, C.M., Dedon, P.C., and Fortune, S.M. 2013. DNA Methylation Impacts Gene Expression and Ensures Hypoxic Survival of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. PLoS Pathogens. 9(7): e1003419. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003419

Hargreaves, V.V., Shell, S.S., Mazur, D.J., Hess, M.T., and Kolodner, R.D. 2010. Interaction between the MSH2 and MSH6 nucleotide-binding sites in the S. cerevisiae MSH2-MSH6 complex. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285(12):9301-10.

Shell, S.S., Putnam, C.D., and Kolodner, R.D. 2007. Chimeric Saccharomyces cerevisiae Msh6 protein with an Msh3 mispair-binding domain combines properties of both proteins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104(26): 10956-10961.

Shell, S.S.*, Putnam, C.D.*, and Kolodner, R.D. 2007. The N-terminal region of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Msh6 is an unstructured tether to PCNA. Molecular Cell. 26(4): 565-578.
*Joint first authors.

Yang, G., Scherer, S.J., Shell, S.S., Yang., K., Kim, L., Lipkin, M., Kucherlapati, R., Kolodner, R.D., and Edelmann, W. 2004. Dominant effects of an Msh6 missense mutation on DNA repair and cancer susceptibility. Cancer Cell. 6(2): 139-50.