Kumar G, Subramaniam K. PUF-8 facilitates homologous chromosome pairing by promoting proteasome activity during meiotic entry in C. elegans. Development. 2018;145: pubmed publisher
..In summary, our results reveal a role for the proteasome in chromosome tethering and identify PUF-8 as a regulator of proteasome activity during early meiosis. ..
Maheshwari R, Pushpa K, Subramaniam K. A role for post-transcriptional control of endoplasmic reticulum dynamics and function in C. elegans germline stem cell maintenance. Development. 2016;143:3097-108 pubmed publisher
..These findings reveal that ER form and function in the C. elegans germline are post-transcriptionally regulated and essential for the niche-GSC signaling mediated by GLP-1. ..
Priti A, Subramaniam K. PUF-8 Functions Redundantly with GLD-1 to Promote the Meiotic Progression of Spermatocytes in Caenorhabditis elegans. G3 (Bethesda). 2015;5:1675-84 pubmed publisher
..Together, results presented here uncover a novel function for gld-1 in the meiotic development of spermatocytes in both hermaphrodites and males. ..
Pushpa K, Kumar G, Subramaniam K. Translational Control of Germ Cell Decisions. Results Probl Cell Differ. 2017;59:175-200 pubmed publisher
..How mRNPs assemble, what influences their dynamics, and how a particular 3' UTR-binding protein turns on the translation of certain mRNAs while turning off other mRNAs at the same time and space are key challenges for future work. ..