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Martha C Hawes
Affiliation: University of Arizona
Hawes M, Allen C, Turgeon B, Curlango Rivera G, Minh Tran T, Huskey D, et al. Root Border Cells and Their Role in Plant Defense. Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2016;54:143-61 pubmed publisher
..The study of exDNase activities in plant pathogens may yield new targets for disease control. ..
Hawes M, Wen F, Elquza E. Extracellular DNA: A Bridge to Cancer. Cancer Res. 2015;75:4260-4 pubmed publisher
Wen F, Curlango Rivera G, Huskey D, Xiong Z, Hawes M. Visualization of extracellular DNA released during border cell separation from the root cap. Am J Bot. 2017;104:970-978 pubmed publisher
..This observation is consistent with the hypothesis that, as with border cell extracellular proteins, DNA is secreted by living cells. DNA is an integral component of border cell extracellular traps. ..