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Banta, A.B., Wei, J.H., & Welander P.V. (2015). A distinct pathway for tetrahymanol synthesis in bacteria. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. doi:10.1073/pnas.1511482112.

Schmerk, C. L., Welander, P. V., Hamad, M. A., Bain, K. l, Bernards, M. A., & Valvano, M. A. (2015). Elucidation of the Burkholderia cenocepacia hopanoid biosynthesis pathway uncovers functions for conserved proteins in hopanoid-producing bacteria. Environ Microbiol. 17(3): 735-750.

Baesman, S. M., Miller, L. G., Wei, J. H., Cho, Y., Matys, E. D., Summons, R. E., Welander, P. V. & Oremland, R. E. (2015). Methane oxidation and molecular characterization of methanotrophs from a former mercury mine impoundment. Microorganisms. 3 (2): 290-309.

Ricci, J. N., Coleman, M. L., Welander, P. V., Sessions, A. L., Summons, R. E., & Newman, D. K. (2014). Diverse capacity for 2-methylhopanoid production correlates with a specific ecological niche. ISME JOURNAL, 8(3), 675-684.

Edgecomb VP, Bernhard JM, Beaudoin D, Pruss S, Welander PV, Shubotz F, Mehay S, Gillespie AL, and Summons RE (2013) Molecular indicators of microbial diversity in oolitic sands of Highborn Cay, Bahamas. Geobiology. 11:234-251.

Sessions AL, , Zhang L, Welander PV, Doughty DM, Summons RE and Newman DK (2012) Identification and quantification of polyfunctionalized hopanoids by high temperature gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Org. Geochem. 56: 120-130.

Welander PV and Summons RE (2012) Discovery, taxonomic distribution, and phenotypic characterization of a gene required for 3-methylhopanoid production. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 109: 12905-10.

Welander PV, Doughty DM, Wu CH, Mehay S, Summons RE and Newman DK (2012) Identification and characterization of Rhodopseudomonas palustris hopanoid biosynthesis mutants.  Geobiology. 10: 163-177.

Garcia Costas AM, Tsukatani Y, Rijpstra WI, Schouten S, Welander PV, Summons RE and Bryant DA (2012) Identification of the bacteriochlorophylls, carotenoids, quinones, lipids, and hopanoids of Candidatus Chloracidobacterium thermophilum. J. Bacteriol. 194: 1158-68.

Welander P, Cantin E, Lundberg P (2011) Using Taguchi-based statistics to produce robust PCR results. Bioprocessing. 10:22-26.

*Welander PV, Coleman MC, Sessions AL, Summons RE and Newman DK (2010) Identification of a methylase required for 2-methylhopanoid production and implications for the interpretation of sedimentary hopanes.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 107: 8537-8542. *This paper was awarded the Organic Geochemistry Division’s 2010 Best Paper by the Geochemical Society

Sessions AL, Doughty DM, Welander PV, Summons RE and Newman DK (2009) The continuing puzzle of the great oxidation event. Curr. Biol. 19: R567-R574.

Welander PV, Hunter RC, Zhang L, Sessions AL, Summons RE and Newman DK (2009) Hopanoids play a role in membrane integrity and pH homeostasis in Rhodopseudomonas palustris TIE-1. J. Bacteriol. 191: 6145-6156.

Welander PV and Metcalf WW (2008) Mutagenesis of the C1 oxidation pathway in Methanosarcina barkeri: new insights into the Mtr/Mer bypass pathway. J. Bacteriol. 190: 1928-1936.

Lundberg P, Welander PV, Edwards CK 3rd, van Rooijen N and Cantin E.  (2007) Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) protects resistant C57BL/6 mice against herpes simplex virus-induced encephalitis independently of signaling via TNF receptor 1 or 2.  J. Virol. 81: 1451-1460.

Welander PV and Metcalf WW.  (2005) Loss of the mtr operon in Methanosarcina blocks growth on methanol, but not methanogenesis, and reveals an unknown methanogenic pathway. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 102: 10664-10669.

Lundberg P, Welander P, Openshaw H, Nalbandian C, Edwards C, Moldawer L and Cantin E. (2003) A locus on mouse chromosome 6 that determines resistance to herpes simplex virus also influences reactivation, while an unlinked locus augments resistance of female mice. J. Virol. 77: 11661-11673.

Lundberg P, Welander P, Han X and Cantin E. (2003) Herpes simplex virus type 1 DNA is immunostimulatory in vitro and in vivo. J. Virol. 77: 11158-11169.