Papers 1999 - 2008

Emmons, S.W.  (1999)  Cell fate determination in Caenorhabditis elegans ray development.  In Cell Lineage and Fate Determination (S.A. Moody, ed.) Academic Press.  pp139-155.

Ferreira, H.B., Zhang, Y., Zhao, C., and Emmons, S.W.  (1999)  Patterning of Caenorhabditis elegans posterior structures by the Abdominal-B homolog, egl‑5.  Dev. Biol. 207, 215-228. [PDF]

Emmons, S.W., and Somlo, S.  (1999)  Mating, channels, and kidney cysts (News and Views).  Nature 401, 339-340. [PDF]
Cunha, A., Azevedo, R.B.R., Emmons, S.W., and Leroi, A.M.  (1999)  Variable cell number in nematodes.  Nature 402, 253. [PDF]
Lints, R., and Emmons, S.W. (1999) Genetic analysis of dopaminergic neurons in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. In Development of Dopaminergic Neurons, U. di Porzio, R. Pernas-Alonso, and C. Perrone-Capano, eds. R.G. LandesCompany. pp 175-190.


Lints, R., and Emmons, S.W. (1999) Patterning of dopaminergic neurotransmitter identity among Caenorhabditis elegans ray sensory neurons by a TGF b family signaling pathway and a Hox gene. Development, 126, 5819-5831. [PDF]
Flemming, A.J., Shen, Z., Cunha, A., Emmons, S.W., and Leroi, A.M.  (2000) Somatic polyploidization and cellular proliferation drive body size evolution in nematodes.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 97, 5285-5290.[PDF]
Azevedo, R.B.R., Cunha, A., Emmons, S.W., and Leroi, A.M.  (2000) The demise of the platonic worm.  Nematolology 2, 71-76.
Zhang, H., and Emmons, S.W. (2000) A C. elegans Mediator protein confers regulatory selectivity on lineage-specific expression of a transcription factor gene. Genes and Dev., 14: 2161-72. [PDF]
Portman, D.S., and Emmons, S.W. (2000) The basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors LIN-32 and HLH-2 function together in multiple steps of a C. elegans neuronal sublineage.Development.127:5415-26. [PDF]
Zhang, H., and Emmons, S.W. (2001) The novel C. elegans gene sop-3 modulates Wnt signaling to regulate Hox gene expression. Development. 128:767-77. [PDF]
Zhang, H., and Emmons, S. W. (2002) C. elegans UNC-37/groucho interacts genetically with components of the transcriptional mediator complex. Genetics, 160, 799-803. [PDF]
Lints, R. and Emmons, S.W. (2002) Regulation of sex-specific differentiation and mating behavior in C. elegans by a new member of the DM domain transcription factor family. Genes and Development. 16(18):2390-2402. [PDF]
Emmons, S.W., and Lipton, J. (2003) The genetic basis of male sexual behavior. J. Neurobiol.54;93-110. [PDF]

Hahn, A.C., and Emmons, S. W. (2003) The roles of an ephrin and a semaphorin in pattering cell-cell contacts in C. elegans sensory organ development. Developmental Biology. 256; 379-388. [PDF]


Zhang, H., Azevedo, R., Lints, R., Doyle, C., Teng,Y., Haber, D., and Emmons, S.W. (2003) Global regulation of Hox gene expression in C. elegans by a SAM domain protein. Developmental Cell 4, 903-915. [PDF]
Toker, A., Teng, Y., Ferreira, H., Emmons, S., Chalfie, M. (2003) The Caenorhabditis elegans spalt-like gene sem-4 restricts touch cell fate by repressing the selector Hox gene egl-5 and the effector gene mec-3. Development. 130; 3831-3840. [PDF]

Liang, J., Lints, R., Foehr, M., Tokarz, R., Yu, L., Emmons, W.S., Liu, J., Savage-Dunn, C. (2003) The Caenorhabditis elegans schnurri homolog sma-9 mediates stage- and cell type-specific responses to DBL-1 BMP-related signaling. Development. 130;6453-6464. [PDF]


Lints, R., Jia, L., Kim, K., Li, C., and Emmons, S. W.  (2004)  Axial patterning of C. elegans male sensilla identities by selector genes.  Dev. Biol. 269, 137-151. [PDF]

Portman, D. S., and Emmons, S. W. (2004) Identification of C. elegans sensory ray genes using whole-genome profiling. Developmental Biology 270, 499-512. [PDF]

Bourbon, H-M. et al.  (2004)  A unified nomenclature for protein subunits of Mediator complexes linking transcriptional regulators to RNA polymerase II.  Mol. Cell 14, 553-557. [PDF]


Zhang, H., Cristoforou, A., Aravind, L., Emmons, S. W., van den Heuvel, S., and Haber, D. A.  (2004)  Polycomb group proteins directly bind to RNA.  Mol. Cell 14, 841-847. [PDF]


Lipton, J., Kleemann, G., Ghosh, R., Lints, R., and Emmons, S. W.  (2004)  Mate searching in Caenorhabditis elegans: A genetic model for sex drive in a simple invertebrate.  J. Neurosci. 24, 7427-7434. [PDF]

Teng, Y., Girard, L, Ferreira, H. B., Sternberg, P. W., and Emmons, S. W.  (2004)  Dissection of cis-regulatory elements in the C. elegans Hox gene egl‑5 promoter.  Dev. Biol. 276, 476-492. [PDF]
Emmons, S.W.  (2005)  Male development (November 10, 2005), WormBook, ed. The C. elegans Research Community, WormBook, doi/10.1895/wormbook.1.33.1,
Emmons, S. W.  (2006)  Sexual behavior of the Caenorhabditis elegans male.  International Review of Neurobiology 69, 99-123.
Jia, L., and Emmons, S. W.  (2006)  Genes that control ray sensory neuron axon development in the C. elegans male.  Genetics 173, 1241-1258. [PDF]


Emmons, S. W.  (1988)  The Genome.  In The Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans (W. Wood, ed.).  Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, pp47-79.
Anderson, P., Emmons, S.W., and Moerman, D.G. (1992)  Discovery of Tc1 in the Nematode C. elegans.  In The Dynamic Genome (Fedoroff, N., and Botstein, D., eds.) Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. pp 319-333.
Emmons, S.W., and Sternberg, P.W.  (1997)  Male Development and Mating Behavior. In D.L. Riddle, T. Blumenthal, B.J. Meyer, and J.R. Priess, eds. C. elegans II. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. pp 295-334.

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