General InformationPublications

  • Sergio L Florez, Morgan E Shires, Tina SL Lai and Wayne R Curtis, 2017, "Inducible somatic embryogenesis in Threobroma cacao achieved using the DEX-activatable transcription factor-glucocorticoid receptor fusion", Biotechnology Letters
  • Jun Wang, Theresa , Pierre , John McGowen and Wayne R Curtis, 2016, "A preliminary implementation of metabolic-based pH control to reduce CO2 usage in outdoor flat-panel photobioreactor cultivation of Nannochloropsis oceanica microalgae", Algal Research, 18
  • William A Muzika, Nymul E Khan, Lauren M Jackson, Nicholas Winograd and Wayne R Curtis, 2015, Production of biofuel-related isoprenoids derived from Botryococcus braunii algae, Springer, pp. 20
  • Mustafa Erbakan, Brandon S Curtis, B. Tracy Nixon, Manish Kumar and Wayne R Curtis, 2015, "Advancing Rhodobacter sphaeroides as a platform for expression of functional membrane proteins", Protein Expression and Purification, 115, pp. 109-117
  • Nymul E Khan, S. Eric Nybo, Joe Chappell and Wayne R Curtis, 2015, "Triterpene hydrocarbon production engineered into a metabolically versatile host--Rhodobacter capsulatus", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 112, (8)
  • Trevor R Zuroff, Andrew C Tolonen, Mohandass Ramya and Wayne R Curtis, 2015, "Physiology, genomics, and pathway engineering of an ethanol tolerant strain of Clostridium phytofermentans", Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81, (24), pp. 29
  • Selvaraju Gayathri Devi, Sudhakar Radha, Anwar Aliya Fatima, Wayne R Curtis and Ramya Mohandass, 2015, "A rapid and economical method for efficient DNA extraction from various soils and sediments suitable for metagenomic applications", PLOS one, 10, (7)
  • Steven Eric Nybo, Nymul Kahn, Benjamin M. Woolston and Wayne R Curtis, 2015, "Metabolic engineering in chemolithoautotrophic hosts for the production of fuels and chemicals", Metabolic Engineering, 30
  • Kristin M. O'Neill, Anne M. Schilthuis, Calvin A. Leiter, Kurt M. Neihaus, Nicole A. Judge, Edda Twiddy, Alison D. O'Brien and Wayne R Curtis, 2015, "Scale-up of transgenic tobacco cells that express intimin of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 for use as an oral vaccine in cattle", In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant, 51
  • Sergio L. Florez, Rachel L. Erwin, Siela N. Maximova, Mark Guiltinan and Wayne R Curtis, 2015, "Enhanced somatic embryogenesis in Theobroma cacao using the homologous BABYBOOM transcription factor", BMC Plant Biology, 15, (121)
  • Jun Wang and Wayne R Curtis, 2015, "Proton stoichiometric imbalance during algae photosynthetic growth on various nitrogen sources: Towards metabolic pH control", Journal of Applied Phycology
  • A. Pena-Francesch, S. Florez, H. Jung, A. Sebastian, I. Albert, Wayne R Curtis and M. C. Demirel, 2014, "Materials fabrication from native and recombinant thermoplastic squid proteins", Advanced Functional Materials, 24, (47), pp. 7401–7409
  • Nymul E. Khan, John A. Myers, Amalie L. Tuerk and Wayne R Curtis, 2014, "A process economic assessment of hydrocarbon biofuels production using chemoautotrophic organisms", Bioresource Technology, 172, pp. 201-211
  • Siela Maxiomva, Sergio Florez, Xiangling Shen, Nicolas Niemenak, Yufan Zhang, Wayne R Curtis and Mark Guiltinan, 2014, "Genome-Wide Analysis Reveals Divergent Patterns of Gene Expression During Zygotic and Somatic Embryo Maturation of Theobroma cacao L.", the Chocolate Tree., 14, (185)
  • Trevor R. Zuroff, Gu Weimin, Rachel L Fore, Susan B Leschine and Wayne R Curtis, 2014, "Insights into Clostridium phytofermentans biofilm formation: aggregation, micro-colony development and the role of extracellular DNA", Microbiology, 160, pp. 25
  • Mustafa Erbakan, Y Shen, Peter J Butler, M Grelakowski, Manish Kumar and Wayne R Curtis, 2014, "Molecular cloning, overexpression and characterization of a novel water channel protein from Rhodobacter sphaeroides", PLOS ONE, 9, (1)
  • Wayne R Curtis and Matthew S Curtis, 2014, Biomass-2-Energy, World Technology Evaluation Center, Inc, Lancaster, PA, USA, pp. 20
  • J. A. Myers, B. S. Curtis and Wayne R Curtis, 2013, "Improving accuracy of cell and chromophore concentration measurements using optical density", BMC Biophysics, 6, (4), pp. 1-16
  • W. Kharti, R. Hendrix, T. Niehaus, J. Chappell and Wayne R Curtis, 2013, "Hydrocarbon Production in High Density Botryococcus braunii Race B Continuous Culture", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 111, (3), pp. 493-503
  • M. L. Scherholz and Wayne R Curtis, 2013, "Achieving pH control in microalgal cultures through fed-batch addition of stoichiometrically-balanced growth media", BMC Biotechnol., 13, (1), pp. 1-16
  • Wayne R Curtis, T. Zuroff and S. Barri, 2013, "Consortia-mediated bioprocessing of cellulose to ethanol with a symbiotic Clostridium phytofermentans/yeast co-culture", Biotechnology for Biofuels, 6, (59), pp. 25
  • Trevor* Zuroff and Wayne R Curtis, 2012, "Developing symbiotic consortia for lignocellulosic biofuel production", Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 93, pp. 1423-1435
  • J. S. Larsen and Wayne R Curtis, 2012, "RNA viral vectors for improved Agrobacterium-mediated transient expression of heterologous proteins in Nicotiana benthamiana cell suspensions and hairy roots", BMC Biotechnology, 12, (21)
  • B. M. Woolston, C. Schlagnhaufer, J. Wilkinson, J. Larsen, Z. Shi, K. Mayer, D. Waters, Wayne R Curtis and C. Romaine, 2011, "Long-Distance Translocation of Protein during Morphogenesis of the Fruiting Body in the Filamentous Fungus, Agaricus bisporus", PLoS ONE, 3, (12), pp. e28412
  • K. M. O'Neill, J. S. Larsen and Wayne R Curtis, 2008, "Scale-up of Agrobacterium-mediated transient protein expression in bioreactor-grown Nicotiana glutinosa plant cell suspension culture", Biotechnol. Prog., 24, (2), pp. 372-376
  • A. Aziz, B. C. Werner, K. L. Epting, C. D. Agosti and Wayne R Curtis, 2007, "The cumulative and sublethal effects of turbulence on erythrocytes in a stirred-tank model", Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 35, (12), pp. 2108-2120
  • J. I. Collens, H. S. Mason and Wayne R Curtis, 2007, "Agrobacterium-mediated viral vector-amplified transient gene expression in Nicotiana glutinosa plant tissue culture", Biotechnol Prog., 23, (3), pp. 570-576
  • Wayne R Curtis, 2005, "Application of Bioreactor Design Principles to Plant Micropropagation", Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 81, (3), pp. 255-264
  • Lauren B. Andrews and Wayne R Curtis, 2005, "Comparison of transient protein expression in tobacco leaves and plant suspension culture", Biotechnol. Prog, 21, (3), pp. 946-952
  • N. I. Kumar, Wayne R Curtis and J. Hahm, 2005, "Laterally aligned, multiwalled carbon nanotube growth using Magnetospirillium magnetolacticum", Appl. Phys. Lett., 86, pp. 173101-173103
  • Wayne R Curtis, 2005, Application of bioreactor design principles to plant micropropagation, Chapter 2: Liquid Systems for In Vitro Propagation, Springer, pp. 21-40
  • Wayne R Curtis and Amalie L. Tuerk, 2005, Oxygen transport in plant tissue culture systems, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 173-186
  • Wayne R Curtis, 2005, Plant Biotechnology: Protein Production in Transgenic Plants: Development and Commercialization, Marcel Dekker, pp. 2489-2500
  • J. I. Collens, D. R. Lee, A. M. Seeman and Wayne R Curtis, 2004, "The Development of Auxotrophic Agrobacterium tumefaciens for Gene Transfer in Plant Tissue Culture", Biotechnology Progress, 20, (3), pp. 890-896
  • Divakar Ramakrishnan and Wayne R Curtis, 2004, "Trickle-bed root culture bioreactor design and scale-up: Growth, fluid-dynamics, and oxygen mass transfer", Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 88, (2), pp. 248-260
  • J. L. Cuello, P. N. Walker and Wayne R Curtis, 2003, "Design of Ebb-and-Flow Bioreactors (EFBR) for Immobilized "Hairy Root" Cultures: Part I. Preliminary Design Models and Culture Parameters", Transactions of the ASAE (American Society of Agricultural Engineers), 46, (5), pp. 1457-1468
  • J. L. Cuello, P. N. Walker and Wayne R Curtis, 2003, "Design of Ebb-and-Flow Bioreactors (EFBR) for Immobilized "Hairy Root" Cultures: Part II. Growth Studies and Model Verifications", Transactions of the ASAE (American Society of Agricultural Engineers), 46, (5), pp. 1469-1476
  • Wayne R Curtis, 1994, "Application of defense signal transduction to enhance secondary metabolite production from plant tissue culture", Trends in Biotechnology
  • G. Singh, G. R. Reddy and Wayne R Curtis, 1994, "Use of binding measurements to predict elicitor dosage requirements for secondary metabolite production from root cultures", Biotechnology Progress, 10, (4), pp. 365-371
  • S. V. Ramakrishna, G. R. Reddy, Wayne R Curtis and A. E. Humphrey, 1993, "Production of solavetivone by immobilized cells of Hyoscyamus muticus", Biotechnology Letters, 15, (3), pp. 301-306
  • S. A. McKelvey, J. A. Gehring, K. A. Hollar and Wayne R Curtis, 1993, "Growth of plant root cultures in liquid- and gas-dispersed reactors", Biotechnology Progress
  • Wayne R Curtis, 1993, "Cultivation of roots in bioreactors", Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 4, (2)
  • Wayne R Curtis and A. H. Emery, 1993, "Plant cell suspension culture rheology", Biotechnology Bioengineering, 42, pp. 520-526
  • G. R. Reddy, M. W. Signs, H. E. Flores and Wayne R Curtis, 1993, "Reversed-phase liquid chromatographic isolation of lubimin and solavetivone from Hyoscyamus muticus 'hairy' root cultures", Journal of Chromatography, 657, pp. 440-444
  • G. R. Reddy, P. Reddanna, C. C. Reddy and Wayne R Curtis, 1992, "11-HEPTE is the major deoxygenation product of lipoxygenase isolated from hairy root cultures of Solanum tuberosum", Biochemical Biophysical Research Communication, 189, (3), pp. 1349-1352
  • S. Pannuri, G. R. Reddy, D. McNeill and Wayne R Curtis, 1992, "Interpreting the role of phosphorous and growth rate in enhanced fungal induction of sesquiterpenes from Hyoscyamus muticus root cultures", Applied Microbiology Biotechnology
  • H. E. Flores and Wayne R Curtis, 1992, "Approaches to understanding and manipulating biosynthetic potential of roots", Proc. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 665, pp. 188-209
  • J. P. Corry, W. L. Reed and Wayne R Curtis, 1992, "Enhanced recovery of solavetivone from Agrobacterium transformed root cultures of Hyoscyamus muticus using integrated product extraction", Biotechnol. Bioeng., 42, pp. 503-508
  • D. S. Dunlop and Wayne R Curtis, 1991, "Synergistic response of plant hairy root cultures to phosphate limitation and fungal elicitation", Biotechnology Progress, 7, pp. 434-438
  • S. R. Schnapp, Wayne R Curtis, R. A. Bressan and P. M. Hasewaga, 1991, "Growth yields and maintenance of unadapted and NaCl adapted tobacco cells grown in semi-continuous culture", Plant Physiology, 96, pp. 1289-1293
  • S. R. Schnapp, Wayne R Curtis and P. M. Hasewaga, 1991, "Estimation of growth yield and maintenance coeffecient of plant cell suspensions", Biotechnology Bioengineering, 38, pp. 1131-1136
  • Wayne R Curtis, P. M. Hasegawa and A. H. Emery, 1991, "Modeling linear and variable growth in phosphate-limited suspension cultures of opium poppy", Biotechnology Bioengineering, 38, pp. 371-9
  • P. J. Westgate, Wayne R Curtis, A. H. Emery and P. M. Hasegawa, 1991, "Approximation of continuous growth of Cephalotaxus harringtonia plant cell suspension cultures using fed-batch operation", Biotechnology Bioengineering, 38, pp. 241-6
  • Wayne R Curtis, 1990, "Interference of intracellular phosphate analysis by phosphatase in Papaver somniferum cell suspensions", Phytochem. Analysis, 1, pp. 70-73
  • Gayathri D Selvaraju, Anwar A Phatima, Mary Sanitha, Sellamuthu Iyappan, Wayne R Curtis and Ramya Mohandas, , "Expression and characterization of alkaline protease from the metagenomic library of tannery activated sludge", Journal of Bioscience and Engineering, 122, (6)
  • Sergio L Florez, Matthew S Curtis, Sydney E Shaw, Nathaniel K Hamaker, Jeffrey S Larsen and Wayne R Curtis, , "A temporary immersion plant propagation bioreactor with decoupled gas and liquid flows"


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