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Youngs, H. L., Hamann, T., Osborne, E., Somerville, C. (2006) The cellulose synthase superfamily. Cellulose book chapter (in press).

Munirathinam Sundaramoorthy, Heather L. Youngs, Michael H. Gold and Thomas L.Poulos.  (2005) High Resolution Crystal Structure of Manganese Peroxidase: Substrate and Inhibitor Complexes. Biochemistry 44:6463-6470.

Chris Somerville, Stefan Bauer, Ginger Brininstool, Michelle Facette, Thorsten Hamann, Jennifer Milne, Erin Osborne, Alex Paredez, Staffan Persson, Ted Raab, Sonja Vorwerk, Heather Youngs (2004) Toward a systems approach to understanding plant cell walls.  Science 306: 2206-2211.

Hamann, T., Osborne, E., Youngs, H. L., Mission, J., Zimmerli, L., Somerville, C. (2004) Global expression of CESA and CSL genes in Arabidopsis. Cellulose 11:279-286.

Assaad, F. F., Qui, J. L., Youngs, H., Ehrhardt, D., Zimmerli, L., Kalde, M., Peck, S., Wanner, G., Ramonell, K., Somerville, C., Somerville, S., Thordal-Christensen, H. (2004) The PEN1 syntaxin defines a novel compartment upon fungal attack and is required for the timely assembly of papilla. Molecular Biology of the Cell 15: 5118-5129.

Youngs, H. L., Sollewijn Gelpke, M. D., Li, D., Sundaramoorthy, M., Gold, M. H. (2001) The role of E39 in MnII  binding and oxidation by manganese peroxidase from Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Biochemistry 40: 2243-2250.

Li, D., Youngs, H. L., Gold, M. H. (2001) Heterologous expression of a thermostable manganese peroxidase from Dichomitus squalens in Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 385: 348-356.

Youngs, H. L., Moënne-Loccoz, P., Loehr, T. M., Gold, M. H. (2000) Formation of a bis(histidyl) heme iron complex in manganese peroxidase at high pH and restoration of the native enzyme structure by calcium. Biochemistry 39: 9994-10000.

Sollewijn Gelpke, M. D., Youngs, H. L., Gold, M. H. (2000) Role of arginine 177 in the MnII binding site of manganese peroxidase: Studies with R177D, R177E, R177N, and R177Q mutants. Eur. J. Biochem. 267: 7038-7045.

Youngs, H. L. and Gold, M. H. (2000) Effects of cadmium on manganese peroxidase: Competitive inhibition of MnII  oxidation and thermal stabilization of the enzyme.  European Journal of Biochemistry 267: 1761-1769.

Gold, M., Youngs, H. L., Sollewijn Gelpke, M. D. (1999) Manganese peroxidase. in Manganese and its role in biological processes. (Sigel, H., Sigel, A. eds.) Metal Ions in Biological Systems 37: 559-586.

Youngs, H. L., Gretz, M. R., West, J. A., Sommerfeld, M.R. (1998) The cell wall chemistry of Bangia atropurpurea (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) and Bostrychia moritziana (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from marine and freshwater environments.  Phycological Research  46: 63-73.