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Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:


1) Catrina IE*, Molla L*, Cammarata J, McLaughlin J, Johnson L and Bratu DP. 2012Loss of RNAi protein Armitage in the germline vs. soma delineates its requirement during Drosophila melanogaster oocyte development’ (*equal contribution), to be submitted


2) Catrina IE, Marras SAE and Bratu DP. 2012 ‘Tiny molecular beacons: LNA/2’-O-methyl RNA chimeric probes for imaging dynamic mRNA processes in living cells’, ASC Chemical Biology 7(9); 1586-95. PMID: 22738327


3) Mhlanga MM*, Bratu DP*, Genovesio A, Rybarska A, Chenouard N, Nehrbass U and Olivo-Marin JC. 2009

In vivo colocalisation of oskar mRNA and trans-acting proteins revealed by quantitative imaging of the Drosophila oocyte’ PLoS One 4(7): e6241. (*equal contribution) PMID: 19597554


4) Klattenhoff C, Bratu DP, McGinnis-Schultz N, Koppetsch BS, Cook HA and Theurkauf WE. 2007  Drosophila rasiRNA pathway mutations disrupt embryonic axis specification through activation of an ATR/Chk2 DNA damage response’ Developmental Cell 12, 45-55. PMID: 17199040


5) Theurkauf WE, Klattenhoff C, Bratu DP, McGinnis-Schultz N, Koppetsch BS and Cook HA. 2006  ‘rasiRNAs, DNA Damage, and Embryonic Axis Specification’ Cold Spring Harbor Symposia Quant Biol.
71, 171-80. PMID: 17381294


6) Forstemann K, Tomari Y, Du T, Vagin VV, Denli AM, Bratu DP, Klattenhoff C, Theurkauf WE, and
Zamore PD.  2005  ‘Normal microRNA maturation and germ-line stem cell maintenance requires Loquacious, a double-stranded RNA-binding domain protein’, PLoS Biology Vol. 3(7), e236, pages 1187-1201.

PMID: 15918770


7) Bratu DP. 2003 ‘Molecular beacons light the way: Imaging native mRNAs in living cells’,
Discovery Medicine Vol. 3(19), pages 44-47. PMID: 20705038


8) Bratu DP, Cha B-J, Mhlanga MM, Kramer FR, and Tyagi S. 2003 ‘Visualizing the distribution and transport of mRNAs in living cells’, PNAS USA Vol. 100 (23), pages 13308-13. PMID: 14583593


9) Tyagi S, Bratu DP, and Kramer FR. 1998 ‘Multicolor molecular beacons for allele discrimination’,
Nature Biotechnology Vol. 16, pages 49-53. PMID: 9447593


Invited Book Chapters:


1) Bratu DP, Catrina IE, Marras SAE. 2011 ‘Tiny molecular beacons for in vivo detection of mRNAs’,
RNA Detection and Visualization: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press,

Vol.714, Part 2, 141-157. PMID: 21431739


2) Bratu DP. 2003 ‘Molecular beacons: fluorescent probes for detection of endogenous mRNAs in living cells’,
Cell Imaging Techniques: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press, Vol. 319, 1-14 PMID: 16719348


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