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Peer-Reviewed Publications

[underline denotes W&M undergraduate author; *denotes W&M graduate student author]

E. MacMurray* and M.S. Saha, (2012).  "The Role of Voltage Gated

Calcium Channels in the Developing Vertebrate Retina," in Calcium

Channels: Properties, Functions, and Regulation, Nova Science Publishers.  

Kaeser, G., Rabe, B., and Saha, M.S. (2011).  Cloning and characterization of GABAα and GABA B subunits in Xenopus laevis during development, Developmental Dynamics, 240(4): 862-73. 

 Pope WH, Ferreira CM, Jacobs-Sera D, Benjamin RC, Davis AJ, DeJong RJ, Elgin SC, Guilfoile FR, Forsyth MH, Harris AD, Harvey SE, Hughes LE, Hynes PM, Jackson AS, Jalal MD, MacMurray EA*, Manley CM, McDonough MJ, Mosier JL, Osterbann LJ, Rabinowitz HS, Rhyan CN, Russell DA, Saha MS, Shaffer CD, Simon SE, Sims EF, Tovar IG, Weisser EG, Wertz JT, Weston-Hafer KA, Williamson KE, Zhang B, Cresawn SG, Jain P, Piuri M, Jacobs WR Jr, Hendrix RW, Hatfull GF. (2011).  CLuster K mycobacteriophages: insights into the evolutionary origins of mycobacteriophage TM4. PLoS One. 2011;6(10):e26750. Epub 2011 Oct 28

 Pope, W., Jacobs-Sera, D., Russell, D., …..(a total of 192 authors)  including Mark H. Forsyth, Kobie C. Gordon, Samuel E. Harvey, Arrykka S. Jackson, Molly J. McDonough, Margaret S. Saha, Jillian M. Walton, Hilary M. Whelan, Kurt E. Williamson) ….. Roger W. Hendrix13, Graham F. Hatfull (corresponding author), Expanding the diversity of mycobacteriophages: Insights into genome architecture and evolution,  PLoS ONE 6(1): e16329. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016329.  This is the first research article from the HHMI Science Eduation Alliance, Phage Lab, Cohort One.

Chalphin A. V., Saha M. S., (2010). The specification of glycinergic neurons and the role of glycinergic transmission in development. Front Mol Neurosci. Apr 22;3: Article 11, 1-13.

Lewis, B.#, Wester, M.#, Miller, L., Nagarkar, M., Johnson, M., Saha, M. S. (2009). Cloning and characterization of voltage-gated calcium channel alpha1 subunits in Xenopus laevis during development. Developmental Dynamics 238 (11):2891-2902. #=co-first authors.

J. Qian*, E. L. Bradley, S. Majewski, V. Popov, M. S. Saha, M. F. Smith, A. G. Weisenberger, and R. E. Welsh. (2008). "A small-animal imaging system capable of multipinhole circular/helical SPECT and parallel-hole SPECT." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, 594, 102-110.

Wester, M.#, Teasley, D.C#., Byers, S.L., Saha, M.S. (2009). Expression patterns of glycine transporters (xGlyT1, xGlyT2, and xVIAAT) in Xenopus laevis during early development. Mechanisms of Development, Gene Expression Patterns Apr;8(4):261-70. #=co-first authors.

Hammond, W., Bradley, E., Welsh, R., Qian, J.*, Weisenberger, A., Smith, M., Majewski, S., Saha, M.S., (2007). A Gamma Camera Re-evaluation of Potassium Iodide Blocking Efficiency in Mice, Health Physics, Apr. 92(4):396-406.

Crowder E.A., Saha M.S., Pace R.W.*, Zhang H., Prestwich G.D., Del Negro C.A. (2007). Phosphatidylinositol4,5-bisphosphate regulates inspiratory burst activity in the neonatal mouse preBotzinger complex. J Physiol. 2007 Aug 1;582 (Pt 3):1047-58.

Sipe, C.W., Dondeti, V.R., Saha, M.S., (2007). In silico Gene Selection for Custom Oligonucleotide Microarray Design, Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 282, Microarrays, 2nd ed. Vol. 2, J. Rampal, ed. Humana Press, Totowa, N.J., pp. 417-428.

Sipe, C.W. and Saha, M.S., (2007). The use of Microarray Technology in Non-Mammalian Vertebrate Species," Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 282, Microarrays, 2nd ed. Vol. 2, J. Rampal, ed. Humana Press, Totowa, N.J., pp. 1-16.

Li, M.*; Sipe, C., Hoke, K., August, L.*; Wright, M. Saha, M. (2006). The Role of Early Lineage in GABAergic and Glutamatergic Cell Fate Determination in Xenopus laevis, Journal of Comparative Neurology, 495: 645-657.

Bradley, E., Cella, J., Majewski, S., Popov, V., Qian, J.*, Saha, M.S., Smith, M., Weisenberger, A.G., and Welsh, R.E. (2006) "A ‘Mouse-Sized' Gamma Camera for Biological Imaging", IEEE, Trans. Nucl. Sci., .53 (1): 59-65.

Dondeti, V.R., Sipe, C.W., and Saha, M.S. (2004). A Gene Selection Strategy for Custom Microarray Design, BioTechniques, 37(5):768-70, 772, 774-6.

Saha, M.S., Cox, E.A and Sipe, C.W *. (2004). Mechanisms Regulating the Origins of the Vertebrate Vascular System. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 93, 46-56.

Sipe, C*., Gruber, E., and Saha, M.S. (2004). A Short Upstream Region Drives Dynamic Expression of Hypoxia-inducible Factor 1[alpha] During Xenopus Development. Developmental Dynamics, 230, 229-238.

Gleason, K.K.*, Dondeti, V.R., Hsia, H.L., Cochran, E.R., Gumulak-Smith, J., and Saha, M.S. (2003). The vesicular glutamate transporter 1 (xVGlut1) is expressed in discrete regions of the developing Xenopus laevis nervous system. Gene Expression Patterns: A section of Mechanisms of Development, 3 (4), 503-507.

Saha, M.S., Bradley, E.L., Brewer, P., Gleason, K.K.*, Kross, B., Majewski, S., Popov, V., Ranck, A., Smith, K., Weisenberger, A.G.*, Wojcik, R., and Welsh, R.E. (2003). Incorporation of a fluoroscopic X-Ray modality in a small animal imaging system," IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 50 (3), 333-338.

Weisenberger, A.G., Wojcik, R., Bradley, E.L., Brewer, P., Majewski, S., Qian, J.*, Ranck, A., Saha, M.S., Smith, K., Smith, M.F., Welsh, R.E. (2003). SPECT-CT system for small animal imaging, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 50 (1), 74-79.

Whitford, K. L., Oakes, J.A., Scholnick, J., and Saha M.S. (2000). Tissue-specific developmental expression of OAX, a Xenopus repetitive element. Mechanisms of Development 94 (1-2), 209-212.

Mills, K.R., Kruep, D., and Saha, M.S. (1999). Elucidating the origins of the vascular system: A fate map of vascular endothelial and red blood cell lineages in Xenopus laevis, Developmental Biology 209 (2), 352-368.

Weisenberger, A.G.*, Kross, B., Majewski, S., Wojcik, R., Bradley, E., and Saha, M.S. (1998). Design features and performance of a CsI(Na) array based gamma camera for small animal gene research. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 45 (6), 3053-3058.

Weisenberger, A.G*., Bradley, E., Majewski, S., and Saha, M.S. (1998). Development of a novel radiation imaging detector system for in vivo gene imaging in small animal studies,IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 45 (3), 1743-1749.

Scholnick, J., Oakes, J., Sinor, C.*, Outten, W. and Saha, M. (1997). Differential expression of ribosomal protein gene XlrpS1c. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1354 (1), 72-82.

Saha, M.S., Miles, R.R*., and Grainger, R.M. (1997). Dorsal-ventral patterning during neural induction in Xenopus: assessment of spinal cord regionalization with xHB9, a marker for the motor neuron region. Developmental Biology 187 (2), 209-223.

Weisenberger, A.G.*, Majewski, S., Saha, M.S., and Bradley, E. (1997). Coincident imaging of I-125 for in vivo gene imaging in small animals. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, A 392, 299-303.

Drysdale, T.A., Patterson, K.D., Saha, M., and Krieg, P.A. (1997). Retinoic acid can block differentiation of the myocardium after heart specification. Developmental Biology 188 (2), 205-215.

Cleaver, O., Tonissen, K.F., Saha, M.S., and Krieg, P. A. (1997). Neovascularization of the Xenopus embryo. Developmental Dynamics 210 (1), 66-77.

Saha, M.S. (1997). Illustrations of inductive phenomena in Textbook of Tissue Engineering, pp.67-78, ed. R. P. Lanza. R.G. Landes Company, Publisher.

Smolich, B.D., Tarkington, S.K., Saha, M.S. and Grainger, R.M. (1994). Xenopus gamma-crystallin gene expression: evidence that the gamma crystallin gene family is transcribed in lens and non-lens tissues. Cellular and Molecular Biology 14 (2), 1355-63.

Saha, M.S., Michel, R.B., Gulding, K.M., and Grainger, R.M. (1993). A Xenopus homeobox gene defines dorsal-ventral domains in the developing brain. Development 118 (1), 193-202.

Smolich, B.D., Tarkington, S.T., Saha, M.S., Stathakis, D.G., and Grainger, R.M. (1993). Characterization of Xenopus laevis gamma-crystallin-encoding genes. Gene 128 (2),

Saha, M.S. and Grainger, R.M. (1993). Opsin expression precedes photoreceptor differentiation in Xenopus. Molecular Brain Research 17 (3-4), 307-318.

Gonzalez-Fernandez, F., Kittredge, K.L., Rayborn, M.E., Hollyfield, J.G., Landers,R.A., Saha, M., and Grainger, R.M. (1993). IRBP, a major 124 kDa glycoprotein in the interphotoreceptor matrix of Xenopus. Characterization, molecular cloning, and biosynthesis. J. Cell Science 105, 7-21.

Grainger, R.M., Henry, J.J., Saha, M.S., and Servetnick, M. (1992). Recent progress on the mechanisms of embryonic lens formation. Eye 6, 117-122.

Saha, M.S. and Grainger, R.M. (1992). A labile period in the determination of the anterior-posterior axis during early neural development in Xenopus. Neuron 8 (6), 1003-1014.

Saha, M.S., Servetnick, M., and Grainger, R.M. (1992). Vertebrate eye development. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development. 2 (4), 582-588.

Saha, M.S. (1991). Spemann seen through a lens, in A Conceptual History of Induction. Ed. S. Gilbert. New York, Plenum, pp. 91-108.

Saha, M.S., Spann, C.L. and Grainger, R.M.. (1989). Embryonic lens induction: more than meets the optic vesicle. Cell Differentiation and Development 28 (3), 153-171.

Non-refereed Conference Proceedings

Weisenberger, A.G., Wojcik, R., Bradley, E.L., Brewer, P., Majewski, S., Qian, J.*, Ranck, A., Saha, M.S., Smith, M.F., and Welsh, R.E. SPECT-CT System for Small Animal Imaging IEEE Conference Record NSS-MIC, San Diego, 10 November 2001.

Welsh, R.E., Bradley, E.L., Gleason, K.K.*, Kross, B., Majewski, S., Popov, V., Qian, J*., Ranck, A., Saha, M.S., Smith, K., Smith, M.F., Weisenberger, A.G., and Wojik, R. An Economical Dual-Modality Small Animal Imaging System with Application to Studies of Diabetes., IEEE Conference Record NSS-MIC, San Diego, 10 November 2001.

Weisenberger, A.G.*, Bradley, E., Majewski, and Saha, M.S. (1997). A CsI(Na) based radiation detector for high resolution imaging studies using iodine 125 in small animal research. Proceedings of SPIE, 3115, 254-262.

Weisenberger, A.G*., S. Majewski, S. Mehrotra, V. Popov, and M. Saha. (1995). Investigation into the use of position sensitive photomultiplier tubes for beta radiography, in Conference Record of the 1994 Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging
Conference, Vol. 1, pp. 351-355.

Book Reviews

Invited review of "Development of Cardiovascular Systems: Molecules to Organisms," in The Quarterly Review of Biology (1998) 73, 506-507.

Technical Reports

Saha, M. (2002). Birth Control, in Biology, Richard Robsinson, ed., McMillan Reference USA, Vol. I, 82-84.

Ribeiro, W. and Saha, M. (1998). Quantitation of DNA for automated sequencing, using the VersaFluor Fluorometer, (Tech Note 2387).

Scholnick, J. and Saha, M. (1996). The use of pellet paint as a co-precipitant in the ribonuclease protection assay, (technical report). Innovations Newsletter (from Novagen). August, 1996, No.5., p. 11.

Saha, M. (1981). The Carl Correns Papers. The Mendel Newsletter 1, 1-6.