G. Ricard, R.M. de Graaf, B.E. Dutilh, I. Duarte, T.A. van Alen, A.H. van Hoek, B. Boxma, G.W.M. van der Staay, S.Y.M. van der Staay, W.-J. Chang, L.F. Landweber, J. Hackstein, M.A. Huynen. (2008) Macronuclear genome structure of the ciliate Nyctotherus ovalis: Single-gene chromosomes and tiny introns. BMC Genomics 9:587.

M. Mollenbeck, Y. Zhou, A.R.O. Cavalcanti, F. Jonsson, B.P. Higgins, W.-J. Chang, S. Juranek, T.G. Doak, G. Rozenberg, H.J. Lipps, L.F. Landweber. (2008) The pathway to detangle scrambled genes. PLoS One 3(6):e2330.

W.-J. Chang, V.M. Addis, A.J. Li, E. Axelsson, D.H. Ardell, L.F. Landweber. (2007) Intron evolution and information processing in the DNA polymerase alpha gene in spirotrichous ciliates: A hypothesis for interconversion between DNA and RNA deletion. Biology Direct 2:6.

W.-J. Chang, S. Kuo, L.F. Landweber. (2006) A new scrambled gene in the ciliate Uroleptus. Gene 368:72-7.

C.P. McFarland*, W.-J. Chang*, S. Kuo, L.F. Landweber. (2006) Conserved linkage of two genes on the same macronuclear chromosome in spirotrichous ciliates. Chromosoma 115(2):129-138.

S. Kuo, W.-J. Chang, L.F. Landweber. (2006) Complex germline architecture: two genes intertwined on two loci. Molecular Biology and Evolution 23(1) 4-6.

J.-J. Pan, W.-J. Chang, T.A. Barone, R.J. Plunkett, P.T. Ostrow, S.J. Greenberg. (2006) Increased expression of TGFbeta-1 reduces tumor growth of human U-87 glioblastoma cells in vivo. Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy 55(8): 918-927.

W.-J. Chang, P.D. Bryson, H. Liang, M.K. Shin, L.F. Landweber. (2005) The evolutionary origin of a complex scrambled gene. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102(42): 15149-54.

W.-J. Chang, N.A. Stover, V.M. Addis, L.F. Landweber. (2004) A micronuclear locus containing three protein-coding genes remains linked during macronuclear development in the spirotrichous ciliate Holosticha. Protist 155:245-255.

* Authors contribute equally to the work.



W.-J. Chang (2008) Submitting a sequence to GenBank. Current Protocols Essential Laboratory Techniques. In press.

W.-J. Chang and T.G. Doak. (2006) Mechanisms and evolution of genome reorganization in ciliated protozoa. Endocytobiology and Cell Research. 17: 119 - 124.

A.R.O. Cavalcanti and W.-J. Chang. (2004) Book review: computation in living cells: gene assembly in ciliates. J. Euk. Microbiol. 51 (4): 459.

S.M. Selkirk, S.J. Greenberg, T.A. Barone, P.O. Spence, W.-J. Chang, L.L. Balos, R.J. Plunkett. (2001) Novel biological model of in vivo gene transfer inducing central nervous system inflammation. Neurology 56 (8): A95-A95 Suppl.

W.-J. Chang and Y.-L. Song. (1994) Improvement of enzyme immunoassay for shrimp vibriosis. COA Fisheries Series No. 47, Fish Disease Research (XV) 47- 53.