Martha Cook

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Graham, L. E., Trest, M. T., Cook, M. E. 2017. Acetolysis resistance of modern fungi: testing attributions of enigmatic Proterozoic and early Paleozoic fossils. International Journal of Plant Sciences 178:330-339.

Graham, L. E., Graham, J. M., Wilcox, L. W., Cook, M. 2016. Chapter 10, Haptophytes. In Algae (3rd ed., pp18). Madison, WI: LJLM Press.

Cook, M., Graham, L. E. 2016. Chlorokybophyceae, Klebsormidiophyceae, Coleochaetophyceae. In John M. Archibald, A.G.B. Simpson, C.H. Slamovits (Ed.), Handbook of The Protists (2nd ed., pp. 20). New York, NY: Springer.

Knack, J.J., L.W. Wilcox, P.-M. Delaux, J.-M. Ané, M.J. Piotrowski, M.E. Cook, J.M. Graham, L.E. Graham. 2015. Microbiomes of streptophyte algae and bryophytes suggest that a functional suite of microbiota fostered plant colonization of land. International Journal of Plant Sciences 176: 405–420.

Doty, K. F., A. M. Betzelberger, K. M. Kocot, M. E. Cook. 2014.Immunolocalization of the tubulin cytoskeleton during cell division and cell growth in members of the Coleochaetales (Streptophyta). Journal of Phycology 50: 624-639.

Graham, L. E., J. J. Knack, M. J. Piotrowski, L. W. Wilcox, M. E. Cook, C. H. Wellman, W. Taylor, L. A. Lewis, P. Arancibia-Avila. 2014. Lacustrine Nostoc (Nostocales) and associated microbiome generate a new type of modern clotted microbiolite. Journal of Phycology 50: 280-291.

Graham, L., L. Lewis, W. Taylor, C. Wellman, M. Cook. 2014. Early terrestrialization: Transition from algal to bryophyte grade. In D.K.Hanson and S.K. Rice (eds.), Photosynthesis in Bryophytes and Early Land Plants, Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration 37, pp 9-28. Springer.

Graham L. E., M. E. Cook, L. W. Wilcox, J. M. Graham, W. Taylor, C. H. Wellman, L. Lewis. 2013. Resistance of filamentous chlorophycean, ulvophycean, and xanthophycean algae to acetolysis: Testing Proterozoic and Paleozoic microfossil attributions. International Journal of Plant Sciences 174:947–957.

Graham, L. E.,  P. Arancibia-Avila, W. A. Taylor, P. K. Strother, M. E. Cook. 2012. Aeroterrestrial Coleochaete (Streptophyta, Coleochaetales) models early plant adaptation to land. American Journal of Botany 99: 130-144.

Graham, L. E., M. E. Cook, D. T. Hanson, K. B. Pigg, J. M. Graham. 2010. Rolled liverwort mats explain major Prototaxites features: Response to commentaries. American Journal of Botany 97: 1079-1086.

Graham, L. E., M. E. Cook, D. T. Hanson, K. B. Pigg, J. M. Graham. 2010. Structural, physiological, and stable carbon isotopic evidence that the enigmatic Paleozoic fossil Prototaxites formed from rolled liverwort mats. American Journal of Botany 97: 268-275.

Graham L. E., L. W. Wilcox, M. E. Cook, P. G. Gensel. 2004. Resistant tissues of modern marchantioid liverworts resemble enigmatic Early Paleozoic microfossils. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101:11025–11029.

Graham L. E., M. E. Cook. 2004 Approaches to understanding the origin and early evolution of plant body symmetry and gravity responses. Gravitational and Space Biology Bulletin 17:127–132.

Cook, M. E. 2004. Structure and asexual reproduction of the enigmatic charophycean green alga Entransia fimbriata (Klebsormidiales, Charophyceae). Journal of Phycology 40: 424–431.

Cook, M. E. 2004. Cytokinesis in Coleochaete orbicularis (Charophyceae): an ancestral mechanism inherited by plants. American Journal of Botany 91:313–320.

Graham, L. E., R. G. Kodner, M. M. Fisher, J. M. Graham, L. W. Wilcox, J. M. Hackney, J. Obst, P. C. Bilkey, D. T. Hanson, Cook, M. E.. 2003. Early land plant adaptations to stress: a focus on phenolics. In The Evolution of Plant Physiology, A. R. Hemsley and I. Poole [eds.], Academic Press, London. pp. 155–170.

Cook, M. E., J. L. Croxdale. 2003. Ultrastructure of potato tubers formed in microgravity under controlled environmental conditions. Journal of Experimental Botany 54:2157–2164.

Friedman W. E., Cook, M. E.. 2000. The origin and early evolution of tracheids in vascular plants: integration of palaeobotanical and neobotanical data. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London— Series B: Biological Sciences 355:857–868.

Graham L. E., Cook, M. E., J. S. Busse. 2000. The origin of plants: body plan changes contributing to a major evolutionary radiation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 97:4535–4540.

Cook M. E., L. E. Graham. 1999. Evolution of plasmodesmata. In Plasmodesmata: Nanochannels with Megatasks, A. J. E. van Bel and W. J. P. van Kesteren [eds.], Springer-Verlag, pp. 101–117.

Cook, M. E., J. L. Croxdale, T. W. Tibbetts, G. Goins, C. S. Brown, R. M. Wheeler. 1998. Development and growth of potato tubers in microgravity. Advances in Space Research 21:1103–1110.

Cook, M. E., W. E. Friedman. 1998. Tracheid structure in a primitive extant plant provides an evolutionary link to earliest fossil tracheids. International Journal of Plants Sciences 159:881–890.

Cook, M. E., L. E. Graham. 1998. Structural similarities between surface layers of selected charophycean algae and bryophytes and the cuticles of vascular plants. International Journal of Plant Sciences 159:780–787.

Cook, M. E., L. E. Graham, C. A. Lavin. 1998. Cytokinesis and nodal anatomy in the charophycean green alga Chara zeylanica. Protoplasma 203:65–74.

Croxdale, J. L., Cook, M. E., T. W. Tibbitts, C. S. Brown, R. M. Wheeler. 1997. Structure of potato tubers formed during spaceflight. Journal of Experimental Botany 48:2037–2043.

Cook, M. E., L. E. Graham, C. E. J. Botha, C. A. Lavin. 1997. Comparative ultrastructure of plasmodesmata of Chara and selected bryophytes: toward an elucidation of the evolutionary origin of plasmodesmata. American Journal of Botany 84:1169–1178.

Kroken, S. B., L. E. Graham, Cook, M. E.. 1996. Occurrence and evolutionary significance of resistant cell walls in charophytes and bryophytes. American Journal of Botany 83:1241–1254.