Publications

Hoffman, S., Martin, D., Meléndez, A., & Bargonetti, J. (2014). C. elegans CEP-1/p53 and BEC-1 Are Involved in DNA Repair. PloS one9(2), e88828. pdf

Lapierre, L. R., Silvestrini, M. J., Nuñez, L., Ames, K., Wong, S., Le, T. T., … & Meléndez, A. (2013). Autophagy genes are required for normal lipid levels in C. elegans. Autophagy9(3), 278-286. pdf

Yang, J., Chen, D., He, Y., Meléndez, A., Feng, Z., Hong, Q., … & Chen, X. (2013). MiR-34 modulates Caenorhabditis elegans lifespan via repressing the autophagy gene atg9. Age35(1), 11-22. pdf

Lapierre, L. R., Meléndez, A., & Hansen, M. (2012). Autophagy links lipid metabolism to longevity in C. elegansAutophagy8(1). pdf

Klionsky, D. J., Abdalla, F. C., Abeliovich, H., Abraham, R. T., Acevedo-Arozena, A., Adeli, K., … & Baldini, G. (2012). Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy. Autophagy8(4), 445-544. pdf

Lapierre, L. R., Gelino, S., Meléndez, A., & Hansen, M. (2011). Autophagy and lipid metabolism coordinately modulate life span in germline-less C. elegansCurrent Biology21(18), 1507-1514. pdf

Ruck, A., Attonito, J., Garces, K. T., Núnez, L., Palmisano, N. J., Rubel, Z., … & Meléndez, A. (2011). The Atg6/Vps30/Beclin 1 ortholog BEC-1 mediates endocytic retrograde transport in addition to autophagy in C. elegansAutophagy7(4), 386-400. pdf

Fernando, T., Flibotte, S., Yin, J., Yzeiraj, E., Moerman, D.G., Meléndez, A., and C. Savage-Dunn. 2011. C. elegans ADAMTS ADT-2 regulates body size by modulating TGFb signaling and cuticle collagen organization. Developmental Biology 352(1): 92-103. pdf

Meléndez, A., Hall, D. H., & Hansen, M. (2008). Chapter Twenty‐Nine Monitoring the Role of Autophagy in C. elegans Aging. Methods in enzymology451, 493-520.pdf

Meléndez, A., & Neufeld, T. P. (2008). The cell biology of autophagy in metazoans: a developing story. Development135(14), 2347-2360. pdf

Zakeri, Z., Melendez, A., & Lockshin, R. A. (2008). Chapter Fifteen Detection of Autophagy in Cell Death. Methods in enzymology442, 289-306.

Meléndez, A., & Levine, B. (2005). Autophagy in C. eleganspdf

Meléndez, A., Talloczy, Z., Seaman, M., Eskelinen, E. L., Hall, D. H., & Levine, B. (2003). Autophagy genes are essential for dauer development and life-span extension in C. elegansScience301(5638), 1387-1391. pdf