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(45) Repula A, Gates CCameron JC, Smalyukh II. "Photosynthetically-powered phototactic active nematic fluids and gelsE" arXiv2310.00203 (2023) Preprint [Link]

(44) Delesky EA, Jones RJ, Cook SM, Cameron JC, Hubler, MH, Srubar WV. "Hydrogel-assisted self-healing of biomineralized living building materials" Journal of Cleaner Production (2023) [Link]

(43) Tay JW, Cameron JC. "Computational and biochemical methods to measure the activity of carboxysomes and protein organelles in vivo" Methods in Enzymology (2023), [Link]


(42) Stubar III V, Williams SL, Cameron JC, Hubler M, Cook S, Nagarajan A, Heveran C. "Methods of forming minerals using biomineralizing microorganisms and biomineralizing macroorganisms and compositions formed using SAME" (2022) US Patent [Link]

(41) Fenster JA, Werner AZ, Tay JW, Gillen M, Schirokauer L, Hill NC, Watson A, Ramirez KJ, Johnson CW, Beckham GT, Cameron JC, Eckert CA. "Dynamic and single cell characterization of a CRISPR-interference toolset in Pseudomonas putida KT2440 for β-ketoadipate production from p-coumarate" Metabolic Engineering Communications (2022), [Link]

(40) Huffine CA, Zhao R, Tang, YJ, Cameron JC. "Role of carboxysomes in cyanobacterial CO2 assimilation: CO2 concentrating mechanisms and metabolon implications" Environmental Microbiology](2022), [Link]

(39) Wentz J, Cameron JC, Bortz DM. "Analytical singular value decomposition for as class of stoichiometry matrices" SIAM Journal on Matric Analysis and Applications (2022), [Link]

(38) Fenster JA, Werner AZ, Tay JW, Gillen M, Schirokauer L, Hill NC, Watson A, Ramirez KJ, Johnson CW, Beckham GT, Cameron JC, Eckert CA. "Dynamic and single cell characterization of a CRISPR-interference toolset in Pseudomonas putida KT2440 for β-ketoadipate production from p-coumarate" Metabolic Engineering Communications (2022), e00204. [Link]

(37) Srubar III W, Cook S, Hubler M, Cameron JC. "Living Structural Material." (2022) US Patent. [Link]

(36)  Altus SL, Cameron JC, Bortz DM. "Asymptotic Analysis of a General Multi-Structured Population Model." arXiv:2204.10517; arXiv,(2022). Preprint. [Link]

(35) Tay JW, Cameron JC. "Asymmetric Survival in Single-Cell Lineages of Cyanobacteria in Response to Photodamage." Photosynthesis Research (2022). [Link]

(34) Thomas PE, Gates C, Campodonico-Burnett W, Cameron JC. "Zam Is a Redox-Regulated Member of the RNB-Family Required for Optimal Photosynthesis in Cyanobacteria." Microorganisms (2022), 10 (5), 1055. [Link]

(33) Jones RJ, Delesky EA, Cook SM, Cameron JC, Hubler MH, Srubar WV. "Engineered Living Materials for Construction." In: Srubar III, W.V. (eds) Engineered Living Materials. Springer, Cham. (2022) [Link]

(32) Huffine CA, Wheeler LC, Wing B, Cameron JC. "Computational Modeling and Evolutionary Implications of Biochemical Reactions in Bacterial Microcompartments." Current Opinion in Microbiology (2022). DOI: [Link]


(31) Qiu J*, Artier J*, Cook SM, Srubar III WV, Cameron JC+, Hubler MH+. "Engineering Living Building Materials (LBMs) for Enhanced Bacterial Viability and Mechanical Properties." iScience (2021): 102083.  *Equal contributions; Corresponding Authors; doi:

(30) Hurley SJ*, Wing BA, Jasper CE, Hill NCCameron JC*. Cyanobacterial oxygenic photosynthesis dominated Mid-Proterozoic primary productivity. (2021) Science Advances Vol 7. No. 2, eabc8998, DOE: 10.1126/sciadv.abc8998 (*Corresponding Authors). [Link]

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(29) Delesky EA, Thomas PE, Cameron JC, and Srubar III WV. Effect of pH on the activity of Ice-Binding Protein from Marinomonas primoryensis. (2021) Extremophiles 25: 1-13


(28) Dahlgren KK, Gates C,  Lee T, Cameron JC. Proximity-based proteomics reveals the thylakoid lumen proteome in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002. (2020). Photosynthesis Research

(27) Jeffrey C. Cameron. TAG…You’re it, Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803!” (2020). Plant and Cell Physiology 61: 1535-1536

(26) Hill NC, Tay JW, Altus S, Bortz DM, Cameron JC. Life cycle of a cyanobacterial carboxysome. Science Advances 6, eaba1269. 2020. [Link]

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(25) Walker JE, Lanahan AA, Zheng T, Toruno C, Lynd LR, Cameron JC, Olson DG and Eckert CA, Development of both type I–B and type II CRISPR/Cas genome editing systems in the cellulolytic bacterium Clostridium thermocellum. Metabolic engineering communications, 10, p.e00116. 2020. [Link]

(24) Gordon GC, Cameron JC, Gupta ST, Engstrom MD, Reed JL and Pfleger BF. Genome-Wide Analysis of RNA Decay in the Cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC 7002. mSystems, 5(4). 2020. [Link]

(23) Moore KA, Altus S, Tay JW, Meehl J.B., Johnson EB, Bortz DM, Cameron JC. Mechanical regulation of photosynthesis in cyanobacteria. Nature Microbiology. 2020 March 23. [Link]

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(22) Heveran CM, Williams SL, Qiu J, Artier J, Hubler MH, Cook SM, Cameron JC, Srubar III WV. Biomineralization and Successive Regeneration of Engineered Living Building Materials. Matter. 2020 Jan 15. [Link]

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(21) Liang L, Liu R, Foster KE, Cook S, Cameron JC, Srubar III WV, Gill RT. Genome engineering of E. coli for improved styrene production. Metabolic engineering. 2020 Jan 1;57:74-84. [Link]


(20) Heveran CM, Liang L, Nagarajan A, Hubler MH, Gill R, Cameron JC, Cook SM, Srubar WV. Engineered ureolytic microorganisms can tailor the morphology and nanomechanical properties of microbial-precipitated calcium carbonate. Scientific reports. 2019 Oct 11;9(1):1-3. [Link]

(19) Abernathy MH, Czajka JJ, Allen DK, Hill NC, Cameron JC, Tang YJ, Cyanobacterial carboxysome mutant analysis reveals the influence of enzyme compartmentalization on cellular metabolism and metabolic network rigidity, Metab. Eng. 2019; 54, 222-231. [Link]


(18) Liang L, Heveran C, Liu R, Gill RT, Nagarajan A, Cameron J, Hubler M, Srubar III WV, Cook SM. Rational Control of Calcium Carbonate Precipitation by Engineered Escherichia coli. ACS synthetic biology. 2018 Nov 2;7(11):2497-506. [Link]

(17) Gordon GC, Cameron JC, Pfleger BF. Distinct and redundant functions of three homologs of RNase III in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002. Nucleic acids research. 2018 Jan 24;46(4):1984-97. [Link]


(16) Gordon GC, Cameron JC, Pfleger BF. (2017) RNA sequencing identifies new RNase III cleavage site in Escherichia coli and reveals increased regulation of mRNA. mBio. 8(2): e00128-17. [Link]


(15) Gordon GC, Korosh TC, Cameron JC, Markley AL, Begemann MB, Pfleger BF. (2016). CRISPR interference as a titratable, trans-acting regulatory tool for metabolic engineering in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain PCC 7002. Metab. Eng. 38: 170-179. [Link]

Encapsulation of ancestral rubisco

(14) Shih PM, Occhialini A*, Cameron JC*, Andralojc PJ, Parry MAJ, and Kerfeld CA. (2016). Biochemical characterization of predicted Precambrian RuBisCO. Nat. Commun. 7:10382. *Equal contributions. [Link]


(13) Cahoon RE, Lutke WK, Cameron JC, Chen S, Lee SG, Rivard RS, Rea PA, Jez JM. (2015). Adaptive Engineering of Phytochelatin-based Heavy Metal Tolerance. J. Biol. Chem. 290:17321-17330. [Link]

(12) Cameron JC, Gordon GC, and Pfleger BF. (2015). Genomic and genetic analysis of RNases in cyanobacteria. Photosyn. Res. 126:171-183. [Link]


(11) Clark, RL, Cameron JC, Root TW, and Pfleger BF. (2014) Insights into the industrial growth of cyanobacteria from a model of the carbon-concentrating mechanism. AIChE J. 60:1269-1277. [Link]


 Cameron et al. 2013. Cell 155.

(10) Cameron JC, Wilson SC, Bernstein SL, and Kerfeld CA. (2013). Biogenesis of a Bacterial Organelle: The Carboxysome Assembly Pathway. Cell 155: 1131-1140. [Link]

(9) Preuss ML, Cameron JC, Berg RH, Jez JM. (2013). Immuno-localization of glutathione biosynthesis enzymes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 75: 9-13. [Link]

(8) Cai F, Sutter M, Cameron JC, Stanley DN, Kinney JN, and Kerfeld CA. (2013). The structure of CcmP, a tandem bacterial microcompartment domain protein from the b-carboxysome, forms a subcompartment within a microcompartment. J. Biol. Chem. 288: 16055-16063. [Link]


(7) Musgrave WB, Yi H, Kline D, Cameron JC, Wignes J, Dey S, Pakrasi HB, Jez JM. (2012). Probing the origins of glutathione biosynthesis through biochemical analysis of a glutamate-cysteine ligase and glutathione synthetase from a model photosynthetic prokaryote. Biochem. J.  450: 63-72. [Link]


(6) Galant A, Preuss ML, Cameron JC and Jez JM (2011) Plant glutathione biosynthesis: diversity in biochemical regulation and reaction products. Front. Plant Sci. 2: 45. [Link]

(5) Liu H, Roose JL, Cameron JC and Pakrasi HB. (2011). A genetically tagged Psb27 protein allows purification of two consecutive photosystem II (PSII) assembly intermediates in Synechocystis 6803, a cyanobacterium. J. Biol. Chem. 286: 24865-24871. [Link]

(4) Jeffrey C. Cameron and Himadri B. Pakrasi (2011). Glutathione facilitates antibiotic resistance and photosystem I stability during exposure to gentamicin in cyanobacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77: 3547-3550. [Link]


(3) Jeffrey C. Cameron and Himadri B. Pakrasi (2010). Glutathione in Synechocystis 6803: A closer look into the physiology of a ∆gshB mutant. Plant Signal. Behav. 6: 89-92. [Link]

(2) Jeffrey C. Cameron and Himadri B. Pakrasi (2010). Essential role of glutathione in acclimation to environmental and redox perturbations in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant Physiol. 154: 1672-1685. [Link]

(1) Singh AK*, Elvitigala T*, Cameron JC, Ghosh BK, Bhattacharyya-Pakrasi M, and Pakrasi HB. (2010). Integrative analysis of large-scale expression profiles reveals core transcriptional response and coordination between multiple cellular processes in a cyanobacterium. BMC Sys. Biol. 4: 105, (*Equal contributions; Highly accessed article.) [Link]

Book Chapters

"The Cell Biology of Cyanobacteria" book cover

Cameron JC, Sutter M and Kerfeld CA. (2014). The Carboxysome: Function, Structure and Cellular Dynamics. Flores F and Herrero A (Eds.). The Cell Biology of Cyanobacteria. Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, UK. [Link]

 Potential Benefits and Possible Pitfalls" book cover

Milne JL, Cameron JC, Page LE, Benson SM, Pakrasi HB. (2012). Algal Technologies for Biological Capture and Utilization of CO2 Require Breakthroughs in Basic Research. Perspectives on Biofuels: Potential Benefits and Possible Pitfalls. ACS Symposium Series, 1116: 107-141. [Link]