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Pesacreta, T.C., W. W. Carley, W. W. Webb and M.V. Parthasarathy. 1982 . F-actin in conifer roots. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 79:2898 2901.

Pesacreta, T.C.  and M.V. Parthasarathy. 1984. Microfilament bundles in the roots of a conifer, Chamaecyparis obtusa.  Protoplasma 125: 173 184.

Pesacreta, T.C. and M. V. Parthasarathy. 1984. Improved staining of microfilament bundles in plant cells for high-voltage microscopy. J. Microsc. 133(1):  73 77.

Parthasarathy, M.V.  and T. C. Pesacreta. 1980. Microfilaments in plant vascular cells.  Canadian J. of Botany 58(7):  807

Pesacreta, T.C. and W.J. Lucas. 1985 Presence of a partially coated reticulum in angiosperms. Protoplasma 125:173-184.

Pesacreta, T.C.  and W.J. Lucas. 1986 Presence of a membrane coat and a coated vesicle-associated reticulum of membranes: their structure and possible interrelationships in Chara corallina. J. Cell Biol. 98: 1537 1545.

Pesacreta, T.C. and W.J. Lucas. 1986. Phosphatase activities in Beta vulgaris leaves. In Phloem transport. Eds Cronshaw, Lucas and Giaquinta. pp 135-144. A.Liss, N.Y.

Pesacreta, T.C., A. B. Bennett and W. J. Lucas. 1986. Spectrophotometric and cytochemical analyses of phosphatase activity in Beta vulgaris L. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 34: 327 338.

Pesacreta, T.C. and M.V. Parthasarathy. 1987. Developmental ultrastructure in gymnosperms. In Cell and tissue culture in forestry. Eds Bonga, J.M and D.J. Durzan. pp. 353-351. M. Nijhoff Dordrecht.

Thomas C. Pesacreta, Timothy J. Byers, Ronald Dubreuil, Daniel P. Kiehart and Daniel. Branton. 1989. Drosophila spectrin: The membrane skeleton during embryogenesis. J. Cell Biol. 108:1697 1709.

Pesacreta, T.C., V.I. Sullivan, K.H. Hasenstein, and J.M. Durand. 1991. Thigmonasticity of thistle staminal filaments. I. Involvement of a contractile cuticle. Protoplasma 121: 54-64.

Pesacreta, T.C., V.I. Sullivan, and K.H. Hasenstein. 1993. The connective base of Cirsium  horridulum (Asteraceae):  Description and comparison with the viscoelastic filament. Amer. J. Bot. 80:411-418.

Hasenstein, K.H., T.C. Pesacreta, V.I. Sullivan. 1993. Thigmonasticity of thistle staminal filaments II. Mechano-elastic properties. Planta 190:58

Pesacreta, T.C. and K. H. Hasenstein 1999. The internal cuticle of Cirsium horridulum (Asteraceae) leaves. American Journal of Botany 86:923-928.

Wang, Z., and TC Pesacreta 2004 A subclass of myosin XI is associated with  mitochondria, plastids, and the molecular chaperone subunit in maize. Cell Motility and the cytoskeleton 57:218-232.

Hee Jin Kim, Thomas C. Pesacreta, and  Barbara A. Triplett 2004 Cotton-fiber germin-like protein. II: Immunolocalization, purification, and functional analysis. Planta 218: 525B535

T.C. Pesacreta and M.A. Purpera, "Light microscopy survey of extant gymnosperm root protophloem, and comparison with basal angiosperms." Botany 2014.

D. Depan, T.C. Pesacreta and R.D.K. Misra, “The synergistic effect of a hybrid graphene oxide-chitosan system and biomimetic mineralization on osteoblast functions” Biomaterials Science, 2,264-274 (2014).

Pesacreta, T.C., L. Groom and T.G. Rials. 2005 Atomic force microscopy of the intervessel pit membrane in the stem of  Sapium sebiferum. The Journal of the International Association of Wood Anatomists 26:397-426.

Pesacreta TC 2015 F-actin distribution in root primary tissues of several seed plant species. American Journal of Botany 102:1-12.