Research & Publications

The following publications contain research material which have been deposited into the University of Lethbridge’s herbarium as a specimen voucher:

Warrington, P. D. (1970). The haustorium of Geocaulon lividum; a root parasite of the Santalaceae. Canadian Journal of Botany48(9), 1669-1675.

Warrington, P. D. (1970). Natural history and parasitism of Geocaulon lividum (santalaceae) (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).

Dobbins, D. R., & Kuijt, J. (1973). Studies on the haustorium of Castilleja (Scrophulariaceae). I. The upper haustorium. Canadian Journal of Botany51(5), 917-922.

Kuijt, J., & Trofymow, J. A. (1975). Range extensions of two rare Alberta shrubs. Blue Jay33(2).

Lieffers, V. J. (1984). Emergent plant communities of oxbow lakes in northeastern Alberta: salinity, water-level fluctuation, and succession. Canadian Journal of Botany62(2), 310-316.

Coxson, D. S., & Looney, J. H. H. (1986). Vegetation patterns within southern Alberta coulees. Canadian journal of botany64(11), 2464-2475.

Bain, J. F., & Walker, J. (1995). A comparison of the pollen wall ultrastructure of aureoid and non-aureoid Senecio species (Asteraceae) in North America. Plant Systematics and Evolution195, 199-207.

Golden, J. L. (1999). Chloroplast DNA diversity in Packera (asteraceae): a phylogeographic study of Packera contermina and three related species from southwestern Alberta based on chloroplast DNA variation (M.Sc. thesis, Lethbridge, Alta.: University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1999).

Yates, J. S., Golden, J. L., & Bain, J. F. (1999). A preliminary phytogeographical analysis of inter-and intra-populational chloroplast DNA variation in Packera pseudaurea (Asteraceae: Senecioneae) from southwestern Alberta and adjacent Montana. Canadian journal of botany77(2), 305-311.

Golden, J. L., & Bain, J. F. (2000). Phylogeographic patterns and high levels of chloroplast DNA diversity in four Packera (Asteraceae) species in southwestern Alberta. Evolution54(5), 1566-1579.

Bain, J. F., & Golden, J. L. (2003). Phylogeographic relationships within Packera sanguisorboides (Asteraceae), a narrow endemic species that straddles a major biogeographic boundary. American journal of botany90(7), 1087-1094.

Burke, J. L. (2005). The evolutionary origins of Erigeron trifidus, a rare plant in Alberta (M.Sc. thesis, Lethbridge, Alta.: University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005).

Bain, J., Flanagan, J., & Kuijt, J. (2014). Common coulee plants of Southern Alberta.

Kernéis, S., Swift, L. H., Lewis, C. W., Bruyère, C., Oumata, N., Colas, P., ... & Golsteyn, R. M. (2015). Natural product extracts of the Canadian prairie plant, Thermopsis rhombifolia, have anti-cancer activity in phenotypic cell-based assays. Natural Product Research29(11), 1026-1034.

Liu, Y. (2018). Genetics and evolution of ultraviolet reflectance in flowers.

Molina, L. (2018). Anti-mitotic activity of six Asteraceae plant extracts and identification of the sesquiterpene lactone hymenoratin from the Canadian plant Hymenoxys richardsonii. University of Lethbridge (Canada).

Nielson, K. G., Gill, K. M., Springer, A. E., Ledbetter, J. D., Stevens, L. E., & Rood, S. B. (2019). Springs ecosystems: vulnerable ecological islands where environmental conditions, life history traits, and human disturbance facilitate non-native plant invasions. Biological Invasions21, 2963-2981.

Tuescher, J. M., Tailfeathers, D., Kernéis, S. M., Baratte, B., Ruchaud, S., Bach, S., ... & Golsteyn, R. M. (2020). The Canadian prairie plant Thermopsis rhombifolia contains luteolin, a flavone that inhibits cyclin dependent kinase 9 and arrest cells in the G1-phase of the cell cycle. Journal of Natural Health Product Research2(2), 1-14.

Bosco, A., Molina, L., Kernéis, S. M., Hatzopoulos, G., Favez, T., Gönczy, P., ... & Golsteyn, R. M. (2021). Pulchelloid A, a sesquiterpene lactone from the Canadian prairie plant Gaillardia aristata inhibits mitosis in human cells. Molecular Biology Reports48, 5459-5471.

Molina, L., Williams, D. E., Andersen, R. J., & Golsteyn, R. M. (2021). Isolation of a natural product with anti-mitotic activity from a toxic Canadian prairie plant. Heliyon7(5), e07131.

Tuescher, J. M., Beck, C. R., Spencer, L., Yeremy, B., Shi, Y., Andersen, R. J., & Golsteyn, R. M. (2021). Extracts Prepared from a Canadian Toxic Plant Induce Light-Dependent Perinuclear Vacuoles in Human Cells. Toxins13(2), 138.

Chisholm, T. (2022). Recreational trail impacts on the plant communities of Castle and Castle Wildland Provincial Parks in southern Alberta (M.Sc. thesis, Lethbridge, Alta.: University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences).