Rai, Muneeza I., Maheen Alam, David A. Lightfoot, Priyatansh Gurha, and Ahmed J. Afzal*. "Classification and experimental identification of plant long non-coding RNAs." Genomics 19th pii: S0888-7543 (18) 30245-3 (*Corresponding author) (2018).
Agha, MA., DA. Lightfoot, DA and AJ Afzal*. "Expression of PRK in E. coli." Methods in Mol Biol. (2017) 1621:3-20. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7063-6 (*Corresponding author)
Iqbal, M. Javed, Maryam Majeed, Maheen Humayun, David A. Lightfoot, and Ahmed J. Afzal*. "Proteomic profiling and the predicted interactome of host proteins in compatible and incompatible interactions between soybean and Fusarium virguliforme." Applied biochemistry and biotechnology 180, no. 8 (2016): 1657-1674. (*Corresponding author)
Afzal, Ahmed J., Ali Srour, Abhishek Goil, Sheeja Vasudaven, Tianyun Liu, Ram Samudrala, Navneet Dogra, Punit Kohli, Ayan Malakar, and David A. Lightfoot. "Homo-dimerization and ligand binding by the leucine-rich repeat domain at RHG1/RFS2 underlying resistance to two soybean pathogens." BMC plant biology 13, no. 1 (2013): 43.
Park, Chan-Ho, Songbiao Chen, Gautam Shirsekar, Bo Zhou, Chang Hyun Khang, Pattavipha Songkumarn, Ahmed J. Afzal et al. "The Magnaporthe oryzae effector AvrPiz-t targets the RING E3 Ubiquitin Ligase APIP6 to suppress pathogen-associated molecular pattern–triggered immunity in rice." The Plant Cell (2012): tpc-112.
Afzal*, AJ., L. da Cunha*, and D Mackey. "Separable domains and sub-cellular localization of RIN4 contribute to its suppression of PAMP triggered immunity." The Plant Cell. Oct: (2011) 23: 1–14.
Chung, Eui-Hwan, Luis Da Cunha, Ai-Jiuan Wu, Zhiyong Gao, Karen Cherkis, Ahmed J. Afzal, David Mackey, and Jeffery L. Dangl. "Specific threonine phosphorylation of a host target by two unrelated type III effectors activates a host innate immune receptor in plants." Cell host & microbe 9, no. 2 (2011): 125-136.
Afzal, Ahmed J., Aparna Natarajan, Navinder Saini, M. Javed Iqbal, Matt Geisler, Hany A. El Shemy, Rajsree Mungur, Lothar Willmitzer, and David A. Lightfoot. "The nematode resistance allele at the rhg1 locus alters the proteome and primary metabolism of soybean roots." Plant physiology 151, no. 3 (2009): 1264-1280.
Afzal, AJ., AJ Wood, and DA Lightfoot. "Plant serine threonine kinases. Role in signaling and plant defense" Mol Plant Microbe Interact. May; (2008) 21(5):507-17
Shultz, Jeffry L., Deepak Kurunam, Kay Shopinski, M. Javed Iqbal, Samreen Kazi, Kimberley Zobrist, Rabia Bashir, Ahmed J. Afzal et al. "The Soybean Genome Database (SoyGD): a browser for display of duplicated, polyploid, regions and sequence tagged sites on the integrated physical and genetic maps of Glycine max." Nucleic Acids Research 34, no. suppl_1 (2006): D758-D765.