1. Fristensky, B., Lis, J.T. and Wu, R. (1982) Portable microcomputer software for nucleotide sequence analysis. Nucleic Acids Research 10:6451-6463.

2. Yang, R.C.A., Fristensky, B., Deutch, A.H., Huang, R.C., Tan, Y.H., Narang, S.A., and Wu, R. (1983) The nucleotide sequence of a new human repetitive DNA consists of eight tandem repeats of 66 base pairs. Gene 25:59-66.

3. Hadwiger, L.A., Fristensky, B., and Riggleman, R.C. (1984) Chitosan, a natural regulator in plant-fungal pathogen interactions, increases crop yields. in Chitin, Chitosan, and Related Enzymes ,pp 291-302. John P. Zikakis,Ed., Academic Press.

4. Riggleman, R.C., Fristensky, B., and Hadwiger, L.A. (1985) The disease resistance response in pea is associated with increased levels of specific mRNAs. Plant Molecular Biology 4:81-86.

5. Fristensky, B., Riggleman, R.C., Wagoner, W., and Hadwiger, L.A. (1985) Gene expression in susceptible and disease resistant interactions of peas induced with Fusarium solani pathogens and chitosan. Physiological Plant Pathology 27:15-28.

6.Fristensky, B. (1986) Improving the efficiency of dot-matrix similarity searches through use of an oligomer table. Nucleic Acids Research 14:597-610.

7. Kendra, D., Fristensky, B., Daniels, C.H., & Hadwiger, L.A. (1987) Disease Resistance Response Genes in Plants: Expression and Proposed mechanisms of induction. in Molecular Strategies for Crop Protection pp. 13-24. Alan R. Liss, Inc.

8. Daniels,C., Fristensky, B., Wagoner, W. and .Hadwiger, L.A (1987) Pea genes associated with non-host resistance to fungi are also active in race-specific resistance to bacteria. Plant Molecular Biology 8:309-316.

9.Moody, M. & Fristensky, B. (1987) Database bias and the identification of protein coding sequences. DNA 6:493-495 

10. Fristensky, B., Horovitz, D., and Hadwiger, L.A. (1988) cDNA sequences for pea disease resistance response genes. Plant Molecular Biology 11:713-715.

11. Elliot, R.C., Pedersen, T.J., Fristensky, B., White, M.J., Dickey, L.F. and Thompson, W.F. (1989) Characterization of a single copy gene encoding ferredoxin I from pea. Plant Cell1, 681-690.

12. Falconet, D., White, M.J., Fristensky, B.W., Dobres, M.S. and Thompson,W.F. (1991) Nucleotide sequence of Cab-215, a Type II gene encoding a photosystem II chlorophyll a/b-binding protein in Pisum.Plant Molecular Biology 17:135-139.

13. Alexander, L. Falconet, D., Fristensky, B. W., White, M. J., Watson,J.C., Roe, B.A. and Thompson, W.F. (1991) Nucleotide sequence of Cab-8 , a new type I gene encoding a chlorophyll a/b -binding protein of LHCII in Pisum . Plant Molecular Biol. 17:523-526.

14. White, M.J., Fristensky, B.W. and Thompson, W.F. (1991) Concatemer chain reaction: A Taq DNA polymerase-mediated mechanism for generating long tandemly-repetitive DNA sequences. Anal. Biochem . 199:184-190.

15. Fristensky, B. (1992) BIRCH: Biological Research Computer Hierarchy. User manual. (Unpublished).

16. White, M.J., Fristensky, B.W., Falconet, D., Childs, L.C., Watson, J.C., Alexander, L., Roe, B.A. and Thompson, W.F. (1992) Expression of the chlorophyll a/b protein multigene family in pea (Pisum sativum L.): Evidence for distinct developmental responses. Planta 188:190-198.

17. Fristensky, B. (1993) Feature Expressions: Creating and Manipulating Sequence Datasets. Nucleic Acids Res. 21:5997-6003. 

18. Mailer, R.J., Scarth, R. and Fristensky, B. (1994) Cultivar discrimination of Brassica napus using RAPDs. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 87:697-704.

19. Culley, D.E., Brown, S.M., Parsons, M.A., Hadwiger, L.A. and Fristensky, B. (1995) Cloning and sequencing of disease-resistance response gene DRR49a (Ypr10.PS.1) from Pisum sativum . Plant Physiology 109:722.

20. Fristensky B, Balcerzak M, He D-F, Zhang  P, (1999) Expressed sequence tags from the defense response of Brassica napus to Leptosphaeria maculans. Mol. Plant Pathol. Online .

21.Wang, Y., Nowak, G., Culley, D. Hadwiger, L.A. and Fristensky, B. (1999) Constitutive expression of pea defense gene DRR206 confers resistance to blackleg (Leptosphaeria maculans) disease in transgenic canola ( Brassica napus). Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 12: 410-418.

22.Fristensky, B. Building a multiuser sequence analysis facility using freeware. In Misener S, Krawetz S. (1999) Bioinformatics Methods and Protocols , pp. 131-145, Humana Press.

23.Fristensky, B. Network computing: Restructuring how scientists use computers and what we get out of them. In Misener S,Krawetz S. (1999) Bioinformatics Methods and Protocols, pp 401-412, Humana Press.

24. Fristensky, B .  Network-centric computing in genomics. AgBiotechNet Vol. 1, ABN032, November (1999) . Can be downloaded at

25.Wang, Y. and Fristensky, B. (2001) Transgenic canola lines expressing pea defense gene DRR206 have resistance to aggressive blackleg isolates and to Rhizoctonia solani. Molecular Breeding 8: 263-271.

26.Fristensky, B (2003) Installing bioinformatics software in a server-based computing environment. In Krawetz, SA and Womble DD, Introduction to Bioinformatics . pp 285-296. Humana Press, USA.

27.Fristensky, B (2003) Bioinformatics software management in a server-based computing environment. In Krawetz, SA and Womble DD, Introduction to Bioinformatics . pp 297-306. Humana Press, USA.

28.Tang J-H, Fristensky B and Scarth R (2003) Effects of  genomic position and copy number of Acyl-ACP thioesterase transgenes on the level of the target fatty acids  in Brassica napus L. Molecular Breeding  12: 71-81.

29. Tewari S, Brown SM, Fristensky B (2003) Plant defense multigene families: I. Divergence of Fusarium solani-induced expression in Pisum and Lathyrus

 30. Tewari S, Brown SM, Kenyon P, Balcerzak M, Fristensky B (2003)  Plant defense multigene families. II Evolution of coding sequence and differential expression of PR10 genes in Pisum

31.Srivastava S, Fristensky B, Kav N (2004) Constitutive expression of a PR10 protein enhances the germination of Brassica napus under saline conditions. Plant and Cell Physiol. 45:1320-1324.

32. Srivastava S, Emery RJN, Kruepin LV, Reid DM, Fristensky B, Kav NNV (2006) Pea PR 10.1 is a ribonuclease and its transgenic expression elevates cytokinin levels. Plant Growth Regul. 49: 17-25.

33. Fristensky B (2007)  BIRCH: A user-oriented, locally-customizable, bioinformatics system. BMC Bioinformatics , 8:54

34. Alvare GGM, Roche-Lima A, Fristensky B (2012) BioPCD - A Language for GUI Development Requiring a Minimal Skill Set Int. J. Computer Appl. 57:9-16. doi 10.5120/9117-3273

35. Verbeke TJ, Zhang X, Henrissat B, Spicer V, Rydzak T, Krokhin OV, Fristensky B, Levin DB, Sparling R (2013) Genomic Evaluation of Thermoanaerobacter spp. for the Construction of Designer Co-Cultures to Improve Lignocellulosic Biofuel Production. PLoS ONE 8(3): e59362. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059362