Recent Publications

Fan M, Herburger K, Jensen JK, Zemelis-Durfee S, Brandizzi F, Fry SC, Wilkerson CG. “A Trihelix Family Transcription Factor is Associated with Key Genes in Mixed-linkage Glucan Accumulation.” Plant Physiol. (2018) Sep 17. doi: 10.1104/pp.18.00978

Jensen JK, Busse-Wicher M, Poulsen CP, Fangel JU, Smith PJ, Yang JY, Peña MJ, Dinesen MH, Martens HJ, Melkonian M, Wong GK, Moremen KW, Wilkerson CG, Scheller HV, Dupree P, Ulvskov P, Urbanowicz BR, Harholt J. “Identification of an algal xylan synthase indicates that there is functional orthology between algal and plant cell wall biosynthesis.” New Phytol. (2018) Feb 20. doi: 10.1111/nph.15050

Kim SJ, Zemelis-Durfee S, Jensen JK, Wilkerson CG, Keegstra K, Brandizzi F. “In the grass species Brachypodium distachyon, the production of mixed linkage (1,3;1,4)-Β-glucan (MLG) occurs in the Golgi apparatus.” Plant J. (2018) Jan 27;. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13830

Jensen JK, Wilkerson CG. “Brachypodium as an experimental system for the study of stem parenchyma biology in grasses.” PLoS One. (2017) Mar 1;12(3):e0173095. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173095

Smith RA, Gonzales-Vigil E, Karlen SD, Park JY, Lu F, Wilkerson CG, Samuels L, Ralph J, Mansfield SD. “Engineering Monolignol p-Coumarate Conjugates into Poplar and Arabidopsis Lignins.” Plant Physiol. (2015) Dec;169(4):2992-3001. doi:10.1104/pp.15.00815

Jensen JK, Johnson NR, Wilkerson CG. “Arabidopsis thaliana IRX10 and two related proteins from psyllium and Physcomitrella patens are xylan xylosyltransferases.” Plant J. (2014) Oct;80(2):207-15. doi:10.1111/tpj.12641

Wilkerson CG, Mansfield SD, Lu F, Withers S, Park JY, Karlen SD, Gonzales-Vigil E, Padmakshan D, Unda F, Rencoret J, Ralph J. “Monolignol ferulate transferase introduces chemically labile linkages into the lignin backbone.” Science. (2014) Apr 4;344(6179):90-3. doi:10.1126/science.1250161

Petrik DL, Karlen SD, Cass CL, Padmakshan D, Lu F, Liu S, Le Bris P, Antelme S, Santoro N, Wilkerson CG, Sibout R, Lapierre C, Ralph J, Sedbrook JC. “p-Coumaroyl-CoA:monolignol transferase (PMT) acts specifically in the lignin biosynthetic pathway in Brachypodium distachyon.” Plant J. (2014) Mar;77(5):713-26. doi:10.1111/tpj.12420

Pan X, Whitten DA, Wilkerson CG, Pestka JJ. “Dynamic changes in ribosome-associated proteome and phosphoproteome during deoxynivalenol-induced translation inhibition and ribotoxic stress.” Toxicol Sci. (2014) Mar;138(1):217-33. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kft270

Pan X, Whitten DA, Wu M, Chan C, Wilkerson CG, Pestka JJ. “Early phosphoproteomic changes in the mouse spleen during deoxynivalenol-induced ribotoxic stress.” Toxicol Sci. (2013) Sep;135(1):129-43. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kft145

Jensen JK, Johnson N, Wilkerson CG. “Discovery of diversity in xylan biosynthetic genes by transcriptional profiling of a heteroxylan containing mucilaginous tissue.” Front Plant Sci. (2013) 4:183. doi:10.3389/fpls.2013.00183

Pan X, Whitten DA, Wu M, Chan C, Wilkerson CG, Pestka JJ. “Global protein phosphorylation dynamics during deoxynivalenol-induced ribotoxic stress response in the macrophage.” Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. (2013) Apr 15;268(2):201-11. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2013.01.007

Wang Y, Alonso AP, Wilkerson CG, Keegstra K. “Deep EST profiling of developing fenugreek endosperm to investigate galactomannan biosynthesis and its regulation.” Plant Mol Biol. (2012) Jun;79(3):243-58. doi:10.1007/s11103-012-9909-y

Jensen JK, Schultink A, Keegstra K, Wilkerson CG, Pauly M. “RNA-Seq analysis of developing nasturtium seeds (Tropaeolum majus): identification and characterization of an additional galactosyltransferase involved in xyloglucan biosynthesis.” Mol Plant. (2012) Sep;5(5):984-92. doi:10.1093/mp/sss032

Withers S, Lu F, Kim H, Zhu Y, Ralph J, Wilkerson CG. “Identification of grass-specific enzyme that acylates monolignols with p-coumarate.” J Biol Chem. (2012) Mar 9;287(11):8347-55. doi:10.1074/jbc.M111.284497

Gille S, Cheng K, Skinner ME, Liepman AH, Wilkerson CG, Pauly M. “Deep sequencing of voodoo lily (Amorphophallus konjac): an approach to identify relevant genes involved in the synthesis of the hemicellulose glucomannan.” Planta. (2011) Sep;234(3):515-26. doi:10.1007/s00425-011-1422-z

Jensen JK, Kim H, Cocuron JC, Orler R, Ralph J, Wilkerson CG. “The DUF579 domain containing proteins IRX15 and IRX15-L affect xylan synthesis in Arabidopsis.” Plant J. (2011) May;66(3):387-400. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2010.04475.x