G Dean Price

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Affiliation: Australian National University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Structural determinants of the outer shell of β-carboxysomes in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942: roles for CcmK2, K3-K4, CcmO, and CcmL
    Benjamin D Rae
    Division of Plant Science, Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e43871. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The cyanobacterial CCM as a source of genes for improving photosynthetic CO2 fixation in crop species
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Cluster, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    J Exp Bot 64:753-68. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Inorganic carbon transporters of the cyanobacterial CO2 concentrating mechanism
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Cluster, Plant Science Division, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Photosynth Res 109:47-57. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Advances in understanding the cyanobacterial CO2-concentrating-mechanism (CCM): functional components, Ci transporters, diversity, genetic regulation and prospects for engineering into plants
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, PO Box 475, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Exp Bot 59:1441-61. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The cyanobacterial bicarbonate transporter BicA: its physiological role and the implications of structural similarities with human SLC26 transporters
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Cluster, Plant Science Division, Research School of Biology, Sullivan s Creek Road, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Biochem Cell Biol 89:178-88. 2011
  6. pmc Identification of a SulP-type bicarbonate transporter in marine cyanobacteria
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Science Faculty, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:18228-33. 2004
  7. doi request reprint The CO2-concentrating mechanism of Synechococcus WH5701 is composed of native and horizontally-acquired components
    Benjamin D Rae
    Division of Plant Science, Research School of Biology, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Photosynth Res 109:59-72. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The environmental plasticity and ecological genomics of the cyanobacterial CO2 concentrating mechanism
    Murray R Badger
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Exp Bot 57:249-65. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Over-expression of the β-carboxysomal CcmM protein in Synechococcus PCC7942 reveals a tight co-regulation of carboxysomal carbonic anhydrase (CcaA) and M58 content
    Benedict M Long
    Molecular Plant Physiology, Plant Science Division, Research School of Biology, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Photosynth Res 109:33-45. 2011
  10. pmc Transcriptional regulation of the CO2-concentrating mechanism in a euryhaline, coastal marine cyanobacterium, Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC 7002: role of NdhR/CcmR
    Fiona J Woodger
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Bacteriol 189:3335-47. 2007

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  1. pmc Structural determinants of the outer shell of β-carboxysomes in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942: roles for CcmK2, K3-K4, CcmO, and CcmL
    Benjamin D Rae
    Division of Plant Science, Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e43871. 2012
    ..These data suggested a model for the facet structure of β-carboxysomes with CcmL forming the vertices, CcmK2 forming the bulk facet, and CcmO, a "zipper protein," interfacing the edges of carboxysome facets...
  2. doi request reprint The cyanobacterial CCM as a source of genes for improving photosynthetic CO2 fixation in crop species
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Cluster, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    J Exp Bot 64:753-68. 2013
    ..We include a score card for assessing the success of physiological modifications gained in phase 1a...
  3. doi request reprint Inorganic carbon transporters of the cyanobacterial CO2 concentrating mechanism
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Cluster, Plant Science Division, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Photosynth Res 109:47-57. 2011
    ..The in-membrane topology structures of the BicA and SbtA HCO(3)(-) transporters are now known and this may aid in determining processes related to transporter activation during dark to light transitions or under severe Ci limitation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Advances in understanding the cyanobacterial CO2-concentrating-mechanism (CCM): functional components, Ci transporters, diversity, genetic regulation and prospects for engineering into plants
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, PO Box 475, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Exp Bot 59:1441-61. 2008
    ..Finally, some prospects for introducing cyanobacterial CCM components into higher plants are considered, with the objective of engineering plants that make more efficient use of water and nitrogen...
  5. doi request reprint The cyanobacterial bicarbonate transporter BicA: its physiological role and the implications of structural similarities with human SLC26 transporters
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Cluster, Plant Science Division, Research School of Biology, Sullivan s Creek Road, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Biochem Cell Biol 89:178-88. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Identification of a SulP-type bicarbonate transporter in marine cyanobacteria
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Science Faculty, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:18228-33. 2004
    ..The discovery of BicA has significant implications for understanding the important contribution of oceanic strains of cyanobacteria to global CO(2) sequestration processes...
  7. doi request reprint The CO2-concentrating mechanism of Synechococcus WH5701 is composed of native and horizontally-acquired components
    Benjamin D Rae
    Division of Plant Science, Research School of Biology, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Photosynth Res 109:59-72. 2011
    ..Our bioinformatic and physiological data support the hypothesis that WH5701 represents a clade of α-cyanobacterial species in transition from the marine/oligotrophic environment to a coastal/freshwater environment...
  8. ncbi request reprint The environmental plasticity and ecological genomics of the cyanobacterial CO2 concentrating mechanism
    Murray R Badger
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    J Exp Bot 57:249-65. 2006
    ..These features are discussed in relation to our current knowledge of the genomic sequences of a diverse array of cyanobacteria and their ecological environments...
  9. doi request reprint Over-expression of the β-carboxysomal CcmM protein in Synechococcus PCC7942 reveals a tight co-regulation of carboxysomal carbonic anhydrase (CcaA) and M58 content
    Benedict M Long
    Molecular Plant Physiology, Plant Science Division, Research School of Biology, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Photosynth Res 109:33-45. 2011
    ..Determination of absolute protein quantities supports the hypothesis that M35 is distributed throughout the β-carboxysome. A modified β-carboxysome packing model is presented...
  10. pmc Transcriptional regulation of the CO2-concentrating mechanism in a euryhaline, coastal marine cyanobacterium, Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC 7002: role of NdhR/CcmR
    Fiona J Woodger
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    J Bacteriol 189:3335-47. 2007
    ..We propose that CcmR (and its associated regulon) represents a specialization for species inhabiting environments subject to fluctuating C(i) concentrations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analysis of carboxysomes from Synechococcus PCC7942 reveals multiple Rubisco complexes with carboxysomal proteins CcmM and CcaA
    Benedict M Long
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    J Biol Chem 282:29323-35. 2007
    ..A speculative carboxysome structural model is presented...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cyanobacterial carboxysomes: microcompartments that facilitate CO2 fixation
    Benjamin D Rae
    Division of Plant Science, The Australian National University, Canberra, A C T, Australia
    J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 23:300-7. 2013
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  13. pmc Inorganic carbon limitation induces transcripts encoding components of the CO(2)-concentrating mechanism in Synechococcus sp. PCC7942 through a redox-independent pathway
    Fiona J Woodger
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, PO Box 475, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 133:2069-80. 2003
    ..We discuss the data in relation to current theories of CO2 sensing in cyanobacteria...
  14. pmc Inorganic carbon limitation and light control the expression of transcripts related to the CO2-concentrating mechanism in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC6803
    Patrick J McGinn
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P O Box 475, Canberra, Australian Capitol Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 132:218-29. 2003
    ..This provided evidence that high-light stress alone could not trigger the expression of CCM-related transcripts in Synechocystis sp. PCC6803. Potential signals triggering induction of the high-affinity state of the CCM are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Membrane topology of the cyanobacterial bicarbonate transporter, BicA, a member of the SulP (SLC26A) family
    Megan C Shelden
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Mol Membr Biol 27:12-22. 2010
    ..This finding is used to reinterpret mutagenesis data relating to highly conserved residues in this region from both plant and human SulP transporters...
  16. pmc The roles of ATP synthase and the cytochrome b6/f complexes in limiting chloroplast electron transport and determining photosynthetic capacity
    Wataru Yamori
    Molecular Plant Physiology Cluster, Plant Science Division, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
    Plant Physiol 155:956-62. 2011
    ..This suggests that chloroplast ETR is more limited by Cyt b(6)/f than ATP synthase content and is a potential target for enhancing photosynthetic capacity in crops...
  17. doi request reprint Temperature modulation of fatty acid profiles for biofuel production in nitrogen deprived Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Gabriel O James
    Plant Science Division, Research School of Biology, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Bioresour Technol 127:441-7. 2013
    ..This study demonstrates how a critical environmental factor, such as temperature, can modulate the amount and composition of fatty acids under nitrogen deprivation and reduce the requirement for costly refining of biofuels...
  18. pmc Functional cyanobacterial beta-carboxysomes have an absolute requirement for both long and short forms of the CcmM protein
    Benedict M Long
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 153:285-93. 2010
    ..Importantly, the data reveal that functional carboxysomes require both M35 and M58 in sufficient quantities and with a minimum stoichiometry of close to 1:1...
  19. ncbi request reprint CO2 concentrating mechanisms in cyanobacteria: molecular components, their diversity and evolution
    Murray R Badger
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, PO Box 475, Canberra City, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 54:609-22. 2003
    ..Finally, there are multiple carbonic anhydrases in many cyanobacteria, but, surprisingly, several cyanobacterial genomes appear to lack any identifiable CA genes. A pathway for the evolution of CCM components is suggested...
  20. pmc Sensing of inorganic carbon limitation in Synechococcus PCC7942 is correlated with the size of the internal inorganic carbon pool and involves oxygen
    Fiona J Woodger
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 139:1959-69. 2005
    ..We found that induction of a high-affinity CCM correlates most closely with a depletion of the internal Ci pool, but that full induction of this mechanism also requires some unresolved oxygen-dependent process...
  21. doi request reprint Membrane topology of the cyanobacterial bicarbonate transporter, SbtA, and identification of potential regulatory loops
    G Dean Price
    Molecular Plant Physiology Cluster, Plant Science Division, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Mol Membr Biol 28:265-75. 2011
    ....
  22. pmc The contribution of photosynthesis to the red light response of stomatal conductance
    Irene Baroli
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
    Plant Physiol 146:737-47. 2008
    ..Furthermore, we suggest that the correlation of photosynthetic capacity and stomatal conductance observed under different light environments is caused by signals largely independent of photosynthesis...
  23. pmc Functions, compositions, and evolution of the two types of carboxysomes: polyhedral microcompartments that facilitate CO2 fixation in cyanobacteria and some proteobacteria
    Benjamin D Rae
    Division of Plant Science, Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 77:357-79. 2013
    ..We also endeavor to cast light on differing evolutionary trajectories which may have led to the differences observed in extant carboxysomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint RbcX can function as a rubisco chaperonin, but is non-essential in Synechococcus PCC7942
    Daniel Emlyn-Jones
    Molecular Plant Physiology, Research School of Biological Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:1630-40. 2006
    ..We speculate that divergent evolution of the RbcL sequence may have relaxed a requirement for RbcX function in Synechococcus PCC7942 and propose a new approach for definitively isolating RbcX function in other beta-cyanobacteria...
  25. pmc Nitrogen-regulated hypermutator strain of Synechococcus sp. for use in in vivo artificial evolution
    Daniel Emlyn-Jones
    Molecular Plant Physiology, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6427-33. 2003
    ..As expected, hypermutation caused by repression in PnirA-mutS transformants led to an accumulation of spectinomycin resistance mutations during growth...
  26. ncbi request reprint Novel gene products associated with NdhD3/D4-containing NDH-1 complexes are involved in photosynthetic CO2 hydration in the cyanobacterium, Synechococcus sp. PCC7942
    Shin ichi Maeda
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
    Mol Microbiol 43:425-35. 2002
    ..We believe that ChpX and ChpY are involved in a unique, net hydration of CO2 to HCO3-, that is coupled electron flow within the NDH-1 complex on the thylakoid membrane...
  27. pmc Comparing the in vivo function of α-carboxysomes and β-carboxysomes in two model cyanobacteria
    Lynne Whitehead
    Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Acton, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 165:398-411. 2014
    ..This finding has bearing on the viability of transplanting functional carboxysomes into the C3 chloroplast...
  28. doi request reprint Fatty acid profiling of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii under nitrogen deprivation
    Gabriel O James
    Plant Science Division, Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Bioresour Technol 102:3343-51. 2011
    ..This study shows it is possible to manipulate algal biosynthetic pathways to produce high levels of lipid that may be suitable for conversion to liquid fuels...
  29. doi request reprint Bicarbonate-mediated transcriptional activation of divergent operons by the virulence regulatory protein, RegA, from Citrobacter rodentium
    Ji Yang
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Mol Microbiol 68:314-27. 2008
    ..This is the first report to describe the molecular mechanism by which an environmental chemical stimulates transcription of virulence-associated genes of an enteric pathogen through an AraC/XlyS-like activator...