Robert T Furbank

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Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Suppression of sucrose synthase gene expression represses cotton fiber cell initiation, elongation, and seed development
    Yong Ling Ruan
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Plant Cell 15:952-64. 2003
  2. pmc Phosphorylation of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase is not essential for high photosynthetic rates in the C4 species Flaveria bidentis
    Tsuyoshi Furumoto
    Department of Biological Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Plant Physiol 144:1936-45. 2007
  3. pmc A novel mesh processing based technique for 3D plant analysis
    Anthony Paproki
    The Australian e Health Research Centre, CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia
    BMC Plant Biol 12:63. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Internal recycling of respiratory CO2 in pods of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.): the role of pod wall, seed coat, and embryo
    Robert T Furbank
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 55:1687-96. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Evolution of the C(4) photosynthetic mechanism: are there really three C(4) acid decarboxylation types?
    Robert T Furbank
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 62:3103-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Phenomics--technologies to relieve the phenotyping bottleneck
    Robert T Furbank
    High Resolution Plant Phenomics Centre, Australian Plant Phenomics Facility, CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Trends Plant Sci 16:635-44. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Overexpression of a potato sucrose synthase gene in cotton accelerates leaf expansion, reduces seed abortion, and enhances fiber production
    Shou Min Xu
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Mol Plant 5:430-41. 2012
  8. pmc Functional analysis of corn husk photosynthesis
    Jasper J L Pengelly
    Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 156:503-13. 2011
  9. pmc Antisense reduction of NADP-malic enzyme in Flaveria bidentis reduces flow of CO2 through the C4 cycle
    Jasper J L Pengelly
    Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 160:1070-80. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of the sucrose transporter, OsSUT1, in germination and early seedling growth and development of rice plants
    Graham N Scofield
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 58:483-95. 2007

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  1. pmc Suppression of sucrose synthase gene expression represses cotton fiber cell initiation, elongation, and seed development
    Yong Ling Ruan
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Plant Cell 15:952-64. 2003
    ..Additional suppression in the endosperm and embryo inhibits their own development, which blocks the formation of adjacent seed coat transfer cells and arrests seed development entirely...
  2. pmc Phosphorylation of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase is not essential for high photosynthetic rates in the C4 species Flaveria bidentis
    Tsuyoshi Furumoto
    Department of Biological Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Plant Physiol 144:1936-45. 2007
    ..This raises the intriguing question of what role this complexly regulated reversible phosphorylation of PEPC plays in C(4) photosynthesis...
  3. pmc A novel mesh processing based technique for 3D plant analysis
    Anthony Paproki
    The Australian e Health Research Centre, CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia
    BMC Plant Biol 12:63. 2012
    ..However, 3D mesh analysis provides the tremendous potential to accurately estimate specific morphological features cross-sectionally and monitor them over-time...
  4. ncbi request reprint Internal recycling of respiratory CO2 in pods of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.): the role of pod wall, seed coat, and embryo
    Robert T Furbank
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 55:1687-96. 2004
    ..The role of this fixed carbon in the pod for reallocation to the seed is discussed..
  5. doi request reprint Evolution of the C(4) photosynthetic mechanism: are there really three C(4) acid decarboxylation types?
    Robert T Furbank
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 62:3103-8. 2011
    ..This evidence is synthesized here and the implications for C(4) engineering discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Phenomics--technologies to relieve the phenotyping bottleneck
    Robert T Furbank
    High Resolution Plant Phenomics Centre, Australian Plant Phenomics Facility, CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Trends Plant Sci 16:635-44. 2011
    ..In this review we present plant physiology in an 'omics' perspective, review some of the new high-throughput and high-resolution phenotyping tools and discuss their application to plant biology, functional genomics and crop breeding...
  7. doi request reprint Overexpression of a potato sucrose synthase gene in cotton accelerates leaf expansion, reduces seed abortion, and enhances fiber production
    Shou Min Xu
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Mol Plant 5:430-41. 2012
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  8. pmc Functional analysis of corn husk photosynthesis
    Jasper J L Pengelly
    Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 156:503-13. 2011
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  9. pmc Antisense reduction of NADP-malic enzyme in Flaveria bidentis reduces flow of CO2 through the C4 cycle
    Jasper J L Pengelly
    Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 160:1070-80. 2012
    ..Furthermore, our results suggest that the efficiency of the C(4) pathway could potentially be improved through a reduction in C(4) cycle activity or increased C(3) cycle activity...
  10. ncbi request reprint The role of the sucrose transporter, OsSUT1, in germination and early seedling growth and development of rice plants
    Graham N Scofield
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 58:483-95. 2007
    ..OsSUT1 may be involved in retrieval of sugars from the apoplasm in these tissues...
  11. ncbi request reprint Involvement of the sucrose transporter, OsSUT1, in the long-distance pathway for assimilate transport in rice
    Graham N Scofield
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 58:3155-69. 2007
    ..It is proposed that OsSUT1 may primarily play a role in phloem loading of sucrose retrieved from the apoplasm along the transport pathway...
  12. pmc Localization of sucrose synthase in developing seed and siliques of Arabidopsis thaliana reveals diverse roles for SUS during development
    Hossein Fallahi
    CSIRO Plant Industry, PO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 59:3283-95. 2008
    ..The results highlight the diverse roles that SUS may play during the development of silique and seed in Arabidopsis...
  13. ncbi request reprint The delayed initiation and slow elongation of fuzz-like short fibre cells in relation to altered patterns of sucrose synthase expression and plasmodesmata gating in a lintless mutant of cotton
    Yong Ling Ruan
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 56:977-84. 2005
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  14. doi request reprint New phenotyping methods for screening wheat and barley for beneficial responses to water deficit
    Rana Munns
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 61:3499-507. 2010
    ..Developments in infrared thermography provide new and feasible screening methods for detecting genetic variation in the stomatal response to water deficit in controlled environments and in the field...
  15. doi request reprint The development of Câ‚„rice: current progress and future challenges
    Susanne von Caemmerer
    Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Science 336:1671-2. 2012
    ..The goal is to identify the genes necessary to install C(4) photosynthesis in rice through different approaches, including genomic and transcriptional sequence comparisons and mutant screening...
  16. pmc A novel isoform of sucrose synthase is targeted to the cell wall during secondary cell wall synthesis in cotton fiber
    Elizabeth Brill
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Plant Industry, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
    Plant Physiol 157:40-54. 2011
    ..The subcellular location of the Sus isoforms is determined, and it is proposed that cell wall-localized SusC may provide UDP-glucose for cellulose and callose synthesis from extracellular sugars...
  17. pmc Growth of the C4 dicot Flaveria bidentis: photosynthetic acclimation to low light through shifts in leaf anatomy and biochemistry
    Jasper J L Pengelly
    Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Exp Bot 61:4109-22. 2010
    ..Both mesophyll and bundle sheath conductance to CO(2) diffusion were greater in MI compared with LI plants. Despite being a C(4) species, F. bidentis is very plastic with respect to growth irradiance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Three sucrose transporter genes are expressed in the developing grain of hexaploid wheat
    Naohiro Aoki
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Plant Mol Biol 50:453-62. 2002
    ..This reinforces the view that in cereals a major role of SUT1 is in the post-phloem sugar transport pathway associated with seed filling...
  19. pmc Pathway of sugar transport in germinating wheat seeds
    Naohiro Aoki
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Plant Industry, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
    Plant Physiol 141:1255-63. 2006
    ..In addition, SUTs may function to transport Suc into the scutellum from the endosperm early in germination and later transport maltose...
  20. ncbi request reprint Large scale transcriptome analysis of the effects of nitrogen nutrition on accumulation of stem carbohydrate reserves in reproductive stage wheat
    Sari A Ruuska
    Graingene, CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Plant Mol Biol 66:15-32. 2008
    ..This work represents the first large-scale transcriptome study of responses to the most common nutrient limitation in one of the world's most economically important crops...
  21. pmc Genotypic and developmental evidence for the role of plasmodesmatal regulation in cotton fiber elongation mediated by callose turnover
    Yong Ling Ruan
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia
    Plant Physiol 136:4104-13. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Expression of a cyanobacterial sucrose-phosphate synthase from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in transgenic plants
    John E Lunn
    CSIRO Plant Industry, GPO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 54:223-37. 2003
    ..Surprisingly, the purified enzyme was found to have full catalytic activity. It is proposed that some other protein in plant cells binds to the Synechocystis SPS resulting in inhibition of the enzyme...
  23. ncbi request reprint The sucrose transporter gene family in rice
    Naohiro Aoki
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT, 2601 Australia
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:223-32. 2003
    ..We also discuss the classification and evolution of the rice SUT gene family, using a comparison of the gene structures and deduced amino acid sequences with other known plant SUT genes...
  24. pmc C4 photosynthesis at low temperature. A study using transgenic plants with reduced amounts of Rubisco
    David S Kubien
    Department of Botany, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3B2
    Plant Physiol 132:1577-85. 2003
    ..On the basis of these results, we propose that the lack of C(4) success in cool climates reflects a constraint imposed by having less Rubisco than their C(3) competitors...
  25. pmc Evolution and function of the sucrose-phosphate synthase gene families in wheat and other grasses
    C Kate Castleden
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 135:1753-64. 2004
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