Christina E Offler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Transfer cells: cells specialized for a special purpose
    Christina E Offler
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 54:431-54. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Aquaporins and unloading of phloem-imported water in coats of developing bean seeds
    Yuchan Zhou
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 30:1566-77. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Early gene expression programs accompanying trans-differentiation of epidermal cells of Vicia faba cotyledons into transfer cells
    Stephen J Dibley
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    New Phytol 182:863-77. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Glucose and ethylene signalling pathways converge to regulate trans-differentiation of epidermal transfer cells in Vicia narbonensis cotyledons
    Felicity A Andriunas
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Plant J 68:987-98. 2011
  5. doi request reprint An epidermal-specific ethylene signal cascade regulates trans-differentiation of transfer cells in Vicia faba cotyledons
    Yuchan Zhou
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    New Phytol 185:931-43. 2010
  6. pmc Intracellular sucrose communicates metabolic demand to sucrose transporters in developing pea cotyledons
    Yuchan Zhou
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Exp Bot 60:71-85. 2009
  7. pmc Reactive oxygen species form part of a regulatory pathway initiating trans-differentiation of epidermal transfer cells in Vicia faba cotyledons
    Felicity A Andriunas
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Exp Bot 63:3617-29. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Evidence for the role of transfer cells in the evolutionary increase in seed and fiber biomass yield in cotton
    Deborah A Pugh
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Mol Plant 3:1075-86. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Wall ingrowth formation in transfer cells: novel examples of localized wall deposition in plant cells
    David W McCurdy
    Plant Science Group, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle NSW 2308, Australia
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:653-61. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint A suite of sucrose transporters expressed in coats of developing legume seeds includes novel pH-independent facilitators
    Yuchan Zhou
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Plant J 49:750-64. 2007

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Transfer cells: cells specialized for a special purpose
    Christina E Offler
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 54:431-54. 2003
    ..A model of key events in differentiation of a transfer cell is presented to highlight areas for future investigation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Aquaporins and unloading of phloem-imported water in coats of developing bean seeds
    Yuchan Zhou
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 30:1566-77. 2007
    ..The functional significance of aquaporins in nutrient and water transport in developing seeds is discussed...
  3. doi request reprint Early gene expression programs accompanying trans-differentiation of epidermal cells of Vicia faba cotyledons into transfer cells
    Stephen J Dibley
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    New Phytol 182:863-77. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Glucose and ethylene signalling pathways converge to regulate trans-differentiation of epidermal transfer cells in Vicia narbonensis cotyledons
    Felicity A Andriunas
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Plant J 68:987-98. 2011
    ..A model is presented describing the interaction between glucose and ethylene signalling pathways regulating the induction of wall ingrowth formation in adaxial epidermal cells...
  5. doi request reprint An epidermal-specific ethylene signal cascade regulates trans-differentiation of transfer cells in Vicia faba cotyledons
    Yuchan Zhou
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    New Phytol 185:931-43. 2010
    ..A cell-specific burst of ethylene biosynthesis functions as an inductive signal initiating and sustaining trans-differentiation to a TC morphology in vitro. These events are reproduced for developing V. faba seeds in planta...
  6. pmc Intracellular sucrose communicates metabolic demand to sucrose transporters in developing pea cotyledons
    Yuchan Zhou
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Exp Bot 60:71-85. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Reactive oxygen species form part of a regulatory pathway initiating trans-differentiation of epidermal transfer cells in Vicia faba cotyledons
    Felicity A Andriunas
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    J Exp Bot 63:3617-29. 2012
    ..It is concluded that H(2)O(2) functions, downstream of ethylene, to activate cell wall biosynthesis and direct polarized deposition of a uniform wall on which WIs form...
  8. doi request reprint Evidence for the role of transfer cells in the evolutionary increase in seed and fiber biomass yield in cotton
    Deborah A Pugh
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Mol Plant 3:1075-86. 2010
    ..The analyses provide a set of novel evidence that the development of TC WIs may play an important role in the increase of seed and fiber biomass yield through polyploidization during evolution...
  9. doi request reprint Wall ingrowth formation in transfer cells: novel examples of localized wall deposition in plant cells
    David W McCurdy
    Plant Science Group, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle NSW 2308, Australia
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:653-61. 2008
    ..How this unusual form of localized wall deposition is constructed is unknown but may involve constraining cellulose-synthesizing rosette complexes at their growing tips...
  10. ncbi request reprint A suite of sucrose transporters expressed in coats of developing legume seeds includes novel pH-independent facilitators
    Yuchan Zhou
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Plant J 49:750-64. 2007
    ..The possible roles played by the novel facilitators in sucrose efflux from seed coats are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint GIGANTEA is a component of a regulatory pathway determining wall ingrowth deposition in phloem parenchyma transfer cells of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Joshua Edwards
    Plant Science Group, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle NSW 2308, Australia
    Plant J 63:651-61. 2010
    ..These results indicate that GI regulates the ongoing development of wall ingrowth networks at a point downstream of inputs from environmental signals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Transfer cell wall architecture: a contribution towards understanding localized wall deposition
    Mark J Talbot
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Protoplasma 219:197-209. 2002
    ..This paper discusses the morphology of different types of wall ingrowths in relation to existing models for deposition of other secondary cell walls...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cellulose synthesis is required for deposition of reticulate wall ingrowths in transfer cells
    Mark J Talbot
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Plant Cell Physiol 48:147-58. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Pteris umbrosa R. Br. as an arsenic hyperaccumulator: accumulation, partitioning and comparison with the established As hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata
    Claudia E Koller
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Chemosphere 66:1256-63. 2007
    ..vittata having a much larger root mass. This suggests that As uptake by P. umbrosa roots was very efficient and may be improved by stimulating root growth to enhance its potential...
  15. ncbi request reprint Seed-specific overexpression of a potato sucrose transporter increases sucrose uptake and growth rates of developing pea cotyledons
    Elke Rosche
    School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
    Plant J 30:165-75. 2002
    ..This indicates that the cellular location of sucrose transporter activity plays a key role in determining rates of sucrose import into cotyledons...
  16. ncbi request reprint Wall ingrowths in epidermal transfer cells of Vicia faba cotyledons are modified primary walls marked by localized accumulations of arabinogalactan proteins
    Kevin C Vaughn
    Southern Weed Science Research Unit, USDA ARS, Stoneville, MS 38776 0350, USA
    Plant Cell Physiol 48:159-68. 2007
    ..Our results indicate that wall ingrowths of transfer cells are primary wall-like in composition and probably require AGPs for localized deposition...