C Peter Constabel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Victoria
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc The polyphenol oxidase gene family in land plants: Lineage-specific duplication and expansion
    Lan T Tran
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Station CSC, Victoria, BC, Canada
    BMC Genomics 13:395. 2012
  2. pmc Functional analysis of the Kunitz trypsin inhibitor family in poplar reveals biochemical diversity and multiplicity in defense against herbivores
    Ian T Major
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Plant Physiol 146:888-903. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of poplar defense against herbivory: comparison of wound- and insect elicitor-induced gene expression
    Ian T Major
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, STN CSC, PO Box 3020, Victoria, BC, V8W 3 N5, Canada
    New Phytol 172:617-35. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The transcriptional response of hybrid poplar (Populus trichocarpa x P. deltoides) to infection by Melampsora medusae leaf rust involves induction of flavonoid pathway genes leading to the accumulation of proanthocyanidins
    Manoela Miranda
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20:816-31. 2007
  5. pmc Thaumatin-like proteins are differentially expressed and localized in phloem tissues of hybrid poplar
    Nicole J Dafoe
    Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    BMC Plant Biol 10:191. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Induction of acid phosphatase transcripts, protein and enzymatic activity by simulated herbivory of hybrid poplar
    Vasko Veljanovski
    Centre for Forest Biology, Biology Department, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Phytochemistry 71:619-26. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling of systemically wound-induced defenses in hybrid poplar
    Mary E Christopher
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, STN CSC, PO Box 3020, Victoria, BC, V8W 3N5, Canada
    Planta 219:936-47. 2004
  8. doi request reprint The polyphenol oxidase gene family in poplar: phylogeny, differential expression and identification of a novel, vacuolar isoform
    Lan T Tran
    Centre for Forest Biology, Department of Biology, University of Victoria, STN CSC, PO Box 3020, Victoria, BC V8W 3N5, Canada
    Planta 234:799-813. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of the poplar phloem proteome and its response to leaf wounding
    Nicole J Dafoe
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    J Proteome Res 8:2341-50. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Polyphenol oxidase overexpression in transgenic Populus enhances resistance to herbivory by forest tent caterpillar (Malacosoma disstria)
    Jiehua Wang
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, PO Box 3020, STN CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 3N5, Canada
    Planta 220:87-96. 2004

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Publications17

  1. pmc The polyphenol oxidase gene family in land plants: Lineage-specific duplication and expansion
    Lan T Tran
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Station CSC, Victoria, BC, Canada
    BMC Genomics 13:395. 2012
    ..The PPO genes were then analyzed in silico for gene structure, phylogenetic relationships, and targeting signals...
  2. pmc Functional analysis of the Kunitz trypsin inhibitor family in poplar reveals biochemical diversity and multiplicity in defense against herbivores
    Ian T Major
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Plant Physiol 146:888-903. 2008
    ..KTI family is important for biochemical and functional specialization, which may be important in the maintenance of pest resistance in long-lived plants such as poplar...
  3. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of poplar defense against herbivory: comparison of wound- and insect elicitor-induced gene expression
    Ian T Major
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, STN CSC, PO Box 3020, Victoria, BC, V8W 3 N5, Canada
    New Phytol 172:617-35. 2006
    ..In addition, we found three unknown genes containing a ZIM motif which may represent novel transcription factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint The transcriptional response of hybrid poplar (Populus trichocarpa x P. deltoides) to infection by Melampsora medusae leaf rust involves induction of flavonoid pathway genes leading to the accumulation of proanthocyanidins
    Manoela Miranda
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20:816-31. 2007
    ..medusae infection. In this highly compatible plant-pathogen interaction, we postulate that the biotrophic pathogen evades detection and suppresses early host responses...
  5. pmc Thaumatin-like proteins are differentially expressed and localized in phloem tissues of hybrid poplar
    Nicole J Dafoe
    Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    BMC Plant Biol 10:191. 2010
    ..In the current study, we analyzed different tissues to further understand TLP expression and localization in poplar, and used immunogold labelling to determine intracellular localization...
  6. doi request reprint Induction of acid phosphatase transcripts, protein and enzymatic activity by simulated herbivory of hybrid poplar
    Vasko Veljanovski
    Centre for Forest Biology, Biology Department, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Phytochemistry 71:619-26. 2010
    ..Although its mechanism of action is as yet unknown, these results suggest in hybrid poplar PtdAP1 is likely a component of the defense response against leaf-eating herbivores...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling of systemically wound-induced defenses in hybrid poplar
    Mary E Christopher
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, STN CSC, PO Box 3020, Victoria, BC, V8W 3N5, Canada
    Planta 219:936-47. 2004
    ..Overall, we demonstrate that defense-related genes of hybrid poplar have a variety of functions, and show remarkably diverse expression patterns upon wounding...
  8. doi request reprint The polyphenol oxidase gene family in poplar: phylogeny, differential expression and identification of a novel, vacuolar isoform
    Lan T Tran
    Centre for Forest Biology, Department of Biology, University of Victoria, STN CSC, PO Box 3020, Victoria, BC V8W 3N5, Canada
    Planta 234:799-813. 2011
    ..Transient expression of green fluorescent protein fusions demonstrated its localization to the vacuolar lumen. Together, our findings show that the poplar PPO family is diverse and is likely linked to diverse physiological functions...
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of the poplar phloem proteome and its response to leaf wounding
    Nicole J Dafoe
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    J Proteome Res 8:2341-50. 2009
    ..05) upregulated 24 h after leaf wounding. These were identified as pop3/SP1 and a thaumatin-like protein. This is the first characterization of a phloem proteome from a tree species...
  10. ncbi request reprint Polyphenol oxidase overexpression in transgenic Populus enhances resistance to herbivory by forest tent caterpillar (Malacosoma disstria)
    Jiehua Wang
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, PO Box 3020, STN CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 3N5, Canada
    Planta 220:87-96. 2004
    ..This activation correlated with partial proteolytic cleavage, suggesting that PPO latency and activation during digestion could be an adaptive and defense-related feature of poplar PPO...
  11. pmc Gene expression and metabolite profiling of developing highbush blueberry fruit indicates transcriptional regulation of flavonoid metabolism and activation of abscisic acid metabolism
    Michael Zifkin
    Department of Biology and Centre for Forest Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 3N5
    Plant Physiol 158:200-24. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Biochemical characterization of two differentially expressed polyphenol oxidases from hybrid poplar
    Jiehua Wang
    Center for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada V8W3N5
    Phytochemistry 64:115-21. 2003
    ..The distinct enzymatic properties and expression patterns of these two PPO isoforms suggest that they may have different physiological functions in hybrid poplar...
  13. doi request reprint Proteomic analysis of hybrid poplar xylem sap
    Nicole J Dafoe
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, P O Box 3020, Station CSC, Victoria, Canada BC V8W 3N5
    Phytochemistry 70:856-63. 2009
    ..While a number of proteins identified here have been previously reported in xylem sap proteomes of annual plants, many xylem sap proteins were identified in poplar which may reflect functions specific to perennial plants...
  14. pmc Rapid alkalinization factors in poplar cell cultures. Peptide isolation, cDNA cloning, and differential expression in leaves and methyl jasmonate-treated cells
    Miyoshi Haruta
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Plant Physiol 131:814-23. 2003
    ..Overall, our study confirms the presence of active RALF peptides in other plants, and provides new data on the complexity of the RALF gene family in poplar...
  15. pmc The wound-, pathogen-, and ultraviolet B-responsive MYB134 gene encodes an R2R3 MYB transcription factor that regulates proanthocyanidin synthesis in poplar
    Robin D Mellway
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 3N5
    Plant Physiol 150:924-41. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Molecular cloning and biochemical characterization of two UDP-glycosyltransferases from poplar
    Vasko Veljanovski
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Phytochemistry 91:148-57. 2013
    ..However, neither enzyme acted on the flavan-3-ols catechin or epicatechin, intermediates in the PA biosynthetic pathway...
  17. pmc Metabolic engineering and potential functions of proanthocyanidins in poplar
    Robin D Mellway
    Centre for Forest Biology and Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, CA
    Plant Signal Behav 4:790-2. 2009
    ..The PA-modified trees will be a useful tool for analyzing the biological roles of PAs in this important model tree...