V Vaughan Symonds
Affiliation: Massey University
Country: New Zealand
- The genetic architecture of constitutive and induced trichome density in two new recombinant inbred line populations of Arabidopsis thaliana: phenotypic plasticity, epistasis, and bidirectional leaf damage responseRebecca H Bloomer
Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
BMC Plant Biol 14:119. 2014....
- Natural allelic variation defines a role for ATMYC1: trichome cell fate determinationV Vaughan Symonds
Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America
PLoS Genet 7:e1002069. 2011..thaliana and indicate that the transcription factors that make up the TTG1 genetic pathway generally may be important sources of epidermal variation in plants...
- Dynamics of polyploid formation in Tragopogon (Asteraceae): recurrent formation, gene flow, and population structureV Vaughan Symonds
Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
Evolution 64:1984-2003. 2010..Our data also indicate a lack of gene flow among polyploid plants of independent origin, even when they co-occur, suggesting potential reproductive barriers among separate lineages in both polyploid species...
- Natural genetic variation in whole-genome expression in Arabidopsis thaliana: the impact of physiological QTL introgressionThomas E Juenger
The University of Texas at Austin, Section of Integrative Biology and Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, 1 University Station C0930, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Mol Ecol 15:1351-65. 2006..We discuss these results in the context of candidate genes, cloning QTL, and phenotypic evolution...
- Extensive chromosomal variation in a recently formed natural allopolyploid species, Tragopogon miscellus (Asteraceae)Michael Chester
Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:1176-81. 2012..A protracted period of genome instability in neoallopolyploids may increase opportunities for alterations to genome structure, losses of coding and noncoding DNA, and changes in gene expression...
- Microsatellite markers for the endangered root holoparasite Dactylanthus taylorii (Balanophoraceae) from 454 pyrosequencingTodd G B McLay
Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Am J Bot 99:e323-5. 2012..Microsatellite loci were isolated and developed as polymorphic markers for the New Zealand endemic root holoparasite Dactylanthus taylorii for use in population and conservation genetics studies...
- Mapping quantitative trait loci in multiple populations of Arabidopsis thaliana identifies natural allelic variation for trichome densityV Vaughan Symonds
Section of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas, 78712, USA
Genetics 169:1649-58. 2005..More generally, these findings suggest that the use of multiple populations holds great promise for better understanding the genetic architecture of natural variation...
- Gene silencing via DNA methylation in naturally occurring Tragopogon miscellus (Asteraceae) allopolyploidsTina Sehrish
Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
BMC Genomics 15:701. 2014..This species, which also exhibits extensive gene loss, was formed from the diploids T. dubius and T. pratensis...
- Synthetic polyploids of Tragopogon miscellus and T. mirus (Asteraceae): 60 Years after Ownbey's discoveryJennifer A Tate
Massey University, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Am J Bot 96:979-88. 2009..The successful generation of these synthetic polyploids offers the opportunity for detailed comparative studies of natural and synthetic polyploids within a nonmodel system...
- An analysis of microsatellite loci in Arabidopsis thaliana: mutational dynamics and applicationV Vaughan Symonds
Section of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology and Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
Genetics 165:1475-88. 2003..Results of cluster analyses are also presented, demonstrating the potential of microsatellite loci for resolving relationships among accessions of A. thaliana...