C H Foyer

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Animal Health
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Drought and oxidative load in the leaves of C3 plants: a predominant role for photorespiration?
    Graham Noctor
    Crop Performance and Improvement, IARC Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts, UK
    Ann Bot 89:841-50. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional profiling approaches to understanding how plants regulate growth and defence: a case study illustrated by analysis of the role of vitamin C
    Christine H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    EXS 97:55-86. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Markers and signals associated with nitrogen assimilation in higher plants
    Christine H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:585-93. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Prospects for enhancement of the soluble antioxidants, ascorbate and glutathione
    C H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Biofactors 15:75-8. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Drought controls on H2O2 accumulation, catalase (CAT) activity and CAT gene expression in wheat
    Celina M Luna
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 56:417-23. 2005
  6. pmc Redox homeostasis and antioxidant signaling: a metabolic interface between stress perception and physiological responses
    Christine H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant Cell 17:1866-75. 2005
  7. pmc Peroxide processing in photosynthesis: antioxidant coupling and redox signalling
    G Noctor
    Department of Biochemistry and Physiology, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 355:1465-75. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Sink regulation of photosynthesis
    M J Paul
    Biochemistry and Physiology Department, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:1383-400. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of leaf ascorbate content on defense and photosynthesis gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Guy Kiddle
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK
    Antioxid Redox Signal 5:23-32. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Roles for redox regulation in leaf senescence of pea plants grown on different sources of nitrogen nutrition
    H Vanacker
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamstead Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 57:1735-45. 2006

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Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Drought and oxidative load in the leaves of C3 plants: a predominant role for photorespiration?
    Graham Noctor
    Crop Performance and Improvement, IARC Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts, UK
    Ann Bot 89:841-50. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional profiling approaches to understanding how plants regulate growth and defence: a case study illustrated by analysis of the role of vitamin C
    Christine H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    EXS 97:55-86. 2007
    ..Finally a case study using the analysis of vitamin C deficient plants is presented to illustrate the power of this approach in enhancing comprehension of important and complex biological functions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Markers and signals associated with nitrogen assimilation in higher plants
    Christine H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:585-93. 2003
    ..It is probable that factors associated with early events and processes in C and N assimilation influence the relative composition of minor amino acids...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prospects for enhancement of the soluble antioxidants, ascorbate and glutathione
    C H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Biofactors 15:75-8. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Drought controls on H2O2 accumulation, catalase (CAT) activity and CAT gene expression in wheat
    Celina M Luna
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 56:417-23. 2005
    ..Drought decreased abundance, and modified the pattern, of CAT1 and CAT2 mRNAs. It was concluded that the complex regulation of CAT mRNA, particularly at the level of translation, allows precise control of leaf H2O2 accumulation...
  6. pmc Redox homeostasis and antioxidant signaling: a metabolic interface between stress perception and physiological responses
    Christine H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant Cell 17:1866-75. 2005
  7. pmc Peroxide processing in photosynthesis: antioxidant coupling and redox signalling
    G Noctor
    Department of Biochemistry and Physiology, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 355:1465-75. 2000
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Sink regulation of photosynthesis
    M J Paul
    Biochemistry and Physiology Department, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:1383-400. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of leaf ascorbate content on defense and photosynthesis gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Guy Kiddle
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK
    Antioxid Redox Signal 5:23-32. 2003
    ..The abundance of this antioxidant provides information on redox buffering capacity that coordinates redox processes associated with the regulation of photosynthesis and plant defense...
  10. ncbi request reprint Roles for redox regulation in leaf senescence of pea plants grown on different sources of nitrogen nutrition
    H Vanacker
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamstead Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 57:1735-45. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate that the leaves of nodulated plants undergo an earlier inhibition of photosynthesis and suffer enhanced oxidation during the senescence phase than those from nitrate-fed plants...
  11. pmc Mitochondria-driven changes in leaf NAD status exert a crucial influence on the control of nitrate assimilation and the integration of carbon and nitrogen metabolism
    Christelle Dutilleul
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Plant Physiol 139:64-78. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Low temperature-induced changes in the distribution of H2O2 and antioxidants between the bundle sheath and mesophyll cells of maize leaves
    G Pastori
    Biochemistry and Physiology Department, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts, UK
    J Exp Bot 51:107-13. 2000
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  13. ncbi request reprint Specification of adaxial and abaxial stomata, epidermal structure and photosynthesis to CO2 enrichment in maize leaves
    S P Driscoll
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 57:381-90. 2006
    ..Conversely, photosynthesis on the abaxial surface is largely independent of CO2 concentration and rather independent of stomatal function...
  14. pmc Common components, networks, and pathways of cross-tolerance to stress. The central role of "redox" and abscisic acid-mediated controls
    Gabriela M Pastori
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant Physiol 129:460-8. 2002
  15. pmc Mitochondrial respiratory pathways modulate nitrate sensing and nitrogen-dependent regulation of plant architecture in Nicotiana sylvestris
    Till K Pellny
    Plant Science Department, Centre for Crop Genetic Improvement, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL52JQ, UK
    Plant J 54:976-92. 2008
    ..We propose a model in which the amine/nitrate ratio interacts with GA signalling and respiratory pathways to regulate the partitioning of biomass between shoots and roots...
  16. ncbi request reprint Regulation of calcium signalling and gene expression by glutathione
    L D Gomez
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 55:1851-9. 2004
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  17. pmc Post-transcriptional regulation prevents accumulation of glutathione reductase protein and activity in the bundle sheath cells of maize
    G M Pastori
    Biochemistry and Physiology Department, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 122:667-75. 2000
    ..The resulting limitation on the capacity for regeneration of reduced glutathione in this compartment may contribute to the extreme chilling sensitivity of maize leaves...
  18. pmc Leaf vitamin C contents modulate plant defense transcripts and regulate genes that control development through hormone signaling
    Gabriela M Pastori
    Crop Performance and Improvement, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 15:939-51. 2003
    ..Hence, through modifying gene expression, vitamin C contents not only act to regulate defense and survival but also act via phytohormones to modulate plant growth under optimal conditions...
  19. pmc The function of ascorbate oxidase in tobacco
    Cristina Pignocchi
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 132:1631-41. 2003
    ..Taken together, these data show that there is an interaction between hormone, redox, and light signals at the level of the apoplast via modulation of ion of AA content...
  20. ncbi request reprint Apoplastic ascorbate metabolism and its role in the regulation of cell signalling
    Cristina Pignocchi
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ, Hertfordshire, UK
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 6:379-89. 2003
    ..We propose that a key function of the oxidative burst and of AO is to modify the apoplastic redox state in such a way as to modify receptor activity and signal transduction to regulate defence and growth...
  21. ncbi request reprint Yeast complementation reveals a role for an Arabidopsis thaliana late embryogenesis abundant (LEA)-like protein in oxidative stress tolerance
    Shaheen B Mowla
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant J 48:743-56. 2006
    ..This protein functions as part of a complex network of defences that contribute to robustness of plants under stress by minimizing the negative effects of oxidation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Co-ordination of leaf minor amino acid contents in crop species: significance and interpretation
    Graham Noctor
    Biochemistry and Physiology Department, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:939-45. 2002
    ..While these data might be interpreted as an indication of cross-pathway regulation of the expression of key biosynthetic enzymes, the impact of factors such as protein degradation and storage cannot be ignored...
  23. pmc Regulation of respiration and the oxygen diffusion barrier in soybean protect symbiotic nitrogen fixation from chilling-induced inhibition and shoots from premature senescence
    Philippus D R Van Heerden
    Plant Sciences Department, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 148:316-27. 2008
    ..The resultant limitations on nitrogen availability contribute to the greater chilling-induced inhibition of photosynthesis in PAN than in HT...
  24. ncbi request reprint Redox regulation of peroxiredoxin and proteinases by ascorbate and thiols during pea root nodule senescence
    Karin Groten
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    FEBS Lett 580:1269-76. 2006
    ..Senescence-dependent decreases in redox-active factors, particularly ascorbate and peroxiredoxin favour decreased redox-mediated inactivation of cysteine proteinases...
  25. doi request reprint Gene expression, cellular localisation and function of glutamine synthetase isozymes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
    Stéphanie M Bernard
    Plant Science Department, Centre for Crop Genetic Improvement, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Plant Mol Biol 67:89-105. 2008
    ..Use of this genetic variation should inform future efforts to modulate this enzyme for pre-breeding efforts to improve nitrogen use in wheat...
  26. pmc Intercellular distribution of glutathione synthesis in maize leaves and its response to short-term chilling
    Leonardo D Gomez
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 134:1662-71. 2004
    ..Return to optimal temperatures allowed glutathione to increase, particularly glutathione disulfide, and this was associated with leaf chlorosis...
  27. pmc Ascorbate oxidase-dependent changes in the redox state of the apoplast modulate gene transcript accumulation leading to modified hormone signaling and orchestration of defense processes in tobacco
    Cristina Pignocchi
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 141:423-35. 2006
    ..Hence, AO activity, which modulates the redox state of the apoplastic AA pool, strongly influences the responses of plant cells to external and internal stimuli...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adaxial/abaxial specification in the regulation of photosynthesis and stomatal opening with respect to light orientation and growth with CO2 enrichment in the C4 species Paspalum dilatatum
    Ana Sofia Soares
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    New Phytol 177:186-98. 2008
    ..Adaxial/abaxial specification in the regulation of photosynthesis results from differential sensitivity of stomatal opening to light orientation and fixed gradients of enzyme activation across the leaf...
  29. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in pea (Pisum sativum L.) demonstrates the importance of root but not shoot C/N ratios in the control of plant morphology and reveals a unique relationship between shoot length and nodulation intensity
    Ndiko N Ludidi
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant Cell Environ 30:1256-68. 2007
    ..These results suggest that stem height could be used as a breeding marker for the selection of pea cultivars with high nodule numbers and high seed N contents...
  30. ncbi request reprint ABA plays a central role in mediating the regulatory effects of nitrate on root branching in Arabidopsis
    L Signora
    Division of Crop Performance and Improvement, IACR-Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 JQ, UK
    Plant J 28:655-62. 2001
    ..thaliana roots. One pathway is ABA-dependent and involves ABI4 and ABI5, whereas the second pathway is ABA-independent. In addition, ABA also plays a role in mediating the stimulation of LR elongation by local NO3(-) applications...
  31. doi request reprint Pyridine nucleotide cycling and control of intracellular redox state in relation to poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase activity and nuclear localization of glutathione during exponential growth of Arabidopsis cells in culture
    Till K Pellny
    Plant Sciences, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2 JQ, UK
    Mol Plant 2:442-56. 2009
    ..The correlation between PARP expression and activity and GSH accumulation and the finding that GSH can be recruited to the nucleus suggest a relationship between redox regulation and nuclear enzyme activity...
  32. 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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  33. pmc Ascorbic acid deficiency activates cell death and disease resistance responses in Arabidopsis
    Valeria Pavet
    Departamento de Quimica Biologica, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Ciudad Universitaria, Cordoba 5000, Argentina
    Plant Physiol 139:1291-303. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that ascorbic acid abundance modifies the threshold for activation of plant innate defense responses via redox mechanisms that are independent of the natural senescence program...
  34. ncbi request reprint Interactions between biosynthesis, compartmentation and transport in the control of glutathione homeostasis and signalling
    Graham Noctor
    Institut de Biotechnologie des Plantes, Bât 630 Université Paris VII, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    J Exp Bot 53:1283-304. 2002
    ..All these factors must be considered in order to evaluate the significance of glutathione as a signalling component during development, abiotic stress, or pathogen attack...
  35. pmc Functional mitochondrial complex I is required by tobacco leaves for optimal photosynthetic performance in photorespiratory conditions and during transients
    Christelle Dutilleul
    Institut de Biotechnologie des Plantes, Université de Paris XI, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Plant Physiol 131:264-75. 2003
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  36. ncbi request reprint Lessons from redox signaling in plants
    Christine H Foyer
    Antioxid Redox Signal 5:3-5. 2003
  37. pmc Leaf mitochondria modulate whole cell redox homeostasis, set antioxidant capacity, and determine stress resistance through altered signaling and diurnal regulation
    Christelle Dutilleul
    Institut de Biotechnologie des Plantes, Laboratoire Mitochondries et Métabolisme, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 8618, Universite Paris Sud XI, Orsay 91405, France
    Plant Cell 15:1212-26. 2003
    ..This reorchestration of the cellular antioxidative system is associated with higher tolerance to ozone and Tobacco mosaic virus...
  38. ncbi request reprint Elevated sucrose-phosphate synthase activity in transgenic tobacco sustains photosynthesis in older leaves and alters development
    Charles J Baxter
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:1813-20. 2003
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  39. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial redox biology and homeostasis in plants
    Graham Noctor
    Institut de Biotechnologie des Plantes, UMR CNRS 8618, Université de Paris XI, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Trends Plant Sci 12:125-34. 2007
    ..In this review, mitochondrial redox metabolism is discussed in relation to the integrated cellular energy and redox function that controls plant cell biology and fate...
  40. pmc Lack of respiratory chain complex I impairs alternative oxidase engagement and modulates redox signaling during elicitor-induced cell death in tobacco
    Guillaume Vidal
    Laboratoire Mitochondries et Métabolisme, Institut de Biotechnologie des Plantes, Unite Mixte de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 8618, Universite Paris Sud, 91 405 Orsay, France
    Plant Cell 19:640-55. 2007
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  41. ncbi request reprint Legume nodule senescence: roles for redox and hormone signalling in the orchestration of the natural aging process
    Alain Puppo
    UMR CNRS UNSA INRA IPMSV 400, Route des Chappes, BP167 06903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
    New Phytol 165:683-701. 2005
    ..We propose models by which ROS and antioxidants interact with hormones such as abscisic acid in the orchestration of nodule senescence...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of mitochondrial electron transport mutants to evaluate the effects of redox state on photosynthesis, stress tolerance and the integration of carbon/nitrogen metabolism
    Graham Noctor
    Laboratoire Signalisation Redox, Institut de Biotechnologie des Plantes, Batiment 630, Universite Paris XI, F 91405 Orsay cedex, France
    J Exp Bot 55:49-57. 2004
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  43. ncbi request reprint Light and oxygen are not required for harpin-induced cell death
    Marie Garmier
    Institut de Biotechnologie des Plantes, Universite Paris Sud 11, UMR CNRS 8618, Batiment 630, 91405, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Biol Chem 282:37556-66. 2007
    ..We conclude that the harpin-induced cell death does not require ROS accumulation in the apoplast or in the chloroplasts but that mitochondrial ROS could be important in the orchestration of the cell suicide program...
  44. ncbi request reprint Inter-relationships between light and respiration in the control of ascorbic acid synthesis and accumulation in Arabidopsis thaliana leaves
    Carlos G Bartoli
    Plant Physiology Institute INFIVE, Schools of Agronomy and of Natural Sciences, National University of La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
    J Exp Bot 57:1621-31. 2006
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  45. ncbi request reprint Coordinate induction of glutathione biosynthesis and glutathione-metabolizing enzymes is correlated with salt tolerance in tomato
    Valentina Mittova
    Albert Katz Department of Drylands Biotechnologies, Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990, Israel
    FEBS Lett 554:417-21. 2003
    ..These results suggest a mechanism of coordinate upregulation of synthesis and metabolism of GSH in Lpa, that is absent from Lem...
  46. ncbi request reprint A Temperature-sensitive mutation in the Arabidopsis thaliana phosphomannomutase gene disrupts protein glycosylation and triggers cell death
    Frank A Hoeberichts
    Department of Plant Systems Biology, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology VIB, Ghent University, 9052 Gent, Belgium
    J Biol Chem 283:5708-18. 2008
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  47. doi request reprint Cysteine proteinases regulate chloroplast protein content and composition in tobacco leaves: a model for dynamic interactions with ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco) vesicular bodies
    Anneke Prins
    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Agriculture Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    J Exp Bot 59:1935-50. 2008
    ..Furthermore, these data form the basis for a new model of Rubisco protein turnover involving CPs and RVBs...
  48. pmc Control of ascorbate synthesis by respiration and its implications for stress responses
    A Harvey Millar
    Plant Molecular Biology Group, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley 6009, Australia
    Plant Physiol 133:443-7. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Photorespiration-dependent increases in phospho enolpyruvate carboxylase, isocitrate dehydrogenase and glutamate dehydrogenase in transformed tobacco plants deficient in ferredoxin-dependent glutamine-alpha-ketoglutarate aminotransferase
    Sylvie Ferrario-Mery
    Unité de Nutrition Azotée des Plantes, INRA de Versailles, Route de Saint Cyr, 78026 Versailles Cedex, France
    Planta 214:877-86. 2002
    ..In addition, we provide the first demonstration of a compensatory role for NAD(H)-GDH in stabilising the leaf glutamic acid pool when Fd-GOGAT becomes limiting...