Anthony J Miller

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Affiliation: Institute for Animal Health
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparing nitrate storage and remobilization in two rice cultivars that differ in their nitrogen use efficiency
    Xiaorong Fan
    College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, PR China
    J Exp Bot 58:1729-40. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Amino acids and nitrate as signals for the regulation of nitrogen acquisition
    Anthony J Miller
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 59:111-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Xenopus oocytes as an expression system for plant transporters
    A J Miller
    Biochemistry and Physiology Department, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1465:343-58. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint The use of microelectrodes to investigate compartmentation and the transport of metabolized inorganic ions in plants
    A J Miller
    Department of Biochemistry and Physiology, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:541-9. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Freeways in the plant: transporters for N, P and S and their regulation
    Anthony J Miller
    Centre for Soils and Ecosystem Function, Rothamsted Research, Hertfordshire, UK
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 12:284-90. 2009
  6. pmc Cytosolic nitrate ion homeostasis: could it have a role in sensing nitrogen status?
    Anthony J Miller
    Centre for Soils and Ecosystem Function, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Ann Bot 101:485-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Nitrate transport and signalling
    Anthony J Miller
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 58:2297-306. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Linking rhizoplane pH and bacterial density at the microhabitat scale
    Paul G Dennis
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 76:101-4. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Roots, water, and nutrient acquisition: let's get physical
    Nick Chapman
    Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK
    Trends Plant Sci 17:701-10. 2012
  10. pmc Characterization of a two-component high-affinity nitrate uptake system in Arabidopsis. Physiology and protein-protein interaction
    Mathilde Orsel
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 142:1304-17. 2006

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparing nitrate storage and remobilization in two rice cultivars that differ in their nitrogen use efficiency
    Xiaorong Fan
    College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, PR China
    J Exp Bot 58:1729-40. 2007
    ..These measurements are discussed in relation to cultivar differences and physiological markers for NUE in rice...
  2. ncbi request reprint Amino acids and nitrate as signals for the regulation of nitrogen acquisition
    Anthony J Miller
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 59:111-9. 2008
    ..These results are reviewed in terms of feedback regulation and the putative cell sensing systems for N status including a possible specific role for cytosolic nitrate...
  3. ncbi request reprint Xenopus oocytes as an expression system for plant transporters
    A J Miller
    Biochemistry and Physiology Department, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1465:343-58. 2000
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  4. ncbi request reprint The use of microelectrodes to investigate compartmentation and the transport of metabolized inorganic ions in plants
    A J Miller
    Department of Biochemistry and Physiology, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:541-9. 2001
    ..Measurements can be used to determine the intracellular steady-state activities or report the response of cells to environmental changes...
  5. doi request reprint Freeways in the plant: transporters for N, P and S and their regulation
    Anthony J Miller
    Centre for Soils and Ecosystem Function, Rothamsted Research, Hertfordshire, UK
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 12:284-90. 2009
    ..Although transport mechanisms and membrane locations may be different, a picture is emerging that suggests sequence homology can be a reasonable indicator of the nutrient that is transported by each protein...
  6. pmc Cytosolic nitrate ion homeostasis: could it have a role in sensing nitrogen status?
    Anthony J Miller
    Centre for Soils and Ecosystem Function, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Ann Bot 101:485-9. 2008
    ..These results are considered in relation to a possible role in signalling nutrient status, and have relevance to other averaging techniques such as the use of 'omics' technologies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nitrate transport and signalling
    Anthony J Miller
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 58:2297-306. 2007
    ..Consideration is given to how well our molecular and physiological knowledge can be integrated as well to some key questions and opportunities for the future...
  8. doi request reprint Linking rhizoplane pH and bacterial density at the microhabitat scale
    Paul G Dennis
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 76:101-4. 2009
    ..These findings highlight the appropriateness of investigating the interactions between bacterial communities and their environment at the micro-spatial scale and the utility of the micro-sampling method...
  9. doi request reprint Roots, water, and nutrient acquisition: let's get physical
    Nick Chapman
    Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK
    Trends Plant Sci 17:701-10. 2012
    ..Turning this to an advantage, comparing results obtained with the same model plant Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) in different systems, we can tease apart the specific effects of soil physical properties...
  10. pmc Characterization of a two-component high-affinity nitrate uptake system in Arabidopsis. Physiology and protein-protein interaction
    Mathilde Orsel
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 142:1304-17. 2006
    ..1-1, can restore HATS to the atnar2.1-1 mutant. These plants did not recover wild-type nitrate HATS. Taken together, these results show that AtNAR2.1 is essential for HATS of nitrate in Arabidopsis...
  11. ncbi request reprint A kinetic model with ordered cytoplasmic dissociation for SUC1, an Arabidopsis H+/sucrose cotransporter expressed in Xenopus oocytes
    J Zhou
    Biochemistry and Physiology Department, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Membr Biol 159:113-25. 1997
    ..Combining these two, a single model emerges in which the binding on the external side can be random, but it can only be ordered on the inside, with the sugar dissociating before the proton...
  12. doi request reprint Are root exudates more important than other sources of rhizodeposits in structuring rhizosphere bacterial communities?
    Paul G Dennis
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 72:313-27. 2010
    ..Finally, we discuss the implications of rhizosphere bacterial distribution trends for the development of effective strategies to manage beneficial plant-microorganism interactions...
  13. ncbi request reprint A two-component high-affinity nitrate uptake system in barley
    Yiping Tong
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant J 41:442-50. 2005
    ..This specific requirement for two-gene products to give nitrate transport function has important implications for attempts to genetically manipulate this fundamental process in plants...
  14. doi request reprint Water supply and not nitrate concentration determines primary root growth in Arabidopsis
    Nick Chapman
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant Cell Environ 34:1630-8. 2011
    ..The sand rhizotron system is a useful tool for the study of RSA, providing a porous growth environment that can be used to simulate the effects of hydraulic conductivity on growth...
  15. doi request reprint Methylated arsenic species in plants originate from soil microorganisms
    Charlotte Lomax
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    New Phytol 193:665-72. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that plants are unable to methylate iAs, and instead take up methylated As produced by microorganisms...
  16. ncbi request reprint An improved Na+-selective microelectrode for intracellular measurements in plant cells
    D E Carden
    Biochemistry and Physiology Department, IACR-Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:1353-9. 2001
    ..These intracellular measurements could not be separated into distinct populations that might be representative of subcellular compartments...
  17. ncbi request reprint Early responses of resistant and susceptible potato roots during invasion by the potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis
    Jacqueline P Sheridan
    Plant Pathogen Interactions Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 55:751-60. 2004
    ..The results indicated a role for Ca2+ in the signalling events that occur during nematode invasion...
  18. doi request reprint A novel method for sampling bacteria on plant root and soil surfaces at the microhabitat scale
    Paul G Dennis
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Microbiol Methods 75:12-8. 2008
    ..1000-times smaller than other sampling methods involving swabbing. This novel technique represents an important methodological step facilitating microbial ecological investigations at a microhabitat scale...
  19. pmc The Arabidopsis ATNRT2.7 nitrate transporter controls nitrate content in seeds
    Franck Chopin
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Institut Jean Pierre Bourgin, Unité de la Nutrition Azotée des Plantes, F 78000 Versailles, France
    Plant Cell 19:1590-602. 2007
    ..7 or a mutation in the gene. Finally, we showed that this nitrate transporter protein was localized to the vacuolar membrane. Our results demonstrate that ATNRT2.7 plays a specific role in nitrate accumulation in the seed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Glutamine transport and feedback regulation of nitrate reductase activity in barley roots leads to changes in cytosolic nitrate pools
    Xiaorong Fan
    College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, PR China
    J Exp Bot 57:1333-40. 2006
    ..The data are discussed in terms of the mechanisms that are most likely to be responsible for the changes in cytosolic nitrate...
  21. pmc Extracellular Ca2+ ameliorates NaCl-induced K+ loss from Arabidopsis root and leaf cells by controlling plasma membrane K+ -permeable channels
    Sergey Shabala
    School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Plant Physiol 141:1653-65. 2006
    ..Our results suggest an additional mechanism of Ca2+ action on salt toxicity in plants: the amelioration of K+ loss from the cell by regulating (both directly and indirectly) K+ efflux channels...
  22. pmc Light-dark changes in cytosolic nitrate pools depend on nitrate reductase activity in Arabidopsis leaf cells
    Sarah J Cookson
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 7PX, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 138:1097-105. 2005
    ..We propose that the NR-dependent changes in cytosolic nitrate provide a cellular mechanism for the diurnal changes in vacuolar nitrate storage, and the results are discussed in terms of the possible signaling role of cytosolic nitrate...
  23. ncbi request reprint Potassium activities in cell compartments of salt-grown barley leaves
    Tracey Ann Cuin
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EA, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:657-61. 2003
    ..This suggests differences in the regulation of vacuolar a(K), but not cytosolic a(K), in leaf and root cells...
  24. pmc Single-cell measurements of the contributions of cytosolic Na(+) and K(+) to salt tolerance
    David E Carden
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9QG, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 131:676-83. 2003
    ..These single-cell measurements of cytosolic and vacuolar ion activities allow calculation of thermodynamic gradients that can be used to reveal (or predict) the type of active transporters at both the plasma membrane and tonoplast...
  25. ncbi request reprint A comparison of nitrate transport in four different rice (Oryza sativa L.) cultivars
    Xiaorong Fan
    College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, China
    Sci China C Life Sci 48:897-911. 2005
    ..The results from both the physiological and molecular experiments do provide some support for the hypothesis that the more popular rice cultivars grown in Jiangsu Province may be better at using NO3- as an N source...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differential regulation of the Chlamydomonas Nar1 gene family by carbon and nitrogen
    Vicente Mariscal
    Departamento de Bioquimica y Biologia Molecular, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Cordoba, Campus de Rabanales, Edificio Severo Ochoa, 14071 Cordoba, Spain
    Protist 157:421-33. 2006
    ..We have used Xenopus oocytes as a heterologous system for functional expression of NAR1.2. The electrophysiological response to HCO3- and NO2- provides evidence that NAR1.2 is involved in both HCO3- and NO2- transport...