Howard Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Animal Health
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Five ways to stay green
    H Thomas
    Cell Biology Department, IGER, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, UK
    J Exp Bot 51:329-37. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Annuality, perenniality and cell death
    H Thomas
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, Wales, UK
    J Exp Bot 51:1781-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Ageing in plants
    Howard Thomas
    Cell Biology Department, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, SY23 3EB, Ceredigion, UK
    Mech Ageing Dev 123:747-53. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint What stay-green mutants tell us about nitrogen remobilization in leaf senescence
    Howard Thomas
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:801-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Defining senescence and death
    Howard Thomas
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth SY23 3EB, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:1127-32. 2003
  6. pmc Rice pseudomolecule-anchored cross-species DNA sequence alignments indicate regional genomic variation in expressed sequence conservation
    Ian Armstead
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB, UK
    BMC Genomics 8:283. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Modification of nitrogen remobilization, grain fill and leaf senescence in maize (Zea mays) by transposon insertional mutagenesis in a protease gene
    Iain S Donnison
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, Wales, UK
    New Phytol 173:481-94. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Cross-species identification of Mendel's I locus
    Ian Armstead
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Aberystwyth SY23 3EB, UK
    Science 315:73. 2007
  9. pmc Evolution of plant senescence
    Howard Thomas
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion, SY23 3DA, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 9:163. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Nondestructive analysis of senescence in mesophyll cells by spectral resolution of protein synthesis-dependent pigment metabolism
    Alan Gay
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    New Phytol 179:663-74. 2008

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Five ways to stay green
    H Thomas
    Cell Biology Department, IGER, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, UK
    J Exp Bot 51:329-37. 2000
    ..Loci for greenness in pearl millet have been identified, some of which are associated with drought responses or flowering time. Finally the question of the limits on stay-green as a productivity-enhancing character is addressed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Annuality, perenniality and cell death
    H Thomas
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, Wales, UK
    J Exp Bot 51:1781-8. 2000
    ..Applications of methods for the genetic analysis of quantitative characters are described, including the exploitation of introgression mapping in Lolium-Festuca and quantitative trait locus mapping in cereals and other species...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ageing in plants
    Howard Thomas
    Cell Biology Department, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, SY23 3EB, Ceredigion, UK
    Mech Ageing Dev 123:747-53. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint What stay-green mutants tell us about nitrogen remobilization in leaf senescence
    Howard Thomas
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:801-8. 2002
    ..A strategy is described for cloning the stay-green gene, based on subtractive PCR-based analyses of intergeneric introgressions and map-based cloning...
  5. ncbi request reprint Defining senescence and death
    Howard Thomas
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth SY23 3EB, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:1127-32. 2003
    ..It is concluded that, in terms of physiological components and their controls, senescence and PCD are at best only distantly related...
  6. pmc Rice pseudomolecule-anchored cross-species DNA sequence alignments indicate regional genomic variation in expressed sequence conservation
    Ian Armstead
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB, UK
    BMC Genomics 8:283. 2007
    ..Here, we present a sequence similarity analysis based upon comparison of transcript-assembly and methylation-filtered databases from five plant species and physically anchored rice coding sequences...
  7. ncbi request reprint Modification of nitrogen remobilization, grain fill and leaf senescence in maize (Zea mays) by transposon insertional mutagenesis in a protease gene
    Iain S Donnison
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, Wales, UK
    New Phytol 173:481-94. 2007
    ..It is concluded, on the basis of transposon mutagenesis, that See2beta has an important role in N-use and resource allocation under N-limited conditions, and a minor but significant function in the later stages of senescence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cross-species identification of Mendel's I locus
    Ian Armstead
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Aberystwyth SY23 3EB, UK
    Science 315:73. 2007
    ..Genetic mapping in pea demonstrated cosegregation with the yellow/green cotyledon polymorphism (I/i) first reported by Gregor Mendel in 1866...
  9. pmc Evolution of plant senescence
    Howard Thomas
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion, SY23 3DA, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 9:163. 2009
    ..The present paper uses these resources to make a study of the evolutionary origins of angiosperm senescence based on a survey of the distribution, across plant and microbial taxa, and expression of senescence-related genes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nondestructive analysis of senescence in mesophyll cells by spectral resolution of protein synthesis-dependent pigment metabolism
    Alan Gay
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    New Phytol 179:663-74. 2008
    ..The suitability of senescence as a subject for systems biology approaches is discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint The colors of autumn leaves as symptoms of cellular recycling and defenses against environmental stresses
    Helen J Ougham
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB, Wales, United Kingdom
    Curr Top Dev Biol 66:135-60. 2005
    ..Finally, some new approaches to the analysis of protein recycling in senescence are briefly considered...
  12. ncbi request reprint Introgression mapping in the grasses
    Julie King
    Molecular and Applied Genetics Team, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, SY23 3EB, Wales, UK
    Chromosome Res 15:105-13. 2007
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Markers and mapping revisited: finding your gene
    Neil Jones
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Edward Llwyd Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, UK
    New Phytol 183:935-66. 2009
    ..We end with a brief speculation on how genome analysis may progress into the future of this highly dynamic arena of plant science...
  14. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the chlorophyll catabolism pathway in leaves of an introgression senescence mutant of Lolium temulentum
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    Phytochemistry 65:1231-8. 2004
    ..These data are discussed in relation to current understanding of the genetic and metabolic control of chlorophyll catabolism in leaf senescence...
  15. doi request reprint The adaptive value of leaf colour
    Helen Ougham
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB, UK
    New Phytol 179:9-13. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Construction of a Festuca pratensis BAC library for map-based cloning in Festulolium substitution lines
    Iain S Donnison
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, SY23 3EB, UK
    Theor Appl Genet 110:846-51. 2005
    ..Moreover, when the four BACs were partially sequenced, no obvious coding regions could be identified. This contrasted to BACs identified using cDNA sequences, when multiple genes were identified on the same BAC...
  17. doi request reprint Senescence, ageing and death of the whole plant
    Howard Thomas
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Edward Llwyd Building, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DA, UK
    New Phytol 197:696-711. 2013
    ..696 I. 697 II. 697 III. 699 IV. 700 V. 703 VI. 704 VII. 707 708 References 708..
  18. ncbi request reprint Senescence: developmental program or timetable?
    Stefan Jansson
    New Phytol 179:575-9. 2008
  19. ncbi request reprint From crop to model to crop: identifying the genetic basis of the staygreen mutation in the Lolium/Festuca forage and amenity grasses
    Ian Armstead
    New Phytol 172:592-7. 2006