A Baker

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Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint In vitro systems in the study of peroxisomal protein import
    A Baker
    Centre for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Experientia 52:1055-62. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-coordinate expression of peroxisome biogenesis, beta-oxidation and glyoxylate cycle genes in mature Arabidopsis plants
    Wayne L Charlton
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Plant Cell Rep 23:647-53. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Peroxisome biogenesis and positioning
    Alison Baker
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Biochem Soc Trans 38:807-16. 2010
  4. pmc Salt stress causes peroxisome proliferation, but inducing peroxisome proliferation does not improve NaCl tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Shiro Mitsuya
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e9408. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome protein import: some answers, more questions
    Alison Baker
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 8:640-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Biochemical and molecular approaches to understanding protein import into peroxisomes
    A Baker
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, U K
    Biochem Soc Trans 28:499-504. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Chewing the fat: beta-oxidation in signalling and development
    Alison Baker
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Trends Plant Sci 11:124-32. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Antibodies against pex14p block ATP-independent binding of matrix proteins to peroxisomes in vitro
    E Lopez-Huertas
    Centre for Plant Sciences, Leeds Institute of Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    FEBS Lett 459:227-9. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterisation of PEX6 orthologues from plants
    C P Kaplan
    Centre for Plant Sciences, LIBA, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT, Leeds, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1539:173-80. 2001
  10. pmc Stress induces peroxisome biogenesis genes
    E Lopez-Huertas
    Centre for Plant Sciences, Leeds Institute for Biotechnology and Agriculture, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    EMBO J 19:6770-7. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint In vitro systems in the study of peroxisomal protein import
    A Baker
    Centre for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Experientia 52:1055-62. 1996
    ..This review considers some of the requirements for establishing a bona fide peroxisomal import assay and discusses the findings which have emerged as a result of using such experimental systems...
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-coordinate expression of peroxisome biogenesis, beta-oxidation and glyoxylate cycle genes in mature Arabidopsis plants
    Wayne L Charlton
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Plant Cell Rep 23:647-53. 2005
    ..These results indicate that, in contrast to cucumber, pumpkin and barley, the glyoxylate cycle does not play a role in the recycling of carbon from the turnover of membrane lipids during senescence and starvation in Arabidopsis...
  3. doi request reprint Peroxisome biogenesis and positioning
    Alison Baker
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Biochem Soc Trans 38:807-16. 2010
    ..The isolation of mutants defective in peroxisome biogenesis has served to emphasize the important role of peroxisomes at all stages of the plant life cycle...
  4. pmc Salt stress causes peroxisome proliferation, but inducing peroxisome proliferation does not improve NaCl tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Shiro Mitsuya
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e9408. 2010
    ..This suggests that although peroxisome proliferation may be a consequence of salt stress, it does not affect the ability of Arabidopsis plants to tolerate saline conditions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome protein import: some answers, more questions
    Alison Baker
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 8:640-7. 2005
    ..Ubiquitination might play a role in receptor recycling in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and exciting progress is being made through studies of the targeting of membrane proteins...
  6. ncbi request reprint Biochemical and molecular approaches to understanding protein import into peroxisomes
    A Baker
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, U K
    Biochem Soc Trans 28:499-504. 2000
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  7. ncbi request reprint Chewing the fat: beta-oxidation in signalling and development
    Alison Baker
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Trends Plant Sci 11:124-32. 2006
    ..Mutations that disrupt beta-oxidation can have extremely pleiotropic effects, indicating important and varied roles for this pathway throughout the plant life cycle and making this an exciting topic for future research...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antibodies against pex14p block ATP-independent binding of matrix proteins to peroxisomes in vitro
    E Lopez-Huertas
    Centre for Plant Sciences, Leeds Institute of Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    FEBS Lett 459:227-9. 1999
    ..These results suggest that Pex14p functions before the ATP-dependent step of peroxisome assembly...
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterisation of PEX6 orthologues from plants
    C P Kaplan
    Centre for Plant Sciences, LIBA, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT, Leeds, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1539:173-80. 2001
    ..HaPEX6 identifies probable orthologues in Arabidopsis and rice...
  10. pmc Stress induces peroxisome biogenesis genes
    E Lopez-Huertas
    Centre for Plant Sciences, Leeds Institute for Biotechnology and Agriculture, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    EMBO J 19:6770-7. 2000
    ..We propose a model in which various stress situations that lead to the production of hydrogen peroxide can be ameliorated by elaboration of the peroxisome compartment to assist in restoration of the cellular redox balance...
  11. pmc Arabidopsis 22-kilodalton peroxisomal membrane protein. Nucleotide sequence analysis and biochemical characterization
    H B Tugal
    Centre for Plant Sciences, Leeds Institute for Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 120:309-20. 1999
    ..Although PMP22 shows increased accumulation during the growth of young seedlings, its expression is not stimulated by light...
  12. doi request reprint Shuttles and cycles: transport of proteins into the peroxisome matrix (review)
    Laura Anne Brown
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Mol Membr Biol 25:363-75. 2008
    ..This review seeks to integrate recent findings from yeast, mammalian and plant systems to present an up to date account of how proteins enter the peroxisome matrix...
  13. pmc The Arabidopsis peroxisomal ABC transporter, comatose, complements the Saccharomyces cerevisiae pxa1 pxa2Delta mutant for metabolism of long-chain fatty acids and exhibits fatty acyl-CoA-stimulated ATPase activity
    Yvonne Nyathi
    Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, Centre for Plant Sciences, Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
    J Biol Chem 285:29892-902. 2010
    ..The implications of these findings for the function and substrate specificity of CTS are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome biogenesis and protein import in plants, animals and yeasts: enigma and variations? (Review)
    Imogen A Sparkes
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Mol Membr Biol 19:171-85. 2002
    ..Despite much progress, many aspects of peroxisome biology remain an enigma, and current questions and controversies in the field are highlighted and discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Isolation of a cDNA encoding an Arabidopsis galactokinase by functional expression in yeast
    C P Kaplan
    Centre for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Leeds, UK
    Plant Mol Biol 34:497-506. 1997
    ..cerevisiae galactokinase mutant. Galactokinase is a single copy gene in Arabidopsis, which has been designated AGK1, and is expressed in all the major organs of the plant...
  16. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome biogenesis and the role of protein import
    Laura Anne Brown
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    J Cell Mol Med 7:388-400. 2003
    ..This review explores current understanding of each key area in peroxisome biogenesis, paying particular attention to the role of protein import...
  17. ncbi request reprint Plant peroxisomes as a source of signalling molecules
    Yvonne Nyathi
    Centre for Plant Sciences, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1763:1478-95. 2006
    ..However progress in identifying peroxisome specific isoforms of enzymes associated with ROS metabolism should allow a more definitive assessment of these contributions in the future...
  18. pmc An Arabidopsis pex10 null mutant is embryo lethal, implicating peroxisomes in an essential role during plant embryogenesis
    Imogen A Sparkes
    Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 133:1809-19. 2003
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  19. doi request reprint Getting a camel through the eye of a needle: the import of folded proteins by peroxisomes
    Thomas Lanyon-Hogg
    School of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds LS29JT, UK
    Biol Cell 102:245-63. 2010
    ..This review summarizes and integrates recent findings on peroxisome matrix protein import from yeast, plant and mammalian model systems, and discusses some of the gaps in our understanding of this remarkable protein transport system...
  20. pmc Control of germination and lipid mobilization by COMATOSE, the Arabidopsis homologue of human ALDP
    Steven Footitt
    IACR Long Ashton Research Station, Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Bristol, Long Ashton, Bristol BS41 9AF, UK
    EMBO J 21:2912-22. 2002
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  21. pmc The COMATOSE ATP-binding cassette transporter is required for full fertility in Arabidopsis
    Steven Footitt
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Plant Physiol 144:1467-80. 2007
    ..Taken together, our data support an important role for beta-oxidation in fertility in Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) and suggest that this pathway could play a role in the mobilization of lipids in both pollen and female tissues...
  22. ncbi request reprint Arabidopsis PEX19 is a dimeric protein that binds the peroxin PEX10
    Dawn A Hadden
    Biosciences, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, S1 1WB, UK
    Mol Membr Biol 23:325-36. 2006
    ..Moreover, cross-linking studies of native AtPEX19 suggest that in vivo it is the dimeric species of the protein that preferentially forms complexes with other proteins...
  23. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the role of COMATOSE and peroxisomal beta-oxidation in the determination of germination potential in Arabidopsis
    Steven Footitt
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 57:2805-14. 2006
    ..A function is suggested for CTS following after-ripening within pathways related to the progression of germination prior to radicle emergence...
  24. ncbi request reprint The Arabidopsis thaliana multifunctional protein gene (MFP2) of peroxisomal beta-oxidation is essential for seedling establishment
    Elizabeth L Rylott
    CNAP, Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Plant J 45:930-41. 2006
    ..The mfp2-1 aim1double mutant aborted during the early stages of embryo development showing that these two proteins share a common function that is essential for this key stage in the life cycle...
  25. ncbi request reprint Peroxisomal ABC transporters
    Frederica L Theodoulou
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    FEBS Lett 580:1139-55. 2006
    ..A common function is import of substrates for beta-oxidation but much remains to be determined concerning transport substrates and mechanisms which appear to differ significantly between phyla...
  26. pmc AtPEX2 and AtPEX10 are targeted to peroxisomes independently of known endoplasmic reticulum trafficking routes
    Imogen Averil Sparkes
    School of Biological and Molecular Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, UK
    Plant Physiol 139:690-700. 2005
    ..We conclude that AtPEX2 and AtPEX10 are inserted into peroxisome membranes directly from the cytosol...
  27. pmc Characterization of the targeting signal of the Arabidopsis 22-kD integral peroxisomal membrane protein
    Mary A Murphy
    Department of Botany, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Plant Physiol 133:813-28. 2003
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  28. pmc Jasmonic acid levels are reduced in COMATOSE ATP-binding cassette transporter mutants. Implications for transport of jasmonate precursors into peroxisomes
    Frederica L Theodoulou
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 137:835-40. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint AtLACS7 interacts with the TPR domains of the PTS1 receptor PEX5
    Stefania Bonsegna
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali, Universita degli Studi di Lecce, Italy
    Arch Biochem Biophys 443:74-81. 2005
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  30. ncbi request reprint Germination and storage reserve mobilization are regulated independently in Arabidopsis
    Sarah L Pritchard
    Centre for Novel Agricultural Products, Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Plant J 31:639-47. 2002
    ..Two independent programmes appear to operate, one that is blocked by ABA, governing developmental growth resulting in germination; and a second that governs storage lipid mobilization which is largely ABA-independent...
  31. ncbi request reprint PTS1-independent targeting of isocitrate lyase to peroxisomes requires the PTS1 receptor Pex5p
    John A Parkes
    Centre for Plant Sciences University of Leeds LS2 9JT Leeds, UK
    Mol Membr Biol 20:61-9. 2003
    ..Thus, ICL can be targeted to peroxisomes in a Pex5p-dependent but PTS1-independent fashion. These results help to clarify the contradictory published data about the requirement of the PTS1 signal for ICL targeting...