Neil R Baker

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Affiliation: University of Essex
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint High resolution imaging of photosynthetic activities of tissues, cells and chloroplasts in leaves
    N R Baker
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:615-21. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Determining the limitations and regulation of photosynthetic energy transduction in leaves
    Neil R Baker
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, Essex, UK
    Plant Cell Environ 30:1107-25. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Applications of chlorophyll fluorescence can improve crop production strategies: an examination of future possibilities
    Neil R Baker
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 55:1607-21. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Chlorophyll fluorescence: a probe of photosynthesis in vivo
    Neil R Baker
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 59:89-113. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The responses of guard and mesophyll cell photosynthesis to CO2, O2, light, and water stress in a range of species are similar
    Tracy Lawson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:1743-52. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Control of Ascorbate Peroxidase 2 expression by hydrogen peroxide and leaf water status during excess light stress reveals a functional organisation of Arabidopsis leaves
    Michael J Fryer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    Plant J 33:691-705. 2003
  7. doi request reprint The water-water cycle in leaves is not a major alternative electron sink for dissipation of excess excitation energy when CO(2) assimilation is restricted
    Steven M Driever
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    Plant Cell Environ 34:837-46. 2011
  8. pmc The high light response in Arabidopsis involves ABA signaling between vascular and bundle sheath cells
    Gregorio Galvez-Valdivieso
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 21:2143-62. 2009
  9. pmc Responses of photosynthetic electron transport in stomatal guard cells and mesophyll cells in intact leaves to light, CO2, and humidity
    Tracy Lawson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 128:52-62. 2002
  10. pmc Spatial dependence for hydrogen peroxide-directed signaling in light-stressed plants
    Philip M Mullineaux
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 141:346-50. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint High resolution imaging of photosynthetic activities of tissues, cells and chloroplasts in leaves
    N R Baker
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:615-21. 2001
    ..A comparison of the operating quantum efficiency of PSII photochemistry within guard cells and adjacent mesophyll cells of Commelina communis is also made, before and after stomatal closure through a change in ambient humidity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Determining the limitations and regulation of photosynthetic energy transduction in leaves
    Neil R Baker
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, Essex, UK
    Plant Cell Environ 30:1107-25. 2007
    ..Non-invasive probing of electron fluxes through PSI and PSII, and proton fluxes across the thylakoid membranes can provide insights into the operation of such regulatory processes in vivo...
  3. ncbi request reprint Applications of chlorophyll fluorescence can improve crop production strategies: an examination of future possibilities
    Neil R Baker
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 55:1607-21. 2004
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Chlorophyll fluorescence: a probe of photosynthesis in vivo
    Neil R Baker
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 59:89-113. 2008
    ..Finally, applications of fluorescence imaging to studies of photosynthetic heterogeneity and the rapid screening of large numbers of plants for perturbations in photosynthesis and associated metabolism are considered...
  5. ncbi request reprint The responses of guard and mesophyll cell photosynthesis to CO2, O2, light, and water stress in a range of species are similar
    Tracy Lawson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:1743-52. 2003
    ..It was concluded that the photosynthetic efficiency in guard cells is determined by the same factors that determine it in the mesophyll...
  6. ncbi request reprint Control of Ascorbate Peroxidase 2 expression by hydrogen peroxide and leaf water status during excess light stress reveals a functional organisation of Arabidopsis leaves
    Michael J Fryer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    Plant J 33:691-705. 2003
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The water-water cycle in leaves is not a major alternative electron sink for dissipation of excess excitation energy when CO(2) assimilation is restricted
    Steven M Driever
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    Plant Cell Environ 34:837-46. 2011
    ..Clearly the water-water cycle can operate in leaves under some conditions, but it does not act as a major sink for excess excitation energy when CO(2) assimilation is restricted...
  8. pmc The high light response in Arabidopsis involves ABA signaling between vascular and bundle sheath cells
    Gregorio Galvez-Valdivieso
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 21:2143-62. 2009
    ..ABA is necessary for the successful adjustment of the leaf to repeated episodes of high light. This process involves maintenance of photochemical quenching, which is required for dissipation of excess excitation energy...
  9. pmc Responses of photosynthetic electron transport in stomatal guard cells and mesophyll cells in intact leaves to light, CO2, and humidity
    Tracy Lawson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 128:52-62. 2002
    ..This indicates that photosynthetic electron transport in guard cell chloroplasts responds to internal, not ambient, CO2 concentration...
  10. pmc Spatial dependence for hydrogen peroxide-directed signaling in light-stressed plants
    Philip M Mullineaux
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 141:346-50. 2006
  11. pmc Reductions in mesophyll and guard cell photosynthesis impact on the control of stomatal responses to light and CO2
    Tracy Lawson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 59:3609-19. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Imaging of reactive oxygen species in vivo
    Steven M Driever
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex, UK
    Methods Mol Biol 479:109-16. 2009
    ..Imaging of the probes in the cells and tissues of leaves allows sites of ROS production to be identified...
  13. ncbi request reprint Low growth temperatures modify the efficiency of light use by photosystem II for CO2 assimilation in leaves of two chilling-tolerant C4 species, Cyperus longus L. and Miscanthus x giganteus
    Peter K Farage
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, Essex, UK
    Plant Cell Environ 29:720-8. 2006
    ..These differences may explain the long growing season and remarkable productivity of this C4 plant in cool climates, even in comparison to other C4 species such as C. longus, which occur naturally in such climates...
  14. pmc Lateral diffusion of CO2 in leaves is not sufficient to support photosynthesis
    James I L Morison
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    Plant Physiol 139:254-66. 2005
    ..3 mm in normal leaves, irrespective of the presence or absence of bundle sheath extensions, because of the CO(2) assimilation by cells along the diffusion pathway...
  15. ncbi request reprint Imaging of photo-oxidative stress responses in leaves
    Michael J Fryer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:1249-54. 2002
    ..Singlet oxygen and superoxide production were found to be primarily located in mesophyll tissues whereas hydrogen peroxide accumulation and APX2 gene expression were primarily localized in the vascular tissues...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of elevated UV-B radiation on photosynthetic electron transport, primary productivity and carbon allocation in estuarine epipelic diatoms
    Jen Waring
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK
    Plant Cell Environ 29:521-34. 2006
    ..However, the ecological effects of UV-B at the community level are difficult to predict as large variations occur between species...
  17. pmc Arabidopsis HEAT SHOCK TRANSCRIPTION FACTORA1b overexpression enhances water productivity, resistance to drought, and infection
    Ulrike Bechtold
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 64:3467-81. 2013
    ..From this example, it is suggested that HSFA1b directly regulates 55 HSE1b-containing genes, which control the remaining 454 genes, collectively accounting for the stress defence and developmental phenotypes of HSFA1bOx...
  18. ncbi request reprint Imaging the production of singlet oxygen in vivo using a new fluorescent sensor, Singlet Oxygen Sensor Green
    Cristina Flors
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 57:1725-34. 2006
    ..Wounding of leaves was followed by an increase in SOSG fluorescence, even in the dark. It is concluded that SOSG is a useful in vivo probe for the detection of singlet oxygen...
  19. doi request reprint C3 photosynthesis in the desert plant Rhazya stricta is fully functional at high temperatures and light intensities
    Tracy Lawson
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK
    New Phytol 201:862-73. 2014
    ..stricta to maintain Rubisco function at high temperatures. The potential to exploit this ability to cope with extreme temperatures is discussed in the context of future crop improvement. ..
  20. pmc Rapid, noninvasive screening for perturbations of metabolism and plant growth using chlorophyll fluorescence imaging
    Romina P Barbagallo
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 132:485-93. 2003
    ..The applicability of this rapid-screening technique for metabolic perturbations in monocotyledonous species was demonstrated by treating Agrostis tenuis seedlings with Imazapyr, an inhibitor of branched-chain amino acid synthesis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stomatal conductance does not correlate with photosynthetic capacity in transgenic tobacco with reduced amounts of Rubisco
    Susanne von Caemmerer
    Molecular Plant Physiology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    J Exp Bot 55:1157-66. 2004
    ..It was concluded that stomatal conductance is not directly determined by the photosynthetic capacity of guard cells or the leaf mesophyll...
  22. ncbi request reprint Induction of ASCORBATE PEROXIDASE 2 expression in wounded Arabidopsis leaves does not involve known wound-signalling pathways but is associated with changes in photosynthesis
    Christine Chi Chen Chang
    Department of Botany, Stockholm University, Frescati, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Plant J 38:499-511. 2004
    ..This may signal the induction of many 'wound-responsive' genes not regulated by JA-dependent or other known JA-independent pathways...
  23. ncbi request reprint A photoprotective role for O(2) as an alternative electron sink in photosynthesis?
    Donald R Ort
    Photosynthesis Research Unit, USDA ARS and Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 5:193-8. 2002
    ..Induction of high activity of the Mehler ascorbate peroxidase pathway may be associated with acclimation to environmental stress...
  24. ncbi request reprint Chlorophyll a fluorescence induction kinetics in leaves predicted from a model describing each discrete step of excitation energy and electron transfer associated with Photosystem II
    Xin Guang Zhu
    Department of Plant Biology and Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 379 Madigan Laboratory, 1201 W Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Planta 223:114-133. 2005
    ..An increase in the concentration of QB-nonreducing PSII centers leads to higher fluorescence emission at O and correspondingly decreases the variable to maximum fluorescence ratio (F v/F m)...
  25. ncbi request reprint GIANT CHLOROPLAST 1 is essential for correct plastid division in Arabidopsis
    Jodi Maple
    Department of Biology, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, United Kingdom
    Curr Biol 14:776-81. 2004
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  26. ncbi request reprint Endogenous superoxide production and the nitrite/nitrate ratio control the concentration of bioavailable free nitric oxide in leaves
    Anatoly F Vanin
    Institute of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow 117977, Russia
    J Biol Chem 279:24100-7. 2004
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