Jim M Dunwell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Reading
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Haploids in flowering plants: origins and exploitation
    Jim M Dunwell
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, UK
    Plant Biotechnol J 8:377-424. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Transgenic approaches to crop improvement
    J M Dunwell
    School of Plant Sciences, University of Reading, UK
    J Exp Bot 51:487-96. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of functional diversity in the cupin superfamily
    J M Dunwell
    School of Plant Sciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, RG6 6AS, Reading, UK
    Trends Biochem Sci 26:740-6. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint 100 years on: a century of genetics
    Jim M Dunwell
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AS, UK
    Nat Rev Genet 8:231-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny, function, and evolution of the cupins, a structurally conserved, functionally diverse superfamily of proteins
    S Khuri
    School of Plant Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, England
    Mol Biol Evol 18:593-605. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Sequence analysis of the cupin gene family in Synechocystis PCC6803
    J M Dunwell
    Department of Agricultural Botany, School of Plant Sciences, University of Reading, UK
    Microb Comp Genomics 3:141-8. 1998
  7. pmc Microbial relatives of the seed storage proteins of higher plants: conservation of structure and diversification of function during evolution of the cupin superfamily
    J M Dunwell
    School of Plant Sciences, The University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 64:153-79. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Transgenic crops: the current and next generations
    Jim M Dunwell
    Department of Agricultural Botany, School of Plant Science, The University of Reading, UK
    Methods Mol Biol 286:377-98. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Cupins: the most functionally diverse protein superfamily?
    Jim M Dunwell
    The Biocentre, School of Plant Sciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AS, UK
    Phytochemistry 65:7-17. 2004
  10. pmc Production of haploids and doubled haploids in oil palm
    Jim M Dunwell
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AS, UK
    BMC Plant Biol 10:218. 2010

Collaborators

  • Mike J Wilkinson
  • Rebecca L Poole
  • Sotirios C Kampranis
  • S Khuri
  • O S de Peyer
  • Nikolaos A Katerelos
  • Ederina Ninga
  • Peter W Goodenough
  • Jörg Degenhardt
  • Daphne Ioannidis
  • Walid Mahrez
  • Alan Purvis
  • Samir Anssour
  • Antonios M Makris
  • Christopher B Johnson
  • F T Bakker
  • A C Wetten
  • M J Crabbe

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Haploids in flowering plants: origins and exploitation
    Jim M Dunwell
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, UK
    Plant Biotechnol J 8:377-424. 2010
    ..It will also focus on how molecular methods have been used recently to explore some of the underlying aspects of this fascinating developmental phenomenon...
  2. ncbi request reprint Transgenic approaches to crop improvement
    J M Dunwell
    School of Plant Sciences, University of Reading, UK
    J Exp Bot 51:487-96. 2000
    ..The review also discusses the time scale for the introduction of these transgenes into breeding populations and their eventual release as new varieties...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of functional diversity in the cupin superfamily
    J M Dunwell
    School of Plant Sciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, RG6 6AS, Reading, UK
    Trends Biochem Sci 26:740-6. 2001
    ..This review discusses the advantages of this particular scaffold and provides an evolutionary analysis of 18 different subclasses within the cupin superfamily...
  4. ncbi request reprint 100 years on: a century of genetics
    Jim M Dunwell
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AS, UK
    Nat Rev Genet 8:231-5. 2007
    ..Despite this deprivation, they established the foundations of an ongoing revolution, with huge academic and commercial consequences that we can recognize today in the shape of genomics and its application to biomedicine...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny, function, and evolution of the cupins, a structurally conserved, functionally diverse superfamily of proteins
    S Khuri
    School of Plant Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, England
    Mol Biol Evol 18:593-605. 2001
    ..The type of structure-based predictive analysis presented in this paper is an important approach for understanding gene function and evolution in an era when genomes from a wide range of organisms are being sequenced at a rapid rate...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sequence analysis of the cupin gene family in Synechocystis PCC6803
    J M Dunwell
    Department of Agricultural Botany, School of Plant Sciences, University of Reading, UK
    Microb Comp Genomics 3:141-8. 1998
    ..Additionally, there is a duplicated, two-domain protein that has close similarity to an oxalate decarboxylase from the fungus Collybia velutipes and that is a putative progenitor of the storage proteins of land plants...
  7. pmc Microbial relatives of the seed storage proteins of higher plants: conservation of structure and diversification of function during evolution of the cupin superfamily
    J M Dunwell
    School of Plant Sciences, The University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 64:153-79. 2000
    ..Particular emphasis is also given to the oxalate-degrading enzymes from microbes, their biological significance, and their value in a range of medical and other applications...
  8. ncbi request reprint Transgenic crops: the current and next generations
    Jim M Dunwell
    Department of Agricultural Botany, School of Plant Science, The University of Reading, UK
    Methods Mol Biol 286:377-98. 2005
    ..g., food quality) characteristics. Among the former group are new methods of improving stress resistance, and among the latter are many examples of producing pharmaceutical compounds in plants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cupins: the most functionally diverse protein superfamily?
    Jim M Dunwell
    The Biocentre, School of Plant Sciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AS, UK
    Phytochemistry 65:7-17. 2004
    ..This review discusses the range of structures and functions found in this most diverse of superfamilies...
  10. pmc Production of haploids and doubled haploids in oil palm
    Jim M Dunwell
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AS, UK
    BMC Plant Biol 10:218. 2010
    ..This maximum could be approached with the introduction of elite F1 varieties. The development of such elite lines has thus far been prevented by difficulties in generating homozygous parental types for F1 generation...
  11. pmc Analysis of wheat SAGE tags reveals evidence for widespread antisense transcription
    Rebecca L Poole
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMC Genomics 9:475. 2008
    ..Hence we have developed and utilised novel procedures to characterise, in detail, SAGE tags generated from the whole grain transcriptome of hexaploid wheat...
  12. doi request reprint Transgenic wheat, barley and oats: future prospects
    Jim M Dunwell
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, UK
    Methods Mol Biol 478:333-45. 2009
    ..This analysis includes agronomic traits and also discusses opportunities in expanding areas such as biofuels and biopharming...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transcriptome analysis and crop improvement (a review)
    J M Dunwell
    School of Plant Sciences, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AS
    Biol Res 34:153-64. 2001
    ..This review deals with techniques that allow the identification and characterization of differentially-expressed genes and the use of molecular pathway information to produce transgenic plants...
  14. ncbi request reprint A heterologous expression system for bovine lens transmembrane main intrinsic protein (MIP) in Nicotiana tabacum plants
    O S de Peyer
    Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, School of Animal and Microbial Sciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, Berkshire, UK
    Mol Vis 5:23. 1999
    ..A number of benefits of this system for the study of MIP will be discussed, and also its application as a tool for the study of heterologously expressed proteins in general...
  15. pmc Rational conversion of substrate and product specificity in a Salvia monoterpene synthase: structural insights into the evolution of terpene synthase function
    Sotirios C Kampranis
    Department of Natural Products and Biotechnology, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Chania, Greece
    Plant Cell 19:1994-2005. 2007
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