Christine H Foyer

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Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Redox regulation in photosynthetic organisms: signaling, acclimation, and practical implications
    Christine H Foyer
    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Agriculture Building, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Antioxid Redox Signal 11:861-905. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Photorespiratory metabolism: genes, mutants, energetics, and redox signaling
    Christine H Foyer
    School of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 60:455-84. 2009
  3. pmc Mitochondrial respiratory pathways modulate nitrate sensing and nitrogen-dependent regulation of plant architecture in Nicotiana sylvestris
    Till K Pellny
    Plant Science Department, Centre for Crop Genetic Improvement, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL52JQ, UK
    Plant J 54:976-92. 2008
  4. pmc Leaf vitamin C contents modulate plant defense transcripts and regulate genes that control development through hormone signaling
    Gabriela M Pastori
    Crop Performance and Improvement, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 15:939-51. 2003
  5. pmc Mitochondria-driven changes in leaf NAD status exert a crucial influence on the control of nitrate assimilation and the integration of carbon and nitrogen metabolism
    Christelle Dutilleul
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Plant Physiol 139:64-78. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Drought controls on H2O2 accumulation, catalase (CAT) activity and CAT gene expression in wheat
    Celina M Luna
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 56:417-23. 2005
  7. pmc Ascorbate oxidase-dependent changes in the redox state of the apoplast modulate gene transcript accumulation leading to modified hormone signaling and orchestration of defense processes in tobacco
    Cristina Pignocchi
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 141:423-35. 2006
  8. pmc Regulation of respiration and the oxygen diffusion barrier in soybean protect symbiotic nitrogen fixation from chilling-induced inhibition and shoots from premature senescence
    Philippus D R Van Heerden
    Plant Sciences Department, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 148:316-27. 2008
  9. pmc Drought and oxidative load in the leaves of C3 plants: a predominant role for photorespiration?
    Graham Noctor
    Crop Performance and Improvement, IARC Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts, UK
    Ann Bot 89:841-50. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in pea (Pisum sativum L.) demonstrates the importance of root but not shoot C/N ratios in the control of plant morphology and reveals a unique relationship between shoot length and nodulation intensity
    Ndiko N Ludidi
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant Cell Environ 30:1256-68. 2007

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Redox regulation in photosynthetic organisms: signaling, acclimation, and practical implications
    Christine H Foyer
    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Agriculture Building, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Antioxid Redox Signal 11:861-905. 2009
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  2. doi request reprint Photorespiratory metabolism: genes, mutants, energetics, and redox signaling
    Christine H Foyer
    School of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 60:455-84. 2009
    ..The genes, pathways, and signaling functions of photorespiration are considered here in the context of whole plant biology, with reference to future challenges and human interventions to diminish photorespiratory flux...
  3. pmc Mitochondrial respiratory pathways modulate nitrate sensing and nitrogen-dependent regulation of plant architecture in Nicotiana sylvestris
    Till K Pellny
    Plant Science Department, Centre for Crop Genetic Improvement, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL52JQ, UK
    Plant J 54:976-92. 2008
    ..We propose a model in which the amine/nitrate ratio interacts with GA signalling and respiratory pathways to regulate the partitioning of biomass between shoots and roots...
  4. pmc Leaf vitamin C contents modulate plant defense transcripts and regulate genes that control development through hormone signaling
    Gabriela M Pastori
    Crop Performance and Improvement, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Cell 15:939-51. 2003
    ..Hence, through modifying gene expression, vitamin C contents not only act to regulate defense and survival but also act via phytohormones to modulate plant growth under optimal conditions...
  5. pmc Mitochondria-driven changes in leaf NAD status exert a crucial influence on the control of nitrate assimilation and the integration of carbon and nitrogen metabolism
    Christelle Dutilleul
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Plant Physiol 139:64-78. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Drought controls on H2O2 accumulation, catalase (CAT) activity and CAT gene expression in wheat
    Celina M Luna
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 56:417-23. 2005
    ..Drought decreased abundance, and modified the pattern, of CAT1 and CAT2 mRNAs. It was concluded that the complex regulation of CAT mRNA, particularly at the level of translation, allows precise control of leaf H2O2 accumulation...
  7. pmc Ascorbate oxidase-dependent changes in the redox state of the apoplast modulate gene transcript accumulation leading to modified hormone signaling and orchestration of defense processes in tobacco
    Cristina Pignocchi
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 141:423-35. 2006
    ..Hence, AO activity, which modulates the redox state of the apoplastic AA pool, strongly influences the responses of plant cells to external and internal stimuli...
  8. pmc Regulation of respiration and the oxygen diffusion barrier in soybean protect symbiotic nitrogen fixation from chilling-induced inhibition and shoots from premature senescence
    Philippus D R Van Heerden
    Plant Sciences Department, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 148:316-27. 2008
    ..The resultant limitations on nitrogen availability contribute to the greater chilling-induced inhibition of photosynthesis in PAN than in HT...
  9. pmc Drought and oxidative load in the leaves of C3 plants: a predominant role for photorespiration?
    Graham Noctor
    Crop Performance and Improvement, IARC Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts, UK
    Ann Bot 89:841-50. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in pea (Pisum sativum L.) demonstrates the importance of root but not shoot C/N ratios in the control of plant morphology and reveals a unique relationship between shoot length and nodulation intensity
    Ndiko N Ludidi
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant Cell Environ 30:1256-68. 2007
    ..These results suggest that stem height could be used as a breeding marker for the selection of pea cultivars with high nodule numbers and high seed N contents...
  11. doi request reprint Cysteine proteinases regulate chloroplast protein content and composition in tobacco leaves: a model for dynamic interactions with ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco) vesicular bodies
    Anneke Prins
    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Agriculture Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
    J Exp Bot 59:1935-50. 2008
    ..Furthermore, these data form the basis for a new model of Rubisco protein turnover involving CPs and RVBs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Redox regulation of peroxiredoxin and proteinases by ascorbate and thiols during pea root nodule senescence
    Karin Groten
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    FEBS Lett 580:1269-76. 2006
    ..Senescence-dependent decreases in redox-active factors, particularly ascorbate and peroxiredoxin favour decreased redox-mediated inactivation of cysteine proteinases...
  13. doi request reprint Gene expression, cellular localisation and function of glutamine synthetase isozymes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
    Stéphanie M Bernard
    Plant Science Department, Centre for Crop Genetic Improvement, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
    Plant Mol Biol 67:89-105. 2008
    ..Use of this genetic variation should inform future efforts to modulate this enzyme for pre-breeding efforts to improve nitrogen use in wheat...
  14. pmc The function of ascorbate oxidase in tobacco
    Cristina Pignocchi
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 132:1631-41. 2003
    ..Taken together, these data show that there is an interaction between hormone, redox, and light signals at the level of the apoplast via modulation of ion of AA content...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of leaf ascorbate content on defense and photosynthesis gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Guy Kiddle
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK
    Antioxid Redox Signal 5:23-32. 2003
    ..The abundance of this antioxidant provides information on redox buffering capacity that coordinates redox processes associated with the regulation of photosynthesis and plant defense...
  16. doi request reprint Pyridine nucleotide cycling and control of intracellular redox state in relation to poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase activity and nuclear localization of glutathione during exponential growth of Arabidopsis cells in culture
    Till K Pellny
    Plant Sciences, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2 JQ, UK
    Mol Plant 2:442-56. 2009
    ..The correlation between PARP expression and activity and GSH accumulation and the finding that GSH can be recruited to the nucleus suggest a relationship between redox regulation and nuclear enzyme activity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Yeast complementation reveals a role for an Arabidopsis thaliana late embryogenesis abundant (LEA)-like protein in oxidative stress tolerance
    Shaheen B Mowla
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant J 48:743-56. 2006
    ..This protein functions as part of a complex network of defences that contribute to robustness of plants under stress by minimizing the negative effects of oxidation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional profiling approaches to understanding how plants regulate growth and defence: a case study illustrated by analysis of the role of vitamin C
    Christine H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    EXS 97:55-86. 2007
    ..Finally a case study using the analysis of vitamin C deficient plants is presented to illustrate the power of this approach in enhancing comprehension of important and complex biological functions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adaxial/abaxial specification in the regulation of photosynthesis and stomatal opening with respect to light orientation and growth with CO2 enrichment in the C4 species Paspalum dilatatum
    Ana Sofia Soares
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    New Phytol 177:186-98. 2008
    ..Adaxial/abaxial specification in the regulation of photosynthesis results from differential sensitivity of stomatal opening to light orientation and fixed gradients of enzyme activation across the leaf...
  20. pmc Redox homeostasis and antioxidant signaling: a metabolic interface between stress perception and physiological responses
    Christine H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant Cell 17:1866-75. 2005
  21. pmc Evolution and function of the sucrose-phosphate synthase gene families in wheat and other grasses
    C Kate Castleden
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 135:1753-64. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Markers and signals associated with nitrogen assimilation in higher plants
    Christine H Foyer
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:585-93. 2003
    ..It is probable that factors associated with early events and processes in C and N assimilation influence the relative composition of minor amino acids...
  23. ncbi request reprint Analysis of redox relationships in the plant cell cycle: determinations of ascorbate, glutathione and poly (ADPribose)polymerase (PARP) in plant cell cultures
    Christine H Foyer
    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Methods Mol Biol 476:199-215. 2008
    ..These methods can be used in studies seeking to improve current understanding of the roles of redox controls on cell division and cell expansion...
  24. ncbi request reprint Apoplastic ascorbate metabolism and its role in the regulation of cell signalling
    Cristina Pignocchi
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ, Hertfordshire, UK
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 6:379-89. 2003
    ..We propose that a key function of the oxidative burst and of AO is to modify the apoplastic redox state in such a way as to modify receptor activity and signal transduction to regulate defence and growth...
  25. pmc Intercellular distribution of glutathione synthesis in maize leaves and its response to short-term chilling
    Leonardo D Gomez
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 134:1662-71. 2004
    ..Return to optimal temperatures allowed glutathione to increase, particularly glutathione disulfide, and this was associated with leaf chlorosis...
  26. doi request reprint Analysis of redox relationships in the plant cell cycle: determinations of ascorbate, glutathione and poly (ADPribose)polymerase (PARP) in plant cell cultures
    Christine H Foyer
    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Methods Mol Biol 476:193-209. 2009
    ..These methods can be used in studies seeking to improve current understanding of the roles of redox controls on cell division and cell expansion...
  27. pmc Common components, networks, and pathways of cross-tolerance to stress. The central role of "redox" and abscisic acid-mediated controls
    Gabriela M Pastori
    Crop Performance and Improvement Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
    Plant Physiol 129:460-8. 2002