John Raven

Summary

Affiliation: University of Dundee
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trees
    John Raven
    Plant Research Unit, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, Scotland
    Curr Biol 17:R303-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Is shoot growth correlated to leaf protein concentration?
    Mitchell Andrews
    Trends Plant Sci 12:531-2; author reply 532-3. 2007
  3. pmc Interactions of photosynthesis with genome size and function
    John A Raven
    School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120264. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Iron acquisition and allocation in stramenopile algae
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    J Exp Bot 64:2119-27. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Cells inside cells: symbiosis and continuing phagotrophy
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Science, University of Dundee at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    Curr Biol 23:R530-1. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Polar auxin transport in relation to long-distance transport of nutrients in the Charales
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    J Exp Bot 64:1-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Algal biogeography: metagenomics shows distribution of a picoplanktonic pelagophyte
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    Curr Biol 22:R682-3. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Ecophysiology of photosynthesis in macroalgae
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, DD2 5DA, Scotland, UK
    Photosynth Res 113:105-25. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Protein turnover and plant RNA and phosphorus requirements in relation to nitrogen fixation
    John A Raven
    School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Plant Sci 188:25-35. 2012
  10. pmc Algal evolution in relation to atmospheric CO2: carboxylases, carbon-concentrating mechanisms and carbon oxidation cycles
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, The James Hutton Institute, University of Dundee at TJHI, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:493-507. 2012

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Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Trees
    John Raven
    Plant Research Unit, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, Scotland
    Curr Biol 17:R303-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Is shoot growth correlated to leaf protein concentration?
    Mitchell Andrews
    Trends Plant Sci 12:531-2; author reply 532-3. 2007
  3. pmc Interactions of photosynthesis with genome size and function
    John A Raven
    School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120264. 2013
    ..Differential codon usage in the genome and, especially, the proteome can lead to economies in the use of potentially growth-limiting elements...
  4. doi request reprint Iron acquisition and allocation in stramenopile algae
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    J Exp Bot 64:2119-27. 2013
    ..While Mössbauer and X-ray analysis of (57)Fe-labelled Ectocarpus siliculosus shows iron in an amorphous mineral phase resembling the core of ferritin, the genome shows no protein with significant sequence similarity to ferritin...
  5. doi request reprint Cells inside cells: symbiosis and continuing phagotrophy
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Science, University of Dundee at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    Curr Biol 23:R530-1. 2013
    ..Plastids evolved after a cell entered a genetically different cell, followed by integration of the two genomes. Many photosynthetic cells can ingest organic particles as food, as now demonstrated in an ancestral green alga. ..
  6. doi request reprint Polar auxin transport in relation to long-distance transport of nutrients in the Charales
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    J Exp Bot 64:1-9. 2013
    ..If these motors are involved, some mechanism is needed to amplify the speeds known for the motors to explain the order of magnitude higher speeds seen for auxin transport...
  7. doi request reprint Algal biogeography: metagenomics shows distribution of a picoplanktonic pelagophyte
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    Curr Biol 22:R682-3. 2012
    ..How can we determine the distribution of uncultured marine microorganisms? Targeted metagenomics has provided the complete chloroplast genome sequence, and the distribution, for a picoplanktonic pelagophyte alga...
  8. doi request reprint Ecophysiology of photosynthesis in macroalgae
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, DD2 5DA, Scotland, UK
    Photosynth Res 113:105-25. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Protein turnover and plant RNA and phosphorus requirements in relation to nitrogen fixation
    John A Raven
    School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Plant Sci 188:25-35. 2012
    ..The outcome of such work would be important for relating the global distribution of diazotrophy to P availability. There are no known P acquisition mechanisms specific to diazotrophs...
  10. pmc Algal evolution in relation to atmospheric CO2: carboxylases, carbon-concentrating mechanisms and carbon oxidation cycles
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, The James Hutton Institute, University of Dundee at TJHI, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:493-507. 2012
    ..More investigations, including studies of genetic adaptation, are needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transpiration: how many functions?
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    New Phytol 179:905-7. 2008
  12. pmc The evolution of inorganic carbon concentrating mechanisms in photosynthesis
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:2641-50. 2008
    ..This would decrease CO(2) availability to cells and increase the O(2) concentration within them, inhibiting rubisco and generating reactive oxygen species, including O(3)...
  13. doi request reprint Not drowning but photosynthesizing: probing plant plastrons
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    New Phytol 177:841-5. 2008
  14. ncbi request reprint Are there ecological implications for the proposed energetic restrictions on photosynthetic oxygen evolution at high oxygen concentrations?
    J A Raven
    Plant Research Unit, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, DD2 5DA, UK
    Photosynth Res 94:31-42. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Evolution of tree nutrition
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at SCRI Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, UK
    Tree Physiol 30:1050-71. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Biomineralization by photosynthetic organisms: evidence of coevolution of the organisms and their environment?
    J A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, UK
    Geobiology 7:140-54. 2009
    ..Overall, there has been less biological feedback on the availability of substrates for calcification than is the case for silicification...
  17. doi request reprint Phagotrophy in the origins of photosynthesis in eukaryotes and as a complementary mode of nutrition in phototrophs: relation to Darwin's insectivorous plants
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Science, University of Dundee at SCRI, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    J Exp Bot 60:3975-87. 2009
    ..g. through predation) is a fine one, and thus subject to a complex selective process, is illustrated by the diversity of mixotrophic strategies in extant phytoplankton...
  18. doi request reprint Inorganic carbon acquisition by eukaryotic algae: four current questions
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    Photosynth Res 106:123-34. 2010
    ..Different conclusions have been reached depending on the organism investigated and the techniques used, and several aspects require further study...
  19. doi request reprint Cyanotoxins: a poison that frees phosphate
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Science, University of Dundee at the Sottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, DD2 5DA, UK
    Curr Biol 20:R850-2. 2010
    ..New work shows that the cyanobacterium Aphanizomenon ovalisporum obtains inorganic phosphate by secreting the cyanotoxin cylindrospermopsin, which induces alkaline phosphatase in other phytoplankton species...
  20. doi request reprint Algal and aquatic plant carbon concentrating mechanisms in relation to environmental change
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, UK
    Photosynth Res 109:281-96. 2011
    ..CCMs are currently not part of models as to how global environmental change has altered, and is likely to further alter, algal and aquatic plant primary productivity...
  21. doi request reprint Climate: baselines for the biological effects of environmental change
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, UK
    Curr Biol 21:R190-2. 2011
    ..Specimens of a bryozoan collected on Scott's Antarctic expeditions, and subsequently, provide clear evidence of recent increases in growth rate after 80 years of constancy...
  22. doi request reprint The cost of photoinhibition
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD25DA, UK
    Physiol Plant 142:87-104. 2011
    ..e. the competitive inhibition of the carboxylase activity of ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase-oxygenase by oxygen via the oxygenase activity, and oxygen damage to nitrogenase in diazotrophic organisms...
  23. doi request reprint Insights into the evolution of CCMs from comparisons with other resource acquisition and assimilation processes
    John A Raven
    Division of Plant Sciences, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, United Kingdom
    Physiol Plant 133:4-14. 2008
    ..Palaeogeochemical evidence suggests that CCMs evolved later than did at least some of the extracellular chemical transformation and/or accumulation mechanisms for other resources...
  24. ncbi request reprint Seaweeds in cold seas: evolution and carbon acquisition
    John A Raven
    Division of Environmental and Applied Biology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Biological Sciences Institute, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
    Ann Bot 90:525-36. 2002
    ..The impact of low temperatures on photosynthesis by marine macrophytes is predicted to favour diffusive CO(2) entry rather than a CO(2)-concentrating mechanism. Some evidence favours this suggestion, but more data are needed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Can plants rely on nitrate?
    John A Raven
    Division of Environmental and Applied Biology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, Scotland, UK
    Trends Plant Sci 8:314-5; author reply 315-6. 2003
  26. pmc Genomics and chloroplast evolution: what did cyanobacteria do for plants?
    John A Raven
    Division of Environmental and Applied Biology, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
    Genome Biol 4:209. 2003
    ..But the genomic legacy of cyanobacterial ancestry extends far beyond the chloroplast itself, and persists in organisms that have lost chloroplasts completely...
  27. ncbi request reprint Chlorophyll fluorescence and ecophysiology: seeing red?
    John A Raven
    Plant Research Unit, University of Dundee at SCRI, UK
    New Phytol 169:449-51. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Carbon sequestration: photosynthesis and subsequent processes
    John A Raven
    University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    Curr Biol 16:R165-7. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Global aspects of C/N interactions determining plant-environment interactions
    John A Raven
    Division of Environmental and Applied Biology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
    J Exp Bot 55:11-25. 2004
    ..Water supply is also important in determining denitrification rates on land and on N (and C) fluxes from terrestrial to aquatic systems...
  30. pmc Sensing inorganic carbon: CO2 and HCO3-
    John A Raven
    Plant Research Unit, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, Scotland DD2 5DA, UK
    Biochem J 396:e5-7. 2006
    ..Other examples involve changes in pH, or temperature, of a compartment containing an equilibrium mixture of CO2 and HCO3-...
  31. ncbi request reprint Altritol synthesis by Notheia anomala
    J A Raven
    School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, VIC 3800, Clayton, Australia
    Phytochemistry 58:389-94. 2001
    ..These data show that altritol can be synthesized by Notheia, with implications for the number of gains and losses of the capacity to synthesize altritol in the evolution of the Fucales...
  32. ncbi request reprint Roots: evolutionary origins and biogeochemical significance
    J A Raven
    Division of Environmental and Applied Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, Scotland, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:381-401. 2001
    ..Finer structures involved in the uptake of nutrients of low diffusivity in soil evolved at least 400 million years ago as arbuscular mycorrhizas or as evaginations of "roots" ("root hairs")...
  33. ncbi request reprint Significance of epidermal fusion and intercalary growth for angiosperm evolution
    J A Raven
    Division of Environmental and Applied Biology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK DD1 4HN
    Trends Plant Sci 6:111-3. 2001
    ..This article considers the roles of epidermal fusion and intercalary growth in the phylogeny and ontogeny of fused floral elements, and the importance of fusion for angiosperm evolution...
  34. ncbi request reprint Leaf age-related differences in apoplastic NH(4)(+) concentration, pH and the NH(3) compensation point for a wild perennial
    P W Hill
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:277-86. 2002
    ..The potential of bulk foliar tissue measurements to act as simple predictors of the NH(3) compensation point is discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Influence on photosynthesis of starlight, moonlight, planetlight, and light pollution (reflections on photosynthetically active radiation in the universe)
    J A Raven
    Plant Research Unit, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, United Kingdom
    Astrobiology 6:668-75. 2006
    ....
  36. pmc Comparison of gas exchange and bioassay determinations of the ammonia compensation point in Luzula sylvatica (Huds.) Gaud
    P W Hill
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland DD1 4HN, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 125:476-87. 2001
    ..sylvatica is sufficiently buffered to eliminate the need for correction of H(+) concentration for dilution during extraction, but that it is necessary to correct the NH(4)(+) concentration of apoplast extracts for dilution...
  37. pmc A large population of small chloroplasts in tobacco leaf cells allows more effective chloroplast movement than a few enlarged chloroplasts
    Won Joong Jeong
    Plant Cell Biotechnology Laboratory, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Taejon 305 333, Korea
    Plant Physiol 129:112-21. 2002
    ..The photosynthetic apparatus is, consequently, protected from damage under high-incident photon flux densities...
  38. pmc Genomes at the interface between bacteria and organelles
    Angela E Douglas
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:5-17; discussion 517-8. 2003
    ..Genetically and functionally, these insect symbionts show considerable similarity to organelles...
  39. pmc An anaplerotic role for mitochondrial carbonic anhydrase in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Mario Giordano
    Dipartimento di Scienze del Mare, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
    Plant Physiol 132:2126-34. 2003
    ..We therefore propose that the mtCA is involved in supplying HCO(3)(-) for anaplerotic assimilation catalyzed by phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase, which provides C skeletons for N assimilation under some circumstances...
  40. ncbi request reprint The evolution of modern eukaryotic phytoplankton
    Paul G Falkowski
    Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, 71 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08540, USA
    Science 305:354-60. 2004
    ..Here we examine the geological, geochemical, and biological processes that contributed to the rise of these three, distantly related, phytoplankton groups...
  41. ncbi request reprint CO2 concentrating mechanisms in algae: mechanisms, environmental modulation, and evolution
    Mario Giordano
    Department of Marine Sciences, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, 60121 Ancona, Italy
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 56:99-131. 2005
    ..We discuss the diversity of CCMs, their evolutionary origins, and the role of the environment in CCM modulation...
  42. ncbi request reprint The biology of carbon dioxide
    Alistair M Hetherington
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lancaster, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
    Curr Biol 15:R406-10. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Limitations on microalgal growth at very low photon fluence rates: the role of energy slippage
    Antonietta Quigg
    School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Photosynth Res 88:299-310. 2006
    ..Differences in the responses of the photosynthetic apparatus of these two marine microalgae are mechanistic and probably representative of evolutionary divergences associated with strategies for dealing with environmental perturbations...
  44. ncbi request reprint Critical issues in trace gas biogeochemistry and global change
    David J Beerling
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 365:1629-42. 2007
    ..Finally, observations and palaeorecords across a range of timescales allow assessment of the Earth's climate sensitivity, a metric influencing our ability to decide what constitutes 'dangerous' climate change...
  45. ncbi request reprint Homeostasis of cell composition during prolonged darkness
    Federico Montechiaro
    Dipartimento di Scienze del Mare, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, 60131Ancona, Italy
    Plant Cell Environ 29:2198-204. 2006
    ..We propose the maintenance of balanced cell composition (homeostasis) as an evolutionary strategy related to environmental transitory changes...
  46. pmc C3 and C4 pathways of photosynthetic carbon assimilation in marine diatoms are under genetic, not environmental, control
    Karen Roberts
    Plant Research Unit, University of Dundee at Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 145:230-5. 2007
    ..Furthermore, it emphasizes the requirement for metabolic and functional genetic and enzymic analyses before accepting the presence of C(4)-metabolic enzymes as evidence for C(4) photosynthesis...
  47. doi request reprint Plant nutrient-acquisition strategies change with soil age
    Hans Lambers
    School of Plant Biology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, WA 6009, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:95-103. 2008
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Ozone and life on the Archaean Earth
    Charles S Cockell
    Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 365:1889-901. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Carbon acquisition by diatoms
    Karen Roberts
    Plant Research Unit, University of Dundee at SCRI, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, DD2 5DA, UK
    Photosynth Res 93:79-88. 2007
    ..Alternative mechanisms which have not been eliminated include the production of CO(2) from HCO (3) (-) at low pH maintained by a H(+) pump, in a compartment close to that containing Rubisco...