Howard Thomas

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Affiliation: University of Wales
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi Senescence, ageing and death of the whole plant
    Howard Thomas
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Edward Llwyd Building, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DA, UK
    New Phytol 197:696-711. 2013
  2. pmc Evolution of plant senescence
    Howard Thomas
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion, SY23 3DA, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 9:163. 2009
  3. ncbi Systems biology and the biology of systems: how, if at all, are they related?
    Howard Thomas
    Institute of Biological Science, Edward Llwyd Building, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion SY23 3DA, UK
    New Phytol 177:11-5. 2008
  4. pmc Rice pseudomolecule-anchored cross-species DNA sequence alignments indicate regional genomic variation in expressed sequence conservation
    Ian Armstead
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB, UK
    BMC Genomics 8:283. 2007
  5. ncbi Modification of nitrogen remobilization, grain fill and leaf senescence in maize (Zea mays) by transposon insertional mutagenesis in a protease gene
    Iain S Donnison
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, Wales, UK
    New Phytol 173:481-94. 2007
  6. doi Nondestructive analysis of senescence in mesophyll cells by spectral resolution of protein synthesis-dependent pigment metabolism
    Alan Gay
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    New Phytol 179:663-74. 2008
  7. doi Accumulation of chlorophyll catabolites photosensitizes the hypersensitive response elicited by Pseudomonas syringae in Arabidopsis
    Luis A J Mur
    Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion SY23 3DA, UK
    New Phytol 188:161-74. 2010
  8. ncbi Introgression mapping in the grasses
    Julie King
    Molecular and Applied Genetics Team, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, SY23 3EB, Wales, UK
    Chromosome Res 15:105-13. 2007
  9. doi Markers and mapping revisited: finding your gene
    Neil Jones
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Edward Llwyd Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, UK
    New Phytol 183:935-66. 2009
  10. ncbi Analysis of the chlorophyll catabolism pathway in leaves of an introgression senescence mutant of Lolium temulentum
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    Phytochemistry 65:1231-8. 2004

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Publications19

  1. doi Senescence, ageing and death of the whole plant
    Howard Thomas
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Edward Llwyd Building, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DA, UK
    New Phytol 197:696-711. 2013
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  2. pmc Evolution of plant senescence
    Howard Thomas
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion, SY23 3DA, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 9:163. 2009
    ..The present paper uses these resources to make a study of the evolutionary origins of angiosperm senescence based on a survey of the distribution, across plant and microbial taxa, and expression of senescence-related genes...
  3. ncbi Systems biology and the biology of systems: how, if at all, are they related?
    Howard Thomas
    Institute of Biological Science, Edward Llwyd Building, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion SY23 3DA, UK
    New Phytol 177:11-5. 2008
  4. pmc Rice pseudomolecule-anchored cross-species DNA sequence alignments indicate regional genomic variation in expressed sequence conservation
    Ian Armstead
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB, UK
    BMC Genomics 8:283. 2007
    ..Here, we present a sequence similarity analysis based upon comparison of transcript-assembly and methylation-filtered databases from five plant species and physically anchored rice coding sequences...
  5. ncbi Modification of nitrogen remobilization, grain fill and leaf senescence in maize (Zea mays) by transposon insertional mutagenesis in a protease gene
    Iain S Donnison
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, Wales, UK
    New Phytol 173:481-94. 2007
    ..It is concluded, on the basis of transposon mutagenesis, that See2beta has an important role in N-use and resource allocation under N-limited conditions, and a minor but significant function in the later stages of senescence...
  6. doi Nondestructive analysis of senescence in mesophyll cells by spectral resolution of protein synthesis-dependent pigment metabolism
    Alan Gay
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    New Phytol 179:663-74. 2008
    ..The suitability of senescence as a subject for systems biology approaches is discussed...
  7. doi Accumulation of chlorophyll catabolites photosensitizes the hypersensitive response elicited by Pseudomonas syringae in Arabidopsis
    Luis A J Mur
    Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Ceredigion SY23 3DA, UK
    New Phytol 188:161-74. 2010
    ..We conclude that disruption of LHCs, possibly influenced by SGR, and absence of PaO produce phototoxic chlorophyll catabolites and oxidative stress leading to the HR...
  8. ncbi Introgression mapping in the grasses
    Julie King
    Molecular and Applied Genetics Team, Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, SY23 3EB, Wales, UK
    Chromosome Res 15:105-13. 2007
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  9. doi Markers and mapping revisited: finding your gene
    Neil Jones
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Edward Llwyd Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, UK
    New Phytol 183:935-66. 2009
    ..We end with a brief speculation on how genome analysis may progress into the future of this highly dynamic arena of plant science...
  10. ncbi Analysis of the chlorophyll catabolism pathway in leaves of an introgression senescence mutant of Lolium temulentum
    Maria Roca
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    Phytochemistry 65:1231-8. 2004
    ..These data are discussed in relation to current understanding of the genetic and metabolic control of chlorophyll catabolism in leaf senescence...
  11. ncbi The colors of autumn leaves as symptoms of cellular recycling and defenses against environmental stresses
    Helen J Ougham
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB, Wales, United Kingdom
    Curr Top Dev Biol 66:135-60. 2005
    ..Finally, some new approaches to the analysis of protein recycling in senescence are briefly considered...
  12. doi The adaptive value of leaf colour
    Helen Ougham
    IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB, UK
    New Phytol 179:9-13. 2008
  13. doi Bioinformatics in the orphan crops
    Ian Armstead
    Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, Wales, UK
    Brief Bioinform 10:645-53. 2009
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  14. ncbi The hypersensitive response; the centenary is upon us but how much do we know?
    Luis A J Mur
    University of Wales Aberystwyth, Institute of Biological Sciences, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 2DA, UK
    J Exp Bot 59:501-20. 2008
    ..This review will highlight that although our knowledge of parts of the HR is excellent, a comprehensive molecular model is still to be attained...
  15. ncbi Construction of a Festuca pratensis BAC library for map-based cloning in Festulolium substitution lines
    Iain S Donnison
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, SY23 3EB, UK
    Theor Appl Genet 110:846-51. 2005
    ..Moreover, when the four BACs were partially sequenced, no obvious coding regions could be identified. This contrasted to BACs identified using cDNA sequences, when multiple genes were identified on the same BAC...
  16. ncbi What stay-green mutants tell us about nitrogen remobilization in leaf senescence
    Howard Thomas
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3EB, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:801-8. 2002
    ..A strategy is described for cloning the stay-green gene, based on subtractive PCR-based analyses of intergeneric introgressions and map-based cloning...
  17. ncbi Senescence: developmental program or timetable?
    Stefan Jansson
    New Phytol 179:575-9. 2008
  18. ncbi Defining senescence and death
    Howard Thomas
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth SY23 3EB, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:1127-32. 2003
    ..It is concluded that, in terms of physiological components and their controls, senescence and PCD are at best only distantly related...
  19. ncbi Cross-species identification of Mendel's I locus
    Ian Armstead
    Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research, Aberystwyth SY23 3EB, UK
    Science 315:73. 2007
    ..Genetic mapping in pea demonstrated cosegregation with the yellow/green cotyledon polymorphism (I/i) first reported by Gregor Mendel in 1866...