M Salvucci

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rubisco: structure, regulatory interactions, and possibilities for a better enzyme
    Robert J Spreitzer
    Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0664, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 53:449-75. 2002
  2. pmc Sensitivity of photosynthesis in a C4 plant, maize, to heat stress
    Steven J Crafts-Brandner
    Western Cotton Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Phoenix, Arizona 85040 8803, USA
    Plant Physiol 129:1773-80. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of activase level and isoform on the thermotolerance of photosynthesis in Arabidopsis
    Michael E Salvucci
    USDA ARS, Arid Land Agricultural Research Center, Maricopa, AZ 85239, USA
    J Exp Bot 57:3793-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of the alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, bromoconduritol, on carbohydrate metabolism in the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii
    M Salvucci
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, Phoenix, Arizona 85040 8830, USA
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 45:117-28. 2000
  5. pmc Relationship between the heat tolerance of photosynthesis and the thermal stability of rubisco activase in plants from contrasting thermal environments
    Michael E Salvucci
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, Phoenix, Arizona 85040, USA
    Plant Physiol 134:1460-70. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential for interactions between the carboxy- and amino-termini of Rubisco activase subunits
    Michael E Salvucci
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, 4135 E Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040 8803, USA
    FEBS Lett 560:205-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Distinct sucrose isomerases catalyze trehalulose synthesis in whiteflies, Bemisia argentifolii, and Erwinia rhapontici
    Michael E Salvucci
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, 4135 E Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 135:385-95. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Two isoforms of Rubisco activase in cotton, the products of separate genes not alternative splicing
    Michael E Salvucci
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, 4135 E Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040 8803, USA
    Planta 216:736-44. 2003
  9. pmc Exceptional sensitivity of Rubisco activase to thermal denaturation in vitro and in vivo
    M E Salvucci
    Western Cotton Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, 4135 East Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040 8803, USA
    Plant Physiol 127:1053-64. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Structural changes associated with the acute thermal instability of Rubisco activase
    Csengele Barta
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Arid Land Agricultural Research Center, Maricopa, AZ 85139, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 499:17-25. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Rubisco: structure, regulatory interactions, and possibilities for a better enzyme
    Robert J Spreitzer
    Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0664, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 53:449-75. 2002
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  2. pmc Sensitivity of photosynthesis in a C4 plant, maize, to heat stress
    Steven J Crafts-Brandner
    Western Cotton Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Phoenix, Arizona 85040 8803, USA
    Plant Physiol 129:1773-80. 2002
    ..We conclude that inactivation of Rubisco was the primary constraint on the rate of Pn of maize leaves as leaf temperature increased above 30 degrees C...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of activase level and isoform on the thermotolerance of photosynthesis in Arabidopsis
    Michael E Salvucci
    USDA ARS, Arid Land Agricultural Research Center, Maricopa, AZ 85239, USA
    J Exp Bot 57:3793-9. 2006
    ..Instead, the results are consistent with thermal denaturation of activase under moderate heat stress, the effects of which on Rubisco activation would be enhanced when activase levels are suboptimal for photosynthesis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of the alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, bromoconduritol, on carbohydrate metabolism in the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii
    M Salvucci
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, Phoenix, Arizona 85040 8830, USA
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 45:117-28. 2000
    ..Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. 45:117-128, 2000. Published 2001 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  5. pmc Relationship between the heat tolerance of photosynthesis and the thermal stability of rubisco activase in plants from contrasting thermal environments
    Michael E Salvucci
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, Phoenix, Arizona 85040, USA
    Plant Physiol 134:1460-70. 2004
    ..These results support a role for activase in limiting photosynthesis at high temperature...
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential for interactions between the carboxy- and amino-termini of Rubisco activase subunits
    Michael E Salvucci
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, 4135 E Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040 8803, USA
    FEBS Lett 560:205-9. 2004
    ..The results indicate that the termini of adjacent activase subunits are in close proximity and can be modified and even joined without affecting enzyme function...
  7. ncbi request reprint Distinct sucrose isomerases catalyze trehalulose synthesis in whiteflies, Bemisia argentifolii, and Erwinia rhapontici
    Michael E Salvucci
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, 4135 E Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 135:385-95. 2003
    ..The whitefly enzyme is the first reported case of an enzyme that converts sucrose to exclusively trehalulose...
  8. ncbi request reprint Two isoforms of Rubisco activase in cotton, the products of separate genes not alternative splicing
    Michael E Salvucci
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, 4135 E Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040 8803, USA
    Planta 216:736-44. 2003
    ..That cotton still expresses both forms of activase, even without alternative splicing, suggests that each form has a required function in photosynthesis...
  9. pmc Exceptional sensitivity of Rubisco activase to thermal denaturation in vitro and in vivo
    M E Salvucci
    Western Cotton Research Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, 4135 East Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040 8803, USA
    Plant Physiol 127:1053-64. 2001
    ..Thus, loss of activase activity during heat stress is caused by an exceptional sensitivity of the protein to thermal denaturation and is responsible, in part, for deactivation of Rubisco...
  10. doi request reprint Structural changes associated with the acute thermal instability of Rubisco activase
    Csengele Barta
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Arid Land Agricultural Research Center, Maricopa, AZ 85139, USA
    Arch Biochem Biophys 499:17-25. 2010
    ..That the sensitivity of these plants to heat differs indicates that the thermal instability of Rubisco activase is a main determinant of the temperature-sensitivity of photosynthesis...
  11. doi request reprint Photosynthesis and assimilate partitioning between carbohydrates and isoprenoid products in vegetatively active and dormant guayule: physiological and environmental constraints on rubber accumulation in a semiarid shrub
    Michael E Salvucci
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Arid Land Agricultural Research Center, Maricopa, AZ 85138, USA
    Physiol Plant 140:368-79. 2010
    ..Enrichment with CO(2) in the vegetatively dormant state increased carbohydrate content but not the amount of rubber, suggesting that partitioning of assimilate to rubber is limited by sink strength in guayule...
  12. doi request reprint Association of Rubisco activase with chaperonin-60beta: a possible mechanism for protecting photosynthesis during heat stress
    Michael E Salvucci
    USDA ARS, Arid Land Agricultural Research Center, Maricopa, AZ 85238, USA
    J Exp Bot 59:1923-33. 2008
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that cpn60beta plays a role in acclimating photosynthesis to heat stress, possibly by protecting Rubisco activase from thermal denaturation...
  13. pmc Insecticidal activity of some reducing sugars against the sweet potato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, Biotype B
    Jing S Hu
    Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, USDA, ARS, PSI, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Insect Sci 10:203. 2010
    ..Thus, it appears that the ability of insecticidal sugars to act as antifeedants is responsible for their toxicity to B. tabaci...
  14. ncbi request reprint Regulation of Rubisco activase and its interaction with Rubisco
    Archie R Portis
    USDA ARS, Photosynthesis Research Unit, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Exp Bot 59:1597-604. 2008
    ..Two activase residues in this domain were identified that are involved in Rubisco recognition. The results directly complement earlier studies that identified critical residues for activase recognition in the large subunit of Rubisco...
  15. ncbi request reprint Two residues of rubisco activase involved in recognition of the Rubisco substrate
    Cishan Li
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Biol Chem 280:24864-9. 2005
    ..The results identified a substrate recognition region in activase in which two residues may directly interact with two residues in Rubisco...