M A Zwieniecki

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Bordered pit structure and vessel wall surface properties. Implications for embolism repair
    M A Zwieniecki
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Plant Physiol 123:1015-20. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint A potential role for xylem-phloem interactions in the hydraulic architecture of trees: effects of phloem girdling on xylem hydraulic conductance
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:911-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Ionic control of the lateral exchange of water between vascular bundles in tomato
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Bot 54:1399-405. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic design of pine needles: one-dimensional optimization for single-vein leaves
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:803-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic design of leaves: insights from rehydration kinetics
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 30:910-21. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Confronting Maxwell's demon: biophysics of xylem embolism repair
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 14:530-4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic properties of individual xylem vessels of Fraxinus americana
    M A Zwieniecki
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Biological Laboratories, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Bot 52:257-64. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Hydrogel control of xylem hydraulic resistance in plants
    M A Zwieniecki
    Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Science 291:1059-62. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional design space of single-veined leaves: role of tissue hydraulic properties in constraining leaf size and shape
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Ann Bot 94:507-13. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Hydraulic conductivity of red oak (Quercus rubra L.) leaf tissue does not respond to light
    F E Rockwell
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 34:565-79. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Bordered pit structure and vessel wall surface properties. Implications for embolism repair
    M A Zwieniecki
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Plant Physiol 123:1015-20. 2000
    ..The maximum pressure difference between water in the lumen and gas in the pit chamber that could be stabilized by this interface was calculated to be within the range of 0.07 to 0.30 MPa...
  2. ncbi request reprint A potential role for xylem-phloem interactions in the hydraulic architecture of trees: effects of phloem girdling on xylem hydraulic conductance
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:911-7. 2004
    ..These results suggest a functional link between phloem and xylem hydraulic systems that is mediated by changes in the ionic content of the cell sap...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ionic control of the lateral exchange of water between vascular bundles in tomato
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Bot 54:1399-405. 2003
    ..These results indicate that the degree of nutrient-sharing among sectors of a plant may depend on both nutrient concentration and the availability of water in the root zone...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic design of pine needles: one-dimensional optimization for single-vein leaves
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:803-9. 2006
    ..The needles of P. palustris showed an almost perfect match between predicted and actual hydraulic optimum solution, providing evidence that vein design is a significant factor in the hydraulic design of pine leaves...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic design of leaves: insights from rehydration kinetics
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 30:910-21. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Confronting Maxwell's demon: biophysics of xylem embolism repair
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 14:530-4. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic properties of individual xylem vessels of Fraxinus americana
    M A Zwieniecki
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Biological Laboratories, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Bot 52:257-64. 2001
    ..95 e(-9) m(2) s(-1)). Estimates of the time needed to displace all of the gas from an air-filled vessel were in the order of 20 min, suggesting that gas removal may not be a major limitation in embolism repair...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hydrogel control of xylem hydraulic resistance in plants
    M A Zwieniecki
    Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Science 291:1059-62. 2001
    ..The existence of an ion-mediated response breaks the long-held paradigm of the xylem as a system of inert pipes and suggests a mechanism by which plants may regulate their internal flow regime...
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional design space of single-veined leaves: role of tissue hydraulic properties in constraining leaf size and shape
    Maciej A Zwieniecki
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Ann Bot 94:507-13. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Hydraulic conductivity of red oak (Quercus rubra L.) leaf tissue does not respond to light
    F E Rockwell
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 34:565-79. 2011
    ..We conclude that the declines in conductance observed in the HPFM must involve a resistance downstream of the extracellular air space, and that in red oak the hydraulic conductivity of leaf tissue is insensitive to light...
  11. pmc In vivo observation of cavitation and embolism repair using magnetic resonance imaging
    N M Holbrook
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Plant Physiol 126:27-31. 2001
    ..These measurements demonstrate that MRI can be used to monitor the functional status of individual xylem vessels, providing the first method to study the process of cavitation and embolism repair in intact plants...
  12. doi request reprint Cell-to-cell pathway dominates xylem-epidermis hydraulic connection in Tradescantia fluminensis (Vell. Conc.) leaves
    Qing Ye
    Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Planta 227:1311-9. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint The hydraulic conductance of the angiosperm leaf lamina: a comparison of three measurement methods
    Lawren Sack
    Harvard University, Biological Laboratories, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Bot 53:2177-84. 2002
    ..Accurate, rapid determination of K(lamina) will allow testing of the links between K(lamina), water-use, drought tolerance, and the enormous diversity of leaf form, structure and composition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in pit membrane porosity due to deflection and stretching: the role of vestured pits
    Brendan Choat
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Bot 55:1569-75. 2004
    ..This provides the first experimental evidence that vestures reduce the probability of air seeding through pit membranes...
  15. doi request reprint Functional analysis of putative genes encoding the PIP2 water channel subfamily in Populus trichocarpa
    Francesca Secchi
    Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
    Tree Physiol 29:1467-77. 2009
    ..trichocarpa provides a basic overview of their activity as water channels and will be a useful reference for future physiological studies of plant water relations that use P. trichocarpa as a model system...
  16. doi request reprint Patterns of PIP gene expression in Populus trichocarpa during recovery from xylem embolism suggest a major role for the PIP1 aquaporin subfamily as moderators of refilling process
    Francesca Secchi
    Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 33:1285-97. 2010
    ..1 and PoptrPIP1.3 genes were up-regulated in response to embolism, but not to water stress, and were down-regulated after embolism removal, suggesting a local ability of plants to sense an embolism presence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Leaf hydraulic capacity in ferns, conifers and angiosperms: impacts on photosynthetic maxima
    Tim J Brodribb
    Dept Plant Science, University of Tasmania, GPO 252 55, Hobart 7000, Australia
    New Phytol 165:839-46. 2005
    ..The data suggest that vessels in the leaves of the angiosperms studied provide them with the flexibility to produce highly conductive leaves with correspondingly high photosynthetic capacities relative to tracheid-bearing species...
  18. doi request reprint Sensing embolism in xylem vessels: the role of sucrose as a trigger for refilling
    Francesca Secchi
    Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, BioLabs 3114, 16 Dinivity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 34:514-24. 2011
    ..The work provides evidence of the ability of plants to sense embolism and suggests that sucrose concentration is the stimulus that allows plants to trigger a biological response to embolism...
  19. pmc Optimal vein density in artificial and real leaves
    X Noblin
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9140-4. 2008
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  20. pmc Nitrate control of root hydraulic properties in plants: translating local information to whole plant response
    Anna Gorska
    Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Plant Physiol 148:1159-67. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Nitrate induction of root hydraulic conductivity in maize is not correlated with aquaporin expression
    Anna Gorska
    Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Planta 228:989-98. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Daily transpiration rates of woody species on drying soil
    Thomas R Sinclair
    Agronomy Physiology Laboratory, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611 0965, USA
    Tree Physiol 25:1469-72. 2005
    ..26 and 0.37 of that at field capacity, which is comparable to values reported for annual crop plants...
  23. pmc Vulnerability of xylem vessels to cavitation in sugar maple. Scaling from individual vessels to whole branches
    Peter J Melcher
    Ithaca College, Biology Department, Center for Natural Sciences, New York 14850, USA
    Plant Physiol 131:1775-80. 2003
    ..8 MPa). These data suggest that, in sugar maple, the xylem of the current year can withstand larger xylem tensions than older wood and dominates water delivery to leaves...
  24. pmc Evolution of xylem lignification and hydrogel transport regulation
    C Kevin Boyce
    Department of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17555-8. 2004
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  25. ncbi request reprint Dynamic changes in root hydraulic properties in response to nitrate availability
    Vit Gloser
    Department of Plant Physiology and Anatomy, Masaryk University, Kotlarska 2, 611 37, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Exp Bot 58:2409-15. 2007
    ..It is proposed that a rapid decrease in root hydraulic resistance in the presence of increased nitrate availability is an important trait that could enhance a plant's ability to compete for nitrate in the soil...
  26. ncbi request reprint Plant biology: water gate
    N Michele Holbrook
    Nature 425:361. 2003
  27. doi request reprint Low leaf hydraulic conductance associated with drought tolerance in soybean
    Thomas R Sinclair
    Agronomy Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0950, USA
    Physiol Plant 132:446-51. 2008
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