Steven A Whitham

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Affiliation: Iowa State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Global impact: elucidating plant responses to viral infection
    Steven A Whitham
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1020, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19:1207-15. 2006
  2. pmc A virus-induced gene silencing method to study soybean cyst nematode parasitism in Glycine max
    Pramod K Kandoth
    Division of Plant Sciences, Christopher S, Bond Life Sciences Center and Interdisciplinary Plant Group, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:255. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Diverse RNA viruses elicit the expression of common sets of genes in susceptible Arabidopsis thaliana plants
    Steven A Whitham
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1020, USA
    Plant J 33:271-83. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Roles for host factors in plant viral pathogenicity
    Steven A Whitham
    Iowa State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Ames, Iowa 50011 1020, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 7:365-71. 2004
  5. pmc Soybean homologs of MPK4 negatively regulate defense responses and positively regulate growth and development
    Jian Zhong Liu
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Plant Physiol 157:1363-78. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of arabidopsis thaliana gene expression in response to Turnip mosaic virus infection
    Chunling Yang
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20:358-70. 2007
  7. pmc Identification and analyses of candidate genes for rpp4-mediated resistance to Asian soybean rust in soybean
    Jenelle D F Meyer
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Plant Physiol 150:295-307. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Development and use of an efficient DNA-based viral gene silencing vector for soybean
    Chunquan Zhang
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 22:123-31. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Tobamovirus infection is independent of HSP101 mRNA induction and protein expression
    Tyrell Carr
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, 351 Bessey Hall, Ames, 50011 1020, USA
    Virus Res 121:33-41. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Overexpression of a soybean nuclear localized type-III DnaJ domain-containing HSP40 reveals its roles in cell death and disease resistance
    Jian Zhong Liu
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Plant J 74:110-21. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Global impact: elucidating plant responses to viral infection
    Steven A Whitham
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1020, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19:1207-15. 2006
    ..The activities of viral RNA silencing suppressors and interference with hormone signaling or biogenesis also influence plant gene expression and lead to developmental abnormalities...
  2. pmc A virus-induced gene silencing method to study soybean cyst nematode parasitism in Glycine max
    Pramod K Kandoth
    Division of Plant Sciences, Christopher S, Bond Life Sciences Center and Interdisciplinary Plant Group, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:255. 2013
    ..However, BPMV-VIGS protocols for studying genes involved in disease resistance or symbiotic associations with root microbes have not been developed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diverse RNA viruses elicit the expression of common sets of genes in susceptible Arabidopsis thaliana plants
    Steven A Whitham
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011 1020, USA
    Plant J 33:271-83. 2003
    ..Analyses of the promoters of these genes further suggest that diverse RNA viruses elicit common responses in susceptible plant hosts through signaling pathways that have not been previously characterized...
  4. ncbi request reprint Roles for host factors in plant viral pathogenicity
    Steven A Whitham
    Iowa State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Ames, Iowa 50011 1020, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 7:365-71. 2004
    ..When viruses meddle in these defense mechanisms, which are interlinked with basic cellular functions, phenotypic changes can result that contribute to disease symptoms...
  5. pmc Soybean homologs of MPK4 negatively regulate defense responses and positively regulate growth and development
    Jian Zhong Liu
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Plant Physiol 157:1363-78. 2011
    ..Taken together, our results indicate that GmMPK4s negatively regulate SA accumulation and defense response but positively regulate plant growth and development, and their functions are conserved across plant species...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of arabidopsis thaliana gene expression in response to Turnip mosaic virus infection
    Chunling Yang
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20:358-70. 2007
    ..The functions of these downregulated genes are consistent with viral symptoms, such as chlorosis and stunted growth, providing new insight into mechanisms of pathogenesis...
  7. pmc Identification and analyses of candidate genes for rpp4-mediated resistance to Asian soybean rust in soybean
    Jenelle D F Meyer
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Plant Physiol 150:295-307. 2009
    ..These data support Rpp4C4 (PI459025B) as the single candidate gene for Rpp4-mediated resistance to Asian soybean rust...
  8. doi request reprint Development and use of an efficient DNA-based viral gene silencing vector for soybean
    Chunquan Zhang
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 22:123-31. 2009
    ..VIGS of the Actin gene resulted in reduced numbers of Soybean mosaic virus infection foci. The results demonstrate the utility of this new vector as an efficient tool for a wide range of applications for soybean functional genomics...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tobamovirus infection is independent of HSP101 mRNA induction and protein expression
    Tyrell Carr
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, 351 Bessey Hall, Ames, 50011 1020, USA
    Virus Res 121:33-41. 2006
    ..Similar results were obtained for TMV infection in Nicotiana benthamiana plants silenced for HSP101, demonstrating that HSP101 is not necessary for efficient tobamovirus infection...
  10. doi request reprint Overexpression of a soybean nuclear localized type-III DnaJ domain-containing HSP40 reveals its roles in cell death and disease resistance
    Jian Zhong Liu
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Plant J 74:110-21. 2013
    ..Together, the results demonstrate a critical role of a nuclear-localized DnaJ domain-containing GmHSP40.1 in cell death and disease resistance in soybean...
  11. doi request reprint Temporal and spatial Bean pod mottle virus-induced gene silencing in soybean
    Parijat S Juvale
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Mol Plant Pathol 13:1140-8. 2012
    ..Silencing was observed from as early as 2 weeks post-virus inoculation in leaves to 7 weeks post-virus inoculation in flowers, suggesting that this system can induce and maintain silencing for significant durations...
  12. ncbi request reprint The requirement of multiple defense genes in soybean Rsv1-mediated extreme resistance to soybean mosaic virus
    Chunquan Zhang
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 25:1307-13. 2012
    ..Together, our results provide new insight into the soybean signaling network required for ER against SMV...
  13. pmc The development of an efficient multipurpose bean pod mottle virus viral vector set for foreign gene expression and RNA silencing
    Chunquan Zhang
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Plant Physiol 153:52-65. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate the utility of this BPMV vector set for a wide range of applications in soybean and common bean, and they have implications for improvement of other plant virus-based vector systems...
  14. pmc Arabidopsis and Brachypodium distachyon transgenic plants expressing Aspergillus nidulans acetylesterases have decreased degree of polysaccharide acetylation and increased resistance to pathogens
    Gennady Pogorelko
    Roy J Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Plant Physiol 162:9-23. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate a role, in both monocot and dicot plants, of hemicellulose and pectin acetylation in plant defense against fungal pathogens...
  15. doi request reprint Virus-induced gene silencing in soybean and common bean
    Chunquan Zhang
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 975:149-56. 2013
    ..Here, we describe a DNA-based Bean pod mottle virus (BPMV) vector system for both gene expression and VIGS in soybean and common bean...
  16. doi request reprint Differential requirement of ribosomal protein S6 by plant RNA viruses with different translation initiation strategies
    Chunling Yang
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, 351 Bessey Hall, Ames, IA 50011 1020, USA
    Virology 390:163-73. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate that cap-independent TuMV and TBSV require RPS6 for their accumulation, whereas accumulation of TMV is independent of RPS6...
  17. doi request reprint Differential accumulation of host mRNAs on polyribosomes during obligate pathogen-plant interactions
    Jackson R Moeller
    Interdepartmental Plant Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Mol Biosyst 8:2153-65. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Expression and evolution of the phosphoinositide-specific phospholipase C gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana
    I Made Tasma
    Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, G303 Agronomy Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Plant Physiol Biochem 46:627-37. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Distinct biphasic mRNA changes in response to Asian soybean rust infection
    Martijn van de Mortel
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames 50011, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 20:887-99. 2007
    ..The race-specific resistance phenotype of Rpp2 is manifested in massive gene expression changes after the initial response prior to the onset of rapid fungal growth that occurs in the susceptible genotype...
  20. pmc Salicylic acid-dependent expression of host genes in compatible Arabidopsis-virus interactions
    Zhonglian Huang
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011 1020, USA
    Plant Physiol 137:1147-59. 2005
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  21. doi request reprint Cytoplasmic inclusion cistron of Soybean mosaic virus serves as a virulence determinant on Rsv3-genotype soybean and a symptom determinant
    Chunquan Zhang
    Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, 351 Bessey Hall, Ames, IA 50011 1020, USA
    Virology 391:240-8. 2009
    ..Interestingly, the N-terminal region of CI is also involved in severe symptom induction in soybean...
  22. ncbi request reprint Transcript profiling in host-pathogen interactions
    Roger P Wise
    Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research, USDA ARS, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011 1020, USA
    Annu Rev Phytopathol 45:329-69. 2007
    ..In this way, genomic technologies have facilitated a system-wide approach to unifying themes and unique features in the interactions of hosts and pathogens...
  23. doi request reprint Replication protein A subunit 3 and the iron efficiency response in soybean
    Sarah E Atwood
    Interdepartmental Genetics Program, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 50011, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 37:213-34. 2014
    ..Our findings suggest the iron efficient genotype Clark is able to induce energy controlling pathways, possibly regulated by SnRK1/TOR, to promote nutrient recycling and stress responses in iron deficient conditions. ..
  24. pmc The conserved FRNK box in HC-Pro, a plant viral suppressor of gene silencing, is required for small RNA binding and mediates symptom development
    Yoel Moshe Shiboleth
    Department of Plant Pathology, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, P O Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    J Virol 81:13135-48. 2007
    ..The interaction of the FRNK box with populations of miRNAs directly influences their accumulation levels and regulatory functions, resulting in symptom development...
  25. ncbi request reprint Loss-of-susceptibility mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana reveal an essential role for eIF(iso)4E during potyvirus infection
    Andrew D Lellis
    Center for Gene Research and Biotechnology and Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis 97331, USA
    Curr Biol 12:1046-51. 2002
    ..eIF4E and eIF(iso)4E from different plant species were shown previously to interact with the genome-linked protein (VPg) of TEV and TuMV, respectively. Models to explain the roles of eIF(iso)4E during virus infection are presented...