Mike Pollard

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Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Building lipid barriers: biosynthesis of cutin and suberin
    Mike Pollard
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1312, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 13:236-46. 2008
  2. pmc A land-plant-specific glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase family in Arabidopsis: substrate specificity, sn-2 preference, and evolution
    Weili Yang
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 160:638-52. 2012
  3. pmc Identification of an Arabidopsis feruloyl-coenzyme A transferase required for suberin synthesis
    Isabel Molina
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 151:1317-28. 2009
  4. pmc Monoacylglycerols are components of root waxes and can be produced in the aerial cuticle by ectopic expression of a suberin-associated acyltransferase
    Yonghua Li
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 144:1267-77. 2007
  5. pmc Identification of an Arabidopsis fatty alcohol:caffeoyl-Coenzyme A acyltransferase required for the synthesis of alkyl hydroxycinnamates in root waxes
    Dylan K Kosma
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 160:237-48. 2012
  6. pmc A distinct type of glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase with sn-2 preference and phosphatase activity producing 2-monoacylglycerol
    Weili Yang
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12040-5. 2010
  7. pmc Analysis of acyl fluxes through multiple pathways of triacylglycerol synthesis in developing soybean embryos
    Philip D Bates
    Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1312, USA
    Plant Physiol 150:55-72. 2009
  8. pmc The acyltransferase GPAT5 is required for the synthesis of suberin in seed coat and root of Arabidopsis
    Fred Beisson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Cell 19:351-68. 2007
  9. pmc Pleiotropic phenotypes of the sticky peel mutant provide new insight into the role of CUTIN DEFICIENT2 in epidermal cell function in tomato
    Satya Swathi Nadakuduti
    Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 159:945-60. 2012
  10. pmc A distinct DGAT with sn-3 acetyltransferase activity that synthesizes unusual, reduced-viscosity oils in Euonymus and transgenic seeds
    Timothy P Durrett
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:9464-9. 2010

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Building lipid barriers: biosynthesis of cutin and suberin
    Mike Pollard
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1312, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 13:236-46. 2008
    ..The analysis of plant lines with modified cutins and suberins has begun to reveal the inter-relationships between the composition and function of these polymers...
  2. pmc A land-plant-specific glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase family in Arabidopsis: substrate specificity, sn-2 preference, and evolution
    Weili Yang
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 160:638-52. 2012
    ..Phylogenetic analyses of this family indicate that GPAT4/6/8 arose early in land-plant evolution (bryophytes), whereas the phosphatase-minus GPAT1 to -3 and GPAT5/7 clades diverged later with the appearance of tracheophytes...
  3. pmc Identification of an Arabidopsis feruloyl-coenzyme A transferase required for suberin synthesis
    Isabel Molina
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 151:1317-28. 2009
    ..Together, these results challenge our current view of suberin structure by questioning both the function of ester-linked ferulate as an essential component and the existence of an extended aliphatic polyester...
  4. pmc Monoacylglycerols are components of root waxes and can be produced in the aerial cuticle by ectopic expression of a suberin-associated acyltransferase
    Yonghua Li
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 144:1267-77. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Identification of an Arabidopsis fatty alcohol:caffeoyl-Coenzyme A acyltransferase required for the synthesis of alkyl hydroxycinnamates in root waxes
    Dylan K Kosma
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 160:237-48. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc A distinct type of glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase with sn-2 preference and phosphatase activity producing 2-monoacylglycerol
    Weili Yang
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12040-5. 2010
    ..These results provide insight into the biosynthetic assembly of cutin and suberin, the two most abundant glycerolipid polymers in nature...
  7. pmc Analysis of acyl fluxes through multiple pathways of triacylglycerol synthesis in developing soybean embryos
    Philip D Bates
    Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1312, USA
    Plant Physiol 150:55-72. 2009
    ..In addition, two kinetically distinct sn-3 acylations of DAG were observed, providing TAG molecular species enriched in saturated or polyunsaturated fatty acids...
  8. pmc The acyltransferase GPAT5 is required for the synthesis of suberin in seed coat and root of Arabidopsis
    Fred Beisson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Cell 19:351-68. 2007
    ..These results provide evidence for a critical role of GPAT5 in polyester biogenesis in seed coats and roots and for the importance of lipid polymer structures in the normal function of these organs...
  9. pmc Pleiotropic phenotypes of the sticky peel mutant provide new insight into the role of CUTIN DEFICIENT2 in epidermal cell function in tomato
    Satya Swathi Nadakuduti
    Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 159:945-60. 2012
    ..Together, these data provide new insight into the role of CD2 and ANL2 in regulating diverse metabolic pathways and in particular, those associated with epidermal cells...
  10. pmc A distinct DGAT with sn-3 acetyltransferase activity that synthesizes unusual, reduced-viscosity oils in Euonymus and transgenic seeds
    Timothy P Durrett
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:9464-9. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Deposition and localization of lipid polyester in developing seeds of Brassica napus and Arabidopsis thaliana
    Isabel Molina
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Plant J 53:437-49. 2008
    ..Together, the Arabidopsis data indicated that there is a suberized layer associated with the outer integument and a cutin-like polyester layer associated with the inner seed coat...
  12. ncbi request reprint Isolation of a gene encoding a 1,2-diacylglycerol-sn-acetyl-CoA acetyltransferase from developing seeds of Euonymus alatus
    Anne Milcamps
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Biol Chem 280:5370-7. 2005
    ..Expression of the Euonymus DGAT1-like gene in yeast lines where endogenous TAG synthesis has been deleted confirmed that the gene product has both long-chain acyl- and acetyltransferase activity...
  13. pmc Cuticular lipid composition, surface structure, and gene expression in Arabidopsis stem epidermis
    Mi Chung Suh
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 139:1649-65. 2005
    ..The 15% transcripts preferentially expressed in the epidermis were enriched in genes encoding proteins predicted to be membrane associated and involved in lipid metabolism. An analysis of the lipid-related subset is presented...
  14. ncbi request reprint Incorporation of newly synthesized fatty acids into cytosolic glycerolipids in pea leaves occurs via acyl editing
    Philip D Bates
    Department of Biochemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Biol Chem 282:31206-16. 2007
    ..Additionally, the acyl groups removed by acyl editing are largely used for the net synthesis of PC through glycerol 3-phosphate acylation...
  15. pmc Identification of acyltransferases required for cutin biosynthesis and production of cutin with suberin-like monomers
    Yonghua Li
    Department of Plant Biology and Plant Research Laboratory, Department of Energy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:18339-44. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint The lipid polyester composition of Arabidopsis thaliana and Brassica napus seeds
    Isabel Molina
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI 48824 1312, USA
    Phytochemistry 67:2597-610. 2006
    ..Dissection and analysis of mature Brassica seeds showed that the trihydroxy C18:1 fatty acid was found mainly in the embryo, while ferulate, fatty alcohols and C22 and C24 species were specific to the seed coat plus endosperm...
  17. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the aliphatic monomer composition of polyesters associated with Arabidopsis epidermis: occurrence of octadeca-cis-6, cis-9-diene-1,18-dioate as the major component
    Gustavo Bonaventure
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1312, USA
    Plant J 40:920-30. 2004
    ..These novel findings for Arabidopsis demonstrate that a broad range of monomer compositions are possible for polyesters of the epidermis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Oil content of Arabidopsis seeds: the influence of seed anatomy, light and plant-to-plant variation
    Yonghua Li
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824 1312, USA
    Phytochemistry 67:904-15. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of an Arabidopsis thaliana knockout line for phospholipid: diacylglycerol transacylase gene (At5g13640)
    Vandana Mhaske
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 166 Plant Biology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824 1312, USA
    Plant Physiol Biochem 43:413-7. 2005
    ..The results indicate that PDAT activity encoded by At5g13640 is not a major determinant of TAG synthesis in Arabidopsis seeds...
  20. pmc Nanoridges that characterize the surface morphology of flowers require the synthesis of cutin polyester
    Yonghua Li-Beisson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22008-13. 2009
    ....
  21. pmc Metabolic responses to the reduction in palmitate caused by disruption of the FATB gene in Arabidopsis
    Gustavo Bonaventure
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 135:1269-79. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Acetyl coenzyme A concentrations in plant tissues
    Ajay W Tumaney
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Plant Physiol 161:485-8. 2004
    ..In Arabidopsis thaliana leaves it was 5 nmoles/g fresh weight, and in Spinacia oleracea leaves 6.8 nmoles/g fresh weight. Immediate quenching of the harvested tissue in liquid nitrogen is needed to obtain high recoveries of acetyl-CoA...
  23. pmc Vitamin E is essential for seed longevity and for preventing lipid peroxidation during germination
    Scott E Sattler
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Plant Cell 16:1419-32. 2004
    ..The vte mutant phenotypes also explain the strong selection for retention of tocopherol biosynthesis during the evolution of seed-bearing plants...
  24. pmc Carbocyclic fatty acids in plants: biochemical and molecular genetic characterization of cyclopropane fatty acid synthesis of Sterculiafoetida
    Xiaoming Bao
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7172-7. 2002
    ..Together, a CPA-FA synthase was identified from S. foetida, and the pathway in higher plants that produce carbocyclic fatty acids was defined as by transfer of C(1) units, most likely from S-adenosylmethionine to oleate...
  25. pmc Arabidopsis genes involved in acyl lipid metabolism. A 2003 census of the candidates, a study of the distribution of expressed sequence tags in organs, and a web-based database
    Frédéric Beisson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Plant Physiol 132:681-97. 2003
    ....