S M Assmann

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The glycolytic enzyme, phosphoglycerate mutase, has critical roles in stomatal movement, vegetative growth, and pollen production in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Zhixin Zhao
    Biology Department, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Bot 62:5179-89. 2011
  2. pmc Whole proteome identification of plant candidate G-protein coupled receptors in Arabidopsis, rice, and poplar: computational prediction and in-vivo protein coupling
    Timothy E Gookin
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R120. 2008
  3. pmc Common and unique elements of the ABA-regulated transcriptome of Arabidopsis guard cells
    Rui Sheng Wang
    Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Genomics 12:216. 2011
  4. pmc Heterotrimeric and unconventional GTP binding proteins in plant cell signaling
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant Cell 14:S355-73. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint G proteins Go green: a plant G protein signaling FAQ sheet
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 310:71-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint G protein signaling in the regulation of Arabidopsis seed germination
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Penn State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Sci STKE 2005:cm11. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint G protein signaling in the regulation of rice seed germination
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Penn State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Sci STKE 2005:cm12. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint G protein regulation of disease resistance during infection of rice with rice blast fungus
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Penn State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Sci STKE 2005:cm13. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Plant G proteins, phytohormones, and plasticity: three questions and a speculation
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802 5301, USA
    Sci STKE 2004:re20. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint OPEN STOMATA1 opens the door to ABA signaling in Arabidopsis guard cells
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802 5301, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 8:151-3. 2003

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. pmc The glycolytic enzyme, phosphoglycerate mutase, has critical roles in stomatal movement, vegetative growth, and pollen production in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Zhixin Zhao
    Biology Department, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Exp Bot 62:5179-89. 2011
    ..Vegetative plant growth was severely impaired in the double mutants and pollen was not produced. The data demonstrate that iPGAMs and glycolytic activity are critical for guard cell function and fertility in Arabidopsis...
  2. pmc Whole proteome identification of plant candidate G-protein coupled receptors in Arabidopsis, rice, and poplar: computational prediction and in-vivo protein coupling
    Timothy E Gookin
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R120. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Common and unique elements of the ABA-regulated transcriptome of Arabidopsis guard cells
    Rui Sheng Wang
    Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Genomics 12:216. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Heterotrimeric and unconventional GTP binding proteins in plant cell signaling
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant Cell 14:S355-73. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint G proteins Go green: a plant G protein signaling FAQ sheet
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 310:71-3. 2005
    ..Pathways in Science's Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment Connections Maps database provide details about the emerging roles of G proteins in several cellular processes of plants...
  6. ncbi request reprint G protein signaling in the regulation of Arabidopsis seed germination
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Penn State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Sci STKE 2005:cm11. 2005
    ..In Arabidopsis, analysis of mutant plants has implicated heterotrimeric guanine nucleotide-binding protein (G protein) components in regulation of seed germination by all three of these hormones...
  7. ncbi request reprint G protein signaling in the regulation of rice seed germination
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Penn State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Sci STKE 2005:cm12. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint G protein regulation of disease resistance during infection of rice with rice blast fungus
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Penn State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Sci STKE 2005:cm13. 2005
    ..These results implicate heterotrimeric guanine nucleotide-binding proteins (G proteins) as important players in plant pathogen response...
  9. ncbi request reprint Plant G proteins, phytohormones, and plasticity: three questions and a speculation
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802 5301, USA
    Sci STKE 2004:re20. 2004
    ..A possible role of G protein signaling in the control of phenotypic plasticity, a hallmark of plant growth, is also discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint OPEN STOMATA1 opens the door to ABA signaling in Arabidopsis guard cells
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802 5301, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 8:151-3. 2003
    ..A recent report shows that mutations in the OST1 gene, encoding a serine-threonine protein kinase, render Arabidopsis thaliana guard cells insensitive to abscisic acid, such that stomata remain open in the presence of this phytohormone...
  11. ncbi request reprint From milliseconds to millions of years: guard cells and environmental responses
    S M Assmann
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 5301, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 4:421-8. 2001
    ..Recent studies on (de)phosphorylation mechanisms have provided new information on how guard cells respond to abscisic acid and blue light...
  12. ncbi request reprint G protein regulation of ion channels and abscisic acid signaling in Arabidopsis guard cells
    X Q Wang
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802 5301, USA
    Science 292:2070-2. 2001
    ..Manipulation of G protein status in guard cells may provide a mechanism for controlling plant water balance...
  13. pmc G-protein complex mutants are hypersensitive to abscisic acid regulation of germination and postgermination development
    Sona Pandey
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 5301, USA
    Plant Physiol 141:243-56. 2006
    ..Thus, cell- and tissue-specific functional interaction in response to a given signal such as ABA may determine the distinct pathways regulated by the individual members of the G-protein complex...
  14. ncbi request reprint Brassinosteroids and plant function: some clues, more puzzles
    L L Haubrick
    Pennsylvania State University, Department of Biology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:446-57. 2006
    ..In contrast, little is known about how the sensing of BRs is connected to specific physiological responses such as stress resistance. There remain many open questions about how these connections are made...
  15. pmc The Arabidopsis putative G protein-coupled receptor GCR1 interacts with the G protein alpha subunit GPA1 and regulates abscisic acid signaling
    Sona Pandey
    Biology Department, Pen State University, University Park, Pensylvania, 16802, USA
    Plant Cell 16:1616-32. 2004
    ..Because gpa1 mutants exhibit insensitivity in aspects of guard cell ABA and S1P responses, whereas gcr1 mutants exhibit hypersensitivity, GCR1 may act as a negative regulator of GPA1-mediated ABA responses in guard cells...
  16. ncbi request reprint Arabidopsis extra-large G proteins (XLGs) regulate root morphogenesis
    Lei Ding
    Biology Department, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Plant J 53:248-63. 2008
    ..As plant-specific proteins, regulatory mechanisms of XLGs may differ from those of conventional Galphas...
  17. ncbi request reprint Plant heterotrimeric G protein function: insights from Arabidopsis and rice mutants
    Laetitia Perfus-Barbeoch
    Biology Department, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 5301, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 7:719-31. 2004
    ..Results and concepts emerging from recent phenotypic analyses of G-protein component mutants in Arabidopsis and rice are adding to our understanding of G-protein mechanisms and functions in higher plants...
  18. doi request reprint ABA-regulated G protein signaling in Arabidopsis guard cells: a proteomic perspective
    Zhixin Zhao
    Biology Department, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Proteome Res 9:1637-47. 2010
    ..These results exemplify how iTRAQ can be used to quantitatively study single cell signaling pathways in Arabidopsis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Regulation of abscisic acid-induced stomatal closure and anion channels by guard cell AAPK kinase
    J Li
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Science 287:300-3. 2000
    ..This information should allow cell-specific, targeted biotechnological manipulation of crop water status...
  20. ncbi request reprint Transport proteins of the plant plasma membrane
    S M Assmann
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Curr Opin Cell Biol 8:458-67. 1996
    ..Recently developed molecular and genetic approaches have enabled the identification and functional characterization of novel genes encoding ion channels, ion carriers, and water channels of the plant plasma membrane...
  21. pmc The plant innate immunity response in stomatal guard cells invokes G-protein-dependent ion channel regulation
    Wei Zhang
    Biology Department, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802 5301, USA
    Plant J 56:984-96. 2008
    ..These new findings provide insights into the largely elusive signaling process underlying PTI-associated guard cell responses...
  22. doi request reprint Two novel GPCR-type G proteins are abscisic acid receptors in Arabidopsis
    Sona Pandey
    Biology Department, 208 Mueller Laboratory, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Cell 136:136-48. 2009
    ..We propose that GTG proteins function both as a new type of G protein and as a class of membrane-localized ABA receptors...
  23. pmc Abscisic acid regulation of guard-cell K+ and anion channels in Gbeta- and RGS-deficient Arabidopsis lines
    Liu Min Fan
    Biology Department, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802 5301
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:8476-81. 2008
    ..Our studies highlight unique aspects of ion channel regulation by heterotrimeric G proteins and relate these aspects to stomatal aperture control, a key determinant of plant biomass acquisition and drought tolerance...
  24. pmc The alpha-subunit of the Arabidopsis heterotrimeric G protein, GPA1, is a regulator of transpiration efficiency
    Sarah E Nilson
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 5301, USA
    Plant Physiol 152:2067-77. 2010
    ..GPA1 promoter::beta-glucuronidase lines indicate that the GPA1 promoter is active in the stomatal cell lineage, further supporting a function for GPA1 in stomatal development in true leaves...
  25. pmc Predicting essential components of signal transduction networks: a dynamic model of guard cell abscisic acid signaling
    Song Li
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e312. 2006
    ..Our method can be readily applied to other biological signaling networks to identify key regulatory components in systems where quantitative information is limited...
  26. pmc Boolean modeling of transcriptome data reveals novel modes of heterotrimeric G-protein action
    Sona Pandey
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Mol Syst Biol 6:372. 2010
    ..Our method holds significant promise for analyzing analogous 'switch-like' signal transduction events in any organism...
  27. ncbi request reprint Guard cells: a dynamic signaling model
    Liu Min Fan
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 5301, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 7:537-46. 2004
    ..A deeper understanding of the biochemical mechanisms governing the response of guard cells to blue light has been gained, and new insights have been garnered regarding roles of the extracellular matrix in stomatal regulation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sphingolipid signalling in Arabidopsis guard cells involves heterotrimeric G proteins
    Sylvie Coursol
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 5301, USA
    Nature 423:651-4. 2003
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Hormone interactions in stomatal function
    Biswa R Acharya
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 69:451-62. 2009
    ..Here, we discuss the roles of different phytohormones and the effects of their interactions on guard cell physiology and function...
  30. doi request reprint Regulation of root-wave response by extra large and conventional G proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Sona Pandey
    Biology Department, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant J 55:311-22. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Kinetic analysis of the K(+)-selective outward rectifier in Arabidopsis mesophyll cells: a comparison with other plant species
    H Miedema
    Dept of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Plant Cell Physiol 41:209-17. 2000
    ..As observed in other plant species, the activation kinetics of IK,out in Arabidopsis are sensitive to external K+: V1/2 shifts with EK but remains approximately 50 mV more positive than EK...
  32. pmc Functional proteomics of Arabidopsis thaliana guard cells uncovers new stomatal signaling pathways
    Zhixin Zhao
    Biology Department, Pen State University, University Park, Pensylvania 16802, USA
    Plant Cell 20:3210-26. 2008
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Heterotrimeric G proteins regulate reproductive trait plasticity in response to water availability
    Sarah E Nilson
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802 5301, USA
    New Phytol 185:734-46. 2010
    ....
  34. pmc Arabidopsis sphingosine kinase and the effects of phytosphingosine-1-phosphate on stomatal aperture
    Sylvie Coursol
    Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 5301, USA
    Plant Physiol 137:724-37. 2005
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Modulation of an RNA-binding protein by abscisic-acid-activated protein kinase
    Jiaxu Li
    Biology Department, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Nature 418:793-7. 2002
    ....
  36. pmc Abscisic acid induces rapid subnuclear reorganization in guard cells
    Carl K Y Ng
    Biology Department, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Plant Physiol 134:1327-31. 2004
  37. pmc The control of transpiration. Insights from Arabidopsis
    Sarah E Nilson
    Biology Department, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Plant Physiol 143:19-27. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Roles of ion channels and transporters in guard cell signal transduction
    Sona Pandey
    Biology Department, Penn State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, United States
    FEBS Lett 581:2325-36. 2007
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Characterization of wound-responsive RNA-binding proteins and their splice variants in Arabidopsis
    Jérôme Bove
    Biology Department, Penn State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 67:71-88. 2008
    ..Taken together, these results imply that the three UBA2 genes encode hnRNP-type nuclear RNA-binding proteins that function in a novel wound signal transduction pathway...
  40. doi request reprint Characterization of the Arabidopsis heterotrimeric G protein
    Shiyu Wang
    Department of Biology, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Biol Chem 283:13913-22. 2008
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Overexpression of wound-responsive RNA-binding proteins induces leaf senescence and hypersensitive-like cell death
    Cha Young Kim
    Biology Department, Penn State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    New Phytol 180:57-70. 2008
    ..These results indicate that induction of UBA2 gene expression stimulates leaf yellowing and cell death phenotypes through senescence and defense response pathways...
  42. doi request reprint Discrete dynamic modeling with asynchronous update, or how to model complex systems in the absence of quantitative information
    Sarah M Assmann
    Biology Department, Penn State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 553:207-25. 2009
    ..The method also serves as a starting point from which more quantitative models can be developed as additional information becomes available...
  43. ncbi request reprint Light regulation of stomatal movement
    Ken Ichiro Shimazaki
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Ropponmatsu, Fukuoka 810 8560, Japan
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 58:219-47. 2007
    ..Because the blue-light response of stomata appears to be strongly affected by red light, we discuss underlying mechanisms in the interaction between blue-light signaling and guard cell chloroplasts...
  44. pmc Plants: the latest model system for G-protein research
    Alan M Jones
    Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    EMBO Rep 5:572-8. 2004
    ..Nonetheless, recent studies on Arabidopsis thaliana have shown the importance of plant G-protein signalling in such fundamental processes as cell proliferation, hormone perception and ion-channel regulation...
  45. pmc GCR1 can act independently of heterotrimeric G-protein in response to brassinosteroids and gibberellins in Arabidopsis seed germination
    Jin Gui Chen
    Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3280, USA
    Plant Physiol 135:907-15. 2004
    ....
  46. pmc Ggamma1 + Ggamma2 not equal to Gbeta: heterotrimeric G protein Ggamma-deficient mutants do not recapitulate all phenotypes of Gbeta-deficient mutants
    Yuri Trusov
    Plant Genetic Engineering Laboratory, Department of Botany, School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Plant Physiol 147:636-49. 2008
    ....