VIRGINIA E WALBOT

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Male reproductive development: gene expression profiling of maize anther and pollen ontogeny
    Jiong Ma
    Department of Biology, 385 Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R181. 2008
  2. pmc Comparative profiling of the sense and antisense transcriptome of maize lines
    Jiong Ma
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Genome Biol 7:R22. 2006
  3. pmc Genome-wide mutagenesis of Zea mays L. using RescueMu transposons
    John Fernandes
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Genome Biol 5:R82. 2004
  4. pmc Global transcriptome analysis of two ameiotic1 alleles in maize anthers: defining steps in meiotic entry and progression through prophase I
    Guo Ling Nan
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 11:120. 2011
  5. pmc Transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic analysis of UV-B signaling in maize
    Paula Casati
    Centro de Estudios Fotosintéticos y Bioquímicos, Facultad de Ciencias Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Suipacha 531, 2000 Rosario, Argentina
    BMC Genomics 12:321. 2011
  6. pmc Maize genome in motion
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biology, Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Genome Biol 9:303. 2008
  7. pmc Are we training pit bulls to review our manuscripts?
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    J Biol 8:24. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Maize host requirements for Ustilago maydis tumor induction
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305 5020, USA
    Sex Plant Reprod 23:1-13. 2010
  9. pmc How plants cope with temperature stress
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biology MC5020, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    BMC Biol 9:79. 2011
  10. pmc Genomic, chromosomal and allelic assessment of the amazing diversity of maize
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Genome Biol 5:328. 2004

Research Grants

  1. MUTATOR TRANSPORTABLE ELEMENTS OF MAIZE
    Virginia Walbot; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. MUTATOR TRANSPORTABLE ELEMENTS OF MAIZE
    Virginia Walbot; Fiscal Year: 1993
  3. MUTATOR TRANSPORTABLE ELEMENTS OF MAIZE
    Virginia Walbot; Fiscal Year: 2005

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Male reproductive development: gene expression profiling of maize anther and pollen ontogeny
    Jiong Ma
    Department of Biology, 385 Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Genome Biol 9:R181. 2008
    ..Synchronous development of many anthers per tassel and within each anther facilitates dissection of carefully staged maize anthers for transcriptome profiling...
  2. pmc Comparative profiling of the sense and antisense transcriptome of maize lines
    Jiong Ma
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Genome Biol 7:R22. 2006
    ..To determine the validity of comparisons among mutants in different lines, we first address the question of how similar the transcriptomes are in three standard lines at four developmental stages...
  3. pmc Genome-wide mutagenesis of Zea mays L. using RescueMu transposons
    John Fernandes
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Genome Biol 5:R82. 2004
    ..Although frequently recovered parental insertions and insertion hotspots reduce the efficiency of gene discovery per plasmid, RescueMu targets a large variety of genes and produces knockout mutants...
  4. pmc Global transcriptome analysis of two ameiotic1 alleles in maize anthers: defining steps in meiotic entry and progression through prophase I
    Guo Ling Nan
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 11:120. 2011
    ..5 mm (L/Z) caused by each of these am1 alleles...
  5. pmc Transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic analysis of UV-B signaling in maize
    Paula Casati
    Centro de Estudios Fotosintéticos y Bioquímicos, Facultad de Ciencias Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Suipacha 531, 2000 Rosario, Argentina
    BMC Genomics 12:321. 2011
    ..Excess UV-B decreases crop yield. Using a treatment twice solar fluence, we focus on discovering signals produced in UV-B-irradiated maize leaves that translate to systemic changes in shielded leaves and immature ears...
  6. pmc Maize genome in motion
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biology, Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Genome Biol 9:303. 2008
    ..A report on the Maize Genetics Conference held in Washington DC, USA, 27 February-1 March, 2008...
  7. pmc Are we training pit bulls to review our manuscripts?
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    J Biol 8:24. 2009
    ..Good early training of graduate students and postdocs is needed to prevent them turning into future generations of manuscript-savaging reviewers. How can we intercalate typical papers into our training?..
  8. doi request reprint Maize host requirements for Ustilago maydis tumor induction
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305 5020, USA
    Sex Plant Reprod 23:1-13. 2010
    ..We propose the hypothesis that host growth potential and tissue identity modulate the ability of U. maydis to redirect differentiation and induce tumors...
  9. pmc How plants cope with temperature stress
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biology MC5020, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    BMC Biol 9:79. 2011
    ..This specialized response reflects the failure of adaptations that normally enable plants to survive over a remarkable temperature range, by mechanisms that are not fully understood...
  10. pmc Genomic, chromosomal and allelic assessment of the amazing diversity of maize
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Genome Biol 5:328. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Unique features of the plant life cycle and their consequences
    Virginia Walbot
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5020, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 4:369-79. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Imprinting of R-r, paramutation of B-I and Pl, and epigenetic silencing of MuDR/Mu transposons in Zea mays L. are coordinately affected by inbred background
    V Walbot
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Genet Res 77:219-26. 2001
    ..The possibilities that specific genetic factors, intrinsic gene expression levels and/or the rapidity of the life cycle modulate epigenetic gene controls are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Saturation mutagenesis using maize transposons
    V Walbot
    Department of Biological Sciences, 385 Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, 94305 5020, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 3:103-7. 2000
    ..New genomics projects are now cataloging transposon insertion sites to define all maize genes. Once identified, transposon insertions are 'hot spots' for generating new alleles that are useful in functional studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint A maize MuDR transposon promoter shows limited autoregulation
    M N Raizada
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, CA 94305-5020, USA
    Mol Genet Genomics 265:82-94. 2001
    ..Our results contrast with those for the maize transposon Spm, in which the TNPA transposase acts as a repressor of the Spm promoter in active Spm lines...
  15. pmc Expression and post-transcriptional regulation of maize transposable element MuDR and its derivatives
    G N Rudenko
    Department of Biological Sciences, 385 Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5020, USA
    Plant Cell 13:553-70. 2001
    ..Moreover, the nonfunctional proteins encoded by homologs may negatively regulate Mutator activity and represent part of the host defense against this transposon family...
  16. pmc Somatic and germinal mobility of the RescueMu transposon in transgenic maize
    M N Raizada
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5020, USA
    Plant Cell 13:1587-608. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint Computational methods for gene annotation: the Arabidopsis genome
    Y Cho
    Stanford Genome Technology Center, 855 California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1103, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 12:126-30. 2001
    ..With the exponential growth of genetic information, bioinformatics has attempted to predict gene locations and functions in cyberspace prior to experimental confirmation at the bench...
  18. ncbi request reprint A combinatorial role for exon, intron and splice site sequences in splicing in maize
    J C Carle-Urioste
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Plant J 11:1253-63. 1997
    ..It is also shown that GC-rich intron constructs that are poorly spliced can be partially rescued by an improved 3' splice site...
  19. pmc Characterization of the maize Mutator transposable element MURA transposase as a DNA-binding protein
    M I Benito
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, California 94305 5020, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 17:5165-75. 1997
    ..The significance of MURA's interaction with the TIRs of Mu elements is discussed in the context of what is known about the regulation and mechanisms of Mutator activities in maize...
  20. pmc AN9, a petunia glutathione S-transferase required for anthocyanin sequestration, is a flavonoid-binding protein
    L A Mueller
    Department of Biological Sciences, 385 Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5020, USA
    Plant Physiol 123:1561-70. 2000
    ..We conclude that AN9 is a flavonoid-binding protein, and propose that in vivo it serves as a cytoplasmic flavonoid carrier protein...
  21. ncbi request reprint A carnation anthocyanin mutant is complemented by the glutathione S-transferases encoded by maize Bz2 and petunia An9
    E S Larsen
    Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Plant Biology, 260 Panama St, Stanford, CA 94305 1297, USA
    Plant Cell Rep 21:900-4. 2003
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  22. pmc Expression and RNA splicing of the maize glutathione S-transferase Bronze2 gene is regulated by cadmium and other stresses
    K A Marrs
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, California 94305 5020, USA
    Plant Physiol 113:93-102. 1997
    ..We propose that an alternative protein may be encoded by Bz2 that has a role during responses to heavy metals...

Research Grants13

  1. MUTATOR TRANSPORTABLE ELEMENTS OF MAIZE
    Virginia Walbot; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In vitro biochemical studies will examine the DNA binding properties and enzymatic activities of the transposes encoded by MuDR to determine if different transposases are required for "cut and paste" and replicative transposition. ..
  2. MUTATOR TRANSPORTABLE ELEMENTS OF MAIZE
    Virginia Walbot; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..These data should provide insight into the developmental regulation of Mutator activity. Capitalizing on the drastic copy number reduction of the novel line, we will test a simplified gene tagging and cloning protocol...
  3. MUTATOR TRANSPORTABLE ELEMENTS OF MAIZE
    Virginia Walbot; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Host factors that regulate MuDR/Mu activities will also be characterized, because transposable element activities are an evolved nartnershiD of the transDoson and its host. ..