T D McKnight

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Telomeres, telomerase, and stability of the plant genome
    Thomas D McKnight
    Department of Biology, 3258 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 48:331-7. 2002
  2. ncbi Plant telomeres and telomerases. A review
    T D McKnight
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843, USA
    Biochemistry (Mosc) 62:1224-31. 1997
  3. pmc Plant telomere biology
    Thomas D McKnight
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 3258, USA
    Plant Cell 16:794-803. 2004
  4. ncbi Living with genome instability: plant responses to telomere dysfunction
    K Riha
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2128 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843-2128, USA
    Science 291:1797-800. 2001
  5. ncbi Different modes of de novo telomere formation by plant telomerases
    M S Fitzgerald
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2128 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843-2128, USA
    Plant J 26:77-87. 2001
  6. pmc Disruption of the telomerase catalytic subunit gene from Arabidopsis inactivates telomerase and leads to a slow loss of telomeric DNA
    M S Fitzgerald
    Department of Biochemistry, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2128, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:14813-8. 1999
  7. ncbi Use of meiotic FISH for identification of a new monosome in Gossypium hirsutum L
    Y Ji
    Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843, USA
    Genome 40:34-40. 1997
  8. pmc TELOMERASE ACTIVATOR1 induces telomerase activity and potentiates responses to auxin in Arabidopsis
    Shuxin Ren
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 3258, USA
    Plant Cell 16:2910-22. 2004
  9. pmc Regulation of telomerase in Arabidopsis by BT2, an apparent target of TELOMERASE ACTIVATOR1
    Shuxin Ren
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Plant Cell 19:23-31. 2007
  10. doi POT1-independent single-strand telomeric DNA binding activities in Brassicaceae
    Eugene V Shakirov
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, 2128 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843 2128, USA
    Plant J 58:1004-15. 2009

Collaborators

  • Karel Riha
  • E E Hood
  • Shuxin Ren
  • M S Fitzgerald
  • Eugene V Shakirov
  • Dorothy E Shippen
  • D E Shippen
  • Amy L Boedeker
  • Keerti S Rathore
  • Kranthi K Mandadi
  • J Spencer Johnston
  • Y Ji
  • E V Shakirov
  • S Ren
  • F Gao
  • H J Price
  • D M Stelly
  • M N Islam-Faridi
  • R E Hanson
  • M S Zwick
  • D A Raska
  • C F Crane

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi Telomeres, telomerase, and stability of the plant genome
    Thomas D McKnight
    Department of Biology, 3258 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 48:331-7. 2002
    ..Comparisons between telomerase-deficient Arabidopsis and telomerase-deficient mice reveal distinct differences in the consequences of massive genome damage, probably reflecting the greater developmental and genomic plasticity of plants...
  2. ncbi Plant telomeres and telomerases. A review
    T D McKnight
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843, USA
    Biochemistry (Mosc) 62:1224-31. 1997
    ..Despite recent progress in investigating plant telomeres and telomerase at the molecular level, there is still much more to learn, especially concerning the developmental control of telomerase activity...
  3. pmc Plant telomere biology
    Thomas D McKnight
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 3258, USA
    Plant Cell 16:794-803. 2004
  4. ncbi Living with genome instability: plant responses to telomere dysfunction
    K Riha
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2128 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843-2128, USA
    Science 291:1797-800. 2001
    ..The differences in plant and animal responses to dysfunctional telomeres may reflect the more plastic nature of plant development and genome organization...
  5. ncbi Different modes of de novo telomere formation by plant telomerases
    M S Fitzgerald
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2128 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843-2128, USA
    Plant J 26:77-87. 2001
    ..This remarkable variability in enzyme-DNA interactions among plant telomerases does not reflect phylogenetic relationships, and therefore implies that the telomerase active site can evolve rapidly...
  6. pmc Disruption of the telomerase catalytic subunit gene from Arabidopsis inactivates telomerase and leads to a slow loss of telomeric DNA
    M S Fitzgerald
    Department of Biochemistry, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2128, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:14813-8. 1999
    ..Nevertheless, progressive telomere shortening in the mutants, however slow, ultimately should be lethal...
  7. ncbi Use of meiotic FISH for identification of a new monosome in Gossypium hirsutum L
    Y Ji
    Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843, USA
    Genome 40:34-40. 1997
    ....
  8. pmc TELOMERASE ACTIVATOR1 induces telomerase activity and potentiates responses to auxin in Arabidopsis
    Shuxin Ren
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 3258, USA
    Plant Cell 16:2910-22. 2004
    ....
  9. pmc Regulation of telomerase in Arabidopsis by BT2, an apparent target of TELOMERASE ACTIVATOR1
    Shuxin Ren
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Plant Cell 19:23-31. 2007
    ....
  10. doi POT1-independent single-strand telomeric DNA binding activities in Brassicaceae
    Eugene V Shakirov
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, 2128 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843 2128, USA
    Plant J 58:1004-15. 2009
    ..thaliana and its close relatives, underscoring the remarkable functional divergence of POT1 proteins from plants and other eukaryotes...