Ron A Salzman

Summary

Affiliation: Texas A and M University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional mechanics of the plant defensive Griffonia simplicifolia lectin II: resistance to proteolysis is independent of glycoconjugate binding in the insect gut
    K Zhu-Salzman
    Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Econ Entomol 94:1280-4. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Calcium modulates protease resistance and carbohydrate binding of a plant defense legume lectin, Griffonia simplicifolia lectin II (GSII)
    Keyan Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 132:327-34. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Cowpea bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus uses a three-component strategy to overcome a plant defensive cysteine protease inhibitor
    K Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 12:135-45. 2003
  4. pmc Transcriptional regulation of sorghum defense determinants against a phloem-feeding aphid
    Keyan Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 134:420-31. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Sorghum bicolor's transcriptome response to dehydration, high salinity and ABA
    Christina D Buchanan
    Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 58:699-720. 2005
  6. pmc Arabidopsis vegetative storage protein is an anti-insect acid phosphatase
    Yilin Liu
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 139:1545-56. 2005
  7. pmc Transcriptional profiling of sorghum induced by methyl jasmonate, salicylic acid, and aminocyclopropane carboxylic acid reveals cooperative regulation and novel gene responses
    Ron A Salzman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 138:352-68. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional regulation in southern corn rootworm larvae challenged by soyacystatin N
    Yilin Liu
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 34:1069-77. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional regulation in cowpea bruchid guts during adaptation to a plant defence protease inhibitor
    J Moon
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 13:283-91. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional roles of specific bruchid protease isoforms in adaptation to a soybean protease inhibitor
    J E Ahn
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 13:649-57. 2004

Collaborators

  • Hisashi Koiwa
  • Lee H Pratt
  • Jose M Pardo
  • Jeff A Brady
  • Scott A Finlayson
  • Feng Sun
  • Tanya Pankiw
  • K Zhu-Salzman
  • J E Ahn
  • Keyan Zhu-Salzman
  • J Moon
  • Yilin Liu
  • Y H Chi
  • S Y Lee
  • D J Yun
  • Y D Koo
  • Christina D Buchanan
  • Ji Eun Ahn
  • Larry L Murdock
  • B Pittendrigh
  • L L Murdock
  • W Sun
  • T J V Higgins
  • S Balfe
  • A L Lu
  • J K Presnail
  • M R Lovingshimer
  • John E Mullet
  • Sanghyun Lim
  • Ioannis Kagiampakis
  • Beatrice Huyghues-Despointes
  • Patricia E Klein
  • Sumana Datta
  • Brock D Weers
  • Marie Michele Cordonnier-Pratt
  • Daryl T Morishige
  • Barry Pittendrigh
  • Robert R Klein
  • Jaewoong Moon
  • S C Braunagel
  • R E Shade
  • Philip K Hammen
  • Paul M Hasegawa
  • Ray A Bressan

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional mechanics of the plant defensive Griffonia simplicifolia lectin II: resistance to proteolysis is independent of glycoconjugate binding in the insect gut
    K Zhu-Salzman
    Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Econ Entomol 94:1280-4. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Calcium modulates protease resistance and carbohydrate binding of a plant defense legume lectin, Griffonia simplicifolia lectin II (GSII)
    Keyan Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 132:327-34. 2002
    ..Thus, both carbohydrate binding (presumably to targets in the insect gut) and biochemical stability to proteolytic degradation in situ indeed contribute to anti-insect activity, and these activities are Ca(2+)-dependent...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cowpea bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus uses a three-component strategy to overcome a plant defensive cysteine protease inhibitor
    K Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 12:135-45. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that the cowpea bruchid adapts to the challenge of scN by qualitative and quantitative remodelling of its digestive protease complement, and by activating scN-degrading protease activity...
  4. pmc Transcriptional regulation of sorghum defense determinants against a phloem-feeding aphid
    Keyan Zhu-Salzman
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 134:420-31. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Sorghum bicolor's transcriptome response to dehydration, high salinity and ABA
    Christina D Buchanan
    Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 58:699-720. 2005
    ..Overall, this study provides a foundation of information on sorghum's osmotic stress responsive gene complement that will accelerate follow up biochemical, QTL and comparative studies...
  6. pmc Arabidopsis vegetative storage protein is an anti-insect acid phosphatase
    Yilin Liu
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 139:1545-56. 2005
    ..Collectively, we conclude that AtVSP2 is an anti-insect protein and that its defense function is correlated with its acid phosphatase activity...
  7. pmc Transcriptional profiling of sorghum induced by methyl jasmonate, salicylic acid, and aminocyclopropane carboxylic acid reveals cooperative regulation and novel gene responses
    Ron A Salzman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Plant Physiol 138:352-68. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional regulation in southern corn rootworm larvae challenged by soyacystatin N
    Yilin Liu
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 34:1069-77. 2004
    ..Multiple regulatory mechanisms of counter defense-related genes may allow insects to evade the effect of plant defense proteins, and impose an obstacle to biotechnology-based insect control...
  9. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional regulation in cowpea bruchid guts during adaptation to a plant defence protease inhibitor
    J Moon
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 13:283-91. 2004
    ..These results suggest cathepsin B-like cysteine proteases may play a crucial role in cowpea bruchid adaptation to dietary scN...
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional roles of specific bruchid protease isoforms in adaptation to a soybean protease inhibitor
    J E Ahn
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 13:649-57. 2004
    ..High induction of unique cysteine protease isoforms with superior autoprocessing and proteolytic efficacy represents a strategy cowpea bruchids use to cope with dietary scN...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inorganic cations mediate plant PR5 protein antifungal activity through fungal Mnn1- and Mnn4-regulated cell surface glycans
    Ron A Salzman
    Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 2128, USA
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 17:780-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, we have identified glycan interaction as a mechanism for antimicrobial protein activity modulation by cations, a pattern that may apply to diverse innate defense responses...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cowpea bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus counteracts dietary protease inhibitors by modulating propeptides of major digestive enzymes
    J E Ahn
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 16:295-304. 2007
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Functional expression of an insect cathepsin B-like counter-defence protein
    Y D Koo
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 17:235-45. 2008
    ..Together, we have provided functional evidence suggesting that CmCatB1 confers inhibitor-insensitive enzymatic activity to cowpea bruchids, which is crucial for insect survival when challenged by dietary protease inhibitors...
  14. doi request reprint Cowpea bruchid midgut transcriptome response to a soybean cystatin--costs and benefits of counter-defence
    Y H Chi
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 18:97-110. 2009
    ..The enhanced or restored digestibility that may result is possibly crucial for insect survival, yet may be bought at the cost of weakened response to other stresses...