A Y Cheung

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A transmembrane formin nucleates subapical actin assembly and controls tip-focused growth in pollen tubes
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16390-5. 2010
  2. pmc Rab2 GTPase regulates vesicle trafficking between the endoplasmic reticulum and the Golgi bodies and is important to pollen tube growth
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Plant Cell 14:945-62. 2002
  3. doi request reprint The pollen tube journey in the pistil and imaging the in vivo process by two-photon microscopy
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Lederle Graduate Research Tower, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Exp Bot 61:1907-15. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Structural and functional compartmentalization in pollen tubes
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Lederle Graduate Research Tower, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Exp Bot 58:75-82. 2007
  5. doi request reprint The dynamic pollen tube cytoskeleton: live cell studies using actin-binding and microtubule-binding reporter proteins
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Mol Plant 1:686-702. 2008
  6. pmc Overexpression of an Arabidopsis formin stimulates supernumerary actin cable formation from pollen tube cell membrane
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Plant Biology Graduate Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Plant Cell 16:257-69. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Structural and signaling networks for the polar cell growth machinery in pollen tubes
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 59:547-72. 2008
  8. doi request reprint THESEUS 1, FERONIA and relatives: a family of cell wall-sensing receptor kinases?
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Lederle Graduate Research Tower, Amherst, MA 01003, United States
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 14:632-41. 2011
  9. pmc The regulation of actin organization by actin-depolymerizing factor in elongating pollen tubes
    Christine Y Chen
    Molecular and Cell Biology Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Plant Cell 14:2175-90. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Regulation of pollen tube growth by Rac-like GTPases
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, LGRT, Amherst, MA 01003, USA acheung2biochem umass edu
    J Exp Bot 54:73-81. 2003

Collaborators

  • Sacco C de Vries
  • Peter K Hepler
  • Luis Vidali
  • José A Feijó
  • Veronica S Di Stilio
  • Maurice Bosch
  • Takashi Ueda
  • Hen Ming Wu
  • Li Zhen Tao
  • Candida Nibau
  • Qiaohong Duan
  • Ana C Certal
  • Erik Nielsen
  • Barend H J de Graaf
  • Isaura Simões
  • Christine Y H Chen
  • Christine Y Chen
  • H Wu
  • Chao Li
  • Daniel Kita
  • Nuno Moreno
  • Eric Wong
  • Lara M Carvalho
  • Joaquin Rodriguez-Leon
  • Jorge Carneiro
  • Ricardo B Almeida
  • Erwan Michard
  • Euclides Pires
  • Daniel Bur
  • Albrecht Otto
  • Kathryn Levasseur
  • Eva Christina Mueller
  • Marcia Kieliszewski
  • Tatyana Andreyeva
  • Carlos Faro
  • Athena Estavillo
  • Eric I Wong
  • B de Graaf
  • C Mariani

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc A transmembrane formin nucleates subapical actin assembly and controls tip-focused growth in pollen tubes
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16390-5. 2010
    ..Together, our results show that FH5 plays a pivotal role in establishing the subapical actin and apical vesicular organization critical for tip-focused growth in pollen tubes...
  2. pmc Rab2 GTPase regulates vesicle trafficking between the endoplasmic reticulum and the Golgi bodies and is important to pollen tube growth
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Plant Cell 14:945-62. 2002
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  3. doi request reprint The pollen tube journey in the pistil and imaging the in vivo process by two-photon microscopy
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Lederle Graduate Research Tower, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Exp Bot 61:1907-15. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Structural and functional compartmentalization in pollen tubes
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Lederle Graduate Research Tower, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Exp Bot 58:75-82. 2007
    ..It may be an amplified framework of the cytoplasmic architecture that supports growth in other plant cell types that involves considerably more subtle and transient differential cell expansion...
  5. doi request reprint The dynamic pollen tube cytoskeleton: live cell studies using actin-binding and microtubule-binding reporter proteins
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Mol Plant 1:686-702. 2008
    ..These reporter proteins provide versatile tools to explore the functional connection between major structural and signaling components of the polar pollen tube growth process...
  6. pmc Overexpression of an Arabidopsis formin stimulates supernumerary actin cable formation from pollen tube cell membrane
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Plant Biology Graduate Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Plant Cell 16:257-69. 2004
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Structural and signaling networks for the polar cell growth machinery in pollen tubes
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 59:547-72. 2008
    ..Activities that regulate and support this tip growth process also show oscillatory fluctuations. How these activities correlate with the rapid, polar, and oscillatory pollen tube growth process is discussed...
  8. doi request reprint THESEUS 1, FERONIA and relatives: a family of cell wall-sensing receptor kinases?
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Lederle Graduate Research Tower, Amherst, MA 01003, United States
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 14:632-41. 2011
    ..These findings position the THESEUS 1/FERONIA family RLKs as surface regulators and potential cell wall sensors capable of broadly and profoundly impacting cellular pathways in response to diverse signals...
  9. pmc The regulation of actin organization by actin-depolymerizing factor in elongating pollen tubes
    Christine Y Chen
    Molecular and Cell Biology Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Plant Cell 14:2175-90. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Regulation of pollen tube growth by Rac-like GTPases
    Alice Y Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, LGRT, Amherst, MA 01003, USA acheung2biochem umass edu
    J Exp Bot 54:73-81. 2003
    ..These observations substantiate the importance of Rac-like GTPases to sexual reproduction...
  11. pmc Rab11 GTPase-regulated membrane trafficking is crucial for tip-focused pollen tube growth in tobacco
    Barend H J de Graaf
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Lederle Graduate Research Center, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Plant Cell 17:2564-79. 2005
    ..Properly regulated Rab11 GTPase activity is therefore essential for tip-focused membrane trafficking and growth at the pollen tube apex and is pivotal to reproductive success...
  12. ncbi request reprint Polarized cell growth in higher plants
    P K Hepler
    Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts, Morrill Science Center III, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 17:159-87. 2001
    ..Elucidation of the interactions and of the dynamics of these different components is providing unique insight into the mechanisms of polarized growth...
  13. pmc Actin-depolymerizing factor mediates Rac/Rop GTPase-regulated pollen tube growth
    Christine Y H Chen
    Molecular and Cell Biology Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Plant Cell 15:237-49. 2003
    ..Together, the observations reported here strongly support the idea that NtRac1 modulates NtADF1 activity through phosphorylation at Ser-6 to regulate actin dynamics...
  14. pmc Pectin methylesterase, a regulator of pollen tube growth
    Maurice Bosch
    Biology Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Plant Physiol 138:1334-46. 2005
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  15. pmc Plant Rac-like GTPases are activated by auxin and mediate auxin-responsive gene expression
    Li Zhen Tao
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Plant Cell 14:2745-60. 2002
    ..Together, our results show that a subset of plant Rac/Rop GTPases functions in mediating the auxin signal to downstream responsive genes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins in plant reproductive tissues: structure, functions and regulation
    H Wu
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    Cell Mol Life Sci 58:1418-29. 2001
    ..tabacum will be discussed in the light of how differential glycosylation may be used to regulate molecular interactions within the ECM...
  17. pmc RAC GTPases in tobacco and Arabidopsis mediate auxin-induced formation of proteolytically active nuclear protein bodies that contain AUX/IAA proteins
    Li Zhen Tao
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Plant Cell 17:2369-83. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint RAC/ROP GTPases: 'hubs' for signal integration and diversification in plants
    Candida Nibau
    Plant Biology Graduate Program, University of Massachusetts, Lederle Graduate Research Tower, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Amherst, MA 10003, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 11:309-15. 2006
    ..Recent findings that suggest how RAC/ROP signaling activity is regulated and how functional specificity can be achieved are discussed here...
  19. pmc FERONIA receptor-like kinase regulates RHO GTPase signaling of root hair development
    Qiaohong Duan
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Molecular Cell Biology Program, and Plant Biology Graduate Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17821-6. 2010
    ..Moreover, FER was pulled down by ROP2 GTPase in a guanine nucleotide-regulated manner implying a dynamic signaling complex involving FER, a ROPGEF, and a RAC/ROP...
  20. pmc The regulatory RAB and ARF GTPases for vesicular trafficking
    Erik Nielsen
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Plant Physiol 147:1516-26. 2008
  21. pmc Membrane trafficking: intracellular highways and country roads
    Alice Y Cheung
    Plant Physiol 147:1451-3. 2008
  22. pmc Exclusion of a proton ATPase from the apical membrane is associated with cell polarity and tip growth in Nicotiana tabacum pollen tubes
    Ana C Certal
    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Centro de Biologia do Desenvolvimento, 2780 156 Oeiras, Portugal
    Plant Cell 20:614-34. 2008
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that proton dynamics may underlie basic mechanisms of polarity and spatial regulation in growing pollen tubes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of the interaction between cardosin A and phospholipase D(alpha). Identification of RGD/KGE sequences as binding motifs for C2 domains
    Isaura Simões
    Departamento de Biologia Molecular e Biotecnologia, Centro de Neurociencias e Biologia Celular, Universidade de Coimbra and Departamento de Bioquímica, Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    FEBS J 272:5786-98. 2005
    ..Taken together our results indicate that the C2 domain of plant phospholipase Dalpha can act as a cardosin A-binding domain and suggest that plant C2 domains may have an additional role as RGD/KGE-recognition domains...