Damon Lisch

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Epigenetic regulation of transposable elements in plants
    Damon Lisch
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 60:43-66. 2009
  2. pmc A position effect on the heritability of epigenetic silencing
    Jaswinder Singh
    Plant Science Department, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000216. 2008
  3. doi request reprint How important are transposons for plant evolution?
    Damon Lisch
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 14:49-61. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Regulation of transposable elements in maize
    Damon Lisch
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 15:511-6. 2012
  5. pmc Finding and comparing syntenic regions among Arabidopsis and the outgroups papaya, poplar, and grape: CoGe with rosids
    Eric Lyons
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Plant Physiol 148:1772-81. 2008
  6. pmc Initiation, establishment, and maintenance of heritable MuDR transposon silencing in maize are mediated by distinct factors
    Margaret Roth Woodhouse
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e339. 2006
  7. pmc The mop1 (mediator of paramutation1) mutant progressively reactivates one of the two genes encoded by the MuDR transposon in maize
    Margaret Roth Woodhouse
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Genetics 172:579-92. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Heritable transposon silencing initiated by a naturally occurring transposon inverted duplication
    R Keith Slotkin
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, 111 Koshland Hall, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Genet 37:641-4. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Fractionation mutagenesis and similar consequences of mechanisms removing dispensable or less-expressed DNA in plants
    Michael Freeling
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 15:131-9. 2012
  10. pmc Distal expression of knotted1 in maize leaves leads to reestablishment of proximal/distal patterning and leaf dissection
    Julio Ramirez
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Plant Physiol 151:1878-88. 2009

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Epigenetic regulation of transposable elements in plants
    Damon Lisch
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 60:43-66. 2009
    ..Together, these observations suggest that naturally occurring changes in transposon activity may have had an important impact on the causes and consequences of epigenetic silencing in plants...
  2. pmc A position effect on the heritability of epigenetic silencing
    Jaswinder Singh
    Plant Science Department, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000216. 2008
    ..This raises the interesting possibility that an important feature of local chromatin environments may be the capacity to erase previously established epigenetic marks...
  3. doi request reprint How important are transposons for plant evolution?
    Damon Lisch
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 14:49-61. 2013
    ..Recent advances in genomics and phenomics for a range of plant species, particularly crops, have begun to allow the systematic assessment of these questions...
  4. doi request reprint Regulation of transposable elements in maize
    Damon Lisch
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 15:511-6. 2012
    ..The available evidence from maize and other species suggests that these distinctions are made in order to generate information in somatic tissues that can be used to induce or reinforce silencing in germinal tissues...
  5. pmc Finding and comparing syntenic regions among Arabidopsis and the outgroups papaya, poplar, and grape: CoGe with rosids
    Eric Lyons
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Plant Physiol 148:1772-81. 2008
    ..This précis of an online tutorial, CoGe with Rosids (http://tinyurl.com/4a23pk), presents sample results graphically...
  6. pmc Initiation, establishment, and maintenance of heritable MuDR transposon silencing in maize are mediated by distinct factors
    Margaret Roth Woodhouse
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e339. 2006
    ..Together, these data suggest that the establishment and maintenance of MuDR silencing have distinct requirements...
  7. pmc The mop1 (mediator of paramutation1) mutant progressively reactivates one of the two genes encoded by the MuDR transposon in maize
    Margaret Roth Woodhouse
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Genetics 172:579-92. 2006
    ..Conversely, mudrB expression is never restored, its TIR remains methylated, and new insertions of Mu elements are not observed. These data suggest that mudrA and mudrB silencing may be maintained via distinct mechanisms...
  8. ncbi request reprint Heritable transposon silencing initiated by a naturally occurring transposon inverted duplication
    R Keith Slotkin
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, 111 Koshland Hall, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Genet 37:641-4. 2005
    ..Further, transposon-generated inverted duplications may be important for the generation of double-stranded RNAs used in gene silencing...
  9. doi request reprint Fractionation mutagenesis and similar consequences of mechanisms removing dispensable or less-expressed DNA in plants
    Michael Freeling
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 15:131-9. 2012
    ..Regulatory DNA deletion following polyploidy combined with abundant RNA-seq expression datasets are being used to generate testable hypothesizes regarding the function of specific cis-regulatory sequences...
  10. pmc Distal expression of knotted1 in maize leaves leads to reestablishment of proximal/distal patterning and leaf dissection
    Julio Ramirez
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Plant Physiol 151:1878-88. 2009
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  11. pmc Horizontal transfer of a plant transposon
    Xianmin Diao
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e5. 2006
    ..This is the first well-documented example of horizontal transfer of any nuclear-encoded genes between higher plants...
  12. pmc Following tetraploidy in maize, a short deletion mechanism removed genes preferentially from one of the two homologs
    Margaret R Woodhouse
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 8:e1000409. 2010
    ..Among the evolutionary benefits of this deletion/fractionation mechanism is bulk DNA removal and the generation of novel combinations of regulatory sequences and coding regions...
  13. pmc Production and processing of siRNA precursor transcripts from the highly repetitive maize genome
    Christopher J Hale
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000598. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Biodiversity (Communications arising): maize transgene results in Mexico are artefacts
    Nick Kaplinsky
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 416:601-2; discussion 600, 602. 2002
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  15. pmc Origin, inheritance, and gene regulatory consequences of genome dominance in polyploids
    Margaret R Woodhouse
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:5283-8. 2014
    ..We envision patches of silenceable transposon as quantitative cis-regulators of baseline transcription rate. Attractive solutions to heterosis and the C-value paradox are mentioned. ..
  16. pmc Mu killer causes the heritable inactivation of the Mutator family of transposable elements in Zea mays
    R Keith Slotkin
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Genetics 165:781-97. 2003
    ..MuDR elements silenced by Muk remain silenced even in plants that do not inherit Muk, suggesting that Muk is required for the initiation of MuDR silencing but not for its maintenance...
  17. doi request reprint Strategies for silencing and escape: the ancient struggle between transposable elements and their hosts
    Damon Lisch
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Int Rev Cell Mol Biol 292:119-52. 2011
    ..Here, we discuss TE activity in plants as the result of a constantly shifting balance between host strategies for TE silencing and TE strategies for escape and amplification...
  18. pmc Epigenetic reprogramming during vegetative phase change in maize
    Hong Li
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:22184-9. 2010
    ..We demonstrate that a change in expression of a key component of the RNA silencing pathway is associated with both vegetative phase change and shifts in epigenetic regulation of a maize transposon...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pack-MULEs: theft on a massive scale
    Damon Lisch
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California at Berkeley, 111 Koshland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Bioessays 27:353-5. 2005
    ..These results have fascinating implications for our understanding of the mode and tempo of gene evolution in plants...
  20. doi request reprint Regulation of the Mutator system of transposons in maize
    Damon Lisch
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 1057:123-42. 2013
    ..Muk is a locus that can silence Mu-active lines, making it possible to ameliorate the phenotypic effects of high numbers of active Mu transposons and reduce the copy number of these elements during introgressions. ..
  21. doi request reprint Transposable element origins of epigenetic gene regulation
    Damon Lisch
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 14:156-61. 2011
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  22. pmc Many or most genes in Arabidopsis transposed after the origin of the order Brassicales
    Michael Freeling
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California at Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Genome Res 18:1924-37. 2008
    ..The observed differences between gene families raise important questions concerning the causes and consequences of gene transposition...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mutator transposons
    Damon Lisch
    Dept Plant and Microbial Biology, 111 Koshland Hall, University of California at Berkeley, 94720, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 7:498-504. 2002
    ..In addition to its utility, the means by which this widespread and highly mutagenic system is held in check should help us to address fundamental issues concerning the stability of genomes...